September 26, 2018

Secondary Recalls of Products Made With Whey Recalled for Possible Salmonella

A recall of whey for possible Salmonella contamination has triggered a slew of secondary recalls of products. We've collected the recalls here for easy reference. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with any of these recalled foods. If you purchased any of these foods, do not eat them. Discard them in a double wrapped or sealed package, or take them back to the store where you bought them for a full refund. Wash your hands well with soap and water after handling these products. On July 20, 2018, Flowers Foods of Georgia recalled several brands of Swiss rolls, a dessert cake, and Captain John Derst's Old Fashioned Bread for possible Salmonella contamination. The Swiss rolls were sold nationwide under the brand names Mrs. Freshley's, Food Lion, H-E-B, Baker's Treat, … [Read more...]

Some Types of Ritz Crackers Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

Mondelēz Global LLC is recalling some flavors and types of Ritz crackers are being recalled for possible Salmonella contamination. These products were made with recalled whey powder, which has already triggered several secondary recalls of different food products. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these recalled food items. These products were sold in the United States, including Puerto Rice and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The recalled items include some Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products. They include: Ritz Bits Cheese Big Bag in 3 ounce packages, with UPC number 0 44000 00677 8 and expiration dates March 7, 2019 through April 13, 2019; Ritz Bitz Cheese in 1 ounce packages, with UPC number 0 44000 02025 5 and expiration dates March 7, 2019 though April … [Read more...]

Hungry Man Boneless Chicken Wyngz Dinner Recalled for Possible Salmonella

The USDA has issued a public health alert for one flavor of Hungry Man boneless chicken wings (Chicken Wyngz), being recalled by Pinnacle Foods for possible Salmonella contamination. This product is made with whey powder that has been recalled for possible contamination by the pathogenic bacteria. There have been other secondary recalls of products made with this ingredient and may be more in the future. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The recalled product is 15.25-ounce individual frozen microwavable dinners with "Hungry Man Chipotle BBQ Sauced Boneless Chicken Wyngz" printed on the label. The best by date on the product is 9/6/19. The product has the establishment number "EST. P138" or P-138" on the side of the carton. This product was shipped to … [Read more...]

Swiss Rolls Dessert and Captain Johns Derst’s Bread Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Flowers Foods of Georgia is voluntarily recalling several brands of Swiss rolls and Captain John Derst's Old Fashioned Bread because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The whey powder in those products is suspect. A third party supplier and manufacturer recalled that ingredient. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these recalled products. Consumers should not eat these products. Swiss rolls is a chocolate cake snack food rolled around a creamy filling, coated in chocolate. The brand names of this recalled product are Mrs. Freshley’s (with UPC number 072250011907, in 7.2 ounce packages and UPC number 072250903233 in 12 ounce packages). The best by dates on these products are: 10/09/18 through 10/19/18 309 8187 A 75 D, 309 8187 B 75 D, 309 8190 C … [Read more...]

Europe’s Best Field Berry Mixes Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Europe's Best brand Field Berry Mixes are being recalled in Canada for possible Salmonella contamination. The products are distributed by Hain Celestial Canada. They were sold nationally at the retail level. The recalled products are Europe's Best Field Berry Mix in 600 gram containers. The codes on the product are 2020MA03, 2020MA04, 2020MA10, and 2020MA11 and the UPC number is  8 71454 03618 7. Also recalled is Europe's Best 4-Field Berry Mix in 2 kg packages, with code 2020MA02, and UPC number 8 71454 00200 7. If you have purchased these products, do not eat them. Throw them away in sealed or double bagged packages, or take them back to the store where you purchased them for a full refund. This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection … [Read more...]

DC Offers Tips on Fruit and Vegetable Safety Amid Cyclospora and Salmonella Outbreaks

There are two outbreaks right now in the U.S. that are linked to fresh produce. A cyclospora outbreak linked to Del Monte Vegetable Trays has sickened 212 people in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Michigan. And a Salmonella Adelaide outbreak linked to recalled fresh precut melons has sickened. So the CDC is offering advice on fruit and vegetable safety. Fruits and vegetables are important to a good diet. They help protect y0u from illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, and some cancers. But these types of foods are more likely than others to be contaminated with pathogenic bacteria. And many of these products are not heated before they are consumed, which means any contaminated food will make someone sick. For fruit and vegetable safety, the safest produce has been cooked to a … [Read more...]

NOW Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

NOW Health Group of Bloomingdale, Illinois is recalling its Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. About 10,000 units of this Mix were distributed online and in retail stores nationwide since December 2017. This product was recalled in Canada on June 15, 2018. The Canadian recall said that this recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The recalled products are NOW Real Food Zesty Sprouting Mix in 16 ounce packages. The UPC number on the product is 733739072719. There are two lot numbers on the products and two best by dates. The lot number for the product with the best by date of 12/20 is 3031259; and the lot number for the product with the best by date of 01/21 is 3038165. You can … [Read more...]

No Name Brand Chicken Burgers Recalled in Canada For Possible Salmonella

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling some no name brand Chicken Burgers because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of human illness associated with this product. This recall was triggered by findings from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency during investigating into a foodborne illness outbreak. In that outbreak, 59 people in 8 provinces are sick with the outbreak strain of Salmonella. Based on the findings to date, frozen raw breaded chicken products are identified as the source of the illnesses. Several of the patients sickened in this outbreak reported having eaten No Name brand Chicken Burgers. That product, with a best before date of February 6, 2019, tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis. The … [Read more...]

Tilapia Stolen, May Be Contaminated With Salmonella Bacteria

Golden International Corporation of Renton, Washington is issuing a public safety notice about 405 cartons of stolen frozen tilapia. The product may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. A container of the frozen fish that was ready for re-export to Taiwan was stolen from the Golden International Corporations container yard in Renton, and was recovered in Everett, Washington. The fish may have been sold in the surrounding area by the thieves. The container was stolen around 4:40 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2018, and wasn't recovered until May 9, 2018. Officials are concerned that the fish were not refrigerated properly, which may have allowed pathogenic bacteria to grow. The containing was sampled multiple … [Read more...]

Ziyad Brothers Recalls Tahini For Possible Salmonella

Ziyad Brothers is recalling Tahini because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall. The product was distributed nationwide. It is sold in 8, 16, and 32 ounce and half gallon containers. The jars are labeled "Tahini Sesame Paste." The lot codes and use by/expiration dates are printed on the white jar cap. The recalled products are Ziyad Tahini Sesame Paste in 1/2 gallon glass jars, with lot number 35417, product code A0071, and UPC number 074265003076; Ziyad Tahini Sesame Paste 32 ounce glass jars, with lot number 00318, product code A0072, and UPC number 074265001553. Also recalled is Ziyad Tahini Sesame Paste 16 ounce class jars, with product code A0073, lot numbers 35317, 35417, 35517, and 35617, and … [Read more...]

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