Recalls and Alerts: March 8 – 11, 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: CDC, FDA and agencies in several states are investigating a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to enoki mushrooms imported from the Republic of Korea. Thirty-six cases have been confirmed in 17 states across the USA, and four people have died.

Allergy Alert: Meijer recalls Fresh from Meijer – Mixed Nuts with Peanuts & Sea Salt (16 oz; Sell by 7-16-2020, 9-5-2020, 10-15-2020) due to undeclared Brazil nuts.

Allergy Alert: Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC recalls Zucchini Spiral Pesto Side Dish Kit (11 oz; Run number code 1196272F; Use by 03/20/2020) due to undeclared egg and milk.

Food Safety Recall: Sun Hong Foods, Inc. recalls Sun Hong Foods, Inc Enoki Mushrooms (7.05 oz/200g; All cases; Product of Republic of Korea) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed in California, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Illinois and Florida and was sold mainly in Asian supermarkets. This recall is related to the outbreak alert mentioned above.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Henry & Tenry Food Products Company recalls Henry & Tenry Food Products brand Spring Rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Delta Food Products Inc. recalls various brands of Spring Rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Fresh Sprout International recalls Fresh Sprouts brand Fresh Bean Sprouts (454g; Product codes 20/MAR/17 & 20/MAR/18; UPC 8 27468 00100 0) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Taste for Luxury recalls Luigi Guffanti 1876 brand Taleggio DOP a Latte crudo incarto verde raw milk cheese (Lot 134/20; Best before 13/04/2020) due to pathogenic E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Le AAA Boucherie Gourmet recalls Capicole à l’ancienne tranché (All product sold up to March 1, 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand AH Kip zoetzuur /Sweet and sour chicken (200g; Best before 26/03/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Food For Progress recalls Oumph! The Oumph! Burger (226g; Best before 22/7/2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand AH Kip zoetzuur /Sweet and sour chicken (200g; Best before 26/03/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Parsley bowls (30g; Best before 17-03-2020) and Jumbo Celery bowls (40g; Best before 17-03-2020) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Cassarrigoni SRL recalls LUIGI GUFFANTI 1876 SRL brand TALEGGIO DOP A LATTE CRUDO INCARTO VERDE raw milk cheese (~2kg; Lot #134/20; Best before 21/02/2020, 14/03/2020, 21/03/2020, 22/03/2020, 29/03/2020, 03/04/2020, 04/04/2020, 05/04/2020, 06/04/2020, 07/04/2020, 10/04/2020, 12/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 15/04/2020, 18/04/2020) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Cora recalls Sano Vita semințe de chia / Chia seeds (150g; Best before 31.01.2021 & 28.02.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): CARREFOUR ROMÂNIA S.A. recalls Sano Vita semințe de chia / Chia seeds (150g; Best before 31.01.2021 & 28.02.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Rökt Sojakorv / Smoked soybean sausage (240g; Best before 24-03-2020 and 27-03-2020) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Mizkan Euro Ltd recalls Branston Pickle products due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Adin Roladin Ltd. recalls Wafer Adin Sweet, chocolate-coated (40 x 18g; Expiry dates 23/05/20, 11/04/20, 23/08/20, 22/08/20, 21/08/20; Product of Turkey) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Danny and Galit Ltd. recalls several cookie and snack varieties due to undeclared dairy ingredient. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Almandos Ltd. recalls Colored lentils (250g; all expiry dates up to and including 01/10/21) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Elkayam Snacks Company recalls Elkayam Snacks Home-Made Meat-Filled Kubbeh (700g; All expiration dates up to and including “best use before 5.1.2021”) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Tzabar recalls Hummus Abu Marwan (400g; Batch 0044196508; Best before 26/3/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zeland): Pak’n Save Rangiora recalls a specific batch and date of its Pak’n Save Rangiora brand made in-store speciality bread products due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.