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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OUTBREAK ALERT (Update): FDA, CDC, and state and local partners investigated a multistate outbreak of foodborne illnesses associated with the consumption of raw oysters harvested in Estero El Cardon, Baja California Sur, Mexico between the dates of February 12, 2019 and April 9, 2019. As of June 21, 2019 the CDC has announced that this outbreak appears to be over. FDA has concluded that all potentially contaminated product has been recalled and the growing area of Estero El Cardon, Baja California Sur, Mexico was reopened on June 13, 2019.
OUTBREAK ALERT (Update): Several products from Brand Castle, LLC containing flour milled by ADM Milling Co. have been added to the list of recalled items potentially associated with this outbreak of E. coli O26 infections. Seventeen people have been infected with the outbreak strain to date, with three requiring hospitalization.
Food Safety Recall: Alma Pak recalls Great Value Frozen Blackberries (16 oz; Lots AP1555, AP1640, AP1655; Expiry dates 1/25/2021, 3/07/2021, 4/08/2021) and Tipton Grove Frozen Mixed Berries (12 oz; Lot AP 1700; Expiry dates 4/22/2021, 4/23/2021, 4/24/2021) due to Norovirus contamination. The frozen blackberries were imported from Chile.
Food Safety Recall: Brand Castle, LLC in conjunction with ADM Milling Co. recalls 25 oz and 32 oz glass jars of cookie and brownie mix due to potential shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. recalls a number of perishable products sold at two Long Island Target stores due to a mechanical malfunction in the temperature control during transportation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: C&S Wholesale Grocers recalls an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat and not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products. due to temperature abuse during transport. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold at two Long Island Target stores.
Food Safety Recall: Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods (West) Inc. recalls Signature Select Avocado Chunks (12 oz; Best Before OCT 11 20; UPC 2113009412) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Farinex Distribution recalls Gelsius brand IQF (frozen) Raspberries (5 x 1 kg; Lot 003; Production dates 26/09/2018 and 27/09/2018; UPC 18269030415 & 018270033134) due to Norovirus contamination.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): H. V Jørgensen Slagterforretning recalls Rørvig Spegepølsen (350g & 700g; All best before dates up to and including 05.08.19) due to undeclared milk and soy.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): GnC Engros recalls Birkegaarden’s Tomatsuppe / Tomato soup (550 mL; Best before dates up to and including 28.08.2019) due to undeclared celery.
Allergy Alert (France): Celtigel recalls Auchan Hachis Parmentier / shepherd’s pie (1 kg; Lot #19 004; Best before 07/2020) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): SuperValu recalls SuperValu Prepared for YOU 12 INDIAN STYLE SNACKS Selection of 6 onion bhajis & 6 vegetable samosas (162g; All batches; All ‘use by’ dates) due to undeclared peanuts, nuts and sesame seeds.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Amazing Oriental recalls Xiang Xiang Crisp Cakes (200g; Expiry dates 26-09-2019 and 09-12-2019) due to undeclared peanut.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Lady Fruitcake recalls Raw Strawberry-coconut bar (Batch #100; Sold from 16-04-2019 to 18-06-2019) due to undeclared almonds.
Allergy Alert (UK): Shazans Foods recalls Shazans 10 Bitesize Punjabi Samosas (200g; Batch code LDS; Best before End of April 2021) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (UK): Yorkshire Provender recalls Yorkshire Provender brand Rustic Vegetable Broth with Kale, Lentils & Quinoa (600g; Use by 8 July 2019) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): DMK Group recalls Mucci – Mini Mix Ice cream, 3 types of chocolate (12 x 50 mL; Best before 03.04.2021, 04.04.21 and 05.04.21) due to foreign matter (wood splinters) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sprehe Geflügel- and Tiefkühlfeinkost Handels GmbH & Co. KG recall GUT&GÜNSTIG brand Knusper Dinos / Crisp Dinos (400g; Best before 01.04.2020) due to foreign matter (red plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls various packages of Hoogvliet tartar and German steak due to potential Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet grillworst naturel / grilled sausage natural (Sold in slices and pieces; Shelf life 19 to 23 June 2019) due to possible undercooking.
Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Semper recalls Eco äpple & pärondryck / Eco Apple & Pear Juice (Best before 22.02.2020) due to elevated chlorine levels.
Food Safety Recall (UK – England specifiic): Lactalis McLelland Ltd recalls Galloway Coloured Medium Grated Cheddar (200g; Batch code 9154G53; Best before 26 August 2019) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Eureka Operations trading as Coles Express recalls Coles Fresh Full Cream Milk (2 L; Use by date 02 JULY 2019) due to E. coli contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd recalls certain fluid milk products (Use by date 02 JULY 2019) due to potential E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.