FDA/USDA ~~ November Alerts & Safety -Listeria,Lead,Salmonella


USFDA_footerIt’s Diabetes Awareness Month. As the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to grow, illegally marketed products promising to prevent, treat, and even cure diabetes are flooding the marketplace.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised consumers not to use such products—for many reasons. For example, they may contain harmful ingredients or may improperly be marketed as over-the-counter (OTC) products when they should be marketed as prescription products.
Read the Consumer Update to learn more.

11/14/2016 02:20 PM EST

House of Flavors, Inc., of Ludington, Mich., is voluntarily recalling a limited, affected portion of its Ashby’s Sterling Peanut Butter landslide Ice Cream. The product was made with peanut butter cookie dough, purchased from Aspen Hills, Inc., which has expanded its recall due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

11/14/2016 01:40 PM EST

Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc. is recalling Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Monster Cookie and Pirate’s Bounty ice cream flavors, bearing the following Product Name, Product Code Dates, and container sizes:

 

Updated information is now available. A list of retail consignees has been posted for recall 106-2016, Schnuck Markets Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Breast Products That May Be Undercooked (Nov 12, 2016).Schnuck Markets Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Breast Products That May Be Undercooked Schnuck Markets Inc., O’Fallon, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 62 pounds of ready-to-eat grilled chicken products due to undercooking, resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens in the products.

11/14/2016 06:00 PM EST

Chicago, IL – Weight Watchers Smart Ones Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Sundae frozen desserts is voluntarily being recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination from Aspen Hills, Inc. Cookie Dough Pieces.

11/07/2016 05:07 PM EST

SHRI SHIVA Foods Inc. is recalling MTR Sambar Powder, Net Quantity: 200 g (LOT NO# 15J27C, MFD.27.10.15) because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, with Salmonella, an organism which 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

11/10/2016 04:02 PM EST

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company, Inc. of Madison, WI is recalling select ice cream products, because they were made with a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient supplied by Aspen Hills, Inc., which has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

11/07/2016 08:52 PM EST

Ton Shen Health of Chicago, IL, is recalling its Life Rising brand “Side Head Regulator TT” Tablets because they have tested positive for elevated levels of lead for children under the age of 18. Lead is a naturally occurring element which can affect multiple body systems and is particularly harmful to young children.

11/10/2016 05:37 PM EST

Agave Dream of Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA is recalling all vanilla, chocolate, cappuccino, chocolate chip and lavender ice creams packaged in pint sized containers, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, 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 infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Water Lilies Food Inc. Recalls Egg Roll Product Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens Water Lilies Food Inc., an Astonia, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,710 pounds of egg roll product due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains shrimp, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. Additionally, this item was mislabeled as pork egg rolls, when in fact, shrimp egg rolls were packaged.

Flavor Trade, LLC. Recalls Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of InspectionFlavor Trade, LLC., a Kansas City, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 741 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA mark of inspection without authorization.  (This release is being reissued as an expansion of the Nov. 3, 2016 recall to include additional products and production dates.)

Cochlear Implants: A Different Kind of ‘Hearing’

What are cochlear implants? Who uses them, and why? And how does the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) play a role?Read the Consumer Update to learn more.

 

11/08/2016 01:14 PM EST

McDonough, Georgia, Love My Tru Body McDonough, GA is voluntarily recalling all of Skinny Bee Diet 500 mg MFD: 03.07.2106 EXP: 03.06.2018 distributed March 23 – April 28, 2016 to the consumer level after FDA laboratory testing found Skinny Bee Diet to contain sibutramine, desmethylsibutramine, and/phenolphthalein.

11/09/2016 08:32 PM EST

ISB Food Group, LLC of Los Angeles, California is recalling Nancy’s Fancy Butterscotch Budino Gelato and Nancy’s Fancy Peanut Butter with Crunchy Peanuts Gelato with expiration dates of March 18, 2017, because they were produced in a co-packing facility that has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, 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 infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women

 

11/09/2016 07:52 PM EST

Los Angeles, CA – ISB Food Group, LLC is recalling L.A. Creamery Honeycomb ice cream and L.A. Creamery Salted Caramel ice cream with expiration dates of March 18, 2017, because they were produced in a co-packing facility that has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

 

Klement’s Sausage Company, Inc. Recalls Beef and Sausage Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter ContaminationKlement’s Sausage Company, Inc., a Milwaukee, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,689 pounds of beef and pork snack stick products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

11/08/2016 01:14 PM EST

McDonough, Georgia, Love My Tru Body McDonough, GA is voluntarily recalling all of Skinny Bee Diet 500 mg MFD: 03.07.2106 EXP: 03.06.2018 distributed March 23 – April 28, 2016 to the consumer level after FDA laboratory testing found Skinny Bee Diet to contain sibutramine, desmethylsibutramine, and/phenolphthalein.