Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services HEALTH AND SAFETY http://health.mo.gov/information/news/rss.xml Official news releases issued by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services. en-us <![CDATA[ The Popcorn Factory, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Product]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of 4oz bags of Lite Works Dill Pickle Popcorn because it may contain undeclared milk.

Product was distributed nationally in Burlington Coat Factory retail stores. The Product comes in a 4oz foil bag. A 5 digit lot code is printed along with the best by date just above the price sticker located on the lower left of the backside of the bag. The lot code of the recalled product is #15111, the best by date is SEP 17, 2015.

Click here for the full recall and photo of the label.

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Fri, 29 May 2015 11:22:38 CST
<![CDATA[ Natural Grocers® Recalls Macadamia Nuts]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled product includes:

UPC Code

Description

Packed on Dates

#0000080657552

RAW MACADAMIA NUTS 10oz

15-041 and 15-056

The product was distributed to Natural Grocers' 96 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers stores at: https://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locations.

Click here for the full recall and photo of the label.

 

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Thu, 28 May 2015 09:55:36 CST
<![CDATA[ Aurora Products, Inc. Recalls Aurora Natural Brand and Certain Private Label Branded Raw Macadamia Nuts]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of raw macadamia nuts packaged under the Aurora brand label and various Store brand labels. Products are being recalled because they have the potential to contain Salmonella.

The product being recalled was distributed to retail stores in: CT, DC, DE, KY, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA and WV.

Click here for the full recall and list of products.

 

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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:45:19 CST
<![CDATA[ Natural Creations Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Ingredient in Dietary Supplement New Zealand Colostrum]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall for Natural Creations New Zealand Colostrum of Woodbine, Iowa. Natural Creations of Woodbine, IA is recalling a small quantity of Natural Creations New Zealand Colostrum because the label does not inform consumers that the product is milk-based. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk protein run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

No illnesses have been reported to date. Natural Creations was notified of potential risk from a contract manufacturer. New Zealand Colostrum was distributed in AR, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, LA, MI, MN, NC, ND, NE, NV, TX, VA, and WY principally through retail stores. The product is packaged in a white, plastic container containing 120 capsules. The affected lot numbers are 1112301 and 3102914. UPC code is 877730001016.

The "lot number" is located directly below the supplement box on the label. Natural Creations has already notified retailers to stop sale of the affected lots of the product. Consumers who have purchased Natural Creations New Zealand Colostrum are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-647-1601 Monday - Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CST).

The full recall can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm447054.htm.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 16:05:11 CST
<![CDATA[ Khubba Al Nahrain Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Khubba Al Nahrain, Inc. beef products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain wheat, soy and milk, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.

The beef items were produced on various dates from September 11, 2014 to April 29, 2015. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of "ARCHIE'S POTATO CHOPS" with lot numbers "11915, 10615, 07515, 36014, 33514, 28314 or 25314" on the packaging label.
  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of "ARCHIE'S KUBBA HALAB" with lot numbers "25314, 28314 or 33514" on the packaging label.
  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of "ARCHIE'S KRASS" with lot numbers "02615 or 10615" on the packaging label.
  • 10-lb. packages containing 10 pieces of "ARCHIE'S KUBBA TAPSI" with lot number "07515" on the packaging label.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. 45103M" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to retail locations in Illinois and Michigan.

Click here for the full recall.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 13:26:16 CST
<![CDATA[ Poco Dolce Confections Recalls Individually Wrapped Tile Varieties: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger and Sesame Toffee]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of all Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger, and Sesame Toffee Individually Wrapped Tiles. These varieties of individually wrapped Tiles are being recalled because of their label's failure to identify the food allergen (milk) in addition to the listing for "Butter" in the label's ingredient statement.

The Individually Wrapped Tiles are individually wrapped 2" square pieces of Bittersweet Chocolate in glassine envelopes which come in 18pc trays. They are available in seven varieties though only the following six flavors are subject to this recall: Almond, Aztec Chile, Burnt Caramel, Almond Coconut, Ginger and Sesame Toffee.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Tue, 05 May 2015 09:58:45 CST
<![CDATA[ Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. Recalls Apple Slices Because of Possible Health Risk]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of sliced apple and products containing sliced apples because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Apple slices and products containing sliced apples were distributed to IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI and WV through retail stores, distributors and food service establishments. 

The recall is limited to product produced out of the Brampton, ON Canada facility which is identified by a 7 digit numerical lot code that begins with the number 2. View the list of products.

Click here for the full recall.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 15:40:45 CST
<![CDATA[ Golden Krust Patties Recalls Beef and Chicken Products]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Golden Krust Patties beef and chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products contain egg, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

The beef and chicken products were produced on various dates from January 24, 2014 through February 26, 2015.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. 18781 and P-18781" inside the USDA mark of inspection and have an expiration date between January 24, 2015 through February 26, 2016. The items produced were shipped to distributors, retailers and consumers nationwide.

Click here for the full recall including a list of products.  Click here to view the labels.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:43:52 CST
<![CDATA[ Hy-Vee Recalls Pasta Salad Due to Listeria Monocytogenes]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta Salad sold in Hy-Vee stores' kitchen department cold cases and salad bars. The pasta was recalled after Hy-Vee was notified the frozen vegetables used to make the ready-to-eat pasta were potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The frozen vegetables were produced by Inventure Foods, Jefferson, Georgia.

