Thursday, January 21, 2010

Recall Roundup: January 21, 2010

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.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please click here or submit your request using the sidebar link.

United States
  • Food Mislabeling Recall: Meijer recalls Meijer Natural Crackers, manufactured by North American Baking, due to a labeling error.
  • Food Safety Recall: Park 100 Foods, Inc. (Kokomo, IN) recalls approximately 19,200 pounds of frozen chicken pot pie products (lot code 28209) that may contain foreign materials, after a consumer complained of having found metal straight pins in the product. The recalled pot pies were distributed by Market Day through Internet or catalog sales in Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
  • False Labeling Court Action: The CEO of Sterling Seafood Corporation (Cresskill, NJ) pleads guilty to importing falsely labeled fish from Vietnam and evading over $60 million in federal tariffs, as well as selling over $500,000 in similarly misbranded fish purchased from another importer in the United States.

  • Dietary Supplement Alert: Health Canada warns consumers not to purchase or use "The Slimming Coffee" (previously sold as "Lose Weight Coffee"), because this product contains the undeclared prescription drug sibutramine. The weight-loss product (manufactured in China by MeiYa Technology Building and imported and distributed by Gateway International of Ville Saint-Laurent, Québec) is not authorized for sale in Canada. Gateway has stopped selling the product.
  • Consumer Product Safety Alert: Health Canada warns consumers that excessive lead has been found in some children's jewelry products sold in Canada.
  • OTC Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: McNeil Consumer Healthcare (Canada) recalls certain production lots of ROLAIDS® Antacid Tablets, sold in 100-count and 150-count bottles, due to the presence of trace amounts of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole.


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.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.