Category: Grocery

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 14, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 15, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared peanuts
Company Name:
CJ Foods, Inc.
Brand Name:
Annie Chun’s
Product Description:
Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls

Company Announcement

CJ Foods, Inc., a division of CJ America, Inc., of La Palma, CA, is voluntarily recalling Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls because it may contain undeclared peanuts. Use of this product may cause serious allergic reaction or illness in people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut.

The noodle bowls were distributed across the United States and reached consumers through retail stores and online order.

ANNIE CHUN’S JAPANESE-STYLE TERIYAKI NOODLE BOWL, 7.8 OZ, UPC CODE 7-65667-10387-6, LOT NUMBER 12/25/2020 in opaque white plastic bowl with paper sleeves

“At CJ Foods, the quality and safety of our products is our number one priority,” said Mike Smith, a spokesperson for CJ Foods. “We are working closely with the FDA on this voluntary recall to ensure the urgent notification of our retail customers and consumers. There have been no reports of illness or injury to date, but we are acting out of an abundance of caution to notify consumers and recall any of the affected product in the marketplace.” (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 13, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 13, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared peanut
Company Name:
Save A Lot
Brand Name:
Coburn Farms
Product Description:
Coburn Farms 4.5oz Sharp Yellow Cheddar Cheese, Cherry Juice-Infused Dried Cranberries & Roasted Sea Salted Cashews Snackers

Company Announcement

Save A Lot is recalling 131 cases of Coburn Farms 4.5oz Sharp Yellow Cheddar Cheese, Cherry Juice- Infused Dried Cranberries & Roasted Sea Salted Cashews Snackers due to a labeling error leading to undeclared peanut allergens in Snackers packages manufactured by Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc., headquartered in Hiram, Ohio.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts could run the risk of a serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected Snackers products were distributed through Save A Lot retail stores in the following states: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin. The Snackers have a use-by date of April 24, 2020, and product UPC code of 51933-36243 (printed on the bottom of the selling unit cardboard sleeve).

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

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 13, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 13, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Chocolate/Cocoa Product
Allergens
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates UC
Brand Name:
Butlers
Product Description:
Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar

Company Announcement

Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates UC

Are recalling approximately 1900 units of the IRISH WHISKEY DARK CHOCOLATE 3.5OZ TABLET BAR because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction or illness if they consume these products.

Approximately 1900 bars were distributed to a limited number of specialty food stores throughout the US (CA, CT, IN, IL, MD, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY OH, PA, Ri, TX, WA, WI) and were available to consumers thru retail locations.

The product has the lot code 101048778 and the expiry date 08/16/2020. THE UPC IS 8-44984-17619-7

It is presented in a cream colored wrapper, measuring 6” x 3” x 3.8” and bearing the description IRISH WHISKEY – DARK CHOCOLATE WITH IRISH WHISKEY

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

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 11, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 12, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Gravy/Sauces
Allergens
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk allergen
Company Name:
McCormick and Company, Inc.
Brand Name:
Sunny Select
Product Description:
Au Jus Gravy Mix

Company Announcement

McCormick & Company, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of Sunny Select Au Jus Gravy Mix 1 oz pouches due to an unlabeled dairy allergen.

This recall does not impact any other Sunny Select products.

PRODUCT AND DATE CODE INFORMATION:
Product Name: Sunny Select Au Jus Gravy Mix 1 oz
UPC: 717544135500
Date Codes:
BEST BY DEC 08 2021 H
BEST BY DEC 09 2021 H

SHIPPED TO: California

McCormick & Company, Inc. has alerted Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky and FoodMaxx retailers to immediately remove the products with the affected date codes from store shelves and distribution centers.

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product. Please contact Consumer Affairs at 1-800-632-5847, weekdays from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Time) with inquiries. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 11, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 12, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared almonds
Company Name:
Lotte Int’l America Corp.
Brand Name:
LOTTE
Product Description:
Chocopie (original, banana, and cacao)

Company Announcement

Lotte Int’l America Corp is recalling its 11.85-ounce packages of “Chocopie” manufactured by Lotte Confectionery Co. Ltd. Korea because of findings of small amount of almond in the product and packaging shows the “manufactured in a facility that also processes peanut & almond”.

Since Lotte Int’l America Corp. is very well aware of the severe consequences of allergen reaction to almonds, we voluntarily initiated recall procedure right after discovery of the problem. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity specific to peanut and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing the allergen. The recalled “Chocopie” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and online stores. The recalled “Chocopie” product varies in three different packages & expiration dates.

