APRIL 2006

WEEK ENDING APRIL 1

Anthony-Thomas Candy Company Issues Recall on Undeclared Egg Whites in Both 6 oz. & 12 oz Size Filled Easter Eggs

Anthony-Thomas Candy Company, Columbus, OH is recalling 6 oz and 12 oz packages of Filled Easter Eggs because they may contain undeclared egg whites, yellow #5 and yellow #6. 

The Filled Easter Eggs were distributed through retail stores between January 27, 2006 and March 27, 2006 in the following states: AL, CO, CT, IL, IO, MA, MI, MS, NY, OH, TN, TX, WV, WI.

The following flavors are included in the recall: Coconut Cream, Peanut Butter, Butter Cream, Fruit and Nut, Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Fudge Pecan, and Maple Walnut Fudge with production code numbers from 6027 to 6083.

The product is packaged in a cardboard package with a clear cellophane top panel in which the filled egg can be viewed.

Consumers who purchased Anthony-Thomas Chocolates brand 6 oz and 12 oz Filled Easter Eggs between January 27, 2006 and March 27, 2006 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers with questions may contact the company toll free at 1-877-226-3921.

PRODUCT Medline Alcohol-Free Mouthwash, Reorder numbers: MDS095029 for 2-oz. size and MDS095030 for 4-oz. size. Manufacturer’s Code is RA05CRR, UPC Code for 2-oz. product is 0 8019616684 1, UPC Code for 4-oz. product is 0 8019674536 7
CODE All products with lot codes beginning with the numbers 0503 through 0508 followed by 3 or 4 additional digits.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Carrington Laboratories, Inc., Irving, TX
REASON Alcohol-free mouthwash is contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia and is associated with an illness outbreak.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 21,504-2 oz. bottles and 129,000 4-oz. bottles
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT Medline Personal Hygiene Hospital Admission Kits; these custom packaged kits are assembled with various items per the customers orders, but all contain either a 2 fl. oz. or 4 fl. oz. bottle of Medline Alcohol-Free Mouthwash; the kits are not individually labeled, and are packaged 12 per case; the cases are labeled Medline. Medline has two suppliers of Alcohol-Free Mouthwash that may have been included in the kits. The mouthwash being recalled by Carrington Labs has reorder numbers MDS095029 for 2-oz size and MDS095030 for 4-oz size
CODE All mouthwash with lot codes beginning with the numbers 0503 through 0508 followed by 3 or 4 additional digits stamped on the bottom of the bottle are being recalled. The affected mouthwash may also be identified by the printer’s code of RA05CRR located at the bottom right of the label’s back panel. The following kits are being recalled by Medline to remove the mouthwash manufactured by Carrington Labs from the kits:
Kit reorder # containing 2 oz. Mouthwash: DYK1000858A, DYK1005385A3, DYK1005386A3, DYK1005386A4, DYK1005395A, DYK1005395A1, DYK1005395A2, DYK1005395A3, DYK1018676A1, DYK1050298P, DYK1066423A, DYKD1000841A, DYKD1000858A, DYKD1001038H, DYKD1005386A1, DYKD1005386A2, DYKD1005457A1, DYKD1005549A, DYKD1009292A1, DYKD1009321A, DYKD100COLP3, DYKD1011857A, DYKD1011891A, DYKD1018563A3, DYKD1019249A, DYKD1019286A, DYKD11077A2, DYKD14109A, DYKD14302D, DYKD14320A, DYKD2003A, DYKD22450AMM, DYKN1005386A, DYKN10055386A, MDS095029H, DYK1004177AX1, DYK1004214A, DYK1004427A, DYK1004980A3, DYK1004980A4, DYK1004980A5, DYKD1001038H, DYKD1004239A, DYKD1004438A, DYKD100COLP3, DYKD100COLP4, DYKD1067381A, DYKD10914T, DYKD11081A, DYKD1175041A, DYKD711091AX, DYK1009291A, DYK1009312C1, DYK1011891A1, DYK1011891M, DYK1012026A1, DYK1012026C, DYK1019498A, DYK1055075A2, DYK1066658A, DYKD1001038H, DYKD1009292A, DYKD1009292A1, DYKD1009312C, DYKD1009321A, DYKD1009326A, DYKD100COLP3, DYKD100COLP4, DYKD1020287A, DYKD1023707A, DYKD1023726A, DYKD1023786A, DYKD1028186A, DYKD1041379A1, DYKD1058363A, DYKD1066705A, DYKD1078899A1, DYKD23149A1, DYKD48003M, DYKD57117M, DYKD57990A, DYK1019573A, DYKD1001038H, DYKD100COLP4, DYKD1023766AE, DYKD56443A, MDS095029H, DYK1014973A, DYK1014973A1, DYK1014973A2, DYK1014973A3, DYK1014973A4, DYK1014973A5, DYK1018520A, DYK1018563A, DYK1018563A4, DYK1018645A, DYK1050298P, DYK1066515A, DYKD1001038H, DYKD100COLP3, DYKD1015016A, DYKD1015045A, DYKD1015385A, DYKD1018513A, DYKD1018562A, DYKD1018563A1, DYKD1018563A2, DYKD1018563A3, DYKD1018578A, DYKD1018578A1, DYKD1018595M, DYKD1018595O, DYKD1018663AK, DYKD1019286A, DYKD1021267M, DYKD1021267M1, DYKD1021311A, DYKD1053945A, DYKD2003A, DYKD44205A, DYKD53043A, DYKD53191A, DYK1009291A, DYK1009292A, DYK1009312C1, DYK1011891A1, DYK1011891M, DYK1012026A1, DYK1012026C, DYK1055075A, DYK1055075A1, DYK1055075A2, DYK1066658A, DYK1082407A1, DYK1082407P, DYKD1009292A1, DYKD1009312A, DYKD1009321A, DYKD100COLP4, DYKD1011857A, DYKD1011891A, DYKD1012480A, MDS095029H, DYK1001429A, DYK1001429A1, DYK1071134A3, DYK1009291A, DYK1011891A1, DYK1011891M, DYK1012026A1, DYK1012026C, DYK1055075A2, DYK1066658A, DYKD1009321A, DYKD100COLP4, DYKD100COLP3, DYKD100COLP4, DYK1009291A, DYK1011891A1, DYK1011891M, DYK1012026A1, DYK1055075A2, DYK1066658A, DYKD1009321A and DYK1012026C;
