USDA FSIS: Night Hawk Frozen Foods recalls frozen beef patty and gravy products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2018-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Night Hawk Frozen Foods, Inc., a Buda, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 167 pounds of frozen beef patty and gravy products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Feb. 20, 2018). The product contains milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The heat treated, but not fully cooked, frozen beef patty and gravy items were produced on Nov. 8, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 8.75 oz. board cartons labeled as “NIGHT HAWK BEEF PATTY ‘N GRAVY, CHARBROILED BEEF PATTY and GRAVY, POTATO ROUNDS and SWEET CORN.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2117” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Louisiana and Texas.

The problem was discovered on Feb. 19, 2018 when FSIS was notified that the firm received two consumer complaints of mislabeled products. The cartons actually contain beef patties, mashed potatoes and cheese.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Michelle Anselment, chief operating officer, Night Hawk Frozen Foods, at (512) 295-4166 X 107.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Autumn Canaday
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

 

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kenosha Beef International, LTD., a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,960 pounds of beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 9, 2017). The products may contain milk, in the form of cheddar cheese, a known allergen that was not declared on the finished product label. The products also contain undeclared bacon.

The bacon cheddar beef patty products were produced on June 14, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 4-lb retail carton containing 12, 1/3 pound burgers of “JP O’REILLY’S, PUB BURGER, FAMILY PACK, MADE FROM BEEF CHUCK,” with a sell-by date of 01-10-18.
  • 24-lb cases of “JP O’REILLY’S, BACON & CHEDDAR BEEF PATTIES” with sell-by date of 01-10-18 and case codes of 0614KS42065, 0614KS42066, 0614KS42067, 0614KS42068 and 0614KS42070.

The products subject to recall have establishment number “EST. 425B” printed adjacent to the sell-by date on the retail carton and inside the USDA mark of inspection on the shipping case. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

The problem was discovered on Aug. 9, 2017 when the firm received two consumer complaints regarding the bacon cheddar beef patties not being labeled as bacon and cheddar. Specifically, the products were labeled as “JP O’Reilly’s PUB BURGER,” but contained “JP O’Reilly’s Bacon Cheddar Beef Patties.”

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Peter Policastro, President, at (732) 515-9314. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Dennis Vignieri, CEO, at (262) 859-2272 ext. 1205.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Veronika Medina
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

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Hahn Brothers, Inc. recalls ready-to-eat ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared malted barley

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hahn Brothers, Inc., a Westminster, Md. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,773 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 5, 2017). The products contain malted barley, a known allergen, which is not declared on the final product label.

The ready-to-eat ham products were produced from Dec. 17, 2015 to July 27, 2017. The products have a 70-day sell-by date. The following product is subject to recall: 

  • 1.75-lb. of vacuum-packed mini ham packages containing “Lou’s Garrett Valley Natural, All Natural black forest seasoned uncured ham nugget, FULLY COOKED WOOD SMOKED” with a case code 74045.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2000” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a distributor in New Jersey and further distributed to retail locations.

