August 17, 2018

Oatmeal Cookies and Instant Coffee Products Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

In separate alerts, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that two products have recently been recalled because they contain allergens not listed on the package labeling. These recalls are for “Clover Valley® Iced Oatmeal Cookies” (which contain milk and tree nuts), and for Hong Lee Trading Inc.’s “Chao Café Vietnamese Instant Coffee Mixed 3 in 1” (which contains milk). Dollar General Corporation issued its nationwide recall of its “Clover Valley® Iced Oatmeal Cookies” after a store employee alerted the company that the 12-ounce packages were actually filled with “Clover Valley® Coconut Macaroons,” an error that occurred at the product’s manufacturing facility. These mispackaged coconut macaroons contain milk and tree nut ingredients. The recalled cookies were … [Read more...]

Mislabeled Popsicles and “Fruit” Cups Recalled for Undeclared Allergens

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports that two products have just been recalled because they may contain milk and / or egg allergens which were not declared on the product packaging. Consuming these mislabeled products may pose serious health risks to people who are allergic to the ingredients they contain. San Francisco-based California Popsicle, Inc. (dba Polly Ann Ice Cream) has announced a recall of multiple ice bar products after a customer in Canada reported suffering an allergic reaction. The ice bars, distributed to retail customers in California, New York, and Canada between 08/03/2017 and 08/31/2017, may contain milk. These products may have subsequently been distributed by their initial buyers to Chinese markets throughout the United States. The ice bar … [Read more...]

Gourmet Concha Bread Recalled by Daisy’s Bakery for Undeclared Milk

Packages of Daisy's Bakery, Inc.’s “Gourmet Concha” sweet bread have been recalled due to the presence of undeclared milk. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the recall was announced after the company discovered that an error in its packaging processes resulted in a mislabeling of the product. Daisy's Bakery, Inc. is located in Clifton, New Jersey. The seashell-shaped sweet bread was distributed through direct delivery to retail stores in the states of Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina. The four-ounce, clear plastic packages containing the concha bread were stamped with the lot numbers 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455, 456, 457, 458, 459, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, 469, 470 and … [Read more...]

More Recalls of Dark Chocolate as Holidays Approach

Consumers who are allergic or sensitive to the milk allergen should be extra-careful in purchasing or consuming dark chocolate products as the holidays arrive over the next few weeks. After GKI Foods recalled their dark chocolate products on October 27, 2017, dozens of other secondary recalls have been announced in a cascading domino effect. These items all contain the milk allergen, which is not stated on the product labeling. We will continue to report upon these new recalls as they are issued. 21st Century Snack Foods, headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, has recalled its “Dark Chocolate Almonds” product, packaged in a 6-ounce bag and distributed to all fifty states. The recalled almonds are stamped with the UPC code #030603 228549; the affected lot numbers are 16100 through … [Read more...]

Tampico® Brand Tropical Punch Recalled for Undeclared Milk

Dean Dairy has announced a recall in the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin of its gallon-size bottles of Tampico® Tropical Punch. According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the tropical punch was accidentally mixed with milk during the manufacturing process; the presence of this milk in the adulterated punch product is not mentioned on the product labeling. The bottles of tropical punch affected by the recall were stamped with a “Best By” date of 12-27-17, the plant code “1738,” and the UPC code “095188031281.” People who are allergic to milk may experience life-threatening anaphylaxis shock if they drink this tropical punch product. The bottles should be disposed of or returned to their place of purchase for exchange or a full refund. … [Read more...]

Reishi Coffee Recalled by Chun Yuen Trading Co. for Mislabeling and Undeclared Milk

Packages of “4-IN-1 REISHI COFFEE” have just been recalled by Chun Yuen Trading Co. As reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this coffee contains undeclared milk ingredients which were not mentioned on its labeling. Chun Yuen Trading Co. is headquartered in South El Monte, California. The coffee affected by the recall was distributed nationwide to retail grocery stores in 12.7-ounce golden aluminum pouches. The erroneous labels were marked with the phrases “Instant Reishi Coffee 4 in 1,” “20 sachets/bag,” and “Net WT 360g (12.7oz);” no associated UPC code has been mentioned in the recall. People who are allergic to milk may become seriously ill if they drink this instant coffee product. Packages should either be thrown away or returned to the store for a complete … [Read more...]

Tasty Treats Nonpareils Recalled for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that First Source, headquartered in Pico Rivera, California, has announced a recall of its “TASTY TREATS NONPAREILS MILK CHOCOLATE.” This milk chocolate product contains milk that was not listed on its ingredient statement; one person has already suffered an allergic reaction after eating the nonpareils. Distributed to Bristol Farms retail stores throughout the state of California between 12/20/2016 and 9/20/2017, the milk chocolate nonpareils were packaged in 5-ounce plastic pouches marked with the UPC code 7 97299 00476 4. People who are allergic to milk have been advised to throw the product away without consuming it. … [Read more...]

Cherry Valley Marketplace Recalls Cupcakes for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that Cherry Valley Marketplace has recalled its “CHERRY VALLEY VANILLA CUPCAKES” AND “CHERRY VALLEY CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES” because these baked goods may contain milk, an allergen that was erroneously omitted from the product labeling. Cherry Valley Marketplace is headquartered in West Hempstead, New York. The issue was discovered when the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors identified the presence of the milk allergens in the cupcakes during a routine sampling. Distributed in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, the cupcakes were packaged in 12-ounce clear plastic containers. The “CHERRY VALLEY VANILLA CUPCAKES” packages were stamped with the UPC barcode # 00004961147 and an expiration date … [Read more...]

American and Caraway Rye Breads Recalled by Coborn’s, Inc.

Coborn’s, Inc. has issued a recall of its “AMERICAN RYE BREAD” and “CARAWAY RYE BREAD” products. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these two rye bread brands may contain multiple allergens; the milk, soy, and eggs used in their manufacture were erroneously omitted from the ingredients list and allergy statements on the loaves’ packaging. Distributed to Coborn’s and Cash Wise grocery stores in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, to Marketplace Foods stores in western Wisconsin, and to CobornsDelivers in the Twin Cities Metro area, the bread packages affected by the recall are stamped with an expiration date of September 7, 2017 or earlier. The packaging for the “AMERICAN RYE” loaves bear the UPC code 7-33147-20150-3; those for the “CARAWAY … [Read more...]

San Francisco Seafood Salad Recalled for Undeclared Milk

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Simply Fresh Foods, Inc., headquartered in Buena Park, California, has recalled 272 cases of its “SAN FRANCISCO SEAFOOD SALAD MADE WITH GREEK YOGURT.” This seafood salad may contain milk, which is labeled on the product’s outer sleeve but is not listed on the individual salad cups inside the 4-pack cartons. The individual cups may also be erroneously labeled as “SEAFOOD SALAD WITH REAL MAYONNAISE.” The 16-ounce (1 lb.) 4-packs, each containing 4-ounce (113 g) single serve cups, were shipped to retail grocery stores in the states of Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. The “Use By” date of 10/15/17 B10 is stamped both on the outer cartons and on the sides of the single serve cups; the cartons bear the UPC … [Read more...]

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