Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 26
This week’s recent food recalls continued the onslaught of canned seafood recalls that began 2 weeks ago with Skipanon Brand Seafood. There were also a surprisingly larger than usual number of serious Class I recalls.
Class I Recalls
Canned Albacore Tuna has been recalled by Dungeness Seaworks for potential Clostridium botulinum contamination. The code on the 6 ounce cans starts with OC. Affected products were distributed in WA. More information can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468219.htm
Canned seafood has been recalled by Northwest Wild Products because of potential Clostridium botulinum contamination. Cod, salmon, tuna, sardines, clams and sturgeon were amongst the 6.5 ounce cans affected. Codes on most but not all of the products, began with the letters OC and were sold in Oregon retailers and by mail order. Details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468000.htm
Canned Chinook salmon products were recalled by Brigham Fish Market as a part of the Skipanon Brand Seafood recall. Products may have been contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. The 6 ounce cans were sold by Brigham Fish Market. Details of this recall are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468420.htm
Canned salmon is being recalled by Vis Seafoods due to possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. Affected products are 5.5 ounce and 6 ounce cans with a code starting with “OC”. These items were sold in Washington and from the company’s website. More details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468555.htm
Canned salmon and tuna have been recalled by The Spot because of the possibility of Clostridium botulinum contamination. Affected 6 and 8 ounce cans were retailed in Oregon and have codes starting with “OC”. Additional details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468554.htm
Turkey Meatloaf with tomato bacon glaze has been recalled by Taylor Farms because of undeclared allergens and misbranding. The affected products contain the allergens soy, eggs and wheat. These products were made on October 15th, 2015 and packaged in 13.9 ounce trays. 276 pounds of the product were recalled. It was distributed in Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and DC. More information can be found in the news release.
Frozen turkey legs have been recalled by Shuler Meats because of packaging without an FSIS inspection. 25,920 pounds of the affected products were distributed in 40 pound boxes under the labels Shuler Meats Co and Belmont Meats Co in North Carolina. More details of this recall can be found in the news release.
Packaged soup products have been recalled by Rustico Foods because of packaging without an FSIS inspection. 2,650 pounds of soup, packaged in individual plastic containers, from September 24 to October 21, 2015 are affected. They were retailed in southern California. Details can be found in the press release.
Dehydrated and marinated uneviscerated fish has been recalled by Seaquest Seafood Corp because of the possibility of Clostridium botulinum contamination. Affected products were distributed via retailers and restaurants throughout the country. The products are Sunrise Brand silver/white croaker, big-eye herrings, anchovy, river barb and climbing perch. Details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468878.htm
Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli Pasta Salad have been recalled by Whole Foods Market because of the possibility of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The products were sold in bulk, in salad bars, and packaged at Whole Foods stores in CT, NY, NJ, NH, ME, MA and RI from October 18 to 22, 2015. Details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm469008.htm and here.
Allergy Labeling Recalls
Inclusion Bars and Mendiants have been recalled by Ethereal Confections due to undeclared milk – a known allergen – in the list of ingredients. The affected chocolate products were retailed throughout the US and sold from the company’s website. Affected expiry dates include all from 10/22/2015 to 04/15/2016. More details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468950.htm
David Trail Mix Sweet & Salty has been recalled by ConAgra Foods because of undeclared dairy presence in the item. 5 ounce bags of the product were retailed throughout the US and Mexico. Additional details are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm469050.htm
Pet Food Recall
Good ‘n’ Fun – Beefhide Chicken Sticks have been recalled by Salix Animal Health due to possible Salmonella contamination. The products were distributed throughout the country in dollar stores. Affected products are packaged in 2.8 ounce bags with expiry dates of February through July 2018. This recall poses a threat to animals and humans handling the product. Fine out more here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468970.htm