Recalls and Alerts: February 20 – 21, 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: J Bar B Foods recalls H-E-B MADE IN TEXAS ORIGINAL Smoked Sausage (14-oz vacuum-sealed pack; Lot code LN2 90149; Sell by 5/19/19) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Meijer recalls Meijer brand Ultimate Chocolate Mint Chip Cookies (12-count and 20-count; Sold between February 13, 2019 and February 20, 2019) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert: Jacques Torres Manufacturing LLC recalls “Jacques” Big Daddy Dark Chocolate Bar (2.2 lb/1kg; uncoded) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls various brands of Debittered Brewer’s Yeast due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Canada Herb recalls Canada Herb brand Fish Mint (variable weight; Lot 1721-0060 13/FEB) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): Top Grain recalls Top Grain Probios Biscuits KAMUT CAPRICCIO AI FICHI (200g/7.05 oz; Lot #25318A0) due to undeclared cashew nuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Sondey 24 Jaffa Cakes (300g; Best before 01.01.19, 01.02.19, 01.03.19, 01.04.19, 01.05.19, 01.06.19, 01.07.19, 01.08.19) and Sondey Jaffa Minis (125g; Best before 01.07.19, 01.08.19, 01.11.19) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): Sounas recalls Sounas Tandoori Masala Naan (5/pack; Batch codes 30501, 00301; Best before 4 April 2019, 30 May 2019) and Sounas Naan Breads Tandoori Masala (2/pack; Batch codes 29101, 30502, 00301, 01701; Best before 21 March 2019, 11 April 2019, 30 May 2019, 15 June 2019) due to  undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): Everest Ices recalls Everest Ices Pistachio Ice Cream, Everest Ices Gold Pistachio Kulfi, Everest Ices Kulfi Sticks and Everest Ices Pistachio Kulfi Cones due to undeclared almonds. Please refer to the recall notice for information on the affected batch codes.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl recalls Sondey Orange Jaffa Cakes (300g; Best before 01 January 2019; 01 February 2019; 01 March 2019; 01 April 2019; 01 May 2019; 01 June 2019; 01 July 2019; 01 August 2019) and Sondey Jaffa Minis Orange Assortment (125g; Best before 01 July 2019; 01 August 2019; 01 November 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Alnatura recalls Alnatura Kinder-Bircher-Müsli (Best before 11.10.2019 and 02.11.2019) and Alnatura Müslikekse (Best before 04.09.2019) due to foreign matter (pieces of apple stalks) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): JOD Food Products recalls Old Irish Creamery Cheese Irish Cheddar with Chilli (200g; Best before 22.05.19) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England specific): EH Booths recalls Diced Red onion, Butternut Squash and Red Onion Soup Mix, Diced White Onions, Minestrone Soup Mix and Leek and Potato Soup Mix due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for information on the affected batch codes.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Un Chi Enterprise Development Company recalls Salted Egg Paste (180g; Best before October 25, 2019; Product of China) due to excessive Staphylococcus aureus.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Bio Living recalls ​Nature’s Path Envirokidz Gorilla Munch Cereal (284g; Best Before 24/08/2019 and 21/09/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Equagold Limited recalls specific batches of its own brand Belgian style Couverture, Dark Ghana 70%, Dark Gourmet 56%, and Dark Gourmet 53% chocolate due to incorrect labelling about the presence of undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Bella Chocolates Limited recalls all batches and all dates of Bella Chocolates brand dark chocolate products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): House of Chocolate recalls certain House of Chocolate brand dark chocolate products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): The Silky Oak Chocolate Company Ltd recalls all batches and all dates of its Silky Oak brand dark chocolate products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Epicurean Dairy Ltd recalls certain The Collective brand Raspberry Hibiscus Skyr due to a choking hazard (large pieces of hibiscus petals). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.