Friday, January 30, 2015

Florida Firm Recalls Beef, Chicken and Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Holiday Foods, a Hollywood, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,819 pounds of beef, chicken and pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanuts, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label. 


The following products are subject to recall: View Labels.

  •  Peruvian Brand Marinated Beef for Brochett on a Specialty Bamboo Skewer
  • Chicken Taquitos:  Chicken Breast w/Rib Meat, Salsa and Cheese Wrapped in a Tortilla
  • Mango Chutney Chicken Samosa
  • Beef (Tenderloin & Short Rib) and Manchego Cheese Empanada
 
The products subject to recall were produced between August 5 and December 8, 2014. These items were shipped to wholesale distributors in Illinois, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Texas.


For complete information regarding this recall, including "Establishment" numbers and "Case" codes, visit the FSIS website

 

Friday, January 23, 2015

B&M, Inc. Issues Allergy Allert on Undeclared Peanut Protein in Ground Cumin and Other Seasonings Sold at Target and the Fresh Market Nationwide due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Protein

B&M, Inc. of Mount Vernon, Missouri is recalling certain seasoning blends that contain ground cumin that may contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. B&M, Inc. was notified by one of their suppliers that one lot of Cumin Ground Conventional and some of the seasonings containing this lot had potentially been contaminated with peanut protein.

The products were shipped to retailers from December 1, 2014 through January 7, 2015. The following products are subject to the recall:

  • Target Archer Farms "Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz"
  • The Fresh Market "Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz"
  • The Fresh Market "Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 4oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of1.85oz"


The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle or front of bag. Visit the FDA website for complete details. 
No other spices and seasonings manufactured by B&M, Inc. for Target and The Fresh Market have been affected by this FDA recall.


Oma’s Pride Recalls Purr Complete Feline Poultry Meal because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Oma’s Pride of Avon, CT is recalling Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal was distributed nationwide through retail stores, distributors, and directly to consumers. Purr-Complete Feline Poultry Meal is sold frozen.  It is packaged in clear 12 oz. (UPC: 8 79384 00017 9) and 2 lb. (UPC: 8 79384 00018 6) plastic packaging under the Oma’s Pride brand as a poultry blend.

Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall. 


Inventure Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Its Rader Farms® Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Sunrise Refresh Fusion, And Daily Power Fusion Due To Possible Health Risk

Inventure Foods, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona, has issued a precautionary recall of its RADER FARMS® Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion because of a potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

These recalled blends themselves did not test positive for Listeria monocytogenes.  However, Listeria moncytogenes was detected on spinach and/or kale ingredients on another lot which is currently placed on hold.  These spinach and kale ingredients used to manufacture the recalled blends were supplied by the same outside party.

Fresh Start Smoothie Blend is distributed in 48 oz. (3 lbs.) packages at Costco in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

The Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion products are distributed in 35 oz. packages at Walmart in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. 

For a list of LOT codes and UPC numbers visit the FDA website.


Garden Lites Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé, Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé, Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt, Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites & Classic Cooking Kale and Quinoa Veggie Cakes

Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable Company™ owned and operated by Classic Cooking LLC, is issuing a voluntary recall of several products due to the fact that they contain undeclared peanuts. The ingredient cumin provided by a third party vendor was contaminated with peanut allergen.

These products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The recall affects the following products:

  • Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé
  • Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé
  • Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt
  • Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites
  • Classic Cooking Kale & Quinoa Veggie Cakes

For a complete list of UPC codes, LOT numbers and EXP dates provided in this recall, visit the FDA website.

 


Gilster - Mary Lee Corp. Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Almonds in Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal

Gilster-Mary Lee of Chester, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat cereal because it may contain undeclared almonds.

