Recalls and Alerts: August 13-15, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Allergy Alert: Fifth Season recalls Fifth Season brand Crunchy Sesame Salad Kit (Best by 16-AUG-2022 1 & 15-AUG-2022 0; UPC 52070008147) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall: Home Run Inn Frozen Foods recalls Home Run Inn CHICAGO’S PREMIUM PIZZERIA DELUXE SAUSAGE CLASSIC PIZZA (33.5 oz; Best by 12/03/22) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall: Albertsons Companies recalls 18 store-prepared items made with King’s Hawaiian pretzel rolls due to the potential for microbiological contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kraft Heinz recalls Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages (6.6 fl. oz. individual foil pouches packed in paperboard cartons; pouch manufacturing code 25JUN2023 WXX LYY ####) after diluted cleaning solution, which is used on food processing equipment, was inadvertently introduced into a production line at one of the company’s factories. Please refer to the recall notice for additional explanation regarding the manufacturing code.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut has now recorded 19 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis since March 31, 2022, in an outbreak whose origin remains undetermined. The victims live mainly in the Capital region and Zealand region.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Jay & Joy brand Joséphine : alternative végétale fermentée et affinée au lait d’amande / Vegetarian aged cheese substitute made from fermented almond milk (90g; Use by 21/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Eleveurs de la Champagne recalls multiple varieties of Volailles Champenoises brand Aile de poulet / Chicken wings due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Eleveurs de la Champagne recalls Prix futés brand Aile poulet à la mexicaine and Aile poulet au paprika / Mexican style chicken wings and Chicken wings with paprika (Lot 21625506; Multiple Use by dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): The Food Safety Authority recalls les Alpines brand Ecrou du fromager aux graines de fenugrec / Cheese hexagon with fenugreek seeds (140g; Lot 0709; Best before 21/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Monoprix recalls Monoprix brand Steak haché – viande hachée façon bouchère / Ground steak, butcher style (350g; Use by 16/08/2022) due to possible E. coli contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Fresh Pasta Premium Factory Ltd. recalls three cream sauces due to incorrect allergy labeling for presence of milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Rama Dairy Ltd recalls four cheese products due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: August 11-12, 2022

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The CDC reports 884 illnesses, 158 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in this year’s outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. Illnesses have been reported in 48 states and the District of Columbia.

Allergy Alert: EZ Noble Sushi recalls multiple sushi products sold at Geissler’s Supermarkets in Connecticut and Massachusetts due to undeclared eggs, wheat, and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: King’s Hawaiian recalls multiple lot codes of Pretzel Slider Buns, Pretzel Hamburger Buns and Pretzel Bites products following a recall of an ingredient used in the pretzel products from one of its suppliers, Lyons Magnus. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The Public Health Agency of Canada continues to track an outbreak of Cyclospora that has affected 283 individuals in five provinces. Eleven people have been hospitalized. No source of the outbreak has yet been determined.

Allergy Alert: A Taste of Ukraine Catering Ltd. recalls Taste of Ukraine brand Chicken Pelmeni (625g and 908g; Expiry dates 05/27/23 (both sizes) and 06/17/23 (625g size only)) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Tony’s Meats Ltd. recalls Crescent brand Pastrami (175g; Date code 22 OC 03; UPC 7 78086 00255 2) and Crescent brand Turkey Breast (175g; Date code 22 SE 20; UPC 7 78086 00258 3) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Norway): Norway’s Institute of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium in 18 people. All of the 13 outbreak victims who have been interviews so far reported having eaten watermelon in the few days before becoming ill. Most of the victims became ill during the period from the end of June to the middle of July 2022. Victims range in age from 1 year to 87 years, and 10 of the 18 victims are men.

