Monday, March 22, 2010

Recall Roundup: March 22, 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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United States
  • Food Safety Recall: McCain Foods USA recalls McCain All American Roasters (24 oz bag; lot #W91125; production date November 25, 2009) because the potato product may be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Food Recall: Food City advises its customers that Chilli Man Seasoning Mix (1.25 oz) has been recalled. No reason was specified for the recall.

  • Food Safety Recall (Sweden): The ICA grocery chain recalls all date codes of Euro Shopper brand frozen raspberries (500g, from Serbia) because the berries may be contaminated with a Calicivirus (Norovirus). Our thanks to fellow blogger Albert Amgar for making us aware of this recall.
  • Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Svanekes Slagter recalls Homemade luxury brawn (Best before date: 24/03/2010) after finding Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of the product.
  • Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Inco Denmark amba recalls minced Tatar, minced beef, sausage meat and raw sausage after Salmonella was found in product samples.

Australia and New Zealand
  • Food Safety Recall (Australia and New Zealand): Ricci Remond Chocolate Co Pty Ltd and Darrell Lea Chocolate Shops Pty Ltd recall all Best Before dates of Darrell Lea Yoghurt Coated Raspberry Liquorice (185g), Darrell Lea Yoghurt Coated Mango Liquorice (185g), Ricci Yoghurt Coated Raspberry Liquorice (225g & 185g) and Ricci Yoghurt Coated Mango Liquorice (225g), because the confectionery items contain trace amounts of lead. The recalled items were distributed in Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK.

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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