FEBRUARY



WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 4

PRODUCT Unpasteurized Orange Juice, under the following labels:
a) "Sun Orchard" brand in gallon, pint & 12 oz sizes;
b) "Sysco" brand in gallon size,
c) "Aloha" brand in gallon & pint sizes;
d) "Zupan's" brand in gallon, half-gallon, quart, & pint sizes;
e) "Epicurean" brand in half-pint size;
f) Unlabeled gallon containers were distributed to First Season in Chicago, Illinois [unknown what eventual label was affixed]
g) Unlabeled half-gallon containers were distributed to Fantasia Fresh Juice in Overland, Kansas [unknown what eventual label was affixed].
CODE
Julian Code: 9306 Enjoy by 11/18/99
Julian Code: 9307 Enjoy by 11/19/99
Julian Code: 9308 Enjoy by 11/20/99
Julian Code: 9309 Enjoy by 11/21/99
Julian Code: 9309 Enjoy by 11/22/99
Julian Code: 9309 Enjoy by 11/23/99.
MANUFACTURER Sun Orchard, Inc., Strathmore, California.
RECALLED BY Sun Orchard, Inc., Tempe, Arizona
DISTRIBUTION Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington state, Canada.
QUANTITY 12,250 gallons were distributed.
REASON Product is contaminated with Salmonella.
 

WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 11

PRODUCT Deli Express Ham & Swiss on Rye Sandwich, net weight, 4.4 ounces (product #122).
CODE 593265 (printed on the product packages followed by various sell by dates).
MANUFACTURER E.A. Sween Company, Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 11,580 sandwiches were distributed; firm estimated that less than 25% of product remained on market at time of recall initiation.
REASON Product was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT Imitation crabmeat products:
a) Smart Choice, Flake Style; b) Sea Legs Brand, Fit Fare; c) Smart Choice, Leg Style; d) Sea Legs, Supreme.
CODE
a) Pack 5/2.0 lbs Net Wt. 10. lbs "USE BY 27 SEP 99", lot 29189
Pack 5/2.0 lbs Net Wt. 10. lbs "USE BY 03 OCT 99", lot 19195
Pack 12/0.66 lbs Net Wt. 7.9 lbs "USE BY 27 SEP 99", lot 39189
Pack 12/0.66 lbs Net Wt. 7.9 lbs "USE BY 03 OCT 99", lot 49195
b) Pack 12/0.66 lbs Net Wt. 7.9 lbs "USE BY 02 OCT 99", lot 59194
c) Pack 12/0.66 lbs Net Wt. 7.9 lbs "USE BY 03 OCT 99", lot 39195
d) Net Wt. ** 2 lb 8 oz***", lot 69196.
MANUFACTURER Trident Seafoods Corporation, Fife, Washington.
DISTRIBUTION Canada.
QUANTITY Firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Products were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT Mayfair brand Trail Mix, in 2 ounce cellophane bags.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Holiday Candy Corporation, Buffalo, New York.
DISTRIBUTION New York and New Jersey.
QUANTITY 31 cases (12 units per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contains undeclared peanuts, sunflower kernels, carob chips, and soybeans.

PRODUCT Keo Chuoi brand Sweet Banana Candy, in 8.8-ounce (250 g) rigid plastic containers
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Unknown. Product of Vietnam.
RECALLED BY Tai Wing Hong Importer, Inc., Brooklyn, New York (distributor),
DISTRIBUTION Florida, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, Illinois.
QUANTITY 19 cases (54 packages per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared peanuts and sesame seeds.

PRODUCT Gourmet Banana Pound Cake, net weight 5 ounces (142 g).
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Daisy's Bakery, Inc., Passaic, New Jersey.
DISTRIBUTION New Jersey.
QUANTITY 44 dozen 5-ounce units were distributed; firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Product contained undeclared walnuts.

PRODUCT Stop & Shop Chocolate Mini Cupcakes (Iced with Jimmies) packed in plastic 12/package
CODE UPC Code 02000-04440, product sold at Stop & Shop retail bakeries prior to 12/29/99.-
MANUFACTURER LaBree's, Old Town, Maine.
RECALLED BY The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, Boston, Massachusetts,
DISTRIBUTION Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island.
QUANTITY Firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Yellow #6, FD&C Red #3, FD&C Red #40, and FD&C Blue #1.

PRODUCT Stop & Shop Iced Angel Cake packed in plastic
CODE Product sold at Stop & Shop retail bakeries prior to 11/23/99.
MANUFACTURER Meurer Bakeries, Inc., Muskego, Wisconsin.
RECALLED BY The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, Boston, Massachusetts
DISTRIBUTION Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island.
QUANTITY Firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow #5, FD&C Yellow #6, FD&C Red #3, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Blue #1, and FD&C Blue #2.

