Recalls and Alerts: March 25 – 28, 2018


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: First Source recalls Wegmans Yogurt Raisins (9-oz pkg; Best before 01/05/19; UPC 0 77890 31832 4) due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled product was sold in Wegmans Stores in MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA, and VA.

Allergy Alert: eBars LLC recalls various products due to undeclared peanuts and/or almonds. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed through Whole Foods in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, and through Kroger in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Texas, West Virginia, Michigan, Indiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, and Georgia, and were also distributed nationwide through ebars.com website.

Allergy Alert: Nine Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California recall some decorated (iced) cookies from the self-service cookie displays due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products and stores.

Allergy Alert: Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Inc. recalls various salad products due to undeclared seafood. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Kwik Trip, Inc. recalls Kitchen’s Cravings Premium Egg Salad Sandwich on Oat Multigrain Bread (Sell by dates of 3/25/18, 3/26/18, 3/27/18, 3/28/18, and 3/29/18; UPC 3977900079) due to undeclared fish or seafood. The recalled product was sold in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Food Safety Recall: Tony Downs Food Company, Inc. recalls approximately 96,384 pounds of chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials (hard plastic). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to retail stores nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Tamarack Inc. recalls Eclipse Kratom-containing powder products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Zappia Foods recalls various Zappia Marinara products because the products were manufactured without the benefit of inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Blue Ridge Beef recalls BRB Complete Raw Pet Food (2-lb frozen chubs; Lot #GA0131) due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was distributed in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and North Carolina.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Darwin’s Natural Pet Products recalls four production lots of its raw meals for dogs due to potential contamination with Salmonella and E. coli O128. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Outbreak Alert/Food Safety Recall: Erie Meat Products Ltd. recalls Druxy’s Fresh Deli Revolution brand Seasoned Cooked Roast Beef (variable weights; Best before 2018AL09) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of Druxy’s locations where the product was sold. CFIA advises the public that there have been reported illnesses that may be associated with the consumption of this product. Further lab testing is underway to confirm the link.

Outbreak Alert/Food Safety Recall: Erie Meat Products Ltd. recalls Harvest Creek brand Chicken Nuggets – Uncooked Breaded Cutlettes (2 x 1kg; Best before 18-OC-11; UPC 8 29810 93350 2) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, and Quebec, and may have been distributed in other provinces or territories. The recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. Information on the illness outbreak is available from the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Allergy Alert: Supermarché Samson P.A. (Laval, QC) recalls various ready-to-eat dishes due to undeclared sesame seeds, gluten, wheat, milk, soy, fish and eggs. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls Durra brand Mansaf Seasoning (70g; Lot 03; Best by 09/04/2019; UPC 6 251136 007096) due to undeclared sesame and gluten. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Ontario and Quebec.

Allergy Alert: Metro Ontario Inc. recalls Irresistibles brand Swedish Style Meatballs, fully cooked (680g; all lots; UPC 0 59749 88417 4) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was sold in Ontario.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Dhawaka brand Choco Kids Chocolat en poudre (180g; Lot #107; Best before 07/2018; UPC 6 194023 504707) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was sold in Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Restaurant le Palais Eagle (Montreal, QC) recalls Pain de poisson (all lots sold up to and including 23 March 2018) due to incorrect labeling (lack of instruction to keep product refrigerated).

Food Safety Recall: Marché Solaire (Montreal, QC) recalls Pain de poisson (all lots sold up to and including 23 March 2018) due to inadequate packaging and labeling (lack of instruction to keep product refrigerated).

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): LikeMeat Nordic recalls Organic Veggie Chicken Style Chunks (180g; Best before 12/12/2018) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Deluxe Wild Salmon with Dill Sauce and Deluxe Wild Salmon with Spinach (700g; All batches lacking English labeling) because the products contain allergens (gluten (Wheat), Egg, Fish, Milk, and Mustard) that are not indicated in English on the labels

Allergy Alert (UK): Interlink Direct Ltd recalls CEBU Dried Mangoes (100g; Best before 9 August 2019) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op Breaded Cod Fillets (270g; Use by 02 April 2018) due to undeclared mustard and milk.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Valsemøllen A/S recalls organic rough rye flour (1kg; Best before 29/01/2019/12 and 12/02/2019/08) due to ochratoxin levels above acceptable limits.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Eksotiske delikatesser A/S recalls Aioli (160g; Best before 19/04/2018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Escamar Seafood Oy recalls Apetit Kirjolohisuikaleet (300g; Use by 28.3., 29.3. and 30.3.2018) due to glass breakage.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Ittica Luciana S.r.l. recalls Clams (Tapes semidecussatus) (1 kg; Lot L570; Produced 18-3-2018 and 19-3-2018) due to presence of E. coli in excess of permitted levels.

Food Safety Recall (UK): AKM Foods Limited recalls Zaiqa GoGo Pan Masala Mouth Freshener products because they contain Rhodamine B. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Woolworths recalls WOOLWORTHS Macro Chinese Honey Soy Flavoured Tofu (200g; Use By 12 JUN 2018) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Go Farming Ltd recalls Go 2 Raw Milk brand raw (unpasteurized) drinking milk (1-L glass bottle; Batch Numbers 104, 105, 106, 107, 108 and 108b; Use by 19/3/18 to 28/3/18 inclusive) due to potential Campylobacter contamination.