Recalls and Alerts: January 4 – 8, 2018

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: Hong Lee Trading Inc recalls CHAO CAFÉ VIETNAMESE INSTANT COFFEE MIXED 3 IN 1 (384g; Container code JUNE 06 2018) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Condies Foods recalls Veggie Cup (Item #40781; Use through 01/05/2018) due to undeclared milk and egg. The recalled product was supplied to Coremark Distribution centers, which distributed the product to stores in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Nebraska, Utah and Wyoming.

Allergy Alert: California Popsicle, Inc. (dba Polly Ann Ice Cream) recalls various Ice Bars due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Crescent City Meats recalls TASSO CAJUN SPICY HAM READY TO EAT (5-lb vacuum packs; Lots 1631317, 1635517, and 1635217 or 35217) due to underprocessing. The recalled product was distributed for institutional use in the New Orleans metropolitan area.

Food Safety Recall: Fieldbrook Foods Corporation recalls Tops brand Orange Cream Bars (12-ct. retail box; Best by December 18, 2018) and Purple Cow Orange Cream Bars (12-ct. retail box; Best by November 30, 2018) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for information on where the products were sold.

Food Safety Recall: Hempler Foods Group, LLC recalls HEMPLER’S FAMILY CLASSIC PEPPERONI NATURAL SMOKE FLAVORING ADDED (2.25-lb. vacuum-packed packages; Packed on 10/10/2017; Case code 59716) due to possible extraneous material (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Evershing International Trading Company recalls Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut (16-oz plastic bags: Lot SE07A1; UPC 05216-44081) due to potential Salmonella contamination.


Allergy Alert: Healthy Body Services recalls Soy Complete brand Plant-based protein shake – vanilla (544g; Product code 544-LOT# ANFY12117 EXP: MAY 2019 REG#1562 03/05/2017; UPC 6 65553 21748 2) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was distributed to retailers nationwide.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Imperial Caviar & Seafood recalls VIP Caviar Club Salmon Roe and Imperial Caviar and Seafood Whitefish Roe due to because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details of the affected products, which were distributed to retailers in Ontario and Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. recalls Kirkland Signature brand All Butter Croissants from certain stores in Ontario due to possible presence of plastic. Please refer to the recall notice for specifics on the affected products and a list of stores.

Food Safety Recall: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls PC brand Sweet Chipotle Prepared Mustard (180 mL; Product code 2018 AL 12; UPC 0 60383 01392 9) due to possible presence of glass. The recalled product was distributed in retail stores nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Old Country Sausage recalls Old Country Sausage Shop brand Grass Fed Bison Pepperoni Sticks (163g; Product code LYKFR Best Before Date January 24, 2018) due to pieces of metal. The recalled product was distributed to retail stores in Alberta.