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Food Allergy Recalls / Blount (Panera) Southwest Corn Chowder
« Last post by GoingNuts on June 28, 2022, 04:21:03 PM »
Wheat Allergy Alert: Blount Fine Foods
Blount Fine Foods Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Amount (a Single Lot) of Southwest Corn Chowder Due to Undeclared Wheat Allergen

Blount Fine Foods announced that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount (a single lot—2,569 cases total) of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder due to an undeclared wheat allergen. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder cups produced with lot number 042122-2K and “Use By” date of 6/30/22. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of select retail grocery stores; it is NOT sold at any Panera bakery-cafe. No consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall, as this product was discovered at a grocery store during the restocking process. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

This voluntary recall is limited only to 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder. No other Panera Bread, Panera at Home or Blount products are affected by this voluntary recall.

The recalled product is listed below. Consumers can find lot number and “Use By” date on the bottom of each package.

UPC Code   Item   “Use By” Date   Lot Number
077958690812   Panera Southwest Corn Chowder, 16oz   6/30/2022   042122-2K
 

A limited quantity of this product was distributed across 12 states which include: CA, IA, IL, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, OH, TX, VA, WA

Consumers can contact Blount Fine Foods Customer Care at 1-866-674-4519 for additional information Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM Eastern Standard Time. Additionally, consumers who have purchased the specific recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit www.blountfinefoods.com/recall for product reimbursement.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Anaphylaxis and OCD
« Last post by becca on June 28, 2022, 10:30:40 AM »
My daughter is now 22, but has dealt with anxiety, depression, and some OCD, and she has food allergies.  Her food allergies are not her biggest issue wrt to the ocd, which is rather mild.  She does take medication that has helped her a great deal with these issues, and has been in therapy few times.  I think Space has offered you great local resources.  I’m sorry your child and you are going through this.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Anaphylaxis and OCD
« Last post by hezzier on June 28, 2022, 09:28:25 AM »
You are dealing with so much!  I don't have any great advice for you, but this is an amazing community for support.

Is it possible to have some sort of team meeting with you and the doctors?  Or at least have the two confer with each other so that everyone is on the same plan?

You are doing an amazing job advocating for your son...stay strong!   :grouphug:
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Anaphylaxis and OCD
« Last post by Macabre on June 28, 2022, 01:40:53 AM »
I am sorry to just now be seeing this. I am in the US and deal with some OCD around animal dander myself. I know there are medications that can lessen OCD responses, but I've not looked into them yet. 

Spacecanada would know about resources far more than anyone else here.

I am so sorry you and your son are going through this. It is a lot to deal with. 

Big hugs. :grouphug:
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Food Allergy Recalls / Wawa Cold Brew Ice Cream Pints
« Last post by GoingNuts on June 21, 2022, 07:14:38 PM »
Peanut Allergy Alert: Royal Ice Cream Company
Royal Ice Cream Company Recalls Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream Pints Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen

Royal Ice Cream Company of Cleveland, Ohio is voluntarily recalling containers of Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream Pints with Best By Date: 04.Oct.2023 and Code Date: 22094 39-62 because they contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threating reaction if they consume this product.

Ice Cream
This is an example of how the stamped code may appear on the container. Time stamp on actual container may appear between 11:27 and 16:02.
The cup portion of the pint package identifies the product as Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream. The product inside the cup is chocolate ice cream with peanut butter swirl, which contains peanuts and is not identified on the ingredient label.

The affected mispackaged product was distributed only to Wawa stores located throughout: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The affected mispackaged product is being recalled from consumers, retail store shelves, back stock rooms, and warehouses. The affected mispackaged product is packaged in ONE PINT (473mL) paperboard cups labeled Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream with UPC code 7 26191 00351 3 located on the side of the cup in the information panel, and in combination with Best By Date: 04.Oct.2023 and Code Date: 22094 39-62 stamped on the bottom of the cup.

The recall relates only to the above mentioned mispackaged Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream Pints. No other Wawa ice cream products are affected by this recall.

No adverse reactions have been reported to date. The company is working in full cooperation with the FDA on this voluntary recall.

The recall was initiated by Royal Ice Cream Company after being notified by Wawa, Inc. that Wawa had received a consumer call about the mispackaged product. The consumer had purchased a Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream Pint and tasted peanut butter. Royal Ice Cream Company determined product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts in the ingredient statement on the container.

Consumers who have purchased the mispackaged ice cream with UPC code 7 26191 00351 3 located on the side of the cup in the information panel, and in combination with Best By Date: 04.Oct.2023 and Code Date: 22094 39-62 stamped on the bottom of the cup are urged to dispose of the product immediately and reach out to Wawa's Customer Service Department at https://www.wawa.com/contact or to contact http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls for more details.

