Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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United States

  • Allergy Alert: Pure Encapsulations (Sudbufy, MA) recalls Pure Encapsulations PreNatal Nutrients (60-count & 120-count; Lot #3560111A and 3560111B; Best by 01/13), because the product contains undeclared egg. One allergic reaction has been reported. PreNatal Nutrients was distributed nationwide through healthcare practitioners.
  • Food Recall: Giant Eagle announces recall of Value Time Milk Chocolate Frosting (Sell by June 20 12 WW), because the product may contain undeclared Yell0w #5 and #6 food dyes.


  • Allergy Alert: Indianlife Food Corporation expands its earlier recall to include the following products: Indianlife Black Pepper Papadums (Code #11042 and 11101), Indianlife Cumin Papadums (Code #11069), and Indianlife Plain Papadums (Code #10249, 10351, 11027 and 11111), due to the presence of undeclared gluten. The recalled Papadums were imported from India and distributed in Alberta, BC, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia. There has been one illness reported.
  • Allergy Alert: McBuns Bakery recalls various McBuns brand baked goods, due to the presence of undeclared soy or sulphites. The recalled products were distributed in New Brunswick.
  • Allergy Alert: McBuns Bakery recalls McBuns Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies (420g), due to the presence of undeclared milk and soy.
  • Food Safety Recall: Johnvince Foods (Downsview, ON) recalls President’s Choice Raw California Walnut Halves, Unsalted (250g; Best before 2012 OC 07) and Reddi Snack Hand Selected California Walnuts (350g; Code #16581), because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The recalled walnuts were imported from the USA, packaged in Canada, and distributed nationally in Canada.
  • Food Safety Recall: Ferme aux Pleines Saveurs (Saint-André-Avellin, QC) recalls all lots of Pesto fleurs d’ail biologique, Pesto à la coriandre, Pesto au basillic, and Purée d’ail (100 mL glas jars), because the products may not be safe for consumption.


Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall web site.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains, listed on the Kroger corporate home page.
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.