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Georgia Department of Agriculture

Food & Feed Recall Alerts for Georgia

Jessica Badour
Office: 404-656-3627
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 This page lists recent recall alerts for food and feed products that have been distributed to, and/or were produced here in Georgia. Recall notices come from the GDA as well as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA FSIS). To learn more about a recall, click on any of the links below to display the full news release. Only the most recent recalls are posted here, categorized annually by fiscal year (July 1-June 30); click on a year below to see additional recalls. Want to learn more about how recalls are classified (Class I, II or III) or other information about how they're issued?
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  • Sweet Earth Foods - is recalling 8-oz packages of Sweet Earth Aloha BBQ Quesadilla due to undeclared allergens (egg and milk). A UPC code of 016741000551 appears on the back of the package. The “best by” date of 6/28/19 and lot number of 8149 appears on the side of the package. This product was sold nationwide at Target stores.
  • HP Hood LLC - is recalling - Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk due to the possible presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). The almond milk was sold refrigerated in half-gallon (1.89 L) cartons. The recall only applies to the product with a use-by date of  September 2, 2018.
  • Radagast Pet Food, Inc. - is expanding its Rad Cat Raw Diet recall to additional products because there is a potential for Listeria monocytogenes contaminationThe products were shipped to distributors in the US and Canada between 5/10/17 and 8/9/18. This recall includes products within the following Lot number sequential range: Lot Numbers 62763 to 63101. These Lots have Best By dates of 10/19/18 through 12/3/19.
  • Salt & Straw Ice Cream - is recalling Chocolate Gooey Brownie pints for undeclared allergen ingredients (peanuts). The product was sold by the store on the West Coast, and through online sales via www.saltandstraw.com between 7/17/18 and 8/13/18.
  • Zakah Life, LLC - is recalling the folowing Kratom products Super Green Maeng Da Premium Kratom powder, Powerful Red Vein Bali Premium Kratom powder, Super Green Maeng Da Premium Kratom capsules, and Powerful Red Vein Bali Premium Kratom capsules with expiration dates prior to 01/01/2023. The products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled Kratom products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.
  • Gravel Ridge Farms - is recalling Cage Free Large Eggs due to a potential contamination of Salmonella. The recall includes eggs sold in GA, AL and TN. Here in GA the eggs were available at the following markets (all located within the Atlanta area): Candler Park Market, Grant Park Market, Westview Corner Market, Sevananda Natural Foods and The Merchantile. The recalled eggs were sold in single dozen and 2.5 dozen flats with UPC #7-06970-38444-6 and sell-by dates of 7/25/18 through 10/3/18.
  • Bravo Packing, Inc. - is recalling Performance Dog products, a raw pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Performance Dog comes frozen in 2 & 5 pound plastic sleeves with a manufacture date code 071418. This code is printed on the boxes that contain the plastic sleeves (not on the individual plastic sleeves). The company works with the distributor Tefco out of Brooklyn, NY, who fills orders to  that fills orders to small local retailers or direct sales to consumers.
  • Sarap Asian Fusion - is recalling Asian Fusion Cookies (flavors Miso Milo, Matcha Chocolate, Black Sesame and Ube Cookies and Cream) due to undeclared allergens of wheat, milk and soy. The product was distributed through online mail orders and came in heat-sealed, polypropylene bags.
  • Flowers Foods, Inc. - is recalling Swiss Rolls sold under the brand names Mrs. Freshley's, Food Lion, H-E-B, Baker's Treat, Market Square, and Great Value, distributed nationwide, and Captain John Derst's Old Fashioned Bread distributed in GA, AL, FL, NC & SC due to the potential for Salmonella in an ingredient, whey powder. The ingredient recall was initiated by a third-party whey powder manufacturer and supplier.
  • Flowers Foods, Inc. - is recalling Captain John Derst's Old Fashioned Bread due to the potential presence of Salmonella in an ingredient, whey powder. The ingredient recall was initiated by a third-party whey powder manufacturer and supplier.
  • Mondelez Global LLC - is recalling Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits product These products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella.
  • Shearer's Foods, LLC - is recalling Food Lion brand 7.75 ounce packages of Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk, an allergen.
  • Pepperidge Farm - has been notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall by the whey powder manufacturer due to the potential presence of Salmonella .
    Flavor Blasted ® Xtra Cheddar
    FlavorBlasted ® Sour Cream & Onion
    Goldfish ® Baked with Whole Grain Xtra Cheddar
    Goldfish ® Mix Xtra Cheddar + Pretzel
  • Kraft Heinz - is recalling Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard..
  • GiftTree - a gift basket company based in Vancouver, WA, is voluntarily recalling 94,000 units of “Sherman Candy Caramels” sold online in the several Gift Baskets because they may contain undeclared pecans, walnuts, almonds and/or peanuts.
