8 New Food Recalls You Should Know About Right Now
This weekend, a recall has been issued on a beloved snack from a popular consumer brand. Additionally, per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there are actually a number of products on recall that may affect the health of you, your family, and your pets. We've got the details you need.
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Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bites Sandwich Cookies
On Saturday, September 11, 25 cases of Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy sandwich cookies (inspired by the popular Little Debbie Nutty Buddy Wafer Bars), were recalled for undeclared pecans. The company says they were distributed through retail stores in some cities in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee.
The company says the Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy sandwich cookies are sold in individual pouches. The recalled units bear December 24, 2021 and December 25, 2021 as their best-by dates.
If you bought the recalled Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy snacks, the company advises you to call 1-800-422-4499 for a refund.
Dole Curly Leaf Parsley
On Friday, Dole recalled Curly Leaf Parsley with harvest dates of August 18, 2021, and August 19, 2021. The parsley was found to possibly contain a species of E. Coli that can cause gastrointestinal infection. It had been distributed to retailers in Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Missouri.
If you bought the Dole Curly Leaf Parsley affected by this recall, the company advises you to discard it and call the Dole Consumer Center at 1-800-356-3111 with questions.
If you're looking to use up parsley that wasn't affected by the Dole recall, take a peek at 10 Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes You Can Make in Minutes.
Weis Markets Crab Cake Meal
On September 2, Weis Markets, with approximately 200 stores in the Mid-Atlantic states, recalled their in-store crab cake meal for undeclared milk.
The affected crab cakes were sold in 15 Weis stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and West Virginia. The packages are stamped with best-by dates of August 25 through September 5.
If you purchased these Weis crab cakes, the company says you may call 1-866-999-9347 with questions.
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The Baking Institute Bakery Co. Carrot Cake
On September 2, the Illinois-based Baking Institute Bakery Co. recalled their Carrot Cake in six- and eight-inch rounds for possible undeclared walnuts, coconut, and milk. The company said the carrot cake had been distributed to retail stores in northern Illinois.
If you bought this carrot cake, the company says you may call 847-272-5900 to speak to a representative.
Banoful Top Orange Biscuits
On August 25, KBF Foods, Inc. of Queens, NY announced the recall of 8.11-ounce packages of Banoful Top Orange Biscuits for possible undeclared milk. They said the product, which is produced in United Arab Emirates, had been distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders and was stamped with the expiration date of June 14, 2022 and UPC code 8-941114-001427.
The company said you can return the biscuits to your place of purchase for a full refund, or call 646-714-4062 with questions.
Rocky Top Farms Cherry Butter
On August 26, Michigan-based Rocky Top Farms recalled 10-ounce jars of Cherry Butter fruit butter because the label had not mentioned the presence of milk.
The company said the recall affected all lots of the product, which were distributed nationwide through the company's website. They advised consumers to discard the product and contact the company at 231-350-0985 for a refund.
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Top Quality Dog Food's Beef HVM
If you're a pet parent who feeds your animal raw food, heads up: On August 26, Top Quality Dog Food announced a recall on their "Beef HVM" product (which stands for "healthy variety mix") due to possible Salmonella contamination. They stated that no illnesses had been reported to date.
They stated that the Beef HVM product had been distributed between July 27 and August 2 in Connecticut, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and South Carolina through mail order and direct delivery. The "Beef HVM" came in a one-pound package marked with lot number 071521.
They noted customers who purchased the affected product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or call 240-802-6601.
Jimbo's Bloody Mary Mix
It sounds like a possible recipe for late-summer brunch… but on August 24, Jimbo's Kitchen (which also does business as New England Cupboard) recalled Jimbo's Bloody Mary Mix sold in in standup, resealable pouches. The bloody mary mix recall was due to undeclared soy, wheat, and sulfites in the product.
The company said Jimbo's Bloody Mary Mix was manufactured between August 23, 2019 and August 23, 2021 and distributed to local retail and boutique stores, as well as sold wholesale, in Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
The company says consumers may call 207-848-4900 with questions.
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