Recalls and Alerts: April 13 – 15, 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

Outbreak Alert (Washington State): An outbreak of norovirus illness linked to consumption of raw oysters has prompted a shellfish recall and closure of certain harvest areas. Please refer to the Washington State news release for details.

Allergy Alert: Beyond Meat recalls certain bags of Feisty Crumbles (11 oz bags with Lot #20170202T and Best by 2/2/2018; and 5 lb bags with lot numbers 20170202T, 20170203T, 20170209T and Best by 2/2/2018, 2/3/2018, 2/9/2018) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Jimmy’s Cookies LLC recalls The Bakery Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies (14 oz container; Lot #047) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Feng Mao Biotechnology Organic Food CO. (Republic of China) recalls Almond Drinking Powder (600g cans; various lot codes) due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes. The recalled product was distributed by Richin Trade Inc., Walong Marketing Inc. and Tiffany Foods CORP. through retail stores.

Allergy Alert: Choice Farms LLC recalls 7-Eleven™ brand Caesar Salad (Production code 07 101 101; Best by 4/17/2017) due to undeclared milk, egg, wheat and fish (anchovies) allergens. The recalled salads were sold only in 7-Eleven stores in the state of Colorado.

OTC Medicine Safety Recall: Standard Homeopathic Company recalls all lots of Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets sold in retail stores to the consumer level, because the medicines have been found to contain inconsistent amounts of belladonna alkaloids that may differ from the calculated amount on the products’ labels.


Allergy Alert (Ireland): Interlink Direct Ltd. recalls White Rabbit Creamy Candy (180g; best before date: 21.02.2018) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Nestlé recalls KITKAT Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bag (104g bags; Batch code 70720457V2; Best before end December 2017) due to undeclared nuts and peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Aldi recalls Skellig Bay Yellowfin Tuna Steaks (240g; Use by dates: 05/04/2017, 13/04/2017; 14/04/2017, 15/04/2017 and 17/04/2017) due to high levels of histamine.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall (Czech Republic): Kamenné zdraví s.r.o. recalls SCHINDELE´S MINERALIEN Dietary Supplement due to the presence of a harmful concentration of aluminum in the supplement. Please refer to the recall notice for details.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): King Island Fresh Milk Products recalls Reduced Fat Milk (1L and 2L bottles; Use by 20/04/2017) and Cream (300mL and 600mL; Use by 20/04/2017) due to E. coli contamination. The products were sold at Small independent supermarkets, Bakeries, Cafes and King Island Hospital in TAS.

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.