Kit reorder # containing 4 oz. Mouthwash: DYK1000844A, DYK1000867P, DYK1004191A, DYK1005388MC1, DYK1005481A1, DYK1005481A2, DYK1005518P, DYK1005518W2, DYK1005679A, DYK1019292A, DYK1065831A1, DYK1067383A, DYK1067383A1, DYK1077038A, DYK1077038A1, DYK1165686P1, DYKD1000909AM, DYKD1000935A, DYKD1000935A1, DYKD1000957A, DYKD1001089A, DYKD1001793A, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD1005388MC, DYKD1005400A, DYKD1005419A, DYKD1005419A1, DYKD1005421H, DYKD1005431A, DYKD1005474A, DYKD1005483A, DYKD1005518P, DYKD1008988A1, DYKD1008993A1, DYKD1009302A, DYKD1009323A, DYKD100COLP1, DYKD1011873A, DYKD1011946A, DYKD1011946A2, DYKD1018497A, DYKD1019268A, DYKD1045425A, DYKD1059698PC, DYKD1065207A, DYKD1065831A, DYKD1066A, DYKD1077047A, DYKD1097615A, DYKD1154308A, DYKD1154308A1, DYKD1165686P, DYKD14135AX, DYKD14152A, DYKD14169A1, DYKD14184A, DYKD14613A1, DYKD14614A1, DYKD494806A, DYKD55235ICU, DYKD731042A, DYKDN1092442P, DYKG1407A, DYKN1000883A, DYKN1005518P, DYKN1005518W1, DYKN1005518WA, DYKN1011935A, DYKN1012025H, MDS095030H, DYK1004191A, DYK1047033A, DYK1057519A, DYK1057519G, DYK1059826A2, DYK1194815A, DYK1194815A1, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD1003972A1, DYKD1003996M1, DYKD1003996M2, DYKD1004031A, DYKD1004206F, DYKD1004206M, DYKD1004212A, DYKD1004458A, DYKD1004468A1, DYKD1004509P, DYKD1004946A, DYKD1005216A, DYKD100COLP1, DYKD1057519A, DYKD1059826A, DYKD1059826A1, DYKD1065455A, DYKD1068455A, DYKD1077750D, DYKD1084144A1, DYKD1157310A, DYKD1157310A1, DYKD11623A, DYKD12311A1, DYKD711311A1, DYKD712608A1, DYKD712608A2, MDS095030H, WHI1004946A, DKY1172636A, DYK1001793A1, DYK1001842A, DYK1009304A, DYK1009305A1, DYK1011878A2, DYK1011946A4, DYK1014053A, DYK1016454A, DYK1020234A, DYK1023735A1, DYK1023735A2, DYK1029682A, DYK1059995A, DYK1059995A1, DYK1066128A, DYK1151343A, DYK1172636A, DYK1172636A1, DYK1172636A2, DYK1172636A3, DYK1196044A, DYK1198321A, DYK1216063A, DYK1216063A1, DYKD1001793A, DYKD1001808A, DYKD1001808A1, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD1009302A, DYKD1009305A, DYKD1009323A, DYKD1009584A, DYKD100CMMAP, DYKD100COLP1, DYKD1014057A, DYKD1016469A, DYKD1016594O, DYKD1016923A, DYKD1020631A, DYKD1023482A, DYKD1023735A, DYKD1023803H, DYKD1023803H1, DYKD1029682A, DYKD1058363A1, DYKD1066577A1, DYKD1158056AF, DYKD151194A, DYKD15278A, DYKD23153A, DYKD23290A, DYKD23467A, DYKD4082M, DYKD4238P2, DYKD48268OHX, DYKN1012025H, DYKN1012052PH, DYKN1040955P, MDS095030H, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD100COLP1, DYKD1023764M, DYKD1023764M1, DYKD1023764M2, DYKD1023797OB, DYKD152249H, MDS095030H, DYK1018503A, DYK1018505A, DYK1018505A1, DYK1018533A1, DYK1018533A2, DYK1021280V, DYK1077257A, DYK1080336A, DYK1080336M, DYK1152785A, DYK1152785A1, DYK1166218A, DYKD1002A, DYKD100COLP1, DYKD1014985A, DYKD1015051A, DYKD1015077A, DYKD1015233A, DYKD1018533A, DYKD1018541A, DYKD1018541A1, DYKD1018542A, DYKD1018568A, DYKD1018585A, DYKD1018660A, DYKD1021267H, DYKD1021268A, DYKD1021268P4, DYKD1021278M, DYKD1021323A, DYKD1021323A1, DYKD1021323A2, DYKD1021323A3, DYKD1021323P, DYKD1021323P1, DYKD1021323P2, DYKD1021323P3, DYKD1021366A, DYKD1021411A, DYKD1021579A, DYKD1022056A, DYKD1022207A1, DYKD1022207M, DYKD1057399C, DYKD1066560D, DYKD44074A, DYKD44302A2, DYKD53139A, DYKD55235ICU, DYKD60197D, DYKD60197TC, DYKD60222P, DYKD744274A, DYKD744954A, DYKN1014971A, MDS095030H, DYK1001793A1, DYK1001842A, DYK1001842A1, DYK1011878A1, DYK1011878A2, DYK1011946A4, DYK1012026A, DYK1029682A, DYK1066128A, DYK1066579K, DYKD1001793A, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD1008993A1, DYKD1009301H, DYKD1009302A, DYKD1009323A, DYKD100COLP1, DYKD1011873A, DYKD1011878A, DYKD1011946A2, DYKD1011946A3, DYKD1012232A, DYKD1058363A1, DYKD1066577A1, DYKD731042A, DYKDN1092442P, DYKN1011935A, DYKN1012025H, DYKN1012052PH, DYKN1040955P, MDS095030H, DYK1014053A, DYK1151343A, DYKD1001769A, DYKD1002A, DYKD100COLP1, MDS095030H, DYK1011878A2, DYK1011946A4, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD1009302A, DYKN1012025H, MDS095030H, DYKD1001A, DYKD1002A, DYKD100COLP1, DYK1011878A2, DYK1011946A4, DYKD1009302A and DYKN1012025H
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Medline Industries, Inc., Mundelein, IL
REASON The kits contain Medline Alcohol-Free Mouthwash that is being recalled for contamination with Burkholderia cepacia bacteria. The mouthwash is associated with an illness outbreak/
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 404,435 kits and 913,215 bottles of mouthwash
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT Green’s Greatwoods Classics “Under the Stars” flavor ice cream, 56 oz. containers, CODE Code: 3015
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Kemps, LLC, St. Paul, MN
Manufacturer: H. P. Hood, Inc., Suffield, CT
REASON Product containing peanuts may be packaged with incorrect lid.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 794 cases -- 6 per case
DISTRIBUTION PA, MD, DE, VA, WV, and OH

PRODUCT Home Special brand Chicken Soup Mix, Net Wt. 3 oz. (85g), Serving Size: 30 g, Servings Per Container: 15. The product is packed in a sealed plastic package, UPC barcode # 6 64460 10471 7
CODE No coding.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Ho’s Trading Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: Sinojet Development Ltd., Hong Kong, China
REASON The product contained undeclared sulfites based on sampling and analysis by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 46 cases (100 packages per case)
DISTRIBUTION NY, NJ, MA, MD, VA, WV, GA, FL, MI, OH, TX, and CO

PRODUCT Helen Grace Chocolates, Chocolate Covered Fudge 6.5 oz. Label on side panel reads in part: “Exclusively For Innisbrook Wraps Premium Products For Fundraising
CODE Lots B1206, B1216, B1226, B1236, and B1246
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Helen Grace Chocolates, Inc, Rancho Dominguez, CA
REASON Recent production processes may have resulted in the contamination of the Helen Grace Chocolates, Chocolate Covered Fudge 6.5 oz. box with metal fragments.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 11,528 X6.5 oz.
DISTRIBUTION NC

Nestlé Country Creamery Ice Cream being Recalled in Texas

Two flavors of Nestlé Country Creamery Ice Cream purchased from Wal-Mart stores in Texas are being recalled because the ice cream may contain egg not identified on the label.  The Nestlé Country Creamery flavors being recalled are Toll House® Chocolate Chip and French Vanilla. 

The potentially affected cartons of Nestlé Country Creamery Toll House® Chocolate Chip 1.75-quart and Nestlé Country Creamery French Vanilla 1.75-quart have a "Best If Purchased By 11/10/06" date.   The date can be found on the bottom of the carton.  Only 43 mislabeled cartons are believed to be in the marketplace.  The affected cartons, which pose no risk to those without egg allergies, were sold only in Wal-Mart stores in Texas.

Consumers who have purchased the ice cream in question should call the Nestlé Country Creamery Consumer Call Center at 1 888 837-4438, for a full refund.

Dagoba Organic Chocolate Recalls "Eclipse 87%," "Los Rios 68%," And "Prima Matera 100%" Dark Chocolate Products Because of High Lead Levels

Dagoba Organic Chocolate of Ashland, OR is recalling their "ECLIPSE 87%," "LOS RIOS 68%," and "PRIMA MATERA 100%" dark chocolate products in retail and bulk formats because they contain high levels of lead.

