Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Recall Roundup: May 19, 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.

Europe, Including the United Kingdom
  • Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose recalls Oriental Supper For Two with Spring Rolls due to presence of undeclared fish, shellfish, milk and peanut.
  • Food Safety Alert (France): The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries warns consumers that certain pork liver-based raw sausages may be a source of Hepatitis E virus infections. The Ministry warns that these products should only be consumed "fully cooked and has directed producers of these types of sausages to modify their package labeling accordingly.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific

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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