Recalls and Alerts: June 18 – 20, 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, FDA and public health officials in several states are investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salads. FDA and CDC are recommending that consumers should not eat, and restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve all ALDI Little Salad Bar Brand Garden Salad sold in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri, all Hy-Vee Brand Garden Salad sold in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska, and Jewel-Osco Signature Farms Brand Garden Salad sold in Illinois. As of now, CDC is aware of lab-confirmed cases in 6 states. Sixteen people have been hospitalized. The investigation is on-going.

Allergy Alert: H-E-B recalls several gallon-size Hill Country Fare fruit drinks due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Fresh Express recalls Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kit (11.5 oz; Production codes G163B10A and G163B10B; Use by June 29) due to undeclared wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Johnvince recalls Sweetened dried cranberries (variable weights – approx. 300g/bag; PLU 5176; Codes 06472, 06481, 0648; May have been sold from May 28, 2020 up to and including June 8, 2020) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): PepsiCo BeLux recalls Lay’s Bugles Nacho Cheese (various package sizes and lot codes) due to undeclared soy and wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the affected products.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Kesko Oyj recalls Pirkka Best Shrimp Salad Skagen (200g; Expiration date 4.8.2020) due to undeclared saithe, cod, wheat starch, and soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize and Lidl recall Lay’s Bugles Nacho Cheese (125g; Lots BV 81804 132, BV 81805 132, BV 81806 132; Best before 19/09/20) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op brand 2 Herby Pork Loin Medallions (305g; Use by 28 June 2020) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH gerookte forelfilet / smoked trout filet (125g; Best before 20/06 to 04/07, inclusinve) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): STONEMANOR INTERNATIONAL LTD recalls PRIMULA CHEESE TUBES (150g; All lot codes and expiry dates) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls jelly candies, jelly fruit cups and jelly straws due to a potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Société DETRY recalls CARREFOUR PATE DE CAMPAGNE AU POIVRE VERT / Country-style paté with green pepper (150g; Lot #2412; Best before 10/07/2020) due to lack of a preservative agent.

Food Safety Recall (France): ELIVIA recalls ground beef sold under a variety of labels and store brands due to foreign matter (small metal filament) contamination. Please refer to Oulah! for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls various Carrefour BIO and Carrefour Sélection delicatessen meats due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Sélection brand Prosciutto cotto alle erbe / prosciutto with herbs (120g; All lot/date codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Bio brand Jambon cuit supérieur découenné Bio / organic cooked ham (100g; All lot/date codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Sélection brand Mortadella Bologna (100g; All lot/date codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sennereigenossenschaft Hatzenstädt recalls Schnittkäse „Almbauernkäse“ / Sliced Alpine Farm Cheese (Sold between May 1 and June 8, 2020.) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls various Auchan brand ground beef and ground meat due to foreign matter (small metal filament) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Industry recalls various jelly candies due to potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Industry recalls various brands of smoked filet of trout due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Findus recalls Original Oxpytt Storpack (1500g; Lot codes L0068, L0069, L0070; Best before 06 2021) due to foreign matter (thin, 3 cm long metal wire) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): CitySuper recalls Primula Original Cheese Spread (150g; Best before December 29, 2020; January 7, 2021; January 12, 2021; and January 14, 2021; Product of UK) and Primula Cheese Spread with Chives (150g; Best before December 29, 2020; January 5, 2021; January 12, 2021; and January 19, 2021; Product of UK) due to Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Atasco Pte Ltd recalls all Primula cheese spreads in tubes due to Clostridium botulinum contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.