Recalls and Alerts: January 24 – 26, 2019


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: Mrs. Grissom’s Salads recalls Mrs. Grissom’s SELECT Old Fashioned Pimento Cheese (Best before MAR 13 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Harvest Food Group, Inc. recalls yumnum global cuisine YAKITORI SEASONED CHICKEN FRIED RICE (9-oz pkgs; Lot codes C041A8K12 BEST BY 11/12/2019, C091A8L04 BEST BY 12/04/2019, and C091A8L05 BEST BY 12/05/2019) due to undeclared milk. The recalled items were shipped to retail locations in Illinois and Michigan.

Allergy Alert: Publix recalls Publix Deli Turkey, Cheddar & Bacon Pinwheels (Use by January 28) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Whole Foods Market recalls various prepared foods items prepared with baby spinach from Satur Farms, due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in Connecticut, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.

Food Safety Recall: Jac. Vandenberg, Inc. recalls Fresh Peaches, Fresh Nectarines and Fresh Plums due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Virginia through ALDI, Costco, Fairway Market, Hannaford, Market Basket, Walmart and various small retail establishments.

Food Safety Recall: Thrive Market, Inc recalls various Thrive Market-branded nut butters due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall: Sofina Foods Inc. recalls Crisp & Delicious brand Chicken Breast Nuggets – Uncooked Seasoned Breaded Chicken Cutlettes (1.6 kg; Product code 2019 JL 19; UPC 0 69299 11703 5) due to Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls certain Ottogi brand noodle products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Le Maître Boucher recalls Hummus Maison (Variable weights; Product sold January 13 – 24, inclusive) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie 4 Saisons recalls Spaghetti sauce (500 mL and 1 L glass jars; product sold up to 25 January 2019) because the product may not be safe to consume.

Food Safety Recall: Karino gâteaux recalls Spaghetti sauce, vegetarian sauce and chili (500 mL and 1 L glass jars; product sold up to 23 January 2019) because the product may not be safe to consume.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT / FOOD SAFETY RECALL (France): Lactalis recalls Picot AR brand infant formula (sold in pharmacies from November 29, 2018 onward) due to possible contamination with Salmonella Poona. The product was manufactured in the same Spanish facility that manufactured product associated with 4 cases of Salmonella Poona in infants under two years of age.

OUTBREAK ALERT / FOOD SAFETY RECALL (France): SODILAC recalls various Modilac brand rice-protein based infant formula products due to Salmonella Poona contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. The product has been linked to 4 cases of Salmonella Poona in infants and toddlers under two years of age.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Turk Food Impex SPRL recalls various Dr Oetker brand products due to undeclared milk, wheat (gluten), and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Gunz Warenhandels GmbH recalls Piacelli brand citrus juice concentrates due to undeclared sulfite. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Blomsterbergs recalls Blomsterbergs lemon fromage (116g; All batches and dates) due to undeclared almonds and other nuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Bonvita B.V. recalls Bonvita Bon-Ice Dark Chocolate (100g; Production code L8/78; Best before 31-3-2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jan Linders recalls various Onze Trots and Jan Linders products due to undeclared sulfites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): McCain recalls McCain brand La Noisette (1 kg; Lot LZ 25102018 manufactured between 16h00 and 19h00; Best before end 10/2020) due to foreign matter (small metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Naturalia recalls L’Atelier V brand Red beet bean hummus (150g; Lot 90110022; Best before 12/03/2019) due to absence of high pressure processing, resulting in a shortened shelf life.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): OVO-Vertriebs-GmbH recalls various Bockwurst and Wiener sausages due to foreign matter (small black plastic pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bell Germany GmbH & Co. KG recalls Zimbo Spicy onion sausage (3x40g; Best before 03.02.2019; Lot #L926012-14) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert: So Real Natural Food Products Ltd recalls Soreal Natural Food brand Pork Buns Mini (all batches and all dates) due to undeclared soy.

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