Recalls and Alerts: October 13 – 16, 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: CDC reports an outbreak of 21 Salmonella Oranienburg illnesses in 13 states linked to pet turtles. Seven people have been hospitalized.

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: USDA issues a public health alert for raw non-intact beef products derived from imported beef from Ontario, Canada that has been recalled by Ryding-Regency Meat Packers, Ltd. because it may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the Alert for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Peekay International Inc. recalls KESHAV Dry Apricot (7-oz and 14-oz pkgs; UPC 4386423302 and 4386423303, respectively) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: Samurai, Inc. recalls Furikake Popcorn (5-oz pkg; Best by 103019, 111519, 113019 and 121519) due to undeclared fish.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Mical Seafood, Inc. recalls frozen, wild-caught yellowfin Tuna Loins, Tuna Poke, Tuna Steaks, Tuna Ground Meat, and Tuna Saku (Products of Vietnam) due to elevated histamine levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kenosha Beef International recalls TACO BELL SEASONED BEEF Taco and Burrito Filling (8 x 5-lb bag cases; Use by L2 11/4/19 to L2 11/18/19) due to possible foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Les Moules de la Baie de Gaspé inc. recalls MOULES FRAÎCHES / Fresh mussels (bulk; Sold up to and including October 15, 2019; Harvest zone G-27.9E) due to presence of marine biotoxins.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Brenner Packers Ltd., Centennial Foods, Concord Premium Meats Ltd., Doug’s Quality Meats, George’s Meat Shop, Green Fresh Supermarket, Jian Hing Food Mart, Kingsway Meats, Lakeside Meats, North Hill Meats and Deli Ltd., Nortown Foods, P.A.T. Oriental Market, Pusateri’s Fine Foods, Sarajevo Grill and Meat, The Butcher’s Blend, The Garden Basket, Valley Custom Cutting, YNR Halal Inc. recall various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Saucisses et Salami Mondial recalls JAMBON PARISIEN / Ham (150g slices; Best before October 18, 2019) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Correction): Loblaw Companies Limited corrects its previous recall announcement and recalls instead President’s Choice brand Sensitive to lactose milk-based powdered infant formula (638g; EXP 2020 NO 05; UPC 0 60383 12994 1) instead of President’s Choice brand Lower Iron milk based powdered infant formula as previously announced by the company. The recalled product may be contaminated with Cronobacter spp.
Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls various ready-to-eat dried sausages due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): Cité Marine recalls AUCHAN LE POISSONNIER brand Filets de cabillaud façon fish & chips / cod fillets (880g; Lot #9282528; Best before 28/10/19) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls La Salade Monoprix brand POTIMARRON tartinade de lentilles corail quinoa (Best before 14/10/2019) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK – Northern Ireland specific): Lidl Northern Ireland recalls three J.D. Gross Mini Chocolate Bites products due to lack of English language labeling for allergens, including, barley, cereals containing gluten, egg, milk, nuts (almonds, hazelnuts and others), peanuts, sesame and soya). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Hofkäserei Deutschmann GbR recalls various BILLA, MERKUR, ADEG und Sutterlüty brands of Camembert and Brie organic cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHARCUTERIE VALLE DE LA BRUCHE recalls Auchan le Charcutier brand Choucroute Garnie pour 6 personnes / Sauerkraut Garnish, 6 servings (2,5kg; Lot #061275; Best before 27/10/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): RAPUNZEL Naturkost recalls Rapunzel Klare Suppe (250g; Best before 18.09.2020) due to possible foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Reykjagarður recalls certain fresh chicken from Reykjagardi sold under the labels of Holta, Kjarfugl and Krona due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Birds Eye recalls Birds Eye 50 Chicken Nuggets with Golden Wholegrain (790g; Batch codes L9208 W V124, L9208 X V124, L9208 Y V124, L9208 Z V124; Best before October 2020) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Birds Eye recalls Birds Eye 50 Chicken Nuggets with Golden Wholegrain (790g; Batch codes L9208 W V124, L9208 X V124, L9208 Y V124, L9208 Z V124; Best before October 2020) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Clarence Street (Hamilton) recalls Pak’n Save Clarence Street brand NZ Beef Mince (All tray sizes; Best before 10.10.19) due to possible foreign matter (plastic) contamination.