Recalls and Alerts: October 26 – 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: Red Square Foods, Inc. recalls an undetermined amount of various frozen meat and poultry ravioli and blintzes products due to undeclared eggs, milk, and/or wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Allergy Alert: All People’s Food recalls ALL PEOPLES FOOD SMOKED WHOLE CHICKEN (32-lb bulk boxes; produced on various dates from Sept. 4, 2018 through Sept. 25, 2018) due to undeclared monosodium glutamate (MSG).

Food Safety Recall: Suzanna’s Kitchen, Inc. recalls approximately 15,363 pounds of NATURE RAISED Farms organic GLUTEN FREE GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST STRIPS (8-oz. boxed packages; Lot #1718SUZ01; Use by June 20, 2019) due to the presence of thallium, an unapproved substance.

Food Safety Recall: UBC Food Distributors Inc recalls HOT CURRY POWDER (7.0 oz plastic jar, UPC 822514265566) and CURRY POWDER, BARAKA (7.0 oz PLASTIC JAR; UPC 822514265535) due to elevated levels of lead.


OUTBREAK ALERT (UPDATE): The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial and territorial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate outbreaks of Salmonella infections across Canada linked to raw chicken, including frozen raw breaded chicken products. As of October 26, 2018, there have been 474 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella illness investigated as part of the illness outbreaks across the country: British Columbia (38), Alberta (70), Saskatchewan (17), Manitoba (22), Ontario (166), Quebec (107), New Brunswick (25), Nova Scotia (12), Prince Edward Island (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (11), Northwest Territories (1), Yukon (1), and Nunavut (2). There have been 90 individuals hospitalized as part of these outbreaks.

Allergy Alert: Poissonnerie du Fleuve recalls various fish products due to undeclared mustard seed. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Mimimelon recalls various bakery products and pastries due to undeclared sesame seed, soy, wheat, egg, gluten and sulfites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Sofina Foods Inc. recalls Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Burgers (800g; Product codes 2019 MA 14 (Outer package) 1348M (Inner package); UPC 0 69299 12491 0) due to possible Salmonella contamination.


Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour No Gluten brand Crepes sans gluten (Best before 13/11/18) and Carrefour No Gluten brand Galettes sans gluten (Best before 13/11/18) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Espresso Warehouse recalls Wooden Spoon Gluten Free Chocolate & Pear (35g; Lot #87033; Best before 2 February 2019) and Wooden Spoon Organic Lemon Melts (35g; Lot Nos. 85036, 85037, 85038, 85039, 85040, 85041; Best before 26 October 2018, 30 November 2018, 20 December 2018, 11 January 2019, 25 January 2019, 15 February 2019) due to undeclared soya, milk and wheat (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ciloglu Handels GmbH recalls Wabenhonig Dogal Bal / Wabenhonig Natural Honey (400g; Best before 16.02.2020) due to possible foreign matter (metal staples) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Cameo S.p.A. recalls PANEANGELI brand GELATINA IN FOGLI / Gelatin sheets (12g; Lot #24052/3; Best before 05-06-2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.


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