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Cinco de Mayo: How to Prepare Shredded Meat and Poultry Safely ~ repost


photo showing fajitas on a plate with meat and veggies with guacamole, salsa and cheese on the side.Dishes popular for Cinco de Mayo include Chimichangas, Fajitas and tacos.

In the U.S. and aboard, many will celebrate Cinco de Mayo by hosting large parties, cooking delicious traditional Mexican foods and drinking margaritas.

Among the most popular Cinco de Mayo dishes are Chimichangas, Fajitas and tacos. These dishes usually contain shredded beef, chicken and pork cooked in delicious sauces and spices. If you are thinking of making one of these dishes, then this blog is for you!

While there are many excellent recipes, below is the most basic way to handle and prepare shredded meat and poultry safely.

Before You Start Cooking with your Slow Cooker

Before heading to the store, check your slow cooker manual to find out how much meat the pot can hold. Some smaller cookers can only hold three pounds of meat, while others may fit up to ten pounds.

At the grocery store, buy the meat of your choice (beef, chicken or pork), place it in a plastic bag and bring it home within two hours; or one hour when the room temperature is above 90 °F. Use chicken within two days and cuts of red meat cuts, such as beef and pork within 3-5 days.

Slow Cooking Your Meat Base for Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Always start with a clean cooker, clean utensils and a clean work area. Wash hands for 20 seconds with warm water and soap before food preparation.

Add thawed meat and desired amount of liquid and spices suggested in your recipe, such as broth, water or barbecue sauce. Keep the lid in place, removing only to stir the food.

When you’re ready to shred the meat, use either a clean large, shallow bowl or platter and two clean forks to pull the meat apart. This meat can be used for any of the Cinco de Mayo recipes we mentioned, so get creative!

For more information on slow cookers: Slow Cookers and Food Safety

For more information on cooking for large groups: Cooking for Large Groups

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FDA/USDA ~ April 2018 Alerts & Safety


  • Pinnacle Foods Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Processing DeviationPinnacle Foods Inc., a Fort Madison, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 32,479 pounds of heat-treated, shelf stable beef products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin and clostridial toxin contamination.
  • Greenbelt Greenhouse LTD of British Columbia, Canada is recalling all Greenbelt Microgreen products with the best before dates from 4/24/18 and 4/30/18 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.Greenbelt Microgreen products can be identified by the Greenbelt Microgreen label (which is purple & Green) on the lid of the plastic clamshells which is clear. The best before date can be found on the bottom left corner of the label above the UPC barcode.The affected Greenbelt Microgreens brand microgreens were distributed to Whole Foods stores in Washington between 04/11/18 and 04/24/2018.
    Brand Product Size UPC Codes
    Greenbelt Microgreens Arugula Microgreens 75 g 8 90082 00012 4 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18
    Greenbelt Microgreens Broccoli Microgreens 75 g 8 90082 00016 2 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18
    Greenbelt Microgreens Fresh Microgreen Mix 75 g 8 90082 00041 4 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18
    Greenbelt Microgreens Sweet & Crunchy Microgreen Mix 75 g 8 90082 00006 3 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18
    Greenbelt Microgreens Spicy Microgreen Mix 75 g 8 90082 00000 1 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18
    Greenbelt Microgreens Pea Shoots Microgreens 100 g 8 90082 00023 0 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18
    Greenbelt Microgreens Sunflower Microgreens 100 g 8 90082 00030 8 Best Before:
    4/24/18
    4/30/18

    No illnesses have been reported to date.

    The recall was the result of sampling program by Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) which revealed that the Broccoli Microgreen contained the bacteria. Due to the potential risk of contamination the company has ceased the production and distribution of all product as Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

    This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and WSDA.

    If consumers are in possession of these products, they should dispose of or return them to the place of purchase.

    Consumers with questions may contact Greenbelt Greenhouse LTD at 1-519-647-1112 from Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm EST. Additionally, we can be reached by email at info@greenbeltmicrogreens.ca

  • Second E. coli case in Washington linked to romaine lettuce; 84 ill nationwide via
  • OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling approximately 1,560 lbs of Chicken, Fish & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation which was manufactured on 10/11/2017 with a lot number 3652 and a use by date of 10/11/18. We are voluntarily recalling because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause severe and potentially fatal infection in animals consuming the pet food, and the humans that handle the pet food and surfaces exposed to the product. Pets can be carriers of the bacteria and infect humans, even if the pets do not appear to be ill. Short-term symptoms may include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems are particularly vulnerable to Listeria monocytogenes infections, which can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Healthy people infected with Listeria monocytogenes should monitor themselves and their pets for symptoms.Lot # 3652 of OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce was shipped to the following states with the following associated volume with the intent to sell to Independent Specialty Retailers and in turn sold to Consumers. California – 356 lbs., Colorado – 153 lbs., Florida – 195 lbs., Maryland – 320 lbs., Minnesota – 429 lbs., Pennsylvania – 78 lbs. and Vermont – 30 lbs.This lot of OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce was made into 3 lb. Meaty Rox Bags, 4 lb. Slider Bags, 6.5 lb. Doggie Dozen Patty Bags and 7 lb. Meaty Rox Bags. All of which have been marked with a lot number of 3652 and a USE BY DATE of 10/11/18. Each bag has this information on a sticker located on the back lower left corner of the bag.
    Product Package Nt. Wt. UPC No. Bar Code
    OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Meaty Rox 3 lb. 022099069171 Barcode--1
    OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Doggie Sliders 4 lb. 095225852640 Barcode--2
    OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Doggie Dozen Patty Bag 6.5 lb. 022099069225 Barcode--3
    OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce Meaty Rox 7 lb. 095225852756 Barcode--4

    To date there have been no reported illnesses of dogs, cats or persons in any connection with this product. The contamination is still under investigation.

    OC Raw was notified by the FDA of the contamination after it was reported that New Jersey Department of Food and Agriculture tested the product and found it to be positive.

    The same lab who conducted the tests for Listeria also tested for Salmonella on our 3 lb. bag of Chicken, Fish & Produce Meaty Rox and the test was negative. In addition to the OC Raw Dog Chicken, Fish & Produce tests the lab conducted tests for OC Raw Dog Pumpkin Rox for Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella and the results were negative.

    OC Raw Dog is a family owned and managed by passionate dog enthusiasts who take very seriously the safety and wellbeing of its consumers and clients. We are dedicated to producing a quality product that is safe. We are taking this contamination very seriously and have sent multiple samples of machines, utensils, packaging equipment and freezers to insure there is no contamination at our facility. We have also sent several individual ingredients to insure we are using safe ingredients and the food we produce is done so in a safe environment. All samples have returned negative for listeria.

    There was product at two of the seven distribution locations. The product has been pulled from inventory and destroyed. It is possible there might be a few bags at retailers or at home with consumers. We strongly urge anyone who has purchased OC Raw Dog’s Chicken, Fish & Produce to check the lot number.

    Consumers who have purchased product with lot 3652 are urged to return it to the Retailer where it was purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-844-215-DOGS Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm PST

  • As a precaution, the Ziegenfelder Company of Wheeling, WV is voluntarily recalling approximately 3,000 cases of Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Sugar Free Twin Pops because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

    Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, but Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

    The ice pops were distributed to retail grocers and distributors in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Product was delivered during a 15-day period from April 5 through April 19, 2018.

    No illnesses or incidents involving the product have been reported to date.

    The frozen products were sold 12 to a package under the brand names Budget $aver Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops and Sugar Free Twin Pops. The Cherry Pineapple Monster Pops carry the UPC code 0-74534-84200-9, and have lot codes D09418A through D10018B. The Sugar Free Pops carry the UPC code 0-74534-75642-9, and have lot codes D09318A through D10018B. Below are front and back representations of the packaged products as they appear in stores.

    The voluntary recall was the result of a routine state inspection of the company’s Denver production facility which found Listeria monocytogenes in environmental samples collected by the inspector. The Ziegenfelder Company has ceased the production and distribution at the plant as the state of Colorado and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

    Consumers who have purchased the affected ice pops are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-888-683-0379, Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm EST.

  • NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom by NGB Corp.: Recall – Possible Salmonella ContaminationAUDIENCE: ConsumerISSUE: NGB Corp. of West Jordan, Utah is voluntarily recalling NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom labeled bottles of encapsulated product because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.One illness has been reported to date and the recall was initiated after NGB Corp. was notified of positive Salmonella test results by FDA. NGB Corp. has identified the supplier and source of contaminated product and has ceased the production and distribution of the product.Distribution of an estimated 1,108 units were sold directly to 22 retailers in Utah, 2 in Massachusetts, and 1 in each of Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, and California. The lot number can be found on the bottom of each bottle. The possibly affected products bear the lot #171409 and are packaged in plastic sealed bottles sold in 500-miligram capsules.BACKGROUND: Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.RECOMMENDATION: Consumers who may be in possession of potentially contaminated products are advised not to consume products labeled NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom. All products associated with this recall should be returned to NGB Corp. for a full refund. Customers can return product to the place of purchase for a full refund and retail stores will receive a full refund from NGB Corp. within 14 business days. Customers with questions about this issue should contact NGB Corp. anytime by e-mail at nxtgenbotanicals@gmail.com or via phone at (323) 813-5428 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST.Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:
    • Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report
    • Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

    Read the MedWatch Safety Alert, including a link to the FDA Drug Safety Communication, at: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm605182.htm

  • Superior Foods Company located in Kentwood, Michigan is voluntarily recalling a specific lot of Smoked Salmon Spreads (487 lbs.) that were produced on March 26, 2018. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.Listeria monocytogenes was identified through routine inspection and testing by MDARD.The products in question could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths and fatal infection in pregnant women. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.Products covered by this voluntary recall were distributed in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Minnesota, and include only those products listed below, currently in distribution and for sale. Products were sold in retail grocery stores and some food service businesses. Specific product names and further product information is listed below.No other Superior Foods Company retail or food service-branded products are impacted by this voluntary recall.The following products are included in this product recall:Smoked Salmon Spread
    5 lb. bulk units – Code Number: 68487 – Sell by Date: 4/25/18 – Lot Number 0728-2
    UPC #043823684873Simply Superior Smoked Salmon Spread
    6X5 oz units – Code Number: 92379 – Sell by Date: 4/25/18 – Lot Number 0728-2
    UPC #043823923798Morey’s Smoked Salmon Spread
    6×6 oz units – Code Number: 92503 – Sell by Date: 4/25/2018 – Lot Number 0728-2
    UPC #043823925037Superior Foods Company is working with our customers to remove the products from store shelves and distribution. Consumers who have purchased these items are advised to discard them or return them to the store where originally purchased for a full credit.Consumers with questions may contact Scott Ruth at 616-698-7700.Superior Foods Company will be contacting our customers that have received this specific lot code that are impacted by this recall.
  • World’s Best Cheeses of Armonk, NY is recalling 22 cases of Formagerie de la Brie brand, l’Explorateur soft ripened cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.The Formagerie de la Brie brand, l’Explorateur, soft ripened cheese made from pasteurized milk was distributed in NY, NJ, CT, MD, UT, CO, SC, PA, TX and Washington D.C. through retail stores beginning February 28, 2018 through April 13, 2018. The Explorateur product comes in a 250g (8.8 oz.), clear plastic package marked with lot #’s H036, H038, H043 and H044.No illnesses have been reported to date by public health authorities.The cheese was manufactured by Fromagerie de la Brie of St. Simeon, France. World’s Best Cheeses was one of several importers notified by their French Consolidator of a suspicion for Listeria monocytogenes. World’s Best Cheeses is taking these steps because of our dedication to providing quality foods, and that must start with ensuring the safety of all the food we import and distribute. This recall is being undertaken with the knowledge of the FDA.Consumers should not consume the product, and should discard it or return the product to the store for refund. World’s Best Cheeses representatives have already been in contact with their retail stores that received product and requested that they remove the recalled product from store shelves and inventory and that no product is available for consumer purchase.Consumers with questions may contact World’s Best Cheeses at Recall@wbcheese.com or 914 273-1400 Monday- Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall is limited to 400 cases of the product, as identified below.The following affected “Boost Me” products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery:Affected product can be identified by comparing the following lot number: “Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer” with “lot number #20190531 13815 “.No products other than the specific product identified above are subject to this voluntary recall.Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.The recall is being issued in an abundance of caution following the FDA’s collection of a retail sample from a single batch which tested positive. No illnesses have been reported to date.Consumers who have purchased Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer are urged to return effected product to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may call the company at 800-476-8808 for additional information.
  • NutriZone, LLC of Houston, Texas is expanding its recall of various kratom dietary supplements to additional lot numbers, which contain the same source material as the original recalled lots. The expanded recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution.The recall of dietary supplements is due to the potential for contamination with SalmonellaSalmonella, is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.The dietary supplements are labeled and packaged as follows:
    Product Name Net Quantity (Capsules Per Container) Lot Number Packaging
    Pain Out Maeng Da 36 Pouch All
    Pain Out Thai 108 Bottle 10960-D
    Pain Out Malay 324 Bottle 10958-I
    Nirvanio Green Malay 25 Bottle 10958-C
    Nirvanio Special Reserve Kratom Blend 50 Bottle 10796
    Nirvanio Special Reserve 100 10795 Bottle
    Nirvanio Maeng Da 100 10957-A Bottle
    Nirvanio Maeng Da 50 10957-B Bottle
    Nirvanio Maeng Da 25 10957-C Bottle
    Cali Maeng Da 100 10957-D Bottle
    Cali Maeng Da 200 10957-E Bottle
    Cali Maeng Da 300 10957-F Bottle
    Pain Out Maeng Da 108 and 324 10957-G Bottle
    Pain Out Maeng Da 216 10957-H Bottle
    Nirvanio Green Malay 100 10958-A Bottle
    Nirvanio Green Malay 50 (labeled and unlabeled) 10958-B Bottle
    Cali Green Malay 100 10958-D Bottle
    Cali Green Malay 200 10958-E Bottle
    Cali Green Malay 300 10958-F Bottle
    Pain Out Green Malay 108 10958-G Bottle
    Pain Out Green Malay 216 10958-H Bottle
    Cali Thai 100 10960-A Bottle
    Cali Thai 200 10960-B Bottle
    Cali Thai 300 10960-C Bottle
    Pain Out Thai 216 (labeled and unlabeled) 10960-E Bottle
    Pain Out Thai 324 10960-F Bottle
    Nirvanio Maeng Da 50 10889 Bottle
    Nirvanio Green Malay 100 10890 Bottle
    Nirvanio Bali 50 10891 Bottle

    Attached are images of product labels to aide in identifying product associated with this recall. Lot numbers can be found on the packaging near the Nutrition Facts Panel.

