Monday, November 1, 2010

Recall Roundup: November 1, 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: The Kroger Company advises that Downey's Vinegar & Salt Potato Chips (11 oz) has been recalled by the manufacturer due to the presence of undeclared milk. The recalled product was distributed in Kroger stores in Michigan.
  • Food Recall: The Manischeweitz Company recalls Manischeweitz Egg and Onion Matzo (10 oz.; UPC 72700-00049; Lot codes 3171B, 3171A and 3632B), because bugs were found in some samples. The recalled Matzo was sold in Price Chopper and Buehlers supermarkets, and may also have been available in other grocery retailers. This problem likely was discovered as a result of a consumer complaint.

  • Food Safety Recall (UK): Carlsberg UK Ltd recalls Tuborg bottled lager (8 x 275 ml and 15 x 275 ml bottle packs; Lot numbers B0260N A, B0261N A, B0262N A, B0261N B, B0262N B and B0260N B) due to possible contamination with small pieces of glass.

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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