Recalls and Alerts: February 27 – 29, 2020


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: FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating an outbreak of 14 illnesses caused by E. coli O103 in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Texas and Utah. CDC is reporting that the epidemiologic evidence indicates that clover sprouts from Jimmy John’s restaurants are a likely source of this outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Choice Products USA, LLC recalls “Premiere Choice” Peanut Butter Cookie Dough (3lb tubs; Date code 19330) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert (Update): Pusateri’s Fine Foods recalls Pusateri’s Fine Foods brand Spring Rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Industry recalls various tuna products due to elevated histamine levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Union Bay Seafood Ltd. recalls certain Union Bay Seafood Ltd. brand Pacific Oysters due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Herbivores Marché Végétalien inc. recalls certain products that were processed and packaged under insanitary conditions and may not be safe to eat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Pastavera recalls two products that were processed and packaged under insanitary conditions and may not be safe to eat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Provigo Francis Descoteaux recalls various ground meat products due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie A-1 recalls various smoked fish products due to absence of a “Best before” date. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls Bio Cukier Kokosowy / Coconut blossom sugar (200g & 350g; Lots #L191216 & L191113 respectively; Best before 10/03/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls Spring Home brand spring roll pastry sheets due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Coca-Cola European Partners recalls Thums Up Cola (300ml; Manufacturing date 18 September 2019) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): LA SALUMERIA DI EUSTACHIO recalls SALAME CONTADINO C/A (Lot #P04316; Best before 15-07-2020) due to Listeria and Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Mars Wrigley UK recalls Revels pouches (101g; Batch codes 006C2SLO00 and 006D1SLO00; Best before 31 January 2021) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Jeff the Chef Foods Ltd recalls five products due to incorrect date labelling. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Sing Long Foodstuff Trading Co Pte Ltd recalls Lotte’s Choco Pie Banana (12 pk; All Best Before dates marked 4 November 2020; Product of South Korea) due to undeclared almonds.