Recalls and Alerts: July 22 – 24, 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: Pennsylvania Department of Health warns residents not to consume milk from Creamworks Creamery in Waymart, Wayne County, after 17 cases of Yersinia enterocolitica infection and numerous additional digestive illnesses were linked to milk sold at this dairy.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 93 cases of lab-confirmed Salmonella illnesses in people exposed to pig ear dog treats in 27 states. The outbreak now encompasses four different serotypes of Salmonella, including: 4,[5],12:i:-, Infantis, Newport, and London.

Allergy Alert: CM&R Inc. recalls approximately 25 pounds of ready-to-eat beef stick products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for detailed information on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Mountain Rose Herbs recalls Fennel Seed Whole (all sizes; Lot #25031) due to potential Salmonella contamination.


Food Safety Recall: Polish Trade Center Ltd. recalls Ryki brand Gouda Cheese Slices (4.76 oz; Product code C29N / 290351; UPC 5 902208 000859) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Gaia Garden Herbals Inc. recalls Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary brand Gaia Balancing Tea (variable weight; Sold from June 12, 2019 to July 22, 2019, inclusive) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie Distinction recalls SAUMON FUMÉ SUR PLACE  / Salmon smoked on site (variable weights; Best before 10 August 2019) because the product may be unsafe for consumption.


OUTBREAK ALERT (DENMARK): The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration reports 50 cases of Campylobacter infections traced to chicken meat from a specific Danish chicken slaughterhouse. The outbreak investigation is ongoing.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Hanegal recalls IRMA Bygotto with mushrooms (400g; Best before 25.07.2019) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Italy): ADRIATIC FISH recalls FILETTI DI ALICI PANATI CONGELATI (5-kg carton; Lot #183747130619; Best before 02-08-2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Conad recalls CONFETTURA EXTRA AMARENA Cherry Jam (320g; Lot N19002133; Best before 21-03-2021) due to undeclared sulphite.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Saveurs d’Ailleurs (Casino) brand 8 Beignets de Crevettes / 8 Shrimp Fritters (8 x 15g; Lot #192723; Best before 28/07/2019) due to potential Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Tillman’s Qualitätsmetzgerei GmbH recalls Meine Metzgerei – Gemischtes Hackfleisch / My butchery – mixed minced meat (500g; expiration date Aldi Süd 27.07.19 and Aldi Nord 28.07.19) due to foreign matter (small, red plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): GAEC Froidevaux Cornuet (France) recalls various cheeses made from sheep’s milk due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Quorn Foods recalls Quorn Chilled Cocktail Sausages (180g; 27 July 2019, 28 July 2019 and 30 July 2019) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Salumificio Bianco Angelo recalls Salumificio Bianco Angelo brand Salami (approx. 700g; Lot #28/05/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Quorn Foods recalls Quorn Chilled Cocktail Sausages (180g; 27 July 2019, 28 July 2019 and 30 July 2019) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Greens General Foods recalls Lowan Rice Flakes (500g; Best before 17/01/2020, 4/02/2020, 5/02/2020, 4/03/2020, 5/03/2020, 11/04/2020, 12/04/2020, 29/4/2020, 13/05/2020, 3/06/2020) and Lowan Rice Porridge (500g; Best before 17/01/2020, 18/01/2020, 5/03/2020, 6/03/2020, 12/04/2020, 6/05/2020, 14/05/2020, 3/06/2020, 4/06/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Balfours Pty Ltd recalls Balfours Banger Chilli Cheese Kransky (150g; Batch codes TR9171 and TR9178) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Bulla Dairy Foods recalls Bulla Ready to Decorate Ice Cream Cake Base (1.5L; Best before 24/03/2021) due to undeclared soy.