Since 2019 started, there have been a number of recalls that may have consumers wondering what food is safe to consume. Here’s a look at all the food items that have been recalled over the last month.


Two recalls were issued for fish over the last few days. Richwell Group Inc. has recalled 55,300 pounds of frozen Sheat fish for an absence of a re-inspection at the time of import by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The fish was packaged in 14-ounce containers bearing the label Maxfield Seafood SHEAT FISH CA TREN KET.

Q’s American Best Trading Inc. also recalled 1,008 pounds of frozen Sheatfish for not being present at the time of re-inspection by the FSIS. The recalled fish was packaged in 14-ounce clear packages that were labeled as Q'S AMERICAN BEST AB CA TREN KET Sheatfish.


Several meat producers have recalled chicken products so far this year. Taylor Farms recalled 2,100 pounds of chicken that were improperly labeled as Chile Relleno and included an undeclared wheat allergen. The ready-to-eat chicken was HEB Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Alfredo & Chicken and featured a label that read HEB-MEAL SIMPLE CHILE RELLENO. The recalled chicken was produced from Jan. 25 to Jan. 30 and packaged in 10-ounce trays.

Pilgrim’s Pride recalled 58,020 pounds of breaded chicken for possible rubber contamination. The frozen chicken was produced on Jan. 4 and was sold in 20-pound boxes with eight clear bags. It was labeled as UNCOOKED POPCORN STYLE CHICKEN BREAST CHUNK FRITTERS WITH RIB MEAT and bear and establishment number of P-7091A in the USDA mark of inspection.

Tyson Foods recalled 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets that may have contained rubber. The panko chicken nuggets were produced on Nov. 26, 2018, and sold in 5-pound plastic bags. They were labeled as Tyson WHITE MEAT PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS with a BEST IF USED BY date of NOV 26 2019. Establishment number of the chicken was P-13556 inside the USDA mark of inspection.

Perdue Foods recalled 16,011 pounds of chicken nuggets due to misbranding that included an undeclared milk allergen. The recalled chicken was produced on Jan. 10 and sold in 12-ounce packages labeled as PERDUE Fun Shapes Chicken Breast Nuggets. The USE BY date is MAR 11 2019.


Frito-Lay recalled a small number of Stacy’s Simply Naked Pita Chips for an undeclared milk ingredient. The pita chips were sold in 7-1/3-ounce bags with a Use By date of 23 APR 2019. The manufacturing code of the recalled product is 65M127902, and the UPC code is 028400564632.

Dog Food

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has recalled select canned dog food for possible elevated levels of vitamin D. The products include several varieties of Prescription Diet and Science Diet canned dog food. Elevated levels of vitamin D can cause vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss. More serious health issues can also occur including renal failure.


Jac Vandenberg has recalled 1,727 cartons of fresh peaches, 1,207 cartons of fresh nectarines, and 365 cartons of fresh plums for possible Listeria contamination throughout several states in the U.S. Listeria can be serious and fatal in young children, elderly adults, and individuals with weakened immune systems.


Whole Foods Markets recalled various prepared food items in eight states that contained baby spinach due to a recall by Satur Farm. The baby spinach may have Salmonella contamination, which can cause fatal infections in young children, elderly adults, and individuals with weakened immune systems. 


General Mills has recalled its five-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached Flour for possible Salmonella contamination. The flour has a use by date of April 20, 2020. Consumers should not consume the flour and should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase.

Recall Round Up Several recalls for food and pet products have been issued all ready this year. A woman stands in a supermarket aisle June 11, 2009 in New York City. U.S. retail sales rose during the month of May, according to economists, though much of the increase came from rising gasoline prices. Photo: Getty Images/Chris Hondros