Recalls and Alerts: January 29 – February 2, 2017

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: Falafel King (Boulder. CO) issues Allergy Alert for Falafel King Tzatziki Sauce (10 oz plastic container; Sell by date prior to 03/04/17; UPC 822986-70015-2) due to undeclared milk. The product was sold by retailers in certain areas of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Nebraska.

Allergy Alert: New American Food Products, LLC recalls MILK CHOCOLATE VANILLA CARAMELS Premium Chocolate Treats (Weigel’s® Mountain Valley™ with best by date of 11/14/17 and Royal Farms Market Place with best by date of 12/08/17) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall: Fromi USA (New York, NY) recalls 7 cases of Soureliette cheese (3 lb box; Expiration dates of 02/22/2017, 01/25/2017 and 08/02/2017) and 2 cases of Tomme Brebis Fedou (3 lb box; Expiration date of 02/22/2017) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were distributed to California, New York and Massachusetts.

Food Safety Recall: Ruth’s Salads recalls Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread (7 oz. plastic containers; Lot #16; Sell by 4/30/2017) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Safety Recall: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company recalls certain Cope, Copenhagen, Skoal and Husky brand smokeless tobacco products after receiving consumer complaints of foreign metal objects in select cans. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.


Allergy Alert: Prairie Popcorn recalls three varieties of popcorn due to undeclared milk. The recalled items were sold by retailers in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected products.

Allergy Alert: Sunmart International Ltd. recalls E&B brand Ginger Powder (100g; Code #240182; UPC 4 891626 005229) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was distributed in Ontario and Quebec.


Allergy Alert (UK): Little Dish recalls Pasta Bolognese (300g pkg; Use by 19 February 2017 and 20 February 2017; Batch code 17015) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): NABA Feinkost GmbH recalls REWE Bio Pasta Sauce Tomate-Basilikum (330 ml glass jar; Expiry date 13.01.2019) due to undeclared milk and cashews.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls Hollow Milk Chocolate Bunny (120g pkg; All date codes) because the product may contain a small battery which may present a choking hazard and can cause burns if swallowed.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Grail products Waffles Inc. recalls Lugano biscuits with chocolate-flavored cream filling (150g; production date 16/12/16) due to possible undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Shufersal recalls Frozen Green Peas and Carrots (800g pkg; Expiration July 2018; manufactured in Belgium by Ardo) after Listeria monocytogenes is reported in the product.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): The Ma’adanei Galil Company recalls Chicken Margaz frozen spicy ground chicken sausages (500g; Expiration February 28, 2017) due to suspected Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Real Kitchen recalls Real brand Vege Crunch Beetroot & Carrot freeze-dried snack foods (40g pkg; Best before 23 SEP 2017 and 09 NOV 2017) due to undeclared soy. The recalled products were sold in retail outlets in Queenstown, throughout the North Island and online.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Stockman Eggs Pty Ltd. recalls various fresh eggs  sold from Coles, Woolworths, IGA, Foodworks, Friendly Grocers, Petrol Stations and independent stores in QLD due to cracked eggs caused by a processing failure. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of the affected products.


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
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.