Saturday, May 16, 2009

Recall Roundup: May 16, 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: Los Corrales (Houston, TX) recalls all of its dried chorizo produced since January due to microbial health risks resulting from inadequate documentation of the cooking process. The recalled chorizo was distributed to stores in Dallas, Houston, and parts of East Texas.
  • Food Safety Recall: L&M Companies Inc. has recalled some cantaloupes sold at Wal-Mart Stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and South Hill, VA after Salmonella was detected in a melon from the farm where they were grown.

  • Allergy Alert: Rocky Mountain Grain Products recalls "More Than a Square Meal" bar with Raisins (200 g pkg) bearing UPC 8 31537 00012 2, due to the presence of undeclared sulfites.
  • Food Safety Recall: La Fromagerie Couland recalls all cheeses sold up to and including May 15, 2009, due to microbial hazards resulting from inadequate pasteurization controls.

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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