Food and Drug Administration--Recalls/Safety Alerts

Nutiva Expanded Voluntary Recall for Undeclared Peanuts In All Lots of Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:35:00 -0400) Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has decided to expand its initial voluntary product recall of the Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake – Vanilla to include all lots of both Vanilla and Chocolate flavored products after identifying that this product may contain trace amounts peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Pro Sports Club Recalls Yogurt Peanut Crunch Bar Because of Possible Health Risk (Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:00 -0400) Pro Sports Club of Bellevue, WA is recalling 36.957 Yogurt Peanut Crunch bars because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli H7 bacteria (E.Coli O157:H7) E Coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly. The condition can lead to serious kidney damage and even death.

Chlorofields Recalls Asian MIicrogreens Because Of Possible Health Risk (Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:59:00 -0400) ChloroFields of Lawrence, KS is recalling 20 cases of Asian Microgreens, because they have potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Riviana Foods Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Manufacturing Date And UPC Number Of Ronzoni® Thin Spaghetti Due To Possible Undeclared Egg Allergen (Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:31:00 -0400) Houston, Texas (March 20, 2017) – Riviana Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling 610 cases of certain coded Ronzoni® Thin Spaghetti cartons that may contain an egg fettuccine product. The affected Ronzoni Thin Spaghetti cartons do not declare the allergen “egg”, which is an ingredient in the egg fettuccine product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The affected product was processed at a Riviana co-manufacturer’s facility on January 20, 2017

EuroCan Manufacturing Voluntarily Recalling Barnsdale Farms® Pig Ears Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk (Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:47:00 -0400) (March 20, 2017) New Hamburg, Ontario - EuroCan Manufacturing is voluntarily recalling Lot Number 84 consisting of it's individually shrink-wrapped, 6-pack, 12-pack and 25-pack bags of Barnsdale Farms®, HoundsTooth® and Mac's Choice® Pig Ears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is a risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.

Nutiva Voluntary Recall for Undeclared Peanuts Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake Vanilla Flavor (Sat, 18 Mar 2017 14:14:00 -0400) Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has initiated a voluntary product recall of the following Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake - Vanilla Flavor products after identifying that this product may contain peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Blue Buffalo Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain Recipe TM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food For Adult DogsDue to Potential Health Risk (Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:27:00 -0400) Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of BLUE Wilderness® Rocky Mountain RecipeTM Red Meat Dinner Wet Food for Adult Dogs, as the product has the potential to contain elevated levels of naturally- occurring beef thyroid hormones.

Wellpet Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount of One Recipe of Canned Topper For Dogs Due to Potential Elevated Levels of Naturally Occurring Beef Thyroid Hormone (Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:19:00 -0400) WellPet has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited amount of one canned topper product due to potential elevated levels of naturally occurring beef thyroid hormone.

Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. Voluntarily Recalls Edamame Due to Potential Health Risk (Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:27:00 -0400) Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (“AFC”) of Rancho Dominguez, California is recalling its Edamame (Soybeans) – UPC 0-23012-00261-9, dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Contamination was discovered via random testing under AFC’s Quality Assurance Program.

Aroma Imports Inc. Recalls Nabelsi brand Thyme Because of Possible Health Risk (Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:15:00 -0400) Aroma Imports Inc. of Dearborn Heights, MI, is recalling 450 g and 4.5 kg packages of Nabelsi brand Thyme because the products have the potential to contain excessive levels of lead. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product contained high levels of lead (422 PPM) based on sampling by U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Illinois Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Protection.

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Milk in Chocolate Confections (Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:59:00 -0400) Dolcetta Artisan Sweets of Seattle, WA is recalling Dolcetta branded chocolate confections because they may contain undeclared soy and milk.

Whole Foods Market Expands Vulto Creamery Recall Because of Public Health Risk (Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:27:00 -0400) In response to Vulto Creamery’s expanded recall of raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily expanding its recall to include Andes, Hamden and Walton Umber cheeses sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems.

Vulto Creamery Voluntarily Expands Their Recall of All Raw Milk Cheeses Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination (Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:54:00 -0500) Vulto Creamery, Walton, New York, is out of an abundance of caution expanded the recall to include all lots for four additional cheeses which include, by name the following: Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden & Walton Umber. In summary, Vulto Creamery has recalled the following eight cheese items: Heinennellie, Miranda,, Willowemoc, Ouleout , Andes, Blue Blais, Hamden & Walton Umber due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

The Soynut Butter Co Expands Recall to Include Dixie U.S.A Products Because of Possible Health Risk (Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:10:00 -0500) The SoyNut Butter Co. of Glenview, IL is expanding its recall of I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter and granola products. The recall now includes Dixie Diner’s Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools.

Nonna Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Lidia’s Marinara Sauce (Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:32:00 -0500) Nonna Foods in Woodbury, New York, is voluntarily recalling 25 ounce jars labeled as Lidia’s Marinara Sauce bearing a Best By Date 06/13/2019, because the product may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Bak-Ez Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared (Milk) in Mantecada (Muffin) (Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:04:00 -0500) BAK-EZ Bakery Company of Norcross, Georgia is recalling 7-Eleven 4.0 oz. Mantecada (Muffin) (SKU 9841) (UPC05254859241-7) because it may contain undeclared “milk” in the allergen statement. People who have an allergy or severe stativity to Milk they run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Regeneca Worldwide, a Division of Vivaceuticals, Inc., Issues a Nationwide Recall of Its Products (Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:39:00 -0500) Regeneca Worldwide, a division of VivaCeuticals, Inc. is conducting a nationwide recall of its entire line of herbal and dietary supplement products pursuant to a Consent Decree entered by the federal court for the Central District of California. This recall applies to all products manufactured and sold between June 1, 2011 and February 8, 2017.

Gerber Issues Allergy Alert To Clarify Egg Labeling For Cheese Ravioli Pasta Pick-ups® (Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:26:00 -0500) Gerber Products Company of Florham Park, New Jersey, is initiating a voluntary recall of Cheese Ravioli Gerber Pasta Pick-Ups because the egg allergen is missing from the 'Contains' statement. The full ingredient list on the package does list 'egg' as an ingredient; however, the 'Contains' statement, designed to further alert parents to allergens in the recipe, did not include “egg� as is required. Only consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg are at risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Whole Foods Market Recalls Cheeses From 9 Stores Because of Possible Health Risk (Wed, 08 Mar 2017 17:19:00 -0500) In response to Vulto Creamery’s recall of soft wash- rind raw milk cheeses, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling the products from nine stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine and New York out of an abundance of caution. The cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Biery Cheese Company Expands Recall of Select Cheese Due To Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination (Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:45:00 -0500) Biery Cheese Co. is voluntarily expanding the recall of specialty cheese due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, IN notified Biery Cheese Co. that a specialty Pepper Marble Jack cheese they supplied to Biery must be recalled due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogens.