Monday, February 15, 2010

Recall Roundup: February 15, 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.

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  • Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Asia World recalls Hung Thanh brand Phu Quoc Fish Sauce (Lot #VN 138 VI 008) due to the presence of excess histamine.
  • Food Safety Recall (France): Anju Enterprises recalls several Indian style condiments due to the presence of excess phthalates.
  • Food Safety Withdrawal (Ireland): Carlingford Oyster Company withdraws from sale raw oysters harvested from Carlingford Lough, Co. Louth, due to possible contamination with Norovirus (a.k.a. winter vomiting bug).
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.0174): Aflatoxins in ground nutmeg from the Netherlands; distributed in Belgium.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.0175): Mercury in frozen marlin from unknown origin, via Germany; distributed in Austria.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

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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