The products were distributed nationally through wholesale food distributors and through stores that sell organic, natural and/or specialty foods, as well as via select internet sites.

The six products are:

1) Dagoba Organic Eclipse 87% Extra Dark, Size: 2 oz bar
Lot Codes:

20061122
20061130
20061201
20061206
20061213
20061214
20061219
20061227
20070103
20070116
20070130
20070213
20070220
20070227
20070306
20070313  

2) Dagoba Organic Los Rios 68% - Ecuador Arriba, Size: 2 oz bar
Lot Codes:
20070213
20070223
20070323  

3) Dagoba Organic Prima Materia 100% - Ecuador Arriba, Size: 2 lb brick
Lot Code:
20070109  

4) Dagoba Organic Los Rios Choco Drops 68% - Ecuador Arriba Nacional, Size: 5 lb foil bag
Lot Code:
20070222  

5) Dagoba Organic Los Rios 68% - Ecuador Arriba Nacional, Size: 25 lb bag
Lot Code:
310240498  

6) Dagoba Organic "Eclipse Broken Bars" Forest Grown Organic Extra Dark Chocolate, Size: 1.5 lb bulk bags
Lot Codes:  
All

Consumers who have purchased these products should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions are encouraged to visit the company's website at http://www.dagobachocolate.com/recall. They may also contact the company toll-free at 1-800-393-6075 or via email at recall@dagobachocolate.com.

WEEK ENDING APRIL 8

Pinnacle Foods Group Inc. Issues Recall On Brownie Mix

Pinnacle Foods Group Inc. of Mountain Lakes, NJ is recalling a limited production run of Duncan Hines Double Fudge Brownie mix, which was manufactured by a co-packer for distribution by Pinnacle, due to an undeclared ingredient (walnuts). This recall applies only to the following products: "DUNCAN HINES® FAMILY STYLE CHEWY FUDGE BROWNIES" with the lot code listed below, which were sold at Safeway stores located ONLY in Northern California, Nevada and Hawaii serviced by Safeway's Tracy, CA Distribution Center.

These cartons may contain "Walnut Brownie" mix rather than the "Family Style Chewy Fudge Brownie" mix and could therefore contain nuts not listed on the carton. 

Production Code information is as follows:

Retail Carton UPC Code:
6-44209-31131-6
Carton Description:
"DUNCAN HINES® FAMILY-STYLE CHEWY FUDGE BROWNIES", 21 oz box
BEST IF USED BY code located on bottom of carton:
JUN 16 07 GC6 "HH:MM", where HH:MM is a time stamp.

This announcement applies only to the "DUNCAN HINES® FAMILY STYLE CHEWY FUDGE BROWNIES and does not apply to any other Duncan Hines products sold by Safeway in the states listed above.

Consumers with questions may contact the Company at 1-800-554-5680.

Town and Country Meats is recalling approximately 92 pounds of ham salad. 

The following product is subject to recall:
The ham salad was produced on March 31 and April 3, 2006, and was distributed to retail establishments in Maine.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact company Operations Manager Denis Lebel at (207) 946-5489.

Worthington Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg And Milk in Worthington Vegetable Skallops

Worthington Foods of Battle Creek, MI is recalling about 9,456 cans of Worthington Vegetable Skallops because they may contain undeclared egg and milk. 

The affected cans of Worthington Vegetable Skallops were distributed nationwide in the United States and in Oshawa, Canada through grocery and natural food retail stores and foodservice distributors.

The product is packaged in a 1 LB. 4 oz can with a green Worthington Vegetable Skallops label and a bar code of 28989 23303. Only cans with a manufacturing code beginning with 10055CS SK stamped on the bottom of the can are included in this alert.

Consumers who have a Worthington Vegetable Skallops can with a bar code of 28989 23303 and a manufacturing code beginning 10055CS SK stamped on the bottom should call 1-800-557-6525.

PRODUCT Golden Lion brand Dried Ziziphus Jujuba Mill, Net Wt. 12 oz, UPC barcode # 7 34765 04008 6
CODE No Coding
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Blooming Import, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: Taishin City Daxin Food Co., Ltd, Shuibu Town, China
REASON The product contained undeclared sulfites (427 ppm) based on sampling and analysis by the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 65 cases (50 -- 12 oz. packages per case)
DISTRIBUTION NY

PRODUCT SMAK® Mushrooms marinated, Net wt. 23.45 oz. (670g) jars, barcode # 8 10263 00001 9, and 30.5 oz. (870g), barcode # 8 10263 00034 7
CODE
Best Before 09.03.2005/RL/458/DDH/1203
Best Before07.05.2005/T/4539/DDA/8503
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Royal Seafood Baza, Inc., Far Rockaway, NY
Manufacturer: SMAK, Poland
REASON The product contained undeclared sulfites based on sampling and analysis by the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Unknown
DISTRIBUTION NY and PA

