This week saw a recall on bread products, recalls on cranberries, recalls on frozen onion rings, recalls on beef products, recalls on canned spaghetti, recalls on field peas and green beans, recalls on lemon poppy seed muffins, recalls on smoked salmon, recalls on ice tools, recalls on chicken nugget products, recalls on pool alarms, recalls on bicycles, recalls on tripod stools, and recalls on salad.
Details are below, courtesy of cpsc.gov and recalls.gov.
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Product Recalls for the Week of September 26, 2016:
- Koffee Kup Bakery Bread Products: Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc. has voluntarily recalled approximately 99,000 packages of its bread products due to the possibility that there may be clear plastic pieces in some products. The product recall is limited to the bread products listed below and only those identified by the “use by” dates 9/30/16, 10/1/16, 10/2/16 or 10/3/16, which are printed on the closure tags of each package. Products bearing other “use by” dates were not affected, nor were any of Koffee Kup’s crullers or donuts, which are produced on a different manufacturing line. The recalled products were shipped to U.S. retailers in the states of VT, NH, ME, MA, CT, RI, NY, NJ, PA, MD, VA, and the District of Columbia. None of the products were shipped by Koffee Kup or its distributors to Canada or to other countries, to the company’s knowledge. A full list of recalled products can be found here. Distributors, drivers and retailers have been notified of the recall and have been directed to remove all potentially-affected products from stores, but some products may already have been purchased by consumers. Customers who purchased any of the above-listed products should NOT eat the product, but should return it to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or a full refund. When possible, customers are asked to return the product with the bag and closing clip. Recall Date: 09/17/2016
- Good Sense® Cranberries ‘N More: 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. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans, walnuts, wheat, milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. If you are a consumer and have purchased this product, please return the product to your retailer for a full refund or replacement. Recall Date: 09/23/2016
- Frozen Onion Rings: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 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. These frozen onion ring products are sold under the following brands/retail locations: Save-A-Lot Stores (40oz Bag of Frozen Breaded Diced Onion Rings, Premium Pick 5 Mix and Match Brand), Krasdale Brand (16oz Bag of Frozen Onion Rings), Spartan Brand (20oz Bag of Frozen Onion Rings) and Shur Fine Brand (16oz Bag of Frozen Onion Rings). No other products are impacted by this recall. The products being recalled have been manufactured after October 20th, 2015 and prior to September 23, 2016. The production date code will begin with the letter “V” on the bag. Production date is documented on the bag via the following format: VYYMMDD. V=Production Plant Impacted By Recall. YY = Year. MM = Month. DD=Day.& Therefore, packages with date codes after October 20, 2015 [V151020] and prior to September 23, 2016 [V160923] are a part of the recall. Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk are advised to check their freezers and should throw out unused product or return any of it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/23/2016 For information regarding an update to this recall, please visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm523068.htm for more details.
