Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Undeclared Egg in RIce Crackers

Gemini Food Corporation and Tong Enterprises of Hayward, CA are recalling all codes of Bin-Bin Snow Rice Cracker net weight 5.3oz (150g) and Bin-Bin Rice Crackers net weight  15.8oz (450g)  because of undeclared egg  allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, run the risk of suffering serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

Product: Bin-Bin Snow Rice Crackers 5.3oz (150g)
Codes: All Codes
UPC Code: 8852098700124
Product: Bin-Bin Rice Crackers 15.8oz (450g)
Codes: All Codes
UPC Code: 8852098701510
The product was distributed to grocery stores by Gemini Food Corporation nationwide and by Tong Enterprises to grocery stores in California between January 1st 2011 and January 31st 2012.

There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumers are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers who have health-related concerns should contact their physician.

Contact: Gemini Food Corporation at 1-909-839-0018, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Pacific Time
Tong Enterprise at 1-510-784-9100, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. Pacific Time.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Undeclared Soy Protein in Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes

If you have Soy Protein sensitivity, this alert is importance to you. Pinnacle Foods Group LLC is recalling certain Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, as they may contain this undeclared allergen. This recall was initiated after the Company discovered potential cross-contact of this product with one containing soy protein being produced on the same equipment.

This recall applies only to: “AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKES” packaged in cardboard cartons with the UPC codes listed below. These cartons were sold and distributed nationally and have a ‘Recommended Use By Date’ between November 1, 2011 and October 16, 2012.

Production Code information is as follows:
UPC Code
19600-05490 AUNT JEMIMA OATMEAL PANCAKES 12/14.8oz

If you are not allergic to soy protein, this product is safe to eat. If you are allergic to or have a severe sensitivity to soy protein, you should not consume this product. Please return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the Company at 1- 888-299-7646 daily between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall. 

Photo Courtesy: FDA

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Walgreens Chocolate Covered Raisins may be Contaminated with Nuts, Soy

Walgreens has voluntarily recalled 13-oz. Walgreens Chocolate-Covered Raisins as the packages may contain ingredients from Walgreens Bridge Mix which has peanut, almond and soy ingredients. Apparently an error occurred when Walgreens Bridge Mix was mistakenly packaged with the Walgreens Chocolate-Covered Raisin labeling.

The affected product was distributed through Walgreen Co. distribution centers in Arizona, Connecticut and California and to Walgreens retail stores in the Northeastern and Western United States. The packages have a best by date of "Oct 42012A1", UPC number 04902245661, and item number 280217.  Customers who have purchased the product may return it to Walgreens for a full refund.

Walgreens discovered the incident after receiving a consumer complaint of an allergic reaction. The product manufacturer, GKI Foods, Inc. of Brighton, Mich., is also cooperating in the voluntary recall. Walgreen Stores have been asked to remove the product from their shelves. Walgreens and GKI Foods Inc.  are also working with the FDA on this recall.

Contact: Walgreens Product Quality Department at 847-315-2755, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. central time.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Anytime Deli Brand Turkey & Ham Footlong Sandwich Recalled: Listeria Contamination

Anytime Deli Turkey & Ham Sub Sandwich, UPC 0543200194, with an expiration date of January 19th and January 22nd has been recalled because it might be contaminated with 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.

The sub sandwiches were distributed on January 2nd and 3rd  to convenience stores in Florida and South Georgia. The  sandwich is packaged in white butcher wrap. Though no illnesses have been reported, the recall was the result of a routine sampling program by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

The product has already been removed from store shelves. However, consumers who may have purchased the sandwich for later consumption are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-394-6258 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5 PM EST.

Photo Courtesy: FDA

Monday, January 23, 2012

Jones’ Seasoning Voluntarily Recalls Original and Spicy Southwest Blend Mock Salt

Jones’ Seasoning Blends LLC announced a voluntary recall of Jones’ Mock Salt Original and Jones’ Mock Salt Spicy Southwest Blend due to the potential contamination of Salmonella. This recall has been initiated by the Company due to possible Salmonella contamination of the celery seeds ingredient used in Jones Mock Salt. The supplier of the celery seeds has placed a recall for the seeds and Jones Seasoning Blends LLC has also taken every action possible in notifying the public.

Markets in California, Minnesota, and Washington were sold the products directly. They were also sold through internet orders on www.jonesmocksalt.com:
  • Jones’ Mock Salt Original: Organic Salt Free Seasoning, 1.6 oz bottles (UPC 0 94922 16616 6), 12 oz bags (UPC 0 94922 07199 6) and 16 oz bags (0 94922 16616 6).
  • Jones’ Mock Salt Spicy Southwest Blend: Organic Salt Free Seasoning, 1.6 oz bottles (UPC 0 94922 01560 0).
There is no lot number identifying the bottles or bags. Any products purchased from July 1, 2011 to December 14, 2011 should be destroyed.

Consumers should contact Ms. June Jones on how to receive replacements:
Ph: 253-468-9595 (Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST)
Email: jonesseasoningblends@gmail.com