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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Food Safety Recall: Bunge Canada recalls A&W brand, Recipe brand and Delicia brand Margarine due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Viande Richelieu Inc. recalls Viande Richelieu Meat brand Boneless Horse Meat (variable weights; Lots #9267 & 9291) due to presence of clenbuterol, a drug used to treat asthma.
Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie Elmont recalls various breads due to possible foreign matter (pieces of wood) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
OUTBREAK ALERT (Multiple countries): More than 1,000 people in France and at least 180 Danes have fallen ill as a result of consuming Norovirus-contaminated oysters from France. The oyster beds became contaminated as a result of a sewage overflow on the French Atlantic coast.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): Unifood Import A/S recalls Suree premium oyster sauce (295 ml and 690 ml) due to undeclared gluten.
Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Breaded Pork Nuggets (300g; Best before 2020-01-18 and 2020-01-23) and ICA Breaded Pork Schnitzel (300g; Best before 2020-01-20 and 2020-01-25) due to undeclared milk
Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls “Boerenkaas Belegen 30+” cheese, sold in slices and in blocks (240g; All Best before dates) due to microbiological contamination that may result in food poisoning.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bayernland eG recalls D’Antelli Mozzarella, Sorte Classico (125g; Best before 21.01.2020) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): OLIVERO CLAUDIO recalls Organic Shell Eggs (4-pkg and 6-pkg; Lots #1A130120, 1A140120, 2A130120, 2C130120, 2C140120) due to microbiological contamination.
Food Safety Recall Update (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls “Boerenkaas Belegen 30+” cheese, sold in slices and in blocks (240g; All Best before dates) due to microbiological contamination that may result in food poisoning.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Soung Yueen & Co Ltd recalls Hoshi brand Otsumami Fish Snack, herbal flavour (110g; Batch codes KD071 and KH082; Best before11 May 2021 and 09 September 2021) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Hunter Gatherer Gourmet recalls Hunter Gatherer Gourmet brand Chocolate Sunflower Seed Baking Mix (300g; Batch #0719; Best before 26/01/2021) due to undeclared peanuts.