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June 11th, 2019
Out of an abundance of caution, Townsend Farms, Inc. has notified Costco that a recent FDA test indicated that a domestic conventional frozen blackberry product manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc., may be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Townsend Farms, Inc. used the domestic conventional frozen blackberry to manufacture the Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend product with Best By Dates between February 16, 2020, and May 4, 2020. Costco only sold the product in stores located in San Diego and Los Angles, California and Hawaii. No product manufactured for Costco by Townsend Farms has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Costco has no product in its current inventory. Costco has been notifying its members about the potential health risk.
This Notice affects the following product:
KIRKLAND SIGNATURE THREE BERRY BLEND, 4 lb bag —
Best By codes located in the white box on the back of the Product bag:
- FEB1620,(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- FEB1820,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
- FEB2920,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
- MAR0120,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
- APR1920,(B),(C), or (D);
- APR2020(A),(B),(C),(D),(E), or (F);
- APR2720(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- APR2820(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- MAY0220(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
- MAY0420 (H).
According to the FDA and CDC there have been no customer illness reports to date related to any product manufactured by Townsend Farms, Inc., using these blackberries.
Members who have purchased the above product should not consume it. Instead, photograph the product bag for your records, dispose of the product and contact your local Costco for a full refund.
Costco members who have questions should contact Townsend Farms, Inc., customer service representatives at 877-244- 0947 or by email at TownsendFarms4283@stericycle.com.
Hepatitis A is a contagious liver disease that results from exposure to the Hepatitis A virus, including from food. It can range from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious illness lasting several months. Illness generally occurs within 15 to 50 days of exposure and includes fatigue, abdominal pain, jaundice, abnormal liver tests, dark urine and pale stool. Hepatitis A vaccination can prevent illness if given within two weeks of exposure to a contaminated food. In rare cases, particularly consumers who have a pre-existing severe illness or are immune compromised, Hepatitis A infection can progress to liver failure. Persons who may have consumed affected product should consult with their health care professional or local health department to determine if a vaccination is appropriate, and consumers with symptoms of Hepatitis A should contact their health care professionals or the local health department immediately.
Townsend Farms, Inc., is a family owned business that has been farming in Oregon since 1906. We are dedicated to safety in our food processing and sustainable farming practices. We utilize Good Agricultural Practices as well as Good Manufacturing Practices and are Safety Quality Food certified. We take your food safety seriously.
June 10th, 2019
Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC of Jupiter, Florida is recalling all retail and bulk Karawan brand Tahini, sold in Jars: 450g (15.87 oz) and Buckets: 17kg (599.6 oz); 3kg (105.8 oz) that were imported from Palestine between the dates of December 2018 to April 2019 and SoCo Brand Tahini; because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Karawan brand Tahini was directly distributed to New York and Texas. We currently know that distributors have thereafter shipped the product to Massachusetts and Virginia.
Specific information on how to identify the Karawan brand Tahini product includes:
- Name of product: Tahini
- Brand name: Karawan Tahini
- Unit size: Jar: 450g (15.87 oz), Buckets: 17kg (599.6 oz), 3 kg (105.822 oz)
- Storage conditions: No refrigeration storage needed.
- Expiration Date (s): Two years from the production. The expiration date is located on the lid of the containers.
Retail label for SoCo brand Tahini
Specific information on how to identify the SoCo brand Tahini product includes:
- Name of product: Tahini
- Brand name: SoCo Tahini
- Unit size: Container: 380g (13.4 oz)
- Storage conditions: No refrigeration storage needed.
- Expiration Date (s): Two years from the production. The expiration date is located on the lid of the containers.
Four (4) illnesses have been reported to date.
This recall has been initiated due to New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene laboratory results from two samples of Karawan brand tahini testing positive for Salmonella. Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC has ceased the importation and distribution of the product as FDA and Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.
Consumers who have purchased Karawan brand tahini or SoCo brand Tahini are urged to destroy it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC at 305-570-9050, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
June 05, 2019
Whole Foods Market stores in the North Atlantic region are voluntarily recalling the retailer’s specialty made-in-house basil pesto and specialty made-in-house sundried tomato pesto because the products may contain undeclared milk and tree nuts (walnuts and pine nuts). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The products were available in individual clear plastic containers and on antipasti bars with sell-by dates from June 7, 2019 – June 26, 2019. The specialty basil pesto was sold by the pound and can be identified by the PLU code beginning with 255926, and the specialty sundried tomato pesto was sold by the pound and can be identified by the PLU code beginning with 256009. Both sell-by dates and PLU codes are printed on the product scale labels. All affected products have been removed from store shelves. One allergic reaction has been reported to date. The issue was discovered after a customer alerted the store.
