Voluntary Recall of Certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits Product in the U.S., including Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Due to Possible Health Risk

By Marcus Natta

Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits product. These products contain whey powder as an ingredient, which the whey powder supplier has recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella. Salmonella is a microorganism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal…

Sabra Dipping Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certain Hummus Products Because Of Possible Health Risks

By Marcus Natta

Colonial Heights, VA – Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product. The recall includes the products listed below; these were distributed to retail outlets, including food service…

Oriental Packing Co. Inc. Issues Alert On Lead In Curry Powder

By Marcus Natta

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Food Safety Alerts Oriental Packing Co. Inc. Issues Alert On Lead In Curry Powder 08/18/2016 08:12 PM EDT Oriental Packing Co., Inc., Miami, Florida is recalling approximately 377,000 lbs. of the following blended seasoning curry products because it is contaminated with lead. Lead…

UPDATE on Public Advisory – Island Purified Water

By Marcus Natta

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards in an update to its Public Advisory sent on July 23, 2016 wishes to inform the general public that corrective measures were swiftly taken at the Island Purified Water production plant at the Newton Ground Location. The corrective measures included, among other things, halting production and…

Urgent Public Advisory – Island Purified Water

By Marcus Natta

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards in its latest round of testing of bottled water in St. Kitts and Nevis found that samples taken from Island Purified Water failed the necessary testing. As a result, the Department of Environmental Health has initiated a programme to remove from consumption all…