Month: February 2016

For Immediate Release

February 20, 2016

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Consumers

Health Matters America Inc.
1-888-343-3278

Announcement

Health Matters America of Cheektowaga, NY, is recalling specific lots of Organic traditions SPROUTED FLAX SEED POWDER and Organic traditions SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Organic traditions Sprouted Chia Seed Powder and Organic traditions Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder were distributed nationwide in flexible plastic bags.

Here is a list of the recalled products and lots:

  • Organic traditions SPROUTED FLAX SEED POWDER, NET WT. 8 oz./227g, UPC barcode 854260006261; Lots AHM626151103 Exp. 09/2017, AHM626151229 Exp.10/2017 (lot number located near UPC barcode on back of bag);
  • Organic traditions SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER, NET WT. 8 oz./227g; UPC barcode 854260006216; Lots AHM621151217 Exp. 10/2017; AHM621151229 Exp. 10/2017 (lot number located near UPC barcode on back of bag);
  • Organic traditions SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER, NET WT. 16oz./454g bag, UPC barcode 854260005479; Lot AHM547151217 Exp. 10/2017 (lot number located near UPC barcode on back of bag).

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 21, 2016

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H-E-B Customer Relations
210-938-8357 or 1-800-432-3113

Announcement

VISTA, CA – Fresh Creative Foods is recalling 8oz containers of H-E-B Tartar Sauce due to an undeclared fish (anchovy) allergen. Some plastic tubs have the correctly labeled Cocktail Sauce lid with a container labeled as Tartar Sauce when the actual contents are Cocktail Sauce. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.

The affected product would have been purchased from an H-E-B Seafood Department in a clear 8 oz. container and lid with a “use by” date of 04/19/2016 on the bottom and a UPC of 41220 33244 on the side. The product was distributed to H-E-B stores in Texas.

The problem was discovered during routine restocking. There have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time. (more…)

Class I Recall 019-2016
Health Risk: High Feb 19, 2016

Congressional and Public Affairs
Veronika Medina (202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2016 – Flying Food Group, LLC, a Grapevine, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 1,006 pounds of Edamame Hummus Wrap products due to adulteration and misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The Edamame Hummus Wrap products are mislabeled and may contain Thai Style Chicken Peanut Wraps, which are formulated with peanuts and tree nuts, known allergens not declared on the product label.

The Edamame Hummus Wrap products were assembled on Feb. 16, 2016, and are stamped with an ENJOY BY 02/19 date.  The following product is subject to recall: [Label]

  • 6.8-oz. container of Starbucks brand “Edamame Hummus Wrap

The products being recalled do not contain an establishment number on the label, as the Edamame Hummus Wraps are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products should contain hummus, but may contain chicken, which makes the products amenable to the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA). These items were distributed to retail locations in Texas and Oklahoma.

The problem was discovered after the establishment received a complaint from a Starbucks store. As soon as Starbucks confirmed the supplier labeling error; the impacted product was removed from the 559 Texas and Oklahoma stores that received it.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 19, 2016

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Consumers

 800-456-7694

Announcement

Country Life Natural Foods of Pullman, MI is recalling shelled raw pistachios, sold in 2 lb bags and 30 lb boxes, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The shelled raw pistachios were distributed in AR, CA, FL, IA, IL, IN, MI, MN, MO, OK, SC, SD, TN, and WI through retail stores, mail order, and direct delivery.

The 2 pound bags will bear the batch number 1357 in the lower left corner of the Country Life Natural Foods Label.

The 30 lb boxes will bear the name “SAM International” lot number 102914, and best by date of April 29, 2016.

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 18, 2016

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Peking Food LLC
1-888-686-7888

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PEKING FOOD LLC of BROOKLYN, NY, is recalling Chef Hon brand STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD & VEGETABLE and STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD MARINATED IN XO-SAUCE, because they contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Chef Hon brand STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD & VEGETABLE and STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD MARINATED IN XO-SAUCE were distributed to retail stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, and Puerto Rico.

