Monday, June 21, 2010

Recall Roundup: June 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
  • Allergy Alert: Rich Products Corporation recalls Allen Bavarian Crème Filling (product code 02881) with production codes 11870137F21, F-22, F-23, F-24, F-25, because the product may contain undeclared pecans, milk, and coconut.
  • Dietary Supplement Safety Alert: FDA warns consumers that Magic Power Coffee, an instant coffee product marketed as a dietary supplement for sexual enhancement, contains hydroxythiohomosildenafil, an active drug ingredient that can dangerously lower blood pressure.


Australia and New Zealand
  • Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Product Alert (Australia): The Therapeutic Goods Administration is urgently investigating the source of the counterfeit Viagra (sildenafil) that has been supplied in Australia and has entered the wholesale/pharmacy supply chain. The counterfeit product is labelled as 100 mg tablets in packs of 4 with Batch Number 314833021 and Expiry Date 04 2012. Lab analyses have shown that the active ingredient, sildenafil, is present in an incorrect dose.

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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