The pesto products were sold between May 17, 2019 – June 4, 2019 at 41 Whole Foods Market stores in Connecticut (Whole Foods Market Bishops Corner, Whole Foods Market Glastonbury and Whole Foods Market West Hartford), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.
May 23rd, 2019
In cooperation with ADM Milling Co., ALDI has recalled Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at retail locations in the Northeastern United States due to a potential presence of E. coli.
This product was sourced from an ADM Milling Co. production facility in Buffalo, N.Y. and was distributed to select ALDI stores in 11 states: Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia. The Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour affected by the ADM Milling Co. recall is sold in a 5 lb. bag with the following UPC code: 041498130404. Out of an abundance of caution, ALDI has recalled all best if used by dates and all lots of Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour products produced by ADM Milling Co. in Buffalo, N.Y. from store shelves in these states.
ALDI takes the safety and integrity of the products it sells seriously. If customers have product affected by this voluntary recall, they should discard it immediately or return it to their local store for a full refund.
Consumers with additional questions can contact ADM Milling Co. Customer Service at 800-422-1688 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT.
Consumers are reminded to not consume any raw products made with flour. Flour is an ingredient that comes from milling wheat, something grown outdoors that carries with it risks of bacteria which are rendered harmless by baking, frying or boiling. Consumers are reminded to wash their hands, work surfaces, and utensils thoroughly after contact with raw dough products or flour, and to never eat raw dough or batter.
May 22nd, 2019
New Seasons Market is recalling approximately 60 pounds of Bacon Shallot Potato salad because it may contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The mislabeled Bacon Shallot Potato salad was sold at three New Seasons Market locations in Portland, Ore. (Mountain Park, Hawthorne and University Park) from the deli case, per costumers’ order. The salad was packed into plastic deli containers, with a shelf life of five days from purchase. Product was sold with the Pack on Dates of May 16, 2019 to May 21, 2019, and all Sell By Dates up to and including May 26, 2019.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
This recall was voluntarily initiated after it was discovered that product containing egg was sold in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
New Seasons is urging customers with any egg concerns or allergies to return or dispose of the recalled product for a full refund. Receipts are not required for the return. New Seasons is standing by to answer customer questions at its stores or via email:
May 22nd, 2019
We want to inform you that we have initiated a voluntary recall on several of our Grain-Free Granola offerings due to possible foreign matter contamination. If you have purchased our Coconut Cashew Grain-Free Granola, Banana Nut Butter Grain-Free Granola or our Pumpkin Spice + Ashwagandha Grain-Free Superfood Granola, they may be impacted by this recall. We are implementing this recall, because we learned that cashews provided by our supplier during a brief time this spring may contain foreign objects. We have taken corrective action and replaced this cashew supplier with a new one.Click here to send press release
May 10th, 2019
Deshi Distributors LLC. of Jamaica, NY, is recalling its 3.5 oz, 7 oz and 14 oz packages of Deshi “Golden Raisins” because they contained undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The Golden Raisin with “undeclared sulphite” was distributed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan and through delivery to retail stores.
The product comes in a 3.5 oz, 7 oz. and 14 oz. clear plastic package. UPC codes of Deshi Golden Raisin products are as follows: 3.5 oz is 691035359586; 7 oz. is 691035360179; and 14 oz. is 691035360483.
No illness or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspector and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 7 oz. packages of Deshi “Golden Raisin” which were not declared on the label. The same raisins were packaged in 3.5 oz and 14 oz packages and are included in this recall.
Consumers who have purchased 3.5 oz, 7 oz and 14 oz packages of Deshi “Golden Raisins” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-291-1205 from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Time.
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May 6th, 2019
Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States® feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. The affected products, which were manufactured and sold in the eastern United States, were removed from retail shelves throughout February, March, and April 2019. Livestock, horses, and poultry exposed to aflatoxin are at risk of exposure to several health hazards.
