Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Bravo Recalls Select Chicken and Turkey Pet Foods Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk.

Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, CT is recalling a select lot of Bravo Chicken Blend diet for dogs & cats with a best used by date of 11/13/16 due to concerns of the possible presence of Salmonella. Bravo is also recalling three additional items that did not test positive for Salmonella , but were manufactured on the same day. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

These products were sold to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers, and directly to consumers in the U.S. 

The following product is being voluntarily recalled because of the possible presence of Salmonella .

  • Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs & cats - chub
These products DID NOT test positive for Salmonella , but are also being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution.
  • Bravo Blend Chicken diet for dogs & cats - chub
  • Bravo Blend Turkey diet for dogs & cats - patties
  • Bravo Balance Turkey diet for dogs - patties

For complete information regarding this recall, visit the FDA website.






Pine Valley Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Crazy About Cookie Products Due to Undeclared Allergens

Pine Valley Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Crazy about Cookies Pre-portioned varieties after learning that a labeling misstatement on the sugar cookie dough & walnut chocolate chunk cookie dough that was sold and distributed. The sugar cookie dough in question did not properly disclose "milk" as an ingredient or allergen. The walnut chocolate chunk cookie dough in question did not properly disclose "egg" as an ingredient or allergen.

The Sugar & Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough varieties were distributed nationally to Distributors, Groups and Organizations within the Fundraising Industry.

The Pine Valley Food's cookie dough products that are affected by the recall are clearly labeled with a product description and date code on the packaging:

  • Crazy about Cookies 2.7lb Sugar Cookies Pre-Portion
  • Crazy about Cookies 2lb Holiday Decorated Sugar Cookies
  • Crazy about Cookies 2lb Princess Decorated Sugar Cookies 
  • Crazy about Cookies 2lb Monsters Decorated Sugar Cookies 
  • Crazy about Cookies 2lb Birthday Decorated Sugar Cookies 
  • Crazy about Cookies 2lb Hello Kitty Decorated Sugar Cookies 
  • Crazy about Cookies 2lb DSC Custom Decorated Sugar Cookies
  • Crazy about Cookies 2.7lb Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies Pre-Portion

Below are a few pictures of some of the labels. Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.





The Sweet Leaf Tea Company Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tea in Glass Bottles

The Sweet Leaf Tea Company announced that it is voluntarily recalling Sweet Leaf® Tea in 16 ounce glass bottles out of an abundance of caution because of the possible presence of glass fragments. This was the result of glass breakage during the filling process. Consumers could potentially be cut or injured if ingested. The company has received 4 complaints of glass in the product.

The voluntary recall is limited to specific production codes of Sweet Leaf® Tea. For the products codes involving this recall, visit the FDA website for more details. 

Only 16 ounce glass bottles are affected, and only those listed below:

  • Sweet Leaf Tea Raspberry
  • Sweet Leaf Half and Half Lemonade Tea
  • Sweet Leaf Tea Original
  • Sweet Leaf Tea Green Tea w/Citrus
  • Sweet leaf Tea Peach
  • Sweet Leaf Tea Mint & Honey


In order to determine the manufacturing date and best by date of a bottle, consumers are advised to look for the manufacturing code on the shoulder of a bottle or on the shipping case.










The Morrison Milling Company Voluntary and Precautionary Recall of Corn Products

The Morrison Milling Company has initiated a voluntary recall of certain corn products due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh caused by a faulty screen at our production facility which could present a choking hazard.

Affected products are distributed through retail outlets throughout the Southwestern United States.

Listed below are a few of the products being recalled. For a complete list of products included in this recall, visit the FDA website.