  • Radagast Pet Food, Inc. - is recalling Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken Recipe because testing results indicate they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Company is also recalling Rad Cat Raw Diet Pasture-Raised Venison Recipe because testing results indicate it has the potential to be contaminated with Shiga Toxin producing E. coli O121.
  • Nueske's Meat Products, Inc. - is recalling 12,946 pounds of pork products due to misbranding.. The products may contain brown rice flour and glycerin, ingredients that are not declared on the product label. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 20341” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped directly to consumers nationwide via internet and mail order sales.
  • Talking Rain® - is recalling Sparkling Ice® Cherry Limeade beverage in response to a small number of customer complaints that reported an off-taste and off-odor of the affected product. For specific product codes visit the website.
  • NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW) - is recalling NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix with a Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 Best by 12/20 and Lot #3038165 Best by 01/21 - because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Approximately 10,000 units of Zesty Sprouting Mix were distributed online and in retail stores nationwide since December 2017.
  • Gaia Ethnobotanical, LLC. - is recalling kratom (mitragyna speciosa) powder products with Lot No.: 0102031800 it manufactured, processed, packed, and/or held, between March 18, 2018 to March 30, 2018 to the consumer level. The products have been found to have salmonella contamination. Products were distributed via the internet to several states including Georgia.
  • Kellogg Company - is recalling - 15.3 oz. and 23 oz. packages of Kellogg&'s ® Honey Smacks ® cereal due to potential contamination of Salmonella. The recall includes Honey Smacks with UPC Code 3800039103 (size 15.3 oz, best-by June 14, 2018-June 14, 2019) and UPC Code:3800014810 (size 23 oz, best-by date June 14, 2018-June 14, 2019).    
    The FDA is investigating a multi-state illness outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections that are likely linked to this product recall, including two confirmed illnesses here in GA. Read the full update,click here
  • World Variety Produce, Inc - is recalling Melissa's Spicy Edamame for an undeclared allergen (shellfish/crustacean “Oyster Extract” ingredient) within the spicy sauce packet. Spicy Edamame comes in a 7 oz cardboard sleeve and was distributed to GA and other select states with a UPC Code: 0-45255-14637-0 and best-by date of 5/29 through 07/02 of this year
  • Caito Foods, LLC - Is recalling fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fresh-cut fruit medley products because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Use or consumption of products contaminated with Salmonella may result in serious illness.
    • Recalled products were distributed to GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, NC & OH.
    • Sold in clear, plastic clam-shell containers at retailers including Costco, Jay C, Kroger, Payless, Owen’s, Sprouts, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens, Walmart, and Whole Foods/Amazon. The investigation is ongoing to determine if products went to additional stores or states. Read the investigation update from FDA here.
    • Because it is possible products shipped April 17-June 7, the fruit could still be on store shelves and this recall extends to both retailers and consumers.
    • CDC reports that 60 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Adelaide, 31 of whom were hospitalized. No deaths have been reported and, to date, there are no illnesses reported in GA. Read the investigation update from CDC here.
    • Do not eat recalled products. Check your fridge and freezer for them and throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. (If you don’t remember where you bought pre-cut melon, don’t eat it and throw it away.)
    • Retailers should not sell or serve recalled pre-cut melon products distributed by Caito Foods Distribution, Gordon Food Service, and SpartanNash Distribution.
  • Tyson Foods Inc. - is recalling frozen breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials (blue and clear soft plastic). The products were only shipped to food service establishments, nationwide (no retail stores). Recalled products include 12-lb. boxes with 3-lb. plastic bags of “UNCOOKED, BREADED, ORIGINAL CHICKEN TENDERLOINS,” with a lot code of 1378NLR02 and establishment number “P-746” on the product package.
  • Hormel Food Corp. - is recalling SPAM Classic due to foreign material contamination (metal pieces). The recalled product was sold nationwide, and comes in a 12-oz metal can with a best-by of Feb. 2021 (production codes F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889) with establishment number “EST. 199N” on the bottom of the can.
  • Divvies LLC - is recalling Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars due to undeclared allergen (milk) in the peppermint used in the bars. The product has a UPC number 8550011001389. The product was sold online through the company’s website and will impact approximately 140 consumers, who purchased the product between Feb. 22 and May 18.
  • Ruiz Food Products, Inc - is recalling ready-to-eat hot dog and sausage products may be contaminated with extraneous material. The “El Monterey Signature Burritos, Egg, Sausage, Cheese & Potato” comes in 3.38-lb. plastic wrapped packages containing 12 Count, 4.5-ounce individually wrapped frozen burritos with a best if used date of 3/3/2019 or 3/4/2019. The products also bear the USDA establishment number, “EST. 17523A” on the back of the packaging, and the product was shipped to retail locations nationwide.
  • Kent Quality Foods, Inc - is recalling ready-to-eat hot dog and sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen (soy), which is not listed on the product ingredient label. The products include establishment number “EST. 5694” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution and restaurant locations nationwide.
