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RECENT FOOD RECALLS

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.

 

May 19, 2017

Now Health Group Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Select Ellyndale® Nutty Infusions™

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For Immediate Release - May 4, 2017

Contact
Consumers
Customer Service
888-669-3663
Media
Alana Horinko
Alana.horinko@nowfoods.com
630-545-9098

Announcement

NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling its Ellyndale® Nutty Infusions™ Roasted Cashew Butter – Product Code E0540, Lot# 2125155, and Ginger Wasabi Cashew Butter – Product Code E0541, Lot# 2124118 because they have 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.

A limited quantity of Nutty Infusions were distributed online and in retail stores nationwide.

Recalled products include:

Item Number Description Lot Number Best By Date
E0540 Ellyndale® Nutty Infusions™ Roasted Cashew Butter, 10 oz. plastic jars 2125155 2/19
E0541 Ellyndale® Nutty Infusions™ Ginger Wasabi Cashew Flavor, 10 oz. plastic jars 2124118 3/19

No other Ellyndale® products are affected or are involved in this recall. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Evidence of contamination was noted after a routine FDA inspection of the Nutty Infusions supplier.

The production of the product has been suspended while FDA and NOW continue to investigate the source of the problem.

NOW has provided information on this voluntary recall to all its retailers who purchased this product and has encouraged retailers to make every effort to contact their customers to facilitate the return of affected products.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled Nutty Infusions should stop using the product immediately and return it to place of purchase for a full refund. Receipt is not required for refund. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact NOW’s Customer Service Department by phone at 888-NOW-FOODS (888-669-3663) Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central time.

 

May 23, 2016

Blount Fine Foods, Corp. Recalls Beef Chile Colorado Frozen Meals Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen


Class I Recall043-2017
Health Risk: HighMay 3, 2017

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Congressional and Public Affairs
Felicia Thompson
(202) 720-9113
Press@fsis.usda.gov

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 – Blount Fine Foods, Corp., a McKinney, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 8,685 pounds of Beef Chile Colorado frozen meals due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products are mislabeled as Beef Chile Colorado, but the packaged product contains cheese enchiladas with milk as an ingredient. Milk is a known allergen and is not declared on the product label.

The frozen Beef Chile Colorado products were produced on Nov. 23, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [ View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • •10-oz retail cartons containing “SAFFRON ROAD BEEF CHILE COLORADO WITH MESQUITE BLACK BEANS & GARLIC RICE” with “Best By” dates of “05/23/18 AP.”

The products subject to recall do not bear an establishment number on the packaging because the company was producing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration product. These items were shipped to distribution centers located in Pennsylvania and Texas.

The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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 www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls .

FSIS advises all consumers to reheat ready-to-eat product until steaming hot.

Media and consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact Mr. Fabrice Riviere, President, at (786)-409-3779.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . 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: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem .

 

May 19, 2017

Mikawaya Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In Limited Quantity Of Mikawaya Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream

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For Immediate Release - May 10, 2017

Contact
Consumers
(323) 587-5504
Media
Kim Le / Carmen Hernandez
kle@konnectagency.com / chernandez@konnectagency.com

Announcement

Mikawaya is issuing a voluntary recall of a limited number of Mikawaya Brand Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream, which may inadvertently contain peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. Only product labeled with UPC code of 070934990609 and lot number LOT 090-17 is included in this recall. The UPC code can be found on the back of the box and the lot number is printed on the top enclosure.

The affected product is sold in a paperboard box, containing 9.1oz (258g) of 6-1.5oz (43g) pieces with UPC code of 070934990609 and lot number LOT 090-17. The product was distributed to all Trader Joe’s stores nationwide and has been removed from sale.

The recall was initiated after receiving one customer report that a Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream contained the presence of peanut butter. Mikawaya has not received any reports of illness or allergic reactions associated with this product.

No other Mikawaya Brand products besides this specific lot of Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream are affected by this voluntary recall.

Customers who have purchased Mikawaya Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream with the affected UPC code and lot number, and have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts, are advised not to consume the product. Customers may return the product to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Mikawaya at (323) 587-5504 (Monday – Friday) between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time.

The company is placing a notification on the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) website, www.foodallergy.org .

