Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Lansal, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Hummus & Dip Products Due to Possible Health Risk

Prepared Foods manufacturer, Lansal, Inc.( d.b.a Hot Mama’s Foods), announced today that as a precaution it is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes.

Lansal, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all products manufactured at the same facility and distributed to both wholesalers and retailers during the same time.

The potential for contamination was found during a routine test of Target Archer Farms Traditional Hummus (10 ounce) by the Texas Department of Health. The products were distributed nationwide.

Visit the FDA website for a complete list of products included in this recall. 

Here are "some" of the labels from the recall:

Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Select Cottage Cheese Products Due to Out-of-Standard Storage Temperatures Certain Knudsen Cottage Cheese, Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese, Simply Kraft Cottage Cheese and Daily Chef Cottage Cheese Products Included in the Recall

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling select Knudsen Cottage Cheese, Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese, Simply Kraft Cottage Cheese, and Daily Chef Cottage Cheese products. Some ingredients used in these products were not stored in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. While unlikely, this could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or food borne illness; therefore, the company is issuing the recall as a precaution. The affected products all have code dates from May 9, 2014 through July 23, 2014.

Approximately 1.2 million cases of affected product were shipped to customers across the United States.

For a complete list of products being recalled, visit the FDA website. 

Below are "some" of the labels from the products being recalled. 



WhiteWave Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almondmilk in Half Gallon Silk Light Original Soymilk Containers

WhiteWave Foods is voluntarily recalling half gallon containers of Silk Light Original Soymilk because they may contain undeclared almondmilk. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to almond run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

We believe fewer than 21,402 half gallon units of product have been directly shipped to retailers and wholesalers in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For a list of "Use by" dates and UPC codes, visit the FDA website.

Michigan Firm Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7

Wolverine Packing Company, a Detroit, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

The ground beef products were produced between March 31, 2014 and April 18, 2014. For a full list of products that were recalled please see the attached document.

These products were shipped to distributors for restaurant and retail use nationwide. There was no distribution of the products to the Department of Defense, the National School Lunch Program or catalog/internet sales.

For a list of ESTABLISHMENT numbers, visit the FSIS website.

New York Firm Recalls Pork and Poultry Products Due To Lack of Inspection

Transatlantic Foods, Inc., a New York company, is recalling approximately 222,000 pounds of pork and poultry products that did not receive the full benefit of inspection. Products produced without inspection are considered unfit for human consumption and must be recalled. In addition, products were produced in undisclosed locations without the benefit of inspection.

The products subject to recall include:
  • Duck fat
  • Bacon
  • Fresh Sausage

The duck fat included in the recall was produced from January 2012 through May 2014 and bears the establishment number “P-39954.” The remaining products were produced prior to October 18, 2013 and bear the establishment number “Est. 33806” or “Est. 45100,” “P-33806” or “P-45100” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection. These products were shipped to retail, internet and wholesale locations nationwide.

For a complete list of products and packaging codes included in this recall, visit the FSIS website.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

US Trading Company Voluntary Recall of Crushed Chili Powder Because of Possible Health Risk

US Trading Company of Hayward, CA is recalling its Dragonfly Brand Crushed Chili Powder in 6.3 ounce plastic tubs with lot code 359XP, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores and food wholesale. The Crushed Chili Powder comes in a 6.3 ounce clear plastic tub. For bar code numbers, visit the FDA website.

Bravo® Issues Nationwide Recall of Pet Food for Dogs and Cats

Bravo is recalling select lots and product(s) of Bravo Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers and directly to consumers. The product can be identified by the batch ID code (best used by date) printed on the side of the plastic tube or on a label on the box.

The recalled products are as follows:

  • BRAVO! BALANCE PREMIUM TURKEY FORMULA (Manufactured by: Bravo! Manchester, CT)
  • BRAVO! TURKEY BALANCE FORMULA (Manufactured by: Bravo! Manchester, CT)
  • RAW FOOD DIET BRAVO! LAMB BLEND FOR DOGS AND CATS (Manufactured by: Bravo! Manchester, CT)
Below are some of the products' labels. Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.


