Saturday, April 18, 2009

Recall Roundup: April 18, 2009

Here is today's list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals and allergy alerts. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

Pistachio Product Recalls
  • Indian Groceries & Spices, Inc. recalls Raw Pistachio Kernels, sold in Illinois, Florida, South Carolina, Ohio and Indiana
  • Island Snacks recalls Chile Lemon Pistachios, distributed in CA, FL, TN, GA, NV, WV, CO, KY, NY, AL and the US Virgin Islands
  • Janzen Farms recalls Roasted, Salted Pistachios in the Shell, distributed in Lynnwood, WA and Dayton, OR
  • Osage Pecan Company recalls Roasted And Salted In-Shell Pistachios, sold through fund raisers in CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MD, MN, MO, NE, OR, WV, and WY and from the Osage store
  • R.U. Nuts Company recalls Roasted Salted Pistachios, distributed in Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa
  • Staples recalls its Crunch Time™ pistachio product
  • The Swiss Colony, Inc. recalls certain products containing in-shell pistachios 
  • The Canadian Food Inspection Agency alerts consumers to the recall of two additional pistachio-containing products, distributed in Saskatchewan

United States
  • Allergy Alert (USDA): Ivar's Soup, Seafood and Sauce recalls approximately 37,776 pounds of turkey soup products due to the presence of undeclared milk

  • Allergy Alert (Québec): Les Supermarchés GP Inc. recalls two GRATIN DAUPHINOIS prepared entrées due to the presence of undeclared sulfites

Europe, Including the United Kingdom
  • Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco withdraws Storck Nimm 2 Candy, imported from Poland, due to the presence of dairy protein that is not declared in English on the product label
  • Food Safety Recall (UK): Sainsbury's recalls some of its Frozen Thin & Crispy Vegetable Stonebake Pizza (312g), due to the presence of small pieces of metal within the base of the product

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): The Centre for Food Safety advises people not to consume six Nature's Path peanut products due to their suspected contamination with Salmonella.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket's recall web site.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains, listed on the Kroger corporate home page.

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