  • 5 LB. MORRISON'S WHITE CORNMEAL
  • 5 LB. MORRISON'S SELF-RISING YELLOW CORNMEAL
  • 2 LB. HILL COUNTRY FARE WHITE CORNMEAL
  • 6 OZ. PARADE YELLOW CORNBREAD MIX
  • 10 OZ. HEB ORIGINAL SEASONED FISH FRY MIX
  • 6 OZ. FIESTA MART YELLOW CORNBREAD MIX
  • 6 OZ. MORRISON'S CORN-KITS, 6 OZ. PIONEER COMPLETE PANCAKE MIX
  • 12 OZ. HEB BLACK PEPPER PARMESAN FISH BREADER MIX
  • 10 OZ. HEB LEMON SEASONED FISH FRY MIX
  • 2 LB. HILL COUNTRY FARE YELLOW CORNMEAL
  • 2 LB. PIONEER ORIGINAL BUTTERMILK PANCAKE & WAFFLE MIX
  • 5 LB. GREAT VALUE WHITE CORN MEAL
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2015

    JEM Raw Chocolate LLC Voluntarily Recalls Nut Butter Spread Products Due To Possible Health Risk

    JEM Raw Chocolate, LLC (JEM Raw) of Bend, Oregon announced a voluntary recall of its full line of all nut butter spreads within expiry because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

    In light of this investigation, and with an abundance of caution, JEM Raw has initiated a voluntary recall of all products and sizes, packaged in glass jars, and sold under brand name JEM Raw Organics.

    The following products are recalled:

    • Cashew Cardamom - Sprouted Cashew Almond Spread
    • Cinnamon Red Maca - Sprouted Almond Spread
    • Hazelnut Raw Cacao - Sprouted Hazelnut Spread
    • Superberry Maqui Camu - Sprouted Almond Spread
    The JEM Raw recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail order. Products are distributed between June 2015 and November 2015.

    For a list of UPC codes provided in this recall, visit the FDA website.





    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    Bertagni 1882 Spa Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Cashew and Almond in Sweet Butternut Squash Ravioli

    Bertagni 1882 SpA of Arcugnano, Italy is recalling Bertagni Sweet Butternut Squash Ravioli because the product may contain undeclared cashews and almonds.

    Approximately 55,000 units of Bertagni Sweet Butternut Squash were distributed nationwide to retailers throughout the U.S. This product, packaged in a paper tray with a strap wrapping around the tray, is generally sold in the refrigerated case in the dairy department.

    Visit the FDA website for a list of LOT codes provided in this recall. 


    Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. Recalls Celery Products Because Of Possible Health Risk

    Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. of Tracy, CA, is recalling  products because they may include celery which could potentially contain E. coli 0157:H7. The Celery and Onion Diced Blend tested by the state of Montana was used in a Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad that has been linked to a multi-state E. coli 0157:H7 outbreak.

    Product                                                  Store                                       State Distributed  

    Fresh To Go Bistro Snack 1/7.5oz Tray               7-Eleven                                              Colorado

    CST Celery 1/4" Dice 8/5# Bag                             Costco                                                  Arizona, Utah

    CST Celery Sticks 4" 8/5# Bag                              Costco                                                  Arizona, Utah

    CST Celery/Onion 1/4" Dcd Blend 3/4# Bag      Costco                                                  Colorado, Utah

    CST Turkey Dinner Veggie 6/12oz Bag              Costco                                                  Colorado, Utah

    TF Chicken Salad W/ Grapes 2Cnt Salad Kit     King Sooper                                       Colorado

    TF Curry Chicken 2Cnt Salad Kit                          King Sooper                                       Colorado

    TF-KS Apple Waldorf 2Cnt Salad Kit                   King Sooper                                       Colorado

    Sig Cafe Asian W/Chicken Premade Salad       Safeway/Albertsons                          AZ, NM
    10.25oz Tray

    TF Cheesy Bacon Ranch Pasta 2Cnt Salad      Albertsons                                           Utah

    TF Crunchy Chinese Chicken Recovery             Albertsons                                          Utah
    2ct Salad Kit

    Sig Cafe Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta                Safeway                                             Colorado
    2Cnt Salad Kit

    TF Apple Waldorf 2ct Salad Kit                             Safeway/ Albertsons                        Colorado

    TF Asian Chopped Round Toss Up Salad         Walmart                                              AZ, CO, NM, UT
     6/6oz

    TF Celery 3/8" Diced 6/8.5oz Bag                        Sams Club                                         AZ, CO, NM, UT

    For a complete list of products, stores and states, visit the FDA website for more details.