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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:

May

  • Calico Variety Fudge Tray Recall - May 25, 2022 - Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
  • Jif Peanut Butter Recall - May 21, 2022 - The JM Smucker Co. has announced that it is voluntarily recalling various Jif products due to potential salmonella contamination.
  • Cravn Flavor Frozen Pizzeria Style Crust Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza Recall - May 19, 2022 - Topco, Inc is initiating a recall for Cravn Flavor Frozen Pizzeria Style Crust Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza because the product may contain bacon that is contaminated with metal.
  • Skittles Gummies Recall - May 17, 2022 - Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC is issuing a recall on specific varieties of SKITTLES® Gummies due to potential presence of thin metal strand embedded in gummies or loose in the bag.
  • Life Savers Gummies Recall - May 14, 2022 - Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC is issuing a recall on specific varieties of Life Savers® Gummies due to potential presence of thin metal strand embedded in gummies or loose in the bag.
  • Planet Oat Ice Cream Recall - May 13, 2022 - HP Hood LLC is recalling a limited number of pint containers of Planet Oat Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Planet Oat Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert with a Best By date of 12/17/22.
  • Big Y White Sandwich Rolls Market Withdrawal - May 12, 2022 - Big Y is issuing a market withdrawal for Big Y White Sandwich Rolls because the packages may contain Country White Rolls which have sesame seeds on top.
  • Van Leeuwen Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk Non Dairy Ice Cream Recall - May 11, 2022Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY is recalling 2,185 frozen 14 oz pints of its non-dairy frozen dessert product "Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk” because it may contain undeclared specific trace of allergens (tree nuts – cashews and pistachios).
  • Kite Hill Dairy Free Almond Yogurt Market Withdrawal - May 2, 2022 - Kite Hill has issued a market withdrawal for Kite Hill Dairy Free Almond Yogurts due to isolated incidents of mold.

April

  • Elite Chocolate Recall - April 29, 2022 - Strauss Israel of Israel is voluntarily recalling the following Elite branded products: Elite Chocolate, Cakes, Wafers, Energy Grain Snacks, Energy Chocolate Rice Cakes, Chewing Gum and Toffee Candies, including all product codes currently on the US market.
  • Pure Harmony Dog Food Withdrawal - April 27, 2022 - Topco Associates is issuing a market withdrawal for one sell by date of each Pure Harmony Lamb, Pea and Chickpea Dry Dog Food and Pure Harmony Salmon, Pea and Chickpea Dry Dog Food due to the product being out-of-specification relating to an overly wet appearance.
  • Babyganics Chamomile Verbena Bubble Bath Recall - April 20, 2022 - Babyganics is recalling two lots of 20-ounce bottles of Babyganics® 20oz chamomile verbena bubble bath, due to the presence of the bacterium Pluralibacter gergoviae.
  • Culinary Tours Spanakopita Market Withdrawal - April 12, 2022 - Topco, Inc is recalling several lots codes of Culinary Tours Spanakopita because the product does not list parmesan cheese (which contains pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes) as an ingredient in the ingredient statement.
  • Kinder Mix Chocolate Treat Basket Recall - April 8, 2022 - Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. of Parsippany, New Jersey is recalling its Kinder ® Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium.
  • Big Y Roasted Red Pepper Family Size Hummus - April 5, 2022- Big Y is issuing a market withdrawal for a small amount of 20oz containers of Big Y Roasted Red Pepper Family Size Hummus with a sell-by date of 5/28/22 because some containers may have been labeled with a label for Cedar’s Red Pepper Hummus causing the product to contain an inaccurate ingredient statement and an inaccurate UPC code.
  • Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Crackers - April 4, 2022 - B&G Foods is recalling 1,855 cases of a single date code of 6 oz. Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers, with a “best by” date of SEP 05 2022, after learning that a limited number of the cracker boxes were inadvertently filled with foil wrapped pouches of animal shaped crackers, which contain egg and milk, allergens that are not declared on the box label.

March

  • Skippy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Recall  - March 31, 2022 - Skippy Foods, LLC is recalling a limited number of code dates of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter Spread due to the possibility that a limited number of jars may contain a small fragment of stainless steel from a piece of manufacturing equipment.
  • Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Recall  - March 31, 2022 - Unilever United States is voluntarily recalling two Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirants to the consumer level. An internal review showed slightly elevated levels of benzene in some product samples.
  • Barilla Traditional Sauce Withdrawal  - March 16, 2022 - Barilla America, Inc. is issuing a market withdrawal on a limited number of jars of Barilla Traditional Sauce due to the product being mislabeled on the back label.
  • Kite Hill Dairy Free Yogurt and Dip Withdrawal  - March 14, 2022 - Kite Hill has issued a market withdrawal for two best by dates of Kite Hill Dairy Free Almond Yogurt and Dips due to isolated incidents of mold. There is no known food safety concern with this product.
  • Full Circle Peanut Satay Sauce Withdrawal  - March 10, 2022 - Topco Associates has issued a market withdrawal for one sell-by date of Full Circle Peanut Satay Sauce because the product is spoiling causing the bottles to bulge and have an off flavor. There is no known food safety concern with this product.
  • Chobani Oat Barista Plain Milk Withdrawal  - March 8, 2022 - Chobani is issuing a market withdrawal for two best if used by dates of Chobani Oat Barista Plain Milk because the cartons may be bloating and leaking. This is not a food safety issue and no other products are being withdrawn at this time.

More Resources:

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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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