Recalls and Alerts: July 19 – 22, 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 reports 125 confirmed infections due to Salmonella Newport in 15 states across the US, with 24 hospitalizations. The source of this outbreak is unknown at this time.

Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle, Inc. recalls Giant Eagle Dried Island Fruit Mix (Best by January 15, 2021; UPC 3003491435) due to undeclared peanut, almond, milk and soy.

Food Safety Recall: Hostess Brands, LLC recalls certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers® due to the potential for mold growth. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


Food Safety Recall (France): Maison Milhau recalls Maison Milhau brand Saucisse sèche de foie / Dry liver sausage (250g; Lot #177007; Best before 11/09/2020 & 18/09/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Union Hall Smoked Fish recalls Union Hall Smoked Fish Smoked Salmon Pâté (100g; Use by 05.08.2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): The Mille-feuille (Kremshnit) Confectioner Ltd. recalls Parve Mille-feuille (500g; Best before 28/10/20 up to and including 4/11/20) and Dairy Chocolate Balls (300g; Best before 28/10/20 up to and including 4/11/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert Update (Australia): Jesmon Pty Ltd recalls various Cesare Cimino Handmade Biscuits due to undeclared milk and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): KFBW PTY LTD recalls OKF Brand Rice Milk (500ml; EXP 26 JUL 2021 and 29 AUG 2021) and OKF Brand Rice Milk (1.5 Litre; EXP 15 APR 2021 and 06 AUG 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert Update (Australia): Pana Organic recalls Pana Organic Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread (200g; Best before 05/02/2021 & 24/04/2021) due to undeclared cashews and pistachio nuts.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Markwell Foods recalls Shore Mariner Seafood Sticks (1kg; All best before dates up to and including JUN 2022) due to undeclared egg and soy.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Markwell Foods New Zealand Ltd recalls various Shore Mariner brand and Sea Breeze brand frozen seafood products due to undeclared egg and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (Australia): Tasmanian Food Co Dairy recalls The Tasmanian Food Co Chilli Cheddar Cheese (150g; Best Before 18/08/2020, 25/08/2020, 25/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Mediterranean Foods (Wgtn) Limited recalls Mamma Lucia brand Halloumi Cheese (180g; Batch #20139; Use by 14 11 20; Product of Australia) due to E. coli contamination.