Monday, November 2, 2009

Recall Roundup: November 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

  • Food Alert (UK): TJX Europe recalls a variety of Conforti brand pasta products due to insect infestation.

Australia and New Zealand
  • Food Safety Alert (Australia): The Chief Health Officer of the state of Victoria warns consumers not to eat semi-dried tomatoes unless they have been thoroughly cooked, due to a risk of Hepatitis A virus contamination. The state has been experiencing an unusual number of Hepatitis A illnesses, and many of the victims reported consuming semi-dried tomatoes.

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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