Recalls and Alerts: August 6 – 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: Mojave Foods Corporation recalls El Guapo Jamaica Hibiscus Flower (1-, 2-, 8-, & 16-oz packages; various Best before dates) due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

Allergy Alert: JR Simplot Company Food Group recalls Simplot Good Grains Exotic Grains and Fire-Roasted Vegetable blend (Lot Codes 389 MAY 04 18 & 389 JUL 10 18) due to undeclared wheat.

Misbranding: StoneRidge Wholesale Division LLC recalls approximately 656 pounds of fully cooked, not shelf stable ready to eat pork and beef bologna products due to undeclared sodium nitrite and sodium erythorbate. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall: G & C Raw, LLC recalls Pat’s Cat Turkey Cat Food (1-lb pkgs; Lot #WWPKTF051618) and Ground Lamb Dog Food (2-lb packages; Lot #MFF022718) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were distributed by direct deliver to customers in OH, MI, IN, PAN, KY, NC, AND GA.

OTC Pharmaceutical Safety Recall: Product Quest Manufacturing LLC recalls CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist (0.5 fluid ounce bottle; Lot #173089J; EXP 09/19; UPC 50428432365) due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination.


Food Safety Recall: Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. recalls Dole brand Baby Spinach with Tender Reds (142g; Best Before 18-AU-04, All time codes starting with W202011; UPC 0 71430 06069 8) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Allergy Alert (Sweden): Axfood recalls Garant Salta chips (200g; Best before 18.01.2019; time stamp between 06:06 and 08:08) due to undeclared milk protein.

Allergy Alert (UK): Star Distribution (UK) Ltd recalls Cake Zone Muffins 4 pack Chunky Cherry and Double Chocolate Flavour (18x18x7cm pkg; Batch code 54–68060618; Best before 31 August 2018) due to undeclared egg, milk and wheat (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): PLUIMVEESLACHTERIJ LAMMENS recalls Carrefour brand MB AILES DE POULET CURCUMA (550g; Best before 09/08/2018; LOT #6795) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): NatureSource recalls Clearspring Organic buckwheat flour (375g; Best before 25/10/2019) due to elevated ochratoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Penny Markt GmbH, Lidl, Kaufland, Aldi Süd, Real SB Warenhaus GmbH  recall Organic Shell Eggs (10-pack and 6-pack; Lot #0-DE-0359721; Best before until 24.08.2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Orkla Foods recalls Paulúns Superbars (all best-before dates until 24.04.2019) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Rafferty’s Garden recalls Rafferty’s Garden Baby Rice Cereal (80g; Best Before 17 May 2019) due to undeclared gluten (oats).

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Rosa Foods Ltd recalls The Wrappery brand Thai wrap (275g; Use by 19 August 2018 ) due to undeclared peanuts, sesame and fish.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Home Ice Cream Pty Ltd recalls Gary Gumball 6 Pack Box and Impulse Individual Serve (various Best before dates) due to foreign matter (glass) contaminaion. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


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