Recalls and Alerts: July 23 – 25, 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 reports 212 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in 23 states, with 31 people hospitalized. CDC has not yet identified a particular food, retailer or restaurant chain associated with the outbreak.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 641 confirmed cases of Cyclospora infections in 11 states, with 37 hospitalizations. The outbreak has been linked to consumption of bagged salad mixes produced at the Fresh Express facility in Streamwood, IL and sold under several different brand names. FDA’s traceback investigation is continuing.

Allergy Alert: UpSpring LLC recalls UpSpring Baby Iron + Immunity dietary supplement (60 ml dark brown glass bottles; Lot #06691; Expiry March 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Wellements LLC recalls Iron Drops liquid Dietary Supplement (1oz/30ml bottle; Lot 18491 BB 1/2021, Lot 10592 BB 10/2020, Sample Lot 10592 BB 10/2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Chantilly Key Lime Tartlets (PLU 268564; product sell-by date through July 26, 2020; Available in WFM stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alerts: Whole Foods Market recalls Kouign-amann pastries (PLU 267394; sell through date of July 27, 2020; Available in WFM stores in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas and Utah) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Coco’s Italian Market recalls approximately 16,868 pounds of various ready-to-eat frozen meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 59 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in 5 provinces, with 6 persons hospitalized. This outbreak is linked to the US outbreak posted above. PHAC has not yet identified a common source for the infections.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Le Marché brand Terrine de saumon à l’aneth / salmon terrine with dill (150g; Lot #2028301; Best before 24/07/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Matfugl ehf recalls Ali and Bónus chicken (Batch #215-20-25-1-01; Expiry dates 28.07.20 – 30.07.20) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Saupiquet brand Moules à l’escabèche / mussels (110g; Best before 08/08/2021) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lidl Sverige recalls Svea Lantkött brand Färskkorv Kielbasa (320g; 2020-07-18) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT (NEW ZEALAND): New Zealand Food Safety is working with Toi Te Ora Public Health to identify the source of Listeria for the three cases of listeriosis in Tauranga. There is no evidence so far linking the cases to the cheese recalls listed below.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Speirs Foods (2018) LP recalls The Whole Mix brand Moroccan Cous Cous & Chicken Snack Pot (125g; Use by dates between and including 24JUL20 and 02AUG20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the feta cheese.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Greek Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette (295g; Use by dates between and including 09JUL20 and 25JUL20; Best before dates between and including 25/07/20 and 02/08/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the feta cheese.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): LeaderBrand Produce Limited recalls LeaderBrand brand Garden Gate Crisp’n Zesty Chopped Salad (260g; Best before up to and including 04/08/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the feta cheese.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Talbot Forest Cheese recalls various brands and varieties of cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Goodman Fielder recalls various brands and varieties of cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.