Food Recalls: Dairy

Rose Acre Farms Recalls Shell Eggs Due to Possible Health Risk

Through an abundance of caution Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Healthy individuals infected with Salmonella Braenderup can experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella Braenderup can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The eggs were distributed from the farm in Hyde County, North Carolina and reached consumers in the following states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia through retail stores and restaurants via direct delivery.

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Seacrest Foods Recalls l’Explorateur Soft Ripened Cheese Due to Possible Health Risk

Seacrest Foods International, Inc. of Lynn, MA is voluntarily recalling 29 cases of Formagere de la Brie brand, l’Explorateur soft ripened cheese because it has 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, pregnant women 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, stillbirths and fetal infection among pregnant women.

The Formagere de la Brie brand, l’Explorateur, soft ripened cheese made from pasteurized milk, was distributed at retail stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey and New Hampshire beginning on 02/06/2018 through 03/31/18. The l’Explorateur product comes in a 250g (8.8 oz), clear plastic package marked with lot # H010 or H011 on the bottom, with UPC: 3 390010 004080.

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Consumer Alert: Listeria Contamination In Maiden’s Creamery Wild Meadow Raw Goat Milk Cheese

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball today warned consumers not to consume The Maiden’s Creamery “Wild Meadow” Raw Goat Milk Cheese made by Mark Harvey, 1277 Copes Corner Road, South New Berlin, NY 13843 due to possible Listeria contamination. To date, no illnesses have been reported to the Department in connection with this product.

The product is packaged in various sizes of sealed flexible plastic packaging, displaying the plant number 36-1315, with a code of 101. The consumer alert affects all packages with this code.

This product was sold at the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market – 101 Main St. Cooperstown, NY – during late December 2017 and early January 2018 and at the Sunflower Natural Foods Market – 75 Mill Hill Rd. Woodstock, NY 12498 – starting on January 10, 2018.

A routine sample of the cheese, taken by an inspector from the Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services on February 20, 2018, was subsequently tested by the New York State Food Laboratory and discovered to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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Panera Bread Preemptively Recalls All 2 oz. and 8 oz. Cream Cheese Product

While there have been no reported illnesses, out of an abundance of caution, Panera Bread is conducting a nationwide preemptive, voluntary recall of all 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese products sold in its U.S. bakery-cafes. This recall was initiated after samples of one variety of 2 oz. cream cheese from a single production day showed a positive result for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Tests on cream cheese samples manufactured both before and after the production run in question have all come back negative.

Despite the finding in only one day of production, Panera Bread is issuing a voluntary recall of all varieties of the 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese. The products included in the recall are all varieties (see below) of unexpired 2 oz. and 8 oz. cream cheese products with an expiration date on or before 4/2/18. This recall only affects cream cheese sold in Panera Bread United States bakery cafes and does not affect Panera Bread Canadian bakery cafes or any other Panera Bread food products.

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Fieldbrook Foods Corporation Clarifies Scope of its Voluntary Recall. Products Include Orange Cream

Fieldbrook Foods Corporation is clarifying that the previously announced voluntary recall of all orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were produced in 2017 on the company’s Hoyer 1 Line at its Dunkirk, NY plant (plant code 362677) also includes 28,751 cases of Raspberry Cream Bars that were included with Orange Cream Bars in ALDI seasonal split-case purchases. The split-cases were shipped between March and August 2017. These products are being recalled due to the possibility that they may 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 shortterm symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

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California Popsicle, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Ice Bars

California Popsicle, Inc. dba Polly Ann Ice Cream of South San Francisco, CA is recalling ice bars, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Products were distributed to distributor customers located in CA, NY, and Canada from 08/03/2017-08/31/2017. The products were further distributed by customers to various Chinese markets potentially nationwide.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Polly Ann Mango Ice Bar UPC#7-00730-28866-1
  • Polly Ann Red Bean Ice Bar UPC#7-00730-26868-7
  • Polly Ann Green Bean Ice Bar UPC#7-00730-26666-9

 

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