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Pistachios Fill Enforcement Report

Fourteen Class I food recalls were included in last week’s Enforcement Report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The most frequent reason for recalls in last week’s groups was pistachios from Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella were used as ingredients.

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella supplied all the fruit and nut blend from Deerfield Farms, Roasted & Salted Natural Pistachios from Taylors, Shelled Pistachios from Superior Snacks, Pecan Company Pistachios, Pistachio Ice Cream from House of Flavors, Mixed Nuts from Sahale Snacks, Raw pistachios from both Pacific Food Importers and the Sheridan Fruit Co.

Setton’s pistachios were contaminated with Salmonella.  Typically inclusion in the Enforcement Report means a company’s recall action is nearing its conclusion.

Here are more details:

PRODUCT

1) Fireside Chai tea, vanilla, fat free, net wt. 12 oz., UPC 6116760522; Net wt. 5 pound sampling bag, not for resale, no UPC code and net wt. 1.2 oz. (single serve package), UPC 61167-30522. 1 lb. sampling bag; no UPC code. Recall # F-0488-2010;
 2) Fireside Chai tea, decaf vanilla, fat free, Net wt. 12 oz, UPC 6116761508 and net wt 1.2 oz. (single serve package), UPC 61167-31508. Recall # F-0489-2010;
3) Fireside Chai tea, chocolate, fat free, net wt. 12 oz., UPC 6116760523; Net wt. 5 pound sampling bag, not for resale, no UPC code; net wt. 1.5 oz. (single serve package), UPC 61167-30523 and 1 lb. sampling bag; no UPC code. Recall # F-0490-2010;
4) Fireside Chai tea, spiced, fat free, net wt. 12 oz., UPC 6116760524; Net wt. 5 pound sampling bag, not for resale, no UPC code; net wt. 1.5 oz. (single serve package), UPC 61167-30524; 1 lb. sampling bag; no UPC code; and 5 lb bag, no UPC code. Recall # F-0491-2010


CODE


1) 12 oz. lots A82432157, B827I32156/57, D80932156/57, E802213/58/32, J831VCHAI132155, L804VCHAI32154 and A916VCHAI32216. Single serve package lots 8311/31255, 8312/31255/35 and 8312/31255/3. 5 lb. bag lots C81432158, D81732157/58/33, J831VCHAI32155 and A929VCHAI32216. 1 LB. sampling bag lot D81732157/58/33;
2) 12 oz. lot A916DVCH32215. Single serve package lot 8311/32129/205;
3) 12 oz. lots A80432162, A81132141/62, A82432137/63, A831312163/37/38, D80932138/63, D82432162/63/38/41, J830CHOCOCHAI32209/139, K812CHOCOCHAI32209/161, L804CHOCOCHAI32160 and B917CHOCOCHAI32160/59. Single serve package lot 8215/32209/08. 5 lb. bag lots A82432137/63, J814CHOCOCHAI32159, K812CHOCOCHAI32209/161 and A929CHOCOCHAI32160. 1 lb. sampling bag lots A83132163/37/38, B801I32137/63/38, D83032141/40 and A930CHOCOCHAI32160;
4) 12 oz. lots A80332147, A81132148, A82432148/47, B80632148/52/53, B80832152/51, B81332151, D81032151/50, J824SPICEDCHAI32207, J830SPICEDCHAI32207/06, J831SPICEDCHAI32206, K810SPICEDCHAI32146/207, K811SPICEDCHAI32146/47/207, K819SPICEDCHAI32147 and A908SPICEDCHAI32220. Single serve package lot 8312/32206. 1 lb bag lots L70432148/49, B80632148/52/53, D81132150, D83032145 and A930SPICEDCHAI32219. 5 lb bag lots K72732149, A80732149, A82432148/47, B80632148/52/53, F81932147, K811SPICEDCHAI32146/47/207 and A908SPICEDCHAI32220


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Fireside Coffee Co., Inc., Swartz Creek, MI, by press release on July 27, 2009 and by letter dated July 29, 2009. 
Manufacturer: Plainview Milk Products Cooperative, Plainview. MN. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


The tea was manufactured using non-fat dry milk that was recalled by Plainview because of potential contamination with Salmonella.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


