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[ Probar LLC Recalls Probar Base® Frosted Peanut Butter Bars Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of PROBAR Base® Frosted Peanut Butter Bars due to the possible presence of an undeclared milk allergen.

Frosted Peanut Butter flavored PROBAR Base® Bars in 2.46 oz. packages were distributed nationwide to retail stores and online.

PROBAR® is voluntarily recalling three lots that may contain the allergen:

Product

Lot Codes Beginning with:

Expiration Date

Unit UPC

12 Count Box UPC

Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR Base

#24289

EXP# 01/16/2016

#8-53152-10060-5

#8-53152-10061-2

Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR Base

#24188

EXP# 10/07/2015

#8-53152-10060-5

#8-53152-10061-2

Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR Base

#24160

EXP# 09/09/2015

#8-53152-10060-5

#8-53152-10061-2

To locate the Lot Codes:

  • Individual unit Lot Code and Expiration Date: printed on the outer seal of the wrapper
  • 12-unit case Lot Code and Expiration Date: printed outside of the box

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm431832.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

 

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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:16:45 CST
<![CDATA[ Freeland Foods Recalls Spicy Seed Due To Potential Health Risk]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Go Raw Organic Spicy Seed Mix because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Based upon a random sampling, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency ("CFIA") has determined that Go Raw Brand Organic Spicy Seed Mix, UPC859888000400, lot number "Enjoy before May 12, 2015 R2," sold in 1 lb. (454 g) re-sealable plastic bags sold by Ecomax, tested positive for Salmonella

The product was distributed nationwide and Canada through distributors, retailers and direct customers.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm431278.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:12:35 CST
<![CDATA[ Florida Firm Recalls Beef, Chicken and Pork Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergen]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of approximately 1,819 pounds of beef, chicken and pork products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products may contain peanuts which are not declared on the product label.

The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]

  • 5 corrugated brown packages with case code YX43242; weighing 4.4-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of "Peruvian Brand Marinated Beef for Brochett on a Specialty Bamboo Skewer 4801804"
  • 50 corrugated brown packages with case code YX42172; weighing 5-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of "Chicken Taquitos: Chicken Breast w/Rib Meat, Salsa and Cheese Wrapped in a Tortilla 4801273"
  • 55 corrugated brown packages with case codes YX43023 and YX43423; weighing 4.4-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of "Mango Chutney Chicken Samosa 4802693"
  • 232 corrugated brown packages with case codes YX43283, YX42753 and YX42613; weighing 5.625-lbs each; and containing 100 pieces of "Beef (Tenderloin & Short Rib) and Manchego Cheese Empanada 4802622"

The products subject to recall, which all bear the establishment number "EST. 18074" inside the USDA mark of inspection, were produced between August 5 and December 8, 2014. These items were shipped to wholesale distributors in Illinois, Indiana, Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Texas.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-018-2015-release.

 

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:46:24 CST
<![CDATA[ Illinois Firm Recalls Pork Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of approximately 168,473 pounds of pork products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection. Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists. 

The following items, produced between Oct. 18, 2013 and Nov. 19, 2014, are subject to recall:

  • 2,976 - 44.10 lb. bags of "SCAN PORK DP-941 NATURAL DEHYDRATED PORK STOCK/NATIONAL DEHYDRATED PORK BROTH" and bearing packaging codes "JJ820738638, JJ820860580, JJ82082258, JJ820889803 or JJ820645387" on the labels.
  • 1 - 44.10 lb. bag of "SCAN PORK DP-1075 NATURAL DEHYDRATED PORK STOCK HOT SETTING" and bearing packing code "JJ820822580" on the label.
  • 800 - 44.10 lb. bags of "SCAN PORK FI-805 FRESH INJECTION PORK PROTEIN" and bearing packaging codes "JJ820670757 or JJ820665997" on the labels.

The products subject to recall were included in six different shipments bearing establishment number "Denmark Est. 215" inside the mark of inspection. These products were distributed in the following states: Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-015-2015-release.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00:53 CST
<![CDATA[ B&M, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Protein in Ground Cumin and Other Seasonings]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of seasoning blends that contain ground cumin that may contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products' ingredient statements. The products were produced by B&M, Inc. located in Mount Vernon, Missouri.

