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: CDC alerts consumers to potential exposures to a drug-resistant Brucella strain RB51 (RB51) in 19 states, connected to consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Pennsylvania. One case of RB51 infection (brucellosis) has been confirmed in New York.
Allergy Alert: Birdseed Food Co. recalls Craft Granola Goldenola Turmeric & Ginger (11oz and 3oz pkgs; All expiration dates up to and including 061419) due to undeclared cashews.
Allergy Alert: Don Paco Lopez Panaderia Inc. recalls Sweet Bread (16-oz packages; all batches and dates) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products were distributed in New York State.
Allergy Alert: Boucherie-charcuterie Piano & Fils inc. recalls three prepared foods due to undeclared wheat, milk, eggs, soy and sulfites.
Allergy Alert: Fumeur en nord recalls Beef jerky (variable sizes; product sold up to 4 February 2019) due to undeclared barley, soy and fish.
Allergy Alert: Indigo Natural Foods Inc. recalls Indigo Packaged Goodness brand Brewers Yeast Debittered (400g; All units sold from October 24, 2018 up to and including February 7, 2019; UPC 6 99692 00659 1) due to undeclared peanut.
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.
Allergy Alert: Industry recalls certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls Betty brand and Nancy’s Fancy Yummy-in-the-Tummy brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible contamination from mice infestation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed in Ontario and Québec. The bakery products were manufactured by Les Services alimentaires Firouz inc.
Food Safety Recall: Les Services alimentaires Firouz inc recalls numerous breads and baked goods that were manufactured or packaged under conditions that threaten food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Renard bleu inc. recalls Spaghetti sauce (500 mL and 1L jars; All product sold up to and including 6 February 2019), which was prepared and packaged under conditions that threaten food safety.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls various BonVita brand ice cream products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): La société Thalassa Excellence recalls Fumage du val de lys brand Flétan fumé tranché / Sliced smoked halibut (150g; Lot #19025024; Best before 14/02/19) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Allergy Alert (Sweden): RYDBERGS recalls Rydbergs Rhode Island Dressing (50g; Best before 08.04.2019) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (UK): Rayan Patisserie recalls Rayan Patisserie Assorted Baklawah (200g and 500g; All dates up to and including 07 May 2019) due to undeclared milk and wheat.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ökoland GmbH North recalls Lamb salami air-dried (150 g; Batch #23394; Best before 07.03.2019) and Colbassa salami air-dried (150g; Batch 23395; Best before 07.03.2019) due to foreign matter (small blue plastic particles) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores Poached Side of Salmon (400g; Use by 19/02/19) due to uncorrect ‘Use by’ date.
Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Grönsaksmästarna recalls Nyttogrönt brand Beetroot sprouts (Best before 2019-02-07 through 2019-02-12) due to Salmonella contamination.
Pet Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Hill’s Pet Products (Benelux) NV-SA recalls certain Hill’s canned dog food products due to elevated Vitamin D levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Riverside Milk recalls Riverside Milk brand raw (unpasteurized) milk, sold from a vending machine (Batches purchased between 28 January and 7 February 2019), due to Campylobacter contamination.
Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Greymouth recalls certain New World Greymouth brand Hot cross bun products (Best before: 08.02.2019) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.