Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., Announces Voluntary Recall of Two Specific Product Code Lots of HOT Thin & Crispy 5.0 oz. Potato Chips Due to Possible Health Risk
January 13, 2017 - from the FDA:
Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 5 oz. HOT Thin & Crispy Potato Chips with a “Best if Used By” date APR 1417 and Specific Product Code Lot 364 5 or 365 5 (See below).
This Specific Product Code Lot 364 5 or 365 5 is being recalled because it may contain milk and other dairy ingredients not declared on the label. People who are allergic to milk run the risk of serious or life -threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
Consumers are urged NOT to eat this Specific Product Code Lot 364 5 or 365 5. Consumers who purchased this product may return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund or exchange, or they may simply discard the product.
|Product Description||Size||Item UPC||“Best If Used By” and Specific Product|
|Golden Flake |
HOT Thin & Crispy
|5.0 ounce||0-72080-00240-3||APR1417 364 5|
APR1417 365 5
NO OTHER GOLDEN FLAKE SNACK FOODS, INC., PRODUCTS ARE BEING RECALLED.
Please see the below photos of the package and location of the “Best If Used By” dates and Specific Product
Code Lot 364 5 or 365 5affected by this recall.
For more information please contact Joe Elliott, Director, Technical Services, Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., (205) 323-6161, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00pm CST.
Tupperware U.S., Inc. Recalls Southwest Chipotle Seasoning Because of Possible Health Risk
January 11, 2017 - from the FDA:
Tupperware U.S., Inc. of Orlando, Florida, is voluntarily recalling limited quantities of Southwest Chipotle Seasoning, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was manufactured for Tupperware by a third party blender of fine spices and seasonings. This recall is being carried out in an abundance of caution after the FDA found traces of Salmonella at the facility where buttermilk powder, one ingredient in the seasoning mix, was manufactured.
Tupperware has not experienced any problems or complaints about this product, and no illnesses have been reported. This recall is a precautionary measure only. Anyone in possession of any of the recalled product should send it to:
Tupperware U.S., Inc.
ATTN: Julie Castro
14901 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32837
The returning party should include a name, address, phone number and email address. Once the product is received, Tupperware will send, in return, a $15 eGift Certificate, per Seasoning package, to cover the cost of the product and shipping.
Please forward this message to anyone else who has purchased the Southwest Chipotle Seasoning since August 2, 2016. If you have any questions, please call Customer Care at 1-800-TUPPERWARE (1-800-887-7379).
Kosher Alert on Trader Joes Piñon Coffee
January 11, 2017 - from the editor:
Trader Joes is selling a Whole Bean Piñon Coffee. This product is on the shelves with the plain whole bean coffee. It contains flavorings and needs certification which is does not have.
Kosher Alert Martin’s Funnel Cake Flavored Potato Chips
January 9, 2017 - from the OU:
The Orthodox Union certifies Martin's Funnel Cake Flavored Potato Chips as an OU D - Dairy product. This product contains dairy as indicated in the ingredients and allergens statements. Some packaging was printed with an “OU Pareve” symbol as opposed to an OU D - Dairy symbol. Correction actions are being implemented
Kosher alert on Effy’s Grill, NY, NY
January 10, 2017 from the OK:
Please be advised that as of January 10th, 2017 OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION has revoked certification of Effy’s Grill (104 W 96th Street, New York, NY 10025)
Kashrus information on KVH certified products
January 9, 2017 - from the Vaad of Denver:
The KVH certification is now a recommended certification.
Schreiber Processing Corp. Recalls Chicken Tender Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination and Misbranding
January 9, 2017: from USDA:
Schreiber Processing Corp., a Maspeth, N.Y. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,330 pounds of chicken tender products that may be contaminated with plastic and misbranded, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The breaded chicken breast tenders were produced on December 8, 2016 and packaged on December 9, 2016. The following products are subject to recall: [View Label]
10-lb. boxes containing “Meal Mart BATTERED & BREADED CHICKEN BREAST TENDERS” bearing item code 03-CTB and production code 0246
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-787” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional and retail locations in New Jersey, New York, and Washington.
The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint.
There have been no confirmed reports of injury or illness due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Mordechai Milworn, Q&A/HAACP Manager, at (718) 894-2000 ext. 336.
From the FSIS is a list of RETAIL CONSIGNEES FOR FSIS RECALL 002-2017:
|Riverdale Kosher Market
||5683 Riverdale Avenue
|Kosher World/Always Fresh
||1913 Cornaga Avenue
||Meal Mart on Main Street
||7210 Main Street
||1523 Avenue M
||5980 1st Avenue South
Ingredient Notice: Hershey's Hugs and Kisses
January 6, 2017: from FARE twitter feed:
The Hershey Company is in the process of transitioning labeling for all Hershey’s Hugs Kisses items to reflect a recent change in the manufacture of this product. We are changing the allergen statement to identify that the product is manufactured on equipment that processes almonds. In the past, there has been no Allergen Information Statement on these items. Consumers can be assured that the information on their packages is accurate for that particular purchase. The new allergen statement that will appear on Hershey’s Hug Kisses items is: “ALLERGY INFORMATION: Manufactured on the same equipment that processes almonds.”
This transition started in November 2016 and will impact all our Hershey’s Hugs Kisses, including assortment packages that contain Hugs. During the transition period, both products with an allergen statement for almonds and without an allergen statement will be available in the marketplace. Consumers should know that Hershey’s Hugs Kisses in seasonal packaging for the 2016 Holiday Season are not impacted.
Also, beginning 2017 Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolate with Almonds will be removing the Allergy Information Statement of “ALLERGY INFORMATION: Manufactured on the same equipment that processes other tree nuts.” Hershey’s Kisses Milk Chocolate with Almonds are now manufactured on a line dedicated to almonds. During the transition period, both products with an allergen statement and without an allergen statement will be available in the marketplace. Once again, the information on packages is accurate for that particular purchase.
As always, consumers with food allergies should carefully read the labels of any product they select prior to purchase. For more information, please contact The Hershey Company at (800) 468-1714.
British Kashrus alert: New Yeo Bio Live Yoghurts
January 5, 2017: From theLondon Beth Din:
New Yeo Bio Live Yoghurts (with no added refined sugar) contain grape juice and are therefore Not Kosher
British Kashrus alert: World of Fruits Product Recall
January 5, 2017: From the London Beth Din:
Due to infestation, the following batches of KLBD certified World of Fruits dried fruits have been recalled from the shops:
- DRIED APRICOTS Batch Numbers 250026 & 263086
- FRUIT SALAD Batch Numbers 251086 & 251096
Other batches are not affected.
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