  • ALDI / BLM US - is recalling BLM Priano Rosso Pesto Sauce for undeclared allergen ingredients (egg and milk). The product was sold at ALDI retail grocery stores in Georgia and other select states. The affected product includes various "best by" dates in 2019 and was packaged in a 6.70 oz. glass jar with a multicolored printed paper label and a twist-off metal lid. The UPC code is 041498147631.
  • Pinnacle Foods - is recalling glass jars of Armour Ground & Formed Sliced dried beef (2.25 and 4.5 ounce containers) The beef products are being recalled due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin and clostridial toxin contamination. The ready-to-eat dried, sliced beef items were produced earlier this year and have a shelf life of three years. They will bear establishment number “EST. 2AD” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
  • Eddy Packing Co. - is recalling smoked sausage products under various brand names that may be contaminated with foreign matter (hard plastic). The products bear establishment number “EST. 4800” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
  • Van's Foods - is recalling Van's Gluten Free Waffles with a lot code date of #A640234710–WL2, BEST BY AUG 22, 2018 and UPC CODE 8994730206. The products were distributed to food retailers in Georgia and other select states. The products were incorrectly packaged/labeled with allergen ingredients, and may contain gluten and milk.
  • Utz® Quality Foods - is recalling select Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis Brand Tortilla Chip items (with specific expiration dates), due to potential contamination of undeclared milk allergen.
  • Badger Botanicals - is recalling Green Suma, Red Suma, Green Hulu 2, and Red Hulu 2 kratom dietary supplements sold directly to consumers via the company website between Jan. 1, 2018 and April 12, 2018, in pouches of 250g, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
  • Multistate outbreak of E. Coli O157 linked to romaine lettuce - As of April 25, Georgia has been included in this outbreak with at least one (1) confirmed case. The GDA is actively working with state and federal partners, including public health and the FDA. The GDA agrees with the CDC's recommendation, which encourages consumers to ask retailers where their romaine lettuce is sourced from, and not eat or buy romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region. Romaine grown here has been linked to the outbreak. Get all the latest information HERE
  • Ethnic Foods Inc. - is recalling Bhavnagri Mix snack mix because it may contain undeclared peanuts. It was distributed nationwide in retail stores in 19-oz, clear bags marked with lot # 28517, 31917, 33817, 35317, 01118, 02318, 02918, 05118, 07318 on the bottom right corner of the label. The product UPC code is 808550110206.
  • Labrada Nutrition - is recalling LeanPro8 Protein Powder because it may contain undeclared egg protein. The recalled "LeanPro8" was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders, the product comes in a 2.2 lb and 5 lb tub.
  • McCall Farms, Inc. - is recalling Happy Harvest Spinach in 13.5 oz cans as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of peanuts resulting from product mislabeling. This product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a peanut allergy. The product was sold in ALDI stores, with lot code A23IX and best-by date is January 2021. The UPC code is 041498131289.
  • Viable Solutions - is recalling "Herbal Salvation" Kratom-containing powder products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The lot numbers being recalled can be found on the packaging: RVS1380182301, RVB1380182201, GVH1380171512, MD13120181601. Products were sold directly to consumers nationwide.
  • TruPet - is recalling Boost Me Mighty Meaty Beef Topper Meal Enhancer because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product can be identified by lot number: #20190531 13815. Products were distributed in the continental USA via online retailer Chewy.com and TruDog.com through direct delivery.
  • Conagra Brands - is recalling Banquet Family Size 6 Salisbury Steaks & Brown Gravy (grill marks added, made with chicken, pork and beef) because the product may be contaminated with extraneous materials (bone fragments). The product comes in a 27-oz carton with plastic shrink-wrapped packages with six pieces. Product identifiers include: Lot code 5006 8069 10 05 and ‘BEST BY’ date of SEP 01 2019 printed on the package and a USDA mark of inspection with establishment number “P-115” located on the side panel of the consumer package. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
  • Koch Foods - is recalling Fully Cooked Rib-Shaped Beef Patty With BBQ Sauce that may be contaminated with extraneous materials (thin blue plastic pieces). The product comes in 30-lb bulk boxes with six plastic shrink-wrapped unlabeled packages. Product identifiers include: Case code “67329” and lot number “JTM 16190” on the label and establishment number “EST. 20795” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a distributors nationwide for food service institutional use.
  • Guixens Food Group - is recalling La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes sold in 10-oz packages because the product may contain an undeclared allergen, sulfites. The affected La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes come in a 10-ounce, clear plastic bag marked with "Dried Yellow Potatoes - Papa Seca AmariIla" on the label with an expiration date of July 2018. The product UPC code is 7-42287-73054-5. The product was sold in retail supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, California, and Tennessee.
  • Aspire Food Group - is recalling EXO Blueberry Vanilla, Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Apple Cinnamon bars because they may contain an undeclared allergen, sulfites. The products come in a film wrapper marked with the following lots/Best By dates on the underside of the wrapper: Blueberry Vanilla: 26DEC2018 and 06APR2018 (UPC: 861703000069); Peanut Butter & Jelly: 27DEC2018 and 09APR2018 (UPC: 861703000014); Apple Cinnamon: 08APR2018 (UPC: 861703000014). The recalled EXO bars were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.
