Recalls and Alerts: December 24 – 27, 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: B&I Overseas Trading Inc recalls Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices (17.64 oz / 500g; Expiration date 08/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Minhas Sask Ventures Inc. recalls Meadilicious taste of Pina Colada flavoured fortified wine (750 ml; UPC 0 62811 11130 6; All batch codes where milk is not mentioned on the label) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Aurpal Inc. recalls Rougié Sarlat brand Terrine of Duck Foie Gras (1 kg; Batch code 20311001; Expiry 2022MA07; UPC 0 79343 00555 3) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Bahlsen Belgique recalls Lorenz brand Fascinations Wasabi (100g; Best before 02/03/2021 – 01/08/2021) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): GITTIS NATURPRODUKTE GMBH & Co KG recalls PRIMI ANNI SELEX brand Crema di mais, riso e tapioca / cream of corn, rice and tapioca (220g; Lot BJ; Expiry 18-03-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): GITTIS NATURPRODUKTE GMBH & Co KG recalls PRIMI ANNI SELEX brand Crema di mais, riso e tapioca / cream of corn, rice and tapioca (220g; Lot DG; Expiry 03-01-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Buchanan Distribution Ltd recalls Nudie Snacks Salted Caramel Brownie Protein Balls  (42g; Batch code SCL02; Best before January 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): BORDE recalls BORDE brand Cèpes Extra séchés / Extra-dried porcini mushrooms (40g; Lot #E02218; Use by 31/12/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls various Père Dodu brand products due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Firma Eurogroup Deutschland GmbH recalls Leckere Feigen getrocknet / Dried figs (250g; Lot #OA350020356/2 – 11 – 443; Best before 16.04.2021) due to mycotoxin (ochratoxin) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls various Père Dodu brand products due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Mars Belgium recalls Pedigree Vital Mini Adult <10kg bœuf et légumes dried dog food (1.4 kg; Use by 12 11 2021) due to an elevated level of vitamin D. According to RASFF, the pet food originated in Germany and also was distributed in Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Hühnerhälse recalls Multifit Native brand Cou de poulet / chicken neck (200g; Lot 261020; Best before 28/04/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Monde Nissan Australia Pty Ltd recalls nudie nothing but 2 apples (200ml; Best before 18-JUNE-21) due to mycotoxin (patulin) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Turk’s Poultry Farm Ltd recalls Turk’s Whole Bird Manuka Smoked (minimum net weight 900gms; Batch #6728; Best before 3/2/2021) as the product may be undercooked.