    The products were sold in Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Washington, Missouri, Florida, Mississippi, California and Texas.

    No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

    The potential for contamination was noted after routine sampling and testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella.

    Consumers who have purchased the products listed above should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact NutriZone, LLC, at 1-800-936-7936, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm Central Standard time.

    Link to Original Recall

  • Viable Solutions of Nampa, ID has initiated a recall of certain Kratom-containing powder products, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The potentially affected powder products are packaged in kaft paper, foil-lined heat sealed pouches and sold in 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, and 1000 grams sizes. The units were sold directly to consumers nationwide in January and February of 2018 via company websites. The products description are as follows:Recall Product Identification:
    Brand Product Name Net Wt.
    Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Red Vein Sumatra 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams
    Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Red Vein Bali 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams
    Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Green Horn 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams
    Herbal-Salvation.com Mitragyna Speciosa Leaf Powder-Thai Maeng Da 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams, 1000 grams

    The lot numbers being recalled can be found on the packaging and are as follows:

    RVS1380182301
    RVB1380182201
    GVH1380171512
    MD13120181601

    The company has been notified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) that certain lots of the product were tested positive for Salmonella. While the Salmonella has not been traced to Viable Solutions, out of an abundance of caution and concern for the public health, Viable Solutions has initiated this recall. Viable Solutions has identified the supplier and source of the potentially contaminated product and has ceased production and distribution of the potentially contaminated product. Working in cooperation with the FDA, the company will destroy all recalled product upon return.

    Consumers who may be in possession of potentially contaminated products are advised not to consume products from those LOT numbers. All products associated with this recall should be returned to Viable Solutions for a full refund. Customers can return product to company for a full refund within fourteen (14) days by contacting Viable Solutions at recall@herbal-salvation.com.

  • 029-2018Good Foods Group, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen (Apr 3, 2018).
  • 033-2018Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination (Apr 14, 2018)
  • Through an abundance of caution Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals infected with SalmonellaBraenderup can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella Braenderup can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The eggs were distributed from the farm in Hyde County, North Carolina and reached consumers in the following states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia through retail stores and restaurants via direct delivery.22 illnesses have been reported to date.The affected eggs, from plant number P-1065 with the Julian date range of 011 through date of 102 printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package, as follows:

    Lot Codes 011 – 102

    Item Description Carton UPC
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A LARGE X 30 DOZEN 077236000302
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A LARGE X15 DOZEN 077236000302
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A JUMBO X24 DOZEN 077236000500
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A MEDIUM X30 DOZEN 077236000203
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A XLARGE X30 DOZEN 077236000401
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A JUMBO X12 DOZEN 077236000500
    FOOD LION A JUMBO X 12 DOZEN 035826089618
    FOOD LION A MEDIUM X15 DOZEN 035826089649
    FOOD LION A XLARGE X 15 DOZEN 035826089625
    FOOD LION A 18PK LARGE X15 DOZEN 035826089601
    FOOD LION A LARGE X15 DOZEN 035826089588
    FOOD LION A 6PK LARGE X 15 DOZEN 035826089632
    LOOSE A USDA SMALL X 30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE A USDA MEDIUM X 30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE A XLARGE X15 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE A XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE A MEDIUM X 15 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE A MEDIUM X30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA XLARGE X15 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA LARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA LARGE X15 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA MEDIUM X30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE AA XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA LARGE PFG X 30 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA AA LARGE PFG X 15 DOZEN N/A
    LOOSE USDA A XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
    NELMS A JUMBO X24 634181000018
    WAFFLE HOUSE LOOSE USDA A LARGE X 30 DOZEN N/A
    CRYSTAL FARMS A MEDIUM X30 077236000203
    CRYSTAL FARMS A 18PK MEDIUM X 30 077236000258
    CRYSTAL FARMS A 2.5 DOZ MEDIUM X 25 077236000124
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK A XLARGE X15 DOZEN 077236000401
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK USDA GRADE A XLARGE X 240 DOZEN PULP 077236700400
    COUNTRY DAYBREAK USDA GRADE A LARGE RACK X 240 DOZEN PULP 077236700301
    COBURN FARMS A MEDIUM MP X 30 DOZEN 051933182608
    COBURN FARMS A LARGE X 30 DOZEN 051933190801
    COBURN FARMS A 18PK LARGE X 30 DOZEN 051933182509
    SUNSHINE FARMS A JUMBO X 12 DOZEN 804879457336
    GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE LARGE (6-2.5 FLATS) X 15 DOZEN N/A
    GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE LARGE (12-2.5 FLATS) X 30 DOZEN N/A
    GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE MEDIUM (6-2.5 FLATS) X 15 DOZEN N/A
    GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE XLARGE (6-2.5 FLATS) X 15 DOZEN N/A
    GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE MEDIUM (12-2.5 FLATS) X 30 DOZEN N/A
    GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE XLARGE (12-2.5 FLATS) X 30 DOZEN N/A
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 18PK XLARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127132
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 12PK XLARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127128
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA TWIN 18PK LARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127101
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 6PK LARGE X 15 DOZEN 078742127095
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 12PK MEDIUM X 15 DOZEN 078742127224
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 12PK LARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127071
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 18PK LARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127088
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A 12PK JUMBO X 22 DOZEN RPC 078742127149
    GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 5DZ LARGE X 5 DOZEN 078742127118

    The voluntary recall was a result of some illnesses reported on the U.S. East Coast, which led to extensive interviews and eventually a thorough FDA inspection of the Hyde County farm, which produces 2.3 million eggs a day. The facility includes 3 million laying hens with a USDA inspector on-site daily.

    Consumers who have purchased shells eggs are urged to immediately discontinue use of the recalled eggs and to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (855) 215-5730 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard time.

    The following is a link to the FDA Investigates Salmonella Braenderup Infections Linked to Shell Eggs from Rose Acre Farms.

  • AMA Wholesale Inc. (Distributor/Re-seller), is voluntarily recalling Rhino 69 Extreme 50000 capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the product to be tainted with undeclared tadalafil. Tadalafil is an active ingredient in a FDA-approved prescription drug that is used for erectile dysfunction.AMA Wholesale Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.Consumers who take dietary supplements for erectile dysfunction could have underlying cardiovascular disease (from diabetes, hypertension, and others). Consumers with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol or heart disease often take nitrates; concomitant use of nitrates and PDE5 inhibitors can lead to fatal cardiovascular collapse.Rhino 69 Extreme 50000 is used as a sexual enhancer and is packaged in single capsule, blister packs which an expiration date of 12/2022 and UPC Code: 718122071128. The product was distributed nationwide via internet sales to the customers.AMA Wholesale Inc. (Distributor/Re-seller) is notifying its customers by E-Mail and is arranging for return of the recalled product.Consumers/distributors/retailers that have purchased ‘Rhino 69 Extreme 50000’ should immediately stop the consumption and the resale of the product. Return the product to the place of purchase for a refund.AMA Wholesale Inc.’s customers with questions regarding this recall can contact the company by Phone: +1 (800) 689-6532 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm PST or E-Mail: amawholesale@hotmail.com. Consumers should contact their physician or health-care provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
  • R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company has voluntarily initiated a nationwide safety recall of all Vuse Vibe power units. The Company initiated the recall after receiving consumer complaints about malfunctioning batteries, which may cause the power unit to overheat and create a fire risk. The Company notified the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the issue and will be working directly with the Agency on this voluntary recall.The Company has received 10 complaints related to the power unit. No injuries have been reported. The Company is voluntarily recalling the 2.6 million power units it has sold. The Company is investigating the cause of the incidents with the intent to return to the market after the issue has been resolved.All consumers who have Vuse Vibe vapor products should stop using the product and not charge the power unit. Please call 1-800-369-8200 or visit www.vusevapor.com/viberecall for information on how to return Vuse Vibe power units and receive a refund. The Company is committed to providing products of the highest quality, and we regret the inconvenience this will cause our consumers.Vuse Solo and Vuse Ciro, which use different battery components, are not included in this recall.R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company is a subsidiary of RAI Innovations Company, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c. R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company markets Vuse e-cigarettes. For more information, visit www.RJRVapor.com.###
  • Seacrest Foods International, Inc. of Lynn, MA is voluntarily recalling 29 cases of Formagere de la Brie brand, l’Explorateur soft ripened cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths and fetal infection among pregnant women.The Formagere de la Brie brand, l’Explorateur, soft ripened cheese made from pasteurized milk, was distributed at retail stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey and New Hampshire beginning on 02/06/2018 through 03/31/18. The l’Explorateur product comes in a 250g (8.8 oz), clear plastic package marked with lot # H010 or H011 on the bottom, with UPC: 3 390010 004080.No illnesses have been confirmed by public health authorities to date.The cheese was manufactured by Fromagere de la Brie of St. Simeon, France. Seacrest Foods was one of several importers notified by their French Consolidator of a potentially positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes. Seacrest Foods is taking these steps because of our dedication to providing quality foods, and that must start with ensuring the safety of all the food we import and distribute. This recall is being undertaken with the knowledge of the FDA.Consumers should not consume the product, and should discard it or return the product to the store for refund. Seacrest Foods representatives have already been in contact with retail customers that received product directly from their company and requested that they remove the recalled product from store shelves and inventories and that no product is available for consumer purchase.Consumers with questions may contact Seacrest Foods at 781-581-2066 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.
  • Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. of Weston, OH, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Sunseed Vita Prima Exotics Sugar Glider Formula because it has the potential to be contaminated with SalmonellaSalmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.Vitakraft Sun Seed was notified on April 13, 2018, by the Michigan Department of Agriculture that Salmonella was detected in an inspection sample of product from Lot Number 271391. The tests which discovered the bacteria were part of random testing regularly performed by the State of Michigan on various consumer products, and not prompted by any consumer concerns. To date there have been no reports of illness.Products matching the specific lot number below are being recalled:
    UPC # DESCRIPTION LOT Exp:
    87535-20060 Sunseed Vita Prima Exotics Sugar Glider Formula, 28oz 271391 12/20/19

    “The health and happiness of our customers and their animal companions is always our top priority. We initiated our recall procedure as soon as we were notified of this issue so we could make sure pet owners were informed,” said Brent Weinmann, President & CEO of Vitakraft Sun Seed.

    The product was distributed to the following states: CA, FL, IL, MI, NJ, NV, OH, PA, and TX, as well as Edmonton, Alberta in Canada. Retailers and distributors who received the recalled lots have been contacted and asked to pull these lots from their inventory and shelves. Consumers who have purchased a product from the recalled lot should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund.

    Customers who have further questions are welcome to contact Customer Service at 1-800-221- 6175, Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 5:00pm EST

  • Updated information is now available. The lists of retail consignees have been posted for recalls: 024-2018Mickey Brown, Inc Recalls Beef Burrito Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection (Mar 20, 2018)
  • Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination
    Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co., a Freedom, Pa., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 8,757 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.
  • Guixens Food Group, Inc., of Miami, FL, is voluntarily recalling its ten-ounce packages of La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.The above-mentioned product was distributed to and available for purchase at retail supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, California, and Tennessee.The affected La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes come in a 10-ounce, clear plastic bag marked with “Dried Yellow Potatoes – Papa Seca AmariIla” on the label with an expiration date of July 2018. The product UPC code is 7-42287-73054-5.No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.The voluntary recall was initiated after routine sampling by the Florida State Department of Agriculture and analysis by food laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the product, which were not declared on the label.Consumers who have purchased La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 305-634-0500, Mondays-Fridays, 9:00AM-4:00PM EST.
  • Koch Foods Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
    Koch Foods, Inc., a Fairfield, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 119,480 pounds of beef rib-shaped patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue plastic pieces.
  • Recall alert: Banquet Salisbury steak recalled over bone fragments
  • Maeng Da Red Powder and Capsules by Club 13: Recall – Possible Contamination With Salmonella

    AUDIENCE: Consumer

    ISSUE: Club 13 is recalling

    • 15-gram, 30-gram, 90-gram, 150-gram, and 454-gram pouches, and all bulk orders of “Maeng Da Red” kratom powder, lot # MRMD012618
    • 5-count, 25-count, 50-count, 100-count, 120-count capsule, and all bulk capsule orders of “Maeng Da Red” kratom bottles, marked with the following lot numbers on the bottom left side: MRMD013018, MRMD013118, MRMD020118, MRMD020518, MRMD022318, MRMD022718, MRMD030118, MRMD030218, and MRMD030618.
    • 5-count, 20-count, 25-count, 40-count, 50-count capsule “Maeng Da Red XS” kratom bottles, marked with the following lots numbers on the bottom left side: KRXS020718, KRXS030618, KRXS102417, KRXS110617, and KRXS120117
  • J.T.M. Provisions Company Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter ContaminationJ.T.M. Provisions, Co., a Harrison, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 14,525 pounds of fully cooked not shelf stable pulled barbequed beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.
  • Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Explorateur French Triple Crème cheese from nine stores located in New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Connecticut and New Jersey out of an abundance of caution. The cheese has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths and fetal infection among pregnant women. No illnesses have been reported to date.The recall includes Explorateur French Triple Crème cheese (under the names Explorateur, Explorateur French Triple Crème Cheese and Explorateur Triple Crème French Cheese) which were both cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap, as well as sold in branded 8 oz. packages. All cheese had “sell by” dates from 02/15/2018 through 04/03/2018. The issue was discovered when Whole Foods Market was notified by a distributor of a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes.The products sold as Explorateur French Triple Crème at the following Whole Foods Market stores with scale labels beginning with PLU code 0294317:
    • 90 E. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT
    • 222 Main Street, Madison, NJ
    • 701 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ

    The products sold as Explorateur Triple Crème French Cheese at the following Whole Foods Market stores with scale labels beginning with PLU code 203971:

    • 7245 Lake Street, River Forest, IL
    • 760 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL

    The products sold as Explorateur at the following Whole Foods Market stores with scale labels beginning with PLU code 293693:

    • 753 Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, NM
    • 100 Pitt Street, El Paso, TX

    The products sold as Explorateur in 8 oz. branded packages at the following Whole Foods Market stores with UPC codes 339001000408 and lot codes H10, H010, H11 or H011:

    • 753 Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, NM
    • 100 Pitt Street, El Paso, TX
    • 7245 Lake Street, River Forest, IL
    • 760 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL
    • 501 Bowman Road, Little Rock, AR
    • 11920 Domain Drive, Austin, TX

    Customers who purchased these products at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844- 936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CST Saturday through Sunday.

