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Pasco Processing LLC of Washington is recalling 2087 cases of 20 pound bulk packaged Corn and Poblano Peppers (SKU 10071179017738) because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The product was distributed by JR Simplot Co in Boise ID and sold to foodservice distributors in California and Arizona. The product was also distributed to Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurants in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The restaurant has already removed the affected product from its stores and none of their product was found to contain Listeria bacteria.
Specialty Farms LLC is recalling their brand name “Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Blend and Organic Sprout Salad” in 4 ounce plastic containers with sell by dates of 7/26/2010 because of the possibility that they are contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The affected UPC codes are 8192400108 (for the Alfalfa Sprouts Blend) and 8192400024 (for the organic sprout salad). The items were distributed to retailer Price Chopper and distributor Cooseman’s NY in the following states: NY, CT, MA, NH, VT, PA. Consumers can call 203-366-6919 for more information.
Oregon Ice Cream Company LLC is recalling 641 tubes of 3 gallon Denali Bear Claw ice cream because it may contain undeclared peanuts. The ice cream was distributed in Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Arizona, and Alaska. Customers can buy the product at ice cream scoop shops or from Cash & Carry stores. The label reads in part “Denali Bear Claw”, Distributed by Oregon Ice Cream Company, Plant 41-90, 3 gallons, 10124 (lot code), 061041 (item number). No illnesses have been reported to date.
Kashmir Crown Baking LLC of Linden NJ is recalling its “KCB No Eggs Added Cake Rusk” in the 28 oz package because it is possible that it contains eggs. The cake rusk (barcode 012042 00109 9) is made to expire on February 8th, 2011 and was distributed in retail shops in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Maryland. An allergic reaction was reported to the company, which prompted the recall. Customers can return the product to the place of purchase for a refund or contact the company at 1-908-474-1470 for more information.
Quong Hop of San Francisco CA is recalling all “Raquel’s” hummus, salads, wraps, sandwiches, burritos, and other food products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The bacteria were found in the manufacturing plant during an investigation. In addition, soy lecithin (an allergen) was used in the production of the hummus and not declared on the label. The hummus products involved in the recall were dated September 23, 2010 and prior. The other food products are dated August 3, 2010 and prior. The foods were distributed in supermarkets and natural food stores in California, Alaska, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada. For the full list of foods, see the link above.
UPDATE August 6, 2010: The NY Times has more about Quong Hop Foods and their recent problems with food safety issues. You can read the article here.
Bausch + Lomb is conducting a voluntary recall of the “PreserVision Eye Vitamin AREDS 2 Formula with Omega 3” soft gels, only available in the US. The company received a small number of reports, primarily from adults aged 70 and older, who had difficulty swallowing the pill. While the formula is safe, the company wants to conduct an investigation into the design of the pill to ensure continued safety. Consumers who have the product can view the information at the link above for lot numbers, UPC codes and expiration date of the recalled vitamin.
DeBoles Nutritional Foods is recalling one lot code of Kids Only! Gluten Free Tubettini Corn Pasta because it may contain undeclared whole wheat alphabet pasta. People allergic to wheat or who have celiac disease could have serious adverse health effects. The pasta was distributed to stores nationwide and through internet orders and bears the lot code 30JUN11D1 and the UPC code (on the bottom of the box) 087336638305. Consumers should return the packages to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact the company at 1-800-434-4246.
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