Recalls and Alerts: November 22 – 24, 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: Chunwei, Inc. recalls approximately 65,023 pounds of various ready-to-eat and raw meat and poultry products due to undeclared soy, wheat, dairy, egg, sesame and monosodium glutamate (MSG). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to a distributor and to retail locations nationwide.

Allergy Alert: Ottogi America, Inc. recalls Jin Ramen Mild (5.16-oz 5-pack; Best Before Aug. 19th 2019) and Jin Ramen Spicy (5.16-oz 5-pack; Best Before Aug. 20th 2019) due to undeclared egg.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. recalls three store brands of pet food due to elevated levels of vitamin D. Please follow the link for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT (UPDATE): PHAC is investigating an outbreak of 22 confirmed E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to consumption of Romaine lettuce. The source of the contaminated lettuce has not yet been confirmed. Outbreak cases have been reported in New Brunswick (1), Quebec (17) and Ontario (4).

Allergy Alert: Mission Hill Family Estate recalls Chukar brand Amaretto Rainiers Cherries (7.5 oz; Best by 09/2019; UPC 0 11261 22307 7) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to consumers in British Columbia.

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy recalls Sweets Sucreries brand Dark Chocolate Covered Cranberries (220g; Product codes 19 JAN 23 and 19 FE 06; UPC 7 79245 97181 8) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall:  La bouffe à Réal recalls various soups, sauces and chicken prepared foods that may not be safe for consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): SuperValu and Centra recall Inspired by Centra Chocolate Covered Raisins (385g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Liroy B.V. recalls Nissin Food Holdings Ltd. Spicy Beef Flavour Cup Noodles (75g; Best before 28/12/2018) due to undeclared wheat (gluten), egg, soybeans and milk.

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): English Cheesecake Company recalls English Cheesecake Company 2 Treacle Tart Cheesecake slices (225g; Batch code 18314; Best before 24 November 2018 and 26 November 2018) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK – Northern Ireland specific): Centra recalls Inspired by Centra Chocolate Covered Raisins (385g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Pom’Lisse brand Pommes Duchesse (750g; Best before 25/09/2020) due to foreign matter (blue plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AZAIS-POLITO recalls Le Gourmand brand Anchoïade (120 ml – 85 g; Lot #18206A 26G; Best before 30/11/2019) due to foreign matter (glass pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HEMA recalls various HEMA brand Lettres en chocolat au lait noisettes due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hofkäserei Büttner recalls various cheese products due to VTEC (Shigatoxin-producing) E. coli. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Antica Gastronomia srl recalls Coppa di testa maiale farcita (2.5/3.5 Kg; Lot code H0610; Expiry date 45gg) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Vissana salumi srl recalls CIAUSCOLO di VISSO CIAUSCOLO IGP (Lot #01/10/2018; Expiry 02/03/2019) due to Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Galmere Foods recalls Pestle and Mortar Green Pesto;and Sundried Tomato Pesto (140g; All batch codes; All dates) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Lidl recalls Meadow Fresh Green Pesto (140g; All batch codes; All dates) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl Nederland recalls Baresa brand Houmous Pikant (200g; Best before 22-12-2018) due to foreign matter (red plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): HEMA recalls hazelnut milk chocolate letters B, M, N, R and S (Production #182196; Best before 31-05-2019) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK – Northern Ireland specific): Lidl recalls Meadow Fresh Green Pesto (140g; All batch codes and Best before dates) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Maadanot recalls Whole wheat family pizza (500g; Catalog #7290014218093; Expiry 24.10.09) due to foreign matter (metal chips) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Original Foods Baking Co Ltd recalls Goofy Slab Slice brand Gluten Free Brownie Slab Slice (1750g; Best before 09/11/19 and 12/10/19) due to foreign matter (metal wire fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Bakeworks Ltd recalls specific batches of its Bakeworks brand gluten-free bread, bagels, burger buns, and pizza bases due to foreign matter (metal wire fragment) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Golden Goose Foods Ltd recalls specific batches of its Howler Hotdogs brand gluten-free hotdogs and GFTreets brand gluten-free Mini Hotdogs due to foreign matter (metal wire fragment) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

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