Recalls and Alerts: July 28 – August 1, 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: Vibrant Health Products (Abbotsford, B.C., Canada) recalls liveGfree Gluten Free Classic Soft White Hamburger Buns (11.3-ounce blue package; lot numbers ending in #0897) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was sold through certain ALDI stores from 4/13/2017 to 7/27/2017 in Arkansas, Washington D.C., Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

Food Safety Recall: JBS USA Inc. recalls CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF GROUND CHUCK 80% LEAN 20% FAT (2-lb. black Styrofoam plastic wrapped trays; Production date 7/15/17; case code 541640) because the product may contain shredded pieces of Styrofoam packaging. The recalled item was shipped to a distribution center in North Carolina for further distribution.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Man of Steel recalls Man of Steel 1 and Man of Steel 2 (4000mg; 175 lots, including expiration dates 10-17-18) due to undeclared Sildenafil.


Allergy Alert: First Spice Mixing Co. (CAN) Ltd. recalls CBS Mediterranean Breading 2 (25kg; Product code 701-311) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to restaurants, hotels and institutional customers in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Coopérative de solidarité de Rivière-Pentecôte recalls Spaghetti Sauce (500 mL and 1 L glass jars; all product sold up to July 28, 2017), because the product was not maintained under conditions of refrigeration.


Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Løgismose recalls Løgismose brand Whole Chicken (Best before 31/7-2017; Lot numbers 1719439961 and 1719931511) due to excessive Campylobacter.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Coop Danmark A/S recalls Coop Smag Forskellen brand  GEMELLI 4 COLOR pasta (500g; Best before 28/07/2019) due to insect pest contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Inismara Irish Mackerel Fillets (300g; Use by 02/07/2017) due to elevated levels of histamine.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Ready to Eat Ltd t/a Muscle Fuel recalls four meal types due to Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold throughout New Zealand online from the Muscle Fuel website.

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.