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: Ohio Processors, Inc. (London, OH) recalls Instantwhip B/C Topping (1/2 gal containers; Lot codes 060, 080, 124, 143, 145, 167, 179, 188, 193, 244, 256, 300, and 313; Expiration codes 12/16/11, 12/21/11, 12/28/11, 12/30/11, 1/7/12, and 1/12/12), due to the presence of undeclared sodium caseinate, a milk ingredient. The recalled product was sold only to Instantwhip foodservice distributors in Ohio, Maryland, New York,Indiana, Pennsylvania and Michigan.


  • Food Safety Recall: 3903052 Canada Inc. expands its earlier recall to include additional cheese and dairy products, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. All of the recalled products bear Establishment #1874; they were distributed in Ontario and Quebec, and possibly in other Canadian provinces and territories. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details. One illness has been reported.

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.