  • Club 13 of St. Augustine, FL is recalling 15-gram, 30-gram, 90-gram, 150-gram, and 454-gram pouches, and all bulk orders of “Maeng Da Red” kratom powder; and 5-count, 25-count, 50-count, 100-count, 120-count capsule, and all bulk capsule orders of “Maeng Da Red” kratom bottles; and 5-count, 20-count, 25-count, 40-count, 50-count capsule “Maeng Da Red XS” kratom bottles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The recalled pouches and bottles of Kratom Maeng Da Red were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.The “Maeng Da Red” powder products come in 15-gram, 30-gram, 90-gram, 150-gram, and 454-gram packages marked with lot # MRMD012618 on the back of the pouch.The “Maeng Da Red” capsule products come in 5-count, 25-count, 50-count, 100-count, 120-count capsule bottles marked with the following lot numbers on the bottom left side: MRMD013018, MRMD013118, MRMD020118, MRMD020518, MRMD022318, MRMD022718, MRMD030118, MRMD030218, and MRMD030618.The “Maeng Da Red XS” capsule products come in 5-count, 20-count, 25-count, 40-count, 50-count capsule bottles marked with the following lots numbers on the bottom left side: KRXS020718, KRXS030618, KRXS102417, KRXS110617, and KRXS120117.No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the lot numbers subject to this recall.The potential for contamination was noted after testing by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. The department detected the presence of Salmonella in a 30g and 90g package of “Maeng Da Red”.Production of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.Consumers who have purchased the aforementioned Maeng Da Red products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-922-5783, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:15 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time.
  • Recall Date: April 15, 2018
    Recall Number: 18-137

    SPIRIT HALLOWEEN RECALLS NICKELODEON PAW PATROL MARSHALL HAT WITH FLASHLIGHT DUE TO FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS

    Recall Details

    Name of Product: Nickelodeon PAW PATROL Deluxe Marshall Hat with flashlight

    Hazard: The batteries in the flashlight can overheat, causing the flashlight to become hot, posing burn and fire hazards.

    Remedy: Refund
    Consumers should immediately take the flashlight that was sold with the hat away from children, stop using it, remove the batteries and dispose of the flashlight and contact Spirit Halloween for a full refund. Customers will be asked to provide a photo of the tag located under the ear in the hat.

    Consumer Contact: Spirit Halloween toll-free at 866-586-0155 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at GuestServices@spirithalloween.com or online at http://www.spirithalloween.com and click on product recall at the bottom of home page or http://www.spirithalloween.com/content.jsp?pageName=ProductRecall

    Units: About 20,000 (In addition, about 1,500 were sold in Canada)

    Description: This recall involves the Nickelodeon PAW PATROL Deluxe Marshall Hat sold with an accessory flashlight. The PAW PATROL Marshall hats are red with a yellow ribbon, black and white spotted dog ears and a black flash light attached to the side of the hat. The flashlight is included with the hat and they share the SKU number. Only flashlights with SKU 01292093 and date codes 1703RY01, 1603RY01, and 1503RY01 are involved in this recall.The SKU number and date codes are on the sewn in label under the ear on the hat.

    Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the flashlight overheating and one report of an overheating flashlight in Canada. No injuries or fires have been reported.

    Sold At: Spirit Halloween stores nationwide from September 2015 through November 2017 for about $13.

    Importer: Spencer Gifts, LLC of Egg Harbor Twp, N.J.

    Distributor: Spirit Halloween, of Egg Harbor Twp, N.J

    Manufacturer: Rayland Ind. Co., of Hong Kong

    Manufactured in: China

  • Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods is voluntarily recalling 2,099 cases of Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.), after recent testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in a single LOT of Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) with a Sell By date of Nov. 26, 2015.The recalled Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide. This product and LOT was distributed in CA, FL, MI, ND, N, NY, OH, OR, TX, and WA starting June 11, 2014 and ended shipping on August 7, 2014The recalled product is Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) with a Sell By Date of 11/26/2015, LOT: 169617, which can be found on the side of the package, near the top of the panel. UPC: 0 39978 00911 1While this product expired in November 2015, this product was found on the shelves of one retail store, and thus Bob’s Red Mill is recalling the product out of an abundance of caution.Consumers who have any of this affected product should not consume it and should return it to the place of purchase for credit or refund or throw it away.Other SELL BY dates and LOTS are not affected by this recall. There have been no reports of any  injuries or illnesses associated with this recall. Bob’s Red Mill issued a voluntary recall for Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) after recent testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in a tested sample of Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) with a Sell By date of Nov. 26, 2015. Bob’s Red Mill has commenced an investigation of the source of the problem in the Supply Chain.Bob’s Red Mill has issued this recall voluntarily. We remain committed to providing our customers with safe and healthy products.This information can be found online at www.bobsredmill.com/product-recall-notices.html Customers with any questions regarding this recall or Bob’s Red Mill products are encouraged to call the Bob’s Red Mill hotline at 800-349-2173.
  •  Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 027-2018, Target Corporation Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat and Non-Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Temperature Abuse During Transport at a Single Store on Oahu, Honolulu, HI (Mar 29, 2018).
  • Good Foods Group, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared AllergenGood Foods Group, LLC, a Pleasant Prairie, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 130 pounds of fully cooked ready-to-eat curry chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
  • Global Commodities Corporation, Hayward, CA is recalling one lot of Buenas Brand frozen grated coconut because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.PRODUCT NAME: GRATED COCONUT, BRAND NAME: BUENAS, DESCRIPTION: FROZEN GRATED COCONUT, UPC: 4806514650443, LOT NUMBER: 10BAAGA; 16 oz. PLASTIC BAG, PRODUCT OF THE PHILIPPINES.The coconut was shipped to retail locations in northern California beginning in February 2018.The issue was discovered through testing conducted by the State of California Department of Public Health while investigating reported illnesses.Kindly remove the above item from the shelves and return to us for proper credit.  If you have any questions, call Global Commodities Corporation at (510) 785-8885. Our hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.


  • RECALL NOTICE

    Potential Foreign Matter (Glass) in Select Bottles of Stella Artois

    April 02, 2018

    Potential Foreign Matter (Glass) in Select Bottles of Stella Artois

    To Our Valued Customers:

    We have been alerted by our supplier of Stella Artois that select 11.2 oz. glass bottles are being voluntarily recalled because a packaging flaw may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the bottles. Products with the following availability and production codes (best before date + package code + time stamp) are included in this recall:

    Stella Artois (available in our stores where beer is sold, with the exception of Utah)
    Best Before Date Package Code Time Stamp
    13/02/2018 49 02:00-06:00
    13/02/2018 52 22:00-23:59
    14/02/2018 52 00:00-02:00
    14/02/2018 52 22:00-23:59
    15/02/2018 52 00:00-05:00
    19/02/2018 52,55 02:00-12:00
    20/02/2018 52,55 00:00-05:00
    4/3/2018 55 21:00-23:59
    5/3/2018 55 00:00-22:00
    22/04/2018 55 22:00-23:59
    23/04/2018 55 00:00-23:59
    24/04/2018 55 00:00-03:00
    7/5/2018 55 22:00-23:59
    8/5/2018 55 0:00-11:00
    6/6/2018 49 0:80-20:00
    7/6/2018 49,52 22:00-23:59
    8/6/2018 49 00:00-13:00
    8/6/2018 52 00:00-07:00
    29/08/2018 55 04:00-10:00
    13/09/2018 55 23:00-23:59
    14/09/2018 55 00:00-22:00
    15/09/2018 55 06:00-23:59
    16/09/2018 55 00:00-18:00
    18/09/2018 55 01:00-08:00
    21/09/2018 55 03:00-23:59
    22/09/2018 55 00:00-03:00
    23/09/2018 52 09:00-23:59
    24/09/2018 52 00:00-12:00
    25/09/2018 52 12:00-23:59
    29/09/2018 52 04:00-14:00
    6/10/2018 52 19:00-23:59
    7/10/2018 52 00:00-02:00
    9/10/2018 55 02:00-07:00
    12/10/2018 49 05:00-10:00
    27/10/2018 52 01:00-13:00
    3/11/2018 55 18:00-23:59
    3/11/2018 52 20:00-23:59
    2/2/2019 55 18:00-23:59
    Stella Artois Légère (only available in our Utah stores)
    Best Before Date Package Code Time Stamp
    6/10/2018 55 21:00-23:59
    7/10/2018 55 00:00-02:00
    12/10/2018 52 01:00-06:00

    Example Production Code (Best Before Date, Package Code, Time Stamp)
    Example Production Code (Best Before Date, Package Code, Time Stamp)

    All of the potentially affected product has been removed from sale.

    Customers who have purchased any of the packages with the specified production codes are urged to not drink them, and to dispose of them or return them to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

    Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at (626) 599-3817 [Monday through Friday6:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time] or send us an email.

    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience

  • Dietary Supplements by Nutrizone: Recall – Potential for Salmonella Contamination

    ISSUE: NutriZone, LLC is recalling 4 different dietary supplements because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was noted after routine sampling and testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella.

    BACKGROUND: The products were sold in Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Washington, Missouri, Florida, Mississippi, California and Texas.

    RECOMMENDATION: Consumers who have purchased the products listed above should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may

  • Kratom-containing Products by Triangle Pharmanaturals: Mandatory Recall – Risk of Salmonella

    ISSUE: FDA issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took this action after the company failed to cooperate with the FDA’s request to conduct a voluntary recall.Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:

    Read the MedWatch Safety Alert, including a link to the recall announcement, at:

    https://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm603581.htm

    Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

  • Good Foods Group, LLC Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared AllergenGood Foods Group, LLC, a Pleasant Prairie, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 130 pounds of fully cooked ready-to-eat curry chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
  • MarcasUSA, LLC and Industria Farmacéutica Andromaco, S.A. de C.V. is voluntarily recalling four lots of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant, 25% zinc oxide to the retail level. FDA analysis of this product confirmed that Pasta De Lassar Andromaco is contaminated with high levels of yeast, mold, and bacteria. The specific lot associated to the positive findings was never sold in the US. However, due to the amount and type of contamination the remaining four lots in the US market are being recalled out of an abundance of caution.

Use of the contaminated product could result in an increased risk of infection. To date, MarcasUSA has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.

PASTA DE LASSAR ANDROMACO® brand of over-the-counter (OTC) skin protectant 25% zinc oxide is indicated for treatment and prevention of diaper rash and other minor skin irritations. The affected product includes that following lots and expiration dates:

Description Item Code Lot Numbers Exp Date
PASTA DE LASSAR
ANDROMACO®
Skin Protectant, 25% zinc oxide
Topical cream, 60-gram tube
UPC #851357003004
NDC #75940-111-60
17LP117
15PL041
15PL040
15PL039
10-2020
04-2018
04-2018
05-2018

The product is packaged in 60 gram tubes sold in individual boxes (UPC #851357003004, NDC #75940-111-60). The product was distributed Nationwide via wholesale, retail and internet.  MarcasUSA, LLC is notifying its distributors and customers by direct contact and is arranging for return of all recalled products. Consumers that have the product which is being recalled should stop using and return it to the place of purchase or discard it.

Distributors and retailers that have Pasta De Lassar Andromaco® which is being recalled should return to place of purchase (wholesaler or distributor).

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact MarcasUSA by phone at +1-800-428-9489 or by e-mail info@pastadelassar.com on Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm, PST.  Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Link to Spanish Version

  • PFP Enterprises LLC Recalls Raw Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
    PFP Enterprises, LLC, also doing business as Texas Meat Packers, a Fort Worth, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 7,146 pounds of raw beef products that were produced and packaged without the benefit of federal inspection
  • NutriZone, LLC of Houston, Texas is recalling 4 different dietary supplements because it has the potential to be contaminated with SalmonellaSalmonella, is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The dietary supplements are labeled and packaged as follows:

Product Name Net Quantity (Capsules Per Container) Packaging Lot Number
Pain Out Maeng Da 36 Pouch 10957
Pain Out Thai 108 Bottle 10960-D
Pain Out Malay 324 Bottle 10958-I
Nirvanio Green Malay 25 Bottle 10958-C

Attached are images of product labels to aide in identifying product associated with this recall. Lot numbers can be found on the packaging near the Nutrition Facts Panel.

The products were sold in Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Washington, Missouri, Florida, Mississippi, California and Texas.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine sampling and testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella.

Consumers who have purchased the products listed above should discontinue use of the product and may return the unused portion to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact NutriZone, LLC at 1-800-936-7936, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm Central Standard time.

 

FDA/USDA ~ March 2018 Alerts & Safety


  • Healthy Nut Factory of Bayside, NY is recalling 7 oz. Pouches of Organic Coconut Smiles because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.Product was distributed and sold at retail stores in New York City and Long Island. The Health Nut Factory Brand ORGANIC COCONUT SMILES 7 OZ, are packaged in green rice paper pouches, UPC Code: 8 13449 02099 3. The expiration date 6/1/2018, is found on the back of the pouch.No illness have been reported to date related to the Health Nut Factory Brand Product. The FDA is investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to dried coconut. Testing by the FDA has confirmed that Salmonella, matching the outbreak strain, was found in a retail package distributed by our supplier, International Harvest.The recall was initiated after we were notified by our distributor that product with expiration date 6/1/2018 purchased on 8/21/2018 might contain Salmonella. We have ceased production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

    Consumers that have purchased the Organic Coconut Smiles from August 22, 2018 through November 20, 2018 in 7 oz. pouches should return unused product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Healthy Nut Factory at 718-224-5096 or >info@healthynutfactory.com, Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 4:00pm.

  • Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is voluntarily recalling a number of frozen items sold at a single Target store on Oahu located at 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, Hawaii. The products were not held at an appropriate temperature and may be contaminated by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to serious or life-threatening illness if consumed. The recall includes items listed below that were sold on March 23, 2018 through March 27, 2018. No illnesses have been reported to date.

    This recall was initiated after Target received notification of a temperature malfunction during shipment of the products to Hawaii. Once Target discovered the issue, Target teams were immediately dispatched to remove all of the impacted products from the store. Target is also working collaboratively with USDA and FDA. If guests have purchased any of the affected products, they should dispose of the products and contact Target Guest Relations at 1-800-440-0680 for assistance and a full refund. Products purchased at any other Target store during this time period are not affected by this recall.

    Description UPC Target Item Number
    Archer Farms 7 oz. Crab Cakes 85239064658 270-6-465
    Alexia Sweet Potato Julienne Fries 20oz 834183007125 270-1-50
    Alexia Waffle Fries Sweet Potato 20oz 834183007149 270-1-48
    Amys Gluten and Dairy Free Bean Rice Burrito 6oz 42272003525 270-2-1391
    Amys Light and Lean Pasta Veggies Bowl 8oz 42272000654 270-2-587
    Amys Spinach Ravioli Bowl 9oz 42272011292 270-2-416
    Amys Thai Red Curry 10oz 42272009220 270-2-162
    Amys Tofu Scramble 9oz 42272000548 270-5-102
    Applegate 16oz Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets 25317055192 210-5-173
    Applegate Naturals Naturals Chicken Nuggets – 16 oz 25317055185 210-5-172
    Archer Farms Mushroom Risotto Bites 10ct 7.5oz 492700600381 270-6-38
    Archer Farms Shredded Beef Tamales (14 oz.) 85239607909 270-6-790
    Ben & Jerry’s 16oz Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake 768400007158 288-7-2761
    Ben & Jerry’s 16oz Chillin the Roast it 768400007226 288-7-2760
    Ben & Jerry’s 16oz Chocolate Shake it 76840000739 288-7-2759
    Ben & Jerry’s 16oz ND Cinnamon Buns 768400006540 288-7-2771
    Ben & Jerry’s 16oz ND PB Half Baked 768400006618 288-7-2758
    Ben & Jerry’s Brownie Batter Core Ice Cream 16 oz 76840529872 288-7-804
    Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Cookie PB Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert 16 oz 76840580767 288-7-814
    Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert 16 oz 76840580743 288-7-810
    Ben & Jerry’s Coffee Caramel Fudge Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert 16 oz 76840580774 288-7-812
    Ben & Jerry’s Glampfire Trail Mix 1 pint 76840001194 288-7-21
    Ben & Jerry’s Moophoria Caramel Cookie Fix 1pt 76840001415 288-7-1153
    Ben & Jerry’s Moophoria Choc Milk & Cookies 1pt 76840001446 288-7-1154
    Ben & Jerry’s Moophoria PB Doughlicioius 1pt 76840001439 288-7-1145
    Ben & Jerry’s Non Dairy Coconut 7 Layer 16 fl oz 768406744668 288-7-2060
    Ben & Jerry’s Pint Slice Cherry Garcia 768400010264 288-7-2764
    Ben & Jerry’s Pint Slice Coffee Buzz 768400010196 288-7-2763
    Ben & Jerry’s Pint Slice Tonight Dough 768400010028 288-7-2762
    Ben & Jerry’s One Love 1 pt 76840036745 288-7-170
    Ben & Jerry’s 16 oz. Fudge Brownie 76840100477 288-7-133
    Ben & Jerry’s 16 oz. Mint Choc. Chip 768401000400 288-7-127
    Bertolli 24OZ CHCKN ALFRDO PORT 31000650094 270-11-144
    Bertolli 24OZ ITL SAUSG RIGT 31000650087 270-11-145
    Bertolli 24OZ SHRMP SCMPI LING 31000650100 270-11-141
    Bertolli Broccoli Chicken Fettucine Alfredo 24oz 31000670351 270-11-166
    Bertolli Three Cheese Tortellini with Bacon 24oz 31000650469 270-11-398
    Bird’s Eye 10 OZ STM FRSH MIX VEG 14500021281 270-0-574
    Bird’s Eye 10.8OZ STMFRSH BROC CUTS 14500010988 270-0-569
    Bird’s Eye 10OZ STMFRSH SWET CORN 14500020994 270-0-570
    Bird’s Eye Steamfresh cut green beans (10 oz.) 14500021014 270-0-572
    BIRDS EYE Steamfresh WHOLE GREEN BEANS (10.8 oz.) 14500021571 270-0-92
    Birds Eye Voila! Alfredo Chicken 42-oz. 14500014191 270-11-17
    Breyers 1.5QT CHOCOLATE 77567306623 288-7-779
    Breyers 1.5QT FRENCH VANILLA 77567254382 288-7-790
    Breyers 1.5QT MNT CHOC CHIP 77567254245 288-7-782
    Breyers 1.5QT NAT VANILLA IC 77567306609 288-7-781
    Breyers 1.5QT OREO COOKIE 77567224828 288-7-801
    Breyers 1.5QT VAN/CHOC/STRW 77567254269 288-7-784
    Breyers 48oz Chocolate Reeses Reeses Piece 2 in 1 775670009416 288-7-2767
    Breyers 48oz Oreo Chips Ahoy 2 in 1 775670008976 288-7-2765
    Breyers Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream 48oz 77567603326 Vendor N+J:L
    Breyers Delights Creamy Chocolate 16 oz 775670006514 288-7-1431
    Breyers Delights Mint Chip 16 oz 775670006446 288-7-1432
    Breyers Delights Raspberry Chocolate 1pt 775670011600 288-7-275
    C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas 16OZ. 70332001587 270-0-160
    C&W WHITE CORN 16OZ. 70332001020 270-0-161
    C&W YELLOW & GREEN ZUCHINI SQUASH 16OZ. 70332002782 270-0-235
    COOL WHIP 80Z WHIPPED TOPPING 43000009536 288-9-16
    COOL WHIP 8OZ LITE WHIP TOPPING 43000009505 288-9-17
    Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers-19 count Market Pantry 85239607138 270-6-713
    CW ULTIMATE SOUTHWEST VEG 14OZ 70332002881 270-0-4
    Devour Pesto Ravioli with Italian Sausage 12oz 25155057112 270-2-1601
    Devour Pulled Chicken Burrito Bowl 12oz 25155057129 270-2-1603
    Earths Best Baked Mini Beef Meatballs 26oz 23923206533 270-2-33
    Earths Best Homestyle French Toast Sticks 12.7oz 23923206311 270-2-50
    Eggo Blueberry Waffles 10ct 12.3oz 38000006944 270-5-33
    Eggo Cinnamon French Toast Sticks 32ct 12.7oz 38000766039 270-5-27
    Eggo French Toaster Sticks Original 32ct 12.7oz 38000766053 270-5-26
    Eggo Homestyle Waffles 24ct 29.6oz 38000402807 270-5-49
    Eggo Seasonal Waffle Brown Sugar 8ct 11.6oz 38000156922 270-5-425
    Enlightened Cookies & Cream Pint 852109331130 288-7-1796
    Enlightened Frozen Hot Cocoa Ice Cream Bar 852109331338 288-7-1788
    Enlightened Mint Chip Swirl Ice Cream Bar 852109331321 288-7-1789
    Enlightened Movie Night Pint 852109331109 288-7-1798
    Enlightened Sea Salt Caramel Ice Cream Bar 852109331307 288-7-1787
    Evol Big Burrito Sriracha Chicken 10.5oz 492700206316 270-2-631
    EVOL Butternut Squash & Sage Ravioli (18 oz.) 891627011544 270-11-21
    Evol Sausage Egg and Gouda Breakfast Burrito 5oz 891627008582 270-5-496
    Frozen Desserts market pantry 85239015599 288-7-296
    GARDEIN 10.5OZ MNDRN CHICKN 842234000742 270-3-85
    GARDEIN 11OZ CRISPY CHICK N SLIDERS 842234001398 270-3-67
    GARDEIN 9OZ CRISPY TENDERS 842234000520 270-3-82
    Gardein Ultimate Beefless Ground 13.8oz 842234000988 270-3-9
    Garden Lites Gluten Free Superfood Veggie Cakes Super Blend 6ct 12oz 704863050003 270-5-177
    Good Food Made Simple Chicken Sausage & Egg White Burrito 5oz 80618415038 270-5-511
    Good Food Made Simple Southwestern Veggie & Egg White Burrito 5oz 80618415021 270-5-513
    Gorton’s 8.2oz. Simply Bake Garlic & Butter Salmon 44400125086 210-7-198
    Gorton’s Simply Bake Shrimp Scampi – 8.2oz 44400125604 210-7-80
    Green Giant Broccoli Veggie Tots 16 oz 190569123026 270-0-71
    Green Giant Cauliflower Veggie Tots 16 oz 190569123002 270-0-69
    Green Giant Riced Cauliflower and Sweet Potato 12 oz 190569123132 270-0-75
    Green Giant STEAMERS BABY BRUSSEL SPROUTS & BUTTER SAUCE 10OZ. 20000001401 270-0-280
    Green Giant STEAMERS BROCCOLI & CHEESE 10OZ. 20000001807 270-0-211
    Green Giant Steamer’s Garden Vegetable Medley 8oz. 20000163611 270-0-15
    Green Giant Steamers Green Beans & Almonds 7.5oz. 20000126296 270-0-36
    Green Giant Steamers Healthy Weight Vegetable Blend 7oz. 20000197593 270-0-52
    Green Giant STEAMERS NIBLETS CORN & BUTTER SAUCE 10OZ. 20000001104 270-0-212
    Grown in Idaho Crispy Crinkle Cut Fries 43301611674 270-1-22
    Grown in Idaho Crispy Potato Puffs 43301611636 270-1-23
    Grown in Idaho Thick-Cut Hash Browns 43301611667 270-1-24
    Halo Top Birthday Cake Non Dairy 858089003531 288-7-187
    Halo Top Candy Bar 858089003340 288-7-1671
    Halo Top Candy Bar Non Dairy 858089003517 288-7-173
    Halo Top Caramel Macchiato 858089003357 288-7-1669
    Halo Top Caramel Macchiato Non Dairy Pint 858089003432 288-7-1674
    Halo Top Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough 1 Pint 858089003142 288-7-1039
    Halo Top Chocolate Covered Banana 858089003364 288-7-1665
    Halo Top Chocolate Covered Banana Non Dairy Pint 858089003456 288-7-1678
    Halo Top Chocolate Non Dairy Pint 858089003449 288-7-1676
    Halo Top Cinnamon Roll Non Dairy Pint 858089003463 288-7-1677
    Halo Top Cookies & Cream 1 pt 858089003135 288-7-1047
    Halo Top Mochi Green Tea 858089003388 288-7-1666
    Halo Top Oatmeal Cookie 1 pt 858089003210 288-7-1045
    Halo Top Oatmeal Cookie Non Dairy Pint 858089003470 288-7-1675
    Halo Top Pancakes & Waffles 858089003395 288-7-1668
    Halo Top Panckaes and Waffles Non Dairy 858089003524 288-7-186
    Halo Top Peanut Butter Cup 1 Pint 858089003227 288-7-1041
    Halo Top Peanut Butter Cup Non Dairy Pint 858089003487 288-7-1672
    Halo Top Rainbow Swirl 858089003401 288-7-1670
    Halo Top Sea Salt Caramel Non Dairy Pint 858089003494 288-7-1673
    Halo Top S’mores 1 Pint 858089003180 288-7-1042
    Halo Top Vanilla Maple Non Dairy 858089003579 288-7-167
    HC Powerbowl Chicken Feta Farro 72655001800 270-2-546
    Healthy Choice Chicken Marinara with Parmesan 9.5oz 72655001015 270-2-521
    Healthy Choice Chicken Pesto with Vegetables 9.9oz 72655001077 270-2-523
    Healthy Choice Simply Chicken Broccoli Alredo 9.15oz 72655001244 270-2-1271
    Healthy Choice Simply Grilled Chicken Pesto 9.15oz 72655001275 270-2-1274
    Healthy Choice Simply Steamers Meatball Marinara 10oz 72655401037 270-2-1230
    HOT POCKET CRSPY PEPP PIZZA 9OZ 43695056310 270-6-92
    Hot Pockets Ham & Cheese 5pk 22.5oz 43695071443 270-6-202
    Hot Pockets X Four Cheese Pizza (2-ct. 9 oz.) 43695071092 270-6-190
    HUNGRY MAN 16OZ SALISBRY STEAK 51000065018 270-2-1614
    InnovAsian Cuisine Family Size Orange Chicken 36oz 695119133109 270-11-386
    InnovAsian Vegetable Fried Rice 18oz 695119120147 270-11-249
    Jimmy Dean 16OZ ALL NATURAL ROLL 77900306587 210-12-77
    Jimmy Dean Bacon Breakfast Bowl 7oz 77900471315 270-5-1478
    Jimmy Dean Delights Canadian Bacon Honey Wheat Muffin 4ct 18oz 77900502422 270-5-227
    Jimmy Dean Delights Frittata Bacon Ham & Veggie 12oz 77900310874 270-5-212
    Jimmy Dean Delights Frittata Bacon Spinach & Cheese 12oz 77900310911 270-5-21
    Jimmy Dean Delights Turkey Sausage Bowl 7oz 77900471339 270-5-107
    Jimmy Dean Fully Cooked Original Pork Sausage Links – 12ct/9.6oz 77900192067 210-12-534
    Jimmy Dean Fully Cooked Turkey Sausage Links – 12ct/9.6oz 77900192579 210-12-62
    Jimmy Dean Fully Cooked Turkey Sausage Patties – 8ct/9.6oz 77900194160 210-12-178
    Jimmy Dean Meat Lovers Bowl 7oz 77900706158 270-5-229
    Johnsonville Original Breakfast Sausage Links -14ct/12oz 77782018417 210-12-830
    Johnsonville Vermont Maple Syrup Breakfast Sausage – 14ct/12oz 77782002218 210-12-831
    Kidfresh Muy Cheesy Quesadillas 4.2oz 810882016057 270-2-955
    Lean Cuisine Comfort Glazed Chicken 8.5oz 13800166104 270-2-1318
    Lean Cuisine Favorites Alfredo Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli 10oz 13800174192 270-2-1264
    Lean Cuisine Favorites Macaroni and Cheese 10oz 13800188052 270-2-1277
    Lean Cuisine Favorites Swedish Meatballs 9.125oz 13800188076 270-2-1282
    Lean Cuisine Gluten Free Comfort Chicken Marsala 8.125oz 13800166180 270-2-1327
    Lean Cuisine Gluten Free Comfort Herb Roasted Chicken 8oz 13800166081 270-2-1314
    Lean Cuisine Marketplace Bean and Cheese Enchilada Verde 8oz 13800955265 270-2-1477
    Lean Pockets Applewood Bacon Egg and Cheese (2-ct. 9 oz.) 43695740974 270-6-285
    Magnum Tub Dark Chocolate Raspberry 14.8oz 775670010092 288-7-2740
    Magnum Tub Milk Chocolate Hazelnut 14.8oz 775670009898 288-7-2741
    Magnum Tub Milk Chocolate Vanilla 14.8oz 775670010238 288-7-2739
    Magnum Tub White Chocolate Vanilla 14.8oz 77570010166 288-7-2742
    Marie Callenders Country Fried Chicken 16oz 21131447779 270-2-1382
    Market Pantry 150-200CT. 16OZ CKD TAIL OFF 85239004555 210-7-455
    Market Pantry 26OZ. ITALIAN MTBALLS 85239037027 210-2-37
    Market Pantry 71-90CT CKD TAIL OFF 85239032800 210-7-456
    Market Pantry Asparagus Spears 12oz 85239008850 270-0-511
    Market Pantry Blueberry 10ct 12.3oz 85239261002 270-5-261
    Market Pantry Chocolate Ice Cream 128oz 85239014950 288-7-308
    Market Pantry Cookies n’ Cream Ice Cream 128oz 85239014974 288-7-310
    Market Pantry Crinkle Cut Fries (32 oz.) 492700104506 270-1-450
    Market Pantry Denali Caramel Brownie 48oz 85239015551 288-7-389
    Market Pantry HASH BROWN PATTIES (22.5 oz) 85239010792 270-1-79
    Market Pantry Homestyle Waffles 10ct 12.3oz 85239260005 270-5-260
    Market Pantry Ice Cream Candy Bar 6 pack 12 oz 492880701809 288-7-180
    Market Pantry Java Chunk 48oz 85239724095 288-7-2409
    Market Pantry Mini Sundae Cone 10 pack 22.5 oz 492880701786 288-7-178
    Market Pantry MIXED FRUIT BLEND 48OZ. 85239273623 270-14-362
    Market Pantry Neapolitan Ice Cream 128oz 85239014967 288-7-309
    Market Pantry Old Fashion Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream 48oz 85239015568 288-7-390
    Market Pantry Onion Rings 14-oz. 85239606179 270-6-617
    Market Pantry Potato Puffs (32 oz.) 85239014523 270-1-452
    Market Pantry Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks 12oz 85239008942 270-0-542
    Market Pantry Seasoned Curly Fries 28oz 85239132104 270-1-132
    Market Pantry Shredded Hash Brown (30 oz.) 85239454015 270-1-454
    Market Pantry Steamed Broccoli Florets 12oz 85239008928 270-0-531
    Market Pantry Stir Fry blend (12 oz.) 85239002568 270-0-256
    Market Pantry Texas Toast (11.25 oz.) 85239101933 270-10-193
    Market Pantry THIN CUT FRIES (26 oz.) 85239011812 270-1-81
    Market Pantry Vanilla Ice Cream 128oz 85239014943 288-7-307
    Market Pantry WAFFLE CUT FRIES (24 oz.) 85239010808 270-1-80
    Mild Ground Italian Sausage – 12oz – Market Pantry 85239006023 210-12-1048
    Moose Tracks denali Ice Cream 48 oz 85239007853 288-7-81
    MorningStar Farms Buffalo Chik Patties 10oz 28989101044 270-3-28
    MorningStar Grillers Original Value Pack 18oz 28989100801 270-3-112
    MorningStar MEAT FREE CORN DOGS 10 28989975003 270-3-159
    MorningStar Spicy Black Bean Buger Value Pack 18.9oz 28989100665 270-3-114
    Market Pantry 40oz Antioxidant Blend 85239273937 270-14-393
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    Market Pantry FRUIT 48OZ MEDIUM STRAW BAN 85239272039 270-14-203
    Market Pantry FRUIT 48OZ MEDIUM TRIPLE BRY 85239270219 270-14-201
    Market Pantry FRUIT 64OZ LG BAG STRWBRIES 85239231142 270-14-231
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    Market Pantry NOVELTIES 8CT VANILLA CONE 85239704318 288-7-431
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    Market Pantry PREMIUM I 48OZ CHOC FUDG BRWN 85239735619 288-7-3561
    Market Pantry Unicorn Magic Ice Cream 48oz 85239015544 288-7-388
    Market Pantry Very Cherry Chocolate Cake Ice Cream 48oz 85239015575 288-7-391
    New York Garlic Knots 7.3 oz 70459009305 270-10-2
    OLD ORCHARD APPLE JUICE 100% 12OZ 75355112418 270-14-81
    P.F. Chang’s Honey Chicken 22oz 31000670245 270-11-367
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    Popsicle Fruit Pop Strawberry 19.8floz – 12ct 77567001290 288-7-1146
    Sea Cuisine Pan Sear Teriyaki Sesame Salmon – 9 oz 35493014678 210-7-14
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    Simply Balanced 24oz. Swai Fillets 85239019023 210-7-356
    Simply Balanced Organic Broccoli Florets 10oz 85239008775 270-0-248
    Simply Balanced Organic Cut Corn 10oz. 85239008713 270-0-578
    Simply Balanced Organic Mixed Vegetables 10 oz. 85239008645 270-0-249
    Simply Balanced Organic Peas 10oz. 85239008706 270-0-577
    Simply Balanced Quinoa Spinich Red Pepper Onion Chickpeas 10oz 85239058107 270-0-581
    SMUCKERS 8OZ UNCR WW PB STRW 51500041383 270-2-101
    SMUCKERS 8OZ UNCRSTBL PBJ STRWB 51500025178 270-2-58
    Stouffers Fit Kitchen Bowl Cashew Chicken 12oz 13800101556 270-2-276
    Stouffers Macaroni and Cheese 12oz 13800103406 270-2-1499
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    Sweet Earth Bean and Mango Cuban 9oz 16741001022 270-2-870
    Sweet Earth Protein Lovers Burrito 6oz 16741201552 270-2-127
    Tail-On Cooked Shrimp – 16oz – Market Pantry 85239031353 210-7-264
    Talenti 16OZ BLACK RASP CHOC CHIP 186852000617 288-7-3281
    Talenti 16oz Coffee Chocolate Chip Gelato 186852000495 288-7-598
    Talenti Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Gelato 16oz. 816680010136 288-7-3566
    Talenti Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Gelato 16oz. 186852000402 288-7-3567
    TINA BURRITO 4OZ GRN CHL BEEF/BEAN 79606010355 270-6-526
    Totinos Combination Pizza Rolls 120ct 42800026934 270-6-370
    Totinos Combination Pizza Rolls 40ct 19.8oz 42800265043 270-6-149
    Totino’s Pepperoni Triple Pepperoni Pizza Rolls 40ct 19.8oz 42800721723 270-6-2
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    Tyson 25 OZ HNY BBQ STRIPS 23700028570 210-5-163
    Tyson 25oz. Buffalo Chicken Strips 23700028532 210-5-9
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    Tyson 28.05oz. Homestyle Chicken Fries 23700028846 210-5-84
    Tyson 29OZ TYSON FUN NGGTS 23700028563 210-5-52
    Yasso 4ct Mint Greek Frozen Yogurt Bar 851035003234 288-7-1762
    Yasso Birthday Cake Pint 851035003739 288-7-1614
    Yasso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pint 851035003692 288-7-1612
    Yasso Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Pint 851035003708 288-7-1611
    Yasso Mint Chocolate Chip Pint 851035003715 288-7-1613