Aflatoxicosis has the same acute and chronic adverse effects and health consequences across all species and age classes (immature and mature). Immature animals are more sensitive to aflatoxins. Acute aflatoxicosis may result in generalized hemorrhage, bloody diarrhea and death in 1-3 days. In addition, aflatoxin toxicity can cause reduced feed intake, reduced weight gain, liver damage, jaundice, and eventually death.
No adverse health effects to animals have been reported to date. Nonetheless, Cargill is taking this voluntary step out of an abundance of caution. The affected products were manufactured at Cargill’s Cleveland, North Carolina, facility. Cargill first learned of the issue when it received a notification from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture of test results showing that a single lot of a specific Southern States product contained elevated levels of aflatoxin. Cargill has identified and corrected the root cause.
The following affected products were recalled from retail outlets and distributors in the Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia markets and removed from retail shelves throughout February, March, and April 2019. To view the label for each product, please click on the link in the table below that corresponds to that product.
May 3rd., 2019
ICCO Cheese Company, Inc. (ICCO) of Orangeburg, New York, is recalling Gia Russa Unseasoned Whole Grain Bread Crumbs and Gia Russa Italian Seasoned Whole Grain Bread Crumbs with “best by” dates of 08/21/2019, 09/21/2019, 10/04/2019, 11/09/2019, 11/12/2019, 12/05/2019 because they may contain undeclared walnuts and pecans. People who have a tree nut allergy or severe sensitivity, do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
Gia Russa Unseasoned Whole Grain Bread Crumbs UPC 0-26825-01853-2 and Gia Russa Italian Seasoned Whole Grain Bread Crumbs UPC 0-26825-01854-9 were distributed nationwide through retail stores.
Cans of the affected product are labeled with the product names “Gia Russa Whole Grain Bread Crumbs Unseasoned” or “Gia Russa Whole Grain Bread Crumbs Italian Seasoned” with a net weight of 10 oz. The affected products are labeled “Best by” 08/21/2019, 09/21/2019, 10/04/2019, 11/09/2019, 11/12/2019, 12/05/2019. The date code can be found on the bottom of the can.
This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. ICCO informed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and launched an internal investigation. The presence of walnuts and pecans was discovered in the product through third-party laboratory testing. The source of the tree nut allergen is believed to be the bread used by a supplier of the bread crumbs used by ICCO to repack the product. ICCO is fully cooperating with the FDA’s ongoing investigation. There has been one reported allergic reaction to date, associated with the consumption of the Whole Grain Bread Crumbs.
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Consumers who have purchased impacted lots of Gia Russa Whole Grain Bread Crumbs are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Gia Russa Consumer Relations at 1-888-794-3426, Mon – Fri 9am – 4pm Eastern Time.
April 17th, 2019
Weis Markets today said it has issued a recall for its Weis Quality Banana Puddin Ice Cream (48oz) since the product’s ingredient label fails to list an egg allergen due to a supplier error. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no reports of illness from customer’s consuming this product to date.
This product has been removed from sale. It was sold in 200 Weis Markets’ stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Delaware and West Virginia. The ice cream is packaged in a scround container with a UPC of 041497-01305. All lot codes are affected. An example of the label has been included with this release. Customers who have purchased this product may return it for a full refund.
April 16th, 2019
Jensen Tuna of Louisiana is voluntarily recalling frozen ground tuna imported from JK Fish, because it may potentially be contaminated with Salmonella.
The frozen product, individually packaged in clear plastic one-pound bags, is sold in white wax 20 lb. boxes. The product is only sold as a wholesale case with twenty bags in each case. The lot numbers are z266, z271 and z272.
No other tuna products are impacted or part of this recall.
The product was sold to wholesalers in Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, New York, and Washington. These wholesalers further distribute the product to restaurants and retail locations. The product was distributed from November 30, 2018 to March 15, 2019.
Restaurants and retailers should check with their suppliers and not sell or serve recalled frozen ground tuna and should wash and sanitize locations where recalled ground tuna was stored. Consumers with concerns should ask their restaurants and retailers whether the tuna dish they are purchasing contained the recalled ground tuna.
