Monday, October 18, 2010

Recall Roundup: October 18, 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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For information on the US Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak and egg recalls, please click here.

For information on the Abbott infant formula powder recall, please click here.

United States
  • Consumer Product Safety Recall: Munchkin Inc. (North Hills, CA) recalls Bathtub Subs, because the intake valve on the bottom of the submarine toy can suck up loose skin, posing laceration hazard to children.


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Pharmaceutical Products Safety Recall: Universal Pharmaceutical Laboratories Limited recalls 20 products manufactured on one of its production lines, due to the presence of a damaged sieve used in the production line. This is a follow-up to an earlier recall, announced on October 6th after a consumer complained about a metal wire found in a tablet of Bronco-DM. Please follow the live link to access a list of the recalled products.

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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