Food Safety – Recalls

Food safety is a growing concern in the US. You would be surprised at how many recalls are done on a daily basis. One ingredient recall can affect food producers and suppliers across the country. Stay up to date on what is safe and what isn’t from FoodSafety.gov.

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Win Opportunity Knocks, doing business as Ottomanelli Wholesale Meats Inc., a St. Petersburg, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 6,020 pounds of fresh and frozen, raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O45, O103 and O145.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 7:11 am
H-E-B is voluntarily issuing a recall for two variety packs of Creamy Creations ice cream and sherbets in 3-ounce cups due to broken metal found in processing equipment during routine maintenance. The potentially affected products were distributed only to H-E-B stores in Texas. Please note, the product was not distributed to the Houston area or Mexico.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 5:59 am
Portland French Bakery of Portland, OR is recalling 26,635 units of Seattle Sourdough Pub Bun 6pk and 8,022 units of Franz Premium Pub Buns 12pk, because it may contain undeclared SOY. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 3:14 am
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (July 17, 2018) - Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee's attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming the salad. The voluntary recall includes Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salads in both 1 pound (16 oz.) and 3 pound (48 oz.) containers produced between June 1, 2018, and July 13, 2018, and available from the deli service case.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 7:28 am
Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., doing business as Stefano Foods., a Charlotte, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 24,048 pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard, sharp, clear plastic.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 2:09 am
New Seasons Market, a Portland, Ore. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat sesame noodle chicken salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 6:02 am
Bells, TN - The Pictsweet Company has recalled 960 cases of Pictsweet Farms 12-ounce Steam'ables Baby Brussels Sprouts because they may contain undeclared milk and soy allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or soy may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 4:42 am
Batavia, Ill. Uuly 14, 2018) -ALDI has voluntarily recalled AnnaSea Wasabi Ahi Poke Hawaiian Poke Kits and Limu Ahi Poke Hawaiian Poke Kits sold at one retail store location in North Carolina. While the products are required to remain at frozen temperatures to ensure safety, this store location displayed and sold the products from the cooler section. Because storing the products at temperatures above freezing prior to consumption can render the products unsafe for consumption, ALDI is recalling these items.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 3:31 am
Utz® Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips due to undeclared soy allergen. This recall was initiated after learning a certain number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:18 pm
The Beautiful Pig, Inc., a Longview, Wash. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat and raw pork and beef products because the products were produced, packed and distributed without the benefit of inspection and were also under U.S. retention when shipped without approval.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 9:00 am
Papa John's Salads and Produce of Tolleson, AZ is voluntarily recalling 148 units of the Superfood Salads due to misbranding and undeclared peanuts. The product contains peanuts which are not declared on the product label as packages of peanuts were mistakenly included in the kits instead of cashews.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 11:21 pm
Afandina Halal, a Long Island City, N.Y. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw poultry products that were produced, packaged and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 11:00 pm
Saje Natural Wellness is warning customers not to use Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash, 8.5 fl. oz. and 1.7 fl. oz. (found in the Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit) as it may contain the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that causes infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.
Posted: July 7, 2018, 2:23 am
Tillamook Country Smoker, LLC, a Bay City, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 102 pounds of ready-to-eat beef jerky products due to misbranding.
Posted: July 7, 2018, 2:00 am
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling three lots of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe because testing results indicate they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Company is also recalling one lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe because testing results indicate it has the potential to be contaminated with Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O121. This recall is being conducted out of an abundance of caution. Due to Radagast Pet Food's commitment to food safety and quality, The Company is conducting this voluntary recall.
Posted: July 7, 2018, 12:52 am
LL's Magnetic Clay, Inc. of Austin, Texas is recalling all lots of Prescript-Assist (still within expiration date), a dietary supplement it marketed until late 2017, because of its potential to contain undeclared allergens, including almonds, crustaceans, milk, casein, eggs, and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these specific types of allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Posted: July 6, 2018, 11:50 pm
May Flower International Inc. of 5672 49th Place, Maspeth, NY, is recalling its 4.4 ounce packages of "3+2 Soda Crackers" because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
Posted: July 2, 2018, 11:45 pm
Nueske's Meat Products, Inc., a Wittenberg, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 12,946 pounds of pork products due to misbranding.
Posted: July 2, 2018, 10:00 pm
Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Whole Foods Market brand oatmeal raisin cookies from stores in eight states because the products contained soy flour that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Posted: July 1, 2018, 6:45 pm
L&D Market, Inc., a Boston, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately three pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Posted: June 30, 2018, 1:00 am
LL's Magnetic Clay, Inc. of Austin, Texas is recalling certain lots of Prescript-Assist, a dietary supplement it marketed until late 2017, because of its potential to contain undeclared allergens, including almonds, crustaceans, dairy, casein, eggs, and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these specific types of allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Posted: June 29, 2018, 9:48 pm
Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Wish Bone House Italian Salad Dressing 15 oz. with the health and safety of our consumers as our top priority. The recall was initiated after learning from a retail customer that a limited number of bottles were mislabeled. The product contains milk and egg, known allergens not declared on the bottle. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or egg may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. If you are not allergic to milk or egg, this product is safe to eat. No illnesses have been reported to date. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall.