10,254


DISTRIBUTION


Nationwide


PRODUCT


1) High Protein Chocolate Drink/Aspartame, Net Wt. 196g (6.91 oz.); seven 28g (.99 oz.) packets per box; stock number 00109; The Chocolate Drink was also sold as 26g (.91 oz.) powder in single serving 8 fl. oz. plastic bottles (add water and shake to mix) labeled as Pro-to-Go Chocolate Drink, item 11209. Recall # F-0492-2010;
2) High Protein Cocoa Drink/Sucralose, Net Wt. 210g (7.41 oz.); seven 30g (1.06 oz.) packets per box; stock number 00120. Recall # F-0493-2010;
3) High Protein Cocoa Drink/Aspartame, Net Wt. 210g (7.41 oz.); seven 30g (1.06 oz.) packets per box; stock number 00222. Recall # F-0494-2010;
4) Pro-to-Go High Protein Chocolate Drink/Sucralose; 26g (.91 oz.) powder in single serving 8 fl. oz. plastic bottles (add water and shake to mix); stock number 00209. Recall # F-0495-2010


CODE


All products sold between 12/3/07 and 6/26/2009


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


New Century Packaging/Health Products, Inc., Tinley Park, IL, by letters on June 29, 2009. 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


61,176 boxes, 4,293 bottles

DISTRIBUTION


Nationwide

PRODUCT


Choripdong “Apricot”, 15 oz. The product is packaged in a clear plastic container. 
UPC 0761898650622, Item number GP1004A. Recall # F-0496-2010


CODE


No code


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Recalling Firm: Seoul Shik Poom Inc., Englewood NJ, by letter on September 15, 2009. 
Manufacturer: Palmas Palmiye Gida Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S., Izmir, Turkey. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. 


REASON


Dried apricots contain undeclared sulfites based on FDA sampling. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


28 cases (12 x 15 oz. containers


DISTRIBUTION


CO, WA


PRODUCT


PRICE RITE brand BEEF FLAVORED Bouillon Cubes, Net Wt. 3.25 oz. (92 g), 25 Cubes, UPC 41190 75581. The product is packaged in retail plastic bottles with 25 individually wrapped bouillon cubes per bottle. Recall # F-0497-2010

CODE


Lot code 22 JUL 11 (printed on top of the bottle)


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Associated Brands, Inc., Medina, NY, by press release on September 24, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. 


REASON


The product contains undeclared milk from the sub-ingredients. The company discovered the problem during a routine quality audit.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


320 cases (3,840 selling units)

DISTRIBUTION


PA


PRODUCT


Deerfield Farms Mediterranean Fruit & Nut Blend with Raisins, Walnuts, Figs, Apricots, Almonds, Pistachios, Cherries, Blueberries & Hazelnuts; trail mix; Net Wt 10 oz. (283g) zip lock plastic bags, 12 bags per case; item #WIC 255211, UPC 49022 45444. Recall # F-0498-2010


CODE


Best by 3/5/10 9064A3, 3/5/10 9064B3, 3/30/10 9089A4, 3/31/10 9090A4, 4/13/10 9103A3


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Recalling Firm: Walgreen Co., Deerfield, IL, by press release on April 21, 2009. 
Manufacturer: Schutzman, A. L. Co., Waukesha, WI. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. 


REASON

The product was manufactured using pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


2,753 cases


DISTRIBUTION


Nationwide
 

PRODUCT

1) Taylors Roasted & Salted Natural Pistachios; dry roasted in-shell pistachios packaged in pre-priced plastic bags, 12 bags per case; a) $1.99 bag – UPC 7
43779 20983 9; b) $0.99 bag
– UPC 7 43779 20291 5. Recall # F-0499-2010;
2) Taylors Roasted & Salted Red Pistachios; dry roasted in-shell pistachios packaged in pre-priced plastic bags, 12 bags per case; UPC 7 43779 20290 8. $0.99 pre-priced label, UPC 743779-20290. Recall # F-0500-2010


CODE


1) a) Code date 0689 and 3368; b) Code date 0689 and 3228; 
2) Code date 2808


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Taylor’s Candy, Inc., Alsip, IL, by telephone, letters and fax on March 31, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. 


REASON


The pistachio nuts were manufactured using pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


225 cases – $1.99; 1,108 cases – $0.99


DISTRIBUTION

IL, IN


PRODUCT


1) in-shell natural pistachios packaged under the following labels: a) Superior Snacks Natural Pistachios, Net Wt. 1.25 oz (35.4g) and 2.75 oz (78g) plastic film bags, 12 bags per case, 1.25 oz. – item 98012, UPC 7 22648 98012 3, 2.75 oz – item 98708, UPC 7 22648 98708 5; b) Natural Pistachios Dry Roasted, Net Wt. 16 oz (454g) zip lock plastic bags, 18 bags per case, item 65002, UPC 7 22648 65002 6; c) Natural Pistachios Dry Roasted, Net Wt. 5 oz (142g) multi-color confetti on black background plastic film bags, 24 bags per case, item 94968, UPC 7 22648 94968 7; d) Streit’s Natural Pistachios Kosher for Passover, Net Wt. 8 oz (227g) clear plastic tubs, 12 tubs per case, item 70233, UPC 0 70227 64005 1. Recall # F-0501-2010;
2) Superior Nut & Candy Raw Pistachio Kernels, Net Wt. 35 oz (992g) zip lock plastic bags, 6 bags per case, item 64960, UPC 7 22648 64960 0. Recall # F-0502-2010