The voluntary recall is in response to the CDC and FDA’s investigation of 13 illnesses caused by Salmonella, confirmed to date. As of today, the ground tuna samples were found negative for Salmonella.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Most people infected with Salmonella develop symptoms within 12 to 72 hours after infections, according to the FDA. The illness, marked by diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps, usually lasts 4 to 7 days.
April 15th, 2019
Unilever is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey pints, which may inadvertently contain tree nuts including almonds, Brazil nuts, and hazelnuts that are not declared in the ingredient list or allergy information list. Both affected products include a “Contains Walnuts” and a “May contain other tree nuts” label on the back of the pack. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these undeclared tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled products.
This limited voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Individual Case Safety Report Number 2065846.)
The affected Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk product is sold in a tub containing 2.4 gallons with a Consumer UPC of 076840104246 and best by date of SEP1520BJ4. The affected Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey pint is sold in a pint tub (473 mL) with a Consumer UPC of 076840100354 and best by dates of AUG2820BH2, AUG2920BH2, or AUG3020BH2.
The products were manufactured in the United States. The affected Chunky Monkey pints were distributed nationwide and reached consumers through retail stores. The affected Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk products were distributed nationwide and reached consumers through wholesale and scoop shops. No product was shipped outside of the U.S.
No other container sizes or best by dates of Ben & Jerry’s products – besides these specific lots of Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Chunky Monkey pints – are affected by this voluntary recall, including other Pint Slices, pints or any other products served in Ben & Jerry's franchised Scoop Shops.
The recall was initiated after an undeclared nut was found during the production operation. Unilever has not received any reports of illness associated with this product, but the company is voluntarily recalling this product out of an abundance of caution. Unilever’s ongoing investigation shows that the issue stemmed from an error from one of its nut suppliers. The situation has been remediated.
Consumers who have purchased containers of the above products with the affected UPC and date codes are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the outer container, and call 833-236-1237 for further information 24/7.
The company is placing a notification on the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) web site www.foodallergy.org.
April 13th, 2019
Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a limited voluntary recall in the United States of certain Chewy Chips Ahoy 13oz cookies. This voluntary recall is being conducted because of the potential for certain product to contain an unexpected solidified ingredient. Some reports of potential adverse health effects have been received.
This recall is limited exclusively to the products listed in the table below, available at retail stores nationwide. No other Chips Ahoy or Mondelēz Global LLC product is included in this recall.
April 9th, 2019
Great American Marketing Company of Houston, Texas is recalling Ready to Eat Sandwiches, Wraps and Salads because they have the potential to be contaminated with LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria Infection can cause miscarriages and still births among pregnant women.
These recalled RTE products include the following: CAESAR SALAD, CHEF SALAD, CLUB WRAP, CHICKEN CAESAR WRAP, DELI CUT HAM AND AMERICAN, DELI CUT TURKEY, CHICKEN SALAD, JALAPENO PIMENTO CHEESE, ITALIAN 6" SUB, TURKEY PEPPER JACK 6" SUB, TURKEY AND SWISS, HAM AND CHEDDAR SANDWICH, are distributed in Texas and sold in Valero Corner Stores/Circle K Stores under Corner Store Market Label in different packaging shapes and sizes with the following: LOT NUMBERS (SELL BY DATE): 040819, 040919, 041119, 041319, 041419, 041519, 041619, 041819 and 042019. SAMPLE LABEL AND SELL BY DATE BELOW:
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. This recall is made in abundance of precaution.
The potential for contamination was noted after testing by FDA revealed the presence of Listeria Monocytogenes in the production line equipment.
The production of these products has been suspended while FDA, USDA and the Company continue to remediate the production line and investigate the source of the problem.
Consumers who may have purchased any of the products with the lot numbers mentioned are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 713-682-6471 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT.
April 4th, 2019
Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Hunt’s Tomato Paste No Salt Added six ounce cans. After the canning process, the final product could have been damaged, creating the potential for mold. Conagra Brands became aware of the issue after receiving calls from consumers.
The products covered by this recall were distributed for retail sale in the U.S. The specific product information is listed below. Given the product may contain mold, consumers are advised not to use it and to either throw it away or return it to the store where originally purchased.
No other Hunt’s products or Conagra Brands' products are impacted by this recall.