The problem was discovered when the FSIS Office of Public Health Science (OPHS) received a consumer complaint on July 11, 2017 with regard to a mislabeling of Lou’s Garret Valley Black Forest Seasoned Uncured Ham Nugget produced by Hahn Brothers Incorporated. The complainant noted that malted barley is listed as an ingredient on the company’s website, but is not listed as an ingredient on the product label.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Media and consumers with questions about the recall can contact Barry Blevins, Vice President of Operations, at (443) 375-7762.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Veronika Medina
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Maxi Canada, Inc., recalls breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maxi Canada, Inc., a Quebec, Canada establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (June 24, 2017). The products may contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The frozen breaded chicken items were produced on various dates between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 38-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “100% ALL NATURAL CHICKEN BREAST FRIES WITH WHOLE GRAIN Breading CHICKEN BREAST PATTY FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT,” with barcode 064563223177 printed on the box, and lot codes 170514, 170684, 170686, 170588, 161396, 161486, 170006, 170140, 170158, 170283, 170371, 170514 and 170609 printed on the internal bag.
  • 26-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “100% ALL NATURAL CHICKEN BREAST FRIES WITH WHOLE GRAIN Breading CHICKEN BREAST PATTY FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT,” with barcode 064563223160 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170109, 170581, 161657, 170087, 170279, 170490, 170513 and 170628 printed on the internal bag.
  • 24-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “ALL NATURAL CHICKEN FRIES Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563223320 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170368 and 161527 printed on the internal bag.
  • 24-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “All Natural Chicken Breast Nuggets Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563225058 printed on the box, and lot number 170365 printed on the internal bag.
  • 61-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Chicken Breast Nuggets Nugget-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat 100% All Natural,” with barcode 064563225027 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170618, 170858, 170058, 170161, 170301 and 170322 printed on the internal bag.
  • 26-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS NUGGET-SHAPED CHICKEN BREAST PATTY FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT 100% All Natural,” with barcode 064563225720 printed on the box, and lot numbers 161545, 161624, 170057, 170192 and 161632 printed on the internal bag.
  • 38-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Chicken Breast Nuggets Nugget-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat 100% All Natural,” with barcode 064563225782 printed on the box, and lot code 170128 printed on the internal bag.
  • 25.2-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Alpha Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563227908 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170174, 170319, 170243, 170182, 170534, 170816 and 170638 printed on the internal bag.
  • 38-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Alpha Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563227915 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170488, 161131, 170306, 161567, 170062, 170388, 170476, 170535, 161403, 170543, 161578 and 170123 printed on the internal bag.
  • 80-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat 100% All Natural,” with barcode 064563226574 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170284, 170421, 170422, 170437, 170025, 170330, 170449, 170594, 170601, 161614, 161494, 160774, 161418, 170094, 170008, 170054, 170113, 170053, 170101, 170167, 170112, 170710 and 161563 printed on the internal bag.
  • 61-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat 100% All Natural,” with barcode 064563226406 printed on the box, and lot numbers 161248, 170176, 161248, 170028, 170176, 170213, 170462 and 170497 printed on the internal bag.
  • 24-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat 100% All Natural,” with barcode 064563226536 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170183, 161484, 161621, 161633, 170015 and 170556 printed on the internal bag.
  • 80-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563226635 printed on the box, and lot numbers 161415, 161566, 170031, 170194 and 161036 printed on the internal bag.
  • 61-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563226086 printed on the box, and lot numbers 170216, 170323, 161654, 170026 and 170249 printed on the internal bag.
  • 42-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Buddies Chicken Breast Nuggets Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563226079 printed on the box, and lot codes 170308, 170384, 161555, 170005, 170029, 170080, 170477, 170119, 170202, 170290, 170391, 170374, 161333, 161399, 161457, 170033, 161026, 161290, 170007, 170129, 170225, 170304, 170220 and 170456 printed on the internal bag.
  • 24-oz. boxes containing Yummy brand “Yummy! Yummy! Dino Wheels Chicken Breast Rings Wheel-Shaped Chicken Breast Patty Fritters with Rib Meat,” with barcode 064563221302 printed on the box, and lot numbers 161485, 170173, 170175 and 161485 printed on the internal bag.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “348” inside the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered when the company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the breading products used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Chantal Jacques, Maxi Canada, Inc., at (450) 439-9616. Media with questions about the recall can contact Dave Kellogg, Maxi Canada, Inc., at (630) 258-3371.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Sarah R. Lichtman
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

Golden Platter Foods Inc. recalls poultry and beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Golden Platter Foods Inc., a Newark, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 31,662 pounds of poultry and beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (June 14, 2017). The products contain, milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the products labels.

The ready-to-eat turkey, chicken, veal and beef items were produced on various dates between March 16, 2017 and June 7, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 24-lb bulk cases containing 3-lb. plastic liner retail bags of “Western Beef Fully Cooked CHICKEN TENDERS,” with case code 04952.*
  • 24-lb bulk cases containing 3-lb. plastic liner retail bags of “Western Beef Fully Cooked Chicken Patties,” with case code 04951.*
  • 10-lb bulk cases of “Golden Platter Fully Cooked CHICKEN PATTIES Breaded Nugget Shaped Patties,” with case code 21017.
  • 24-lb bulk cases containing 3-lb. retail bags of “Western Beef Fully Cooked CHICKEN NUGGETS,” with case code 04950.*
  • 20-lb bulk cases of “Golden Platter HALAL Fully Cooked BEEF MEAT BALLS,” with case code 12012.
  • 10-lb bulk cases of “Golden Platter HALAL Fully Cooked CHICKEN NUGGETS Breaded Nugget Shaped Patties,” with case code 21020H.
  • 10-lb bulk cases of “Golden Platter Fully Cooked Breakfast Style Turkey Patties,” with case code 18610.
  • 10-lb bulk cases of “Golden Platter HALAL Fully Cooked Breaded BEEF PATTIES,” with case code 11001.

