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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: Honeyville Honey Farm (Durango, CO) recalls Honeyville Honey Barbecue Sauce (15-oz bottles; UPC 0-3880171212-9; Manufactured August 1, 2011; Sold August 1, 2011 to May 21, 2012; No lot code or expiration date), because the product contains undeclared anchovies. This recall does not apply to bottles with an add-on sticker that reads “CONTAINS ANCHOVIES.” Recalled products were distributed nationwide through retail internet sales and in retail stores.
  • Food Safety Recall: Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. recalls Private Selections Organic Baby Spinach (5-oz clamshell package; UPC 0-11110-91128-5; Best by 5-25-12; Package codes TFRS 130B 1503 KT34 and TFRS 130B 1803 KT34) and Marketside Organic Baby Spinach (10-oz clamshell package; UPC 6-8113132900-2; Best by 5-25-12; Package code TFRS130B16), because the spinach may be contaminated with Salmonella. The Private Selections Baby Spinach was distributed in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The Marketside spinach was distributed in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
  • Food Safety Recall: Indonesianfoodmart.com (Rockville, MD) recalls Tempeh Starter Yeast and Super Starter Yeast (all packages), because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses that were determined to be caused by the consumption of contaminated tempeh. The recalled Starter Yeast products were distributed throughout the USA and internationally through direct mail orders, and also were distributed in Australia, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Brunei, Darussalam, Poland and Croatia.
  • Food Recall: Giant Eagle advises its customers that the manufacturer has recalled DaVinci Pesto Genovese Sauce (UPC 7067000822; Lot #E18911, E19311, E31311, E31411, E03212, & E03812; Sale by dates 07-08-2013, 07-12-2013, 11-09-2013, 11-10-2013, 02-01-2014 & 02-07-2014, respectively), due to mislabeling.

Canada

  • Food Safety Recall: Indonesianfoodmart.com (Rockville, MD) recalls Tempeh Starter Yeast and Super Starter Yeast (all packages), because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses that were determined to be caused by the consumption of contaminated tempeh. The recalled Starter Yeast products were distributed throughout the USA and internationally through direct mail orders, and also were distributed in Australia, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Brunei, Darussalam, Poland and Croatia.
  • Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Health Canada advises consumers of the removal of potentially dangerous and unauthorized health products (X-Rock, Kaboom, and One For Her) from retail locations in Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

Europe

  • Food Safety Recall: Indonesianfoodmart.com (Rockville, MD) recalls Tempeh Starter Yeast and Super Starter Yeast (all packages), because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses that were determined to be caused by the consumption of contaminated tempeh. The recalled Starter Yeast products were distributed throughout the USA and internationally through direct mail orders, and also were distributed in Australia, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Brunei, Darussalam, Poland and Croatia.
  • Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Scan recalls Ham, smoked Lacko (Batch #120 515; Pack date 12-05-15; Best before 12-06-12), Smoked Ham (Batch #120 515; Pack date 12-05-15; Best before 12-06-14), The Basement Smoked Ham (Batch #120 515; Pack date 12-05-15; Best before 12-06-12), Nötrulle (Batch #120 515; Pack date 12-05-15; Best before 12-06-09) and Pastrami (Batch #120 515; Pack date 12-05-15; Best before 12-06-12), due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The contaminant is thought to have originated in the production environment.
  • Food Safety Recall (Germany): Aldi Nord recalls Packham’s Triumph Pears from Argentina, due to the presence of carbendazim (a pesticide) residues.
  • Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall (United Kingdom): Lincoln Medical Limited recalls Anapen pre-filled syringes, Adronaline (Epinephrine) autoinjector (500mcg in 0.3ml solution for injection, 300mcg in 0.3ml solution for injection, and Junior 150mcg in 0.3ml solution for infection) because a potential problem with delivery time and delivery volume of the dosage following activation of the autoinjector has been identified during development work, which could result in a failure to deliver any adrenaline at all in an emergency situation.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

  • Food Safety Recall: Indonesianfoodmart.com (Rockville, MD) recalls Tempeh Starter Yeast and Super Starter Yeast (all packages), because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses that were determined to be caused by the consumption of contaminated tempeh. The recalled Starter Yeast products were distributed throughout the USA and internationally through direct mail orders, and also were distributed in Australia, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Brunei, Darussalam, Poland and Croatia.

Australia and New Zealand

  • Food Safety Recall: Indonesianfoodmart.com (Rockville, MD) recalls Tempeh Starter Yeast and Super Starter Yeast (all packages), because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B illnesses that were determined to be caused by the consumption of contaminated tempeh. The recalled Starter Yeast products were distributed throughout the USA and internationally through direct mail orders, and also were distributed in Australia, Canada, Slovenia, New Zealand, Brunei, Darussalam, Poland and Croatia.

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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