Recalls and Alerts: August 23 – 26, 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 68 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections, including 14 hospitalizations, in 9 states as of August 19th. The cases have been linked epidemiologically to loose and bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC.

Allergy Alert: Frito Lay recalls select 1 oz., 1 1/2 oz., 2 5/8 oz., 7 3/4 oz., 12 1/2 oz., 15 1/2 oz. bags of Lay’s Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Schaws Sauce recalls Schaws Sweet and Sassy Barbecue and Basting Sauce and Schaws Sweet with Heat Barbecue and Basting Sauce (18 oz. jars; All Use by dates up to and including 8/20/2022) due to undeclared soy and anchovies.

Allergy Alert: Riviana Foods Inc. recalls RONZONI® Smart Taste® Extra-Wide Noodles (12 oz. pkg; Manufacturing codes MAR3022H, MAR3122H, JUN0422H, JUN0522H, JUL2422H, JUL2522H; UPC 71300 05008) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: B&G Foods recalls Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers (6 oz pkg; Best by APR 07 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Russ Davis Wholesale recalls Crazy Fresh Perfectly Peach Salsa (8 oz; Sell by 6/25/2020 to 8/26/2020; UPC 795631 820270), Quick & Easy Perfectly Peach Salsa (8 oz; Sell by 7/29/2020 to 8/26/2020; UPC 795631 820270) and Clear Label Perfectly Peach Salsa (8 oz; Sell by 7/30/2020 to 8/23/2020; UPC 795631 820270) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Food Lion recalls bulk Yellow Peaches, bulk White Peaches and Wawona Bagged Organic Peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Hannaford recalls Wawona bagged peaches – 2 lb bags, Bulk organic peaches, Bulk yellow peaches and Bulk white flesh peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

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

Pet Food Safety Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. recalls Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes and package sizes. The recall was initiated after the Georgia Department of Agriculture found Salmonella in a sample of the product.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC reports 33 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in Ontario and Quebec linked to consumption of peaches imported from the USA. Three individuals have been hospitalized. Please refer to the eFoodAlert report for additional details.

Allergy Alert: Salaison Limoges Extra recalls ready-to-eat dishes due to undeclared sesame. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: LiveFit Foods recalls LiveFit brand Penne & Meatballs (All codes) due to undeclared egg, milk, and soy.

Allergy Alert: Espace Keto 2 Go recalls various ready-to-eat products due to undeclared soy, wheat and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: G. Brandt Meat Packers Ltd. recalls Brandt brand mini spicy cheese sausage (0.375 kg; Best Before 20AU20; UPC 773321 206306) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Boston Confectionery Ltd. recalls Boston Donuts Premium Box (box of 6; Batch #BD230820; Production date 23/08/2020) due to undeclared gluten (wheat), milk, egg, nuts, soybeans and sulphur dioxide

Allergy Alert (UK): Holland & Barrett recalls Super Hair Food Supplement 60 Coated Tablets 1 A Day Formula (60 tablets; Batch codes 751519-01, 751519-03, 751944-01, 751949-03; Best before February and March 2023) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR brand Chicken and Prawn paella (600g; Lot #0105; Best before October 2021) due to undeclared fish, gluten (wheat), milk,  and molluscs.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Eurokip recalls various ground poultry products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): HEMA recalls HEMA Natural bar fruit & nut (50g; All lots; All date codes) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls EAT NATURAL brand Brazil & Sultana with peanuts and almond (50g, 3 x 50g, 12 x 50g; Best before dates from August 2020 to June 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Les Viviers de St Colomban brand Coques d’élevage vivantes / Live farmed cockles (Sold 18/08/20 to 22/08/20) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HEMA recalls HEMA brand Natural bar fruit & nut (All codes) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Naïve food recalls EAT NATURAL brand Barre aux fruits secs – noix du Brésil & raisin sec / dried fruit bar with Brazil nuts and raisins (50g, 3 x 50g; Best before 08/2020, 09/2020, 10/2020, 11/2020, 12/2020, 04/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleischwerke E. Zimmermann GmbH & Co. KG recalls BIO Münchner Weißwürste / Bio Munich White Sausages (Batch 20649 & 20599; Best before July 31, 2021 & May 31, 2021 respectively) due to process deviation that may result in microbial growth and swelling of the can.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Costco Iceland recalls Hand2mouth EAT NATURAL brand Brazil & sultana with peanuts and almonds energy bars (various package sizes and batch codes) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Gubbeen Farmhouse Products recalls Gubbeen Farmhouse brand Gubbeen Cheese (170g; Use by 17.09.20 and 19.09.20) and Joyce’s Supermarkets of Galway Gubbeen Cheese (170g; Use by 10.09.20) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls certain EAT NATURAL Brand Fruit and Nut Bars due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Rude Health recalls Rude Health Muesli The Ultimate (500g; Best before 12 June 2021; 24 June 2021; 20 July 2021 and 21 July 2021; Product of UK) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Manufacturer recalls EAT NATURAL brand BARRETTE NOCI DEL BRASILE / Brazil nut energy bar (50g bars and 4 x 35g multipacks; All lots from August 2020 to July 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls HEMA brand NATURAL BAR Fruit & nut (45g; All best before dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Rude Health Food Ltd recalls The Ultimate Muesli containing brazil nuts (500g; Best before 12 June 2021, 24 June 2021, 20 July 2021, 21 July 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Janus Trading Company Limited recalls EAT NATURAL brand Fruit & Nut Bar – Brazil & Sultana, with Peanuts and Almonds (50g; Best before October 31, 2020 and November 30, 2020; Product of UK) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Satoyu Trading Pte Ltd recalls all peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company (product of USA) due to potential Salmonella contamination. These peaches have been linked to outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in both the USA and Canada.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Primor Produce Ltd and Turners and Growers Fresh Ltd recall Prima and Sweet Value brand imported yellow flesh peaches (green fruit sticker with PLU numbers 4044 and 4038; sold in North Island between 10 July and 25 August 2020) due to potential Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. Although there have not been any reported cases in New Zealand, the recalled peaches have been linked to outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis in both the USA and Canada.