Thursday, March 26, 2015

Superior Foods, Inc., of Watsonville, CA is recalling 8,475 Cases Of Simply Balanced 10-oz Frozen Organic Chopped Spinach Distributed Exclusively At Target Stores.

This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Superior Foods, Inc., organic frozen spinach suppliers that Superior Foods, Inc., may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Product was distributed Nationwide at Target retail stores. For a list of UPC codes and Best By dates, visit the FDA website for complete information.

Carmel Food Group Recalls 3 Frozen Ravioli Items under Rising Moon Organics label – Due to Possible Health Risk

Carmel Food Group issued a voluntary recall of certain Rising Moon Organics frozen Ravioli items, because of possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

The frozen ravioli products were produced with organic spinach which was found in test results performed by the spinach supplier to show the presence of Listeria. The recall was initiated when it was discovered that certain lots of the listed items were produced with the ingredient in question.

The products affected by the recall were distributed through retail stores nationwide.

Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls 3 oz. Institutional/Food Service Ice Cream Cups – Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla (Tab Lid) – Because of Possible Health Risk

Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz. institutional/food service ice cream cups- chocolate, strawberry and vanilla with tab lids because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

The ice cream cups listed below were distributed in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, and many other states via food service accounts.

This recall in no way includes Blue Bell Ice Cream half gallons, pints, quarts, 3 gallons or other 3 oz. cups.

Amy’s Kitchen Recalls Various Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 73,897 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled products were distributed to stores nationwide in the United States.

For a list of Amy's Kitchen products subject to recall, visit the FDA website for complete information. 

Aurora Products, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Aurora Natural Brand and Certain Private Label Brand Walnuts and Trail Mixes Due to Possible Health Risk

Orange, CT, Aurora Products, Inc. is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NATURAL WALNUTS and TRAIL MIXES CONTAINING WALNUTS because they have the potential to contain Salmonella.

Product was distributed nationwide through retail stores.

For a complete list of products included on this recall visit the FDA website.

Natural Grocers Expands Recall on Organic Garlic Powder Due to Possible Health Risk

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a specialty retailer of organic and natural products, is expanding their recall of Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder to all lots as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

This recall was initiated after being notified of positive Salmonella findings in product from our supplier, which was repackaged by us.

The product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ 95 stores located in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah and many other states.

Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Select Code Dates and Manufacturing Codes of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Boxed Dinners Due to Possible Metal Pieces

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner – due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small pieces of metal. The recalled product is limited to the 7.25-oz. size of the Original flavor of boxed dinner.

Recalled product was shipped to customers in the U.S. 

The affected dates of this product were sold in only these four configurations:

  • 7.25 oz. box, Original flavor
  • 3-pack box of those 7.25 oz. boxes, Original flavor
  • 4-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes, Original flavor
  • 5-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes, Original flavor

  • No other sizes, varieties or pasta shapes and no other packaging configurations are included in this recall.

    Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.


    Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts Because of Possible Health Risk

    Trader Joe’s Company is recalling Raw Walnuts because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

    The recalled Trader Joe’s Raw Walnuts were distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide.

    The products are packaged in clear plastic bags with the UPC Codes printed on the back. For the Raw California Walnut products, the “BEST BY” dates and Lot Numbers can be found printed on the back of the packages. For the Organic Raw Walnut products, the “BEST BY” dates can be found printed on the front of the packages.

    All potentially affected Raw Walnut products are as follows:

    • Trader Joe’s Nuts Raw California Walnut Pieces – 16oz
    • Trader Joe’s Nuts Raw California Walnut Halves & Pieces – 16 oz
    • Trader Joe’s Nuts Raw California Walnut Baking Pieces – 16 oz
    • Trader Joe’s Nuts Raw California Premium Walnut Halves – 16oz
    • Trader Joe’s Organic Raw Walnut Halves & Pieces – 12oz
    Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.


     
     

    Frontier Co-op Initiates Voluntary Class 1 Recall Due to Possible Health Risk from Organic Garlic Powder

    Frontier Co-op is voluntarily recalling several of its products manufactured with organic garlic powder that were sold under its Frontier and Simply Organic brands, and one product sold under the Whole Foods Market brand due to potential Salmonella contamination.

    The product in question was raw material received by Frontier, which tested positive for Salmonella during a test by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Given that Salmonella may be present, Frontier is immediately initiating this recall.

    Recalled products were sold in all 50 states and in some parts of Canada to distributors, retailers and consumers. 

