FARE’s Allergy Alerts include food recalls that involve only the FDA-defined top 8 food allergens (milk, egg, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish, peanuts, and tree nuts), as issued by the FDA, the USDA, or the manufacturer. If you or someone you know experiences a reaction to a food product you believe to be mislabeled or contaminated, you can report it to the FDA Consumer Complaint Center in your area.

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Included below are a number of Peanut Allergy Alerts for cumin powder and products containing cumin potentially contaminated with peanut. Click here to read the FDA Consumer Advice on Products Containing Ground Cumin with Undeclared Peanuts.


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Milk Allergy Alert: H-E-B
9/3/2015

H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall specifically for the Hill Country Fare One Gallon Spring Water with the Best By date of December 19, 2015, due to the possible presence of a milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. There have been no consumer complaints or reports of illness.

H-E-B discovered the issue on September 1, 2015, during quality assurance product reviews. This recall is specific to one gallon containers of Hill Country Fare Spring Water with a Best By Date of December 19, 2015. No other H-E-B or Hill Country Fare products are impacted by this voluntary recall.

This voluntary recall is specific to stores located in Houston, Central Texas and the Gulf Coast. All impacted items have been removed. H-E-B is asking customers that may have purchased the impacted product to return it to their H-E-B store for a full refund.

The affected product is:

  • Hill Country Fare Spring Water One Gallon containers with Best By dates of December 19, 2015

"H-E-B takes every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of the products sold in our stores," said Winell Herron, Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity. "This voluntary recall has been issued in an abundance of caution to maintain the highest standards of food safety for our customers."

Customers who purchased the affected product can return the product to H-E-B for a full refund. Customers with concerns or questions may contact H-E-B Customer Relations at 210-938-8357 or 1-800-432-3113 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM CST Monday through Friday.

Egg Allergy Alert: Tasty Delicious Bakery
8/31/2015

TASTY DELICIOUS BAKERY INC. of Brooklyn, New York is recalling Sugar Bun in 8 oz. individually wrapped packages because it may contain eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Sugar Bun in 8 oz. individually wrapped packaging was distributed within the New York State and New Jersey area through retail stores and direct delivery.

Sugar Bun in 8 oz. individually wrapped packages can be identified with the label displayed on the plastic wrap. Product is uncoded.

No illness has been reported to date.

Recall was initiated after a New York State Food Inspector obtained a sample of the product and subsequent analysis by the New York State Food Lab revealed that the product contained eggs and was distributed in packaging that did not revealed the presence of eggs.

Consumers who have purchased Sugar Bun in 8 oz Individually wrapped packages are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-483-8614.

Soy and Sulfites Allergy Alert: Real Foods
8/31/2015

Real Foods, a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 41 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen, and sulfites, which are not declared on the product label.

The chicken wrap items were produced on August 25, 2015. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 9.5-oz. plastic tray packages containing a “Kung Pao-Style Chicken Wrap” with a sell-by date of 8/29/2015.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34834” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Washington.                                 

The problem was discovered when a retail store noticed that the back label mistakenly listed the chicken wrap as a “Turkey Pesto Wrap” and included the wrong ingredient list.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. 

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Jami Brook, Quality Assurance Director, at (206) 432-3459.

Recall Notice: Enjoy Life Foods Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips
8/28/2015

Enjoy Life Foods announced today a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States of a single production lot of the Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips product (10 oz. bag) because some packages may contain undeclared sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and/or dried fruits that were inadvertently added to the product. Some consumers may be allergic or sensitive to these undeclared ingredients.

This recall is limited solely to the Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips product (10 oz. bag), which was sold in retail stores and online in the United States. No other Enjoy Life products are affected, and this recall does not affect products in countries other than the United States.

The following product is being recalled:

  • Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips, 10 oz. bag
  • Retail UPC: 853522 000306
  • Best By Date: Jun 18 2016 (found on back right of package)

A picture of the package label is shown above.

This issue was discovered as a result of consumer communications. One illness (a possible allergic reaction) has been reported to the company to date. Consumers who have this product should not eat it and should discard any product they may have.

Consumers should contact the company at 1-877-807-5633, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall and how to receive a refund; Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Soy & Wheat Allergy Alert: California Qi Li’s Braised Chicken
8/28/2015

California Qi Li’s Braised Chicken, a Fremont, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 6,644 pounds of duck head and duck neck products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain soy sauce which is not declared on the product labels and has known allergens of soy and wheat.

The duck products were produced on various dates between Feb. 11, 2015 and Aug. 13, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10” x 8” vacuum sealed packages of “Chinese Brand Spicy Duck Heads”
  • 10” x 8” vacuum sealed packages of “Chinese Brand Spicy Duck Necks”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-40286” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in California.

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector reviewed product labels and noticed that soy sauce was not listed as an ingredient. Neither FSIS nor the company has received reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Ling Li, Manager, at (408) 857-0901.

Milk Allergy Alert: Sam Mills USA LLC
8/26/2015

Sam Mills USA LLC is voluntarily recalling approximately 11,083 cases of - 4.4 ounce boxes of Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars because of a risk of cross contamination with Dairy. The recall is being initiated because the Sam Mills Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bar packaging states that this is a Dairy free product and in fact it should be labeled that in "May contain Traces of Dairy".

All lots codes of Sam Mills Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Granola Bars received in the US from December 18, 2014 to July 23, 2015 should be pulled from all retail store shelves immediately.

It was determined that there is risk of cross contamination with a dairy product. This recall does not affect any other Sam Mills Gluten Free products.

Consumers who have purchased the product and are allergic to dairy should not eat this product. Consumers should return the product to the store where the product was purchased for a full refund. Consumers and Media can also call Sam Mills USA LLC 561-572-0510 for more information, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. If your call is received by our after hour's voice mail please leave your name, and phone number and we will return your call will returned every three hours between 9 a.m. and 12 a.m. EST of the next business day.

Milk Allergy Alert: Jo's Candies (Trader Joe's)
8/26/2015

Jo’s Candies of Torrance, California is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt (SKU 55024), because it may contain milk, which was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Two reactions have been reported to date.

The Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt is packaged in an 8 oz. clear tub. The potentially affected product was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. The voluntary recall was initiated by Jo’s Candies after Trader Joe’s was contacted by a customer.

Customers who have purchased the Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt may return it to Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Jo’s Candies at (310) 257-0260 8:00 AM- 5:00PM PST, Monday-Friday.

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Egg, Milk & Wheat Allergy Alert: Pleasant House Bakery
8/17/2015

Pleasant House Bakery, LLC, a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of steak and chicken pie products distributed without the benefit of inspection. These products were also missing the ingredient statement and contained undeclared allergens, including eggs, milk, and wheat.

The steak and chicken pie items were produced between January 1, 2014, and August 14, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-oz. of individually wrapped product labeled “Steak & Ale Pie.”
  • 10-oz. of individually wrapped product labeled “Chicken Balti Pie.”

These items were distributed to restaurants and retail establishments in Chicago, Ill. and New Buffalo, Mich.

The problems were discovered when an FSIS employee determined that product was being sold in a retail establishment in the Chicago area.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Arthur Jackson, owner, at (312) 804-5247.

Milk Allergy Alert: Create Common Good
8/13/2015

Create Common Good, a Boise, Idaho establishment, is recalling approximately 185 pounds of jambalaya products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains milk, a known allergen, and beef, both of which were not declared on the product label.

The following items, produced on various dates between July 15 and August 7, 2015, are subject to recall: 

  • 1.5-lb. plastic heat and serve packages containing “CREATE COMMON GOOD Albertson’s Jambalaya with Chicken and Andouille” with the following sell-by dates: 7/19/15, 7/21/15, 7/24/15, 7/26/15, 7/28/15, 7/31/15, 8/02/15, 08/04/15, 8/07/15, 8/09/15, and 8/11/15.

These products, bearing establishment number “EST. 45453” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to a distributor in Idaho.    

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector discovered that the establishment used beef and cheese sausage rather than Andouille sausage in the product.

FSIS and the company have received no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Kelly Parker, Director of Community Engagement, at (208) 258-6800.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Real Foods
8/10/2015

Real Foods of Seattle, LLC of Kent, WA is recalling 29 cases of Harvest Slaw Kit and 13 cases of Broccoli Salad Kit because it may contain undeclared peanut ingredients. No other products are impacted by this recall. This recall is being conducted in coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Harvest Slaw Kit and Broccoli Salad Kit subject to this recall may potentially be packaged with sunflower seeds mixed with peanut pieces. The peanuts are not declared in the ingredient statement. The Harvest Slaw Kit has a net weight 5.75 lbs. and the Broccoli salad kit has a net weight 11 lbs.

Products were only sold to consumers directly from deli counter orders between August 5, 2015 and August 7, 2015. There are no codes on these containers.
38 cases were shipped to deli departments in Haggen stores in the following cities in Oregon and Washington.

OREGON: Ashland, Eugene, Lake Oswego, Keizer, Milwaukie, Oregon City.

WASHINGTON: Aberdeen, Auburn, Bellingham, Bremerton, Burien, Edmonds, Federal Way, Ferndale, Gig Harbor, Lake Forest Park, Lakewood, Liberty Lake, Marysville, Milton, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, Puyallup, Renton, Shoreline and Tacoma.

One (1) case of Broccoli Salad Kit was shipped to Plaza Market in Camano Island, WA, two (2) cases of Broccoli Salad Kit were shipped to County Market stores in Woodinville, WA, and Kingston, WA and one (1) case of Harvest Slaw Kit was shipped to Archie’s IGA in Pullman, WA.

There have been no reported adverse reactions or illnesses attributed to the recalled items to date. The firm initiated a recall after being contacted by a customer.

Customers who have purchased this product and are sensitive to peanut products or have peanut allergies are urged to discard the affected product. This product may be returned to the store where purchased for a full refund. 

Consumers may call Jami Brock at 206-432-3459 for any further information Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am-5pm (PST).

Milk Allergy Alert: Nutrition Resource Services, Inc.
8/3/2015

Nutrition Resource Services, Inc. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is voluntarily recalling products with whey concentrate, whey isolate, casein, and colostrum, which contain milk, an undeclared allergen. We are undertaking this recall as an extra precaution for those consumers unaware of the presence of milk in products of this nature. This is a labeling issue and not a concern regarding product quality. The ingredient Milk was not specifically noted in the Ingredient list. Individuals with severe allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing milk proteins, and those with lactose intolerance (not to be confused with milk allergy) could experience gastrointestinal difficulties.


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The products recalled are: Just Be Natural (JBN) Whey Superior, Whey Isolates, Earth Superior Whey, Confidence Isolates, Recovery Fuel, Growtein; Casein, and Colostrum; and Gifted Nutrition Colostrum, all manufactured with lot dates after 10162014 and prior to 07232015. The date will appear as the last eight digits of the lot number, with the lot number and date appearing at the bottom of each bottle in blue ink.

The products were distributed through the showroom located at the corporate address in Bethlehem, PA, via the Internet, and select retail locations located mainly in the Bethlehem, PA area.

The products are packaged in 1500 cc, 3000 cc, and 2 gallon bottle sizes. Photographs are included.

No illnesses have been reported to date in conjunction with these products. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has been notified of this voluntary recall.

Consumers who have purchased any of these listed products should return them to NRS - Nutrition Resource Services, Inc. at 3864 Courtney Street, Suite 140, Bethlehem PA 18017 for a replacement or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 888-877-7232 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday.

NRS - Nutrition Resources Services, Inc. 3864 Courtney Street, Suite 140 Bethlehem, PA 18017

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
8/3/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling Coconut Curry Cauliflower Salad sold in twenty-one retail stores in CO, KS, NM, UT, and ID due to undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was sold from the chef cases and from the fresh pack area of prepared foods in clear plastic containers with the following PLUs: 27436000000, 27436100000 with best by dates of 8/1/15.

The salads may contain almonds as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

The error was discovered during routine product review and found to be incorrect in the following stores:

  • Boise - 401 South Broadway Avenue Boise, ID 83702
  • Draper - 11479 S. State St. Suite B Draper, UT 84020
  • Cottonwood Heights - 6930 S. Highland Drive Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121
  • Trolley Square - 544 South 700 East Salt Lake City, UT 84102
  • Wichita - 1423 N. Webb Rd. Suite 101 Wichita, KS 67206
  • Overland Park - 6621 W. 119th St. Overland Park, KS 66209
  • Olathe - 14615 W. 119th Street Olathe, KS 66062
  • Cerrillos - 753 Cerrillos Rd Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • New Center Point - 3180 New Center Point Colorado Springs, CO 80922
  • Pikes Peak 7635 N Academy Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80920
  • Washington Park - 1111 S. Washington St. Denver, CO 80210
  • Highlands Ranch - 9366 South Colorado Blvd Littleton, CO 80126
  • Governor's Ranch - 5155 S. Wadsworth Blvd Littleton, CO 80123
  • Colfax - 14357 W. Colfax Ave. Lakewood, CO 80401
  • Belmar - 444 S. Wadsworth Boulevard Lakewood, CO 80226
  • Cherry Creek - 2375 E. First Ave Denver, CO 80206
  • Capitol Hill - 900 E. 11th Ave Denver, CO 80218
  • Baseline - 2584 Baseline Rd. Boulder, CO 80305
  • Ideal Market - 1275 Alpine Ave. Boulder, CO 80304
  • Frisco - 261 Lusher Court Frisco, CO 80443
  • Basalt - 340 Reed Street Basalt, CO 81621

Consumers who have purchased this product from any of the above mentioned Whole Foods Market stores are encouraged to discard the product and to bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm MT any day of the week, or call the Regional Office at 303-440-5220.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Kilwin's Quality Confections, Inc.
8/3/2015

Kilwin's Quality Confections, Inc., of Petoskey, Michigan, is voluntarily recalling 5 ounce containers of SUGAR FREE Milk Chocolate Caramels because they were incorrectly labeled and may contain undeclared cashew. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashew run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these incorrectly labeled products.

The mislabeled 5 ounce containers of SUGAR FREE Milk Chocolate Caramels were distributed by Kilwin's Quality Confections, Inc., to some Kilwins retail stores located in the following states: Michigan, North Carolina, Florida, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York, Missouri, and Maryland.

The affected product is sold in some Kilwins stores and typically found in the sugar free section. It is packaged in a black and white box with a small window and a yellow sticker across the top corner that states "SUGAR FREE". The recalled product is labeled as "SUGAR FREE Milk Chocolate Caramels" on the package but may contain "SUGAR FREE Milk Chocolate Cashew Tuttles".

The recalled product has a batch code of "82461" located on the back side of the package above the bar code and were sold at some Kilwins retail locations between 3/19/2015 and 7/29/2015. Only one product size and lot are affected by this recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after the incorrect packaging was discovered during routine product review.

Consumers who have purchased this product within the affected batch code are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Nicholas Lippard at Kilwin's Quality Confections, Inc. at 231-758-3905 Monday through Friday from 9am EST through 4:30pm EST.

Milk Allergy Alert: KellBran Candies
7/28/2015

KellBran Candies of Akron, Ohio is recalling KellBran Caramel Popcorn, because it contains undeclared milk product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Caramel Popcorn was distributed in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Kentucky, New Jersey, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, through various retail specialty grocery stores.

The product is packaged in 8 oz. bags with expiration dates of 11/30/2015 and 12/31/2015 located on the back of the package. The UPC number 0 96637 50153 9, with Lot Codes 181317 4 for the 11/30/2015 packages, 211830 6 for the 12/31/2015 packages are also located on the back of the package.

No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date.

During an inspection by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, it was discovered that product containing a milk product (butter) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk in the ingredients.
Consumers with questions or concerns may contact the company direct at 330-628-3900 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. EST.

Milk Allergy Alert: Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co.
7/21/2015

Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. of Perham, MN is recalling one specific lot of Vic’s Original White Popcorn 1-1/8oz size bags (UPC 0-46555-00062-1) because it may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. Symptoms may include itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, anaphylaxis and digestive problems, such as bloating, gas or diarrhea. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall is limited to one specific manufacture date of Vic’s Original White Popcorn (1-1/8oz bags) bearing the Best By date of 09DEC2015 and Manufacture Code of 5195M75. The code is printed on the upper right front of the bags. No other lots, bag sizes or products are affected.

Distribution of the affected product is limited to product distributed through foodservice and retail in the following states: IA, MN, MO, NE, SD, and WI.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that white cheddar popcorn, a product containing milk, was distributed in packaging for a different product, Original White Popcorn, that did not reveal the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. at 1-800-346-4910. Monday - Thursday 7am - 5pm CST and Friday 7am-11am CST

Soy Allergy Alert: It Takes a Village Foods LLC
7/20/2015

It Takes a Village Foods LLC of Hailey, ID is recalling Veggie Evolution Kale Crisps Zen Nori because it contains undeclared soy. People who have allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Veggie Evolution Kale Crisps Zen Nori was distributed to retail stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming and also sold on line at “VeggieEvolution.com” The firm distributed this product between 09/18/2014 and 07/15/2015.

The Kale Crisps Zen Nori product is seaweed flavored dehydrated kale chips, available in a 1.5 oz. package, sold under the brand name of Veggie Evolution. Product with the Best if Used By date stamp on or before 022116 is being recalled. The Best if Used By date is found at the lower left corner on the back side of a package.

No illnesses have been reported to date from the consumption of this product.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that this product that contains soybeans, was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of soybeans in the product.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

If you have purchased this product you should contact Veggie Evolution at 208-721-0765 from 9am -5pm MST Monday thru Friday or at ittakesavillagefoods@gmail.com for information on how to get a full refund or properly labeled replacement.

Milk Allergy Alert: Supervalu Inc.
7/17/2015

SUPERVALU INC. of Eden Prairie, Minn. is recalling 4ct. 13oz packages of Cub Foods and Rainbow Foods Danish Rolls because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Danish Rolls were produced in Cub Foods and Rainbow Foods locations in Minnesota and Illinois.

The Danish rolls are packaged as a 4ct (13oz) in a clear plastic clam shell. The product is produced in-store at Cub and Rainbow locations in three varieties; Danish, Caramel Danish, and Caramel Nut Danish. The affected product would have been for sale on or before Monday, July 13, 2015 and have a three-day expiration date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Danish Rolls containing milk were produced and packaged with a label that did not indicate the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a switch in frozen Danish roll dough base that did not get updated onto the final product label.

Consumers who have purchased the affected product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact SUPERVALU's customer service line at 1-855-282-3663.

Milk and Wheat Allergy Alert: D&D Foods, Inc.
7/16/2015

D&D Foods, Inc., based in Omaha, Nebraska, is recalling 3-pound containers of Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad because they were incorrectly labeled and may contain undeclared milk and wheat (gluten). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and wheat (gluten) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The mislabeled 3-pound Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad product was distributed by D&D Foods, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hy-Vee, Inc., to all of Hy-Vee’s 236 grocery stores located in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The affected product is typically sold in stores’ ready-to-eat refrigerated cases near the delicatessen. It is packaged in a frosted clear plastic tub with a black plastic lid. The recalled product is labeled as “Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad” on the lid but “Hy-Vee Dijon Mustard Potato Salad” on the tub. The product is actually Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad containing milk and wheat (gluten) ingredients, which are not declared on the tub.

The recalled product has a best if used date of “7/31/2015” and a production lot code of “15177D” located on the side of the frosted clear tub. Only one product size and lot are affected by this recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after the incorrect packaging was discovered during routine product review.

Consumers who have purchased Hy-Vee American Macaroni Salad in these mismarked containers are urged to return it to any nearby Hy-Vee store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Hy-Vee Customer Care representatives 24 hours a day 7 days a week at 1-800-722-4098.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Nectar Foods, Inc.
7/13/2015

Nectar Foods, Inc. of Portland, Oregon is recalling 300 CocoNoNut CACAO-NECTAR BAR’s because it may contain undeclared almonds.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almond run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed in retail stores in California and distributors in Oregon and Washington and all locations have been contacted and bars pulled from shelves to our knowledge.

The product has an orange label and is sold in an orange cardboard display box in the refrigerated grab and go pastry and deli sections of grocery stores. The product has a net weight 2.5 oz. (70.8 g), Honey Mama’s brand, UPC 8 54835 00406 7, expiration date listed on back of package is: 121815.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

We were notified of the issue from a customer 7/9/15. A recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing almonds distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of almonds.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased CocoNoNut CACAO-NECTAR BAR and have allergy or severe sensitivity to almond are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 503-819-4284 between 8 am-5 pm PDT, Monday to Friday.

Egg Allergy Alert: Arthur Schuman Inc. (Bella Rosa)
7/8/2015

Arthur Schuman Inc. of Fairfield, NJ is recalling 30,200 lbs. of Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (1.25lbs), because it may contain undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to eggs, run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (UPC 088231410041) is distributed in: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio and sold exclusively through BJ's Wholesale Clubs.

Suspect product will be identified by "Sell by Dates": July 13, 2015, August 17, 2015, and September 10, 2015. Product is packaged in 1.25 lb. PET jars with "sell by" dates printed on the side of the jar just below the lid.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This voluntary recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing egg lysozyme was packaged without declaration on the label. This was discovered through the company's routine Quality Assurance audit.

Consumers who have Purchased Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (1.25 lb.) packages are urged to return it to any BJ's Wholesale Club store for full refund. Customers with any question should contact Arthur Schuman directly at 973-787-8840, Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm (EST), Susan Jaquillard.

Milk Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market Naperville
7/7/2015

Brett Anthony Foods is recalling two 8oz cups of Whole Foods Market® brand vegetable chili because they were labeled incorrectly and may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The vegetable chili was distributed by Brett Anthony Foods to Whole Foods Market Naperville, 2607 W 75th St. Naperville Illinois 60540.

The vegetable chili is packaged in a plastic 8oz cup labeled "Whole Foods Market, Vegetable Chili" and has an expiration date of "70915" located on the bottom of cup. Only two cups are affected by this recall.

NO ILLNESSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE

The incorrect label was discovered during routine product review. The product, labeled as "Vegetable Chili," is actually tomato basil soup, which contains milk.

Consumers who have purchased the vegetable chili are urged to return the product back to Whole Foods Market Naperville for a full refund. Consumers with questions about this recall may contact the Brett Anthony Foods at 847- 272-4309, Monday – Friday, 9am – 3pm CST.

Egg Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
7/6/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling Cherry, Blackberry and Peach pies produced and sold in four retail stores in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, and due to undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was sold in whole pies, half pies and slices, packaged in boxes and clear plastic containers, with the following PLUs: 22203700000, 24919900000, 24901100000, 24912200000, 22197400000, 22202000000, 24189800000, 24189900000, 24190200000 with best by dates of 6/26/15 to 7/3/15.

The pies, half pies and slices may contain egg as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date. Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

The error was discovered during routine product review and found to be incorrect in the following four stores only:

  • Oklahoma City - 6001 N Western Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73118
  • Lamar - 525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
  • Arabella Station - 5600 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Champions - 10133 Louetta Rd, Houston, TX 77070

Consumers who have purchased this product from any Whole Foods Market Southwest stores in TX and OK are encouraged to discard the product and to bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store between the hours of 9am and 5pm CST any day of the week.

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Peanut Allergy Alert: Atkins
6/30/2015

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies – 5 ct. cartons - UPC code 637480075558 – because it may contain sachets of Atkins Peanut Candies. A small quantity of Atkins Peanut Candy individual sachets has been inadvertently placed into outer cartons for Atkins Chocolate Candies – 5 ct. sachets. Although the inner sachets are properly marked as Peanut Candies, there is a chance of consumer confusion. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut products may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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Three consumers who purchased the mislabeled product alerted Atkins to the issue. To date, no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported. Atkins has conducted 100 percent inspection of the remaining product on hand, and has found no instances of the mislabeling above. However, in an abundance of caution, Atkins is issuing a voluntary recall of the affected production lots to ensure the safety of consumers with peanut allergies and we apologize for this inconvenience. This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

While only a limited number of customers were affected, the quality and safety of our products are the top priority for our company. We are asking our retail partners receiving this notification to quickly isolate indicated product above both in distribution centers and retail stores, quantify for credit, and confirm destruction with your Atkins Representatives.

Please complete the enclosed Certificate of Destruction form, or your standard form (making certain it covers the same elements) and return to Atkins no later than Monday, July 13th, 2015. Upon receipt of your signed Product Destruction Log we will initiate the product replacement and credit process.

If you are receiving this notice and have any questions regarding the affected products, next steps or recall procedures, please do not hesitate to contact your Atkins Regional Sales Manager directly or Atkins broker partner. Atkins also asks consumers who have any questions to contact Atkins Consumer Services directly at 1-800-628-5467 Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm MST.

Atkins appreciates your assistance with this and thanks you in advance for your timely cooperation.

Egg Allergy Alert: Pinnacle Foods Group (Wish-Bone)
6/24/2015

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing variety, due to the product containing Wish-Bone Blue Cheese Dressing, inadvertently packed in Ranch Salad Dressing bottles and was brought to our attention by a consumer. This product contains eggs, a known allergen not declared on the packaging. Those people who have allergies or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. If you are not allergic to eggs, this product is safe to eat. No illnesses have been reported to date. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall.

The product was produced on April 23, 2015 by a contract manufacturer. In total, 8,678 cases of Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing in 24 oz. bottles, distributed nationwide, are involved in the recall. The ‘Best Used By’ date can be found on the neck label of the bottle. No other Wish-Bone products are included in this recall. Specific details of the product being recalled are outlined below.

  • Flavor: Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing - 24 oz. 
  • UPC Code: 0-41321-00661-6
  • Best Used By Date: FEB 17 16

All affected distributors and retail customers, as well as the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), are being notified and the affected product is being removed from store shelves.Consumers who may have purchased the recalled product can return it for a full refund at the place of purchase. Consumers with questions should call 1-888-299-7646 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Milk Allergy Alert: La Mexicana Food Products
6/24/2015

La Mexicana Food Products of Vernon, CA is recalling Spinach Dip because product labels failed to declare the food allergen, Milk, as a sub-ingredient of the listed ingredient, Sour Cream.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of a life threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical attention should they consume products containing allergens.

La Mexicana Spinach Dip is packaged in a 14-ounce clear plastic cup. The product is white in color, with pieces of spinach visible throughout. The lid has a green and yellow circular border with "La Mexicana" in white lettering. The center of the lid has "Spinach Dip" in green lettering, with a picture of fresh spinach. 

La Mexicana immediately segregated its entire inventory of Spinach Dip, and is notifying consumers and customers not to consume them. La Mexicana wants to ensure its products are safe. Consequently, in addition to its ongoing cooperation with the California Department of Public Health, La Mexicana is voluntarily recalling all La Mexicana Spinach Dip from its customers. Consumers in possession of these products should not eat them, rather product should be returned to the place of purchase.

La Mexicana will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers. Please call Craig Jaunzemis at Phone 323-277-3660 for further information.

Milk Allergy Alert: Project 7
6/23/2015

Project 7 is voluntarily recalling all lots distributed of Sour Caramel Apple Gum from August 20th, 2014 to June 11th, 2015 because the caramel flavoring ingredient in the gum contains a small amount of dairy, an allergen that is not declared on the packaging. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of experiencing a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume the product. Project 7 is taking these proactive precautions as part of its commitment to the well-being of its consumer base, who have for years supported the philanthropic brand.

Sour Caramel Apple Gum is sold nationally, in limited distribution, in various retailers and online. The product comes in a 0.53 oz. white and green film pouch package with the image of a caramel apple on a stick on the front of it. Each pouch contains 12 pieces of chewing gum.

Printed upon the front of the package are the words "Sour Caramel Apple," "Gourmet Gum," and "Sugar Free." On the rear panel, among other details, are the words, "Distributed by Project 7, Inc.," and UPC code "844911 002919."

The recall was initiated by a product packaging review that determined the label did not reveal the presence of milk after an ingredient inventory exercise.

To date, no illnesses have been reported. While this is a loss for Project 7, the company is taking all and any necessary steps to protect their consumers from any potential harm, in accordance with its mission to remain a fun brand that does good in the world.

There are no other Project 7 products sold under the Project 7 trademark that are, to the company's knowledge, affected or suffer from this error. The company will be revising the label of the product before re-introducing it into the market.

Consumers who have purchased packages of Sour Caramel Apple Gum sold at various retailers or online and have an allergy to milk are urged to discard the product or return it to Project 7. They may also return it to the store they purchased it from for a full refund.

For more information, consumers with questions may contact Project 7 Customer Relations at 877-777-3033, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Time.

Wheat Allergy Alert: Venus Foods Inc.
6/17/2015

Venus Foods Inc., a City of Industry, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 25,380 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The sausage items were produced on various dates from June 4, 2014 to May 26, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 30-lb. cases containing packages of “Uncle Lin Sausage Original Sausage.”
  • 30-lb. cases containing packages of “Uncle Lin Sausage Spicy Pork Sausage.”
  • 30-lb. cases containing packages of “Uncle Lin Sausage Sweet Pork Sausage.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 6292” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to restaurant locations in California.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls
Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Robert Tsai, President, at (626) 369-5188.

Wheat Allergy Alert: Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine, Inc.
6/10/2015

Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine, Inc., a Lake Charles, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 93,006 pounds of both raw and cooked stuffed chicken product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 3 pound chipboard cartons of BIG EASY FOODS of LA “Boneless Stuffed Chicken with Pork Sausage and Potato Stuffing” with sell by dates of June 9, 2015 through June 8, 2017.
  • 3 pound chipboard cartons of BIG EASY FOODS of LA “Fully Cooked Boneless Stuffed Chicken with Pork Sausage and Potato Stuffing” with sell by dates of July 21, 2013 through April 11, 2015.

