Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Recall Roundup: April 28, 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: MiDAS Foods International (Oak Park, MI) recalls Instant Beef Soup dry mix and Instant Beef Stroganoff sauce mix because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products, which contain hydrolyzed vegetable protein supplied by Basic Food Flavors, were distributed to foodservice establishments in Florida and Tennessee.


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Food Safety Advisory (Republic of China): A shipment of frozen pork ribs imported from the United States was destroyed, according to The China Post, after the meat was found to contain the banned substance ractopamine, a drug put in feed to make pigs raised for meat leaner.

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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