    For a complete list of products and labels involved in this recall visit the FDA website for details.

     

    Trader Joe’s Issues Product Recall & Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Cinnamon Almonds

    Trader Joe’s Company is recalling all lot codes of its 16 ounce packages of Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds because they may contain undeclared peanuts.

    The recalled Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds were distributed nationwide in Trader Joe’s retail stores. The product comes in a 16 ounce, clear plastic package marked with UPC # 00761437 on the back of the package.

    For complete information regarding this recall visit the FDA website.


    Monday, March 9, 2015

    Rio Tex Wholesale Meats Recalls Ready-To-Eat Beef Products Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

    Rio Tex Wholesale Meats, a Mercedes, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 58,180 pounds of ready-to-eat beef products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

    The following products are subject to recall:


    • 20-lb. boxes containing four 5-lb. packages of “Hausman Foods COOKED BEEF TACO FILLING.”
    • 20-lb. boxes containing four 5-lb. packages of “Hausman Foods SEASONED COOKED BEEF BARBACOA.”
    • 20-lb. boxes containing four 5-lb. packages of “Hausman Foods FULLY COOKED BARBACOA.”
    • 20-lb. boxes containing four 5-lb. packages of “Hausman Foods BEEF CARNE GUISADA.”
    • 15-lb. and 45-lb. boxes containing three 5-lb. or 15-lb. packages of “Rio-Tex-Meats BARBACOA.” 

    • These products were shipped for hotels, restaurants and institutional use  in Texas.

      For a list of Establishment numbers provided in this recall visit the FSIS website.

      Premier Distribution Center, Inc. Recalls Beef and Pork Products Due to Misbranding

      Premier Distribution Center, Inc. a Nogales, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 50,953 pounds of pork and beef products due to misbranding.

      The following products are subject to recall:

      • 22,133 pounds of bulk frozen pork ribs belly soft bone-in, frozen pork collars, and frozen pork back ribs in clear shrink wrapped plastic bags.
      • 28,820 pounds of various bulk cuts of frozen beef products, short loins, chuck short ribs, hind shanks, short ribs, banana steaks, brisket ¼ trim, butt tenders, flank steaks, flap meat, inside skirt, lifter meat, pulled knuckles, rib eyes, tri-tips, and oxtails.
      The products were shipped to locations in California, Washington, and Arizona.

      Visit the FSIS website for a complete list of Shipping numbers provided in this recall.

       

      Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Issues Allergy Alert for Limited Number of Jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato Due to Undeclared Peanut

      Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto, a Unilever company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of jars of Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato because they may inadvertently contain peanuts (as peanut butter), which are not listed as an ingredient on the label.

      The product was distributed nationwide in retail stores.

      Quart-sized containers of the Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto Sea Salt Caramel Gelato are not affected by this limited voluntary recall. No other Talenti brand gelato or sorbetto products are affected. 

      Visit the FDA website for complete information regarding this recall.


      Campos Foods, LLC Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

      Campos Foods, LLC, a Caryville, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 126,705 pounds of beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.The products contain wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.  

      The following products are subject to recall:

      •  Net Weight 15-oz. (425g) bag containing four 3.75-oz. burgers of “H-E-B FULLY COOKED THICK N’ TASTY CHEESE BURGERS NATURAL SMOKE FLAVOR ADDED.”
      • Net Weight 30-oz. (1.87lbs) (850g) bag containing eight 3.75-oz. burgers of “H-E-B FULLY COOKED THICK N’ TASTY CHEESE BURGERS NATURAL SMOKE FLAVOR ADDED.” 
      • Net Weight 30-oz. (1.87lbs) (850g) bag containing eight 3.75-oz. burgers of “H-E-B FULLY COOKED THICK N’ TASTY Bacon CHEESE BURGERS NATURAL SMOKE FLAVOR ADDED.”
      These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Texas. For complete information regarding this recall visit the FSIS website.


      Oscar's Hickory House Recalls Beef Jerky Product Due To Processing Deviation

      Oscar’s Hickory House Inc., a Warrensburg, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 32 pounds of beef jerky product due to a processing deviation. During a food safety assessment, it was found that the product is susceptible to environmental pathogens and therefore potentially harmful if consumed.

      The following product is subject to recall:

      • 4-oz and 8 oz. cryovac packages of “Oscar’s Adirondack Mountain Smokehouse Beef Jerky” 
      The product was sold via the internet. For an Establishment number provided in this recall visit the FSIS website.