Recalls and Alerts: March 26 – 31, 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 UPDATE: FDA recommends that consumers should not eat any recalled enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, Inc. and Guan’s Mushroom Co., because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers should check their refrigerators and throw away any recalled enoki mushrooms

Food Safety Alert: FDA advises restaurants in California to stop selling Min Jiang Food Store Inc. Koi Koi Trading salmon products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Allergy Alert: Winter Gardens Quality Foods, Inc. recalls Whole Foods Market Vodka Sauce (16-oz plastic tub; Lot #20057; UPC 853594006084) due to undeclared milk.


Allergy Alert: BCI Foods Inc. recalls Irresistibles Life Smart brand Beef Barley and Vegetable Soup (540 mL; Product code BB/MA 2021 OC 17 EST 142 5 5 5 19 290; UPC 0 59749 90388 2) due to undeclared egg and milk.

Allergy Alert: Lemond Food Corp recalls No brand and Goraesa brand fish cakes due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fromagerie Blackburn recalls Fromagerie Blackburn brand Le Napoléon – Firm Cheese (variable packaging) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to recall notice for additional package code details.


Allergy Alert (Belgium): KOYLU FOOD recalls GLAZIOCLÜçLER brand ALTIN FINCAN KADAYIF and FINCAN KADAYIF desserts (250g; All lot codes) due to undeclared wheat flour.

Allergy Alert (France): Coopérative U recalls U brand Tartare de saumon des fjords de Norvège / Salmon tartare from the Norweigian fjords (160g; Lot 20 286 246; Best before 02/04/2020) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl recalls Naturis Cold Pressed Juice Assorted ‘Rooting for You’ Variant (750 mL; Best before 12 July 2020) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose N°1 Charentes Butter Croissants (2-pack; Best before 01 April 2020) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): GoodMills Österreich GmbH recalls Finis Feinstes Vollkornmehl Roggen / Finis brand Finest Whole Grain Rye Flour (1000g; Batch No. September 2020 L49 B) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR recalls SPAR PREMIUM Ajvar (330g; Lots LA160012 and LA160016; Best before 04.09.2022 and 05.09.2022) due foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Grill Time! brand Pilons de poulet épicés (surgelés frais) / Spicy chicken drumsticks, fresh frozen (1 kg; Lot #136296; Best before 23/07/2020 and 25/07/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Bio brand Huile de tournesol / Sunflower oil (75 cl; Lot #TBR 91217; Best before 06 2021) because the product is unfit for consumption.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Einstök matvara ehf. recalls Amy’s Kitchen brand Vegetable Lasagna – Gluten Free, frozen (255g; Lot #30-K269; Best before end November 2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): O’Flynn’s Gourmet Sausage Company recalls O’Flynn’s Gourmet Sausage Company Cumberland Sausages (360g and 5kg; Batch code 200318; Use by 28.03.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Friultrota di Pighin s.r.l. recalls Aringa Sciocca – Aringa Dolce Affumicata (Filetti di aringa affumicati a freddo) / Sweet cold-smoked herring (variable weights; Various lots and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Royalty Ltd. recalls Mars milk chocolate bars with caramel filling (50g; Expiry 28-02-2020; Manufactured by Mars Nederland B.V.) due to undeclared eggs.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Shelby’s Healthy Hedonism/Rousche Group Pty Ltd recalls Shelby’s Chocolate Chip Cookies (Best before 28 FEB 21) due to undeclared hazelnut and cashew.