Recalls and Alerts: November 27-29, 2021

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Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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United States

Allergy Alert: Calise & Sons Bakery, Inc. recalls Golden Flax Seed Scala Bread (Julian date 327; Sell by date 12-06) due to undeclared sesame.

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reports 17 additional cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in an outbreak for which the source still has not been determined. In all, 63 cases have been confirmed in British Columbia (26), Alberta (21), Saskatchewan (4), Manitoba (11) and Ontario (1), and three people have been hospitalized. The Ontario case reported having traveled to Alberta before becoming ill. Many of the outbreak victims reported having consumed fresh produce.

Food Safety Recall: Sungiven Foods Canada Inc. recalls  One Tang brand Bitter Apricot Kernel (180g; Date code 2023.JN.20; UPC 6 28546 00724 8) due to the presence of amygdalin, a natural toxin that can cause cyanide poisoning.

Food Safety Recall (Québec): Retailers recall certain sesame seeds due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Les Délices recalls Deli Centre brand Merlans en Gelée / Jellied Whiting (fish) (720g; Lot #309; Use by 23/01/2022) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (France): Viandes CLERMONT recalls CLERMONT brand Galantine de faisan à l’Armagnac / Pheasant galatine with Armagnac (~2.8 kg; Lot #3260119545; Use by 02/01/2022) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): McDonald’s recalls McDonald’s Sweet‘N’Sour Dip (25 ml; Best before 23.02.22) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): AVE – Absolute vegan Empire GmbH & Co. KG  recalls Vantasic Foods brand Schakaberry (100g; Lots I39123471, I38423471, J40123491; Best before 16.09.2022 & 01.10.2022) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U brand PAIN DE MIE GRANDES TRANCHES AUX CEREALES / Thick-sliced bread (550g; Lot #05221328; Use by 18/12/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SLIMANE FOIE GRAS recalls Slimane Foie Gras brand Confit de canards 2 cuisses / Duck confit, 2 legs (750g; All lots from 2110 to 2157; All Best before dates between 03/08/24 and 08/11/24) due to inadequate cooking.

Food Safety Recall (France): LENAJA DISTRIBUTION recalls LENAJA brand Onglet de Boeuf sous-vide / Beef diaphragm, vacuum-packed (~1.8 kg; Lot #213220315; Use by 09/12/2021; Product of Northern Ireland) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Mexma Food and REWE Group recall REWE Beste Wahl Weizen Tortillas / Wheat tortillas (432g, 6 x 25 cm; Lot #L521286; Best before 15/04/2022) due to possible foreign matter (transparent plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Ketókompaníið recalls multiple ice cream products due to concerns about food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Molino Sapignoli recalls Fioretto brand Farina di mais / wheat flour (1 kg; Lot #210249; Best before 01-10-2022) due to mycotoxin contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Of Tov recalls Jordan Salami Sausage (550g; Lot code 12383621 & 12413621; Use by 14.12.21 & 17.12.21, respectively) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of nylon) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: November 25-26, 2021

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Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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Canada

Food Safety Recall: Covic International Trading Inc. recalls Jongilpoom brand Enoki Mushroom (200g; All batch codes up to and including CE 179D; UPC 8 807076 000321) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Québec): Retailers recall Graines de sésame décortiquées biologiques / Organic hulled sesame seeds (Variable weights; Sold from August 2021 through November 2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected retailers.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Confit de canard 4 Cuisses / Duck confit – 4 thighs (1350g; All lots ending in E1900003; Best before 08/07/2025) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Intersnack SE recalls Chio-Chips Red Paprika (175g; Lot LGD 41 F 21.02.2022; Best before 21.02.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): AVE -Absolute Vegan Empire GmbH & Co. KG recalls Vantastic foods VANTASTIC SCHAKABERRY (100g; Best before 16.09.2022 & 01.10.2022) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands) PLUS recalls PLUS Stevige Crackers Kaas / Cheese crackers (175g; Best before 30-04-2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (UK): COOK Kitchen recalls Mango and Passionfruit Cheesecake (560g; Batch code 000001; Best before 07 March 2022) and Chocolate Almond Torte (600g; Batch code 000006; Best before 06 April 2022) due to undeclared wheat (gluten), almonds and soy.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Dr. Oetker GmbH recalls Schoko Ausstech Plätzchen / Chocolate cookie cutter (Lot #MHD: L169; Best before 02.2023) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Kerem GmbH recalls TAYN getrocknete Feigen / Dried figs (800g; Batch #090109697-11-24; Best before 10.10.2022) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Syltet ApS recalls Økologisk Kirsebærsauce / Organic cherry sauce (Best before 10.01.2023) due to potential fermentation and mold formation.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Fumoirs de Saintonge recalls Maison Peneau brand Truite fumée des Pyrénées (100g; Lot #217065 & 217056; Use by dates between 09/12/2021 and 10/12/2021 and between 06/12/2021 and 14/12/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Fumoirs de Saintonge recalls Maison Peneau brand Chutes de truite fumée / Smoked trout scraps (150g; Lot #217065 & 217056; Use by 26/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DALEXFRA INTERMARCHE recalls FABRICATION MAISON brand FARCE A LEGUMES / Vegetable stuffing (Sold by the kilo; Lot #PJ1316541857; Use by 21/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA, Lieferant Tillman’s Convenience GmbH recalls EDEKA Mini Schnitzel (400g; Lot 3732586; Best before 08.05.2022) due to foreign matter (red plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): The Proper Dairy Company recalls The Proper Dairy Company Irish Farm Halloumi (200g; Use by 16th February 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO DUCALE S.R.L. recalls STROLGHINO / Salame sausage (~200g; Lot #Z43S) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): MARCEL S.R.L. recalls TOBA DE PORC DRAG DE ROMÂNIA / Deli pork products (Lots 004091121 & 004121121 / Expiry dates 24.12.2021 & 27.12.2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Tony Trading GmbH recalls tony’s delight Sesame Ball (100g; Lot #121; Best before 30.09.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Importers recalls RTE Raw Pacific Oysters from Coffin Bay, South Australia (Harvested between 4 September 2021 and 16 November 2021; Product of Australia) due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): The Cottage recalls Persian Labneh (300g; BEST BEFORE dates from and including 25 NOV 2021 up to and including 28 APR 2022​) due to undeclared milk, sesame and soy.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Harris Farm Markets recalls Persian Fetta and Persian Fetta with Dill and Roasted Garlic (350g; All Best Before dates) due to undeclared sesame and soy.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Health Lab recalls three Health Lab Kids Varieties due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Atlas Fine Foods Pty Ltd recalls Shirreza Tahini (700g; Expiry EXP: 10.12.2022) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Formosa Foods Ltd recalls various Formosa Foods brand noodles and pastry products (All batches and dates) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Knoll Consultants & Investments Pty. Ltd. recalls Barossa Fine Foods brand Duck & Walnut Paté, Black Pepper Port Paté and Duck Terrine Paté (110g; Use by 17 Dec 2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: November 23-24, 2021

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Here is today’s list of food safety recalls, product withdrawals, allergy alerts and miscellaneous compliance issues. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices and company news releases that contain detailed information for each recall and alert.

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is participating in the investigation of an outbreak of 19 confirmed Salmonella Javiana infections. No source of the outbreak has yet been identified.

Allergy Alert: JFC International Inc. recalls Wel-Pac Shrimp Dashi No Moto powdered soup stock (1.75 oz; All Lots; UPC 0 11152 83660 7) due to undeclared fish (bonito, sardine, tuna).

Food Safety Recall: Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods recalls H-E-B Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (31.4-oz jars; Lot #22871; Best by 10/14/22) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Conagra Brands, Inc. recalls Birds Eye Broccoli Tots (12-oz pkgs; Lot codes 4715113020, 4715113720, 4715104220 & 4715105620; Best by NOV-10-2022, NOV-17-2022, AUG-11-2022 and AUG-12- 2022 & AUG-19-2022 and AUG-25- 2022, respectively) due to potential foreign matter (small rocks and fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Flagship Food Group recalls TJ Farms Select brand frozen cauliflower (Lot code 2077890089; UPC 75544000604-3; Imported from China) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Flying Fish Trading Inc. recalls Square Fish Cake (1 kg; Date code 22.09.08; UPC 8 809028 890486) and Assorted Fish Cake (1 kg; Date code 22.04.27; UPC 8 809028 891216) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Nature’s Pantry recalls Org hulled sesame seeds (Variable weights; All units sold from October 8, 2021 to November 16, 2021 inclusively; UPC starts with with 200516) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): MAZAAR SPRL recalls MAZAAR brand Mille D’Or pastry (640g; Best before dates from 23/11/2021 to 18/12/2021) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Cracker Spelt (Best before 9-4-2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): ISRASCAN/GymPoint EXPORT IMPORT recalls Vores Pitabrød, dybfrosne / Pita bread, frozen (440g; Lot #210627; Best before 27.12.2022) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Fumoirs de Saintonge recalls Maison Peneau brand Truite fumée des Pyrénées / Smoked trout (100g; Lot #217065; Use by dates between 09/12/2021 & 10/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Fumoirs de Saintonge recalls Maison Peneau brand Chutes de truite fumée / Smoked trout scraps (150g; Lot #217065; Use by 26/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Fromagerie Du Pré Verdot recalls Fromagerie Du Pré Verdot Metton à fondre cheese for melting (250g; Use by 19/11/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): REWE România recalls Cremă de păstrav condimentată / Spicy trout spread (150g; Lot #10112021; Expiry date 10.12.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Distributor recalls Select brand Shrimp-egg Noodles (454g; Best before December 1, 2022; Product of China) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Centre for Food Safety mandates recall of ready-to-eat raw Pacific oysters harvested in Coffin Bay, Australia, due to potential Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination. Please refer to notices posted November 23, 2021 and November 24, 2021 for additional details.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Fresh Food Enterprises recalls three varieties of IQ Bars due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.