Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning November 16

November 16, 2015

holiday foodsThis week saw the beginning of some holiday foods already being recalled, in addition to the usual items. If you have food allergies, being especially wary of seasonal products may be a good idea. Check back regularly for the latest in food recalls.

Class I Recalls

spaghettiosSpaghettiOs Original soup was recalled by the Campbell Soup Company due to a possible choking hazard. Red plastic pieces have been found in 14.2 ounce cans of the product, a part of the lining of the can peeling off. 355,000 cans of the product with a best before date of Feb 22, 2017 are affected by the recall. Details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472508.htm

 

 

 

 

organic steel cut oats chia with flax and rye flakesOrganic Steel Cut Oats & Chia with Flax and Rye Flakes has been recalled by Homestat Farm because of possible contamination of the flax seed with Salmonella. The 42-ounce packages of the product with a variety of best buy dates were sold by Sams Club retail stores in 16 different states. To learn more on the details of this recall, go to: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472490.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Albacore Tuna is recalled by Old Oregon Smokehouse because of possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. The product has a code starting with “OC”. The 6-ounce products were sold in the company’s retail stores in Oregon. This is a part of the Skipanon Brand Seafoods recall. More details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472252.htm

ground flax seed mealGround Flax Seed Meal has been recalled by Zenobia Company LLC due to possible Salmonella contamination. The product was sold online from June to November of this year in 4 ounce, 16 ounce and 50-pound packages. For more details, go to: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm471870.htm

Allergy Labeling Recalls

Whole Foods brand Wild Mushroom Soup was recalled by Brett Anthony FoodsWhole Foods brand Wild Mushroom Soup was recalled by Brett Anthony Foods due to undeclared chestnuts – a known allergen.  The products are packaged in 24-ounce plastic cups and have an expiry date of 11/12/15. Affected products were sold in Whole Foods Markets in Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. More details are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm471929.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Holidays Pecan Turtledoves Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters candy has been recalled by Virginia Diner IncHappy Holidays Pecan Turtledoves Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters candy has been recalled by Virginia Diner Inc due to possibly containing peanuts, a known allergen.  The 10 ounce canned product was sold from September 30 to November 5, 2015 as a fundraiser by various organizations.  For more details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472743.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Market District Apricot Logs and Poppyseed Logs have been recalled by Giant EagleMarket District Apricot Logs and Poppyseed Logs have been recalled by Giant Eagle because the ingredient milk, a known allergen, was not disclosed. 460 of these items were sold from the bakery of Giant Eagle or Market District grocery stores in Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.  Details are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472555.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli has been recalled by Trader Joe’sTrader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli has been recalled by Trader Joe’s because it may contain undeclared tree nuts, which are known allergens. The refrigerated deli 8.8-ounce product was sold at Trader Joe’s stores throughout the country. Details of the recall are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472440.htm

Pet Food

Spot’s Stew Sensitive Cat Turkey Kibble has been recalled by Halo
Spot’s Stew Sensitive Cat Turkey Kibble has been recalled by Halo, Purely for Pets, due to mold reports. The affected products were sold in 3 and 6-pound bags and have a best by date of Sept 4, 2016. Details of the recall can be seen here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm472414.htm