Category: Grocery

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 21, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 21, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Moonstruck Chocolate Co.
Brand Name:
Moonstruck
Product Description:
Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate

Company Announcement

Moonstruck Chocolate Co. of Portland, Oregon is recalling 1,500 / 3.1 oz. Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected Moonstruck Chocolate Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate was distributed nationwide through retail stores, online orders, and direct delivery between November 9, 2019 and February 19, 2020.

The Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate is sold in a kraft box, net wt. 3.1 oz. The product SKU number is 312806 and the UPC code is 7 11175 12328 8. The product is also sold in a gold caddy. The box has a SKU number of 312806 and the UPC code is 10711175128068.

The affected best by dates are between 8/11/2020 and 10/10/2020. The affected lot numbers are 1101242, 1101731, 1101734, 1102664, 1102708, 1102754, and 1102914.

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 20, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 20, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared almonds
Company Name:
Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc.
Brand Name:
Natural Grocers
Product Description:
Peanut clusters dark chocolate Non GMO

Company Announcement

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 8 ounce Peanut Clusters Dark Chocolate Non-GMO because the product contains undeclared almond allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity toalmonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use and either throw it away or return it to the store for credit or refund.

The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags weighing 8 ounces and bearing the “Natural Grocers” label. Pack dates between 2019 and 20-048 being recalled at this time.

There have been no reports of illness or injury to date, but Natural Grocers is acting out of an abundance of caution to notify consumers and recall any of the affected product in the marketplace. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 20, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 20, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Peanut clusters dark chocolate Non GMO
Company Name:
Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods, Inc.
Brand Name:
Natural Grocers
Product Description:
Almond clusters dark chocolate Non GMO

Company Announcement

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc., a Lakewood, Colorado-based natural grocery chain, is recalling Natural Grocers brand 8 ounce Almond Clusters Dark Chocolate Non-GMO because the product contains undeclared peanut allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to discontinue use and either throw it away or return it to the store for credit or refund.

The recalled product is packaged in clear plastic bags weighing 8 ounces and bearing the “Natural Grocers” label. Pack dates between 2019 and 20-035 are being recalled at this time.

There have been no reports of illness or injury to date, but Natural Grocers is acting out of an abundance of caution to notify consumers and recall any of the affected product in the marketplace. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 19, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 19, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC
Brand Name:
Kroger
Product Description:
Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips

Company Announcement

Saratoga Potato Chips, llc of Fort Wayne, Indiana is recalling 140 cases of Kroger Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips 17 oz (UPC 0111100320101) with the specific lot code BEST If Used By MAY 12 20 2b5 time stamped 18:50 to 20:55, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed in Kroger stores in Michigan state, Mariano’s stores, and Roundy’s stores in Illinois state & Wisconsin state. It reached consumers through retail stores.

The product comes in a 17 oz bag marked with the lot code “BEST If Used By MAY 12 20 2b5” time stamped 18:50 to 20:55, on the top right corner of the front of the bag. A total of 140 cases were affected.

No illnesses have been reported to date. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 14, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 15, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared peanuts
Company Name:
CJ Foods, Inc.
Brand Name:
Annie Chun’s
Product Description:
Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls

Company Announcement

CJ Foods, Inc., a division of CJ America, Inc., of La Palma, CA, is voluntarily recalling Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls because it may contain undeclared peanuts. Use of this product may cause serious allergic reaction or illness in people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut.

The noodle bowls were distributed across the United States and reached consumers through retail stores and online order.

ANNIE CHUN’S JAPANESE-STYLE TERIYAKI NOODLE BOWL, 7.8 OZ, UPC CODE 7-65667-10387-6, LOT NUMBER 12/25/2020 in opaque white plastic bowl with paper sleeves

“At CJ Foods, the quality and safety of our products is our number one priority,” said Mike Smith, a spokesperson for CJ Foods. “We are working closely with the FDA on this voluntary recall to ensure the urgent notification of our retail customers and consumers. There have been no reports of illness or injury to date, but we are acting out of an abundance of caution to notify consumers and recall any of the affected product in the marketplace.” (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 13, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 13, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared peanut
Company Name:
Save A Lot
Brand Name:
Coburn Farms
Product Description:
Coburn Farms 4.5oz Sharp Yellow Cheddar Cheese, Cherry Juice-Infused Dried Cranberries & Roasted Sea Salted Cashews Snackers

Company Announcement

Save A Lot is recalling 131 cases of Coburn Farms 4.5oz Sharp Yellow Cheddar Cheese, Cherry Juice- Infused Dried Cranberries & Roasted Sea Salted Cashews Snackers due to a labeling error leading to undeclared peanut allergens in Snackers packages manufactured by Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc., headquartered in Hiram, Ohio.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts could run the risk of a serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected Snackers products were distributed through Save A Lot retail stores in the following states: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin. The Snackers have a use-by date of April 24, 2020, and product UPC code of 51933-36243 (printed on the bottom of the selling unit cardboard sleeve).

