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: CDC reports a deadly multistate outbreak of Salmonella Dublin infections linked to ground beef. Ten people from six states have been infected with the outbreak strain. Eight of the ten outbreak victims were hospitalized, and there has been one death. Outbreak cases have been reported by California (2), Colorado (3), Iowa (1), Kansas (2), Oklahoma (1) and Texas (1). CDC is not recommending that consumers avoid ground beef, but is reminding the public to ground beef to an internal temperature of 160°F. A single, common supplier of the ground beef has not been identified, and no recalls have been announced.
Food Safety Recall: Nestlé USA recalls ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products due to potential foreign matter (food-grade rubber pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall Update): King Arthur Flour, Inc. recalls three additional product lot codes of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.; Lot codes L18A09A, L18A09C & A19A08A; Best if used by 12/09/19 and 01/08/20) due to E. coli O26 contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Cuisine La Joue Verte recalls VÉGÉ PÂTÉ AUX LÉGUMES D’AUTOMNE/HIVER / Vegetarian fall/winter vegetable pâté (200g; All product bearing packaging date of 30 October 2019 or earlier) due to lack of labeling to indicate the product must be refrigerated.
Food Safety Recall Update: Sobeys Inc. recalls Compliments brand fresh-cut vegetable products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Expiry 12/2019, 01/2020, 02/2020, 06/2020, 07/2020, 08/2020, 09/2020, and 10/2020) and Luscious Lemon Mini Planter containing Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Expiry 07/2020, 08/2020 and 09/2020) due to illegible declaration of milk and egg on some labels.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Shakshuka (1300g; Best before 7-11-2019) due to undeclared parsley and celery.
Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls LIEBIG brand Velouté de potiron / Cream of pumpkin (1L and 2 x 1L; Lots J225 & J226; Best before 11/2020) due to lack of product sterility.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleisch-Krone Feinkost GmbH recalls Gut Bartenhof Frikadelle Klassik / Classic meatballs (Lots 97812 & 97813; Best before 05.11.2019) and ja! Frikadellenbällchen / meatballs (500g; Best before 05.11.2019 & 20.11.2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): Iceland recalls additional Iceland brand Houmous products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): NABA CARNI SPA recalls SFILACCI DI EQUINO (100g; Lot #93543; Best before 31-01-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Choux rouges aux pommes / red cabbage with apples (560g; Best before 31/12/2021) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.