From mac and cheese to burgers, nuts and an assortment of sandwiches, a slew of food recalls in recent days and weeks have made it increasingly critical to recheck your pantry at home to make sure you don’t. carry any of the affected items. elements.
Below is a summary of the details associated with three new recalls. Including details of recall announcements, affected products and potential hazards associated with them.
3 food recalls to report
Recall of HQ Fine Foods sandwiches. This company has recalled 17 different sandwiches (which we identify here) and burgers following the discovery that they are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. It’s important to note that the affected packages could still be in many people’s kitchens, as they carry best before dates through February 22.
HQ Fine Foods has recalled sandwiches and burgers from Hygaard Fine Foods Ltd. as well as quality fast food brands, as you will see below. According to NewsFood Security, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) testing triggered the recall. And among the important facts about a Listeria infection to know:
This bacteria can actually survive refrigeration. Also, the infection can produce symptoms that might mimic other illnesses. A particularly worrying fact, in times of the Covid pandemic as well as the flu season. Symptoms may include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle pain, severe headache, and stiff neck.
Tiger Nuts Recall. Another of the food recalls of note was initiated by African Foodways Market, which we will discuss in more detail here, and which primarily affects shoppers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In addition, the action covers bags sold until November 18, 2021. Obviously, stop consuming or serving the product if it was purchased before this date.
The Tiger Nuts in the recall may not look or smell like they are spoiled. But they can lead to Salmonella infection if the pathogen is present. Symptoms of Salmonella include: Diarrhea for more than 3 days that does not improve; vomiting so much that you can’t hold in fluids; and signs of dehydration, such as infrequent urination, dry mouth and throat, and dizziness when standing up.
Huge Mac and Cheese Recall
Finally, Amy’s Kitchen in recent days announced a mac and cheese recall that includes 15,626 cases of Amy’s Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze, which equates to nearly 200,000 boxes. The problem is that these cans contain milk, a potential allergen that is not listed in the can’s ingredient list.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also share an official press release regarding this food recall on its website. A third-party lab tested the product and actually found traces of milk protein in the process. Note: This recall includes lot 60J0421 with UPC code 42272-00043 and an “expiration date” of 10/2023.
Amy’s Kitchen has contacted the FDA and is advising all customers and distributors to discard the recalled products.