Friday, October 2, 2009

Recall Roundup: October 2, 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

  • Personal Care Product Recall: Arbonne International Distribution, Inc. recalls Seasource Detox Spa Foaming Sea Salt Scrub by Arbonne (Lot #Z928) because the product is contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

  • Allergy Alert (Spain, France): Spain advises that chocolate chips from France have been withdrawn from the market due to the presence of undeclared milk ingredients

Asia, Africa and the Pacific
  • Food Safety Recall (Taiwan): The Taiwan Department of Health requests that Generals brand UHT milk (200 cc plastic bottles, with an expiration date of February 28, 2010) be withdrawn from the market pending completion of a food poisoning investigation involving students at the Changhua County Fangyuan Elementary School.

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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