Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Recall Roundup: May 13, 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.

United States
  • Food Safety Recall (USDA): Bob's Food City (Hot Springs, Arkansas) recalls approximately 375 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The recalled meat was produced on May 7, 2009, and were sold to customers of the Bob's Food City retail store (800 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs).
  • Pharmaceutical Safety Recall (FDA): A S Medication Solutions, LLC recalls Digoxin, USP tablets manufactured by Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. due to variations in tablet size that can affect dosage accuracy.
  • Cosmetic Product Recall: Fun Express, Inc. recalls water-based "Face Paint" products manufactured by Shanghai Color Art Stationery Company Limited, Shanghai, China, due to reports of skin reactions in children.

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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