Recent Food Recalls for the Week Beginning October 5th
Food recalls this week are mostly allergy labeling related or related to salmonella. Accidental contamination of foods happens easily. Check the recalls below to make sure none of the items are in your home.
Class I Recalls
Frozen Potstickers, Precooked Stuffed Grape Leaves with Beef and Rice, and Precooked Stuffed Cabbage Leaves with Beef and Rice have been recalled by Royal Frozen Food. The reasons for the recall are two-fold – containing the undeclared allergen egg and because the Pot Stickers is missing the USDA inspection mark. These products were manufactured without a fully-implemented Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan. 230 pounds of products produced between September 1st, 2014 and Sept 29, 2015 are affected. For more information, check out the news release.
Frozen, raw, stuffed, and breaded chicken products have been recalled by Aspen Foods, due to potential contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis. This is an expansion of the recall initially issued on July 15, 2015. The affected 561,000 pounds of the product that appears to be ready-to-eat (RTE) includes a variety of different brand names, and has use by dates of August 23, 2016 to December 15, 2016. More information on the recall can be found in the news release.
Nature’s Eats Natural Macadamia Nuts and Southern Grove Simply Raw Trail Mix have been recalled by Texas Star Nut and Food Co. for possible salmonella contamination. The affected products were sold from June 20, 2015 to September 9, 2015 in Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. More information can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465580.htm
Allergy Labeling Recall
Kermit Sauces, including Barbeque Sauce, Steak Sauce, Cocktail Sauce and Hot Sauce, have been recalled due to undeclared soy – a known allergen. The Worcestershire Sauce used to make the Kermit Sauces has soy as an ingredient. Kermit’s Key Lime Ginger Wasabi Marinade is being recalled for undeclared soy and wheat. All affected items have best by dates of July, August, or September 2016, and were distributed in Maryland and Florida and via the internet. Details of the recall can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm464517.htm
Yellow Round Tortillas have been recalled by Wyandot Inc. due to milk contamination. Cheese curls, containing milk, were inadvertently mixed into bags of yellow round tortillas, causing a risk to those with milk allergies. Products were sold under the brand names: Wendy’s, Wendy’s (Canada), 7-Eleven, Better Made, Always Save, and Meijer, and had use by dates in November and December 2015. Affected items were distributed in California, Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Missouri, Mississippi, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Canada. Details can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465276.htm
Sunkist Frozen Mango Fruit Sorbet Bars have been recalled by Dean Foods because of the undeclared allergen milk. The gluten-free product is sold in boxes of 6 have a recall date of April 27th and 28th, 2016. Affected products were sold in Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, Rhode Island, Indiana, Delaware, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. More details are available here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm465554.htm
Pet Food Recall
OC Raw Dog has been recalled because of potential salmonella contamination. 640 pounds of the frozen raw chicken, fish and produce dog food product are affected. Packages included 6/5 lb Doggie Dozen patties, 3 lb Meaty Rox, and 4 lb Doggie Sliders with an expiration date of 5/5/06. This is a health concern to both pets and humans who have handled the product. For more information: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm464515.htm
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