Monday, April 19, 2010

Recall Roundup: April 19, 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
  • Animal Feed Safety Recall: Purina Mills recalls two specific lots of 50-pound bags of Strategy® Professional Formula GX horse feed and one lot of Layena® SunFresh® Recipe Pellet poultry feed after metal fragments were found in some bags of one lot of Strategy® horse feed. The recalled feeds were manufactured on March 24-25, 2010 and distributed in Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri and Virginia.
  • FDA Enforcement Action: FDA seeks injunction against Franck's Compounding Lab of Ocala, FL to prevent the company from introducing adulterated, misbranded, and unsafe animal drugs into interstate commerce.


Australia and New Zealand
  • Sanitation Enforcement Action (New Zealand): Waitakere City Council has laid a charge of breaching the council's food bylaw against Jin Ling Chen, the owner of D H Supermarket in Henderson (West Auckland) after the supermarket's butchery was found to be "grossly dirty and unhygienic."

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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