Food, drug and cosmetic recalls

 
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For food, drug and cosmetic recalls not listed here, or if an announcement is older than 60 days, please visit the FDA's Recall and Safety Alerts Archive, or the USDA's Recall Case Archive.
 
 
Date
Company name
Product name(s)
Reason for recall
Distribution
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information
3/25/2015
Superior Foods, Inc.
Simply Balanced 10 oz. Frozen Oragnic Chopped Spinach (sold exclusively at Target stores).
Company may have received organic spinach that is being recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
Nationwide exclusively at Target retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/24/2015
Carmel Food Group
Rising Moon Organics Frozen Ravioli products (Garlic & Veggie Ravioli, Spinach Florentine Ravioli and Spinach & Cheese Ravioli). See US FDA Recall details for UPC codes.
Company may have received organic spinach that is being recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
Nationwide via retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/24/2015
Blue Bell Ice Cream
Blue Bell Ice Cream 3 oz. cups for institutional food service (schools, child care, corrections facilities, hotels, hospitals) in chocolate (SKU 453), strawberry (SKU 452) and vanilla (SKU 451) flavors. This recall does NOT include products available for regular consumer purchase.
Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Regional distribution, including Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/23/2015
Amy's Kitchen
Various products labeled under the Amy's Kitchen brand that contain spinach (see US FDA Recall details for full product listing).
Company may have received organic spinach that is being recalled due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
Nationwide in the United States and Canada.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/23/2015
Nutiva Organic Superfoods
O'Coconut Classic (two lots), Hemp & Chia superfood bars (see US FDA Recall details for full product listing).
Potential contamination with Salmonella
Distributed in Colorado through retail stores, nationwide, and via the Internet.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/23/2015
Aurora Products, Inc.
Aurora-branded walnuts, mixed nuts and trail mixes; Whole Foods Market-branded Cranberry Health Mix; Martins Food Markets, Stop & Shop, Giant Carlisle Food Store (see FDA Recall details for full product listing).
Walnuts may been contaminated with Salmonella
Nationwide, Canada, and Bermuda through retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/19/2015
*EXPANSION*
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder ALL LOTS packaged in clear plastic bags size ranges of 0.25 pound to 0.30 pound. 
 
Note: This is an expansion of a recall announced 2/12/2015.
Potential contamination with Salmonella
All 92 Natural Grocers stores, including all stores in Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/19/2015
Kraft Foods Group
Original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner  with "Best When Used By" dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015, with the code "C2" directly beneath the date on each box (see US FDA Recall details for specific product listing).
Potential contamination with metal pieces.
Nationwide, Puerto Rico, Caribbean and South American countries.
No illness reported, but Kraft has received eight complaints.
 
3/17/2015
Trader Joe's
Various raw walnut products in 12 and 16 oz. packages (see US FDA Recall details for complete listing of products).
Possible contamination with Salmonella
Trader Joe's stores nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/17/2015
Frontier Co-Op
Various Simply Organic and Whole Foods-branded products with a particular type of garlic seasoning powder (see US FDA Recall details for complete listing of products).
Possible contamination with Salmonella
Nationwide and in some locations in Canada.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/13/2015
Badia Spices, Inc.
Badia Ground Cumin in 2 oz., 7 oz., and 16 oz. packages (see US FDA Recall details for specific lot and UPC codes)
Undeclared allergen - peanut protein.
Nationwide in retail stores beginning in July 2014.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/13/2015
Trader Joe's
16 ounce packages of Trader Joe’s Cinnamon Almonds, all lot codes in a clear plastic package with UPC # 00761437 on the back of the package.
Undeclared allergen - may contain peanuts.
Trader Joe's locations nationwide. Product has been removed from store shelves, but consumer may still have in their homes.
One reported allergic reaction.
 
3/11/2015
Ultra ZX Labs, LLC
Ultra Zx Weight Loss Supplement (30 ct. bottles, each capsule is 300mg).
FDA analysis confirmed presence of sibutramine and phenolphtalein. Sibutramine was removed from the market in 2010 for safety reasons (see FDA Recall details for specific information regarding both drugs).
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/4/2015
Maternal Science, Inc.
Healthy Mama® Boost It Up™ Mighty Mango Drink (12 oz. bottles, Lot#Date 10/2015 and Lot#Date 03/2015).
Undeclared allergen -- milk.
Limited nationwide distribution to retailers and via direct-to-consumer Internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
3/02/2015
Telanti® Gelato & Sorbetto (a Unilever company)
Sea Salt Caramel Gelato one pint (474 mL) clear plastic jars (UPC 8685200024, best by date of 05/19/2016)
Product may inadvertently contain peanuts (in the form of peanut butter), which is not declared on the label (undeclared allergen).
Nationwide to retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/23/2015
*EXPANSION*
Con Yeager Spice Company
Various spice mixes that contain cumin from one supplier, which has undeclared peanuts in the ingredients. See US FDA Recall details for specific product listing (30+ products).
 
