Food Manufacturing's Recall Recap: Hot Dogs, Dog Food, Seafood and More

Here's the food recall alerts issued from the FDA and USDA over this past week.

Seafood Potentially Contaminated

Greenhead Lobster Products of Bucksport, Maine is recalling nearly three tons of frozen cooked lobster meat because of potential contamination  The issue was noted after a routine sampling program revealed the presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. The recall has been initiated with an over-abundance of caution, as no illnesses have been reported to date.

Seasoning Contains Undeclared Allergen

B&G Foods voluntarily recalled 3,867 cases of Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend due to the presence of undeclared wheat. A portion of the individual containers within those cases were mistakenly labeled as Tone’s Lemon Pepper Seasoning Blend, which does not list wheat as an allergen. This recalled product may have been distributed in Sam’s Club stores.

Dog Food Carries Elevated Vitamin Levels

Mequon, WI-based Fromm Family Foods is issuing a voluntary recall of approximately 5,500 cases of Fromm Shredded can Entrée dog food due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. Dogs ingesting too much Vitamin D can get extremely sick, and encounter serious health issues, including renal dysfunction. These products were distributed at neighborhood pet stores nationwide.

Hot Dogs Recalled for Listeria

Seattle, WA-based Espi’s Sausage and Tocino Co. is recalling about 2,000 lbs. of frozen RTE chicken and pork hot dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria. The product was produced on May 19 and shipped to a distributor in California, and further distributed to retail locations.

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