Recalls and Alerts: January 23, 2013

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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  • Allergy Alert: Newfoundland Chocolate Company recalls all Best Before dates and sizes of the following Newfoundland Chocolate Company brand chocolates, due to undeclared egg and wheat: Smiling Land Series Gourmet chocolates featuring Newfoundland wildberries, Rum Runners & Rogues Series Gourmet chocolates featuring Newfoundland spirits and liqueurs, Lighthouse Series Gourmet dark chocolates, Quiet Cove Series Gourmet milk chocolates, and Jigs n’ Reels Series Gourmet milk, dark and white chocolates. The recalled products were distributed in the Atlantic provinces, Quebec, Ontario and Alberta, and may have been distributed nationally.
  • Food Safety Recall: Pâtisserie La Lorraine inc (Repentigny, QC) recalls Sauce au Poulet pour Vol-au-vent/Vol-au-vent chicken sauce (500 ml and 1 liter glass jars, with or without labels; sold up to and including January 11, 2013), because the jars were not labeled “Garder réfrigéré” and the contents, therefore, may not be safe for consumption.


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 website.

*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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