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Product Recalls Include Calcium Tabs, Sunflower Seeds, Cake

Recall-SidebarCalcium tablets, sunflower seeds and dessert cakes were recalled in precautionary measures taken by manufacturers today.

Rexall, Inc., of Deerfield Beach, Florida, announced a recall of Rexall Calcium 1200 mg plus 1000IU Vitamin D3, 60 softgels. The affected bottles actually contain a TABLET product, Triple Strength Glucosamine Chondroitin and MSM Tablets.


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recallCalciumtabsGlucosamine is derived from the shells of certain crustaceans. Because the product may contain trace quantities of undeclared shellfish, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish (e.g., shrimp, crab, lobster, clams or oysters) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Rexall Calcium 1200 mg plus 1000IU Vitamin D3 was distributed solely at Dollar General, which has 9,800 stores across 38 states. This recall involves only one lot number, 387651-04.

Product #

Description

UPC Code

Label

Expiration Date

Lot Number

45211

Rexall Calcium 1200 mg plus 1000IU Vitamin D3, 60 softgels

3 01220 45211 3

Rexall

08/15

387651-04

To date, no adverse events have been reported related to this product.

When customers complained about the finding tablets in the bottle, and the discrepancy was confirmed, Rexall immediately began the recall process and removed the product from store shelves. Rexall is conducting an internal review of the manufacturing process to determine how the product was mislabeled.

Consumers who have this product in their possession can return it to Dollar General for a full refund or contact Rexall at 1-888-534-6370.

DILL PICKLE SUNFLOWER SEEDS

RECALLdillsunflowersRyt-way Industries LLC is voluntarily recalling select sunflower seeds because they may contain soy ingredients that were not declared on the packaging.  The recall is being issued on BIGS ® Dill Pickle Sunflower Seeds packaged in 5.35oz plastic bags with BEST BY Dates of 08DEC2012 and 09DEC2012 with an individual bag UPC code 896887002202.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was distributed nationwide through supermarkets, convenience stores and U.S. military commissaries.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing soy was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of soy.

Consumers who are allergic to soy and who have purchased the recalled products are advised not to consume the product and are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact 1-866-209-0985.

TRES LECHES CAKES

Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a voluntary recall on two sizes of its bakery’s Central Market Classics Tres Leches cakes – the 5 inch, UPC 41735-26013, and the 8 inch, UPC 41735-25128.   Rich Foods, the manufacturer of the cake layers contained in this product, has notified Price Chopper that they may contain plastic fragments.

Though these specialty cakes have been available in stores since July 10, 2011, no plastic fragments or illnesses have been reported.

In addition to alerting the media, Price Chopper has initiated its Smart Reply notification program, which uses purchase data and consumer phone numbers on file in connection with the company’s AdvantEdge (loyalty) card to alert those households that may have purchased the product in question.

Customers can return the product to their local Price Chopper for a full refund. For more information, visit the pricechopper.com website or call Price Chopper at 1-800-666-7667, option 3 between the hours of 8:30am and 7:00pm.

Product Recalls Include Calcium Tabs, Sunflower Seeds, Cake

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