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More Recalls Reach Finish Line, FDA Reports

This week’s Enforcement Report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) runs 21-pages, mainly detailing successful wrap-up of the recalls of products made with peanuts and dry milk ingredients.

Among the companies wrapping up their product recalls because they contained peanut butter or peanut paste from the failed Peanut Corporation of America that may have been contaminated with Salmonella are these:

  • Almost 39 million Granola Bars, manufactured by Cherrydale Manufacturing LLC for Kashi Co. of San Diego.
  • Almost 17 million Chewy Cookies, manufactured by Biscomerica Inc for Kashi Co. of San Diego.
  • Candy Bar Whirl Ice Cream, some 5,379 half-gallon units and 23 three-gallon units, made by Prairie Farms Dairy of Jefferson City, MO.
  • French Burnt Peanuts–about 2,317 cases–from Superior Nut & Candy of Chicago
  • About 41,000 pounds of Chef Sunshine Brand Creamy Peanut Butter for Sunshine Peanut Company of Jacksonville, FL
  • An estimated 740 pounds of chocolate peanuts and 83 pounds of bridge mix by the Graeters Manufacturing Inc. of Cincinnati.
  • Oregon’s Rock Creek Nut recalled over 38,000 packages of Quick Fix Trail Mix.
  • Standard Functional Foods of Nashville ran a recall on almost 465,000 pieces of its Goo-Goo peanut products.
  • Cambridge, MA-based Superior Nut Company sought return of over 76,000 pounds of peanut products.
  • Natural Foods Inc. of Toledo, OH recalled 164,000 pounds of peanut products.
  • Traditions Meal Solutions recalled 27,599 cases of its meal packets, which are packed 24 to the case by manufacturer Valley Services Inc. in Jackson, MS.

Possible Salmonella contamination at the Minnesota’s Plainview Milk Cooperative is responsible for a recall of products made with its ingredients as well.  Coming out the other end of that recall process are:

  • CPI Foods of Dallas, which sought the return of over 15,0000 packets of non fat dry milk.
  • Food Sciences Corp of Mount Laurel, NJ recalled over 798,000 of various pudding, soup, shake, and other meal and snack mixes.
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