Tuesday, November 21, 2017

New #foodsafety #recall possible #Salmonella #contamination of Adobo from Goya

Goya Voluntary Recall of Adobo Because of Possible Health Risk

November 18, 2017

Contact

Consumers

787-740-4900

Announcement

Goya de Puerto Rico is recalling 28 ounces Adobo with Cumin Seasoning and 28 ounces Adobo with Pepper Seasoning 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 system. No illnesses have been reported to date.
661 cases of these products were distributed in Puerto Rico through retail stores. Goya Adobo with Cumin Seasoning is package in 28 ounces plastic jar with green cap with mark "Best by Date 10/18/22''. Goya Adobo with Pepper Seasoning is package in 28 ounces plastic jar with red cap with mark "Best by Date 10/23/22".
Consumers who have purchased any of these products please contact Goya de Puerto Rico by phone at (787) 740-4900 Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Atlantic Time) or by email comunicaciones@goyapuertorico.com in order to receive a replacement or full refund.
This voluntary recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration. We appreciate your assistance in this matter.
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Monday, November 20, 2017

Expanded #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Real & Spicy Guacamole from Casa Sanchez Foods

Expanded Voluntary Recall for Casa Sanchez Foods "Real Guacamole" and to also Include “Spicy Guacamole” Because of Possible Health Risk

November 17, 2017

Contact

Consumers

(877) 227-2726

Media

Robert Sanchez
650-697-7525

Announcement

Casa Sanchez Foods of Hayward, CA, is voluntarily recalling all "Real Guacamole" and “Spicy Guacamole” products out of an abundance of caution in keeping with the company’s commitment to protect the public health. The recall was necessitated by positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes on two packages out of many samples collected for the U. S. Food and Drug Administration random sample testing program.
Some of this product is beyond the expiration date and is no longer available for salein stores. No illnesses are reported to date in association with the product recall. No consumer complaints have been received about the product. No other Casa Sanchez Foods products are being recalled.  Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause foodborne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Symptoms of infection may include fever, muscle aches, gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea or diarrhea. If it spreads to the nervous system symptoms may include headache, stiff neck or confusion. The illness primarily affects pregnant women and adults with weakened immune systems. Most healthy adults and children rarely become seriously ill.
Recalled product details are shown below: 
UPC #LOT #PRODUCTSIZE
0 78732 00412 2276, 277, 278, 279, 282, 283, 284, 285, 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 296, 300, 303, 306,310, 313, 317 and 318REAL GUACAMOLE9 OZ
0 78732 00426 9276, 277, 278, 284, 285, 289, 291, 296, 310, 313 and 318SPICY GUACAMOLE9 OZ
78732 00431-3    275, 276, 285, 289 and 313REAL GUACAMOLE9 OZ
The recalled products were distributed throughout the CA, NV and HI.
In the event consumers have these particular products – some of which are beyond its Expiration Date and expected usability – please do not consume these products. Please throw these affected products away and/or return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call Casa Sanchez Foods at (877) 227-2726 during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST. We appreciate the patience of our loyal customers and consumers while we enhance our food safety program in cooperation with the FDA to again deliver authentic, flavorful and safe guacamole products.
Use-by date: 11/10/2017-12/19/2017 (located on white sticker on the bottom label of package).
Casa Sanchez Foods is coordinating closely with regulatory officials.
Link to Original Recall
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New #foodsafety #recall of 36,854 lbs of chicken and turkey salad products due to #contamination from hard silica and glass fragments

Green Cuisine Recalls Poultry Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Class I Recall125-2017
Health Risk: HighNov 18, 2017
Congressional and Public Affairs
Benjamin A. Bell 
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2017 – Green Cuisine, a San Fernando, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 36,854 pounds of chicken and turkey salad products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard silica and glass fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ready-to-eat chicken and turkey salads were produced from Nov. 4 - 15, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
  • 10.5-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing “TRADER JOE’S White Meat Chicken Salad with celery, carrots and green onions” with a “Use By” date of November 10 - 21, 2017.
  • 11.0-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing “TRADER JOE’S CURRIED WHITE CHICKEN DELI SALAD with toasted cashews, green onion and a bit of honey” with a “Use By” date of November 10 - 21, 2017.
  • 10.25-oz. clear plastic individual serving packages containing “TRADER JOE’S TURKEY CRANBERRY APPLE SALAD TURKEY BREAST MEAT WITH SWEET DRIED CRANBERRIES, TANGY GREEN APPLES, PECANS AND SAGE” with a “Use By” date of November 10 - 21, 2017.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-40299” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington.
The problem was discovered when the company received consumer complaints and subsequently notified FSIS Inspection Program Personnel on November 17, 2017.
FSIS has received no reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact the Consumer Affairs Group, at (855) 215-5128.