The recalled products have been distributed by and are sold by Target and The Fresh Market. The products were shipped to retailers from December 1, 2014 through January 7, 2015.

The following products with lot codes and Best By dates are subject to the recall.

Brand

Product Name & Description

Lot Number

Best By Date

UPC

Target Archer Farms

Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz (79g).

3381403F

Best By:
05 JUN 2017

0-85239-02549-9

Target Archer Farms

Cumin Ground is packaged in a 6oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of 2.8oz (79g).

3421406F

Best By:
09 JUN 2017

0-85239-02549-9

The Fresh Market

Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz (63.5g).

3581405R

Best By:
25 JUN 2017

7-37094-01841-2

The Fresh Market

Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 5x7in clear square bag with a zipper seal and a label weight of 2.24oz (63.5g).

3641401R

Best By: 01JUL2017

7-37094-01841-2

The Fresh Market

Dark Chili Powder is packaged in a 4oz clear square glass bottle with a silver metal cap and a label weight of1.85oz (52.4g).

0021503A

Best By:
04 JUL 2017

7-37094-20425-9

The lot number and best by date can be found on the bottom of the bottle or front of bag.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm430718.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

 

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:20:31 CST
<![CDATA[ Garden Lites Issues Recalls Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé, Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé, Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt, Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites & Classic Cooking Kale and Quinoa Veggie Cakes]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of products by Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable CompanyTM. The products contain undeclared peanuts.

These products were distributed nationwide in retail stores. The recall affects products with the following lot numbers and UPC codes:

PRODUCT NAME

SIZE

LOT #

EXP DATE

UPC

Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé

7 oz

3219
33014
3517

5/25/2016
5/26/2016
6/23/2016

7-04863-01730-3

Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé

7 oz

27814
32214
32314

 

4/5/2016
5/18/2016
5/19/2016

7-04863-01720-4

Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt

7 oz

29914

4/26/2016

7-04863-01726-6

Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites

9 oz

28014
28114
30114
30214
27414

4/7/2016
4/8/2016
4/28/2016
4/29/2016
4/02/2016

7-04863-03611-3

Classic Cooking Kale & Quinoa Veggie Cakes

6.75 lbs

32314
33614
36314
27414

5/19/2016
6/2/2016
6/29/2016
4/1/2016

7-4863-32511-8

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm430560.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:50:28 CST
<![CDATA[ Iowa Firm Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Aaron's Best Gluten Free Beef Franks Hot & Spicy Chipotle due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The products may contain peanuts, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. The following items, produced on September 29, 2014, are subject to recall: [Label]

  • 13.5 oz. vacuum-packed packages containing 8 pieces of "Aaron's BEST GLUTEN FREE Beef Franks Hot & Spicy CHIPOTLE."

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. 4653A" inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-009-2015-release.

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:07:35 CST
<![CDATA[ Morningstar Farms Recalls Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of certain code dates of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers because they may contain undeclared peanut. The spice ingredients used in Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers may contain peanuts, an allergen that is not declared on the products' ingredient statements.

This recall affects the following products:

Description(retail)

UPC Code

Size

Better if Used Before Date

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger

#2898971750

18.90 oz (8 ct)

APR14 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger

#2898939207

9.50 oz(4 ct)

APR14 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX

MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black Bean Burger

#2898971674

38.10 oz (9 ct)

MAR22 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX

MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black Bean Burger

#2898940864

50.80 oz (12 ct)

MAR22 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX

Description(foodservice)

UPC Code

Size

Better if Used Before Date

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger

#2898949938

8.7 lb case (48 ct)

MAR 24 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger

#2898931651

12.75 lb case (4 sleeve)

APR 09 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX

MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger

#2898997765

9.75 lb case (4 sleeve)

APR 20 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX

These products were distributed nationwide in the U.S. at both retail stores and through foodservice channels.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429690.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:09:34 CST
<![CDATA[ Bidart Bros. Works with Federal and State Officials to Determine Source of Listeriosis-Associated Outbreak]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Bidart Bros. Granny Smith and Gala apples. Test results from the FDA confirm two strains of Listeria monocytogenes were found at the apple processing facility and are believed to be the same strains associated with a recent outbreak. The CDC confirmed that the majority of the persons made ill reported consuming caramel-coated apples.

