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What did you buy? 10 recalls that impacted Ohio in 2017


Recalls of all types of products caused concern for people across Ohio this year.

Here are some of the recalls that impacted the state:

1. Smokeless tobacco products recalled in Ohio

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company has voluntarily recalled certain smokeless tobacco products after metal objects were found in select cans. The products were manufactured in an Illinois facility, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been notified. The products were distributed nationally. READ MORE HERE

2. Product recalled at Whole Foods in Ohio

A noodle product sold at Whole Foods in Ohio and several other states has been recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination. Veggie Noodle Co. of Texas is voluntarily recalling 62 cases of Butternut Spirals because it could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in some people. READ MORE HERE

3. Sargento, Meijer recall several cheese products

4. PetSmart recalls dog food contaminated with metal

PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one of its adult dog food products after metal was found in some cans. “Grreat Choice” Adult Dog Food was sold on PetSmart.com, Pet360.com, PetFoodDirect.com and in stores nationwide. The product, sold in 13.2 ounce cans between Oct. 10, 2016 and Feb. 7, could be contaminated with metal. READ MORE HERE

5. Pies recalled at Kroger stores in Ohio

Denver-based Legendary Baking is recalling its 34-ounce packages of Private Selection Salted Caramel Almond Pie, and the products were sold in Ohio stores. The almonds and eggs were listed under “may contains” instead of “contains,” according to a recall alert. READ HERE

6. Ohio company recalls pepperoni product

An Ohio company is recalling nearly 3,00 pounds of pepperoni product that may be contaminated. P&S Bakery Inc., based in Poland, Ohio, is recalling the pepperoni product that may be contaminated with “extraneous materials,” specifically clear meat casing utilized in food production. READ MORE

7. Sargento, Meijer recall several cheese products

Sargento Foods Inc. has recalled several of its products due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, and several cheese products sold at Meijer grocery stores were also impacted. Indiana-based Deutsch Kase Haus notified Sargento that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese they supplied to the company had been recalled due to the possible contamination. READ MORE

8. Kroger recalls nuts because of possible health risk

9. Aunt Jemima frozen food products recalled for possible contamination

A recall has been issued for several Aunt Jemima frozen food products. Pinnacle Foods Inc. is recalling all “Best By” dates of Aunt Jemima Frozen pancakes, Frozen Waffles and Frozen French Toast Slices. The products were distributed nationally due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. READ MORE

10. Lay’s chips recalled for potential Salmonella contamination

Frito-Lay has voluntarily recalled two of its brand of snacks, including its Jalapeño-flavored potato chips. The Jalapeno Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato have been recalled due to a potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. READ MORE

So, how do you find out if a product that you’ve purchased has been recalled? Check out the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission or the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, where information about recalls is regularly posted.

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