Recalls and Alerts: August 10 – 12, 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

Allergy Alert: Mr. Wok Foods, Inc. recalls approximately 200,000 pounds of meat and poultry products due to undeclared milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, or oysters. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kader Exports (India) recalls certain consignments of AQUA STAR RESERVE, CENSEA, FRESH MARKET, KIRKLAND, TOPS, UNISTAR, and WELLSLEY FARMS brands of frozen cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp sold in 1lb, 1.5lb., and 2lb. retail bags due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Spokane Produce, Inc. recalls certain salsa products containing onions produced by Thomson International due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Progressive Produce LLC recalls a limited quantity of red and yellow onions supplied by Thomson International due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Warning: CFIA warns the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens, Alfalfa & Radish (100g; Batch code BBAUG11; UPC 0 57621 13512 3) because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. The warning was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products.

Food Safety Recall: Jim M. Koo Produce Ltd. recalls Wash Jumbo Yellow Onion (5#; Distributed from July 21, 2020 to July 22, 2020 inclusively), Red Onion (5LB; Distributed from July 4, 2020 to July 24, 2020 inclusively) and Proc Onion Peeled (20 lb; Prepared on July 21, 2020 and on July 22, 2020) due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were supplied to hotels, restaurants and institutions in British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall: Métro Lac-Etchemin recalls ground beef and ground veal products packaged on or before 11 August 2020 due to foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Bornholms Ismejeri  recalls Butter-pecan ice cream (450 ml; Best before 05-05-2021) due to undeclared pecans.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Khanjra International Foods Ltd. recalls Sultan Premium Quality Green Sultana raisins (1 kg; Batch no. KI/GRS/1119/54; Best before 05/2022; Product of India) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose & Partners Chicken Satay with Sweet Chilli Sauce (85g; Use by 17 August 2020) due to undeclared fish and peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Fiers recalls poultry meat (various formats and Use by dates) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): DETRY recalls Prix Rond brand Pâté crème / spreadable pâté (150g; Lot #4614; Expiration date 15/08/2020) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls La Selva brand Pesto basilic vegan and Pesto toscano (180g; Lot #E181; Expiration date 29.06.2023) due to risk of fermentation in the product.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Iceland recalls Iceland Chip Shop Curry Chicken Breast Toppers (400g; Best before 27 February 2021, 17 March 2021 and 8 April 2021) and Iceland Southern Fried Chicken Popsters (320g; Best before 4 April 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO RAVECCA SRL recalls SALUMIFICIO RAVECCA brand SALSICCIA S/V (39.91 kg packs; Lot 25/07/20/1; Best before 26-08-2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Lidl Italia s.r.l. recalls SCOTTONA TARTARE DI BOVINO ADULTO / Raw beef patties (200g; Lot #507007; Best before 14/08/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Iceland recalls Iceland Chip Shop Curry Chicken Breast Toppers (400g; Best before 27 February 2021, 17 March 2021 and 8 April 2021) and Iceland Southern Fried Chicken Popsters (320g; Best before 4 April 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): The S.H. Two Fishermen Company Ltd. recalls Sliced Smoked Sea Trout Fish (100g; Best before 25/08/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): The Maya Food Industries Factory Ltd. recalls Maya Red Lentils (0.5 kg; Best by 25.12.2021 to 30.12.2021) and Indira brand Red Lentils (1.4 kg; Best by 25.12.2021 to 30.12.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Ethnic General Trade Company Limited trading as Ethnic Market recalls Ethnic Market brand Apricot Pites raw apricot kernels (500g; All batches and date codes; Product of Afghanistan) because of a potential risk of poisoning. The sale of raw apricot kernels is prohibited under New Zealand food law. Three people have been admitted to hospital after consuming the product and have since been discharged.