Recalls and Alerts: June 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

Food Safety Recall: The Coca-Cola Company recalls Suja Kombucha, Ginger Lemon (15.2 oz; Date code 06/25/19 UX; UPC 008-18617-02023-2), Suja Kombucha, Peach Ginger (15.2 oz; Date code 07/27/19 UX; UPC 008-18617-02034-8) and Suja Kombucha, Mixed Berries (15.2 oz; Date code 07/29/19 UX; UPC 008-18617-02036-2) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Publix at Lake Gibson Shopping Center recalls all ground beef and pork products (Sell by June 3, 2019) due to foreign matter (plastic or metal) contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert (Update): T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd. recalls certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corporation recalls ChoripDong brand Frozen Par Fried Fish Cake (400g; Product code 2019.12.29; UPC 7 6189860521 9) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corp. recalls certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: MyChopChop recalls MyChopChop brand “Grounded Peper” (100g; All units sold up to and including June 3, 2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Lambert IGA extra recalls certain ground meats and products containing ground meat due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Ecoideas Innovations Inc. recalls Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal due to natural toxin amygdalin. Excessive consumption may cause cyanide poisoning. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Distribution Farinex (113712 Canada Inc.) recalls Gelsius brand IQF Raspberries (Frozen) (5 x 1 kg; Lot #002; Batch dates 06/06/2018 and 30/05/2018; UPC 01815703620 and 01815003620, respectively) due to Norovirus contamination. The recalled product was supplied to hotes, restaurants and institutions in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, and Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Le Butterblume recalls SMOOTHIE AUX FRAMBOISES / Raspberry Smoothie (250 mL; Sold up to and including June 2, 2019) due to Norovirus contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Wilhelm Kisker GmbH recalls Psenner Bombardino 18 % (0.7 L; Lot #18325) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Maisonie recalls Maisonie brand pudding à la vanille avec spéculoos / Vanilla pudding with spéculoos (a traditional Dutch and Belgium cookie, with spices like ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and clover*) (130g; Lots 20192100 – 20192101- 20192102), due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Midsona Danmark A/S recalls two types of urtekram rice cakes due to elevated arsenic levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls certain Toque du chef brand pizzas (470g) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Intermarché recalls Maredoc brand Moules Italie SAC (10kg; Lot 2107292; Pack date 28/05/2019) due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Filière Qualité Carrefour brand Barquettes de moules de corde (1.4 kg; Lot 10732947; Best before 06/06/2019) due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ Jambon Emmental Prix Choc (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ Jambon Emmental (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ Jambon Champignons de Paris (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ 4 fromages (470g; Best before 03/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Müller UK recalls Cadbury Dairy Milk Cheesecake (2 x 85g; Use by 5 June, 6 June, 11 June 2019) and Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Cheesecake (2 x 85g; Use by 5 June, 6 June, 11 June 2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Etak International Ltd recalls Johnsonville brand JALAPEÑO CHEDDAR Smoked Sausage (14 oz; Best before June 9, 2019; Product of USA) due to foreign matter contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Mobu Enterprises Pty Ltd trading as OLÉ Mexican Foods recalls La Banderita White Corn Street Tacos (Best Before 18/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 29/07/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Samurai Bowl recalls Samurai Bowl Miso Ramen, Samurai Bowl Spicy Miso, Samurai Bowl Original Ramen, and Samurai Bowl Tonketsu (820g; All batches and dates) due to possible Staphylococcus enterotoxin contamination.

*My thanks to Simone Hertzberger, Chief Editor of the Dutch Flemish Food Safety Newsletter for the information on spéculoos.