Friday, June 26, 2009

Recall Roundup: June 26, 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: Nuts For You recalls Roasted & Salted Peanuts because of possible health risk. The recalled items contain peanut products from Peanut Corporation of America and may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Europe, Including the United Kingdom
  • Food Safety Recall (UK): Sainsbury's recalls its own-brand sesame seed and seed mix products, because of the presence of Salmonella, detected by Sainsbury's during routine testing.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Fraud Alert (Philippines): The Bureau of Food and Drugs warns consumers to be wary of advertisements for foods, dietary supplements and drugs that claim to provide protection against Influenza A/H1N1 (swine flu).

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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