Month: July 2016

Class I Recall 067-2016
Health Risk: High Jul 28, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 – Gourmet Pasta Products USA, LLC, doing business as Casa di Trevi, a Roselle Park, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 845 pounds of meat pasta products that were packed, labeled, and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, are misbranded, and contain undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain meat and non-meat components containing multiple ingredients, and the firm failed to sub-list these ingredients on the finished product labels.  Some of the recalled products were formulated with sodium nitrite and sodium erythorbate, restricted ingredients and ingredients of public health concern, and some of the products contain isolated soy protein and hydrolyzed soy, known allergens, all of which were not declared on the finished product label. Finally, some products are labeled with the FSIS mark of inspection applied by Casi di Trevi without authorization from the Secretary of Agriculture.

The heat treated, not fully cooked, not shelf stable meat pasta products were packaged between Feb. 1, 2016 and July 20, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 12-lb. case containing 1-lb. bags of “CASA DI TREVI GOURMET PASTA PRODUCTS MEAT TORTELLINI.”
  • 12-lb. case containing 1-lb. bags of “CASA DI TREVI GOURMET PASTA PRODUCTS MEAT RAVIOLETTI.”
  • 1-lb. bags containing “COLASURDO’S MEAT TORTELLINI.”
  • 16 oz. bags containing “LUIGI’S ITALIAN SPECIALTIES GOURMET MEAT TORTELLINI.”
  • 13 oz. packages containing 12 jumbo round pieces of “COLASURDO’S MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 13 oz. packages containing 12 pieces of “CASA DI TREVI GOURMET MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 13 oz. packages containing 12 jumbo round pieces of “DUTCH MILL MARKET MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 13 oz. packages containing 12 jumbo round pieces of “STONY HILL FARMS MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 12 oz. packages containing 12 pieces of “GINA’S ITALIAN DELI GOURMET MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 12 oz. packages containing 12 jumbo round pieces of “MONTEREY GOURMET MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 12 oz. packages containing 12 pieces of “MOSSUTO’S MARKET GOURMET MEAT RAVIOLI.”
  • 12 oz. packages containing 12 jumbo round pieces of “LUIGI’S ITALIAN SPECIALTIES GOURMET MEAT RAVIOLI.”

Products subject to recall may not bear the USDA mark of inspection, or may incorrectly bear FSIS establishment number “8419” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were distributed to retail and wholesale customers in New Jersey.

The problem was discovered during an investigation of a complaint reported to the FSIS Consumer Complaint Monitoring System.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions, injuries, or illnesses due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

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For Immediate Release

July 29, 2016

Contact

Consumers

Portia McKnight
chapelhillcreamery.com
919-360-4213

Announcement

Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, has announced a voluntary recall of all Chapel Hill Creamery cheese products because of a potential association with an outbreak of Salmonella infections. Health officials have identified recent cases of Salmonella infection in persons who consumed Chapel Hill Creamery products. A matching strain of Salmonella has been identified in the milk from the creamery that was used during preparation of the cheese products. The products involved in the voluntary recall include all codes, packages and sizes of the following varieties of cheese manufactured by Chapel Hill Creamery and distributed through retail locations, Farmer’s Markets or restaurants throughout North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. (more…)

Class I Recall 066-2016
Health Risk: High Jul 27, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2016 – The TDL Group Corp., an Ontario, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 636 pounds of dried chicken noodle soup mix products that were imported from Canada and not presented to FSIS for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, 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 Tim Hortons chicken noodle soup mix items were produced in Canada on May 16, 2016, and imported to the United States on or around July 16, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 16.9 oz./481 g plastic bagged packages of “Tim Hortons Chicken Noodle Soup Mix” with case code “CANADA S519” and Canadian health certificate number of 617844. Each case contains eight (8) bags.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “Canada 368.” These items were shipped to restaurants in Maine, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

The problem was discovered on July 22, 2016, by the FSIS import inspector during routine monitoring of shipments destined for their assignment. On July 25, 2016, FSIS confirmed that there was a failure to present shipment and the products were already in commerce without receiving FSIS re-inspection upon entry to the United States.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions or illnesses due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

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Class I Recall 065-2016
Health Risk: High Jul 26, 2016

Congressional and Public Affairs
Richard J. McIntire
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

 

EDITORS NOTE:  The following recall release was updated July 28, 2016 to reflect additional epidemiological and traceback information developed since the initial release.

