Saturday, April 4, 2009

FDA Alerts: Yogurt, Pistachios

These alerts were gleaned from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. Chicago News Bench has added "FDA Recalls and Alerts" to our list of links (in the far right sidebar). STONYFIELD FARM FAT FREE YOGURT RECALL RISK: UNSPECIFIED; MAY CONTAIN FOOD GRADE SANITIZERS Londonderry, NH (April 3, 2009) - Stonyfield Farm is conducting a voluntary recall of Fat Free Plain Quarts in Stonyfield Farm branded containers limited to specific dates. The products are being recalled because they may contain a presence of food grade sanitizer. Affected products are limited to Stonyfield Farm 32 ounce Fat Free Plain yogurt UPC # 52159 00006 carrying one of the following product codes printed along the cup bottom that start with the following date codes: May 06 09 - Time stamped 22:17 thru 23:59 (limited to these specific time stamps only) May 07 09 - All time stamps Approximately 44,000 quarts were distributed to retail accounts nationally. For more information about the Stonyfield Farm recall go here. NATURE KIST and HOLIDAY NUT PISTACHIOS RECALL RISK: SALMONELLA Stockton, CA (April 1, 2009) – As a follow up to the voluntary recall of roasted shelled and inshell pistachios announced by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. on March 30, 2009, Nature Kist Snacks announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Nature Kist and Holiday Nut branded in-shell salted pistachios listed below, as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. To date, the Company has not received any reports of illnesses in connection with the items listed below. No other code date, package size or flavor is impacted. These are the only Nature Kist Snacks product impacted by this recall. This voluntary recall is not related to the recent peanut/ peanut butter recalls. For more information about the Nature Kist Snacks pistachio recall go here. Chicago News Bench RSS Feed CommieBama Hats and More