Friday, September 25, 2009

Recall Roundup: September 25, 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
  • Allergy Alert: Adamba Imports International, Inc. (Brooklyn, NY) recalls Ziolopex Bakaliada Morele Suszone (Dried Apricots) due to the presence of undeclared sulfites. The recalled product was imported from Poland and distributed across the United States.
  • Allergy Alert: Associated Brands Inc. (Medina, NY) recalls 320 cases (3,840 selling units) of Price Rite Beef Flavored Bouillon Cubes (lot code 22 JUL 11), because the product may contain an undeclared dairy ingredient. The bouillon cubes were available at Price Rite retail stores in Pennsylvania.
  • Allergy Alert: Frick's Quality Meats (Washington, MO) recalls approximately 756 pounds of Braunschweiger liver sausage products. Due to a packaging error, the product contains undeclared milk ingredients.
  • OTC Drug Recall: Wyeth Consumer Healthcare recalls all lots of Robitussin Night Time Cough and Chest Congestion Syrup. The product is being recalled because the active ingredients are outside the scope of the applicable FDA OTC drug monograph. This recall notice was posted on the Buehlers and the Big Y World Class Market web sites. Although the recall notice is dated September 16, 2009, it has not yet appeared on the FDA recall web page.

  • Pet Food Recall (EU): Finland advises that it has rejected a shipment of dog food from Brazil due to the presence of Salmonella in four out of 13 samples. The rejected dog food did not enter the retail distribution system.

Australia & New Zealand
  • Allergy Alert: Win Kwong Pty Ltd recalls Pun Chun Sesame Sauce (290g; Best Before: 9-12-2010), imported from Hong Kong, due to the presence of undeclared traces of peanuts.

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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