  • Club 13 - is recalling Kratom Maeng Da Red products (sold in both powder and capsule form in various gram amounts and pill counts) that were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. Product samples have tested positive for Salmonella contamination and the product is linked to an ongoing multi-state illness outbreak
  • Poppies International, Inc. - Delizza Belgian Custard Cream Mini Eclairs-30 Count products recalled due to the potential for Listeria monocytogenes.The recalled items can be identified by the following lot number (L1M1018 Best Before 09/09/19) which can be found on the side of the packaging, distributed to retailers in GA.
  • eBars - is recalling its line of health bars because they may contain undeclared peanut and/or almond allergens, including the following flavors: MAN, WOMAN, TRIM Cocoa Raspberry, TRIM Cocoa Almond, RUN Cocoa Almond, RUN Cocoa Raspberry, FOCUS Chocolate Peanut, FOCUS 4 KIDS, GOLF Chocolate Almond, GOLF Cocoa Raspberry, HEAL Chocolate Peanut, FIT Organic Peanut Butter Chocolate Raspberry. The products were sold in Whole Foods and Kroger stores in GA and other states.
  • Tony Downs Food Company - is recalling canned chunk chicken breast products that may be contaminated with extraneous hard plastic materials. The products contain "P-65" inside the USDA mark of inspection and were shipped to retail stores nationwide:
    • Cases of six 12.5-oz. cans of "Member's Mark PREMIUM Natural Chunk CHICKEN BREAST IN WATER" with lot code 17333, case code 9816 and a use-by date of Nov. 29, 2020.
    • Cases of six 50-oz. cans of "Member's Mark FOOD SERVICE PREMIUM Natural Chunk CHICKEN BREAST IN WATER" with lot code 17332, case code 9817 and a use-by date of Nov. 28, 2019.
  • King Arthur Flour Company - is recalling Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.) after testing revealed the presence of Salmonella. The product has a Best If Used By Dates of 10/25/2018 (LOT: CF22017E) and 12/04/2018 (LOT: CF22017E) and UPC # 0 71012 10702 5. The recalled Organic Coconut Flour (16 oz.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide.
  • ***Expanded Recall*** PDX Aromatics - (DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa) issues second recall to include certain red vein and green vein kratom powder and capsule products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The second expanded recall is being initiated in response to four confirmed cases of illness associated with these products. The products were sold directly to internet consumers in the US through the company's websites:
  • J.M. Smucker Company - recalls two kinds of Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats due to the potential for elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone after the FDA received three reports of animal illness. The products include:
    • Milo’s Kitchen Steak Grillers/Steak Grillers Recipe with Angus Steak, and
    • Milo’s Kitchen Grilled Burger Bites with Sweet Potato and Bacon
    The items were distributed nationally. Dogs consuming high levels of beef thyroid hormone may exhibit short-term symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, weight loss, increased heart rate and restlessness; long-term symptoms with prolonged consumption may include vomiting, diarrhea, and rapid or labored breathing.
  • ***Expanded Recall*** Darwin's Natural Pet Products -is recalling four lots of dog food products due to the potential for Salmonella and/or E.coli O128 contamination including: Chicken and Duck with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs and Turkey with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs. These products are exclusively sold to customers through a subscription service.
  • Vietti Foods - Is recalling Southgate Hot Dog Chili Sauce due to mislabeling because some of the cans may contain Dumplings with Chicken instead of Hot Dog Chili Sauce. The alternate product contains undeclared allergens (wheat, eggs). The recalled product comes in a 15 oz. can marked with a ode P642 M1217 70026 on the bottom and a UPC # 0 71846 95242 6, LOT # P642 M1217 70026 and was distributed to Georgia for retail sale.
  • Piggie Park Enterprises - Is recalling Gourmet Carolina Gold Honey Sauce and Maurice’s Southern Gold Honey Sauce due to undeclared allergen ingredients (wheat, soy). The recall includes these particular honey sauces made from Mar. 2016 to 2018; the product was distributed nationwide through the company's "Flying Pig" shipping service, and in GA, NC and SC in retail stores. The product comes in an 18 oz, clear plastic bottle with an expiration date before 3/12/18 on the bottom of the bottle (if there is no expiration date listed, it is included in the recall also). The Gourmet Carolina Sauce has a UPC # 0 75616 54383 8; Maurice's Sauce has a UPC # 0 75616 54332 6.
