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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OUTBREAK ALERT: FDA, CDC and state and local agencies are investigating an 11-state outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The source of the implicated romaine has not yet been identified. This outbreak is linked to a concurrent outbreak in Canada.
Allergy Alert: First Source recalls Chocolate and Nut Tray (37oz net wt; Best Before 07/09/19; UPC 0 23637 43369 0) due to undeclared pecan and cashews. The recalled product was distributed to 98 Wegmans Food Markets in the states of MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA, and VA.
Allergy Alert: Deleite Foods Enterprises, Inc recalls frozen marinated chicken thigh meat diced – SUPC 7009466 (30-lb. cases each containing 3 10-lb. bags; Lot codes 101218, 101518, or 101618) due to undeclared wheat and soy. The recalled items were shipped to restaurants in Utah.
Allergy Alert: Jay Robb Enterprises recalls Unflavored Egg White Protein Product (24-oz stand-up pouches; Lot code 8080-2C3, manufactured 03/2018 and Lot code 8056-4C3, manufactured 02/2018) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall: 165368 C. Corporation recalls an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat pork products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to distributors and retail locations nationwide.
Food Safety Recall: Swift Beef Co. recalls approximately 99,260 pounds of raw non-intact ground beef products due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail distributors for further processing and food service distributors for institutional use in locations in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
OUTBREAK ALERT: The PHAC is investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in Ontario and Quebec linked to romaine lettuce. The source of the implicated romaine has not yet been identified. This outbreak is linked to a concurrent outbreak in the USA.
Allergy Alert: Soup N Stuff recalls Chicken Noodle Soup Mix (173g; All codes; UPC 0 20151 23408 6) due to undeclared egg and wheat. The recalled product was sold in Saskatchewan.
Food Safety Recall: La P’tite Charcuterie recalls Dried Sausages (All product sold up to and including November 9, 2018) because the food may not have been prepared in a way that ensure safety for consumption.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): FITNESSBOUTIQUE recalls Vegan Sport brand All-in-One Préparation en poudre pour boisson riche en protéines et en fibres. Avec édulcorant. Arôme pitaya (800g; Lot #F005253; Best before 10/2019) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): Tulip Food Company recalls REMA 1000 Danish steak with potatoes, sauce and soft onion (350g; Best before 26.07.2019) due to undeclared milk and eggs.
Allergy Alert (France): Evernat recalls Organic P’tits Fourrés O’cacao (180g; Lot #10718A – Best before 17/01/2019 and Lot #19818A – Best before 17/04/2019) due to undeclared nuts.
Allergy Alert (France): BJORG recalls Organic Petit Fourré goût cacao sans gluten (180g; Lot @14418A – Best before 24/02/2019 and Lot #12718A – Best before 07/02/2019) due to undeclared nuts.
Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Everyday brand Mélange à la noix muscade (100g; Lot #P101372; Best before 08/2022) due to undeclared nuts and mustard.
Allergy Alert (UK – Wales specific): Hon Shen Ltd. recalls Nissin Food Holdings Ltd Spicy Beef Flavour Cup Noodles (75g; Best before 28 December 2018) due to undeclared egg, wheat (gluten), milk and soya.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Salade de poulet à la moutarde Boni Selection (160 g; Best before 24/11/2018) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass or plexiglass) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls FRUGO Mix owoców (mélange de fruits) (250 ml; Lot #196845; Best before 24/05/2019) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Tulip Food Company recalls GO’E Kyllingefrikadeller (500g; Best before 10.08.2019) due to foreign matter (small metal pieces) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): ARDO A/S recalls Vores Rodfrugtfritter, Glutenfri (500g; Best before 03.10.2020) due to foreign matter (blue hard plastic pieces) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Kirsten brand Saumon fumé Pure origine d’Ecosse (140g; Lot #00628980; Best before 12/11/18, 15/11/18, 20/11/2018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): MAINA PANETTONI S.P.A. recalls Maina Panettoni brand PANETTONE IL GRAN NOCCIOLATO (1kg; Lot #801077-881077-891077; Best before 30-06-2019) due to foreign matter (metal filaments) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Boni Selection Salade de poulet à la moutarde (160g; Best before 24/11/2018) due to foreign matter (glass or plexiglass) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (UK – England specific): EH Booths & Co Ltd recalls Booths mince pies (4-pack; Batch code P/463246; Best before 12 January 2019 and 14 January 2019) due to foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (New Zealand): The Warehouse Ltd recalls Tresor Dore brand Chocolate Seashells (45g and 225g; All batches; All dates) due to undeclared peanuts.