PRODUCT Greenfood Gold Continent brand Sliced Mushrooms, Net wt. 8.8 oz. (250g), Product of China. The product is packed in a sealed plastic package labeled almost entirely in Chinese. Serving size 84 (g) --- servings per container 3. UPC barcode #6 930720 120624
CODE No coding
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Lion Pavilion Ltd., Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: Chengdu Shizilou Food Co., Ltd., Chengdu, China.
REASON The product contained undeclared sulfites (322 ppm) based on sampling and analysis by the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 104 cases (20 -- 8.8 oz. packages per case)
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT
a) Aunt Jemima Frozen Cinnamon French Toast, 12.5 oz. cartons with UPC code # 19600 05890. Cartons are packed 12 in a case into cases with case code 001960005850; and 18 cartons to a case into cases with case code 001960005890
b) Aunt Jemima Home Style Low Fat Waffles, 20 oz. cartons with UPC code 19600 05130. Cartons area packed 8 to a case into cases with case code 001960005340
CODE
a) Use by Date on or after June 12, 2006;
b) Use by Date on or after November 17, 2006
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Pinnacle Food Corp., Mountain Lakes, NJ
Manufacturer: Pinnacle Sales Co., Knoxville, TN
REASON The product contains undeclared eggs.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 66,276 cases 12/12/5 oz; 27,691 cases 18/12/5 oz;
b) 19,584 cases
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT Diabetisource AC Advanced-Control Tube Feeding For People With Diabetes. NET 50.7 FL OZ (1500 mL). Not For Parenteral Use. Medical food for use under medical supervision, CODE Lot Code: 2135L
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Novartis Medical Nutrition, Novartis Nutrition Corp., Saint Louis Park, MN
REASON A portion of RESOURCE Diabetic TF, Lot 2135L, has been incorrectly packaged into containers identified and labeled as Diabetisource AC. RESOURCE Diabetic TF contains caseinate, a component of milk, while Diabetisource AC does not. Further, Diabetisource provides 1800 calories and 150 g carbohydrate while RESOURCE Diabetic TF provides 1590 calories and 127 g carbohydrate.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,341 cases of 6 bottles per case
DISTRIBUTION AL, CA, FL, GA, MA, MS, NC, OR, SC, TX, and WA

PRODUCT Egg, Cheese and Vegetable Taco labeled as follows: 68017 Egg Cheese & Vegetable Taco, Simplot Flame-Roasted Peppers & Onions w/Seasoning, Exquisita Tortilla: 50/4.5 ox Tacos, weight: 14.06 lbs -- 6.38 kgs, Keep Frozen
CODE Pack Day: October 19, 2005, Lot Number: 81629205 (last two digits change with production sequence number)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER H & H Meat Products Co., Mercedes, TX
REASON Firm’s analysis found the product contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Approximately 228 cases of 50/4.5 oz. tacos
DISTRIBUTION TX and TN

PRODUCT Union Rex brand Sun Dried Tomatoes, 5 lb. packages, Item # DT040,
CODE Lot # starting Apr-05 through Nov-05
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: The Cheese Works, Ltd., Ringwood, NJ
REASON Sun Dried Tomatoes contain undeclared sulfites.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 142 cases of 5x5 lb. bags
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT The product is GIARDINERA also spelled GIARDINIERA. A mixture of various vegetables and ingredients: celery, cauliflower, celery, peppers, pepperoncini, water, vinegar, salt, benzoate of soda, and sodium bisulfite (or potassium meta bisulfite) added as a preservative. The product is packaged in 1 gallon (128 oz.) plastic containers (4 - 1 gallon plastic containers per case), and sold unlabeled to Oxford Foods, and labeled as "FANCY GIARDINERA" under the "BLOCK & BARREL" label to Sysco Corp. The product is also packaged in 5 gallon pails (18.925L) and labeled as "Tutino's GIARDINIERA" which was sold to Antonucci Wholesale Produce Inc. 
CODE No label (Oxford Foods): Lots (date code) 6012A & 6013A; "Block & Barrel" label: Lot (date code) 01216A; "Tutino's" label: Lot 0136A
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER East Coast Olive Oil Corp, Utica, NY
REASON The product may contain glass particles. The firm was notified by one of its customers of the presence of glass particles inside the plastic containers.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Oxford product: 192 cases, Sysco product: 24 cases, Antonucci product: 12-5 gallon pails
DISTRIBUTION NY and MA

PRODUCT The Master's Miracle Skin Moisturizer, 8 FL OZ (232 ML). Natural Oils & Emollients. Store at room temperature. Made in USA. Product is sold individually, 4 pack and 8 pack. Catalog numbers are as follows: Individual bottle #7690; 4-pak #11551; 8-pack #8974; Wholesale Membership Package 1 # 7696; Family Care Package #2 with Flax Hull Lignans # 11897; Family Care Package #2 with Greens #11896; Business Builder Package #3 with Flax Hull Lignans #11899; and Business Builder Package #3 with Greens #11898
CODE Date Code: 04338SM. Batch # 109.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER The Master’s Miracle, Maple Grove, MN
REASON The product contains Stenotrophomonas maltophila and Staphylococcus warneri.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,273 -- 8 oz. bottles
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Canada