  • Stampede Meat, Inc., - is recalling frozen raw beef top sirloin steaks frozen raw beef top sirloin steaks that may be contaminated with Salmonella:/li>
    • Cases containing 64 6-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “USDA SELECT OR HIGHER BONELESS BEEF TOP SIRLOIN STEAKS,” (item #5404) with lot codes ranging from 05018 to 07318 and “Best By” dates from Feb. 19, 2019 to Mar. 14, 2019;
    • Cases containing 64 8-oz. vacuum-packed packages of “USDA SELECT OR HIGHER BONELESS BEEF TOP SIRLOIN STEAKS,” (item #5419) with lot codes ranging from 05018 to 07318 and “Best By” dates from Feb. 19, 2019 to Mar. 14, 2019. 
    • Approximate 20-lb. boxes containing “USDA Select or Higher Beef 6 oz Top Sirloin Steak Mechanically Tenderized” with case code 45966.
    • Approximate 30-lb. boxes containing “USDA Select or Higher Beef 8 oz Top Sirloin Steak Mechanically Tenderized” with case code 45968.

The products contain either “EST. 19113” or “EST. 33861” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were distributed to restaurant locations nationwide.

  • California Jerky Factory, Inc., - Is recalling various beef jerky products due to a processing deviation that may have led to under-processing of products. The products contain “Est. 18995” inside the USDA mark of inspection. Recalled items were sold on the West Coast and offered for sale over the internet.
  • Mickey Brown, Inc., - Is recalling ready-to-eat beef burrito items sold in 1-lb. 2-oz. plastic packages with Mickey Brown’s A Taste of Cajun 3 Beef Burritos.  The products contain “EST. 33915” inside the USDA mark of inspection and are labeled “Keep Refrigerated” (but may be frozen). The burritos were distributed in Louisiana, with further distribution for retail and internet sales.
  • Radagast Pet Food, Inc. - Is recalling its Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Turkey Recipe because it may be contaminated with Listeria. The recall includes one lot (62926) with a Best By Date of 05/03/19. It was shipped to GA and other select states, and sold through independent pet retail stores with the following UPC codes:
    • 8oz  UPC 8 51536 00100 5
    • 16oz UPC 8 51536 00101 2
    • 24oz UPC 8 51536 00102 9
  • Johnsonville, LLC - Is recalling JALAPEÑO CHEDDAR Smoked Sausage products that are sold in 14-oz. plastic packages containing 6 pieces of sausage with a Best By date 04/04/2018 and Batch ID 1001124486 or 1001124487. These products may be contaminated with extraneous materials and were shipped to retail stores nationwide.
  • PDX Aromatics - (DBA Kraken Kratom, Phytoextractum, and Soul Speciosa) has initiated a recall of certain kratom-containing powder products because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. There is one confirmed case of Salmonella illness associated with PDX Aromatics products, which come in plastic pouches (28 grams, 56 grams or 112 grams). The products total an estimated 10,000 units and were sold directly to consumers via online sales between Jan. 18 and Feb. 18 of this year.
  • Olli Salumeria Americana - ready-to-eat salami, sausage and pepperoni meat products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products included in the recall bear establishment number “M-45334” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the product's packaging. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide and exported to Canada.
  • LOTTE Intl - 1.48-ounce packages of Kancho Choco Biscuit recalled due to an undeclared allergen (peanuts) not listed on the product label. The product comes in three different packages, Kancho 42g, Kancho Cup 95g, and Kancho Multi 168g. The product was distributed nationwide and in Canada, mostly in ethnic retail stores and online stores.
  • Blue Ridge Beef - Kitten Grind raw pet food lot #GA1102 (manufacture date 11/02/2017) because of the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. This recall was initiated after the FDA received a complaint of two kitten deaths, including one death which was confirmed to be caused by Salmonella septicemia. Subsequent testing by the FDA of Kitten Grind Lot #GA1102 revealed the presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The lot was sold in two-pound chubs that are frozen and include distribution in GA, NC, SC, TN, TX.
  • Carnivore Meat Company - Vital Essentials Freeze-Dried Beef Nibblets Entree for Dogs recalled because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Product was distributed in the continental U.S. by independent retailers and online for direct home delivery via Chewys.com & Amazon.com.
  • TruPet, LLC - Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight 2.5oz pet treats (Lot # 20190514 13753") for the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed in the continental U.S. directly to the consumer via online sales at Chewy.com and TruDog.com.

Special Update:

    FDA is alerting pet owners to a history of four recalls and multiple complaints associated with Darwin's Natural and ZooLogics pet foods, manufactured by Arrow Reliance Inc., (dba Darwin's Natural Pet Products) from Oct. 2016 to Feb. 2018. The FDA has investigated six complaints of illness and death in animals that have eaten the recalled products. In each instance, the company recalled these products after finding Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes in samples of their raw pet food products. The most recent recall occurred on Feb. 10, 2018, recalling ZooLogics Duck with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41957) and ZooLogics Chicken with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41567) because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The company states that it only sells its products online through direct-to-consumer sales. This issue is of particular public health importance because Salmonella can make both people and animals sick.
