Recalls and Alerts: May 17 – 23, 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 is investigating a 28-state outbreak of Salmonella Hadar illnesses linked to contact with backyard chicks and ducklings. The agency reports 97 confirmed cases, with 17 people hospitalized.

Food Safety Recall: New Hoque and Sons, Inc. recalls Radhuni Curry Powder (400g; Expiration date 01/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Conagra Brands, Inc. recalls approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken and turkey bowl products due to foreign matter (small rocks) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Natu Fine Foods recalls various Traiteur Pierrot brand salades de pâtes froides / cold pasta salads due to undeclared allergens and absence of safe storage instructions on the label. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Bloc recalls Winny brand Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes / Hazelnut spread (400g; Lot #L920453; Best before 09/2020) due to undeclared almonds and cashews.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls Winny brand Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes / Hazelnut spread (400g; Lot #L9204; Best before 30/09/2020) due to undeclared almonds and cashews.

Allergy Alert (France): BODIN recalls Les charcuteries de Picoreur brand Terrine de Pintade au poivre vert / Guinea fowl terrine with green pepper (Lot E073; Best before 31/03/24) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Germany): Frank Juice GmbH recalls Frank Juice Grün / Green juice (330ml; Best before 04.07.2020) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Unilever recalls Magnum White Chocolate ice cream tubs (440 ml; Batch codes L9255AT138 and L9255BT138; Best before end date September 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Young’s Seafood Ltd. recalls Young’s Simply Breaded 2 Extra Large Fish Fillets (300g; Batch codes AC L 0097, AB L0114, AB L 0116; Best before end date October 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Unilever UK Ltd recalls Magnum White Chocolate ice cream tubs (440 ml; Batch codes L9255AT138 and L9255BT138; Best before end date September 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Young’s Seafood recalls Young’s Simply Breaded 2 Extra Large Fish Fillets (300g; Batch codes AC L 0097, AB L0114, AB L 0116; Best before end date October 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Alnatura recalls Alnatura dried chickpeas (500g; Best before 14.01.2021 and 27.01.2021) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Mushroom City recalls Mélange de champignons Exotic Mix mushrooms (500g; Best before 18/05/2020) and Champignons de Paris mushrooms (500g; Best before 18/05/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société Raymond et Fils recalls Raymond et Fils brand Huîtres Arcachon Cap Ferret / Arcachon Cap Ferret oysters (2 dozen No. 3 per pkg; pack date 19/05/2020) due to presence of lipophilic toxin.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société A SNC recalls Chiffonnade de jambon cuit supérieur / cooked ham (120g; Lot #6420648; Best before 13/06/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Danival brand Petits pois & carottes / peas and carrots (680g; Lot #E 119; Best before 24/08/2023) due to possible development of thermophilic bacteria.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Madrange brand Les minis-saveur chorizo / Chorizo-flavour mini-sausages (Lot 50812 / 012; Best before 26/05/2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hersteller Schwarz Cranz GmbH & Co. KG recalls Dulano Delikatess Mini Salami-Snack sort.classic (250 g; Lot #L2325031007; Best before 31.05.2020) due to foreign matter (blue film) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Alnatura recalls Alnatura dried chickpeas (500g; Best before 14.01.2021 and 27.01.2021) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Reykjagarður hf. recalls Holta and Kjöfugl Fresh chicken pieces (Traceability Number 019-20-16-1-01) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Egidio Galbani S.r.l. recalls CADEMARTORI brand Taleggio DOP Cademartori (200g; Lots LA0403 200126 and LA0603 200127; Best before 19/06/20 and 20/06/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ZERBINATI recalls ZERBINATI brand ZUPPA CON LEGUMI E CEREALI / Soup with legumes and cereals (310g; Lot 20-113; Best before 01/06/2020) due to risk of botulism.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ZERBINATI recalls CONSILIA brand ZUPPA CON LEGUMI E CEREALI / Soup with legumes and cereals (620g; Lot 20-113; Best before 01/06/2020) due to risk of botulism.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ZERBINATI recalls ESSELUNGA SPA brand ZUPPA DI VERDURE CON LEGUMI E CEREALI (620g; Lot 20-113; Best before 01/06/2020) due to risk of botulism.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Zion Turgeman Ltd. recalls Parle-Murano Minis Mini Chocolate-Chip Cookies (100g; Batch No. KP-ZTL1897; Best before 11/03/2021; Product of India) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Natural Cakes Ltd. recalls Re fresh brand Pizza Margherita with olives, gluten-free (Best before 07.10.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Great Line Import and Distribution Ltd. recalls Pastos brand Frozen corn kernels (700g; Best before 21.2.21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Irena Stuffed Dough Products Ltd. recalls Frozen Meat-Filled Blintzes (800g; All Best before dates from 20-09-2020 up to and including 31-10-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Bodhi’s Bakehouse recalls Bodhi’s Bakehouse Gluten Free Bread Crumbs (USE BY 22 Oct 2020 and USE BY 18 APRIL 2021) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Harbourkonnect Retail Ltd recalls certain batches of Amma’s Chicken Tikka Heat & Eat and Amma’s Chicken Seekh Kebab Heat & Eat due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Kmart Australia Ltd recalls Solid/Filled Milk Chocolate Egg Bag (360g; Best before 12/2/2021) and Caramel Milk Chocolate Egg Bag (160g; Best before 12/2/2021) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Kmart NZ Holdings Ltd recalls Kmart brand Caramel Milk Chocolate Eggs (160g; Best before 12/02/21) and Kmart brand Mixed Bag Milk Chocolate Eggs (360g; Best before 12/02/21) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Griffin’s Foods Ltd recalls Griffin’s Krispie Biscuits (250g; Best before 23 MAR 21; Time code 15:50 – 19:00) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.