Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Recall Roundup: September 21, 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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United States
  • Food Safety Recall: Anhing Corporation (Los Angeles, CA) recalls DaiJyoBu® Ginger Candy, imported from China (8 1/2" x 6" plastic bag containing 6 individually wrapped pieces of candy) after the California Department of Public Health finds more than twice the permitted level of lead allowed in candy products in California.
  • Consumer Product Safety Recall: D&D Distributing-Wholesale Inc. (Tacoma, WA) recalls Love Tester Mood Rings and Necklaces, because the metal rings and necklaces contain high levels of lead. The recalled jewelry, which was manufactured in China, was sold in small retail stores nationwide from September 2005 through June 2010.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Thumb Oilseed Producers' Cooperative (Ubly, MI) that a January/February 2010 inspection of its soy grit and soy flour manufacturing facility recovered Salmonella senftenberg in 43 areas within the manufacturing plant, rendering the firm's soy grit and soy flour products adulterated under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The Inspectional Observations report (Form FDA 483) is available for review on the FDA web site.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Shah Distributors, Inc. (Gardena, CA) that a February/March 2010 of the company's facility revealed significant violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice regulations for foods.


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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