WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 4
Ingles Markets, Incorporated Issues Local Recall for Old Fashion Apple Pie
Ingles Markets, Incorporated of Asheville, N.C., is recalling its 9" Old Fashion Apple Pie because they may contain undeclared walnuts in the pie topping. People who have allergies to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some of the pies were mislabeled and did not disclose the presence of walnuts in the topping. The product comes in a clear plastic package marked with the sell by date of January 31, 2006, or before. The recalled 9" Old Fashion Apple Pies were sold in Ingles retail stores located in AL, GA, NC, SC, TN and VA. Customers who have purchased the product may return it to the store for a full refund or replacement. All 9" Old Fashion Apple Pies currently for sale are labeled correctly.
Customers with questions may contact Ingles at 1-800-635-5066 extension 426.
WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 11
PRODUCT Fisher Deluxe Mixed Nuts
- No Peanuts, Net Wt. 32 Oz. (2 Lbs.) 907 g; 32 oz. clear plastic jars, 6 jars
per case; UPC 70690-69841
CODE Best By 110506 S1
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL.
REASON Product labeled as “Deluxe Mixed Nuts -- No Peanuts” actually contained peanuts.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 872 cases
DISTRIBUTION FL, ME, and CA
PRODUCT (top label) Albertson’s
Pumpkin Pie * Fresh Baked Quality * Net Wt 24 oz (1 LB 8 OZ) 680g. Label as
appears on the top of each whole pie which is packed in clear rigid plastic.
(bottom label) PECAN PIE * Nutrition Facts xxx * Ingredients: Corn syrup,
bleached flour with malted barley, sugar, eggs, pecans, partially hydrogenated
soy-bean oil, with soy lecithin, water, margarine (liquid and partially
hydrogenated soybean oil, water, salt, vegetable mono-and diglycerides, soy
lecithin, preservatives [potassium sorbate, citric acid], artificially flavored,
colored with beta carotene, vitamin A palmitate added), contains 2% or less of
each of the following: salt, yeast, soy lecithin, artificial flavors, l-cysteine, cornstarch, caramel color, sulfites. Contains Wheat, Eggs, Pecans,
Soy *. The product is a whole, ready to eat pumpkin pie packed and sold in a
clear rigid plastic container
CODE Product number 4009868, MM5259, MM5260, MM5261, MM5262 (Applied by store -- 3 day ambient store display)
Recalling Firm: Schwan Sales Ent. Inc., Marshall, MN
Manufacturer: Mrs. Smith Bakery, Spartanburg, SC.
REASON Undeclared Milk; Although the label on top of the package correctly identifies the product as Pumpkin Pie which contains milk, the label on the bottom of the product states Pecan Pie, which does not list milk as an ingredient.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 24,652 cases (12 pies per case)
PRODUCT MIN YUE FOODS brand
Sweetpotato strip, Net Wt. 16 oz., Serving Size 16 oz. (454 g). The product is
packed in a heat-sealed plastic bag. UPC barcode # 6 920824 900390
CODE All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.
Recalling Firm: Starway Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: Zibo Minyue Food Co., Ltd, Yiyuan, China.
REASON The product contained undeclared sulfites (579 ppm) based on sampling & analysis by New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,701 -- 16 oz. packages
PRODUCT Smoked Fish Dip Cajun
Style. Brand name: “Island Stylin”
CODE 100405, located on a white sticker on the bottom of the container.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Ultra Foods, Inc., Bradenton, FL
REASON The product is contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes based on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ analysis.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 78 cases
a) Spreadables Gourmet Cheese Spread, Crab Creole, Net wt. 7 oz. and 32 oz. (packaged in plastic tub with snap-off lid).
b) Spreadables Gourmet Cheese Spread, Lobster Bisque, Net wt. 7 oz. and 32 oz. (packaged in plastic tub with snap-off lid).
