Friday, October 9, 2009

Recall Roundup: October 9, 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 Alert: Department of Justice files complaint for permanent injunction against Rel's Foods Inc. (Oakland, CA) seeking to stop the company from manufacturing, producing, and selling adulterated food products. Rel's Foods distributes a variety of ready-to-eat sandwiches to convenience stores, deli markets, liquor stores, mini-marts, and gas stations in Nevada and California. The action was taken at the request of FDA after the agency repeatedly found Listeria monocytogenes in the production environment and in samples of Rel's ready-to-eat sandwiches.

  • Allergy Alert: Bonichoix (Marché Désilets enr., Saint-Hugues, QC) recalls several beef, pork and poultry products due to the presence of undeclared milk, wheat and soy.

Australia & New Zealand
  • Food Safety Recall: TFK Trading Pty Ltd recalls Dimko Smoked Cheese (Best Before 31.03.10) due to the presence of E. coli. The recalled cheeses, which is sold in 400g-sized vacuum-sealed plastic bags, was distributed in Victoria and Western Australia.

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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