May 12, 2024 – May 18, 2024 – 6 Recalls (6 FDA, 0 USDA)

Industries: Prepared Foods, Confections, Pet Food, Supplements, Nuts, and Dairy

Current FDA & USDA Recall Trends


Recall / Contributing Factor(s)

  • 5/18/24 – Various Confectionary Products – Potential Contamination with Salmonella.
    • “Palmer Candy was notified by its liquid coating supplier that there was a potential for contamination with salmonella from an ingredient that was potentially contaminated from one of their suppliers.” 1
  • 5/18/24 – Animal & Veterinary, Food & Beverages – Potential Presence of Loose Metal Pieces.
    • “FRANKLIN, Tenn., (May 17, 2024) – Mars Petcare US is voluntarily recalling 315 bags of PEDIGREE® Adult Complete Nutrition Grilled Steak & Vegetable Flavor Dry Dog Food in the 44 lb. bag size only, due to the potential presence of loose metal pieces in the bag.” 2
  • 5/17/24 – Food & Beverage – Saimin Noodles with Soup & Garnishes – May contain undeclared egg white powder.
    • “This frozen product is sold in ready-to-heat cups as noodles with a separate fish cake that contains the allergen in question. Consumers microwave to cook and add hot water. During Sun Noodle’s routine quality checks, our validation of supplier ingredients showed the use of egg white powder not disclosed on our labeling of the final assembled product. As a precautionary measure, we urge consumers who have purchased the S&S Cup Saimin to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.” 3
  • 5/17/24 – Food & Beverage – Chocolate Caramel Corn and Candy Tray – Possible Salmonella contamination.
    • “LUBBOCK, TX — May 17, 2024 — United Supermarkets is advising guests about a recall by its supplier Palmer Candy of its white coated confectionary items due to possible Salmonella Palmer Candy was notified by its liquid coating supplier that there was a potential for contamination with Salmonella from an ingredient that was potentially contaminated from one of their suppliers. The white coated confections items include Chocolate Caramel Corn and Candy Trays available for purchase at Albertsons Market, Amigos, Market Street and United stores in New Mexico and Texas. The FDA’s recall announcement can be found here.” 4
  • 5/17/24 – Food & Beverage – Macaroni Salad – Due to Unlabeled Wheat Allergen.
    • “Reser’s Fine Foods is voluntarily recalling a single item with a specific use by date, produced at a regional facility and distributed to ALDI. The product is the Aldi Deli Macaroni Salad 32 oz, with a Use By Date of Jun/03/24 due to an incorrect label. The incorrect label does not include an allergen callout for wheat.” 5
  • 5/13/24 – Food & Beverage – Organic Chia Seeds – Potential Presence of Salmonella.
    • “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 10, 2024 Natural Sourcing International is initiating a voluntary recall of one lot of Great Value Organic Black Chia Seeds 32 oz. due to the potential presence of Salmonella that may be in some of the finished products. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. While no adverse events associated with the products have been reported to date, products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution and because consumer safety is the company’s highest priority.” 6







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