*Products marked with an asterisk have an additional exterior label. Please click the label link above to view.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 8813” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail and institutional locations in Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

The problem was discovered on June 6, 2017, when the company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the batter and cracker meal the company received and used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Scott Bennett, President, at (973) 344-8770.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Gabrielle N. Johnston
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

4335 Pounds of Water Lilies Food Inc.’s Ready-to-Eat Breaded Chicken Products Recalled Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Water Lilies Food Inc., a Astoria, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 4,335 pounds of ready-to-eat breaded chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (June 8, 2017 ). The products could contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The spicy chicken tenders were produced on various dates from March 24, 27, and 28, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 10-oz. boxes of frozen “Spicy chicken strips fully cooked chicken breast tenders fritter with spicy seasoning.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-21465A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.

The problem was discovered on June 6, 2017, when the company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the bread crumbs the company received and used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact the company at (888) 387-7669.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Jeremy J. Emmert
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

174,000 pounds of Maid-Rite Specialty Foods, LLC Beef Products Recalled Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Maid-Rite Specialty Foods, LLC., a Dunmore, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 174,000 pounds of various beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today ( June 8, 2017 ). The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the products labels.

The raw and ready-to-eat beef items were produced between March 13, 2017 and May 26, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF BURGERS,” with case code 83353-52980 and lot numbers 04/04/17, 04/06/17, 04/07/17, 04/10/17, 04/18/17, 04/24/17, 04/25/17, 05/04/17, 05/08/17, 05/15/17 and 05/16/17.
  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF BURGERS,” with case code 83353-52981 and lot numbers 03/31/17 and 05/08/17.
  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF BURGERS,” with case code 83353-52982 and lot numbers 03/31/17, and 05/08/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED AND CHARBROILED SALISBURY STEAK,” with case code 48339-44914 and lot numbers 03/31/17 and 05/08/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “OUR HOMESTYLE BIG-N-BEEFY PATTIES,” with case code 70804-35001 and lot numbers 03/20/17 and 04/19/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “OUR HOMESTYLE BIG-N-BEEFY PATTIES,” with case code 70804-35005 03/20/17, 03/31/17, 04/19/17, 05/02/17, 05/05/17, and 05/19/17.
  • 30-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF MEATBALLS,” with case code 75156-33530with lot codes 03/13/17 and 04/28/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED BEEF STEAKETTE FOR SALISBURY,” with case code 75156-34914 and lot number 04/27/17.
  • 10-lb. bulk boxes of “FULLY COOKED AND CHARBROILED SALISBURY STEAK,” with case code 48339-44913 and lot numbers 03/16/17, 03/28/17, 04/18/17, 05/08/17, and 05/17/17.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 77” or “EST. 118” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional locations throughout the United States and Canada.

The problem was discovered on June 6, 2017, when Maid-Rite Specialty Foods, LLC. received notification from one of their ingredient supplier that the bread crumbs the company received and used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Kurt Sorensen or Deb Weber, Managers FSQA, at (570) 343-4748. Media with questions about the recall can contact Michael Bernstein, Vice President, at (570) 343-4748.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Gabrielle N. Johnston
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Ford Brothers Wholesale Meats, Inc. recalls beef patties due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

USDA FSIS: Ford Brothers Wholesale Meats, Inc. recalls beef patties due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

 

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ford Brothers Wholesale Meats, Inc., a West Valley, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,015 pounds of beef patties due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (May 8, 2017). The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The frozen raw beef patties were produced on August 26, 2016 through May 4, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 5-lb. boxes containing four patties per pound of “MINEO & SAPIO BEEF PATTIES.”
  • 5-lb. boxes containing six patties per pound of “MINEO & SAPIO BEEF PATTIES.”
  • 5-lb. boxes containing eight patties per pound of “MINEO & SAPIO BEEF PATTIES.”
  • 5-lb. boxes containing ten patties per pound of “MINEO & SAPIO BEEF PATTIES.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 4625” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to wholesale locations in New York.