PRODUCT Hostess Banana Walnut Mini Muffins packages as 5 muffin snack packs and multi packs containing 4 snackpacks of 5 muffins each
CODE Lots 335062A, 335062B and 335062C. Products contain a pull date of JAN15
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Interstate Brands Corp., Indianapolis, IN
REASON Product may contain small pieces of glass.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,836,400 muffins
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT
a) Hunt’s Squeezn’ Go Vanilla Pudding Tubes 9, 8-pack 64-Gram Tubes, 0-58807-41742-2, 

b) Hunt’s Squeezn’ Go Orange Pudding Tubes 9, 8-pack 64-Gram Tubes, 0-58807-41727-9, CODE All lots
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: M-C McLane International, The Woodlands, TX
REASON
Product contains undeclared FD & C Yellow #5;
Product contains undeclared FD & C Yellow #6
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 7,942 cases
DISTRIBUTION OH, VA, MO, KY, and MS

PRODUCT
a) Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit Chewing Gum Goma de Mascar
b) Wrigley’s Doublemint Chewing Gum Goma de Mascar
CODE
a) Code: 26411 - All lots;
b) Code: 26410 - All lots
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Ferrero, Inc., Caguas, PR
Manufacturer: Wrigley France S.N.C., Biesheim, France
REASON Product contains Yellow # 5 declared in the label as "Tartrazine".
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Unknown
DISTRIBUTION PR

PRODUCT
a) Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit Chewing Gum Goma de Mascar
b) Wrigley’s Doublemint Chewing Gum Goma de Mascar
CODE
a) Code: 20239 - All lots;
b) Code: 20238 - All lots
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Ferrero, Inc., Caguas, PR
Manufacturer: Wrigley Phillippines, Inc., Antipolo, Phillippines,
REASON Product contains Yellow # 5 declared in the label as "Tartrazine".
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 26220 boxes of 60 packages of 2 pieces
DISTRIBUTION PR

PRODUCT Uncle Chen brand Black Bean Garlic Sauce in 8 oz. -- 24/case and 16 oz. -- 12/case plastic jars

CODE All lots
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Union Food International Company, Union City, CA, REASON Product is fermenting with unknown microbiological growth, and had displayed swelling containers.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Unknown
DISTRIBUTION CA

PRODUCT
a) Minute Main, Fruit Punch in 20 oz. plastic bottles packed 24 per plastic shell
b) Minute Main, Strawberry Passion in 20 oz. plastic bottles packed 24 per plastic shell,
CODE
a) MAR2006LWC;
b) APR1006LWC
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: The Coca-Cola Company (Corporate Offices), Atlanta, GA
Manufacturer: Coca Cola Bottling Company of Southwest, San Antonio, TX
REASON Products are spoiled due to yeast contamination.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 769 cases
DISTRIBUTION AK, LA, TN, and TX

WEEK ENDING APRIL 15

PRODUCT Giant brand Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars, 10 oz.  Contains: Wheat, Milk, Soy, Gluten. May Contain: Peanuts.  UPC 8826709890
CODE May 20, 06 G1 2151523200
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Con Agra Store Brands, Lakeville, MN
REASON Retail cartons of Giant brand Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola bars actually contain individually packaged/labeled Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Chewy Granola Bars.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 990 cases.  Each case contains 12 retail packages
DISTRIBUTION DE, MD, NY, PA, VA, WV, and D.C.

PRODUCT Showa Okonomiyaki Mix (Flour Mix) in 1.19 lb Flexible plastic package; 24 packages per case, UPC 11152-02300
CODE “02300”, All products purchased within specified date range
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  JFC International, Inc., South San Francisco, CA
Manufacturer: Pacific Trading Co., Tokyo, Japan
REASON The product contains undeclared powdered egg yolk.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 4,714 packages
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT Danube Herring, preserve, Net Wt. 45.86 oz (1300g) --- Ingredients: fish, salt, E211, water.  The product is labeled mainly in Russian.  According to New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets FL report, the fish are whole and 10-12 inches in length.  The product is packed in sealed cans.  UPC bar code # 8 50307 00061 2,
CODE 301006 (corresponds to “Best before date” of 10/30/2006)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  Trilini International Import, LLC, Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer:  Izmail Fish Factory, Izmail, Ukraine
REASON The product was found to be an uneviscerated fish which posed a health risk as it may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum spores which can cause botulism.  Also, the product is packed in cans in which the soldered seams were found to contain lead (64%).  Both  findings are based on sampling & analysis by New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 205 cases (8 – 1250 gram cans per case)
DISTRIBUTION NY and NJ

PRODUCT
 a) Choxie double dark truffles, Net Wt. 4.95 oz (140g).  Package contains approximately
     10 individually wrapped truffle candies per container.  The individual truffle candy
     bears no labeling.  
b) Choxie milk chocolate truffles, Net Wt. 4.95 oz (140g).  Package contains approximately
     10 individually wrapped truffle candies per container.  The individual truffle candy
     bears no labeling.  
c) Choxie milk chocolate caramel balls, Net Wt. 4.95 oz (140g).  Package
    contains approximately 10 individually wrapped truffle candies per container. 
    The individual truffle candy bears no labeling.  
CODE All codes
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  Ross Acquisitions Company, Hebron, KY
Manufacturer: Madelaine Chocolates, Rockaway Beach, NY
REASON The product may contain a different type of candy, Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls, and the label does not list peanuts as an ingredient.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 81,288/4.95 oz containers, which also include the 4th type of candy, F-134-6 Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls (F-134-6 is listed under class III).
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT
a) American Cheese Pasteurized, processed cheese products  sliced in 23 lb, 30 lb and 40 lb bulk pack, easy peel, 
b) Cheddar Cheese Pasteurized, processed cheese products, sliced in 30 lb bulk pack, easy peel, 

