Food Manufacturing's Recall Recap: BBQ Pork, Mispackaged Crackers, Seafood & More

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

BBQ Pork Recalled for Listeria

Nick’s Famous Bar-B-Q (Nashville, TN) is recalling about 3,140 pounds of RTE smoked pork barbecue products that may be adulterated with Listeria, the USDA announced Oct. 8. The frozen RTE hickory smoked pork barbecue products were produced on Sept. 7-8, 2021 and packaged on Sept. 8. The problem was discovered by the USDA during an assessment of the company’s production records.

Chicago Supplier Recalls Mispackaged Crackers

Simple Mills (Chicago) is recalling a select number of Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Cracker boxes that were erroneously packed with bags of Farmhouse Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers. As a result, the packaging does not list the presence of a possible allergen (milk). This product was distributed nationally via brick-and-mortar retail, direct delivery and e-commerce.

Denver Supplier Recalls Various Seafood for Salmonella

Northeast Seafood Products (Denver) is recalling certain types of seafood that were processed at its facility for potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled items include: Haddock, monkfish, bone-in trout, grouper, red snapper, red rock cod, ocean perch, Pacific cod, halibut, Coho salmon, Atlantic salmon portions, lane snapper, tilapia, all-natural salmon fillet, Pacific sole and farm-raised striped bass. They were distributed from May to Oct. 7, 2021 to restaurants and Albertsons, Safeway and Sprouts supermarkets in Colorado.

Walmart Supplier Recalls Rice Baby Cereal for Arsenic

Maple Island Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) has recalled three lots of its Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal that it makes for Walmart. An FDA sampling program found that a sample from three lots of Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal tested above the guidance for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic. This product was distributed nationally through Walmart’s stores and online. Walmart has pulled the product from its store shelves and put a register block on the product.

Dog Food Recalled for Elevated Vitamin D

Tuffy's Pet Foods (Perham, MN) has recalled approximately 1,600 cases of Pure Vita Salmon Entree Dog Food in a Tetrapak carton following notification from the product manufacturer of potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D. When ingested at excessive levels, vitamin D can lead to serious health issues in dogs. The recalled product was distributed exclusively within the United States to distributors and retail stores.


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