The products were produced on various dates from June 9, 2013, through June 9, 2015. The products bear the establishment number “13251” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have the sell by date printed on the product label. The products were shipped to retail outlets in Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Arizona, Florida, and Tennessee.

The problem was discovered on June 8, 2015 when FSIS personnel observed that the chicken stuffing was formulated with an ingredient that contained wheat gluten.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. 

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mitzie Midkiff at Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine Customer Service at 1-337-477-9296 ext 1133. Media with questions about the recall can contact Brittany Prejean at Big Easy Foods Louisiana Cuisine Media Relations hotline at 1-337-477-9296 ext 1123.

Soy Allergy Alert: Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods
6/4/2015

Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods is recalling 950 retail cases of the Gluten Free California Veggie Burger because it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. Dr. Praeger’s Gluten Free California Veggie Burger has contained soybeans since its introduction in 2007 and is safe for consumption by those who do not have soy allergies.

The recalled products were distributed to select distributors in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, with further distribution to retail stores in nearby states.

The product is distinguishable as the California Veggie Burger with a red Gluten Free banner below the word “burger”. Each box is marked with UPC code 080868000602, lot code F15BC and an expiration date of 5/12/17.

Concern for the safety and satisfaction of its customers is a priority for Dr. Praeger’s. This action is being taken out of an abundance of caution to inform consumers with soy allergies to avoid eating this batch of Gluten Free California Veggie Burgers. This is the only item impacted, and there have been no reports of illness or injury.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the soy containing product was packaged in boxes that did not reveal the presence of soy. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s packaging processes, which has been addressed.

Consumers who have purchased this product with sensitivities to soy are urged to discard or return to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, consumers can call Allison Meyer, Director of Marketing, at (201) 703-1300 between Monday and Friday from 8:00AM - 5:00PM US EST.

Egg Allergy Alert: Total Packaging
5/31/2015

Total Packaging of KY, Inc., an Owensboro, Ky., establishment, is recalling approximately 18,000 pounds of Anytime Foods Turkey and Cheese Lunch Kits. The product contains egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The turkey and cheese product was produced on May 4, 5, 12 and 18. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 4 compartment plastic tray packages labeled “ANYTIME FOODS TURKEY & CHEESE LUNCH KIT.”

The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “P6734A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This product was shipped for institutional use only.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel while performing an operational sanitation task.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Matt Steele, Quality Assurance Director, at (270) 684-9223.

Milk and Sulfite Allergy Alert: Paleteria La Jalpita
5/31/2015

Paleteria La Jalpita of Pasco, Washington – is recalling ice cream bars and popsicles because it may contain undeclared milk and sulfite. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or sulfite run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

  • Coco (coconut) popsicle, undeclared sulfite, 3 fl oz.
  • Walnut (nuez) bolls, undeclared milk, 3.5 fl oz

Coconut popsicles were distributed through the state of Oregon and Washington through retail and direct delivery and the Walnut Bolis were sold only through the retail store located at 202 W. Lewis Street, Pasco WA 99301. These products were sold between March 2015 and May 2015. Products are sold in a sealed clear plastic bag or bolis (tube) and stored in a freezer. There are no codes on labels.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The mislabeling issue was discovered during a routine inspection by Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and WSDA.

Consumers who have purchased Paleteria La Jalpita are urged not to consume products if they have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or sulfite and they should return product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1 (509) 545-9551 from 9am-8pm Pacific Time any day of the week.

Milk Allergy Alert: The Popcorn Factory
5/29/2015

The Popcorn Factory of Lake Forest, Illinois is voluntarily recalling 600 4oz bags of "Lite Works Dill Pickle Popcorn," (the "Product") because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed nationally in Burlington Coat Factory retail stores.

The Product comes in a 4oz foil bag. A 5 digit lot code is printed along with the best by date just above the price sticker located on the lower left of the backside of the bag. The lot code of the recalled product is 15111, the best by date is SEP 17, 2015.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the wrong food product ingredients were packaged in the foil bags during production. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an error in the company's production and packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased the 4oz bag of Lite Works Dill Pickle Popcorn with lot code 15111, best by date SEP 17, 2015 are urged to discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact The Popcorn Factory at 1-888-238-8107. Customer Service is available Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm CST. Customers who purchased the recalled product may contact The Popcorn Factory for a replacement.

Milk Allergy Alert: Brown Betty
5/28/2015

Our firm is voluntarily recalling Brown Betty Coconut Milk Powder Mix because the product contains Sodium Caseinate, but the label lacks the allergen statement "Contains milk." People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Please return all unused portion to the store you had purchase the product from for a full refund.

The recalled "Coconut Milk Powder" was sold in NY, NJ, CT, MD, NC and FL.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Thank you for your cooperation in this recall. If you have any question regarding this recall, please feel free to contact our office at 888-233-3773 or 718-272-1300 during Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm. lf you require any further information our staff can assist you.

Soy Allergy Alert: Old World Meats
5/24/2015

Old World Meats, a Duluth, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 12 pounds of roast beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The sliced roast beef was produced on April 3 and May 8, 2015. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 0.5-lb. packages containing “OLD WORLD MEATS TOP ROUND ROAST BEEF.” 

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST.34448” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items produced were sold in a retail location in Minnesota.   

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Paul Wrazidlo, owner, at (218) 340-7682.

Wheat Allergy Alert: Culinary Brands Inc. (Simply Balanced)
5/24/2015

Culinary Brands Inc., a Vernon, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,038 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The pork product was mistakenly mislabeled and may contain the wrong product, a mushroom risotto which contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The pork chile verde product was produced on March 30 and April 2, 2015. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 9-oz. plastic tray packages labeled “Simply Balanced Pork Chile Verde” bearing lot #A5089G2.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 6009” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations nationwide.               

The problem was discovered after the firm received a customer complaint that the package contained the wrong product.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Frank Calma, Chief Executive Officer, at (626) 289-3000 (ext. 116).

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market Oakland
5/24/2015

Whole Foods Market's Oakland store located at 230 Bay Place is voluntarily recalling Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona cut and wrap pieces due to undeclared hazelnuts on the product label. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to hazelnuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.

The recalled product came in pieces wrapped in clear plastic wrap. The recall includes all Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona cut and wrap pieces packed on dates prior to May 19th 2015. This product's UPC code is 250344025508.

This recall only applies to Whole Foods Market's Oakland store. One mild reaction has been reported to-date. Customers who have purchased this product should discard it and may bring in their receipt for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Whole Foods Market's Oakland store at 510-834-9800 from 8:00 am – 10:00 PM Pacific time.

Soy Allergy Alert: A.S.K. Foods Inc. (Wegman's)
5/16/2015

A.S.K. Foods Inc., a Palmyra, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 414 pounds of ground stuffing product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following product is subject to recall:

  • 3-pound plastic tubs of Wegman’s Herb Stuffing, With Pork and Veal, with plant EST. 9551 printed on the label.

This item was produced on May 5, 8, and 12 of 2015. The product bears the establishment number “EST. 9551” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to Wegman’s Grocery stores for in-store Meat Department sales in Pennsylvania.

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector performing routine labeling verification noticed that the bread crumb ingredient contained soy lecithin as a processing aid.  

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Sandy Grubb, Customer Service at 1-717-838-6356 Ext 132.  Media with questions should contact Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger, CEO, at 1-717-838-6356 Ext 132.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Crown Food International
5/12/2015

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared peanuts in Crown Food International "Cummin Powder," packaged and distributed by Crown Food International LLC, located at 45-30 38th St, Long Island City, NY 11101. People who have severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date to this Department in connection with this product.

The recalled "Cummin Powder" is packaged in an uncoded plastic bag labeled as "400 GMS". The product was sold at various retail stores in Brooklyn, Queens and in New Jersey.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the product contained peanut allergens, which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased "Cummin Powder" may return the product to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Salah Chaudhry of Crown Food International at (917) 416-6921.

Soy Allergy Alert: Walker's Foods
5/11/2015

Walker's Foods, a Carrollton, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 46,612 pounds of pork with sauce products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The below products subject to recall were produced between May 1, 2014 and May 7, 2015.

  • 38,462.5 lbs. (in 5-lb. tubs) of "WALKER'S PIT COOKED BARBEQUED PORK WITH SAUCE" bearing packing codes "50115 to 50716."
  • 8,150 lbs. (in 24 oz. tubs) of "WALKER'S PIT COOKED BARBEQUED PORK WITH SAUCE" bearing packing codes "50115 to 50716." 

The products bear the establishment numbers "EST. 9062" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped for institutional distribution and to retail stores in Alabama and Georgia. The problem was discovered by an FSIS inspector while conducting a routine verification check.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Walker's Foods Public Relations Manager Nicole Walker at (770) 834-8171 or via email at Nicole@walkermeats.com.

Wheat Allergy Alert: SP Wholesale Meats
5/8/2015

SP Wholesale Meats, a Portland, Ore., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,729 pounds of raw pork and chicken sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-pound boxes with 4 oz. and 2 oz. links of CASCADE FARMS “Chicken Apple Sausage” with a lot number of 079.
  • 1-pound packages with 4 oz. links and bulk of DON FELIPE’S TOLUCAN BRAND “Chorizo Verde” with a lot number of 084, 097, 104, 111, 113 and 118.
  • 1-pound packages with 4 oz. links and bulk of DON FELIPE’S TOLUCAN BRAND “Chorizo Rojo” with a lot number of 104, 111, 113 and 118.
  • 1-pound packages with 4 oz. links and bulk of DON FELIPE’S TOLUCAN BRAND “Chicken Chorizo” with a lot number of 079, 098, 112 and 119.

The products bear the establishment numbers “EST. P-2886” and “EST. 2886” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants in Oregon and Washington.                                 

The problem was discovered when SP Wholesale Meats received an e-mail notice of an FDA recall involving Oregon Spice Co. due to the presence of wheat/gluten. The oregano was recalled due to the presence of wheat that was formulated into the sausage products.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Charlie Ryan, President, or Jim Register, General Manager, at 503-234-0579.

Wheat, Soy & Milk Allergy Alert: Khubba Al Nahrain, Inc.
5/7/2015

Khubba Al Nahrain, Inc., a Skokie, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 665 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat, soy, and milk, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The beef items were produced on various dates from September 11, 2014 to April 29, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of “ARCHIE’S POTATO CHOPS” with lot numbers “11915, 10615, 07515, 36014, 33514, 28314 or 25314” on the packaging label. 
  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of “ARCHIE’S KUBBA HALAB” with lot numbers “25314, 28314 or 33514” on the packaging label. 
  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of “ARCHIE’S KRASS” with lot numbers “02615 or 10615” on the packaging label. 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of “ARCHIE’S KUBBA TAPSI” with lot number “07515” on the packaging label.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 45103M” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Illinois and Michigan.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Refat Nissan, Owner, at (847) 834-4383.

Egg Allergy Alert: Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill
5/7/2015

Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill of Bronx, NY is recalling 6,188 cases of Shrimp and Soya Patties, Net Wt. 17.2 lbs, due to an undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Shrimp and Soya Patties were distributed directly to Golden Krust stores in the Northeast, through a distributor for Golden Krust stores in FL and GA and three other distributors.

Product cases are marked on the side with the following expiration dates: 1/24/2015 through 2/26/2016. Each bulk case contains 50 individual frozen pieces lined with parchment paper.

Golden Krust has not received any reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing egg was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the egg.

Consumers with known egg allergies who have any remaining aforementioned product with the expiry dates listed should not consume it, but rather discard it. Consumers with questions may call the Golden Krust Consumer Response Hotline at 855-565-0561, which is available 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (EST) Monday – Friday or via email at consumerresponse@goldenkrustbakery.com.

Milk Allergy Alert: Poco Dolce Confections
5/5/2015

Poco Dolce Confections of San Francisco, CA is recalling all Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee Individually Wrapped Tiles. These varieties of individually wrapped Tiles are being recalled because of their label’s failure to identify the food allergen (Milk) in addition to the listing for “Butter” in the label’s ingredient statement. 

Poco Dolce Confections immediately segregated its entire Individually Wrapped Tiles inventory and is notifying consumers and customers not to consume this product.

The Individually Wrapped Tiles are individually wrapped 2” square pieces of Bittersweet Chocolate in glassine envelopes which come in 18pc trays. They are available in seven varieties though only the following six flavors are subject to this recall: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee.

Poco Dolce Confections wants to ensure its products are safe. Consequently, in addition to its ongoing cooperation with the California Department of Public Health, Poco Dolce Confections is voluntarily recalling all Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties (Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, Sesame Toffee) from all of its customers. Consumers in possession of these Chocolates should not eat the product and should return the product to the place of purchase.

Poco Dolce Confections will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers. Please call Albert Moriguchi at 415-255-1443 (8:30-5, M-F) for further information.

Soy Allergy Alert: Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co.
5/1/2015

Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co., a Fresno, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 159,291 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains soy lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-pound cryovac packages of SOUJOUK Dried Beef Sausage Hot & Spicy with plant EST. 5867-A.
  • 1-pound cryovac packages of SOUJOUK Dried Beef Sausage Mild with plant EST. 5867-A.

These items were produced on various dates from April 30, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The products bear the establishment number “EST. 5867-A” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have the sell by date printed on the product label. These items were shipped to distributors, retailers, and consumers nationwide.                               

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector was reviewing ingredients on their products and noticed that the establishment applied canola oil spray, a release agent, on the interior of their tubs. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Hayik Garabetyan at Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co. at 1-559-243-0800.

Egg Allergy Alert: Golden Krust Patties
4/30/2015

Golden Krust Patties, a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 9,073,384 pounds of beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The beef and chicken products were produced on various dates from January 24, 2014 through February 26, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 8-lb. cases containing 2-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
  • 8-lb. cases containing 2-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
  • 8-lb. cases containing 2-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken Patties.”
  • 12-lb. cases containing 3-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
  • 12-lb. cases containing 3-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
  • 12-lb. cases containing 3-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken Patties.”
  • 15-lb. cases containing “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
  • 15-lb. cases containing “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
  • 15-lb. cases containing “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken.”
  • 15-lb. cases containing 9-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Hot Beef Patties.”
  • 15-lb. cases containing 9-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken Patties.”
  • 15-lb. cases containing 9-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Mild Beef Patties.”
  • 8.5-lb cases containing 24-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
  • 8.5-lb cases containing 24- count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Chicken.”
  • 40-lb cases containing 10-count packages of “Golden Krust Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties.”
  • 15-lb cases containing “Golden Krust Cheezee Beef Patty.”
  • 15-lb cases containing “Golden Krust Jerk Chicken Patty.”  

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 18781 and P-18781” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have an expiration date between January 24, 2015 through February 26, 2016. These items produced were shipped to distributors, retailers, and consumers nationwide.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse allergic reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Herma Hawthorne, Director of Compliance, at (855) 565-0561. Media with questions about the recall can contact Latalya Morrison, Marketing and Public Relations Manager, at (718) 655-7878 ext. 7148. 

Multiple Allergen Alert: Hong Ha
4/25/2015

Hong Ha, a Hyattsville, Md. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,164 pounds of beef and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat flour, eggs, and milk, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The beef and pork items were produced on various dates between December 1, 2014 and April 23, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 6-oz. packages containing “HONG HA GIO HUE (Vietnamese Brand Seasoned Pork Patty Mix)”
  • 7-oz. packages containing “HONG HA NEM (Vietnamese Brand Fresh Seasoned Pork Pattie Mix for Barbecue)”
  •  8-oz. packages containing “HONG HA CHA CHIEN (Vietnamese Brand Seasoned Pork, Patty Mix)”
  • 12-oz. vacuum sealed packages containing “HONG HA BO VIEN GAN (Vietnamese Brand Beef & Pork Meat Balls. Beef Tendons Added)”
  • 12-oz. vacuum sealed packages containing “HONG HA BO VIEN (Vietnamese Brand Beef & Pork Meat Balls)”
  • 14-oz. packages containing “HONG HA NEM NUONG (Vietnamese Brand Seasoned Pork Meat Balls, Anchovy Flavored Fish Sauce Added)”
  • 14-oz. packages containing “HONG HA GIO SONG (Vietnamese Brand Fresh Seasoned Pork, Pattie Mix)”
  • 32-oz. banana leaf and plastic packages containing of “HONG HA GIO DAC BIET (Vietnamese Brand Seasoned Pork Patty Mix)”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 4261” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to restaurants and retail locations in Maryland and Virginia.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Magdi Abadir, Food Consultant, at (301) 341-1175.

Soy Allergy Alert: Alpine Sausage Kitchen
4/25/2015

Alpine Sausage Kitchen, an Albuquerque, N.M. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,350 pounds of beef and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens,. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The sausage products were produced on various dates from February 4, 2014 and March 26, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 10-lb. boxes containing “Alpine Sausage Kitchen VIENNA SAUSAGE Calcium Reduced Dried Skim Milk Added.”
  • 10-lb. boxes containing “Alpine Sausage Kitchen COOKED BRATWURST (GERMAN BRAND).”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 7060” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to a retail location in Texas.   

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact William Schmaeh, Owner, at (505) 266-2853. 

Milk Allergy Alert: Sweet Sam's Baking Company
4/24/2015

Sweet Sam's Baking Company of Bronx, NY is recalling all lots of Starbucks Black & White Mini Cookies sold in Starbucks Company operated stores on or before Thursday, April 23rd, 2015, because they contain milk, an allergen that is not declared on the packaging. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of experiencing a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume the product.

The Black & White Mini Cookies were sold in Starbucks Company -operated stores in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Ohio, South Carolina, and West Virginia.

The product comes in a 2.0 oz. (56 g) clear film package, each containing two cookies.

Printed upon the front of the package are the words “Black & White Mini Cookies”, “A New York City Favorite”, and “SKU 408785”. On the rear panel, among other details, are the words, “Manufactured for: Starbucks Coffee Company”, and UPC code “833282000495”.

The recall was initiated by Sweet Sam's Baking Company after it was discovered that the label did not reveal the presence of milk. Two customers with milk allergies reported having an allergic reaction after consuming the product. No other illnesses have been reported to date. A product packaging review determined that the private-label packaging design omitted the presence of milk from the ingredient panel. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an oversight in the design process of the private label. The packaging for Black & White Cookies sold under Sweet Sam's own trademark does not suffer from this error. The company will be revising the labeling of the product before re-introducing onto the market.

Consumers who have purchased packages of Black & White Mini Cookies sold at Starbucks and have an allergy to milk are urged to discard the product or return it to any Starbucks store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Starbucks’s Customer Relations at 1-800-782-7282, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Time.

Egg Allergy Alert: SM Fish Corp.
4/23/2015

SM Fish Corp. of FAR ROCKAWAY, NY is recalling 8 ounce containers of OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX & CREAM because it contains undeclared eggs.  People who have an allergy to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The product was distributed to retail stores in NY and NJ.

OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX & CREAM, NET WT. 8 OZ., is packed in clear, plastic containers bearing UPC code 739885104113 and date code “06/04/15” (represents expiration date) located on the bottom of the plastic tub.
No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered during the current FDA inspection that the containers did not list the sub-ingredients of the mayonnaise, which contains eggs, used in the product. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased the item are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-945-9800, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, ET.

Milk Allergy Alert: SM Fish Corp.
4/23/2015

SM Fish Corp. of FAR ROCKAWAY, NY is recalling 8 ounce containers of OSSIE’S HERRING IN SOURCREAM and OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX DAIRY because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.
The products were distributed to retail stores in NY and NJ.

OSSIE’S HERRING IN SOURCREAM, NET WT. 8 OZ., is packed in clear, plastic containers bearing UPC code 739885114174 with date code “06/08/15” (represents expiration date) located on the bottom of the tub.  OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX DAIRY, Net Wt. 8 OZ., is packed in clear, plastic containers bearing UPC code 739885114136 and date code “06/08/15” (represents expiration date) located on the bottom of the tub.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered during the current FDA inspection that the containers did not list the sub-ingredients of the sour cream, which contains milk, used in the products. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return themt to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-945-9800, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, ET.

Milk Allergy Alert: Royal Frozen Food
4/19/2015

Royal Frozen Food, a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,821 pounds of beef and chicken products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The beef and chicken blintzes were produced on various dates prior to April 16, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 20-oz. plastic trays containing ten pieces of “Royal Frozen Food, BLINTZES Blintzes with BEEF” with bar code “6 0723830019 5.”
  • 20-oz. plastic trays containing ten pieces of “Royal Frozen Food, BLINTZES Blintzes with CHICKEN” with bar code “6 0723830025 6.”   

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “Est. 20585 or P-20585” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail stores and markets in California and Nevada.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by FSIS personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Gloria Cheng, Manager, at (323) 938-8666.

Coconut Allergy Alert: Prolainat (Trader Joe's)
4/19/2015

PROLAINAT is voluntarily recalling all lots of 9.16 oz packages of Trader Joe’s A Dozen Sweet Bites (Chocolate & Coffee “Opéra” Cake, Raspberry “Macaron Aux Framboises” Cake, Caramel & Chocolate Cake) due to undeclared coconut. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to coconut run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. The Trader Joe’s A Dozen Sweet Cakes is safe for consumption by those who do not have coconut allergies.

The recalled product was produced from January 1, 2011 to February 5, 2015 and distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. The product was sold frozen and packaged in a 9.16 oz box with a photograph of the product on the front of the box and a UPC #00967679 that can be found printed the back of the package.

The recall was initiated after a routine product packaging review surfaced the omission of coconut from the ingredient panel. All affected product has been removed from shelves and from distribution.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.

Customers who have purchased 9.16 oz packages of Trader Joe’s A Dozen Sweet Bites and have a sensitivity to coconut are urged to discard the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at 626-599-3817 [Monday through Friday, 6:00AM to 6:00 PM PST].

We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers for any inconvenience.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Smith’s Food and Drug Stores
4/17/2015

Smith’s Food and Drug Stores said today it is recalling select Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake sold in 7 states because the product contains walnuts that may not be listed on the label.

Item Description:

  • Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake, 1/4 sheet filled.  Packaged on or before April 1, 2015.  UPC Code: 41573-07058
  • Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake Slice, 5 oz.  Packaged on or before April 1, 2015. UPC Code: 750903-91714
  • Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake, 1/8 Sheet.  Packaged on or before April 1, 2015. UPC Code: 770118-22460

Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund.
 
People who are allergic to walnuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to walnuts, there is no safety issue with the product.

No customer illnesses have been reported to date.

Store Locations:Smith’s stores in the following states are included in this recall: Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming
Smith's removed items from store shelves and initiated a customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.
Customers who have questions about this recall may contact Smith’s Customer Connect toll-free at 800-576-4377. For more information, please visit www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/recall_alertsdisclaimer icon

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Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Solutions At Work, Inc. (Cleveland Crops)
4/16/2015

Solutions At Work, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio is recalling CLEVELAND CROPS CHILI CHEEZY KALE CHIPS because they may contain undeclared raw cashews. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to raw cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

CLEVELAND CROPS CHILI CHEEZY KALE CHIPS were distributed at three local retail stores in the Cleveland, Ohio area between the period of 12/1/2014 and 3/30/2015. These CLEVELAND CROPS CHILI CHEEZY KALE CHIPS are individually packaged in a 2-ounce, stand-up, paper pouch with a clear viewing window on the back under the “Cleveland Crops” brand. The UPC code for this product is 58736 00504.

No known illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture that the CLEVELAND CROPS CHILI CHEEZY KALE CHIPS, which contain raw cashews, were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of raw cashews. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by the mislabeling of a limited batch of this product.

Consumers who have purchased CLEVELAND CROPS CHILI CHEEZY KALE CHIPS that fall under this recall notice are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund and/or contact Solutions At Work, Inc. (dba Cleveland Crops) at (216) 736-4567 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Peanut Allergy Alert: America's Best
4/15/2015

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared peanuts in America’s Best brand “(Jeera) Cumin Powder”, packaged and distributed by Patel Grocery located at 5303 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220.

People who have severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date to this Department in connection with this product.

The recalled “(Jeera) Cumin Powder” is packaged in an uncoded, 14 oz (400 gm) plastic bag. The product was sold at various retail stores in Brooklyn.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the product contained peanut allergens, which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased “(Jeera) Cumin Powner” may return the product to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Ishwer Patel of Patel Grocery at (718) 748-6369.

Soy Allergy Alert: Corn Maiden Foods, Inc.
4/13/2015

UPDATE 4/28/15:

Corn Maiden Foods, Inc., a Harbor City, Calif. establishment, added an additional item to the recalled products list, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product should have been part of the original 15,600 pounds of pork products that were recalled on April 11, 2015. Therefore, the poundage has not changed. The products contain hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 20.625 lb. cases containing 60 5.5 oz. pieces of “Tamales with Pork Carnitas, Green Chile & Oregano Wrapped in Corn Husks.” 
  • 9.375 lb. cases containing 60 2.5 oz. pieces of “Tamales with Pork Carnitas, Green Chile & Oregano Wrapped in Corn Husks.”

On April 11, 2015, the company recalled 15,600 pounds of pork tamales, pork Yucatan, and beef brisket taquitos items that were produced on various dates between April 9, 2014 and April 8, 2015. To read the recall release, click here. The following products listed below were included in the initial recall:

  • 20.625 lb. cases containing 60 5.5 oz. pieces of “Tamales with Pork Sante Fe Green Chile Wrapped in Corn Husks.”
  • 9.375 lb. cases containing 60 2.5 oz. pieces of “Tamales with Pork Sante Fe Green Chile Wrapped in Corn Husks.”
  • 24 lb. cases containing 3 8lb. vacuum sealed packages of “Border Grill Pork Yucatan.”
  • 15 lb. cases containing 100 2.7 oz. pieces of “Border Grill [Beef] Brisket Taquitos.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 20949” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to hotels, restaurants and institutional locations in California.

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine verification activities.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Pascal Dropsy, President of Corn Maiden Foods, Inc., at (310) 784-0400, ext. 221.

 

Corn Maiden Foods, Inc., a Harbor City, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,600 pounds of pork tamales, pork Yucatan, and beef brisket taquitos products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The pork tamales, pork Yucatan, and beef brisket taquitos items were produced on various dates between April 9, 2014 and April 8, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 20.625 lb. cases containing 60 5.5 oz. pieces of “Tamales with Pork Sante Fe Green Chile Wrapped in Corn Husks.”
  • 9.375 lb. cases containing 60 2.5 oz. pieces of “Tamales with Pork Sante Fe Green Chile Wrapped in Corn Husks.”
  • 24 lb. cases containing 3 8lb. vacuum sealed packages of “Border Grill Pork Yucatan.”
  • 15 lb. cases containing 100 2.7 oz. pieces of “Border Grill [Beef] Brisket Taquitos.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 20949” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to hotels, restaurants and institutional locations in California.

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine verification activities.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. 

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Pascal Dropsy, President of Corn Maiden Foods, Inc, at (310) 784-0400 ext. 221.

Egg Allergy Alert: La Guadalupana Wholesale Co., Inc.
4/9/2015

La Guadalupana Wholesale Co., Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 34,923 pounds of pork and chicken tamale products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain egg whites, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label. 

The pork and chicken tamale items were produced on various dates between January 16, 2015 and March 30, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 25 lb. cases containing 100 4 oz. pieces of “La Guadalupana Hot Pork Tamales.”
  • 15 lb. cases containing 80 3 oz. pieces of “La Guadalupana Hot Pork Tamales.”
  • 25 lb. cases containing 100 4 oz. pieces of “La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.”
  • 15 lb. cases containing 80 3 oz. pieces of “La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.”
  • 15 lb. cases containing 60 4 oz. pieces of “La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.”
  • 12.5 lb. cases containing 50 4 oz. pieces of “La Guadalupana Hot Chicken Tamales.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 21094” or “P-21094” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine verification activities.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Alejandro Castro, General Manager of La Guadalupana Wholesale Co., Inc, at (866) 954-3654 or info@senortamale.com.

Wheat & Soy Allergy Alert: World Wide Gourmet Foods
4/9/2015

World Wide Gourmet Foods of Woodinville, WA is recalling 2916 packages of Central Market Teriyaki Salmon Jerky because it may contain undeclared wheat and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some packages were mis-labeled on the back side as Central Market Smoked Salmon Jerky which omits the presence of wheat and soy.

Product was distributed to H.E.B retail stores in Texas between 2/27/15 and 4/3/2015.

Product is identified by a purple Central Market Teriyaki Salmon Jerky front label with a back label indicating Central Market Smoked Salmon Jerky with a UPC of 0 41220 34270 9. The affected best by date is 08/25/2015.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Consumers who have purchased Central Market Teriyaki Salmon Jerky with a back label Central Market Smoked Salmon Jerky are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-422-0852 from 07:00am to 04:00pm Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Friday.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Best Foods Inc.
4/7/2015

Best Foods Inc. 75 Midvale Rd,. Edison, NJ is recalling its 7 ounce packages and 14 oz. packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder were distributed to NY, CT, NJ, MA, PA, DE and VA and have reached consumers through retail stores.

The product comes in a clear and yellow plastic package. Some of the 7 ounce packages are marked with UPC number 714760027497 and some of the 14 ounce packages are marked with UPC number 714760027503.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling and analysis by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets who found the product to contain peanuts which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased 7 ounce and 14 ounce packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder are urged to return them to the place of purchase for full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-732-650-1300 Ext 222, Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Raja Foods
4/3/2015

Raja Foods of Maspeth, NY is recalling its 14 ounce packages of "SWAD Cumin Powder 14 oz" because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled "SWAD Cumin Powder 14 oz" was distributed in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are found in South Asian retail stores. The product comes in a 14 ounce, clear packaged marked with batch number 24714 on the back with an expiration date of Sept 2017.

