Recall Notification Report 118-2015 (Beef Patties)

Class III Recall 118-2015
Aug 31, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 – Holten Meat Inc., a Sauget, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 501,509 pounds of Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The individually frozen patties were produced between Feb. 13, 2015 and July 28, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]

  • 1.5-lb. cartons containing 6 pieces of “EXTRA VALUE MEATS QUARTER POUND BEEF PATTIES.”
  • 1.5-lb resealable bags containing 6 pieces of “QUICK SERVE EXTRA VALUE MEATS BEEF PATTIES.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2591” inside the USDA mark of inspection and the Universal Product Code (UPC) Item #79821-00043. These items were shipped to retailers and distributors nationwide and the Bahamas.

The problem was discovered when a company employee discovered that the ingredient monosodium glutamate (MSG) was used in product preparation but not listed on package labeling.

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

VRVK Nutraceuticals, LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Crustacean Shellfish and Milk in Two Lots of Ultimate Antioxidant Tablets

Contact:
Consumer:
Jerry Veneza
1-800-477-0031

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 28, 2015 – Orlando, Florida – VRVK Nutraceuticals, LLC, DBA Dr. Venessa’s Formulas of Orlando, Florida, is voluntarily recalling 3998 bottles of Ultimate Antioxidant Tablets DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, 120 count bottles, with Kelp Atlantic Powder that may contain crustacean shellfish, an undeclared allergen. This product also contains Hesperidin Complex 40%, Pancreatin Powder and Pepsin, three ingredients that contain undeclared milk.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and/or crustacean shellfish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected lots of ULTIMATE ANTIOXIDANT TABLETS bottles were distributed nationwide to consumers via internet sales.

ULTIMATE ANTIOXIDANT TABLETS are marketed as a dietary supplement and sold in white plastic bottles. The lots in question are Lot Number 132415, expiration date 05/16 (1619 bottles sold), and Lot Number 141381, expiration date 06/17 (2379 bottles sold). Both lots bear UPC code 606851551205.

No illnesses have been reported to date. Continue reading

Bonduelle USA Recalls Frozen Corn Because Of Possible Health Risk

Contact:
Consumer:
1-877-990-2662

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 31, 2015 – Brockport, NY – Bonduelle USA Inc. of Brockport, NY is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The frozen cut corn was distributed to stores in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana.

The affected frozen cut corn was distributed in poly bags under the following labels and codes:

  • WYLWOOD Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ (1 LB), UPC 051933002401, Codes: Best By June 2017 K51564 and K51574;
  • MARKET BASKET Cut Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ. (1 LB.), UPC 049705693414, Code: Best By June 2017 K51574;
  • Bountiful Harvest WHOLE KERNEL CUT CORN, NET WT. 40 OZ. (2.5 LBS.), UPC 822486120597, Code: Best By June 2017 K51574;
  • WEST CREEK FROZEN VEGETABLES Cut Corn, NET WT. 2.5 LBS., UPC 00806795285239 Code: Best By June 2017 K51574.

The company has not received any complaints in relation to this product and is not aware of any illnesses associated with the product to date. Continue reading

Ocho Rios Recalls Corned Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of Import Inspection

Class I Recall 117-2015
Health Risk: High Aug 31, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Whitney Joy
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 – Ocho Rios, a Miami, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,228 pounds of canned corned beef produced in Brazil that 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 canned corned beef was imported on August 7, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 18-lb. packages containing 24- 12 oz. cans of “Corned Beef with Juices.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Brasil 226 S.I.F.” inside the mark from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture. The cases of products contain the shipping mark “BT/7100366 MIAMI” and the can codes “16952U,” “16951U,” “15251U,” or “15252U.” These products were shipped to retail locations in Fla. and one distribution center in Ga. to be further distributed.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during routine failure to present surveillance activities.

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

Real Foods Recalls Chicken Wrap Products Due To Misbranding And Undeclared Allergen

Class I Recall 116-2015
Health Risk: High Aug 28, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Katherine Scheidt
(202) 720-9113

 

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2015 – Real Foods, a Kent, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 41 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen, and sulfites, which are not declared on the product label.

The chicken wrap items were produced on August 25, 2015. The following product is subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 9.5-oz. plastic tray packages containing a “Kung Pao-Style Chicken Wrap” with a sell-by date of 8/29/2015.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34834” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Washington.

The problem was discovered when a retail store noticed that the back label mistakenly listed the chicken wrap as a “Turkey Pesto Wrap” and included the wrong ingredient list.

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