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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Current Recalls:

September

  • Culinary Tours and Naturally Good Kosher Brie Recall - September 30, 2022 - Old Europe Cheese, Inc. of Benton Harbor, MI is issuing a voluntary recall of its Brie and Camembert cheeses because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.
  • Promised Land Dairy Market Withdrawal Update - September 29, 2022 - Promised Land Dairy, LLC has expanded its voluntarily withdrawal of certain Best By code dates of extended shelf-life milks produced at their Colorado Springs, Colorado processing facility because they have experienced an elevated spoilage rate prior to their extended shelf life code dates and do not meet their strict quality standards.
  • Promised Land Dairy Market Withdrawal - September 27, 2022 - Promised Land Dairy, LLC has decided to voluntarily withdrawal certain Best By code dates of extended shelf-life milks produced at their Colorado Springs, Colorado processing facility because they have experienced an elevated spoilage rate prior to their extended shelf life code dates and do not meet their strict quality standards.
  • Just Like Moms Cole Slaw Market Withdrawal- September 20, 2022 - Big Y Foods is withdrawing Just Like Mom’s Cole Slaw due to a quality concern.

August

  • Kings Hawaiian Pretzel Buns Recall - August 12, 2022 - King’s Hawaiian is recalling various King’s Hawaiian Pretzel Buns out of an abundance of caution following a recall of an ingredient used in the pretzel products from one of its suppliers, Lyons Magnus. Lyons Magnus is recalling this ingredient due to the potential for it to cause microbial contamination including from the organisms Cronobacter sakazakii and Clostridium botulinum.
  • TopCare Digital Read Pregnancy Test Market Withdrawal - August 8, 2022 - Topco Associates has issued a market withdrawal for TopCare Digital Read Pregnancy Test 2ct boxes after regular testing discovered a readout error on the digital pregnancy test. It does not provide an inaccurate test result to the consumer. User will see a “book” icon symbolizing that it was unable to determine a test result.
  • Premier Protein Recall- August 2, 2022 - Lyons Magnus has issued a voluntary recall for various four pack containers of 11 FL OZ Premier Protein, due to the potential for microbial contamination, including from the organism Cronobacter sakazakii.

July

  • Vick's Children’s Botanical and PURE Zzz's Liquid Melatonin Market Withdrawal- July 29, 2022 - The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) is recalling all lots and date codes of Vicks Children’s Botanical and PURE Zzzs liquid melatonin products due to a regulatory classification issue.
  • TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Oral Laxative Solution Cherry Flavor Recall - July 22, 2022 - Topco Associates has issued a recall for 10 FL OZ (296 mL) bottles of TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Cherry Flavor, due to the presence of the pathogen Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens found in the product.
  • Natierra Organic Freeze-Dried Blueberries Recall - July 20, 2022 - BrandStorm Inc. announced it is recalling 2 lots of Natierra Organic Freeze-Dried Blueberry (lot #2021363-1, Best-by 12/2024 & lot #2022026-1 Best-by 1/2025) pouches because of the presence or potential presence of lead above the FDA's recommended limits; per the serving size specified on the nutritional facts panel.  The issue is isolated to these two batches.
  • Mt Viko Kassari Market Withdrawal - July 19, 2022 - Big Y has been notified by one of its suppliers of a market withdrawal for Mt Viko Kassari cheese portions due to a non-harmful mold or mold like substance.
  • TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Oral Laxative Solution Lemon Flavor Recall - July 15, 2022 - Topco Associates has issued a recall for 10 FL OZ (296 mL) bottles of TopCare Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor, due to the presence of the pathogen Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens found in the product.
  • TopCare Hydrogen Peroxide Recall - July 1, 2022 - Topco Associates has issued a recall for 16oz bottles of TopCare Hydrogen Peroxide due to traces of Isopropyl Alcohol found in the product.
  • Enjoy Life Product Recall - July 1, 2022 - Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC announced today a recall, out of an abundance of caution, of a limited quantity of a select list of baked snacks products due to the potential presence of hard plastic pieces. The company became aware of this issue as a result of internal quality assurance surveillance.

More Resources:

Both FSIS and FDA offer free recall email notifications. By clicking on the links on the FSIS and FDA recall pages, you can sign up for email notifications of all recalls. All you need is a valid email address.

Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp


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