Gonnella Baking Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Jewel Brand Gourmet Sandwich Rolls and Gonnella Brand Sub Buns

Contact:
Consumer:
800-262-3442 ext. 1134

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 21, 2015 — Schaumburg, Ill. — Gonnella Baking Company (GBC) of Schaumburg, Illinois is voluntarily recalling 20 oz. packages of Jewel brand Gourmet Sandwich Rolls (Product Code 11563) and 20 oz. packages of Gonnella brand Sub Buns (Product Code 15840) due to undeclared milk. Whey, which is derived from milk, is not listed as an ingredient on the labels. The products are a food safety concern only for people who are allergic to milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The rolls and buns were distributed to retail grocery stores in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana only.

This voluntary recall is limited to Jewel brand Gourmet Sandwich Rolls (Product Code 11563) packaged in 20 oz. clear plastic bags and Gonnella brand Sub Buns (Product Code 15840) packaged in 20 oz. clear plastic bags produced from 12-9-2014 to 1-17-2015 with “Best Buy” dates though 1-25-2015. The “Best Buy” date is found on the primary display panel on the front of the package. This allergen issue was discovered during a routine internal labeling audit. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Customers who purchased these items have been notified by phone or electronic communication. Consumers who purchased these products between 12-9-2014 and 1-20-2015 are encouraged to return either product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Continue reading

Hunters’ Tree Stands Recalled by Primal Vantage Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of product: Ameristep Hyde Cliff Hanger and Sky Walker Tree Stands

Hazard:

The cast aluminum platform can break, causing the user to fall to the ground and suffer serious injuries.

Consumer Contact: Primal Vantage toll-free at (866) 972-6168 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or at www.primalvantage.com and click on “For Hyde Recall Click Here” on the homepage or go to the Customer Service tab for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,000

Description

This recall involves two 2014 models of hang-on tree stands used by hunters. They include the Ameristep Hyde Cliff Hanger with model number 2RX1H008C and date code JH-2014-3-6 and the Ameristep Hyde Sky Walker with model number 2RX1H009C and date code JH-2014-3-6. The date code is stamped on the back of the tree stand’s aluminum seat frame.  The model number is printed on the packaging and in the instruction manual. “Hyde” is printed in red on the vertical aluminum bar between the seat and the foot platform.

Incidents/Injuries

Primal Vantage has received six reports of the tree stand’s aluminum platform breaking. No injuries have been reported. Continue reading

Johnson Health Tech Recalls Matrix Fitness Strength Training Machines Due to Risk of Impact Injury, Laceration and Fall Hazards

Recall Summary

Name of product: Matrix Fitness Varsity series strength training machines

Hazard:

The handle attachment on the strength training machines can detach during use and hit the user with force and/or cause the user to lose balance and fall. This poses a risk of impact injury, laceration and fall hazards.

Consumer Contact: Johnson Health Tech North America toll-free at (866) 218-3674 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.matrixfitness.com and click on Safety Notice at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 140

Description

This recall involves five models of the Matrix Fitness series strength training machines with chrome frames, stacked weights, overhead pulleys, and some with black or blue vinyl seats and thigh supports.  Models include VY-6021 Lat Pulldown, VY-6042 Bicep/Triceps Press, VY-6046 Lat Pulldown/Low Row, VY-6099 Total Body Trainer, and the J7021 Special Order Lat Pull. “Matrix” and the model number are printed on a white sticker at the base of the machines. They are used in commercial fitness facilities such as health clubs, hotels, apartment complexes and rehabilitation centers, schools and municipal facilities.

Incidents/Injuries

Johnson Health Tech is aware of two injuries, including a man who was hit and cut on the head when the handle detached and another man who fell when the handle detached on his machine. Continue reading

Florida Firm Recalls Beef, Chicken and Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen

Class I Recall 018-2015
Health Risk: High Jan 21, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Edward Stoker
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2015 – Holiday Foods, a Hollywood, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,819 pounds of beef, chicken and pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain peanuts, a known allergen, which are not declared on the product label.

The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 5 corrugated brown packages with case code YX43242; weighing 4.4-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Peruvian Brand Marinated Beef for Brochett on a Specialty Bamboo Skewer 4801804”
  • 50 corrugated brown packages with case code YX42172; weighing 5-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Chicken Taquitos:  Chicken Breast w/Rib Meat, Salsa and Cheese Wrapped in a Tortilla 4801273”
  • 55 corrugated brown packages with case codes YX43023 and YX43423; weighing 4.4-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Mango Chutney Chicken Samosa 4802693”
  • 232 corrugated brown packages with case codes YX43283, YX42753 and YX42613; weighing 5.625-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of “Beef (Tenderloin & Short Rib) and Manchego Cheese Empanada 4802622”

The products subject to recall, which all bear the establishment number “EST. 18074” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were produced between August 5 and December 8, 2014. These items were shipped to wholesale distributors in Illinois, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Texas.

The problem was discovered when Holiday Foods was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the products may have been contaminated with peanuts. Holiday Foods then informed FSIS of the issue.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Continue reading

Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Pork Products Imported Without Benefit of Inspection

Class I Recall 017-2015
Health Risk: High Jan 21, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Marie Bucko
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, JANUARY 21, 2015 – House of Bricks Realty, Inc., a Wilkes-Barre, PA establishment, is recalling approximately 130 pounds of French pork rillette because they were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.  Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

The following product are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 3.2 oz  jars of “Les Trois Petits Cochons Rillettes De Pork” in French and “The Three Little Pigs Pork Rillettes” in English with BBY 04/2018/101 15:37 656” and “FR29 225 001CE” printed on the gold lid.

The cases contain 12 jars each and bear the French establishment number “29.225.001” and “P L J”  ” 155” and Enjoy by 04/11/18. The product was shipped to distributors for further sale to consumers.

The problem was discovered using the Public Health Information System (PHIS) when FSIS import staff reviewed records and discovered that the independent third party carrier did not present the products for USDA inspection at the U.S. point of entry.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider. Continue reading