     

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  • Target Corporation Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat and Non-Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products due to Possible Temperature Abuse During Transport at a Single Store on Oahu, Honolulu, HI
    Target Corporation, located in Minneapolis, Minn. is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen ready-to-eat and not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to temperature abuse during transport, which may have resulted in the growth of spoilage organisms or pathogens.
  • Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 025-2018, California Jerky Factory, Inc. Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation (Mar 21, 2018).
  • Tony Downs Food Company, Inc. Recalls Chicken Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
    Tony Downs Food Company, Inc., a Madelia, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 96,384 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic.
  • Poppies International, Inc. of Battleboro, NC is issuing a voluntary recall of selected products that were made during March 5-9, 2018 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms such as fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.They can be identified by the following lot number (L1M1018 Best Before 09/09/19)  which can be found on the side of each tub by the lid as shown below.The recall was a result of a routine sampling program by the company which revealed that finished product ran on the same line contained the bacteria. The company did not release any product that tested positive for Listeria monocytogenesand as a precautionary measure is recalling all product ran on the line during that production week. No illnesses or adverse health effects resulting from these events have been reported to date.Any consumers who have purchased or received any of the products described below should immediately discontinue use of the product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at info@delizza.us or 252-442-4016, Attention: Heather Aycock, Quality Assurance, Monday through Friday between 9am-5pm EST.
  • Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 025-2018, California Jerky Factory, Inc. Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation (Mar 21, 2018).
  • Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 021-2018, Johnsonville, LLC Recalls Smoked Pork Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination (Mar 15, 2018).
  • Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is voluntarily recalling lot#GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonellaand Listeria monocytogenes.The cause of the recall:This recall was initiated after samples collected and tested by the FDA showed positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. There has been no consumer or pet illnesses in association with this product. Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling this product lot as a commitment to consumer and pet health and safety.The recalled lot would affect the following states:
    Florida
    Georgia
    South Carolina
    Tennessee
    North CarolinaThe affected product is sold in two pound chubs that are frozen and are distinguished by the manufacturing codes:
    BRB Complete
    Lot# GA0131
    Manufacturing date: 01/31/2018The packaging of the product and the location of the lot number is pictured below with the location of the clips on each end of the chub.What to do:
    Consumers are encouraged to check the clips of product to ensure that they possess the affected lot#GA0131. Those who have purchased the above lot of BRB Complete are urged to stop feeding them and return products to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them immediately. Those with questions can email the company at blueridgebeefga@yahoo.com.
  • Darwin’s Natural Pet Products of Tukwila, Wash., a manufacturer of fresh raw meals for dogs, today announced it is voluntarily recalling a total of four lots of products after testing showed that some of the Chicken and Duck with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs may contain Salmonella, and the Turkey with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs sample may contain Salmonella and E. coli O128.  These pathogens can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.Darwin’s Natural Pet Products are exclusively sold to customers through a subscription service. Customers who purchased the products have been notified of the recall directly by Darwin’s.Specifically, E. coli O128 was identified in the contaminated raw turkey pet food product, and is among the most clinically relevant Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli (STEC) in humans.  E. coli O128 causes illness indistinguishable from E. coli O157:H7.  The symptoms include diarrhea, often with bloody stools.Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly. The condition can lead to serious kidney damage and even death. E. coli O128  is unknown to cause illness in dogs and cats, but infected animals can become carriers of E. coli O128 and transfer the bacteria to the home environment.The pet food included in the recall is as follows:• Natural Selections Chicken with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs, Net wt. 2lbs., Lot #43887, manufacture date 1/30/2018• Natural Selections Duck with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs, Net wt. 2lbs., Lot #44147, manufacture date 2/5/2018• ZooLogics Chicken Meals with Organic Vegetables for Dogs, Net wt. 2lbs., Lot #44037, manufacture date 2/7/2018

    • ZooLogics Turkey with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs, Net wt. 2lbs., Lot #44127, manufacture date 2/4/2018

    According to Gary Tashjian, Darwin’s founder and president, the company has not received any reports of illness in pets who consumed the food to date.

    “Most animal-health experts agree that pets are generally not affected by pathogens like Salmonella or E. coli unless they are already ill with some other condition,” said Tashjian. “While we believe the risk to dogs consuming our products is low, we are sensitive to the FDA’s concern for humans who might become exposed to the pathogens through handling the raw meals.”

    Mr. Tashjian noted that product labels instruct those preparing the food to follow food-safety guidelines, which direct the cleaning of surfaces and utensils exposed to raw food and washing hands thoroughly after coming into contact with raw food.

    Customers who have any of the affected products should dispose of the pet food as regular garbage, and contact Darwin’s for replacement by emailing productsafety@darwinspet.com or by calling 866-832-8319, Monday-Friday, 6am-6pm, Pacific Time; and Saturdays, 7am-3pm, Pacific Time.

    For more information on food safety, visit:

    www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm278271.htm

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  • Tony Downs Food Company, Inc. Recalls Chicken Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
    Tony Downs Food Company, Inc., a Madelia, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 96,384 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic.
  • Tamarack Inc. of Roy, Utah is voluntarily recalling Eclipse Kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The affected powder products are packaged in plastic heat sealed pouches or plastic sealed bottles sold in one gram capsules and powder. Distribution of an estimated 120 units were sold directly to five retailers in Utah.No illnesses have been reported to date.The recall was initiated after Tamarack Inc. was notified of positive Salmonella test results by the Food and Drug Administration.  Tamarack has identified the supplier and source of contaminated product and has ceased the production and distribution of the product.Consumers who may be in possession of potentially contaminated products are advised not to consume products labeled Eclipse.  All products associated with this recall should be returned to Tamarack Inc. for a full refund.  Customers can return product to the place of purchase for a full refund and retail stores will receive a full refund from Tamarack Inc. within 14 business days.Tamarack Inc. is working in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration and will destroy all recalled product upon return.Customers with questions about this issue should contact Tamarack Inc. anytime by e-mail at  51tamarackinc@gmail.com.
  • King Arthur Flour Company is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity (6,300 cases) of Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.), after testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in 1 pouch of Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.).The recalled Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide.The only product affected by the recall is Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.) with Best If Used By Dates of 10/25/2018 LOT: CF22017E and 12/04/2018, LOT: CF22017E which can be found on the back of the pouch, near the bottom of the panel. UPC: 0 71012 10702 5Consumers who have any of these affected products should not consume them and should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for credit or refund.Other Best If Used By Dates and LOTS are not affected by this recall. There have been no reports of any injuries or illnesses associated with this recall.King Arthur Flour issued a voluntary recall for Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.) after testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in 1 pouch of Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.). King Arthur Flour has commenced an investigation as to the source of the problem in the Supply Chain.Customers have trusted King Arthur Flour products in their kitchens for over 225 years and that’s why we have issued this voluntary recall. We remain committed to providing our customers safe and superior products.This information can be found online at kingarthurflour.com/voluntaryrecall.Customers with any questions regarding this recall or King Arthur Flour products are encouraged to call the King Arthur Flour Consumer Hotline at 866.797.9178.
  • PDX Aromatics Issues Second Expanded Recall of Kratom Products Because of Possible Health Risk PDX Aromatics, DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, is again expanding the scope of their 3/9/2018 and 3/15/2018 voluntary recalls to include certain red vein and green vein kratom powder and capsule products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The second expanded recall is being initiated in response to additional positive findings of Salmonella associated with PDX Aromatics’ products following the FDA’s investigation.

    To date the company is aware of four confirmed cases of Salmonella associated with consumption of red and white vein products.

    Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

    The expanded recall includes certain red vein powder and capsule products shipped between 12/1/2017 and 3/8/2018 and certain green vein powder and capsule products shipped between 9/18/2017 and 11/1/2017 and between 2/9/2018 and 3/8/2018.

    The expanded recalled products were sold directly to internet consumers in the US through the company websites http://phytoextractum.comhttp://soulspeciosa.com; and http://krakenkratom.com.

    Recalled products were sold to two customers in the United Kingdom and to one customer in each of the following countries: Ireland, Japan, Norway, and Turkey.

    RED VEIN powder and capsule EXPANDED recalled products:

     

    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom Red Maeng Da Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Maeng Da Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Maeng Da Thai Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g, 225g
    Phytoextractum Red Maeng Da Thai Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Maeng Da Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Maeng Da Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g

    RED VEIN powder and capsule EXPANDED recalled products have any of the following LOT codes:

     

    LOT 20171201 LOT 20171221 LOT 20180110 LOT 20180130 LOT 20180219
    LOT 20171202 LOT 20171222 LOT 20180111 LOT 20180131 LOT 20180220
    LOT 20171203 LOT 20171223 LOT 20180112 LOT 20180201 LOT 20180221
    LOT 20171204 LOT 20171224 LOT 20180113 LOT 20180202 LOT 20180222
    LOT 20171205 LOT 20171225 LOT 20180114 LOT 20180203 LOT 20180223
    LOT 20171206 LOT 20171226 LOT 20180115 LOT 20180204 LOT 20180224
    LOT 20171207 LOT 20171227 LOT 20180116 LOT 20180205 LOT 20180225
    LOT 20171208 LOT 20171228 LOT 20180117 LOT 20180206 LOT 20180226
    LOT 20171209 LOT 20171229 LOT 20180118 LOT 20180207 LOT 20180227
    LOT 20171210 LOT 20171230 LOT 20180119 LOT 20180208 LOT 20180228
    LOT 20171211 LOT 20171231 LOT 20180120 LOT 20180209 LOT 20180301
    LOT 20171212 LOT 20180101 LOT 20180121 LOT 20180210 LOT 20180302
    LOT 20171213 LOT 20180102 LOT 20180122 LOT 20180211 LOT 20180303
    LOT 20171214 LOT 20180103 LOT 20180122 LOT 20180212 LOT 20180304
    LOT 20171215 LOT 20180104 LOT 20180124 LOT 20180213 LOT 20180305
    LOT 20171216 LOT 20180105 LOT 20180125 LOT 20180214 LOT 20180306
    LOT 20171217 LOT 20180106 LOT 20180126 LOT 20180215 LOT 20180307
    LOT 20171218 LOT 20180107 LOT 20180127 LOT 20180216 LOT 20180308
    LOT 20171219 LOT 20180108 LOT 20180128 LOT 20180217
    LOT 20171220 LOT 20180109 LOT 20180129 LOT 20180218


    GREEN VEIN powder and capsule recalled products:

     

    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom OG Bali Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Bali Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Super Green Malaysian Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum OG Bali Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g, 225 g
    Phytoextractum OG Bali Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Green Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Super Green Malaysian Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa OG Bali Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Bali Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Thai Kratom Powder (Green Vein) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Super Green Malaysian Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g

    GREEN VEIN powder and capsule recalled products listed above have any of the following LOT codes:

     

    LOT 20180209 LOT 20180219  LOT 20180301
    LOT 20180210 LOT 20180220  LOT 20180302
    LOT 20180211 LOT 20180221  LOT 20180303
    LOT 20180212 LOT 20180222  LOT 20180304
    LOT 20180213 LOT 20180223  LOT 20180305
    LOT 20180214 LOT 20180224  LOT 20180306
    LOT 20180215 LOT 20180225  LOT 20180307
    LOT 20180216 LOT 20180226  LOT 20180308
    LOT 20180217 LOT 20180227
    LOT 20180218 LOT 20180228


    Additionally, the GREEN VEIN powder products listed below have any of the following LOT codes:

    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom Super Green Malaysian Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Super Green Malaysian Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Green Vein Thai Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Thai Kratom Powder (Green Vein) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Super Green Malaysian Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    LOT 20170918 LOT 20170930  LOT 20171012  LOT 20171024
    LOT 20170919 LOT 20171001  LOT 20171013  LOT 20171025
    LOT 20170920 LOT 20171002  LOT 20171014  LOT 20171026
    LOT 20170921 LOT 20171003  LOT 20171015  LOT 20171027
    LOT 20170922 LOT 20171004  LOT 20171016  LOT 20171028
    LOT 20170923 LOT 20171005  LOT 20171017  LOT 20171029
    LOT 20170924 LOT 20171006  LOT 20171018  LOT 20171030
    LOT 20170925 LOT 20171007  LOT 20171019  LOT 20171031
    LOT 20170926 LOT 20171008  LOT 20171020  LOT 20171101
    LOT 20170927 LOT 20171009  LOT 20171021
    LOT 20170928 LOT 20171010  LOT 20171022
    LOT 20170929 LOT 20171011 LOT 20171023

    PDX Aromatics has identified multiple suppliers in their supply chain as the sources of Salmonella. The company has removed additional suppliers from their supply chain, is resolving potential sources of contamination in its supply, and is removing all affected products.

    The company is thoroughly communicating the details of the recall and is notifying all customers to return products so they can be destroyed. Any customer who believes they may have product affected by this recall should visit pdxaromatics.com/recallfor complete return and refund instructions. Working in cooperation with the FDA, the company will destroy all recalled product upon return.

    As a community-focused, family-owned company, PDX Aromatics takes its responsibility to provide safe products for all its customers very seriously. The company is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its products and its facility and has suspended product sales and shipments pending a full quality audit, including thorough cleaning and disinfection processes and extensive testing.

    Consumers with questions should contact PDX Aromatics at 503-850-9225, 9AM-5PM PT, Monday through Friday, or at recall@pdxaromatics.com.

    Original Press Release

    First Expanded Press Release

  • California Jerky Factory, Inc. Recalls Beef Jerky Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation
    California Jerky Factory, Inc., a South El Monte, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,238 pounds of beef jerky products due to a processing deviation that may have led to under processing of products.
  • Radagast Pet Food, Inc.
     503-736-4649 View Product Photos

    Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenesListeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

  • Mickey Brown, Inc Recalls Beef Burrito Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection
    Mickey Brown, Inc., a Houma, La. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,130 pounds of beef burrito products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
  • Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 10-ounce Coconut Smiles Organic due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags weighing 10 ounces and bears the “Natural Grocers” label. All packages with packed-on dates prior to 18-075 are subject to recall. The packed-on date can be found in the bottom left-hand corner of the label.The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in some packages. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a sample of taken by the Food and Drug Administration tested positive for Salmonella.
    UPC Code Description Packed on Date
    8034810 Coconut Smiles Organic ALL PACK DATES PRIOR TO 18-075

    The recalled product was distributed to 145 Natural Grocers stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Consumers can find the specific locations of the Natural Grocers stores in those states at: https://www.naturalgrocers.com/storelocations/store-directory/.

    Six illnesses have been reported by individuals who ate Coconut Smiles Organic purchased from Natural Grocers. Consumers who may have purchased this product should return it to the store for credit or refund.

    Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling Customer Service at 303-986-4600, ext. 80531, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST).

  • River Valley Sprouts is voluntarily recalling its 5 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 4 ounce Alfalfa Sprouts, 5 ounce Garlic/Alfalfa and 5 ounce Variety sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illness such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis.The recalled sprouts were packed and shipped from March 6-March 15. The sprouts were distributed in Minnesota and Wisconsin and were sold through various grocery stores. Some packages have sell by dates on the label. March 15-March 25.The product is packaged in a plastic cup or clam container.No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella in some 5 ounce packages of Alfalfa Sprouts. At River Valley Sprouts every batch of seed is sanitized at 20,000 PPM of calcium hypochlorite and irrigation water is tested for salmonella and E. coli.Production of these products has been suspended while River Valley Sprouts and the FDA continue their investigation.River Valley Sprouts
     507-896-3602Consumers who still have this product are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund or destroy.
  • International Harvest, Inc of Mount Vernon, NY is recalling 14,620 lbs. of bulk and 24,270 bags of Organic Go Smile! Raw Coconut, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The product was distributed to customers via online retailers, retail stores, and distributors. Product was directly distributed to the following states: NY, NJ, CT, CA, CO, OK, GA, VT, IL, FL, ME, WA, NH, and UT.Recalled products are as follows:Retail: International Harvest Brand Organic Go Smile! Dried Coconut Raw, in a 9oz poly/plastic bag, UPC: 7 39446 40220 7, with the following “Sell by Dates” on the back of the bag: 010118, 020118, 030118, 040118, 050118,060118, 070118, 080118, 090118, 100118, 110118, 120118, 010119, 020119, 030119.Bulk: Go Smiles Dried Coconut Raw in a 25-bulk case labeled with the following batch/Lot #’s: OCSM-0010, OCSM-0011, Lot# OCSM-0014.This recall is being initiated as a result of FDA’s laboratory analysis, which identified Salmonella in the product. We are working in cooperation with FDA to determine the root cause of the problem.Retailers that have sold bulk product should clean and sanitize the containers used to hold this product. Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 914-699-5600 Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • Update: As a result of the ongoing recall of donated chia seeds that began on March 12, 2018, Oregon Food Bank has initiated a voluntary recall of 63,825 pounds of pumpkin seeds received on the same donation. These donated pumpkin seeds have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria species. While no illnesses have been reported we are recalling this product out of an abundance of caution.The pumpkin seeds were distributed in Oregon and Clark County, Washington through the Oregon Food Bank Network of regional food banks and participating food pantries. The product was distributed in one pound plastic poly film bags with a twist-type closure or a re-sealable pouch or a KALE JOY plastic bag. All pumpkin seeds were distributed between November 1, 2017 and March 16, 2018. See attached images for ease of identification.Individuals should dispose of the product immediately. Any questions should be directed to Oregon Food Bank’s Facilities and Regulatory Compliance Manager Ryan Wist at 503-419-4160.
  • update:PDX Aromatics, DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, is expanding the scope of their 3/9/2018 voluntary recall of certain kratom white vein powder and capsule products and red vein powder products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The expanded recall is being initiated in response to additional positive findings of Salmonella associated with Aromatics’ products following the FDA initial investigation.The expanded recall includes white vein and red vein powder and capsule products shipped between 1/18/2018 and 3/8/2018.The expanded recalled products were sold directly to internet consumers in the US through the company websites http://phytoextractum.comdisclaimer iconhttp://soulspeciosa.comdisclaimer icon; and http://krakenkratom.comdisclaimer icon.WHITE VEIN powder and capsule EXPANDED recalled products:
    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (White Vein) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom White Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom White Vein Sumatra 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom White Vein Borneo Kratom Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum White Maeng Da Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g, 225g
    Phytoextractum White Borneo Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g, 225 g
    Phytoextractum White Vein Sumatra 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum White Maeng Da Thai Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Borneo Kratom Powder (White Vein) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Sumatra Kratom Powder (White Vein) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa White Vein Borneo Kratom Capsules 28 g, 56 g, 112 g

    WHITE VEIN powder and capsule EXPANDED recalled products have any of the following LOT codes:

    LOT 20180216 LOT 20180221 LOT 20180226 LOT 20180303 LOT 20180308
    LOT 20180217 LOT 20180222 LOT 20180227 LOT 20180304
    LOT 20180218 LOT 20180223 LOT 20180228 LOT 20180305
    LOT 20180219 LOT 20180224 LOT 20180301 LOT 20180306
    LOT 20180220 LOT 20180225 LOT 20180302 LOT 20180307

    RED VEIN powder EXPANDED recalled products:

    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (Horn Red) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (Horn Red) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g

    RED VEIN powder EXPANDED recalled products have any of the following LOT codes:

    LOT 20180219 LOT 20180228
    LOT 20180220 LOT 20180301
    LOT 20180221 LOT 20180302
    LOT 20180222 LOT 20180303
    LOT 20180223 LOT 20180304
    LOT 20180224 LOT 20180305
    LOT 20180225 LOT 20180306
    LOT 20180226 LOT 20180307
    LOT 20180227 LOT 20180308

    PDX Aromatics has identified a supplier in their supply chain as the source of Salmonella. The company has removed that supplier from their supply chain and all associated products from their facility.

    The company is thoroughly communicating the details of the recall and is notifying all customers to return products so they can be destroyed. Any customer who believes they may have product affected by this recall should visit pdxaromatics.com/recalldisclaimer icon for complete return and refund instructions. Working in cooperation with the FDA, the company will destroy all recalled product upon return.

