Thursday, July 16, 2009

Recall Roundup: July 16, 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: Kesso Foods, Inc. recalls 8 oz. and 16 oz. Kesso Foods Lowfat All Natural Plain 2% Greek Thick Yogurt. The recalled items contain nonfat dry milk that was supplied by Plainview Milk Products and may be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Dietary Supplement Recall: Nature & Health Co. recalls six male enhancement products sold as dietary supplements, because the supplements contain a male enhancement drug that is not declared on the product labels.

Australia & New Zealand
  • Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Hubbard Foods Limited recalls Yours Faithfully Natural Muesli, because it contains undeclared peanuts and/or almonds.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Dietary Supplement Alert (Hong Kong): The Department of Health advises consumers to avoid using Syntrax, a weight-loss aid, because the product contains undeclared yohimbine. Yohimbine is used to treat impotence and may cause severe side effects in some individuals.

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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