Recalls That Should Be On Your Radar—Week of June 17, 2018


In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls posted this week.

We’ve rounded up a list of important recalls issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) from this past week:

Vegetable Trays Tied with Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses Recalled

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ("Del Monte Fresh") announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Del Monte has recalled the products because they may be linked to this recent cluster of illnesses and have the potential to be contaminated with Cyclospora, a parasite that can cause the intestinal illness cyclosporiasis.

For the most recent case counts associated with the outbreak, be sure to check out the Contagion ® Outbreak Monitor.

For more information, check out the official statement.

Raw Ground Beef Products Recalled Due to Potential Contamination with Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli

Texas Natural Meats, a Lott, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 489 pounds of frozen raw, ground beef products that may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O103, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 34449” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a retailer who sold the product at a farmer’s market in Roger, Texas.

For more information about STEC O103 and the recall, read the official statement.

Zesty Sprouting Mix Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

NOW Health Group, Inc. recently issued a recall for its NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix — Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 as its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Approximately 10,000 units of Zesty Sprouting Mix were distributed online and in retail stores nationwide since December 2017.

For additional details, read the recall statement.

Gaia Ethnobontanical, LLC Recalls Kratom Products Linked to Salmonella

Gaia Ethnobotanical, LLC., has issued a voluntary recall for all kratom (

mitragyna speciosa

) powder products, with Lot No.: 0102031800


manufactured, processed, packed, and/or held, between March 18,


to March 30,


to the consumer level. The recall was issued after sample testing conducted by the FDA detected Salmonella contamination.

The affected products (listed below) can be identified by Lot No.: 0102031800 and Batch No.: 031800. Specifically, the products were distributed to several states throughout the country.

This recall comes after a recent multistate outbreak of Salmonella linked to kratom was deemed resolved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For the complete list of recalled kratom products, read the official statement.

Beef Pastrami Products Recalled Due to Possible Underprocessing

Agri Star Meat and Poultry LLC has recalled approximately 3,592 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef pastrami products due to processing deviations that may have led to underprocessing of products and resulted in inadequate curing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The RTE beef pastrami items were produced on April 3 and April 4, 2018. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 4653A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Washington.

For more details, read the news release.

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