Recalls and Alerts: May 31, 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: Oskri Corp. (Lake Mills, WI) recalls Peach Granola (3.53-oz bags; UPC 666016111743; P 3/3/12; EXP 9/9/13; LOT 75), due to the presence of undeclared cashews. The recalled product was distributed nationally to travel plazas and retail stores.


  • Food Safety Recall: Casco Inc. recalls GTC Nutrition Purimune Galactooligosaccharides (20kg; Lots 0000117369, 0000117370, and 0000117371), due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed to warehouses in Ontario and Quebec.


Australia and New Zealand

  • Food Safety Recall (Australia): Marsh Butcheries recalls Marsh Butcheries Chorizo Sausages (350g-400g vacuum-packs; Use by 06 JUN 12), due to contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was sold at Marsh Butcheries retail stores in Stratford, Cairns, QLD.

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.

One thought on “Recalls and Alerts: May 31, 2012

  1. Reading the recalls for Europe leaves me with another question! Seems like Europe recalls a lot of stuff that is adulterated, but the US doesn’t. Is that because those things are never shipped here, or is it because FDA just doesn’t check for, or find those things?


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