Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Recall Roundup: October 13, 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  • Food Safety Recall: Living Foods Inc. (Ionia, MI) has withdrawn from the marketplace all raw alfalfa sprouts with a sell-by date of Oct. 22 or earlier that were distributed to retail stores and food-service facilities. The announcement is related to an ongoing investigation by the state of Michigan into a Salmonella outbreak that has been linked to raw alfalfa sprouts.
  • Food Safety Recall: John B. Sanfilippo and Son, Inc. recalls certain Baking Classics Brand Walnut Halves and Pieces (16 oz. bags) and Baking Classics Brand Nut Topping (2 oz. bags), because the product be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled items were distributed to retailers in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • Stolen Tylenol Alert: McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations (FDA), and other law enforcement officials to recover cases of select lots of TYLENOL® Arthritis and TYLENOL® PM products that were stolen from a cargo terminal at the Jacksonville Port Authority in Jacksonville, Florida on September 25, 2009.

  • Allergy Alert (EU #2009.1336): Undeclared gluten in spice mixture from Poland; distributed in Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovakia.

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.

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