c) Swiss Cheese Pasteurized, processed cheese products, sliced in 30 lb bulk pack, easy peel, 

d) Lite American Cheese Pasteurized, processed cheese products, sliced in 23 lb bulk pack, easy peel,
CODE
a) 283CA USE BY JAN 08 06CA, 284CA USE BY JAN 09 06CA,
    285CA USE BY JAN 10 06CA, 286CA USE BY JAN 11 06CA,
    287CA USE BY JAN 12 06CA, 290CA USE BY JAN 15 06CA,
    291CA USE BY JAN 16 06CA, 292CA USE BY JAN 17 06CA,
    293CA USE BY JAN 18 06CA, 298CA USE BY JAN 23 06CA,
    299CA USE BY JAN 24 06CA, 306CA USE BY JAN 31 06CA,
    312CA USE BY FEB 06 06CA, 319CA USE BY FEB 13 06CA;
b) 283CA USE BY JAN 08 06CA, 326CA USE BY FEB 20 06CA;
c) 283CA USE BY JAN 08 06CA, 286CA USE BY JAN 11 06CA;
d) 283CA USE BY JAN 08 06CA, 284CA USE BY JAN 09 06CA,
    286CA USE BY JAN 11 06CA, 287CA USE BY JAN 12 06CA,
    290CA USE BY JAN 15 06CA, 291CA USE BY JAN 16 06CA,
    293CA USE BY JAN 18 06CA
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  Schreiber Foods, Inc., Green Bay, WI
Manufacturer:  Schreiber Foods, Inc., Carthage, MO
REASON Certain bulk pack snack sliced cheese products may contain Listeria monocytogenes.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 550,254 pounds
DISTRIBUTION AL, IL, MO, MN, TX, and WA

PRODUCT
a)  Atlantic herring, preserve, Net Wt. 1250g --- Ingredients: fish, salt, E211, water. 
    The product is labeled mainly in Russian.  According to New York State Department
    of Agriculture & Markets FL report, the fish are whole and 10-12 inches in length, and
    the fish are eviscerated.  The product is packed in sealed cans, UPC bar code
    # 8 50307 00062 9
b) Salmon fillet, preserve, Net Wt. 45.86 oz (1300g) --- Ingredients: fish, salt, E211, water. 
    The product is labeled mainly in Russian.  The product is packed in sealed cans, 
    UPC bar code #8 50307 00063 6 

CODE 311205 (corresponds to “Best before date” of 12/31/2005)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  Trilini International Import, LLC, Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer:  Izmail Fish Factory, Izmail, Ukraine
REASON The product is packed in cans in which the soldered seams were found to contain lead (63%).  This finding is based on sampling & analysis by New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 205 cases (8 – 1250 gram cans per case);
b) 50 cases (8 – 1300 gram cans per case)
DISTRIBUTION NY and NJ

PRODUCT Choxie milk chocolate peanut butter balls truffles, Net Wt. 4.95 oz (140g).  Package     contains approximately 10 individually wrapped truffle candies per container.  The individual truffle candy bears no labeling.  
CODE All codes
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  Ross Acquisitions Company, Hebron, KY
Manufacturer: Madelaine Chocolates, Rockaway Beach, NY
REASON This product is labeled as Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls and may contain a different product that does not have peanuts in it.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 81,288/4.95 oz containers, which also include three other varieties of candy (F-131-6 Double Dark Truffles, F-132-6 Milk Chocolate Truffles, or F-133-6 Milk Chocolate Caramel Balls (F-131-6, F-132-6 and F-133-6 is listed under class I).
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide

PRODUCT
a) Sharon’s Sorbet gourmet chocolate, one pint (473 ML). The product is packaged
    in a one pint plastic cup container with black and white lettering labeled in part, "***
    SHARON'S Sorbet *** PARVE *** gourmet *** CHOCOLATE *** ONE PINT
    (473ML) *** UPC # 0 09073 10231 4 ***". Labeling on lid in part: "*** CHOCOLATE ***
    dairy free *** all natural *** fat free *** cholesterol free
b) Sharon’s Sorbet gourmet coconut, one pint (473 ML). The product is packaged
    in a one pint plastic container cup with black and white lettering labeled in part, "***
    SHARON'S Sorbet *** PARVE *** gourmet *** COCONUT *** ONE PINT
    (473ML) *** UPC # 0 09073 10231 4 ***". Labeling on lid in part: "*** COCONUT ***
    dairy free *** wholesome *** fat free *** cholesterol free
CODE
a) Code 3185.  Code on bottom of container cup reads: "3185 23:xx" (first line)
    and "0905 41776" (second line);
b) Code 3465. Code on bottom of container cup reads: "3465 xx:xx" (first line)
    and "xxxx xxxx" (second line)
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm:  Sharon’s Sorbet, New York, NY
Manufacturer:  H. P. Hood, Inc., Suffield, CT
REASON The firm noticed that recent samples of the chocolate and coconut sorbets received by the manufacturer had been mislabeled as "fat free". The container lids are labeled as "fat free" while the plastic pint container cups bear the nutritional facts panel with the fat content.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 509 gallons (8 X 1 pint);
b) 364 gallons (8 X 1 pint)
DISTRIBUTION NY

WEEK ENDING APRIL 22

BEECH-NUT CHICKEN DICES MAY CONTAIN PIECES OF BONE.

Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation, a Canajoharie, N.Y., firm, is  recalling approximately 9,465 pounds of chicken product due to the possible presence of pieces of bone.

The following product is subject to recall:


The chicken product was produced on January 3, 2006, January 26, 2006, March 20, 2006 and March 21, 2006, and was distributed to retail stores nationwide.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Manager of Consumer Affairs Lisa Lewis at (800) 233-2468.

PRODUCT Frozen Cheeseburgers - beef patties with American Cheese on a bun, a closed meat sandwich. The cheeseburgers were packaged under the following labels: a) Jimmy Dean Mini 24 Cheeseburgers Beef Patties with Real American Cheese on a Bun; 12 Twin Packs, Net Wt. 38.4 oz, Keep Frozen, Microwaveable; 10 retail packages per case; Dist. By Sara Lee Foods, UPC 77900-28305 b) State Fair Cheeseburgers Beef Patties with Cheese on a Bun; 6 Sandwiches, Net Wt 9.6 oz., Microwaveable, Keep Frozen, Fully Cooked, Ready to Heat & Eat; 20 packages per case; State Fair Foods, UPC 71068-44606, 
CODE
Jimmy Dean label: codes 05294, 05314, 05321;
State Farm label: code 05326
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Sara Lee Foods, Downers Grove, IL
Manufacturer: Sara Lee Foods, Florence, AL manufactured the Jimmy Dean Cheeseburgers. The Sate Fair Cheeseburgers and the Rudy's Farm Chicken Biscuits were manufactured by Peacock Engineering, Itasca, IL,
REASON The cheese burgers were assembled with sliced American processed cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 1,560 cases of cheeseburgers, 798 cases of chicken biscuits
DISTRIBUTION TX, TN, NC, IN, GA, PR and Bermuda

PRODUCT
a) Carpathian brand Caviar Japanese Orange Tobiko in 4 oz plastic tubs,
2 oz and 8 oz containers, 
b) Carpathian brand Caviar Japanese Black Tobiko in 4 oz plastic tubs,
2 oz and 8 oz containers, 
c) Carpathian brand Caviar Japanese Wasabi Tobiko in 4 oz plastic tubs,
2 oz and 8 oz containers, 
CODE All codes
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Flying Salmon Inc, San Francisco, CA
REASON
a) The product contains undeclared ingredients including Soybean, FD&C Yellow #6,
FD&C Red #40, Wheat, and Monosodium Glutamate;
b) The product contains undeclared ingredients including Soybean, FD&C Yellow #5,
FD&C Red #40, Wheat, and Monosodium Glutamate;
c) The product contains undeclared ingredients including Soybean, FD&C Yellow #5,
Wheat, and Monosodium Glutamate
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE Orange: 3 - 2oz jars, 50 - 4oz plastic tubs; Wasabi: 24 - 4oz plastic tubs; Black: 30 - 4oz plastic tubs
DISTRIBUTION CA

CHICKEN BREAST FILLETS UNDERPROCESSED

Perdue Farms, Inc.,  is  recalling approximately 20,610 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast fillets due to possible underprocessing.
The following product is subject to recall:

The chicken breast fillets were produced on January 20, 2006 and March 4, 2006 and shipped to foodservice distribution centers in Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Utah.

Consumers with questions about the recall should call Perdue Consumer Services toll free at (800) 817-9810.

WEEK ENDING APRIL 29

Moveable Feast, Inc. Recalls Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Moveable Feast, Inc. of Moonachie, New Jersey is recalling Smoked Scottish and Smoked Norwegian Salmon, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Product was distributed through retail stores, home delivery grocers, and direct delivery.

Whole or sliced sides of Norwegian and Scottish salmon in sealed plastic packages with a pack date 04/14/2006 and labeled CHEF ALAIN'S. 4 oz Scottish and Norwegian smoked salmon with sell by: 05/04/2006. 4 oz. gravalox smoked salmon with sell by: 05/04/2006 and labeled CHEF ALAIN'S.

Consumers who have purchased CHEF ALAIN'S products listed above are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-201-939-4500.

Mon Chong Loong Trading Corp. Recalls Oriental King Brand Dried Vegetable

Mon Chong Loong Trading Corp. of Maspeth, NY is recalling all of its Oriental King Brand Dried Vegetable, because they contain undeclared sulfites. 

The Oriental King Brand Dried Vegetable is packaged in uncoded, sealed plastic 4 oz bags, with labeling in Chinese and English. It is a product of China, The product was distributed in the New York metropolitan area through retail Stores.

Consumers who have purchased Oriental King Brand Dried Vegetable are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-417-1668.