A few Health Updates with Food – Listeria poisoning,
- Fairway Raw Hazelnuts Recalled due to Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
- Hummingbird Wholesale in Eugene Oregon is recalling 110 jars of Hummingbird Brand Organic Chocolate Hazelnut Butter that may contain undeclared milk.
- WhiteWave Foods is voluntarily recalling 7.5 oz packages of Horizon Cheddar Sandwich Crackers because they may contain undeclared peanuts.
- Kirsch Mushroom Co. Inc. of 751 Drake Street Bronx NY, is recalling its Chilean Mushrooms that were purchased from Nov 1st2014 to Dec 20th 2014 because they contained undeclared sulfites.
- Chocolate By Design Inc. of Ronkonkoma, NY, is recalling its Milk Chocolate “Assorted Character Icing Pops”, “Christmas Icing Pops” and “Triple Heart Icing Pops” because they contain undeclared eggs. The Icing Pops may also contain trace amounts of FD&C colors Yellow 5 or 6, Red 3 or 40, and/or Blue 1.
- National Choice Bakery has notified their customers concerning possible undeclared peanuts and tree nuts contaminated from an ingredient supplier in the baking process of bagels.
- Whole Foods Market has recalled items prepared with a supplier’s ground cumin spice ingredient that may have contained undeclared peanut.
- Korean Food Co. of Irving Texas is recalling 8 boxes of (20 bag in each box) Go-Hang Soybean sprouts in 1 lb. and 2 lb. bags distributed Jan 30, 2015 – Feb 6, 2015 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
- Bimbo Bakeries USA is voluntarily recalling Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels because they may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds.
- See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all 8 oz Classic Red Hearts with Assorted Chocolates with bar code 737666091201 and stamped date L.A.N. 048/15 because it contains undeclared tree nuts
As Always, Stay INformed …