Bidart Bros. last shipped Granny Smith apples to customers on December 2, 2014. Consumers should not eat the Granny Smith and Gala apples being recalled by Bidart Bros. These apples can be sold under the brand names "Big B" and "Granny's Best," though, they could also be sold under other brand names or with no brand at all. Consumers who are buying or have recently bought Granny Smith or Gala apples should ask their retailers if the apples were supplied by Bidart Bros.

Consumers should avoid eating commercially produced, prepackaged whole caramel apples including those various brands and types containing nuts, sprinkles, chocolate & other toppings that were manufactured using Bidart Bros. apples. Consumers who are buying or have recently bought caramel apples should ask their retailer if the caramel apples were manufactured using recalled apples.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429689.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:01:18 CST
<![CDATA[ Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Brand Issues Recall for Certain Retail Lots of Indian Sauces]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Taj Ethnic Gourmet® brand of Indian Sauces due to undeclared peanut allergen in a spice provided by a third-party supplier. The products were manufactured by IAM International, Inc., who was notified by the supplier that cumin used in the products had tested positive for peanut. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected products include:

ITEM DESCRIPTION

UNIT UPC

BEST BY DATE

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Bombay Curry Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)

#718687300107

15OCT16

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Calcutta Masala Simmer Sauce (16.0 oz.)

#718687300114

15OCT16

Taj Ethnic Gourmet® Punjab Saag Spinach Sauce (16.0 oz.)

#718687300138

16OCT16

The best by date can be found on the side of the jar lid. The recalled products were distributed nationwide and through web orders.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429719.htm.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:01:20 CST
<![CDATA[ Zenobia Company LLC. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut Protein in "My Spice Sage Cumin Ground"]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of MY Spice Sage Cumin Ground in 1 oz, 4 oz, 4.9 oz, 16 oz and 50 pound packages, because they may contain undeclared peanut protein. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed nationwide through online mail orders only. The recall only applies to below skus sold between 7/1/14 - 1/8/15. The product is sold in resealable plastic bags with the following markings except for the 50 lb bag which is not resealable and lacks UPC coding. The 4.9 oz size is in a plastic bottle:

  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 1 oz (28g) - UPC 00105001
  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 4 oz (113g) - UPC 00105004
  • MY Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 4.9 oz (139g) - UPC 00105000
  • MY Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 16 oz (454g) - UPC 00105016
  • My Spice Sage CUMIN GROUND, 50 lb

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429984.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 08:40:17 CST
<![CDATA[ The Santa Barbara Smokehouse Inc Voluntary Recall Because of Possible Health Risk]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall for cold-smoked salmon produced by Santa Barbara  Inc., CA. This voluntary recall is for brands and batches of cold-smoked salmon produced and packed between Dec. 17 and Dec. 24,  2014 as a result of potential Listeria Monocytogenes contamination. 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. ough 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.

Cambridge House Private Reserve, Cambridge House Mild, Cambridge House Mild 4oz, Cambridge House Royal, Cambridge House Royal 4oz, Cambridge House Royal Pastrami, Cambridge House Royal Lemon and Dill, Cambridge House Royal Prime Tenderloin, Cambridge House Mild Lemon Pepper, Cambridge House Balmoral, Cambridge House Balmoral 4oz, Cambridge House Gravadlax, Cambridge House Mild Citron Vodka, Coastal Harbor, Coastal Harbor Oak, Coastal Harbor Oak Beech, Coastal Harbor Beech, Coastal Harbor Oak Beech Pastrami, Coastal Harbor 1lb Trimmings, Coastal Harbor Nova, Santa Barbara Smokehouse Balmoral, Harbor Point Atlantic, Harbor Point Scottish Style, Gelsons Market Cambridge House Private Reserve, Fresh & Easy Atlantic Smoked Salmon 4oz, Fresh & Easy Scottish Smoked Atlantic Salmon 4oz, Fresh & Easy Smoked Salmon Trimmings 4oz, Channel Island Atlantic, Local Abundance 4oz, Local Abundance Norwegian, Local Abundance unsliced, Gordon Foods Private Reserve Wild.

