Recent Food Recalls

Welcome to the Food Recall webpage. This page is maintained by the Environmental Health Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in order to provide consumers with the latest information about food recalls affecting the County. In addition to posting details about recalls on this page, Environmental Health actively follows up on reports of adulterated food, auditing retailers to ensure that all contaminated products have been removed from store's shelves. Please bookmark this page or follow us on twitter at LAPublicHealth for frequent updates.

Consumers who have any of these products in their possession should return the product to the place of purchase or see full press release for details for disposition.

If you believe that you became sick from eating or drinking something, you can file a Foodborne Illness complaint, or by calling 1-888-397-3993.

Food Recall Distribution Lists in Last 12 months

Food Recall in Last 60 days

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Think! and Interpac Technologies, Inc., Issue Voluntary Recall and Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Think! Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble Products

Company Announcement Date: January 28, 2021
FDA Publish Date: January 28, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement: Due to undeclared almonds and pecans
Company Name: think! and Interpac Technologies, Inc.
Brand Name: think!
Product Description: Protein fiber oatmeal farmer’s market berry crumble

think! and Interpac Technologies, Inc., of Woodland, California, a supplier of certain think! brand oatmeal products, have issued a voluntary recall on specific lots of think! Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble products which may inadvertently contain undeclared tree nuts, including almonds and pecans. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts, such as almonds and pecans, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled products.


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Potential Foreign Object Recall Lake Champlain Chocolates Issues Voluntary Recall on Selected Milk Chocolate Products

Company Announcement Date: January 16, 2021
FDA Publish Date: January 16, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages, Chocolate/Cocoa Product
Reason for Announcement: Potential Foreign Objects - Brittle Plastic Pieces
Company Name: Champlain Chocolate Company
Brand Name: Champlain Chocolate Company
Product Description: Select LLC Milk Chocolate Products

Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC) is issuing a public alert and a voluntary recall on select LCC milk chocolate products from a determined best-by date range for potential foreign objects. LCC is issuing this recall after a consumer reported finding brittle plastic pieces in a finished product. After initial investigations and out of an abundance of caution, LCC is voluntarily recalling all potential affected product currently on the market from July 2020 through January 2021. To date, no consumers have reported adverse health effects due to this contamination.


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Nestlé Prepared Foods Recalls Not-Ready-to-Eat Pepperoni Hot Pockets Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Class I Recall002-2021
Health Risk: HighJan 15, 2021
Congressional and Public Affairs
Spencer Pretecrum
(202) 720-9113
FSISpress@usda.gov

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2021– Nestlé Prepared Foods, a Mt. Sterling, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 762,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) pepperoni hot pockets product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.


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Lavva Voluntarily Recalls a Single Lot of Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt

Company Announcement Date: January 11, 2021
FDA Publish Date: January 11, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement: Potential for Mold
Company Name: EVR Foods Inc.
Brand Name: LAVVA
Product Description: Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt

Out of an abundance of caution, EVR Foods, INC, parent company to Lavva, is issuing a voluntary recall on its 5.3 ounce Blueberry Plant-Based Yogurt with expiration date 2/21/21. While this SKU and date code cleared strict quality assurance protocols, recent testing indicates a potential mold contamination. No other Lavva products are affected by the recall.


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Courage Production, LLC. Recalls Ready-to-Eat, Fully Cooked Polish Sausage Products due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

Class I Recall001-2021
Health Risk: HighJan 2, 2021
Distribution List PDF
Congressional and Public Affairs
Felicia Thompson
(202) 720-9113
FSISpress@usda.gov

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2021 – Courage Production, LLC., a Fairfield, Calif., establishment is recalling approximately 1,645 pounds of Ready-To-Eat, fully cooked Polish sausage products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk (mozzarella cheese), a known allergen that is not declared on the product label.


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Live Dungeness Crab (December 28, 2020)

The Quinault Tribe recalls 57,891 pounds of live or un-eviscerated Dungeness crab due to possible domoic acid contamination. Domoic acid is a naturally occurring toxin produced by certain types of algae and can be harmful to humans if contaminated shellfish is consumed. Domoic acid can cause amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) with symptoms including vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps within 24 hours of ingestion. In severe cases, ASP can cause permanent short-term memory loss.

