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[ 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
<![CDATA[ B & R Meat Processing Recalls Pork Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation and Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Contamination]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of approximately 2,129 pounds of pork products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination.

The cured and uncured pork items were produced on various dates between August 7, 2014 and April 1, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels].

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number "Est. 46910" inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to local stores and farmer's markets in Arkansas.

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector was conducting a Food Safety Assessment and observed a processing deviation.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:29:51 CST
<![CDATA[ Whole Foods Market Recalls Packaged Raw Macadamia Nuts]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The product was labeled as "Whole Foods Market Raw Macadamia Nuts" and was packaged in 11 oz. plastic tubs. The recalled product has a best-by date of Feb. 4, 2016 and a UPC code of 7695862059-1.

Recalled items were sold in AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, LA, NM, NV, OK, TX and UT Whole Foods Market Stores.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:26:45 CST
<![CDATA[ Prolainat Recalls Trader Joe's A Dozen Sweet Bites Due to Undeclared Coconut]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of all lots of 9.16 oz packages of Trader Joe's A Dozen Sweet Bites (Chocolate & Coffee "Opéra" Cake, Raspberry "Macaron Aux Framboises" Cake, Caramel & Chocolate Cake) due to undeclared coconut.

The recalled product was produced from January 1, 2011 to February 5, 2015 and distributed to Trader Joe's stores nationwide. The product was sold frozen and packaged in a 9.16 oz box with a photograph of the product on the front of the box and a UPC #00.96.7679 (periods were added to stop encryption) that can be found printed the back of the package.

The recall was initiated after a routine product packaging review surfaced the omission of coconut from the ingredient panel.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:13:22 CST
<![CDATA[ Conway Import Co., Inc. Recalls Conway Organic Sesame Ginger Dressing and Conway Citrus Organic Vinaigrette Dressing Due to Possible Health Risk]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Conway Organic Sesame Ginger Dressing and Conway Citrus Organic Vinaigrette Dressing because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed in Illinois, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Texas through direct deliveries.

The products were packed in plastic gallon jars with the mfg. code printed on the top of the cap and the cardboard shipping container. Conway Organic Sesame Ginger Dressing Recipe Code N-22 MFG.CODE DATE: 28814....363014....030015....051015, Conway Citrus Organic Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe Code L-18 MFG.CODE DATE: 276014....337014.

This recall was a result of a recall by FRONTIER CO-OP for a possible health risk from ORGANIC GARLIC POWDER.

Click here for the full recall.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:56:39 CST
<![CDATA[ Schnucks Recalls Chef's Express California Pasta Salad]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Chef's Express California Pasta Salad sold in Schnucks Deli/Chef's Express departments April 2 - April 14, 2015 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed to 99 Schnuck's stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa.

The product would have been labeled "Chef's Express California Pasta Salad" and sold by weight through the company's Deli/Chef's Express departments.

This recall is a result of Taylor Farms (Salina, Calif.) recall of fresh, flat leaf spinach due to the possible contamination of Salmonella. This spinach is an ingredient in Schnucks California Pasta Salad. Schnuck's has ceased sale of the California Pasta Salad at this time.

Click here for the full recall.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:30:15 CST
<![CDATA[ Beech-Nut Nutrition Recalls Baby Food Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Beech-Nut Nutrition baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass. The baby food product was produced on December 12, 2014.

The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels

  • 4-oz. glass jars containing "Stage 2 Beech-Nut CLASSICS sweet potato & chicken"

The product subject to recall bears the establishment number "P-68A" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The affected product expires in "DEC 2016" and includes product numbers "#12395750815" through "#12395750821". These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:29:06 CST
<![CDATA[ B & R Meat Processing, Inc. Recalls Products Due to Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of B & R Meat Processing, Inc. pork products due to nitrite levels in excess of regulatory limit.

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

  • 1-2 lb cryovac packages of cured ham with production dates of 7/1/14 to 7/25/14
  • 1-15 lb cryovac packages of cured bacon with production dates of 7/1/14 to 10/7/14
  • 1 lb cryovac packages of cured jowls with production dates of 7/1/14 to 7/25/14

The items were produced on various dates from July 1, 2014 through October 7, 2014. The products bear the establishment number "Est.46910" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The products were shipped to retail outlets in the state of Arkansas.

Click here for the full recall.

 

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:24:23 CST
<![CDATA[ Sabra Dipping Company Recalls Select SKUs of Its Classic Hummus]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Sabra Dipping Co., LLC Classic Hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The products being recalled were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts and supermarkets.

Click here for the full recall including product description, UPC and use by dates.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:50:09 CST
<![CDATA[ La Guadalupana Recalls Shelf Food Products from Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana Stores]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Hot Chicken, Hot Pork and Salsa Verde Vegan tamales sold throughout the Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana between January 16, 2015 and April 8, 2015.

The measure came after finding the existence of the wrong corn starch in La Guadalupana's Salsa Verde Sauce that includes Egg white powder, which could affect a small segment of the population allergic to this ingredient.

Click here for the full recall.

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:57:53 CST
<![CDATA[ Kanan Enterprises Recalls Macadamia Nuts]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of macadamia nuts due to potential contamination with salmonella.

Peterson's Macadamias in 16 ounce stand up pouches, were distributed only through the Peterson Nut Store in Cleveland, Ohio and King Nut Factory outlet in Solon, Ohio. The product was sold between 11/26/14 and 3/27/15. A list of affected products and code dates is listed below:

Product

Size

SKU

Code Date

Peterson's Macadamias

16 oz

0 7487010365 9

4330 1

Peterson's Macadamias

16 oz

0 7487010365 9

4364 2

Peterson's Macadamias

16 oz

0 7487010365 9

5013 1

Click here for the full recall.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:20:55 CST
<![CDATA[ Texas Pecan Company Voluntarily Recalls Macadamia Nuts and Products Containing Macadamia Nuts Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination]]>The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of macadamia nuts and products containing macadamia nuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled packaged Macadamia Nuts and Gift Tins: The Executive, Junior Executive, Sweet-N-Salty and Mini Sweet-N-Salty were distributed nationwide in our retail store and through mail orders.

The product comes in an 8 ounce and 16 ounce, clear plastic bags and in our gift tins identified by the name of The Executive, Junior Executive, Sweet-N-Salty and Mini Sweet-n-Salty, sold in the months of November and December 2014, with a pack date of 14320 through 14365, located on the bottom left hand corner of the label.

Products:

UPC

PRODUCT NAME

PACK SIZE

PACK DATE

031

MACADAMIA, RAW WHOLE

16 OUNCE

14320 THRU 14365

032

MACADAMIA, RAW WHOLE

8 OUNCE

14320 THRU 14365

033

MACADAMIA, WHOLE *(R/S)

16 OUNCE

14320 THRU 14365

034

MACADAMIA, WHOLE *(R/S)

8 OUNCE

14320 THRU 14365

321-54

THE EXECUTIVE GIFT TIN

1 SECTION OF 5 POUND TIN

14320 THRU 14365

320-34

JUNIOR EXECUTIVE TIN

1 SECTION OF 3 POUND TIN

14320 THRU 14365

337-56

SWEET-N-SALTY TIN

1 SECTION OF 5 POUND TIN

14320 THRU 14365

14320 THRU 14365

MINI SWEET-N-SALTY TIN

1 SECTION OF 2 POUND TIN

14320 THRU 14365

*NOTE: R/S means ROASTED AND SALTED

Click here for the full recall.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 08:51:51 CST