Recalls That Should Be on Your Radar—Week of November 17, 2019

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

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

Mondelēz Global LLC Issues Recall of Limited Quantity of Cheese Nips Product Due to Potential Plastic Contamination

Mondelēz Global LLC has issued a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Cheese Nips (11oz box) product in the United States due to the potential presence of small food-grade yellow plastic pieces in the items.

The plastic pieces are from a dough scraper that was incorporated into the production process of a small amount of product. The company became aware of the problem when yellow plastic pieces were noticed on the manufacturing equipment.

No injuries or illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the recall.

Read the recall statement.

Euroline Foods LLC Issues Recall Of Dry Fruit Mix Quince Compote For Undeclared Sulfites

Euroline Foods LLC of Staten Island, NY has issued a recall of its 500 gram packages of Dry Fruit Mix Quince Compote because they contain undeclared sulfites, which can cause life-threatening allergic reactions in those with severe sensitivity to sulfites.

The problem was discovered after routine sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors revealed the presence of sulfites.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide through mail orders and in retail stores. No adverse health events have been reported to date in association with the recall.

Read the recall statement.

Precision Dose Inc. Issues Recall of Ranitidine Oral Solution, USP 150 mg/10mL Due to Possible N-Nitrosodimethylamine Impurity

Precision Dose Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of 5 lots of Ranitidine Oral Solution to the consumer level. The Ranitidine Oral Solution, USP 150 mg/10 mL, may contain N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) amounts above FDA established levels.

The recall was initiated in response to the recall by the manufacturer, Amneal Pharmaceuticals.

Read the recall statement.

Central Valley Meat Co., Inc. Issues Recall of Ground Beef Products Due to Possible Salmonella Dublin Contamination

Central Valley Meat Co., Inc., based in Hanford, California, has issued a recall for approximately 34,222 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Dublin. The products affected were produced on July 23, 2019 and bear the establishment number EST 6063A inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The USDA Food Service and Inspection Service discovered the issue during a collaborative investigation of Salmonella Dublin outbreaks with CDC officials. Ten cases have been identified in 6 states, with illnesses onset occurring between August 8, 2019 and September 22, 2019.

Read the recall statement.

Missa Bay, LLC Issues Recall of Salad Products Due to Possible E coli O157:H7 Contamination

Missa Bay, LLC, a Swedesboro, NJ establishment, has issued a recall for approximately 75,233 pounds of salad products because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E coli O157:H7.

Affected products were produced from October 14, 2019 through October 16, 2019. The possible contamination is connected to the outbreak associated with Ready Pac Bistro Chicken Caesar Salad that tested positive for E coli in Maryland.

Read the recall statement.