PRODUCT Lemon Flavored Drink, in 16-ounce cartons
CODE All non expired product is covered by the recall (although all product including expired product was recovered if found) at the time the following codes were involved in the recall action:
JAN 04 12-283 JAN 13 12-283 JAN 21 12-283
JAN 27 12-283 FEB 12 12-283 FEB 18 12-283.
MANUFACTURER Velda Farms, Miami, Florida.
DISTRIBUTION Florida.
QUANTITY 19,979 units were distributed; firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow #5.
 

WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 18

PRODUCT Four Brands of Five Layer Mexican Style Dips (containing layers of Black and/or pinto beans, fresh salsa, fresh guacamole, nacho
and sour cream):
1. The five layer black bean dips under the following labels:
(a) Senor Felix The Original Five Layer Party Dip in 16 ounce, 20 ounce, 24 ounce, and 41 ounce container sizes;
(b) Trader Joe's Five Layered Fiesta Dip in 20 ounce container.
2. Five layer pinto bean dips under the following labels:
(a) Delicioso 5 layer Dip in 32 ounce containers;
(b) The Carryout Cafe Mexican Fiesta Party Dip 5 Layer in 20 ounce containers
CODE All product is being recalled.
MANUFACTURER Senor Felix's Gourmet Mexican Foods, Inc., Los Angeles, California.
RECALLED BY Senor Felix's Gourmet Mexican Foods, Inc., Baldwin Park, California
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY The Quantities Distributed Are:
Senor Felix's Five Layer Party Dip w/preservative 8/16 oz.= 196 cases
Senor Felix's Five Layer Party Dip w/out preservative 16 oz.= 1,419 units
Senor Felix's Five Layer Party Dip w/out preservative 8/16 oz. = 275 cases
Senor Felix's Five Layered Party Dip w/ Pinto Beans; w/ Preservatives 8/20 oz. = 934 cases
Delicioso 5 Layer Dip w/preservative 6/32 oz.=824 cases
Senor Felix's Five Layer Party Dip w/out preservative 8/20 oz. = 354 cases
Senor Felix's Five Layer Party Dip w/preservative 20 oz. = 12 cases
Senor Felix's Five Layer Party Dip w/out preservative 41 oz. = 46,440 units (Costco product)
Trader Joe's Five Layered Fiesta Dip 20 oz. = 10,314 units
The Carryout Cafe Mexican Fiesta Party Dip 8/20 oz. = 44 cases (product already destroyed)
REASON Product may be contaminated with Shigella sonnei.

PRODUCT Good Sense Caribbean Honey! Snack Mix, net weight 7 ounces.
CODE 092400A, 011301B,and 011401A.
MANUFACTURER Waymouth Farms, Inc., New Hope, Minnesota.
DISTRIBUTION New York and Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY 56 cases (12 packages per case) were distributed.
REASON The papaya in the snack mix contains undeclared FD&C Yellow #5 and FD&C Yellow #6.

Product: ''Advance Food Company'' brand ''Steak for Country Frying -Fully Cooked Cubed Beef Steak Fritters'' in 2.5-pound packages.
Codes: Produced between March 24, 1999, and February 1, 2000. Packages bear the number ''2260Y'' in the USDA mark of inspection on the front of the package. The recalled packages do not declare ''Buttermilk Blend'' in the ingredient statement on the carton and are marked with one of the following code numbers printed on the back of the carton. The letter ''D'' followed by any four digit number (example: D1282), or One of these specific codes: E0012, E0071, E0141, E0191, E0221, E0251, E0261 or E0311.
Problem: Contains undeclared buttermilk and whey (class II allergens).
Discovered: During follow-up activities, associated with an unrelated consumer question concerning nutritional information, the firm determined that the buttermilk and whey contained in the batter component of the product was not declared in the ingredient statement on some of the labels.
Establishment: Advance Food Company, Inc.,      201 S. Raleigh Road      Enid, OK 73701
Contact: Mr. David Holland, Director of Customer Services, 580-213-4499
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 211,000 pounds
Distribution: Nationwide and Puerto Rico

Product: Roasted Ground Chicken Meat (For Further Processing)
Codes: The product was produced and packaged on January 11, 2000, and has no brand name. The product was bulk packed in 60-pound boxes that bear the following codes on the boxes: Customer code #: 203623; Product code # 24299; codes C 70011 or D 70011and Julian code (0011 corresponding to January 11, 2000)
Problem: Possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination.
Discovered: The company discovered the L. monocytogenes through its routine microbiological sampling program.
Establishment: House of Raeford Farms, Inc.      405 West Burr Oak Street      Athens, Michigan 49011
Contact: Mr. Stephen J. Stefanick; 616-792-5411 Media Contact: Henry Hubbard and Hillard Fleischman; 202-828-8885
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 4,500 pounds.
Distribution: One consignee in Oswego, Illinois.