The problem was discovered on May 8, 2017 by FSIS personnel while conducting label review verification activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Mark Strub, President, at (716) 942-3000.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Benjamin A. Bell
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

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USDA FSIS: Blount Fine Foods recalls Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blount Fine Foods, Corp., a McKinney, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 8,685 pounds of Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled as Beef Chile Colorado, but the packaged product contains cheese enchiladas with milk as an ingredient. Milk is a known allergen and is not declared on the product label.

The frozen Beef Chile Colorado products were produced on Nov. 23, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 10-oz retail cartons containing “SAFFRON ROAD BEEF CHILE COLORADO WITH MESQUITE BLACK BEANS & GARLIC RICE” with “Best By” dates of “05/23/18 AP.”

The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number on the packaging because the company was producing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration product. These items were shipped to distribution centers located in Pennsylvania and Texas.

The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media with questions about the recall can call Jack Acree, American Halal Company executive vice president, at (203) 202-3937. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the America Halal Company Consumer Hotline at (855) 562-2835.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

SOURCE: USDA FSIS

Congressional and Public Affairs
Felicia Thompson
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding

USDA’s FSIS: Chicken soup products of Campbell Soup Company recalled due to misbranding

 

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campbell Soup Company, a Maxton, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Apr 22, 2017). The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The chicken with whole grain pasta soup items were produced on Feb. 13, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 18.6-oz. cans of “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta” with Best By date of Feb. 13, 2019 located on the bottom of the cans.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 4R” on the bottom of the cans. These items were shipped to retail locations in Florida.

The problem was discovered on April 20, 2017 when the firm received notification from their corporate office of multiple consumer complaints of the wrong product noticed inside the cans. The products were labeled as “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta” but actually contain “Campbell’s Homestyle Healthy Request Italian-Style Wedding Spinach & Meatballs in Chicken Broth” soup.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Consumer Affairs at (866) 400-0965. Media with questions about the recall can contact Michelle Reardon, Director of Communications – Americas, at (856) 571-9911.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Kristen Booze
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

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Request Foods, Inc. recalls burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

Request Foods, Inc. recalls burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Request Foods, Inc., a Holland, Mich. establishment, is recalling approximately 30,537 pounds of burrito products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled as a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an egg and sausage burrito product. The product contains egg and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The frozen burrito items were produced on Dec. 19, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label]

  • 6 oz. plastic package containing “ATKINS CHICKEN WITH CHEESE AND BEAN BURRITO” with a “Best By” date of Dec. 19, 2017.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-17644” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Consumer Affairs at (844) 342-3400. Media with questions about the recall can contact Tom Lindell, Vice President of Public Affairs, at (612) 305-6149.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov.The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

SOURCE: USDA

Mibo Fresh Food recalls ready-to-eat salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mibo Fresh Food, a Fort Worth, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,434 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (April 8, 2017). The product contains pieces of honey glazed walnut, which has an ingredient of wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. This product was also packed on shared equipment with other tree nuts, peanuts, soy and milk.

The Baby Greens with Turkey and Mango Salad items were produced on various dates from March 28, 2017- April 6, 2017 and have “best-by” dates from April 7, 2017- April 16, 2017. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 2 7.2-oz. tray packages containing “Mibo Fresh Baby Greens with Turkey and Mango Salad with Sweet Onion Dijon Dressing.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-27399” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Costco retail locations in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

The problem was discovered during routine in-plant verification activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Debbie Patterson, Regional Business Development Manager, at (817) 882-9600. Media with questions about the recall can contact Uzor Nwoko, President, at (817) 882-9600.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Nina Anand
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

Food Evolution recalls Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Evolution, LLC., a Schiller Park, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 150 pounds of Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today ( April 5, 2017). The product contains tree nuts, specifically pecans, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The ready-to-eat Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad items were packaged on March 31, 2017 and have a use-by date of April 7, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 12.01 oz. clear plastic containers containing “Mediterranean Style Cous Cous Salad with Sweet Basil Dressing, Distributed by Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34309” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Roundy’s Supermarket locations in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The problem was discovered by Roundy’s Supermarkets. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Bret Schultz, President of Food Evolution LLC, at (312) 561-7108.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Allie Ryan
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Kettle Cuisine, LLC recalls chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

USDA FSIS: Kettle Cuisine, LLC recalls chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

 

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kettle Cuisine, LLC, a Lynn, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,096 pounds of chicken soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Jan. 12, 2017). The label declares the product to be chicken soup, when it is actually an Italian wedding soup with meatballs. The product also contains eggs, milk, and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

The chicken soup items were produced and packaged on January 3, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 24 ounce cups containing “MOM’S CHICKEN SOUP” with a “USE BY” date of 02/17/17

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-18468” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Whole Foods Market locations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.

