Food Recalls

Official Message No.:111325-5-10-2022-RECL
Contact Info: Alan | 609-947-8595 |
Attachments: No

Please review the following message from Alan Talarsky, Environmental Scientist 4, Public Health and Food Protection Program, NJDOH regarding the following Class 1 Recalls issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:



1. Safeway Fresh Food, LLC, a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 717 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) Chicken Caesar Salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains anchovies, egg and wheat, known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. 

The RTE Chicken Caesar Salad products were produced April 19, 2022. The following product is subject to recall:

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40283” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distributors in Maryland and Virginia and then further distributed to retailers in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.                         

The problem was discovered when the producing establishment notified FSIS that it received a customer complaint that the product exhibited the incorrect ingredient statement label on the bottom of the bowl.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.  

FSIS is concerned that some product may in consumers’ refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Joseph Chayka, VP of Food Safety and Quality, Safeway Fresh Food, LLC, at 609-774-4796 or



2. Queen Bee LLC (Lovell, WY) issued a voluntary recall of candy products purchased within the last year. The voluntary recall impacts a variety of honey caramel candy products and chocolates that may contain undeclared allergens including tree nuts and dairy (milk).

The impacted products were sold at Queen Bee Gardens and were also distributed via retail, wholesale, and direct sales nationwide with production dates through April 26, 2022. The undeclared tree nut allergen issue was identified as part of a result of a routine food safety inspection and the incorrectly labeled milk and tree nut allergen was the result of a label review. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Tree Nuts (macadamia nuts, coconut, pecans, walnuts, almonds, and cashews) and dairy (milk) may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Affected products can be identified by the following PLU codes:

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture is working with the facility to contact retailers across the state to remove the affected products from their shelves and has been actively tracking products from this recall.

Consumers who purchased this product at Queen Bee Gardens can bring the affected product into the store for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-307-548-2818 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm MST, Monday through Friday to speak with the recall coordinator at Queen Bee LCC.



3. Dymski Pierogies dba Grandma’s Cuisine of East Stroudsburg, PA is recalling multiple varieties of frozen cheese-filled pierogis because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. 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.

Grandma’s Cuisine branded pierogis were distributed in Restaurant Depot chain stores and local retail stores in NY, NJ, and PA. Bernat’s branded pierogis were distributed to retail stores in MA. Golden Eagle brand pierogis were distributed to retail stores in NJ. Recalled product was distributed between April 2021 and April 2022.

The recalled products are sold in 1lb and 3lb plastic bags under the brands: Grandma’s Cuisine, Bernat’s, Golden Eagle. The affected products are listed below:

Product Name

UPC Code

Size/Net weight

Grandma’s Cuisine Potato-Cheese Pierogi

7 1375737813 0

3lb /3 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Potato & Cheese Pierogi

8 67355 0030 3

14oz (397 g) /1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Potato & Cheddar Cheese Pierogi

8 67355 00033 4

16 0z (454g) /1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Mini Potato-Cheddar Pierogi

7 05105 70390 9

3lb/3 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Potato-Cheddar-Jalapeno Pierogi

 8 67355 00043 3

16 oz (454g) / 1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Potato-Cheddar-Broccoli Pierogi

8 67355 00042 6

16oz (454g) / 1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Potato & American Cheese Pierogi

8 67355 00032 7

16oz (454g) / 1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Sweet Cheese Pierogi

0 67355 00034 5

16oz (454g) / 1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Cheese & Scallion Pierogi

8 67355 00040 2

16oz (454g) / 1 dozen

Grandma’s Cuisine Spinach-Feta Pierogi

8 67355 00037 2

14oz (397g) / 1 dozen

Bernat’s Potato & Cheese


16oz (450g)

Bernat’s Sweet Cheese


16oz (450g)

Bernat’s Potato, Cheddar & Broccoli


16oz (450g)

Bernat’s Spinach and Feta Cheese


16oz (450g)

Golden Eagle Potato and Cheese Pierogis

0 94922 10425 0


Golden Eagle Cheese Pierogis


14 oz

Golden Eagle Potato & American Cheese Pierogis

7 05105 70400 5

16 oz

Golden Eagle Sweet Cheese Pierogis


14 oz

Golden Eagle Potato & Cheddar Cheese Peirogies


16 oz (454 g)

Golden Eagle Spinach & Feta Pierogis


16 oz (454g)

Golden Eagle Potato & Cheddar Broccoli Peirogies

7 0510570470 8

16oz (454g)

Golden Eagle Cheese Scallion Pierogis


16oz (454g)

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of it.

Consumers who have purchased Grandma’s Cuisine, Golden Eagle or Bernat’s pierogis are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 570-421-0102 Mon.-Fri. 8am to 4pm EST.


4. Natural Organics, Inc., is voluntarily recalling four lots of NaturesPlus Keto Living Sugar Control Capsules 90 count, because it was found to contain gluten. People who have allergies to wheat or gluten run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products. Individuals with Gluten intolerance may experience minor to severe reactions after consuming this product. This could include upset stomach, diarrhea, fatigue, skin reactions and more.

It was discovered during routine testing that the product contains gluten. It was subsequently discovered that a raw material that is normally gluten free tested positive for gluten.

Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheatberries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham, KAMUT® khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale – a cross between wheat and rye.

The listed products were distributed nationwide to consumers, retail stores and to the following foreign countries: Kenya, Spain, Trinidad, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

The capsules are packaged in white jars and black caps; with labels having orange, white and black print bearing the product codes, lot numbers and “Best By” or “BBE” (Best Before End) dates are printed on the bottom of the bottle. The lots affected are:

There have been no reported incidents of illness or adverse reactions in connection with these products to date. No other Natural Organics, Inc. products are affected by this recall.

Natural Organics, Inc. has removed all affected products within existing inventory. This voluntary recall is announced in accord with FDA guidelines.

We are initiating recall notices to our accounts and consumers who received inventory of the recalled products with instructions for returning the recalled products and for notifying their customers of the recall.

Consumers who may have purchased affected lots of NaturesPlus Keto Living Sugar Control Capsules are advised to return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-645-9500, Monday – Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30pm EDT.


No action is required of local health departments at this time for any of these recalls. If any requests for assistance are received from either USDA or FDA, the Public Health and Food Protection Program will contact you. For additional information regarding warnings and recalls, please click on the weblink below.



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