Monday, June 8, 2009

Recall Roundup: June 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
  • Allergy Alert: Le Pain Quotidien recalls Noir Belgian Dark Chocolate Spread due to the presence of undeclared milk. The recalled spread was sold at all Le Pain Quotidien restaurants in New York, Connecticut, California, Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
  • Food Safety Recall: N.Y. Fish, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY) recalls I ♥ NY Fish brand Imperial-European Style Smoked Salmon, due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled smoked salmon was distributed to wholesale distributors and retail food stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Weight Loss Product Alert (Hong Kong): The Department of Health warns consumers not to purchase or use Slim Pure and Ku Xiu Ba Xiang Jian Fei Wan slimming drugs, because they contain undeclared sibutramine and sibutramine analogue. The slimming drugs were sold over the Internet.

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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