CODE


1) item 98012, lots 057 9, 063 9, 065 9, 072 9 and 073 9 ; item 98708, lots 063 9, 064 9 and 078 9; item 65002, lot 064 9; item 94968, lots 054 9, 055 9 and 083 9; item 70233, lot 056 9;
2) Lots 336 8, 352 8, 062 9, 077 9 and 086 9


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Superior Nut & Candy Dist., Co., Chicago, IL, by press release on April 14, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


The products were manufactured using pistachios that have been recalled by Setton because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


2,491 cases


DISTRIBUTION


Nationwide


PRODUCT


Osage Pecan Company Pistachios, packaged in 16-oz. plastic bags. Recall # F-0530-2010. 


CODE


None


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Osage Pecan Co., Butler, MO, by press release on April 16, 2009 and by letters dated April 21, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON

The product was manufactured using pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


1,629/1-lb bags


DISTRIBUTION


KS, MO, IA, NE, OR, IL, WV, IN, CO, WY, ID, MN


PRODUCT


Pistachio ice cream. LaSalle brand pistachio ice cream, 1 pint; a) UPC code 8568313144 and b) UPC code 7761950679. 9629 Sedutto pistachio 555 ice cream, net 2.5 GAL, c) UPC 7258692520. Recall # F-0531-2010


CODE


a) code dates of 08340 and 09034; b) code dates of 08285, 08295, 08304 and 09003; c) code date of 08329


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


House Of Flavors, Inc., Ludington, MI, by press release, e-mail and telephone on April 10, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


The product was manufactured using pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


43.088 pints and 127 – 2.5 gallon containers


DISTRIBUTION


CT, NJ, NY, PA
 

PRODUCT


1) Mixed nuts, fruit and spices. Sahale Snacks – KSAR. Label includes: “Sahale Snacks Nut Blend KSAR Pistachios with Sesame Seeds, Pepitas, Fig + Moroccan Harissa”. First three ingredients include Pistachio Nuts, Pumpkin Seeds, and Dried Figs. Product is packaged in 2 oz and 5 oz laminated gusseted pouches. UPC codes 2 oz package sold in US: UPC 8-93869-00001-0, Case UPC 8-93869-00011-9. UPC codes 5 oz package sold in US: UPC 8-93869-00501-5, Case UPC 8-93869-00511-4. UPC codes 5 oz package sold in CANADA: UPC 8-93869-00541-1, Case UPC 8-93869-00551-0. Firm also manufactured 0.75 oz plastic pillow pouch samples distributed in-house with no labeling except a Best By code. Recall # F-0532-2010;
2) Mixed nuts, fruit and spices. Sahale Snacks – MARRAKESH. Product is manufactured to be sold in Harry & David Retail stores nationwide. Label includes: “Sahale Snacks HARRY & DAVID Exclusive Nut Blend MARRAKESH Pistachios with Pomegranate, Sea Salt + Marash Pepper Net Wt. 4.0 oz (113g). Product of USA”. First three ingredients include Pistachios, Dried Apples, and Sugar. Product is packaged in 4 oz laminated gusseted pouches. UPC code 8-93869-00587-9. Harry and David SKU 154628. Recall # F-0533-2010


CODE


1) USA 2 oz packages Best by dates 10/16/2009, 10/30/2009, 11/20/2009, 11/27/2009, and 12/25/2009. USA 5 oz package: Best by dates 10/16/2009, 10/30/2009, 11/20/2009, 11/27/2009, and 12/25/2009. CANADA 5 oz packages Best by/Meilleur Avant dates 09 OC 16 (time of pack) 3, 09 OC 30 (time of pack) 2, 09 NO 20 (time of pack) 2, 09 NO 27 (time of pack) 5, 09 DE 25 (time of pack) 1. 0.75 oz samples Best By code 12/25/2009.
2) Best by dates 11/13/09 (time of pack) 3 Lot Code 042 9, 11/27/09 (time of pack) 1 Lot Code 054 9, and 12/25/09 (time of pack) 2 Lot Code 083 9


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER

Sahale Snacks, Inc., Seattle, WA, by e-mail and telephone and press release on April 9, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


Products were manufactured using pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


46,235 pouches


DISTRIBUTINON

Nationwide,  Canada, Panama, the Philippines, and Dominican Republic


PRODUCT


Raw shelled pistachio kernels, Marca Croce brand, in 5 lb. plastic bags. No weight information on label. “Raw Pistachio” is hand written on the label. Recall # F-0534-2010


