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Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip recalled for undeclared cheese, milk & eggs

Austin’s Texas Legend Foods has its 16 ounce jars of Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip because they contain undeclared cheese, milk and eggs. People who have allergies to cheese, milk and eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled “Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip” was… Continue Reading

CLIF bars recalled after consumers report allergic reactions

Trader Joe's, Stop & Shop issue their own recalls of CLIF bars with undeclared nuts

Cliff Bar & Co. is recalling three flavors of granola bars — two marketed as children’s products — because of undeclared nuts and consumer complaints about allergic reactions. The product labels do not declare the presence of peanuts or tree nuts, but the CLIF Builder’s bars and CLIF Kid Zbars may contain peanuts, almonds, Brazil… Continue Reading

More than 30 tons of Sam’s Choice ravioli recalled nationwide

Sam’s Choice brand beef ravioli distributed to Walmart stores nationwide is under recall because it may contain milk, which is a known allergen and is not declared on the product’s label as required by federal law. Cincinnati-based Wornick Co. posted the recall of more than 61,500 pounds of the ravioli with the U.S. Department of… Continue Reading

Various recalls — fresh and frozen — for milk in crumbs

Fate of more than 90 tons of food unknown; producer of mislabeled ingredient not identified by feds

In the third recall of seemingly unrelated food products since Tuesday, the Aldon Food Corp. recalled 18,570 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken salad packaged under four brands late Wednesday because bread crumbs used in it were made with milk, which is not declared on the label and is a known allergen. It is not known if… Continue Reading

Undeclared milk in bread crumbs spurs chicken recall

In the second such action, bread crumbs from an unidentified producer spurred a recall Thursday of more than two tons of frozen chicken strips because the crumbs used to make them contained milk, a known allergen that is not declared on the chicken product label. Water Lilies Food Inc. of Astoria, NY, recalled 4,335 pounds… Continue Reading

Maid-Rite recalls 87 tons of frozen beef products for bad labels

Maid-Rite Specialty Foods LLC is recalling 174,000 pounds of frozen burgers and meatballs distributed to “institutional locations” throughout the United States and Canada because they were made with breadcrumbs that contain milk, which is a known allergen but is not listed in the ingredient labels. “The problem was discovered on June 6 when Maid-Rite Specialty… Continue Reading

Campbell’s recalls chicken soup for undeclared milk allergen

Consumer complaints spurred Campbell Soup Co. to recall 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The chicken with whole grain pasta soup items… Continue Reading

Atkins chicken, cheese, bean burritos recalled for eggs, sausage

Holland, MI-based Request Foods Inc. has recalled about 30,500 pounds of burrito products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The products are mislabeled as a chicken with cheese and bean burrito but contain an egg and sausage burrito product. The product contains egg and soy,… Continue Reading

Deli Thin Dietz & Watson Mortadella Recalled

Mount Olive, NJ-based Fratelli Beretta USA Inc. Wednesday recalled approximately 468 pounds of mortadella product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains pistachio nuts, known allergens which are not declared on the product label. The product  being recalled was  produced on Nov. 30, 2016…. Continue Reading

FSIS calls public meeting on food allergens for March 16

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports “a notable increase” in the number of recalls due to undeclared allergens in regulated products and the agency has called a public meeting to talk about it. According to FSIS, more than 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions, but most… Continue Reading