Allergy Alert (France): MONDELEZ FRANCE SAS Mondelez International recalls LU – HEUDEBERT brand La Biscotte (96% de céréale) (300g; Lot OGV0522453; Best before 31/12/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to undeclared egg in Herbalife Deluxe Protein Bar Vanilla Almond (14x35g box; Lot G221666A; Expiry date 23/09/2022).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls LU – HEUDEBERT brand La Biscotte (96% de céréale) (300g; Lot OGV0522453; Best before 31/12/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cérélia Belgium recalls various brands of pancakes due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Eleveurs de la Champagne 51 recalls Douce France brand Aile de poulet / Chicken wings (6 pieces; Lot 21620206; Use by 15/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand TOMME CHEVRE FERMIERE / Goat cheese (Lots 229101, 230101 & 231101; Best before dates between 31/08/2022 and 14/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand CHEVRE FOUR FERMIER / Goat cheese (8 pieces; Lots 220338, 229101, 230101 & 231101; Best before dates between 27/08/2022 & 11/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand CHEVRE ENROBE FERMIER / Goat cheese (Lot 231101; Best before 11/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand HEXAGONE CENDRE FERMIER Cheese (Lots 229101, 230101 & 231101; Best before dates between 22/07/2022 and 11/ 08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand LINGOT GEANT CENDRE FERMIER Cheese log (Lots 229101, 230101 & 231101) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PUIGRENIER MONOPRIX recalls various MONOPRIX ground steak products due to E. coli O26 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PUIGRENIER recalls PUIGRENIER brand 8 STEAK HACHE ROND 150G 15% XXL VBF / Ground steak patties. 15% fat (150g; Lot 5222023682004; Use by 20/08/2022) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC des Alpines recalls Les Alpines brand goat cheeses (Lots 0710 to 0730; Best before 30/08/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Al Shalati Großhandel recalls Chtoura Garden – Ground Sesame Paste Tahina (400g; Best before 06.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Ella’s Kitchen recalls Ella’s Kitchen Banana and Vanilla Bread Pudding (4 x 80g; Batch codes L192 and L193; Best before 04/23; Product of Belgium) due to possible microbiological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Emmi Dessert Italia S.p.A. recalls Bontà Divina brand Tiramisu al Caffe’ (85g; Lots C27922 – D04922; Best before 31/08/2022 – 08/09/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (glass fragments).

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Grandi Salumfici Italiani S.p.A. recalls Conad brand Würstel puro suino / Pure pork sausage (250g; Lot 201022; Best before 20-10-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Hennart brand Tomme de chèvre fermière / Goat cheese (900g; Lot 229101; Best before 31/08/2022, 07/09/2022, 14/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cactus recalls Hausgemacht Cactus brand Edamer Wurscht BBQ / Sausage (3 pieces; Lot 303.22; Use by 26/08/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Axfood recalls Garant Ekologiskt nöt & fläsk (blandfärs) 18% / Ground beef and pork mix, 18% fat (500g; Batch 220808078; Best before 2022-08-17) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Asda recalls Asda White Lasagne Sauce (480g; Best before 03 February 2024) because of a possible microbiological contamination risk due to a production fault.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Cérélia recalls Abra-ca-Debora 6 Original Dutch Pancakes (375g; Batch 1000050799 & 1000050800; Best before 30 August 2022 & 01 September 2022, respectively) and Abra-ca-Debora 6 Sweet Dutch Pancakes (375g; Batch 1000050803 & 1000050804; Best before 30 August 2022 & 02 September 2022, respectively) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: August 9-10, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is continuing to investigate two separate Cyclospora outbreaks, totalling 83 illnesses. No food source has been identified in either outbreak.

Food Safety Recall Update: Lyons Magnus LLC expands its earlier recall to include additional nutritional and beverage products due to potential for microbial contamination, including Clostridium botulinum and Cronobacter sakazakii. Root cause analysis indicates that the products did not meet commercial sterility specifications. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Cuisine Centrale Prêt-à-Manger Inc. recalls Adonis brand All Dressed Mini Pizzas (144 count; Product code 4010272; Best before 22 OC 11, 22 OC 10, 22 OC 06, 22 SE 28, 22 SE 04, 22 AU 28, 22 AU 22) and Adonis brand Hot Dog Rolls (96 count; Product code 4010270; Best before 22 NO 12, 22 NO 08, 22 NO 01, 22 OC 27, 22 OC 15, 22 OC 12, 22 OC 04, 22 OC 01, 22 SE 30, 22 SE 17) due to undeclared pea protein.

