Recalls and Alerts: March 1 – 4, 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: Asia Foods Distributor Inc recalls Nova Salted Biscuit food treats (14.08-oz pkgs; Expiry June 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Washington Beef, LLC recalls approximately 30,260 pounds of ground beef chubs products due to foreign matter (metal and hard plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped nationwide.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Sunstone Organics recalls Sunstone Organics White Vein Kratom (Lot 119) and Sunstone Organics Maeng Da Kratom (Lot 124A) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional product details.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating a new outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses linked to No Name Chicken Nuggets, Uncooked, Club Pack. The implicated product was recalled by Loblaws last month. Currently, there are 19 cases of illness in six provinces linked to this outbreak: Alberta (1), Ontario (11), Quebec (4), New Brunswick (1), Nova Scotia (1), and Prince Edward Island (1). Individuals became sick between December 2018 and February 2019. Two of the ill individuals have been hospitalized.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie les 2 frères recalls RILLETTE DE CANARD (250g; all product sold up to and including March 1, 2019) due to temperature control issues (lack of refrigeration).

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Salling Group recalls Ready to EAT Tandoori chicken with chickpeas and coconut paste dressing (All dates) due to undeclared fish.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Myllan recalls Vatnsdeigsbollur / Water dough balls andVatnsdeigsbollur litlar / mini Water dough balls (6 pieces; Lots #5690568022672 and 5690568022696; Best before 04.03.2019) due to undeclared milk. 

Allergy Alert (Italy): Molino Rossetto recalls SELEX FARINA DI GRANO TENERO TIPO 00 (1 kg; Lot #L 19 009; Best before 09-02-2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Morrisons recalls Morrisons brand Chinese Takeaway Chicken Curry & Sweet & Sour Chicken (1245g; Use by 4 March 2019, 5 March 2019 and 6 March 2019 only) and Morrisons brand Chinese Takeaway Chicken in Black Bean Sauce & Sweet & Sour Chicken (1245g; Use by 4 March 2019, 5 March 2019 and 6 March 2019 only) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Megafood ApS recalls Chtoura Garden Ground sesame paste (800g; Lot L#270-O PT O-TF; Expiry 10/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Hardy Affineur recalls Hardy Affineur brand Fromages fermiers de chèvre AOP au lait cru Valençay et Petit Valençay / Valençay and Petit Valençay AOP farm cheeses made from raw goat milk (All lots between 10-13 and 10-33; Best before March 1, 2019 to March 26, 2019) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Nos régions ont du talent brand Saucisse de Jambon aux pistaches / Ham sausage with pistachios (120g; Lot #9056; Best before 31/03/19) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Nos régions ont du talent brand Saucisse de Lyon Fine (120g; Lot #9056; Best before 31/03/19) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France – Martinique): Carrefour Market and Promocash recall Antilles Mer brand Filet portion Pavé de thazard congelé / Frozen mackerel filet (800g; Lot #VN/388/II/106; Expiry 20/03/20) due to risk of ciguatera toxin.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ruwisch & Zuck Die Käsespezialisten GmbH & Co. KG recalls Anselin Neufchatel AOP, French Soft cheese from raw milk (200g; Best before 28.02.2019) due to Shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Divilly’s Ltd recalls Less is Best Premium Turkey Breast (120g; Batch code 100212; ‘use-by’ date 28.02.2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): The Lactation Station Ltd recalls The Lactation Station brand Coconut Rough Lactation Cookies (300g; All batches; All dates) due to undeclared milk.