The problem was discovered when a retail store noted that product labeled as “Mom’s Chicken Soup” actually contained “Italian Wedding Soup with Meatballs”.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Richard Bourgeoise, Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance, at (617) 409-1120. Media with questions about the recall can contact Sandy Rega, Senior Director Marketing, at (617) 409-1163.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

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USDA FSIS: Perfect Fit Meals, LLC recalls chicken breast product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perfect Fit Meals, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,546 pounds of chicken breast product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Jan. 10, 2017). The product may contain milk and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

The ready-to-eat chicken breast items were produced on December 20 and 21, 2016. The following product is subject to recall: 

  • 10.5 ounce sealed tray package containing “From the Kitchen of Cooking Light Magazine: Lemon Pepper Chicken” with “Use or Freeze By” date of 01/21/17 and lot code 2457744.2

The product subject to recall bears establishment number “P-827” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to military commissaries and retail establishments nationwide.

The problem was discovered when a distributor notified the establishment that the chicken breast product had been incorrectly labeled. Although the product is labeled “Lemon Pepper Chicken” it contains a different product, “Blackened Chicken Breast”, which contains milk and wheat allergens.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Mona Powell, Quality Control, at (281) 953-3200. Media with questions about the recall can contact Brad Wilson, CEO, at (713) 579-5686.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

Texas Best Proteins recalls Cajun Style Dirty Rice containing chicken products and Turkey Cajun Dinner Kits due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Texas Best Proteins (Farm to Market Foods), a Santo, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 25,332 pounds of Cajun Style Dirty Rice containing chicken products and Turkey Cajun Dinner Kits containing Dirty Rice due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Dec. 23, 2016). The product may contain peanuts, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The Farm to Market Foods Cajun Style Dirty Rice and Turkey Dinner Kits were packaged on 10/27/2016, 11/1/2016, and 11/11/2016. The following products are subject to recall: 

  • 32 ounce trays of Cajun Style Dirty Rice with use/sell by dates of 1/15/2017, 1/17/2017 and 1/30/2017.  The case code is 1982.
  • 32 ounce trays of Cajun Style Dirty Rice within the boxes of Cajun Turkey Dinner kits with use/sell by dates of 1/15/2017, 1/17/2017 and 1/30/2017.  The case code is 1976.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 950” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to retail locations in Texas.

The problem was discovered on Dec. 22, 2016, when the firm was notified by their supplier that the Worcestershire sauce used in the rice product was being recalled because the sauce may contain peanut. The establishment determined the scope of the recall by tracing the use of the recalled Worcestershire back to the October and November production dates.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact Jason Beyer, at (940) 468-7185.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Jeremy J. Emmert
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

Morty Pride Meats recalls pork barbeque products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morty Pride Meats, Inc., a Fayetteville, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 237,891 pounds of pork barbeque products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Nov. 17, 2016). The products were produced with Worcestershire sauce that contains soy, a known allergen which was not declared on the finished product label.

The pork barbeque items were produced and packaged from Nov. 15, 2014 through Nov. 11, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 5-lb. of vacuum sealed bags of “Morty Pride Pork Barbeque, Electronically Cooked.”
  • 12-oz of plastic cups of “Morty Pride Premium Pork Barbeque, Electronically Cooked.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 6668” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutions and retail locations in North Carolina and South Carolina.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel during a random label verification on Nov. 16, 2016.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness, injury, or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Mickey Hudson, President, at (910) 483-6004.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Veronika Medina
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Water Lilies Food Inc. recalls egg roll product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Water Lilies Food Inc., an Astonia, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,710 pounds of egg roll product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Nov. 8, 2016). The product contains shrimp, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. Additionally, this item was mislabeled as pork egg rolls, when in fact, shrimp egg rolls were packaged.

