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The following Canadian peanut allergy alert is from the CFIA on January 9,2015.

MorningStar Farms brand Spicy Black Bean Burgers recalled due to undeclared peanuts. These products were distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger 48 count (93 g) 04286 GSA
APR 28 2016 GS A
0 00 64100 73133 2


The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on January 9,2015.

MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain code dates of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers because they may contain undeclared peanut. MorningStar Farms, Battlecreek, MI was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers may inadvertently contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements.
This recall affects the following products:

Description(retail)UPC CodeSizeBetter if Used Before Date
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger289897175018.90 oz (8 ct)APR14 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger28989392079.50 oz(4 ct)APR14 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black Bean Burger289897167438.10 oz (9 ct)MAR22 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black Bean Burger289894086450.80 oz (12 ct)MAR22 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
Description(foodservice)UPC CodeSizeBetter if Used Before Date
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger28989499388.7 lb case (48 ct)MAR 24 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger289893165112.75 lb case (4 sleeve)APR 09 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger28989977659.75 lb case (4 sleeve)APR 20 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX

 

These products were distributed nationwide in the U.S. at both retail stores and through foodservice channels.

Consumers with questions may contact the Consumer Response Center using the Contact Us feature on www.MorningStarFarms.com or by calling at 1-800-962-0120 from Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0431

The following health alert is from the FDA on January 14,2015.

Azure Farm Cilantro Flakes Organic, 1 lb. and 4 oz. bag size, is recalled due to potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Cilantro Flakes Organic, sold under private label Azure Farm, Net wt. 4 oz. or 1 lb.
Product is packed in the heat seal poly bag.
The 4 oz. bag has UPC 8 70722 00256 5.
The 1 lb. bag has UPC 8 70722 00255 8. The 4 oz bag is labeled in parts: "***Cilantro Flakes Organic***GLUTEN FREE GMO-FREE***Azure Farm***Net Wt 4 oz (113.4g)
LOT NUMBER for 1 lb. bag: Lot # 90035102914; LOT NUMBERS for 4 oz. bag: Lot # 90036093014; Lot # 90036101414; Lot # 90036112514; Product Distributed Qty
Distributed by: Azure Standard Dufur, OR 97021 directly in Oregon .
The 1 lb. bag is labeled in parts: "***Cilantro Flakes Organic***GLUTEN FREE GMO-FREE***Azure Farm; Net Wt 1 lb (453.5g)
Distributed by: Azure Standard Dufur, OR 9702.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0438

The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on January 15,2015.

Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable Company™ owned and operated by Classic Cooking LLC, is issuing a voluntary recall of several products due to the fact that they contain undeclared peanuts. The ingredient cumin provided by a third party vendor was contaminated with peanut allergen. Individuals who have severe sensitivity to peanuts should not consume the designated products as they may run the risk of a serious and even life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. These products were distributed nationwide in retail stores. The recall affects products with the following lot numbers and UPC codes:

PRODUCT NAMESIZELOT#EXP DATESUPC
Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé7 oz3219
33014
3517
5/25/2016
5/26/2016
6/23/2016
7-04863-01730-3
Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé7 oz27814
32214
32314
4/5/2016
5/18/2016
5/19/2016
7-04863-01720-4
Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt7 oz299144/26/20167-04863-01726-6
Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites9 oz28014
28114
30114
30214
27414
4/7/2016
4/8/2016
4/28/2016
4/29/2016
4/02/2016
7-04863-03611-3
Classic Cooking Kale & Quinoa Veggie Cakes6.75 lbs32314
33614
36314
27414
5/19/2016
6/2/2016
6/29/2016
4/1/2016
7-4863-32511-8

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.

Customers seeking a refund are asked to send a digital image displaying the UPC code and expiration date on the package/s affected to info@garden-lites.com or they can mail the product packaging to Classic Cooking Attn: RECALL at 165-35 145th Dr., Jamaica, NY 11434 in exchange for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-439-0200 ext. 627, Mon - Fri 9:00AM To 5:00PM.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0437

The following health alert is from the FDA on January 7,2015.

The Regency Group, Inc., Portland , OR has recalled Organic Cilantro Cut & Sifted, packaged in 1 lb. or 20 lbs. The product is labeled in parts: "***Organic Cilantro Cut & Sifted***OREGON SPICE COMPANY***13320 NE Jarrett St. Portland, Oregon 97230*** is recalled due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled products are LOT: 04589-140924 and 04589-140926 Use by Date: 9/25/15; 9/26/15. The products were distributed in Oregon and Washington

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0436

The following health alert is from the FDA on January 7,2015.

