Recall Recap: Tons of Lamb, End of an Outbreak

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

12 Tons of Lamb

AFFCO USA (Jacksonville, FL) has recalled 24,461 pounds of frozen raw lamb shoulder products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the US, the USDA announced Oct. 21. They were imported on July 12 and shipped to distributors in Florida, Michigan, Missouri, New York and Pennsylvania for further distribution to retailers.

Almond Butter Protein Bars

Bobo’s (Boulder, CO) has recalled its Bobo’s 4-Pack Almond Butter Protein Bars because they may contain undeclared peanuts. The 4-Pack Almond Butter Protein Bars were distributed through select Target stores nationwide.

Italian-Style Meats Salmonella Outbreak is Over

In August, the CDC, USDA and public health and regulatory officials in several state investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections stemming from Fratelli Beretta brand prepackaged Uncured Antipasto trays. A CDC update said that as of Oct. 26, this outbreak is over. It resulted in 40 illnesses across 17 states, including 12 hospitalizations and zero deaths.

Mispacked Fish Dip

Smilin’ Bob’s (Summerland Key, FL) has recalled its Original Smoked Fish Dip product that was mistakenly packed in Natural Smoked Fish Dip cups with a Original Smoked Fish Dip lid. As a result, the packaging does not list the presence of a possible egg allergen. A total of 461 cases were distributed to retailers in seven southern states.

Check out last week's Recall Recap here

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