No illness have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel found the product to contain the presence of peanuts which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased 14 ounce package of "SWAD Cumin Powder" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-416-2632.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Maya Overseas Food Inc.
4/3/2015

Maya Overseas Food Inc. of 48-85, Maspeth Ave., Maspeth, NY 11378, is recalling its 7 ounce packages of “Cumin Powder” because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled “Cumin Powder” were distributed NY, CT, NJ, MA, PA and VA in retail stores. The product comes in a 7 ounce, clear plastic package and is un-coded.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicated the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s production and packaging processes. Production of the product has been suspended until the company is certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased 7 ounce packages of “Cumin Powder” are urged to return to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-894-5145.

Egg Allergy Alert: GetGo (Giant Eagle)
4/1/2015

Select GetGo from Giant Eagle brand individually wrapped Grab-and-Go subs (7” Grab-and-Go Turkey and Swiss and Italian Subs), sold from Grab-and-Go/”Fresh-to-Go” display cases inside GetGo locations, have been voluntarily recalled by GetGo due to an undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an egg allergy. There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.

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GetGo became aware of the product issues during an ongoing ingredient label review. The product labels for the recalled items, which both contain egg, omitted it as an allergen. Upon discovering this omission, the company immediately removed all potentially affected products, implemented a register block to ensure that the products were not inadvertently purchased, and is launching its con sumer alert telephone outreach system to directly notify customers.

Customers with an egg allergy who have purchased an affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local GetGo location for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.

Egg and Milk Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle
4/1/2015

Select Giant Eagle brand Danish pastries, Bolillo rolls, Belgium Fontal Imported Cheese, 8" Coconut and Lemon Meringue Pies and heat & serve fried fish, prepared and sold from the Bakery, Cheese and Prepared Foods departments inside Giant Eagle and Market District stores, have been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle due to undeclared egg and milk allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg or milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have egg or milk allergies. There are no confirmed illnesses to date associated with these recalls.

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Giant Eagle became aware of the product issues during an ongoing ingredient label review. The product labels for the recalled items, which all contain egg and/or milk, omitted egg and/or milk as allergens. Upon discovering this omission, the company immediately removed all potentially affected products, implemented a register block to ensure that the products were not inadvertently purchased, and is launching its consumer alert telephone outreach system to directly notify customers.

Customers with egg or milk allergies who have purchased an affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle and Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Hope Foods
4/1/2015

Hope Foods is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Kale Pesto Hummus because it contains undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. The hummus is safe for consumption by those who do not have walnut allergies.

The affected product was distributed in 8 oz plastic tubs and is marked with a Best By date of 05/04/15 and Lot Code of 030215-KP which can be found on the side of the lid. The unit UPC is 8-56500-00426-6. No other product is included in this recall.

We believe fewer than 3100 units have been distributed nationwide to limited retailers and wholesalers in the US only.

The recall was initiated after Hope Foods discovered that product containing walnuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of walnuts. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers with a walnut allergy who have purchased the affected product are urged to dispose of it or return them to the store where they were purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers with questions can call Hope Foods at 720-663-7123, Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm MST.

This limited voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Egg and Milk Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market Southwest
4/1/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling Bran Muffin six packs produced and sold in retail stores in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, and AR, due to undeclared egg and milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or milk run the risk of serious or life-­‐‑threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. 

The product was sold in six packs packaged in clear plastic containers, PLU 24857800499 with best by dates of 1/21/15 to 4/6/15. 

The bran muffins in the six pack contain eggs and milk as ingredients, which was not declared on the label. 

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date. Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves. 

The error was discovered during routine product review. 

Consumers who have purchased this product from any Whole Foods Market Southwest stores in TX, OK, LA, and AR are encouraged to discard the product and may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store between the hours of 9am and 5pm CST any day of the week. 

Customers may find their nearest Whole Foods Market at www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Egg Allergy Alert: Silver Lake
3/30/2015

All lots of Silver Lake brand Easter Egg Cookies, NET WT. 8 OZ (226g), have been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared egg (Allergen) in the ingredients. For people who have an allergy or a severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these cookies. The cookies are safe for consumption by those who do not have egg allergies.

The recalled Easter Egg Cookies were primarily sold to supermarkets in the following states: MN, WI, NY, GA, IL, CT, PA, MA, and IN.

There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.

The Easter Egg Cookies were sold under The Silver Lake label with the UPC code of: 0 37695 49817 1

Customers with an egg allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it. Consumers with a questions can call Silver Lake Cookie Company at 1-800-645-9048 x263, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Lindt
3/25/2015

Premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli is voluntarily recalling one product lot of its 6.4 oz Chocolate Covered Raisin Bags and 6.4 oz Chocolate Covered Almond Bags sold in nine Lindt Chocolate Shop locations in the U.S. between January 23 and March 16, 2015. Lindt is issuing this voluntary recall due to concerns about the potential presence of undeclared hazelnuts. People who are allergic to hazelnuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This voluntary recall affects the following products:

  • Chocolate Covered Raisin 6.4 oz standup bag with a lot code L2975 and a best before date of 4-30-2015
  • Chocolate Covered Almond 6.4 oz standup bag with a lot code of L2975 and best before date of 4-30-2015

Consumers can find the lot codes on a white sticker placed on the back of the bag. Codes begin with the letter “L.”Lindt is issuing this voluntary recall after learning that a limited number of bags (56 bags or less) of these two products were mistakenly labeled and may contain hazelnuts. No allergic reactions have been reported to date. The impacted bags were available for purchase at nine Lindt Chocolate Shops between January 23 – March 16, 2015. View full list of stores >

Consumers who believe they purchased one of these bags should return the product to a Lindt Chocolate Shop for a full refund, or contact Lindt Customer Service at 1-877-MY-LINDT (1-877-695-4638) 24 hours/ day or ChocCovered@lindt.com. Consumers with questions should contact Lindt Customer Service.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Supervalu Inc.
3/25/2015

Supervalu Inc. of Eden Prairie, Minn. is recalling Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins because the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins were distributed in North Dakota, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, and may have been purchased at the company’s Farm Fresh, Shoppers, Cub Foods, Hornbacher’s and Shop ‘n Save stores.

There have been no confirmed illnesses associated with this product recall and the recall is being issued out of abundance of caution.

The product is in a 32 oz. clear plastic tub with a black lid. The product is labeled as Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins and may contain chocolate covered peanuts. The product UPC is code is 41303 05311 and is located on the back label. The product may have a back label with a product descriptor that does not match the product descriptor on the front label.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts on the front of the package. The product manufacturer is Quality Products, a division of MRCI WorkSource.

Consumer questions related to this product recall should be directed to SUPERVALU’s customer service line at 1-877-932-7948. Consumers may return any unused product to the place of purchase for a refund.

Soy Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle
3/24/2015

All lots of Giant Eagle brand Japanese Breaded Cod Fillets, prepared and sold individually from the Seafood department inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through March 23, 2015 have been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle due to an undeclared soy allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have soy allergies.

The recalled Japanese Breaded Cod Fillets were purchased by customers in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland. There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.

The fillets were sold individually from the Seafood department with a UPC of 68106 31470.

Giant Eagle became aware of the issue during ongoing ingredient declaration monitoring. The product label for the fillets, which contain soy, omitted soy as an allergen.

Customers with a soy allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.

In addition to this public communication regarding these recalls, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

Egg Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle
3/24/2015

All lots of Giant Eagle brand Little Italy Paninis, prepared and sold individually from the Prepared Foods department inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through March 23, 2015 have been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle due to an undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have egg allergies.

The recalled Little Italy Paninis were purchased in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania and Ohio. There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.

The paninis were sold individually from the Prepared Foods department with UPCs of:

  • 97525 20399 Little Italy Panini, Cold
  • 07369 20399 Little Italy Panini, Hot

Giant Eagle became aware of the issue during ongoing ingredient declaration monitoring. The product label for the paninis, which contain egg, omitted egg as an allergen.Customers with an egg allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.

In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

Soy Allergy Alert: Taylor Farms
3/23/2015

Taylor Farms Florida Inc., of Orlando, FL is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Kale and Quinoa Salad because they have the potential of containing an undeclared soy allergen within the dressing packet in the salad.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the ingredient label on the bottom of the packaging did not indicate the presence of soy.

People who have severe sensitivity or allergies to soy may run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The salads were sold in a limited number of Wawa stores in Florida. There are 134 units of the affected Kale and Quinoa Salad which have the code date of “sell by” 3/22/2015 TFFLD076A1 5:00am, packaged in a 7.5oz plastic container. The affected product was distributed to stores on 3/17/15.
No illnesses have been reported to date.

This voluntary recall does not apply to any other Wawa or Taylor Farms products distributed in the United States.

Customers who have purchased Wawa Kale and Quinoa Salad with “sell by” date 3/22/2015 in Florida are urged to discard the product and contact the Wawa Call Center at 1-800-444-9292 24 hours a day 7 days a week for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Taylor Farms Florida at 407-495-7333, Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm EST.

Milk Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle
3/23/2015

All lots of Giant Eagle brand Raisin Filled and Apricot Filled cookies, baked and sold individually from the Bakery department service counters inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through March 20, have been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have milk allergies.

The recalled Raisin Filled and Apricot Filled cookies were purchased by 62 customers in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia. There are no reported illnesses to date associated with this recall.

The cookies were sold individually from the bakery service counter with UPCs of:

  • 57991 70069 1 count Raisin Filled Cookie, 2 ounces
  • 77979 70069 1 count Apricot Filled Cookie, 1 ounce

Giant Eagle became aware of the issue during ongoing ingredient declaration monitoring. The product label for the cookies, which contain milk, omitted milk as an allergen. Additionally, the Company encourages customers with milk allergies to check their pantries and freezers for any cookies that may have been stored or frozen.Customers with a milk allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.

In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database

Egg Allergy Alert: Van Lang Foods
3/20/2015

Van Lang Foods, a Countryside, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 232 pounds of pork potstickers and chicken dim sum due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain egg, a known allergen which was not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 12-oz. trays of “Sid Wainer and Son Domaine de Provence Pork Potstickers”
  • 12-oz. trays of “Sid Wainer and Son Domaine de Provence Chicken Dim Sum”

Although the products subject to recall were packaged in boxes that bear the establishment number “P-18403” or “EST 18403” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection, the consumer labels do not have the mark of inspection.  The chicken dim sum was produced on November 11, 2014 and the pork potstickers on November 12, 2014.  Both products were then shipped to a distributor for retail sales in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

The missing USDA Mark of Inspection was initially discovered by FSIS personnel at a retail location during a routine inspection, with the undeclared allergen discovered later during FSIS investigative activities. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Nick Podoba at (708) 588-0800.

Milk Allergy Alert: StoneRidge Wholesale Division
3/19/2015

StoneRidge Wholesale Division, LLC, a Wautoma, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,851 pounds of pork tenderloin products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The pork tenderloin items were produced on various dates from March 2, 2014 through Mar. 16, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [View Label]

  • 1 to 2-lb. vacuum sealed packages of “StoneRidge Roasted Garlic Pork Tenderloin.”

The products subject to recall bears the establishment number “EST. M33989” inside the USDA mark of inspection and “use or freeze by” dates through Apr. 30, 2015. This product was shipped to retail locations in Illinois and Wisconsin. 

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during  label verification activities.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Trevor Diedrick, StoneRidge HACCP Coordinator, at (920) 787-5444 Ext. 302.

Milk Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle
3/19/2015

All lots of Giant Eagle brand seasonal cut-out shapes cookies, baked and sold inside Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets through March 18, have been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle due to an undeclared milk allergen.

The affected cut-out cookies were produced in various holiday-themed shapes (see more sample images), and were sold plain, or decorated with icing or sprinkles. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have milk allergies.

The recalled cut-out cookies were purchased by customers in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia. The cookies were sold individually in the bakery service case as well as in clear packages with UPCs of:

  • 77993 90046    1 count seasonal cut-out cookie, 1 ounce
  • 37973 00199    1 count decorated cut-out cookie, 2 ounces
  • 17972 10298    2 count decorated cut-out cookies, 5 ounces
  • 89685 80499    10 count cut-out cookies, 15 ounces
  • 69748 80499    12 count cut-out cookies, 24 ounces.

Giant Eagle became aware of the issue when customers reported cases of illness associated with the cut-out cookies, which prompted further investigation. The product label for the cut-out cookies, which contain milk, omitted milk as an allergen. Additionally, the Company encourages customers with milk allergies to check their pantries and freezers for any seasonal cookies that may have been stored or frozen.

Customers with a milk allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund. Customers with questions may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.

In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle completed its consumer recall telephone notification process. The consumer recall process uses purchase data and consumer telephone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

Soy Allergy Alert: Bear Creek Smokehouse
3/15/2015

Bear Creek Smokehouse, a Marshall, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,700 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The barbeque beef items were produced on various dates between November 22, 2013 and January 21, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:      

  • 1 lb. plastic containers of “Beasley’s Smokehouse Chopped Barbeque Beef with Sauce.”  

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 7226” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Texas.

The problem was discovered by establishment personnel.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Shelley Jones, at (903) 935-5217.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Gourmet Kitchen, Inc.
3/15/2015

Gourmet Kitchen, Inc., a Neptune, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 16,722 pounds of various beef and chicken products due to adulteration, misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label, at very low levels posing a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product. 

The ready-to-cook beef and chicken appetizer items were produced on various dates between October 15, 2014 and March 2, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:      

  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Beef Wellington Puff.”  The boxes will bear the case code B2018.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Beef Satay.” The boxes will bear the case code B2028.
  • Bulk packages of 0.6 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Large Beef Wellington.” The boxes will bear the case code B2032.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Beef Wellington Puff with Bleu Cheese.”  The boxes will bear the case code B2078.
  • Bulk packages of 0.4 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Petite Beef Wellington.” The boxes will bear the case code B2148.
  • Bulk packages of 0.6 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Macadamia Chicken Skewer.” The boxes will bear the case code C2036.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Chicken Wellington Puff.”  The boxes will bear the case code C2050.
  • Bulk packages of 0.6 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Pistachio Chicken Pinwheel.” The boxes will bear the case code C2054.
  • Bulk packages of 0.6 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Oahu Chicken Pinwheel.” The boxes will bear the case code C2084.
  • Bulk packages of 0.4 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Petite Chicken Wellington Puff.” The boxes will bear the case code C2290.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Foods of Arizona Beef Wellington.”  The boxes will bear the case code GFB2018.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Foods of Arizona Beef Wellington with Bleu Cheese and Duxelle.” The boxes will bear the case code GFB2078.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Impromptu Petite Beef Wellington.” The boxes will bear the case code IM70021.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Beef Kabob.” The boxes will bear the case code K1002.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “Gourmet Kitchen Beef Wellington Puff.” The boxes will bear the case code MSB2018.
  • Bulk packages of 0.75 oz. “MacKenzie Limited Beef Wellington.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 18450” or “EST. 18450 P” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to institutional and food service locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered when Gourmet Kitchen, Inc. was notified by its spice supplier that the season salt in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanut allergens from the paprika component. Gourmet Kitchen, Inc. then informed FSIS of the issue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Patricia Duffy, at (732) 775-5222.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Trader Joe's
3/13/2015

Trader Joe’s Company is recalling all lot codes of its 16 ounce packages of Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds were distributed nationwide in Trader Joe’s retail stores. The product comes in a 16 ounce, clear plastic package marked with UPC # 00761437 on the back of the package.

The recall was initiated after peanuts were discovered in packages of Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the supplier’s production and packaging processes. All product has been removed from store shelves. Sale of this product has been suspended.

To date, Trader Joe’s has received one report of an allergic reaction potentially linked to this product.

Customers who have purchased 16 ounce packages of Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds and have a sensitivity to peanuts are urged to discard the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at 626-599-3817 [Monday through Friday, 6:00AM to 6:00 PM PST].

Peanut Allergy Alert: Bon Appetizers, LLC
3/13/2015

Bon Appetizers, LLC, a Lakewood, N.J., company, is recalling approximately 10,429 pounds of chicken product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanut, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.   

The following products are subject to recall:

  • Various weight bulk packages of “CUISINE INNOVATIONS CHICKEN EMPANADA” with production dates of 8/12/14.
  • Various weight bulk packages of “CUISINE INNOVATIONS CHICKEN QUESADILLA CORNUCOPIA (CHICKEN AND CHEESE FILLING IN FLOUR TORTILLA)” with production dates of 7/3/14, 10/14/14 and 10/15/14.
  • Various weight bulk packages of “RIDGECREST CHICKEN QUESADILLA CORNUCOPIA (CHICKEN AND CHEESE FILLING IN FLOUR TORTILLA)” with production dates of 7/16/14, 7/17/14, 11/18/14, 11/19/14 and 11/20/14.
  • Various weight bulk packages of “CULINARY SECRETS CHICKEN QUESADILLA CORNUCOPIA” with production dates of 7/1/14, 7/2/14, 7/3/14, 7/24/14, 7/26/14, 11/24/14, 11/25/15, 12/4/14 and 12/8/14.  

The products bear the establishment number “P-32068” inside the USDA mark of inspection printed on the product label. The products were slated for food service and institutional use in Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey and Texas.                                 

The problem was discovered when Bon Appetizers, LLC was notified by its spice supplier that cumin used in the products may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Bon Appetizers, LLC General Manager Philip Decker at info@cuisinellc.com or at (732) 730-9310.

Soy Allergy Alert: L & L Foods
3/13/2015

L & L Foods, a Wilmington, Ohio, establishment is recalling approximately 30,665 pounds of bacon bits due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains soy lecithin, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:     

  • 0.5 oz. packages of “UNCURED BACON BITS” The product was produced on various dates from January 15, 2015, through March 10, 2015, and bears the establishment number “Est. 45361” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The product was shipped to other manufacturers in North Carolina and Ohio for further processing into salad kits.                                    

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector was reviewing labels and noticed that the soy ingredient was not on the ingredients list. The FSIS inspector found that a releasing agent used on contact surfaces during production included soy lecithin, which was not disclosed on the product label.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Duncan Lavery at dlavery@llfoodsinc.com or (714) 254-1430.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Badia Spices, Inc.
3/13/2015

Badia Spices, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall on Badia brand ground cumin product. Peanut is an allergen that is not declared on the product’s ingredient statement. People, who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut proteins, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recall was initiated after the firm was notified that a ground cumin sample collected by the State of NY Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Laboratory tested positive and had potentially been produced with undeclared peanut protein.

The Product is packaged in plastic bottles.

Product was distributed nationwide in retail stores, commencing in July, 2014.

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No illnesses have been reported to date, to this firm in connection with this voluntary recall.The product is considered safe for consumers who do not have peanut allergen sensitivities.

Consumers who have peanut allergen sensitivities are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 305-629-8000, 8 am to 4:30 pm EST Monday-Friday, or via email to qualitycontrol@badiaspices.com.

Milk Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle
3/12/2015

Giant Eagle brand Irish Soda Bread, baked and sold inside Giant Eagle supermarkets between February 24 and March 11, has been voluntarily recalled by Giant Eagle today due to an undeclared milk allergen. This creates the potential for serious health consequences if consumed by those with milk allergies. The product is safe for consumption for those who do not have these allergies.

The recalled Irish Soda Bread was sold with a UPC of 20761800000 and a net weight of 16 ounces. The product was purchased by approximately 2,000 customers in Giant Eagle and Market District supermarkets in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia.

Giant Eagle became aware of one reported case of customer illness associated with the Irish Soda Bread product, which prompted further investigation. The product label for the Irish Soda Bread, which contains milk, omitted milk as an allergen. The issue has since been resolved and all product currently on shelf is labeled correctly. To date, the company is not aware of any additional reported cases of customer illness.

Customers with a milk allergy who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to their local Giant Eagle for a refund.
If you have any questions, you may call Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9am-9pm EST.

In addition to this public communication regarding this recall, Giant Eagle initiated its consumer recall telephone notification process in conjunction with ensuring that all Irish Soda Bread product currently on shelf is labeled correctly. The consumer recall process used purchase data and consumer phone numbers housed in the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® database to alert those households that purchased the affected product and have updated telephone contact information in the database.

Milk Allergy Alert: T. Up Trading, Inc.
3/12/2015

T. Up Trading, Inc. of Secaucus, NJ is recalling Korean snack named Corn Bba, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk related ingredient run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Crown Confectionery Co. Corn Bba was distributed in NJ, NY, PA, and MA to only selective Korean retail stores.

The product’s net weight is 72g and packed in Polypropylene. The product has a flavor of banana with real banana cream frosting. The product was manufactured by Crown Confectionery Co., Ltd. (Choong Chung Nam Do, S.Korea) on 11/28/2014 and 12/1/2014. The product bears UPC code 8801111910743 and Expiration date 5/27/2015 and 5/31/2015.

One illness has been reported due to the undeclared milk ingredient to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered the product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk ingredient. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's item and labeling processes.

Consumers who have purchased Crown Confectionery Co.’s Corn Bba are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-201-864-2300, Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm EST.

Soy Allergy Alert: Bavarian Meats
3/5/2015

Bavarian Meats, a Seattle, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,400 pounds of Bavarian Brand Loaf products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The Bavarian Brand Loaf items were produced prior to March 2, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]

  • 5 lb., 1 lb., and ½ lb. packages containing “Bavarian Meats Bavarian Brand Loaf.” 

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 6431” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to wholesale and retail locations in Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection activities. The product contains soy lecithin which is used as a releasing agent when baking and was not declared on the finished product label. The product, which is a lunch meat containing pork and veal, is prepared and placed in loaf pans for baking. The releasing agent is used to coat the loaf pans prior to adding the product.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Lynn Hofstatter, at (206) 448-3540.

Milk Allergy Alert: Maternal Science, Inc. (Healthy Mama)
3/4/2015

Maternal Science, Inc. of Montvale, NJ, is voluntarily recalling healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink because it contains undeclared milk (whey protein isolate). People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink is manufactured for and distributed by Maternal Science, Inc. and sold nationwide through limited retailers and via internet sales. healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink is packaged in a plastic bottle with a white label containing 12 fl oz per bottle (see labels below). The affected lots entered the marketplace on April, 2014. The lots affected are listed below.

healthy mama® Boost It Up! Mighty Mango with Ginger
Package Size:12 fl oz. 14275-11 bottle
Lot# Date: 10/2015
Best by UPC Code: 810758020058

healthy mama® Boost It Up! Mighty Mango
Package Size:12 fl oz. 14090-11 bottle
Lot# Date: 03/2015
Best by UPC Code: 810758020058

To date no illnesses have been reported. The recall was initiated after it was discovered during an internal review that healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink containing whey protein isolate (milk) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Consumers who are allergic to milk and purchased healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink are urged not to consume the product.

Consumers who purchased the affected lots of healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink may return it to: ATTN: BOOST IT UP RETURN, 225 Long Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205 for a full refund or exchange. Customers may contact the company at (855) 773-4426, Monday–Thursday, 9AM – 5PM, ET or email Inquiries@healthymama.com for further instructions and claim processing.

Wheat Allergy Alert: Campos Foods
3/3/2015

Campos Foods, LLC, a Caryville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 136,950 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.  

The Ready-To-Eat (RTE) cheese burger items were produced on various dates between Aug. 22, 2014 and Jan. 9, 2015.  The following products are subject to recall:

  • 15-lb. case containing eight 3.75 oz. burgers of “H-E-B FULLY COOKED THICK N’ TASTY Bacon CHEESE BURGERS NATURAL SMOKE FLAVOR ADDED.”
  • 15-lb. case containing eight 3.75 oz. burgers of “H-E-B FULLY COOKED THICK N’ TASTY CHEESE BURGERS NATURAL SMOKE FLAVOR ADDED.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 2260 T” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Texas. 

The problem was discovered when plant management approached the FSIS Inspector of a possible wheat contamination from a spice mix that was being used to formulate the product. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.   

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls. 

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Chris Rodney, Assistant VP for Sales, at (405)-603-7500. Media with questions about the recall can contact Jim English, President and COO, at (405) 603-7500.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto
2/28/2015

Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto, a Unilever company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato because they may inadvertently contain peanuts (as peanut butter), which are not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected product was distributed in one pint (473 mL) clear plastic jars marked with a unit UPC of 8685200024 located on the side of the jar, and a best by date of 05/19/2016 located on the bottom of the jar. No other best by dates are affected.

The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores. No product was shipped outside the U.S.

Quart-sized containers of the Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato are not affected by this limited voluntary recall. No other Talenti brand gelato or sorbetto products are affected. No allergic reactions have been reported to date.

The company initiated the recall as a result of a consumer complaint.

Consumers who have purchased jars of the above product with the affected UPC and best by date are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the plastic jar and call 877-270-7393, which is operational 24 hours a day seven days a week, to request a replacement coupon.

This limited voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

The company is placing a notification on the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) website www.foodallergy.org and the FAACT website www.foodallergyawareness.org.

Soy Allergy Alert: Sunset Farm Foods
2/27/2015

Sunset Farm Foods, Inc., a Valdosta, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,669 pounds of link sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The link sausage items were produced on various dates between September 3, 2014 and January 28, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 11-lb. vacuum-packed case containing “SOUTHERN CHEF BRAND SMOKED LINK SAUSAGE.”
  • 11-lb. vacuum-packed case containing “GEORGIA MAID SMOKED LINK SAUSAGE.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 9185” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have a sell-by date between January 1, 2015 and May 28, 2015. These items were shipped to consumers and retail locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, and New York.

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine label verification.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and Media with questions about the recall can contact Dan Houston, Sunset Farm Foods, Inc. Quality Assurance Manager, at (800) 882-1121 or info@sunsetfarmfoods.com. 

Milk Allergy Alert: Hummingbird Wholesale
2/23/2015

Hummingbird Wholesale in Eugene Oregon is recalling 110 jars of Hummingbird Brand Organic Chocolate Hazelnut Butter that may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recalled product sold to retail outlets in California, Oregon, and Washington and directly to consumers in Oregon in 1 pound (454 gram) glass jars that show lot number of 15023 on a white sticker on the jar between the dates of 1/27/15 and 2/19/15.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a supplier had changed the ingredients without notice to include milk in the 65% dark chocolate used to make the Organic Chocolate Hazelnut Butter. The label does not show milk as an ingredient. Only lot # 15023 was made with the affected chocolate.

HW Item Number: N270
Lot Number: 15023
UPC Code: 6-96859-11035-1

Consumers who purchased this product are welcome to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, or to contact Hummingbird at 541-686-0921 ext. 105 from 8am to 4pm PST Monday through Friday.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Hummingbird Wholesale has taken immediate action to recall the affected Organic Chocolate Hazelnut Butter in order to ensure the safety of its consumers.

Milk Allergy Alert: El Popocatepetl Ind., Inc.
2/23/2015

El Popocatepetl Ind., Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is voluntarily recalling El Popocatepetl’s 8 in. Chipotle, Spinach Pesto, and Sun Dried Tomato Wraps because they may contain undeclared milk and Yellow #5. People who have allergies to milk and/or Yellow #5 run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

El Popocatepetl’s 8in. Flavored Wraps were distributed in the state of Illinois, primarily in the Chicago area. The information on how the recalled products can be identified is listed below:

Product Name: 8in. Sundried Tomato
Brand Name: El Popocatepetl
Description: 8in. Tomato Flavored Wrap
UPC: 0 20784 99505 7
Any Product with the "Best By" Date of April 1, 2015 and Before.

Product Name: 8in. Spinach Pest
Brand Name: El Popocatepetl
Description: 8in. Spinach Flavored Wrap
UPC: 0 20784 58314 8
Any Product with the "Best By" Date of April 1, 2015 and Before.

Product Name: 8in. Chipotle
Brand Name: El Popocatepetl
Description: 8in. Chipotle Flavored Wrap
UPC: 0 20784 78248 0
Any Product with the "Best By" Date of April 1, 2015 and Before.

The recall was initiated during a review of the product ingredients and the labeled ingredients revealed milk and Yellow #5 was present in an ingredient used to make the flavored wraps but not listed as ingredients on the labels. No Illnesses have been reported to date. All recalled products are being removed from the store shelves. No other El Popocatepetl products are involved in this recall.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the Company Consumer Department at 773-843-0888.

Peanut Allergy Alert: WhiteWave Foods
2/21/2015

WhiteWave Foods is voluntarily recalling 7.5 oz. packages of Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date.

WhiteWave Foods believes fewer than 62,160 boxes of product have been shipped to retailers and wholesalers in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

The recall is taking place due to an inadvertent packaging error.

Consistent with their core value "integrity to produce food responsibly," WhiteWave Foods is taking all necessary steps to ensure the continued safety and well-being of consumers. Their sales team is working with distributors to actively recover any impacted product remaining on store shelves, and they have implemented measures to prevent this from happening in the future.

How to identify the recalled product:

Consumers should check the top of the individual box and look for a "best before" date of 17 May 2015, and check the bottom of the box for a Universal Product Code (UPC) of 42365 00464. This is the only product involved in the recall.

Consumers who purchased the product may return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions can contact the Company at 1-866-663-4349 during extended business hours on February 20, until 10:00 pm central time. On February 21–22, consumers with questions can contact the Company from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm central time. The call center will resume normal business hours as of February 23.

