Recalls and Alerts: December 6 – 9, 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: Market of Choice recalls Market of Choice Sour Cherry Baked Brie (Sell by dates up to and including 12/12/20; UPC 0 217241 414996) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert: George DeLallo Co., Inc. recalls Publix Bakery Holiday Cookie Platters (20 oz; Lot #W34326; Best by 10/APR/2021; UPC 41415 88690) due to undeclared pecans.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for raw, fresh goat meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and outside inspection hours. Please refer to the notice for a complete list of affected products, which are believed to no longer be available for consumer purchase.

 

Canada

Food Safety Recall / Illness Report: Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc. recalls certain Compliments brand, Levitts brand, and The Deli-Shop brand deli meat products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. One illness has been reported that may be associated with consumption of these products.

Food Safety Recall: Super C Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu recalls certain products containing ground pork due to possible foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

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Europe

Allergy Alert (Austria): SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels-AG recalls SPAR Vital Naturreis Langkorn fertig in 10 Min / SPAR Vital Brown Rice Long Grain Ready in 10 Min (500g; Best before 7.1.2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts the public to undeclared allergens in certain batches of several Picard products. Please refer to the allergy alert for complete details.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls Picard brand mini-cheesecakes (pack of 12; Expiration date 30-04-2022) due to undeclared nuts and soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Verse woksaus teriyaki / AH Fresh wok sauce teriyaki (Expiration date 18-01-2021) due to undeclared sesame and/or soy.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels-AG recalls SPAR Weizenmehl universal naturrein Typ W480 / SPAR wheat flour universal natural type W480 (Batch L789 12/12:05; Best before Oktober 2021) due to bacterial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Lidl Österreich recalls NAUTICA ASC GERÄUCHERTE FORELLENFILETS, Sortierungen Natur und Pfeffer / NAUTICA ASC SMOKED TROUT FILLETS, natural and pepper varieties (125g; Manufactured by Herstellers Agustson a/s; All Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Cuisses de Dinde / Turkey legs (Lot #053283280540; Expiry date 09/12/2020) and Carrefour Pilons de Dinde / Turkey drumsticks (Lot #053283280540; Expiry date 09/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Le Jésus sausage (Lot #2026002; Best before 02/02/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Saucisson Campagnard sausage (Lot #2026604; Best before 02/02/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société Bonduelle recalls Bonduelle brand Salade Jeunes pousses et Roquette / young shoots and arugula salad (Lot #27631359; Best before 11/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société Bonduelle recalls Auchan brand Salade Roquette / Arugula salad (125g; Lots 27631324 – 27631325; Best before 0/12/2020) and Auchan brand Salade Mesclun / Mesclun salad (125g; Lot 27631328; Best before 10/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Polish Smoked Ham / Wędzonka boczkowa (Lot #0727; Best before 9/12/2020; Product of Poland) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Tendriade brand Haché de veau junior / Junior Minced Veal (4 x 50g; Lot #73483511; Best before 09/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Dirk recalls Pure Ambacht Grillworst kaas / Pure Ambacht Grill sausage cheese (Expiry date 13-12-2020) due to foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Tropical Trading Company recalls Kwong Cheong Thye brand Sambal Belachan Chilli Paste (230g and 1 kg; Best before November 27, 2021 and July 9, 2022, respectively), Kwong Cheong Thye brand Laksa Paste (1 kg; Best before May 29, 2022) and Kwong Cheong Thye brand Crispy Chilli (230g; November 22, 2021) due to undeclared fish.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pestell’s Rai Bacon Company Ltd recalls specific batches of its Pestell’s Champagne Ham, Pestell’s Cooked Ham on the Bone, Pestell’s Boneless Ham, Pestell’s Boneless Ham pieces, and Pestell’s Sliced Ham off the Bone due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected product batches.