Recalls and Alerts: June 14 – 17, 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

Food Safety Recall: La Bodega Meat LLC recalls approximately 83,038 pounds of raw beef products 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 Alert: The Illinois Department of Agriculture is issuing a public health alert due to an undetermined amount of ground beef product prepared under custom exemption at David B’s Custom Meats. The ground beef may be contaminated with non-O157 shigatoxin-producing E. coli.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Public Health Agency of Canada reports that cases of E. coli O157 infections in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba are linked to exposure to Carnivora brand frozen raw pet food products. Two of the four outbreak victims have been hospitalized.

Food Safety Recall: G. Brandt Meat Packers Ltd. recalls three Mini Smoked Farmer Sausage products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Krazy Kris recalls Saumon fum – smoked salmon (variable weights; All units sold up to 16 June 2020) because the item was not prepared and packaged in a manner that would ensure safety for consumption.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Riveriene Farm Ltd. o/a Carnivora Pet Foods recalls several frozen raw pet food products due to potential E. coli O157 contamination. The company’s products have been linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157 illnesses. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Normal A/S recalls Nusello Choco & Nut (100g; Best before 15/08/20) and Nusello Caramel & Nut (100g; Best before 15/08/20) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Free From Beef Lasagne (430g; Use by 21 June 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Austrla): Sennereigenossenschaft Hatzenstädt recalls Almbauernkäse / Alm farm cheese (Sale date of May 1, 2020 to June 8, 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Flageolets Extra Fins (720ml; Lot #4819L J2M248 D08 /hh:mm; Best before 30/09/2023) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour BIO brand Mortadella Bio / Organic mortadella (70g; Lot 209136; Best before 14/06/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GéantCasino recalls Casino brand Lardons de saumon fumé atlantique / Atlantic smoked salmon (90g; various lot numbers and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Primula Ltd. (UK) recalls all Primula Cheese tubes produced from 25 December 2020 up to and including 28 January 2021 due to risk of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Primula Ltd recalls all Primula Cheese tubes produced from 25 December 2020 up to and including 28 January 2021 due to risk of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Karl Berg Sausage & Meat Manufacturing and Sales (2000) Ltd. recalls Rubinstein Delicatessen brand Smoked Beef Tongue (Expiry date 30.7.20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Simplot Australia Pty Ltd recalls Leggo’s Tuna Bake with Spinach & Garlic (500g; Best Before 1 05 22 and batch code of 12164) due to the incorrect pH level being detected in the sauce which has the potential for microbial growth that might result in illness.