Safety Home Safety Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts
Section Contents Menu
Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts
PHOTO – Consumer Alert – Undeclared Sulfites In Dried Dates
PHOTO – Eating Right Soy Protein Burgers Allergy Alert And Voluntary Recall Due to Undeclared Milk
PHOTO – Pacific Oyster Company Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Sulfites In Nate’s Spiced Prawns
PHOTO – Rhythm Superfoods Announces Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall of Kool Ranch Kale Chips
PHOTO – Wells Enterprises Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall due to Undeclared Wheat in some Blue Bunny Personals Ice Cream
PHOTO – Krasdale Foods Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Almonds In Krasdale Crispy Honey Oats and Flakes
PHOTO – Mars Food US Recalls Two Date Codes of UNCLE BENÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢S Whole Grain White Rice Garden Vegetable Due to Undeclared Milk
PHOTO – Rite Aid Voluntarily Recalls 12 oz. Tins of Rich Fields Butter Cookies
Archive for Recalls, Market Withdrawals & Safety Alerts
Major Product Recalls
– Recall — Firm Press Release
FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.
H.C. Foods Co. Issues An Alert On Uneviscerated Fish
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 11, 2012 – Foods Co., Ltd. is recalling frozen dried mackerel and dried round scad after US Food and Drug Administration personnel informed us that the product was not properly eviscerated prior to processing due to the presence of gills.
This product may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum spores, which can cause botulism, a serious and potentially fatal foodborne illness.
The sale of improperly eviscerated fish, 5 inches in length or greater, is prohibited because Clostridium botulinum spores are more likely to be concentrated in the viscera than any other portion of the fish. Un-eviscerated fish has been linked to outbreaks of botulism poisoning which may pose a potentially life-threatening health hazard. Symptoms of botulism include blurred or double vision, general weakness, poor reflexes, difficulty swallowing and respiratory paralysis which may lead to death. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.
The following recalled products are sold to wholesale distributors and retail:
Dried Mackerel (Hasa Hasa) under the Pacific Isles Brand from the Philippines pack in 8oz. Product package in plastic bags / lot or code on the product label. Lot# 3298 and Lot# 0760
Dried Round Scad (Galunggong) under the Pacific Isles Brand from the Philippines in 8oz. Product package in plastic bags / lot or code on the product label. Lot# 3228 and Lot# 3168
Products are distributed nationwide.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Consumers who have the above products are advised not to eat it, but should return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at Tel: (323) 722-8648, M-F, 9AM to 5PM (PST).