Monday, October 27, 2014

Z Natural Foods Recalls Lightly Roasted Organic Carob Powder Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Z Natural Foods of West Palm Beach, Florida is recalling 55 lbs of Lightly Roasted Organic Carob Powder because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled Lightly Roasted Organic Carob Powder was available for sale directly through Z Natural Foods website at It was not available in retail stores.

The Lightly Roasted Organic Carob Powder was available in a 1 lb and 5 lb standup resealable foil pouches either bronze (1 lb) or silver in color (5 lb). Visit the FDA website for a list of "Best By" dates included in this recall.

Lundberg Family Farms Recalls Sea Salt Rice Chips Due to Undeclared Allergen

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 recall applies to only 6 ounce bags (170g) of Sea Salt Rice Chips packed on August 11th, 2014. For further information regarding the following recall, visit the FDA website for complete details. 

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due to Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Contamination

Murry’s Inc., a Lebanon, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,689 pounds of gluten free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin.

The products have a best by date of August 9, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 12-oz. boxes of “Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets.”
  • 10.5-oz. boxes of “Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast.”
These products were shipped to retail locations nationwide. Please visit the FSIS website for complete details regarding this recall.

Monday, October 20, 2014

California Olive And Vine Announces The Voluntary Recall Of Pumpkin Seed Pesto

California Olive and Vine, LLC of Sutter, CA is taking precautionary measures and voluntarily recalling Pumpkin Seed Pesto because of irregular lab results. The company found that the jarred pesto may have been improperly processed, making it susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum

This food product was distributed, under the Williams-Sonoma label, nationwide since September 2014. For a list of the "SKU" numbers included in this recall visit the FDA website.

Allergy Alert On Undeclared Eggs In Lotte Waffles

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.

The recalled Lotte Waffles were distributed to California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Texas, Oklahoma, Illinois, New Jersey, Maryland, and Canada retail stores. 

For complete information regarding this recall visit the FDA website.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

HAR Maspeth Corp RECALLS Jinga brand “Pan Fried Anchovies” BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

HAR Maspeth Corp. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling its 2 ounce and 4 ounce packages of Jinga “Pan Fried Anchovies” due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled Jinga “Pan Fried Anchovies” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. The product comes in a 2 ounce and 4 ounce, clear plastic packages marked with an expiration date of “9/28/2014” stamped on the top. Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this food recall.

New Mexico Firm Recalls Beef Jerky Products Produced Without the Benefit of Inspection

Vigil Beef Jerky Co., an Albuquerque, N.M. establishment, is recalling approximately 48 pounds of beef jerky products because they were shipped with the mark of inspection when they were produced under a retail exemption.

The products subject to today’s recall include:

  • 1-oz. bags of “VIGIL’S BEEF JERKY CO. ORIGINAL BEEF JERKY”  with packaging date of “8/12/14”
  • 3-oz. bags of “VIGIL’S BEEF JERKY CO. TERIYAKI BEEF JERKY” with and packing date “8/27/14”
  • 1-oz., 3-oz., and 6-oz. bags of “VIGIL’S BEEF JERKY CO. JALAPENO BEEF JERKY” with packaging date “9/2/14”
  • 1-oz., 3-oz., and 6-oz. of “VIGIL’S BEEF JERKY CO. ORIGINAL BEEF JERKY”  with packaging code “9/3/14”
  • Any VIGIL BEEF JERKY CO. product with the mark of inspection produced from Aug. 5 – Sept. 2, 2014, with lot codes ending in “10” plus the one lot on Sept. 3, 2014 
The products were sold in retail establishments in New Mexico. Visit the FSIS website for a list of "ESTABLISHMENT" numbers and "LOT" codes.