The shrimp egg roll item was produced on July 12, 2016. The following product is subject to recall:   

  • 15-oz. (425 g) boxes containing five pieces of “World Menu Egg Rolls Pork” with a best by date of 07-12-2017, a packaging date of 07-12-2016 and a UPC code of 6-88267-06951-2.  

The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. M21465A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to a distribution center in Westfield, Mass.

The problem was discovered from a consumer complaint when a customer bought egg rolls (pork) and shrimp was found.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume it. This product should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can call 888-387-7669.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Gabrielle N. Johnston
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Gaiser’s European Style Provision recalls chicken and pork bologna products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gaiser’s European Style Provision Inc., a Union, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,895 pounds of chicken and pork bologna products due to misbranding, undeclared allergens, and being formulated with meat and poultry products that were not federally inspected, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 26, 2016). The products may contain nonfat dry milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the finished product label.

The bologna items were produced on various dates from Oct. 6, 2016 to Oct. 20, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s RUSSIAN BRAND PROFESSORSKAYA BOLOGNA” pork bologna with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 10-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s PROFESSORSKAYA” pork bologna with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “NetCost Market PROFESSORSKAYA BRAND BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s CHICKEN BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 3-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “Gaiser’s CHICKEN BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.
  • 1-lb. chubb artificial casing containing “NetCost Market CHICKEN BOLOGNA” with various packaging dates from Oct. 10, 2016 to Oct. 21, 2016.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 5385 or P-5385” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations and/or for institutional use in California, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Washington.

The problem was discovered during a Food Safety Assessment conducted by FSIS personnel.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Igor Denisenko, Gaiser’s European Style Provision Inc.’s plant manager, at (908) 686-3421.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Maria Machuca
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS announces that Chicharrones J&J recalls pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

USDA FSIS announces that Chicharrones J&J recalls pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen
USDA FSIS announces that Chicharrones J&J recalls pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

 

WASHINGTON, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chicharrones J&J, a Santa Ana, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,064 pounds of pork lard products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Oct. 12, 2016). The products contain milk, a known allergen, and sodium nitrite, which are not declared on the product label.

The pork lard products were produced on various dates from June 16, 2016 through Oct.12, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-lb, 2-lb and 3-lb plastic tubs of “Chicharrones J&J Rendered Animal Fat”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 31638” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to various retail locations in California.

The problem was discovered on Oct.12, 2016 by a FSIS consumer safety during label verification activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of illness or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Media and consumers with questions about the recall can contact George Velazquez, HACCP Manager, at (714) 543-1310.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Veronika Medina
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

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Product recall: Giant Food removed from sale select Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream due to misbranding

Landover, Md., 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following a recall by Turkey Hill Dairy, Giant Food, LLC announced it removed from sale select 48 oz. containers of Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream because the package may contain Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream instead of Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream.

These packages may contain almonds and eggs, allergens not listed on the ingredient label. The lid of affected products may be labeled as Rocky Road Premium Ice Cream.

This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from an almond or egg allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Turkey Hill Dutch Chocolate Premium Ice Cream, 48 oz. (1.5 QTS – 1.42L), UPC 20735-42095, sell-by date: 05/23/17 (found printed on the bottom of the package)

Giant has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or almonds may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic. Allergic reactions can include: hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip swelling; vomiting and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.

Customers who have purchased these products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Turkey Hill Dairy at 1-800-693-2479. In addition, customers may call Giant Food Customer Service at 888-469-4426 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for more information. Customers can also visit the Giant Food website at www.giantfood.com.

About Giant Food, LLC

Giant Food, LLC, headquartered in Landover, Md., operates 169 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, and employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 169 stores are 160 full-service pharmacies. Giant is owned by Ahold USA, Inc. For more information on Giant visit www.giantfood.com.