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2016 – PT Farm, LLC, a North Haverhill, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,800 pounds of raw beef 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 raw, intact and non-intact beef product items (ground beef, ground beef patties and other sub-primal cuts) were produced between June 6 and June 16, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “Chestnut Farms” beef products packed in cardboard boxes.
  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “PT Farm” beef products packed in cardboard boxes.
  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “Miles Smith Farm” beef products packed in cardboard boxes.
  • Various weights and various sizes of raw intact and raw non-intact “Robie Farm” beef products packed in cardboard boxes.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “M8868” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations and for institutional use in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

FSIS was notified of an E. coli O157:H7 illness cluster on July 20, 2016. Working in conjunction with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, FSIS determined that there is a link between the beef products from PT Farm and this illness cluster. Based on epidemiological investigation, 14 case-patients have been identified with illness onset dates ranging from June 15 to July 10, 2016. Most of the 14  illnesses have been reported from New Hampshire (10), with 2 reported from Massachusetts, 1 from Maine, and 1 from Vermont. Traceback for 11 case-patients for whom data was available led back to a single slaughter date at PT Farm. This investigation is ongoing. FSIS continues to work with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services on this investigation and will provide updated information as it becomes available.

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Class I Recall 064-2016
Health Risk: High Jul 26, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, JULY 26, 2016 – Good Food Concepts, LLC, doing business as Ranch Foods Direct, a Colorado Springs, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,606 pounds of non-intact beef 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 non-intact beef items were produced on June 6, 7, and 8, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]

  • Packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef 4-1 Ground Beef Patties 15# case.”
  • Packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef 4-1 Ground Beef Patties 5# box.”
  • Packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef 3-1 Ground Beef Patties 5# box.”
  • Packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef 2-1 Ground Beef Patties 15# case.”
  • 1-lb. packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef Ground Beef 85% 1#.”
  • 1-lb. packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef Ground Beef 80% 1#.”
  • 1-lb. packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef Ground Beef Sirloin 90% 1#.”
  • Packages containing “Callicrate Beef Ground Beef: Beef Ground Beef 85/15 1# x 20 Bundle.”
  • Packages containing “Callicrate WAGYU Beef Ground Beef: WAGYU Ground Beef 1#.”
  • 1-lb. packages containing “Beef Stew Meat Tenderized.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct Ground Beef 85/15.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct Ground Beef 80/20.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct Ground Chuck.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct 80% Lean 20% Fat 3/1 Patties NET WT. 15#.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct 80% Lean 20% Fat 2/1 Patties 7 OZ NET WT. 15#.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct 80% Lean 20% Fat 3/1 Patties NET WT. 5.0#.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct 80% Lean 20% Fat 4/1 Patties NET WT. 15#.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct 80% Lean 20% Fat 2/1 Patties NET WT. 15#.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct 80% Lean 20% Fat 6/1 Patties NET WT. 15#.”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct Ground Beef (73/27).”
  • Packages containing “Ranch Foods Direct Ground Tenderloin.”
  • Products identified as “Cowpool D 1/4.”
  • Products identified as “Cowpool A 1/8.”
  • Packages containing “Chef’s Bundle: 4-Skirt Steak, 6- NY Strips, 6-Top Sirloin, 3-Chuck Roast, 2-Cube Steak, 15-Ground Beef 80% Lean 20% Fat.”
  • Packages containing “Colorado Bundle: 4-Skirts Steaks, 4-Chuck Eye Steaks, 4-Top Sirloin, 2-Chuck Roast, 15-Ground Beef 80% Lean 20% Fat.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 27316” inside the USDA mark of inspection and “PACKED ON” dates of June 6, 7, and 8, 2016. These items were shipped to wholesale and retail locations in Colorado.

