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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.

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.


March 04, 2015

Maternal Science, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Healthy Mama® Boost It Up!™; Mango Drink

(855) 773-4426

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 3, 2015 — Maternal Science, Inc. of Montvale, NJ, is voluntarily recalling healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink because it contains undeclared milk (whey protein isolate). People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink is manufactured for and distributed by Maternal Science, Inc. and sold nationwide through limited retailers and via internet sales. healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink is packaged in a plastic bottle with a white label containing 12 fl oz per bottle (see labels below). The affected lots entered the marketplace on April, 2014. The lots affected are listed below.

Product name Package Size Lot# Date Best By UPC Code
healthy mama® Boost It Up! Mighty Mango with Ginger 12 fl oz. 14275-11 bottle 10/2015 810758020058
healthy mama® Boost It Up! Mighty Mango 12 fl oz. 14090-11 bottle 03/2015 810758020058

To date no illnesses have been reported. The recall was initiated after it was discovered during an internal review that healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink containing whey protein isolate (milk) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Consumers who are allergic to milk and purchased healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink are urged not to consume the product.

Consumers who purchased the affected lots of healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink may return it to: ATTN: BOOST IT UP RETURN, 225 Long Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205 for a full refund or exchange. Customers may contact the company at (855) 773-4426, Monday–Thursday, 9AM – 5PM, ET or email for further instructions and claim processing.


March 02, 2015

Oscar's Hickory House Recalls Beef Jerky Product Due To Processing Deviation

Class I Recall037-2015
Health Risk: HighMar 1, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Edward Stoker
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2015 – Oscar’s Hickory House Inc., a Warrensburg, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 32 pounds of beef jerky product due to a processing deviation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The following product is subject to recall:[ Label ]

  • 4-oz and 8 oz. cryovac packages of “Oscar’s Adirondack Mountain Smokehouse Beef Jerky” with code 420 on the label

The product, which bears the establishment number “EST. 4257” inside the USDA mark of inspection, was produced on December 26, 2014 and sold by one retailer in New York. The product was also sold via the internet.

The problem was discovered by FSIS inspectors during a food safety assessment; it was found that the product is susceptible to environmental pathogens and therefore potentially harmful if consumed.

FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness 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. 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 Joq Quintal at (518) 623-3431 ext. 2.

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 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: .


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