Go Max Go Vegan Candy Bar Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Go Max Go Foods recalls various Vegan Candy Bars due to undeclared milk ingredients. FDA: http://ht.ly/kmkYy

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm348958.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Go Max Go Foods Vegan Candy Bars are subject to this recall:

  • Snap! – UPC: 899033 002057
  • Cleo’s – UPC: 899033 002040
  • Jokerz – UPC: 899033 002002
  • Twilight – UPC: 899033 002019
  • Buccaneer – UPC: 899033 002026
  • Mahalo – UPC: 899033 002033
  • Thumbs Up – UPC: 899033 002064

About Milk Allergies:
For some people, milk (and milk products) are a source of urgent, dangerous and potentially deadly, allergic reactions. Due to modern food manufacturing methods, milk products may not “look” or “sound” like milk. Some examples of foods with milk proteins include artificial butter or cheese flavor; casein or caseinates; curds; ghee; hydrolysates; lactalbumin and lactalbumin phosphate; lactose, lactoglobulin, lactoferrin and lactulose; and finally, rennet (originally, ground calves’ stomach but more often now, by-products of genetically engineered bacteria, mold or yeast).

Anaphylactic Shock could occur in consumers who are allergic to milk or milk ingredients within a very short time, potentially leading to severe injury and/or death. If you suspect Anaphylactic Shock, call-9-1-1 or other local emergency number for immediate transport to a medical center. If trained and an emergency kit is available, it may be appropriate to give an injectable drug such as Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline or adrenalin) to the affected individual. Trade names of these products include EpiPen, Twinject, Adrenaclick, Anapen, Jext, Allerject and Auvi-Q. Please note: even patients who are apparently stabilized should still go to hospital for emergency evaluation. Further treatment is often necessary.

You can learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) at: http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm

Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1888
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Classic Characters Infant Sock Recall [US]

US/Washington: Classic Characters recalls some Infant Socks due to choking hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/klXab

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Classic-Characters-Recalls-Infant-Socks/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled Knit Ankle Infant Socks have a red ankle border with a lime green sock that has four fabric feet and a dark green frog head with black and white eyes and a red tongue stitched to the top of the toe of the socks. The socks were sold with a Cracker Barrel price tag printed with SKU number 417662, S110, size 6-18M, fiber content and care instructions on the back of the tag.

According to the CPSC, the stitched knit frog face and feet on the socks can detach, posing a choking hazard to infants and young children. The CPSC says the recalled Knit Ankle Infant Socks were sold exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores.

CPSC recall number: 13-173
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1887
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