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: Épicerie Claude Mathieu (Saint-Benjamin, QC) recalls Cretons au porc maison (Variable portion sizes; All product sold up to and including May 11, 2018; UPC 0260599003473) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall: Aliments Eduardo (Montreal, QC) recalls all products manufactured between December 27, 2017 and May 10, 2018, as the items were not manufactured under conditions that would assure they were safe for human consumption.
Food Safety Recall: Four Seasons Marketplace Inc. recalls Four Seasons Marketplace brand Apple Cider Smoked Salmon (Best before 2018MA23 and 2018MA29; UPC starts with 0204051) and Four Seasons Marketplace brand Vodka Smoked Salmon (Best before 2018MA 23; UPC starts with 0204028) because the products may permit growth of Clostridium botulinum. The recalled items were distributed to retailers in Ontario.
Food Safety Recall: Les Dépendances recalls Haute Montagne brand Reblochon de Savoie (AOP) au lait cru raw milk cheese (450-550g; All lots starting with 8CR; UPC 8 31014 00139 0) due to E. coli O26 contamination. Although no illnesses have been reported in Canada, there have been reports of illnesses in France associated with consumption of this product.
Food Safety Recall: Whole Foods Market recalls Whole Foods Market brand Reblochon Cheese “raw cow cheese” (variable package sizes; All “Packed On” dates from March 20, 2018 up to and including May 15, 2018; UPC starts with 0293524) due to E. coli O26 contamination. Although no illnesses have been reported in Canada, there have been reports of illnesses in France associated with consumption of this product.
Outbreak Alert/Food Safety Recalls (France): The Ministry of Health has confirmed seven severe cases of E. coli O26 illnesses in young children associated with consumption of a raw milk cheese manufactured in Cruseilles (Haute-Savoie) by Chabert. As a precaution, the company has recalled all production lots of Fromage AOP reblochon laitier au lait cru manufactured in its Cruseilles facility. Cheese manufactured in other production plants owned by Chabert are not affected by this recall. Please refer to the information posted on the government site for additional details. The recalled products were sold in France and exported to all of the following countries: Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Mali, Mauritius, Netherlands, Portugal, Roumania, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Harvest Basket Filled Potato Croquettes – Spinach & Mozarella and Harvest Basket Filled Potato Croquettes – Cream Cheese & Herbs (600g; All dates) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl Ireland recalls Harvest Basket Filled Potato Croquettes – Spinach & Mozarella and Harvest Basket Filled Potato Croquettes – Cream Cheese & Herbs (600g; All dates) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall (Czech Republic): IBK Trade s.r.o. recalls Fíky natural v balení / Figs (500g; Best before 31. 12. 2018; Product of Greece) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.
Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Food Company i Lidköping AB recalls various products due to potential Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.