Coffee#1 is recalling all of its Gluten and Dairy-free Hazelnut & Praline Brownies because the product contains milk. This means the product could pose a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk.
The FSA is today publishing a summary of those food incidents, handled between January and March 2016, that led to an alert being issued by the FSA to recall or withdraw products from sale. This quarterly list also includes information on investigations we supported relating to potential widespread risks from food poisoning and harmful contamination.
Costco Wholesale is updating its recall to include its Dr. Praeger's brand Frozen Organic Veggie Burger because the products might contain Listeria monoctyogenes. Listeria is a food bacterium that can cause food poisoning. The company has previously recalled its Organic by Nature brand Organic Vegetable Medley.
Lidl is recalling Bavarian Style Smoked Cheese with Ham, Bread Baking Mix and Milk Chocolate with Hazelnuts because they contain wheat, rye, barley (gluten), milk or hazelnuts which are not mentioned in English on the label. This makes the products a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to one of the above allergens.
We advise that bitter apricot kernels including the powdered forms should not be eaten. This is because a naturally-occurring substance in the kernels changes – after people eat the products – to cyanide. Our updated advice follows a recent evaluation by the European Food Safety Authority.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition is recalling certain packs of cat food pouches because there are high levels of iron present in the pet food as a result of an error by an ingredient supplier. Your cat should not eat an affected product. The FSA is issuing this product recall notice because we are responsible for animal feed regulations and the enforcement of pet food labelling through local authorities.
Costco Wholesale has recalled its Organic by Nature Organic Vegetable Medley as a precautionary measure due to possible listeria contamination. Listeria is a food bacterium that can cause food poisoning.
A company has applied to the FSA for DHA-rich oil to be approved for use in the European Union (EU) under the simplified approval procedure. The FSA’s independent expert committee has considered the company’s application and prepared a draft opinion. Views are wanted on the draft opinion before it is finalised by the committee.
The Advisory Committee for Novel Food and Processes (ACNFP) has reviewed an application from a company seeking authorisation for oil from Calanus Finmarchicus, a small marine crustacean, to be used as a novel food ingredient. The ACNFP, which is an independent committee of scientists appointed by the FSA, has completed its assessment and is now asking for comments on the draft opinion.