Recalls and Alerts: June 25 – 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

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC and FDA report 206 confirmed cases of Cyclospora infections in 8 upper mid-western states. Twenty-three people have been hospitalized. The outbreak has been linked to consumption of bagged salad mixes produced by Fresh Express and sold through a variety of retailers. Please refer to the CDC and FDA notices for additional information on the outbreak investigation.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Red Velvet Cheesecake Slices (PLU 78620; Product sell-by dates through July 1, 2020; sold in select Whole Foods Market stores in California, Boise, Idaho, and Reno, Nevada.) due to undeclared walnuts.

Allergy Alert: Beyond Better Foods, LLC recalls Enlightened brand Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream (pint containers; Best by November 5, 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Norpac Fisheries Export recalls all fresh shrimp poke distributed in the Hawaiian Islands between May 11, 2020 and June 25, 2020 due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Express recalls branded and private label salad products produced at its Streamwood, IL facility that contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrot ingredients due to potential Cyclospora contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Hy-Vee, Inc. expands its earlier recall to include an additional 12 salads due to potential Cyclospora contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Jewel-Osco recalls Signature Farms Garden Salad (12-oz bags; Best if used by May 16 through July 4 (5-16-20 through 7-04-20); UPC 21130 98135) due to potential Cyclospora contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation recalls Pilgrim’s FULLY COOKED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS (4-lb plastic bag pkgs; Lot code 0127; Best by 06 MAY 2021) due to foreign matter (flexible rubber material) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Garland Ventures Ltd recalls Five Cheese Stuffed Shells trays (10.76 oz.; Lot #F080SS/F090SS) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Express recalls Fresh Express brand salad products due to possible Cyclospora contamination. While there have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with these products, bagged salad mixes have been linked to an outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the USA. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Krazy Kris recalls ADAR brand and OKEAH brand Maquereau fumé entier / whole smoked mackerel (variable weight; Sold up to and including 28 June 2020) because the products may not be safe to eat.

Food Safety Recall: Lester’s Deli (Lester Charcuterie et viande fumée) recalls SAUMON FUME – SMOKED SALMON (225g; sold up to and including 25 June 2020) due to the absence of a “Best before” date on the packages.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Spar Colruyt Group recalls Spar tarama (200g; Best before 10/8/2020) due to undeclared fish and wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Slagter Kirkeby recalls Slagter Kirkeby Rullepølse / Sausage rolls (Pieces, slices and part of a cold pack; All Best before dates) and Slagter Kirkeby Italienske griller / Italian grills (All Best before dates) due to undeclared mustard and celery.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalles Bonneterre brand Brioche bio and Brioche tressée bio / Organic brioche and Organic braided brioche (Various best before dates) due to undeclared butter (milk). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected date codes.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Coop recalls Coop Frasiga Favoriter / Crisp Favourite snacks (Best before 2020-12- 09) due to undeclared peanut.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Sennereigenossenschaft Hatzenstädt recalls HATZENSTÄDTER SENNEREIBUTTER (Best before 30.6.2020-12.7. 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Zandvliet Extra Gekruide Kip Grillworst / Extra-seasoned chicken grill sausage (225g; Best before 30/07) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls Nature Bio brand Salade jeunes pousses / organic young shoot salad (Lot codes 26199703 041 & 26208446 041; Best before 27/06/20 & 28/06/20, respectively) due to potential Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Petitgas brand Filet mignon séché 30 tranches / dried filet mignon, 30 slices (Lot codes 01710010 & 01700015; Best before 28/08/2020 & 27/08/2020, respectively) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ELIVIA recalls various Tendre & Plus brand ground beef products due to foreign matter (metal filament) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Elivia recalls Tendre & Plus brand viande hachée goût Bolognaise / Bolognese-flavour ground beef (700g; Lot #VF00057274; Best before 26 juin) due to foreign matter (metal filament) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ELIVIA recalls Cora brand viande hachée, 5%MG / lean ground beef (350g; Lot #VF00057085; Best before 24 juin) dueto foreign matter (metal filament) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ELIVIA recalls Boucherie St Clément brand viande hachée, 15%MG / ground meat, 15% fat (300g; Lots VF00057247 & VF00057293; Best before 24 juin) dueto foreign matter (metal filament) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHANCERELLE recalls Connetable brand 3 x Sardines au piment de Cayenne / Sardines with cayenne peppers (135 g; Lots 04 2025/ S00970164, 04 2025/ S00970183 & 04 2025/ S00970205) due to foreign matter (glass particle) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sennereigenossenschaft Hatzenstädt recalls HATZENSTÄDTER SENNEREIBUTTER (Best before 30.6.2020-12.7. 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): August Töpfer & Co. (GmbH & Co.) KG recalls Clarky ́s Mandeln ganz naturbelassen / Natural almonds (200g; Lot #L 41766; Best before 05.10.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Backhaus LEDERER GmbH recalls Köstliches Knusper-Knäcke Dinkel / Delicious crispy crunchy spelt (200g; Best before 26.06.2020 – 29.09.2020) due to contaminated raw material from supplier.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Union Hall Smoked Fish recalls Union Hall Smoked Salmon Paté (100g; Use by 18/07/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Kresto Sezam Sesame Seeds (200g; L200551V464; Best before: 31/08/2021; Product of India) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EUROVERDE SOCIETA’ AGRICOLA SRL recalls Terra & Vita le Zuppe Belle e Pronte ZUPPA CON FARRO / soup with spelt (620g; Lot #L23-R-148; Best before 05/07/20 – 06/07/20- 07/07/20 – 10/07/20 – 11/07/20 – 12/07/20) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EUROVERDE SOCIETA’ AGRICOLA SRL recalls Euroverde società agricola brand ZUPPA CON FARRO / soup with spelt
(620g; Lot #3 20 148; Best before
05/07/20 – 07/07/20 – 10/07/20 – 11/07/20 –12/07/20) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EUROVERDE SOCIETA’ AGRICOLA SRL recalls Il Mercato – Carrefour brand ZUPPA CON VERDURE E FARRO / soup with vegetables and spelt (620g; Lot #320148; Best before 06/07/2020 – 10/07/2020) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EUROVERDE SOCIETA’ AGRICOLA SRL recalls Bontà dell¿Orto brand ZUPPA CON FARRO e verdure fresche / soup with spelt and fresh vegetables (620g; Lot #320148; Best before 07/07/2020) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Starlaks Italia SRL recalls Starlaks – Vegé brand Salmone norvegese affumicato / Norwegian smoked salmon (100g; Lot #619NI2010D2205; Best before 06/07/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): MARIGA GIUSEPPE & C. SAS recalls MARIGA GIUSEPPE & C. SAS brand SALAME NOSTRANO DOLCE CON AGLIO / sweet salami with garlic (~700g; Lot #170/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Nature Bio brand Salade jeunes pousses / organic young shoot salad (Lot codes 26199703 041 & 26208446 041; Best before 27/06/20 & 28/06/20, respectively) due to potential Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls Zandvliet Extra Gekruide Kip Grillworst / Extra-seasoned chicken grill sausage (225g; Best before 30/07/2020) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl Nederland recalls Grillworst varken / Grilled pork sausage (350g; Best before 08-08-2020) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Yong Anh Oriental Sweet recalls Pandan Cake (300g; Best before 2 July 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Kongs Trading Pty Ltd recalls various spring roll pastries due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the recalled products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Pana Organic recalls Pana Organic Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread (200g; Best Before 05/02/2021) due to undeclared cashews and pistachios.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Natural Things Ltd recalls Pana Organic Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread (200g; Best Before 05/02/2021) due to undeclared cashews and pistachios.