The only lot involved is Market Pantry Honey and Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal, packaged in 18-oz. cartons. The product is sold exclusively at Target Stores and was distributed nationwide. For complete information regarding this recall visit the FDA website


Iowa Firm Recalls Beef Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Agri Star Meat & Poultry, a Postville, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 1,690 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The following items, produced on September 29, 2014, are subject to recall:
  • 13.5 oz. vacuum-packed packages containing 8 pieces of “Aaron’s BEST GLUTEN FREE Beef Franks Hot & Spicy CHIPOTLE.”   
They were shipped to retail locations nationwide. For an "Establishment" number provided in this recall visit the FSIS website.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Con Yeager Spice Company Issues a Voluntary Recall for Ground Cumin and Seasoning Blends (containing Ground Cumin) Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergens

Con Yeager Spice Company has issued a voluntary recall for multiple sized packages under multiple brand names of ground cumin and multiple seasoning blends (containing ground cumin) due to undeclared Peanut allergens in the ground cumin.

Con Yeager Spice Company was notified by the supplier Morris J. Golombeck Inc. that the ground cumin product had tested positive for traces of peanut protein. This spice is used in a variety of Con Yeager Spice Company seasoning blends and sold as a single ingredient product. Product packaging includes clear plastic bag in a box, clear plastic minijar, pint, quart, gallon jug containers and plastic bags. Our product identifiers are the product’s 5 digit item key and 6 digit item lot number beginning with a decimal point located on the labeling.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in direct sales to customers, retail stores and through web orders. 

The list of products is very long, please visit the FDA a website to view the list provided.

Morningstar Farms Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary, Precautionary Recall of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers in The U.S. Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen

MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain code dates of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.

MorningStar Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers may inadvertently contain peanut.

These products were distributed nationwide in the U.S. at both retail stores and through foodservice channels.

Visit the FDA website for a complete list of product descriptions and UPC codes provided in this recall.



Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Brand Issues a Voluntary Recall for Certain Retail Lots of Indian Sauces Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergen

LAKE SUCCESS, NY — Taj Ethnic Gourmet® brand has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain lots of Indian Sauces due to undeclared peanut allergen in a spice provided by a third-party supplier.

These products were manufactured by IAM International, Inc., who was notified by the supplier that cumin used in the products had tested positive for peanut.

The affected products include:

  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Bombay Curry Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)    
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Calcutta Masala Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Punjab Saag Spinach Sauce (16.0 oz.)

The recalled products were distributed nationwide and through web orders. Visit the FDA website for a complete list of UPC codes and Best By Dates provided in this recall.

 

Zenobia Company LLC. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Protein in "My Spice Sage Cumin Ground"

Zenobia Company LLC. Of Yonkers, NY is recalling MY Spice Sage Cumin Ground in its 1 oz, 4 oz, 4.9 oz, 16 oz and 50 pound packages, because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. 

Product was distributed nationwide through online mail orders only. The recall only applies to skus sold between 7/1/14 - 1/8/15.

The product is sold in resealable plastic bags with the following markings except for the 50 lb bag which is not resealable and lacks UPC coding. The 4.9 oz size is in a plastic bottle. Visit the FDA website for a list of UPC codes provided in this recall. 


Monday, January 12, 2015

California Firm Recalls Beef and Pork Products Due to Foreign Matter Contamination

Unibright Foods Inc., a Bell Gardens, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 48,139 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat sukiyaki beef and gingered pork products that may be contaminated with metal extraneous materials

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 2.2 lb. packages of “MISHIMA SUKIYAKI BEEF” 
  • 1.7 lb. packages of “MISHIMA GINGERED PORK” 

The products were shipped to institutions and retail outlets in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. For EST numbers and production dates provided in this recall visit the FSIS website.



Whole Foods Market Voluntarily Recalls Assorted Cookie Platters Sold in Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii and Nevada Due to Undeclared Peanut and Tree Nut Allergens

Whole Foods Market is recalling its Assorted Cookie Platters, All Sizes for the presence of an undeclared peanut and tree nut allergens. The recalled cookie platters were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in Arizona, Southern California, Hawaii and Nevada in a round, clear plastic container with black plastic base.

