Recalls and Alerts: May 21 – 23, 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: Melanie Wholesale Inc. recalls Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor (17.6 oz/500g pkg; UPC 4770049082126) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Melanie Wholesale Inc. recalls Melanie Liubitelskie Cookies (17.6 oz/500g pkg; UPC 4770049011188) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall: Ziyad Brothers Importing recalls Tahini Sesame Paste (various pkg sizes and formats; various lot codes and UPCs) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Safety Recall: Lake Michigan Distilling Company, LLC recalls 95% Ethyl Alcohol product (various size plastic bottles, ranging from 8 oz to 1 gallon, as well as 2.5 gallon and 5 gallon containers; first sold in October 2016 and last sold on April 30, 2018) because of possible contamination with methanol, a highly toxic alcohol.

Food Safety Alert: Golden International Corporation issues public safety warning for stolen tilapia that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Food Safety Alert: New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets obtains an injunction barring the sale and distribution of raw milk and other products by Udder Milk. The company was illegally selling raw milk at drop-off locations in New York City and Long Island and was linked to human illness case in New Jersey.

Pet Treat Safety Recall: Merrick Pet Care recalls certain pet treats that may contain high levels of beef thyroid hormone. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


Allergy Alert: Yeh-ho Trading Ltd. recalls Oh Green brand Black Cereal (600g; UPC 4 715409 892021) and Oh Green brand White Cereal (500g; UPC 4 715409 892069) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie & pâtisserie Kubera inc (Montreal, QC) recalls various breads, as they were produced under conditions that might render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


Allergy Alert (Finland): HKScan Finland Oyj recalls Kariniemen Kananpojan Kebabvarras (320g; Best before 26.5.2018) due to undeclared dairy (cheese).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): nutwork Handelsgesellschaft mbH recalls K-Classic Almonds whole (200g; Batch 28.02.2019 / L 0230) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): LES FROMAGERIES OCCITANES recalls ROQUEFORT AOP CANTOREL (1.4 kg; Lot #HH1261; Best before 30.06.2018; Product of France) due to possible contamination with shiga-toxin producing E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (UK): True Value Candys Ltd recalls Super Jelly Cone and Super Pudding Cone (400g; Assorted flavors; All date codes) due to a choking hazard.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Import and Marketing Rusman 2004 Ltd. recalls Snickers milk chocolate snack filled with roasted peanuts (50g; Expiry date 10.3.2019) due to undeclared egg.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Miss Maud recalls various Miss Maud Bakery Products due to possible foreign matter (metal fragment) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.