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RECENT FOOD RECALLS

Welcome to the Food Recall webpage. This page is maintained by the Environmental Health Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in order to provide consumers with the latest information about food recalls affecting the County. In addition to posting details about recalls on this page, Environmental Health actively follows up on reports of adulterated food, auditing retailers to ensure that all contaminated products have been removed from store's shelves. Please bookmark this page or follow us on twitter at LAPublicHealth for frequent updates.

Consumers who have any of these products in their possession should return the product to the place of purchase or see full press release for details for disposition.

If you believe that you became sick from eating or drinking something, you can file a report by clicking this link Food Illness, or by calling 1-888-397-3993.

 

May 04, 2014

John B Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Recalls Chopped Walnuts Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination


Product Description
10 ounce plastic bags of Fisher brand chopped walnuts

Recalling Firm
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Elgin, ILL

Recall Reason
Possible Salmonella Contamination

Recall Class
N/A

Product Identification

Brand: Fisher Chopped Walnuts
Size: 10 ounce plastic bags
JKBSS Item Code: P03004
UPC#: 070690 02365 8

Distribution
Puerto Rico and U.S.A. including CA

Affected Dates
BEST BY DATE
(back of bags)
3/23/16 HC1
3/23/16 HC2

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
John B. Sanfilippo and Son, Inc. 800-874-8734

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Recall Date: 05/01/2015

See the full article »

For more information of Allergen: Salmonella »

 

May 04, 2015

Poco Dolce Confections Announces Recall of Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee

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Contact:
Consumer:
Albert Moriguchi
Phone: 415-255-1443

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — May 1, 2015 — San Francisco, CA — Poco Dolce Confections of San Francisco, CA is recalling all Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee Individually Wrapped Tiles. These varieties of individually wrapped Tiles are being recalled because of their label’s failure to identify the food allergen (Milk) in addition to the listing for “Butter” in the label’s ingredient statement. People who have allergy or severe sensitivity to specific type of allergen (e.g., peanuts, tree nuts {chestnuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts, cashews}, eggs, and sulfites) run the risk of life threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical care if they consume these product.

Poco Dolce Confections immediately segregated its entire Individually Wrapped Tiles inventory and is notifying consumers and customers not to consume this product.

The Individually Wrapped Tiles are individually wrapped 2” square pieces of Bittersweet Chocolate in glassine envelopes which come in 18pc trays. They are available in seven varieties though only the following six flavors are subject to this recall: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee.

Poco Dolce Confections wants to ensure its products are safe. Consequently, in addition to its ongoing cooperation with the California Department of Public Health, Poco Dolce Confections is voluntarily recalling all Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties (Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, Sesame Toffee) from all of its customers. Consumers in possession of these Chocolates should not eat the product and should return the product to the place of purchase.

Poco Dolce Confections will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers. Please call Albert Moriguchi at 415-255-1443 (8:30-5, M-F) for further information.

 

May 04, 2015

Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk, Co. Recalls Sausage Products Due To Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen


Class II Recall072-2015
Health Risk: LowApr 30, 2015

En Español

Congressional and Public Affairs
Benjamin Bell
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2015 – Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co., a Fresno, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 159,291 pounds of sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains soy lecithin, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The following products are subject to recall: [ Labels ]

  • 1-pound cryovac packages of SOUJOUK Dried Beef Sausage Hot & Spicy with plant EST. 5867-A.
  • 1-pound cryovac packages of SOUJOUK Dried Beef Sausage Mild with plant EST. 5867-A.

These items were produced on various dates from April 30, 2014, through April 30, 2015. The products bear the establishment number “EST. 5867-A” inside the USDA mark of inspection and have the sell by date printed on the product label. These items were shipped to distributors, retailers, and consumers nationwide.

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector was reviewing ingredients on their products and noticed that the establishment applied canola oil spray, a release agent, on the interior of their tubs.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Hayik Garabetyan at Ohanyan’s Bastirma & Soujouk Co. at 1-559-243-0800.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem .

 

 
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