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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Ready Pac Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Salad Products
ASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Three Ready Pac Foods Inc. establishments, located in Swedesboro, N.J., in Jackson, Ga., and the headquarters establishment in Irwindale, Calif., are recalling approximately 59,225 pounds of one variety of chicken salad product that may be adulterated withListeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Bee International Plastic Heart Tubes with Chocolate Lentils
Bee International, Inc. of Chula Vista, CA is recalling its 1.7oz. Plastic Heart Tubes with Chocolate Lentils because they may contain undeclared milk protein. People who have allergies to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled “Chocolate Lentils” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through food distributors.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Organic Herbal Supply, Inc.XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement Capsules
Organic Herbal Supply, Inc. announced today that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of XtraHRD Natural Male Enhancement capsules. FDA analysis has found the product to contain Tadalafil. Tadalafil is a FDA-approved drug used as treatment for male Erectile Dysfunction (ED). The active drug ingredients are not listed on the label for this product. To date, no adverse events have been reported.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:Various Branded Cheese Products Distributed by MDS Foods, Inc.
Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, supplied MDS Foods with cheeses that have been found to be contaminated with the pathogenic organism Listeria Monocytogenes which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. At the time of this release, no illnesses have been reported.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Dutch Valley Food Distributors Various Brands of Cheeses
Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach branch is issuing a recall on various Cheeses and cheese containing items due to the potential for it to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Various Saputo Inc. Cheeses
Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it supplied to Saputo’s Green Bay, Wisconsin facility may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Private Selection Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie
Legendary Baking of Denver, CO, has expanded its recall of 34 ounce packages of Private Selection Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pie because the almonds and eggs were not listed in the ingredient statement. People who have allergies to almonds and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled Private Selection Salted Caramel Chocolate Almond Pies were distributed in Kroger, Fry’s, and Smith’s retail stores in the following states: AL, AZ, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, NM, OH, SC, TN, and WV. Legendary Baking has expanded this recall because the product also went to Fred Meyer, King Soopers, and City Market retail stores in the following states: CO, ID, NM, OR, UT, WA, and WY.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Guggisberg Cheese, Inc. Recalls Various Colby Type Cheeses
Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on its customers’ wellness and safety, Guggisberg Cheese Inc. is recalling various types of Colby type cheeses and sizes due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Various Country Fresh Cheese Products
Following the Sargento Cheese Company recall where select Sargento branded cheeses were recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 2,552 cases of various cooking and snacking products (product descriptions attached), that contained Sargento branded cheeses because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:Various Brands of McCain Onion Rings
KGCSA Posted 10-07-16 - Lisle, IL - McCain Foods USA, Inc. today announced it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen onion ring products due to the use of incorrect packaging that does not declare milk as one of the ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
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KGCSa Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Various Canned Vegetable Products
KGCSA Posted 09-26-16 - Walnut Creek, CA – Sager Creek Foods, Inc., a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods, Inc., announced a recall of approximately 15,000 shipped cases of FIELD PEAS WITH SNAPS and GREEN BEAN PRODUCTS, primarily non-retail, which may have the potential for trace amounts of shellfish contamination. A customer alerted Sager Creek to the incident. Of the 15,000 cases being recalled, 14,761 (98.5 percent) were distributed to foodservice customers. The product was shipped to 22 states: (AL, AR, CO, IL, MD, MO, MS, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, OK, PA, NC, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV).
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KGCSA Recall Alert: Vrindavan Cow Ghee
KGCSA Posted 09-26-16 - This voluntary recall has been initiated on September 9th, 2016 due to an undeclared milk allergen on “VRINDAVAN” COW GHEE labeling. Consumers who are allergic to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:Good Sense Cranberries ‘N More
KGCSA Posted 09-26-16 - Waymouth Farms, Inc has initiated a voluntary recall of Good Sense® Cranberries ‘N More 6 oz (170g) with a Freshest if used by date of 8/16/2017 A 15:00 through Freshest if used by 8/16/2017 A 23:00 after discovering that inadvertently other allergens were packed into the Good Sense® Cranberries ‘N More package. Only 2640 packages were impacted. No other Good Sense® products are affected.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Blue Bell Select Products Containing Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
KGCSA Posted 09-26-16 - Brenham, TX - Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select products produced in its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant because they were made with a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third party supplier Aspen Hills, Inc., due to the potential for it to contain Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. This recall covers the following products.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:BORDER STATES-Certain Kelloggs Eggo Waffles
KGCSA Posted 09-20-16 - Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other Eggo products are impacted by this recall.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:BORDER STATES-Brach’s® 5 ounce Almond Supremes
