Monday, August 2, 2010

Recall Roundup: August 2, 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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  • Food Safety Recall (Finland): Apetit Kala Oy recalls Pirkka graavisuolattuja kirjolohifileeviipaleita (150g plastic vacuum package; expiration date of 08/10/2010), after Listeria was found in a sample of the product. The recalled item was sold in Kesko stores throughout Finland.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1058): Foodborne outbreak suspected to be caused by chili con carne from France; distributed in France and Spain. No other details are available at this time. Anyone with information on this outbreak and notification, please email me.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1059): Salmonella Dublin in cheeses made from raw cow's milk from Germany; distributed in Germany and the Netherlands.
  • Pet Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1060): Salmonella in dog chews from Switzerland; distributed in Germany.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1061): Listeria monocytogenes in tuna (Thunnus albacares) from Sri Lanka; distributed in France.
  • Animal Feed Safety Notification (EU #2010.1062): Dioxins and polychlorobifenyls) in copper carbonate from Israel, via the United Kingdom; distributed in Ireland.

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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