Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Recall Roundup: May 26, 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: So Shing Hing (USA) Trading Co Ltd recalls DRIED MELON (imported from China) because the product was found to contain undeclared sulfites. The recalled product was sold in the New York City metro area.
  • Recall/Market Withdrawal: Food City advises its customers that ValuTime Sweet Relish (16 oz Jar) has been withdrawn or recalled by the manufacturer.
  • Recall/Market Withdrawal: Crofter Food Ltd. recalls or withdraws Nash Brothers Trading Co. Organic blueberry, strawberry, and raspberry preserves (17.5 oz), because equipment cleaning procedures designated as kosher may not have been fully implemented.

  • Food Safety Recall: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) warns the public not to consume certain Fresh Express brand Romaine-based Salads because these products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Items affected by this recall were imported from the USA, have Use-by Dates of May 13 through May 16 and an “S” in the product code. The recalled items, which are listed in the CFIA Health Hazard Alert, are known to have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed nationally.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.0637): Insect larvae infestation in dried mushrooms (Boletus edulis) from China; distributed in Canada and Poland.


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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