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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FDA Public Health Alert (Update): FDA alerts the public to the potential for Hepatitis A virus contamination of Kroger Private Selection brand and Costo Kirkland brand frozen blackberries and frozen berry blends containing blackberries produced by Townsend Farms, Inc. Please refer to the FDA notice for complete details.
Allergy Alert: Frito-Lay recalls Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips (7 3/4 oz. bag; Guaranteed fresh date 27 AUG 2019; Manufacturing code includes the numbers “29” in the second and third position) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert: Mai Cuisine Inc. recalls Spicy Shrimp Tempura Crunch Roll ( 9.1 oz.; Best by 6/17/2019; UPC 8 12824 01526 5) and Spicy Shrimp Tempura Roll (8 oz.; Best by 6/17/2019; UPC 8 12824 01525 8) due to undeclared egg.
Food Safety Recall: Shivam Distributors recalls Dry Dates (14-oz pkg; Batch #127/BHBI) due to high sulfite level.
Food Safety Recall: Table 87 Frozen, LLC recalls an undetermined amount of frozen pizza products containing pork and beef that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. The recalled products were shipped to retail and wholesale locations, as well as through online sales, nationwide.
Food Safety Recall: Ruiz Foods Products Inc. recalls EL MONTEREY EGG, POTATO, BACON & CHEESE SAUCE BREAKFAST WRAPS (8-Pack family size film packages; Best if used by 01/17/2020 and 01/18/2020; Lot codes 19017 and 19018) due to foreign matter (small rocks) contamination.
Food Safety Recall: King Arthur Flour, Inc. recalls Unbleached All-Purpose Flour produced by ADM Milling Co. (5-lb bags; Best if used by 12/07/19, 12/08/19, 12/14/19; Lot codes L18A07C, L18A08A, L18A08B, L18A14A, L18A14B, L18A14C) due to shigatoxin-producting E. coli contamination. The wheat used in the milling of this flour has been linked by CDC to an outbreak of E. coli O26 illnesses.
Food Safety Recall: Hometown Food Company recalls Pillsbury® Best 5 lb. Bread Flour (5-lb bag; Use-by dates JUN 08 2020 and JUN 09 2020; Lot codes 8 342 and 8 343) due to shigatoxin-producting E. coli contamination. The wheat used in the milling of this flour has been linked by CDC to an outbreak of E. coli O26 illnesses.
Food Safety Recall: Sprouts Farmers Market recalls Sprouts Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach (16oz. bag; Lot #19031203A03; Use by 12/03/21; UPC 87487500982) and Sprouts Frozen Organic Cut Leaf Spinach ((16oz. bag; Lot #19031203A03; Use by 12/03/21; UPC 87487500991) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Allergy Alert: Korea Food Trading Ltd. recalls certain fish cake products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Yasolo recalls certain food products that were prepared and packaged in a way that fails to ensure food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Gourmeyeur inc. recalls certain food products that were prepared and packaged in a way that fails to ensure food safety or were held at an improper storage temperature. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Compagnie nationale d’importation de harengs ltée recalls TARTINADE DE TRUITE FUMÉE / Smoked trout tartinade (160g; Best before July 13, 2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Les extras de la presqu’île (Huahine) brand eggs due to Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. Outbreak victims are reported to have consumed egg-based desserts from a trailer in the Fare district of Huahine.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): Dagrofa recalls Gestus Coleslaw (400g; Best before 11 / 7-2019; Product of Netherlands) due to undeclared egg and mustard.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): Mars Danmark A/S recalls Snickers® 4 pack (Best before 29-03-2020) due to undeclared milk, lactose, peanuts and eggs.
Allergy Alert (France): E. Leclerc recalls Mots d’enfants brand Couscous 8 mois (2x200g; Lot #198676; Best before 09/07/2020) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Moelleux saveur citron NO GLUTEN / NO GLUTEN fluffy lemon flavour (500g; Best before 16 02 2020) due to undeclared gluten.
Allergy Alert (France): Galliance recalls Auchan brand Nuggets 100 % Filets de Poulet / 100% boneless chicken nuggets (400g; Best before 26/06/2019) due to undeclared rye and celery.
Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): SPAR (UK) Ltd recalls SPAR Prawn Marie Rose Pasta Salad (250g; Use by 20 June 2019) due to undeclared fish.
Allergy Alert (UK): Asda recalls Asda Liver & Bacon with Mash Meal (450g) due to undeclared Wheat, Rye and Gluten.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Coop Danmark recalls Smag forskellen trio hummus / Taste the Difference trio hummus (210g; Best before 1/7-2019; Product of Belgium) due to foreign matter (small metal pieces) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Latteria Soresina recalles Gran Soresina mix formaggi grattugiati / mixed grated cheese (100g; Lot #00 9114; Best before 23-07-2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the production environment.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Kofco Enterprise (Asia) Co Ltd recalls Chung Jung One Rice Sprinkles – vegetable (24g; Best before December 6, 2018, April 26, 2019 and July 26, 2019; Product of Korea) and Chung Jung One Rice Sprinkles – seafood (24g; Best before December 27, 2018 and April 26, 2019; Product of Korea) due to undeclared egg and milk.
Food Safety Recall (Israel): Gal spices company Ltd. recalls Ground Nutmeg (50 gr in small bags, 50 gr. Plastic jar, 80 gr plastic jar, and 120 gr. Plastic jar, carrying the expiration date of 08.2020 up to and including the 12.2020) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (Australia): Aurora Foods Pty Ltd recalls It’s Vegan Cookies Coconut Vegan Dairy Free Gelato (500ml; Use By 27.02.21) and It’s Vegan Lemon Gluten and Dairy Free Sorbet (500ml; Use By 05.02.20, 08.03.21 and 29.04.21) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Egg Basket recalls Country Fresh Eggs, Just Eggs, Chefs Choice Free Range and Chefs Choice Cage Free eggs (Date markings 14th June 2019, 20th June 2019, 24th June 2019, 29th June 2019, 5th July 2019, 9th July 2019) due to Salmonella Enteritidis contamination.
Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Griffins Foods Ltd recalls Eta brand Munchos Spicy Tomato 10 Snack Packs (140g; Best before 30 Dec 2019) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.