Conagra Brands has informed the FDA of this recall and is working with customers to ensure the impacted product is removed from store shelves and is no longer distributed. Consumers with questions should call our Conagra Brands Consumer Care team at 1-800-280-0301, open 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or visit https://www.hunts.com.
April 1st, 2019
Little Red Rooster Ice Cream Company, d/b/a NadaMoo! (“NadaMoo!”) announced a limited voluntary recall of approximately 26,000 pints of its Strawberry Cheesecake Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert because they contain an undeclared almond ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled products.
The recalled products are pints of NadaMoo! Strawberry Cheesecake Non-dairy Frozen Dessert that were distributed to select distributors and retailers beginning February 19, 2019. The recalled products have a “Best By” date of 08/09/2020 printed at the bottom of the pint. In addition, the recalled pints will also have a UPC code of “854758001020” listed below the barcode on the back of the pint. To help identify if a pint of NadaMoo! Strawberry Cheesecake is impacted by this recall, please visit the site NadaMoo! created at www.nadamoo.com/March2019Recall
No consumer has reported an allergic reaction to date.
No other NadaMoo! products or flavors are recalled. NadaMoo! wants to reassure customers that Strawberry Cheesecake pints not labeled with the expiration date listed above are not affected by the recall and therefore can be fully enjoyed rather than discarded.
The recall was initiated as soon as it was discovered that the pie crust inclusions in the Strawberry Cheesecake product containing almond flour as an ingredient was inadvertently filled into packaging that did not declare that ingredient, potentially exposing consumers to an undeclared allergen.
March 28h, 2019
Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters Inc. of Spokane, WA is recalling 15 loaves of Blueberry Bread because it may contain undeclared EGG. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Blueberry Bread was distributed and sold at Thomas Hammer Coffee retail shops in WA and Coeur d’Alene, ID via company owned delivery vehicles.
Bread was sold as slices wrapped individually in food grade pastry bags, 3.7oz net weight, between the dates of 03/25/2019 – 03/26/2019 and were pulled from stores in the morning of 03/27/2019. There are no expiration dates or lot codes on label and product has a 5-day shelf life.
NO illness has been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered during a routine inspection, the product containing EGG was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of EGG.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Washington State Department of Agriculture and U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have purchased a Blueberry Bread slice from Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters retail locations and have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters at 1-888-448-4806 from 8am to 4pm Monday–Friday PST.
March 23rd, 2019
Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at its California packing facility. There are no reported illnesses associated with this recall.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled products – California-grown conventional and organic avocados -- were packed at Henry Avocado’s packing facility in California and distributed in Arizona, California, Florida New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin. All shipments from the packing facility are subject to the recall (Henry Avocado did not begin packing there until late January 2019). Avocados imported from Mexico and distributed by Henry Avocado are not subject to the recall and may continue to be sold and consumed.
Henry Avocado is contacting all affected customers to confirm that the recalled products are immediately removed from store shelves. For conventional products purchased at retail, consumers can identify the recalled products by the “Bravocado” stickers. Henry Avocado organic products do not carry the “Bravocado” label on the sticker. Instead those products are labeled “organic” and include “California” on the sticker. Retailers can identify Henry Avocado organic products by the bar code on the stickers.
Consumers who have purchased any recalled avocados are urged not to consume them, but to discard them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with further questions may contact Henry Avocado at (760) 745-6632, Ext 132 or visit www.henryavocado.com/media
Henry Avocado Corporation is fully cooperating with federal and California health officials to facilitate an efficient and complete recall of these avocados.
“We are voluntarily recalling our products and taking every action possible to ensure the safety of consumers who eat our avocados,” says Phil Henry, President of Henry Avocado.
March 21st, 2019
As a preventative measure, Better Made Snack Foods of Detroit, MI, is recalling 10-ounce packages of Original Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled 10-ounce Original Potato Chips were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.
10oz $3.99 Original Potato Chips come in a yellow flexible pouch bag and are marked on the top right corner with the following information:
Lot # 62090431442 thru Lot # 62090431520
Lot # 85100431442 thru Lot # 85100431520
Use by date of 10 AUG 2019
The recalled bags will also have a UPC code of 041633063048
NO ILLNESSES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS VOLUNTARY RECALL HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a package of 10-ounce Original Potato Chips dated 10 AUG 2019 did not contain Original Potato Chips but instead contained Cheddar and Sour Cream Potato Chips which contain milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes which may have affected 660 bags of 10-ounce Original Potato Chips.