Strong America Limited ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED EGG IN “Golden Smell Hotpot Meat Ball Medley”

Strong America Limited of Long Island City, New York is recalling its 1 pound package of “Golden Smell Hotpot Meat Ball Medley” food treats because they may contain undeclared eggs. 

The recalled “Golden Smell Hotpot Meat Ball Medley” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.

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

STE Fromagere Du Livradois Voluntarily Recalls Raclette Cheese and Montboissie Cheese for Possible Health Risk

Ste Fromagere du Livradois of Fournols, France is recalling Haut Livradois brand Raclette and Montboissie cheeses lot#350 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The products were distributed nationwide in supermarkets and gourmet stores between March 10th, 2014 and May 6th, 2014.

The recalled products are Raclette du Haut Livradois and Montboissie du Haut Livradois, lot # 350. They both come as a 13lb wheel and are usually cut and wrapped. The Montboissie has a vegetable ash line in the middle of the cheese. The Raclette does not.

For complete information visit the FDA website.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Pacific Organic Produce Announce Voluntary Recall of Mangos Due to Possible Health Risk

Pacific Organic Produce, San Francisco, CA is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of organic Tommy Atkins mangos that were sold under the Purity Organic brand between the dates of April 14, 2014 and May 2, 2014 due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

The PLU number is printed in the middle of the PLU sticker on the fruit. The mangos were shipped to retailers and distributors in limited quantities within five (5) U.S. states (Arizona, California, Colorado, New Jersey and Texas). For a list of PLU numbers, visit the FDA website.

Sixdog Investments Voluntarily Recalls Eggs Because of Possible Health Risk

Sixdog Investments, LLC is voluntarily recalling some cases of their certified organic eggs, because of the potential they are contaminated with Salmonella.

Product was distributed in Colorado; some may have gone to Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico, and Utah. These were distributed through retail outlets.

The eggs are packed in dozen and half-dozen packages. The products in question will have a packing date of 93, 94, 97, or 98; an expiration date of “051814”, “051914”, “052214”, or “052314”. For a location code, visit the FDA website for complete information.

NOH Foods Of Hawaii Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Hawaiian Coconut Pudding Haupia (LUAU Dessert)

NOH FOODS OF HAWAII, of Honolulu, HI and Gardena, CA is voluntarily recalling its 2 ounce, 4 ounce, and 3 lb. (48 oz) packages of “Hawaiian Coconut Pudding” because they may contain undeclared dairy product. 

The recalled “Hawaiian Coconut Pudding” has been distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.

For a list of UPC codes, visit the FDA website.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Two Private Selection Ice Cream Flavors Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

The Kroger Co. said today it has recalled Private Selection Chocolate Hazelnut Mascarpone Ice Cream and Private Selection Caramel Hazelnut Fudge Truffle Ice Cream sold at the Kroger family of stores in 31 states because the products may contain egg not listed on the label.

The recalled Private Selection Hazelnut Mascarpone Ice Cream, sold in 16 fluid ounce packages was distributed to Kroger stores in Texas and many other states; Fry's stores in ArizonaKing Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado, New Mexico and other states; Smith's stores in Arizona, Idaho, Montana Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.

For information on the UPC codes provided in this recall, visit the FDA website. 

Miravalle Foods, Inc. Recalls Ground Annato Because of Possible Health Risk

Miravalle Foods, Inc. of El Monte, CA, is conducting a voluntarily recall on its 0.75 ounce packages of Miravalle brand Achiote Molido Ground Annato spice because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 

The recalled packages of Ground Annato 0.75 oz. were distributed in California, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Washington and Oregon, in retail stores.

For complete details concerning this recall visit the FDA website.