Food recalls in US (Week 35/2014)- Parmesan for Salmonella contamination and more

4C Foods Corp. Voluntarily Recalls 4C Grated Cheese Homestyle Parmesan Because of Salmonella Contamination

Contact:
Consumer:
1-718-272-7800 ext. 176

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – , 2014 – 4C Foods Corp. is recalling its 6-oz. glass jars of “4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan“, UPC 0-41387-32790-8 with code dates BEST BY JUL 21 2016 and JUL 22 2016 due to possible contamination with Salmonella. This recall does not impact any other 4C cheese products.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

On July 24, 2014, Product was distributed to: IA, IL, MI, MN, ND, NE, SD, and WI through retail stores.

Item is packed as 12 glass jars per case, code dates BEST BY JUL 21 2016 and JUL 22 2016 can be located on jar back side toward bottom portion.

The potential risk was brought to 4C’s attention by FDA during routine testing. This recall affects 308 cases that were shipped of the affected date codes.

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product and its container. Please contact 4C Foods at 1-718-272-7800 ext. 176, Monday – Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Eastern Time), for a replacement or full refund and for general inquires.

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Kraft Foods Group Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties of Regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product Due to Ingredient Supplier’s Out-of-Standard Storage Temperatures
7,691 Cases of Four Varieties on two “Best When Used By” Dates Included in The Recall

Contact:
Consumer:
(800) 396-5512

Media:
Russ Dyer
(847) 646-4538
Email: news@kraftfoods.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – NORTHFIELD, Ill. – August 29, 2014 – Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. While unlikely, this could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or food borne illness; therefore, the company is issuing the recall as a precaution. Kraft has had no consumer illness complaints for this product associated with this recall. The affected product is limited to four varieties with “Best When Used By” dates of February 20, 2015, and February 21, 2015.

The affected product was shipped to customers across the United States. It was not distributed outside of the United States.

The following varieties are being recalled:

ProductSize
Name of Product
Units/Case
Best When Used By Code Dates
Package Code
Case Code
12 oz. 12 oz Kraft American Singles (16 slices) 48 20 FEB 2015 and 21 FEB 2015 0 21000 60464 7 00 21000 60464 00
16 oz. 16 oz Kraft American Singles (24 slices) (36 count case) 36 20 FEB 2015 0 21000 61526 1 00 21000 61450 00
16 oz. 16 oz Kraft American Singles (24 slices) (12 count case) 12 20 FEB 2015 0 21000 61526 1 00 21000 61526 00
64 oz. 64 oz (4 lb) Kraft American Singles (4×24 slice) 8 20 FEB 2015 0 21000 63360 9 00 21000 62559 00

Consumers can find the “Best When Used By” dates on the bottom of the product package. No other Kraft Singles products are impacted by this recall.

The affected product was produced at Kraft’s Springfield, MO manufacturing facility.

Consumers who purchased any of these products should not eat them. They should return them to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-396-5512.

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Contact
Consumer:
425-444-3700
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 25, 2014 – Tjs Place of Kirkland Washington is voluntarily recalling approx. 20 containers of Basil Pesto Pasta packed in 8 oz plastic tubs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled Basil Pesto Pasta was sold between the dates 8/18/14 and 8/21/14. The Basil Pesto Pasta affected by this recall has a sticker on the side of the container with either of the following codes: 0825, 0826, 0827, 0828

Basil Pesto Pasta was distributed in convenience stores, pharmacies, cafes and espresso stands located in King and Snohomish counties in Washington State.

The firm is not aware of any reported illnesses to date.

The potential for contamination was discovered after routine testing by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in a container of the Basil Pesto Pasta.

Tjs Place has suspended production and distribution of the product while WSDA and the company continue to investigate the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged not to eat it and to dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 425-444-3700 between the hours of 2pm and 4pm.

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La Orocovena Biscuit Voluntarily Recalls Pound Cake de Queso Due to Undeclared Milk, Soy and Wheat

Contact:
Consumer:
Mr. Iram Ortiz Maldonado
(787) 867-3310
(787) 867-7474

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 29, 2014 – Through this means we inform to all La Orocoveña Biscuit clients that we will be conducting a recall of the product Pound Cake de Queso, 2oz. Exp. Dates 08/11/2014 to 10/12/2014, this since the product contains undeclared milk, wheat and soy.

This product was distributed wholesale to our clients who in turn sold this product to retailers only in Puerto Rico from 06/11/2014 to 08/12/2014. As of today, no illness have been reported in relation to this product, but it is of great importance that people who are allergic or sensitive to milk ,wheat or soy do not consume this product as they run the risk of having serious allergic reactions.

This recall was initiated after it was identified during and FDA Inspection that the product label did not mention the presence of milk, wheat and soy contained in the products sub-ingredients.

Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return it as soon as possible. A credit for the product will be given, once the product is returned.

We apologize for the inconvenience and we will be working to correct this mishap. Your cooperation is necessary to prevent harm to the consumers.

If you have any question please contact Mr. Iram Ortiz Maldonado at (787) 867-3310 or (787) 867-7474 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

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