Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Recall Roundup: June 1, 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 Service Smoked Fish Corp (Brooklyn, NY) that a November 2009 inspection of the company's seafood processing facility revealed serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation and the Current Good Manufacturing Practice regulation for foods.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Estrella Food Products, Inc. (Bayamon, PR) that an October/November inspection of the company's food production facility revealed serious repeat deviations from the regulations, causing the products manufactured in the facility to be adulterated. In addition, FDA noted repeat deviations from labelling regulations.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns SocietĂ© Nouvelle Averio Maroc (Agadir, Morocco) that an October 2009 inspection of the company's canned seafood processing facility revealed serious violations of the United States' Seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Regulation.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns MICA By The Sea (Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines) that a May 2009 inspection of the company's seafood processing facility revealed serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation.
  • Food Recall/Withdrawal: Ingles Markets withdraws Laura Lynn Mayonnaise (32 oz., lot code 08:51 SA 0039, dated 10/08/2010) due to a product separation issue.


Europe


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Dietary Supplement Safety Warning (Hong Kong): The Department of Health warns consumers not to buy or use a slimming product called "Sheng Yuan Fang", which was found to contain undeclared Western drug ingredients (phenolphthalein and sibutramine ) that may cause serious side effects.


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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