The Summer Fresh Pasta Salad is packaged upon customer request from the kitchen cold case and would have been packaged in 16oz. (1 lb.) or 32oz. (2 lb.) clear plastic containers. A light tan scale-produced label with the product name, weight and price would have been affixed to the container.

The recalled product would have been available in a limited number of stores between April 9, 2015 and April 27, 2015.

Hy-Vee has since pulled the ready-to-eat Summer Fresh Pasta Salad from its distribution channels and the stores in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota to which it was distributed. All stores that received the product have been instructed to dispose of the product.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:12:43 CST
<![CDATA[ Waymouth Farms, Inc. Recalls Raw Pine Nuts Because of Possible Health Risk]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of raw pine nuts in various sizes, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and mail order under the Good Sense® brand.

A list of packaging sizes, UPC codes and expiration dates can be found here.

The 4 oz. bags above may have been sold as a floor display, UPC 30243 86683 with a date range of Sep 05, 2015 to Feb 04, 2016.

Product was also sold in a 5 lb. bulk box, UPC 30243 02860, from 06/04/14 to 03/26/15 using the following Julian Codes:

  • 1 155 14
  • 1 183 14
  • 1 210 14
  • 1 223 14
  • 1 239 14
  • 1 260 14
  • 1 281 14
  • 1 282 14
  • 1 317 14
  • 1 351 14
  • 1 020 15
  • 1 050 15
  • 1 085 15

This bulk product would have been sold from bulk self-service grocery bins.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:27:33 CST
<![CDATA[ Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Recalls All Products]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall for ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches produced by Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams of Columbus, Ohio. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has initiated a voluntary recall for the products listed above because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. The company is ceasing all sales and closing all scoop shops until all products are ensured to be 100 percent safe.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals infected by Listeria may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, infected pregnant women can suffer miscarriages or stillbirths. The ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches being recalled were distributed in the U.S. to retail outlets, including food service accounts and grocery markets, as well as online at jenis.com.

This recall includes all products bearing the "Jeni's" brand name. The contamination was discovered in a sample randomly collected by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is not aware of any illness reports to date related to the recalled products. However, out of an abundance of caution, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is taking this voluntary precautionary measure in order to ensure complete consumer safety.

Customers who have purchased any of the products are urged to dispose of them or return them to the store where they were purchased for an exchange or full refund, and consult with their physician regarding any medical questions. Customers may also contact Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at 614-360-3905 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. (EDT) on April 23 and 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 pm (EDT) on April 25 and 26, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EDT) on Mondays through Fridays thereafter. Jeni's can also be contacted by email at recall@jenis.com, and at jenis.com/recall.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:16:40 CST
<![CDATA[ West Liberty Foods Recalls Grilled Chicken Breast Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of grilled chicken breast products that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic.

The grilled chicken patties were produced on February 4, 2015.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 25-lb. cardboard boxes containing 5-5lb plastic bags of "SUBWAY FULLY COOKED GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST PATTY WITH RIB MEAT"

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. 34349 or P-34349" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The items produced were shipped to restaurants in Illinois, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:56:01 CST
<![CDATA[ Inventure Foods, Inc. Recalls Fresh Frozen™ Vegetables and Jamba®]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of certain varieties of Inventure Foods, Inc.  Fresh FrozenTM line of frozen vegetables as well as select varieties of its Jamba "At Home" line of smoothie kits due to finding of Listeria monocytogenes.

The Fresh Frozen products being recalled were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts, mass merchandise stores and supermarkets in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

The Jamba "At Home" smoothies' products being recalled are distributed to retail outlets, including mass merchandise stores and supermarkets east of the Mississippi River.

Click here for the full recall including the list of products and codes.

 

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:48:44 CST
<![CDATA[ RB Recalls Liquid Bottles of MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold, Flu & Sore Throat]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of liquid bottles of MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX® FAST-MAX® Cold, Flu & Sore Throat because the over-the-counter medications, which correctly label the product on the front of the bottle and lists all active ingredients, may not have the correct corresponding drug facts label on the back.

This mislabeling could cause the consumer to be unaware of side effects and/or risks associated with the ingestion of certain product ingredients which include Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine and/or Diphenhydramine.

The recall is being issued nationwide as a precautionary measure to ensure our consumers have all relevant facts and warnings for the active ingredients contained in the bottle. Consumers could take a product with undeclared levels of Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan, Guaifenesin, Phenylephrine and/or Diphenhydramine.

Click here for the full recall including the recommendations for the disposal of any unused product.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:05:16 CST
<![CDATA[ FDA Investigates Listeria Monocytogenes in Ice Cream Products from Blue Bell Creameries]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Blue Bell Creameries ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Samples taken by the firm showed the presence Listeria monocytogenes in Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream half gallons produced on March 17 and March 27, 2015.

The products being recalled were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts, convenience stores and supermarkets in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming and international locations.

Click here for the full recall.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:46:37 CST