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‘Enforcement Report’ Gets More Variety

There was a lot more variety in the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) “Enforcement Report” for last week.   The recap of FDA’s recalls and field corrections contained reports on recalls that were due to the possible contamination of products like Cayenne pepper and chili oil with Salmonella and other products containing undeclared ingredients ranging from milk to walnuts.

Products made with peanuts, pistachios, and dried milk are FDA’s three big recall areas this year.  It is possible that most of that recall business is now in FDA’s rearview mirror.  Once recalls are initiated, it usually takes several weeks or months before FDA gets this kind of detail.

Here’s what was reported for Class I Food Recalls last week:

PRODUCT

1)  Dairyshake Powder, Vanilla, Net Wt. 100 grams. The product is packaged in a light brown plastic pouch with dark brown writing. Recall # F-716-9;
2) Dairyshake Powder, Strawberry, Net Wt. 100 grams. The product is packaged in a light brown plastic pouch with dark brown writing. Recall # F-717-9;
3) Dairyshake Powder, Strawberry/Banana, Net Wt. 100 grams. The product is packaged in a light brown plastic pouch with dark brown writing. Recall # F-718-9;
4) Dairyshake Powder, Chocolate, Net Wt 100 grams. The product is packaged in a light brown plastic pouch with dark brown writing. Recall # F-719-9


CODE

1) Lot #’s 7176, 7183, 7190, 7192, 7193, 7194, 7197, 7198, 7199, 7200, 7232, 7234, 7235, 7236, 7239, 7292, 8259, 8288, 8301, 8302, 9131, 9132, & 9133;
2) Lot #’s 7225, 7226, 7227, 7240, 7241, 7275, 7282, 7283, 7284, 7285, 7288, 7289, 7290, 7307, 7309, 7310, 7311, 7312, 7313, 7330, 7331, 7333, 7334, 7344, 7345, 8036, 8037, 8053, 8056, 8057, 8058, 8059, 8060, 8072, 8073, 8074, 8077, 8078, 8079, 8080, 8105, 8106, 8240, 8252, 8253, 8254, 8255, 8259, 8260, 8266, 8267, 8280, 8281, 8282, 8290, 8291, 8294, 8295, 8303, 8304, 8305, 8315, 8352, 8353, 8354, 9005, 9006, 9033, 9034, 9035, 9040, 9041, 9070, 9134, 9135, 9138, & 9139;
3) Lot #’s 8063, 8283, 8284, 8295, 8324, & 8325;
4) Lot #’s 7137, 7137, 7141, 7142, 7143, 7144, 7145, 7179, 7180, 7187, 7201, 7242, 7243, 7247, 7248, 7297, 7296, 7297, 7298, 7299, 7302, 7305, 7307, 7325, 7338, 7299, 7302, 7303, 7304, 7306, 7314, 7323, 7324, 7325, 7337, 7338, 7339, 7340, 7341, 8064, 8066, 8067, 8106, 8107, 8108, 8109, 8116, 8270, 8273, 8274, 8275, 8297, 8298, 8317, & 8318


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Trans-Packers Services Corp., Brooklyn, NY, by letter on June 26, 2009 and press releases on July 7, and July 13, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

Product was manufactured using non-fat dried milk recalled by Plainview Milk products Cooperative because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

Unknown


DISTRIBUTION

UT, IN, TN, OH

 

PRODUCT 

STOP & SHOP  HomeTown Bakery OLD FASHIONED MOLASSES COOKIES, Net Wt. 8.9 oz (252g), UPC 6 88267 08457 7. Recall # F-1689-9


CODE

SELL BY FEB.22,2010 A (printed on side of package)


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Petri Baking Products Inc., Silver Creek, NY, by telephone on August 30, 2009 and e-mail on August 31, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON 

The product contains undeclared peanuts and milk  which are known allergens. This poses a health risk to individuals that are allergic to peanuts and/or milk if they consume this product.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

167 cases (2000 packages)


DISTRIBUTION

MA, NH, RI, CT, NY, ME, NJ


 
PRODUCT 

1) Kroger Popcorn Seasoning Movie Theater Butter Flavored sold in 2.82-ounce jars under the following UPC code: 0 011110 72445 8. Recall # Recall # F-1690-9;
2) Kroger Fat Free Butter Flavored Sprinkles sold in 2-ounce jars under the following UPC code: 0 011110 66853 0. Recall # Recall # F-1691-9;
3) Kroger Popcorn Seasoning White Cheddar Flavored sold in 2.82-ounce jars under the following UPC code: 0 011110 72444 1. Recall # F-1692-9  


