Food, drug and cosmetic recalls

 
If you are looking for recalls related to consumer goods or products, go to the Consumer Product Safety Commission website. We don't post consumer product recalls on this page. 
 
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
More
information
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.
 
1/05/2015
Zilks Food, LLC
Various "Zilks" 8 oz. hummus products
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide in retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
12/31/2014
Campos Foods, LLC
  • Rockin' Roasted Chicken Drum & Thigh (With Back) Smoke Flavor Added, 90 piece bulk box
  • Rockin' Roasted Chicken Quarters Smoke Flavor Added, 32 piece 16-lb bulk box.
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide for further regional and local distribution.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/31/2014
Fisher Brand 8 oz. Chopped Walnuts and Pecan Cookie Pieces
Fisher Chopped Walnuts and Pecan Cookie Pieces in 8 oz. plastic bags (see US FDA Recall details for best by dates).
Possible contamination with Salmonella.
AR, AZ, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, OK, TX and online.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/31/2014
Private Selection
Sweet Chipotle Panko Bread Crumbs (8 oz. package; UPC 1111085763); Chipotle Lime Tortilla Panko Breader (8 oz. package; UPC 1111078622)
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts
Nationwide in retail stores. This recall is related to Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/30/2014
TEN BC, LLC
Tommy's Superfoods Santa Fe Rice (10 oz. white plastic package marked with best by date 11/17/2015; Lot C091X4K17)
Undeclared allergen -- peanuts.
Nationwide in retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/30/2014
Merb's Candies
Bionic Apples and Double Dipped Apples (individually packaged in clear, burgundy, and/or gold cellophane bags).
Possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Nationwide via direct-to-consumer Internet sales; retail locations in St. Louis, MO.
CDC notes 30 illnesses in 10 states.
 
12/30/2014
Jardine Foods, Inc.
DL Jardines Texas Chili Bag O'Fixins Kit (white cloth bag); DL Jardines Texas Chili Works (brown & red cardboard box); Shotgun Willie's Texas Chili Seasoning (black & red cardboard box)
May contain peanuts, an unedclared allergen.
Nationwide at retail stores and direct-to-consumer sales via Internet.
No illnesses reported.
12/29/2014
Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients
Specific seasoning products containing cumin. See FDA Recall details for full listing of products affected. 
May contain peanuts, an undeclared allergen.
Nationwide in retail stores and direct-to-consumer sales via Internet.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/29/2014
Happy Apple Company
Happy Apple Brand caramel apples with best buy date between August 25th and November 23rd, 2014; sold in single pack as well as three, four and eight packs.
Potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Discount and retail club stores, generally in the produce section, in AL, AZ, AK, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, MA, MN, MS, MI, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, OH, OK, OR, PE, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI.
CDC notes 30 illnesses in 10 states.
 
12/23/2014
Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream Inc.
All flavors and container sizes of Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Gelato, Custard and Sorbet, Emerald and Spruce Ice Cream, or Top Pot Hand Forged Ice Cream. 
Routine testing indicated potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Distributors and retail stores in AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, OR, TX, UT, WA and WY.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/23/2014
Hospira, Inc. 
MitoXANTRONE Injections (human and veterinary). 
Testing indicated the product is subpotent and contains out-of-specification impurities.
Worldwide to hospitals and veterinary clinics.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/22/2014
Perfect Bar & Company
Various flavors of Perfect Bar-brand candy bars: Peanut Butter, Cranberry Crunch and Variety Pack (Costco). 
Routine testing indicated potential contamination with Salmonella.
Nationwide to distributors, direct-to-consumer, and retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/22/2014
Katadyn North American Foods, LLC
Approx. 2,719 lbs of spicy sausage products due to mislabeling. Product is contained in a 5 oz. foil laminated pouch and labeled "ALPINEAIRE SPICY SAUSAGE PASTA". EST. 8132 is located inside USDA Mark of Inpsection.
Product is labeled as if it contains beef, but it is actually formulated with pork sausage, which is not declared on the label.
Nationwide to retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/22/2014
Reily Foods Co.
Carroll Shelby-brand Wick Fowler chili seasoning kits (see US FDA Recall details for listing of products).
Undeclared allergens -- almonds and peanuts.
Nationwide to retail stores.
No illnesses reported.
 

12/22/2014

Zachary Confections, Inc.

Market Pantry® brand Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds (UPC 085239555644)

Undeclared allergen -- peanuts.

Target stores nationwide.

No illnesses reported.

US FDA Recall details

12/10/2014
House of Flavors, Inc.
Ciao Bella Dark Cocoa Sorbetto (14 oz. plastic containers; UPC 9951201206; date code 14102; best by date Oct 12, 2015)
Undelcared allergens -- various dairy ingredients.
Whole Foods Market in Colorado; various other retailers in multiple states.
One report of an allergic reaction.
 
