Smithfield Pork Sausage Recall [US]

US/Washington: Smithfield Packing Company recalls about 38,000 pounds of Pork Sausage due to plastic fragment hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/i8BpL

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_017_2013_Release/index.asp

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the small plastic fragments found in the recalled Sausage are likely from gloves.

USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-017-2013
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1609 E. & O. E.

NHTSA Vehicle Recalls – 38 MTD [US]

US/Washington: As of Thursday, February 28, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 38 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Additional information:
Recently added recalls include products from the following companies:

  • Daimler Buses North America
  • Porsche Cars North America, Inc
  • Navistar, Inc.
  • UD Trucks Corporation

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1608
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Koala Popcorn Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: Koala Popcorn recalls some Koala Popcorn Chicken Flavour due to undeclared milk ingredients, a known allergen. ACCC: http://ht.ly/i7KbR

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1045927

About Food Allergies:
You can learn more about Food Allergies from Australia’s Department of Health and Ageing by visiting: http://ht.ly/cq6s5

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13482
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1607
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Green Day Brand White Melon Seed Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Domega NY International recalls some Green Day Brand White Melon Seeds due to undeclared sulfites. FDA: http://ht.ly/i7f62

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm341348.htm

About Sulfite Allergies:
For some people, Sulfites/Sulphites are a source of urgent, dangerous and possibly life-threatening allergic reactions. The US Food and Drug Administration, for example, says that Anaphylactic Shock could occur in certain Sulfite-sensitive individuals upon ingesting just 10 milligrams of these substances. You can learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1606
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NHTSA Vehicle Recalls – 33 MTD [US]

US/Washington: As of Wednesday, February 27, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 33 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Additional information:
Recently added recalls include products from the following companies:

  • Daimler Buses North America
  • Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc
  • Keystone RV Company
  • Yakima Products, Inc

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1605
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Lion Pavilion Grassplot Ginger Slice Recall [US]

US FDA RecallUS/Silver Spring: FDA Logo BlueLion Pavilion recalls some Grassplot Ginger Slices due to undeclared sulfites, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/i67k8

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm341338.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Smoked Fish Products are subject to this recall:
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Food Club Red Enchilada Sauce Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Bruce Foods Corp recalls some Food Club Red Enchilada Sauce due to undisclosed soy and wheat, both allergens. FDA: http://ht.ly/i5wY2

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340723.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports some cans of Food Club Red Enchilada Sauce, through a production error, may actually contain Food Club Green Enchilada Sauce. Only the Food Club Green Enchilada product contains soy and wheat ingredients. Consumers who are allergic to these two ingredients and who depend on the correct product label for their safely will therefore be unaware the incorrect product is inside. Consequently, they may have a serious allergic reaction if they consume the Green Enchilada Sauce product, mislabeled as Red Enchilada Sauce.

About Soy and Wheat Allergies:
For some people, soy (and soy-based products) as well as wheat (and wheat-based products) are sources of dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions. Learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”): http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1603
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MacBaren Tobacco Product Recall [Australia]

Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Stuart Alexander and Co. recalls some MacBaren Plumcakes, MacBaren Mixtures Tobacco Products due to reported non-compliance with mandatory health warnings. ACCC: http://ht.ly/i5eFF

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/10459281602 - MacBarenTobacco

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the required graphic health warnings have been specifically developed to assist in preventing deaths and injuries attributable to tobacco products by preventing uptake or relapse and encouraging cessation of tobacco use.

According to the ACCC, tobacco smoking and consumption is one of Australia’s leading causes of preventable deaths and disease, and it is estimated that it continues to kill over 15,000 Australians each year.

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ACCC PRA number: 2013/13482
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1602
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Ikea Swedish Meatball Sales-Stop Order [Europe]

Sweden/Stockholm: Swedish-based furniture giant, Ikea, issues Sales-Stop order for all Frozen Beef, Pork Meatballs sold in Europe due to possible horse meat contamination: http://ht.ly/i4sBk

Direct link: http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_GB/ikea_food/ikea_food.html

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1601
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Duck and Frog Wrist Rattle Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: C Stuart recalls some Duck and Frog Wrist Rattles due to choking hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/i2Tqd

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1045895

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the sewn-in care label may become detached during use. If the label does becomes detached, it may pose a choking hazard to young children.

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13480
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1600
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Second Nestlé Supplier Selling Horse Meat [Spain]

Switzerland/Vevey: Nestlé stops deliveries from a second food supplier as tests for Horse DNA show positive: http://ht.ly/i2RJp

Direct link: http://www.nestle.com/media/statements/deliveries-from-second-supplier-halted-horse-dna-tests-continue

Additional information:
Nestlé Spain says it will no longer use the Spanish food company Servocar in its supply chain after it “became clear that the firm has supplied beef that contains horse DNA”.

Please note this is an update to the original Nestlé Horse DNA Recall posted under our RIN 2013-1586 and available for review here: http://wp.me/p2bVty-1xr

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1599
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EU Issues 19 Product & Vehicle Recalls

Belgium/Brussels: European Union issues 19 new consumer-based product recalls; a must-read for parents, caregivers and others: http://ht.ly/i2bPY

Direct link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=499

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1598

King Arthur Flour Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: King Arthur Flour recalls some Flour due to polyurethane material hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/i1XOA

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340872.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the recalled Flour contains small (7 to 9 millimeter) blue polyurethane balls used in the flour sifting process. The balls have a smooth surface, reportedly with no sharp edges and are made from a food grade material. Due to their bright blue color and size (about half the diameter of a US 10 cent piece), they are easily seen in the Flour.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1597
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BelVita Breakfast Biscuit Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Mondelēz Global recalls some BelVita Breakfast Biscuits, Apple Cinnamon and Chocolate varieties, due to metal fragment hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/i0aRP

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340676.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) says Mondelēz Global has been informed that a third-party supplier may have inadvertently introduced fragments of flexible metal mesh into its products due to a faulty screen at its manufacturing facility.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1596
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NHTSA Vehicle Recalls – 28 MTD [US]

US/Washington: As of Sunday, February 24, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted 28 vehicle or tire recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Additional information:
Recently added recalls include products from the following companies:

  • PACCAR
  • Spartan ERV
  • Yakima Products, Inc.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1595
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