CODE

1) Sell-by date of JUN 08 10;
2) Sell-by dates of JUN 08 10 and JUN 09 10;
3) Sell-by date of JUN 09 10


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Recalling Firm: Kroger Co., Cincinnati, OH, by press release and e-mail on June 30, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. Manufacturer: Pontiac Foods, Elgin, SC. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON 

The products were manufactured using an ingredient recalled by Plainview Milk Products Cooperative because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

8,076 bundles/6/2.82 oz packages/case


DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide
 

PRODUCT 

Libert Brand 6 oz Mditranne Wild Blackberry Yogurt UPC 0 65684 65434.  Recall # F-1693-9


CODE

SEP02 (Best before or expired date)


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Recalling Firm: Les Produits de Marque Liberte Inc., Saint-Hubert, Canada, by letter dated August 11, 2009 and press release on August 12, 2009.
Manufacturer: Les Produits de Marque Liberte Inc., Brossard, Canada. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON

Product contains undeclared walnuts.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

2,728 cases


DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide

 

PRODUCT 

Red Pepper Ground, 40 SHU – ETO Treated; Product of India 50 pounds; 184577/2584.  Recall # F-1695-9


CODE

Lot number: V15270-05/50


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Van de Vries Spice Corp., East Brunswick, NJ, by telephone and e-mail on August 4, and  letter on August 5, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

The firm received positive test results for Salmonella in Red Ground Pepper imported from India.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

22,850 pounds


DISTRIBUTION

MD, NJ, OR and TX


 
PRODUCT 

Van’s All Natural Wheat Free Homestyle Pancakes, 12.4 ounce; UPC: 0-89947-60604-9. Recall # F-1696-9


CODE

Lot #200060629B1; Best if Used By Date: March 30, 2010  


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER 

Recalling Firm: Van’s International Foods, Vernon CA, by letter dated August 19, 2009.
Manufacturing Firm: Echo Lake Foods, Owensboro, KY. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

The product contains undeclared milk, egg, and wheat.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

50 cases (12 units/case)


DISTRIBUTION

NH, CA, WA

 

PRODUCT 

Chinese Vermicelli Dressing in 16 oz. plastic deli container labeled “PASTA & CO CHINESE VERMICELLI”, 8/case with case labeled “Chinese Vermicelli Dressing”. Recall # F-1697-9


CODE

Firm uses Julian dates as batch codes for date of manufacture, no year indicated. No expiration dates or best by dates. Julian Code dates for 2009: 113, 106, 99, 92, 84, 78, 69, 57, 48, 35, 28, 16, 04. Julian Code dates for 2008: 362, 354, 347, 339, 329, 315, 308, 300, 288, 277, 272, 267, 261, 254, 249, 239, 232, 225, 218, 210, 203, 198, 191, 185, 178, 172, 165, 156, 151, 147, 140, 134, 126, 120, 109, 105, 98, 86, 81, 74, 67, 58, 50, 46, 42, 32, 25, 21, 15, 04 


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Cucina Fresca, Inc., Seattle, WA, by telephone and email dated April 24, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

The product was manufactured using Lien How Chili Oil recalled by Union International Food Co. because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT
IN COMMERCE

2,328/16 oz containers


DISTRIBUTION

WA
 

PRODUCT 

1) Chinese Vermicelli Salad. Product is sold through cafe display case counter and have a food card identifying the name of the product. No UPC codes, or labeling other than a “pasta & co delibakerypantry” sticker on take away container. Product may be packaged in paper carton 16, 26, or 32 oz box for take away. First three ingredients for product: vermicelli pasta (durum semolina flour, egg, water), sesame seeds, Chinese vermicelli dressing (sesame oil, soy sauce (wheat, soybeans, salt), vinegar, chili oil (soybean oil, chili), sugar). Recall # F-1698-9;  
2) Pot Sticker Salad. Product is sold through cafe display case counter and have a food card identifying the name of the product. No UPC codes or labeling other than a “pasta & co delibakerypantry” sticker on take away container. Product may be packaged in paper carton 16, 26, or 32 oz box for take away. Ingredients include: vegetable ravioli (durum semolina flour, egg, zucchini, potato, yellow squash, olive oil, yellow onion, red peppers, garlic, ginger, balsamic vinegar, canola oil, salt, oregano, basil, thyme, marjoram, black pepper), carrots, celery, red bell pepper, broccoli, Chinese vermicelli dressing (sesame oil, soy sauce (wheat, soybeans, salt), vinegar, chili oil (soybean oil, chili), sugar), green onions. Recall # F-1699-9