Contact:
Jamie Miller
(301) 341-8776
jmiller@giantfood.com

Source: Giant Food

USDA FSIS: Savory Foods recalls pork rind products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Savory Foods, a Portsmouth, OH establishment, is recalling approximately 32,928 pounds of pork rind products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains wheat, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The Hot and Spicy Pork Rind items were produced from August 11, 2015 to August 31, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 3.5-oz. PLASTIC BAGS containing pieces of “UTZ HOT AND SPICY PORK RINDS CHICHARRONES” with use by codes of 2475 NOV 28/15 to 2475 DEC 9/16:

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1001” printed by the USE BY DATE in the upper right hand side of the bag. These items were shipped to  a distribution center in Pennsylvania.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during a routine label review.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Arturo C. Gutierrez de Velasco, VP of Operations, (773)-402-8267. Media with questions about the recall can contact Craig Leese, CFO, (773)-321-6936.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:

Congressional and Public Affairs
Nina Anand
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

Atherstone Foods recalls chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Atherstone Foods, a Richmond, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 422 pounds of chicken wrap products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Sept. 1, 2016). The product contains soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The southwestern style white chicken wrap items were produced on August 29, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels(PDF only)]

  • 31.2 oz. packages containing 3 packages of 10.4 oz. “Greens & Grains Southwestern Style White Chicken Wrap with chimichurri sauce” with “Use By” date of 090616.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34221” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in California.

The problem was discovered by the firm during routine label verification.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Tom Atherstone, President/Owner, at (510) 236-3500.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Allie Ryan
Press@fsis.usda.gov
(202) 720-9113

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, Inc. recalls frozen shrimp scampi and meat lasagna products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, Inc., an Austin, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 5,677 pounds of frozen shrimp scampi and meat lasagna products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products may be mislabeled and contain chicken, as well as egg, soy or shrimp, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label.

The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 26-oz. boxes, containing plastic trays, labeled, “Michael Angelo’s Uncompromisingly Italian-Style Shrimp Scampi with Linguini Pasta in a Fresh Heirloom Garlic-Butter Sauce” with a packaging date of May 7, 2016, “BEST IF USED BY” date of May 7, 2017 and UPC code 0 37363 98377 0.
  • 11-oz. boxes, containing plastic trays, labeled, “Michael Angelo’s Uncompromisingly Italian-Style Lasagna with Meat Sauce” with a packaging date of July 11, 2016, “BEST IF USED BY” date of July 11, 2017 and UPC code 0 37363 00612 7.

Due to a packaging error, the products labeled as, “Michael Angelo’s Uncompromisingly Italian-Style Shrimp Scampi with Linguini Pasta in a Fresh Heirloom Garlic-Butter Sauce” may contain a chicken piccata product, which contains chicken, egg and soy, ingredients not declared on the label. These products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection, as shrimp products are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The products labeled as “Michael Angelo’s Uncompromisingly Italian-Style Lasagna with Meat Sauce” may contain a shrimp scampi product, which contains shrimp, an ingredient not declared on the product label. These products bear the establishment number “1009A” within the USDA mark of inspection.

These items were shipped to distributors in the southern U.S.

The problem was discovered after the firm received customer complaints.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury, illness or allergic reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the firm’s consumer hotline, at 1 (877) 482-5426. Media with questions about the recall can contact Richard Price, Vice President of Operations, Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, Inc., at (512) 218-3514.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

EDITORS NOTE:  This release is being reissued as an expansion of the July 13, 2016 release to include additional products and production dates. The initial recall included 4,225 pounds of shrimp scampi product. This expansion includes an additional 1,452 pounds of meat lasagna product, for a total of 5,677 pounds of product.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Sarah R. Lichtman
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

USDA FSIS: GHSE, LLC recalls salad products containing chicken due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — GHSE, LLC, a Green Cove Springs, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,682 pounds of salad products containing chicken due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains wheat, a known allergen not declared on the product label.

The ready-to-eat salads with chili-seasoned chicken items were produced on various dates between May 11, 2016 and June 29, 2016. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 11-oz. plastic clam shell containers with “TRADER JOSE’S MEXICALI INSPIRED SALAD WITH CHILI SEASONED CHICKEN” with “BEST BY” dates 05/18/16 – 07/03/16.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-45781” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Southern Virginia.

The problem was discovered by a plant quality assurance technician during a routine check of ingredients. The salads have the correct label on the top of the package, but exhibit an incorrect back label that does not include soy sauce as an ingredient; the source of the wheat. As a result, wheat is not sub-listed in the ingredients statement or in the “Contains” allergen declaration.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall can call GHSE LLC at (888) 449-9386. Media with questions about the recall can contact Greg Miklovic, GHSE LLC/Quality & Food Safety Director, at (916) 205-8474.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: s-serif”> http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Contact:
Congressional and Public Affairs
Maria Machuca
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

Source: USDA

Freshology, Inc. recalls 111 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

WASHINGTON, 2016-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Freshology, Inc., a Burbank, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 111 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ranch salad dressing included with the product contains egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the finished product label. 

