Recalls and Alerts: November 15, 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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For current information on retail distribution of peanut butter products recalled due to Salmonella Bredeney, please consult the Trader Joe’s/Sunland Peanut Butter Recalls tab.

For current information on retail distribution of beef products containing Canadian beef recalled due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination please consult the Canada/USA Beef Recall tab.

United States

  • Allergy Alert: Turkana Food Inc. (Kenilworth, NJ) recalls Turkana Valley Turkish Dried Apricots (250g/8.82 oz plastic container; Lot 11-4; Exp 2-2013; UPC 8692594007804) and Turkana Valley Turkish Dried Apricots (500g/17.63 oz plastic container; Lot 11-3; Exp 2-2013; UPC 8692594007811), because the products contain undeclared sulfites. The recalled product was distributed to retail stores in the northeast.
  • Food Safety Recall: The Kroger Company advises its customers that Boulder Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream (16 fl oz) has been recalled due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled product was sold in King Soopers and City Market stores.


Australia and New Zealand

  • Food Safety Alert (Australia): A scallop fishery in the White Rock area of Tasmania has been closed after paralytic shellfish toxin was found in samples, according to a report on

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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