Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Recall Roundup: September 8, 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
  • Allergy Alert: Tiger King Inc. (Maspeth, NY) recalls Rehmat brand Apricots (7-ounce plastic bag) due to the presence of undeclared sulfites. The recalled Apricots were distributed in Brooklyn and Queens boroughs of New York City, and Nassau and Suffolk counties of New York.
  • Consumer Product Safety Recall: The Land of Nod (Northbrook, IL) recalls Play With Your Veggies toys, because the metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children.


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Cosmetic Products Seizure (Philippines): The Philippines Food and Drug Administration has detected elevated levels of Mercury in several cosmetics products and has ordered these products to be seized.

Australia and New Zealand
  • Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Quang recalls Golden Horse - An Lien Pickled Fish Cooking Sauce (220g bottle; best before 10 December 2014) after levels of histamine were detected in excess of the minimum specified in the Food Standards Code. The recalled sauce was imported from Vietnam and distributed in New South Wales and Victoria.

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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