Food and Drug Recalls
The list below provides information gathered from press releases and other public notices about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products that affect Alameda County residents.
|January 22, 2013
Annie's, Inc. Frozen Pizza Recall
|November 1, 2012||
Voluntary Recall of All Ameridose Medical Products
|October 22, 2012||
Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: FDA Provides NECC Customer List
|September 24, 2012||
Trader Joe’s Voluntarily Recalls Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter Because of Possible Health Risk
|September 7, 2012||
CDPH Warns Not to Eat Red Vines® Black Licorice, Snaps®, and Mixed Bags containing Black Licorice Candy
|August 22, 2012||
CDPH Warns Not to Eat Certain Red Vines® Black Licorice Candy
|August 18, 2012||
Tanimura & Antle Recalls Romaine Lettuce Due to Possible E Coli Contamination
|August 10, 2012||
CDPH Warns Not to Eat Oysters From Drakes Bay Oyster Co.
|June 26, 2012||
Banner Mountain Sprouts Voluntarily Recalls Organic Sprouts Because of Possible Health RisksAs a precautionary measure, Banner Mountain Sprouts is voluntarily recalling organic sprouts under the following names:
4oz. zesty greens, 5oz. sprout salad, 4oz. clover, 2lb. clover, 4oz. alfalfa/broccoli, 4oz. alfalfa sprouts, and 1lb. & 2lb. alfalfa sprouts because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Routine testing showed signs of salmonella and Banner Mountain Sprouts was notified of possible contamination.
|May 25, 2012||
Update Regarding the Sourcing of Molluscan Shellfish from Korea
Oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops from Korea should be removed from the market.
On May 1, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) removed all Korean certified shippers of molluscan shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops) from the Interstate Certified Shellfish Shippers List (ICSSL) following a comprehensive FDA evaluation that determined that the Korean Shellfish Sanitation Program (KSSP) no longer meets the sanitation controls spelled out under the National Shellfish Sanitation Program.
|May 19, 2012||
River Ranch Expands Salad Recall Because Of Possible Health Risk
River Ranch Fresh Foods, LLC of Salinas, CA is expanding its voluntary recall of retail and foodservice bagged salads, because they have the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
|May 18, 2012||
Santos Agency, Inc. voluntarily recalls Santos Brands products for undeclared peanuts and wheat in California
Santos Agency, Inc. has initiated a recall of Santos Brand products i.e. various kinds of flours, legumes and spices because they may contain undeclared peanuts and wheat. Consumers who are allergic to these items may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume any of the products.
|May 17, 2012||
Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Lamb Koftis Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
August Foods Inc., a Downington, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 20,520 pounds of lamb koftis, the U.S. Department of
|May 5, 2012||
Funfresh Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls World Berries™ Organic “Cacao Nibs” Because of Possible Health Risk
FunFresh Foods of San Clemente, CA, in cooperation with the FDA, is voluntarily recalling a single lot of its 6 oz. packages of FunFresh Foods World Berries Organic “Cacao Nibs” because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli 0157:H7 bacteria. E. coli 0157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness often with bloody stools.
|March 23, 2012||
CA Dept. of Food and Agriculture Announces Recall of Raw Milk Products at Claravale Farm, San Benito County
Raw milk, raw nonfat milk and raw cream produced by Claravale Farm of San Benito County is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order. The quarantine order came following the confirmed detection of campylobacter bacteria in raw cream.
|January 28, 2012||
Walgreen Co. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Lots of 13 Oz. Chocolate-Covered Raisins As Product May Contain Peanuts, Almonds, Soy Due to Packaging Error
Walgreen Co. is voluntarily recalling certain lots of 13-oz. Walgreen’s Chocolate-Covered Raisins because the packages may contain Walgreen’s Bridge Mix with peanut, almond and soy ingredients. The error occurred when Walgreen’s Bridge Mix was mistakenly packaged with the Walgreen’s Chocolate-Covered Raisin labeling.
|December 30, 2011||Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantity of 6-pack 250 mL Martinelli’s Gold Medal Sparkling Cider
As a precautionary measure, certain production lots of Martinelli’s Gold Medal® Sparkling Cider in six-pack shrink-bundled 250 mL glass bottles are being recalled in the Western United States due to the possibility of a defective seal that could break when opening the bottle.
The six-pack shrink-bundled 250 mL Martinelli’s Gold Medal Sparkling Cider “Best By” dates being recalled are:
11 APR 2014 12 APR 2014 13 APR 2014 14 APR 2014
These production codes can be found on the front, lower corner of the bottle label under the words “BEST BY:” in a gold colored box. They are for case UPC 4124499932, six- pack UPC 4124446256, and single bottle UPC 4124400256.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are asked to return the product to the store where it was purchased for product replacement or credit.
Note: The 750 mL size of Martinelli’s Gold Medal Sparkling Cider is NOT affected and is NOT part of this recall.
For further information, contact the Recall Hotline at 1-800-662-1868, ext 333, or email us at Customer_Service@martinellis.com
|December 24, 2011||Voluntary Recall of Greenshell Mussel Meat and Half Shell Mussels
New Zealand exporter Talleys Group Ltd has undertaken a voluntary recall on Greenshell Mussels packed at Talleys Group Ltd, Blenheim (premises number PH159). Product packed on and after 11/2/11 may be affected by abnormally high generic Escherichia coli.
|November 17, 2011||CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Certain Ready Pac Brand Romaine Lettuce
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning people not to consume bagged salad products from Ready Pac Food Inc. because of romaine lettuce possibly contaminated with E coli O157:H7. No illnesses have been associated with the recalled product.
|November 15, 2011||Organic Pastures Raw Milk Recall Announced by CDFA
All Organic Pastures raw dairy products with the exception of cheese aged a minimum of 60 days are to be pulled immediately from retail shelves and consumers are strongly urged to dispose of any products remaining in their refrigerators.
|February 7, 2011||Recall Expanded for 'Nuclear Sludge' Candies
Director of the California Department of Public Health Dr. Mark Horton is warning consumers to avoid all flavors of “Toxic Waste” brand “Nuclear Sludge” candies. The candies were found to contain high levels of lead, which is especially toxic to infants, young children and pregnant women.
|September 21, 2010||Ginger Candy Recall
Today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) warned consumers not to eat Ginger Candy imported from China after tests conducted by CDPH found unacceptable levels of lead. Consumers in possession of the candy should discard it immediately. The candy with the brand name “Ginger Candy” contained as much as 0.25 parts per million of lead. Pregnant women and parents of children who may have consumed this candy should consult their physician or health care provider to determine if medical testing is needed.
|August 13, 2010||Egg Recall
Wright County Egg of Galt, Iowa is expanding its voluntary recall (initiated August 13, 2010) of specific dates of shell eggs produced by their farms because those eggs have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
|January 28, 2009||Peanut Butter Recall
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to post voluntary recalls of products potentially contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium from peanut butter and peanut paste recalled by the Peanut Corporation of America.
|February 1, 2008
||Merck Hib Vaccine Recall
CDPH has temporarily adjusted the requirement for child care entry and issues and an iterim special immunization schedule