Sale and distribution of these items should stop immediately and any product remaining in the market should be removed. Consumers who have purchased 10-ounce packages of Better Made Original Potato Chips are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Better Made Snack Foods at (313)-925-4774 Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.
NO OTHER BETTER MADE SNACK FOOD PRODUCTS OR FLAVORS ARE RECALLED.
March 21st, 2019
No illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing MILK was distributed in packaging that does not reveal its presence.
The product was distributed in 29 states (Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin) and the District of Columbia through retail stores under the Snak Club® brand.
All date codes of the product and the sizes listed above are affected. Other Snak Club® brand products are not affected.
Consumers with known allergies to MILK who have the product listed above should not consume it. If you find that you have packages of this product, please retain the package and contact Century Snacks via email at QualityDept@centurysnacks.comor by phone at 1-323-430-5012 Ext 542 for a refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Century Snacks Quality Team at 1-323-430-5012 Ext 542 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST) or email QualityDept@centurysnacks.com.
March 20th, 2019
Hill’s Pet Nutrition today announced it is expanding its recall of select canned dog food products due to elevated levels of vitamin D. This recall expansion was caused by the same vitamin premix received from a U.S. supplier that was the source of the January 31, 2019, recall and is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues depending on the level of vitamin D and the length of exposure, and dogs may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. When consumed at very high levels, vitamin D can in rare cases lead to potentially life threatening health issues in dogs, including renal dysfunction. Pet parents with dogs who have consumed any of the products listed and are exhibiting any of these signs should contact their veterinarian. In most cases, complete recovery is expected after discontinuation of feeding.
In the United States, the affected canned dog foods were distributed through retail pet stores and veterinary clinics nationwide. No dry foods, cat foods, or treats are affected.
Pet parents in the U.S. who purchased the product with the specific lot/date codes listed should discontinue feeding and dispose of those products immediately or return unopened product to your retailer for a refund. For more information, please contact Hill’s via our website or at 1-800-445-5777.
Impacted products outside of the United States will be subject to separate notices on the country-specific website. If you are outside of the United States, please check your own country’s Hill’s website for more information.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition learned of the potential for elevated vitamin D levels in some of our canned dog foods after receiving a complaint in the United States about a dog exhibiting signs of elevated vitamin D levels. Our investigation confirmed elevated levels of vitamin D due to a supplier error.
Following that recall, we conducted a detailed review of all canned dog foods potentially impacted by the vitamin premix with elevated levels of vitamin D. This review included: analyzing consumer complaints; reviewing veterinarian medical consultations; auditing our supplier; and reviewing our own manufacturing and quality procedures. We then did additional product testing to ensure we had taken all appropriate action. Our review determined that there were additional products affected by that vitamin premix, and it is for that reason that we are expanding the recall. Hill’s has received a limited number of complaints of pet illness related to some of these products.
As a company, and as pet parents ourselves, we deeply regret the concern that this recall and subsequent expansion have caused pet parents and any possible effect the recalled foods may have had on pets. We are committed to doing more to uphold the standards of pet care that pet parents and veterinarians expect of us to earn back their trust.
For further information, please contact Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. at 1-800-445-5777 every day during the hours of 7am-7pm (CST) or at email@example.com. Information can also be found at www.hillspet.com/productlist
March 12th, 2019
There have been no reports of any illnesses associated with this recall. Product is being recalled out of an abundance of caution. This voluntary recall is being made with the full knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Flour is made from wheat that is minimally processed. Flour should not be considered a ready-to-eat product. It is an ingredient for baked, fried, and cooked products, and these heating processes ensure the safety of flour with proper handling. All surfaces and utensils should be properly cleaned after contact with flour or uncooked dough or batter. Consumers should wash their hands after handling flour or uncooked dough or batter. Consumers should not eat uncooked dough or batter made with raw flour. If you think you became sick from a food containing flour as an ingredient, please call your healthcare provider.
Please check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased. Consumers should not consume the recalled product.
We apologize for the inconvenience this caused and are offering replacement coupons for your product. Please call our 800 number (1-800-767-4466). We remain committed to producing the high-quality products you expect.
