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Recall roundup: protein powder, chicken products and sandwiches

Posted: 4 March 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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New Capstone, Inc. recalls Restructure Vanilla Protein Powder

New Capstone, Inc. of Mooresville, NC is recalling their 22 oz ReStructure Vanilla Protein Powder pouches, and their 27-gram individual serving pouch, because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

ReStructure Vanilla Protein Powder was distributed via New Capstone’s website and shipped nationwide directly to consumers via an eCommerce website. No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the new product pouch design omitted the clear statement that the product contained milk but rather just stated the product contained lactose. Subsequent to this discovery New Capstone, Inc. added a milk allergen warning sticker to all remaining packages in Lot 19211. New batches will include the allergen statement on the primary supplement facts panel of the packaging.

Consumers who have purchased ReStructure Vanilla Protein Powder may return it to New Capstone, Inc. for a full refund.

Whole Foods Market recalls Green Chile Chicken Tamales

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling select Green Chile Chicken Tamales from stores across 24 states because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected products were sold at Whole Foods Market stores in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

The tamales were sold in plastic containers and in family-style meal kits with Whole Foods Market scale labels. They were also available on the self-serve hot bar and from the chef’s case. The affected products can be identified by the following information. No allergic reactions have been reported to date.

Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund.

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

Marks & Spencer recalls M&S Chicken Bites

Marks & Spencer is recalling M&S Chicken Bites because they contain egg which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.

This product contains egg making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg.

Marks & Spencer has contacted relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued a point-of-sale notice to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products.

Customers who have bought the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to egg have been advised not to eat it and instead return it to the store from where it was purchased for a full refund.

Co-op recalls Chicken & Stuffing Sandwich

Co-op is recalling Chicken and Stuffing Sandwich due to the possible presence of metal. The possible presence of metal makes this product unsafe to eat.

Point of sale notices will be displayed in 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.

Customers who have bought the above product have been advised not to eat it and instead return it to the store from where it was purchased for a full refund.

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

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