- Beef, Veal and Bison Products: Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The raw intact and non-intact beef products originated from animals slaughtered on July 15, 25, and 27, 2016 and August 3, 8, 10, 11, 17, 24 and 26, 2016, and further processed and packed on various dates between July 21, and September 22, 2016. A complete list of recalled products and establishment numbers can be found here. Recalled items were shipped to farmer’s markets, retail locations, and restaurants in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and eastern New York. The products may have been shipped to neighboring states in the immediate area. FSIS was notified of an investigation of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses on September 16, 2016. Working in conjunction with the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined that there is a link between beef from Adams Farm Slaughterhouse and this illness cluster. Based on the epidemiological investigation, 7 case-patients have been identified in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia with illness onset dates ranging from June 27, 2016 to September 4, 2016. Traceback information was available for 5 case-patients and indicated that all 5 case-patients consumed beef products supplied by Adams Farms Slaughterhouse. FSIS continues to work with public health partners on this investigation and will provide updated information as it becomes available. 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. Recall Date: 09/24/2016
- Wattie’s Canned Spaghetti with Sausage: Kiwi Care Package Company is recalling approximately 90 pounds of Wattie’s canned spaghetti with sausage that was not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection and was received from a New Zealand establishment that was not eligible to export product to the U.S., the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product was imported on September 1, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 137 cans weighing 300 grams each labeled “Wattie’s Spaghetti with Sausages ‘100% Lamb & BEEF.’” The products subject to recall bear New Zealand establishment number “PH233”. The product was sold through the internet. The problem was discovered on September 22, 2016, by FSIS during routine monitoring of import shipments. On September 23, 2016, FSIS confirmed that there was a failure to present shipment and the products were already in commerce without receiving FSIS re-inspection upon entry to the United States. Additionally, it was determined that the product was not produced by an establishment in New Zealand eligible to export to the United States. 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. Recall Date: 09/24/2016
- Field Peas with Snaps and Green Bean Products: 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). The products are sold in 106 ounce metal cans with Best By Dates of JUN 01 19 printed on the top and contain the following UPC codes and product names: 0 34700 01224 7 Allens Cut Green Beans; 0 34700 01224 7Allens Cracker Barrel Label; 0 74865 12172 9 Reliance BL Cut Green Beans; 7 58108 01041 3 Monarch SWD Cut Green Beans; 7 58108 01048 2 Monarch Mixed Cut Green Beans; 8 06795 02895 9 Silver Source SH/C Green Beans; 0 74865 12175 0 Reliance MX/SH Cut Green Beans; and 0 34700 63213 1 Allens Tiny Field Peas with Snaps (net weight is 111oz). If customers or consumers have any of the listed products with the indicated UPC codes and Best By dates, they should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/26/2016
- Mislabeled Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins: Café Valley is recalling 543 cases of Banana nut mini muffins labeled as Lemon poppy seed mini muffins, because they may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Product was distributed to wholesale distributors in Kansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Missouri, Ohio, Massachusetts, Vermont, Alabama, and Illinois. The product is Café Valley Brand 12ct Banana Nut mini muffins, with a Lemon Poppy Seed mini muffin label. Date code 160803 ink jet printed on top near the label. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing walnuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of walnuts, as it was misbranded with a lemon poppy seed label. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a partial roll of the previous run of product labels, which was inserted into the production of the banana nut production run. Consumers who have purchased the Café Valley Mini Muffins are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/26/2016
- Smoked Salmon: Mt Kisco Smokehouse is voluntarily recalling two types of smoked salmon because it has 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. A complete list of recalled products can be found here. Product was distributed in New York and Connecticut through retail stores and restaurants between 9/6/2016 to 9/16/2016. The whole product is packed in an unlabeled paper box and delivered to restaurants. The sliced product is sold in a clear plastic package and labeled on the back with lot and use by date. Consumers who have purchased the items are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/26/2016
- Ice Tools: Great Trango Holdings, Inc. (GTHI) is recalling its ice tools because the head of the ice tool can detach from the shaft, posing a fall hazard to climbers. This recall involves Trango Raptor ice tools used for mountain climbing. The ice tools have a blue and black shaft, measure approximately 19 inches tall and weigh about 1.4 lbs. They have an ice pick at the end of a curved shaft and rubber handle. The words “raptor” and “TRANGO” are written in white letters on the handle of the shaft. Recalled products were sold at authorized GTHI dealers and outdoor specialty stores nationwide and online at www.trango.com from October 2015 through February 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ice tools and contact GTHI for a full refund or replacement. Owners of the recalled tools have been contacted directly. Recall Date: 09/27/2016
