Recalls and Alerts: November 26 – 28, 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

Food Safety Recall: Tarantino Wholesale Foods Distributor recalls MARY’S FULLY COOKED CHICKEN BREAST (10-lb cases; Lot #20297; Use by 10/23/21) due to undercooking.

Food Safety Recall: Vegpro International recalls Fresh Attitude brand Baby Spinach (9 x 11oz; Best Before 2020 DE 04; UPC 8 88048 00028 8) and Fresh Attitude brand Baby Spinach (8 x 5oz; Best Before 2020 DE 04 & 2020 DE 05; UPC 8 88048 00004 2) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy Company Inc. recalls Farm Boy Deluxe Chocolate Brownie Mix (500g; UPC 8 08912 00760 1; All codes where milk is not declared on the label) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Warning: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Bottled Beef and Bottled Chicken made by Robert Waite (Tignish, PEI), sold with no labels, because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the CFIA Food Safety Warning for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: La Fromagerie La Pépite d’or recalls multiple lot codes and packaging sizes of Twist d’or – Tresse cheeses that were made or packaged under conditions that may make the product unsafe to eat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Vegpro International recalls Fresh Attitude brand Baby Spinach (312g; Best Before 2020 DE 04; UPC 8 88048 00028 8; Product of USA) and Fresh Attitude brand Baby Spinach (142g; Best Before 2020 DE 04 & 2020 DE 05; UPC 8 88048 00004 2; Product of USA) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Metro Ontario Inc. recalls multiple Metro brand products due to  possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (FRANCE): France reports 26 cases of Salmonella infections, including 17 children, linked to consumption of dried sausages and sliced rosettes (salami). Please refer to the outbreak notice for a list of implicated products.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Nawras recalls all lot codes and best before dates of Vermicelli, Bulgur and Firiq due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Brugge d’Or en bloc / cheese block (250g; Lots L1420301, L1420302, L1420315, L1420316, L1420324, L1420325; Best before 05/01/2021, 06/01/2021, 19/01/2021, 20/01/2021, 28/01/2021, 29/01/2021) and Brugge d’Or en tranches / cheese slices (180g; Lots L1820311, L1820314, L1820315; Best before 15/01/2021, 18/01/2021, 19/01/2021) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Boni recalls Boni grillwost sausage (Lot 172244; Expiry 28-11-2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jumbo recalls various bread products due to possible foreign matter (pieces of hard plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Reflet de France brand Tomette de brebis / cheese made from pasteurized sheep’s milk (Lot #2020_204) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coursesu recalls MYTILIMER brand Palourde japonaise grosse pêchée en atlantique nord-est / Large Japanese clams fished from the North-east Atlantic (Lot PSM0211) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Guba-Trade GmbH recalls Gourmet Finest Cuisine – Forellenkaviar / Trout Caviar (50g; Lots 295 & 296; Expiration date 30.04.2021) due to possible foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls various bread products due to possible foreign matter (pieces of hard plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lidl Sverige recalls Alesto brand Ekologiska Linfrön / Organic flax seeds (500g; Best before 2021-07-08) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (UK – England and Wales): Happy Hounds Wales Ltd. recalls a number of frozen raw dog food products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Laviton Ltd. recalls multiple package sizes of Artzieli brand Raw Whole Sesame Seed Tahini (Expiration date 19.08.21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Blenheim recalls Pak’n Save Blenheim brand sliced in-store ready-to-eat meat products (All batches and ‘packed on’ dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.