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



Eillien's Candies Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Various Sizes and Brands of Walnut Pieces Because of Possible Health Risk

Eillien's Candies Inc. announced that it is voluntarily recalling various sizes and brands of Walnut Pieces because some of these products may be contaminated withSalmonella.

Consumers who have recently purchased the items with the BEST BY DATES listed below at stores located in AR, CO, TN,TX, SD, UT, WA, WV, WI, WY and many other states, should not consume these products. The BEST BY DATES can be found on the back of the bags.

Item Description:

  • EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 2OZ
  • EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 4OZ
  • EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES TRAY 11OZ
  • EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 14OZ
  • EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 16OZ
  • EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 24OZ
  • BLAIN'S FARM AND FLEET WALNUT PIECES 16OZ
  • MILL'S FLEET FARM WALNUT PIECES 24OZ
  • MILL'S FLEET FARM WALNUT PIECES 16OZ
  • PIGGLY WIGGLY WALNUT PIECES 2OZ
  • PIGGLY WIGGLY WALNUT PIECES TRAY 11OZ
  • RURAL KING WALNUT PIECES 16OZ
  • TRIG'S WALNUT PIECES 14OZ
For a complete list of BEST BY DATES provided in this recall visit the FDA website

Whole Foods Market Voluntarily Recalls Cut, Wrapped and Weighed Bleating Heart-Brand Cheeses in Arizona, California and Hawaii Because of Possible Health Risk

Whole Foods Market is recalling cheese sold in Arizona, California and Hawaii that came from its supplier Bleating Heart Cheeses because it has the potential to be contaminated withListeria monocytogenes.

The following Bleating Heart Cheese products are included in this recall:

  • Shepardista, all sell by dates up to and including Jan 20th, 2015
  • Goldette Tommette, all sell by dates up to and including Jan 20th, 2015
  • Fat Bottom girl, all sell by dates up to and including Jan 20th, 2015
  • Ewelicious, all sell by dates up to and including Jan 20th, 2015
  • Mixtress, all sell by dates up to and including Jan 20th, 2015
  • Moolicious, all sell by dates up to and including Jan 20th, 2015
For a list of PLU# included in this recall visit the FDA website.

Zilks Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Hummus Products

Zilks Foods, LLC of Austin, TX is recalling all of its 8 ounce hummus products because they may contain undeclared peanuts.

This recall affects the following products:

  • Bacon Hummus
  • Balsamic & Garlic Hummus
  • Hatch Green Chile Hummus
  • Jalapeno & Cilantro Hummus
  • Original Hummus
  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
  • Spinach & Artichoke Hummus

The recalled hummus was distributed nationwide in retail stores. Visit the FDA website for a list of  "Use by Dates" and UPC codes provided in this recall.

The containers are clear plastic tubs with white lids. The brand name “Zilks” can be found on each tub on both the top and side labels. Pictured are some of the containers, visit the FDA website for all the images provided in this recall.


Barkworthies® Issues Nationwide Recall of Chicken Vittles Dog Chews

Barkworthies of Richmond, VA is recalling select lots of Barkworthies Chicken Vittles dog chews because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide beginning on May 6th, 2014. The product can be identified by the Lot Code printed on the backside of the plastic pouch or on the bottom. This product is being recalled as it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
BARKWORTHIES CHICKEN VITTLES
Lot Code: 1254T1
Size: 16 oz. Plastic Pouch
Best Used by Date: May 2016
UPC: 816807011510

Visit the FDA website for complete details concerning this recall.


Monday, January 5, 2015

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins. 

This recall affects the following products:

  • Private Selection Sweet Chipotle Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Private Selection Chipotle Lime Tortilla Panko Breader
The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores. Visit the FDA website for a list of UPC codes provided in this recall.



