Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Recall Roundup: December 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

  • Food Safety Recall (Update): HQ Fine Foods recalls Quality Fast Food 4-Pack Quarter Pound Bacon Cheeseburger (Costco Item #166; Best before dates from Dec 3 2010 up to and including Jan 16 2011), because they product contains processed cheese slices recalled by Saputo Inc. due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

  • Dietary Supplement Safety Alert (Denmark): The Food Administration reiterates its June 2010 warning to the public not to purchase or consume supplements from the website, because the web site offers products containing synefrin and caffeine in combination.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1660): Salmonella Dublin in beef from Germany; distributed to Denmark.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1661): Unauthorised sulfathiazole in honey from Romania; distributed to Italy.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.1662): Escherichia coli in clams (Vongole veraci ) from Italy; distributed to Italy and Switzerland.

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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