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Recall roundup: biscuits, Lay’s crisps, crab cakes and frozen poultry products

Posted: 28 May 2020 | | 1 comment

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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Bahlsen recalls Bahlsen Ohne Gleichen Vollmilch biscuits

Bahlsen is recalling Bahlsen Ohne Gleichen Vollmilch because it contains egg, hazelnuts, milk, soya, wheat (gluten) and whey (a product derived from milk) 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 and/or wheat (gluten), an allergy to nuts (hazelnut) and/or soya and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

This product contains egg, hazelnuts, milk, soya, wheat (gluten) and whey (a product derived milk) making it a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten), an allergy to nuts (hazelnut) and/or soya and or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents.

Bahlsen has contacted the 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 product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Consumers who have purchased the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to egg and/or wheat (gluten), an allergy to nuts (hazelnut) and/or soya and/or an allergy or intolerance to milk or milk constituents, have been advised not to eat the product and instead return it to the store from where it was purchased.

Gima UK recalls Lay’s Maxx Oriental Salsa Flavoured Crisps

Gima UK Ltd is recalling Lay’s Maxx Deep Ridged Oriental Salsa flavoured crisps because they contain barley (gluten) which is not written in English on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten).

Gima UK Ltd has been advised to contact the 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 product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.

Consumers who have purchased the above product and have an allergy or intolerance to barley (gluten), have been advised not to eat the product and contact the company for a refund.

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

Johnson Sea Products recalls Home Style Crab Cakes

Johnson Sea Products of Coden, AL, is recalling its 12oz package of frozen Home Style Crab cakes because they contain undeclared ingredients of wheat and soy. People who have allergies to wheat or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled Home Style Crab Cakes were distributed in retail markets throughout Alabama and Florida.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the wheat and soy containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat or soy. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem occurred when an out-dated sample label was used on the Home Style Crab Cakes that contain wheat and soy.

Consumers who have purchased 12oz packages of Johnson Sea Products Home Style Crab Cakes are urged to return them to place of purchase for a full refund.

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

Conagra Brands, Inc. recalls Frozen Not-Ready-To-Eat Chicken and Turkey Bowl Products 

Conagra Brands, Inc., Russellville, Ark. and Marshall, Mo. establishments, are recalling approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken and turkey bowl products because the products may contain extraneous material, specifically small rocks, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced.

The scope of this recall has been expanded to include Healthy Choice Power Bowls Chicken Feta & Farro Bowls, Healthy Choice Power Bowls Unwrapped Burrito Scramble Power Bowls, and Healthy Choice Power Bowls Turkey Sausage & Egg Scramble Power Bowls produced on various dates. The products were produced at two different establishments.

The problem was discovered when the firm received additional consumer complaints about rocks being in the products and the firm then notified FSIS of the issue.

 There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Further information regarding the above recall can be found on the FSIS website.

One response to “Recall roundup: biscuits, Lay’s crisps, crab cakes and frozen poultry products”

  1. Nick Wilson says:

    Food safety is very important especially for kids. Their immune system is not fully developed so it’s really important to take care of their food and food safety . It was really an informative article. All food business owners should provide proper food safety training to their staff to ensure food safety and hygiene. Thanks for sharing this article.

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