Note: This is an expansion of a recall announced 1/12/2015.
Undeclared allergens -- peanuts.
Nationwide via direct-to-consumer Internet sales and retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/23/2015
WhiteWave Foods of Broomfield, CO
Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers in 7.5 oz packages. Best before date of 17 May 2015. UPC 42365 00464.
Undeclared allergens -- peanuts.
Retail stores in various states, including Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/23/2015
Old Home Kitchens
"Sock It To me Creme Cake" w/ production code 150301100 through 150310700 printed on label. 
Undeclared allergens -- peanuts.
Wal-Mart stores in various states, including Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/17/2015
Unilever United States
Breyers® No Sugar Added Salted Caramel Swirl ice cream in 1.5 qt. paperboard tubs; UPC 7756738393, Best Before date of NOV2915GB
Undeclared allergens -- almonds.
Nationwide to retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/13/2015
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers brand Organic Garlic Powder packaged in clear plastic bags. See US FDA Recall details for lot codes and other information.
Possible contamination with Salmonella.
AZ, CO, ID, KS, MS, MT, NE, NV, NM, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY
No illnesses reported.
 
2/12/2015
Sunfood of El Cajon, CA
Organic Sacha Inchi Powder
Routine testing indicated possible contamination with Staphylococcus enterotoxin
Nationwide at retail stores and through mail order.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/11/2015
Pepperidge Farms
Variety of bagel products (see US FDA Recall details for complete listing).
Undeclared allergens -- peanuts and almonds.
AR, CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NM, ND, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV, WS.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/10/2015
Detox Transforms Health and Nutrition 
60 Capsule containers of EDGE Amplified Weight Release, iNDiGO, AMPD Gold Bee Pollen, BtRim Max and iNSANE Bee Pollen.
The recalled products contain undeclared drug ingredients making them unapproved drugs.
Nationwide via internet and retail stores.
No illnesses reported. 
 
2/09/2015
See's Candies
All 8 oz. Classic Red Hearts w/ Assorted Chocolates (UPC code 737666091201 and stamped date of L.A.N. 048/15)
Undeclared allergens -- tree nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans, coconuts).
Nationwide through See's Candies retail stores, and online.
No illnesses reported.
 
2/02/2015
Freeland Foods, Inc.
The Go Raw Organic Sunflower Seeds (UPC 8 59888 00009 7; Lot code "Enjoy before August 22, 2015 R5")
Canadian Food Inspection Agency random testing indicated contamination with Salmonella.
Nationwide via retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/30/2015
REO Spice & Seasoning, Inc.
REO Country Style Chili Seasoning in 2 and 4 oz. pouches, and 1 lb. packages.
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts.
Nationwide via direct-to-consumer Internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/30/2015
Aron Streit, Inc,
Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins in .05 oz. mesh bags
Undelcared allergen -- milk.
Nationwide.
One allergic reaction reported.
 
1/30/2015
Arcadia Tradings, Inc.
Red Thread Fish in 7 oz. heat sealed plastic bags.
The product is uneviscerated, which increases risk of contamination from Clostridium botulinum (botulism)
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/30/2015
Korean Farm, Inc.
“Ginseng Chicken Stew” in both 1.87-lb. and 1.32-lb. pouches.
Products were not presented at US point of entry for full inspection.
Retail locations and restaurants in AK, CA, CO, ID, MD, OR, TX, UT, WA
No illnesses reported.
 
1/30/2015
Aleias Gluten Free Foods
Gluten Free Parmesean and Classic Croutons (8 oz. packages)
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts.
Nationwide via retail stores and direct-to-consumer Internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/27/2015
ProBar LLC
PROBAR Base Frosted Peanut Butter Bars in 2.46 oz. packages with the following Lot codes:
  • Lot Code: 24289; Exp. 01/16/2016; UPC 8-53152-10060-5
  • Lot Code: 24188; Exp. 10/07/2015; UPC 8-53152-10060-5
  • Lot Code: 24160; Exp. 09/09/2015; UPC 8-53152-10060-5
Undeclared allergens -- milk.
Nationwide via direct-to-consumer Internet sales and retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/26/2015
Primecut Meats
"Prime Poultry Chicken Breast Fritters" in 4 lb. boxes with est. number P-27220 inside USDA mark of inspection.
Undeclared allergen -- eggs.
Retail locations in Arizona and Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/23/2015
Freeland Foods, Inc.
Go Raw Brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix (see US FDA Recall details for UPC codes, lot numbers and best by dates).
Canadian Food Inspection Agency ("CFIA") determined that the product tested positive for Salmonella.
Nationwide in both United States and Canada
No illnesses reported.
 
