Saturday, October 31, 2009

Recall Roundup: October 31, 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: Morningstar Foods recalls certain date codes of 32-ounce Great Value Half & Half, 32-ounce Great Value 36% Heavy Whipping Cream, 32-ounce Kroger brand 36% Heavy Whipping Cream, and 64-ounce Wholesome Farms Chocolate Ice Cream Mix, because these products may contain soy protein.
  • Allergy Alert: Bay Valley Foods, LLC recalls Meijer Cream of Mushroom Soup - reduced sodium and Meijer Chicken Noodle Soup – reduced sodium, because a labelling error may have resulted in the presence of undeclared allergens.
  • Food Safety Recall: Fairbank Farms (Ashville, NY) recalls approximately 545,699 pounds of fresh ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The recalled meat is associated with reported illnesses in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Maine.

  • Allergy Alert (France): Nutkao recalls hazelnut spread due to the presence of undeclared peanuts. The recalled spread was sold under the following brand names: Monoprix, Netto, New Cream, Noika, Nulacta Cacao, Nustikao, Nutkao (Snack Tris, Monodose), Pralina, Pralina Cacao, Tom et Pilou (Casino), Top Budget, Valade, Belle France, Capitaine Snack, Carrefour, Casino, Champion, Choco Nussa, Frigoonde, Grand Jury, Gyma, Ivoria Noikao, La Vouisienne et Majorcream (Metro)
  • Allergy Alert (Republic of Ireland): Nutrition Point recalls Trufree Choc Dippers due to the presence of undeclared peanuts.
  • Food Safety Recall (EU #2009.1484): Listeria monocytogenes in chilled cooked shrimps from Spain; distributed to France
  • Food Safety Recall (EU #2009.1482): Glass fragments in bottled sparkling mountain water from Italy; distributed to Cyprus
  • Food Safety Recall (EU #2009.1478): Salmonella Reading (in 7 out of 12 samples) in frozen marinated chicken breasts from Poland, dispatched from France; distributed to Denmark
  • Feed Recall (EU #2009.1473): Salmonella (presence /25g) in soybean meal from Argentina; distributed to Poland
  • Feed Recall (EU #2009.1475): Salmonella Agona in rapeseed extraction meal in bulk from Poland; distributed to Finland

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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