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Food Recalls Affecting Kansas within the Last Six Months
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Click on each link to view the details about each recall.  For complete information on all food recalls, go to http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/index.asp.

 

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Beef, Pork and Poultry Products due to Concerns about Contamination with Cyclospora
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora. The beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products were distributed by Caito Foods LLC, an Indianapolis, Ind. establishment.

 

Pepperidge Farm® Announces Voluntary Recall of Four Varieties of Goldfish® Crackers
July 23, 2018 - Pepperidge Farm has been notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall by the whey powder manufacturer due to the potential presence of Salmonella. Pepperidge Farm initiated an investigation and, out of an abundance of caution, is voluntarily recalling four varieties of Goldfish crackers. The products were distributed throughout the United States. No illnesses have been reported. No other Pepperidge Farm products in the U.S. are subject to this recall. The following four varieties with the indicated codes are subject to this recall:
  • Flavor  Blasted ® Xtra Cheddar
  • FlavorBlasted ® Sour Cream & Onion
  • Goldfish ® Baked with Whole Grain Xtra Cheddar
  • Goldfish ® Mix Xtra Cheddar + Pretzel

 

Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits Product in the U.S., including Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Due to Possible Health Risk
July 21, 2018 - Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits productThese products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella.

Salmonella is a microorganism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

 

FSIS Working with Federal Partners to Address Salmonella Outbreak
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is continuing to work with its federal partners to monitor a Salmonella Reading outbreak that may be associated with raw turkey products.

 

FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego Infections Linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad
July 18, 2018 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state and local partners, is investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego illnesses linked to Spring Pasta Salad sold at Hy-Vee locations in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Fast Facts
  • The FDA, CDC, along with state and local officials are investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego infections linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad.
  • The CDC reports that 21 people in 5 states (IA, MN, MO, NE, SD) have become ill. There have been 5 hospitalizations and no deaths.
  • Following discussions with FDA, CDC, and state partners, Hy-Vee, Inc. voluntarily recalled their Spring Pasta Salad. The recalled products were distributed to all 244 Hy-Vee grocery store locations, which are located in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The pasta salad was available in one- and three-pound, pre-packaged plastic containers, and was also available for purchase at the deli counter in custom quantities. If anyone has already purchased the Spring Pasta Salad and has it in their home, they should not consume it and should discard it. If consumers purchased pasta salad from a Hy-Vee deli counter and they are unsure of the type of pasta salad, they should not consume it and should discard it.
  • Consumers who have symptoms of Salmonella infection should contact their health care provider to report their symptoms and receive care. Most people infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. Most infections usually last 4 to 7 days and most people recover without treatment, however some people develop diarrhea so severe that they need to be hospitalized.
  • As this is an ongoing investigation, the FDA will update this page as more information becomes available, such as product information, epidemiological results, and recalls.

 

Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. Recalls Pepperoni Five Cheese Calzone Products Due to Possible Extraneous Material Contamination
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 - Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., doing business as Stefano Foods., a Charlotte, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 24,048 pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard, sharp, clear plastic.

 

Wish Bone Salad Dressing Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk and Egg in 15 oz. Wish-Bone House Italian Salad Dressing
06/28/18 - Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Wish Bone House Italian Salad Dressing 15 oz. with the health and safety of our consumers as our top priority. The recall was initiated after learning from a retail customer that a limited number of bottles were mislabeled. The product contains milk and egg, known allergens not declared on the bottle. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or egg may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. If you are not allergic to milk or egg, this product is safe to eat. No illnesses have been reported to date. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall.

 

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Breaded Chicken Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2018 - Tyson Foods Inc., a North Little Rock, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,120 pounds of frozen breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue and clear soft plastic.

 

Ruiz Food Products, Inc. Recalls 12-Count Frozen Breakfast Burritos due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 - Ruiz Food Products, Inc., a Denison, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 50,706 pounds of frozen breakfast burritos that may be contaminated with extraneous material.

 

Koch Foods Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 - Koch Foods, Inc., a Fairfield, Ohio establishment, is recalling approximately 119,480 pounds of beef rib-shaped patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue plastic pieces.

 

Tony Downs Food Company, Inc. Recalls Chicken Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2018 - Tony Downs Food Company, Inc., a Madelia, Minn. establishment, is recalling approximately 96,384 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic.

 

Johnsonville, LLC Recalls Smoked Pork Sausage Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 - Johnsonville, LLC, a Sheboygan Falls, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 109,603 pounds of smoked pork sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

 

The Kansas City Baking Company Recalls Ready-To-Eat Meat Products Produced without Benefit of Inspection
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2018 – The Kansas City Baking Company, a North Kansas City, Mo. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. In addition, the products contain known allergens, specifically wheat, eggs, soy, and milk that are not declared on the finished product labels.

 

National Frozen Foods Corporation Recalls Frozen Green Beans and Frozen Mixed Vegetables Because of Possible Health Risk
01/24/18 - National Frozen Foods Corporation (NFFC) is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) green beans and IQF mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled products were distributed between August 18, 2017 and January 12, 2018. Click on the title link at the beginning of this notification for additional details and a list of recalled products.

 

Hiland Dairy Announces Voluntary Recall of Hiland Dairy Orange Juice and Tampico Citrus Punch
01/13/18 - Hiland Dairy is announcing a voluntary recall of two products produced at the Omaha, Nebraska facility, over concerns the products may contain milk protein that could affect those individuals that have sensitivity to milk allergens. 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.  No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported at this time.

The affected products are sold and distributed at retailers in the following states: NE, IA, CO, KS. The affected product information is below:
  • One Gallon Hiland Dairy Orange Juice UPC:  0-7206000586-8Sell by Date: 02/05/18 Plant Code: 3108
  • One Gallon Tampico Citrus Punch UPC:  0-9518801128-3Sell by Date: 03/09/18 Plant Code: 3108
Hiland Dairy initially learned of a potential issue during internal quality control testing at the Omaha facility. The company promptly contacted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate the voluntary product recall.

 

 

 
 
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