PEKING FOOD LLC is recalling the following frozen products packaged in flexible plastic bags, Net Wt. 1 lb. 8 oz.:

  • Chef Hon brand STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD & VEGETABLE, UPC 7 47518 00156 2;
  • Chef Hon brand STEAMED BUNS WITH SEAFOOD MARINATED IN XO-SAUCE, UPC 7 47518 00163 0;

The following lots of the listed products are being recalled: 16021 (BEST BEFORE 01/21/17), 15348 (Best Before 12/14/16), 15337 (BEST BEFORE 12/3/16), 15271 (BEST BEFORE 9/28/16), 15240 (BEST BEFORE 8/28/16), 15176 (BEST BEFORE 6/25/16), and 15120 (BEST BEFORE 4/30/16). The lot and “BEST BEFORE” codes can be found on the front of the bag.

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 18, 2016

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Maytag Dairy Farms
800-247-2458 or 641-791-2010

Media

Dustin Vande Hoef
515-281-3375 or 515-326-1616 (cell)

Announcement

Maytag Dairy Farms in Newton, IA today announced a voluntary recall of lot number 150482 of Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. This follows the recall of lot number 150481 that was announced this past weekend.

Lot 150482 includes approximately 1100 pounds of cheese, some of which has been distributed to retail locations prior to the initial recall by Maytag Dairy Farms. No cheese has been distributed since the initial positive test for Listeria monocytogenes.

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s Dairy Products Control Bureau discovered the possible contamination as part of the follow-up testing of cheese products from the facility. To date there have been no reported illnesses linked to the product. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 18, 2016

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WBY Foods
 1-800-488-4602

Announcement

WBY Foods of Marblehead, MA, is recalling its Chappaqua Crunch Simply Granola with Blueberries & Bananas, in 13 ounce packages, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recalled pouches of Chappaqua Crunch Simply Granola with Blueberries & Bananas were distributed in retail stores in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, No. Carolina, So. Carolina, Georgia and Florida in retail stores and through mail order.

The product comes in a 13 ounce clear plastic pouch and marked with best by dates on the back. The recall includes best by dates beginning with Feb. 5, 2016 and ending with May 31, 2016.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. (more…)

For Immediate Release

February 17, 2016

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Baxter International Inc.
 1-800-422-9837

Announcement

Baxter International Inc. of Deerfield, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling one lot of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation, USP, 500 mL Plastic Pour Bottle solution to the hospital/user level. This product is being recalled due to a customer complaint prior to use for the presence of particulate matter, identified as an insect.

Sodium Chloride Irrigation solution with foreign material contamination potentially could result in a series of complications dependent in which anatomic location the irrigation is used, which could include inflammatory reaction, foreign body reaction, and infection which could be life-threatening.

To date, Baxter has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Bicycle Forks

Hazard:

The left leg of the bicycle fork can crack above the disc brake mount, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact: ENVE toll-free at 877-358-2869 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, via email at fork-recall@enve.com or online at www.enve.com by clicking on the Road Disc Fork Recall link under the Support tab for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 600

Description

This recall involves ENVE Carbon Fiber Road Fork 2.0 Disc 1.25” taper models. The bicycle forks included in this recall have serial numbers beginning with: VCT1406, VCT1410, VCT1411, VCT1501, VCT1502, VCT1503, VCT1505, VCT1506, VCT1507, VCT1508, VCT1509 and VCT1510. The serial number is located on the black steerer tube.

Incidents/Injuries

ENVE has received five reports of the left leg of the fork cracking above the disc brake mount.  No injuries have been reported. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Eurotech Lume office chairs

Hazard:

The chair seat can detach, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact: Raynor toll-free at 866-800-1377 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.eurotechseating.com and click on Warranties at the bottom right hand corner of the page and then on the Lume Chair Recall link for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,200

Description

This recall involves Eurotech Lume office chairs. The black, mesh mid-back, adjustable chairs have a black base with five wheels. Item number MF2500 and the date of manufacture in YY/MM/DD format are printed on a label located on the underside of the seat. Dates of manufacture included in the recall are between 14/10/08 and 15/10/16.

Incidents/Injuries

None (more…)