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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OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC and FDA are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses that has affected 122 individuals in 7 states and 19 of the outbreak victims required hospitalization. The outbreak has been linked to consumption of bagged salad mixes. Several products have been recalled, but the recalled items do not account for all of the reported cases, according to CDC. Please refer to the list of recalled items, below.
Allergy Alert: Mount Franklin Foods, LLC dba Azar Nut Company recalls 7-Select Yogurt Pretzels (5-oz pouch; Lots YR20140 & JT20147; Best by May/19/2021 and May/26/2021, respectively) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert: Trident Seafoods recalls Gordon Choice® Imitation Crab Supreme Style (40-oz pkg; Lot codes M828803, M904202, M916303, M935004, M016004) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert: Flagstone Foods LLC recalls North Star Sweet & Salty Caramel Trail Mix (14 oz; Lot code 05M04210; Expiration date 04/22/2021) due to undeclared cashews.
Food Safety Recall (see Outbreak Alert): Hy-Vee, Inc. recalls Hy-Vee Bagged Garden Salad (12 oz; all UPCs and expirations dates) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold at Hy-Vee locations in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Food Safety Recall (see Outbreak Alert): ALDI recalls Little Salad Bar Garden Salad (All product codes; Use by dates of May 16 to July 04) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Food Safety Recall (see Outbreak Alert): Jewel-Osco recalls Signature Farms Garden Salad (12-oz bag; Best if used by May 16 through July 4) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa.
Food Safety Recall: Sandwicherie Viet recalls Nem Chua (variable weights; sold up to and including 23 June 2020) due to manufacture and/or packaging under conditions that do not ensure safety for human consumption.
Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): PepsiCo BeLux recalls Lay’s Bugles Nacho Cheese (30g & 125g; Lots BV 81803 132, BV 81804 132, BV 81805 132, BV 81806 132, BV 81803 133, BV 81804 133, BV 81805 133 & BV 81806 133; Best before 19/09/2020) due to undeclared soy and wheat.
Allergy Alert (France): Bioporc recalls Bonjour Campagne Saucisson sec Bio / Organic dry sausage (Lot #L17.02; Best before 25/07/2020) due to undeclared hazelnuts.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall 1 de Beste Roomsaus / cheese sauce due to undeclared soy.
Food Safety Recall (Austria): EZA Fairer Handel recalls Belgische Trüffel / Belgian Truffle (100g; Batch #09091901; Sell by 9.9.2020) due to foreign matter (piece of metal) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Burgers au fromage / cheeseburgers (±300g; Best before 28/6/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sodebo brand Planet Wrap Libanais (Poulet à la libanaise) / Lebanese style chicken wrap (220g; Best before 30/06/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Nordic Seafood A/S recalls COOP Kæmperejer, kogte / COOP Giant shrimp, cooked (300g; Lot #TASE_20/15; Best before 18-03-2022, 19-03-2022 & 20-03-2022) due to Vibrio cholerae contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U Saveurs brand Véritable Andouille de Guémené à l’Ancienne/ Authentic old-style andouille de Guémené sausage (±270g; Lots 30E300410, 30E040520, 30E050520; Best before 01/08/2020 & 06/08/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): L’Atelier de l’Argoat recalls L’Atelier de l’Argoat brand Véritable Andouille de Guémené à l’Ancienne (sold between 12/06/2020 and 19/06/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand Planet Wrap Libanais (Poulet à la libanaise) / Lebanese style chicken wrap (220g; Best before 30/06/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Romania): SC VANBET S.R.L. recalls OUĂ 30 M / Eggs 30 M (Lot 160; Expiration 05.07.2020; Health mark RO EPC 53 CE) due to Salmonella contamination.
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Allergy Alert (Israel): SHEMO Bakery Ltd. recalls Cranberries with white chocolate coating (100g; Best before 2.9.20) due to undeclared milk.