PRODUCT RECALLS – US
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What should I do if I have a food or consumer product that has been recalled?
- Check the product code, lot number, size, purchase or use dates, and or packaging to confirm whether your purchase is part of the recall.
- Customers who have purchased recalled product(s) should discard the specific product(s) or return them to your local store for a full refund.
- Customers who have questions about these recalls can contact Safeway at 1-877-SAFEWAY.
- Comprehensive product recall information is always available from government regulatory agencies such as: http://www.recalls.gov/food.html or by contacting the manufacturer directly.
Fieldbrook Foods Corporation, Announces an Extension of Voluntary Recall of Orange Cream Bars and Chocolate Coated Vanilla Ice Cream Bars for Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Dunkirk, NY – January 9, 2018 – No illnesses have been reported
Fieldbrook Foods Corporation has issued a voluntary recall of all orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were produced in 2017 on the company’s Hoyer 1 Line at its Dunkirk, NY plant (plant code 362677). This is the only production line and the only Fieldbrook Foods plant (of 3) involved in this recall notice. Both products are being recalled due to the possibility that they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections 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 cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled orange cream bars, chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars, and variety packs that include chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars were sold at the following merchants under the indicated brands:
|Amigo (Puerto Rico Only)||Great Value|
|Bi Lo||Southern Home|
|Smart & Final||First Street|
|Dollar Tree||Party Treat|
|Econo (Puerto Rico Only)||Econo|
|Food 4 Less||Kroger|
|Stop N Shop||Ahold symbol|
|Giant Eagle||Giant Eagle|
|Walmart (Puerto Rico Only)||Great Value|
|Price Rite||Price Rite|
|Winn Dixie||Winn Dixie|
The recalled products have a production date of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 and a “best by” date of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. The Hood and Kemps products may show a “best by” date of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Fieldbrook Foods is working with each of these retailers to recall the affected products.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine industry testing revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in only a few ice cream bar samples of many tested. The expansion of the recall is out of precaution for consumer health and food safety after a few additional samples tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. There is no evidence of any contamination prior to October 31, 2017, but the company has issued the recall back to January 1, 2017 through an abundance of caution and in full cooperation with the FDA. The company has suspended production and distribution of all products produced on this production line while it cooperates with the FDA to fully investigate the source of the 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 1 800/333-0805 x2270.
Fieldbrook Foods Corporation takes the safety and integrity of our products very seriously. Our families also consume these products and we are working tirelessly to identify the cause of the problem and permanently fix it so the orange cream and other types of ice cream bars made at Fieldbrook Foods will again have the complete confidence of our customers and consumers.
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Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas Recall Ready. Chef. Go! Cod Fillet Seafood Meal Bag in Cooperation with Voluntary Recall by Mann Packing Due to Possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination
Fort Worth, TX — October 24, 2017 — In cooperation with the Mann Packing recall of minimally processed vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas only are voluntarily recalling the Ready. Chef. Go! Cod Filet seafood meal bag, which includes vegetables that are subject to the Mann Packing recall. This product is in addition to seafood meal bag products that were recalled.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections 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 cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.