Recalls and Alerts: April 11, 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

  • Food Safety Recall: Seng Ong Wholesale, Inc. (St. Paul, MN) recalls Pacific Isles Hasa Hasa Dried Mackerel (48-oz cardboard cases; Lot #3298 and 0760; Product of the Philippines) and Pacific Isles Galunggong Dried Round Scad (48-oz cardboard cases; Lot #3228 and 3168; Product of the Philippines), because the fish was improperly eviscerated, and is at increased risk of contamination with spores of Clostridium botulinum. The Mackerel was sold in Minnesota; the Galunggong was sold in Minnesota and South Dakota.
  • Food Safety Recall: Import Foods Wholesale Inc. (St. Paul, MN) recalls Smoked Croaker (10-lb cardboard box; Code 298/11; Product of Guyana), Smoked Barracuda (10-lb cardboard box; Code 0282/011; Product of Guyana), Smoked Big Eye (10-lb cardboard box; Code 287L10; Product of Guyana), and Smoked Red Snapper (10-lb cardboard box; Code 298-11; Product of Guyana), because the fish was improperly eviscerated, and is at increased risk of contamination with spores of Clostridium botulinum. The recalled products were sold to retail stores in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa.

Europe

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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