Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Recall Roundup: April 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.

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United States
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Rainbow Acres Farm (Kinzers, PA) that an investigation by the agency has determined that Rainbow Acres is ". . . causing to be delivered into interstate commerce, selling, or otherwise distributing raw milk in final package form for human consumption," in violation of the Public Health Service Act and the implementing regulations.

  • Consumer Product Safety Recall: DM Merchandising (Chicago, IL) recalls Silver-coloured Necklace with Flip Flop Pendant (UPC 722950093054) due to the presence of lead in excess of Canadian standards. The recalled pendants (Made in China) were distributed across Canada, beginning in 2003.


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): The Centre for Food Safety warns consumers not to eat certain batches of Jean Caby pre-packaged cocktail sausages which are suspected to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled sausages, a product of France, were available in the "great Food Hall" supermarket, but have been removed from sale.

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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