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Palmer Candy Company Voluntarily Recalls HyVee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and HyVee Chocolate Covered Caramels Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen

11/12/2013

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Palmer Candy Company Voluntarily Recalls HyVee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and HyVee Chocolate Covered Caramels Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen

11/11/2013 01:43 PM EST

 

Palmer Candy Company of Sioux City, IA is recalling 102 cases of HyVee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and 90 cases HyVee Chocolate Covered Caramels because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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Atherstone Foods Voluntarily Recalls Salads and Wraps Because of Possible Health Risk

11/12/2013

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Atherstone Foods Voluntarily Recalls Salads and Wraps Because of Possible Health Risk

11/10/2013 08:27 PM EST

 

Athertone Foods, Inc. of Richmond, CA is voluntary recalling “Best Buy” dates 9-23-13 through 11-14-13 of ready to eat salads and wraps because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools.

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USPlabs LLC Announces a Recall of OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements Due to Possible Health Risk

11/12/2013

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USPlabs LLC Announces a Recall of OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements Due to Possible Health Risk

11/10/2013 12:39 AM EST

 

USPlabs LLC, Dallas, TX is voluntarily conducting a national recall of all lots and sizes of the OxyElite Pro dietary supplement products listed below. These products contain Aegeline, a synthesized version of a natural extract from the Bael tree.

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Plum Organics Voluntarily Recalls a Range of Pouch Products

11/12/2013

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Plum Organics Voluntarily Recalls a Range of Pouch Products

11/09/2013 03:27 PM EST

 

Plum Organics is voluntarily recalling pouch products within its Baby Stage 2, Tots Mish Mash and Kids lines after discovering a manufacturing defect that may cause spoilage in some pouches. Recalled products can be identified by the “Best By” dates ranging from 08/05/14 to 12/08/14 and the letters “AT.”

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Vega Issues Voluntary Withdrawal of Vega One Nutritional Shakes and Vega Sport Performance Protein Product Due to Traces of the Antibiotic Chloramphenicol

11/12/2013

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Vega Issues Voluntary Withdrawal of Vega One Nutritional Shakes and Vega Sport Performance Protein Product Due to Traces of the Antibiotic Chloramphenicol

11/08/2013 10:04 PM EST

 

Sequel Naturals Inc., dba “Vega,” announced today that it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of its Vega One Nutritional Shakes and Sports Performance Protein products due to finding trace amounts of chloramphenicol (CAP), a naturally occurring antibiotic. Chloramphenicol is a prescription drug commonly used to treat typhoid fever and eye infections around the world. It should only be used under medical supervision.

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Whole Foods Market® Recalls Ready-To-Eat Grain Salads

11/13/2013

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Whole Foods Market® Recalls Ready-To-Eat Grain Salads

11/12/2013 05:13 PM EST

 

Whole Foods Market’s Northern California region is recalling ready-to-eat Artichoke Wheatberry Salad and Southwest SooFoo®* Salad in response to a recall issued today by Glass Onion Catering. The salads are being recalled as a preventive measure because they have the potential to be contaminated with E. coli O157:h7, a bacteria that may cause illness.

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3 Fellers LLC Issues an Allergy Alert for Undeclared Allergen (Almonds) in Chocolate Cream Pies

11/14/2013

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3 Fellers LLC Issues an Allergy Alert for Undeclared Allergen (Almonds) in Chocolate Cream Pies

11/13/2013 04:52 PM EST

 

3 Fellers LLC is voluntarily initiating a product recall of 3 Fellers Chocolate Cream Pies with the UPC# 891796002732 as a precautionary measure. The recall was initiated after it was discovered by the company that the product may contain undeclared almonds.

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Bailey's Choice Recalls Chicken Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

11/14/2013

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Bailey's Choice Recalls Chicken Treats Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

11/07/2013 10:50 AM EST

 

Bailey's Choice LLC. in Waleska, GA is recalling its 5 oz. packages of chicken treats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

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Crunch Pak Issues Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantities of Crunch Pak Brand Apple Slices Because of Possible Health Risk

11/15/2013

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Crunch Pak Issues Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantities of Crunch Pak Brand Apple Slices Because of Possible Health Risk

11/14/2013 11:45 PM EST

 

Crunch Pak of Cashmere, Washington is voluntarily recalling 5,471 cases of Crunch Pak Apple Slices due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

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Vitality Research Labs, LLC, Issues Immediate Voluntary Nationwide Recall of "VitaliKOR Fast Acting" Marketed as a Dietary Supplement, Due to Undeclared Active Ingredients

11/15/2013

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Vitality Research Labs, LLC, Issues Immediate Voluntary Nationwide Recall of "VitaliKOR Fast Acting" Marketed as a Dietary Supplement, Due to Undeclared Active Ingredients

11/14/2013 05:08 PM EST

 

Vitality Research Labs, LLC, the repackager of the VitaliKOR Products, is voluntarily recalling lots K58Q and F50Q of VitaliKOR Fast Acting to the consumer level. FDA laboratory analysis on VitaliKOR has determined that this product contains undeclared Vardenafil and Tadalafil.

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Palmer Candy Company Voluntarily Recalls HyVee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and HyVee Chocolate Covered Caramels Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen 11/12/2013 You are subscribed to Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts for U.S. Food &a...  
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