The Southwest chicken salad items were produced on March 18, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 12 oz. plastic tray packages containing ready-to-eat “Freshology Southwest Chicken Salad” with an “EAT BY” date of 03/25/2016.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-51168” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to food service locations in California.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel while conducting a routine food safety assessment at the establishment. FSIS personnel discovered the establishment failed to sub-list the ingredients of the included ranch dressing on the finished product label.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Dan Briganti, Director of Operations, at (310) 721-5211. Media with questions about the recall can contact Raffi Asadourian, Culinary Director, at (818) 813-1576.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Congressional and Public Affairs
Sarah Lichtman
(202) 720-9113

USDA’S FSIS: Home Maid Ravioli Company recalls 34,200 pounds of beef ravioli products due to misbranding

WASHINGTON, 2016-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Home Maid Ravioli Company, Inc., a San Francisco, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 34,200 pounds of beef ravioli products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain whey, a known allergen, and pork, neither of which are declared on the product labels.  The products were also produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

The Home Maid ravioli items were produced on various dates between Sept. 20, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels(PDF only)]

  • 15-oz. cardboard boxed packages containing 54 pieces of “Ravioli.”
  • 12-oz. cardboard boxed packages of “Ravioli.”
  • 5-lb. bagged and boxed packages of “Ravioli with Sauce.”
  • 10-lb. bagged and boxed packages of “Ravioli with Sauce.”
  • 12-oz. cardboard boxed packages containing 24 pieces of “Deluxe Ravioli.”
  • 12-oz. cardboard boxed packages containing 24 pieces of “Jumbo Deluxe Ravioli.”
  • 12-oz. cardboard boxed packages containing 24 pieces of “Jumbo Ravioli.”
  • 12-oz. cardboard boxed packages containing 48 pieces of “Ravioli Seasoned w Sausage.”
  • 12-oz. cardboard boxed packages containing 24 pieces of “Ravioli Seasoned w Chicken.”
  • 12-oz. plastic containers of “Ravioli and Spaghetti Italian Style Sauce.”
  • 1-qt. plastic containers of “Italian Style Pasta Sauce.”
  • 1-gal. plastic containers of “Italian Style Pasta Sauce.”

These items were shipped to retail locations in California.

The firm operates under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); however the products subject to recall are amenable. The problem was discovered by FSIS during a review of products at a different federal plant.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Richard Cresci, President, at (650) 588-0600.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

SOURCE: USDA

Congressional and Public Affairs
Kristen Booze
(202) 720-9113

 

USDA FSIS: Nation Pizza recalls 59,028 pounds of frozen Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen products due to misbranding

WASHINGTON, 2015-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nation Pizza, a Schaumburg, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 59,028 pounds of frozen Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen Rising Crust Pepperoni Pizzas were produced between Aug. 25, 2015, and Nov. 9, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 27.5 ounce carton containing one “MAMA COZZI’S RISING CRUST PEPPERONI PIZZA.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1682A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped exclusively to ALDI grocery stores in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.

The problem was discovered during in-plant review activities.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Teresa Martinez, Vice President of Quality Assurance, Research & Development, at (847) 348-5433. Media with questions about the recall can contact Richard Auskalnis, President, at (847) 348-5454.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

Congressional and Public Affairs
Julie Schwartz
(202) 720-9113

SOURCE: USDA FSIS

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service: Taylor Farms recalls turkey meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

WASHINGTON, 2015-10-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taylor Farms, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 276 pounds of turkey meatloaf products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain eggs, soy and wheat, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

The items were produced on Oct. 15, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label (PDF Only)]

  • 13.9-ounce, single serve trays containing Taylor Farms “Turkey Meatloaf with tomato bacon glaze.”

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-34513” inside the USDA mark of inspection and a Sell By date of Oct. 29, 2015. These items were shipped to retail locations in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

The problem was discovered by a Taylor Farms merchandiser. Taylor Farms then notified the FSIS Raleigh (N.C.) District Office.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Marie Butler, company quality assurance director, at (856) 294-4181.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

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SOURCE: USDA