Sunday, May 2, 2010

Recall Roundup: May 2, 2010

Emergency Boil Water Notice - Boston and Neighboring Communities.

Due to a water main break, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is warning residents in and around Boston to boil water until further notice. Residents served by MWRA should visit the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection web site for instructions on how stay safe during a boil water advisory.

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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  • Food Safety Recall: Custom Corned Beef, Inc. (Denver, CO) recalls approximately 460 pounds of fully cooked crumbled pork sausage products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled sausages were produced on Apr. 9, 2010, and were distributed to institutional establishments in Colorado.
  • Dietary Supplement Safety Alert: FDA warns consumers not to purchase nor consume Vita Breath, a dietary supplement manufactured by American Herbal Lab Inc. of Rosemead, CA, and marketed at health fairs and on the Internet, because the product may contain hazardous levels of lead.

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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