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: CDC reports that the Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry has expanded to encompass every state except Alaska, and has grown to 1003 confirmed cases. Two people have died and 175 have required hospitalization. The outbreak includes 12 different strains of Salmonella.
Allergy Alert: Great One Trading Inc. recalls several QQ Fish brand fishball products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Pet Food Safety Recall (Update): Dog Goods USA LLC expands its earlier recall to include all 30-packs of “Berkley & Jensen” brand pig ears sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club stores due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the updated recall notice for a list of all pig ear products recalled by Dog Goods USA.
Food Safety Recall Update: Maître Saladier Inc. recalls St-Hubert brand Chicken Breast Nuggets (680g; Product codes B29084 12 39J, B29084 13 39J, B29084 14 39J, B29084 15 39J, B29084 24 39J; UPC 0 66701 00504 1) due to foreign matter (bone fragments) contamination.
Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls certain DE NEUVILLE brand Chocolate-coated confectionery (Various packaging formats and bulk sale; All Best before dates) due to undeclared sesame. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert (France): Primark recalls Thomas Tucker Ltd. brand Toy Story 4 Popcorn, sugared and salted (25g; Best before between 23 August 2019 and 23 February 2020) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Germany): real,- Handels GmbH recalls real BIO brand Dinkelbrötchen dunkel / Dark spelt buns (4 x 50g; Lot #6-3-8703-30; Best before 25.10.2019) due to undeclared oats and sesame.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): Stafford’s recalls Stafford’s Quality Cakes 5” Carrot Cake (550g; All Best before dates up to 14/09/2019) and Stafford’s Luxury Coffee Gateau (925g; All Best before dates up to 27/09/2019) due to undeclared walnuts.
Allergy Alert (Italy) IPAFood Srl recalls CONAD SCARL brand FARINA DI FARRO BIOLOGICA / Organic spelt flour (400g; Lot #19091; Best before 30-04-2020) due to undeclared soy.
Food Safety Recall (France): Le Dauphine recalls various La ferme du Verdoulet brand dairy products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): WestfalenLand Fleischwaren GmbH recalls Gut Ponholz Rinderhackfleisch / Gut Ponholz brand ground beef (500g; Best before 06.09.2019) due to foreign matter (red plastic body) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): WestfalenLand Fleischwaren GmbH recalls Landjunker Rinderhackfleisch / Landjunker ground beef (500g; Best before 04.09.2019 and 06.09.2019) and Landjunker SELECTION Rinderhackfleisch von der Färse / Landjunker SELECTION ground beef from heifer (400g; Best before 07.09.2019) due to foreign matter (red plastic body) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Sanorice Italia S.r.l. recalls Matt brand Matt non solo pane Le Mais Bio – Galletta di Mais bio / Organic maize galletta (130g; Best before 12-06-2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Chef’s Garden Ltd recalls The Big Night In brand Cinema Sweet Popcorn (250g bucket; Best before November 21, 2019; Product of United Kingdom) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Israel): Vega company Ltd recalls Vegan Buttery Spread (225g; Expiry date 13/1/2020; Product of Denmark) due to undeclared milk.