Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Recall Roundup: July 7, 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

  • Product Tampering Alert: Health Canada is warning consumers not to buy or use the unauthorized health product Hardcore Energize Bullet liquid energy drink as it has been reported to Health Canada that a vial of this product was subject to tampering. The energy drink was imported into Canada by Upper 49th Imports, which has recalled four lot numbers of Hardcore Blue Rage Energize Bullet and Hardcore Black Rush Energize Bullet at the request of Health Canada.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Chinese Medicine Adulteration Alert (Hong Kong): Department of Health advises consumers not to buy or use Kam Yuen Brand Xue Guan Qing Dao Fu Tablet, which was found to have been adulterated with a western medicine, sildenafil (brand name Viagra), that may cause serious side effects.

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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