March 5th, 2019
McDaniel Life-Line LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Life-Line Water to the consumer level. This product is being recalled because FDA analysis found the product to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Use of the contaminated product has a remote probability of necessitating medical or surgical intervention to preclude or reverse permanent damage to a body structure or function. To date, McDaniel Life-Line LLC has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
The product can be taken internally or applied externally to the skin. The product is packaged in 1-gallon bottles. The affected Life-Line Water recall includes all lots.
The product was distributed in the United States and Canada to individuals via internet firstname.lastname@example.org.
McDaniel Life-Line LLC is notifying its customers, by press release, of the recalled product. Consumers that have product which is being recalled should stop using and discard.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact McDaniel Life-Line by phone 806-647-1741, Monday thru Friday 8 AM-5 PM, Central Time or by e-mail email@example.com. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems associated with the use of this product may be reported to FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either by phone, on line, by regular mail or by fax.
- Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
- Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178.
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
March 1st, 2019
Sunstone Organics is voluntarily recalling two lots of Sunstone Organics Kratom. These two lots include Sunstone Organics White Vein Kratom Lot 119 and Sunstone Organics Maeng Da Kratom Lot 124A in both capsules and powder form and in all sizes. The products have been found to potentially be contaminated with salmonella.
Risk Statement: The product potentially could result in contracting salmonella. Symptoms of salmonella can include illness, vomiting, and some cases even death. This risk is higher for users a compromised or weak immune system, including elderly and young children. Sunstone Organics has not received any reports of adverse events to date related to this recall.
The product is used as a tea or supplement and is packaged in kraft stand-up pouches in both capsule form and powder form, in 3 different size bags, for a total of 12 products. The affected Sunstone Organics Kratom lots include the following lot numbers: Sunstone Organics White Vein Lot 119 and Sunstone Organics Maeng Da Lot 124A in Powder form and package sizes 25 grams, 50 grams, and 100 grams, and in capsule form in sizes 20 count, 60 count, and 150 count.
February 15th, 2019
Today, Nature’s Path Foods announced a voluntary recall of a specific production run of EnviroKidz Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch and Jungle Munch cereals for they may contain undeclared gluten (wheat and barley). People who have a wheat allergy, celiac disease or sensitivity to gluten and wheat should not consume the cereals with the BEST BEFORE DATE listed below due to potential adverse health effects. Nature’s Path is also removing any affected cereals from customer store shelves and warehouses.
February 18th, 2019
February 18, 2019, Chukar Cherries of Prosser, WA is recalling 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries were distributed in CA, CO, MD, ME, OR, and WA through retail stores. The product is sold in plastic pouches, UPC 0 11261 22307 7, and a Best By date of 11/2019 is found underneath the UPC code on the back side of the package.
No allergic reaction has been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The company revised labels on new lots to include the allergen advisory statement since November 2018. Consumers who have questions or have purchased the recalled product may contact Chukar Cherries at 1-509-786-2055 from 8am to 5pm PDT.
February 19th, 2019
Concord Foods, LLC of Brockton, Massachusetts is recalling Concord Fresh Success Mild Salsa Seasoning Mix because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of serious or lifethreatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The affected product contains a best by date code of 071121. The best by code date is embossed on the right-side panel, bottom. No other Concord Fresh Success products, varieties or best by dates are affected by this recall.
Concord Fresh Success Mild Salsa Seasoning Mix was distributed nationally through
No consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after the company discovered that product containing the milk allergen was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the milk allergen.
Consumers who have purchased the Concord Fresh Success Mild Salsa Mix with the date code of 071121 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Concord Foods at 508-580-1700.
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About Concord Foods
Concord Foods, LLC is a leading supplier of retail food products to nationally recognized supermarkets. Concord offers a wide variety of produce friendly items from Candy Apple Kits to fresh produce seasoning mixes. Consumers count on quality products to glaze pies, create guacamole and batter onion rings. For more information, please visit www.concordfoods.com.
February 25th, 2019
Hanover, PA – Utz Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling a specific expiration date code of Bachman® 10 oz Twist Pretzel packages due to undeclared milk. This recall was initiated after reviewing production records which identified a small number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The item subject to this voluntary recall was distributed to retail outlets in the following states: CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV.