This is to inform you of a product recall involving:

Chocopie Original 12pk (Exp: 06/23/2020)

Chocopie Banana 12pk (Exp: 04/11/2020)

Chocopie Cacao 12pk (Exp: 04/23/2020)

The Chocopie Original 12pk comes in a 11.85-ounce, plastics wrap package within a paper carton package marked with UPC code # 8801062160709 on the side and with an expiration date of 06/23/20 stamped on the side. The Chocopie Banana 12pk comes in a 11.85-ounce, package marked with UPC code # 845502061407 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/11/20 stamped on the side. The Chocopie Cacao 12pk comes in a 11.85-ounce, package marked with UPC code # 8801062475148 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/23/20 stamped on the side.

The company are certain that the problem has been corrected and no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 10, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 10, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Milk/Milk Product
Foodborne Illness
Reason for Announcement:
Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Blendtopia Products, LLC
Brand Name:
Blendtopia
Product Description:
Frozen smoothie products

Company Announcement

Blendtopia Products, LLC is voluntarily recalling 29,078 cases of 7 ounce frozen Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is 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 monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The smoothie blends affected include: Blendtopia brand “Glow”, “Detox”, “Energy”, “Immunity” and “Strength” Superfood Smoothie Kits. The impacted product is labeled as “Best By July 2021, Best By Oct 2021, and Best By Nov 2021”.Product was distributed nationwide and is sold at select retailers and through online sales.

The company discovered the issue through its quality control processes. The issue is believed to be isolated to a supplied ingredient. The products are being voluntarily recalled as a precaution, with the health and safety of consumers as top priority and in full cooperation with the FDA. There have been no reports of sickness or illness to date associated with any consumption of products related to this recall. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 08, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 08, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Fish
Reason for Announcement:
Mislabeling
Company Name:
Corinthian Foods
Brand Name:
Corinthian Foods
Product Description:
Uncooked Sweet Potato Crusted Alaska Pollack Nugget

Company Announcement

Corinthian Trading, Inc./DBA Corinthian Foods is recalling 5 lb. retail bags of Uncooked Sweet Potato Crusted Alaska Pollack Nuggets 1 oz. with date code CF35319 due to mislabeling. The bag contains Chicken Nuggets instead of Fish Nuggets. The product is packaged in clear 5 lb. bags with a white label with black writing.

Product was distributed in the state of Michigan, and may reach consumers through retail stores.

All allergens are properly declared, and no illness have been reported. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 07, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 07, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Potential contamination with Listeria sp,
Company Name:
Nuts ‘N More LLC
Brand Name:
Nuts ‘N More LLC
Product Description:
Plain Peanut Spread

Company Announcement

NUTS ‘N MORE LLC. RECALLS: PLAIN PEANUT SPREAD BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

Nuts ‘N More of East Providence, RI. is recalling 4143 jars of plain Peanut Spread because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria species and to protect the public from a potential health hazard. Plain Peanut Spread was distributed to locations in VA, AZ, MA, RI, ME, AL, IN FL; as well as Canada and the UK.

Nuts ‘N More – Plain Peanut Spread

LOT PB91 (Lot and Exp. Located on the lid)

EXP 03/04/2021

16 oz plastic jar

No complaints of illness have been report to date. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 06, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 06, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Soy
Company Name:
New Seasons Market
Brand Name:
New Seasons Market
Product Description:
Grab N’ Go Vegetarian Lasagna w/Gluten Free Pasta

Company Announcement

New Seasons Market has issued a recall for a total of 30 Grab N’ Go Vegetarian Lasagna w/ Gluten-Free Pasta units (UPC 52390), with packed on dates 2/1-2/3, and sell by dates 2/6-2/9.

This recall only affects product that was made and purchased at our Hawthorne location (4034 SE Hawthorne Blvd).

This product is being voluntarily recalled due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (soy). (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 04, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 04, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Whole Foods Market
Product Description:
Bundt Cake and Chocolate Dipped Cookies

Company Announcement

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling select bundt cakes and chocolate dipped cookies from stores in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and Washington D.C. 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 Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and Washington D.C. The bundt cakes and cookies were available in the bakery department and sold in clear plastic packaging with Whole Foods Market scale labels. The cookies were also available on self-serve cookie displays and sold by the pound. The affected products can be identified by the following information.

All affected product has been removed from store shelves. No allergic reactions have been reported to date. (more…)