For any questions, consumers are asked to call Royal Ice Cream Company at (216) 432-1144, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM EDT, or contact Wawa's Customer Service Department at https://www.wawa.com/contact.
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Main Discussion Board / Re: Anaphylaxis and OCD
« Last post by spacecanada on June 21, 2022, 04:05:04 PM »
Hi! I live on Vancouver Island too. I have a long list of allergies and idiopathic anaphylaxis.

I am really sorry to hear of your son’s struggles and the system failing you. I have some mental illness (PTSD) as a result of my anaphylactic allergies as well. I have gone through periods of fear, hyper vigilance, and food anxiety as well. I went through many years of therapy and eventually found that I also needed medication to better manage my illness and be able to eat better.

Are you on Facebook? There is a really great group of local allergy families there that can help navigate some of your challenges. It is called Metro Vancouver Anaphylaxis Group (MVAG). There are some specific local resources there that may be helpful.

Have you been referred to the allergy clinic at BC Children’s Hospital? There are some allergists there that can help with food fears.

What have you tried to help your son with these behaviours of avoidance, hyper vigilance, and fear? Has he had several severe reactions? Recently? Have you tried any type of therapy or medication to help?
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Main Discussion Board / Anaphylaxis and OCD
« Last post by acraisydaisy on June 21, 2022, 03:49:01 PM »
I am looking for support for my 11 year old son.  We live on Vancouver Island, BC., Canada.  I have been to the GP doctor, the allergiest, the pediatrician...and also spoke to a psychiatrist last year.  Everyone wants to medicate him for his anxiety and fears...and I get that.  Medication is useful - but he also has developed OCD and has become so hyper vigilant on his allergies....he obsessively washes to the point that his hands are dried, cracked and bleeding.  He won't touch surfaces, cupboard door handles or bathroom knobs.  Everything must be cleaned and I am working hard on not giving into this madness.  Counselling has explained that giving in to the OCD monster solidifies the connection of the fear to the action and make them harder to break.  So I get to watch my sons mental health madness alone...the crying and screaming and anger.  I do do somethings to help - because to leave him a lone to deal with so much anxiety is madness.  I can't seem to find anyone who can support him with the fear and the OCD and help him to get his brain unstuck. 

On top of that he has ADHD and some processing issues...along with sensory issues.  I tried to get him assessed to see if he was on the spectrum because his behaviours are just so stressful.  He has stims...vocal and some action ones.  He struggles to self regulate and be calm.  The only time he is calm is when he is sitting with his iPad, so I let him.  Escapism is not helping in the long run, I am seeing a whole other issue rising up....addiction.  Where does this bloody well stop!??  The support here is awful.  The GP wouldn't listen to me at all and was labeling it a phobia.  It took my sons Behavioral counsellor to call her and have a chat with her and she had the balls to say that it was the first time she was hearing about anything about my son's behaviour.  I requested to see a psychiatrist last year and my son spent 5 mins in a video chat with her and then he scuttled off because he got angry at her questions. Out of that 5 minutes she prescribed him something for his ADHD and anxiety.  Went to the pedicatrician for a check up and he read his notes about the psychiatrists appointment and said to not get that prescription and prescribed something else...no one is forwarding anything to the pharmacy and you can't just call in to these offices because you have to have an appointment to talk to anyone.  Messages get lost.  That was last spring....so November and December come along and my son is worse and is threatening to now commit suicide because he is sick of allergies and OCD.  The GP makes us wait 2 weeks to see her, the psychiatrist won't see him at all because he is unmedicated and the GP I am sure said something to the psychiatrist because they work hand in hand.  I joined an OCD group for support and well no one there is dealing with OCD to life threatening cross contamination of allergens.  What next!!????  I don't know where the blinkity blink I am going!  I am losing my freaking mind!!!  My son was freaking out today because his brother ate something yesterday in the kitchen that he is allergic too and can't seem to get it in his head that I have since cleaned the kitchen!!!  Like seriously....this is really getting to difficult to carry on with.  I am venting here...not suicidal.  I am sick of living like this! 
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888 Food Company Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg In Various Ho King and Giai Phat Products

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Company Announcement Date:
June 15, 2022
FDA Publish Date:
June 15, 2022
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Fish
Allergens
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared Egg
Company Name:
888 Food Company
Brand Name:
Ho King, Giai Phat
Product Description:
Fish and Shrimp Balls and Cakes
Company Announcement
888 Food Company in S. El Monte, CA is recalling Ho King Fish Ball, Ho King Fried Fish ball, Giai Phat Fried Fish Loaf, Giai Phat Fried Fish Cake, Giai Phat Fish Ball, Giai Phat Fried Fish Ball, Giai Phat Featherback Fish Ball, Giai Phat Fried Featherback Fish Ball, Giai Phat Shrimp Ball, and Giai Phat Cuttle Fish Ball because it may contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Recalled products were mainly distributed in California through distributor and direct delivery to retail stores.  Small portions of these products were distributed to retailers in Indiana and Illinois.

