Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning August 3rd
This week’s recalls include the usual allergy labeling recalls, the more dangerous class I recalls and some unusual recalls involving import omissions. There is also a pharmaceutical recall that may involve you or someone you love.
Allergy Labeling Recall
KellBran Caramel Popcorn, has been recalled by KellBran Candies of Akron, Ohio, because of undeclared milk ingredients.
For more info: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456160.htm
SUGAR FREE Milk Chocolate Caramels in 5 ounce containers were recalled by Kilwin’s Quality Confections, Inc. based in Petoskey, MI due to undeclared cashews in the product.
More details can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456874.htm
Allergy Labeling Recall
Coconut Curry Cauliflower Salad was recalled by Whole Foods Market for undeclared almonds. This recall affects 21 of its stores in ID, UT, NM, KS and CO.
To learn more: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456869.htm
Whey concentrate, whey isolate, casein and colostrum products distributed by Nutrition Resource Services, Inc, based in Bethlehem, PA has been recalled for undeclared milk in the products.
To learn more on this recall, go to: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456836.htm
Class I Recalls
Class I recalls are those that pose potentially serious health concerns. While most are from smaller, less known companies, at least one is from a major player in the American food market.
Kraft Singles, in 3 pound and 4 pound packages have been recalled by the Kraft Heinz Company due to a possible choking hazard. A piece of plastic may remain on the food product after plastic wrap is removed posing a potential choking problem. This voluntary recalls include individually wrapped American and White American singles. 36,000 cases of the product are affected and can be found in the United States, Puerto Rico and Grand Cayman.
To learn if a product you have on hand is affected go to: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456883.htm
Kroger brand Ground Cinnamon, Ground Black Pepper, Garlic Powder and Bac’n Buds have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. Kroger is encouraging consumers to return the affected products for a full refund.
For complete details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456182.htm
Chopped walnuts in 10 ounce plastic bags from Fisher brand have been recalled by John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. due to the possibility of Salmonella contamination.
To learn more: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm456806.htm
12,672 pounds of domesticated pigeon or squab that was imported from France were recalled in one of the more unusual recalls we have seen. The product was not presented for full inspection at a U.S. point of entry. This means adverse health effects are possible with consumption of this product. The importer Greenland Trading Corp of Paterson, NJ recalled the product.
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Turkey sausage breakfast burritos and pork strips, as well as turkey sausage breakfast bowls, were recalled in another border inspection problem. 3574 pounds of the product imported from Canada by the Wellesley, MA company Good Food Made Simple were recalled because they had not been presented for inspection upon importation.
An infrequent category of recalls, a pharmaceutical recall was issued in the past week for Unexpired Sterile Human and Veterinary Compounded Drugs. The recall from Moses Lake Professional Pharmacy was because of a lack of sterility assurance. This recall involves a wide variety of medication. To find out if your medication is included in this recall, go to: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm455925.htm