Sunday, July 19, 2009

Recall Roundup: July 19, 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: Sweet Superior Fruit LTD. Co. recalls 104 crates of fresh cilantro (coriander) after FDA detects Salmonella in a sample. No illnesses have been reported. Sweet Superior Fruit, based in McAllen, Texas – less than 10 miles from the US border with Mexico – is an importer of fresh produce. The recalled cilantro was distributed between July 13 and July 16 to individuals and companies through cash sales at Sweet Superior Fruit. It may also have been sold through direct sales in and around McAllen, or used as an ingredient in other food products.

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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