Thursday, April 2, 2009

Recall Roundup: April 2, 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

Peanut Butter Outbreak Recalls

United States

  • Allergy Alert: Chocolaterie de l'Île d'Orléans recalls decorated chocolate figures, distributed in the Province of Québec, due to the presence of undeclared egg protein
  • Food Safety Alert (Pistachios): Loblaw Brands Ltd. recalls certain Presidents Choice brand Premium Nut Collections and White Chocolate Cranberry Pistachio Bark that may contain Salmonella-contaminated pistachios

Europe, Including the United Kingdom

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): The Centre for Food Safety expands its earlier warning about pistachio products recalled in the United States
  • Food Safety Alert (Philippines): Philippines Bureau of Food and Drugs alerts consumers to US pistachio product recall and provides consolidated list of pistachio items recalled to date

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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