Recalls and Alerts: April 24 – 30, 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: Condies Foods recalls roll chicken salad on croissant (Use through 03/6/2020 – 05/6/2020) and sndw chicken sandwich on white (Use through 03/6/2020 – 05/2/2020) due to  undeclared soy.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy 2012 Inc. recalls Farm Boy brand Spinach Spread & Dip (283g; Best before 13 MAY 2020; UPC 8 08912 00452 5) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Ali-Pro Distributions recalls Uncooked Crispy chicken fritters (250g; Lots 190409, 190611, 190612, 190619, 190910, 190924, 191009, 191108, 191203, 200106, 200129) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection salade de crevettes / shrimp salad (160g; Best before 21/5/2020) due to undeclared gluten, celery and crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): NAKA A/S recalls Podravka Kyllingepostej / Chicken paté (50g; All best before dates) due to undeclared gluten (oats).

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Big Al’s Side Kicks Flamin’ Chicken Chunks (1kg; Best before March 2021) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Colruyt Mersch recalls Boni salade de crevettes grises/ shrimp salad (160g; Best before 21/5/2020) due to undeclared gluten, celery and crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Taco’s Tomatensalsa Pakket / Jumbo Taco’s Tomato Salsa Package (Best before 12/09/2020 or 30/09/2020) due to undeclared soy and celery.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Hanskin recalls Seafood Delight brand frozen marlin (700g; Lot # and Best before date 31/01/2021) due to elevated levels of mercury.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Spar Colruyt Group recalls various meat preparations due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Natur-Drogeriet A/S recalls Økologiske Lucernefrø / Organic alfalfa seeds (200g; Best before 25/11/2021) and Hele Lucernefrø / Whole alfalfa seeds (1000g; Best before 06/01/2022) due to foreign matter (glass shards) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Géant Vert recalls Géant Vert brand Maïs doux extra tendre / extra tender sweet corn (300g/425ml; Batch code 215 7 W1; Best before 07/2023 XX :XX) due to faulty seams (see announcement from General Mills UK for Ireland, below).

Food Safety Recall (France): PYRENEFROM recalls iStara brand AOP Ossau Iraty cheese (180g; Lot #61051; Best before 20/06/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Firma Cacao de Bourgogne recalls Ja! Ganze Nuss Edelvollmilchschokolade / All Nuts Whole Milk Chocolate (100g; Lot #2006442827; Best before 04.12.2020) due to foreign matter (black plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): General Mills UK recalls Green Giant Original Sweetcorn (198g; Batch codes 293 1S1, 294 1S1 and 295 1S1; Best before 07/2023; Product of France) due to faulty seams that could lead to food quality and safety issues.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Géant Vert brand Maïs doux extra tendre / extra tender sweet corn (300g; Batch code 215 7 W1; Best before 07/2023; Product of France) due to faulty seams.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet minced chicken loaf slices (All best before dates from 8-04-2020 to 30-04-2020) due to foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Di Luca & Di Luca recalls Zeta Kapris Små / Zeta brand small capers (100g glass jar; Lot LE 007; Best before 2023-01-31) due to foreign matter (glass pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): General Mills recalls Green Giant Original Sweetcorn (198g; Batch codes 293 1S1, 294 1S1 and 295 1S1; Best before 07/2023; Product of France) due to faulty seams that could lead to food quality and safety issues.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Ceres Enterprise Ltd recalls Ceres Organics brand Buckwheat Organic Flour (700g; Batch Nos. WO067095 and WO067308; Best before 25/09/2021 and 14/10/2021) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Kimchi Company Pty Ltd recalls Kimchi (300g and 600g; Exp Date 22.09.2020) because of potential microbial contamination due to inadequate salt content.