January 27, 2023

Dubon Mixed Forest Mushrooms Recalled For Insects and Mold

Dubon Mixed Forest Mushrooms are being recalled in Canada because they may be contaminated with insects and mold. These are considered "non harmful (quality or spoilage)" issues, although mold can make you sick and insects can carry E. coli, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The recall notice did not state whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date. The recalling firm is Aliments Tousain Inc. The mushrooms were sold in Quebec at the retail level. The recalled product is Dubon Mixed Forest Mushrooms that are packaged in 454 gram containers. The UPC number that is printed on the label is 0 60897 01206 7. There are two code and best by date combinations: 2204580 with the best before date of 10/08/26 (October 8, 2026), and 2205007, with the best before date … [Read more...]

Public Health Alert Issued For HyVee Beef Pot Roast Entree

A public health alert has been issued for ready to eat HyVee Beef Pot Roast entree because ti contains wheat, one of the nine major food allergens, that is not declared on the label, according to the USDA. Anyone who is allergic to wheat or who has celiac disease could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this item. The recalling firm is Hy Vee. A recall was not requested because this product is no longer available for purchase, but may be in consumers' home freezers or refrigerators. The roast been entree products were produced on dates between December 26, 2022 and January 17, 2023. The recalled product ks HyVee mealtime Beef Pot Roast Dinner that is … [Read more...]

Confusion Over Enoki Mushroom Recall Due to So Much Listeria

The FDA's announcement this week that it had identified the source of an enoki mushroom Listeria outbreak was a breakthrough in an investigation that has seemed dormant for months. But it was also something of a headscratcher. On January 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that enoki mushrooms imported from China and distributed in the U.S. by Utopia Foods, Inc. of Glendale, NY were the source of the outbreak. The significant development in the investigation was a long time coming. It was the first outbreak update the agency has issued since late November 2022. But the weird thing was Utopia enoki mushrooms were recalled for Listeria last month. The recall, issued on December 13, 2022, stated that the problem was discovered during routine sampling conducted in … [Read more...]

Hot Chocolate Pots Sold at Williams-Sonoma Recalled

Hot Chocolate Pots sold exclusively at Williams-Sonoma stores have been recalled because they present a fire hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The problem is that the hot chocolate pots are mislabeled as microwave safe. If they are put into the microwave, the metallic pain on the pots can spark, posing a fire hazard. No injuries or incidents have been reported to the company to date in connection with this issue. About 2,700 of the pots were sold in the United States. About 40 were sold in Canada. The recalled product is hot chocolate pots with the SKU/UGS number 9292417. This number is located on the bottom of the box. The pot is white with a red lid and features a reindeer on the front side. The pot includes a battery-operated frothing wand. … [Read more...]

Smart Sips Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate Products Recalled

Smart Sips Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate and other brands of this type of product are being recalled because they may contain peanuts that are not declared on the label as required by law. No illnesses have been reported to the company in connection with the consumption of these products. The recalling firm is Corim Industries USA of Brick, New Jersey. The recalled products were distributed to a "limited number of resellers nationwide" between January 11, 2021 and November 30, 2022. All lots with Best by dates between January 11, 2023 and January 11, 2025 are recalled. The best by date is on the bottom of each carton. The recalled products include Smart Sips Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate in 24 count k-cups packaged in a 12.7 ounce carton. Also recalled are Cocoa de Aroma 24 count … [Read more...]

Punjab King Pure Honey Recalled For Presence of Metronidazole

Punjab King Pure Honey is being recalled in Canada because testing found metronidazole, an antibiotic. This antibiotic can cause neurological abnormalities, such as seizures, in some people and should not be taken without a prescription. It is used to treat infections of the vagina, stomach, liver, skin, joints, brain and spinal cord, lungs, heart, or bloodstream. Metronidazole can also cause health problems in anyone who consumed alcohol within the previous two weeks. The recalling firm is Everest Traders Inc. This honey was sold at the retail level in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It is Punjab King Pure Honey that is packaged in 500 gram containers. The UPC number that is stamped don the label is 628998000217. The batch number on this product is 144. And the best before … [Read more...]

Fullei Fresh Alfalfa Sprouts Recalled For Possible E. coli

Fullei Fresh alfalfa sprouts are being recalled for possible E. coli contamination in a corrected recall notice on the FDA's web site. The pathogen is Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) that can cause serious illness in humans. No known illnesses have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of these sprouts. The recalling firm is Fullei Fresh of Miami, Florida. The recall notice states that STEC is a bacterial strain that "is not part of our routine microbial testing conducted in compliance with the FDA's Produce Safety Rule Subpart M on every lot we produce. It was detected upon sampling of finished product by the FDA." The recalled product is Fullei Fresh alfalfa sprouts with the lot number 336. The lot numbers are printed on the 8 ounce retail … [Read more...]

St-Hubert and Cavalier Chicken Breast Nuggets Recalled

St-Hubert and Cavalier Chicken Breast Nuggets are being recalled in Canada because they may contain foreign material in the form of pieces of wood, according to a notice posted on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) web page. This poses a choking and mouth injury hazard. No illnesses or adverse reactions have been reported to the company to date in connection with the consumption of this item. The recalling firm is Olymel. This recalled product was sold at the retail level in Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick. The recalled items include St-Hubert brand Chicken Breast Nuggets that are packaged in 600 gram containers. The UPC number that is stamped on the label is 0 66701 01109 7. The codes on the product are BB 2024 MR 12 and BB 2024 JL 01. Also recalled is Cavalier brand … [Read more...]

Best Nutritionals Fenugreek Seed Powder Recalled For Salmonella

Best Nutritionals Fenugreek Seed Powder is being recalled because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. This dietary supplement recall was terminated on January 13, 2023, but because the best by date is 10/24 we are including it. There is no indication of any illnesses, because this recall was posted on the FDA's Enforcement page. The recalling firm is Best Nutritional LLC of Piscataway, New Jersey. The recalled product is Best Nutritionals Fenugreek Seed Powder that is packaged in white plastic bottles with green, gold, and blue labeling. Each bottle contains 360 610 milligram hard gelatin capsules of Fenugreek seed powder, labeled in part, "Best Naturals Fenugreek Premium Herbal." The best by date for this product is 10/24. The lot number that is stamped on the label is … [Read more...]

La Vache à Maillotte Soft Cheese Recalled For Possible Listeria

La Vache à Maillotte Surface-ripened Soft Cheese is being recalled in Canada for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. No illnesses have been reported to the government or the company to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalling firm is Fromagerie La Vache à Maillotte. The recalled product is La Vache à Maillotte Surface-ripened Soft Cheese that is packaged in approximately 275 gram containers. There is no UPC number on the product label. The codes on this item are R 615 22FE2023. The cheese was sold in Quebec at the retail level, and it may also have been sold in other provinces and territories in the country. If you purchased this item, do not eat it. You can throw it away in a secure trash can with a tight fitting lid after you have double … [Read more...]

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