Tuesday, November 18, 2014

B&G Foods Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut And Almond In Product

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.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • Ortega Taco Dinner Kit
  • Ortega Taco Seasoning
  • Ortega Taco Seasoning  (3 Pack)
  • Ortega Taco Meat Seasoning (Foodservice)
  • Ortega Taco Sauce - Mild
  • Ortega Taco Sauce - Hot
  • Ortega Soft Taco Dinner Kit
  • Ortega Taco Sauce - Medium
  • Ortega Whole Grain Taco Kit
  • Ortega 40% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning
  • Ortega “Tacos for Two” Kit
  • Ortega Green Taco Sauce - Mild
  • Ortega Enchilada Sauce
  • Ortega Whole Wheat Soft Taco Kit
  • Ortega Grande Hard & Soft Taco Dinner Kit
  • Ortega Whole Grain/Whole Wheat  Hard & Soft Taco Kit
  • Ortega Fiesta Flats Kit
  • Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Packet (3 Pack)
  • Las Palmas Taco Sauce (Mild)
  • Ortega Taco Sauce Packets (Foodservice)
The recalled products were distributed in retail stores and foodservice outlets nationwide.

For a complete list of products and UPC numbers, visit the FDA website.

Here are "some" of the product labels:




Lundberg Family Farms Recalls Eco-Farmed and Organic Brown Rice Flour Because of Possible Health Risk

Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling specific bags of Brown Rice Flour because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour and Organic Brown Rice Flour were distributed in retail store bulk bins, and 25lb bulk bags, between November 4th and November 12th, 2014 in the following states: CA, HI, MA, AZ, NV, and through mail order. Visit the FDA website for a list of UPC codes and LOT numbers provided in this recall.


 


Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Pretzel Dog Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

City Line Foods Manufacturing Co., a Lancaster, PA. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,196,669 pounds of frozen pretzel hot dog products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain soy lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. 

The pretzel dogs were produced on various dates from February 14, 2014 to November 14, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:
  • “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.”
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.  

Visit the FSIS website for a list of establishment numbers provided in this recall.


                          

Illinois Firm Recalls Pierogi Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Kasia’s Deli Inc., a Chicago, IL. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,059 pounds of pierogi products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. 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.

  • 11.5-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 6 pieces of “Polana Beef Pierogi”.
  • 11.5-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 12 pieces of “Polana Beef Pierogi”.
  • 14-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 6 pieces of “Polana Potato and Bacon Pierogi”.
  • 14-oz. white plastic tray packages containing 12 pieces of “Polana Potato and Bacon Pierogi”.
  • 14-oz. white plastic tray packages of “Polana Chicken Pierogi”.
These products were shipped to a distributor for national online sales. For a list of product codes and establishment numbers included in this recall, visit the FSIS websit.


Monday, November 3, 2014

Marathon Ventures, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Raw Macadamia Nuts Due to Possible Health Risk

Marathon Ventures, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling various retail and bulk packages containing raw macadamia nuts as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The items below were sold after March 11, 2014, through grocery, food service and other retail outlets throughout the country.

BRAND                          PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                        UNIT WT

Shurfine                         Macadamia Diced Nuts                                 5oz/142g

Western Family             Macadamia Diced Nuts                                 5oz/142g

HyVee                           Macadamia Nuts                                           2oz/57g

Market Pantry               Chopped Macadamia Nuts                            2.25oz/64g

Pear's Gourmet            Macadamia Nuts Raw                                   16oz/454g

Cash-Wa Distributing    Macadamia Nuts Raw                                  5lbs/2.27kg

Pegler Sysco                 Macadamia Nuts Raw                                  5lbs/2.27kg

Mayan Gold                   Macadamia Nuts Style #5                            25lbs
              

Visit the FDA website for a list of "UPC" codes and "LOT" numbers regarding this recall.

Texas Firm Recalls Boudin Products Due To Possible Temperature Abuse

Carlton Foods, a New Braunfels, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 25,764 pounds of fresh Boudin products, which were produced with pre-cooked rice that may have experienced temperature abuse and may contain an emetic toxin produced by Bacillus cereus.

The Boudin (sausage-like) products were produced on Aug. 22, 2014, through Oct. 17, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:
  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “RICHARD’S HICKORY SMOKED BOUDIN” 
  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “RICHARD’S PREMIUM BOUDIN” 
  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “RICHARD’S ‘HOT’ PREMIUM BOUDIN” 
  • 16-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “RICHARD’S PREMIUM BOUDIN”
  • 32-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “RICHARD’S CAJUN GRILLERS BOUDIN”
The products were shipped to retail locations in Louisiana and Texas.

Visit the FSIS website for a list of "EST" numbers and "Best By" dates regarding this recall.


Chetak New York L.L.C. Recalls 7 Oz., 14 Oz., & 28 Oz. Packages of "Deep Raw Cashew Pieces" Because of Possible Health Risk

Chetak New York L.L.C. of Edison, NJ is recalling its 5560 packages of 7oz., 3840 packages of 14oz., & 1920 packages of 28oz. "DEEP RAW CASHEW PIECES" because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled "Deep Raw Cashew Pieces" were distributed nationwide in retail stores from March 12, 2014 to October 21,2014. For a UPC number for each package, visit the FDA website for more details.