Recalls and Alerts: May 29 – 31, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 27 cases of Salmonella Typhimurium infections in 17 states linked to pet hedgehogs. Two people were hospitalized. Forty-two percent of the outbreak victims are children aged 12 or younger.

Food Safety Recall: Johnsonville, LLC. recalls Johnsonville JALAPEÑO CHEDDAR Smoked Sausage (14 oz. vaccuum-pack; Best by 06/09/2019) due to foreign matter (hard, green plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: J Deluca Fish Company Inc recalls approximately 69,590 pounds of Siluriformes fish products (product of Vietnam) that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States. The recalled items were shipped to distributors and retail locations nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Perdue Foods LLC recalls approximately 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products due to foreign matter (pieces of bone) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Los Hernandez, LLC recalls approximately 9,090 pounds of chicken and pork tamales that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Le Pied bleu recalls various foods that were improperly stored. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Dunn recalls Saumon fumé / Smoked salmon (Product sold up to and including May 29, 2019; UPC 238807402806) and Sturgeon fumé / Smoked sturgeon (Product sold up to and including May 29, 2019; UPC 238806305405) because the items were processed and packaged under conditions that may compromise food safety.

Food Safety Recall: Étoile Waldman inc. recalls Organic sliced smoked salmon (Product sold up to and including May 29, 2019) because the product was processed and packaged under conditions that may compromise food safety.

Health Product Safety Recall: Konsar Future Nutrition Inc. recalls a range of natural health products, mainly vitamins and supplements for health and fitness, bodybuilding and weight management after Health Canada serious unsanitary conditions and quality control issues. The government has suspended the company’s site licence and all 101 of its product licences. Please refer to the Health Canada notice for additional details.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Italy): Bauer S.p.a. recalls Dado da brodo funghi porcini / Porcini mushroom broth (60g; Lot #L0010304; Best before 04/22) due to undeclared beta-lactoglobulin.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Bauer S.p.a. recalls Brodo granulare istantaneo funghi / Instant mushroom broth powder (120g; Lot #L0010327; Best before 04/22) due to undeclared beta-lactoglobulin.

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Tarama au saumon / Salmon Tarama (100g; Best before 15/06/2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): British & Continental recalls Mica 3 Belgian Frangipans (3-pack; All dates up to and including 26 July 2019) due to undeclared wheat (gluten), milk, eggs and soya.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sodebo recalls Chef Select brand Pizza Prosciutto Funghi (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Double Dragon brand Mung Bean Vermicelli (Lot #000027640; Best before 31.01.2022) due to elevated lead levels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Coop Danmark recalls X-tra rice cake (100g; Best before 05/02/2020) due to elevated arsenic levels.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Jütro GmbH & Co. KG recalls Sweet sour pineapple – Asian sauce (350g; Batch R264 B 15 L1; Best before 21.03.2020) due to foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): M&P Traditional Meat and Food Products recalls all smoked meat pieces, Lovacka Kobasica, Kranjska Kobasica, Domaca Slavonska Kobasica, Grill Kobasica, Domaca Spek, Debrecinka Kobasica, Domaca Kobasica, Cesnjovka Kobasica, Grill Sausages, Kranjska Sausages without Paprika, Huunter Sausages without Paprika, Top Sausages with Paprika, Garlic Sausages without Paprika (all pack sizes, batch codes and use-by dates) because the products were made in a premises that was not approved to manufacture ready-to-eat products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Peter Stanko Sausages recalls Stanko Traditional Sausages: Top Sausage with Red Pepper, Top Sausages without Paprika (all pack sizes, batch codes and use-by dates) because the products were made in a premises that was not approved to manufacture ready-to-eat products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): McCain Foods recalls McCain Hash Browns (625g; Best before end September 2020; Product of UK) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): COSWELL SPA recalls Tisana a freddo in filtro VENTRE PIATTO COLD – L’ANGELICA ISTITUTO ERBORISTICO (36g; Lots #910001001, 910101001, 910201001, 910501001; Best before 09/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): AIA Spa recalls BIGGER COTOLETTA DI TACCHINO XXL (280g; Lot #07258011; Best before 08/06/2019) due to foreign matter (white plastic fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): AIA Spa recalls SPINACINE e 4 SPINACINE (220g & 440g; Lot #07258020; Best before 08/06/2019) due to foreign matter (white plastic fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Aldi recalls Trader Joe’s brand Mendiants classic Bio and Trader Joe’s brand Mendiants exotic Bio (250g; various batch codes and use-by dates) due to elevated ochratoxin A contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Sodebo France recallschef select brand Pizza Prosciutto Funghi (470g; Best before 02/06/19; Product of France) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Weetabix Food Company recalls ASDA FRUIT & FIBRE and Morrisons FRUIT and FIBRE (500g; Batch code 9095; Best before 05 April 2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): McCain Foods recalls McCain Hash Browns (625g; Batch code W25032019 12:00 to 23:59; Best before end September 2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Yata Limited recalls Aurora Packing Company, Inc. US ANGUS PRIME BEEF RIBEYE (Use by May 7 to 13, 2019; Product of USA) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Aurora Foods Pty Ltd recalls It’s Vegan gluten and dairy free coconut vanilla gelato (500ml; Use By 27/02/21) and It’s Vegan gluten and dairy free black carbon coconut gelato (500ml; Use By 11/01/21) due to undeclared dairy ingredient.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Prestons (Christchurch) recalls New World Prestons brand Beef Premium Mince (All sizes; Batch numbers 10 and 11; Best before 02.06.19) due to foreign matter (clear plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Lincoln Road recalls Pak’n Save Lincoln Road brand NZ Beef Mince (all sizes; Best before 23.05.19) due to foreign matter (small pieces of black and white soft plastic) contamination.