Friday, April 24, 2009

Recall Roundup: April 24, 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
  • Ricci & Company updates details for recall of Roasted & Salted Natural In-Shell Pistachios and Raw Shelled Pistachios

United States
  • Allergy Alert: Alternative Baking Company recalls Cookies With Chocolate Chips, due to presence of undeclared milk. The recalled cookies were distributed nationwide
  • Allergy Alert: Brent and Sam's recalls "Simply Enjoy" Pina Colada White Chocolate Gourmet Cookies, due to undeclared pecans. The cookies were sold in Stop n Shop stores in New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
  • Health Hazard Alert: Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) issues public health alert regarding Salmonella Saintpaul infections among people in southeast Michigan who reported eating raw alfalfa sprouts. 
  • Food Safety Recall: Los Angeles Calco, Inc. recalled Salmonella-contaminated alfalfa sprouts manufactured by Arizona Hydroponics in Eloy, Arizona for Los Angeles Calco, Inc. and distributed to two produce firms – Brostoff Celle, and Banana Company – in Los Angeles.

  • Health Hazard Alert (Québec): The Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) warns the public not to consume raw milk cheese produced by La Ferme du Coteau (349, 5e Rang, Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka, Québec), as consumption of dairy products made raw milk presents a significant health risk. Sale of raw milk, and dairy products made with unpasteurized milk, is not permitted in Québec. Additionally, La Ferme du Coteau was producing dairy products for human consumption without being licensed by the Province.

Europe, Including the United Kingdom
  • Allergy Alert (UK): Memory Lane Cakes Ltd recalls some Nestlé FUNtastic Chocolate Cake, due to the presence of undeclared whole egg. The recalled product is sold at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Waitrose, Nisa and Shoprite stores. 

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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