Recalls and Alerts: June 13-14, 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: Golden Platter Foods Inc. recalls approximately 31,662 pounds of poultry and beef products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail and institutional locations in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Allergy Alert: Joseph Seviroli Inc. recalls approximately 114,409 pounds of beef ravioli products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to distribution locations in Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, and Rhode Island.

Food Safety Recall: Wildway LLC recalls certain Wildway and Trader Joe’s brands of grain-free granola products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products. The Wildway products were distributed nationwide; the Trader Joe’s product was sold in the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, D.C., DE, LA, MA, MD, ME, NH, NM, NJ, NV, NY, OK, PA, RI, TX, UT, VA and VT.

Food Safety Recall: OFD Foods, LLC. recalls MOUNTAIN HOUSE FREEZE DRIED SPICY SOUTHWEST BREAKFAST HASH (3.88-oz. pouch; pouch code 3253174; best by date of Dec. 2046) due to possible foreign matter (rubber) contamination. The recalled product was shipped to retail locations nationwide and sold directly to consumers through internet sales.

Food Safety Recall: Willis Ocean Inc. (Brooklyn, NY) recalls Duck brand Frozen Steamed Uneviscerated Scomber Fish (Clear plastic-wrapped styrofoam tray; Product of Thailand; UPC 040459097206) because the product was not properly eviscerated prior to processing, resulting in a risk of Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Pet Foods Safety Recall: Loving Pets recalls various dog treats because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products were sold under the following brand names: Loving Pets Barksters™, Loving Pets Puffsters™ Snack Chips, and Whole Hearted™. Please refer to the recall notice for additional product details.

Topical Pharmaceutical Products Safety Recall: Phillips Company recalls all lots of Tetrastem, Diabecline, Tetracycline-ABC, VenomX, Acneen, StaphWash, StringMed, NoPain and LidoMed after an FDA inspection found significant manufacturing practices that calls into question the safety, identity, strength, quality and purity of unexpired drug products made at the firm during the past three years.


Allergy Alert: Les Aliments Excel S.E.C. recalls La Cage brand Chicken Bites (550g; Product codes 18530 17-041, 18530 17-062, 18530 17-076, 18530 17-090 and 18530 17-131; UPC 8 50715 00022 8) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to consumers in Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Tata Soupe (Montreal) recalls various soup products, as the recalled items were manufactured under conditions that do not ensure product safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie de Repentigny inc. recalls Swiss Emmental Cheese (variable package sizes; all affected lots) because the product label does not indicate the cheese was made using raw milk.


Allergy Alert (Ireland): Unilever recalls Knorr Chicken Powder Bouillon (pack size 900g (x6); all best before dates; all batch codes) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Initia Food recalls Grilled Salted Pistachios (350g; Lot 004752-2; Best by 01/03/2018) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Dansk Supermarked recalls Vores Kyllingefilet/Chicken Fillet (2400g and 3400g; Best by 18/06/2017) due to possible metal and plastic pieces in the product.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Griffin’s Foods Ltd. recalls Eta brand Uppercuts Deli Cut Sea Salt + Balsamic Vinegar Flavoured Cereal Snack (140g; Best Before 20 OCT 17; Time Code 18:40 to 18:44 CP1) due to undeclared soy. The affected product is sold only in Countdown Sunnynook – North Shore


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.