CODE

No codes are utilized


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Pacific Food Importers, Seattle, WA, by telephone on April 8, 2009, press release on April 10, 2009 and by letter on April 13, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


Product repacked using pistachios that were recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


55/5 lb bags


DISTRIBUTION


WA


PRODUCT


Raw Pistachios. Raw pistachio meats and kernels distributed through the firm’s retail store in 12oz heat sealed clear plastic bags, self-service bulk bins, and plastic bags filled to specified Food Service orders. UPC code 0 00000 55700 9, No other codes. Bulk bins are labeled “Raw Pistachio Kernels – Product of California Bin #945”. No other codes. Food Service orders have no labeling and vary in size according to specific orders. Recall # F-0535-2010


CODE


None

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Sheridan Fruit Co., Inc., Portland, OR, by press release and telephone on May 3, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


Products were manufactured using pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


75 lb bulk and 9-12 oz packaged product


DISTRIBUTION


OR


PRODUCT


1) Bifeng Nong fu Shanzhuang Plum Candy, 122 grams, UPC 6 920404 375624, Product of China. The product is packaged in an uncoded, plastic foil bag. Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 50 g Servings Per Container 2. Recall # F-0634-2010
2) CHI LING Gourmet Foods brand Hot Olive, Net Wt. 200g, UPC 4 712290 700077, Product of Taiwan — The product is packaged in an uncoded clear plastic bag — NOTE: The Nutrition Facts panel does not list the servings per container and serving size. Recall # F-0635-2010


CODE


None


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Recalling Firm: Tiffany Food Co., Brooklyn, NY, by letters on July 30, 2009. Firm initiated recall is complete. 


REASON


The imported product contained undeclared sulfites (112 ppm) based on sampling and analysis by New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets.


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


1) 27 cases (30 bags per case); 2) 30 cases (60 bags per case)


DISTRIBUTION

NY, NJ, PA, VA, IN, TN, FL, TX, MA, MD, NC, GA, MI, IL


PRODUCT

1) Sundae Cone Vanilla, Vanilla Nutty Cone, Round Top Vanilla Cone: Cub brand – item #61025, size 6PK, UPC 41130-47379; Richfood brand – item #62774, size 6PK, UPC 11166-62759; Flavorite brand – item #62731, size 6PK, UPC 41130-03778; Shop & Save brand – item #62759, size 6PK, UPC 41130-34362; Roundys brand – Round Top, item #62307, size 8PK, UPC 11150-58946; Hood brand – item #3160, size 6PK, UPC 44100-23160 & item #3436, size 24PK, UPC 44100-23436; Greens brand – item #52343, size 6PK, UPC 71441-03239 & item #55198, size 24PK, UPC 71441-74842; Hagan brand – item# 53790, size 6PK, UPC 37498-00702.. Recall # F-0644-2010;
2) Tin Roof Sundae : Kemps brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), UPC 41483-00528, item #50190 & size 140-oz, UPC 41483-00377, item #45121 & size 5-Qt Pail, UPC 41483-00377, item #45065 & size 3-Gal, UPC 41483-01147, item #54193; IGA brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), UPC 41270-46102, item #51276; Flavorite brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), UPC 41130-00042, item #51285; Shop & Save brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), UPC 41130-34234, item #51298; Cub Foods brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), 41130-97713; Richfood brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), UPC 11166-01322, item #51328; Highs brand – size 56-oz, UPC 71441-07384, item #55438. Recall # F-0645-2010;
3) Snicker Doodle Ice Cream: Kemps brand – size 56-oz, UPC 41483-02829, item #47149. Recall # F-0646-2010;
4) Chocolate Monster Ice Cream: Kemps brand – size Half Gallon (1.89L), UPC 41483-03087, item #50143 & size 3-GAL, UPC 41483-02998. Recall # F-0647-2010;
5) Dice Kream: Brighams brand – size Quarts, UPC 24011-60346, item #50143 & size 3-GAL, UPC 24011-60915, item #54024. Recall # F-0648-2010;
6) Hood Premium Candy Bar Whirl: Hood brand – size 3-GAL, UPC 44100-24439, item #4439. Recall # F-0649-2010


CODE


1) 001-7A or 7B to 009-9A or 9B;
2) thru 6) Lot: 0017 to 0309


RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER


Kemps, LLC, Falcon Heights, MN, by e-mail on January 29, 2009 and press release on February 2, 2009. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. 


REASON


The products were manufactured using peanut products recalled by Peanut Corporation of America because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. 


VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE


Unknown


DISTRIBUTION


Nationwide

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