Sunday, October 18, 2009

Recall Roundup: October 18, 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: Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation (Milwaukee, WI) recalls approximately 5,522 pounds of beef tongues that may not have had the tonsils completely removed. Tonsils may contain defective prions that transmit mad cow disease.
  • Food Safety Recall: Raley's Family of Fine Stores recalls Del Monte brand whole cantaloupes sold at its Raley’s, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods and Food Source stores in Nevada and Northern California between Oct. 5 and Oct. 16, 2009. According to a report in the San Jose Mercury News, the recalled was triggered by the detection of Salmonella during a routine monitoring program.

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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