Recent Food Recalls for the Week of July 27th
This past week featured recalls of fewer allergen labeling issues and more of Class I – potentially serious recalls. Such foods run the risk of causing illness or even death to those who consume them. Check the list below to ensure you don’t have them on hand in your home.
Allergy Labeling Recalls
Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. – Vic’s Original White Popcorn 1-1/8oz size bags (UPC 0-46555-00062-1) – undeclared milk allergen.
For more details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm455468.htm
Class I Recalls
Frozen Tuna products from Osamu Corporation were recalled because of Salmonella contamination.
Such tuna may have been used in the preparation of sushi in restaurants and grocery stores. For more details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm455622.htm
Beef Veal Products from Brown Packing were recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. The product was sold in 60 pound boxes under the brand Dutch Valley Veal. For more information:
Class III Recalls
Salad products produced by Huxtable’s Kitchen Inc and sold as Trader Joe’s products have been recalled because of misbranding. Products may contain nitrites, but this was not listed on the product label. 778 pounds of the product produced on July 14 and 16 are affected.
Instinct Raw Chicken Formula from Nature’s Variety has been recalled because of the possibility of salmonella contamination. In addition to posing a risk to dogs eating it, it can also be dangerous to humans who have handled the food and not washed their hands properly after contact or from contaminated surfaces.
For more details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm455923.htm
12” Tremenda Sticks pet chews from The Natural Dog Company have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. Again, the risk is both to animals consuming the product and humans that come in contact with it.
For further details: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm455540.htm