The Food and Drug Administration has been notified of this recall.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Old Home Kitchens
2/21/2015

Old Home Kitchens is voluntarily recalling “Sock It To Me Crème Cake” under “the Bakery baked with pride” label with a production code of 150301100 thru 150310700 ink jet coded on plastic dome, because they contain undeclared pecans. People who have allergy or sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled product was distributed through Wal-Mart Stores in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

The recall was initiated after Old Home Kitchens discovered that product containing pecans was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of pecans. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Old Home Kitchens has alerted Wal-Mart, which has removed this product from its stores. The recall is being made with the knowledge of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration. Consumers who have purchased “Sock It To Me Crème Cake,” under “the Bakery baked with pride” label with the codes noted are urged to return it to Wal-Mart Stores for product replacement or refund. No other product is included in this recall.

Egg Allergy Alert: Chocolate By Design Inc.
2/19/2015

Chocolate By Design Inc. of Ronkonkoma, NY, is recalling its Milk Chocolate “Assorted Character Icing Pops,” “Christmas Icing Pops” and “Triple Heart Icing Pops” because they contain undeclared eggs. The Icing Pops may also contain trace amounts of FD&C colors Yellow 5 or 6, Red 3 or 40, and/or Blue 1. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Milk Chocolate “Assorted Character Pops,” “Christmas Icing Pops” and “Triple Heart Icing Pops” were sold to several customers in New York, New Jersey and Virginia from September 2014 through February 1, 2015 for retail sales.

The milk chocolate Icing Pops are made to order and sold in unmarked bulk boxes containing 24 assorted Icing Pops per box. Each Icing Pop is individually wrapped for retail sale in 2 oz. clear cellophane with a curl ribbon closure. The Icing Pops are not coded.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered during the current FDA inspection that the Milk Chocolate Icing Pops were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg and the certified food colors. Production of the “Assorted Character Icing Pops,” “Christmas Icing Pops” and “Triple Heart Icing Pops” has been suspended until the labeling has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased any of the 2 oz. “Assorted Character Icing Pops,” “Christmas Icing Pops” and “Triple Heart Icing Pops” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-631-737-0082, Mon - Friday 9 am - 4 pm EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Goya Foods, Inc.
2/18/2015

Certain lots of Kirby brand black beans with creole seasoning, 29 oz. size and Goya brand black bean soup, 29 oz. size made by Goya Santo Domingo, S.A. are being recalled.

The voluntary recall was announced after the Company was notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that one lot of ground cumin had potentially been produced with undeclared peanut protein.

Peanut is an allergen that is not declared on the product’s ingredient statement.

This recall notice only affects Kirby black beans with creole seasoning 29 oz. size and Goya black bean soup 29 oz. size. No other sizes or varieties of black bean soup or black beans are affected.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this voluntary recall. Consumers who have purchased the products listed above are urged to discard the product and contact GFI’s Consumer Affairs Department Monday through Friday between the hours of 8AM to 5PM, EST at 1-800-275-4692.

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Soy Allergy Alert: Michigan Brand, Inc.
2/17/2015

Michigan Brand, Inc., a Bay City, Mich., establishment is recalling approximately 4,287 pounds of pork sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the products labels. 

The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 6 oz. packages of “MICHIGAN BRAND Teriyaki Hunter Sausage” bearing production dates of 6/6/14 to 2/17/15 on the label
  • 6 oz. packages of “The Jerky OUTLET Teriyaki Hunter Sausage” bearing production dates of 6/6/14 to 2/17/15 on the label
  • 14 oz. packages of “MICHIGAN BRAND Teriyaki flavor Hunter Sausage” bearing production dates of 6/6/14 to 2/17/15 on the label
  • 14 oz. packages of “The Jerky OUTLET Teriyaki Hunter Sausage” bearing production dates of 6/6/14 to 2/17/15 on the label
  • 40 count boxes of “The Jerky OUTLET Teriyaki Hunter Sausage” bearing production dates of 6/6/14 to 2/17/15 on the label

The products bear the establishment number “Est. 10306” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and have a shelf life of one year from the date of production. The products were shipped to retail outlets and distributors in Michigan.  

The problem was discovered when an FSIS consumer safety inspector was reviewing labels and noticed that the soy ingredient was not on the ingredients list.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Michigan Brand, Inc. Plant Manager Joe Grillo atJoegrillo@michiganbrand.net or at (989) 859-0081.

Soy Allergy Alert: Ruiz Foods
2/17/2015

Ruiz Foods, a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 59 pounds of sausage product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following product is subject to recall: 

  • 4.5-lb. cases containing 3 trays with 8 pieces of “Egg Sausage and Cheese Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla.”

 The product subject to recall, which bears the establishment number “EST. 17523A” inside the USDA mark of inspection, was produced February 4, 2015 and shipped to a warehouse in Indiana for distribution to institutional customers.

The problem was discovered during a routine label review by the company which immediately notified FSIS. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the company’s Consumer Line at (800) 772-6474. Media with questions about the recall can contact Pat Summers at (559) 285-1100.

Milk and Egg Allergy Alert: T. Marzetti Co
2/17/2015

The T. Marzetti Co of Columbus, OH is voluntarily recalling 627 cases of LaRosa’s Creamy Garlic Dressing in 1.5 oz packets because the product contains milk and egg allergens that are not declared on the packet label. The dressing was manufactured correctly and has always contained milk and egg; however there was an error in labeling. People who have an allergy to milk and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

LaRosa’s Creamy Garlic Dressing in packets was distributed primarily in the greater Cincinnati, OH area with limited distribution Columbus, OH, Northern KY, and Southeast Indiana. Product was distributed exclusively through LaRosa’s Pizzeria Restaurants.

The product is labeled LaRosa’s Pizzeria Creamy Garlic Dressing in a single serve 1.5oz packet with the UPC code 70200 80109.

  • UPC: 70200 80109, Use By Date: UB051615C
  • UPC: 70200 80109, Use By Date: UB052915C

This recall was initiated after incorrect packaging was discovered at a LaRosa’s Restaurant. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The product in question has been removed from the restaurants. Consumers with questions may contact the T. Marzetti Co at: 1-800-999-1835.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
2/17/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling “Divine Treasures 100000 Smooches” sold at the Glastonbury, Connecticut location due to an undeclared peanut allergen. The product was sold in the Glastonbury store through February 11, 2015 and includes any Divine Treasures 1000000 Smooches with “Sell By” dates through May 6, 2015.

The vegan chocolate candy labeled as “Divine Treasures 100000 Smooches” contained peanuts, a known allergen, which is not declared due to incomplete wording on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

One allergic reaction has been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Glastonbury may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Egg Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
2/17/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling chocolate cake for two produced and sold in retail stores in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, AR, due to undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-­‐‑threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was sold as whole cakes packaged in clear plastic containers, UPC code 24635700000 with best by dates of 2/3/15 to 2/18/15.

The chocolate cake for two contains egg as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

The error was discovered during routine product review. No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased this product from any Whole Foods Market Southwest stores in TX, OK, LA, and AR may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store between the hours of 9am and 5pm CST any day of the week.

Customers may find their nearest Whole Foods Market at www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Breyers
2/16/2015

Unilever United States, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of tubs of Breyers® No Sugar Added Salted Caramel Swirl because they may inadvertently contain almonds, which are not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almond run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected product was distributed in 1.5-quart (1.41L) paperboard tubs marked with a unit UPC of 7756738393, with a best before date of NOV2915GB, located on the bottom of the tub. No other best before dates are affected.

The product was distributed nationwide to limited retailers and reached consumers through retail stores. No product was shipped outside the U.S.

No Breyers® brand gelato, ice cream, or other frozen dairy dessert products are affected by this limited voluntary recall. No allergic reactions have been reported to date. The company initiated the recall as a result of a consumer complaint.

Consumers who have purchased boxes of the above product with the affected UPC and best before date are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the outer box and call 877-270-7402, which is operational 24 hours a day seven days a week, to request a replacement coupon.

This limited voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

Egg and Soy Allergy Alert: Real Foods
2/13/2015

Real Foods in Kent, WA is initiating a voluntary recall of 356 cases (712 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip, due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The company was alerted to the issue by a retail operation selling the product, that the strawberry trays were incorrectly packaged with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing in place of Devonshire Dip. The Buttermilk Ranch Dressing contains egg and soy, two known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to egg and/or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The products subject to the recall:

  • 1.5# rigid plastic red heart shaped container of strawberries and dip sold at Quality Food Centers, Top Foods/Haggen, Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA), Mckay's, Thriftway including: Harvest Market, Pick Rite, Food Market at Lea Hill

A total of 175 cases (350 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip were produced on 02/09/15 and 02/10/15 and were shipped to a limited number of Quality Food Centers in the Washington and Oregon areas only. This product was distributed by Charlie’s Produce and sold to Quality Food Centers in the following cities: Bellevue, WA; Bothell, WA; Edmonds, WA; Everett, WA; Gig Harbor, WA; Issaquah, WA; Kent, WA; Kirkland, WA; Lynnwood, WA; Mt. Lake Terrace, WA; Maple Valley, WA; Mercer Island, WA; Mill Creek, WA; Mukilteo, WA; Newcastle, WA; North Bend, WA; Pt. Hadlock, WA; Portland, OR; Redmond, WA; Seattle, WA; Stanwood, WA; and Tacoma, WA.A total of 163 cases (326 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip were produced on 02/09/15 and 02/10/15 and were shipped to a limited number of Top Foods and Haggen stores in the Washington and Oregon areas only. This product was distributed by Charlie’s Produce and sold to Top Foods and Haggen stores in the following cities: Aberdeen, WA; Auburn, WA; Bellingham, WA; Burlington, WA; Ferndale, WA; Lake Stevens, WA; Marysville, WA; Mount Vernon, WA; Puyallup, WA Olympia, WA; Oregon City, OR; Snohomish WA; Stanwood, WA; Tualatin, OR; and Woodinville, WA.

The remaining 18 cases (36 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip were produced on 02/09/15 and 02/10/15 and were distributed and sold by Charlie’s produce to the following stores in the following locations: The IGA in Darrington, WA (2 case); The IGA-Orcas Island in Eastsound, WA (2 cases); Mckay’s in Gold Beach and Lincoln City, OR (4 cases), Thriftway on Vashon, WA (2 cases), Thriftway–Harvest Market in White Salmon, WA (2 cases), Thriftway–Pick Rite in Montesano, WA (5 cases); Food Market at Lea Hill in Auburn, WA (1 case).

No other products or code dates are affected by this recall. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
There have been no adverse reactions or illnesses attributed to the recalled item to date.

Customers who have purchased this product and are sensitive to soy and/or egg products or have soy and/or egg allergies should not consume the above-mentioned product. This product may be returned to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers may call Mike Apilado at 206-432-3451 for any further information Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am-5pm (PST).

Peanut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Markets, Inc.
2/11/2015

Whole Foods Markets, Inc. is recalling approximately 33,191 pounds of ready to eat products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanut, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

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The following products are subject to recall:   

  • 16 lb bulk containers of “CHILI, TURKEY AND BLACK BEAN” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 16 lb bulk containers of “CHILI, BRAISED BEEF” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15
  • 24 oz packages of “CHICKEN CHILI BURRITO” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 24 oz packages of “PORK CARNITAS BURRITO” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 24 oz packages of “GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST QUESADILLA” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 10 lb bulk containers of “CHICKEN CHILI VERDE” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 10 lb bulk container of “PORK CARNITAS” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 1.5 lb packages of “CHILI, TURKEY & BLACK BEAN” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 1.5 lb packages of “CHILI, BRAISED BEEF” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 23 oz packages of “BLAZIN’ BEEF CHILI” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15.
  • 10 lb bulk containers of “Beef for Barbacoa (Beef and Onions in Spicy Sauce)” with production dates of 1/14/15 to 2/5/15

The items were produced on various dates from January 14, 2015 through February 5, 2015. The products bear the establishment number “20234” and “18768” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have the sell by date printed on the product label. The products were shipped to retail outlets in Connecticut, Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.                                 

The problem was discovered when a Whole Foods manufacturing plant was notified by its spice supplier that cumin used in the chili may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Whole Foods Markets Customer Service at 1-512-477-5566 extension 20060. Media with questions about the recall can contact the Michael Silverman, Director of Media Relations at 1-512-542-3031.

Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Alert: National Choice Bakery
2/10/2015

National Choice Bakery (Market Pantry, L’Oven Fresh, Village Hearth, Lender’s, Kroger, Dan's Pantry) has notified their customers concerning possible undeclared peanuts and tree nuts contaminated from an ingredient supplier in the baking process of bagels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Please check the attached lists for products, brand names and lot information involved in this recall. This recall is for the states listed in the attachment. Consumers should discard any packages of bagels with expiration dates listed for that specific brand.

No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall was initiated after it was discovered that peanuts & almonds were found in gluten from a single supplier used in the affected products.

Consumers with questions may contact National Choice Bakery at 1-800-455-5591 from 8am to 3:30pm CST Monday-Friday, or email at mheckel@nationalchoicebakery.com for additional information.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
2/10/2015

Whole Foods Market has recalled items prepared with a supplier’s ground cumin spice ingredient that may have contained undeclared peanut. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No allergic reactions have been reported to-date, and recalled items have been pulled from store shelves. Whole Foods Market was notified by its supplier that undeclared peanut protein was found in cumin supplied to some of its facilities.

Items that contained ground cumin spice subject to the recall were sold from January 14, 2015 through February 6, 2015. Not all items or all products were sold in all store locations. Affected items such as prepared salads, seasoned meat items, tacos, and other seasoned items were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in CT, KY, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, and Washington, D.C. Additionally, Whole Foods Market pulled and destroyed the recalled ground cumin spice and all items containing this recalled ingredient in all regions where it was available.

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Whole Foods Market was notified by a spice supplier that it was recalling its ground cumin spice due to a positive test for peanut allergens.Signage is posted in Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall.

Customers who have purchased recalled product from Whole Foods Market should discard it, and may bring in their receipt for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call 512-477-5566, extension 20060, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: See's Company
2/8/2015

See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all 8 oz Classic Red Hearts with Assorted Chocolates with bar code 737666091201 and stamped date L.A.N. 048/15 because it contains undeclared tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (e.g.: almonds, walnuts, pecans, coconut)run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed nationwide through See’s Candies Retail Stores and Mail Order (Web/Phone/Catalog). The product is sold packaged at the stores in 8oz Red Heart boxes. No illnesses have been reported to date. The product UPC is: 737666091201.

The recall was initiated after a retail store discovered a red heart with the incorrectly labeled base mixed in with properly labeled bases.

Consumers who have purchased Sees’ Candies Classic Red Hearts with Assorted Chocolates with bar code 737666091201 and lot L.A.N.048/15 and are sensitive to tree nuts are urged to return the hearts to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-789-7337 (Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm PDT).

Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Bimbo Bakery
2/7/2015

Bimbo Bakeries USA is voluntarily recalling Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels because they may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds. People who have allergies to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products.

The recalled products, including the UPC codes, the best by dates printed on the plastic tab closure and states of distribution are listed below. The recalled product contains the bakery code number 30088 printed on the plastic tab closure to the left of the best by date.

The recall was initiated after the bakery that produced the product discovered that peanuts and almonds were present in an ingredient used for the bagels. No illnesses have been reported to date.

All recalled products are being removed from store shelves. No other Thomas’, Sara Lee or Jewel product are involved in this recall. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-984-0989 at any time 24 hours a day.

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Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Pepperidge Farm
2/7/2015

Pepperidge Farm is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of bagels because they may contain undeclared allergens, including peanuts and almonds.  People who have allergies to peanuts and almonds run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recall affects all varieties of Pepperidge Farm bagels, as follows:

  • Cinnamon Raisin Bagels
  • Plain Mini Bagels
  • Everything Bagels
  • Plain Bagels
  • Brown Sugar/Cinnamon Mini Bagels
  • 100% Whole Wheat Mini Bagels
  • Cinnamon Raisin Mini Bagels

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The recall was initiated after the bakery that made the products reported that peanuts and almonds had been included in an ingredient.  Pepperidge Farm is removing all of the affected product from store shelves. No illnesses have been reported.  No other Pepperidge Farm products are affected by this recall.These products were shipped to grocery, mass, drug and independent retailers in the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at (866)-535-3774 at any time 24 hours a day.

Milk Allergy Alert: Christ Kitchen
2/5/2015

Christ Kitchen of Spokane, Washington is recalling 199/15 oz. packages of Blameless Blondies Brownie because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Blameless Blondie Brownie was distributed in Spokane Washington through our store location at 2410 N Monroe and several retail locations in the Spokane area between the dates of October 2014 through December 2014.

Blameless Blondies Brownie has the UPC 8 53143 00246 8 and has no best by dates. The expected shelf life is 18 months. The product is sold under brand name Christ Kitchen, net weight 15 oz., and packaged in a white cardboard decretive container.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that distributed product contains milk but product's label did not reveal the presence of milk.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA).
Consumers who have purchased Blameless Blondies are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or replaced with a new product with the proper allergens listed on the tag.

Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk are advised not to consume this product. Consumers with questions may call Christ Kitchen at 509-325-4343 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST, Monday through Friday.

Milk Allergy Alert: Jefferson Street Bakery
2/4/2015

The Jefferson Street Bakery of Burlington, IA, is recalling all “Amana Dinner Rolls” produced with lot number “834J364” because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

  

The recalled products were distributed to retail stores in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, and South Dakota.

Bulk product is received in a cardboard case containing 10 individual units and is marked with lot number “834J364” on the case label. Individual units are packaged in 1 LB. 2 OZ. (510g) bread bags marked with lot number “834J364” on the bread clip.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered by quality control personnel at the Jefferson Street Bakery that the milk containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk by its common name. This was due to a breakdown of labeling controls during a packaging redesign. Information gathered during our recall investigation shows that all of the product has been accounted for and disposed of, but due to the serious nature of this problem we have decided to issue this public notice for any consumers that could have potentially purchased this product.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our customers and consumers. The Jefferson Street Bakery takes great pride in producing safe, quality bread products and will make all necessary corrective actions to ensure this problem does not re-occur in the future.

Consumers that may have purchased “Amana Dinner Rolls” marked with lot number “834J364” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company 8 am to 4:30 pm CST Monday through Friday at 1-319-752-6315.

Tree Nut and Wheat Allergy Alert: Sole Grano LLC
2/3/2015

SOLE GRANO LLC of Fair Lawn, NJ is recalling its 12 oz. Fairway – Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola, because it may contain undeclared almond and wheat allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Fairway – Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola was sold at fifteen Fairway Stores in New Jersey, Connecticut and New York.

The product is sold in clear plastic 12 oz. containers labeled as Fairway – Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola with UPC Code 758940600155 and the following Lot # and Expiration Dates printed on the labels on the side of the products:

  • Lot# 11142017 Expiration Date 10/01/2015
  • Lot# 12142018 Expiration Date 10/01/2015
  • Lot# 01152008 Expiration Date 01/25/2016

No other Fairway branded products were affected by this voluntary recall.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered by Fairway on the 28th of January 2015 after a customer complained to the Store Manager that the product contains almonds although it was not declared on the label. Eventually the store manager contacted Fairway Corporate office and they have contacted our company and advised about the mislabeling of the product. Fairway has posted notices of the recall at its stores and has pulled the affected products of the shelves. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused due to mislabeling during the printing of the labels for the product.

The company has not received any reports of allergic reactions or illnesses associated with this product to date.

Customers who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase where they will receive a full refund. Consumers with questions or willing to organize a return may contact Sole Grano LLC at (201)797-7100 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: The Spice Mill
2/3/2015

The Spice Mill of Manchester, CT is voluntarily recalling ground cumin and Cajun Seasoning products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product is sold at local markets in CT and through The Spice Mill's website and retail store in Manchester, CT.

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These products we packaged in November, December and January and are packaged in plastic bottles with a black flip-top lid. The Lot number is printed directly on the bottle in black ink.

No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall was initiated after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut proteins. This allergen was not declared on the products' ingredient statement.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact The Spice Mill at 860-645-3853 from 9am to 5pm EST Monday-Friday, or email at info@espicemill.com for additional information.

Soy Allergy Alert: Middle East Bakery, Inc.
2/3/2015

Middle East Bakery, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts is recalling select lots of bread products bearing the Joseph’s and Trader Joe’s brand names because they may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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The Joseph’s brand name products were distributed in markets in Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and in the following stores: Market Basket, Stop & Shop, Shaw’s, Hannaford and Big Y.

The Joseph’s products are as follows:

  • Joseph’s Mini Whole Wheat Pita, labeled as “100% STONE GROUND Whole Wheat Bread” NET WT. 8 OZ (227g), UPC 074117000420, with a sell by date of February 5, 2015 printed on the plastic closure tab. Product is packaged in a plastic bag.
  • Joseph’s Mini White Pita, labeled as “Joseph’s Enriched Pita bread” NET WT. 8 OZ (227 g), UPC 074117000413, with a sell by date of February 5, 2015 printed on the plastic closure tab. Product is packaged in a plastic bag.
  • Joseph’s White Lavash, labeled as “Joseph’s Lavash Roll-Ups Six Square Breads” NET WT. 14 OZ (397 g), UPC 074117000697, with a sell by date of February 17, 2015 printed on the front panel of the package. Product is packaged in a plastic zip top bag.
  • Joseph'sPita Bread, NET WT. 11 OZ, UPC 074117000147, with a sell by date of February 5, 2015 printed on the plastic closure tab. Product is packaged in a plastic bag.

The Trader Joe’s products were distributed only in Trader Joe's stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

The Trader Joe’s products are as follows:

  • Trader Joe’s 8 oz. Apocryphal 100% Whole Wheat Pita, UPC 00146326, with a sell by date of ”FEB 05” printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe’s 10 oz. Apocryphal 100% Whole Wheat Pita, UPC 00146333, with a sell by date of ”FEB 05” printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe’s 8 oz. Pita Bread, UPC 00146340, with a sell by date of ”FEB 05” printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe's 10 oz. Pita Bread, UPC 00146142 with a sell by date of "FEB 05" and "FEB 06" printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Pita Pocket Bread 100% Whole Wheat, UPC 00721196, with a sell by date of “FEB 03”printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe’s Pocketful of Fiber Pita Bread, UPC 00945097, ALL sell by dates printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe's Mini Pitas, UPC 00193856 with a sell by date of "FEB 05" printed on the plastic closure tab.
  • Trader Joe's Mini Whole Wheat Pitas, UPC 00637138 with a sell by date of "FEB 05" printed on the plastic closure tab.

There have been no illnesses reported to date. The recall was initiated after a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes. This announcement is intended to warn consumers who may have unconsumed product in their home.

Consumers who have an allergy to soy and purchased these Pita and Lavash breads should discard the product immediately or return it to their point of purchase for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Middle East bakery at (978) 688-2221, Monday through Friday 9:00 to 5:00 EST.

Soy Allergy Alert: Trader Joe's
2/2/2015

We have been alerted by our Pita Bread supplier for our Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C. stores that there is a possibility the following Trader Joe’s products, with the specified code dates, may contain trace amounts of soy, which is not listed in the ingredient panel:

  • Pita Bread (SKU 14634) – sell by FEB 05
  • 8 oz Apocryphal 100% Whole Wheat Pita (SKU 14632) – sell by FEB 05
  • 10 oz Apocryphal 100% Whole Wheat Pita (SKU 14633) – sell by FEB 05
  • Pocketful of Fiber Pita Bread (SKU 94509) – sell by FEB 05
  • Organic Pita Pocket Bread 100% Whole Wheat (SKU 72119) – sell by FEB 03

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy may run the risk of allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No adverse reactions have been reported to date.

As a precaution, all affected codes of these products have been removed from sale. If you purchased these products, please feel free to return them to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

If you have any questions, you may call Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at (626) 599-3817 [Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time].
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Spiceco
1/31/2015

Spiceco of Avenel, NJ is recalling PRIDE OF SZEGED SWEET HUNGARIAN PAPRIKA because it may contain undeclared Peanut Allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut Allergen run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

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This product was sold between September 18, 2014 and October 13, 2014 to distributors located in IL, NJ, CT, MI, FL, NY, OH, CA and VA.

Pride of Szeged Hungarian Paprika is packaged in a metal tin container with the lot number 091717PAHU05PS printed on the lower edge of the lid and with UPC Number 0 78006 00010 2.

No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to date.

The problem was brought to Spiceco's attention on January 27, 2015 after the Tennessee Department of Agriculture conducted routine retail food product sampling in the Cleveland area on a 5 oz container of Pride of Szeged Hungarian Paprika which revealed the presence of peanut allergen. Lot number 091617PAHU05PS showed positive for the presence of a peanut allergen not disclosed on the product label. Further investigation and testing revealed the presence of peanut allergen in LOT # 091717PAHU05PS.

Customers who have purchased the above described product are urged to return to it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact the company at: 1 - 732 - 499 - 9070 Monday through Friday between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Clemens Food Group
1/31/2015

Clemens Food Group, a Hatfield, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 42 pounds of uncooked pork rib products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanut, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • Two 20-lb. cases with code #4109 containing 6 individually wrapped and labeled packages with code 354 of “Hatfield Smokey Chipotle Dry Rub Seasoned St. Louis Style Ribs”

The products subject to recall, which bear the establishment number “EST. 791” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were produced December 20, 2014.  One case was shipped internally to the Clemens Food Group Employee Store, and the other case was shipped to one of seven possible individual retail locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.   

The problem was discovered when Clemens Food Group was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanut.  Clemens Food Group then informed FSIS of the issue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Clemens Food Group Customer Service at (800) 743-1191. Media with questions about the recall can contact Eric Haman, Corporate Communications Manager, at (215) 368-2500 Ext. 8840.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Morrison Meat Packers
1/31/2015

Morrison Meat Packers, a Miami, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 70,077 pounds of cooked pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

 

The cooked pork products were produced on Dec. 22, 2014, through Jan. 27, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • Various weight packages containing 2 or 4 pieces of “EL TORO COOKED PORK AND WATER PRODUCT.”
  • Various weight packages containing 2 pieces of “VIDA LATINA COOKED PORK AND WATER PRODUCT.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 17882” inside the USDA mark of inspection. “Use By” dates for the recalled products range from Feb. 27, 2015, to Mar. 29, 2015. The products were shipped to a distributor in Florida and contain lot numbers 356, 363, 002, 008, 015, 022, or 027.

The problem was discovered when the establishment was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the pork products may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Gilda Rodriguez, Recall Coordinator, at (305) 836-4461. 

Milk and Egg Allergy Alert: Hamchorom, Inc.
1/31/2015

Hamchorom, Inc. of Buena Park, CA is recalling 1,200 boxes of HAITAI Tayo Crackers 2014.08.26 2015.08.25 and 1,000 boxes of HAITAI Gyeran Crackers 2014 06.12 2015 06.11 because it may contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The products were distributed in CA, TX, WA and AZ directly to grocery stores.

HAITAI Tayo Crackers 140g are packaged in blue, yellow, and red boxes with a school bus image. There are 24 boxes per carton. HAITAI Gyeran Crackers 70g are packaged in yellow boxes with an “Angry Birds” logo. There are 20 boxes per carton.

There have been no reports of illness or injury.

The recall was initiated when a label review of the products was conducted during an FDA inspection, and discovered to have undeclared allergens of milk and egg.

Consumers who have purchased these products should return them to the grocery store that they purchased them from. Consumers with questions may contact Hamchorom, Inc. at 714-522-8886.

The recall was initiated when a label review of the products was conducted during an FDA inspection, and discovered to have undeclared allergens of milk and egg.

Milk Allergy Alert: Flowers Foods
1/31/2015

Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling Market Basket Fork Split 6 count Original English Muffins with the UPC code 0 49705 82137 4 and best by dates of November 27, 2014 through February 6, 2015 because they contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recalled product was distributed through Market Basket Supermarkets in Massachusetts,Maine, and New Hampshire.

The recall was initiated after Flowers discovered that product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.

Flowers has alerted Market Basket, which has removed this product from its stores. Flowers is recovering the product involved to ensure the continued safety of those consumers who may be impacted by this issue. The recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The company also has reported the recall to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education).

Consumers who have purchased Market Basket Fork Split 6 count Original English Muffins with the UPC and dates noted are urged to return it to a Market Basket Supermarket for product replacement or refund. No other Market Basket brand products are included in this recall.

Consumers with questions may call Flowers' Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Consumers also may contact the center via e-mail by visiting the Contact Us page atwww.flowersfoods.com.

Milk Allergy Alert: Aron Streit, Inc.
1/30/2015

Aron Streit, Inc. of New York, NY is recalling its .5 ounce packages of "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins" because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The product comes in .5 ounce mesh bags marked with Code:1814 on the label. The recalled "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins" were imported by Streit's and distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The recall was initiated after a consumer complained of an allergic reaction. Sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk allergens in the .5 ounce mesh bags of "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins", which did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.
Consumers who have purchased .5 ounce mesh bags of "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 212-475-7000.

Peanut Allergy Alert: REO Spice & Seasoning
1/30/2015

REO Spice & Seasoning, INC Huntsville, TX is recalling certain REO  Country Style Chili Seasoning packages after learning that one ingredient purchased from a supplier may contain peanut protein allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall affects the following lots.

