Food recalls hit Karoun Dairies’ cheeses; Greek yogurt parfaits sold at Starbucks
Cheeses might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The yogurt might contain undeclared almonds.
Karoun Dairies Inc., San Fernando, Calif., announced this week that it is voluntarily recalling a variety of cheeses it distributes due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, no product has tested positive for Listeria but in view of the association with listeriosis cases Karoun Dairies Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall in the interest of protecting public health.
The products are vacuum-packed in jars or in pails under the following brands: Karoun, Arz, Gopi, Queso Del Valle, Central Valley Creamery, Gopi and Yanni. Weights vary from 5 ounces to 30 pounds.
The products being recalled were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts and supermarkets in the U.S. Consumers can find UPC code and use by dates on each package.See the affected codes here.
Greek yogurt parfaits sold at Starbucks might contain undeclared almonds
Greencore USA Inc. North Kingston, Rhode Island, this week voluntarily recalled approximately 379 pounds (997 individual parfaits) of Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola parfaits because the product may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola products were produced on Sept. 21 and distributed to approximately 266 Starbucks retail stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine. No other regions are affected. To date, the company has not received reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products, and all affected product has been removed from stores.
The following product is subject to recall:
6.1-ounce Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola, (UPC: 7 6211107474 4, 'enjoy by 9/24'). This isolated issue affects only this date code of product.
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration