Category: Grocery

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 13, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 13, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Norovirus
Company Name:
WinCo Foods, LLC
Brand Name:
WinCo
Product Description:
Frozen Blackberries and Frozen Berry Medley

Company Announcement

March 13th, 2020, WinCo Foods, LLC. of Boise, ID is recalling frozen Blackberries in a 16 oz. bag and frozen Berry Medley in 16 oz. and 32 oz. bags, manufactured by Rader Farms of Lynden, WA, because both products have the potential to be contaminated with Norovirus. Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Typical symptoms of norovirus infection are acute onset of vomiting, watery, non-bloody diarrhea with abdominal cramps, and nausea. Systemic manifestations include, fever, myalgia and malaise, anorexia, and headache. Although most symptoms end within 48 hours, the elderly, young children and immunocompromised persons may develop prolonged or more severe symptoms.

WinCo Foods has removed the recalled products from store shelves.

Product was distributed to WinCo Foods stores in Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Utah.

THIS NOTICE AFFECTS THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS (see attached labels). The Best By Code is located on the front of the package near the product image.

WINCO FOODS FROZEN BLACKBERRIES, 16 OZ. BAG – UPC: 70552-30502, Best By Code Dec/09/2021.

WINCO FOODS FROZEN BERRY MEDLEY, 16 OZ. BAG – UPC: 70552-30522, Best By Code Dec/09/2021.

WINCO FOODS FROZEN BERRY MEDLEY, 32 OZ. BAG – UPC: 70552-30512, Best By Code Dec/09/2021.

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

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 11, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 11, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared egg and milk
Company Name:
Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC
Brand Name:
Pero Family Farms
Product Description:
Zucchini Spiral Pesto Side Dish Kit

Company Announcement

Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC has initiated a voluntary product recall of its 11oz “Zucchini Spiral Pesto Side Dish Kit” with run number code 1196272F; Use By date of 03/20/2020 due to a product mislabeling which did not declare the allergens of egg and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This product was processed by Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC and distributed under the Pero Family Farms Label in Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. It is packaged in a flexible clear plastic container with labeling on the top and bottom. The product run number code and use by date can be found on the front bottom right hand corner of the package.

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

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 09, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 10, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Brazil nuts
Company Name:
Meijer
Brand Name:
Meijer
Product Description:
Mixed Nuts

Company Announcement

Meijer is initiating a voluntary recall of 13,284 packages of mixed nuts due to the potential risk of an undeclared tree-nut allergen (Brazil nuts) sold at all Meijer stores, and is being issued to its customers in cooperation with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Brazil nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Meijer is recalling the following products sold in clear plastic 16 oz. packages under the Meijer brand label with the following sell-by dates:

  • UPC – 7-1928380863-9 – Fresh from Meijer – Mixed Nuts with Peanuts & Sea Salt – 16 oz.
  • Sell by dates: 7-16-2020, 9-5-2020, 10-15-2020

Customers who have purchased this product should throw it away or return the product to the nearest Meijer store for a full refund. Customers with questions regarding this recall should contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers with an allergy or sensitivity to Brazil nuts should not consume the recalled product. Customers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their physician.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered the product contained Brazil nuts, which is not part of the product formulation or declared on package labeling. Subsequent investigation revealed an incorrect formulation was used to manufacture this product and should not have included the Brazil nuts. The multi-state recall involves product potentially sold between Dec. 5, 2019 and March 9, 2020 in all Meijer super stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. There have been no illnesses reported to date. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 09, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 09, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Sun Hong Foods, Inc.
Brand Name:
Sun Hong Foods
Product Description:
Enoki Mushrooms

Company Announcement

Sun Hong Foods, Inc 1105 W Olympic Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640 is recalling All Cases Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) Net Wt 7.05/200g because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

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.

Product was distributed (CA, TX, OR, WA, TX, IL, FL).

Stores that maybe carry our brand: (Asian Supermarket), J&L Supermarket, Jusgo Supermarket, ZTao Market, New Sang Supermraket, Galleria Market.

Enoki mushroom is packaged in a White Cardboard Box, inside has 25 count of 200g.

Enoki mushrooms are white, with long stems and small caps. They’re usually sold in clusters. The affected products are sold in clear plastic bags with green panels: labeling in front of packaging will have 4 characters in korea, Enoki Mushrooms (orange front), Product of Korea, Net weight 7.05 oz/200g.

  • UPC 7 426852 625810
  • Brand name in back: Sun Hong Foods, Inc
  • Packaging: 7.05 oz/200g
  • Sold under refrigerated conditions

Sun Hong Foods became aware of this issue after notification by FDA that samples of the product tested by the State of Michigan were found to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

We are aware that ill persons who may have consumed the product are under investigation. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 06, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 06, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared peanut, wheat, soy & tree nuts
Company Name:
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Brand Name:
HEB
Product Description:
Salad Kit, Tuscan Herb

Company Announcement

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is initiating a limited voluntary Recall of the following products:

Product Name and UPC Code on Packaging Best-By Date
H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Chopped Salad
0-41220-40989-1
B055014 and B055015 MAR 11 2020

This recall is due to possible undeclared allergens (peanut, wheat, soy and tree nuts) in H-E-B-branded Tuscan Herb Salad Kit, which was manufactured by Dole for H-E-B. The incorrect masterpack (kit with dressing and other toppings) was unintentionally used during the production of the salad. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported, to date. However, people who have an allergy to peanut, wheat, soy and tree nuts may have a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products or products containing the allergens listed above. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 04, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 05, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Milk
Company Name:
Vita Food Products, Inc.
Brand Name:
Vita
Product Description:
Wild Herring In Wine Sauce

Company Announcement

Vita Food Products, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is notifying the public that it is recalling up to 8,376 individual plastic jars of 32 ounce Vita Wild Herring in Wine Sauce that are potentially mislabeled because they may contain sour cream and, therefore, may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 05, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 05, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Milk and Soy
Company Name:
Stonewall Kitchen, LLC
Brand Name:
Stonewall Kitchen
Product Description:
Ghost Pepper Salsa

Company Announcement

Stonewall Kitchen of York, Maine is voluntarily recalling 4,812 jars of its Ghost Pepper Queso with an Enjoy By date of 23MAY2021, as a small number of those were mislabeled as Ghost Pepper Salsa. Ghost Pepper Queso includes two allergens, milk and soy, that are not included in Ghost Pepper Salsa, and therefore don’t appear on the ingredient statement of the mislabeled jars. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. While Stonewall Kitchen believes that only a small number of jars were mislabeled out of the 4,812 which were manufactured that day, the company is recalling all of them out of an abundance of caution.  Of note, the mislabeled jars should be very easy to spot: Ghost Pepper Queso product is a bright yellow-orange color, while Ghost Pepper Salsa is dark red.

A limited quantity of this product was distributed nationwide to consumers through Stonewall Kitchen’s retail stores and through third-party wholesale customers such as specialty grocers or gourmet food shops.

Potential affected product includes the following details:

  • Name: Ghost Pepper Queso (Mislabeled as Ghost Pepper Salsa)
  • Enjoy By Date: 23MAY2021
  • Packaged in a 16 oz. glass jar with a brushed silver lid

To date, Stonewall Kitchen has not experienced any problems or complaints about these products. No injuries or illnesses have been reported. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 03, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 03, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Milk
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Whole Foods Market
Product Description:
Green Chile Chicken Tamales

Company Announcement

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling select Green Chile Chicken Tamales from stores across 24 states because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected products were sold at Whole Foods Market stores in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin. The tamales were sold in plastic containers and in family-style meal kits with Whole Foods Market scale labels. They were also available on the self-serve hot bar and from the chef’s case. The affected products can be identified by the following information. No allergic reactions have been reported to date. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 03, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 03, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Milk
Company Name:
New Capstone, Inc.
Brand Name:
ReStructure
Product Description:
Vanilla Protein Powder

Company Announcement

New Capstone, Inc. of Mooresville, NC is recalling their 22oz ReStructure Vanilla Protein Powder pouches, Lot 19211 Exp. 06/21 and their 27 gram individual serving pouch, Lot 19211 Exp. 06/21, because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

ReStructure Vanilla Protein Powder was distributed via New Capstone’s RnAReSet.com website from October 21, 2019 through January 8, 2020 and shipped nationwide directly to consumers via an eCommerce website.

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

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 26, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 27, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Choice Products USA, LLC
Brand Name:
Premier Choice
Product Description:
3 lb. tub Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Company Announcement

Choice Products USA, LLC of Eau Claire, WI, is recalling 275 – 3lb tubs of Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, because it may contain undeclared milk from milk chocolate chips. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of allergic reaction if they consume these products.

3 lb. tub Peanut Butter Cookie Dough was distributed nationwide. The product was purchased through an online ordering system and delivered via fed ex directly to customers. No other products offered through online ordering are affected.

The product was distributed in 3 lb. white plastic tubs with the date code of 19330. The label refers to “Premiere Choice” Peanut Butter Cookie Dough.

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