Recalls and Alerts: March 17, 2012

Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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United States

  • Allergy Alert: LSG Sky Chefs (San Jose, CA) recalls 7-Eleven Fresh to Go Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap (8″ x 4.5″ x 2.5″ pkgs; Est. P-44745; Freshest Before dates of 3/15/2012 through 3/18/2012), due to the presence of undeclared egg. The recalled sandwiches were distributed to 7-Eleven stores in Northern California.
  • Allergy Alert: Troyer Cheese, Inc. recalls Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, 8 oz bags (UPC 0 49646 90176 0; Sell by date/Lot codes 03/07/12 C1P16, 03/21/12 B2Y16 , 05/16/12 B1X16, 05/30/12 B1X16, and 06/13/12 A3K16) and Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, 16 oz bags (UPC 0 49646 90157 6; Sell by date/Lot codes 03/07/12 C1P16, 03/21/12 B2Y16, 05/16/12 B1X16, 05/30/12 B1X16, 06/13/12 A2R16, and 06/13/12 A3K16), because the products may contain undeclared milk. The recalled products were distributed between 1/06/2012 and 03/12/2012 through mail orders and in retail stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia.
  • OTC Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: Wegmans advises its customers that Medtech Products Inc. (part of Prestige Brands, Inc.) has recalled PediaCare Infants Fever Reducer Pain Reliever, cherry (1 fl oz; UPC 8-14832-01094; All lot codes), because the acetaminophen in the product may separate from the liquid and sink to the bottom of the bottle, resulting in an unreliable dosage of acetaminophen.


  • Food Safety Recall: AllJuice International Inc. (Thornhill, ON) recalls Aljuice Key Lime Fruit Beverage (Code beginning with BB 2014 JUN 15), Aljuice Strawberry Kiwi Fruit Beverage (Code beginning with BB 2014 JUN 16), Aljuice Cranberry-Raspberry Cocktail Fruit Beverage (Code beginning with BB 2014 JUN 16), Aljuice Mango Fruit Beverage (Code beginning with BB 2014 JUN 16) and St. Maarten Mangos & Carrots Fruit Beverage (Code beginning with BB 2014 JUN 16), because the products may contain harmful glass fragments. The recalled beverages were distributed in Ontario.
  • Food Safety Alert/Outbreak Alert: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has expanded its earlier warnings and now warns the public not to consume any ground beef products from Establishment 761 that were manufactured between July 1, 2011 and February 15, 2012, because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The affected products may bear a Best before date from BB 2012 JA 01 up to and including BB 2013 FE 15, bear a production code with a format of 11 JL 01 up to and including 12 FE 15, or bear a 5-digit lot code where the last four digits are 1831 or greater. The products have been distributed nationally to retail stores, restaurants and institutional establishments. There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of these products.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall web site.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains, listed on the Kroger corporate home page.
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.

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