CODE

No codes


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Sugar Mountain Capital, LLC dba Pasta & Co., Seattle, WA, by email on April 24, 2009 and press release on April 29, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

Products were manufactured using chili oil recalled by Union International Food Co. because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

Chinese Vermicelli: 7,291.01 lbs; and Pot Sticker Salad: 171.26 lbs


DISTRIBUTION

WA


 
PRODUCT 

1) Asian Noodle (pasta salad with dressing). Product is packaged in 8 oz (6/case) round plastic containers and 5lb. (2/case) round plastic tubs. Catalog number 101008/6 for 8 oz., and 101008 for 5 lb. container. Case Label includes “Asian Noodle Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:” Ingredient list, and package amount/size (6/8oz or 2/5lb). First three ingredients include: Pasta (durham wheat semolina, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid. May contain a trace of egg), Peppers, Green Onion. Container labels: 8 oz. container is sold in retail grocery stores. Label includes “Asian Noodle Keep Refrigerated Net WT. 8oz (227g)”, Use by: date, Ingredient list, Nutrition Facts, and UPC code 6 30271 10108 5. 5 lb. container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “Asian Noodle Keep Refrigerated” as well as a “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1716-9;
2) Thai Peanut Salad (pasta salad with peanut dressing). Product is packaged in 5lb. (2/case) round plastic tubs. Catalog number 104080. Case Label includes “Thai Peanut Salad 2 / 5lb Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:”, and Ingredient list. First three ingredients include: Pasta (durham wheat semolina, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid. May contain a trace of egg), Tofu (water, soybeans, bittern or nigari, calcium sulfate), Carrots. Container label: 5 lb. container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “Thai Peanut Salad Keep Refrigerated” as well as a “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1717-9;
3) Picnic Spicy Noodle w Peanuts (pasta salad with sauce and nuts). Product is packaged in 9 oz (6/case) round plastic containers and 5lb. (2/case) round plastic tubs. Catalog number 144009/6 for 9 oz, and 144009 for 5lb container. Case Label includes “Picnic Spicy Noodle w Peanuts Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:”, Ingredient list, and package amount/size (6/9oz or 2/5lb). First three ingredients include: Pasta (durham wheat semolina, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid. May contain a trace of egg), Peanuts, Carrots. Container labels: 9 oz. container is sold in retail grocery stores. Label includes “Picnic Spicy Noodle w Peanuts Keep Refrigerated Net WT. 9oz (255g)”, Use by: date, Ingredient list, Nutrition Facts, and UPC code 6 30271 14409 9. 5 lb. container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “Picnic Spicy Noodle w Peanuts Keep Refrigerated” as well as a “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1718-9;
4) Spicy Yakisoba Noodles (pasta with sauce). Product is packaged in 5lb. (2/case) round plastic tubs. Catalog number 275080. Case Label includes “Spicy Yakisoba Noodles 2 / 5lb Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:”, and Ingredient list. First three ingredients include: Noodles (wheat flour, water, egg, salt, baking soda and corn starch), Carrots, Worcestershire Sauce. Container label: 5 lb. container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “Spicy Yakisoba Noodle Keep Refrigerated” as well as a “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1719-9;
5) Asian Broccoli & Edamame Crunch (vegetables with sauce). Product is packaged in 5lb. (2/case) round plastic tubs. Catalog number 345080. Case Label includes “Asian Broccoli & Edamame Crunch Real Foods Seattle, WA 98108 2 / 5lb Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:”, and Ingredient list. First three ingredients include: Broccoli, Carrots, Rice Vinegar (rice vinegar, water). Container label: 5 lb. container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “Asian Broccoli & Edamame Crunch Keep Refrigerated” as well as a “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1720-9;
6) Peanut Sauce (Peanut butter with fruit and coconut). Product is packaged in 12 oz (6/case) round plastic containers and 1 gal. plastic jug. Catalog number 737012/6A for 12 oz, and 737128 for 1 gallon container. Case Label includes “Peanut Sauce, Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:”, Ingredient list, and package amount/size (6/12oz or 1 gal). First three ingredients include: Peanut Butter (peanuts, sugar, hydrogenated vegetable oils (canola, cottonseed, soybean, salt), Pineapple (pineapple and pineapple juice), Soy Sauce (water, wheat, soybeans, salt, sodium benzoate). Container labels: 12 oz. container is sold in retail grocery stores. Label includes “Real Foods Peanut Sauce Net Wt. 12 oz (340g) Keep Refrigerated”, Use by: date, Ingredient list, Nutrition Facts, and UPC code 6 30271 73713 0. 1 gallon container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “real Foods Peanut Sauce 1 Gal (3.79L) Keep Refrigerated” as well as ingredient statement, and “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1721-9;
7) Asian Noodle Salad – LL (pasta with Asian vinagrette). Product is packaged in 5lb. (2/case) round plastic tubs. Catalog number 9310080. Case Label includes “Asian Noodle Salad – 2/5lb Keep Refrigerated” as well as “use by date:”, and Ingredient list. First three ingredients include: Pasta (durham wheat semolina, iron (ferrous sulfate), thiamin mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), folic acid), Soy Sauce (water, soy beans, salt, sugar & wheat flour), Sesame Oil. Container label: 5 lb. container is sold for Food Service only. Label includes “Asian Noodle Salad – L Keep Refrigerated” as well as a “Use By:” date. Recall # F-1722-9


