It’s a summer full of sun, fun and…recalls? School’s out, the kiddos are clamoring for a treat and we’ve got a list of some of the most recent recalls for parents to take note of.

Before you bake a cake, blend a berry-filled smoothie, have a snack, make a veggie recipe, sauce your spaghetti or feed your kiddo, check out these food-related recalls.

Pillsbury Best Bread Flour

The FDA issued a recall (on Jun. 14) for two lots of Pillsbury Best Bread Flour in five-pound bags over E. coli concerns. Nearly 4,620 cases of the flour was shipped to retailers in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Visit the FDA’s website for specific UPC codes and use by dates.

King Arthur Flour

The flour, sold at Walmart and Target, was recalled on Jun. 13. The Unbleached All-Purpose Flour in five-pound bags was also recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. Click here for the FDA’s full list of recalled products and remedy options.

Private Selection Frozen Berries

Kroger recently announced a recall of the 16 and 48 ounce sizes of Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley and the 16 ounce size of Private Selection Frozen Blackberries. The products, manufactured by Townsend Farms, may have possible Hepatitis A contamination. Visit the FDA’s website for more information here.

Kirkland Three Berry Blend

Townsend Farms’ recall also extends to Kirkland Three Berry Blend products sold at Costco stores in select states. For more information visit the FDA’s recall page.

Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips

The FDA released a recall for Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips on Jun. 14 for an undeclared milk allergen. The products, which are listed on the FDA’s website here, were distributed in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Sprouts Farmers Market Cut Leaf Spinach

This FDA recall, which was issued on Jun. 17, includes Sprouts Farmers Market’s Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach, conventional and organic varieties. The spinach was recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes concerns. Get the FDA’s full recall details here.

Ragu Pasta Sauce

Mizkan America, Inc. recently announced a voluntary recall of select Ragu pasta sauces. While there are no reported injuries, the recalled products may contain fragments of plastic. Visit the recall release here for full information on recalled products and what to do if you have the affected sauce.

Ruiz Bacon Breakfast Wraps

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this recall on Jun. 14 for 246,514 pounds of frozen, not-ready-to-eat breakfast wraps. The wraps may contain extraneous products, which according to the USDA, are small rocks. Visit the USDA’s website here for more information.

Table 87 Frozen Pork and Beef Pizzas

The USDA’s recall for these frozen pizza products is an expansion of the initial Jun. 6 announcement. The pizzas were produced without federal inspection. Find a full list of products on the USDA’s website.

Peñafiel Unflavored Mineral Spring Water

Keurig Dr Pepper recently recalled Peñafiel unflavored mineral spring water after detecting arsenic levels in violation of the FDA’s bottled water standards. Visit the FDA’s website for a list of recalled products and remedies.

Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron

The FDA recently announced a recall for Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron. The nationwide recall of products, exclusively sold at Walmart, was issued for the potential presence of metal foreign material. The current recall includes products with the Lot Code C26EVFV and a “use by” date of Feb. 26, 2021. Click here for more information on what to do if you have this product.

—Erica Loop

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