Recalls and Alerts: September 8 – 11, 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

Allergy Alert: Hy-Vee Fresh Commissary recalls approximately 6,233 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef and chicken products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Hy-Vee, Inc. recalls seven of its Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Hometown Food Company recalls Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin (7 oz; Lot #9 204; Best before Jan 23 2021; UPC 0 1330082014 8) and Martha White Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin (7 oz; Lot #9 205; Best before Jan 24 2021; UPC 0 1330082014 8) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert: New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns consumers that Stash Foods’ “Kelewele Hot Spices” (8-oz jar; Batch code SF/KHS/03-18; Best before December 2022; Product of Ghana) contains undeclared peanut allergens and should be avoided by anyone allergic to peanuts.

Food Safety Recall: Alfa International Seafood, Inc. recalls refrigerated, wild-caught yellowfin tuna loins (Sell by dates between August 29, 2019 and September 14, 2019) due to elevated levels of histamine. Five illnesses have been reported. Customers who purchased these products between August 20, 2019 and September 7, 2019 should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: House of Spices (India) recalls MDH SAMBAR MASALA (100g/3.5oz; Lot 48; Expiration date DEC 2021; UPC 6291103750327) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jager nv recalls Sea it Pure brand Calamars Frit / Fried calamari (All Best before dates up to and including 15.09.2019) due to undeclared wheat, shellfish, molluscs, egg, fish, soy, milk and celery.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Smoothie Orange Mangue Fruit de la Passion / Orange-Mango-Passionfruit Smoothie (Lot 6041) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Kalu A/S recalls Le Gaulois Dampkogt, røget kylling / Le Gaulois brand steamed, smoked chicken (Best before 19/09/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): FURIC SOLUTIONS recalls Les Naturels brand Langoustines cuites 20/30 (Lot #0628084770O; Best before 06/09/2019) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Despar Italia C.a.r.l. recalls Despar brand Cremoso alla soia Bianco Veggie (250g (2 x 125g); Lot L2349; Best before 08-10-2019) due to undeclared allergens.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Smoothie Orange Mangue Fruit de la Passion / Orange-Mango-Passionfruit Smoothie (250 ml; Lot 6041; Best before 09/10/2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Coop recalls Coop brand Psyllium Fiber for gluten-free baking (300g) due to undeclared mustard and sesame, and has ceased production until further notice.

Allergy Alert (UK-England and Wales specific): Waitrose recalls Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive Mix (150g; Best before 21 December 2019) due to undeclared wheat.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH Lunchsalade Tonijn / Tuna salad (225g; Best before 06+07+08+09+10/09/2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Reitan Distribution A/S recalls REMA 1000 kyllingepølser / Chicken sausages (300g; Best before 23-09-2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LEADER PRICE recalls LEADER PRICE – 2 Euros brand Coppa 8 tranches (80g; Lot #5674492; Best before 07/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Ferme DURR recalls various Ferme DURR brand organic dairy products due to Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Top Taste BV recalls Top Taste Röstzwiebeln / Roast onions (280g; Lots L 9142 / L9143 / L9144; Best before 20.05.2020 / 21.05.2020 / 22.05.2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG recalls Die Ofenfrische Thunfisch / Ovenfresh tuna Frozen Pizza (Lot #28061911; Best before 03.2020) due to foreign matter (white plastic particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): IVV GmbH & Co. KG recalls Grafschafter 9 Brezeln zum Fertigbacken /  Grafschafter brand 9 Pretzels, ready-to-bake (785 g; Best before 29.02.20 & 01.03.20) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Alert (Iceland): The Icelandic Food Safety Agency warns against the consumption of Holta, Kjarfugl or the Icelandic Krona brand chickens (traceability numbers 001-19-32-1-16 and 012-19-31-4-03) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Alert (Iceland): The Icelandic Food Safety Agency warns against the consumption of Holta, Kjarfugl or the Icelandic Krona brand chickens (traceability numbers 003-19-31-201 and 001-19-31-302) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Schneider recalls Schneider GARNITURE POUR FLAMMKUECHE (500g; Best before 11/09/2019, 17/09/2019, 18/09/2019, 19/09/2019, 20/09/2019, 25/09/2019, 27/09/2019, 02/10/2019, 04/10/2019) and Schneider FLAMM’KIT (360g; 11/09 /2019 & 25/09/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl Nederland recalls Chef Select Lidl brand Baguettes knoflookboter en kruidenboter / garlic butter and herb butter baguettes (2 x 175g; Expiry 01-08-2020) due to foreign matter plastic particles) contamination.