Recalls and Alerts: July 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: Hy-Vee, Inc. recalls various Hy-Vee brand pizzas due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed at the Twin Cities Hy-Vee stores in New Hope, Oakdale, Lakeville, Brooklyn Park, Eagan and Savage, near the stores’ Italian departments and prepared-meal areas.

Allergy Alert: D & D Foods, Inc. recalls approximately 17,847 pounds of Hy-Vee brand pepperoni pizza products due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Stefano’s Foods, Inc. recalls SCREAMIN’ SICILIAN PIZZA CO. STROMBOLI SUPREMUS MAXIMUS PEPPERONI & ITALIAN SAUSAGE (18.5-oz. boxes containing two pieces; Enjoy by 2/19/2018; Lot code 70010117517) due to undeclared eggs.

Food Safety Recall/Outbreak Alert: Grande Produce (San Juan, TX) recalls Caribeña brand Maradol Papayas (shipped between July 10 and July 19, 2017; product of Mexico) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled papayas have been implicated in an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu illnesses. The outbreak has claimed one life so far, and sickened 47 people in 12 states. The recalled products were sold in a number of states, including California. The following retailers have alerted their customers to the recall alert: Aldi, Lucky Supermarkets, Save Mart Supermarkets and Walmart.


Allergy Alert: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Rocky Mountain Pies brand Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Crème Pie (737g; Product code 7 153; UPC 8 15360 01241 5) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was supplied to retail stores nationwide.

Allergy Alert: Alimentation Jean-Richard Caron inc. (Metro) recalls two products due to undeclared sesame seeds and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for product details.

Food Safety Alert (Update): Consumers are urged to avoid purchasing or eating certain products made using frozen raw raspberries, as the products may be contaminated with Norovirus. Please refer to the notice for additional details.


Allergy Alert (Germany): Ayyildiz Großhandel recalls AYYILDIZ brand “piquant seasoned soft”, “chili” and “Nacho” Corn products due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Uplegger Food Company GmbH recalls The Coconut Collaborative coconut-based yogurt alternatives (various flavors) due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Allergy Alert (UK): POE LIMITED recalls four products due to the presence of undeclared gluten or mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Eriksons recalls sliced, rimmed side pork due to possible Listeria contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Cameron Road (Tauranga) recalls Pak’nSave brand NZ Pork Roast (various weights; Use By 01.10.19) due to an incorrect ‘Use by’ date.

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.