CURRENT PRODUCT RECALLS

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For a list of the most current food recalls, go to Foodsafety.gov.

About Feeding America Recall Notices: The Feeding America national office issues notifications of all national Class I and II recalls–those involving a health hazard situation in which there is reasonable probability that eating the food will cause health problems or death–and other recalls that may affect the safety of food supplied to network members.

The acronym FANO seen in some recall notices stands for Feeding America National Office.

USDA Recall Classifications
Class I This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.
Class II This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
Class III This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.

RECALLS & ALERTS


Gel Spice, Inc. Issues Alert on Elevated Lead Levels in One Lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder - 8/1/16

8/1/16: Gel Spice, Inc. is recalling one lot of Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric Powder because the product contains elevated lead levels. The recalled “Fresh Finds Ground Turmeric” is packaged in 3.75 oz. PET jars.  It has a code of B/B 03/08/19 and B/B 05/18/19 on the neck of the container.The package also has a UPC… Read more »

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Chapel Hill Creamery Recalls Cheese Products Because of Possible Health Risk - 8/1/16

8-1-16: Chapel Hill Creamery in Chapel Hill, NC, has announced a voluntary recall of all Chapel Hill Creamery cheese products because of a potential association with an outbreak of Salmonella infections. Health officials have identified recent cases of Salmonella infection in persons who consumed Chapel Hill Creamery products. A matching strain of Salmonella has been… Read more »

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General Mills Expands Retail Flour Recall - 7/28/16

* We believe that the products being recalled were processed or offered through the Feeding America national office.  General Mills let us know which food banks received this product and we will reach out to them separately. As always, please still look through your inventory and follow your recall procedures.  For immediate release July 25, 2016…. Read more »

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House of Smoke Recalls Products Due To Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit - 7/27/16

House of Smoke Recalls Products Due To Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit. WASHINGTON, July 22, 2016 – House of Smoke, Inc., a Ft. Lupton, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 4,692 pounds of Wild Boar Brotwurst products due to nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety… Read more »

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ConAgra Foods Expands Recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand Meals Available in Grocery Retailers Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material. These products are not served in P.F. Chang’s restaurants. - 7/20/16

* We believe that the products being recalled were processed or offered through the Feeding America national office.  Please follow your recall procedures and destroy and found donated product.  For immediate release,  July 16, 2016. Consumer contact: Consumer Affairs Hotline, 1-800-252-0634. ConAgra Foods is expanding a voluntary recall of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Brand products due… Read more »

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Agave Dream Recalls Cappuccino Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk - 7/20/16

For immediate release:  July 19, 2016. Consumer contact: Agave Dream, agavedream@sbcglobal.net,   1-866-993-4438.   Announcement: Agave Dream of Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA is recalling 389 cases Cappuccino Ice Cream because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly… Read more »

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Faribault Foods, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Quantity of No-Salt-Added Black Beans (Frijoles Negros Bajo En Sodio, Frijoles Negros, Frijol Negro Sin Sal) Due to the Potential Presence of Foreign Material - 7/20/16

For Immediate Release:  July 15, 2016. Consumer Contact:  Ken Sevcik,  k.sevcik@faribaultfoods.com, 1-888-201-6440. Faribault Foods, Inc. of Faribault, MN, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of 15 ounce No-Salt-Added Black Beans due to the potential presence of plastic and/or metal pieces within the product. This voluntary recall covers one specific production code and… Read more »

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Two Flavors of Betty Crocker Cake Mix Recalled - 7/14/16

MINNEAPOLIS – Out of an abundance of caution, two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the U.S. and one flavor sold in Canada have been added to General Mills’ previously announced flour recall from July 1, 2016. No illnesses reported to date have been connected to cake mix. No other General Mills or Betty Crocker mixes are included in this recall.

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General Mills Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Quantity of Frozen Beyond Meat Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken - 7/12/16

MINNEAPOLIS – General Mills today announced a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of frozen Beyond Meat Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken, produced over seven days in April 2016. This product is available exclusively at Whole Foods.

This voluntary recall is limited to only one variety of frozen Beyond Meat product — Vegetarian Indian Curry with Beyond Chicken — and only with the following “Better if Used By” dates printed on the package

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Continental Mills Recalls Blueberry Pancake Mix Because of Possible Health Risk - 7/12/16

Continental Mills has issued a recall affecting only retail Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix, which involves product manufactured between April 2016 and June 2016. The company was notified by our supplier that their product, a blueberry nugget, is made with a small percentage of affected flour which was recalled by General Mills because it may be contaminated with E. coli O121.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

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Sunflower kernel recall impacts Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars & Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars - 7/1/16

General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars. The recall is being issued as part of sunflower kernel supplier SunOpta’s ongoing national recall for the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this supplier issue.

The four flavors of Nature Valley bars that are part of the recall were distributed to retail establishments throughout the United States.

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Bolthouse Farms Voluntarily Recalls Protein Beverages Due to Possible Spoilage - 6/27/16

Bolthouse Farms is voluntarily recalling a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor.

These products should not be consumed. The issue was identified after the company received consumer complaints, including reports of illness. The cause of this issue is currently under investigation.

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