Sunday, December 20, 2009

Recall Roundup: December 20, 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: Evonuk Oregon Hazelnuts (Eugene, OR) recalls 6,712.5 lbs. of raw and dry roasted hazelnut kernels because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled hazelnuts were supplied to retail and wholesale stores, restaurants and bakeries in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and New Jersey.
  • Food Safety Recall: Harry and David is voluntarily recalling raw, shelled hazelnut kernels due to concerns of potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled hazelnuts were sold as Filbert (hazelnut) kernels in bulk bin #10077 only at the Harry & David Country Village store, Medford, Oregon, prior to December 18, 2009.
  • Food Safety Recall: Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Co. (Parker, CO) recalls a number of products and gift basket components that contain hazelnuts, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled items were sold between November 1, 2009 and December 17, 2009 through Mountain Man distributors, retail stores and directly through the Mountain Man website.
  • Food Safety Recall: Whole Foods Market non-organic dry roasted hazelnuts, non-organic raw hazelnuts and organic raw hazelnuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. The various recalled hazelnuts (also known as filberts) were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in California, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

  • Consumer Products Recall: Glazers Inc. (St.-Laurent, QC) recalls Decorative Canada-Themed Glazed Plates because the plates contain lead and cadmium in excess of allowable limits. The recalled plates, which were imported from China, were sold in Dollar-type stores and other retail stores across Canada between March 2007 and December 2009.

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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