Friday, July 17, 2009

Recall Roundup: July 17, 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: Trans-Packer Services Corp. expands its earlier recall of Dairy Shake Blends to include an additional 300 packets.
  • Food Safety Recall: Solar Farms Inc. (West Columbia, SC) recalls Solar Farms Alfalfa Sprouts after tests by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in product samples. The recalled sprouts were sold at Food Lion, Bloom and Reid supermarkets, and were distributed to food service establishments in North Carolina by Sysco.
  • Weight Loss Pill Recall: Young You Corporation recalls four weight loss dietary supplements after FDA detects the appetite-suppressant drug Sibutramine in the weight loss pills. Silbutramine may cause serious side effects in certain individuals, and its inclusion in the Young You supplements was neither disclosed on the label nor approved by FDA.

  • Food Safety Recall (Republic of Ireland): The Food Safety Authority of Ireland advises that Salmonella Orion has been detected in a second batch of sesame seeds, supplied via the UK to Centra, Supervalu, and Tesco Ireland supermarket chains. The contaminated seeds, which originated in India, have been recalled. All European Union countries have been notified of the contaminated seeds through the EU's Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed.

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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