Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Recall Roundup: December 15, 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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Check here for a complete list of recalled sandwiches, subs and wraps made with processed cheese slices supplied by Saputo Inc.

United States
  • Allergy Alert: Brinkman Turkey Farms Inc. (Findlay, OH) recalls Brinkman's Gourmet Barbecue Sauce (22-oz. glass jars, 40-oz. glass jars and 160-oz. plastic jugs), because the product contains undeclared milk and soy. The recalled products were distributed to retail stores and distribution centers in Ohio and direct to consumers in Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Iowa.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns New Wha Ming Trading of MN, Inc. (New Hope, MN) that a July 2010 inspection of the company's food warehouse revealed serious violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice in Manufacturing, Packing or Holding Human Food (CGMP) regulation, rendering the food products adulterated under the meaning of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Fujino Enterprises, Inc. (Montara, CA) that a July/August 2010 inspection of the company's seafood processing facility revealed serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation and the Current Good Manufacturing Practice regulation for foods.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Tws Marketing Group Inc. (Longwood, FL) that a review of the label for the company's HomeMaker Premium 100% Pure Florida Squeezed Orange Juice, 64 oz. determined that the product is misbranded. The label statement "Made With Not From Concentrate Juice" is misleading because, according to the list of ingredients declared on the label, the product contains orange juice concentrate as well as juice that is expressed directly from oranges.
  • FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Soma Labs, Inc. (Middlesex, NJ) that a June/July 2010 inspection of the company's dietary supplement manufacturing facility revealed serious violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice regulations for Dietary Supplements, causing certain dietary supplement products to be adulterated.
  • Food Recall: Price Chopper recalls Price Chopper Fat Free Cream Cheese (8 oz brick), because the product is of inadequate quality.
  • Food Recall: Adirondack Beverages recalls Waist Watchers Diet Root Beer (12 pack/144 oz.) because there is no deposit listed on the cans. Consumers should return the product to Price Chopper for a full refund.


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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