May 28, 2017

Whole Foods Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk Mislabeled as Apple Juice Recalled for Nut Allergens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that containers labeled as “Cold Pressed Apple Juice” and sold in Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, California, and Nevada have been recalled by Urban Remedy. These containers actually contain Urban Remedy’s “Non-Dairy Spiced Golden Milk” – a product that contains tree nut (specifically, cashew) allergens. The mislabeled Golden Milk product was packaged in 16-ounce plastic bottles affixed with Whole Foods Market “Cold Pressed Apple Juice” labels. They are stamped with the “Best By” date of May 7, 2017 and the UPC code 1337702154. Undeclared nut allergens pose a serious health threat to those who are allergic to them. Consuming these allergens can cause illness or death by anaphylaxis shock. People who purchased the mislabeled … [Read more...]

Reser’s Macaroni Salad Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has alerted consumers that Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc., headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, has issued a voluntary recall for 529 cases of its 16-ounce “Reser’s Macaroni Salad.” These products contain two allergens, milk and soy, which are not listed on the packages’ labelling. For those who are allergic to these allergens, consuming this macaroni salad may result in serious illness or a potentially fatal allergic reaction. The 16-ounce plastic containers of the affected product are stamped with a “Use By” Date of April 24, 2017 on the edge of the lid. The UPC number, located on the side panel of the package, is: 71117.19007. The cases of macaroni salad were sent to grocery retailers and distributors in the states of  Alabama, Colorado, … [Read more...]

Cassava Cake and Mixed Nut Mooncake Recalled for Multiple Undeclared Allergens

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that Sunshine Bakery, headquartered in Alhambra, California, has issued a voluntary recall of its Cassava Cake and Mixed Nut Mooncake products. Both products contain the following undeclared food allergens: peanuts, coconut, almonds, and cashews. Some products may also contain sunflower seeds. The cassava and mooncake products are stamped with a “best by” date of 3/24/2017 and were distributed to retail stores on 2/24/2017. The Cassava Cakes, sliced either in brown squares or in red/yellow strips, were packaged on white foam trays and covered in clear plastic wrap. The Mixed Nut Mooncakes were individually packaged in clear wrap and affixed with a printed label stamped with the “best by” date. People who are allergic to peanuts, … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie Recalled

Legendary Baking, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, has issued and expanded a recall of its Salted Carmel Chocolate Almond Pie product. The two allergens that the pies contain - eggs and almonds – were not properly declared on the packaging’s ingredient list. As reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the pies were distributed in 34-ounce packages to Kroger, Smith’s, and Fry’s retail grocery stores in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia Illinois, Indiana Kentucky, Michigan, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. They were also sent to Fred Meyer, City Market, and King Soopers stores in Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The 34-ounce plastic dome packages have a clear top and a black plastic base; the clear dome is … [Read more...]

Regalo Bakery Recalls Spanish Rolls and More for Undeclared Allergens

Regalo Bakery of Honolulu, Hawaii has issued a recall for several products that contain undeclared allergens and artificial food coloring. The recalled products with undeclared wheat, soy, milk, eggs and artificial food coloring include: Spanish Rolls, Manju Black beans (Hopia Monggo), Manju Onions (Hopia Baboy), Balintawak, and Taro Bread. Kababayan contains undeclared wheat, soy, and artificial food colorings. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, wheat, milk, soy and artificial food color (e.g. yellow #5, yellow #6, or red 40) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. For those who are susceptible to allergic reactions, allergens can cause hives, swelling, itchiness, cramps, difficulty swallowing, shortness of … [Read more...]

Koi Palace Mooncake Products Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

Magic Gourmet Trading Inc. of Millbrae, CA has recalled Koi Palace Mooncake products for undeclared allergens. The products, manufactured by Magic Gourmet, contain allergens not listed on the label including: wheat, gluten, eggs, milk, peanuts, pine nuts, almonds, walnuts, and sesame. People with allergies or sensitivities to these allergens should not eat these products as they risk life-threatening allergic reaction if they do. The recalled "Koi Palace Mooncakes" were distributed at three California Koi Palace restaurant locations Daly City, Dublin, CA, and Milpitas; and at Uwajimaya supermarkets in OR and WA. The products that are recalled include: Mini Egg Yolk in White Lotus Seed Paste; Fresh Five Nuts with Smoked Ham; Five Nuts with Smoked Ham & Egg Yolk; Single Box – Mini … [Read more...]

Weekly Food Recall Roundup: August 28, 2016

This week's food recalls include a Listeria recall for fresh-cut vegetables sold at Walmart, Winn Dixie, QuickTrip, Spinx, Freshpoint, Bi-lo, Harris Teeter and Publix; several recalls for undeclared allergens and more. Food Recalls in the U.S. Undeclared Allergens Willis Ocean Inc. of Brooklyn, NY recalled Willis Eagle brand MUT GUNG SWEETENED GINGER for undeclared sulfites. WFSP Foods of Decatur, Ala. recalled Land O’ Frost brand bacon and cheddar smoked sausages because they contain the undeclared allergen, milk. Baptista’s Bakery recalled some of their Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Candra International recalled Organic Rice Noodles for undeclared wheat. Anyone who is allergic to wheat or who has celiac disease could … [Read more...]

Land O’ Frost Smoked Sausage Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

WFSP Foods of Decatur, Ala. is recalling Land O’ Frost brand bacon and cheddar smoked sausages because they contain the undeclared allergen, milk. People with allergies of sensitivities to milk should not eat these products as they risk serious allergic reaction if they do. The recall includes 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage products sold in 13.5-oz. packages labeled “Land O’ Frost Simply Savory Bacon & Cheddar Smoked Sausage.”  They have a “BEST BY: DEC. 04 2016,” a packaging date of 06/07/16, the establishment number “EST. 45411” and wer shipped to retail locations nationwide. A retail store employee discovered the problem. At the time of the recall, there had been no reports of illness. Consumers affected by the recall can return the product to the place or purchase … [Read more...]

Weekly Food Recall Roundup: August 7, 2016

This week's food recalls include cheeses recalled after being identified as the source of an E. coli outbreak, frozen green beans recalled for Listeria and alfalfa sprouts recalled after being linked to a Salmonella outbreak. Food Recalls in the U.S. Pathogens Grassfields Cheese was recalled for E. coli after it was linked to seven illnesses.  The recall includes Gouda, Onion ‘n Garlic, Country Dill, Leyden, Edam, Lamont Cheddar, Chili Cheese, Fait Fras, Polkton Corners, and Crofters. Whole Foods was one of the retailers that sold the cheese. JML Ingredients Inc. of East Petersburg, PA is recalling IQF Cut Green Beans because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Listeria can cause serious illness … [Read more...]

Casa di Trevi Pasta Products Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

Gourmet Pasta Products USA, LLC, doing business as Casa di Trevi of Roselle Park, N.J. is recalling 845 pounds of meat pasta products for lack of inspection, misbranding and undeclared allergens. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them "Some of the recalled products were formulated with sodium nitrite and sodium erythorbate, restricted ingredients and ingredients of public health concern, and some of the products contain isolated soy protein and hydrolyzed soy, known allergens, all of which were not declared on the finished product label," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). In addition,   some products were not inspected. The recall includes heat treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable meat ravioli and … [Read more...]

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