CODE All lots on the market at the time the recall was initiated.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Family Fresh Pack, LLC, Belleville, WI
REASON The product fails to bear a complete ingredient statement, including ingredients derived from crustacean, fish, egg, soy, and wheat.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1800 units Crab Creole; 501 units Lobster Bisque
DISTRIBUTION MA, FL, NJ, WI, IL and MI
PRODUCT Assi Brand® Korean Cakes,
3 lb., item number 20657D, frozen, packed in plastic bags. The rice cake product
is known to the Korean community as “Song Pyeon”. Ingredients are listed on the
label in dual languages
CODE Item #20657D
Recalling Firm: Rhee Brothers Incorporated, Columbia, MD
Manufacturer: Ohbok Bakery, Philadelphia, PA.
REASON Food item contains a certified color additive (FD&C Red 40), which is undeclared on the label.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 240 cases of 12/case
DISTRIBUTION East of the Mississippi River
WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 18
Flying Salmon, Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Soybean in Variety of Tobiko Caviar Repacks
Flying Salmon Inc. of San Francisco, California is recalling:
because they may contain undeclared SOYBEAN. People who have
an allergy or severe sensitivity to
Soybean run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The above listed products were distributed in the Northern California area where the products may have been distributed and reached the consumers through retail stores.
The products are packed under the brand name "Carpathian". It may be in 2oz and 4oz plastic or glass jars. The 8oz container is plastic only. The containers in question will not have any ingredient labels attached to its sides.
Consumers who have purchased the "The Variety of Tobiko Products" of the "Carpathian" Brand are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact FLYING SALMON, INC. at 1-800-622-8427.Chung's Gourmet Foods, a Houston, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 6,426 pounds of frozen chicken egg rolls due to mislabeling.
The egg rolls were produced on December 8, 2005, and were shipped to
distribution centers and retail establishments nationwide.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall should call company Director of Human Resources Areg Sahakian at (713) 741-2118 or (800) 824-8647.
Undeclared Milk in Keikitos (Muffins)
Marito's Bakery, 521 Union Ave., Westbury, New York 11590 is recalling 8 ounce packages of "Keikitos" (muffins) due to an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have allergies to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recall includes all codes of "Keikitos" (muffins) in 8 ounce plastic bags. It was sold in Long Island, New York, and New Jersey.
Consumers who have purchased "Keikitos" (muffins) should return it to the place of purchase.
PRODUCT Robert's American Gourmet
WHEAT FREE CHAOS, Mixed Chips, Gluten Free, Made With Organic Corn and Cheese,
Net wt. 6 oz., Ingredients: Organic Corn, Organic Cornmeal, Safflower Oil, Corn
Syrup, Salt, Organic Cheese (Milk, Salt, Lactic Acid, Enzymes, Disodium
Phosphate, Annatto Paprika), Brown Sugar, Cane Sugar, Whey, Tomato, Onion,
Citric Acid, Mustard, Garlic, Yeast, Maltodextrin, Cayenne Powder, Spices,
Baking Soda, Lecithin, Natural Flavor. The product is packaged in a sealed
plastic bag. UPC #15665 41025 5,
CODE SELL BY MAR2806
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Robert's American Gourmet P.O. Box 326 Sea Cliff, NY
REASON Packages labeled as Wheat Free Chaos (mixed chips) actually contained pretzels with undeclared wheat.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 153 cases (12 -- 6 oz. packages per case)
DISTRIBUTION NJ, PA, MA, CT, ME, NH, IN, GA, and CA
La Preferida, Inc. Announces Limited Voluntary Recall of 15 oz. Cans of Whole Pinto Beans
La Preferida, Inc. announced today the voluntary recall of a limited number of its brand-name 15-ounce cans of whole pinto beans as a precautionary measure after a consumer in De Kalb, Ill. reported finding a bird's head in a 15 oz. can of the product.
The batch affected by the recall bears the lot number 5348 MF on the lid. The batch was canned on December 14, 2005 and is marked with a "best by" date of 12/14/07. The product was canned on behalf of La Preferida by New Meridian Inc. of Eaton, Indiana. No other batch of La Preferida pinto bean cans is affected by the recall, nor are any other La Preferida products.