  • Panera Bread - 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese products sold nationwide in its U.S. bakery-cafes Recalled due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The cream cheese varieties include both 2 & 8 oz. packages of: Plain Cream Cheese, Reduced- Fat Plain Cream Cheese, Reduced-Fat Chive & Onion Cream Cheese, Reduced-Fat Honey Walnut Cream Cheese, Reduced-Fat Wild Blueberry Cream Cheese.
  • Redbarn Pet Products - 7-inch Bully Stick three pack (in a 2.4 oz, green plastic bag, expiration date 112120ABC stamped on the side and UPC #7 85184 25105 8) recalled due to the potential for Salmonella contamination, products were distributed in pet specialty retail stores across the U.S.
  • Smokehouse Pet Products, Inc. - Beefy Munchies All sizes and package types of dog treats recalled because they may be contaminated with Salmonella and were distributed nationwide. The product comes in individual bags, resealable bags and plastic tubs. The plastic tub will be labeled “Beefy Bites.” All sizes and packaging types will include a UPC code, lot number, and a best used by date of stamped on the back.
  • Guymon Extracts Inc. - Fully cooked pork products recalled due to a processing deviation that may have allowed for the growth of Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium perfringens. The products include 2.2 lb. - 10 polybag pillows packed in paper cartons containing “Pork Soup with Rendered Pork Fat (from bone)” with lot code 010218-1, a product code of 61306 and a best before date of Dec. 22, 2019. The products bear the establishment number “Est. 32161” inside the USDA mark of inspection and were distributed in Georgia, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Texas and Washington.
  • Sun Noodle - Tonkotsu Ramen the actual flavor packet inside is Assari Shoyu, which contains an additional undeclared allergen of fish (sardines). The mislabeled product was sold in retail Asian markets in Georgia, New Jersey, Illinois, Texas, and New York. The products affected by the recall are labeled with lot code 3217332.
  • Fieldbrook Foods Corporation - Raspberry Cream Bars, orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were produced in 2017 due to the possibility of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. All three flavors of ice cream products were sold under a variety of brand names at a variety of stores, including ALDI, BiLo, Dollar Tree, Kroger, Winn Dixie, Walmart, and others. Click the link above to see the complete list.
  • Hom/Ade Foods, Inc - Mary B's® brand biscuits including regular and family size bags of jumbo, buttermilk, southern made, tea biscuits, butter taste and thins biscuit varieties. The biscuits have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Products were distributed to Georgia and various other states, sold in retail stores.
  • Fieldbrook Foods Corporation - orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars recalled due to the possibility of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The ice cream products were sold under a variety of brand names at a variety of stores, including ALDI, BiLo, Dollar Tree, Kroger, Winn Dixie, Walmart, and others. Click the link above to see the complete list.
  • Dollar General Corporation - 12-ounce packages of Clover Valley® Iced Oatmeal Cookies (lot # L46217 30) with a best-by date of August 18, 2018 recalled due to undeclared allergens (milk, tree nuts).
  • T. Marzetti Company - Southern Style and Buttermilk Biscuits under different name brands (such as Laura Lynn, Piggly Wiggly, Lowes Foods, Food Lion, and others) recalled due to the possibility of bacteria contamination from Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled biscuits have been distributed in GA and several other states.
  • California Popsicle, Inc. - Polly Ann Ice Cream Bars recalled due to an undeclared allergen (milk). The product distribution may include Chinese markets nationwide. The recalled flavors include Polly Ann Mango Ice Bar UPC#7-00730-28866-1, Polly Ann Red Bean Ice Bar UPC#7-00730-26868-7 and Polly Ann Green Bean Ice Bar UPC#7-00730-26666-9.
  • ALDI - Choceur Dark Chocolate Bars recalled due to the potential presence of almond pieces not listed on packaging. This product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a nut allergy.
  • Leclerc Foods - Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars recalled as a precautionary measure after a small piece of yellow plastic was discovered by a consumer. No illness or injury has been reported.
  • Virginia Diner, Inc. - 10 oz. cans of Plow & Hearth Chocolate Covered Cashews recalled because they may contain peanuts and peanut allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
  • New American Food Products, LLC - several Dark Chocolate products recalled due to an undeclared allergen (milk) sold in retail stores nationwide, and it includes ALL best before dates. Brand names include various CVS Gold Emblem chocolates, Candy Break, Ocean State Candy Break, Hannaford, Market Basket and Weigels.
  • Aurora Products, Inc - Dark Chocolate products recalled due to an undeclared allergen (milk) sold in retail stores nationwide. Sold in various package sizes, the products include dark chocolate covered almonds, Turbinado almonds with sea salt, cherries, cranberries, and coffee beans.
  • GKI Foods - Dark Chocolate products recalleddue to an undeclared allergen (milk), distributed in various states.
  • First Source - Dark Chocolate products as well as products sold in grocery store bulk bins recalled due to an undeclared allergen (milk), distributed in various states.
