Monday, July 26, 2010

Recall Roundup: July 26, 2010

Here is today's list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. 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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Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Food Safety Alert (Singapore): The Singapore Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority suspended sales from the N&N Agriculture Farm after a routine July 17 inspection found residue of the antibiotic doxycycline in the eggs. Supermarkets and other retail outlets were also required to withdraw the suspended eggs from sale.

Australia and New Zealand
  • Herbal Medicine Safety Alert (Australia): The Therapeutic Goods Administration warns Australian consumers that 1 Body Beautiful, which was available over the internet or from an Australian retailer, was found by the Hong Kong Department of Health to contain the undeclared pharmaceutical substances sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Consumers are advised to cease using 1 Body Beautiful and to discard any remaining product

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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