CODE

1), 2), 3), 4), 5), 7) Use by dates include March-1-2009 through May-12-2009;
6) Use by dates include March-1-2009 through June-5-2009


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Real Foods, Seattle, WA, by email and telephone on April 23, 2009 and April 24, 2009 and by press release on May 1, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

Products were manufactured using chili oil recalled by Union International Food Co. because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

486/ 8oz; 180/ 9oz; 18/ 12oz; 1,045/ 5lb; 22/ 1gal containers


DISTRIBUTION

WA, OR

 

PRODUCT 

1) TexJoy Red Pepper (Cayenne), Net W
t. 3 oz. 85 g and Net Wt 8 oz. 225 g; UPC 7821600413 for 8 oz; UPC 7821600621 for 3 oz. Recall # F-1723-9;
2) Bad Byron’s Butt Rub Barbeque Seasoning, Net Wt. 4.5 oz (128g), UPC 4492312067. Recall # F-1724-9;
3) Leo’s Italian Spice Mix, 17.5 lbs. net wt., UPC 78216 20596. Recall # F-1725-9


CODE

Lots: A29A07A2012, A28A07A2012, and A30A07A2012


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Texas Coffee Co, Inc., Beaumont, TX, by telephone and press release on August 31, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON 

Product has the potential to contain salmonella.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

630 pounds Italian mix; 3,240 units rub; and 1,596 units red pepper


DISTRIBUTION

TX, LA


 
PRODUCT 

1) Explosive Espresso Chip Cookie dated 01/15/09 through 02/05/09. The product was distributed in packages of 5/4.25 oz. individually wrapped cookies. UPC is 703741 001014. Recall # F-1726-9;
2) Colossal Chocolate Chip Cookie dated 01/15/09 through 02/05/09. The product was distributed in packages of 5/4.25 oz. individually wrapped cookies. UPC is 703741 000178. Recall # F-1727-9;
3) Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie dated 01/15/09 through 02/05/09. The product was distributed in packages of 5/4.25 oz. individually wrapped cookies. UPC is 703741 000635. Recall # F-1728-9;
4) Double Chocolate Decadence Cookie dated 01/15/09 through 02/05/09. The product was distributed in packages of 5/4.25 oz. individually wrapped cookies. UPC is 703741 000628. Recall # F-1729-9;
5) Mac the Chip Cookie dated 01/15/09 through 02/05/09. The product was distributed in packages of 5/4.25 oz. individually wrapped cookies. UPC is 703741 000352. Recall # F-1730-9

CODE

“015” through “036” stamped on fold of cellophane package


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Alternative Baking Company Inc., Sacramento, CA, by letter dated March 10, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.


REASON

Chocolate Chips in cookies contain undeclared milk.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE

103,618 cookies


DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide, including Alaska and Hawaii

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