Friday, November 17, 2017

New #foodsafety #recall of 297,828 lbs of chicken and pork products that were imported without inspection

Trafon Group Recalls Chicken and Pork Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Class I Recall123-2017
Health Risk: HighNov 16, 2017
Congressional and Public Affairs
Brett Filloon 
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – Trafon Group, a Puerto Nuevo, P.R. establishment, is recalling approximately 297,828 pounds of chicken and pork products that were not presented at the U.S. point-of-entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) pork and chicken and raw intact pork items were produced on various dates between April 26, 2017 and Sept. 27, 2017 by multiple Canadian establishments. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]
  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed packages containing 10 franks of “Harvest Creek CHICKEN FRANKS” with “Best by/Use by” dates of 12/07/2017 with lot code 93023.
  • 12-oz. vacuum-packed packages containing 10 franks of “Harvest Creek CHICKEN FRANKS” with “Best by/Use by” dates of 12/10/2017 with lot code 93023.
  • 48-lb. cases containing 8 6-lb. logs of “OLYMEL PLUS IMPORTED PORK SHOULDER PICNIC AND HAM” with lot codes of 71160.
  • 24-lb. cases containing 2 12-lb. logs of “Polean Fully COOKED Imported Ham” with lot codes of 727025.
  • Cartons containing 4 plastic wrapped frozen pork loins with random weights.
  • Cartons containing 4 plastic wrapped frozen pork loins with random weights and case codes of Cert. 828131/Canada 80.
  • Cartons containing 4 plastic wrapped frozen pork loins with random weights and case codes of Cert. 828132/Canada 80.
These items were shipped to retail, hotel, restaurant and institutional locations in Puerto Rico.
The problem was discovered on Nov. 10, 2017 when FSIS personnel were performing routine import verification activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Javier Pietrantoni, Executive Vice President, at (787) 342-7272 or at Javier.pietrantoni@trafongroup.com.

New #foodsafety #recall #undeclared #peanut & #soy #allergens in 46 lbs of chicken wrap products from Missa Bay LLC

Missa Bay LLC Recalls Chicken Wrap Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

Class I Recall124-2017
Health Risk: HighNov 16, 2017
Congressional and Public Affairs
Brett Filloon 
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 – Missa Bay LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 46 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains peanut and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken wrap items were produced on Nov. 8, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]
  • 2-lb packages containing 4 8-oz. trays of “Fresh Prep’D brand Buffalo Style Ranch Wrap Kit” with a “USE BY” date of 11/21/17.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-18502B” below the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Indiana and New Jersey.
The problem was discovered on Nov. 15, 2017 by the firm’s quality assurance supervisor while performing verification activities. After discovering the issue, the firm immediately notified FSIS.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mary Toscano, Consumer Affairs, at (800) 800-7822. Media with questions about the recall can contact Alan Hilowitz, Director of Communications, at (626) 678-2222.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

New #foodsafety #recall #undeclared #milk #allergen in Specific Dark Chocolate Products from Lipari Foods, LLC.

Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

November 16, 2017

Contact

Consumers

800-729-3354

Media

Michelle Voss
 Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com
586.447.3500 ext. 9619

Announcement

Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.
The products were distributed to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Products were distributed under the Weis and All Natural brand names or as generic product without branding.
The affected products can be identified by:
BrandProductLipari Product #Pack/SizeLot Code or Best By DateUPC
ALL NATURALNATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE CRANBERRIES45269212/8 oz.February 2017 – October94776128198
ALL NATURALDARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS45276012/8 oz.February 2017 – October94776128235
ALL NATURALNATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS52308912/7 oz.February 2017 – October94776139002
ALL NATURALNATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS52315712/11 oz.February 2017 – October94776138975
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS47730812/12 oz.February 2017 – October94776131761
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS19131012/15 oz.February 2017 – October94776105410
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS57091012/12 oz.February 2017 – October94776142132
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK53881412/8 oz.February 2017 – October94776141722
WEISDARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS66825112/12 oz.February 2017 – October41497132577
WEISDARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK86618212/8 oz.February 2017 – October41497133253
There are no reported illnesses in connection with these products to date.
This was brought to our attention by our sister company, JLM after they received an initial recall notification due to undeclared milk allergen within the ingredients labels for select dark chocolate bulk product from our  manufacturer, GKI Foods. As a precaution, Lipari Foods private label and non-branded products are being recalled as they are mislabeled. We are working closely with the FDA to ensure that all affected product has been pulled from commerce.
Consumers who have purchased this recalled product should not consume it. They should return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call Customer Service at 800-729-3354, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.
 
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New #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Stop & Shop Store Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn

Stop & Shop Alerts Customers to Voluntary Recall of Store Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn

November 15, 2017

Contact

Consumers

Stop & Shop Customer Service
800-767-7772
 

Announcement

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The following product is included in this recall:
  • Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, 16 oz., UPC 68826700676 with a Best By Date of Oct-2019
Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses to date. Listeria is a common organism found in nature. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
Customers who have purchased this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Bonduelle at 877-990-2662. In addition, customers may call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 800-767-7772 for more information. Customers can also visit the Stop & Shop website at stopandshop.com.
Links to Recall Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
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