Recall Roundup: Chicken Salad Products, Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans, Cumin Powder, Macadamia Nuts and Maple Nut Candy

While Mars' recall of candy bars and other products across 55 countries was featured prominently in the news this week, it wasn't the only food industry recall over the last several days. Here is a recap of some of the other food-related recalls in the news over the past several days.

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While Mars' recall of candy bars and other products across 55 countries was featured prominently in the news this week, it wasn't the only food industry recall over the last several days.

This edition of the Recall Roundup takes a closer look at recalls involving chicken salad products, chocolate covered coffee beans, cumin powder, macadamia nuts and maple nut candy. Here's a short recap of each recall.

A news release published to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service website on Thursday announced that New York company Sally Sherman Foods was recalling just more than 3,000 pounds of chicken salad products due to potential listeria contamination.

According to the USDA FSIS news release:

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-4400” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributor locations in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

The problem was discovered due to in-plant sampling of products that confirmed positive for Lm. FSIS and the company have received no reports of illness due to consumption of these products.


According to a news release published to the FDA website earlier this week, Michigan-based Lipari Foods has enacted a voluntary recall of dark chocolate covered coffee beans. The FDA news release says the product contains undeclared almonds.

According to the FDA news release:

The products were distributed to retail stores throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Products were distributed under the following brand names Angeli Foods, Harding's Markets, Goosberries Fresh Food Market, Martha's Vineyard, Hollywood Market, Daniels Foods, Snook's Butcher Shoppe, Martin's, Holiday Market, The Purple Onion, Remke Market or as generic product without branding.


New Jersey company Best Foods Inc. has issued a recall on packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder due to the possible presence of undeclared peanuts, according to a FDA news release published earlier this week.

According to the FDA news release:

The recalled packages of Deer brand Cumin Powder were distributed in NY, CT, NJ, MA, PA, DE and VA and have reached consumers through retail stores.

The product comes in a clear and yellow plastic package, with no expiration dates and lots number. 7 ounce packages are marked with UPC number 714760027497and the 14 ounce packages are marked with UPC number 714760027503.


Marathon Ventures, Inc., this week announced this week it was recalling packages of raw macadamia nuts due to potential salmonella contamination, according to a news release published to the FDA website.

According to the FDA news release:

The recalled products were sold between July 2, 2015 and February 3, 2016, through grocery, foodservice, other retail outlets, and direct mail orders via company website nationwide.

The issue was brought to the Company's attention by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following a Salmonella positive product found during routine product sampling.


Illinois-based Rucker's Wholesale and Service Co., this week announced it was recalling Uncle Bucks and Cabela's Classic Candies Maple Nut candy due to undeclared peanut ingredients, according to a FDA news release.

According to the FDA news release:

The recalled Maple Nut candy was distributed nationwide in Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's stores.

The affected product is packaged in a 2.7oz, clear bag with paper header card, both brands are UPC 7 52545 07101 3. This includes all best by codes 010116 through 020117.

The recall was initiated following a consumer report of allergic reaction and Rucker's discovery that peanut was not listed as an ingredient.

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