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.

 

 

 


 

Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act Ready for Obama's Signature

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 5 days 22 hours ago
CRN Welcomes Passage of Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act —Law Will Protect Consumers, Level Playing Field for Responsible Companies—   Washington, D.C., December 11, 2014—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today welcomed the passage of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA) of 2014, a measure that will protect consumers from potentially dangerous anabolic...

Recall: White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars - NUT ALLERGEN

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 1 week 2 days ago
Reason for withdraw or recall: “Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary product withdrawal of 15-packs of White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars.  The White Chocolate Macadamia Gluten Free LUNA® Bars include a new recipe with cashews. Although the individual bar wrappers and packs include advisory allergen labeling stating that the product contains cashews and front-of-pack labeling notifying consumers of a new recipe that now includes cashews, some...

Recall: Ciao Bella Dark Cocoa Sorbetto in 14 oz

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 2 weeks 18 hours ago
Reason for withdraw or recall: This process has been initiated due to ingredients that may include an undeclared milk allergen. Consumers who may have a severe allergy or sensitivity to milk run the potential risk of allergic reactions if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to milk, there is no safety issue with this product.   Ciao Bella Dark Cocoa Sorbetto in 14 oz. plastic containers stamped with UPC code 7-99512-01206-8 and date code 14102 and marked...

Recall: Lundberg Eco-Farmed and Organic Brown Rice Flour

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 4 weeks 2 days ago
Lundberg Family Farms Recalls Eco-Farmed and Organic Brown Rice Flour Because of Possible Health Risk   Contact Consumer: 530-538-355 Media: Inez Be / 415-844-6254 Cori Barrett / 415-844-6263 Access Communications teamlundberg@accesspr.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 14, 2014 – Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling specific bags of Brown Rice Flour because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can...

Recall: ABC Dophilus Powder by Solgar

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 4 weeks 3 days ago
ABC Dophilus Powder by Solgar, Inc: Recall - Risk of Infection   AUDIENCE: Consumer, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice   ISSUE: Solgar, Inc. is voluntarily recalling ABC Dophilus Powder. Testing conducted by the Centers for Disease Control revealed the presence of Rhizopus oryzae in 1.75 oz (50 g) containers of Solgar ABC Dophilus Powder, which may cause Mucormycosis. This is a rare infection that may cause health problems to consumers, particularly pre-mature infants/...

Recall: Frontera Queso Dip

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 5 weeks 22 hours ago
Reason for withdraw or recall:   “A voluntary recall has been initiated on the products because they may contain an undeclared WHEAT allergen. People who have an allergy to wheat run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume these products therefore we are recalling the items and specific lot codes listed below from the market.   This recall is being implemented because a supplier of an ingredient in these products has notified Riba Foods, Inc. that WHEAT was...

Essentia Electrolyte Water Recall

(Food Safety)
By | 6 weeks 2 days ago
Essentia Water is recalling the following products due to possible contamination with mold/yeast particles.   Electrolyte Water - 20 oz UPC 0065722700120 Electrolyte Water - 1 liter UPC 0065722700033 Electrolyte Water - 1.5 liter UPC 0065722700050   With Production Codes: JUL 22 2014 TIME NW1 Best By JUL 21 2016; JUL 23 2014 TIME NW1 Best By JUL 22 2016; JUL 24 2014 TIME NW1 Best By JUL 23 2016; JUL 25 2014 TIME NW1 Best By JUL 24 2016

Recall: Exotic Superfoods Young Thai coconut water two sizes

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 6 weeks 5 days ago
  Reason for withdraw or recall: Exotic Superfoods has announced that it is voluntarily recalling from distribution 11.7 OZ and 32 OZ of Young Thai Coconut water.  These batches were not subjected to 5-log reduction. There has been no evidence of injury or illness from consuming this product.   UPC-Codes and Lot #’s     Retail UOM Main UPC -  Check Digit Brand Name Description 705105501611 Exotic Superfoods EXSF YOUNG COCONUT WATER THAI 11....

Exotic Superfoods Voluntary Recall

(Food Safety)
By John Dockstader | 6 weeks 5 days ago
Exotic Superfoods is voluntarily recalling its 11.7 oz. Coconut Water -UPC 705105501611 and LOT # 109-B2 and 32 oz. Coconut Water UPC 705105501710 and LOT #’s 209-A4, 213-B1, 213-A2, 213-B3, 213-A4, 214-B1 due to batches not being subjected to 5-log reduction process which lowers the amount of bacteria in the product. Consumption of this product may lead to illness. 

Recall: Lundberg Family Farms Sea Salt Rice Chips 6 ounce bag

(Food Safety)
By Alan P. Lewis Government Affairs, Organic Integrity, Food and Ag Policy | 7 weeks 2 days ago
  Reason for withdraw or recall:   Lundberg Family Farms announced that it is voluntarily recalling from distribution in the United States and Canada, specific bags of Sea Salt Rice Chips due to possible presence of an undeclared dairy allergen. The issue was discovered through a consumer complaint.   UPC-Code and Best Before Date UPC  73416035300   Do not consume. Return to place of purchase. Lot Code 140811 Best before date of 2015 JUN 08 (located on the...