Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.
Unilever recalls Wall’s Mini Calippo multi-packs
Unilever is recalling Wall’s Mini Calippo (Orange and Lemon-Lime) multi-packs because they may contain small pieces of metal. The presence of metal makes this product unsafe to eat. Pack size details have been updated.
Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling this product. These notices explain to customers why the product is being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the product.
Consumers who have bought the above product have been advised not to eat it and instead contact Unilever for refund arrangements.
Morrisons recalls Market Street Living Herbs
Morrisons has taken the precautionary step of recalling Market Street Living Herbs because the products might contain Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Symptoms caused by this organism can be similar to flu and include high temperature, muscle ache or pain, chills, feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. Some people are more vulnerable to listeria infections, including those over 65 years of age, pregnant women and their unborn babies, babies less than one month old and people with weakened immune systems.
Point of sale notices will be displayed in all retail stores that are selling these products. These notices explain to customers why the products are being recalled and tell them what to do if they have bought the products.
Consumers who have bought the above product have been advised not to eat it and instead return the item in-store for a full refund.
Further information regarding the above recalls can be found on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website.
Zilk’s Plus Resources recalls bottled sauce
Zilk’s Plus Resources, LLC of Austin, Texas has announced a voluntary recall for select 12 oz bottles of Pluckers World Famous Wing Sauces because they may contain undeclared allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy, milk or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.
The recalled sauces were distributed to Pluckers restaurants in Texas and Louisiana. Consumers may have purchased such products at the affected Pluckers locations in Texas and Louisiana.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that these products were distributed in packaging that did not adequately reveal the presence of soy-, wheat- or milk- containing ingredients in the affected products.
At-risk consumers who believe they may have purchased one of the affected 12-ounce bottles of Pluckers World Famous Wing Sauce flavours are urged to either dispose of the product or return it to any Pluckers location for a full refund or exchange.
Further information regarding the above recalls can be found on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website.