These products are packaged in a clear plastic bag that has been heat sealed, and labelled. 2 and 4 oz bags have the lot number on the label; one pound bags have the lot number on the back of the bag.The products were distributed nationwide via online sales, and in meat markets in Texas.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after it was discovered that a single ingredient from a supplier used in the affected product was contaminated with peanut allergens.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products who have sensitivity to peanut allergens should return them to place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 936-294-0222 between the hours of 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Central Standard Time, Monday -Friday or visit www.reospice.com

“REO Spice & Seasoning, INC follows all guidelines to provide safe, high quality food products. This incidence was out of our control, but we are doing everything possible to rectify the problem,” said a company representative.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Aleias Gluten Free Foods, LLC
1/30/2015

Aleias Gluten Free Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain lots of its 8 ounce Parmesan Croutons and Classic Croutons because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in grocery stores and through web orders.

The product is packaged in a brown cardboard box with white text. The Lot Number can be found on the window side of the package. View all potentially affected lot numbers.

There have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time.This recall was initiated due to the possibility of undeclared peanut protein in the cumin provided by a third-party supplier.

Aleias Gluten Free Foods, LLC is committed to providing the highest quality products. As an allergen food manufacturer, the safety of our consumers is our top priority. For this reason we are initiating this voluntary recall of the products. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the FDA.

Customers who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase where they will receive a refund. Consumers with questions or concern may call Aleias Gluten Free Foods, LLC at 203-488-5556 during normal hours of operations (Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm EST).

Soy Allergy Alert: Lime Green Grocer, Inc.
1/28/2015

Lime Green Grocer, Inc. of Seattle, Washington is recalling 783 individually wrapped Thai Delight Burritos, because it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Thai Delight Burrito was distributed in the greater Seattle area by San Juan Salsa and Lime Green Grocer directly to the shelves of retail grocery stores.
The Thai Delight Burritos would have been displayed in the deli sections in refrigerated cases. The product is individually wrapped, packaged ready to eat and in grab and go cases, and has the UPC 7 94025 00190 5. The recalled burritos have expiration dates of 1-24, 1-28, 1-31 and 2-4.

No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the burritos containing soy were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of soy.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).

Consumers who have purchased the Thai Delight Burrito are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Lime Green Grocer, INC. at 206-295-2805 regular business hours.

Milk Allergy Alert: PROBAR LLC
1/27/2015

PROBAR LLC of Salt Lake City, UT has initiated a voluntary recall of its PROBAR Base® Frosted Peanut Butter Bars due to the possible presence of an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. No other PROBAR® products are affected.

This voluntary recall only involves Frosted Peanut Butter flavored PROBAR Base® Bars in 2.46 oz. packages distributed nationwide to retail stores and online. PROBAR® is voluntarily recalling three lots that may contain the allergen.

Retailers and distributors have been notified to remove the product from store shelves.The highest priority of PROBAR® is the safety and quality of its products. PROBAR® is working in close cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to fully resolve this issue. There have been two consumer complaints of allergic reactions to date. These complaints prompted the recall.

Consumers can call 1-800-921-2294, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, or email returns@theprobar.com for more information and how to return the product for a full refund.

Soy, Milk, Wheat & Sulfites Allergy Alert: Oscar’s Hickory House, Inc.
1/27/2015

Oscar’s Hickory House, Inc., a Warrensburg, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 376 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contained soy, milk, wheat, and sulfites, known allergens which were not declared on the product label. 

The following product are subject to recall:

  • .75 lb Cryovac 4 link packages of Oscar’s Smoke House “Rabbit Sausage with White Wine (veal and pork added).”
  • .75 lb Cryovac 4 link packages of Oscar’s Smoke House “Elk Sausage with Apples, Pears, and Port Wine (beef and pork added).”
  • .75 lb Cryovac 4 link packages of Oscar’s Smoke House “Hickory Smoked Duck Sausage with Apple Jack Brandy (pork and beef added).”

The products were produced on various dates from March 1, 2014 through January 26, 2015. The products bear the establishment number “4257” inside the USDA mark of inspection and do not have the sell by date printed on the product label. The products were sold at one retail establishment, Oscar’s Hickory House, in Warrensburg, N.Y.

The problem was discovered on Friday, January 23, 2015 by FSIS personnel during a label review at the establishment.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Jerold Quintal at Oscar’s Hickory House, Inc. Customer and Media Relations at 1-518-623-3431.

Egg Allergy Alert: Primecut Meats
1/26/2015

Primecut Meats, a Phoenix, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 17,700 pounds of chicken breast fritters products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain eggs, a known allergen which are not declared on the product label. 

The chicken breast fritters items were produced on various dates prior to January 23, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 4 lb. boxes of “Prime Poultry Chicken Breast Fritters.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-27220” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The items produced were shipped to retail locations in Arizona and Colorado.                                 

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS in-plant verification activities.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Chad Poppen, at (602) 455-8834.

Shellfish Allergy Alert: Korean Food Co.
1/26/2015

Korean Food Co. in Irving, Texas is recalling Mak kimchi in 32oz and half gallon glass jars, because it may contain undeclared shellfish (shrimp). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish (shrimp) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Mak kimchi was distributed in retail stores in Plano, TX; Carrollton, TX; Dallas, TX; and Lawton, OK.

The Mak kimchi is sold in 32 ounce glass jars (UPC codes is 4205313810) and half gallon glass jars (UPC code is 4205313730) and was sold in Asian markets between December 1, 2014 - January 23, 2015.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered during an inspection that the label was misprinted by the printing company and product containing shell fish (shrimp) was distributed in glass jars that did not reveal the presence of shellfish (shrimp).

Consumers who have purchased Mak kimchi in the 32oz and half gallon glass jars are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-214-770-8400, 24 hours, Monday through Sunday.

Wheat and Soy Allergy Alert: Aspen Foods
1/26/2015

Aspen Foods Div. of Koch Foods, Inc., a Chicago, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,140 pounds of chicken steak products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The ChicNSteakes items were produced on December 13, 2014. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 2 lb. selling unit boxes containing vacuum-packages of “Market Day Teriyaki Flavored ChicNSteakes.” in boxes labeled “Market Day Lemon Pepper ChicNSteakes.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-1358” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The inner package and the selling unit boxes will have a Julian Date of “3464” and the outer box will have a pack date of 12/13/14. The items produced were shipped to distribution locations in Illinois for further distribution.

The problem was discovered after the firm received consumer complaints indicating that the Lemon Pepper flavored ChicNSteakes boxes actually contain Chicken Teriyaki flavored ChicNSteakes. Teriyaki ChicNSteakes contain soy and wheat allergens, which are not in the Lemon Pepper flavored ChicNSteakes.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Mike Fields, Division President, at (847) 384-5940.

Milk Allergy Alert: Gonnella Baking Company
1/22/2015

Gonnella Baking Company (GBC) of Schaumburg, Illinois is voluntarily recalling 20 oz. packages of Jewel brand Gourmet Sandwich Rolls (Product Code 11563) and 20 oz. packages of Gonnella brand Sub Buns (Product Code 15840) due to undeclared milk. Whey, which is derived from milk, is not listed as an ingredient on the labels. The products are a food safety concern only for people who are allergic to milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The rolls and buns were distributed to retail grocery stores in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana only.

This voluntary recall is limited to Jewel brand Gourmet Sandwich Rolls (Product Code 11563) packaged in 20 oz. clear plastic bags and Gonnella brand Sub Buns (Product Code 15840) packaged in 20 oz. clear plastic bags produced from 12-9-2014 to 1-17-2015 with “Best Buy” dates though 1-25-2015. The “Best Buy” date is found on the primary display panel on the front of the package. This allergen issue was discovered during a routine internal labeling audit. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Customers who purchased these items have been notified by phone or electronic communication. Consumers who purchased these products between 12-9-2014 and 1-20-2015 are encouraged to return either product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

“Gonnella has been baking high quality, safe breads and rolls for 127 years. We are committed to providing our consumers with bakery products of the highest quality combined with a superior standard of service. We apologize for any inconvenience this event may have caused and have taken preventive action to correct the issue. In keeping with our traditional company values, our customers should be assured that the great tasting bread and rolls they have grown up with are baked to our highest quality standards.”

Questions may be directed to: Tom Marcucci, vice president of sales, GBC, at 1-800-262-3442 ext. 1134 between 9 a.m. and  5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Holiday Foods
1/22/2015

Holiday Foods, a Hollywood, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,819 pounds of beef, chicken and pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanuts, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label. 

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The following products are subject to recall:

  • 5 corrugated brown packages with case code YX43242; weighing 4.4-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Peruvian Brand Marinated Beef for Brochett on a Specialty Bamboo Skewer 4801804”
  • 50 corrugated brown packages with case code YX42172; weighing 5-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Chicken Taquitos:  Chicken Breast w/Rib Meat, Salsa and Cheese Wrapped in a Tortilla 4801273”
  • 55 corrugated brown packages with case codes YX43023 and YX43423; weighing 4.4-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Mango Chutney Chicken Samosa 4802693”
  • 232 corrugated brown packages with case codes YX43283, YX42753 and YX42613; weighing 5.625-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Beef (Tenderloin & Short Rib) and Manchego Cheese Empanada 4802622”

The products subject to recall, which all bear the establishment number “EST. 18074” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were produced between August 5 and December 8, 2014. These items were shipped to wholesale distributors in Illinois, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Texas.

The problem was discovered when Holiday Foods was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanuts. Holiday Foods then informed FSIS of the issue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Holiday Foods’ consumer affairs team at (877) 301-6691 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. (CST) Monday through Friday. Media with questions about the recall can contact Michael Smith, Senior Director, Public Relations and Communications, at (507) 537-8550.

Peanut and Egg Allergy Alert: Tarrier Foods
1/22/2015

Tarrier Foods of Columbus, OH is recalling 316 cases of Chopped Twix item 0807, because it may contain undeclared peanuts and eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Chopped Twix product was distributed to wholesale warehouses in Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Florida where it was distributed to foodservices.

The product can be identified by the item number 0870 on the outside of the case. The inside contains two bags in white film marked "CHOPPED TWIX Lot 087034314."

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts and eggs was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts and egg on the ingredient statement. Subsequent investigations are being performed to determine the temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes."

Consumers who have purchased Chopped Twix lot code 080734314 are urged to return it to the distributor for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Tarrier Food's Customer Service at (614) 876-8595.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Northern Tier Bakery LLC
1/21/2015

Northern Tier Bakery LLC of St. Paul Park, MN is voluntarily recalling Twix Bismarck doughnuts due to the possibility of an undeclared peanut allergen in the Twix topping sourced from a third party. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Twix Bismarck was distributed and sold between January 1, 2015, and January 14, 2015, at retail convenience stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Twix Bismarck is a white frosted doughnut with a chopped Twix topping.
The recall was initiated after peanut allergen was discovered in the chopped Twix product distributed to Northern Tier Bakery by a third party in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Production of the Twix Bismarck has been suspended.

No illnesses have been reported to date, and there currently is no evidence that any Twix Bismarck distributed for sale contains a peanut allergen. Nonetheless, this recall has been issued by Northern Tier Bakery in an abundance of caution, to ensure the safety of consumers. Northern Tier Bakery takes every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of its products.

Consumers who have purchased a Twix Bismarck are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers may call 1-855-468-6972 with any questions.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Heywood's Meat Haus & Provision Co.
1/19/2015

Heywood’s Meat Haus & Provision Co., a Marietta, Georgia establishment, is recalling approximately 931 pounds of tasso (pork shoulder) products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The following item, produced on various dates from August 25, 2014 to January14, 2015, is subject to recall: 

  • 10-lb. cases of “Heywood’s Provision Company Tasso”

The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “EST. 44805” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and was shipped to restaurant locations in Georgia.

The problem was discovered when the company’s ingredient supplier informed them that the ground cumin spice, used to produce the Tasso, may have been contaminated with peanut residue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Patrick Gebrayel, Owner, at (404) 410-7997.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Buffalo Provisions
1/19/2015

Buffalo Provisions, a Bronx, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 48,210 pounds of chorizo product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The following items subject to recall were produced on various dates between October 9 and January 15, 2015: 

  • 12-oz. vacuum packages of “Brooklyn Cured Chicken Chorizo” with sell by date “2/13/15”
  • 14-oz. and 5-lb. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Chorizo Salvadoreno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Chorizo Salvadoreno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 20-lb. loose butcher packages of “El Casero Mexican Longaniza” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 14-oz. of vacuum packages of “El Casero Longaniza” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Poblano” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Poblano” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Spanish Chorizo” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of ‘El Casero Chorizo Ecuadoriano” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Colombian” with sell by date “2/9/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Colombian” with sell by date “2/9/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Colombian Chorizo Hondureno” with sell by date “2/9/15”  
  • 5-lb. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Jalapeno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Picoso” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 16-oz. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Jalapeno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 10 lbs. vacuum packages of “El Casero Chorizo Jalapeno” with sell by date “1/20/15”
  • 14-oz. vacuum packages of “La Centro Americana Chorizo Picante Mexican Sausage” with sell by date “1/20/15”   

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 4312” or “P-4312” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to retail and wholesale locations in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.                                 

The problem was discovered when Buffalo Provisions was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Jamen Armendariz at 718-292-4300. 

Peanut Allergy Alert: Kabob's Acquisition Inc.
1/19/2015

Kabob’s Acquisition Inc., a Lake City, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 869 pounds of beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the label.

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The following items, produced on various dates from November 13, 2014 to January 15, 2015, are subject to recall:

  • Cases containing shrink wrapped plastic trays of 100  “Kabob’s Chipotle Steak Churrasco 1053”
  • Cases containing shrink wrapped plastic trays of 100 “Kabob’s Latin Inspired Chicken and Cheese in Pastry 7172”
  • Cases containing shrink wrapped plastic trays of 100 “Kabob’s White Chicken Meat for Tandoori (Made in USA) 2415”
  • Cases containing shrink wrapped plastic trays of 100 “Kabob’s Beef Pastelitos 7159”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 6640” or “P-6640” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and were shipped to distribution centers in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas for shipment to catering firms.

The problem was discovered when the company’s ingredient supplier informed them that the ground cumin spice, used to produce the products, may have been contaminated with peanut residue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Jonathon Herrera, Marketing Coordinator, at (404) 361-6283.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Sentry Food Solutions
1/19/2015

Sentry Food Solutions, a Tucker, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 14,130 pounds of chicken and beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

The following items subject to recall were produced on various dates between Nov. 20, 2014 and Jan. 7, 2015: 

  • 7,770 lbs. - 3 bags of 5 lbs. in 15 lb. cases of “SABOR LATINO PEPPER STEAK” with packaging codes “11/24/15, 11/26/15, 12/3/15, 12/9/15, 12/12/15, 12/16/15, 1/6/15 or 1/7/16”
  • 2,160 lbs. - 3 bags of 5 lbs. in 15 lb. cases of “SABOR LATINO BEEF & POTATO STEW” with packaging codes “11/24/15, 12/5/15 or 12/10/15”
  • 2,160 lbs. - 3 bags of 5 lbs. in 15 lb. cases of “SABOR LATINO CHICKEN FRICASSEE” with packaging codes “11/20/15, 11/26/15, 12/4/15, 12/9/15 or 1/6/16”
  • 2,040 lbs. - 3 bags of 5 lbs. in 15 lb. cases of “SABOR LATINO BEEF PICADILLO” with packaging codes “11/24/15 or 12/12/15”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-19031” or Est. 19031” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were for institutional use in Florida.

The problem was discovered when Sentry Food Solutions was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanut allergens. Sentry Food Solutions then informed FSIS of the issue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Quality Assurance Manager Luci de Jesus at 470-268-8440, Ext. 13. Media queries can contact Executive Vice President Chris D. Huff at 470-268-8440, Ext. 16. 

Peanut Allergy Alert: B&M, Inc. (Harris Teeter)
1/19/2015

B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends (Blue Cheese Jalapeno Seasoning) that contain ground cumin that may contain undeclared peanut protein, an allergen that is not declared on the product’s ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled product has been distributed by Harris Teeter.

B&M, Inc. was notified by one of their suppliers that one lot of Cumin Ground Conventional and some of the seasonings containing this lot had potentially been contaminated with peanut protein.

The products were shipped to retailers on December 1, 2014. The following products with lot codes and Best By dates listed below are subject to the recall.

The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle.

No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Harris Teeter have been affected by this FDA recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this FDA recall. Consumers in possession of this FDA recalled product should discard it or return it to the store at which it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers or media with questions should contact B&M, Inc. at 1-877-321-5852 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST).

Peanut Allergy Alert: B&M, Inc. (Target)
1/19/2015

B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends (ground cumin and dark chili powder) that contain ground cumin that may contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled products have been distributed by and are sold by Target and The Fresh Market.

B&M, Inc. was notified by one of their suppliers that one lot of Cumin Ground Conventional and some of the seasonings containing this lot had potentially been contaminated with peanut protein.

The products were shipped to retailers from December 1, 2014 through January 7, 2015. View the product labels, lot codes and Best By dates which are subject to the recall.

The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle or front of bag.

No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Target and The Fresh Market have been affected by this FDA recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this FDA recall.

Consumers in possession of this FDA recalled product should discard it or return it to the store at which it was purchased for a full refund.  Consumers or media with questions should contact B&M, Inc. at 1-877-321-5852 (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST).

Peanut Allergy Alert: Garden Lites
1/16/2015

Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable Company™ owned and operated by Classic Cooking LLC, is issuing a voluntary recall of several products due to the fact that they contain undeclared peanuts. The ingredient cumin provided by a third party vendor was contaminated with peanut allergen. Individuals who have severe sensitivity to peanuts should not consume the designated products as they may run the risk of a serious and even life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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These products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The recall affects products:

  • Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Souffle
  • Garden Lites Southwestern Souffle
  • Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt
  • Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites
  • Classic Cooking Kale & Quinoa Veggie Cakes

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.

Customers seeking a refund are asked to send a digital image displaying the UPC code and expiration date on the package/s affected to info@garden-lites.com or they can mail the product packaging to Classic Cooking Attn: RECALL at 165-35 145th Dr., Jamaica, NY 11434 in exchange for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-439-0200 ext. 627, Mon - Fri 9:00AM To 5:00PM.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Franklin Farms
1/16/2015

Franklin Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Chili-Bean Veggiburgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.

Franklin Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Chili-Bean Veggiburgers may inadvertently contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products' ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing peanut.

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The date code for retail products can be found on the side of the package sleeve. These products were distributed in the states of CT, FL, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NY, and PA and sold through both retail stores and through foodservice channels.

Though testing has shown no detectable levels of peanut in the products, Franklin Farms has issued a voluntary recall of these products as a precaution. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

Consumers with questions or seeking to return product may contact us at 973-808-1540 from Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Market Pantry (Target)
1/15/2015

Gilster-Mary Lee of Chester, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat cereal because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The only lot involved is Market Pantry Honey and Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal, packaged in 18-oz. cartons which have a Best By date of SEP 30 15 P4 (UPC# 85239-90824). Consumers should return the product to the store for a full refund or discard it.

The product is sold exclusively at Target Stores and was distributed nationwide Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. became aware of the mispackaging after receiving a customer complaint. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this cereal.

For questions, consumers can call Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. at 618-826-2361 ext. 3283 or 3035, 573-547-1083 ext. 4135 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST Monday - Friday.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Agri Star Meat & Poultry
1/15/2015

Agri Star Meat & Poultry, a Postville, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 1,690 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The following items, produced on September 29, 2014, are subject to recall:

  • 13.5 oz. vacuum-packed packages containing 8 pieces of “Aaron’s BEST GLUTEN FREE Beef Franks Hot & Spicy CHIPOTLE.”   The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 4653A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail locations nationwide

The problem was discovered when the company’s ingredient supplier informed them that the ground cumin spice, used to produce the Hot and Spicy Beef Franks, may have been contaminated with peanut residue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Yaakov Labowitz, VP of Sales and Marketing, at (718) 440-0459.

Peanut Allergy Alert: NAC Foods
1/15/2015

NAC FOODS of Palisades Park, NJ is recalling Ground Cumin, because it may contain undeclared Peanut Protein. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected Ground Cumin was distributed and sold to retailers located in NJ, NY, and PA.

The recalled products are packaged in plastic containers under the brands Mimi’s Products and Rosa Maria. Recalled products can be identified by LOT# 2948E which is located under the Expiration Date 3/2017.

  • MIMI’S PRODUCTS GROUND CUMIN 1 OZ UPC 707425-054242 - LOT #2948E - EXP.DATE 3/2017
  • MIMI’S PRODUCTS GROUND CUMIN 9 OZ UPC 707425-032318 - LOT #2948E - EXP.DATE 3/2017
  • ROSA MARIA GROUND CUMIN 6 OZ UPC 707425-160417 - LOT #2948E - EXP.DATE 3/2017

No illnesses have been reported to date.Consumers are urged to return product to place of purchase or to NAC Foods located at 239 Commercial Avenue, Palisades Park, NJ 07649 for a full refund. Consumers can contact the company at 201-592-8920 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM EST.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
1/14/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling “Salted Caramel Crispies” produced and sold only in the Cranston, Rhode Island location due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. The product has a “Sell By” date of January 22, 2015.

The 12-packs of cookies, labeled as “Salted Caramel Crispies” contained tree nuts (almond), a known allergen, which is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The cookies were sold in the store between January 2 and January 12, 2015.
Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Cranston may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Condies Foods, Inc.
1/14/2015

Condies Foods, Inc. of Salt Lake City, Utah is recalling Condies brand “Bold and Zesty” salsa with USE THRU dates from 10/29 (2014) to 1/27 (2015) and Dr. J’s brand “Mild” and “Medium” salsas with USE THRU dates from 10/29 (2014) to 2/4 (2015), because they contain the recalled spice cumin which may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The salsas were distributed to retail stores in the state of Utah.

The salsas are packed in round, opaque plastic tubs. The Condies brand “Bold and Zesty” salsa is packed 14 oz. to a tub and are labeled with UPC number 050777442206. The Dr. J’s brand “Mild” and “Medium” salsas are packed 15 oz. to a tub and are labeled with UPC number 793573078148 for the “Mild” and 793573939166 for the “Medium”. USE THRU information can be found near the bar codes on the labeling located on the side of the container.
No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after Condies Foods discovered through the FDA Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts that a certain lot of cumin used in Condies products had been recalled. The supplier of the cumin indicates that subsequent lots of the cumin are not implicated in the recall.

Consumers of the implicated products are advised to discard the salsa if they have allergies to peanuts. Arrangements may be made for refunded or replaced product and questions regarding the recall may be addressed to Scott Black at 801-969-1448 between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM MST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: US Foods
1/13/2015

US Foods, a Blasdell, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 700 pounds of beef product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains peanuts, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The beef fajita strip product was produced on November 25, 2014, December 10, 2014, and December 15, 2014. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 5-lb. cryo packed cases containing two 5-lb packages of “BEEF CUT STRIPS FOR FAJITA.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 7817” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The item produced was shipped to other US Foods divisions in Norwich, Conn., Peabody, Mass., and Buffalo, N.Y.                                 

The problem was discovered by US Foods when the company was notified by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration alert and became aware that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the beef fajita strips may have been contaminated with peanut residue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Roberto Bellavia, Director Food Safety and Quality Assurance, at (773) 491-1411.

Peanut Allergy Alert: La Flor Products Co.
1/13/2015

La Flor Products Co., Inc. of Hauppauge, NY, is recalling its 2-oz, 6-oz, and 5-lb packages of "La Flor–Ground Cumin” because they may contain traces of undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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The recalled “La Flor-Ground Cumin” was distributed in the Tri-State area to supermarket chains, independent supermarkets and mass merchandisers.

The recalled product will be found in three (3) distinct packages.

  • Clear 2-oz square glass jar with label UPC-077636014503 and lot RLF 800 and expiration dates 5/13/18 or 7/14/18 stamped on the side.
  • Clear 6-oz clear round plastic jar with label UPC-077636014602 lot RLF 800 and expiration date 5/14/18 stamped on the side.
  • Clear 5-lb large plastic jar with handle with label UPC-077636514409 lot RLF 800 and expiration date 6/16/18 stamped on the side.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was revealed by a supplier that the product we received contained traces of peanut and we distributed this product in packaging that did not reveal or state the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem originated at the country of origin where the product was harvested and processed.

Consumers who have purchased any of the “La Flor-Ground Cumin” in the packages listed above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 631-851-9601, Monday-Friday 9am-4 pm ET.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Zenobia Company LLC
1/13/2015

Zenobia Company LLC. Of Yonkers, NY is recalling MY Spice Sage Cumin Ground in its 1 oz, 4 oz, 4.9 oz, 16 oz and 50 pound packages, because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed nationwide through online mail orders only. The recall only applies to below skus sold between 7/1/14 - 1/8/15.

The product is sold in resealable plastic bags with the following markings except for the 50 lb bag which is not resealable and lacks UPC coding. The 4.9 oz size is in a plastic bottle:

  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 1 oz (28g) – UPC 00105001
  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 4 oz (113g) – UPC 00105004
  • MY Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 4.9 oz (139g) – UPC 00105000
  • MY Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 16 oz (454g) – UPC 00105016
  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 50 lb

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after our supplier notified us that the Cumin Ground containing peanut protein was shipped to us by them unknowingly. Consumers with questions may contact us by calling 1-877-890-5244, Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Spice n’ More Corp.
1/12/2015

SPICE N’ MORE CORP. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling its 7-oz. containers of "CASABLANCA", “H HARVEST”, “SPICE CLASS”and “LA MINA” cumin powder and 12-oz containers of “SALMA”, “SPICE CLASS”, “LA MINA” AND “KEY FOOD” cumin powder, because they may contain undeclared peanuts.  People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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The recalled "CASABLANCA", “H HARVEST”, “SPICE CLASS”, “LA MINA”, “SALMA” and “KEY FOOD” cumin powder were distributed NY, NJ, PA, VA, MD, MI, MA AND SC in wholesale and retail stores.

The product comes in 7-oz. and 12-oz., clear plastic containers.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts.  Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by contamination of the product from its country of origin.

Consumers who have purchased 7-oz. and 12-oz. containers of "CASABLANCA", “H HARVEST”, “SPICE CLASS”, “LA MINA”, “SALMA” and “KEY FOOD” cumin powder are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-718-417-0746, Monday-Friday 9am - 4 pm ET.

Coconut Allergy Alert: Winn-Dixie
1/12/2015

Winn-Dixie today announced an immediate recall of the Winn-Dixie Sour Cream Lemon Pies in select Winn-Dixie stores in Florida and Louisiana. According to the supplier of the pies, the reason for the recall is that the product is mislabeled. The package actually contains Coconut Cream Pie, which could result in an undeclared coconut allergen.

For the safety of customers, Winn-Dixie is immediately removing the 7 oz., single-serve pies labeled Sour Cream Lemon Pie from the bakery departments in Winn-Dixie stores throughout Florida and Louisiana in these counties/parishes.

The recall does not affect Winn-Dixie stores in Alabama, Georgia or Mississippi or any BI-LO or Harveys banner stores.“We ask customers who have a coconut allergy to throw this product out immediately to ensure they do not experience any health issues,” said Brian Wright, Winn-Dixie’s vice president of communications and government relations.

The recalled pies are labeled with the numbers 4300 on the bottom of the plastic pie container. The product UPC code is 2114000081. To our knowledge, Winn-Dixie has received no reports of any issues associated with consumption at this time.

Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to coconut products are urged not to consume and return products to the store for a full refund.To receive the refund, customers may present proof of purchase through a receipt or the product-packaging label.

The most common symptoms of a food allergy include tingling or itching of the mouth, hives, swelling of the mouth and face, difficulty breathing, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting and dizziness.

Customers with questions about the recalled products may contact the Winn-Dixie Customer Call Center toll free at 866-946-6349, Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. EDT, and Sat., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT. 

Peanut Allergy Alert: Con Yeager Spice Company
1/12/2015

 

Con Yeager Spice Company has previously issued a voluntary recall for multiple sized packages under multiple brand names of ground cumin and multiple seasoning blends (containing ground cumin) due to undeclared Peanut allergens in the ground cumin. The company is revising its list of affected products to correct several brand names and provide additional gift box information.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. To date, there have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time. Con Yeager Spice Company is asking customers at risk for peanut allergies to discontinue using the product immediately.

Consumers with any questions may contact Con Yeager Spice Company's customer service at 1-800-222- 2460 {Monday- Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30 PM EST).

 

 

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Shellfish Allergy Alert: Ohio City Foods
1/12/2015

We discovered through customer emails that some of our cheese pasta products were mislabeled and may contain seafood ravioli. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. However, no illnesses have been reported to date.

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Consequently, we are recalling lot no. 14351 and 14346 from the market. This product has been distributed to retail stores in Cleveland Ohio and surrounding suburbs specifically Heinens, Regos, and Ohio City Pasta at the Westside Market. Chicago Illinois specifically Heinens grocery. Pittsburgh PA specifically Ohio City Pasta at Pittsburgh public market. Other lots are not involved.

Please inspect and or return any products you may have purchased between 12/11/2014 and 1/3/2015 for replacement or refund.

The Ravioli are retail packed in clear containers with a top label stating Ohio City Pasta four cheese ravioli, and a nutritional panel on back with UPC # 38735-00011; or a 2”x9” label sealing the container that says Ohio City Pasta Four Cheese Ravioli code# 14346 or Ohio City Pasta Smoked Mozzarella Ravioli code# 14351.

Please examine your stocks immediately to determine if you have any of Lot No. 14351, 14346 or UPC # 38735-00011 on hand. If so, discontinue distributing the lot and promptly return via parcel post, to our Cleveland Ohio Plant, ATTENTION: RETURNED GOODS 3117 Detroit Ave Cleveland Ohio 44113.