All live or un-eviscerated Dungeness crab harvested from December 23 to December 28, 2020 from the Point Chehalis to Destruction Island GHPO056 zone by the Quinault Tribe are subject to recall.


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Perfect Pasta Inc. Recalls Frozen Meat and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

Class I Recall029-2020
Health Risk: HighDec 19, 2021
Distribution List PDF
En Español
Congressional and Public Affairs
Maribel Alonso
(202) 720-9113
FSISpress@usda.gov

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2020 - Perfect Pasta Inc., an Addison, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of heat treated not shelf stable frozen meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.


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Tesoros Trading Company Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk

Company Announcement Date: December 16, 2020
FDA Publish Date: December 16, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages, Vegetable Protein Product, Foodborne Illness
Reason for Announcement: Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name: Tesoros Trading Company
Brand Name: Trader Joe's
Product Description: Frozen Lightly Salted Edamame

Tesoro's Trading Co. from Las Vegas, NV is recalling certain codes of frozen "Trader Joe's Lightly Salted Edamame" because they have the potential to be contaminated 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. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.


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Nestlé Prepared Foods Recalls Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken Meal Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Class I Recall030-2020
Health Risk: HighDec 19, 2020
Congressional and Public Affairs
Maribel Alonso
(202) 720-9113
FSISpress@usda.gov

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2020 – Nestlé Prepared Foods, a Springville, Utah establishment, is recalling approximately 92,206 pounds of LEAN CUISINE Baked Chicken meal products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.


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Riverside Natural Foods LTD. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almond in "Good & Gather Banana Chocolate Chip Date & Nut Bar"

Company Announcement Date: November 23, 2020
FDA Publish Date: November 25, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages, Allergens
Reason for Announcement: Undeclared almonds
Company Name: Riverside Natural Foods
Brand Name: Good & Gather
Product Description: Banana Chocolate Chip Date & Nut Bar

Riverside Natural Foods, of Vaughan, ON is voluntarily recalling its 8 ounce packages of " Good & Gather Banana Chocolate Chip Date & Nut Bar " because they were improperly labelled and may contain undeclared almonds. The product is labelled to may contain tree nuts; however, people who have allergies to almonds may experience a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.


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Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Shrimp in Mislabeled Popcorn Chicken from 26 Whole Foods Market Stores

Company Announcement Date: November 23, 2020
FDA Publish Date: November 23, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement: Undeclared shellfish (shrimp)
Company Name: Whole Foods Market
Brand Name: Whole Foods Market
Product Description: Popcorn chicken with sweet chili sauce

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling packaged popcorn chicken with sweet chili sauce across 26 stores in Northern California and Reno, Nevada. The product is being recalled because it may contain undeclared shellfish (shrimp) that was not listed on the product label due to mislabeling. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.


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Fresh Express Recalls Limited Quantity of Expired Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme Due to Potential Health Risk

Company Announcement Date: November 17, 2020
FDA Publish Date: November 17, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages, Foodborne Illness
Reason for Announcement: Escherichia coli STEC 026 bacteria
Company Name: Fresh Express
Brand Name: Fresh Express
Product Description: Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme

Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of expired 10.5 oz. Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme with the Use-by Date of November 8, 2020 and Product Code S296 because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli STEC 026 bacteria. The recall is being executed out of an abundance of caution in the unlikely event the product, which is now 8 days past the Use-By Date, is still in stores or consumers’ homes. The recalled product was distributed primarily in Western and Southwestern U.S. states.


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Tanimura & Antle Voluntary Recalls Packaged Single Head Romaine Lettuce Due to Potential E. Coli 0157:H7 Contamination

Company Announcement Date: November 06, 2020
FDA Publish Date: November 06, 2020
Product Type: Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement: Possible contamination with E. Coli 0157:H7
Company Name: Tanimura & Antle Inc.
Brand Name: Tanimura & Antle
Product Description: Single head romaine lettuce

Out of an abundance of caution, Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling its packaged single head romaine lettuce under the Tanimura & Antle brand, labeled with a packed on date of 10/15/2020 or 10/16/2020, due to possible contamination with E. Coli 0157:H7. Packages contain a single head of romaine lettuce with the UPC number 0-27918-20314-9. No other products or pack dates are being recalled. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the recalled product.