Recalls and Alerts: April 3 – 5, 2017

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: Food Evolution, LLC recalls Mediterranean Style Cous Cous Salad with Sweet Basil Dressing (12.01 oz; Use by date April 7, 2017) due to undeclared pecans. The recalled product was shipped to Roundy’s Supermarket locations in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Allergy Alert: Dream® brand (Lake Success, NY) reinforces to its customers that the Dream® plant-based, chocolate-coated frozen desserts listed in its Public Alert notice have been found to contain milk. The products are safe for consumers who do not have an allergy to milk, and have not been recalled. Consumers who believe they may be allergic to milk should consult the notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. recalls Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans (best-by dates 03/21/17 through 4/5/17 only; UPC number 20818400000) because they may contain undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of the 15 Wegmans stores in New York State where the product was sold.

Food Safety Recall: ALDIin cooperation with Lakeside Foods, Inc., recalls Season’s Choice Frozen Sweet Peas (16 oz bag; Expiry date 08/2018; UPC 041498164294; several different packaging codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The frozen peas were sold in ALDI supermarkets in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky,  Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.


Allergy Alert (Update): La Cie McCormick Canada recalls Thai Kitchen brand Original Pad Thai Stir-fry Sauce (236 mL; UPC 7 37628 00510 9; Best before 2018JN27) due to undeclared peanut. The Allergy Alert was updated to reflect national distribution of the recalled product. The recalled stir-fry sauce was sold in Giant Tiger stores.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Central Smith Creamery recalls Wholesome Farms brand Strawberry Sundae Cup (individual 115ml cups and case of 48 cups; code on individual cups is 03204; code on case is 7382200018032042 2/1/17; UPC (case only) 00074865915038) after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency finds Listeria monocytogenes in the product. The original recall was updated to add the Strawberry flavour. Recalled Sundae Cups were distributed to food service sector customers in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec and possibly nationwide. No illnesses have been reported.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. recalls Robin Hood brand All Purpose Flour, Original (10 kg; Production code 6 291 548; Best before 2018 AL 17; UPC 0 59000 01652 8) due to contamination with E. coli O121. The recall was expanded to advise that the distribution of the product is nationwide. This product has been linked to one reported illness.


Allergy Alert (Belgium): Eastern Fish recalls Golden Seafood brand Peeled Shrimp (450g; Best before 02/05/2018; Lot #VN200V137) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was sold at Alki stores (see recall notice for a complete list of affected stores).

Allergy Alert (UK): Krunchi Foods recalls Krunchi Egg Free Cake Rusk, Krunchi Cake Rusk Soonfi and Krunchi Cake Rusk Original (283g pack size; All batch codes; All best by dates) due to undeclared egg, wheat and milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Finest Crab & Chilli Linguine (350g; Use by 5 April 2017) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Danish Bottling Company A/S recalls AQUAvand bottled water (2L bottle; Expiry dates 25/03/2019, 26/03/2019, 27/03/2019 and 28/03/2019) due to high bacterial counts. The recalled water was sold in NETTO stores across Denmark.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Midsona Danmark A/S recalls Grøn Balance økologisk Mysli Bær og Kerner/Green Balance organic muesli berries and grain (650g; Best before 30/08/2017; Lot #30.08.2017 L0) due to a risk of broken glass in the product. The recalled product was sold in MENY, KIWI, SPAR, Min Købmand, Letkøb, drugstores and convenience stores across Denmark.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): The importer, Diplomat, warns consumers that certain MESTEMACHER breads may contain undeclared soy, sesame, nuts, or milk. Please refer to the public notice for a complete list of affected products. Consumers who are not sensitive to these foods can consume the indicated breads without risk to health.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Organix recalls Organix Finger Foods Baby Biscuits due to a potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products and distribution information.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall website.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.