Jump Your Bones, Inc. Recalls Roo Bites (Cubes) Pet Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

Jump Your Bones, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida is voluntarily recalling Jump Your Bones brand name Roo Bites (Cubes) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The affected lots of Jump Your Bones Pet Treats were distributed to retail pet food stores nationwide and through pet food retailers/distributors.

For complete information regarding this recall visit the FDA website.


John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Fisher Brand 8 oz. Chopped Walnuts and Fisher Brand 8 oz. Pecan Cookie Pieces Because of Possible Health Risk

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) announced that it is voluntarily recalling Fisher 8 oz. Chopped Walnuts and Fisher 8 oz. Pecan Cookie Pieces packaged in plastic bags because some of these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Consumers who have recently purchased the items located in AR, AZ, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, OK, and TX or online should not consume this product and should return it to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

For a list of "Best-By" dates included in this recall visit the FDA website.


Tennessee Firm Recalls Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Campos Foods, LLC, a Caryville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,300 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The recalled products contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 


The following items, produced on December 2, 2014, are subject to recall:
  • Bulk boxes containing various weights of 90 pieces of “ROCKIN’ ROASTED ROASTED CHICKEN DRUM & THIGH (With Back) Smoke Flavor Added”.
  • 16-lb. bulk boxes containing approximately 32 pieces of “ROCKIN’ ROASTED ROASTED CHICKEN QUARTERS Smoke Flavor Added”.  
The products subject to recall were shipped to distribution centers nationwide. Visit the FSIS website for the "establishment" number provided for this recall.



                    

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut Protein In Cumin Products

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through web orders.

This recall affects the following products:

  • Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend 
  • Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder 
  • Adams Menudo Seasoning-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend 
  • Adams Jamaican Jerk Seasoning-Yellow Ground Seasoning Blend 
  • Adams Brisket Rub- Reddish Orange Ground Seasoning Blend
  • Adams Multi Seasoning-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend
  • Adams Pinto Bean Seasoning- Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend
  • Adams Reserve Southwestern Rub- Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend
  • Adams Reserve Jamaican Jerk Rub- Yellow Ground Seasoning Blend
  • Earl Campbell Rib Rub- Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend
For a complete list of products and UPC numbers regarding this recall visit the FDA website.





FDA Investigates Listeria monocytogenes Illnesses Linked to Caramel Apples

The FDA, CDC and state and local officials are investigating an outbreak of listeriosis linked to commercially-produced, prepackaged whole caramel apples. 

According to the CDC, as of December 30, 2014, 32 people infected with the outbreak strains of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 11 states.  The CDC reports that 31 ill people have been hospitalized.  Six deaths have been reported.  Listeriosis contributed to three of these deaths and it is unclear whether it contributed to two others.  The sixth death was unrelated to listeriosis.  Ten illnesses were pregnancy-related, with one illness resulting in a fetal loss.

Three companies have issued voluntary recalls of caramel apples because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.  These companies are:
  • Happy Apple Company of Washington, Missouri
  • California Snack Foods, of El Monte, California
  • Merb’s Candies of St. Louis, Missouri

Happy Apple caramel apples are sold in single pack, three packs, four packs and eight packs and each package will have a best use by date on the front of the label. They were available for retail sale through grocery, discount and club stores, generally in the produce section and were distributed to retailers in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and many other states.

Visit the FDA website for the complete story regarding this investigation. 



Reily Foods Recalls Chili Seasoning Kits Due to Undeclared Peanut and Almond Allergens

Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, announced it is recalling certain Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third-party supplier contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements.

This recall affects the following products:

  • Carroll Shelby Chili Mix
  • Carroll Shelby White Chicken Chili
  • Wick Fowler 2-Alarm Chili Kit
  • Wick Fowler False Alarm Chili Kit
The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide. Visit the FDA website for a complete list of UPC codes and Best-By dates included in this recall.