Recalls and Alerts: November 14 – 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

FDA Investigation – Scombroid Poisoning: FDA and state health authorities are investigating 47 cases of scombrotoxin fish poisoning in 10 states. The illnesses have been linked to ahi tuna imported from Vietnam. FDA has asked Truong Phu Xanh Co, LTD, the supplier of most of the implicated ahi, to initiate a voluntary recall of all of its imported yellowfin tuna with production dates from January 2019 to the present. So far, the company has not taken any action. FDA has placed Truong Phu Xanh Co, LTD on Import Alert, allowing the agency to detain product at the port of entry without need for physical examination. Please see the FDA news release for additional information.

Food Safety Recall: Central Valley Meat Co., Inc. recalls approximately 34,222 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Dublin. The recalled products have been linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella Dublin illnesses first reported by CDC on November 1, 2019

Pet Food Safety Recall: Go Raw, LLC recalls Quest Beef Cat Food (2-lb frozen bags; Lot N128; UPC 6-91730-17101-8) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize Comme Chez Soi brand Piccalilli pickles (340 mL; All batch codes and dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Salling Group recalls Levevis Vegansk Pålæg med peberfrugt (Best before 23.11.2019) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls ANGOLO brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L23691; Best before 2/12/2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls VIAGGIATOR GOLOSO brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L23591; Best before 26/11/2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls VIAGGIATOR GOLOSO brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L43792; Best before 11-12-2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls AQUAFARINA brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L23592; Best before 26-11-2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): A-ware Tapas b.v. recalls DELI GENUSS Würziger Karotten-Aufstrich mit Ingwer / spicy carrot spread with ginger (150g; Best before 25-11-2019) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize Comme Chez Soi brand Piccalilli pickles (340 mL; All batch codes and dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): Welsh Cottage Cakes recalls Spelt & Fruit Cake (360g & 550g sizes; Batch codes 190920, 191004, 191017, 191025, 191108; Best before 23 November 2019, 7 December 2019, 20 December 2019, 28 December 2019, 11 January 2020) due to undeclared gluten (wheat).

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR recalls SPAR Mandeln gerieben / Grated almonds (200g; Lot #L39651; Best before 07.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sligro-ISPC recalls various salmon products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Hirtshals Seafood A/S recalls various Hot Smoked Fish products due to possible Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CENTRE ELABORATION DES VIANDES recalls Wassila brand Dés de Dinde / Diced Turkey (150g; Lot #4709561141; Best before 24/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Reghalal recalls Reghalal brand Pâté de volaille / Poultry pâté (160g; Lot #4709560315; Best before 09/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour BIO brand Antipasto Misto BIO (90g; Lot #199239; Best before 25/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour BIO brand Jambon cuit supérieur découenné / cooked ham (4 slices / 100g; Lot #199298; Best before 24/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wildhandel Möller recalls Rehteile, tiefgefroren, vakuumverpackt / Roe deer parts, frozen & vacuum-packed (Best before 28.12.2020) due to verotoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstätten recalls various HERRMANNSDORFER brand sauces due to possible foreign matter (glass fragment) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Coop. Mitilicoltori Spezzini recalls Muscolo spezzino / ground meat (1.5 kg and 10 kg; Lot #04-11-19FL) due to elevated E. coli levels.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): La Provencale recalls Chorizo Picante (200g; Lots 37 & 39; Best before 30/04/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Udder Delights recalls various white mould cheeses due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.