Archive for July 2nd, 2010
Undeclared Peanuts and Chocolate Flavored Chips in Select Containers of Fairway “Energy Mix” and Setton Farms “Total Energy Mix”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 2, 2010 – Commack, NY – Setton International Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling limited quantities of its Fairway brand Energy Mix and its Setton Farms brand Total Energy Mix sold to select stores in NY and NJ because they may contain peanuts and chocolate flavored chips (Sugar, Partially Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil, Cocoa, Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Sorbitan Monosterate (An Emulsifier), Salt, Soy Lecithin (An Emulsifier), Vanillin (An Artificial Flavor)) not listed on the label.
No illnesses or complaints have been reported to date in connection with these products, although people who are allergic to peanuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled Fairway “Energy Mix” products were sold to Fairway stores in NY and NJ and the Setton Farms “Total Energy Mix” products were sold to the Associated 9th Ave. store in NY, the Keyfood Gerritsen Ave. store in NY, limited Foodtown stores in NJ, and select ShopRite stores in NY and NJ.
The recall affects the following products:
- 15 cases of Fairway brand Energy Mix sold in 16 oz. clear plastic containers with an “Exp.” date of 05/24/11 through 06/28/11 with the UPC code: 34325 00050.
- 33 cases of Setton Farms brand Total Energy Mix sold in 22 oz. clear plastic containers with a “Exp.” date of 06/3/11 with the UPC code: 34325 03559.
These products were shipped directly to stores and not through distributors. All affected stores have been instructed to remove the products from their shelves.
Consumers can return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (800) 227-4397 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time — Monday – Friday)
Source: U.S. Food & Drug Administration
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 01, 2010 – Azteca Linda Corp. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling QUESO FRESCO (FRESH WHITE CHEESE) and QUESO HEBRA (FRESH WHITE STRING CHEESE) with an expiration date of July 7, 2010 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.
QUESO FRESCO (FRESH WHITE CHEESE) and QUESO HEBRA (FRESH WHITE STRING CHEESE) were distributed within New York State (Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Newburgh) and to Bayonne, New Jersey through retail stores between the dates of June 7, 2010 and June 9, 2010.
QUESO FRESCO (FRESH WHITE CHEESE) is packed in a hard plastic container or wrapped in aluminum foil labeled with the brand name Queso El Azteca , UPC 0 23986 92692 8, and expiration date July 7, 2010. QUESO HEBRA (FRESH WHITE STRING CHEESE) is packaged in a vacuum sealed plastic bag, Net Weight 14 oz. and Net Weight 5 lbs., and labeled with the brand Queso El Azteca(Queso Oaxaca) with the expiration date of July 7, 2010.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was the result of environmental sampling and inspection by the FDA which revealed that certain areas within the facility contained the bacteria. We are recalling QUESO FRESCO (FRESH WHITE CHEESE) and QUESO HEBRA (FRESH WHITE STRING CHEESE) with expiration date July 7, 2010 as a precaution to keep the public safe.
Consumers who have purchased QUESO FRESCO (FRESH WHITE CHEESE) and QUESO HEBRA (FRESH WHITE STRING CHEESE) with expiration date of JULY 7, 2010 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Azteca Linda Corp. at 718-418-7459, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm EDT.
Source: U.S. Food & Drug Administration