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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 Big Y Locations especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Recall: a situation in which exposure will, may, or may not cause adverse health consequences. Detail of the recalled product consequences is listed within each posted product recall.

Market Withdrawal: occurs when a product has a minor concern that would not be subject to FDA nor USDA legal action. For example, if a product did not have the correct consistency or color and did not meet the company's quality expectations.

Consumer Advisories: a situation in which there is a known by the FDA or USDA reasonable probability that the use of or exposure to a product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death. The situation has not been announced to the public by FDA nor USDA yet as a Recall.


Maggie’s Farm Bed Bug and Flea Killer Recall
May 30, 2023

Maggie’s Farm is recalling Maggie’s Farm Bed Bug and Flea Killer in aerosol cans due the potential that the cans may burst.

Van Leeuwen Brown Sugar Chunk Ice Cream Recall
May 24, 2023

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY is voluntarily recalling 4,096 frozen 14 oz pints of its French Ice Cream product "Brown Sugar Chunk" because it contains an undeclared allergen, walnuts.

Hu Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bar Recall
May 19, 2023

Hu Products is recalling a single production lot of Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bars (2.1 oz bar) because some packages may potentially contain undeclared hazelnut, cashew, and/or almond that were inadvertently added to the product during manufacturing.

Chang Farm Bean Sprouts Recall
May 5, 2023

Chang Farm is issuing a recall of Mung Bean Sprouts; all 12 oz retail bags packaged on April 23rd, 2023, produced by Chang Farm, with the specific sell-by date of May 7th, 2023 because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes (L. Monocytogenes) contamination.

ZonePerfect Fudge Graham Bars Recall
March 29, 2023

Abbott is recalling a single lot of ZonePerfect Fudge Graham Bars due to the potential presence of foreign material, white plastic pieces, in a small number of bars.

Impossible Chicken Nuggets & Wild Nuggies Recall
March 17, 2023

Impossible Foods is recalling a small number of two varieties of Impossible chicken nuggets due to the possibility that the product may contain small pieces of wood.

Drano Hair Buster Gel Recall
March 7, 2023

SC Johnson is recalling Drano Hair Buster Gel due to a small percentage of bottles may be present with potential leakage or minor product residue on the outside of the bottles.

Lay’s Classic Potato Chips Recall
May 4, 2023

Frito-Lay today issued a voluntary recall of a limited number – 146 bags – of 13 oz. and 15 5/8 oz. of Lay’s Classic Potato Chips that may contain undeclared milk ingredients from sour cream and onion potato chips.

Market Withdrawals

Consumer Advisories

None at this time.

More Resources:

Recalls Background and Definitions | FDA 

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