Recalls You Should Know About—Week of March 25, 2018
In case you missed them, we’ve compiled a list of the latest recalls posted this week.
MarcasUSA, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant 25% Zinc Oxide 60g Due to Potential Contamination
MarcasUSA, LLC and Industria Farmacéutica Andromaco, S.A. de C.V. is voluntarily recalling 4 lots of Pasta De Lassar Andromaco Skin Protectant, 25% zinc oxide to the retail level. FDA analysis of this product confirmed that Pasta De Lassar Andromaco is contaminated with high levels of yeast, mold, and bacteria. The specific lot associated with the positive findings was never sold in the United States. However, due to the amount and type of contamination, the remaining 4 lots in the US market are being recalled out of an abundance of caution.
Use of the contaminated product could result in an increased risk of infection. To date, MarcasUSA has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
For more information: Company Announcement.
Delizza Belgian Custard Cream Mini Eclairs Recalled Due to Potential Listeria
Poppies International, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of products made from March 5 to March 9, 2018, due to potential Listeria contamination. Consumers can identify recalled products by looking at the lot number: L1M1018, Best Before 09/09/19. Lot numbers can be found on the side of each tub by the lid.
The company decided to recall the product after a routine sampling program found that finished product ran on the same line that contained Listeria. Although the company did not release product that proved to be contaminated with the bacteria, they issued the recall as a precautionary measure.
For more information, read the official Company Announcement.
Eclipse Kratom Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Tamarack Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of Eclipse Kratom-containing powder products due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled products are packaged in either plastic pouches that are heat-sealed or sealed plastic bottles that are sold in one-gram capsules and powder. The company estimates that about 120 units were sold directly to 5 retailers in Utah.
To date, there have been no associated illnesses reported.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been investigating an ongoing Salmonella outbreak that has been linked with kratom. For recent case counts, check out the Contagion® Outbreak Monitor.
For more information on this recall, be sure to read the official announcement.
King Arthur Flour Company Recalls Organic Coconut Flour Due to Potential Salmonella
King Arthur Flour Company has issued a voluntary recall of their organic coconut flour product due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled product—16 ounces—was distributed through retailers and distributors on a national scale, according to the company.
The only product included in the recall has a Best if Used By Date of October 25, 2018 (LOT: CF22017E) and December 4, 2018 (LOT: CF22017E). These numbers can be found on the back of the pouch near the bottom of the panel.
Read more about the coconut flour recall.
Darwin’s Brand Dog Foods Recalled Due to Salmonella & Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli O128
Darwin’s Natural Pet Products has issued a voluntary recall of 4 product lots after some of the Chicken and Duck with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs and the Turkey with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs showed Salmonella and Salmonella and E. coli O128, respectively.
These products are sold through a subscription service, according to the company, and Darwin is in the process of reaching out to consumers who have purchased the recalled products.
For more information, read the official company announcement.
BRB Raw Pet Food Recalls Product Due to Potential Salmonella & Listeria Contamination
Blue Ridge Beef has issued a voluntary recall of Lot# GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food due to potential contamination with Salmonella and Listeria.
The company decided to issue the recall when samples that were collected and tested by the US Food and Drug Administration came back as positive for the 2 bacteria. To date, no associated illnesses have been reported.
Read more about the pet food recall.
Organic Coconut Smiles Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination
Healthy Nut Factory has issued a recall of Organic Coconut Smiles, 7-ounce pouches, due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled product had been distributed and sold via retail stores in New York City and Long Island; it is packaged in green rice paper pouches that bear the UPC Code of 8 13449 02099 3 and an expiration date of June 1, 2018—both of which are found on the back of the pouch.
No associated illnesses have been reported.
Read more about the recall.
Frozen Items Sold at Target On Oahu, Hawaii Recalled Due to Potential Spoilage
Target Corp. has issued a voluntary recall of several frozen items sold at a single Target store located on Oahu, Hawaii, due to the fact that the products were not held at an appropriate temperature, and as such, run the risk of being contaminated by spoilage organisms or pathogens that could result in serious and potentially life-threatening illness if eaten.
The recalled items were sold on March 23, 2018 through March 27, 2018 and include crab cakes, sweet potato fries, waffle fries, frozen burritos, pasta veggie bowls, curry, tofu scramble, chicken nuggets, risotto bites, beef tamales, various lots of ice cream, pasta dinners, sweet corn, green beans, chicken dinners, zucchini squash, cool whip, jalapeno poppers, Italian sausage, burrito bowls, waffles, toast sticks, and more.
For the full list of recalled items be sure to read the official company announcement.