Saturday, March 6, 2010

Recall Roundup: March 6, 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
  • Allergy Alert: Ed Roller, Inc. (Rochester, NY) recalls Wegmans Food You Feel Good About® Medium Seafood Sauce, 9 ounce glass jar, UPC #77890 84032, because the product may contain undeclared soy and anchovies.
  • Food Safety Recall: Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen (Albert Lea, MN) recalls Old Fashioned Spinach Dip and Old Home Spinach Dip after being advised that the hydrolyzed vegetable protein ingredient used in the dips may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products were sold to retailers and distributors in MN, IA, SD, ND, NE, KS, CO, WI, MI, IL and MO.
  • Food Safety Recall: Old Home Foods, Inc. recalls Old Home Spinach Dip (UPC 7032200492) because an ingredient used to make the dip may be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Food Safety Recall: Fresh Food Concepts, Inc. (Buena Park, CA) recalls certain production codes of Delicioso, De la Casa, Rojo's and Fresh Food Concepts brand Spinach Dips and Fresh Food Concepts Spinach Dip with Yogurt because an ingredient used in those products has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Imported Pet Food Advisory (Taiwan): The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) warns residents of Taiwan about importing pet food from abroad after inspectors from the Consumer Production Commission and the Taipei County government found pet food at a pet store in Taipei County containing U.S. beef and offal.

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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