  • Shoreline Fruit, LLC. - dark chocolate products In cooperation with the GKI Foods, LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk/dairy allergen, Shoreline Fruit is voluntarily recalling select Shoreline Fruit bulk and Cherry Bay Orchards® branded dark chocolate covered cherry products.
  • 21st Century Snack Foods - Dark Chocolate Almonds: Packaged in a 6 oz peg / stand up bag recalled due to undeclared allergen (milk). The chocolate was distributed in various states.
  • Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co - Uncle Buck’s and Family Choice Dark Chocolate Peanuts packaged in standup twist tie bag recalled due to the presence of an undeclared milk ingredient. The product was sold between March 7, 2016 and October 30, 2017.
  • Mann Packing - minimally processed vegetable products recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were distributed throughout the U.S. & Canada with “best if used by” dates from October 11 to October 20 listed on the front of the packaging. This has led to various expanded recalls of other products; to date, none of those additional recalls are impacting Georgia. To see the complete list of recalls, click here.

 

  • Tres Latin Foods - recalls two specific batches of pupasasdue to an undeclared milk allergen. The products were sold at natural food stores and grocery retailers nationwide, specifically:
    • Tres Latin Foods - Kale & Pinto Bean 10 oz. with a "Best By" date of June 20, 2018 (062018) or June 27, 2018 (062718) UPC number 8-54430-00247-5;
    • Tres Latin Foods - Black Bean & Sweet Corn 10 oz. pupusas with a "Best By" date of June 19, 2018 (061918), UPC number 8-54430-00237-6.
  • GKI Foods - Dark Chocolate products recalled due to an undeclared allergen (milk), which is not listed on the product label. The chocolate was distributed in various states.
  • Earthbound Farm, LLC - Organic Chopped Asian Style Salad Kit recalled with an expiration date of October 24, 2017 and UPC of 32601 95134. It was discovered that some of the bags contain the dressing/toppings packets for the Southwest Chopped Salad Kit rather than for the Chopped Asian Style Kit.
  • Organic Spices, Inc. - 0.4 oz. Organic Tarragon recalled Lot No. OTW100134 packed in glass jars with a "best if used by" date of 12/31/20 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. It was not sold via retail stores in Georgia, but may have reached customers through online sales.
  • Sandridge RMH Acquisition, LLC - ready-to-eat beef products recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products are mislabeled as beef pot roast, but actually contain beef meatloaf. The beef meatloaf constains wheat and soybean oil, which are not declared on the label. The pot roast was sold as "Publix Homestyle Beef Pot Road with Seasoned Gravy."
  • Sid Wainer & Son - Jansal Valley dried chili de arbol peppers recalled due to unlabeled allergens. They discovered peanut contamination in the 1 oz containers of the dried chilis.
  • Whole Foods Market - 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran recalled due to undeclared peanuts. The box was found to contain Peanut Butter Cocoa Balls cereal instead of Organic Raisin Bran.
  • Great American Deli - Premium Chicken Salad Wheatberry Sandwiches recalled because they contain undeclared eggs and soy. These sandwiches were sold in convenience stores and vending machines.
  • General Mills - Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola cereal recalleddue to undeclared almonds, a nut allergen. The affected boxes have the following better if used by codes: 20MAR2018JK, 21MAR2018JK.
  • Myanmar Wholesale - all packages of Thanlwin Fried Bean Snack recalled due to undeclared peanut allergens. These packaged snacks were sold exclusively in ethnic food stores.
  • Prestage Foods, Inc., - ground turkey products recalled because it may be contaminated with extraneous materials (metal shavings). The products were shipped in white styrofoam trays with clear plastic film covering to retail distribution centers in GA and other states across the U.S.
  • Belmont Sausage Co., - smoked turkey drumsticks recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens (milk). The products have a USDA mark of inspection on the packaging, with establishment number "P-21309," which was distributed nationwide.
  • Garden of Life, LLC - Baby Organic Liquid because the product's instructions may be misinterpreted. The company is concerned that if not administered correctly, the product may present difficulties in swallowing and potentially pose a choking hazard to infants due to the thickness of the liquid. The product is a liquid supplement packaged in a blue carton that includes a measuring syringe. The company plans to relabel with new instructions, advising parents to only administer the product by mixing in either breast milk or formula and not to administer directly into the infant’s mouth. There has been limited distribution, but some retail stores in Georgia received the product. 
  • Simply Fresh Foods, Inc. - San Francisco Seafood Salad Made with Greek Yogurt due to an undeclared allergen (milk). The package includes four 4-ounce cups (113 g each, 16 oz. total) with a UPC bar code 47502 19701. The individual cups may be mislabeled as "Seafood Salad with Real Mayonnaise," without milk on the ingredients label. The outer carton's description is correct, with a correct ingredients label. The recalled product was distributed through retail stores in Georgia, Arizona, Utah, Washington, Oregon & Indiana.