The recalled products are:

Product

Lot Numbers

Ho King Fried Fish Ball 10 oz   111451, 111521, 111801, 112151, 112221, 112361, 112441, 113621, 110112, 110252, 110672, 110952, 111232, 111372, 111442.
Ho King Fish Ball 11 oz   101451, 101731, 101881, 102011, 102151, 102291, 102431, 102851, 102991, 103271, 103411, 103551, 100042, 100182, 100332, 110392, 110532, 100602, 100742, 100882, 101232, 101302, 101442.
Giai Phat Fried Fish Loaf 10 oz   041231, 041301, 041441, 041581, 041721, 041791, 041931, 042001, 042071, 042211, 042281, 042351, 042421, 042491, 042561, 042631, 040701, 042981, 043051, 043121, 043401, 043611, 040032, 040102, 040172, 040242, 040382, 040452, 040522 040592, 040662, 040732, 040802, 040942, 041292, 041432.
Giai Phat Fried Fish Cake 12 oz   031231, 031301, 031371, 031441, 031511, 031581, 031651, 031721, 031791, 031871, 031931, 032001, 032071, 032141, 032211, 032281, 032351, 032421, 032491, 032561, 032631, 032701, 032771, 032841, 032911, 032981, 033191, 033261, 033331, 033471, 033541, 033611, 030032, 030102, 030172, 030242, 030312, 030382, 030452, 030522, 030592, 030662, 030732, 030802, 030872, 030942, 031012, 031082, 031152, 031222, 031292, 031362, 031432.
Giai Phat Fish Ball 11 oz   011451, 011591, 011661, 011731, 011801, 011881, 012011, 012151, 012221, 012291, 012361, 012431, 012641, 012711, 012571, 012851, 012991, 013061, 013131, 013201, 013271, 013341, 013411, 013481, 013551, 013621, 010442, 010112, 010182, 010332, 010462, 010532, 010602, 010672, 010742, 050812, 010882, 010952, 051022, 011162, 011232, 011302, 011372, 011442.
Giai Phat Fried Fish Ball 10 oz   7231241, 7231311, 7231381, 7231451, 7231521, 7231591, 7231661, 7231731, 7231801, 7231881, 7231941, 7232011, 7232081, 7232151, 7232291, 7232361, 7232431, 7232501, 7232571, 7232711, 7232781, 7212871, 7232921, 7232991, 7233021, 7233131, 7233201, 7233271, 7233341, 7233411, 7233481, 7233551, 7233621, 7230042, 7230112, 7230202, 7230252, 7230322, 7230392, 7230462, 7230532, 7220612, 7230682, 7230752, 7230822, 7230892, 7230962, 7231032, 7231102, 7231172, 7231302, 7231302, 7231452.
Giai Phat Featherback Fish Ball 11 oz   051451, 051591, 051661, 051731, 051801, 051881, 051941, 052011, 052081, 052151, 052221, 052291, 052361, 052431, 052641, 052711, 052571, 052781, 052851, 052991, 053061, 053131, 053201, 053271, 053341, 053411, 053551, 053621, 050042, 050112, 050182, 050252, 050332, 050392, 050462, 050532, 050602, 050672, 050742, 050812, 050882, 051022, 051092, 051162, 051232, 051372, 051442.
Giai Phat Fried Featherback Fish Ball 10 oz   7221241, 7221311, 7221381, 7221351, 7221521, 7221591, 7221661, 7221731, 7221801, 7221881, 7221941, 7222011, 7222081, 7222151, 7222291, 7222361, 7222431, 7222501, 7222571, 7222711, 7222781, 7222871, 7222921, 7222991, 7223021, 7223131, 7223201, 7223271, 7223341, 7223411, 7223481, 7223551, 7223621, 7220042, 7220112, 7220202, 7220252, 7220322, 7220392, 7220462, 7220532, 7220612, 7220682, 7220752, 7220822, 7220892, 7220962, 7221032, 7221102, 7221172, 7221302, 7221382,  7221452.
Giai Phat Shrimp Ball 7 oz   551521, 551731, 552081, 552221, 552571, 552781, 553201, 553481, 550042, 550182, 550462, 550742, 550952, 551092, 551442
Giai Phat Cuttle Fish Ball 8 oz   561591, 561941, 562291, 562361, 562641, 562851, 563271, 560532, 560812, 561022, 561302.
Lot numbers can be found at the upper right corner of the plastic bag.

