Recall Friday

The Food Safety and Inspection Service, a division of the United States Department of Agriculture, or the Food and Drug Administration, has issued the following recall(s) over the past week:

Nov. 17, 2008 – Nestlé Prepared Foods Company of Springfield, Utah, is recalling approximately 879,565 pounds of frozen chicken meals that may contain foreign materials. The problem was discovered after the company received consumer complaints and a report of one injury. The company identified the objects as small pieces of hard plastic. (More information)

Nov. 20, 2008 – PANOS brands, of Saddle Brook, N.J., is recalling Vegan Rella Cheddar Block, (a cheese substitute) with a sell-by date of 12/09/2008. This product is being recalled because it may possibly contain an undeclared milk protein. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk protein run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. No other lot or variety of Vegan is involved. (More information)

Nov. 20, 2008 – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of 24 oz. Wegmans Italian Classics Seasoned Tomato Sauce with a use-by- date of 11/26/08, UPC 77890 79010. The product is being recalled because the package may actually contain a milk ingredient which is not declared on the label. The recall of this product is of concern only to those individuals who have an allergy to milk. Consumption may cause a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction in persons with an allergy to milk. No other code dates are affected by this recall. (More information)

Nov. 14, 2008Seattle’s Favorite Gourmet Cookies & Dessert Co. of Tukwila, Wash., is recalling Orange Cranberry and Banana Nut Muffin Tops 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. Orange Cranberry and Banana Nut Muffin Tops were distributed nationwide to coffee shops, espresso stands, and retail outlets. (More information)

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