Recalls You Should Know About—Week of April 1, 2018

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

We've compiled a list of recalls you should know about. Check them out:

Raw Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection Recalled

PFP Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Texas Meat Packers, has issued a recall for about 7,146 pounds of raw beef products that were produced and packaged without the benefit of federal inspection. The recalled products were produced on March 23 to 24, 2018, and include the following:

  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “Beef Skirt Diced for Tacos”
  • 5-lb. vacuum-packed frozen packages of “Preseasoned Beef for Fajitas”
  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed packages of fresh “USDA Choice Angus Beef, Fajita Seasoned Steak, Beef Flank Steak for Fajitas”
  • Varying weights of vacuum-packed packages of fresh “USDA Choice Angus, Fajita Seasoned Strips, Beef Flank Strips for Fajitas

The recall has been identified as a Class I recall, with a health risk of high. For more information pertaining to the products, be sure to read the official Company Announcement.

FDA Issues First-Ever Mandatory Recall for a Food Product—Kratom

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a first-ever mandatory recall order for all powdered kratom-containing food products that were manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals, LLC, after several of the products were found to contain Salmonella.

The company failed to take action when advised by the FDA to recall the products, and so, the mandatory recall was issued. Consumers are advised to discard the products, which include: Raw From Organics Maeng Da Kratom Emerald Green, Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Ivory White, and Raw Form Oraganics Maeng Da Kratom Ruby Red.

For more information, read the FDA news release.

There is currently an ongoing Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom that has been hitting the United States; a single kratom product has yet to be identified. For the most recent case counts and states affected, be sure to visit the Contagion® Outbreak Monitor.

Dietary Supplements Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella

NutriZone, LLC, has issued several recalls pertaining to different dietary supplements due to potential Salmonella contamination. The potential was identified after routine sampling and testing conducted by the FDA identified the presence of the bacteria.

Recalled products include: Pain Out Maeng Da, Pain Out Thai, Pain Out Malay, and Nirvaniop Green Malay. They were sold in 8 states: Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Washington, Missouri, Florida, Mississippi, California, and Texas.

For more information on recalled NutriZone dietary supplement products, be sure to read the official announcement.

NutriZone Expands Recall of Various Lots of Dietary Supplements Due to Salmonella

NutriZone, LLC, updated the lot number provided in an earlier recall.

To read the updated number, be sure to check out the immediate release.

Frozen Grated Coconut Products Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella

Global Commodities Corporation, recalling 1 lot of Buenas Brand frozen grated coconut due to potential Salmonella contamination. The product was shipped to retail locations in northern California beginning in February 2018.

The issue was discovered when the State of California Department of Public Health conducted testing while investigating reported illnesses.

For more information, be sure to read the official announcement.

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