Recalls and Alerts: March 1–3, 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 one death and 11 illnesses in Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses produced by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.

Allergy Alert: The Quaker Oats Company recalls Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor (3.03 oz; Best before MAY29213M21; UPC 0 30000 31984 0) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert: Wilton Brands recalls all lots of six sprinkles products and one kit containing affected sprinkles due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Milky Way International Trading Corp. recalls approximately 297,715 pounds of ready-to-eat canned corned beef products that were imported and distributed in the United States without the benefit of FSIS import re-inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Cozy Vale Creamery recalls retail raw milk and cream products (gallon, half- gallon, quart, and pint containers; Best by 3-1 through 3-9) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Vitakraft Sun Seed Inc. recalls Vitakraft Vita Smart Hedgehog Food (25 oz; Lot #343422; Expiry date 11/06/22; UPC 0-51233-34792-9) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Bravo Packing, Inc. recalls all Ground Beef and Performance Dog frozen pet food due to possible Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was initiated after samples of Performance Dog and a sample of Ground Beef, collected during an FDA inspection, tested positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Les Gourmandises de Justin inc. recalls multiple cheeses due to the lack of label declaration that the cheeses were manufactured using unpasteurized (raw) milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Alert: The public is warned not to consume any baked goods or pastries purchased from Boulangerie Gandom, as these items may not be safe for human consumption.

Food Safety Recall: Supermarché Perrier et Martel inc. (Metro Plus) recalls three raw ground meat products due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Orkla Foods Danmark recalls Gårdlykke Grov Remoulade (225g; Batch No. L2332788; Best before 16.08.2021) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Bodebjerg ApS recalls Salling butterchicken (950g; Best before 28.04.2021) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (France): Intermarché recalls BOUTON D’OR brand Mayonnaise BIO à la moutarde de DIJON / Organic mayonnaise with Dijon mustard (235g; Best before 07/2021; Lots L20287 & L20288) due to potential foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Riz basmati / Basmati rice (1 kg; Best before 21/11/2022) due to elevated levels of mycotoxin (Ochratoxin A).

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Innnes ehf recalls Billy’s brand Pan Pizza Peperoni (170g; Best before 09.06.2021; Product of Sweden) due to foreign matter (piece of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Ballinwillin House Farm, Mitchelstown recalls all Ballinwillin House Farm Venison, Wild Boar and Goat Minced Meat and Meat Preparations, because the items were produced in an establishment not approved for the production of minced meat or meat preparation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): The Real Olive Company recalls The Real Olive Company Basil Pesto (Use by 04.03.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): I Consitt recalls Triglia brand Filetti di acciughe del Mediterraneo / Mediterranean anchovy fillets (80g; Lot #L20328; Best before 23/05/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Migros recalls Anna’s Best Saladbowl Farmer (Lots L11 / 02/26/21 & L11 / 02/28/21; Use by 03/02/2021 & 03/04/2021, respectively) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): SFC recalls SFC Chicken Poppets and Take-Home Boneless Bucket due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Costco recalls Irish Rover brand Super foods for dogs: Chicken treats with sweet potato, carrot & pumpkin (Lot #J320311; Best before 05/04/22) due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Restarto Import and Marketing Ltd recalls La Molizena brand Italian pasta durum wheat – penne (500g; Expiry date 03/02/2023) due to undeclared gluten.