    As a community-focused, family-owned company, PDX Aromatics takes its responsibility to provide safe products for all its customers very seriously. The company is committed to ensuring the safety of all of its products and its facility and has suspended product sales and shipments pending a full quality audit, including thorough cleaning and disinfection processes and extensive testing.

    Consumers with questions should contact PDX Aromatics at 503-850-9225, 9AM-5PM PT, Monday through Friday, or at recall@pdxaromatics.com.

    Original Press Release

  •  New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball today warned consumers not to consume The Maiden’s Creamery “Wild Meadow” Raw Goat Milk Cheese made by Mark Harvey, 1277 Copes Corner Road, South New Berlin, NY 13843 due to possible Listeria contamination. To date, no illnesses have been reported to the Department in connection with this product.The product is packaged in various sizes of sealed flexible plastic packaging, displaying the plant number 36-1315, with a code of 101. The consumer alert affects all packages with this code. This product was sold at the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market – 101 Main St. Cooperstown, NY – during late December 2017 and early January 2018 and at the Sunflower Natural Foods Market – 75 Mill Hill Rd. Woodstock, NY 12498 – starting on January 10, 2018.A routine sample of the cheese, taken by an inspector from the Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services on February 20, 2018, was subsequently tested by the New York State Food Laboratory and discovered to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. On February 23, 2018, the manufacturer was notified of a preliminary positive test result and voluntarily recalled the product from all their customers. Test results were confirmed on March 2, 2018. The cheese will be destroyed by the manufacturer.Listeria contaminated product may cause Listeriosis, a disease that usually causes mild flu-like symptoms in healthy individuals; however, in immune-compromised individuals, meningitis and blood poisoning can occur. Pregnant women are also considered a high-risk group, as Listeriosis can also result in stillbirths.Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Mark Harvey at (607) 859-2227
  • Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 018-2018, Olli Salumeria Americana Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination (Mar 2, 2018).
  • PDX Aromatics of Portland, Oregon DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, has initiated a recall of certain kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The affected powder products are packaged in plastic heat sealed pouches and sold in 28 grams, 56 grams, and 112 grams. The products total an estimated 10,000 units and were sold directly to consumers via company websites between January 18, 2018 and February 18, 2018. The products description and lot codes are as follows:Recall Product Identification:
    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (Horn Red) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (Horn Red) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Recalled products have any of the following LOT codes (represent packaging dates):
    LOT 20180118 LOT 20180125 LOT 20180201 LOT 20180207 LOT 20180214
    LOT 20180119 LOT 20180126 LOT 20180201 LOT 20180208 LOT 20180215
    LOT 20180120 LOT 20180127 LOT 20180202 LOT 20180209 LOT 20180216
    LOT 20180121 LOT 20180128 LOT 20180203 LOT 20180210 LOT 20180217
    LOT 20180122 LOT 20180129 LOT 20180204 LOT 20180211 LOT 20180218
    LOT 20180123 LOT 20180130 LOT 20180205 LOT 20180212
    LOT 20180124 LOT 20180131 LOT 20180206 LOT 20180213

    The company has been notified by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) of that certain lots of the product were tested positive for Salmonella and became aware about one confirmed case of Salmonella associated with PDX Aromatics products.

    Consumers who may be in possession of potentially contaminated products are advised not to consume products labeled with the above product descriptions and lot codes. All products associated with this recall should be returned to PDX Aromatics.

    In order to receive a refund, customers should visit the site they purchased from: http://krakenkratom.com/recallhttp://phytoextractum.com/recall, or http://soulspeciosa.com/recall and follow all instructions for returning recalled products within 14 business days.

    PDX Aromatics has identified a supplier in our supply chain as the source of Salmonella. The company has removed that supplier from our supply chain and all associated products from our facility. We have ceased distribution of products in order to perform a facility audit and have initiated a voluntary recall. Working in cooperation with the FDA, the company will destroy all recalled product upon return.

    Customers who have questions about this issue should contact PDX Aromatics at 503-850-9225, 9-5 PT, Monday-Friday, Monday-Friday or send email to media@pdxaromatics.com.

  • Standard Meat Company Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination Standard Meat Company, a Saginaw, Texas establishment, is recalling up to 53,154 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • SMI Holdings, Inc Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
    SMI Holdings, Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, Inc., a Bridgeview, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Bayer is voluntarily recalling Alka-Seltzer Plus® packages that:
    • Were sold only in the U.S. at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger (including Dillons Food Stores, Fred Meyer, Fry’s Food Stores, Ralphs, King Soopers and Smith’s Food and Drug) after February 9, 2018.
    • Can be identified by checking the Bayer logo located on the lower left corner of the front of the carton. If the logo has an orange or green background, the product is included in the recall (please see attached photos).

    The affected packages are being recalled because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product in the carton.

    The ingredients listed on the front sticker of the carton may potentially be different from the ingredients listed on the back of the carton. This may lead consumers to ingest a product to which they may have an allergy or anaphylactic reaction, an ingredient which may be contraindicated for their medical condition or they intend to otherwise avoid. There may be potential for serious health consequences. To date, no complaint has been received that resulted in an adverse health consequence.

    Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Bayer Consumer Relations at: 1-800-986-0369 (available Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET). Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

    Consumers may also report adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

    Complete and submit the report Onlinewww.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/medwatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

  • Johnsonville, LLC Recalls Smoked Pork Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
    Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 109,603 pounds of smoked pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.
  • New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball today warned consumers not to consume The Maiden’s Creamery “Wild Meadow” Raw Goat Milk Cheese made by Mark Harvey, 1277 Copes Corner Road, South New Berlin, NY 13843 due to possible Listeria contamination. To date, no illnesses have been reported to the Department in connection with this product.The product is packaged in various sizes of sealed flexible plastic packaging, displaying the plant number 36-1315, with a code of 101. The consumer alert affects all packages with this code. This product was sold at the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market – 101 Main St. Cooperstown, NY – during late December 2017 and early January 2018 and at the Sunflower Natural Foods Market – 75 Mill Hill Rd. Woodstock, NY 12498 – starting on January 10, 2018.A routine sample of the cheese, taken by an inspector from the Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services on February 20, 2018, was subsequently tested by the New York State Food Laboratory and discovered to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. On February 23, 2018, the manufacturer was notified of a preliminary positive test result and voluntarily recalled the product from all their customers. Test results were confirmed on March 2, 2018. The cheese will be destroyed by the manufacturer.
  • Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Mark Harvey at (607) 859-2227.
  • Oregon Food Bank of Portland, Oregon has initiated a Class II recall of 22,201 pounds of chia seeds, which were donated to the food bank. The product may be contaminated with rodent droppings. While no known illnesses have been associated with this product, use or consumption may present a health hazard to consumers.The chia seeds were distributed in Oregon and Clark County, Washington through the Oregon Food Bank Network of regional food banks and participating food pantries. The product was distributed in one pound plastic poly film bags with a twist-type closure or a re-sealable pouch. All chia seeds distributed in the described packaging between November 1, 2017 and March 9, 2018 are included. See attached product labels for ease of identification.Consumers should dispose of the product immediately and can get additional information by contacting the food pantry where they received the product or from Oregon Food Bank’s Facilities and Regulatory Compliance Manager Ryan Wist at 503-419-4160. Anyone who has consumed these chia seeds and is experiencing symptoms of food borne illness should consult with their primary physician or county health department.The issue was discovered through investigation of a customer complaint regarding foreign material. Product which was still in inventory at Oregon Food Bank was determined to contain rodent droppings. Subsequent investigation indicates the chia seeds were observed to have evidence of rodent activity by the donor, Live Local Organic of Milwaukie, Oregon. The recall was initiated after it was determined all chia seeds received in this donation might be at risk.  Nutritional Yeast Label

    Ryan Wist
    Oregon Food Bank’s Facilities and Regulatory Compliance Manager
     503-419-4160

    Myrna Jensen

    Public Relations
      mjensen@OregonFoodBank.org
     503-575-2102

  • PDX Aromatics of Portland, Oregon DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa, has initiated a recall of certain kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.The affected powder products are packaged in plastic heat sealed pouches and sold in 28 grams, 56 grams, and 112 grams. The products total an estimated 10,000 units and were sold directly to consumers via company websites between January 18, 2018 and February 18, 2018. The products description and lot codes are as follows:Recall Product Identification:
    Brand Product name Net Wt
    Kraken Kratom Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Kraken Kratom Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (Horn Red) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Borneo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Phytoextractum Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Maeng Da Thai Kratom Powder (Horn Red) 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Dragon Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Vein Sumatra Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Red Vein Thai Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Soul Speciosa Super Indo Kratom Powder 28 g, 56 g, 112 g
    Recalled products have any of the following LOT codes (represent packaging dates):
    LOT 20180118 LOT 20180125 LOT 20180201 LOT 20180207 LOT 20180214
    LOT 20180119 LOT 20180126 LOT 20180201 LOT 20180208 LOT 20180215
    LOT 20180120 LOT 20180127 LOT 20180202 LOT 20180209 LOT 20180216
    LOT 20180121 LOT 20180128 LOT 20180203 LOT 20180210 LOT 20180217
    LOT 20180122 LOT 20180129 LOT 20180204 LOT 20180211 LOT 20180218
    LOT 20180123 LOT 20180130 LOT 20180205 LOT 20180212
    LOT 20180124 LOT 20180131 LOT 20180206 LOT 20180213

    The company has been notified by California Department of Public Health (CDPH) of that certain lots of the product were tested positive for Salmonella and became aware about one confirmed case of Salmonella associated with PDX Aromatics products.

    Consumers who may be in possession of potentially contaminated products are advised not to consume products labeled with the above product descriptions and lot codes. All products associated with this recall should be returned to PDX Aromatics.

    In order to receive a refund, customers should visit the site they purchased from: http://krakenkratom.com/recallhttp://phytoextractum.com/recall, or http://soulspeciosa.com/recall and follow all instructions for returning recalled products within 14 business days.

    PDX Aromatics has identified a supplier in our supply chain as the source of Salmonella. The company has removed that supplier from our supply chain and all associated products from our facility. We have ceased distribution of products in order to perform a facility audit and have initiated a voluntary recall. Working in cooperation with the FDA, the company will destroy all recalled product upon return.

    Customers who have questions about this issue should contact PDX Aromatics at 503-850-9225, 9-5 PT, Monday-Friday, Monday-Friday or send email to media@pdxaromatics.com.

  • Heartland Catfish Company Recalls Siluriformes Fish Products Due to Possible Adulteration
    Heartland Catfish Company, an Itta Bena, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 69,016 pounds of Siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically leucomalachite green.
  • Starwest Botanicals is voluntarily recalling Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole), which is packaged in Mylar 1 pound bags and in bulk packs. The product was sold nationwide by several different methods.  It was either shipped directly to Starwest Botanicals customers who purchased online from firm’s website or mail order customers, or held for pickup up by the customer at Starwest Botanicals. The product was sold between January 15, 2018 and March 2, 2018.
    • The lot number of Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole) 1 pound with UPC 7-6796302528-9 included in this recall. The item# 209735-01 and lot number (75593) can be found on the label affixed to the bag.
    • The lot number of Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole) bulk pack with UPC 7-6796302527-2 included in this recall. The item# 209735-00 and lot number (90186-00) can be found on the label affixed to the bulk pack.

    No other lots of Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole) are affected by this recall, and no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this voluntary recall. No other Starwest Botanicals products have been affected by this voluntary recall.

    Consumers in possession of this voluntary recalled product may return it to Starwest Botanicals in Sacramento, CA for a full refund.  Consumers or media with questions should contact Starwest at 1-800-800-4372 (Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm PST).

  • Raw Basics, LLC. of Pleasant Prairie, WI is recalling 540lb of 5lb Pork-Bison Boxes because it has the potential to be contaminated with SalmonellaSalmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.This recall is being issued after our firm was notified by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture of the positive Salmonella finding. Product affected was isolated to 1 lot of 540 lbs (108 boxes) and distributed to distributors in Minnesota, Georgia, Kansas, and Pennsylvania. These products were sold at pet specialty retail stores. No illnesses have been reported to date.Product is packaged in 5lb Frozen Boxes labeled Tucker’s Pork-Bison-Formula.Raw Basics tests all batches of products for all pathogens in a hold and release program before releasing for shipping.Consumers who have purchased Tucker’s 5lb Pork-Bison Boxes are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-219-3650.
  • This recall is being issued after our firm was notified by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture of the positive Salmonella finding. Product affected was isolated to 1 lot of 540 lbs (108 boxes) and distributed to distributors in Minnesota, Georgia, Kansas, and Pennsylvania. These products were sold at pet specialty retail stores. No illnesses have been reported to date. Product is packaged in 5lb Frozen Boxes labeled Tucker’s Pork-Bison-Formula. Raw Basics tests all batches of products for all pathogens in a hold and release program before releasing for shipping. Consumers who have purchased Tucker’s 5lb Pork-Bison Boxes are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-219-3650.
  • March 2, 2018 –Steve’s Real Food of Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling one lot of 5lb Raw Frozen Dog Food Turkey Canine Recipe due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.The potentially affected lot of 5lb. frozen turkey nuggets were distributed to retail pet food stores in states of CA, CO, CT, IA, KS, FL, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, TX, UT, VA,
    and WA. Fifty two cases of this product was distributed between 6/27/17 – 7/15/17.The affected product was sold frozen in 5lb bags. Those bags affected by this recall are identified with the following UPC codes and the “Best by” date located on the bag.

    LOT # UPC Best By Date
    E 178 6-91730-15303-8 09/27/18

    This recall is being initiated after the firm was notified by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture that a retail sample was collected and tested positive for Salmonella.

    No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. However, because of their commitment to overall safety and quality, Steve’s Real Food is conducting a voluntary recall of this product. Consumers should also follow the safe handling tips published on the Steve’s Real Food packaging, when disposing of the affected product.

    This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    Consumers are encouraged to check the lot code of any 5lb frozen turkey nuggets. Any product with the noted lot code should be returned to the specialty retailer where product was purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Steve’s Real Food at 888-526-1900, Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm MTN.

  • Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 016-2018, J Bar B Foods Recalls Chicken Sausage Products due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen (Mar 1, 2018)
  • Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is recalling lot#GA1102 of Kitten Grind raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.The cause of the recall:This recall was initiated after the FDA received a complaint of two kitten deaths, including one death which was confirmed to be caused by Salmonella septicemia. Subsequent testing by the FDA of Kitten Grind Lot#GA1102 revealed the presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.The lot contains 20 cases or 300 chubs of product and would affect the following states:Texas
    Georgia
    South Carolina
    Tennessee
    North CarolinaThe affected product is sold in two pound chubs that are frozen and are distinguished by the manufacturing codes:Kitten Grind
    Lot# GA1102
    Manufacturing date: 11/02/2017The packaging of the product and the location of the lot number is pictured below with the location of the clips on each end of the chub.What to do:Consumers are encouraged to check the clips of product to ensure that they possess the affected lot#GA1102. Those who have purchased the above lot of Kitten Grind are urged to stop feeding them and return products to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them immediately. Those with questions can email the company at blueridgebeefga@yahoo.com.
  • Interstate Meat Distributors, Inc., Recalls Ground Beef and Pork Products due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination
    Interstate Meat Distributors, Inc., a Clackamas, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 14,806 pounds of ground beef and pork products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7
  • The Kansas City Baking Company Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection
    The Kansas City Baking Company, a North Kansas City, Mo. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
  • Olli Salumeria Americana Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat Products due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Olli Salumeria Americana, an Oceanside, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,946 pounds of ready-to-eat meat products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

  • The Double Cola Company is recalling approximately 200 cases of its Cherry SKI product because they are incorrectly labeled. Only the Cherry SKI products with the new design are being recalled, which were delivered to the southern Illinois, Evansville, IN and Winchester, OH markets. No other products of the Double Cola Company are being recalled.The newly designed cans of Cherry SKI are being recalled because the nutrition facts are incorrect. The cans show “Red #4” under ingredients, which is incorrect. The ingredients should include “Red #40” and “Yellow #5.” These dyes may cause a reaction to anyone allergic. The Double Cola Company has reported that no medical illnesses or harmful effects have resulted from this product thus far. Products affected are coded A8023EV10:25 through A8023EV11:4
  • Updated – Operations/Inspections, International Affairs: Importing and Exporting, Plants Eligible to Export Meat (Siluriformes Only) to the United States
  • TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes only the product listed below. The following affected “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery:

    Affected product can be identified by comparing the following lot number: “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” with “Lot # 20190514 13753”.

    No products other than the specific product identified above are subject to this voluntary recall. Consumers who have purchased Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight are urged to return effected product to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may call the company at 800-476-8808 for additional information.

  • J Bar B Foods Recalls Chicken Sausage Products due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
    J Bar B Foods, a Waelder, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 4,050 pounds of chicken sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen
  • 013-2018, Triple T Specialty Meats Inc. Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination (Feb 21, 2018)
  • 012-2018, Night Hawk Frozen Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens (Feb 20, 2018)
  • Sensenig Turkey Farm LLC Recalls Turkey Sausage Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared AllergensSensenig Turkey Farm LLC, a Lititz, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,925 pounds of turkey sausage products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
  • February 27, 2018, this is the updated press release to include the correct states that received affected product. Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon pet food chubs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenesListeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. Pets with Listeria monocytogenesListeria monocytogenes (Lm) can affect animals eating the product. There is the possibility of risk to humans from handling product that is positive for Listeria monocytogenes especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after and if they have made contact with the product or any surfaces exposed to the product.Product was 1 isolated batch of 94 cases distributed to distributors in California, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, and Washington and sold thru specialty pet retail stores.Product is packaged in 5lb frozen chubs labeled Chicken and Salmon Dog Food with a UPC code of 0 87316 38440 6 and a product best buy date code of 15 082218.No pet or human illnesses have been reported to date. The product passed lab testing on 12-22-2016 and was sold over 1 year ago to distributors listed above, on or before 1-23-2017. Reports from distributors indicate there is no product at any distributors.The company was notified on 2-21-2018 by FDA and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). MDARD bought 1 chub at a Michigan specialty pet store and tested the sample which was negative for e colisalmonella, and positive for Listeria moncytogenes. The company tests all batches of products for all pathogens in a positive release program before releasing for shipping. The company tests over 600 batches of product per week. The company is a dual jurisdiction facility regulated by USDA-FSIS every day on every shift and FDA. The company does dual lab testing several times per month matching USDA- FSIS lab samples and comparing results.

FDA/USDA ~~ Feb 2018 Alerts & Safety pg6


  • Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenesListeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.Product was 1 isolated batch of 94 cases distributed to distributors in California, Washington, Texas, Michigan, Georgia, and Rhode Island and sold thru specialty pet retail stores.Product is packaged in 5lb frozen chubs labeled Chicken and Salmon Dog Food with a UPC code of 0 87316 38440 6 and a product best buy date code of 15 082218

    No pet or human illnesses have been reported to date. The product passed lab testing on 12-22-2016 and was sold over 1 year ago to distributors listed above, on or before 1-23-2017. Reports from distributors indicate there is no product at any distributors.

    The company was notified on 2-21-2018 by FDA and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). MDARD bought 1 chub at a Michigan specialty pet store and tested the sample which was negative for e coli, salmonella, and positive for Listeria moncytogenes. The company tests all batches of products for all pathogens in a positive release program before releasing for shipping. The company tests over 600 batches of product per week. The company is a dual jurisdiction facility regulated by USDA-FSIS every day on every shift and FDA. The company does dual lab testing several times per month matching USDA- FSIS lab samples and comparing results.

    Consumers are encouraged to check the lot code on any 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon chubs. Any product with the noted lot code should return product to the specialty retailer where purchased for full refund.

    Consumers with questions may contact Northwest Naturals at 1-866-637-1872, Monday-Friday, from 8:00am to 4:00pm PST or go to www.nw-naturals.net

  • TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes only the product listed below.The following affected “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery:

    Affected product can be identified by comparing the following lot number: “Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight” with “Lot # 20190514 13753”.

    No products other than the specific product identified above are subject to this voluntary recall. Consumers who have purchased Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight are urged to return effected product to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may call the company at 800-476-8808 for additional information.

  • Bella All Natural is voluntarily recalling its Diet Capsules labeled as Bella, Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019, to the consumer level.This recall has been initiated due to presence of sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 due to safety concerns. N-Desmethyl sibutramine is an active metabolite of sibutramine. Sibutramine and its active metabolites substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present significant health risks including heart attack, arrhythmia, and stroke. The company has not received any reports of adverse events or injuries.The product is used as a diet pill and is packaged in a plastic bottle, with 30 pills, and with the Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019. Bella was distributed in California via internet and retail.Bella All Natural is notifying its distributors and customers by Customer Notification/Recall Communication and is arranging for return of product of all recalled products. Consumers that have Bella Diet Capsules which is being recalled should stop using immediately and return to place of purchase.

    Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Bella all Natural by calling (323)552-6263, or e-mail address: cabral_daisy@yahoo.com on Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., PST. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

    Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

    This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administratio

  • Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling 3 lots of Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 100 mg/20 mL Vial (NDC 0409-2267-20), and one lot of Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection, USP, Novaplus® (NDC 0409-2267-25) to the hospital/institution level. Hospira, Inc. initiated this recall due to the discovery of cracks on the rim surface of vials for these lots, which is covered by the stopper and crimp seal.Cracked vials may result in a lack of sterility assurance for the product. Use of or exposure to a non-sterile product may be associated with adverse events such as fever, chills, sepsis or invasive systemic infections in patients. To date, Hospira, Inc. has not received any reports of adverse events associated with this issue for these lots.Labetalol Hydrochloride is an adrenergic receptor blocking agent indicated for the control of blood pressure (BP) in severe hypertension. It is administered by repeated intravenous (IV) injections or by slow IV infusion.

    Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection is packaged in a 20 mL Multiple Dose Fliptop Vial; packaged in 50 cartons per case. The affected lots include the following NDC, lot numbers, and expiry dates. For cartons, the NDC is located on the top and front label and Lot and Expiry Date information is located on the bottom.  For individual vials, the NDC, Lot and Expiry Date information is located on the vial label.

    Product was distributed nationwide to wholesalers / retailers / hospitals in the United States and Puerto Rico from April 2017 to August 2017.

    NDC Lot Number Expiration Date Strength Configuration/Count

    0409-2267-20

    74370DD
    75035DD
    75115DD

    1FEB2019
    1MAR2019
    1MAR2019

    100 mg/20 mL
    (5 mg/mL)

    1-20 mL Multiple Dose Fliptop Vial per carton; 50 cartons per case

    0409-2267-25 (Novaplus®)

    74230DD

    1FEB2019

    100 mg/20 mL
    (5 mg/mL)

    1-20 mL Multiple Dose Fliptop Vial per carton; 50 cartons per case

    Hospira, Inc. places the utmost emphasis on patient safety and product quality at every step in the manufacturing and supply chain process.

    Hospira, Inc. has notified wholesalers/retailers/hospitals by recall letter to arrange for return of any recalled product.

    Wholesalers/retailers/hospitals/institutions with an existing inventory of the lots subject to this recall should stop use and distribution of the remaining units and quarantine immediately. Healthcare Professionals in your organization should be informed of this recall. If you have further distributed the recalled product, to the wholesale or retail level, please notify any accounts or additional locations which may have received the recalled product from you. For additional assistance, call Stericycle at 1-800-805-3093 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

    Retailers/ Healthcare Professionals with questions regarding this recall can contact Pfizer using the below information.

    Contact Contact Information Areas of Support
    Pfizer Medical

    Information

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    This recall is being executed with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  • Night Hawk Frozen Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Night Hawk Frozen Foods, Inc., a Buda, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 167 pounds of frozen beef patty and gravy products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
  • A & A Finest Recalls Frozen Pork and Shrimp Dumpling Products due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen A & A Finest, a Corona, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 572 pounds of frozen pork and shrimp dumpling products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
  • Triple T Specialty Meats Inc. Recalls Chicken Salad Products Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc., an Ackley, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 20,630 pounds ofready-to-eat chicken salad products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium.
  • Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 010-2018, Saker ShopRites, Inc. Recalls Empanadas due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen (Feb 14, 2018).Saker ShopRites, Inc. Recalls Empanadas due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
    Saker ShopRites, Inc., a Linden, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas due to misbranding  and an undeclared allergen.
  • FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Poultry Products due to Possible Salmonella Contamination
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about illnesses reported in the state of Iowa that may be caused by Salmonellaassociated with a chicken salad product. This product was sold at all Fareway grocery stores in Iowa, as well as Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.
  • Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Recalls Ready-to-Eat Chicken Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
    Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 101,310 pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically rubber.
  • The FDA is alerting pet owners to a history of four recalls of and multiple complaints associated with Darwin’s Natural and Zoo Logics pet foods, manufactured by Arrow Reliance Inc., dba Darwin’s Natural Pet Products, over the period from October 17, 2016 to February 10, 2018. In each instance, the company recalled these products after being alerted to positive findings of Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes in samples of their raw pet food products. In its most recent recall, on February 10, 2018, Arrow Reliance/Darwin’s Natural recalled ZooLogics Duck with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41957) and ZooLogics Chicken with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41567) because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella and therefore have the potential to cause salmonellosis in humans and animals. The company states that it only sells its products online through direct-to-consumer sales. The FDA has investigated six complaints of illness and death in animals that have eaten the recalled products. Arrow Reliance/Darwin’s Natural has notified its customers directly of the recalls, but has so far not issued any public notification announcing this or any of the previous recalls.This issue is of particular public health importance because Salmonella can make both people and animals sick.ince 2016, Arrow Reliance/Darwin’s Natural has recalled the following raw pet food products:

USA.gov … Beware of Skin Lotions Tainted with Mercury


a repost for those buying  gifts …

Beware of Skin Lotions Tainted With Mercury

Some skin lotions and antiseptic soaps claim to clean and lighten skin while removing freckles and wrinkles. Instead, these illegally imported cosmetic products make consumers ill from exposure to high levels of mercury.

The U.S. Government is warning consumers about these products after dozens of people in at least seven states were diagnosed with mercury poisoning. Victims include a woman in California who was hospitalized after using an unlabeled skin lotion for three years. Several members of her family also had high levels of mercury in their bodies, even though they didn’t use the lotion.

“Exposure to mercury can damage your kidneys and nervous system. It also interferes with brain development in unborn babies and very young children,” said Gloria Sánchez-Contreras, a spokesperson for the Food and Drug Administration.

See the names and photos of some of the illegal products.

Immigrants Are at High Risk

The FDA has identified dozens of products that contain high levels of mercury, and has taken steps to deny shipments of these products into the United States. However, many of these lotions and soaps are brought into the country by mail or by international travelers. Once here, they often end up on store shelves that cater to immigrants, including Hispanics, Asians, Africans and people from the Middle East.

People who buy these products are not putting only their own health at risk, small children can also be exposed to mercury by breathing in the vapors of a skin lotion or by touching someone who has used the cream and then putting their fingers in their mouth. “That’s why it’s so important for consumers and sellers to know about the dangers of possible mercury poisoning associated with the use of or exposure to these skin products,” said Sánchez-Contreras.

“That’s why it’s so important for consumers and sellers to know about the dangers of possible mercury poisoning associated with the use of or exposure to these skin products,” said Sánchez-Contreras.

How to Avoid These Products

The FDA prohibits the use of mercury in skin lotions and cosmetic soaps manufactured abroad. To avoid skin lightening and anti-aging products tainted with mercury, stay away from products that:

  • Do not clearly list ingredients on the label.
  • Include the words “mercurous chloride,” “calomel,” “mercuric,” “mercurio,” or “mercury” in their labels.
  • Have labels written in other languages unless they also include a clear description in English.

What to Do If Exposed to Mercury

Be alert for signs of mercury poisoning, which include irritability, changes in vision and hearing, memory loss, depression and numbness in the hands, feet or mouth. If you suspect you have been using products tainted with mercury, stop using them immediately and do the following:

  • Wash your hands thoroughly as well as any other part of the body that might have come into contact with the product.
  • Contact your doctor or health clinic.
  • If you have questions call the National Capital Poison Center at 1 (800) 222-1222.

You can also report the adverse effects of any drug or product on the FDA.gov website or by calling (800) 332-1088.

See the names and photos of some of the illegal products.

first posted 4/11/2012