Bimbo Bakeries Bread, Bun Recall [US]

United States FlagUS/Silver Spring: BBU, the parent of the Bimbo Bakeries companies, recalls numerous Arnold, Brownberry, Earthgrains, Farm, Harmons, L’oven Fresh, Stroehmann and Sara Lee Multi-grain Breads as well as Sara Lee Thin Style Buns due to metal fragment hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/hRQMG

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340245.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the recall was initiated due to the possible presence of flexible wire caused by a faulty screen at a third party flour mill. For the complete list of recalled products, please consult the FDA Web site above.

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1587
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Nestle Beef Meal, Meat Recall [France, Italy, Spain]

Switzerland/Vevey: Nestlé recalls some retail Beef Pasta Meals as well as meat sold as catering foodstuffs in France, Italy and Spain after tests confirm presence of Horse DNA: http://ht.ly/hPTMT

Direct link: http://www.nestle.com/media/statements/supplier-mislabeled-beef-horse-meat

Additional information:
Nestlé reports enhanced testing revealed the following products have levels of Horse DNA, although they have been sold as 100% Beef products:

  • Buitoni Beef Ravioli meals, sold in Italy and Spain
  • Beef Tortellini meals, sold in Italy and Spain
  • Lasagnes à la Bolognaise Gourmandes, a frozen meat product for catering businesses, produced in France.

Please note: there is an update to this Recall reporting that deliveries from a second Nestlé supplier have been halted as tests for Horse DNA return positive. You can read our update here: http://wp.me/p2bVty-1ye

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1586
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Silver Plate Photo Frame Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: Pelikan Artline recalls some Photocraft Geneva Silver Plate Photo Frames due to laceration hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/hPRY5

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1045710

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) says the glass in the recalled Photo Frame may splinter and chip, posing a laceration hazard. Consumers should return the item to the place of purchase for a full refund.

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13475
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1585
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Syneco Magnetic Insect Screen Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: Bunnings Group recalls some Syneco Magnetic Insect Screens due to untreated imported sand material in the product’s weights, posing a contamination hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/hPQmx

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1045638

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) says the recalled product should not be discarded because it requires specific disposal according to Australia’s Quarantine requirements. Instead, return the item to the place of purchase for a full refund.

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13473
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1584

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