California Seafood Warning Update [US]

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US/Sacramento: logo_CDPH_v.1_colorCalifornia Department of Public Health updates its warning concerning certain Seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara Counties due to dangerous levels of Domoic Acid, a serious health hazard. CDPH: http://ht.ly/PePwU

Direct link: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/NR15-047.aspx

Additional information:
The California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) recently warned residents not to eat recreationally caught Mussels and Clams and included the internal organs (i.e., viscera) of Scallops and the internal organs of commercially or recreationally harvested Anchovy, Crabs and Sardines.

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Buffalo Trace Distillery Sauces, Marinade Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Buffalo Trace Distillery recalls various Sauces, Marinades due to undeclared anchovy, milk, soy and/or wheat, all known allergens. FDA: http://ht.ly/julNi

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm345602.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Buffalo Trace Distillery food products are subject to this recall:

  • Bourbon Flavored Caramel Sauce – Allergens: Milk and Soy – UPC: 795436001058
  • Bourbon Flavored Fudge Sauce – Allergens: Milk and Soy – UPC: 795436001034
  • Marinade for Meat – Allergens: Anchovy, Soy and Wheat – UPC: 795436001072
  • Barbeque Sauce – Allergens: Anchovy and Soy – UPC: 795436001065
  • Hot Barbeque Sauce – Allergens: Anchovy and Soy – UPC: 795436000174

About Anchovy, Milk, Soy, Wheat Allergies:
For some people, Anchovy, Milk, Soy and/or Wheat are a source of dangerous, urgent and potentially deadly, allergic reactions requiring immediate medical intervention. Anaphylactic Shock could occur in consumers who are allergic to these foods 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: 2013-1780
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