Product Safety Recalls


Food and Product Safety Alert

From time to time we are notified of potential problems with the products we sell.  These problems range from small errors in label information to undisclosed allergens to suspected contamination.  We post these notices here and in our stores to let you know if you may have a product that needs to be discarded or returned.

If you are experiencing a problem with any product, please contact the distributor or manufacturer listed on the packaging, and return the product to us.  We will ask you to give us as much information as possible.  In some cases, we will need to report a safety problem to the FDA.  You may also visit the FDA site to view all product recalls currently active in the US.

 

 

 


 

Recall: Rising Moon Organics Basil, Asiago, & Pine Nut Pesto Ravioli

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 4 days 16 hours ago
Reason for withdraw or recall:   Carmel Food Group is voluntarily recalling product containing pine nuts which are not listed in the ingredient statement.  Some packages (plastic molded tray) of the below product bear an incorrect back label for a different item. This mislabeling has resulted in an incorrect ingredients statement such that pine nuts are contained in the product, but not declared on the back label filling ingredients statement. People who have an allergy or severe...

Recall: Frontier Peppercorn

(Food Safety)
By | 1 week 1 day ago
Frontier is recalling some peppercorns due to potential salmonella contamination. Consumption of products containing Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism...

Recall: NGVC Black Peppercorn

(Food Safety)
By | 1 week 1 day ago
NGVC is recalling its Small bag Black Pepper Whole with Lot number 28-14, 13-14, 351-13, 336-13, 322-13, 305-13, 290-13, 281-13, 266-13, 252-13, 245-13.  We received notification from our vendor of possible Salmonella contamination.  Consumption of products containing Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. To date, no illnesses have been associated with these products.  ...

RECALL: THURSDAY PLANTATION TEA TREE MOUTHWASH

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 1 week 4 days ago
Reason for withdraw or recall:   Natural Organics, Inc., is voluntarily recalling THURSDAY PLANTATION TEA TREE MOUTHWASH after they were notified by its contract manufacturer INTEGRIA Healthcare (Australia) Pty Ltd. that one lot of Tea Tree Mouthwash failed microbial contamination testing. This bacterial contaminant, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, could pose a health risk to consumers.  Pseudomonas can cause serious illness in immune compromised individuals.     UPC and Lot...

Recall: AHLASKA ORGANIC NON DAIRY COCOA MIX

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 1 week 4 days ago
Recall: 12/12 OZ     AHLASKA ORGANIC NON DAIRY COCOA MIX   Reason for withdraw or recall: The product may contain milk protein, which is not declared in the ingredients. UPC 760519-100287  LOT# 3280 BEST BY DATE: APR 2015      

Recall: Chocolate Chunk LUNA® Bars - undisclosed macadamia nuts

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 2 weeks 4 days ago
The Chocolate Chunk LUNA® Bars are made with macadamia nut butter, but the packaging does not include macadamia nuts in the ingredient list or allergen statement.  The packaging does contain advisory allergen labeling, which states that the product may contain traces of other tree nuts.  Clif Bar & Company is taking this precautionary safety step for people who are allergic to macadamia nuts.   Article number, UPC and Lot Numbers   Article # 710462 UPC   ...

Recall: Zing Snack Bars may contain undisclosed dairy ingredients

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 2 weeks 4 days ago
Reason for withdraw or recall: Industry is recalling Zing brand snack bars from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. There are trace amounts of dairy found in bars labeled “dairy free” or “vegan”.  People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below.     Article number, UPC and Lot Numbers Article 733549 57427     12/1.76OZ    ZING Dark...

Recall: Kiss My Face Kids Foaming Hand Soap, Foaming Hand Soap, and Refills

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 3 weeks 16 hours ago
Kiss My Face is voluntarily recalling because they have the potential to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa/fluorescens, which is a possible opportunistic pathogen.   Kiss My Face is recalling specific codes on 7 soaps.        Product Name Lot # 8.75 oz Kiss My Face Grapefruit & Bergamot Liquid Foaming Soap K102512, K020513, K032113, K050913, K100213, K011414 8.75 oz Kiss My Face Lavender & Chamomile Liquid Foaming Soap KK11012,...

Recall: undisclosed wheat ingredients in Texas Legend Foods Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 5 weeks 6 days ago
Reason for withdraw or recall: Texas Legend Foods is recalling the Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip due to undeclared wheat in the product.   UPC and Lot Numbers   UPC 819993005394 SILS Chipotle Queso Dip GF 16 OZ Production code dates: 310afv3A &  022afv4A 

Recall: Falafel King Hatch Green Chile Hummus and Hatch Green Chile Wraps

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 8 weeks 1 day ago
Reason for withdraw or recall:   Due to Bueno Foods voluntarily recall involving all frozen green chile products, Falafel King is pulling all Hatch Green Chile Hummus and Hatch Green Chile Wraps due to Bueno Foods potential low levels of Listeria monocytogenes in uncooked, raw, non-ready-to-eat (“NRTE”) samples of the product.  Upon testing the cooked product per the validated cooking instructions on the product’s label, the products showed no Listeria present. To...