Month: October 2016

For Immediate Release

October 27, 2016

Contact

Consumers

 844-275-5845

Media

Eva Pereira
  Eva.Pereira@rfbinder.com
 781-559-0424

Announcement

Naples, FL – Back to Nature Foodsdisclaimer icon, LLC is voluntarily recalling four (4) products because those products contain chocolate purchased from a third party supplier which was found to contain undeclared Milk that is not listed as an ingredient on the label.

Products affected are:

Back to Nature Products UPC Best By Date
Chocolate Delight Granola
11oz
19898-01201 12/25/16 – 7/27/17
Dark Chocolate Coconut Granola
11oz
19898-01225 5/9/17 – 8/14/17
Chocolate Chunk Cookies
9.5oz
19898-01100 5/8/17 – 5/12/17
Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
6 x 1.25oz
19898-01114 (Tray)
19898-01115 (Pouch)
5/1/17
Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
100 x 1.25oz
19898-01148 (Case)
19898-01115 (Pouch)
5/1/17
Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
9 x 2.5oz
19898-01144 (Caddy)
19898-01143 (Pouch)
5/1/17

Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected Cookie and Granola products were distributed to retail stores nationwide. No other products or best by dates are affected.

Best by date codes can be found on the top of the bottom of the Granola packaging, the top of the Chocolate Chunk 9.5 oz carton, and on the back of the Mini Chocolate Chunk Tray or individual package.

Consumers who have purchased the Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Chocolate Delight Granola, or Dark Chocolate Granola with the UPC numbers and dates noted, and have an allergy to milk, should destroy the product they have or are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund.

Consumers with questions may call Back to Nature’s Consumer Relations Center at 844-275-5845. The center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Consumers also may contact the center via e-mail by visiting the Contact Us page at Back to Nature Foodsdisclaimer icon for a replacement coupon.

No other Back to Nature brand products are included in this recall. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Children’s riding toy vehicles
Hazard:

A relay on the circuit board can fail causing the vehicle’s motor to overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Consumer Contact:

Peg Perego toll-free at 877-737-3464 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at 850recall@pegperego.com or online at http://us.pegperego.com and click on Customer Service and then on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Units:
About 3,000
Description:

This recall involves Peg Perego’s 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on, 24-volt battery operated toy vehicles intended for children ages 5 to 7 years. The ATV-style vehicles for two people are silver, red and black and have four wheels, a flip-up backrest for the back passenger and a front and rear luggage rack. Vehicles with date codes 651016, 651017, 651020, 651021, 651022, 651023, 651024, 651027, 651028, 651029, 651030, 660304, 660305, 661123, 661124, 661125 and 661130 are included in this recall. The date code can be found underneath the vehicle seat. Sportsman Twin and 850 EFI appear on the side of the ride-on vehicle and Polaris appears on the side of the vehicle’s seat.

Incidents/Injuries:

Peg Perego has received three reports of the children’s ride-on toy vehicles overheating, including one report of a burn. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Brazos Embossed Star Chairs
Hazard:

Weld defects can cause the armrest to detach from base, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Consumer Contact:

H-E-B at 800-432-3113 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.heb.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

Units:
About 600
Description:

This recall involves Brazos Embossed star chairs that are brown metal with welded construction and an embossed star design on the back of the chair. The white hangtag on this item has the following product identification:  UPC number 8502430906 and item code number 194781. The chair measures 24 inches wide and 33.5 inches in height.

Incidents/Injuries:

H-E-B has received one report of the armrest detaching from the base. No injuries have been reported. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Quadra Fire® Explorer III wood stoves
Hazard:

When the top load lid of the stove is being used, the handle can become disengaged from the locked position, allowing the lid to unexpectedly slam shut on the consumer’s fingers.

Remedy:
Consumer Contact:

Hearth & Home Technologies at 800-883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.hearthnhome.com and click on “Notices” for more information.

Recall Details

Units:
About 650
Description:

This recall involves Quadra Fire® wood burning stoves, model Explorer III, with serial number range 00706300001-00706300941. The model name and serial numbers are found on the rating plate on the back of the stove.  The Explorer III is a cast iron wood stove with a top loading lid feature and comes in black, mahogany, dark blue and frost colors.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received five reports of incidents, including two reports involving minor injuries when fingers got caught in the lid. (more…)

Class I Recall 101-2016
Health Risk: High Oct 26, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2016 – Gaiser’s European Style Provision Inc., a Union, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,895 pounds of chicken and pork bologna products due to misbranding, undeclared allergens, and being formulated with meat and poultry products that were not federally inspected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may contain nonfat dry milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the finished product label.

The bologna items were produced on various dates from Oct. 6, 2016 to Oct. 20, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]

  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s RUSSIAN BRAND PROFESSORSKAYA BOLOGNA” pork bologna with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 10-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s PROFESSORSKAYA” pork bologna with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “NetCost Market PROFESSORSKAYA BRAND BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s CHICKEN BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 3-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s CHICKEN BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “NetCost Market CHICKEN BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 5385 or P-5385” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations and/or for institutional use in California, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Washington.

The problem was discovered during a Food Safety Assessment conducted by FSIS personnel.

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

Class I Recall 100-2016
Health Risk: High Oct 25, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 – Crider Inc., a Stillmore, Ga., establishment, is recalling approximately 5,610 pounds of canned Organic Roasted Chicken Breast that may be contaminated with foreign materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The cans of Wild Planet Organic Roasted Chicken Breast were produced on January 16, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label(PDF only)]

  • 1,496 cases of 5 ounce cans of “Wild Planet Organic Roasted Chicken Breast – 100% Chicken Breast & Sea Salt – No Liquids Added” with a Best Buy Date of 01/16/18

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 31812” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to multiple distributers for further distribution.

The problem was discovered when a distributer received two complaints from consumers involving foreign matter in the product on October 2, 2016 and October 9, 2016.

The company received a report of a potential injury associated with consumption of this product. FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products.  Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. (more…)

For Immediate Release

October 26, 2016

Contact

Consumers

Stewart’s Consumer Affairs Department
518-581-1200 ext. 2130
Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30 pm

Announcement

Saratoga Springs, NY-Stewart’s Shops Corp. is recalling units of Stewart’s Sportade Fruit Punch Isotonic Beverage 20 fluid oz. because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Approximately 1,600 units of affected product were distributed in upstate New York and Southern Vermont, and nearly 50 percent of units have already been recovered as of 4pm Wednesday.

The Sportade Fruit Punch is packaged in a 20 oz. plastic bottle, UPC 0 82086 31006 8, and has a black label with a red plastic cap. Affected units have an expiration code date of DEC 02 which can be found on the neck of the bottle. All other expiration code dates of Sportade Fruit Punch are not affected by this recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The recall was initiated after routine quality control testing discovered that a milk allergen was in the product. (more…)

Recall Summary

Name of product:
LullaBelay car seat strap systems
Hazard:

The carabiners attached to the strap system contain small internal parts that can become dislodged, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Remedy:
Consumer Contact:

Fiddle Diddles toll-free at 888-741-2957 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at info@fiddlediddles.com or online at www.fiddlediddles.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units:
About 250
Description:

This recall involves Fiddle Diddles LullaBelay adjustable car seat strap system with model number LB1001. The strap system includes two fabric straps, carabiner hardware, a mesh car seat cover and a tote bag. The carabiners are used to hang a car seat from a shopping cart. The model number is printed on the gray straps. “Fiddle Diddles” is printed on a fabric label attached to the mesh car seat cover, tote bag and fabric straps.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported (more…)

Class I Recall 099-2016
Health Risk: High Oct 21, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 – St. Clair Foods, Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 26,800 pounds of chicken and  dumplings due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which was not declared on the product label.

The chicken and dumplings were produced on various dates from Sept. 13 through Oct. 6, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:  [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 5-lb. Plastic sealed packages containing “ST. CLAIR FOODS CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS” bearing package codes 16257, 16264, and 16280.
  • 2-lb. Plastic sealed packages containing “ST. CLAIR FOODS CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS” bearing package codes 16257, 16264, and 16280.
  • 5-lb. Plastic sealed packages containing “RON’S HOMESTYLE FOODS CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS” bearing package codes 16280, 16272, 16264, and 16257.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST-6568” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service warehouses and distributed for institutional use in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas.

The problem was discovered by the establishment on October 20, 2016 during a review of product specifications. The establishment was not notified by their ingredient supplier that there was a change in the dumpling ingredients to include the addition of the milk ingredient. The establishment immediately notified FSIS that the undeclared milk allergen ingredient was incorporated into their products.

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

Class II Recall 098-2016
Health Risk: Low Oct 21, 2016

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

 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 – Brookwood Farms, Inc., a Siler City, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 126,570 pounds of pulled pork products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The fully cooked, pulled pork items were produced between June 12, 2014 and Oct. 21, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:  [View Label]

  • 5-lb. plastic bags containing “COOKED PULLED PORK CARNITA STYLE.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1740” inside the USDA mark of inspection and code 15006 on the label. These items were distributed for institutional use nationwide.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel while conducting routine label verification activities.

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