Recalls and Alerts: November 15 – 18, 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: Minnesota Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of nine (9) Salmonella Paratyphi cases linked to the NéktƏr Juice Bar in Woodbury, Minnesota. Two victims have been hospitalized. State and county investigators are working to identify a specific food source for the illnesses.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken and pork tamale products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated diced tomatoes in puree that have been recalled by the producer, due to possible foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination. Please refer to the FSIS notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Kanan Enterprises recalls ALDI Southern Grove On the Go Sweet & Salty Trail Mix 8 Pack Caddies (1.5 oz; Best By JUL 27 2021) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Express recalls Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme (10.5 oz; Product code S296; Use by November 8, 2020; UPC 0 7127930104 4) due to potential E. coli 026 contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Distributions Farinex recalls Gelsius brand IQF Sliced White Apples (5kg; UPC F1234567744; Lot #200207; Product code FC-041P) and Gelsius brand IQF Sliced White Apples (10kg; UPC F12345677043; Lot #200207; Product code FC-040P) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Lloydie’s recalls feuilletés aux légumes de style jamaïcain / Jamaican style vegetable puffs (780g & 130g x 36 units; UPCs 6 21279 61050 1 & 0 21279 01072 9, respectively; Lot #293-20 & 293-21, respectively) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: IGA Extra La Seigneurie Blainville recalls Soupe à l’oignon gratinée / French onion soup (2-pkg; Use by 08FE2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Dépanneur Louis-Pinard recalls Sauce à spaghetti (500 ml and 1 L glass jars; All units sold up to and including 18 November 2020) as the product was manufactured and packed in a manner that does not ensure its safety for consumption.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (Belgium & France): Dry sausage products from France may be the cause of an unspecified number of cases of Salmonella Bovismorbificans illnesses in Belgium and/or France, according to information posted on the RASFF portal. Dry sausages manufactured by the French company, FRANCE SALAISONS (Packager code FR 69.238.010 CE) were recalled earlier this month.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Ready Chef recalls Ready Chef prepared parsnip products due to undeclared sulphur dioxide. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Industry recalls Various roasted coffee beans covered in dark chocolate products due to undeclared almonds. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria) KUCHEN-PETER BACKWAREN GMBH recalls ICH BIN ÖSTERREICH SEMMELWÜRFEL (500g; All Batch numbers and Best before dates) due to possible foreign matter (hard plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Landliebe Molkereiprodukte GmbH recalls three flavours of Landliebe brand puddings due to microbiological contamination that could result in premature spoilage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Belgian Quality brand Steak de sanglier mariné / Marinated wild boar steak (300g; Lots 20315 and 20317; Best before 27/11/2020 & 28/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Roussel recalls Selecta brand Rosette pur porc / Pure pork rosette (500g; Lot #20487; Best before 01/12/2020 & 08/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Leader Price recalls Leader Snack Sandwich Rosette (125g; Lots 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031901; Best before 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20 & 01/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sequoia recalls Le Picoreur brand Poulet fermier bio noir / Organic black free-range chicken (Lot #30708105; Best by 18/11/2020, 19/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delibio recalls Picoreur / Bodin brand Filet de poulet noir / Chicken breast (150g; Lot #30708105; Best by 20/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La Ferme Keirse recalls multiple products made from raw (unpasteurized) milk due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Saint Alby brand Saucisson à l’ail fumé supérieur / Superior smoked garlic sausage (300g; Lot #29627804; Best before 03/12/2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Sandwich Club Rosette (Lots 030401, 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031701; Best before 15/11/20, 18/11/20, 20/11/20, 22/11/20, 25/11/20 & 28/11/20) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Saint Alby brand Rosette de Lyon (15 slices; Lots 111001 & 111928; Best before 22/01/2021 & 29/01/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GéantCasino recalls Casino brand Sandwich rosette (125g; Lots 030401, 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401, 031501 & 032101; Best before 16/11/20, 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20, 27/11/20 & 03/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Franprix recalls Franprix brand Sandwich rosette Pause Repas (125g; Lots 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031901; Best before 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20 & 01/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leader Price recalls Leader Snack Sandwich Rosette (125g; Lots 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031901; Best before 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20 & 01/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls TBRA Le Tripier alsacien brand Pâte à quenelles de foie (Lots 01314 & 1314; Use by 16/11/2020 & 19/11/2020) due to foreign matter (blue plastic film) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Landliebe Molkereiprodukte GmbH recalls three flavours of Landliebe brand puddings due to microbiological contamination that could result in premature spoilage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Hollt og gott recalls Hollt og gott brand Banquet salad (100g; Best before 21.11.2020) due to foreign matter (part of a bird’s wing) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Tesco Ireland recalls Tesco brand 16 Spicy Chorizo Slices (80g; Use by 19 December 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Sandwich Club Rosette (Lots 030401, 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031701; Best before 15/11/20, 18/11/20, 20/11/20, 22/11/20, 25/11/20 & 28/11/20) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Selecta brand Rosette prétranchée (500g; Lot #20487; Best before 01/12/2020 & 08/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco brand 16 Spicy Chorizo Slices (80g; Use by 19 December 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): L. B. ZOHAR COMMERCE AND MARKETING Ltd. recalls CORN CRACKER NO WHEAT AND 5 CEREALS (Expiry dates 26.11.20 – 30.04.21) due to undeclared gluten.