  • Death Wish Coffee Co. - 11-oz Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans recalled due to the potential of botulin contamination, which causes a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, botulism. Cans of Death Wish Nitro have been removed from the company’s online store, in addition to being pulled from retail shelves.
  • Seven Sundays LLC - Vanilla Cherry Pecan Muesli because it may contain an undeclared allergen (almonds). The product was distributed to retail stores nationwide and comes in a red and black 12 oz. plastic pouch with a clear window on the front. The UPC Code is 8-56088-00315-6. The product is marked with the Best Buy Date Code of "SELL BY JUNE 29 2018" on the back of the pouch.
  • Litehouse Inc. - OPA by Litehouse Ranch because it may contain undeclared allergen (eggs). A total of 742 cases of 11 oz. glass bottles were distributed to retailers and locations nationwide. The "Best Used By" date can be found on the top of the bottle, Best by Oct.24.17 with lot code of 13948 6/11fl LH/OPA RANCH.
  • Grand BK Corp. - California Aloha Mix because it may contain undeclared tree nuts (Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews). This product was only distributed to H Mart stores, sold in a 14 oz clear package marked "Goodies" with UPC 846034010048.
  • Madhava Natural Sweeteners - MMM...Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix because it may contain undeclared milk. The recall applies to all units of their MMM...Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in 13.8 oz. packages with the item UPC of 0 78314 25105 0. Product was distributed nationally through retail channels.
  • Hudson Valley Foods, Inc. - Amrita Bars in various flavors because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The protein bars were distributed across the country via retail stores, e-commerce and direct sales, with best buy dates 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018.
  • Fairway ‘Like No Other Market’ ® - Fairway Brand Cookies Blondie for undeclared allergen ingredient (walnuts). The product was sold directly to consumers through home delivery programs provided by Fairway E-commerce, Google and Instacart.

 

  • Papayas packed by the company Carica de Campeche - may be contaminated with Salmonella and several recalls are ongoing in relation to an ongoing foodborne illness outbreak believed to be linked to the fruit. Recalls are limited to states outside of GA, but product may have been further distributed, with limited information available for all retailers and small produce dealers that could potentially have sold the product in the marketplace. Information about recalled products available at this time:
    • ***Expanded Recall*** Freshtex Produce - "Valery" brand Maradol Papayas distributed to Illinois (July 10-13), identifiable by the "Valery" name on the box and label grown and packed by Carica de Campeche.
    • ***Expanded Recall*** Agroson's LLC - Maradol Papaya Cavi Brand grown and packed by Carica de Campeche, distributed to wholesalers in NY, CT, and NJ (July 16 -19) and further distributed to retail consumers and were available for sale until July 31. Consumers can identify the papayas by PLU sticker, cavi MEXICO 4395.
    • ***Expanded Recall*** Grande Produce Papaya Maradol - Papaya “Caribeña” (with the brand name Caribeña labeled on cartons) distributed in Maryland (July 10-19). El Espanol: Grande Produce emite retiro voulantrio del mercado de una cantidad limitada de Papaya "Caribeña" por un potencial de riesgo contra la salud.

 

  • Bhu Foods - Caribeña brand Maradol Papayas (8 different lot codes) recalled due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Product was distributed nationwide in retail stores and online, but no illnesses have been reported.
  • Raja Foods LLC - Anarkali Peshawari Naan Bread (15 oz package, UPC code 0-51179-99605-2, Manufactured July 1st, 2015 Thru July 1st, 2017) recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergen (milk). Product was shipped nationwide and one illness has been reported.
  • Clif Bar & Company - CLIF BUILDER'S Bar and Kid ZBar (All lot codes from 24MAR16M to 08FEB18M, 31MAY16M to 15OCT17M, 05APR16M3 to 23APR18M3) recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens (peanuts and some tree nuts). Product was sold online as well in retail stores nationwide, but no severe illnesses have been reported.
  • Custom Culinary, Inc - Chicken and Beef Pastes (Lot codes 72505 239497 and 72505 239498) recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens (soy). Product was shipped to food service distributors nationwide, but no illnesses have been reported.
  • Marathon Enterprises, Inc. - Hot Dogs (Establishment number EST. 8854) recalled due to contamination by extraneous materials (bone fragments). Products were shipped to retail and institutional locations nationwide with one oral injury reported.
  • Texas Legend Foods - Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip (Lot numbers 060AFV7A, 072AFV7A, 072AFV7B, 090AFV7A, 111AFV7A) recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens (milk, eggs, cheese). Product was shipped nationwide to retail stores, but no illnesses have been reported.
  • Blue Marble Brands - Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats (UPC Code 0-42563-01786-6) recalled due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Product was distributed nationwide in retail stores, but no illnesses have been reported.

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CONSUMERS: Stay knowledgeable about recalls & understand how they can impact you, your family, friends and/or pets or livestock! If you think you have purchased a recalled product, do not open or consume it; instead, follow the instructions in the recall notice, +/or return it to the place of purchase. Get more tips, click here

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