New Mexico Firm Recalls Beef Jerky Products Incorrectly Produced and Shipped With The Mark Of Inspection

Class I Recall 062-2014
Health Risk: High Sep 27, 2014

Congressional and Public Affairs
Ben Bell
(202) 720-9113

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

  • 2.5 once and 5 ounce plastic bags of DELICIOUS BEEF JERKY Lemon Pepper Seasoned Beef Jerky with a use-by date of 0911155

The products, which contain the establishment number “EST. 34408” inside the USDA Mark of Inspection, were sold in small retail stores in the Albuquerque,      N.M. area.  All 2.5 once and 5 ounce plastic bags with a use-by date of 9-11-15 are being recalled.

The problem was discovered when a friend of an FSIS inspector purchased the product at a liquor store in Albuquerque, and the inspector recognized that the product should not bear the mark of inspection.

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

Whole Foods Market Bedford Recalls Streusel Coffee Cake Due To Undeclared Tree Nut Allergen


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 26, 2014 – Whole Foods Market is recalling “Plain Streusel Coffeecake” produced and sold in the Bedford, Massachusetts location due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. The product has a “Sell By” date between September 19 and September 30, 2014.

The coffee cake contained pecans as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The coffee cake was sold in the store between Friday, September 19 and Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported. Continue reading

Bravo Recalls Select Chicken and Turkey Pet Foods Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 26, 2014 – (Manchester, CT) Bravo of Manchester, CT is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

The recalled product was distributed nationwide beginning on November 14, 2013 to distributors, retail stores, internet retailers and directly to consumers. The product can be identified by the batch ID code (best used by date) printed on the side of the plastic tube. Continue reading

Dominguez Foods of Washington Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat, Whey (Milk), and Soy in “Su Cocina” Label, Pan Molido (Plain Bread Crumbs)


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 26, 2014 – DOMINGUEZ FOODS WASHINGTON INC. of Zillah, Washington is recalling “SU COCINA” PAN MOLIDO (Plain Bread Crumbs) because it may contain undeclared WHEAT, WHEY (MILK), and SOY. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, milk, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

“SU COCINA” PAN MOLIDO (Plain Bread Crumbs) was distributed to two retail stores in OREGON and two retail stores in WASHINGTON.

“SU COCINA” PAN MOLIDO (Plain Bread Crumbs) has UPC 6 79790 05912 5, packaged in a cellophane package with yellow label and orange writing, and the net weight is 8 oz. Bread crumbs are grounded and tan in color. There is no lot code on a package. Customers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, milk or soy should not consume this product and return recalled product to the retail store and ask for a refund.

No illnesses have been reported to date. Continue reading

Texas Firm Recalls Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157:H7

Class I Recall 061-2014
Health Risk: High Sep 25, 2014

Congressional and Public Affairs
Megan Buckles
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, September, 25, 2014 – Caviness Beef Packers, a Hereford, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 23,100 pounds of Beef Trimmings products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The Beef Trimmings products were produced on August 14, 2014 and August 20, 2014. The following products are subject to recall:

  • Combo bins containing “Beef Trimmings, BNLS, 90 L”
  • Combo bins containing “Beef Trimmings, BNLS, 84 L”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 675” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These products were sent to establishments for further processing and will likely not bear the establishment number “EST. 675″ on products available for direct consumer purchase. These products were shipped to fast food restaurants and retail distribution locations in Texas.

The problem was discovered during a food safety assessment. The products subject to recall are lots that tested negative, however were produced consecutive to the positive lots and were subsequently processed into raw ground products and distributed to retailers. Continue reading