Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Illinois Firm Recalls Meat Lasagna Products

Editors Note June 7, 2012: In addition to the states listed in the original recall, this product was distributed to retail establishments in Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming. This recall release has also been updated with a corrected media contact number. 

June 6, 2012 - Windsor Quality Food Co., a Toluca, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 96,408 pounds of meat lasagna products that contain egg and soy, both known allergens that were not declared on the product labels. The products subject to recall are:
  • Retail cartons of “Safeway Select Five Cheese Lasagna” with a package code of April 4, 2013.
  • Shipping cases of “Safeway Select Meat Lasagna” with a Best By date of April 4, 2013.
Additional information available on the USDA website.

Euphoria Fancy Food Inc. Issues an Alert on Uneviscerated Fish

Date: 06/20/2012
Euphoria Fancy Food Inc.,  Brooklyn NY, is recalling DRIED BREAM. New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors confirmed that the fish was not properly eviscerated prior to processing. This product may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum spores, which can cause Botulism, a serious and potentially fatal food-borne illness. The product was sold nationwide.
More information available on the FDA website

Friday, June 15, 2012

California Firm Recalls Raw Stuffed Chicken Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Editor's Note (Jun 15, 2012): This recall release has been updated to include additional state distribution information.The product subject to recall was also distributed to retail establishments in Nevada and New Mexico.

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 - Antonelli's and Sons, a South San Francisco, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,534 pounds of a raw stuffed chicken product because of misbranding and undeclared ingredients, including known allergens. The product may contain the following undeclared ingredients: milk, soy and monosodium glutamate (MSG), which are not noted on the label. Follow this link for more information FSIS website

When available, the retail distribution list will be posted on FSIS' website at

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Unilever Issues Allergy Alert On Pints Of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 12, 2012 -- Unilever is voluntarily recalling pint containers of its Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl (“Chocolate Nougat Crunch”) that are missing the allergen advisory statement, “Allergy Information: Fudge covered wafer pieces have been manufactured on shared equipment that processes peanuts and tree nuts.”  This allergen advisory statement should be at the end of the ingredients list but was inadvertently omitted from the recalled product.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts (chestnuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts and cashews) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled product.  No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the ingredient label on pint containers did not include this information.  This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Follow this link for more information: FDA Safety Recalls or visit Ben & Jerrys

Sunday, June 3, 2012

An Updated Message to our Customers - Recall of South Korea ShellfishAn Updated Message to our Customers - Recall of South Korea Shellfish


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -June 1, 2012 - On Friday, May 25, 2012, at the end of the business day, the FDA issued a Constituent Update on shellfish from Korea. This update supplemented an announcement released on May 18th, clarifying that canned product (now in addition to fresh and frozen shellfish from Korea) was considered adulterated. The Constituent Update includes the statement that no U.S. illnesses from the consumption of Korean shellfish have been reported in 2012.

In light of the FDA Update of May 25th, effective immediately, Crown Prince is notifying all of its wholesalers to suspend shipments and retailers to remove South Korean shellfish from their shelves. The affected products are:
Item UPC 0 73230 00052 2 – Crown Prince Whole Boiled Oysters
Item UPC 0 73230 00852 8 – Crown Prince Natural Whole Boiled Oysters
Item UPC 0 73230 00851 1 – Crown Prince Natural Smoked Oysters in Olive Oil
Item UPC 0 73230 00866 5 – Crown Prince Natural Smoked Oysters with Chili Pepper

This only affects oysters from South Korea. No other Crown Prince items or countries of origin are affected by this recall.

It is the understanding of Crown Prince that negotiations between the South Korean and U.S. governments have been escalated and additional information will be provided in the near future. The President of Crown Prince Seafood, Dustan Hoffman will be traveling to South Korea at the end of the week to further investigate this matter. Please quarantine the product and contact Crown Prince at  800-423-4676 or for return instructions pending a final decision. Please continue to check the Crown Prince website for the most current updates.
Crown Prince Seafood appreciates your continued trust and patronage.

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