Organic Southwest Seasoning, Item no. 12785 and Organic Southwestern Seasoning, Item no. 12835, Net Wt. 50 lbs. (22.6 kg). The product is labeled in parts: "***Organic Southwest Seasoning***12785 ***OREGON SPICE COMPANY***13320 NE Jarrett St. Portland, Oregon 97230***". The product is labeled in parts: "***Organic Southwestern Seasoning***12835 ***OREGON SPICE COMPANY***13320 NE Jarrett St. Portland, Oregon 97230***" have been recalled by The Regency Group, Inc., Portland , OR because Organic Southwest Seasoning and Organic Southwestern Seasoning are recalled due to potential contamination with Salmonella. These products were distributed in Oregon and Washington.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0435

The following health alert is from the FDA on January 7,2015.

Organic Cilantro Medium Bulk - size is dependent on customer request; Certified Organic by QAI High Quality Organics Reno, NV; Product of Israel has been recalled by High Quality Organics, Inc. because an immediate customer received a positive result for Salmonella of Organic Cilantro, Medium. The product has been distributed to CA, IA, TX, NJ, GA, OR, NH, CO, NY and one customer in Canada.

Ed. note: This product may also have shmitta status.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0434

The following health alert is from the FDA and www.foodsafetynews.com/on January 7,2015.

Pride of the Redlands brand Florida green skin avocado, 12ct,14ct, 16ct, 18ct, and 20ct packaged in 1/2 bushel boxes Lot code: 09270 have been recalled by Unity Groves Corporation, Homestead, FL because a FDA random sample positive for Salmonella. These products were distributed in GA, MA, MD,and FL. They also were distributed in Houston, TX.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0433

The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on January 9,2015.

Con Yeager Spice Company has issued a voluntary recall for multiple sized packages under multiple brand names of ground cumin and multiple seasoning blends (containing ground cumin) due to undeclared Peanut allergens in the ground cumin.
Con Yeager Spice Company was notified by the supplier Morris J. Golombeck Inc. that the ground cumin product had tested positive for traces of peanut protein. This spice is used in a variety of Con Yeager Spice Company seasoning blends and sold as a single ingredient product. Product packaging includes clear plastic bag in a box, clear plastic minijar, pint, quart, gallon jug containers and plastic bags. Our product identifiers are the product’s 5 digit item key and 6 digit item lot number beginning with a decimal point located on the labeling.
Production and distribution of all affected product has been suspended until the FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.
The recalled products were distributed nationwide in direct sales to customers, retail stores and through web orders. Consumers who have purchased any of the products on the below list from a retail store are urged to return product immediately to the point of purchase for a full refund. Web order customers should contact the company to process a return for a full refund. Direct sale customers will be contacted by the company to make arrangements for a refund and for the return of product. Consumers with any questions may contact Con Yeager Spice Company’s customer service at 1-800-222-2460 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST).
List of recalled products is is here.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0432

The following health alert is from the FDA on November 24, 2014 with additional information from Barfblog and cDC on December 17, 2014.

Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, VA is recalling all packages of Soybean Sprouts because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The following products are being recalled by the firm.

  • All clear 1 lb packages of Natto Soybean Sprouts. These products are labeled as produced by Henry’s Farm Inc. The packages were not coded.
  • All clear 2 lb packages of Bean Sprouts. These products are labeled as distributed by Rhee Bros. Inc. Columbia, MD. The packages were not coded.
  • All bulk (approximately 10 lbs.) black plastic bags of Soy Bean Sprouts. These products are labeled as produced by Henry’s Farm Inc. The packages were not coded.
These items were distributed to retail stores in Virginia and Maryland.
Individuals who purchased Soybean Sprouts, distributed by Henry’s Farm should return the product to the place of sale for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company directly at 301-802-2996 or the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Food Safety and Security Program at 804-786-3520.

From the CDC: "As of December 15, 2014, a total of 111 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 12 states."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0430

The following dairy allergy alert is from the FDA on November 21, 2014.

Kozy Shack Enterprises, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain items of its Foodservice Kozy Shack® Simply Well® Chocolate Pudding 4 oz. cups because they contain undeclared milk and lack product labeling.
The recalled product was distributed through foodservice distribution channels and not sold in retail stores. Product was distributed to 20 states: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
The product comes in a small, clear 4 oz. plastic container and contains a yellow lid with the Kozy Shack logo on it. The carton in which the product was shipped is identified with the following information:

  • Lot Number: 31637681
  • Item Code: 00050000073491
  • USE BY:31 DEC 14

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the milk-containing product was distributed without complete labeling.
Customers who have purchased this product are urged to discontinue use of the item and return it to the place of purchase. Kozy Shack will work with customers to collect the product.
Foodservice customers can contact Consumer Affairs at 855-716-1555, Monday 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Time and Tuesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Time.
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0429
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