Friday, May 8, 2009

Recall Roundup: May 8, 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 and Canada
Dietary Supplement Recall: Iovate Health Sciences USA, Inc. recalls additional Hydroxycut-branded products in the United States and Canada

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Pharmaceutical Product Recall (Hong Kong): Hitpharm Pharmaceutical, a licensed pharmaceutical product wholesaler, recalls 46 drugs due to unapproved packaging format and unapproved label information. 
  • Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): Department of Health warns consumers against a Chinese herbal tea that contains "western" prescription drugs.

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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