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Snack Foods Recalled For Allergens, Listeria Contamination

khts_recallsPopular snack foods are recalled because of undeclared milk, possible listeria contamination.

Cracklins, Onion Rings contain undeclared milk

Rudolph Foods is recalling 39 cases of Pepe’s Louisiana Hot Gigante Cracklins, 3,537 cases of 7-Select Louisiana Hot Onion Rings and 420 cases of Rudolph’s Louisiana Hot OnYums, 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.

 

Pepe’s Louisiana Hot Gigante Cracklins were distributed in Southern California. Rudolph’s Louisiana Hot OnYums and 7-Select Louisiana Hot Onion Rings were distributed in California, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona and Washington State.

The products being recalled are the 3.5 oz. Pepe’s Louisiana Hot Gigante Cracklins with UPC # 0-24622-51131-7 and code date March 19, 2010; 1 5/8 oz. 7-Select Louisiana Hot Onion Rings with UPC # 0-52548-05785-5 and code dates February 26, 2010 through April 30, 2010; and 8 oz. Rudolph’s Louisiana Hot OnYums with UPC # 0-24622-57079-6 and code dates February 5, 2010 and March 12, 2010. Please reference 4-digit manufacturing codes that include an “s”, located beneath the sell by date, for affected products.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the manufacturer inadvertently placed the wrong packaging on these products that did not reflect the presence of the milk ingredient.

Consumers who have purchased Pepe’s Louisana Hot Gigante Cracklins, 7-Select Louisiana Hot Onion Rings or Rudolph’s Louisiana Hot OnYums are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Todd Zwiebel, Corporate Quality Assurance Manager, Rudolph Foods at 800-342-7546 ext.112.

Peanut butter, cheese spreads and dips from Parkers Farm

Parkers Farm, Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minn. Is recalling a series of products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection 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 causes miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in the following retail stores: Hy-Vee, Cub, Rainbow, Byerlys Lunds, Target, Whole Foods, Jewel, Dominicks, March, Price Chopper, Shop Rite, Nash Finch, Sams Club, Costco and Safeway.

The following recalled products were sold under the Parkers Farm or Parkers label:

  • 16 oz. peanut butter in square plastic containers (tub with snap-on lid), varieties are creamy, crunchy, honey creamy and honey crunchy with sell by dates between 11/14/2010 and 12/31/2010.
  • 34 oz. peanut butter in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are creamy and crunchy with sell by dates between 8/11/2010 and 9/30/2010.
  • 7 oz. bagel spreads in white plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are garden veggie, wild berry, strawberry, apple cinnamon and honey walnut) with sell-by
  • dates between 5/13/2010 and 6/30/2010.
  • 14 oz dips and spreads in square plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are jalapeno nacho, pimento and salsa con queso with sell by dates between 8/11/2010 and 9/30/2010.
  • 8 oz, 12 oz and 16 oz cold pack cheese in round or square plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, bacon, onion, smoked cheddar, swiss almond, horseradish, garlic, port wine and swiss & cheddar with sell by dates between 11/14/2010 and 12/31/2010.
  • 16 oz salsa in square plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are hot, mild, garlic, black bean and fire roasted with sell by dates between 3/14/2010 and 4/30/2010.

Other labels affected by this recall:

  • 16 oz Happy Farms cold pack cheese in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, port wine and Swiss almond with sell by dates between 11/24/2010 and 12/10/2010.
  • 8 oz Kroger cold pack cheese in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, port wine and Swiss almond with sell by dates between 11/18/2010 through 12/15/2010.
  • 8 oz Central Markets cold pack cheese in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, port wine and Swiss almond with sell by dates between 11/18/2010 and 12/15/ 2010.
  • 8 oz Central markets cold pack cheese in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, port wine, Swiss almond, horseradish with sell by dates of 12/9/2010.
  • 14 oz Central Markets salsa con queso in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), with sell by dates of 8/16/2010.
  • 16 oz Central Markets salsa in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, port wine, Swiss almond, horseradish with sell by date of 3/17/2010 through 3/24/2010.
  • 8 oz Dutch Farms cold pack cheese in round plastic containers (tub with snap on lid), varieties are sharp cheddar, port wine, Swiss almond, horseradish and Swiss and cheddar with sell by dates of 11/16/2010 through 11/18/2010.

The recall was a result of a sampling done by the State of Wisconsin and the State of Minnesota which revealed that some finished products contained the bacteria. FDA and the Company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at (800) 869-6685.

 

Snack Foods Recalled For Allergens, Listeria Contamination

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