Product: ''Callaway Ground Beef'' products.
Codes: The products are packed in institutional type packages and sold as fresh and frozen products. The following identification marks are on the shipping containers and boxes, Est. 688, Callaway Packing, Inc., Delta Colorado, and code 1101 (corresponding to the production date February 10, 2000): I.Beef Patty Mix in 10-pounds. II.Beef Patties in 12-pound boxes. III.Ground Beef in 5 and 10-pounds bags in boxes. IV.Beef Cube Steak Special (a ground product) in 12-pound boxes.
Problem: Potential Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination.
Discovered: An FSIS microbiological monitoring sample was collected on February 10, 2000, and reported positive for E. coli O157: H7 on February 15, 2000.
Establishment: Callaway Packing, Inc.      663 W Fourth Street      Delta, Colorado 81416
Contact: Mr. Dave Dillie; 970-874-9743
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 4,600 pounds.
Distribution: To restaurants in Glenwood Springs, Delta, Rifle, Mesa, New Castle, Durango and Montrose Colorado, and a prison in Colorado.
 

WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 25

PRODUCT Jewel Bake Shop 12-Count Mini Danish Rolls, packaged in 15-ounce retail packages.
CODE Sell Thru dates of 12/2/99 through 12/13/99.
MANUFACTURER Meurer Bakeries of Milwaukee, Muskego, Wisconsin.
RECALLED BY Jewel Food Stores, Melrose Park, Illinois
DISTRIBUTION Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Product contains undeclared peanuts, filberts, cashews, walnuts, pecans, almonds, coconut, and chocolate chips.

PRODUCT Wagner's Assorted Milk Chocolates, in 1-pound box.
CODE None. All product in distribution.
MANUFACTURER Wagner Candy Company, Finleyville, Pennsylvania.
DISTRIBUTION Pennsylvania.
QUANTITY Firm estimated that 50 units remained on market at time of recall initiation.
REASON Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and sulfites.

PRODUCT a) Pasteurized Frozen Whole Eggs, in 30-pound pails; b) Pasteurized Liquid Whole Eggs, in 2,000-pound totes.
CODE a) 210-9; b) 193-9 and 211-9.
MANUFACTURER db Foods, Inc., Springdale, Arkansas.
DISTRIBUTION Arkansas and Florida.
QUANTITY 17,276 pounds were distributed.
REASON Products were contaminated with Salmonella.

PRODUCT El Charrito brand "Naranja Agria/Bitter Orange" sauce packaged in 24-ounce glass bottles and 128-ounce plastic jugs with paper labels, used as barbecue sauce/seasoning for poultry, fish and meat.
CODE All codes bearing incorrect nutrition facts panel.
MANUFACTURER Lisy Corporation, Miami, Florida.
DISTRIBUTION Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida.
QUANTITY 48,000 mislabeled bottles were distributed.
REASON Product bears an incorrect nutrition facts panel.

PRODUCT Fresca, soda pop in 12-ounce can.
CODE Optimum taste date codes: JAN3100DD, FEB2100DD, MAR0600DD.
MANUFACTURER Coca Cola Bottling Company of Los Angeles, Downey, California.
DISTRIBUTION California and Nevada.
QUANTITY 18,887 cases (24 cans per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contains undeclared acesulfame potassium (a sweetening agent).

PRODUCT Fresca, soda pop in 12-ounce cans.
CODE FEB.2800 CCC and APR.0300 CCB.
MANUFACTURER Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc., Chattanooga, Tennessee.
DISTRIBUTION Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee.
QUANTITY 5,400 cases (24 cans per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contains undeclared acesulfame potassium (a sweetening agent).

Product: Gold Kist Farms brand Chicken Nuggets and Chicken Patties in 20 & 40-pound boxes.
Codes: Packed January 25, 2000, with a 10-character production code date, beginning with the number 00125, on the boxes in addition to ''P-413'' in the USDA mark of inspection.
Problem: Listeria monocytogenes contamination
Discovered: A sample, collected by Ohio Department of Agriculture personnel
Establishment: Gold Kist, Inc.      P.O. Box 747      Boaz, Alabama 35957
Contact: Mr. Paul Brower, V.P. Corporate Relations, 770-393-5312
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 114,000 pounds.
Distribution: As USDA commodities for school lunch programs in Ohio, Texas, Colorado, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Product: Campbell's Healthy Request brand Vegetable Beef Condensed Soup in 10 1/2 ounce cans.
Codes: Produced September 27, 1999. Each can has the following two line code printed on the can end:
SEP 01 09279 EST 4K DEAL---- (---- are 4 digits indicating military time)
Problem: Extraneous material (metal)
Discovered: Consumer complaints to the firm on February 22, 2000.
Establishment: Campbell Soup Company NW Loop 286 Paris, Texas 75461
Contact: John Faulkner, Director-Corp. & Brand Comm., 856-342-3738.
Quantity Recalled: 109,000 pounds.
Distribution: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.