Posted: June 29, 2018, 9:28 pm
Talking Rain® (the Company) is voluntarily recalling specific lot codes of bottles of its Sparkling Ice® Cherry Limeade beverage in response to a small number of customer complaints that reported an off-taste and off-odor of the affected product. The Company made the decision to recall the product out of an abundance of caution.
Posted: June 29, 2018, 3:09 am
Aunt Kitty's Foods, Inc., a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 10,805 pounds of canned chicken gravy products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to underprocessing of products.
Posted: June 26, 2018, 10:20 pm
People's Sausage Co., a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 13,554 pounds of elk, bison and beef meat stick products that were produced without an approved voluntary grant of inspection.
Posted: June 26, 2018, 6:20 am
Land O'Frost, Inc., a Madisonville, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,944 pounds of ham products due to misbranding.
Posted: June 26, 2018, 5:00 am
Nectar Foods Inc., DBA Honey Mama's of Portland, Oregon is recalling 79 Sleeves (948 units) of Oregon Peppermint bars, lot code 112918, because it may contain undeclared Almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Posted: June 23, 2018, 8:33 am
The Quay Corporation, a Skokie, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 258,121 pounds of pork lard products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
Posted: June 22, 2018, 11:00 pm
Agri Star Meat and Poultry LLC, a Postville, Iowa establishment, is recalling approximately 3,592 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef pastrami products due to processing deviations that may have led to underprocessing of products and resulted in inadequate curing.
Posted: June 22, 2018, 1:00 am
NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix - Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 - because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, 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.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 8:38 pm
Texas Natural Meats, a Lott, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 489 pounds of frozen raw, ground beef products that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O103.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 3:00 am
Golden Star Wholesale of Troy, MI 48084 is recalling, AL Reef Dried Apricots Sour, 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 reactions if they consume this product.
Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:26 pm
Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ("Del Monte Fresh") announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement.
Posted: June 16, 2018, 5:44 pm
Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co, an Eastpointe, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 28,346 pounds of poultry, pork, and beef products due to misbranding.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 5:00 am
Kellogg Company today announced it is voluntarily recalling 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg's® Honey Smacks® cereal (with code dates listed below) because these products have the potential presence of Salmonella. No other Kellogg products are impacted by this recall.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 3:40 am
HF Food Distributors, a Orocovis, Puerto Rico establishment, is recalling approximately 142 pounds of sliced cooked ham products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 2:00 am
J Bar B Foods, a Waelder, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 410,985 pounds of beef brisket smoked sausage products due to an adulterated and misbranded ingredient.
Posted: June 13, 2018, 7:00 am
Tyson Foods Inc., a North Little Rock, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue and clear soft plastic.
Posted: June 9, 2018, 2:00 am
Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen Siluriformes fish, beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
Posted: June 7, 2018, 9:50 pm
Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen Siluriformes fish, beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
Posted: June 7, 2018, 9:50 pm
Supermercado Selectos, a San Sebastián, Puerto Rico firm, is recalling an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection.
Posted: June 2, 2018, 5:50 am
Eddy Packing Co., Inc., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 18,390 pounds of smoked sausage that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft plastic.
Posted: June 1, 2018, 1:16 am
Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 50,706 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos that may be contaminated with extraneous material.
Posted: May 31, 2018, 10:00 pm
Hormel Food Corp., a Fremont, NE establishment, is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically pieces of metal.
Posted: May 27, 2018, 12:00 am
Kent Quality Foods, Inc., a Grand Rapids, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 308,430 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog and sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
Posted: May 17, 2018, 3:00 am
Eddy Packing Co., Inc., a Yoakum, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 49,558 pounds of smoked sausage products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically hard plastic.
Posted: May 5, 2018, 8:40 am
Pinnacle 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.
Posted: April 29, 2018, 6:00 am
Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 135,159 pounds of Salisbury steak products (poultry, pork, and beef) that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically bone.
Posted: April 12, 2018, 2:10 am
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.
Posted: March 21, 2018, 12:30 am
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.
Posted: March 16, 2018, 10:00 pm
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.
Posted: March 15, 2018, 5:20 pm
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.
Posted: March 2, 2018, 8:20 pm
Hempler Foods Group, LLC, a Ferndale, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,068 pounds of pepperoni sticks products that may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically metal.
Posted: January 6, 2018, 1:00 am
Swift Beef Co., doing business as JBS USA Food Company, a Cactus, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 4,702 pounds of beef stew product that may be contaminated with foreign matter , specifically plastic and metal.
Posted: December 27, 2017, 1:00 am
Texas Natural Meats, a Lott, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 116 pounds of beef tongue products that may be contaminated with specified risk materials (SRMs).
Posted: November 15, 2017, 6:40 pm
Golden Platter Foods Inc., a Newark, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,662 pounds of poultry and beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
Posted: June 14, 2017, 10:35 pm