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Recall roundup: yoghurt, pudding, lasagne, noodles and chocolate

Posted: 19 February 2020 | | No comments yet

Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.

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Nestlé UK Limited recalls Nestlé Ski Yogurt Variety Pack with Fruit Pieces

Nestlé UK Limited has taken the precautionary step of voluntary recalling Nestlé Ski Yogurt Variety Pack with Fruit Pieces because it may contain small pieces of black rubber due to an isolated incident in its fruit supplier manufacturing process. This recall has been extended to include further use by dates.

Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Consumers who have purchased the product have been advised not to consume it and instead return the top of the outer carboard sleeve or a pot lid for a full refund.

Co-op recalls Gro Sticky Toffee Puddings

Co-op is recalling Gro Sticky Toffee puddings because the glass ramekins may break when heated in the microwave. This is a potential safety risk.

Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tells them what to do if they have bought the product.

Consumers who have purchased the product have been advised not to consume it and instead return it to the place of purchased.

Iceland recalls Vegetable Lasagne

Iceland is recalling Iceland Vegetable Lasagne as it may contain pieces of plastic/rubber. The possible presence of plastic/rubber makes this product unsafe to eat.

Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Consumers who have purchased the product have been advised not to consume it and instead return the top of the outer cardboard sleeve or a pot lid for a full refund.

Further information regarding the above recalls can be found on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website.

Representatives from the Food Standards Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration will be speaking at Food Integrity 2020. To find out more about the event, including a full agenda and list of speakers, click here. 

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CJ Foods recalls Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls

CJ Foods, Inc., a division of CJ America, Inc., of La Palma, California, is voluntarily recalling Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls because it may contain undeclared peanuts. Use of this product may cause serious allergic reaction or illness in people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut.

The noodle bowls were distributed across the United States and reached consumers through retail stores and online order.

“At CJ Foods, the quality and safety of our products is our number one priority,” said Mike Smith, a spokesperson for CJ Foods. “We are working closely with the FDA on this voluntary recall to ensure the urgent notification of our retail customers and consumers. There have been no reports of illness or injury to date, but we are acting out of an abundance of caution to notify consumers and recall any of the affected product in the marketplace.”

The company has reached out to customers to cease and destroy the products that were not distributed yet and to track and destroy products already in commerce, and for consumers to return the product for full refunds.

Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates recall Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate 3.5 oz Tablet Bar

Gourmet International and Butlers Chocolates are recalling approximately 1,900 units of the IRISH WHISKEY DARK CHOCOLATE 3.5OZ TABLET BAR because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction or illness if they consume these products.

Approximately 1,900 bars were distributed to a limited number of speciality food stores throughout the US (CA, CT, IN, IL, MD, MI, MN, MO, NJ, NY OH, PA, RI, TX, WA, WI) and were available to consumers thru retail locations.

The recall was initiated after FDA testing found high levels of milk present in the product and milk is not a listed ingredient of the product. Distribution of the product has been suspended until such time as source of the milk is determined and appropriate steps to address this issue have been taken. No illnesses have been reported to date due to this occurrence.

The company has reached out to customers to cease and destroy the products that were not distributed yet and to track and destroy products already in commerce, and for consumers to return the product for full refunds.

Further information regarding the above recall can be found on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website.

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