Thursday, July 15, 2010

Recall Roundup: July 15, 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: Diamond USA Inc. recalls its 1 lb packages with code#01-12-2010 of "Dry Apricot Rolled" (a product of Afghanistan) because they contain undeclared sulfites. The recalled Dry Apricot Rolled was distributed to retail stores in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, and California.
  • Food Safety Recall: Fresh Express (Salinas, CA) recalls certain Romaine lettuce salad products with expired Use-by Dates of July 8 - 12 and an "S" in the Product Code because they may have the potential to be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Please see the Fresh Express recall article for additional details.
  • Pet Food Safety Recall: Feline’s Pride (Buffalo, NY) expands its July 1, 2010 recall of Feline’s Pride Raw food with ground bone for cats and kittens, Natural Chicken Formula, (Net Wt. 2.5 lbs. (1.13 kg., 40 oz.) produced on 6/10/10) to include the product produced on 6/21/10, because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.The expanded recall affects those orders placed and shipped from June 21 through June 26, 2010 (produced on 6/21/10).
  • OTC Pharmaceutical Product Recall: Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. recalls MiraLAX Laxative Powder 30 Day (17.9 oz) and MiraLAX Laxative Powder 30 Day W/4 ct. Sachet (19.9 oz), because the cap is not correctly re-sealable and poses a safety concern, according to a notice posted by GIANT® Food Stores.

  • Food Safety Recall: Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd. recalls Freybe brand Head Cheese (all products sold up to and including July 14, 2010), because the ready-to-eat deli product may be contaminated with Salmonella. The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control reports that consumption of head cheese has been linked epidemiologically to 10 confirmed cases of Salmonella Chester gastroenteritis in that province. The recalled head cheese is known to have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, northwest Ontario, and Yukon, and may have been distributed nationwide.
  • Food Safety Recall: Canada Safeway Limited recalls various store-made and Signature CafĂ© brand salads because these products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. These salads, which may contain a Romaine-based ready-to-eat salad recalled by Fresh Express, were made and sold at Safeway stores in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan. Please see the Fresh Express recall article for additional details.


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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