Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 12th

October 12, 2015

cheerios recallThis week your recalls include some very common household names, including different products from big name General Mills. There were more allergy recalls than anything else.  We also discovered that products found in specialized grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market show up on the recall list regularly.

Class I Recalls

Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese has been recalled by Whole Foods Market due to possible contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes. The product was cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap and sold in Whole Foods Market locations throughout the country. The scale label for the product is PLD 029536. This recall affects all sell-by dates. More details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm466185.htm

Seafood Canned Products have been recalled by Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC due to potentially being contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. Affected products included tuna, salmon, steelhead, and sturgeon. These items were distributed in Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Michigan, and online. More information can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm466521.htm

Class II Recalls

Frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans have been recalled by General Mills due to contamination by Listeria Monocytogenes. The recall includes all such products with the use by date of June 29, 2017. Affected 16-ounce packages of the frozen product were distributed to retailers throughout the country. Details of the recall are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465921.htm

Allergy Labeling Recall

Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios were recalled by General Mills because they contained wheat – an undeclared allergen. The affected products were produced at the Lodi, California facility in July. Check “Better if Used By” dates to discover if you have an affected product. Dates included July 12-27, 2016, followed by the letters LD, indicating the manufacturing site. Details are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465986.htm

Sea Salt Crunchy Bean Snacks have been recalled by Snack Out Loud foods due to an undeclared allergen – milk. 56 cases of the product distributed in California and California were recalled. The 1.2 ounce single serving product has an expiration date of 7/9/2016. More information on the recall is available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465989.htm

Trader Joe’s Coconut Cranberry Granola has been recalled by New England Natural Bakers Inc. due to multiple undeclared allergens. Affected products have an 8/19/16 best by date and are packaged in a 16 ounce box. The product was distributed to Trader Joe’s in multiple states. Details of the recall can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm466182.htm

Heng Cheong Loong Co (HCL) Dried Golden Raisins have been recalled by Tristar Food Wholesale for non-disclosure of the allergen sulfites. Affected products are packaged in 10 ounce bags and were distributed from July 1 – October 5, 2015. They were sold in Florida, Illinois, Philadelphia, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Massachusetts. More details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm466373.htm

Whey protein products have been recalled by American Pure Why because they have undeclared allergens – milk and soy. Affected products have an expiry date of September 2017 and were packaged in 2 and 5 pound containers or mylar bags. The products were distributed in 29 states. Find out more here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm466330.htm

Pet Food Recall

Chicken Patties Dog Food has been recalled by K-9 Kraving Dog Food for possible contamination of Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes. Affected products were shipped from July 13 – 17  2015 to Maryland retailers only. This product can pose a health risk to not only animals who consume but also humans who handle it. More details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465646.htm

Check back next week to stay on top of the latest recalls.