Sunday, November 27, 2011

Ocean Spray Recalls Craisins due to possible "Metal Fragments"

Original Flavor Craisins® Dried Cranberries product in 5-ounce, 10-ounce and 48-ounce packages, as well as bulk sweetened dried cranberries in 10-pound packages due to the possible presence of very small hair-like metal fragments....MORE

Thursday, November 17, 2011

RECALL: 16 oz. Smucker’s® Natural Peanut Butter Chunky Possible Salmonella

The affected product, which is packaged in 16 oz. jars, is as follows:

    • UPC: 5150001701 (located on the side of the jar's label below the bar code)
    • Production Codes: 1307004 and 1308004
    • Best-If-Used-By dates: August 3, 2012 and August 4, 2012
    • Chunky product only (not creamy)
    • Impacted product would have been purchased between November 8 - 17, 2011
    • This product was distributed in: Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia......MORE

RECALL: Ready Pac 5,379 cases bagged salad products containing Romaine lettuce possible EColi,

The recall extends only to the listed products with Nov 18 Use-by Date and sold in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.


10oz. Ready Pac Caesar Romaine

9.25oz Ready Pac Santa Fe Caesar Complete Salad

10oz. Ready Pac Classic Caesar Complete Salad

10oz. Ready Pac Bella Romaine

10oz. Dining In Classic Caesar Salad Kit

10oz. Raley’s Caesar Romaine

10oz. Trader Joe’s Romaine Salad

16oz. Trader Joe’s Very American Salad

10oz. Safeway Farms Caesar Romaine

9oz. Safeway Farms Hearts of Romaine

10oz. Safeway Farms Complete Caesar Supreme

10.25oz Safeway Farms Complete Southwestern Ranch MORE INFO

Thursday, November 10, 2011

RECALL: 3,800 lbs. Badia Spices Pinenuts possible Salmonella

The pine nuts are part of a "Bulk Recall" imported from Turkey and have been repackaged and were sold in retail stores in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey - between June 2011 and October 2011. No illnesses have been reported for any Badia brand pine nuts.

Badia Spices is recalling the following lots of Pinenuts:

(UPC) 033844 00068 – 1 oz Pine nuts in small plastic bags Lot # 84666

(UPC) 033844 00733 – 2 oz Pine nuts in pet bottles Lot # 83184, 85442


LIMITED RECALL: Tabatchnick Fine Foods Yankee Bean Soup & Foodmatch Divina Olives

United Natural Foods, Inc. is recalling selected types of FoodMatch, Inc. Divina Stuffed Olives and Tabatchnick Yankee Bean Soup, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

The following products have been recalled:


15 OZ


UPC 07126229491


4 OZ


UPC 63172352780


4 OZ


UPC 63172352790

Tabatchnick Yankee Bean Soup was distributed to the Safeway store in Corte Madera, CA. The date code affected states: Best If Used By 05 04 14. This date code sold at other retail outlets has not been affected.

Divina Olives Stuffed with Feta Cheese were distributed to the stores identified below. The date code affected states: Best Used By: 11 JAN 2012.......MORE INFO

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

LIMITED RECALL: Broiled Chicken Livers possible Salmonella

These products would have been repackaged and will not bear the original packaging information The illnesses are linked to the consumption of broiled chicken livers which appear to be ready-to-eat, but are in fact partially cooked and need to be fully cooked before consumption. Illnesses are also linked to chopped liver made from this product at retail stores and institutions. . Each bag or box bears the establishment number "P-787" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

10 lb. boxes with two, 5 lb. bags of "Meal Mart Broiled Chicken Liver; Made for Further Thermal Processing"

10 lb. boxes of loose packed "Chicken Liver Broiled"

The product was distributed to retail stores and institutional users in Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania....MORE

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

RECALL: Bio Gaudiano Organic Olives Stuffed with Almonds

Almond stuffed olives in 314 ml glass jar have a white label that reads Bio Gaudiano with a green twist off metal lid that has an E0511X lot number and 05/2013 expiration date on it.

However all sizes (glass jars and cans) and all lots being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Two adults hospitalized in Finland were diagnosed with botulism after consuming almond stuffed olives produced by Bio Gaudiano lot# H2510X expiration 09/2012....MORE