Monday, April 29, 2013
Classic Kettle Korn ready-to-eat popcorn may contain an undeclared milk allergen.
ConAgra foods today is voluntarily recalling Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn packages because they may contain an undeclared milk allergen. In Holly Springs, Orville Redenbacher products can be found at places like Kroger, Publix and Target. According to an alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some bags may accidentally contain white cheddar flavored popcorn, which contains milk, an allergen, which is not declared on the product label. This recall is only a concern to those who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk. No illnesses have been reported to date, and this is the only Orville Redenbacher product affected. This recall is nationwide. The popcorn is packaged in 5-ounce …
Friday, April 5, 2013
The voluntary recall has been expanded to include all products from its Waycross, Ga. plant due to possible E.Coli contamination. No deaths have been reported, but seven people have been hospitalized.
Due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli O121 bacteria (“E. Coli O121”), Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, NY, has expanded its voluntary recall to include all products from its Waycross, Ga. plant. According to a press release posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website, the recall has been expanded to include all products produced at its Waycross, Georgia plant with “Best By” dates ranging from Jan. 1, 2013 to Sept. 29, 2014. This was due to possible contamination with Escherichia coli O121 bacteria (“E. coli O121”). The expanded recall is in addition to products recalled on March 28, 2013. Rich Products press release states that the Center for Disease Control has reported 24 cases of E. coli 0121 in 15 states…
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Tri Fruit and Grain Salad may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for the Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad, since it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Publix received notification of the potential contamination from their supplier, Allison's Gourmet Kitchens. Publix Deli Tri Fruit and Grain Salad, UPC # 41415-39662, was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Product was sold in pre-packaged 12 ounce containers, and this recall involves all product sold from December 2012 through March 26, 2013. There are two Publix locations in Holly Springs: 6236 Old Highway 5 and 6175 Hickory Flat Highway. "Consumption of products containing Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection in …
Natura Pet Products expands its voluntary recall of dry pet foods.
Not only can your pets be affected by Salmonella from dry pet food being recalled by Natara Pet Products. Humans also are at risk 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. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced that Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its recall of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been confirmed to date. The FDA has a complete online list of the dog and cat food products – and even ferret food – that have been recalled. The affected products are sold through veterinary clinics and select …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Three types of the grain cereal sold between November 2012 through February 2013 are part of the recall.
Food For Life Baking Company of Corona, California is recalling 15,369 cases of Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Cereal shipped between Nov. 20, 2012 to Feb. 11, 2013, because the product may be mislabeled and may contain an undeclared allergen - almond: PRODUCT NAME UPC LOT# Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Original 073472002550 M3232, M3313, M3512, M3565 Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Golden Flax 073472002568 M3253, M3309, M3414, M3439, M3523, N0068, N0165 Ezekiel 4:9 Cereal - Cinnamon Raisin 073472002574 M3232, M3313, M3328, M3425, M3512, M3527, M3537, N0045, N0132 Individuals sensitive to almond protein can suffer a moderate to acute life-threatening allergic reaction, if consumed. This recall has been initiated as a precautionary measure following a random …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Three consumers reported finding glass in their ravioli.
Lean Cuisine, made by Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, has issued a voluntary recall for some of its packages of ravioli because the meal may contain fragments of glass, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The recall pertains to packages of Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli, with a UPC 13800-58358. The production codes are 2311587812 and 2312587812 and the “best before date” is December 2013. Nestlé is taking this action after three consumers reported they had found small fragments of glass in the ravioli portion of the entrée. No injuries were reported by any of the consumers, the news release stated. The recalled item was produced during early November 2012. Nestlé believes because very little …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Consumers with milk allergens or sensitivity run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they use the dressing.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
If you don't have allergies or sensitivies to milk, then the most recent recall of a dressing won't affect you. But if you do, be aware that Newman’s Own Inc. announced the voluntary recall of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing because it contains undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing with the affected time code. No other Newman’s Own products or flavors are impacted. The products are sold in retail stores in the Eastern to Midwestern US. The affected packages are 16 fl. oz. bottles of Newman’s Own Lite Honey Mustard Dressing that have a sell-by date of 16 OCT 13 M with a …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Have your dealer check to see if your vehicle is part of the recall.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Nearly three million Toyota vehicles around the world are being recalled due to a water pump problem and defective steering shaft, according to USA Today. Approximately, 2.77 million vehicles are affected by the combined recalls, including 670,000 in the U.S. They include Prius hybrids manufactured from 2004 to 2009. Car owners can bring their vehicle into a dealership to be inspected and, in some cases, have the steering intermediate extension shaft or the electric water pump replaced, according to Toyota. Car owners in Holly Springs can take their vehicles to Cherokee County Toyota located at 301 Liberty Boulevard in Canton or Cobb County Toyota at 2111 Barrett Lakes Boulevard NW in Kennesaw.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
The FDA announced the voluntary recall of subs made between July 7 and 26.
Publix Super Markets has voluntarily recalled custom sub sandwiches made in the Publix Deli that contain onions and sold between July 7 and July 26 in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina. Since most everyone who buys sub sandwiches from the deli plan to eat them immediately, or at least within a day, it would seem that there's nothing left to recall by now. But if you have a half a sandwich still left in the refrigerator, you should check its ingredients. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the sliced onions supplied to Publix by Gills Onions LLC, according to the recall notice provided by the Food & Drug Administration. The onions may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause serious and…
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
A food-thickening gel produced in Stone Mountain has been recalled two infants died after consuming it in their milk.
A food-thickening gel produced in Stone Mountain has been recalled pending an investigation that the gel caused fatal intestinal disease in two infants, according to this FDA press release. Tests are inconclusive as of now as to whether or not Simply Thick gel causes necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature babies as early evidence suggests, according to the release. The gel is put in breast milk for premature babies. According to Fox News, two infants have died from complications of NEC caused by Simply Thick and 15 other cases are being investigated. Only the substances produced in Stone Mountain have been recalled. "SimplyThick's recall of this product is a result of the company's failure to ensure that harmful bacteria of possible…