Recalls and Alerts: August 2 – 6, 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: Hahn Brothers, Inc. recalls Lou’s Garrett Valley Natural, All Natural black forest seasoned uncured ham nugget, FULLY COOKED WOOD SMOKED” (1.75-lb. of vacuum-packed mini ham packages; case code 74045;  produced from Dec. 17, 2015 to July 27, 2017) due to undeclared malted barley. The recalled items were shipped to a distributor in New Jersey and further distributed to retail locations.

Allergy Alert: Fairway ‘‘Like No Other Market’’ ® of New York, NY recalls Fairway brand Cookies Blondie (10 oz.; All ‘Sell by’ dates; Item Code 268492 XXXXXX or 263413 XXXXXX) due to undeclared walnutes. The recalled product was distributed to Fairway stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and also through home delivery programs provided by Fairway E-commerce, Google and Instacart.

Allergy Alert: Commonwealth Dairy, LLC recalls Friendly Farms Key Lime Crunch Tilts (Best by AUG/26/2017 04-161 (Lot #A8872 XXXX) and Best by SEP/22/2017 04-161 (Lot #A5003 XXXX); UPC 041498239091) due to undeclared almonds. The recalled product was distributed in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Illinois, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and California, and sold in Aldi Stores in those states.

Allergy Alert: Bateman recalls approximately 20,297 pounds of poultry products due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products, which were shipped to institutional locations in Arizona and California.

Food Safety Recall: Agroson’s LLC recalls Maradol Papaya Cavi Brand, grown and packed by Carica de Campeche (Master carton codes 3044, 3045 and 3050; distributed to wholesalers July 16-19, 2017), due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled product, which was supplied to wholesalers in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, was grown on the same farm that produced the Salmonella-contaminated papayas identified as the likely source of a current outbreak of 109 Salmonella illnesses in 16 states.

Food Safety Recall: Amrita Health Foods recalls various flavors of Amrita Protein Bars (Best by 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affecte products.

Food Safety Recall: Swede Point Creamery (Madrid, IA) recalls Goat Cheese Curd (7-oz bags; Code date 7-11), sold at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market on July 15 and 22, 2017, due to possible contamination.

Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: Rugby Laboratories recalls Diocto Liquid (50 mg/5 mL) and Diocto Syrup (60mg/15mL) stool softeners, manufactured by PharmaTech, LLC (473mL bottles; all lots with codes NDC 0536-0590-85 and NDC 0536-1001-85) due to potential contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. The recalled products were distributed nationwide to wholesale and retail facilities, including hospitals and pharmacies.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall/Allergy Alert: AMPT Life, LLC recalls all lots of AMPT Coffee after FDA finds Sildenafil and Tadalafil in the product. The recalled AMPT Coffee also contains undeclared milk.


Food Safety Recall: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. recalls Gold Coast brand Broccettes – Broccoli Florettes (907g; Product code 12 AU 2017; UPC 7 35844 00033 5) due to E. coli O26 contamination. The recalled product was sold in Costco stores in British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall: Chez Robin Marché Local recalls duck rillettes, duck terrine and hummus ‘Maison’ (all lots up to and including August 1, 2017) as the products were not manufactured under conditions that ensure their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Les Entreprises Jean-Marie Gravel & fils inc. recalls Meat-based Spaghetti Sauce (500 mL and 1 Liter glass jars; all lots up to and including August 2, 2017) as the products were not manufactured under conditions that ensure their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Satonut recalls various products (all lots up to and including August 2, 2017) as the products were not manufactured under conditions that ensure their safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


Food Safety Recall (Germany): Axvitalis GmbH recalls “Eier aus Bodenhaltung” eggs (Best before dates 4 August 2017 to 16 August 2017; Code on egg: 2-DE-0358851) due to Salmonella Enteritidis contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Terbeke recalls Auchan brand Lasagne bolognaise (350g; Best by 15/08/2017) due to presence of a foreign body.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Dean Marketing and Culinary Limited recalls Rami Levi brand Nuts (400g and 800g packages) due to undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Old Country Food (2015) Ltd. recalls Old Country Food brand BBQ Pork Buns (Best Before date between 03.05.2018 and 31.05.2018) due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled product was sold in retail outlets and ethnic grocery stores throughout the North Island and Christchurch.

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.