If you have further distributed any of Lot No. 14351, 14346 or UPC # 38735-00011, please immediately contact your accounts, advise them of the recall situation, and have them return their outstanding recalled stocks to you. Return these stocks as indicated above. You will be reimbursed by check or credit memo for the returned goods and postage.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (216) 696-3388.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Taj Ethnic Gourmet
1/9/2015

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® brand has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain lots of Indian Sauces due to undeclared peanut allergen in a spice provided by a third-party supplier. There have been no reported illnesses related to this voluntary recall.

These products were manufactured by IAM International, Inc., who was notified by the supplier that cumin used in the products had tested positive for peanut.

People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time.

The affected products include:

  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Bombay Curry Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Calcutta Masala Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Punjab Saag Spinach Sauce (16.0 oz.)

The best by date can be found on the side of the jar lid. The recalled products were distributed nationwide and through web orders.

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® brand is committed to providing the highest quality products and our top priority is the safety of our consumers. For this reason we are initiating this voluntary recall of the products. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the FDA.

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers at risk for peanut allergy that may have purchased one of these products are urged to dispose of the recalled product and its container. Please contact the Company at 1-866-367-9256 between the hours of 9AM to 7PM EST, Monday-Friday for a replacement or refund, and with general inquiries.

Peanut Allergy Alert: MorningStar Farms
1/9/2015

MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain code dates of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.

MorningStar Farmswas notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers may inadvertently contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

These products were distributed nationwide in the U.S. at both retail stores and through foodservice channels. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

Consumers with questions may contact the Consumer Response Center using the Contact Us feature on www.MorningStarFarms.com or by calling at 1-800-962-0120 from Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Shirk's Meats
1/9/2015

Shirk’s Meats, a Dundee, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,062 pounds of pork sausage product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following product subject to recall was produced on November 26, 2014:

  • 30-lb. bags of “Smoked Pork Andouille Sausage.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 18894” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to a firm in New York for further processing, and distribution to retail locations.

The problem was discovered when Shirk’s Meats company was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the sausage may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. 

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Naomi Shirk, Owner of Shirk’s Meats, at (607) 243-5581.

Peanut Allergy Alert: The Daniel Weaver Company
1/9/2015

The Daniel Weaver Company, a Lebanon, PA establishment, is recalling approximately 7,092  pounds of Halal Beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The Halal Beef Soujouk products were produced between November 13 and December 3, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 16-oz. hoops of “YÖRÜK BRAND HALAL BEEF SOUJOUK DRIED BEEF SAUSAGE.”
  • 16-oz. links of “YÖRÜK BRAND HALAL BEEF PARMAK SOUJOUK DRIED BEEF SAUSAGE.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 669” and were shipped to a distribution location in New Jersey.

The problem was discovered when The Daniel Weaver Company was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the sausage may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Customer Service at (717) 274-6100. Media with questions about the recall can contact Media Relations at (215) 256-8876.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Fresh Food Manufacturing
1/8/2015

Fresh Food Manufacturing, a Freedom, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 35,865 pounds of chili products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 24-ounce plastic cup containers of “GIANT EAGLE MARKET DISTRICT Firehouse Chili With Beans” with Sell By dates of 12/21/14, 1/1/15, 1/11/15, 1/21/15, or 1/29/15.
  • 24-ounce plastic cup containers of Good Cents “Chili With Beans” with Sell By dates of 12/21/14, 1/1/15, 1/11/15, 1/21/15, or 1/29/15.
  • 5-pound plastic bags of bulk “Market District Firehouse Chili with Beans” with Sell By dates of 1/16/15, 1/26/15, or 2/3/15 (sold hot by retail establishments).

The products were produced on various dates from November 21, 2014, through December 30, 2014. The products bear the establishment number “40211” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have the sell by date printed on the product label. The products were shipped to retail outlets in Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

The problem was discovered when Fresh Food Manufacturing was notified by its spice supplier that cumin used in the chili may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Giant Eagle Customer Service at 1-800-553-2324. Media with questions about the recall can contact the Giant Eagle media relations hotline at (412) 967-4551.

Peanut Allergy Alert: H-E-B
1/8/2015

1/15 Update

As an update to the voluntary and precautionary recall for select items containing seasoning provided by Southern Style Spice, H-E-B is expanding the recall to include H-E-B Texas Ranch Casserole and H-E-B Gumbo due to undeclared peanut allergens in the spice blend ingredient components possibly used for these specific items. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time.

The affected products include:

  • Retail packed H-E-B Texas Ranch Casserole purchased from an H-E-B Deli on, or before, January 13, 2015 with a scan code beginning with 279075 or 279108
  • Retail packed H-E-B Gumbo purchased from an H-E-B Deli on, or before, January 13, 2015 with a scan code beginning with 27909

“H-E-B takes every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of the products sold in our stores,” said Winell Herron, Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity. ”These voluntary recalls have been issued in an abundance of caution to maintain the highest standards of food safety for our customers.”

Any product purchased from the lists above should be returned to any H-E-B store for a full refund. Customers with concerns or questions may contact H-E-B Customer Relations at 210-938-8357 or 1-800-432-3113 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM Monday through Friday.

Initial recall posted 1/8/15

H-E-B has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall for H-E-B Single Serving Tortilla Soup and H-E-B Single Serving Poblano Corn Chowder due to undeclared peanut allergens in seasoning provided by Southern Style Spices. There have been no reported illnesses related to this precautionary recall.

H-E-B was notified of this issue on January 5, 2015 by the vendor Southern Style Spices that one of the spice blend ingredient components used in the products had tested positive for peanut residue. This spice blend is added only to the H-E-B Tortilla Soup and the H-E-B Poblano Corn Chowder.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time. H-E-B is asking customers at risk for peanut allergies that may have purchased one of these products to return it to their H-E-B store for a full refund.

The affected products include:

  • H-E-B Single Serving Tortilla Soup – prepackaged in 8oz. and 16oz. sizes, purchased on or before 1/6/2015
  • H-E-B Single Serving Poblano Corn Chowder – prepackaged in 8oz. and 16oz. sizes, purchased on or before 1/6/2015
  • All H-E-B Tortilla Soup and H-E-B Poblano Corn Chowder soup purchased from the hot soup kettle at the Deli/Prepared Foods Counter – purchased on or before 1/6/2015

The voluntary recall has been issued by H-E-B, in an abundance of caution, to ensure the safety of its customers. “H-E-B is committed to the highest standards of food safety for our customers,” said Winell Herron, Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity. “We take every precaution necessary to ensure the integrity and quality of the products sold in our stores.”

Any product purchased on or before the dates listed above should be returned to any H-E-B store for a full refund. Customers with concerns or questions may contact H-E-B Customer Relations at 210-938-8357 or 1-800-432-3113 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM Monday through Friday.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
1/7/2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling its Assorted Cookie Platters, All Sizes for the presence of an undeclared nut allergens. The recalled cookie platters were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii and Nevada in a round, clear plastic container with black plastic base and Whole Foods Market label beginning November 24, 2014, with the following PLUs:

  • PLU# 243868 – “Cookie Platter Small” sell by dates up to January 7, 2015
  • PLU# 243873 – “Cookie Platter Medium” sell by dates up to January 7, 2015
  • PLU# 247661 – “Cookie Platter Large” sell by dates up to January 7, 2015

One illness has been reported at this time. Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Customers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market stores are urged to discard the product and bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 512-477-5566 ext. 20060 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Zilks Foods, LLC
1/5/2015

Zilks Foods, LLC of Austin, TX is recalling all of its 8 ounce hummus products because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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This recall affects the following products:

ProductSizeConsumer UPCUse By Dates
Bacon Hummus 8oz 817719010097 01/06/15 – 02/09/15
Balsamic & Garlic Hummus 8oz 817719010073 01/05/15 – 02/09/15
Hatch Green Chile Hummus 8oz 817719010035 01/05/15 – 02/09/15
Jalapeno & Cilantro Hummus 8oz 817719010042 01/05/15 – 02/09/15
Original Hummus 8oz 817719010011 01/05/15 – 02/09/15
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus 8oz 817719010028 01/05/15 – 02/09/15
Spinach & Artichoke Hummus 8oz 817719010059 01/05/15 – 02/09/15

The recalled hummus was distributed nationwide in retail stores.The containers are clear plastic tubs with white lids. The brand name “Zilks” can be found on each tub on both the top and side labels.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

This recall was initiated after it was discovered that a spice ingredient from a single supplier used in the affected products was contaminated with peanut allergens.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at info@zilksfoods.com or call 512-633-8904 Monday through Friday from 9am – 4pm CST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Campos Foods, LLC
1/2/2015

Campos Foods, LLC, a Caryville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,300 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The recalled products contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

The following items, produced on December 2, 2014, are subject to recall:

  • Bulk boxes containing various weights of 90 pieces of “ROCKIN’ ROASTED ROASTED CHICKEN DRUM & THIGH (With Back) Smoke Flavor Added”.
  • 16-lb. bulk boxes containing approximately 32 pieces of “ROCKIN’ ROASTED ROASTED CHICKEN QUARTERS Smoke Flavor Added”.  

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-2260T” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to distribution centers nationwide.                       

The problem was initially discovered when the firm was notified by a supplier that an ingredient was recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA’s recall release, “Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products,” can be viewed at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428141.htm.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Chris Rodney, VP Sales, at (405) 603-7500. Media with questions about the recall can contact Jim English, President/COO, at (405) 603-7500.

Egg Allergy Alert: B. Robert’s Foods
1/2/2015

B. Robert’s Foods, a Charlotte, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,474 pounds of chicken noodle soup due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The Chicken Noodle Soup product is formulated with egg, a known allergen.  However, the product was released with a Chicken and Wild Rice Soup side label, which does not declare this allergen. 

The items with the following label, produced on December 12, 2014, are subject to recall:

  • 16-oz. (454g) refrigerated packages of "HARRIS TEETER FRESH FOODS MARKET CHEF’S RECIPE CHICKEN AND WILD RICE SOUP” with UPC code “6108819179,” product code “57878” and a “SELL-BY 01/31/15” in the bottom right corner of the label. 

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-19198” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were distributed to grocery stores in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington, D.C.             

A grocery store employee discovered that “Chicken Noodle Soup” products were incorrectly labeled as “Harris Teeter Fresh Foods Market Chef’s Recipe Chicken and Wild Rice Soup.” The grocery store reported the error to B. Robert’s Foods which found that the products had been incorrectly labeled.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact B. Robert’s Foods Quality Assurance Manager Antonio Gilges at (704) 944-5311. 

Peanut Allergy Alert: Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients
1/2/2015

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. We were notified by one of our third party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products

This recall affects the following products:

UPC #SizeDescriptionBest Buy Date
1111085763 8 oz (226g) Private Selection
Sweet Chipotle Panko Bread Crumbs
8/22/15 - 12/23/15
1111078622 8 oz (226g) Private Selection
Chipotle Lime Tortilla Panko Breader
9/23/15 - 12/23/15


The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
No illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall was initiated after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut allergens.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 512-359-3059 from 9 am to 4 pm CST Monday-Friday, or visit www.AdamsExtract.com for additional information.

Peanut Allergy Alert: TEN BC LLC
12/30/2014

TEN BC LLC of Austin, TX is recalling its 10 ounce packages of "Tommy’s Superfoods Santa Fe Rice" because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled "Tommy’s Superfoods Santa Fe Rice" were distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The product comes in a 10 ounce, white plastic package marked with Best by 11/17/2015. Lot # C091X4K17 on the bottom and is sold in the frozen foods section of the store.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Production of the product has been suspended until the FDA and TEN BC LLC are certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased 10 ounce packages of "Tommy’s Superfoods Santa Fe Rice” marked with Best By 11/17/2015. Lot # C091X4K17 on the bottom are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at info@tommysfoods.com.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Hausman Foods, LLC.
12/30/2014

Hausman Foods, LLC., a Corpus Christi, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 38,400 pounds of beef and pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain peanuts, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

They were produced on various dates from September 17 to December 6, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:

800-lb. combo corrugate boxes containing “Fully Cooked Barbacoa.”15-lb. boxes containing six 2.5 lb vacuum sealed packages of “Pork Chorizo.”The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 7190” or “EST. 7190A” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to processing and foodservice establishments in Texas. 

The problem was discovered when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall for “Adams Flavors, Food & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Butter Protein in Cumin Products,” which is directly related to this recall. The FDA’s recall release can be viewed at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428141.htm

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Jerry Simpson, Vice President, at (361) 883-5521. Media with questions about the recall can contact Steven R. McClure, President/CEO, at (361) 883-5521.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Jardine Foods, Inc.
12/30/2014

Jardine Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Chili Mix products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. We were notified by one of our third party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, an allergen which is not declared on the products’ ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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This recall affects the following products:

0 22531 01880 4 4.0 Oz (113g) DL Jardines Texas Chili Bag O’Fixins Kit in white cloth bag 11.20.16
0 22531 05250 1 3.0 Oz (85g) DL Jardines Texas Chili Works in brown & red cardboard box 11.20.16
0 22531 50500 7 3.1 Oz (88g) Shotgun Willie’s Texas Chili Seasoning in black & red cardboard box 09.15.16

 

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through web orders.

No illnesses have been reported to date. This recall was initiated after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut allergens.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 512.295.4600 from 9 am to 4 pm CST Monday-Friday, or qualityassurance@jardinefoods.com for additional information.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Garcia Foods, Inc.
12/28/2014

Garcia Foods, Inc., a San Antonio, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 190,450 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

The Hill Country Fare Chorizo products were produced between October 5, 2014 and December 24, 2014. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed, raw pork sausage link pieces of “HILL COUNTRY FARE CHORIZO.”
  • 8-oz. vacuum-packed, raw pork sausage chubs of “HILL COUNTRY FARE CHORIZO.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 13205A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were shipped to retail locations in Texas.
                                 
The problem was discovered when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall for “Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products,” which is directly related to this recall. The FDA’s recall release can be viewed at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428141.htm.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Pete Santos, SQF Practitioner, at (210) 349-6262 Ext. 224.

Peanut Allergy Alert: HEB Meat Center
12/28/2014

HEB Meat Center, a San Antonio, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 83,666  pounds of pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

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The chorizo and pork products were produced on various dates between October 16, 2014 and December 26, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:

  • Random weight vacuum-packed clear packages containing “Pork Chorizo.”
  • Random weight clear covered trays containing “HEB Mi Comida Chorizo Pork Chorizo.”
  • Random weight vacuum-packed clear packages containing “SEASONED MEXICAN STYLE PORK FOR CARNE AL PASTOR.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 7231” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were shipped to retail HEB stores in Texas.
                                 
The problem was discovered when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall for “Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products,” which is directly related to this recall. The FDA’s recall release can be viewed at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428141.htm.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact HEB Customer Relations, at (800) 432-3113. Media with questions about the recall can contact Dya Campos, Director Public Affairs, at (210) 938-8075.

Peanut Allergy Alert: J & B Sausage Co.
12/28/2014

J & B Sausage Co., a Waelder, Texas establishment, is recalling an additional 9,909 pounds of chicken product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The recall expansion includes items produced on various dates between August 19, 2014 and December 2, 2014. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 12-oz. packages of fully cooked “CAJUN HOLLAR BRAND INC. CREOLE STYLE BOUDIN.”

On December 27, 2014, the company recalled 45, 904 pounds of Chicken and Beef products that were produced between August 25 and December 15, 2014. To read the recall release, click here. The following products listed below were included in the initial recall.

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  • 5-lb. packages of fully cooked “Chefs-In-A-Bag CHICKEN TACO FILLING.”
  • 1-lb. packages of HEB “FULLY COOKED Texas Style BEEF CHILI No Beans.”
  • 1-lb. packages of HEB “FULLY COOKED Taqueria Style PICADILLO Seasoned Ground Beef with Potatoes, Onion, Tomatoes and Peppers.”
  • 1-lb. packages of HEB “FULLY COOKED CARNE GUISADA Seasoned Beef in Gravy.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 7066 or P-7066” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were shipped to HEB retail locations and Garland Independent School District in Texas.

The problem was discovered when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a recall for “Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products,” which is directly related to this recall. The FDA’s recall release can be viewed at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428141.htm.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Bonnie Hyman, Risk Management, at (830) 203-9002.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Adams Flavors
12/28/2014

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. We were notified by one of our third party suppliers that one of the spice ingredients purchased contains peanut proteins, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through web orders.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall was initiated after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut allergens.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 512-359-3059 from 9 am to 4 pm CST Monday-Friday, or visit www.AdamsExtract.com for additional information.

Shellfish Allergy Alert: Real Foods
12/24/2014

Real Foods of Kent, WA is initiating a voluntary recall of 299 units of Tofu Pad Thai Bowl and 178 units of Thai Noodle Salad due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains shellfish (shrimp), a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish (shrimp) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The product subject to the recall:

STOREITEM DESCRIPTIONUPC NUMBERBEST BY
Fred Meyer 13.5 oz. rigid plastic container of Tofu Pad Thai Bowl 0 30223 00914 6 12/23/14
12/24/14
Quality Food Centers 13.5 oz. rigid plastic container of Tofu Pad Thai Bowl 0 30223 00914 6 12/23/14
12/24/14
12/25/14
Haggen/Top Foods 8.5 oz. rigid plastic 
container of Thai Noodle Salad with Thai Peanut Salad
0 45009 10116 7 12/18/14
12/19/14
12/20/14
12/21/14
12/22/14
12/23/14

There were 2 units produced on 12/18/14 with a best by of 12/23/14 and 2 units produced on 12/19/14 with a best by of 12/24/14. The 4 units were shipped to one Fred Meyer store in Kent, WA.

There were a total of 295 units produced on 12/18/14, 12/19/14 and 12/20/14 and were shipped to a limited number of QUALITY FOOD CENTERS stores in Washington State and Oregon only. This product was distributed and sold to Quality Food Centers stores in the following cities: Belfair, WA; Tacoma, WA; Port Townsend, WA; Lacey, WA; Portland, OR; Vancouver, WA; Kent, WA; Seattle, WA; Mercer Island, WA; Bellevue, WA; Kirkland, WA; Bothell, WA; Redmond, WA; Issaquah, WA; North Bend, WA; Mukilteo, WA; Bothell, WA; Lynnwood, WA; Sequim, WA; Edmonds, WA; Everett, WA; Mill Creek, WA; Mt. Lake Terrace, WA; Enumclaw, WA; Renton, WA; Stanwood, WA; Maple Valley, WA; Gig Harbor, WA; and Pt. Hadlock, WA.

There were a total of 178 units produced on 12/14/14 through 12/19/14 and were shipped to a limited number of Haggen/Top Foods stores in Washington State and Oregon State only. This product was distributed and sold to Haggen/Top Foods stores in the following cities: Olympia, WA; Bellingham, WA; Burlington, WA; Stanwood, WA; Snohomish, WA; Ferndale, WA; Mt. Vernon, WA; Lake Stevens, WA; Marysville, WA; Auburn, WA; Puyallup, WA; Woodinville, WA; Aberdeen, WA and Tualatin, OR.

No other products or code dates are affected by this recall. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

There have been no adverse reactions or illnesses attributed to the recalled item.

Customers who have purchased this product and are sensitive to shellfish (shrimp) products or have shellfish (shrimp) allergies should not consume the above-mentioned product. This product may be returned to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers may call Bill Tarazawich at 214-354-1662 for any further information Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am-5pm (PST).

Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Reily Foods Co.
12/22/2014

Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, announced today it is recalling certain Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third-party supplier contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Consumer UPC # Unit Size Item Description Best By Date Range
0-00-72396-10000-8 4oz Carroll Shelby Chili Mix July 1, 2016- Nov 21, 2016
0-00-72396-10019-0 3oz Carroll Shelby White Chicken Chili July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00069-8 3.625oz Wick Fowler 2-Alarm Chili Kit July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00111-4 3.03oz Wick Fowler False Alarm Chili Kit Sept 02, 2016- Dec 02, 2016


The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide.This recall was initiated in consultation with the FDA after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut and almond allergens. Reily Foods Co. is receiving these ingredients from other sources in anticipation of resuming production shortly.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-535-1961 between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm Central Standard Time or visit www.reilyfoods.comdisclaimer icon for additional information.

“For more than 100 years, Reily Foods has provided safe, high-quality food products that meet the very highest standards of food manufacturing practices,” said Steve Woullard, Director of Corporate Quality. “Since 1902, honesty, transparency and accountability have been the cornerstone of our company.”

Peanut Allergy Alert: Zachary Confections (Target)
12/19/2014

Frankfort -based Zachary Confections, Inc. announced today a nationwide voluntary recall of one lot of Market Pantry Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds, sold exclusively at Target Stores, because they include peanuts which are not declared on the label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to Zachary to date.
Included in the recall are:

  • Market Pantry Brand Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds
  • 9 oz., UPC 085239555644
  • The recalled lot code is: R4112D
  • Best Before Date: 7/4/2015

The lot code and Best Before Date are on the back of the package below the Nutrition Facts box and above and to the right of the UPC Code.

No other Market Pantry candy items are included in the recall.

The safety and quality of Zachary Confections, Inc. products are of utmost importance to the company. Consumers with peanut allergies are advised not to consume these items. The product may be returned to Target for a refund or they may call Target Guest Relations at 1-800-440-0680.

Consumers with additional questions on the recall may contact Zachary Confections Customer Service at (765) 654-2510 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm EST.

Fish Allergy Alert: Real Foods LLC
12/11/2014

Real Foods LLC, a Kent, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately 308 pounds of Chef Salad with Ham and Turkey due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains fish (anchovies), a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The following product is subject to recall:

  • 12.5-ounce clear plastic containers of “CHEF SALAD WITH HAM (WATER ADDED) AND TURKEY.”  

The product was produced on Dec. 6, 2014. The product bears the establishment number “34834” inside the USDA mark of inspection and has “Sell by: 12/11/2014” printed on the product label. The product was shipped to retail outlets in Oregon and Washington.                                

The problem was discovered by a customer, who notified the company. The product is labeled for Ranch dressing, but contains a Caesar salad dressing pouch. The Caesar salad dressing contains anchovies.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Erin Sherry, sales manager, at (206) 432-3426. Media with questions about the recall can contact Bill Trazewich, sales manager, at (214) 354-1662.

Fish Allergy Alert: Whalen’s Horseradish Products, Inc.
12/10/2014

Whalen’s Horseradish Products, Inc. of Galway, NY is recalling WHALEN’S SEAFOOD & BURGER SAUCE, because it contains undeclared anchovy, an element of the Worcestershire Sauce used in the finished product. People who have an allergy to fish run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The WHALEN’S SEAFOOD & BURGER SAUCE was distributed to two wholesalers in New York, to consumers through on-line sales and to cash & carry customers at the Deerfield Christmas Sampler in Deerfield, Massachusetts on November 28, 29 and 30.

The product was packaged in an 8 oz. clear glass bottle labeled “WHALEN’S SEAFOOD & BURGER SAUCE”, and may be identified by a Sell by Date of 17 July, 2015 (stamped on a label located on top of the bottle). The product does not have a UPC code. To date, the firm has been able to recover 23 bottles from the marketplace.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The problem was discovered through a label review conducted on 12/05/2014 during an FDA inspection of the manufacturer which disclosed the omission. Subsequent investigation revealed that the batch containing the Worcestershire Sauce was the first batch produced with this ingredient and the label review process did not capture this change. The manufacturer will be correcting the product labeling on future orders.

Consumers with fish allergies should not consume this product and should return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact Whalen’s Horseradish Products by phone at (518) 587-6404 Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm ET.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Safeway
12/8/2014

Safeway is voluntarily recalling Safeway Select French Salted Caramel (Fleur De Sel) Premium Ice Cream sold in all Safeway-owned stores from November 4, 2014 through December 5, 2014 due to the inclusion of an undeclared peanut allergen.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled product is in a 1.5 quart package and displays the following UPC Code and Best Before Date.

  • Product Name: Safeway Select French Salted Carmel (Fleur De Sel) Premium Ice Cream
  • UPC: 21130 08970
  • Best By: Nov 03 2015

The UPC Code is located on the side panel. The Best Before Date is located on the bottom of the package.No illnesses or injuries have been reported. The recipe’s caramel cups ingredient was replaced with peanut butter cups due to a supply error.

The recalled Safeway Select French Salted Caramel (Fleur De Sel) Premium Ice Cream was sold in all Safeway, Carrs, Genuardi’s, Pak ‘N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vons stores throughout the United States.

Customers are asked to discard the product or return it to their local store for a full refund. Customers who have questions about the recall can contact Safeway at 1-877-SAFEWAY.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Clif Bar
12/5/2014

Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary market withdrawal of 15-packs and 6-packs of White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars. Although the individual bar wrappers and packs include advisory allergen labeling stating that the product contains cashews and front-of-pack labeling notifying consumers of a new recipe that now includes cashews, some consumers reported they did not see the new recipe call-out or the allergen advisory.

The company is voluntarily withdrawing the bars out of an abundance of caution for people who are allergic to cashews. Only the product meeting the following criteria is affected:

  • Individual bars of White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars
  • 6-packs of White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars
  • 15-packs of White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars
    • UPC Codes: Bar: 7-22252-10067-2
    • 15-count Caddy: 7-22252-20067-9
    • 6 Pack: 7-22252-25071-1

No other LUNA Bar products, pack sizes or flavors are affected. The company is strongly advising consumers who have cashew allergies not to consume these bars and discard them to avoid the possibility of an allergic reaction. People with an allergy to cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

Consumers with questions may contact 1-888-851-8456, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. PDT, Monday-Friday. Details also can be found on the Clif Bar web site http://www.clifbar.com/text/voluntary-recall. Clif Bar & Company cares deeply about the health and safety of consumers and will be making the cashew allergen labeling even more prominent on this bar.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Abdallah Candies
12/5/2014

Abdallah Candies of Burnsville, MN is taking precautionary measures and voluntarily recalling red and silver foil wrapped Holiday Caramel Bites. One customer has reported finding a peanut butter bite, wrapped in red foil, in a bag of holiday caramel bites. The date code on the bag was EK-08.

Peanut butter bites contain peanuts as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

We believe the incident is from that code only but with an abundance of caution are recalling all the following date codes: EJ29 - EJ31and EK01- EK18. The date code can be found on the bottom left hand corner of the white label on the bottom of the cellophane bag.

This food product was distributed since Nov. 1, 2014 nationwide at gift shops and other retail locations. The product label has the SKU number 6668407116 and is sold in boxes of 6 cellophane bags with 4 red and 4 silver foil wrapped bites in each bag. The company has made the deliberate decision to recall this product to ensure the safety of their customers. The company has not been notified of any illness associated with this product.

Consumers who have purchased this product can call Abdallah Candies with their concerns. Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30 pm central time at 952-890-4770 or 800-348-7328.

No other products from this company are affected.

Milk Allergy Alert: House of Flavors, Inc.
12/3/2014

House of Flavors, Inc., based in Ludington, Michigan, is voluntarily recalling a small batch of  Ciao Bella Dark Cocoa Sorbetto manufactured by House of Flavors because its ingredients may include an undeclared milk allergen. Consumers who may have a severe allergy or sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to milk, there is no safety issue with this product. The company is conducting an internal audit to determine possible cause.

Only Ciao Bella Dark Cocoa Sorbetto 14oz. plastic containers stamped with UPC code 9951201206 and date code 14102 and marked “Best by Date: October 12, 2015” are affected by the recall. No other Ciao Bella products, or any other Ciao Bella Dark Cocoa Sorbetto, are involved in the recall.

House of Flavors and Ciao Bella are taking precautionary steps, including removing all potentially impacted products from retail store shelves and the entire distribution system. 

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. Anyone requiring more information should contact House of Flavors consumer affairs at 1-800-930-7740, extension 2229, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. until 5 pm. (EST). 

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market (Connecticut)
12/1/2014

Three Connecticut Whole Foods Market locations are recalling “Tarte Aux Pommes” produced and sold in West Hartford Center, Bishops Corner and Glastonbury, Connecticut due to an undeclared almonds. The 6 inch tarte was mislabeled as a “Tarte Aux Pomme 10in” and has a “best by” date between November 20 and December 1, 2014.

The six inch tarte contained almonds as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The tarte was sold in the stores between Sunday, November 16 and Friday, November 28, 2014.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market West Hartford Center, Bishops Corner or Glastonbury, Connecticut may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
11/28/2014

Whole Foods Market is recalling “Vegan pumpkin pie” produced and sold in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, AR, due to undeclared walnuts. The product was sold as half and full pies packaged in both clear, clamshell packaging and brown, Kraft paper boxes UPCs 24917100000 and 24917300000 with “sell by” dates of 10/27/14-­‐‑11/30/14. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-­‐‑threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.



The vegan pumpkin pies contain walnuts as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased this product from any Whole Foods Market Southwest stores in TX, OK, LA, or AR may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store between the hours of 9am and 5pm CST.

Customers may find their nearest Whole Foods Market at www.wholefoodsmarket.com

Peanut Allergy Alert: Kroger Co.
11/26/2014

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling select containers of Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream sold in 13 states because it may contain peanuts not listed on the label.



Item Description:

Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream sold in 48-ounce containers with a "sell by" date of April 16, 2015 under the following UPC Code: 11110-00456.

Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement. No customer illnesses have been reported to date.

People who are allergic to peanuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to peanuts, there is no safety issue with the product.