1/20/2015
Inventure Foods, Inc.
RADER FARMS® Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion:
  • Fresh Start Smoothie Blend is distributed in 48 oz. (3 lbs.) packages at Costco (see US FDA Recall details for affected lots).
  • Fresh Start Sunrise Refresh Fusion and Fresh Start Daily Power Fusion products are distributed in 35 oz. packages at Walmart (see US FDA Recall details for affected lots).
 
Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Sold at Costco and Wal-Mart in various states and Canadian provinces, including Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/20/2015
B&M Inc.
Various Target Archer Farms spice packages (see US FDA Recall details for list of products, lot codes and best by dates).
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide at Target and Fresh Market stores
No illnesses reported.
1/16/2015
Garden Lites/Classic Cooking LLC
  • Garden Lites Kale Quinoa Soufflé
  • Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé
  • Garden Lites Veggie Chili Cornbread Melt
  • Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites
  • Classic Cooking Kale and Quinoa Veggie Cakes
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/14/2015
Zenobia Company
Various packages of ground cumin (see FDA Recall details for product listing).
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide via direct-to-consumer Internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/12/2015
Bidart Bros.
Granny Smith and Gala apples sold under brand names "Big B", "Granny's Best", and others. Last shipment date was 12/02/2014.
Listeria monocytogenes strains believed to be associated with the on-going caramel-coated apple outbreak.
Confirmed distribution to Safeway and Wal-Mart locations throughout Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/12/2015
Santa Barbara Smokehouse
Various types and sizes of pre-packaged, cold smoked salmon (see US FDA Recall details for full product listing).
Potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Multiple states, including Colorado, through Whole Foods Market. Other stores may be effected.
No illnesses reported.

US FDA Recall details
1/12/2015
MorningStar Farms
Spicy Black Bean Burgers, and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers (see US FDA Recall details for full product listing).
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide via retail stores and through food service channels.
No illnesses reported.

US FDA Recall details
1/12/2015
Con Yeager Spice Company
Varities of seasoning blends as well as ground cumin as a single-ingredient product. Please see US FDA Recall details for full product listing.
 
Note: This recall was expanded on 2/23/2015.
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide via direct-to-consumer Internet sales and retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
1/12/2015
Taj Ethnic Gourmet®
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet Bombay Curry Simmer Sauce (UPC 7 18687 30010 7; Best by: 15OCT16)
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet Calcutta Masala Simmer Sauce (UPC 7 18687 30011 4; Best by: 15OCT16)
  • Taj Ethnic Gourmet Punjab Saag Spinach Sauce (UPC 7 18687 30013 8; Best by: 16OCT16)
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide to retail stores and direct-to-consumer via Internet.
No illnesses reported.

US FDA Recall details
1/09/2015
Dick's Sporting Goods
Fitness Gear Inversion Table (styles STE00059FG or STE00118FG)
While the Fitness Gear Inversion Table product manual clearly stresses the importance of ensuring the ankle locking systems are engaged, some customers have fallen and sustained injuries.
Nationwide at most Dick's Sporting Goods retail stores.
Some injuries have been reported.

US FDA Recall details
1/09/2015
Unibright Foods, Inc.
  • Mishima Sukiyaki Beef (2.2 lb. packages w/ "EST.1163" inside USDA Mark of Inspection)
  • Mishima Gingered Pork (1.7 lb packages w/ "EST.1163" inside USDA Mark of Inspection)
May be contaminated with metal extraneous materials (steel wire present in package was reported by a distributor).
To institutions and retail outlets in AZ, CA, CO, HI, IL, NJ, NY
No injuries reported.
 
1/06/2015
Eillien's Candies, Inc.
Various brands and sizes of walnut pieces (see US FDA Recall details for more information).
Possible Salmonella contamination.
Retail stores in AR, CO, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY,MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NY, NE, OH, OK, PA, TN,TX, SD, UT, WA, WV, WI, WY
No illnesses reported.