- Chicken Nugget Products: Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items were produced on July 18, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: 5-lb. bag containing “Tyson FULLY COOKED PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS” with a “Best If Used By” date of July 18, 2017 and case code 2006SDL03 and 2006SDL33 and 20-lb. bulk packages containing “SPARE TIME Fully Cooked, Panko Chicken Nuggets, Nugget Shaped Chicken Breast Pattie Fritters with Rib Meat” with a production date of July 18, 2016 and case code 2006SDL03. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 13556” printed adjacent to the “Best If Used By” date on the back of the package. The 20-pound cases were shipped for institutional use in Pennsylvania and the five-pound bags were shipped to retail locations nationally. 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. Recall Date: 09/27/2016
- Beef Products: Caviness Beef Packers is recalling approximately 2,100 pounds of boneless beef trim products that may be contaminated with E. coli O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. A full list of recalled products can be found here. The products subject to this recall were further processed by a firm other than Caviness Beef Packers, “EST. 675” and may not bear the establishment number “EST. 675”, on products available for direct consumer purchase. These products were shipped to retail locations in Texas. 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. Recall Date: 09/27/2016
- PoolEye Pool Alarms: SmartPool LLC is recalling its PE12 PoolEye pool alarms because the ON/OFF activation switch on the pool alarm is reversed, which can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers if a child enters the water. This recall includes the PE12 PoolEye submersible swimming pool alarms for aboveground pools. The submersible gray pool alarm consists of two attached components, a sensor tube with a float switch that is submerged under water and an audible sensor that is fixed to the outside of the pool. The siren has an ON/OFF activation switch. PoolEye is printed on the front of the siren. PE12 is printed on the manual and UPC code 628208165125 is printed on the product’s packaging. Recalled products were sold at Family Leisure, Pool and Spa Depot and other authorized dealers and online at Amazon, Doheny Enterprise, Target, Walmart and other websites from June 2016 through July 2016. Consumers should immediately contact SmartPool for a free replacement alarm. Recall Date: 09/27/2016
- Breezer and Fuji Bicycles: Advanced Sports International is recalling its Breezer and Fuji bicycles because the top clamp of the seat post can crack, posing a fall hazard to the user. This recall involves Advanced Sports International’s 2017 model year Breezer and Fuji bicycles. The aluminum bicycles come in a variety of colors. The seatposts are silver or black. The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycle. A full list of recalled models can be found here. Recalled bicycles were sold at Authorized Breezer and Fuji Bicycle dealers from June 2016 through July 2016. Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and take their bicycle to a local Breezer or Fuji Bicycles Dealer or contact Advanced Sports International for a free replacement top seat clamp. Recall Date: 09/27/2016
- Tripod Stools: Walmart is recalling its tripod stools because the plastic collar that connects the three legs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers. This recall involves Mahco Inc. tripod stools with three steel legs and a REALTREE logo pattern camouflage polyester fabric seat. The steel legs have plastic caps on both ends and a round plastic hub that connects the three legs. The stools measure about 17 inches high by 13 inches wide. There is a black polyester carry strap attached to the bottom of the stool seat. Mahco Inc. is printed on an orange and black hang tag attached to the stools. Recalled stools were sold at Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from June 2016 through August 2016. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stools and return them to Walmart for a full refund. Recall Date: 09/29/2016
- Fresh Express American Salad: Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily conducting a precautionary recall of 480 cases of 11 oz. Fresh Express American Salad with a Product Code of G264A12A and Use-By Date of October 5, due to possible exposure to undeclared allergens (egg, milk, wheat, anchovy). Fresh Express representatives are coordinating with retail stores to ensure removal of the recalled product from store shelves where distributed in primarily southern states. The recall is necessitated by the possible mistaken inclusion of a small number of Caesar Salad condiment packets with undeclared allergens in a limited quantity of American Salads. Although the condiments are in a separate clear packet and labeled “Caesar,” the ingredient list for the condiments is not included on the package label and consumers will not be aware that allergens are present. In order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of consumers, Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling all product that could possibly contain the incorrect condiment packet during this isolated incident. In some individuals the consumption of an undisclosed allergen could be life-threatening. Consumers in possession of the recalled product should discard it. Recall Date: 09/29/2016