KGCSA Posted 09-20-16 - Ferrara Candy Company has initiated a voluntary recall of Brach’s® 5 ounce Almond Supremes with a best by date of 4/22/2017 after discovering that some Brach’s® Almond Supremes packages may include Brach’s® Bridge Mix, a product that contains peanuts and wheat. No other Ferrara Candy Company products are affected.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-CENSEA A-PAC 8/12 count Headless Shell on Black Tiger Shrimp
KGCSA Posted 09-20-16 - Censea, Inc. is recalling its A-PAC 8/12 count Headless Shell on Black Tiger Shrimp, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Product was distributed to wholesale, retail and restaurant locations in NY, NJ, MA, RI, CT, VA, KY, IL and TX.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:Midwest-Meijer 8.5 oz. No Salt Added Kettle Cooked Potato Chips
KGCSA Posted 09-15-16 - Shearer’s Foods, LLC of Massillon, OH is recalling Meijer brand 8.5 ounce packages of No Salt Added Kettle Cooked Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared soy and milk. People who have allergies to soy and/or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Field Day Organic Ranch Dressing
KGCSA Posted 09-15-16 - Drew’s, LLC of Chester, VT is voluntarily recalling one lot code of Field Day Organic Ranch Dressing due to product mislabeling that has resulted in an undeclared milk and egg allergen. Consumers who have severe allergies to milk and/or egg run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. This action is being taken in cooperation with the US FDA. Product has been distributed in retail stores nationwide.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Family Care Brand Eye Wash
KGCSA Posted 09-09-16 - Cerritos, CA, United Exchange Corp. is voluntarily recalling the following lots of Family Care Eye Wash 4 oz due to microbial contamination. These products consist of a purified water solution.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Various Asher Chocolates Products
KGCSA Posted 09-06-16 - Asher’s Chocolates/Lewistown, Inc., an affiliated partner of Chester A. Asher Inc. (“Asher’s”) is initiating a voluntary recall of multiple chocolates, chocolate bars, cellophane wrapped chocolates, and individually wrapped chocolates, etc. under the Asher’s brand due to possible Salmonella contamination of items produced in their Lewistown, PA facility distributed nationwide.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Aura Cacia Milk & Oat Bath products
KGCSA Posted 09-01-16 - Norway, Iowa - Frontier Co-op is initiating a voluntary recall for the following Aura Cacia Milk & Oat Bath products. Recalled products were sold online and in stores in all 50 states and in some parts of Canada to distributors, retailers and consumers. This voluntary recall is the result of FDA testing that revealed an elevated microorganism count in Aura Cacia Lavender Milk & Oat Bath. While cosmetic products are not required to be sterile, an elevated microorganism count indicates that the product could pose a hazard to health. To date, no illnesses have been associated with these products.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Certain Entenmann's Bakery Products
KGCSA Posted 09-01-16 - HORSHAM, PA – Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies (5 pack), Chocolate Chip Muffins (5 pack and 10 pack boxes) and Variety Pack (20 pack) due to the presence of small pieces of plastic caused by a manufacturing failure at a contract manufacturer’s bakery in Illinois. The product being recalled has “Best By” dates, UPC codes and was distributed in the states identified below. In each case, the code number “3098” is printed next to the Best By date on the outside of the box.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Certain Diamond of California Macadamia Nut Products
KGCSA Posted 08-31-16 - Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of Diamond of California® Macadamia Nuts, distributed in retail stores nationwide, due to possible Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. There have been no reported illnesses to date. This voluntary recall is the result of testing by a FDA-contracted laboratory which revealed that a 4oz package of Diamond of California® Chopped Macadamia Nuts contained Salmonella. This voluntary recall covers only the following products:
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-DHZC-2 Tablets
KGCSA Posted 08-30-16 - Ton Shen Health/Life Rising Corporation of Chicago, IL, is expanding its recall of “DHZC-2” Tablets to all lots purchased before August 24, 2016 because they have the potential to be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The recalled "DHZC-2" tablets were sold nationwide in retails stores and distributed through mail orders. The product comes in a 1.6 ounce bottle, UPC: 616042102727 The FDA is currently investigating 6 cases of adverse effects involving individuals taking DHZC-2 supplement tablets. The potential for contamination was noted after FDA notice of higher level of lead presence in DHZC-2 samples from lot # 2163-844.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Land O’ Frost Simply Savory Bacon & Cheddar Smoked Sausage
KGCSA Posted 08-29-16 - WFSP Foods LLC, a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 18,672 pounds of pork and chicken sausage 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 milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat sausage items were produced on June 7, 2016. The following product is subject to recall:
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Various Fresh-Cut Vegetable Products
KGCSA Posted 08-29-16 - Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products (product descriptions attached), because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. The product in question was shipped to retailers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia under the Country Fresh and store brand labels described in the product listing.
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KGCSA Recall Alert:EXPANDED-Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps
KGCSA Posted 08-24-16 - Baptista’s Bakery, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of 7.2 oz. Snack Factory® Original Pretzel Crisps® and 7.2 oz Snack Factory® Sriracha Lime Pretzel Crisps® packages because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product. This voluntary recall covers the following products:
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KGCSA Recall Alert:KENTUCKY-Various Brands Frozen Cut Corn
KGCSA Posted 08-22-16 - Cambridge Farms, LLC of Lancaster, PA is recalling the below products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. The Specific products / production codes included in this recall are:
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KGCSA Recall Alert:NATIONWIDE-Oriental Packing Co. Curry Powder
KGCSA Posted 08-19-16 - Oriental Packing Co., Inc., Miami, Florida is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because it is contaminated with lead. Lead can accumulate in the body over time and can cause serious and sometimes permanent adverse health consequences.
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