April 19, 2024

Safeway Sued in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Linked to Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak

The family of an 81-year-old California woman who died after contracting listeriosis from a caramel apple has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Safeway grocery stores. Shirlee Jean Frey purchased the tainted treat from a Safeway store just before Halloween and began to feel illl the first week of November. Symptoms of a Listeria infection include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. Among pregnant women, listeriosis can lead to miscarriage or stillbirth, premature delivery, or infection of the newborn baby. Symptoms begin from 3 to 70 days after eating food contaminated with the bacteria. In early November, Frey fell and hit her head. She was airlifted to a hospital for surgery and remained there for a week, according to the … [Read more...]

Safeway Select French Salted Caramel Ice Cream Recalled for Undeclared Peanuts

Safeway is voluntarily recalling Safeway Select French Salted Caramel (Fleur De Sel) Premium Ice Cream because it contains undeclared peanuts. Consumers with allergies to peanuts should not eat this product as they risk severe or life-threatening reaction if they do. No illnesses or injuries have been reported. The recalled product was sold nationwide in all Safeway-owned stores from November 4, 2014 through December 5, 2014. Those stores include: Safeway, Carrs, Genuardi’s, Pak ‘N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vons. The recalled product was sold in 1.5 quart packages with the UC code21130 08970 and the "best by" date Nov 03 2015. The  ice cream's caramel cups ingredient was inadvertently replaced with peanut butter cups due to a supply error.     … [Read more...]

Tomatoes Sold at Coscto, Safeway Recalled for Salmonella

Taylor Farms is recalling  Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes for possible Salmonella. The tomatoes were sold at  Costco stores in: Los Angeles and Hawthorne, California;  Tacoma and Lynwood stores in Washington, and Las Vegas.  Only tomatoes packed on Sept. 5 or Sept. 6 are affected by the recall. The recalled tomatoes were also included in Sicilian Vegetable Salad served at deli counters at Safeway, Vons and Pavilions grocery stores in California, Nevada and Arizona. The salad kits had use-by dates of Sept. 20 and Sept. 21. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them. The problem was discovered during routine testing. No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall.   … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Recall at Walmart, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Safeway and Kroger

Peanut butter and almond butter recalled for possible Salmonella contamination was sold under a variety of band names at retail stores including Walmart, Whole Foods, Safeway, Kroger and Trader Joe's. Some of the brand names included in the recall are Arrowhead Mills, MaraNatMara, Kroger No Stir Creamy Almond Butter, Safeway Open Nature Almond Butter, Trader Joe's Crunchy Raw Almond Butter, Trader Joe's Creamy Raw Almond Butter, Whole Foods 365 Creamy Roasted Almond Butter, Whole Foods 365 Crunchy Roasted Almond Butter and Whole Foods 365 Organic Creamy Roasted Almond Butter. To see the full list of recalled products click here. The recalled nut butters were made by nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. and distributed throughout the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, and the … [Read more...]

Safeway Snack Artist BBQ Potato Chips Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. of Perham, MN is recalling one lot of Safeway Snack Artist BBQ Potato Chips because they contain undeclared milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk should not eat the recalled product as they run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions. Symptoms of an adverse reaction include itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, anaphylaxis and digestive problems, such as bloating, gas or diarrhea. No illnesses have been reported. The recall affects only Safeway Snack Artist BBQ Potato Chips bearing the UPC number 21130-29106 and the Best By date of 08JAN2014 3255M27 which is printed on the he upper right side of the front of the bags. The recalled product was packaged in 10 oz bags and distributed by Safeway Inc. across Colorado, … [Read more...]

Safeway Recalls Angel Food Cake for Undeclared Soy, Milk

Safeway is recalling six angel food cake products because they contain the undeclared allergens soy and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or milk should not eat these products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they do. The recalled products were sold in all Safeway, Carrs, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Pak ‘N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vons stores throughout the United States. No illnesses or injuries have been reported in association with this recall. People who are not allergic or sensitive to soy or milk can consume these products. The recalled products have the the UPC number 2113010510 and the following Sell By dates which are located  on the product label or the white scale label. Angel Food Cake,  9/1/13 to … [Read more...]

USDA Extends Beef Products Warning to Kroger, Fred Meyer, Safeway, Walmart

The USDA has extended its warning about beef imported from XL Foods for E. coli 0157:H7 to include 30 states and several major grocery store chains. Now Kroger, Safeway, and WalMart, among others, are listed as facilities that carried the products. The USDA's FSIS has released another list of retail consignees that received the products. All beef and beef products produced on August 24, 27, 28, 29, and September 5, 2012 have been recalled by XL Foods. The beef was sold in these stores in the United States: Albertson's, Baker's, City Market, Dillon's, Food4Less, Foods Co., Fred Meyer, Fry's, Gerbes, Haggan Northwest Fresh, Hilander, Jay C, King Soopers, Kroger, Owen's Pay Less, QFC, Ralph's, Safeway, Sam's Club, Scott's Smith's Stores, TOP Food and Drug, and Walmart. The states where the … [Read more...]

Safeway Expands Ground Beef Items Recall for E. coli 0157:H7

Safeway is expanding its September 22, 2012 recall for ground beef products made from XL Foods beef trim for E. coli 0157:H7. Its supplier, Interstate Meat Distributors, has stated that some of the ground beef products made for Safeway included trimmings that are part of the expanded Canadian recall. The recall is for stores in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington state. All fresh ground beef sold from the self-service meat cooler and the full-serve meat counter with Sell By dates of 8/28/12 to 9/23/12 are recalled. This includes all products that were made with ground beef, such as meatballs, gourmet burgers, and slicers. In addition, pre-packaged products are recalled, including: Fresh Ground Beef Patties 80% Lean-20% Fat Four 1/3rd Pound Patties with UPC number 75290760083,  Fresh … [Read more...]

Safeway Recalls Ground Beef Items for E. coli Made with XL Foods Beef Trim

Safeway stores are recalling a long list of ground beef items that may have been made with beef trim imported from XL Foods in Canada. The meat may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7. The USDA issued a Public Health Alert for the beef trim on September 21, 2012. The recalled products have sell by dates of 9/7/12 to 9/23/12. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. The products were sold in Oregon, Washington, and Montana. These products are part of a Canadian recall that was expanded five times in the past week. The beef trim was distributed to at least eight states so there will probably be more derivative recalls. Interstate Meat Distributors, Portland's Morasch Meats, and Detroit's Wolverine Packing Company may be affected by … [Read more...]

Safeway Lasagna Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

Windsor Quality Food Co. of Illinois is recalling about 96,408 pounds of Safeway lasagna that contain egg and soy, two of the major food allergens, that are not declared on the label. Product details: Safeway Select Five Cheese Lasagna in retail cartons Package code April 4, 2013 Shipping cases of Safeway Select Meat Lasagna Best by date of April 4, 2013 Produced on April 4, 2012 Shipped to retail establishments in: Alaska California Colorado Delaware District of Columbia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Maryland Montana Nebraska Nevada New Mexico Oregon South Dakota Texas Washington Wyoming Virginia Two customer complaints initiated the recall. The company thinks the meat lasagna was inadvertently packaged in a cheese … [Read more...]

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