For additional information, please visit www.mikawayamochi.com/voluntarylimitedrecall

 

May 19, 2017

U.S. Deer Antler EX. & IM., INC. Announces The Recall Of Herbal Tea Varieties In Pouches Due To Risk For Clostridium Botulinum

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For Immediate Release - May 4, 2017

Contact
Consumers
Joong W. Park
(323) 735-9665

Announcement

U.S. Deer Antler Ex. & Imp., of Los Angeles, CA is recalling a variety of Herbal Teas prepared on premises between 3/1/17 and 4/30/17 in cooperation with an inspection made by the California Department of Public Health. The aforementioned Herbal Teas, especially those with low-acidity held at room temperature, were not produced according to approved guideline, making them susceptible to contamination by Clostridium botulinum .

Below are the product descriptions and photographs:

Products Packaging Cases
Herbal Tea Variety Batches prepared on premise between 3/1/17 – 4/30/17 120 ml/ Pouch 40 Pouches / Case

The Herbal Teas were distributed to individual customers and acupuncturists in California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.

Symptoms of Clostridium botulinum typically begin with blurred or double vision followed by trouble speaking, swallowing; and progression to muscle weakness starting in the upper body, moving downward.  Botulism can lead to life-threatening paralysis of breathing muscles requiring support with a breathing machine (ventilator) and intensive care. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/discond/Pages/Botulism.aspx

People experiencing these symptoms who have recently consumed these Herbal Teas should seek immediate medical attention.

In its ongoing cooperation with the California Department of Public Health, U.S. Deer Antler Ex. & Imp., Inc. has immediately segregated its entire inventory of Herbal Tea varieties, and is notifying consumers and customers not to consume potentially-contaminated product. Furthermore, U.S. Deer Antler Ex. & Imp. Inc. is voluntarily recalling all varieties of general Herbal Teas prepared on-site in the period of 3/1/17 to 4/30/17 to ensure consumer safety.

Consumers in possession of these products are to stop consumption and return unconsumed product to their original place of purchase.

U.S. Deer Antler Ex. & Imp., Inc. will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers.  Please contact Joong W. Park (323) 735-9665 for further information.

언론보도

미주녹용건재상사

보툴리눔균 감염우려가 있는 한약탕제 파우치 리콜안내

연락처 :

전화번호 : (323) 735-9665

긴급고지 - 가주 로스엔젤레스

2017 5 1

가주 로스엔젤레스에 위치하고 있는 미주녹용이 2017 4 1 일부터 4 30 사이에 만들어진 여러 종류의 탕제 리콜을 시행하고 있다 .

가주보건국의 감사에 따라 상기 기간에 만들어진 탕제들이 저산도와 상온에 보관 되어 허락된 지침에 따르지 않아 보툴리눔균에 오염될 가능성이 있다 .

제품 설명 사진

탕제 (Herbal Tea Variety Batches)

120 ml / 파우치

4 0 파우치 / 박스

탕제들은 남가주 플로리다 , 일리노이즈 , 메릴랜드 , 노스캐롤라이나 , 텍사스 , 버지니아주에 있는 한의원들과 고객에게 판매되었다 .

보툴리눔균의 감염 증상은 처음에 시야가 흐려지거나 혹은 이중으로 보이는 증상이 시작되고 이어서 말하기와 음식을 삼키는데 어려움이 따르며 , 상체에서 하체로 내려가는 근육약화 증상으로 진행된다 . 보툴리즘은 치명적인 호흡근육의 마비로 인해 인공호흡기 사용 같은 적극적 치료를 해야 수도 있다 .

최근에 탕제를 복용하고 상기와 같은 증상을 경험한 사람은 즉각적인 치료를 받아야 한다 .

가주 보건국의 요청에 따라 미주녹용은 만들어진 모든 탕제를 폐기 조치하고 감염될 가능성이 있는 제품이 사용되지 않도록 소비자들에게 알리고 있다 . 나아가서 미주녹용은 2017 4 1 일부터 4 30 사이에 제조된 탕제에 대하여 자발적 리콜을 실시하고 있다 .

제품을 구입한 소비자들은 복용을 중지하고 구입한 곳에 나머지를 반품하면

된다 .

미주녹용은 거래하는 모든 소비자들에게 리콜고지서를 발송하고 있다 . 보다 자세한 정보는 (323) 735-9665 에게 문의하기를 바란다 .

 

 
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