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: Prolab Nutrition Inc. recalls some Prolab® Pure Whey, Prolab® Advanced Pure Whey Protein, and Prolab® Whey Isolate Protein (various flavors and sizes), because the protein items may contain undeclared milk, wheat and gluten. The recalled products were distributed by retail stores, mail order and direct delivery in the following states, provinces and countries: Alabama; California; Connecticut; Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Montana; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wyoming; Ontario, Canada; Australia; Malaysia; and Russia.
  • Food Safety Recall: Farmers All Natural Creamery (Wellman, IA) recalls Whole Milk (Plant #19888; Sell by October 22, 2011), because the milk may not have been properly pasteurized. The recalled milk was sold to four distributors: UNFI (Aurora, CO), UNFI (Lancaster, TX), Calma Optimal (Franklin Park, IL) and Natural Brands (Wood Dale, IL).

Canada

  • Food Safety Recall: La Maison de Campagne 6600 inc. (Saint-Jean-Baptiste, QC) recalls Pesto & Cie brand Pesto citronnelle/Lemon grass pesto (212 mL glass jars; all lots purchased before September 24, 2011), because the product was held without refrigeration before sale, and may present a health hazard.
  • Food Safety Alert/Recall: Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health warns the public not to consume the following recalled smoked salmon products, because they might be contaminated with Listeria and Salmonella: Strubs Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon (300g; Product code 09262011), Strubs Norwegian Style Steelhead Salmon, Sliced Smoked (200g packages; Product code 09192011) and Strubs Deli Choice Smoked Salmon Bits (300g; Product codes 09192011 and 09262011). The recalled smoked salmon products were processed in Toronto, but may have been distributed elsewhere in Ontario.

Europe

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

  • Allergy Alert (Malaysia): Prolab Nutrition Inc. recalls some Prolab® Pure Whey, Prolab® Advanced Pure Whey Protein, and Prolab® Whey Isolate Protein (various flavors and sizes), because the protein items may contain undeclared milk, wheat and gluten. The recalled products were manufactured in the USA and distributed by retail stores, mail order and direct delivery in Malaysia.

Australia and New Zealand

  • Allergy Alert (Australia): Prolab Nutrition Inc. recalls some Prolab® Pure Whey, Prolab® Advanced Pure Whey Protein, and Prolab® Whey Isolate Protein (various flavors and sizes), because the protein items may contain undeclared milk, wheat and gluten. The recalled products were manufactured in the USA and distributed by retail stores, mail order and direct delivery in Australia.
  • Food Safety Recall (Australia): Davies Bakery Pty Ltd. recalls Bakers Life Multigrain Sandwich Sliced Bread (650g; Best before 12 OCT 2011), because the product may contain bits of plastic. The recalled bread was sold in Aldi stores in Victoria only.

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.
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