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Archive for Health Alerts & Recalls

**Please note that not all alert and recall notices are listed below but can be found at the California Department of Public Health's website

Food Alerts and Recalls
2010

November 18 - SFDPH's response to Alcoholic Energy Drinks

November 17 - Ban on Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages

August 17 - CDPH warns consumers not to eat various brands of Wright County Shell Eggs

August 12 - Multistate Outbreak of Human Typhoid Fever Infections Associated with Frozen Mamey Fruit Pulp

August 6 - CDPH warned consumers not to eat Trans Formers Revenge of the Fallen™ Crunchy Candies (Spanish version)

2009

August 6 - Recall of approximately 825,769 pounds of ground beef products by Beef Packers, Inc. of Fresno due to possible Salmonella contamination (Retail Store List)

June 12 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Chulada Saladitos C/Chile (Salted Plums w/Chili) (Spanish version)

June 12 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat Dulces Beny Mega Pinta Labios Candy

June 6 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not to Eat SENG Chen PiMei Candy

March 30 - White and black pepper products from the company's Union City facility in the Bay Area have been associated with an outbreak of Salmonella

February 27 - Washington Firm Recalls Frozen Ground Chicken Products That May Contain Foreign Materials (Retail Store List)

January 23 - Recall of Products Containing Peanut Butter:Salmonella Typhimurium (CA DPH Investigation Report)

2008

October 8 - CO firm recalls frozen beef products due to possible E. Coli contamination (Retail Distribution List)

October 3 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not To Eat Hawthorn Candy

September 26 - Mr. Brown instant coffee and milk tea products are being recalled by King Car Food Industrial Co. Ltd

September 26 - CDPH Warned consumers not to eat any flavors of White Rabbit Candy (Retail Food Market List)

August 20 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not To Eat Lucky Country Aussie Style Soft Gourmet Licorice Black Candy  (Click here for Spanish)

August 12 - Recalled beef products from Nebraska have been distributed in CA (Retail Food Market List)

July 31 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not To Eat Huevines Confitados Sabor Chocolate Candy Imported From Mexico

July 31 - CDPH Warns Consumers Not To Eat Ego Hao Jin Bang Candy Imported From Malaysia

July 23 - Beef Packers, Inc. recalls approximately 1,560 lbs of beef cheek products potentailly contaminated with E. coli (Restaurant List)

July 9 - Lucky Green Trading, Inc Garden Grove, CA recalls Thai basil

July 9 - Salmolux Inc, WA, recall Wild Alaskan Smoked Salmon Nova Lox (Vons Locations)

June 18 -CDPH Warns Consumers Not To Eat QI CAI BANG Candy Imported From China

January 12 - Minnesota Firm Recalls Ground Beef Prducts Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination ( (Retail List))

Non-Food Consumer Alerts and Recalls
2008

December - Lead poisoning associated with water crocks reported by Orange County

October 16 - Use caution with ayurvedic products

August 12 - Children’s Board Skirts Recalled By Chelsea & Scott Ltd. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

July 24 - Horseshoe Magnets Recalled by Dowling Magnets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

July 24 - Pacific Science Supplies Recalls Magnets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

July 10 - Parragon Books Recalls Children's Necklaces Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

July 10 - Shoelace and Necklace Children's Charms Recalled by Action Products International Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

July 10 - Lip Gloss and Jewelry Sets Sold Exclusively at Wal-Mart Recalled by F.A.F. Inc. Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

July 3 - Children's Jewelry Recalled by Bead Bazaar USA Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

June 10 - The Children's Place Recalls Camouflage Pajama Sets Due to Excessive Lead

May 29 -QuinCrafts Children's Jewelry Recalled Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

May 22 - Floppy Friends Horse Toys Recalled by Toy Investments Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 22 - American Scientific Recalls Magnets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 22 - Sure Grip Paint Brushes Recalled by Early Childhood Resources Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 22 - Disney Store Recalls Tinker Bell Wands Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 22 - West Music Recalls Shaker Guiro Instruments Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 22 - United Scientific Recalls Magnets Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 22 - Disney Store Recalls Pirates of the Caribbean Sleeping Bags Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

May 20 - Master Toys & Novelties Inc. Recalls Little Rider Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard