PC White Corn Black Bean Salsa Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Loblaw Companies recalls some PC White Corn Black Bean Mild Salsa and PC Salsa Mild due to plastic fragment hazard. CFIA: http://ht.ly/ibSNZ

Direct link: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-the-cfia/newsroom/food-recalls-and-allergy-alerts/complete-listing/2013-02-19/eng/1361345361083/1361345395400

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1615
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Chicken and Apple Sausage Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: USDA logoSchmalz’s European Provisions recalls approximately 8,424 pounds of Chicken and Apple Sausages due to plastic fragment hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/ibsQs

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_018_2013_Release/index.asp

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Zachary Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Egg Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Zachary Confections recalls some Zachary Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs due to Salmonella hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/ibrlL

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm341576.htm

About Salmonella poisoning:
Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning) is a very common type of food poisoning caused by the Salmonella bacterium. Although there are thought to be over 2,000 different kinds of these bacteria, only a comparative few make humans sick. Salmonella serotype “Typhimurium” and Salmonella serotype “Enteritidis” are the two most common types in the United States.

In young children, the elderly and people with compromised immune systems, Salmonellosis may cause serious and sometimes deadly infections. In otherwise healthy people, Salmonellosis may cause high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In rare cases, however, Salmonellosis can cause more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected Aneurysms) Endocarditis and Arthritis. You can learn more about Salmonellosis from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) at http://1.usa.gov/HI6RYS

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1613
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Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Pack Recall [US]

US/Washington: One World Technologies recalls some Ryobi Cordless Tool Battery Packs due to fire, burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/ib760

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/One-World-Technologies-Recalls-Ryobi-Cordless-Tool-Battery-Pack/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled Battery Packs can overheat and burst while on a charger, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

CPSC recall number: 13-124
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1612
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Sangha Foods and Core Foods Recall [UK]

UK/London: Castle Foods Company recalls various ready-to-eat foods, sold under the Sangha Foods and Core Foods brands, due to production in premises that are not approved for meat processing. FSA: http://ht.ly/iaCES

Direct link: http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/recalls-news/2013/feb/castle-foods

Additional information:
The UK Food Standards Agency (“FSA”) reports it has issued a Product Withdrawal Information Notice for the following recalled foods:

  • Chicken Tikka Masala with Rice
  • Chicken Curry with Rice
  • Chicken Biryani
  • Lamb Biryani with Rice

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1611
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Folding Step Extension Ladders Recall [Australia]

Australia/Canberra: Soldsmart International recalls some CL0260 & CL0285 Folding Step Extension Ladders due to injury hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/i9PnW

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1045887

ACCC PRA number: 2013/13479
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1610
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