As an initial precaution after receiving the call from the consumer, La Preferida immediately removed all 15 oz. pinto bean cans from the store where the can was purchased. On Friday afternoon, the consumer turned the can over to the De Kalb County Health Department.
La Preferida is working with its distributors to notify points of sale and remove this limited batch of the product from the market.
Best Brands Corp. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Danish Twist Product
Best Brands Corp. of Eagan, Minnesota is recalling all lots of Twisted Snails Frozen Danish Dough, because they contain undeclared soy .
The Danish twist dough was sold to retail and grocery store bakeries and other foodservice outlets. Consumers may have purchased the product as baked, spiral-shaped Danish, either iced, filled, or plain. The Danish twists may have been sold from trays in the bakery counter or in individual packages with grocery store labels. The name "Best Brands" or "Twisted Snails Frozen Danish Dough" would not appear on the consumer package.
The Danish twist dough was distributed to retail bakeries, grocery store bakeries and other foodservice outlets in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.
The Danish twists may be disposed of or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-328-2068.Hi-Country Snack Foods is recalling approximately 219 pounds of beef products
Hi-Country Snack Foods, a Lincoln,
Mont., firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 219 pounds of beef products
due to potential contamination with microbiological pathogens.
While the product label advises consumers to "refrigerate after opening," this product must be refrigerated at all times to prevent the growth of pathogens that could potentially cause illness.
The following products are subject to recall:
Griffin's Barbeque is recalling approximately 30 pounds of pork barbeque
Griffin's Barbeque of Williamston,
Inc., a Williamston, N.C., firm, is voluntarily recalling approximately 30
pounds of pork barbeque that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The product subject to recall is:
The pork barbeque was produced on February 10 and was distributed to a local
retail establishment in Williamston, N.C.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact company HACCP coordinator Janet Lucido at (252) 792-4887.
WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 25
Nationwide Infant Formula Recall
Mead Johnson is recalling GENTLEASE powdered infant formula, lot number: BMJ19, use by 1 Jul 07. This lot was found to contain metal particles, consisting of up to 2.7 millimeter in size.
If you may have fed this lot of GENTLEASE to your baby, and you have any concerns about your baby’s health, you should contact your baby’s health professional for guidance.
There were approximately 41,464 24-ounce cans of this lot of recalled product distributed, beginning on December 16, 2005, through many major retail stores across the country, so the consumer should concentrate on the code on the can rather than on the place of purchase. The affected products can be identified by the lot number and expiration/use by date embossed on the bottom of the can of BMJ19, use by 1 Jul 07.
Consumers who have a can of this batch of GENTLEASE powdered infant formula should not use the product and should contact Mead Johnson at 888-587-7275 immediately.
Arnold Foods Company, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Brownberry Natural Wheat Bread
Arnold Foods Company, Inc. is recalling Brownberry brand Natural Wheat Bread (24 ounces) sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee because it may contain undeclared walnuts.
The product being recalled has a blue or white square lock tab closure with a code date of "Feb 27" printed on the lock tab closure.
All products with the above code date are being removed from store shelves. No other Arnold brand or Brownberry brand products are affected.
Consumers with allergies to walnuts who have purchased the product can return the product to its place of purchase for a full refund or call the company at 1-800-984-0989.
Federico’s Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sodium Bisulfite
FEDERICO'S BAKERY of Duarte, California is recalling its "Apricot-filled Butter Cookies" because they contain Sodium-Bisulfite in the Apricot filling. People who have allergies to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled "Apricot-filled Butter Cookies" were distributed in California in retail stores. The product comes in a clear plastic package and is contained in the following item numbers:
Italian Deluxe Assortment
Fancy Butter Cookie Assortment
Butter Cookie Apricot Center
Assorted Butter Cookies
Deluxe Italian Assortment
Fancy Butter Cookies
Consumers who have purchased the packages above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-626-357-3243 extension 13.