NO ILLNESSES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS VOLUNTARY RECALL HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE.
February 25th, 2019
B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling 1,280 cases of a single date code of 40 oz. Victoria Marinara Sauce, with a “best by” date of 03/06/2022, after learning that the product may contain cashew allergens that are not declared on the product’s ingredient statement. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashew run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. There is no health risk associated with this product for individuals without an allergy to tree nuts.
This recall affects only the following product, which was distributed in retail stores nationwide:
February 25th, 2019
Southern Specialties Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida is voluntarily recalling select bags of Marketside brand green beans and butternut squash because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The company shipped the recalled product to one retail distribution center. Although most of the product was retrieved before distribution to retail stores, some product shipped on February 17th may have reached select stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. So, in an abundance of caution, we are issuing this public announcement.
To date, Southern Specialties has not been informed of any illnesses associated with this recall.
This recall was voluntarily issued after a raw material supplier notified the company that it was issuing a recall after a routine test of a food contact surface tested positive for the bacterium. As a precautionary measure, Southern Specialties is recalling all products that were repacked at its facility on the same repacking line as the supplier’s product. None of the products have tested positive.
The company is carrying out this recall with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
Consumers can use the following information to determine if they have the recalled product. Anyone who has the recalled product should not consume it and either destroy it or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.
February 27th, 2019
Joy Gourmet Foods Inc. of Maspeth, NY is recalling its Joy Brand Chutneys and Pastes products because they contain undeclared sulfites.. People who have allergies to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
December 6th, 2018
Inspired Organics, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Organic Sunflower Butter due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
December 5th, 2018
Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that there have been no reports of illness associated with these products to date. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.
December 4th, 2018
Danone North America is voluntarily recalling 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor sold in the United States with an expiration date of December 30, 2018 and UPC of 36632 03825. It was discovered that some of the toppers sold on the product contain peanuts and are improperly labeled. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
December 4th, 2018
Hiland Dairy is announcing a voluntary recall of half-gallon premium whole milk chocolate that is produced at the Kansas City, Missouri facility, over concerns the products may contain eggnog that could affect those individuals that have sensitivity to egg allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported at this time.
November 16th, 2018
The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal due to the potential presence of Salmonella. While the potentially affected product only reached five specific Target stores and is limited to 21 boxes of one variety with two Best Before Dates, Quaker is initiating the voluntary recall to protect public health.
November 19th, 2018
Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco, CA) discovered two batches of their Bittersweet Chocolate Bar and two batches of their Feve Chocolate Bar contain high levels of milk protein after FDA sampling.
November 6th, 2018
Duncan Hines Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow Cake Mixes Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Salmonella
July 23rd, 2018
Pepperidge Farm® Announces Voluntary Recall of Four Varieties of Goldfish® Crackers
July 24th, 2018
Kraft Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Distributed to Retailers
July 21st, 2018
Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits Product in the U.S., including Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Due to Possible Health Risk
July 17th, 2018
Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. Recalls Pepperoni Five Cheese Calzone Products Due to Possible Extraneous Material Contamination
July 16th, 2018
New Seasons Market Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sesame Noodle Chicken Salad Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
July 2nd, 2018
United States Bakery Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Naked Bread Hamburger Buns
July 2nd, 2018
Nueske's Meat Products, Inc., a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,946 pounds of pork products due to misbranding.
June 28th, 2018
Wish Bone Salad Dressing Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk and Egg in 15 oz. Wish-Bone House Italian Salad Dressing
June 27nd, 2018
Nectar Foods Inc Dba Honey Mama's Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Oregon Peppermint Cacao Nectar Bar
June 26th, 2018
Aunt Kitty's Foods Inc. Recalls Canned Chicken Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation
June 22nd, 2018
June 22nd, 2018
June 21st, 2018Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk
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June 21st, 2018
Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk
June 16th, 2018
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays
June 14th, 2018
inter Sausage Manufacturing Co. Recalls Poultry and Meat Products
June 14th, 2018
Kellogg Company Voluntarily Recalls Honey Smacks Cereal Due to Possible Health Risk
June 13th, 2018
World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens
June 9th, 2018
Caito Foods, LLC Voluntarily Recalls Fresh Cut Melon Products Because of Possible Health Risk
June 1st, 2018
Sanders Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds in Fudge Mini Bites