Recalls and Alerts: August 27 – 29, 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 78 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 12 states linked to loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC, or food made with these peaches. Twenty-three of the outbreak victims have been admitted to hospital.

Allergy Alert: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. recalls Signature Select Chewy Granola Bars – Chocolate Chip (18 Count / 15.2 oz; Best if used by Jan 21, 21; UPC 2113028363) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: B&G Foods recalls Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers (6 oz; Best by APR 07 2021; UPC 8-19898-01015-8) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Sobeys Inc. recalls Taylor Farms brand BBQ Ranch Chopped Salad Kit (377g; Lot code 2020 SE 02 TFRG 230 A16; UPC 0 30223 04171 9) due to undeclared gluten, wheat and sesame.

Allergy Alert: Bento Inc. recalls Bento Express Vegetable California Roll (200g; Product lot code 2020AU19; UPC 670452 77002 0) due to undeclared salmon, pollock and crab.

Food Safety Recall: Les Jardins Picoudi recalls Picoudi brand microgreens due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Restaurant Retro Dog recalls Fèves au lard / baked beans (500ml; All containers sold up to and including 26 August 2020) and Sauce à spaghetti / Spaghetti sauce (1 L; All containers sold up to and including 26 August 2020) due to absence of a “Keep Refrigerated” instruction on the label and improper temperature storage and display before sale.

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Milano recalls La Golosa di Puglia brand Burrata with Buffalo Milk (cheese) (200g; LOT 10/08/2020; Best before AU 28 20) due to E. coli contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Freshasia Foods (UK) recalls Freshasia Foods Lamb and Carrot Dumplings (Frozen) (Batch #06/04/2020) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Amazing Oriental recalls Fresh Asia brand Lamb Carrot Filling Dumpling (400g; Best before 6 april 2021) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Agrargemeinschaft Alpe Larein recalls Lareiner Alkäse 45 % F.i.T. / cheese (Batch numbers 06/07/2020 up to and including 06/12/2020) due to microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Holland & Barrett recalls Holland & Barrett  brand Elite Haver – Mélange de fruits à coque et de raisins / mixed nuts and raisins (200g; Lot #145366; Best before end 10/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Tête pressée / Head cheese (200g; Use by 3/9/2020, 4/9/2020 et 6/9/2020) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Nordthy recalls Quickbury Mega Burger Buns (300g; Batch numbers ending with 64; Best before 04.12.20, 11.12.20 and 12.12.20) due to mold.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Naturli’ Foods recalls Naturli’ Økologisk Smørbar / Naturli’ Organic Spreadable (225g; Best before 22.09.2020, 23.09.2020, 24.09.2020, 25.09.2020, 06.10.2020, 07.10.2020, 08.10.2020, 16.10.2020, 17.10.2020) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Mars Food recalls Suzi Wan brand Sauces Nem, Nuoc Mam et soja / sauces due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Grønvang Food Aps recalls Naturli’ Bio Veganes Streichfett / Organic vegan spread (225g; Best before 24.09-2020, 07.10.2020) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Salzbrenner KG recalls various grilled sausages due to possible foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Holland & Barrett recalls several products containing Brazil nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Aagrah Foods Ltd. recalls Aagrah Tarka Handi Sauce (270g; Batch code 017702; Best before 01.06.2022; Produce of UK) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Mars Italia S.p.A. recalls Suzi Wan brand Salsa di soia, Salsa di soia meno 43 sale, Salsa di soia dolce / soy sauces (125 ml bottles) due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Mars recalls various Suzi Wan brand soy-based sauces due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Holland & Barrett recalls Holland & Barrett Elitehaver / Elite oats (200g; Best befoe end 10-2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Holland & Barrett recalls several products containing Brazil nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Greggs recalls Greggs frozen 2 pack steak bakes (280g; Best before 20 December 2020, 22 December 2020, 23 December 2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

FOOD SAFETY CONSUMER ALERT (CHINA, PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, TAIWAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES): CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in the US and has linked the outbreak to consumption of loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC. Some of the implicated peaches have been exported to China, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. Please refer to the FDA Outbreak Investigation for details on the distribution of the peaches in your area.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Matam LeMehadrin Ltd. recalls Matam Chafetz Chaim brand All-beef Salami, sliced (250g; Expiration date 18.10.2020) and Matam Chafetz Chaim brand All-beef Salami (whole or blocks; All expiration dates from 6.10.2020 up to and including 18.10.2020) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

FOOD SAFETY CONSUMER ALERT (AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND): CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in the US and has linked the outbreak to consumption of loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC. Some of the implicated peaches have been exported to Australia and New Zealand. Please refer to the FDA Outbreak Investigation for details on the distribution of the peaches in your area.

Allergy Alert (Australia): JCJ WA PTY LTD recalls Miss Chow’s Vegetarian Dumplings (Best Before 22/01/21; Batch ID G23205) due to undeclared shellfish.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Aldi recalls Inner Goodness UHT Almond Milk Original (1L; Best Before 18/04/2021) due to potential microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Solomon Kosher Butcher Pty Ltd recalls Godel’s Chicken Wurst (200g vacuum-pkg; Use by 8/9/20, 17/9/20) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Linke’s Central Meat Store recalls Leberwurst (~400g; Use by 14/9/20 and 21/9/20) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Latin America and the Caribbean

FOOD SAFETY CONSUMER ALERT (COSTA RICA, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, PANAMA): CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in the US and has linked the outbreak to consumption of loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC. Some of the implicated peaches have been exported to Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Panama. Please refer to the FDA Outbreak Investigation for details on the distribution of the peaches in your area.