Did you know that earlier this week, the FDA’s teams were on-the-ground working to pinpoint the source of a Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon products produced at Caito Foods’ facility in Indianapolis? Learn more fast facts important for American consumers to know about pre-cut melon products potentially implicated by this outbreak. https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/ucm610633.htm
Today, FDA worked with Conagra Brands to initiate a voluntary recall of Duncan Hines Classic White cake mix. FDA and CDC are currently investigating 5 Salmonella cases that may be linked to this cake mix. The products covered by this recall include 15.25 oz boxes of Duncan Hines Classic White Cake, Yellow Cake, Butter Golden Cake & Signature Confetti Cake. Consumers who have purchased these items are advised not to consume them and to return them to the store where purchased.
November 5, 2018
ALERT: Do not eat Explorateur, Explorateur French Triple Crème Cheese, or Explorateur Triple Crème French Cheese, in 8-ounce clear plastic marked with sell by dates 02/15/2018 through 04/03/2018, sold in Whole Foods stores in Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Texas. This cream cheese could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a germ causing a serious, sometimes fatal illness in young children, frail and elderly people, and those with chronic health conditions (weakened immune systems). The germ can cause pregnant women to lose their babies. Healthy people who become infected usually experience only short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, and diarrhea. For more information about this recall initiated by Whole Foods, including a list of stores where the products were sold: .
April 10, 2018
MILK ALLERGY ALERT: Chao Café Vietnamese Instant Coffee Mixed 3 in 1 contains milk not listed as an ingredient on the label. People allergic to milk could have a serious, life-threatening reaction if they consume the product. This coffee mix in a plastic package coded June 6, 2018, was sold in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. For more information about this recall initiated by Hong Lee Trading Inc.: .
January 9, 2018
RECALL – UBC Food Distributors Inc, is voluntarily recalling Baraka HOT CURRY POWER & CURRY POWDER, due to a high level of lead found in testing done by Michigan Dept of Agriculture. FDA is in contact with the importer. Do not eat. Return to place of purchase. Product was sold in Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri & Colorado. Retailers please remove from shelves, Baraka Brand with UPC CODES 822514265566 & 822514265535 then place aside for pick up from a UBC company representative.
October 26, 2018