Recalls and Alerts: June 10, 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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Allergy Alert: Packer Avenue Foods, Inc. recalls approximately 9,690 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products, which were shipped to wholesale locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Pet Food Safety Recall: United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. recalls multiple brands of packages of rawhide dog chew products after determining that certain of its rawhide chew manufacturing facilities located in Mexico and Colombia, as well as one of its suppliers in Brazil, were using a quaternary ammonium compound mixture as a processing aid in the manufacturing of rawhide chews. Quaternary ammonium compounds are anti-microbial chemicals approved for cleaning food processing equipment, but not approved in the U.S. as a processing aid in the production of rawhide chews for dogs. Exposure to quaternary ammonium compounds through direct ingestion may cause the following symptoms in dogs: reduced appetite, and gastric irritation including diarrhea and vomiting. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to retail outlets and sold online in the U.S.


Allergy Alert: Fresh Selections Inc. recalls Fresh Selections brand Meatballs & Spaghetti (1 kg; Best before dates 2017JN09 and 2017JN16; UPC 7 78809 34615 4) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to consumers nationwide.

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.