Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Small Quantity of Velveeta Original Pasteurized Recipe Cheese Product Due to Low Levels of Preservative Ingredient

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 260 cases of Velveeta Original Pasteurized Recipe Cheese Product because it does not contain appropriate levels of sorbic acid, a preservative ingredient. 

This recall affects one batch of product made on one manufacturing line during a few hours of production. The product was shipped to three Walmart distribution centers and may have been redistributed to stores in up to 12 Midwest states. The affected products may have been shipped to Walmart stores in Colorado, Kansas, Ohio and 9 other states.

For complete information regarding this recall visit the FDA website.


Ohio Firm Recalls Chicken Pad Thai Product Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Bellisio Foods, Inc., a Jackson, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 12,180 pounds of a Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai frozen entrée product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains soy protein isolate, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. 

The following product is subject to recall:

  • 10-oz. packages, 8 per case of “Thai Kitchen Chicken Pad Thai frozen entrée.
The product was produced on April 8 and April 25, 2014. The product was distributed nationally and throughout New Mexico.


For a case code of the product, visit the FSIS website.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Olde Thompson Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall of Kirkland Signature Coarse Ground Malabar Pepper 12.7 oz Plastic Jars Due to Possible Salmonella Risk

Olde Thompson Inc. Oxnard, CA is recalling to the consumer level Kirkland Signature Coarse Ground Malabar Pepper 12.7 OZ Plastic Jars due to possible contamination by Salmonella.

Sold exclusively at Costco Wholesale Club nationwide between April 4, 2014 and June 4, 2014.

For a list of LOT codes and Best Before dates, visit the FDA website.


Ocean Spray Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of 8-ounce Greek Yogurt Covered Craisins® Dried Cranberries Which May Contain Undeclared Peanuts

Ocean Spray announced it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling two production lots of Ocean Spray® Greek Yogurt Covered Craisins® Dried Cranberries because the products may contain yogurt covered peanuts. 

The products were distributed to retail stores in the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Texas and many other states. 

For the UPC code and Best By dates, visit the FDA website.


Glutino Voluntarily Recalls Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers (4.25 oz. and 20 oz.) Because of Possible Health Risk

Glutino, a division of GFA Brands, Inc. based in Paramus, NJ, is voluntarily recalling Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers. The recall is being initiated because the seasoning supplier, Kerry Ingredients, recalled the seasoning blend due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers were distributed nationally through retail and warehouse club stores. The product affected is sold in a 4.25 ounce and a 20 ounce opaque white box with a “Best By” date of October 26, 2014 stamped on the top of the box. The recall is limited to the Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers and does not extend to any other Glutino products.

Visit the FDA website for a list of UPC codes.

            

Brunkow Cheese Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Soy In Jalapeño Pepper Raw Milk Cheddar Cold Pack Cheese

Brunkow Cheese of Darlington, Wisconsin, is voluntarily recalling its 8 ounce tubs of Fayette Creamery brand Jalapeño Pepper Raw Milk Cheddar Cold Pack Cheese Spread because they may contain an undeclared soy ingredient. People who have allergies or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled Jalapeño Raw Milk Cheddar Cold Pack Cheese Spreads are distributed nationwide in retail stores and through direct sales on premise at Brunkow Cheese and at  farmers markets.
Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.

Kind Healthy Snacks Issues Allergy Alert Due to Potential Presence of Peanut Protein in Strong & Kind Bars and Kind Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds Bars

KIND Healthy Snacks is voluntarily recalling STRONG & KIND bars as well as KIND Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt bars after learning that, contrary to KIND's strict quality specifications, its supplier roasted pumpkin seeds using equipment that had also been used to roast peanuts.

The five STRONG & KIND bars that are affected by the recall are clearly labeled on the packaging: Roasted Jalapeño, Honey Smoked BBQ, Thai Sweet Chili, Honey Mustard, and Hickory Smoked. In addition, KIND Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt bars are also clearly labeled.

"Even though only certain lot codes may have been affected, out of an abundance of caution, and to minimize any inconvenience for our consumers and retail customers, we are voluntarily recalling all of the supply of these six products currently in the marketplace" said Leahy.
The six bars were distributed nationally in supermarkets and other retail food and non-food outlets.
Here are 3 out of 5 labels that were included in this recall. Visit the FDA website for the rest of the labels. 
 

Georgia Firm Recalls Chicken Breast and Tender Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Prime Pak Foods, a Gainesville, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 23,250 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast and tender products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products were formulated with eggs, milk and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. 

The following products are subject to recall:

  • Two 5-lb. bags in a 10-lb. box of “Wegmans Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Breast Strips”
  • Two 5-lb. bags in a 10-lb. box of “Sugar Lake Farms Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Tender”
  • Two 5-lb. bags in a 10-lb. box of “Wegmans Fully Cooked Breaded Chicken Breast Fillets”
The recalled products were mislabeled by Prime Pak Foods and were not sold at Wegmans or other retail stores. The products were distributed to hotels, restaurants and institutions nationwide.

The products were produced from June 5, 2013 to March 21, 2014. The products bear the establishment number “P-9165” inside the USDA mark of inspection. 

Visit the FSIS website for a list of product codes included in this recall.

Navitas Naturals Issues Voluntary Recall for Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder Products

Navitas Naturals, the Superfood Company is voluntarily recalling products which contain Organic Sprouted Chia Powder due to possible health risks related to Salmonella contamination.

The affected products were distributed nationally and include:
  • Navitas Naturals Organic Sprouted Chia Powder
  • Navitas Naturals Omega Blend Sprouted Smoothie Mix
  • Williams-Sonoma Omega 3 Smoothie Mixer

Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.

NOTE: This recall was expanded with the same products but extended "BEST BY" dates. For the expanded recall visit the FDA website.




Health Matters America, Inc, Recalls Organic Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia/flax Seed Powder Due to Possible Health Risk

HEALTH MATTERS AMERICA INC. of Cheektowaga, New York is voluntarily recalling Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia/Flax Seed Powder due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The products included in this voluntary recall include:

  • ORGANIC TRADITIONS SPROUTED CHIA SEED POWDER
  • ORGANIC TRADITIONS SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER
Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia seed powder and Organic Traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax seed powder were sold to distributors, retailers, and through internet sales in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, North Dakota, New Jersey, Nevada, Texas and many other states.

No other Organic Traditions products are affected by this recall. For a list of LOT numbers and UPC codes, visit the FDA website.