Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Recall Roundup: August 11, 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: Safeway recalls ground beef supplied by Beef Packers, Inc., which may be contaminated with antibiotic-resistant Salmonella Newport. The recalled ground beef was sold on June 6 through July 14, 2009. The recall affects Safeway and Vons stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming.

  • Allergy Alert (UK): Sainsbury's recalls Sainsbury’s brand Taste the Difference Scotch Beef Burgers With Smoked Jalapeno Chillies (2-pack, 284g) due to the presence of undeclared milk protein.

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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