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Recall roundup: Branston Pickle, burgers, mixed nuts and zucchini trays

Posted: 13 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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Mizkan Euro recalls Branston Pickle

Mizkan Euro Ltd is recalling Branston Pickle products because they may contain pieces of plastic.

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

Consumers who have purchased any of the products have been advised not to not eat them and instead, return them to the store from where they were purchased for a full refund.

Miami Burger recalls Classic Miami Burgers and True Veg Burgers

Miami Burger is recalling Classic Miami Burgers and True Veg Burgers because they may contain milk which is not mentioned on their labels. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Miami Burger has been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations, which will tell their members about the recall. The company has also issued point-of-sale notices to its customers. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products.

Consumers who have an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents have been advised not to not eat them and instead, return them to the store from where they were purchased for a full refund.

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

Meijer recalls Select Mixed Nuts

Meijer is initiating a voluntary recall of 13,284 packages of mixed nuts due to the potential risk of an undeclared tree-nut allergen (Brazil nuts) sold at all Meijer stores, and is being issued to its customers in cooperation with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Brazil nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Customers who have purchased this product should throw it away or return the product to the nearest Meijer store for a full refund. Customers with an allergy or sensitivity to Brazil nuts should not consume the recalled product. Customers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their physician.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered the product contained Brazil nuts, which is not part of the product formulation or declared on package labelling. Subsequent investigation revealed an incorrect formulation was used to manufacture this product and should not have included the Brazil nuts. The multi-state recall involves product potentially sold between 5 December 2019 and 9 March 2020 in all Meijer super stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. There have been no illnesses reported to date.

Pero Family Farms Food Co. recalls Zucchini Trays

Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC has initiated a voluntary product recall of its 11oz “Zucchini Spiral Pesto Side Dish Kit” due to a product mislabelling which did not declare the allergens of egg and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to these allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This product was processed by Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC and distributed under the Pero Family Farms Label in Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. It is packaged in a flexible clear plastic container with labelling on the top and bottom. The product run number code and use by date can be found on the front bottom right hand corner of the package.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. Consumers who may have purchased this product are urged to return the product back to the place of purchase for a full refund or discard this product.

Further information regarding the above recalls can be found on the FDA website.

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