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: Wegmans recalls Lotte Kancho Choco Biscuit (UPC 880106214481) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert: Lunds & Byerlys recalls L&B Israeli Couscous and L&B White Quinoa (both with Best by date of 2/11/19) due to undeclared wheat.
Allergy Alert: Saker ShopRites, Inc. recalls approximately 19,757 pounds of pork and chicken empanadas due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in New Jersey.
Allergy Alert: Weis Markets recalls pre-made Penne Pasta with Asiago Sauce and Grilled Chicken single serving meal due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert: East Eagle Food Trading Inc. recalls vegetable drink (450ml clear plastic bottle; Lot #20170513; UPC 6932496800748) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was distributed in New York State in retail stores.
Pet Food Safety Recall/Outbreak Alert: Arrow Reliance Inc. (d.b.a. Darwin’s Natural Pet Foods) recalls ZooLogics Duck with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41957) and ZooLogics Chicken with Vegetable Meals for Dogs (Lot #41567), after FDA confirms the presence of Salmonella in the products. This is the latest in a series of unpublicized recalls by the company. FDA is aware of six incidents of pets that became ill after eating a Darwin’s Natural meal, including one kitten that died as a result of a systemic Salmonella infection. The latest recall was triggered by a consumer complaint involving a dog that suffered from diarrhea over a nine month period as a result of a Salmonella infection.
Pet Food Safety Recall: Redbarn Pet Products, LLC recalls Redbarn’s 7-inch Bully Stick three pack (2.4-oz package; Expiry date code 112120ABC; UPC 7 85184 25105 8) after the Colorado Department of Agriculture found Salmonella in a sample of the product obtained at a retail location.
Allergy Alert: Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd. recalls Paldo brand Seaweed Snack products (see recall notice for complete list of Paldo products) and Lotte brand Kancho Choco Biscuit due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled products were distributed to retailers across Canada.
Allergy Alert: K.J. Foods Inc. recalls KJ Sweet & Sour Chicken with Rice (450g; UPC 6 28568 61004 4) and KJ Sesame Chicken with Rice (450g; UPC 6 28568 61002 0) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products were distributed to retailers in Ontario.
Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Varsovie inc. (Montreal, QC) recalls Smoked Atlantic Salmon, Sturgeon, and Smoked Mackerel (all products sold up to and including 13 February 2018) because these items were not prepared and processed in a manner that would ensure they were safe to eat.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls CAR BIO TORTILLA CHILI (125g; Lot #37332; Best by 28/06/2018) and CARREFOUR BIO TORTILLA CHIPS (125g; Lot #37332; Best by 28/06/2018) due to undeclared gluten.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): Amvrosia recalls Moussaka (380g) due to undeclared soybean oil, milk, wheat and eggs.
Allergy Alert (Germany): CLAUS Reformwaren Service Team GmbH recalls PURAL – Bio Mais-Chips Natur Family (200g; Best by 11.06.2018) due to undeclared gluten.
Allergy Alert (Germany): FZ Organic Food recalls various Trafo brand Tortilla Chips due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert (Germany): MAYKA Naturbackwaren GmbH recalls MAYKA Mais-Chips Paprika (125g; Best before 28.08.2018) due to undeclared gluten.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lidl Danmark K/S recalls Sondey Digestive Biscuits (400g; Best before 11.2018) due to possible presence of small, hard pieces of plastic.
Food Safety Recall (France): Layers recalls Layers Dried Figs (500g; Lot #090020881-11-362) due to elevated aflatoxin.
Food Safety Recall (Finland): Lidl Suomi Ky recalls Sondey Digestive Biscuits (400g; Best before 11.2018) due to possible presence of small, hard pieces of plastic.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wewalka GmbH Nfg. KG recalls chef select Blätterteig / Puff Pastry (275g; Best before 08.03.2018; Product of Austria) because the product may contain metal fragments.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): CULTIMER FRANCE – MOULE D’ARMOR recalls various Normandy Oysters due to possible Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Handelsgesellschaft mbH recalls RM Import Juicy Dates (400g; Best before 10.06.2018 and 28.01.2018) due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. The recalled dates may be associated with several cases of Hepatitis A infections in Denmark.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Quorn recalls Chilled Quorn Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice (400g; Use by 1 March 2018, 2 March 2018 and 3 March 2018) because the product may contain pieces of flexible rubber.
Food Safety Recall (UK): Quorn recalls Chilled Quorn Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice (400g; Use by 1 March 2018, 2 March 2018 and 3 March 2018) because the product may contain pieces of flexible rubber.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (Australia): Jasper and Myrtle extend their earlier recall to include Jasper + Myrtle bean to bar handmade dark chocolate PNG 66%, PNG 80%, Peru 66%, Nunu Black Opal, Wakame & Rock Salt, Spice Rum, Espresso, Brandy and Orange, Ginger and Coconut 70G (All best before dates) due to undeclared milk, tree nuts, sesame and seaweed.