Recalls and Alerts: April 24 – 27, 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: Soylent (Los Angeles, CA) recalls Soylent 1.8 powder (SKU: 1WK-V108; Lot #G7076PA, Expiration / Best Buy date 02/2018) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Phoenix Food, LLC (Canton, TX) recalls Jalapeño Bacon Dip Trio Mix (Lot codes K110420161, K111220161 & K111120161) due to potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning packet. Phoenix Food initiated the precautionary recall after learning of the recent recall of jalapeno powder by the supplier.

Food Safety Recall: Our Local Bounty (Rogue River, OR) recalls Farming Fish brand Organic Basil Pesto with Watercress (8.5 oz containers; UPC 7 23175 33586 8; enjoy or freeze by dates of 4/30/2017, 5/6/2017, 5/13/2017, and 5/20/2017) due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was sold in retail stores in Oregon.

Food Safety Recall (Update): McCain Foods USA, Inc. expands its earlier recall of frozen hash browns to include Wegman’s O’Brien Hash Browns (Production code date B161021; UPC 07789036523) following receipt of two additional consumer complaints of the hard plastic or rubber pieces. The Wegman’s product was distributed in the states of Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Food Safety Recall: Fineberg Packing Co., Inc. (Memphis, TN) recalls FINEBERG’S Finest Danish Brand BBQ Flavored Ham (14-lb package; Sell by date 03/26/2017; case code 17016) and Holly Brand hickory smoked fully cooked HAM (30.6-lb. boxes containing 2 vacuum-sealed packages; Case code 17016) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled items were shipped to distributors in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Food Safety Recall: Uncle John’s Pride, LLC. (Tampa, FL) recalls various ready-to-eat sausage products due to possible foreign matter contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for full details.

Food Safety Recall: WFSP Foods LLC (Decatur, AL) recalls various ready-to-eat chicken breast products due to possible undercooking. The recall was initiated following receipt of multiple customer complaints. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details. The recalled products were distributed to the food service industry, including via USFoods.

Food Safety Recall: Baptista’s Bakery Inc. recalls 7oz Blue Cheese Savory Twist product due to potential for Salmonella contamination. The Blue Cheese Savory twist item was included in the Houdini gift basket SKU# 55263-7 sold through with the SKU# 55263-7 and lot code LC446528.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Party Animal recalls Cocolicious Beef & Turkey dog food (13-oz can; Lot #0136E15204 04, best by July 2019) and Cocolicious Chicken & Beef dog food (13-oz can; Lot #0134E15 237 13, best by August 2019) due to potential presence of pentobarbital.


Food Safety Recall: Harlan Bakeries (Edmonton, AB) recalls various brands of pie and tart shells due to possible contamination with E. coli O121. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Rich Products of Canada Ltd. recalls Rich Products Corporation 7-oz. Pizza Dough Ball (12.9 kg; Product codes 77007016 – Use by 19/May/17, 77007045 – Use by 14/JUN/17, and 77007059 – Use by 28/JUN/17; UPC 0 00 49800 11267 4) and 18-oz Artisan-Style Pizza Dough Ball (12.2 kg; Product code 77007044 – Use by 12/Aug/17; UPC 0 00 49800 11269 8) due to possible contamination with E. coli O121.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Longo Brothers Fruit Market, Inc. recalls additional Longo’s brand ground meat products due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie & Pâtisserie Amiens (Montreal, QC) recalls various breads due to possible presence of wood particles. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Metro Pincourt (Pincourt, QC) recalls thawed Smoked Salmon (70g; All lots sold up to and including 26 April 2017) due to unsafe storage conditions.


Allergy Alert (Denmark): Asian Food Supply ApS recalls Thin Soy Sauce – Healthy Boy Brand (300 mL bottles and 700 mL bottles; All lot codes; All expiration dates) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Zelected Foods ApS recalls Spicy Nut Mix (140g; EAN 5 708229 125126) because the presence of wheat flour and soy is not highlighted on the label.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Snellmanin Kokkikartano Oy recalls Lasagne Bolognese (600g; Expiration date May 3, 2017) due to undeclared fish

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Al homsi Halmstad Mejeri och ost AB recalls Baladi cheese (Expiry dates up to 2017-03- 31) due to undeclared sesame seeds.

Allergy Alert (UK): Fazal’s recalls additional confectionery products due to undeclared wheat (gluten), and/or egg, and/or milk, and/or nuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Asda recalls Limited Edition Szechuan Chicken (400g; Use by 29 Apr 2017) due to undeclared barley.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Nanuk SA recalls R. Remmery brand Noix de St Jacques sauce au vin blanc (190g; Lot 101047; Expiration date 18/10/2017) due to an error in the expiration date on the product label.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): innocent Alps GmbH recalls innocent Super Smoothie Antioxidant (360 mL; Best before 27.05.2017) due to potential contamination with a piece of plastic.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Haak & Christ recalls various smoked fish products due to incorrect expiration dates on the product labels. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): The Centre for Food Safety has banned the import and sale within Hong Kong of a kind of prepackaged smoked salmon which might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The action follows the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in excess of legal limits in a sample of Grants Smokehouse Traditional Smoked Scottish Salmon (200g; Manufactured by MacKnight Ltd; Imported by Wilson Foods Intertrade (H.K.) Limited; Product of UK).

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.