Recalls and Alerts: April 9 – 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

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Minestrone Soup (Sell-by dates of 4/17/2020 or before) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Jowett Farms Corporation recalls approximately 42,587 pounds of raw pork trimmings that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Conagra Brands, Inc. recalls approximately 130,763 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken bowl products due to foreign matter (small rocks) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


Allergy Alert: Joe’s Gluten-Free Foods recalls Joe’s Gluten-Free Foods brand Potato & Onion Perogies (360g; Best before 2019JL29 & 2021AU20; UPC 6 28451 40002 8) due to undeclared milk.


Food Safety Recall (Belgium): OKay recalls Hachis préparé de veau / Ground veal (400 g; Lot #02015097; Best before 14/04/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Le Chalet des Gauffres brand Gauffres artisanales choco / Chocolate waffles (200g; Lots #59 & 72; Best before 28/04/2020 and 11/05/2020, respectively) due to foreign matter (pieces of clear plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleischerei Neubauer oHG recalls Neubauers Original Braunschweiger Heringssalat / Neubauers Original Braunschweig Herring Salad (200g; Lots 20049, 20050, 20051 and 20052; Best before 18. APR. 2020, 19. APR. 2020, 20. APR. 2020, 21. APR. 2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ökoland GmbH Nord recalls Ökoland Tiefkühl Rahm-Spinat / Frozen creamed spinach (400g; Lots L0027F52, L0044F52 and L0045F52; Best before 07.2021 and 08.2021) due to foreign matter (plastic particles) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): ENZO Ltd. recalls Inno Superfood brand Manuka Honey with Fresh Deer Velvet and Royal Jelly (500g; Batch #NIS154; Best before 11/06/2022) due to the absence of a mandatory warning statement associated with the presence of Royal Jelly.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Choi’s Mushrooms recalls Green Co. Enoki Mushrooms (300g; Date marking 220420; Product of South Korea) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.