Recalls and Alerts: February 21 – 24, 2021

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 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC reports three new illnesses in the outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to El Abuelito Queso Fresco cheese, bringing the total to 10 victims, nine of whom were hospitalized. FDA has expanded its consumer alert to include ALL El Abuelito brand cheeses.

Allergy Alert: Urban Remedy recalls Almond Maca (16 oz bottle; Use by 3/11/2021; UPC 813377021093) and Cacao Mocha (16 oz bottle; Use by 3/11/2021; UPC 813377021093) due to undeclared almonds and cashews.

Food Safety Recall: GLG Trading Inc. recalls approximately 96,810 pounds of beef tallow products that were imported from the People’s Republic of China, an ineligible country for beef, without the benefit of FSIS import re-inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Happy Veggie World recalls Happy Veggie World brand Vege Meatball (290g; UPC 131324; All batch codes) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert: Soupin’ It Up recalls various Soupin’ It Up brand soup mixes due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: La boucherie JB Allard inc. recalls Fromagerie de l’Île-aux-Grues brand Le Riopelle de L’Isle cheese (All product sold up to 22 February 2021) because the package labeling does not indicate that the cheese was made from raw (unpasteurized) milk.

Food Safety Recall: Resto Le Hors Piste (Station du Mont Gleason inc.) recalls three products packed in glass jars because they were produced and/or packed under conditions that may render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Dépanneur Alescio inc.  recalls Saumon fumé / Smoked salmon (75g; Product sold up to 24 February 2021) because the item was produced and/or packed under conditions that may render it unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall: Fromagerie Missiska inc. recalls  Lait entier / Whole milk (1L and 4L; Best before 23 February to 10 March 2021, inclusive) and  Lait au chocolat / Chocolate milk (1L; Best before 23 February to 10 March 2021, inclusive) because they were produced and/or packed under conditions that may render them unsafe to consume.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Tarama Premium Carrefour (180g; Use by 28/03/2021) due to undeclared wheat, fish and sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Lidl Suomi recalls Solängen gluten-free frozen chicken nuggets (300g; Best before 17.8.2021) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (France): Compagnie Madrange recalls AUCHAN brand Mousse de foie de porc – Mousse de canard au Porto (2x50g; Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to undeclared eggs. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Cloetta Danmark ApS recalls Zoo Lollipop (loose weight; Best before 06.08.2022), Malaco’s Mixed Lollipops (Best before 11.06.2022 and 12.06.2022) and Cloetta Easter eggs (contains lollipops) (Best before from 10.07.2021 to 02.10.2021) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coursesu recalls U brand Tartelette citron meringuée / Lemon meringue tarts (Sold between 17/09/2020 and 18/02/2021) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coursesu recalls U brand Haché pur bœuf VBF 15%mg / Ground beef (500g; Lot #01577498; Use by 16/12/2021) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Zwanenberg Food Group recalls Chicken Tonight Curry (Lot #L033100086; Expiry 11/2022) and Chicken Tonight Hawaii (Lot #L033200086; Expiry 11/2022) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Cloetta Sverige AB recalls various Lollipop products due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): SFC recalls various SFC Chicken products due to 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): Green Pear Company recalls El Erez brand tahini (0.5 kg and 1 kg; Expiration dates 2.9.2021, 21.7.2021,1.9.2021, 20.7.2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Sing Long Foodstuff Trading Co Pte Ltd recalls “Singlong Brand” Ground Peanut Powder with Sugar (300g; All expiry dates) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Royal Nut Company recalls Royal Nut Company brand Dark Chocolate Freeze Dried Strawberry Vegan (200g; Best before 27/01/21 and 29/01/21) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Freckleberry Chocolate Factory recalls ‘Kiss Me Lollipop’ Chocolate Lollipop (30g; Best before 1/02/22) due to undeclared eggs.