Recall: Seven Alabamians report sickness from Gravel Ridge Farms Cage Free Large Eggs

Recalls Affecting Alabama Retailers


Sept. 8, 2018
Gravel Ridge Farms recalls Cage Free Eggs due to possible salmonella contamination
The eggs were distributed between  June 25 and Sept. 6 at 15 Alabama grocery stores in Birmingham, Mountain Brook, Homewood, Vestavia Hills, Eva, Hanceville, Cullman, Priceville, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa.

July 19, 2018
Flowers Foods issues voluntary recall on Mrs. Freshley’s and other brands of swiss rolls and Captain John Derst’s Old Fashioned Bread

July 17, 2018
Smithfield issues nationwide recall of Pepperoni Five Cheese Calzone that may contain hard plastic

June 14, 2018
FDA investigating multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections likely linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal
(Two Alabamians are among 73 people nationwide ill with this strain of salmonella. No deaths have been reported.)

  • Recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal have a “best if used by” date from June 14, 2018, through June 14, 2019. The “best if used by” date is on the box top.
  • The recalled 15.3 oz. Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal has a UPC code of 38000 39103. The recalled 23.0 oz. Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal has a UPC code of 38000 14810. The UPC code is on the bottom of the box.

June 19, 2018
Alabama added to the distribution list of states where pre-cut melons associated with foodborne illness have been sent.
(Alabama is one of 22 states to which the fruit medley products have been distributed. Alabama is NOT one of the seven states where illnesses have been reported.)

Sept. 2, 2017
Country Fresh Orlando LLC recalls diced bell pepper, vegetable kabobs, and creole and fajita mixed diced vegetables because of possible health risk
(Alabama is one of five states to which the products were distributed. No illnesses to date.)

April 26, 2016
CRF Frozen Foods recalls 15 frozen vegetable items due to possible health risk
(Alabama is one of 35 states to which the vegetables were distributed. No illnesses to date.)

Costco and Meijer recall frozen foods after Listeria outbreak (April 27, 2016)

April 18, 2016
Reser’s Fine Foods recalls 19 refrigerated salads due to listeria in onions used in the salads
(Alabama is one of the 29 states to which the salads were distributed. No illnesses to date.)

March 17, 2016
Bumble Bee voluntarily recalls three types of chunk light canned tuna. No reports of illnesses
(During routine visits, Alabama Department of Public Health inspectors will check to make certain product is removed from sale.)

March 11, 2016
Nestlé voluntarily recalls certain DiGiorno Pizzas, Lean Cuisine and Stouffer Products due to possible glass pieces; No injuries reported

Oct. 29, 2015
Hormel voluntarily recalls certain Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread due to possible metal pieces

Aug. 17, 2015
Montgomery to be one of 1st to see Blue Bell back on shelves

June 10, 2015
Blue Bell releases actions underway in response to FDA report

June 5, 2015
Listeria found in Blue Bell product from Sylacauga

June, 1, 2015
Blue Bell recall: Ice cream company announces agreement with state health officials

April 20, 2015
Blue Bell recalls all of its products
Products recalled were distributed to retail outlets, including food service accounts, convenience stores and supermarkets in Alabama and 22 other states. The products produced at all three Blue Bell plants, including its Sylacauga plant in Alabama, are involved in the recall. Retailers should remove all Blue Bell products from their shelves. Customers are instructed to return Blue Bell products to the store where purchased for a full refund. Blue Bell officials said the recall process could take up to three weeks to complete before more Blue Bell products will be ready to go back on retailer shelves.