Allergy Alert: Olde York Potato Chips recalls Circle K brand Classic Potato Chips (66g; Best before 2023 JA 11 1A8 21:45 to 2023 JA 11 1A8 23:10; UPC 1 94283 10103 2) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Amy’s Kitchen Inc. recalls Amy’s brand Vietnamese Banh Mi Wrap (156g; Batch codes 30F2422, 30E0622, 30D1122, 30B1422, 30J0121, 30I1721, 30H2721, 30G2321, 30F2521, 30E2821, 30D3021, 30D0921, 30D0221, 30B2621, 30B0521, 30L0420, 30J2320, 30J0220, 30-L199; UPC 0 42272 91238 4) due to undeclared mustard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Fa. Bleyer & Wichert GmbH & Co. KG recalls Kleine Rostbratwürstel / Small grilled sausages (350 g (14 x 25g); Lot 561; Use by 12.08.2022 – 25.09.2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): Linda McCartney recalls Linda McCartney 2 Vegetarian 1/4lb burgers (227g; Batch codes 20922, 21022 and 21122; Best before January 2024) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Asian Choice brand Seaweed Salad (225g; Expiry date 25/07/2023) due to possible Hepatitis E virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): MALI ASIAN MARKET recalls Asian Choice brand Seaweed Salad (225g; Expiry date 25/07/2023) due to possible Hepatitis E virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt and OKay recall Boni Selection brand Quatre-quarts (500g; Lots B179 – B180; Best before 27/8/2022 – 28/8/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Arla Oy recalls Arla Little Baby Organic 1 UHT (500 ml; Best before 29 October 2022) due to a packaging error that might result in product spoilage.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Raisio Oyj recalls Beanit®-härkäpapumuru umami / Broad-bean umami (250g; Expiry dates of August 25, 2022 and August 26, 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LAGUILLAUMIE recalls ARABI brand ALLUMETTES DE POULET / Chicken sticks (230g; Lot L2207005; Use by 18/08/2022 & 31/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FUMOIR prod’fish recalls prod’fish brand Saumon fumé Norvège prétranché / Sliced Norwegian smoked salmon (Lot 716158; Use by 09/08/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Loseld Distribution recalls Ronckier brand Fromage de Bergues cheese (All Lots; Use by 30/08/2022, 06/09/2022, and 23/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): RONCKIER JEAN-BERNARD recalls LAIT BATTU / Buttermilk (1 L; All lots) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC des Alpines recalls Les Alpines brand Crottins Ecrou du Fromager cendré Ecrou du fromager aux Graines de Fenugrec cheeses (Lot 0730; Use by 30/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIRIB LECLERC recalls Pavé de Saumon / Salmon steak (Lot Marine 9270A; Origin 2214252) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIRIB LECLERC recalls Brochettes de poulet marinée barbecue trad / Marinated chicken skewers (Lot 22194002; Use by 27/07/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Al Shalati Großhandel recalls Al Gota – Sesame Tahini (400g; Lot 1066; Expiry date 01.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Heinrich Aldag Altländer Fleisch – und Wurstwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls Putenzwiebelmettwurst SB / Turkey onion mettwurst (500g & 1000g; Lot 210722; Use by 10.08.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): OSSOLANO D.O.P. recalls FORMAGGIO OSSOLANO D.O.P. cheese (Lot 00054-34381 / ns. L 2186) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): TRS ASIAN FINEST FOODS recalls TRS Madras Hot Curry Powder (100g & 400g; All lots; Expiry date 06/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls Asian Choice brand Seaweed Salad (225g; Expiry date 25/07/2023) due to possible Hepatitis E virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection brand Quatre-quarts (500g; Lots B179 – B180; Best before 27/8/2022 – 28/8/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Aldi, Lidl and Mercadona recall multiple ice cream products due to foreign matter contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Jireh International Health Ltd recalls Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Almonds (100g; Best before February 28, 2023 & March 28, 2023; Product of Canada) and Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts (100g; Best before January 30, 2023 & March 8, 2023) due to undeclared milk and tree nuts (cashew, almond and/or hazelnuts).

Allergy Alert (Israel): Kedma Jerusalem Import 2002 Ltd. recalls “Almond fruit” cold-pressed almond puree (400g; Expiry date 06.2023) due to undeclared peanuts and sesame.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT and Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Middle East Ltd recalls Algota brand Halvah Tahini, Algota brand Halvah with Pistachio, and Algota brand Sesame Tahini (all packaging size variations; Batch codes 359 & 498; Products of Syria) due to possible Salmonella contamination. There have been reports of associated illness in New Zealand.