Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 19

October 19, 2015

green apple recallThis week’s extensive list of recalls includes many that are related to last week’s recall of Skipanon Brand Seafood. However, there is also some fresh produce that has been recalled this week in class I recalls, as well as the many allergy branding issues that seem to continually arise.


Class I Food Recalls

Dole Spinach was recalled by Dole Fresh Vegetables due to possible Salmonella contamination. Bags of salad with a best by date of October 15 and the UPC 7143000976 are affected. They were distributed in 13 states in the central and eastern portions of the country. More details can be found here:

Down to Earth Organic Coriander Powder was recalled by Nijay International because of potential Salmonella contamination. The affected batch is #1404D25 and has a best by date of May 25, 2015. The 7 ounce products are packaged in clear, green plastic bags. They were retailed in Austin, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio, Texas. More details are available here:

Granny Smith Green Apples have been recalled by Del Monte Fresh Produce due to possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination. These items were sold in convenience stores in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska. If you have purchased loose green apples at 7-Eleven or another convenience store in these states, it should be thrown away. Additional information can be found here:

Canned Seafood products have been recalled by The Garibaldi Cannery LLC due to possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. Affected 6 to 8 ounce products have a code beginning with the letters “OC” and include tuna and salmon. They were distributed to Oregon customers and shipped throughout the nation for online sales. More information can be found here:

Canned tuna and salmon have been recalled by ECOLA Seafoods Inc. because of possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. 7.5 ounce cans of the product were sold in Oregon and have an “OC” code on them. Details of the recall are found here:

Canned tuna and salmon have been recalled by Pacific Oyster Company d.b.a. The Fish Peddler of Bay City, Oregon due to the possibility of Clostridium botulinum contamination. The 6 and 6.5 ounce cans has the letters OC at the start of their code. Details are here:

Martinelli’s 8.4 ounce Sparkling Beverages were recalled by S. Martinelli & Company because of possibly containing glass fragments. These mini bottles of sparkling cider, white grape and red grape beverages have best before dates between March 1, 2018 and September 12, 2018. Details of this recall are available here:

Salted Smoked Split Herring was recalled by the P. East Trading Corp. because it was un-eviscerated. When fish is un-eviscerated, the risk for Clostridium botulinum spores being present and causing botulism poisoning is much higher. The product was sold in New York and New Jersey and had a May 19, 2015 date.  You can learn more on the recall here:

Ranch Foods and Pork Peepa’s Beef, Pork and Poultry products have been recalled by Good Food Concepts because of misbranding and containing sodium nitrite. 12,566 pounds of the products were produced without having a completely implemented Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan. Affected items were produced from October 14, 2014 to October 16, 2015 and sold in New Mexico and Colorado.  The entire list of recalled products and more information can be found in the news release

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Allergy Labeling Food Recalls

Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips have been recalled by New Frontier Foods because of an undeclared allergen. The products have been shown to contain wheat but are listed as gluten free. Bags of The Organic Seaweed Chip with August and September best by dates have been affected. For more information, please check the recall notice:

Market Cheese Shop Baked Brie Herb/Garlic has been recalled by Market of Choice due to an undeclared allergen – pecans, which are a tree nut. The product was sold in 9 Market of Choice stores in Oregon from August 3 to September 27, 2015. Additional details can be found here:

Fresco Fresh Yogurt Parfait Cups were recalled by Del Monte because of an undeclared tree nut allergen. These products distributed in Virginia, South Carolina, and North Carolina may contain almonds. Affected items were 6.5 ounce containers of Strawberry Yogurt Parfait, Strawberry Blueberry Yogurt Parfait and Banana Strawberry Yogurt Parfait, with the best by dated of October 11-20th. More details can be found here:

Gorgeous Memory Daylily is being recalled by A&S Food Trading Inc. because of undeclared sulfites. Packaged in 10.6 ounce bags, the items were sold in retail stores in the New York City area. Additional details can be found here: