Recalls and Alerts: April 20 – 23, 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: Campbell Soup Company (Maxton, NC) recalls Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta (18.6-oz. cans; Best By date of Feb. 13, 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Hummingbird Wholesale recalls 5 lbs. of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. The recalled was distributed to Capella Market in Eugene, Oregon and sold in their self-serve bulk food section from April 11th, 2017 through April 17th, 2017.

Allergy Alert: Request Foods, Inc. recalls ATKINS CHICKEN WITH CHEESE AND BEAN BURRITO (6 oz pkg; Best by Dec. 19, 2017) due to undeclared egg and soy.

Food Safety Alert: USDA/FSIS alerts the public to the possibility that the brownie mix dessert contained in BANQUET Chicken Nuggets with Mac & Cheese (7.4 oz. vacuum-packed trays; Code 3100080921; “BEST IF USED BY” July 20, 2018) may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Food Safety Recall: Frito-Lay recalls Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the possible presence of Salmonella in the product. Frito-Lay initiated the recall after receiving notification as a result of a supplier’s recent recall of a seasoning blend which includes jalapeño powder that could contain Salmonella. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: McCain Foods USA, Inc. recalls Roundy’s Brand, Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (2 lb. bag; Production code B170119; UPC 001115055019) and Harris Teeter Brand, Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (2 lb. bag; Production code B170119; UPC 007203649020) because the products may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials. The Roundy’s products were distributed at Marianos, Metro Market, and Pick ‘n Save supermarkets in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin. The Harris Teeter products were distributed in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland after January 19, 2017.

Food Safety Recall: H-E-B recalls H-E-B and Hill Country Fare sandwich breads (Best by April 29), due to the possible presence of a single piece of rubber in the product. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: TP Food Processing, Inc. recalls TPF Lemongrass Satay (9 oz; Lot code 2016) and TPF Shrimp Satay (6 oz and 9 oz; Lot code 2016) because the acidified sauces were not properly produced making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum.

Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: C.O. Truxton, Inc. recalls Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg (1000-count bottles; Lot 70952A; expiration date 11/17; UPC 7 0463616010 6) after a customer complained that a bottle of the product contained 30mg tablets.


Allergy Alert (Update): High Liner Foods Inc. recalls various High Liner, High Liner Captain’s Crew and Portico Bounty brands of breaded fish and seafood products because they may contain undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of brands and products.

Allergy Alert: Safeway recalls various Safeway brand bakery products due to undeclared egg and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for details.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Ardent Mills ULC recalls various brands of flour and flour products due to E. coli O121 contamination. The recalled items were distributed to hotels, restaurants and institutions across Canada. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of brands and products.

Food Safety Recall: Miss Vickie’s Canada recalls Miss Vickie’s brand Jalapeño Kettle Cooked Potato Chips (40g, 66g and 220g sizes; All ‘guaranteed fresh’ dates up to and including JN 20) due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled products were distributed to retailers across Canada.

Food Safety Recall: Dollarama Inc. recalls Bristol brand Chopped Ham (340g; BB 21/JUN/2021, EST 5 USA 6173 425; BB 01/AUG/2021, EST 5 USA 6214 425; BB 14/OCT/2021, EST 5 USA 6288 425; UPC 0 75069 15390 5) due to bone fragments.

Food Safety Recall: Longo Brothers Fruit Market, Inc. recalls Longo’s brand Ontario Lean Ground Veal (various package sizes; Best before 17 AL 19; UPC Starting with 203436) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Aliments Québec Express (2004) (Quebec, QC) recalls Frozen Smoked Salmon (all product sold up to and including April 21st) because the product label does not include an instruction to keep frozen.

Food Safety Recall: Ferme M. C. Dubeault inc. (Saint-Eustache, QC) recalls Maple Ham processed in glass jars because the product was not processed or stored in a manner that would ensure its safety.


Allergy Alert (Denmark): Bornholms Ismejeri recalls Chokoladeis (725 ml; Best by 10-12-2017, 13-12-2017, 20-12-2017, 25-12-2017, 27-12-2017, 28-12-2017, 19-01-2018, and 20-01-2018) due to undeclared soy lecithin.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung GmbH recalls OMIRA, DAIRY4FUN, TIP, COOP, BILLA, and VENTA brands of puddings (various flavors) due to finding of a metal particle on the surface in a single pudding cup. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Neuburger Milchwerke GmbH & Co. KG recalls KID´S WORLD Dessert im Ei mit Überraschung due to possible contamination with metal particles. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Bleikers Smokehouse Ltd recalls Bleikers Cooked & Peeled Coldwater Prawns (180g; Batch 78M; Use by 25 May 2017) and Bleikers Tiger Prawns (150g; Batch 78N; Use by 25 May 2017) due to incorrect Use by dates. The products were sold only in Booths Supermarkets.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Morrisons recalls Trimmed Beans (170g; Display until dates 22 April 2017, 23 April 2017 and 24 April 2017) because the product may contain small pieces of metal.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Coles recalls Coles Grill RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Wings Honey & Soy (1kg; Best before 24/04/2017) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Floridia Cheese Pty. Ltd. recalls Floridia Grated Parmesan Cheese (100g, 250g, 500g; Best before 20/04/2017 to 14/04/2018) due to undeclared egg.

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.