FSIS was notified of an E. coli O157:H7 illness possibly associated with ground beef consumption on July 14, 2016. Working in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the El Paso County Public Health Department, FSIS determined that there is a possible link between the ground beef products from Ranch Foods Direct and this illness. Based on epidemiological investigation, one case-patient has been identified in Colorado with an illness onset date of June 12, 2016. FSIS confirmed ground beef products originating from Ranch Foods Direct were adulterated with E. coli O157:H7 on July 25, 2016 through laboratory testing and traceback investigation. FSIS continues to work with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the El Paso County Public Health Department on this investigation and provides updated information as it becomes available.

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For Immediate Release

July 28, 2016

Contact

Consumers

Gel Spice, Inc.
(201) 564-0435

Announcement

Gel Spice, Inc. is recalling one lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder because the product contains elevated lead levels.

The recalled “Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric” is packaged in 3.75 oz. PET jars.  It has a code of B/B 03/08/19 and B/B 05/18/19 on the neck of the container.The package also has a UPC code of 81026-01230.  The product was distributed at Big Lots Stores throughout the United States.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the elevated level of lead.

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

Recall Summary

Name of product: Utility vehicles

Hazard:

The fuel hose could leak or separate when the fuel system is pressurized, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact: Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or online at www.deere.com and click on “Recall Information” on the drop-down menu under “Services & Support” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 240

Description

This recall involves John Deere High-Performance Gator™ RSX860i TB and RSX860i TE utility vehicles manufactured in June 2016 with serial numbers beginning with 1M0860T. The recalled utility vehicles are four-wheel with side-by-side seating for two people and have a green hood and yellow rims. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is on the firm’s website. The model number is printed on the hood and John Deere is printed on the cargo box. The serial number is located on the frame at the rear of the machine above the hitch.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts

Hazard:

The oven mitts lack thermal protection, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact: Loot Crate toll-free at 855-456 6827 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lootcrate.com and click “Important Oven Mitt Recall” at the top of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

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Units

About 360,000 (in addition, about 15,000 were sold in Canada and about 380 were sold in Mexico)

Description

This recall involves the Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts. The oven mitt’s outer shell is 100% polyester in primarily a golden yellow color with blue, purple, green, red and black accents. The Marvel logo can be found on the upper center part of the oven mitt. Made in China and UPC code 15129322 are printed on the care label on the inside seams of the oven mitts.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 241 reports of burn injuries, including reports of the glove melting and burning consumers’ skin. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Ice axes

Hazard:

The knife in the axe handle can detach, posing a laceration or impact hazard to the user or bystanders.

Consumer Contact: Liberty Mountain at 800-366-2666 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.stubai-sports.com or http://www.libertymountain.com and click on product recall at the top of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 20

Description

This recall involves the STUBAI Tour Lite Telescope ice axe. The red and black axe ranges about 20 to 35 inches long with an aluminum head that is 9 inches long and 1 inch wide. “STUBAI” is printed on the top side of the axe above the black gripper. The axe weighs about one pound and can be adjusted from about 23 to 37 inches. The batch number is printed on the head and on the top of the shaft on the axe. The batch numbers included in this recall are: 865 on the head and 870 on the shaft.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product: Patriot Power Generator 1500 watt

Hazard:

The battery sold with the generator can catch fire, posing a fire hazard to the user or bystanders.

Consumer Contact: 4Patriots at 800-680-8504 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.lekkerproducts.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,200

Description

The recall involves the 1,500 watt Patriot Power Generators. The generators were sold in black or dark blue with “Patriot Power Generator” printed on the right side of the unit. The recalled generators have serial numbers U14040001 through U14041092 and U14110001 through U14111092 printed on a sticker in the upper right hand corner of the rear panel of the unit. The generators measure about 18 inches long by 10 inches wide by 12 inches tall.

Incidents/Injuries

Lekker has received 13 reports of generator fires, two reports of generators that began to smoke and one report of an unusual noise or odor from the generator. No injuries have been reported. (more…)