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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.

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March 05, 2018

Lotte Int値 America Corp Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut In "Kancho Choco Biscuit"

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For Immediate Release - February 26, 2018

LOTTE Int値 America Corp.


LOTTE Int値 is recalling its 1.48-ounce packages of "Kancho Choco Biscuit" manufactured by LOTTE Confectionery Co. Ltd. Korea because of findings of small amounts of peanut in the product and no peanut declaration. The product varies in three different packages: Kancho 42g, Kancho Cup 95g, and Kancho Multi 168g.

LOTTE Int値 America Corp discovered this fact through lab test result done by CFIA and notified manufacturer and all customers right away about this discovery.

Since LOTTE Int値 America Corp. is very well aware of the severe consequences of allergen reaction to peanuts, we voluntarily initiated recall procedure right after discovery of the problem. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. LOTTE Int値 America Corp is sending out the letter to all the customers including wholesalers, distributors, retailers who carries 銭ancho Choco Biscuit to stop selling and recall all the products.

"Kancho Choco Biscuit " were distributed nationwide and Canada, mostly in ethnic retail stores and online stores.

The product comes in a 1.48-ounce, plastic wrap package within a paper carton package marked with UPC Code # 8801062 144815 on the side.

Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.

LOTTE Int値 America Corp is working fully in partnership with FDA to fully investigate the matter and comply with all necessary recall procedures. The Company is also taking the necessary steps to address this issue and apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this product issue.

Consumers who have purchased 1.48-ounce packages of " Kancho Choco Biscuit " are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-213-688-8806 (Monday Friday 8:00am to 5:00 pm).


March 05, 2018

Guymon Extracts, Inc. Recalls Fully Cooked Pork Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation

Class I Recall009-2018
Health Risk: HighFeb 6, 2018

Congressional and Public Affairs
Veronika Medina
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2018 Guymon Extracts Inc., a Guymon, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,202 pounds of fully cooked pork products due to a processing deviation that may have allowed potential spore-forming pathogen growth including Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium perfringens , the U.S. Department of Agriculture痴 Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The items were produced and packaged on Jan. 3, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: [ View Label (PDF Only)]

  • 2.2 lb. - 10 polybag pillows packed in paper cartons containing 撤ork Soup with Rendered Pork Fat (from bone) with lot code 010218-1, a product code of 61306 and a best before date of Dec. 22, 2019.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number 摘st. 32161 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sent to distribution centers and were further distributed in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Texas and Washington.

The problem was discovered on Jan. 30, 2018 by an Enforcement Investigator and Analysis Officer (EIAO) while conducting a Food Safety Assessment (FSA) at the establishment.

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. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at .

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Atsushi Fujimori, President, Guymon Extracts Inc., at (580) 338-2624.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at or via smartphone at . 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 10 a.m. to 6 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: .


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