No adverse reactions have been reported to date. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 13, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 13, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Chocolate/Cocoa Product
Allergens
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates UC
Brand Name:
Butlers
Product Description:
Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar

Company Announcement

Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates UC

Are recalling approximately 1900 units of the IRISH WHISKEY DARK CHOCOLATE 3.5OZ TABLET BAR because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction or illness if they consume these products.

Approximately 1900 bars were distributed to a limited number of specialty food stores throughout the US (CA, CT, IN, IL, MD, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY OH, PA, Ri, TX, WA, WI) and were available to consumers thru retail locations.

The product has the lot code 101048778 and the expiry date 08/16/2020. THE UPC IS 8-44984-17619-7

It is presented in a cream colored wrapper, measuring 6” x 3” x 3.8” and bearing the description IRISH WHISKEY – DARK CHOCOLATE WITH IRISH WHISKEY

No illnesses have been reported to date due to this occurrence. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 11, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 12, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Gravy/Sauces
Allergens
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk allergen
Company Name:
McCormick and Company, Inc.
Brand Name:
Sunny Select
Product Description:
Au Jus Gravy Mix

Company Announcement

McCormick & Company, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of Sunny Select Au Jus Gravy Mix 1 oz pouches due to an unlabeled dairy allergen.

This recall does not impact any other Sunny Select products.

PRODUCT AND DATE CODE INFORMATION:
Product Name: Sunny Select Au Jus Gravy Mix 1 oz
UPC: 717544135500
Date Codes:
BEST BY DEC 08 2021 H
BEST BY DEC 09 2021 H

SHIPPED TO: California

McCormick & Company, Inc. has alerted Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky and FoodMaxx retailers to immediately remove the products with the affected date codes from store shelves and distribution centers.

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product. Please contact Consumer Affairs at 1-800-632-5847, weekdays from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Time) with inquiries. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 11, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 12, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared almonds
Company Name:
Lotte Int’l America Corp.
Brand Name:
LOTTE
Product Description:
Chocopie (original, banana, and cacao)

Company Announcement

Lotte Int’l America Corp is recalling its 11.85-ounce packages of “Chocopie” manufactured by Lotte Confectionery Co. Ltd. Korea because of findings of small amount of almond in the product and packaging shows the “manufactured in a facility that also processes peanut & almond”.

Since Lotte Int’l America Corp. is very well aware of the severe consequences of allergen reaction to almonds, we voluntarily initiated recall procedure right after discovery of the problem. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity specific to peanut and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing the allergen. The recalled “Chocopie” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and online stores. The recalled “Chocopie” product varies in three different packages & expiration dates.

This is to inform you of a product recall involving:

Chocopie Original 12pk (Exp: 06/23/2020)

Chocopie Banana 12pk (Exp: 04/11/2020)

Chocopie Cacao 12pk (Exp: 04/23/2020)

The Chocopie Original 12pk comes in a 11.85-ounce, plastics wrap package within a paper carton package marked with UPC code # 8801062160709 on the side and with an expiration date of 06/23/20 stamped on the side. The Chocopie Banana 12pk comes in a 11.85-ounce, package marked with UPC code # 845502061407 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/11/20 stamped on the side. The Chocopie Cacao 12pk comes in a 11.85-ounce, package marked with UPC code # 8801062475148 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/23/20 stamped on the side.

The company are certain that the problem has been corrected and no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. (more…)

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 10, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
February 10, 2020
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Milk/Milk Product
Foodborne Illness
Reason for Announcement:
Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Blendtopia Products, LLC
Brand Name:
Blendtopia
Product Description:
Frozen smoothie products

Company Announcement

Blendtopia Products, LLC is voluntarily recalling 29,078 cases of 7 ounce frozen Blendtopia brand Superfood Smoothie Kits because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is 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 monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The smoothie blends affected include: Blendtopia brand “Glow”, “Detox”, “Energy”, “Immunity” and “Strength” Superfood Smoothie Kits. The impacted product is labeled as “Best By July 2021, Best By Oct 2021, and Best By Nov 2021”.Product was distributed nationwide and is sold at select retailers and through online sales.

The company discovered the issue through its quality control processes. The issue is believed to be isolated to a supplied ingredient. The products are being voluntarily recalled as a precaution, with the health and safety of consumers as top priority and in full cooperation with the FDA. There have been no reports of sickness or illness to date associated with any consumption of products related to this recall. (more…)