Store Locations

Stores in the following states are included in this recall: Bakers stores in Nebraska; Dillons stores located in Kansas and Missouri; Gerbes stores located in Missouri; Fred Meyer stores located in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington; Food 4 Less stores located in California and Nevada; King Soopers and City Market stores located in Colorado and Wyoming; Ralphs stores located in California; Smith’s stores located in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming and QFC stores located in Oregon and Washington.

Not included in this recall are Kroger, Food 4 Less (Chicago), Fry’s stores and Smith’s stores located in Arizona and New Mexico.

Dillons, Fred Meyer, QFC, King Soopers, City Market, Ralphs, Food 4 Less (west coast), Bakers, Gerbes and Smith’s removed items from store shelves and initiated a customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

Customers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at 800-KROGERS (800-576-4377). For more information, please visit www.kroger.com/recall_alerts.

Milk Allergy Alert: Kozy Shack Enterprises, LLC
11/21/2014

Kozy Shack Enterprises, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain items of its Foodservice Kozy Shack® Simply Well® Chocolate Pudding 4 oz. cups because they contain undeclared milk and lack product labeling. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled product was distributed through foodservice distribution channels and not sold in retail stores. Product was distributed to 20 states: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

The product comes in a small, clear 4 oz. plastic container and contains a yellow lid with the Kozy Shack logo on it. The carton in which the product was shipped is identified with the following information:

  • Lot Number: 31637681
  • Item Code: 00050000073491
  • USE BY:31 DEC 14

There have been no illnesses reported, and there are no quality issues with the product.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the milk-containing product was distributed without complete labeling.

Customers who have purchased this product are urged to discontinue use of the item and return it to the place of purchase. Kozy Shack will work with customers to collect the product.

Foodservice customers can contact Consumer Affairs at 855-716-1555, Monday 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Time and Tuesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Time.

Milk and Soy Allergy Alert: Evershing International Trading
11/21/2014

Evershing International Trading is voluntarily recalling Vinacafe Brand Wake Up Weasel Instant Coffee mix 3‐in‐1 after learning that the product may contain Sodium Caseinate ( a Milk derivative), a Milk allergen, and Soy extract, a Soy Allergen, that is not declared on the products' ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk and/or Soy have the risk of serious or lifethreatening allergic reaction if they consume this coffee. There is No health risk associated with these products for individuals without an allergy to Milk or Soy.



The Vinacafe Brand Wake Up Weasel Instant Coffee mix 3‐in‐1 was distributed in California, Washington, Oregon, and Oklahoma. The Vinacafe Brand Wake Up Weasel Instant Coffee mix 3‐in‐1 was distributed by Evershing International Trading in two types of packaging, 1) 20 sachet (17g) packaged in a plastic bag, and 2) 20 sachet (17g) packaged in a paper box.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The Vinacafe Brand Wake Up Weasel Instant Coffee mix 3‐in‐1 is a new product line of Vinacafe Brand Coffee. It was recently introduced in the United States and Canada a few months ago. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency discovered during a routine check that the packaging did not list the Milk Allergen. Our company’s further investigation revealed that this new product also has soy extract. Vinacafe has remedied the labeling issue by relabeling all products within their inventory, thus no future products are affected.

Consumers who have purchased this product may return the products to the original place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1‐408‐975‐9660 from 9:00am to 5:00pm Pacific Time.

Soy Allergy Alert: K. Heeps, Inc.
11/20/2014

K. Heeps, Inc., an Allentown, Pa., establishment is recalling approximately 2,902 pounds of Bratwurst and Bangers sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain soy lecithin; a releasing agent used on contact surfaces during production and is a known allergen.

The Stryker Farm Beer Bratwurst and the Irish Style Bangers products were packaged on various dates from May 21, 2014 through Nov. 5, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-lb. retail packages or 20-lb. Bulk Packages containing “ALL NATURAL ARTISAN PORK RECIPE STRYKER FARM IRISH STYLE BANGERS.”
  • 1-lb. retail packages or 20-lb.Bulk Packages containing “ALL NATURAL ARTISAN PORK RECIPE STRYKER FARM BEER BRATWURST.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 9379A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were sold to a single vendor, who further distributed it to restaurants and retailers in the state of Pennsylvania.

The problem was discovered during a periodic label review by FSIS inspection personnel. This was not disclosed on the product label. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms have notified customers and taken steps to make certain that products are no longer available to customers. 

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Beau Heeps, at qa@heeps.com or at 1-610-530-5564.

Milk Allergy Alert: Fabrique Delices
11/20/2014

Sapar USA, Inc. (DBA Fabrique Delices), a Hayward, Calif. establishment is recalling approximately 12 pounds of sausage products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen.  The products contain nonfat dry milk, a known allergen which was not declared on the label.

The products subject to recall are:

  • Pieces of “Fabrique Delices, Saucisson A L’ail Garlic Sausage – Nonfat Dry Milk Added,” each approximately .83-lb each, with product code 5511.  The misbranded products bear the label of another product, “Fabrique Delices, Saucisson Sec”

The product, produced on November 6, 2014, bears the establishment number “EST 6206” inside the USDA mark of inspection.  The products were sold through distribution centers in California, Pennsylvania and Texas to institutional and retail outlets. 

The problem was discovered by one of the firm’s sales representatives who was providing samples of the product at a food show and noted the error. 
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Antonio Pinheiro at (510) 441-9500.  Media with questions should contact Sebastien Espinasse at (510) 441-9500. 

Soy Allergy Alert: City Line Foods Manufacturing Co.
11/16/2014

City Line Foods Manufacturing Co., a Lancaster, Pa., establishment is expanding their recall to include an additional 12,282 pounds of frozen pretzel hot dog products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. This brings the total pounds of product recalled to 1,208,951 pounds. The products contain soy lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

View product labels from the USDA>

The recalled products were produced Nov. 14, 2013 – Nov. 14, 2014.

The following products are subject to the expanded recall:

  • "Kunzler Cheddar Pepper Frank Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Kunzler Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Kunzler Turkey Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Berks All Beef Pretzel Franks." 

The following products are subject to the FSIS recall issued November 15, 2014.

  • "Auntie Anne’s All Beef Classic Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Auntie Anne’s Fundraising Pretzel Dogs."
  • "West Creek Black Angus Beef Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Kunzler Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Kunzler Turkey Pretzel Dogs."
  • "Berks All Beef Pretzel Franks."
  • "Nathan’s Famous Pretzel Dogs."
  • "City Line Foods Pretzel Dogs."

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. or P-34073" or "34073" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products produced were shipped nationwide for retail distribution and fundraising. This recall does not affect Auntie Anne's pretzel stores found in malls, airports and other venues nationwide.

The problem was initially discovered by FSIS personnel during a routine labeling review. FSIS inspectors found that a releasing agent used on contact surfaces during production included soy lecithin, which was not disclosed on the product label. The additional product was discovered by the establishment while reviewing records as part of their recall activity. They then notified FSIS personnel of the issue.  FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. 

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Heather Neary, Auntie Anne’s Inc.’s Chief Marketing Officer, at 1-717-435-1558.

Multiple Allergy Alert: Kasia's Deli
11/16/2014

Kasia’s Deli Inc., a Chicago, IL. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,059 pounds of pierogi products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain wheat, soy, eggs, and milk, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The pierogi (dumplings) products were produced on various dates prior to September 19, 2014 and include lot numbers #4262 and below. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 11.5-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 6 pieces of “Polana Beef Pierogi” with product code 608.
  • 11.5-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 12 pieces of “Polana Beef Pierogi” with product code 108.
  • 14-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 6 pieces of “Polana Potato and Bacon Pierogi” with product code 630.
  • 14-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 12 pieces of “Polana Potato and Bacon Pierogi” with product code 130.
  • 14-oz. white plastic tray packages of “Polana Chicken Pierogi” with product code 126.

The products subject to recall may contain the establishment number “EST. 33985” or “P- 33985” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products produced were shipped to a distributor for national online sales.                           

The problem was discovered by an FSIS investigator during routine surveillance when the investigator noticed that the packaging lacked ingredient labels and /or the mark of inspection.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact the Kasia’s Deli Inc. at (312) 666-2900.

Soy and Yellow #5 and #6 Allergy Alert: Great American Appetizers, Inc.
11/16/2014

Great American Appetizers, Inc. of Nampa, Idaho is recalling 662 cases of HyVee Mozzarella Cheese Sticks because they may contain undeclared soy flour, yellow #5 and yellow #6. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to soy, yellow #5 or yellow #6 can run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The HyVee Mozzarella Sticks were distributed to retailers in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The HyVee Mozzarella Cheese Sticks affected are in an 8 oz. (227 g) carton (UPC #075450149913). The product date codes are printed on the end of the carton: 14290402 (BEST IF USED BY 4/17/2016) and 14295402 (BEST IF USED BY 4/22/2016). No other date codes are affected by this recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This incident was discovered in-house by the company’s internal packaging review. Great American Appetizers, Inc. staff determined that the new carton did not accurately describe all allergens present in the product during the packaging update.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased HyVee Mozzarella Cheese Sticks may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at: 1-800-282-4834 from 8AM – 5PM Mountain Time, or email inquiries to KalaT@appetizer.com.

Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Alert: B&G Foods (Ortega)
11/16/2014

B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling certain Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce and Ortega Taco Kit products and certain Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce products after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third party supplier contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  There is no health risk associated with these products for individuals without an allergy to peanuts or almonds.

View full product descriptions and UPC codes from the FDA.

The recalled products were distributed in retail stores and foodservice outlets nationwide.

This recall does not apply to any other sizes or varieties of Ortega Seasoning Mix or to any Ortega Seasoning Mixes in canisters, all of which are correctly labeled.  For example, this recall does not include Ortega Fajita Seasoning Mix, Ortega Fish Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Chili Seasoning Mix, Ortega Chipotle Seasoning Mix or Ortega Burrito Seasoning Mix, all of which are correctly labeled.  This recall also does not include any Las Palmas Enchilada Sauce, which is correctly labeled.

“The safety of our consumers is our number one priority.  We are committed to providing safe, quality products while observing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of our business,” said William Wright, Executive Vice President of Quality Assurance and R&D at B&G Foods.  “The core values that we’ve embodied since the company was founded in the 1800s — honesty, integrity and accountability — guide our actions as we take the appropriate measures to address this issue.”

This recall was initiated in consultation with the FDA after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut and almond allergens. B&G Foods has since terminated its relationship with this supplier and is receiving these ingredients from other sources in anticipation of resuming production shortly.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company’s recall hotline at 877-929-2576 from 8:00 a.m. ET to 8:00 p.m. ET, or visit www.ortega.com for additional information.

Wheat Allergy Alert: Kulana Foods Ltd.
11/10/2014

Kulana Foods Ltd., a Hilo, Hawaii establishment is recalling approximately 4,465 pounds of frozen, fully cooked pork products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products are formulated with a soy sauce that contains wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

The products subject to recall include:

  • Various weight (approximately .75 – .90 lb.) packages of “MOUNTAIN APPLE BRAND Teri Smoked Pork” with identifying case codes: 03414, 07214, 12814, 16914, 21114, 28114, 03713, 05113, 06513, 23313, or 34513.
  • 5-pound packages of “MOUNTAIN APPLE BRAND Teri Smoked Pork” with identifying case code: 09214.  

The products bear the establishment number “EST. 12445” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the label. The products were produced on various dates between Feb. 6, 2013 and Oct. 8, 2014 and shipped to retail locations and for foodservice use on the islands of Hawaii and Oahu.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during a label review at the establishment. FSIS personnel are responsible for verifying that establishments are actively labeling the eight most common food allergens. Wheat was a sub-ingredient of soy sauce used in the product and was inadvertently left off the product label.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Sheryl Taka, company office manager, at 808-959-9144.

Wheat, Soy & Milk Allergy Alert: 99 Ranch Market
11/7/2014

Welcome Market, Inc. dba 99 Ranch Market of Union City, CA is recalling “Taro Toast”, “Family Toast”, “U-Ta-Ne Toast”, “Raisin Toast”, “Green Onion Porksung Toast”, “Coconut Toast”, “Pineapple Toast”, “Multi-9 Grain”, “Cheese Toast”, “Wheat Bran Toast”, and “Red Bean Toast” because the product labels failed to declare food allergen wheat, soy, and/or and milk in the ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, soy and/or milk run the risk of a life-threatening allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention should they consume these products.

“Taro Toast”, “Family Toast”, “U-Ta-Ne Toast”, “Raisin Toast”, “Green Onion Porksung Toast”, “Coconut Toast”, “Pineapple Toast”, “Multi-9 Grain”, “Cheese Toast”, “Wheat Bran Toast”, and “Red Bean Toast” are various flavors of toast, packaged as pre-sliced loaves in clear plastic bags. The products were distributed to company owned stores and each store has a different bar code and address information specific to each store. The products have a sell by date of 11/04/14 or prior.

Consumers in possession of “Taro Toast”, “Family Toast”, “U-Ta-Ne Toast”, “Raisin Toast”, “Green Onion Porksung Toast”, “Coconut Toast”, “Pineapple Toast”, “Multi-9 Grain”, “Cheese Toast”, “Wheat Bran Toast”, and “Red Bean Toast” should not eat the product and should return the product to the place of purchase.

Consumers who have experienced allergic reaction after consuming this product should contact their health care provider.

99 Ranch Market will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers. Please call Wendy Lo at (510) 487-8899 extension 221 for further information.

Wheat and Soy Allergy Alert: CS Best Food Inc.
11/7/2014

CS Best Food Inc., a Panorama City, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,560 pounds of pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product contains wheat and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The blood sausage link products were produced between Aug. 28 and Oct. 17, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:     

  • 1-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing 2 sausage link pieces of “A Pork Snout, Beef Blood, Rice & Noodle Link”.
  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed packages containing multiple sausage link pieces of “A Pork Snout, Beef Blood, Rice & Noodle Link”.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 40119” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products produced were shipped to retail locations in California and Washington.                                 

The problem was discovered by FSIS during a routine label review.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Woosung America at 510-265-0808.

Milk Allergy Alert: Schwartz Brothers Bakery
11/7/2014

Schwartz Brothers Bakery of Seattle, Washington is recalling “Everything Bagels” because product contains milk but it is not declared as the ingredient on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Product was distributed between 10/9/14 and 11/5/14 through the QFC retail stores of the Washington and Portland, Oregon areas.

The product was packed in clear 4-pack plastic bag, with visible image of cheese melted on top of the bagels. “Everything Bagels” has the UPC number 7 17887 23121 1 and the “best by” dates of 10/14/14 to 11/10/14.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Cheese was distributed in packaging with a label that did not declare “Milk” in the ingredients statement and Contains statement. The label however has a statement indicating that the item is “Produced in a facility that processes Egg, Milk, Soy, Wheat.”

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased Schwartz Brothers Bakery “Everything Bagels” at QFC store are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 888-970-6938 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM pacific time.

Fish, Wheat and Egg Allergy Alert: Taylor Farms (WAWA)
11/4/2014

Taylor Farms New Jersey, Inc. of Swedesboro, NJ is voluntarily recalling 1,510 units of WAWA Garden Rotini Salad due to the potential of undeclared fish, wheat and egg allergens contained in the salad. 

People who have sensitivity or allergies to fish, wheat and egg may be at risk of a serious adverse reaction, if they consume these products. To this date, there have been no reported adverse reactions to this product. 

The Garden Rotini Salad was sold to WAWA stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, and Maryland. The recalled product have the code date of “sell by” 11/04/2014 TFNJ 303 1 5:00am found on the top the container. The WAWA Garden Rotini Salads are packaged in an 8 oz. plastic container. The affected product was distributed to stores on 10/30/2014 and was discovered by an associate at store level. 

This voluntary recall does not apply to any other WAWA or Taylor Farms products distributed anywhere in the United States. 

Consumers who have purchased Wawa Garden Rotini Salad with “sell by” date 11/04/2014 are urged to discard the product and contact the Wawa Call Center at 1-800-444-9292 24 hours a day 7 days a week for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Taylor Farms New Jersey at 856-294-4181 Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm EST.

Multiple Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market (Melrose, MA)
10/28/2014

Whole Foods Market is recalling “Vegan Gingersnap Cookies” produced and sold only in the Melrose, Massachusetts location due to a labeling error that resulted in undeclared tree nut, milk, soy and egg allergens. The product has a “Sell By” date of October 28, 2014.

The six-packs of cookies labeled as “Vegan Gingersnap Cookies” contained tree nuts (walnut and almond), milk, soy and egg, known allergens, which are not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to those ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The cookies were sold in the store between October 23 and October 26, 2014.
Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Melrose may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Milk Allergy Alert: Lundberg Family Farms
10/25/2014

Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling from distribution in the United States and Canada, specific bags of Sea Salt Rice Chips due to possible presence of an undeclared dairy allergen. The issue was discovered through a consumer complaint.

The recall applies to only 6 ounce bags (170g) of Sea Salt Rice Chips packed on August 11th, 2014, bearing the code “140811” and a best before date of “2015 JUN 08” on the upper right-hand corner of the bag. The Sea Salt Rice Chips display the following UPC numbers 0-73416-03530-0 for U.S., or 0-73416-03540-9 for Canada.

Lundberg Family Farms has identified the problem and has taken immediate corrective action. Distributors and retailers have been notified and requested to discard the affected products in stock. The company notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is cooperating fully with the agency.

No serious injuries or illness have been reported from the consumption of the product. People who have a severe allergy to dairy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Customers who have bags of Sea Salt Rice Chips with the aforementioned labeling should discard them or return them unopened to the place of purchase for a refund. Customers can call our customer service representatives at 530-538-3555, which is staffed seven days a week, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, or leave a message at other times, with any questions or concerns about the product, or email recall@lundberg.com.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Taylor Farms
10/25/2014

Taylor Farms, a Swedesboro, NJ, establishment, is recalling approximately 377 pounds of Signature Café Broccoli Kale Salad with Chicken product because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, tree nuts. The product contains walnuts, a tree nut, which is a known allergen and not declared on the product label. The walnuts are packaged in a cupped packet inside the salad container.

The product subject to recall includes:

  • 9.75-oz. plastic clam shell packages of “Signature Café Broccoli Kale Salad with Chicken” with Use by dates of “10/23/14,” “10/25/14,” and “10/27/14” on the lid of the product.

The product subject to recall bears “P-34513” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the label. The salads were produced on 10/17/14, 10/19/14, and 10/21/14. The distributed product was sent to retail stores in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

The problem was discovered at the distributor doing business with the company. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Jim Bryan, Director of Operations, at 856-294-4211. Media with questions about the recall should contact Alan Applonie, President, at 209-835-6300.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Woodstock Farms Manufacturing
10/20/2014

United Natural Trading LLC dba/ Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, Edison, New Jersey are recalling 22lb. bulk cases only (Lot# YOUI03) and Market Basket 12oz. tubs only (Lot# 14248) because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The 22lb. bulk cases of Asian 7 Rice Cracker Mix, Lot # YOUI03 were supplied to Woodstock Farms from Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd, No. 15 Dongyuan RD, Jinting Town, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China and distributed in Florida and Wisconsin.

The Market Basket 12oz. tubs of Asian 7 Rice Cracker Mix, Lot# 14248, Best By 9/5/15, UPC# 04970540898 were supplied to Woodstock Farms from Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd and distributed in the MA, VT, CT, RI, ME.

No illnesses or consumer complaints have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after a customer reported to us that they found a peanut fragment in the closed case of product at their facility during re-packing. Upon investigation it was discovered that the 22lb. original bulk cartons supplied to us from Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd had contained a peanut fragment. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by failure to do proper allergen cleaning and training of personnel at Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd.

Consumers who have purchased the 12oz. Market Basket tubs are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM EST at 800-526-4349.

Milk Allergy Alert: JFC International Inc.
10/20/2014

JFC International Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling all lot codes of its 3-pack Hapi Pudding with a net weight of 8.46 ounces (UPC 11152 13417), because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products.

The recalled product, "Hapi Pudding" was distributed nationwide to retail stores.

The product comes in a pack of three, weighing a total of 8.46 ounces, in clear plastic containers, with an orange and white seal on the top. The seal has the words "Hapi Pudding" with an image of a pudding. The 3 pack of pudding is plastic wrapped, with the product information found at the bottom of the product.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the milk-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk to the consumer. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an inadvertent omission on the label by the producer during the revision of the packaging process.

JFC has immediately responded to this issue and have already taken action to stop sales and distribution of the affected product.

Consumers who have purchased the product "Hapi Pudding" are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-633-1004, Monday – Friday, 8:30am-5pm PST.

Soy Allergy Alert: New Hope Mills Manufacturing
10/17/2014

New Hope Mills Manufacturing of Auburn, NY is recalling all Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix because it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix was distributed to distributors and retailers in NY, PA, NH, OK, and FL.

The affected product, New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix, can be identified as a 16 OZ bag in a boxboard box. The box itself is primarily red and white, and includes on the front of box, the New Hope Mills logo along with a picture of the Chia Pancakes. The UPC code on the box reads “07470353012”. The boxes affected will have one of the following “Best By Dates” on the bottom of the box: 11/13/2014, 11/14/2014, 2/26/2015, 7/29/2015, 10/4/2015, 12/13/2015

No illnesses have been reported to date.

New Hope Mills was contacted on 10/15/2014 by The Raymond-Hadley Corp., the Contract Manufacturer of New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix. The Raymond-Hadley Corp. notified New Hope Mills that they had discovered that New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix was made with an ingredient containing soy and was produced and distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of soy.

Consumers who have purchased New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 315-252-2676. Monday – Friday, 8am-4pm, EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Publix Super Markets
10/17/2014

Out of an abundance of caution, Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Asian Mix because the product contains peanuts that are not declared on the packaging.

The Publix Asian Mix was distributed to all Publix retail locations in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina. Publix Asian Mix is sold in 14 oz. clamshell containers in the Publix produce department with the UPC 41415-20286. The recall includes all sell-by dates between 01/03/15 and 02/03/15.

Publix discovered the undeclared allergen during in-house testing from the ingredient supplier. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

"As part of our commitment to food safety, potentially impacted product has been removed from all store shelves,” said Maria Brous, Publix media and community relations director. "To date, there have been no reported cases of illness. Consumers who have purchased the products in question may return the product to their local store for a full refund. Publix customers with additional questions may call our Customer Care Department at 1-800-242-1227 or by visiting our website at www.publix.com."

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 171,000 employees, with 2013 sales of $28.9 billion. Currently Publix has 1,086 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 17 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

 
Soy Allergy Alert: Shop Packaging LLC
10/17/2014

Shop Packaging LLC, a New Bedford, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,505 pounds of chicken wing products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products were processed with a releasing agent containing soy lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The chicken wing products were produced on various dates between August 8 and October 10, 2014. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 20-lb. bags containing “Chicken Mid-joint Wing.”The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-46946” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

These products produced were shipped to a distribution location in New York.

The problem was discovered by a FSIS inspector. The company sprayed a vegetable and canola oil, which contains soy lecithin, on their conveyor belt. FSIS has determined that the spray has been used since August 8th of this year.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Ron Sylvia, President, at (508) 961-7552.

Soy and Egg Allergy Alert: Fresh Food Manufacturing
10/15/2014

Fresh Food Manufacturing, a Freedom, Pa., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,008 pounds of Italian Style Wedding Soup due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The soup contains soy and egg, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

The following product is subject to recall:     

  • 24-oz. cups of “GIANT EAGLE MARKET DISTRICT ITALIAN STYLE WEDDING SOUP.”   

The ingredients panel on the back of the soup cup is from a chili product that the company also produces at the facility. The chili label does not list soy and egg, which are ingredients in the Italian Style Wedding Soup.

The product subject to recall bears the establishment number “EST. 40211” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was produced on Oct. 9, 2014, and shipped to retail stores in Ohio and Pennsylvania.                                

The problem was discovered when a store employee noticed that the back label was different from the other labels on the product.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. 

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Giant Eagle Customer Care at 1-800-553-2324, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Eastern time). Media with questions about the recall should call (412) 967-4551.

Egg Allergy Alert: Real Foods
10/14/2014

Real Foods of Seattle, LLC, (WA) is initiating a voluntary recall of 96 units of “Mexican Cheddar Dip” product due to an undeclared allergen. This product contains egg, an allergen, which is not declared on the bottom label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. 



The product subject to the recall was 10-oz package of Mexican Cheddar Dip sold at Quality Food Centers Stores, with UPC numbers 0 30223 00952 8; or 0 30223 00968 9 and Sell by Dates of 10/09/14;  10/10/14; 10/11/14.

The above product was manufactured between 10/04/14 and 10/06/14 and shipped between 10/05/14 and 10/07/14 to a limited number of QUALITY FOOD CENTER stores in Washington State only. The newly launched product may bear one of the two UPC numbers listed in the table. 

This product was distributed and sold in a limited number of Quality Food Center stores in the following cities: Everett, (WA); Mill Creek, (WA); Sequim, (WA); Bothell, (WA); Port Townsend, (WA); Belfair, (WA); Lacy, (WA); Kirkland, (WA); Bellevue, (WA); Redmond, (WA); Stanwood, (WA) and Port Hadlock, (WA). 
No other products or code dates are affected by this recall. 

There have been no adverse reactions or illnesses attributed to the recalled item. 

Customers who have purchased this product and are sensitive to egg products or have egg allergies should not consume the above-mentioned product. This product may be returned to the store where purchased for a full refund. 
Consumers may call Patrick Quatsoe at 206-354-1921 for any further information Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am-5pm (PST).

Egg Allergy Alert: Lotte Confectionary Co.
10/10/2014

LOTTE Confectionery Co., Ltd. (manufacturer), 21-5ka, Yangpyung-dong, Youngdeunpo-gu, Seoul, Korea, is recalling its 1.41 ounce (40g) and 5.64 ounce (160g) packages of Lotte Waffles because they contain undeclared egg ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. 

(Product Barcode: 1.41 ounce – 8 801062 518111 / 5.64 ounce – 8 801062 518135) 

The recalled Lotte Waffles were distributed to California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, New Jersey, Maryland, and Canada retail stores. 

The product comes in 1.41 ounce and 5.64 ounce paper packaging, with a white ingredient sticker label and an expiration date from July 2014 to Sep. 2015 (the expiration date is printed as Year. Month., and Day). 

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. 
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the egg-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of eggs by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. 

Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an error in the company’s product sticker making process. 

The distribution of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected. 

Consumers who have purchased 1.41 ounce and 5.64 ounce packages of “Lotte Waffle” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Lotte International America Corp. (Importer), 1805 Industrial St. Los Angeles, CA 90021, at 1-213-688-8806 Monday thru Friday 8AM-5PM PST.

Milk Allergy Alert: Kupiec
10/6/2014

Two distributors have issued recalls for Kupiec Rice Cakes with Dark Chocolate. Markpol Distributors Inc. of Wood Dale, Illinois is recalling Kupiec Rice Cakes with Dark Chocolate because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Kupiec Rice Cakes with Dark Chocolate was shipped and distributed to retail stores in Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut between August 29th, 2014 and September 30th, 2014.

Kupiec Rice Cakes with Dark Chocolate has UPC 5 906747 171742, packaged in white foil with a photo image of the rice cake on the front of the packaging, and the net weight is 3.1 oz. The production date located on the back of the package is 29.05.2014 with expiration date of 29.05.2015. Lot numbers: 149/MA/3 and 149/JP/3. Customers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk should not consume this product and return recalled product to the retail store and ask for a refund.

There has been one illness reported.

Markpol Distributors Inc. initiated the voluntary recall after the mis-labeling issue was discovered through the reported consumer illness on October 1st, 2014 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 847-801-5050 from 9am-5pm (CST) Monday – Friday or email info@markpoldistributors.com.

J&B EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION INC. of BROOKLYN, NY is recalling 40 cases of KUPIEC brand RICE CAKES WITH DARK CHOCOLATE, NET WT. 3.1 OZ. (90g), UPC # 5 906747 171742, because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

KUPIEC brand RICE CAKES WITH DARK CHOCOLATE, NET WT. 3.1 oz. (90g) were distributed to retail outlets throughout NY, NJ, and PA, and to one retail location in North Carolina. The product was shipped between 6/24/2014 and 7/23/2014.

KUPIEC brand RICE CAKES WITH DARK CHOCOLATE, NET WT. 3.1 oz., UPC # 5 906747 171742, are packed in a white oval plastic package picturing a stack of the rice cakes topped with chocolate. There are 6 rice cakes per package. The product was imported from Poland.

J&B EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION is not aware of any confirmed illnesses to date in its distribution area; however the FDA has confirmed one such case in the Chicago, IL area.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an inadvertent omission on the label by the producer during the revision of the packaging process.

Consumers who have purchased KUPIEC brand RICE CAKES WITH DARK CHOCOLATE, NET WT. 3.1 oz., UPC # 5 906747 171742, are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact J&B EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION at 1-718-782-3712, Monday – Friday, 8am - 4pm, ET.

Soy Allergy Alert: IKEA
10/2/2014

If you have purchased PASTAÄLGAR FULLKORN, elk-shaped wholegrain pasta or PASTAÄLGAR, elk-shaped pasta, in the Swedish Food Market at IKEA, please be aware that the product may contain soy, which is not declared on the product. As a precautionary measure, we have decided to recall these products.

Analyses of PASTAÄLGAR FULLKORN and PASTAÄLGAR have indicated presence of soy which is not declared on the product. Soy is an allergen and persons allergic to soy may experience an allergic reaction if eating the product. The product is safe for anyone not allergic or sensitive to soy.

