June 26, 2017

H-E-B Creamy Creations Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream Recalled for Undeclared Almonds

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has announced a recall by H-E-B of its “H-E-B- CREAMY CREATIONS CHERRY VANILLA LIGHT CHURN STYLE HALF-GALLON ICE CREAM” from five stores in Texas. This recall was issued after a customer alerted the company to the presence of undeclared almonds in the ice cream. The ice cream is being recalled from H-E-B stores in Carrizo Springs, Crystal City, Eagle Pass #2, Lytle, and Pearsall. Containers of the affected cherry vanilla ice cream are stamped with: “SELL BY OCT 19 17 ENJOY BY NOV 18 17.” This is accompanied by the following time stamps: 13:48, 13:49, 13:50, 13:51, 13:52, 13:53, 13:54, 13:55, 13:56, 13:57, or 13:58. People who are allergic to almonds run the risk of life-threatening illness if they consume this product. They should dispose of it … [Read more...]

California Sun Dry Foods Recalls Tomato Pesto for Undeclared Allergens

“California Sun Dry Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto” has been recalled by its manufacturer, California Sun Dry Foods. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, this product was mislabeled: the labels on certain lots do not declare the presence of almond and milk allergens. The error was discovered when a California Sun Dry Foods employee noticed the flawed label while merchandising the product at a grocery store. The affected jars have front labels that correctly designate the product as “California Sun Dry Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto, 8.5 oz.” On the back of the jars, though, there are incorrect labels which state that the contents are “California Sun Dry-Dried Tomato Garlic.” These faulty labels are marked with the UPC code #7-38203-10911-3; the caps of the affected jars are stamped … [Read more...]

H.E.B Infused Cranberries Recalled for Undeclared Almonds

Nassau Candy Distributors, headquartered in Hicksville, New York, has announced a recall of its “H.E.B Brand Pomegranate Infused Cranberries Covered in Dark Chocolate.” According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this product may contain undeclared almonds. Ingesting almonds can pose a potentially fatal risk to individuals who are allergic to this allergen. Symptoms of the anaphylaxis shock that might occur should almond-sensitive people eat this product include hives, paling of the skin, impaired breathing, chest tightness, swelling in the mouth or throat, dizziness / fainting, and vomiting or diarrhea. If these symptoms occur, they should seek medical attention immediately. The “H.E.B Pomegranate Infused Cranberries Covered in Dark Chocolate” were packaged in 8-ounce … [Read more...]

Orthodox Baking Co. Recalls Chocolate Kokosh Cake for Undeclared Almond Paste

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall by Orthodox Baking Co. of its Oberlander Gluten Free Brand “Chocolate Kokosh Cake.” The chocolate-filled cake may contain almond paste that is not declared on its labeling. Orthodox Baking Co. is located in Belleville, New Jersey. Orthodox Baking Co. voluntarily issued the recall on April 5, 2017, after it received a report, as yet unconfirmed, that a consumer had suffered an allergic reaction upon eating the product. Further investigation revealed that the ingredients list on the labelling indicated the presence of “kernel paste” rather than “almond paste.” Oberlander Gluten Free Brand “Chocolate Kokosh Cake” was shipped nationwide to supermarkets and retail stores. The cake was distributed in 16-ounce, clear plastic … [Read more...]

Dedham, MA Whole Foods Market Recalls Yogurt and Granola Parfaits for Undeclared Almonds

An allergy alert has been issued by the Whole Foods Market in Dedham, Massachusetts for its store-produced Yogurt and Granola Parfaits after a customer allergic to almonds became ill after eating the product. The store failed, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to declare the presence of the almonds in the granola on the product’s labelling. The “Organic Vanilla Yogurt Strawberries and Granola” single-serve parfaits were packaged and shelved in clear-plastic containers. The labels were stamped with a “Sell by” date between April 2, 2017 and April 11, 2017 and with the PLU number 25826. The containers varied in weight. The undeclared almonds in the parfaits can pose a life-threatening risk to people who are sensitive to this allergen. Customers should either … [Read more...]

Cape Cod Provisions Recalls Candy for Undeclared Almonds

Cape Cod Provisions LLC of Pocasset, MA is recalling Cape Cod Cranberry Candy and Harvest Sweets Milk Chocolate/Dark Chocolate/Yogurt Covered Cranberry Blend because they may contain undeclared yogurt covered almonds. Consumers with almond allergies should not eat these products as the risk life-threatening reaction if they do. The recalled Cape Cod Cranberry Candy has the UPC 6 12681 10259 3 and the recalled Harvest Sweets have the UPC 6 12681 44259 0. The recalled product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and mail order. It was sold in a " 5oz. gable-top box with color graphics and can be identified by a lot # of 5230-1 on the inside bag," according to recall information provided by the company. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. The … [Read more...]

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