Food Safety: Heinz Pork Gravy Recall

I know you all make your own gravy but for those who don’t — Allergy Alert Issued on Mislabeled Product for Undeclared Milk and Soy in Heinz Homestyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy Chicago – Approximately 500 cases of Heinz HomeStyle Bistro Au Jus Gravy are voluntarily being recalled because some of the jars may be mislabeled as Heinz Pork Gravy and therefore not labeled as containing milk and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or soy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. There have been no
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Food Recall: Safeway Angel Food Cake

In a nutshell: Inaccurate food labeling as to ingredients seems to be a huge problem in the food service industry. Every day at least one product is labeled incorrectly failing to list the correct ingredients — mostly soy (it’s in everything unfortunately as filler), some dairy (whey, milk), eggs, and sometimes nuts. This recall is nationwide. Only people who are intolerant or allergic to soy and milk are affected. Make your own angel food cake — no soy, no chemicals included in the recipe. from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 26, 2013 – Safeway is voluntarily recalling
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Food Recall: Vegan snacks may have milk allergen

In a nutshell: Third party chocolates have milk particles, a big no-no for vegans and people allergic to milk. from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 3, 2013 – GoPicnic Brands, Inc. is voluntarily recalling two vegan ready-­to-­eat meals, GoPicnic Black Bean Dip & Plantain Chips and Hummus & Crackers, containing Professor Zim Zam’s Extraordinary Sweets Dark Chocolate with Orange and Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt. The chocolate products in these meals may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-­threatening allergic reaction if
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Food Recall: Orville Redenbacher’s® Classic Kettle Korn

from the press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 26, 2013 – Today, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is voluntarily recalling packages of its Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn that may contain an undeclared allergen, milk. Certain bags of the Kettle Korn flavored ready-to-eat popcorn may have inadvertently been filled with white cheddar flavored popcorn, which contains an allergen, milk. The milk allergen is not declared on the Kettle Korn product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious
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Chocolate Recall

In a nutshell: Chocolate Decadence Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Multiple Lines of Chocolate Products from the company press release distributed by the FDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 12, 2011 – Chocolate Decadence, Eugene, Oregon, is recalling multiple lines of chocolate products because they may 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. There has been one allergic reaction complaint and confirmed to date in Connecticut. The products were distributed nationwide through Internet sales and through retail stores.
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Chicken Soup Recall, Food Safety

In a nutshell: A chicken noodle soup label really contains cream of chicken soup. Milk is an allergen not declared on the label. The soup is sold at Wal-Mart. From the Bay Valley Foods press release WASHINGTON, April 30, 2011 – Bay Valley Foods, LLC, a Pittsburgh, Pa., establishment is recalling approximately 188,181 pounds of Reduced Sodium Chicken Noodle Soup because it may contain an undeclared allergen. The product label indicates that the can contains Chicken Noodle Soup; however, it may contain Cream of Chicken Soup. The product was prepared using an ingredient blend that contained milk, a known allergen,
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Nationwide Sorbetto Recall, Milk Ingredient

In a nutshell: Oops, somebody screwed up. Sorbetto is supposed to be milk-free. from FDA press release Norfolk, NE – July 17, 2009 – Hiland-Roberts Ice Cream, Norfolk NE is voluntarily recalling sorbet products manufactured for Espo’s Cucina Dolce, Inc. because they contain undeclared milk. The recalled products are pint containers of Espo’s Sorbetto and Nature’s Promise Sorbetto. 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. Espo’s Sorbetto and Nature’s Promise Sorbetto was distributed nationwide through retail stores. This product can be identified by
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Tortilla Chip Recall in Oregon and Washington

In a nutshell: Tortilla chips were made with milk or milk products, a known allergen and the packages were wrongly labeled. from FDA press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 23, 2009 – La Mexicana, Inc., of Seattle, Washington, is recalling Solena Tortilla Chips with a June 03, 2009 code date, because they may contain undeclared milk and milk products. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or milk products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The Solena Tortilla Chips were distributed through retail stores and food service outlets
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Food Recall Blog: Turkey Soup

In a nutshell: Oops, people who have a milk allergy better not be using this turkey soup product because the ingredient is not listed. From the FDA press release WASHINGTON, April 17, 2009 – Ivar’s Soup, Seafood and Sauce, a Mukilteo, Wash., establishment, is recalling approximately 37,776 pounds of turkey soup products because they may contain an undeclared allergen, milk, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. Milk is a known allergen, which is not declared on the label. The following products are subject to recall: –12-pound boxes of “E.R.I, TURKEY FLAVORED EGG NOODLE SOUP
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Louisiana Fish Fry Batter Recalled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — December 5, 2008 — Louisiana Fish Fry Products of Baton Rouge, LA, is recalling its 6 ounce packages of “Chicken & Fish Bake Seasoned Coating Mix” because they may contain undeclared buttermilk. People who have allergies to milk products run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled “Chicken & Fish Bake” was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. The product comes in a 6 ounce bag marked with a “Best By” date from Jan 1, 2008 thru Sept. 25, 2011. No illnesses have been reported to date
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