A recall was initiated after receiving a consumer complaint of anaphylactic reaction.  Through investigation it was determined that the formulation of an ingredient was changed to include eggs.

Consumers whom have purchased the Ho King Fried Fish Ball are urged to return it to the retailers for a full refund.  Consumers with any questions may contact the company at 1-626-443- 9888, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Time.

Company Contact Information
Consumers:
 1-626-443- 9888
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Food Allergy Recalls / Gourmando Cafes Asparagus and Feta Sandwiches
« Last post by GoingNuts on June 14, 2022, 06:36:01 AM »
Gourmondo Cafes and Catering Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Asparagus and Feta Sandwich

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Company Announcement Date:
June 09, 2022
FDA Publish Date:
June 09, 2022
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared eggs
Company Name:
Gourmondo Co.
Brand Name:
Gourmondo Co.
Product Description:
Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches
Company Announcement
6/9/22, Gourmondo Co. of Seattle, WA is recalling “Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches” Net Weight 11.04 oz / 313 g with best bv dates of 6/5 and 6/7, due to undeclared egg (allergen). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Affected Gourmondo Co. “Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches” were distributed in Washington to Metropolitan Market stores on 6/1 & 6/3. UPC Code: 859266007984. This product has the Gourmondo label and wrapped in cellophane.

No illnesses have been reported to date regarding this issue.

During a routine inspection, WSDA discovered that a printing error on the stickers for the “Asparagus and Feta Sandwich” did not contain the sub ingredients for “mayonnaise”, one of which being whole eggs. Eggs were also omitted in the list of allergens on the mislabeled stickers.

Only 21 of these sandwiches were affected by this error, however, in our over-arching belief in safety and transparency, we are reporting this issue and recalling any product that may remain in inventory. As of the date of this writing, all affected products should show a “best buy” date of, or prior to, today and should already be slated for disposal.

Customers with an egg allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume the product and dispose of it or return it to their place of purchase for a full refund.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Should you require any further information regarding this recall. Please feel free to contact Gourmondo Co. directly at 206-587-0190 or by email at gourmondo@gourmondoco.com.

Again, a very small sampling of our product was affected by this printing error. We firmly believe that in our partnerships with our customers we provide them with all information that correlates with any products we may provide them. Customer safety is the top priority for our team at Gourmondo and we are happy to discuss this recall any further should you wish more information.

 

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Gourmondo Co.
 206-587-0190
 gourmondo@gourmondoco.com
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Food Allergy Recalls / Wilton Rainbow Sprinkle Mixes
« Last post by GoingNuts on June 07, 2022, 06:06:49 PM »
 Living with Food Allergies   View Menu  Allergy Alerts & Ingredient Notices   Milk Allergy Alert: Wilton Industries, Inc.
ALLERGY & INGREDIENTS ALERT
June 06, 2022
Milk Allergy Alert: Wilton Industries, Inc.
Wilton Brands Issues Allergy Alert on Possible Presence of Undeclared Milk in Two Sprinkle Products

Wilton Industries, Inc. of Naperville, Illinois is initiating a voluntary national recall of select lots of Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles And Rainbow Sprinkles Mix.

Although the product label does indicate that it may contain milk, this recall is being conducted because some samples of the product were found to contain milk.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The health and safety of our consumers is Wilton’s primary concern and Wilton is acting with the highest degree of caution and urgency to address this issue.

This recall is specific to the lot codes identified below. The lot codes can be found on the bottom of the container. Other lot codes on hand are safe and outside the limits of this recall.

RAINBOW CHIP CRUNCH SPRINKLES (710-5364) is distributed nationally through retail stores and ecommerce including www.wilton.com in the United States. This voluntary recall impacts lots 20294Z, 20314Z, 20345Z, 21013Z, 21022Z.
RAINBOW SPRINKLES MIX (710-0-0627) is distributed nationally through retail stores and ecommerce including www.wilton.com in the United States. This voluntary recall impacts lots 21005Z and 21111Z.
Consumers who have purchased these products should immediately dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. These products will be removed from shelves at several retailers and distributors nationwide.

All media inquiries can be directed to Wilton’s press room at pressroom@wilton.com or 630-212-2229.
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