12/08/2014
Safeway, Inc.
Safeway Select French Salted Caramel (Fluer De Sel) Premium Ice Cream (UPC 21130 08970; Best before Nov 03 2015)
Undelcared allergen -- peanuts.
Nationwide at Safeway-owned stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
12/05/14
Abdallah Candies 
Holiday Caramel Bites, in red and silver foil wrappers, SKU 6668407116, date codes EJ29 - EJ31and EK01- EK18 
Possible undeclared peanuts due to packaging mix-up
Nationwide to gift shops and retail locations since Nov. 1, 2014
12/04/2014
Overhill Farms, Inc.
Open Nature Chile Cheese Enchiladas (frozen prepared dinner meal; net weight of 9 oz.; UPC 0-7989310436-9; Lot 141006; Best by date Aug 06 15)
Potential contamination with Salmonella
Nationwide at all Safeway stores.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/26/2014
Kroger Company
Private Selection Denali Extreme Moose Tracks Ice Cream (48 oz. containers w/ "sell by" date of April 16, 2015 and UPC 11110-00456)
Undeclared allergen -- peanutes
King Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado and Wyoming. Other stores are also affected, but only those listed above are located in Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/25/2014
Natura Pet Products
Various brands of EVO® Grain Free dry cat and ferret foods.
Voluntarily recalling due to vitamin insufficiency.
Online only, nationwide.
No adverse recations reported.
 
11/24/2014
Ranchers Legacy Meat Co.
Plastic cryovac sealed packets w/ various weights of ground beef. All products produced on Nov 19, 2014, and have a Package Code (use by) of 12/10/2014 and "Est. 40264" is visable from inside USDA Mark of Inspection. See USDA Recall details for full listing of affected products.
Routine testing indicated contamination with E.Coli O157:H7
Nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/21/2014
REFA Enterprises, LLC
Forever Beautiful Bee Pollen (UPC # 6333090804632), Forever Beautiful Infinity (UPC # 633090804649)
Undeclared drugs -- Sibutramine (unapproved appetite supressant) and Phenolphthalein (previously approved laxative). See "US FDA Recall details" for more information on side effects.
Nationwide via direct internet sales 7/07/14 - 11/03/14
No illnesses reported.
 
11/18/2014
Chaotic Labz
Mayhem, Appetite for Construction bodybuilding supplement capsules (Lot #CLM061114; exp 06/2016).
 
The supplements contain various undeclared pharmaceuticals -- dexamethasone (a type of anti-inflammatory), and cyproheptadine (a type of antihistamine).
 
Nationwide to various nutritional supplement retail outlets and via direct internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/17/2014
City Line Foods Manufacturing, Inc.
 
*NOTICE* THIS RECALL HAS EXPANDED. 
Frozen pretzel hot dog products produced on various dates between Feb 14, 2014 and Nov 14, 2014 and bear establishment number "EST or P-34073" inside USDA Mark of Inspection. See "USDA Recall details" for full product listing.
 
For updated product listing due to the expansion, click the USDA Recall details link above.
Undeclared allergen -- soy lecithin.
Nationwide for retail sales and fundraising.
 
Note: Recall does NOT include Auntie Anne's pretzel stores found in malls, airports and other venues nationwide.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/17/2014
Kasia's Deli Inc.
Polana’s Pierogis in the following sizes and varieties with lot numbers #4262 and below produced prior to September 19, 2014. The products may contain the establishment number “EST. 33985” or “P-33985” inside the USDA mark of inspection, if applied:
  • Polana Beef Piergois with product code 608 and 108 in 11.5-oz. trays; 
  • Polana Potato and Bacon Pierogi with product codes 630 and 130 in 14-oz. trays;
  • Polana Chicken Pierogi with product code 126 in 14-oz. trays
The products contain wheat, soy, eggs and milk, known allergens which are not declared on the product label, and may also be missing the USDA Mark of Inspection.
Nationwide via online direct-to-consumer sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/17/2014
B&G Foods
Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce, Ortega Taco Kit products and certain Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce products. A variety of product sizes and Best By Dates are affected, see "US FDA Recall details" for specific information.
Undeclared allergens -- almonds and peanuts.
Retail stores and food service outlets nationwide, including Colorado.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/17/2014
Solgar, Inc.
Solgar ABC Dophilus® Powder (Net weight 1.75oz; UPC 0 33984 00010 0; Lot numbers 074024-01R1, 074024-01, 074024-02; expiration date 7/31/15)
Product contains Rhizopus oryzae, which may cause Mucormycosis, a rare fungal infection.
AL, AR, AZ, CA, CT, CO, FL, IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, ME, MO, MA, NC, NE, NY, NJ, NV, OH, OK, PA, PR, UT, TN, TX, VT, WA, WI, United Kingdom and Israel via pharmacy, retail stores, wholesale and internet sales.
No illnesses reported.
 
11/03/2014
Marathon Ventures, Inc.
Various brands of retail and bulk packages containing raw macadamia nuts.
 
(see FDA release for full product list)
Possible contamination with Salmonella.
Nationwide to retail stores.
No illnesses reported.