Monday, January 11, 2010

Recall Roundup: January 11, 2010

Here is today's list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals and allergy alerts. 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 Withdrawal (Denmark): Ardo A/S withdraws First Price brand baby carrots (800g package), sold in SuperGros stores nationwide, due to incomplete printing of the product expiration date. There is no health risk associated with consuming this product.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.0022): High content of iodine (31000 µg/L) in soy milk product from Japan, dispatched from Australia; distributed in Cyprus, Germany, Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom. This is part of the international Bonsoy Soy Milk food safety alerts and recalls.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.0023): Salmonella infantis in munchmallows from Serbia; distributed in Slovenia.
  • Food Safety Notification (EU #2010.0024): High content of sulphite (749 mg/kg - ppm) in candied pears with raw material from China; distributed in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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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