Recalls and Alerts: May 20, 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: J&B Group (Pipestone, MN) recalls No Name, Roasted Peppers, Onions and Mozzarella Cheese Steakhouse Burgers (27-oz pkgs containing 6 x 4.5-oz burgers; Julian date 03312) and Beef Steakburger with Steakhouse Seasoning (shipping cases; Serial numbers of 1049XXX; case code 19051; Julian date 03312), because of misbranding and undeclared hydrolyzed soy protein and wheat protein. The products were packaged on February 3, 2012 and distributed to retail outlets in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  • Food Safety Recall: Gills Onions, LLC (Oxnard, CA) recalls Diced Red Onions (Lot code 51RDA1A2119; Use by dates May 14, 15, and 17, 2012) because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was distributed directly to retailers Canada and retailers and foodservice distributors in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Idaho, Texas, Illinois, Michigan, Arkansas, Ohio, Tennessee, New Jersey, Georgia, and Florida. The recall was initiated as a result of a routine and random test directed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.


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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