Galerie Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Choxie Truffles
Ross Acquisition Co. Inc., dba Galerie™ of Hebron, KY is recalling all lots of 4.95 oz packages of CHOXIE™ brand truffles and balls as they may contain undeclared peanuts or peanut butter. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products. Product in this recall is:
CHOXIE™ Double Dark Truffles UPC Code 768395345129
The following are also being recalled as a precautionary measure, not because of an undeclared allergen.
CHOXIE™ Milk Chocolate Truffles UPC Code 768395345099
CHOXIE™ Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls UPC Code 768395345105
CHOXIE™ Milk Chocolate Caramel Balls UPC Code 768395345112
The recalled items were distributed to and sold in Target™ and SuperTarget™ retail stores nationwide.
The products come in 4.95 oz clear acetate packages marked with UPC code listed above on the back bottom left corner.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that CHOXIE™ Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls were within packages of CHOXIE™ Double Dark Truffles.
Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-859-538-8500.
PRODUCT Trader Joe’s Gourmet
Chocolate Fudge Original
CODE BB 07/01/06 Lot 008
Recalling Firm: Trader Joe’s, Monrovia, CA
Manufacturer: Alexander’s Famous Foods, Los Angeles, CA.
REASON The product may contain walnuts that are not declared on the label.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,296 units (8 oz)
DISTRIBUTION CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY, PA, and VA
a) Refrigerated vending machine sandwiches: Chicken Salad, net wt. 4.5-oz., packaged under the Hasty Tasty Sandwiches/Valley Vending label, and the following private labels: M & M Vending, and Venture Vending,
b) Refrigerated vending machine sandwiches: Ham Salad, net wt. 4.5-oz., packaged under the Hasty Tasty Sandwiches/Valley Vending label, and the following private labels: M & M Vending, and Venture Vending,
c) Refrigerated vending machine sandwiches: Egg Salad, net wt. 4.5-oz., packaged under the Hasty Tasty/Valley Vending Sandwiches label, and the following private labels: M & M Vending, and Venture Vending,
d) Refrigerated vending machine sandwiches: Tuna Salad, net wt. 4.5-oz., packaged under the Hasty Tasty/Valley Vending Sandwiches label,
CODE a) On or before 1/26/06;
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Hasty Tasty Food Service, Davenport, IA
REASON The sandwiches contain undeclared sweet dairy whey and butter.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,188 sandwiches
DISTRIBUTION IA and IL
PRODUCT Yoruk Dried Apricots, 8
oz. sealed plastic bag,
CODE All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Ethnic International Holding, Inc., Cranbury, NJ
REASON Dried Apricots contain undeclared sulfites based on the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ analysis.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 59 lbs.
DISTRIBUTION VA, MD, and NY
PRODUCT Product is labeled as
part: Publix Bakery**Cinnamon Raisin Sliced Bagels 4 Bagels net wt. 12 oz (340
CODE Lot number 30351
Recalling Firm: Publix Super Markets, Inc., Lakeland, FL
REASON Four packs of bagels labeled as cinnamon raisin bagels actually contained egg bagels. The label does not list any ingredient derived from egg.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 327 cases
PRODUCT Martin’s Potatobread Soft
Cubed Stuffing 12 oz packages
CODE Sell by dates: 2/8/06, 2/15/06, 2/22/06, 3/1/06, 3/8/06 and 3/15/06
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc., Chambersburg, PA
REASON Product contained undeclared wheat and dairy.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 129,232 units
PRODUCT A & W Sparkling Vanilla Cream Soda Caffeine Free packaged in 20-fl. oz. plastic bottles, 24 bottles per case
CODE G5188OT5, G5196OT5, G5197OT5, G5202OT5, G5204OT5, G5209OT5, and G5210OT5
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The American Bottling Co, Ottumwa, IA
REASON The bottles were labeled as caffeine free but the product contained caffeine.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 18,553/24/20-fl. oz. bottles cases
DISTRIBUTION IA, NE, SD, KS, MO, MN, ND, and WI