Batch numbers found on the rear of the package: 200, 596, 4261, 5042, 5251, 5264, 5609, 5699, 5731, 5761, 5792, 5904, 5924, 5934, 5969, 5979, 6012, 6029, 6042, 6054, 6061, 6072, 6082, 6175, 6194, 6204, 6214, 6285, 6304, 6314, 6322, 6339, 6344, 6351, 6362, 6379, 6434, 6449, 6452, 6461, 6479, 6481, 6492, 6572, 6569, 6572, 6584, 6594, 6604, 6612, 6664, 6674, 6684.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this incident.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on food contact surfaces.

The production of the product has been voluntarily suspended while CDPH and the company continue to investigate the source of the incident.

Consumers who have purchased any of the above products are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-805-966-9796.

The full recall can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429733.htm.

 

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:59:22 CST
<![CDATA[ Pennsylvania Firm Recalls Beef Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Halal Beef products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains peanuts, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The Halal Beef Soujouk products were produced between November 13 and December 3, 2014. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]

  • 16-oz. hoops of "YÖRÜK BRAND HALAL BEEF SOUJOUK DRIED BEEF SAUSAGE."
  • 16-oz. links of "YÖRÜK BRAND HALAL BEEF PARMAK SOUJOUK DRIED BEEF SAUSAGE."

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "EST. 669" and were shipped to a distribution location in New Jersey.

The problem was discovered when The Daniel Weaver Company was notified by its spice supplier that the cumin in a spice mix used to formulate the sausage may have been contaminated with peanut allergens.

The full recall can be found at:  www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/FSIS-Content/internet/main/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-005-2015-release.

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Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:42:35 CST
<![CDATA[ Eillien's Candies Inc. Recalls Various Sizes and Brands of Walnut Pieces]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Walnut Pieces because some of these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was sold in these states:  AR, CO, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY,MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NY, NE, OH, OK, PA, TN,TX, SD, UT, WA, WV and WI. The BEST BY DATES can be found on the back of the bags.

Item Description:

#034952-007022

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 2OZ

BEST BY 7/31/15

#034952-129991

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 4OZ

BEST BY 9/10/15

#034952-572759

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES TRAY 11OZ

BEST BY 6/9/15

#034952-129977

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 14OZ

BEST BY 7/30/15

#034952-129977

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 14OZ

BEST BY 7/31/15

#034952-129977

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 14OZ

BEST BY 9/10/15

#034952-573282

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 16OZ

BEST BY 7/30/15

#034952-561968

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 24OZ

BEST BY 8/13/15

#034952-561968

EILLIEN'S WALNUT PIECES 24OZ

BEST BY 9/9/15

#034952-812770

BLAIN'S FARM AND FLEET WALNUT PIECES 16OZ

BEST BY 7/31/15

#034952-360011

MILL'S FLEET FARM WALNUT PIECES 24OZ

BEST BY 9/9/15

#034952-360479

MILL'S FLEET FARM WALNUT PIECES 16OZ

BEST BY 9/9/15

#034952-579789

PIGGLY WIGGLY WALNUT PIECES 2OZ

BEST BY 7/31/15

#034952-574463

PIGGLY WIGGLY WALNUT PIECES TRAY 11OZ

BEST BY 6/9/15

#034952-584875

RURAL KING WALNUT PIECES 16OZ

BEST BY 7/30/15

#034952-564679

TRIG'S WALNUT PIECES 14OZ

BEST BY 9/9/15

The full recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429094.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:18:42 CST
<![CDATA[ Happy Apple Company Expands Recall of Caramel Apples to Include Kroger Brand Caramel Apples]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding Happy Apples expanding their recall of caramel apples to include Kroger Brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company with a best use by date between September 15th and November 18th 2014. The product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Kroger brand caramel apples produced by Happy Apple Company are sold in single packs and three packs and each package will have a best use by date on the front of the label. They were distributed to the following states: Arizona, Alaska, Kansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

View the original recall at:  http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/happyapple122414.

The full expanded recall can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428852.htm.

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:46:51 CST