Thursday, June 25, 2009

Recall Roundup: June 25, 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: Laxson Provision Company (San Antonio, TX) recalls approximately 350 pounds of a cervelat sausage product that may be undercooked. The recalled sausage was distributed only to small grocers in the San Antonio area.
  • Food Safety Recall: JBS Swift Beef Company (Greeley, CO) recalls approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The contamination was found as a result of USDA testing. The recalled meat was produced on April 21 and April 22, 2009 and shipped to distributors and retail establishments in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.
  • Food Safety Recall: Kowalke Family Sprouts (Culver City, CA) recalls certain products containing Organic Alfalfa Sprouts after Salmonella is found in a surveillance sample. The recalled sprouts were distributed to grocery stores in Southern California, including Gelson’s and Whole Foods. The California Department of Public Health has issued a warning to consumers to avoid eating these sprouts.

Australia and New Zealand
  • Food Safety Recall (Australia): Roger's Select Meats (32-36 Main Road, Narangba QLD, 4504) recalls Roger's Select Meats Roast Beef (300-400g cryovac packets), labeled with Use By date of 02 July 2009 and available for sale from 18 June 2009. The recalled ready-to-eat meat was distributed in Narangba only.

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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