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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Allergy Alert: Ottogi America, Inc. recalls Rice cake soup food (6.4 oz; Expiration date June 20th 2018) due to undeclared milk.
Pet Food Safety Recall: JustFoodForDogs recalls Beef & Russet Potato, Fish & Sweet Potato and Turducken dog food meals (all sizes; Best by 11/01/18 through 01/14/19) due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. No confirmed listeriosis has been reported but there have been reports of short-term symptoms in some dogs (diarrhea and vomiting). Lab tests confirm Listeria monocytogenes in green beans purchased from a restaurant supply distributor and used in the recalled foods.
Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Break Ventures/California Basics recalls Zero for Him Dietary Supplement (150 ct; Lot#1010-638; Expiration date November 2020) due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed nationally through Amazon.
Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Te Chang Food Tofu Tranches – saveur de barbecue (350g; all lots; UPC 4 710189 810203) and Te Chang Food Satay Sauce Bean Curd (70g; all lots; UPC 4 710189 041201) due to undeclared peanut and sesame. The recalled products were sold by retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec, and may have been distributed nationally.
Allergy Alert: Alimentation Ste-Brigitte (Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval) recalls Sous-marin / Submarine (All product sold up to January 19, 2018) due to undeclared mustard seeds, soy and wheat.
Food Safety Recall: Fermes Morgan (Montcalm, QC) recalls Ragoût de canard / Duck stew (500 mL or 1 liter; All expiration dates up to and including December 5, 2018) due to inadequate processing.
Food Safety Recall (Update): Imperial Caviar & Seafood recalls Imperial Caviar & Seafood Whitefish Roe (50g; Lot #14017-01; Best before 29-MAI-2018; UPC 1 86866 90027 9) because the product may support growth of Clostridium botulinum. The recalled product was sold by retailers in Ontario and Quebec, and may have been distributed nationally.
Food Safety Recall: Kikumbia Pharmaceuticals Ltd. recalls The Village Cheese Company brand Raw Milk Cheddar Cheese (0.164 Kg; Vat E#22-17; Best before 201FE16, 2018FE17, 2018FE18, 2018MR08, 2018MR09, 2018MR14, 2018MR30, 2018AP25, 2018MA15, 2018MA16, 2018MA17, 2018MA25, 2018JN06; UPC 0245201 707369) due to Staphylococcus aureus contamination. The recalled products were sold by retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Yukon.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Kohberg Bakery Group A/S recalls Softkernerugbrød (1000g; Sold 19.01.18) and Aktiv protein brød (600g; Best before 25/01/18) because the products may be contaminated with refrigerant.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (Australia): ABC Sales & Marketing Pty Ltd recalls Various Mamee Rice Sticks and Snacks due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected products.
Allergy Alert (Australia): Simplot Australia recalls Leggo’s Basil Pesto (190g; Best before 1 12 19 08164) due to undeclared cashew nuts.
Allergy Alert (Australia): Coles recalls Coles Potato Salad (250g; Use By 27 JAN 2018) due to undeclared gluten.