Customers allergic to soy or otherwise concerned are welcome to return PASTAÄLGAR FULLKORN and PASTAÄLGAR to the nearest IKEA store for a full refund. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

For more information, please contact the Returns & Exchanges department, or visit: www.IKEA-USA.com

Peanut Allergy Alert: Tropical Valley Foods Inc.
10/2/2014

Tropical Valley Foods Inc. of Plattsburgh, NY, is recalling 455 cases (12 bags per case) of next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRIES, Lot 460013, due to the potential for undeclared peanuts to be packaged in the product. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The affected next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRIES was sold to distributors and retailers located in Iowa, California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Canada and Japan. Distributors where instructed to inform their customers of the recall of the product, to immediately remove it from sale and to promptly discard it.

The affected product is packaged in 3 oz. plastic bags with UPC 817582252006, Lot 460013 and “Best by Date” of 2016.03.31. The product was distributed between September 12th, 2014 and September 25th, 2014.

The recall was initiated after an employee found a peanut piece in a bulk case of Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries that was being packaged into the 3 oz. bags. Subsequent investigation by the firm revealed that some Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries had been packaged into 3 oz. bags of next by Nature DARK CHOCOLATE CHERRIES prior to the discovery.

No illnesses have been reported to date associated with this problem.

Consumers who are allergic to peanuts are urged not to consume the above product. Customers who purchased the affected product may return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kristain Stone at Tropical Valley Foods by phone at (518) 314-7162, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
9/27/2014

Whole Foods Market is recalling "Plain Streusel Coffeecake" produced and sold in the Bedford, Massachusetts location due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. The product has a "Sell By" date between September 19 and September 30, 2014.

The coffee cake contained pecans as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The coffee cake was sold in the store between Friday, September 19 and Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Bedford may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Wheat, Milk & Soy Allergy Alert: Dominguez Foods
9/27/2014

DOMINGUEZ FOODS WASHINGTON INC. of Zillah, Washington is recalling "SU COCINA" PAN MOLIDO (Plain Bread Crumbs) because it may contain undeclared WHEAT, WHEY (MILK), and SOY. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, milk, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

"SU COCINA" PAN MOLIDO (Plain Bread Crumbs) was distributed to two retail stores in OREGON and two retail stores in WASHINGTON.

"SU COCINA" PAN MOLIDO (Plain Bread Crumbs) has UPC 6 79790 05912 5, packaged in a cellophane package with yellow label and orange writing, and the net weight is 8 oz. Bread crumbs are grounded and tan in color. There is no lot code on a package. Customers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, milk or soy should not consume this product and return recalled product to the retail store and ask for a refund.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Dominguez Foods of Washington Inc. initiated the voluntary recall after the mis-labeling issue was discovered during the inspection on September 15th, 2014 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

For further information customers may call Dominguez Foods of WA at 509-829-6089 from 8am – 4pm (PDT) Monday – Friday of email dominguezfoods@yahoo.com.

Shellfish & Fish Allergy Alert: The Original Soupman
9/25/2014

The ORIGINAL SOUPMAN of Staten Island, New York, is recalling some of its LOBSTER BISQUE in Tetra Pak cartons because due to human error some cartons were printed omitting that, in addition to lobster, the product also contains shrimp, as well as perch and tilapia in its lobster base. Only people who have allergies to shrimp (Crustaceans) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.



The recalled “Original Soupman Lobster Bisque” was distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The product comes in a 17 oz., tetra pak carton marked with lot numbers:
0314435801, 0411435801, 0523435801, 0709435803, 0822435801, 0709435802, 0821435801 on the top and with a best buy date stamped on the top as well.No allergic reactions have been reported to date in connection with this problem and the product is otherwise safe for consumption by persons who have no allergies to lobster, shrimp, perch or tilapia.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that when the Company moved its production to the United States, the product was distributed in packaging that inadvertently did not declare the presence of shrimp, perch and tilapia.
Consumers that have purchased the “Lobster Bisque” can call the Company to arrange for return and a refund. Consumers may contact the Company at 646-722-6673, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET.

Egg Allergy Alert: Golden King Bakery
9/23/2014

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared eggs in “Coconut Bun”, packaged and distributed by Golden King Bakery located at 90 Bowery, New York, NY 10013. No illnesses have been reported to date to the Department in connection with this product. People who have severe sensitivity to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled “Coconut Bun” is packaged in an uncoded, plastic bag. The product was sold at various stores in the NY Metro area.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the product contained egg allergens, which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased “Coconut Bun” may return the product to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Lai Kueh Chan of Golden King Bakery at (212) 680-0138.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Mars Chocolate
9/20/2014

Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC #40000294764. Find lot numbers here. 

This theater box item within these lot codes may contain product containing peanut butter without listing on the ingredient label on the outside cardboard box.  The inside package is correctly labelled with ingredients and allergy information. 

People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if their theater box contains an inner M&Ms Brand Peanut Butter bag and they consume the product.  No adverse reactions have been reported to date.

The issue was identified after a consumer notified us of a M&M’S® Brand Peanut Butter package containing peanut butter M&M’S® inside a M&M’S® Brand Milk Chocolate Theater Box. 

These specific lot codes were shipped and distributed to our customers’ warehouses between May 8 and July 1, 2014, located in:  NC, TX, MN, IL, FL, KY, MS, AZ, GA, AI, CA NJ, PA, WA NY, CO, MO, MI, NH, CT, TN, MD, SC, OH, ME, VA, RI, WI, WV, IA, LA, OK, MA, NE, OK, AR, VT, ID and IN .   These customers then redistribute products for retail sale nationwide.

The M&M’S® Brand Milk Chocolate Theater Box comes in a 3.40 oz brown, 3 inch x 6.5 inch cardboard box  stamped on the right-hand side panel with the lot number and best before date.

Mars Chocolate will work with retail customers to ensure that the recalled product is not on store shelves.  In the event that consumers believe they have purchased this item and have allergy concerns, they should return this product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund.  Consumers with questions or concerns may call our toll-free number:   1-800-627-7852. This number will be operational Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (EST).

Wheat and Fish Allergy Alert: Jerky By Art
9/15/2014

Jerky By Art, an Albuquerque, N.M. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of beef jerky products because they were produced without the benefit of inspection. In addition, the beef jerky products contain wheat and anchovies, known allergens that are not declared on the product label.



The products subject to recall are: 

  • All vacuum-packed plastic bags of Claude’s Beef Jerky with Red Chile

The products, which contain the establishment number “EST. 34270” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection, were sold primarily over the internet. Although the products were packed mostly in 4-oz bags they may also have been packed in bags of other sizes. There are no identifying dates or codes on any packaging. Therefore, all products produced prior to September 12, 2014 are being recalled.

The problem was discovered during an ongoing investigation into the establishment.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Media or consumers with questions about the recall should contact Mr. Arthur Sandoval at (505) 262-0240.

Milk Allergy Alert: Interbay Food Company, LLC
9/12/2014

Interbay Food Company, LLC, a Woodinville, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately 4,820 pounds of pork Banger-style sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the products’ label.



The following products were subject to recall: 

  • 1-lb. (5 links per package) Refrigerated packages of “The British Pantry Ltd., British Style Bangers”
  • 1-lb. (16 links per package) Refrigerated packages of “The British Pantry Ltd., British Style Bangers”
  • 5-lb. Logs of “The British Pantry Ltd., British Style Bangers”

The products were cooked in a Redmond, Wash., restaurant and sold to the general public. The products were produced using bread crumbs that came from a vendor who listed wheat, soy and milk on the label. Although the label for the bangers listed wheat and soy, it did not list milk as an ingredient. The products were produced on March 17, 2014, March 24, 2014, May 5, 2014, June 2, 2014, June 30, 2014, July 15, 2014, July 29, 2014, August 26, 2014 and September 8, 2014. The products’ package codes are also its production dates. The products bear the establishment number “Est. 6267” inside the USDA mark of inspection, and have a 6-month shelf life.  

The problem was discovered by an FSIS inspector who saw that the products were incorrectly labeled.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Robert Petschl at (206) 612-7559 or via email at rob.petschl@interbayfoods.com.  

Peanut and Egg Allergy Alert: Mars Chocolate
9/8/2014

Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX® Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with the code date: 421BA4GA60.



Fewer than 25 cases of the stand-up pouches in this single lot code may contain product containing peanuts and eggs without listing them on the ingredient label. People who have allergies to peanuts and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No adverse reactions have been reported to date.

The issue was identified after a consumer notified us of peanuts in their TWIX® Unwrapped Bites product.

This specific code date was shipped and distributed to our customers’ warehouses in Indiana, Texas, Oregon, Tennessee and Connecticut. These customers then redistribute products for retail sale nationwide.

The TWIX® Brand Unwrapped Bites product comes in a 7 ounce, metallized-golden package marked with lot # 421BA4GA60 and with an expiration date of 03/2015 stamped on the back.

Mars Chocolate will work with retail customers to ensure that the recalled product is not on store shelves. In the event that consumers believe they have purchased this item and have allergy concerns, they should return this product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund. Consumers with questions or concerns may call our toll-free number, 7 days a week, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (est): 1-800-551-0907.

Milk, Wheat & Soy Allergy Alert: La Orocoveña Biscuit
9/4/2014

Through this means we inform to all La Orocoveña Biscuit clients that we will be conducting a recall of the product Pound Cake de Queso, 2oz. Exp. Dates 08/11/2014 to 10/12/2014, this since the product contains undeclared milk, wheat and soy.



This product was distributed wholesale to our clients who in turn sold this product to retailers only in Puerto Rico from 06/11/2014 to 08/12/2014. As of today, no illness have been reported in relation to this product, but it is of great importance that people who are allergic or sensitive to milk ,wheat or soy do not consume this product as they run the risk of having serious allergic reactions.

This recall was initiated after it was identified during and FDA Inspection that the product label did not mention the presence of milk, wheat and soy contained in the products sub-ingredients.

Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return it as soon as possible. A credit for the product will be given, once the product is returned.

We apologize for the inconvenience and we will be working to correct this mishap. Your cooperation is necessary to prevent harm to the consumers.
If you have any question please contact Mr. Iram Ortiz Maldonado at (787) 867-3310 or (787) 867-7474 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Dole Fresh Vegetables
8/29/2014

Although no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported, Dole Fresh Vegetables is initiating a limited voluntary recall of the following products:

PRODUCT NAMEBAG CODEBEST-BY DATE
DOLE Baby Spinach 6 oz bag
UPC 071430009642
B2311020 9/4/2014
B2311021 9/4/2014
B2311022 9/4/2014
B2311023 9/4/2014
DOLE Spinach 8 oz bag
UPC 071430009765
B2311020 9/4/2014
B2311021 9/4/2014
B2311022 9/4/2014
B2311023 9/4/2014
B2311024 9/4/2014
B2311025 9/4/2014



This recall is due to possible contamination of these products by walnuts. The walnuts fell from a tree into spinach bins being delivered from a field and were discovered at the plant. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported. However, people who have an allergy to tree nuts may have a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products or products containing walnuts.

This recall is for Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico, for only DOLE Baby Spinach 6 oz bags and DOLE Spinach 8 oz bags with the specific Bag Codes and Best-by dates listed above. The bag code and best-by date are on the top right-hand corner of the front of the bag. Consumers who have purchased the designated products are instructed not to consume the product and to call the DOLE Consumer Center toll-free at 1-800-356-3111 from 8am to 3 pm Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, for a refund.

Food safety is the first priority of Dole Fresh Vegetables, so although the contamination is not confirmed, this recall is being initiated in an abundance of caution for the benefit of our customers.

Shellfish Allergy Alert: Nestlé USA (Lean Cuisine)
8/23/2014

Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, a business unit of Nestlé USA, is initiating the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of LEAN CUISINE® Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce/UPC code 13800 10154 because it may contain undeclared shrimp. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shrimp run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected product is marked with a production code of 4165595911U and has a “best before” date of JULY 2015. A small quantity of LEAN CUISINE Culinary Collection Shrimp Alfredo was inadvertently placed into packaging for LEAN CUISINE Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce.

Three consumers who purchased the mislabeled product alerted Nestlé to this issue. To date, no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported. Nestlé issued this voluntary recall of one hour code of production to ensure the safety of consumers with shellfish allergies.

Consumers who may have purchased LEAN CUISINE Culinary Collection Chicken with Peanut Sauce /UPC code 13800 10154 should look for the manufacturing code, located in the grey box, on the right side panel of the package. The manufacturing code of the recalled product is: 4165595911U. No other LEAN CUISINE items are impacted by this recall. The affected product was distributed to retail customers in Washington State, California, Louisiana and Texas, and can be found in the frozen food aisle. Nestlé asks consumers to contact us for a full refund by calling Nestlé Consumer Services directly at 1-800-392-4057 Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM EST.

The quality and safety of our products are the top priority for our company. For these reasons, the company initiated this recall. We apologize to our retail customers and consumers and sincerely regret any inconvenience created by this product recall. We have advised the U. S. Food & Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture of this voluntary recall and will cooperate with them fully.

Soy Allergy Alert: Zemco Industries Inc.
8/7/2014

Zemco Industries Inc., a Buffalo, NY, establishment, is recalling approximately 106,800 pounds of smoked sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains soy, a known allergen that is not declared on the label of the product.



The product subject to recall includes: 

  • 2.5 lb. packages of “CAVANAUGH SMOKED SAUSAGE”

The products were produced on June 11, 2014; June 13, 2014; June 19, 2014; July 10, 2014; July 19, 2014; and Aug. 1, 2014. The recalled product has Use By dates of Sept. 9, 2014; Sept. 11, 2014; Sept. 17, 2014; Oct. 8, 2014; Oct. 17, 2014; and Oct. 30, 2014. The product bears the establishment number “Est. 5222” on the package. The product was sent to distribution centers for resale as well as retail establishments nationwide.    

The problem was discovered by the company. The problem occurred when the company reformulated the product and updated packaging and labeling but the employees utilized the old formulation containing soy that was not declared on the updated packaging and labels. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Consumer Relations at (866) 328-3156. Media with questions about the recall should contact Worth Sparkman, Public Relations Manager, at (479) 290-6358.

Egg Allergy Alert: Seoul Shik Poom Inc.
8/5/2014

Seoul Shik Poom Inc. of Englewood, NJ is recalling Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar (4bags/432ml) because they may contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.



The recalled Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar(4bars/432 ml) was distributed nationwide through retail stores.

Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar (4bars/432 ml) was sold in a silver plastic cooling bag marked with code # IC1006 and UPC CODE: 761898632925. The product has an expiration date of 03/20/2015 which is stamped on the package.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after the issue was discovered during an FDA inspection of the foreign manufacturer.

Consumers who have Choripdong Chocolate Almond Richmond Ice Bar(4bars/432 ml) and are allergic to eggs are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 201-567-7780 ext 140, Monday to Friday between 9:00am to 5:00pm (Eastern Time Zone).

Milk Allergy Alert: Ortho Molecular Products
8/4/2014

Ortho Molecular Products of Stevens Point, Wisconsin is recalling all lots of LifeCore Chocolate and LifeCore Complete Chocolate because the flavoring may contain undeclared milk. According to food safety standards, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Products were distributed nationwide to health care practitioners who then distribute the products to their patients as warranted. Distribution of the product has been suspended until further notice.

All LifeCore Chocolate and LifeCore Complete Chocolate products distributed through August 1, 2014 are subject to the recall. Products subject to the recall contain lots numbers beginning with the following numbers:

73286, 73620, 74419, 75339, 73288, 73840, 74562, 75568, 73455, 73859, 74773, 75749, 73482, 73987, 74920, 75919, 73569, 74038, 75309

The lot number and expiration date can be located at the neck of the bottle just above the label.

No adverse events have been reported to date regarding the undeclared milk allergen.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the chocolate flavoring used in the products contains a milk allergen which was not disclosed on the packaging of the products.

Consumers who have LifeCore Chocolate or LifeCore Complete Chocolate are urged to contact their health care practitioner who distributed the product to discuss returning or replacing the product. Consumers with questions may contact the company directly at 1-(715) 342-9881.

Milk Allergy Alert: Erlo Distribution Inc.
7/30/2014

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared milk in Uprising Brand “Carrot Drink,” “Beet Drink,” and “Peanut Punch,” distributed by Erlo Distribution Inc., Brooklyn, NY. People who have severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.



The Uprising Brand “Carrot Drink,” “Beet Drink,” and “Peanut Punch” are packaged in 12 ounce glass bottles.  The “Carrot Drink” has a product code of “Jul 30 2014” stamped on the label. The “Beet Drink” and “Peanut Punch” have product codes of “Sep 30 2014” stamped on the label. All are products of Jamaica.  The product was found for sale at a Brooklyn retail store, however, full distribution of the product is not known.   

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the product contained milk allergens, which were not declared on the label. 

No illnesses have been reported to date to this Department in connection with this product.  Consumers who have purchased Uprising Brand “Carrot Drink”, “Beet Drink” and in “Peanut Punch”, should not consume the product. 

Milk Allergy Alert: Puritan Foods Co.
7/28/2014

Puritan Foods Co., Inc., a Boston, Mass., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,476 pounds of raw boneless turkey breasts due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The following product is subject to recall:

  • Raw Boneless Turkey Breasts (various weights) with pack dates of June 11 and July 18, 2014

The product was produced on June 11, 2014, and July 18, 2014, and bears the establishment number “P-5933” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was distributed to a local distributor, which sold the product to hotels, restaurants and institutions in the New England area.

FSIS personnel discovered the problem while checking product labels. The source materials typically used by the firm do not contain milk. On the two dates in question, the source materials used declared they were “butter basted,” which was not carried over to the finished product label. Milk is a sub-ingredient in butter and must be noted on the label. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Christopher Mendez at (617) 596-4917.

Milk, Egg & Soy Allergy Alert: Carmel Food Group
7/28/2014

Carmel Food Group today issued a voluntary recall of Rising Moon Organics Butternut Squash Ravioli, a frozen product, because of mixed product in the packages with SELL BY APR 09 2015 (ONLY). This mislabeling incident has resulted in product which may contain undeclared allergens, milk, egg, and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, egg, and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.



Product: Rising Moon Organics Butternut Squash Ravioli, 8 oz, UPC# 7-85030-55557-6. One Code Date is affected: Pkg. SELL BY APR 09 2015, Case SELL BY 040915 (ONLY this Sell By date is being recalled).

The product involved was distributed through retail stores nationwide.

The recall was initiated when it was discovered that some packages labeled Butternut Squash that contain ravioli pieces with a different filling that may include milk, egg, and soy ingredients.

No illnesses have been reported to date in association with this product.

Consumers can return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 510-429-0356. Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm, Pacific Time.

Soy Allergy Alert: Sara Lee Foodservice
7/23/2014

A facility doing business as Sara Lee Foodservice in New London, Wis., is recalling approximately 82,440 pounds of smoked sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.  The product was formulated with an ingredient containing hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 



The product subject to recall is: 

  • Cases of “Smoked Sausage Rope” in 10-lb. cases containing two 5-lb packages with case code SKU 46218

The product, which bears the establishment number “Est. 2435” inside the USDA mark of inspection, was produced from January 1, 2014 through June 6, 2014 and was sent to distribution centers for further shipment to institutional users across the United States.  The product is not available in grocery stores or sold directly to consumers.

During a routine label review, the company discovered that one of the product flavoring ingredients contains hydrolyzed soy and that the soy is not declared on the product label.  

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.  Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Eric Birkhaug, Director of Customer Service at (312) 614-8283. Media with questions should contact Mike Cummins, Director of Communications at (312) 614-8412.

Milk Allergy Alert: B. Roberts Foods (Harris Teeter)
7/21/2014

B. Roberts Foods, a Charlotte, N.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 202 pounds of individual serving grilled chicken entrées due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 


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The following product is subject to recall:

  • 10 oz. (248 g) Refrigerated Packages of "Harris Teeter, Fresh Foods Market, Deli-Bakery, All Natural Grilled Chicken Strips (minimally processed, no artificial ingredients)"

The top label on the packaging incorrectly reads "All Natural Grilled Chicken Strips (minimally processed, no artificial ingredients), Net Wt 10 oz. (248g)" and the bottom label incorrectly reads "Grilled Chicken Breast with Lemon Spaghettini" when both labels should read  "Grilled Chicken Breast with Sundried Tomato Pasta." The product was produced on July 10, 2014, and bears the establishment number "Est. 19198" inside the USDA mark of inspection with package code "50223" and "Sell By" date of "07/27/14".

The product was distributed to retail stores in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

The problem was discovered by a grocery store employee who saw that the product was incorrectly labeled. The grocery store reported the error to B. Roberts Foods, which confirmed the "Grilled Chicken Breast with Sundried Tomato Pasta" entrées were incorrectly labeled due to an employee error. In addition to the incorrect labels, the recalled product is made with milk, which is a known allergen and must be noted on the label. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Antonio Gilges at (704) 944-5311 or via email at agilges@brobertsfoods.com.

Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
7/21/2014

Whole Foods Market is recalling "Chocolate Chewies" produced and sold in the Hyannis, Massachusetts location due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. The product was sold in the store between Sunday, July 13, 2014 and Friday, July 18, 2014 in clear, clamshell packaging and has a Use By date of: 7/18/14.

The chewies contain walnuts as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Hyannis may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Multiple Allergy Alert: King of Pops
7/16/2014

King of Pops of Charleston, SC is recalling mislabeled banana puddin’ pops and keylime pie pops because they may contain milk, wheat, egg, and/or soy some of which is undeclared on the label. The labels do contain milk, flour, chocolate, egg, vanilla wafer, and/or graham cracker, which may contain allergens milk, soy, egg, and wheat. King of Pops is working closely with the FDA, SC Dept. of Agricultural, and SC Dept. of Health to correct the labeling issue to FDA standards. Additionally, these products are submitted to the SC Dept. of Health for testing every quarter and meet all Health codes during these regular tests.

The UPC codes on these products are 59959 00305 and 59959 00304. All known mislabeled products have already been removed from stores.



People who have allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, wheat, egg or soy run the risk of severe or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.

These pops are distributed in Charleston, SC at retail stores.

These pops are labeled with company logo and flavor and ingredient statement does include milk, flour, chocolate, egg, vanilla wafer, and/or graham cracker, which may contain milk, egg, wheat, and/or soy.

The labeling problem was discovered during routine inspection by South Carolina Dept. of Agriculture. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Consumers who have allergy or sensitivity to milk, wheat, egg, and soy should discard these products.

For additional information you can call the King of Pops production kitchen at 843-297-8039.

Fish, Egg & Tree Nut Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market
7/9/2014

Whole Foods Market is recalling mini 4oz. containers of pre-packaged Caesar salad and Mesclun Goat Cheese salad sold in stores on July 8,, 2014 throughout New York, New Jersey (Excluding Princeton, Cherry Hill and Marlton) and Connecticut (Excluding Glastonbury, West Hartford and Bishop’s Corner) due to mislabeling and a resulting undeclared allergen of fish and egg (Caesar) and tree nuts (Mesclun Goat Cheese). The product has a Sell by date of: 7/11/14.



The salad labels were erroneously swapped and therefore the Caesar Salad packages contain tree nuts and the Mesclun Goat Cheese packages contain a Caesar dressing containing fish and egg as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to any of these ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Signage is posted in affected Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 201-567-2090 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

Peanut Allergy Alert: Nestlé USA
6/27/2014

Nestlé USA is initiating a recall of limited amounts of ice cream due to mismatched packaging.  The affected products are 14-ounce cartons labeled as Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream with a UPC of 74570-08400, and lid labeled as Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Peanut Butter.  The best buy date and manufacturing code appear on the bottom of the carton:  Best By date of 13May2015, Manufacturing code of 24-52 4133580418D.

These mismatched packages contain Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream, and the ingredient statement on the carton applies to Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and does not identify peanuts.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or potentially life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.             

The ice cream was produced on May 13, 2014 and has been distributed in District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. No other production dates, sizes or varieties of Häagen-Dazs ice cream are affected by this recall.  Häagen-Dazs product distributed in Canada is also not affected. Only products with mismatched flavor lids and cartons totaling 10,000 packages in the Eastern U.S. are being recalled.            

A consumer reported the mismatched packaging to Nestlé.  The company is investigating this incident and is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in implementing this product recall.  Nestlé is also working with Food Allergy Research & Education to alert consumers in the affected areas.

Consumers with a peanut allergy are advised by Nestlé not to consume it.  Consumers who have purchased the product(UPC 74570-08400 and Manufacturing code  24-52 4133580418D Best By 13May2015)  can call 800-993-8924 or visit the website at www.haagen-dazs.com.

 
Milk Allergy Alert: Flowers Foods
6/24/2014

Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling the following brands of Bar-B-Q bread because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been reported to date.

  • Sunbeam Bar-B-Q Bread, UPC 0 77633 05303 1, code date of JUL 3 180 172
  • Bunny Bar-B-Q Bread, UPC 0 71025 01500 3, code date of JUL 3 180 172
  • Flowers Deli Bar-B-Q Bread, UPC 0 72250 01866 1, code date of JUL 3 180 172
  • Ingles Pull-Apart Bar-B-Q Bread, UPC 0 86854 01543 8, code date of JUL 3 180 172

The recalled product involves the following distribution:

To retail stores in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Tennessee

The recall was initiated after Flowers discovered that product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.

Less than 3,000 loaves of bread are involved in the recall. Much of the product involved has been contained within Flowers' distribution system. Out of an abundance of caution, Flowers issued the voluntary recall and is advising its trade customers to withdraw this product from sale. The company is in the process of recovering the product involved and is in contact with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ensure the continued safety of those consumers who may be impacted by this issue. The company also has reported the recall to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education).

Consumers who have purchased Sunbeam, Bunny, Flowers Deli, and Ingles Pull-Apart Bar-B-Q bread with the UPC and date code noted are urged to return it to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. No other Sunbeam, Bunny, Flowers Deli, or Ingles breads are included in this recall.

Consumers with questions may call Flowers' Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Consumers also may contact the center via e-mail by visiting the Contact Us page at www.flowersfoods.com.

Fish, Shellfish and Egg Allergy Alert: Wei-Chuan USA, Inc.
6/23/2014

Wei-Chuan USA, Inc., a Bell Gardens, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 332 pounds of Pork Mini Buns Crab Meat Added due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products were formulated with fish, shellfish and egg, known allergens. However, the product was released with a label for Pork Mini Buns which does not declare fish, shellfish or egg. 

The products subject to recall bear the label:

  • 20-oz. bags of “Pork Mini Buns”

The products were produced June 3, 2014 and have the product code “DF03A” printed on the bag.  The products bear the establishment number “Est. 9034” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were sold to retail establishments in California.     

The problem was discovered by the one of the company’s own distribution centers, which notified the company. After investigation it was determined that the wrong film was put into the labeling machine for some of the products produced that day. 

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.  

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact T.Y. Sheu at (562) 372-2020 or via e-mail at: tys@weichuanusa.com.

Soy Allergy Alert: Dearborn Sausage Co.
6/23/2014

Dearborn Sausage Co., a Dearborn, Mich., establishment, is recalling approximately 3,660 pounds of slab bacon due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.  The product was formulated with hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 



The following product is subject to recall:

  • Cases of “Randy’s Slab Bacon” with package codes “114070, 114094, and 114122”

The product was produced on March 11, April 4, and May 2, 2014. The product bears the establishment number “Est. 10002” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was distributed to a single retail store where it was sold as both slab bacon and sliced bacon. Sliced bacon will not bear the original packaging information.     

The problem was discovered by an FSIS inspector while conducting a routine food safety assessment. The problem was occurred due misprinting of the labels.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Terry Amerson at (313) 842-2375. Media with questions should contact Todd Meier at (313) 842-2375 or via e-mail at tmeier@dearbornbrand.com.

Soy Allergy Alert: Bellisio Foods, Inc.
6/23/2014

Bellisio Foods, Inc., a Jackson, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 12,180 pounds of a Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai frozen entrée product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.  The product contains soy protein isolate, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 


The following product is subject to recall: 

  • 10-oz. packages, 8 per case of “Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai frozen entrée with “SELL BY SEP 30 15” date and case code “xxxx09841078” or with “SELL BY OCT 17 15” date and case code “xxxx11541078”

The product was produced on April 8 and April 25, 2014. The product bears the establishment number “P-18297” inside the USDA mark of inspection.  The product was distributed to retail stores nationwide.      

The problem was discovered by the company when they conducted a label review and found that all the sub-ingredients of the Chicken Pad Thai were not listed on the packaging labels.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.  

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact 1-800-967-8424.  Media with questions should contact Tom Lindell at (612) 305-6149 or via e-mail at tom.lindell@exponentpr.com.

Peanut and Milk Allergy Alert: Domega NY International Co. Ltd.
6/18/2014

DOMEGA NY INTERNATIONAL CO LTD, 47-57 BRIDGEWATER STREET BROOKLYN NY 11222 is recalling Gong xiFacai gift chocolates because it contains undeclared peanuts and milk. Consumers who have allergies to peanuts and milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.



The recalled Gong xiFacai gift chocolates comes in an un-coded, 238 gram plastic tray with a plastic overwrap package. It was sold in New York City. It is a product of China. The UPC code is 6 934169 900335.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered through routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of peanuts and milk in packages of Gong xiFacai gift chocolates which did not declare peanuts and milk as ingredients on the label.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.
Consumers who have purchased Gong xiFacai gift chocolates should not consume it, but should return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 646-388-3032

Egg Allergy Alert: Wegman's Food Markets