Monday, January 10, 2011

Recall Roundup: January 10, 2011

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: Kroger recalls Kroger Value Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, 12 oz, because the product may contain undeclared milk. The recalled chocolate chips were sold in Kroger, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Food 4 Less Midwest, Fry's, Jay C, Ralphs and Smith's grocery stores.
  • Food Safety Recall: La Placita Botanas Mexicanas, Inc. (South El Monte, CA) recalls Wheat Snacks with Chile, Potato Chips with Chile, and Corn Churritos with Chile (no production codes, best-by dates or use-by dates are displayed on the packages), after FDA detected Salmonella in during sampling of the company's bulk ingredients. No illnesses have been reported to date, and the identity and source of the contaminated bulk ingredient has not been revealed.
  • OTC Topical Product Safety Recall Update: Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals advises that Triad alcohol prep pads packaged for use in the U.S. with Betaseron, have been recalled by the manufacturer due to contamination with Bacillus cereus. Betaseron is not affected by the recall, but the enclosed Triad prep pads should not be used.


Australia and New Zealand
  • Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): United World Foods Ltd. recalls Sea Cuisine Brand 41/50 grade Raw Prawn Cutlets (1 kg; Best before 30 October 2012), after the product tests positive for Salmonella. The recalled raw prawns were distributed in Foodtown, Woolworths and Countdown Supermarkets in all areas North of Taupo.

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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