Recalls and Alerts: March 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

Allergy Alert: Bobo’s of Boulder, Colorado recalls Bobo’s Maple Pecan Oat Bars (3-oz individual bars or box of 12 bars; Lot #0L30112B; Best By 7/30/21 or 7/31/21; UPC 829262000210) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Food Lion recalls Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Garlic Wing Sauce (Lot #210305; Best by March 5, 2022) due to undeclared fish.

Allergy Alert: Hannaford Supermarkets recalls Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Garlic Wing Sauce (Lot #210305; Best by March 5, 2022) due to undeclared fish.

Food Safety Recall: GraceKennedy Foods (USA) LLC (GK Foods) recalls La Fe Peppers & Onions (16 oz; Lot #KR043021; Best before March 2023) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Real Water, Inc. recalls Real Water brand Drinking Water (all sizes) because it may be linked to certain instances of non-viral hepatitis which were reported in or about November, 2020 in the Las Vegas, NV area. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: BC Food LA, LLC recalls approximately 1,643 pounds of Chinese style hot pot base products containing beef tallow imported from the People’s Republic of China, because the country is ineligible to export beef to the United States.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Paradis Végétarien inc. recalls Végé-mix à saveur de poisson / Fish-flavor veggie mix (350g; UPC 8 42373 00032 0; Product sold up to and including 23 March 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Tun Hau Enterprises (Canada) Ltd. recalls Double Happiness brand Dried Apricot Seed Mix (200g; Best Before 30/12/2020; UPC 6 26430 00016 0) due to potential cyanide poisoning.

Food Safety Recall: Les Îles en Ville recalls Sauce à spaghetti de loup marin / Sea bass spaghetti sauce (500 ml & 800 ml; Sold up to and including 23 March 2021) and Sauce à spaghetti à la viande / Spaghetti sauce with meat (500 ml; Sold up to and including 23 March 2021) because they have not been packaged and labeled in such a way as to ensure their safety.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (NORWAY): An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis affecting 22 people (10 hospitalized) has been traced by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) to a batch of contaminated beef imported from Germany. Separately, the NFSA has found Salmonella Typhimurium in a batch of pork from the same German company. No illnesses were associated with the contaminated pork.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Maalderij Baeten recalls Multi Céréales 7 flour (5kg paper bag; Lots 16022021301 & 16022021302; Best by 16/06/2021) and Multi Céréales 10 flour (5kg paper bag; Lots 16022021301 & 16022021302; Best by 16/06/2021) due to undeclared milk and millet (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Switzerland): Migros recalls V-Love brand Delicious Pieces (Use by April 8th, 2021) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Mont de Joux brand mini Mont D’or cheese made from raw milk (460g; Lot #3053; Use by 01/04/2021 & 08/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La fromagerie du CARAH asbl recalls Mimol’ATH cheese (~500g; Lot #6; Sold from 01/02/2021 to 01/03/2021) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MILHAU recalls MAISON MILHAU brand Pack Pâté de tête aux cornichons / Head cheese pâté with pickles (200g; Lots 067101 & 067102; Use by 13/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls multiple MYTILIMER PRODUCTION brand Huitres Bretagne et Huitres creuses spéciale de QUIBERON oysters due to potential Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société SODIPORC recalls MAÎTRE COCHON brand Fromage de tête au Pineau des Charentes head cheese (Lot #21075169; Use by 06/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leclerc recalls Nos régions ont du Talent brand Fromage Valencay AOP 23%mg cheese (220g; Lot V028; Best before 04/04/21) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GéantCasino recalls Casino brand Têtes de veau blanches avec langue sous vide / White calf heads with tongue, vacuum-packed (Sold between 11/03/2021 and 19/03/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of stainless steel blade) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Riz Basmati (1 kg; Best before 21/11/2022) due to Ochratoxin A contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO COLETTI PIERINO & C. SNC recalls SALSICCIA MIGNON S/V, SALSICCIA PICCANTE S/V, SALSICCIA IN PASTA S/V (Lot #21072; Best before 31/03/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO COLETTI PIERINO & C. SNC recalls SALSICCIA VASCHETTA ATM, SALSICCIA MIGNON VASCHETTA ATM, SALSICCIA PICCANTE VASCHETTA ATM, SALSICCIA PASTA ATM (Lot #21072; 21/03/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO COLETTI PIERINO & C. SNC recalls SALSICCIA SFUSA, SALSICCIA MIGNON SFUSA, SALSICCIA PICCANTE SFUSA, SALSICCIA PASTIN (Lot #21072; 21/03/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls various LA BELLE DE QUIBERON and LA BELLE DE CANCALE brand oysters due to possible Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Linkgel/ De Keisplateau recalls GRAINDORGE brand Camembert lait cru / raw milk Camembert cheese (150g; Best before 28/03/2021 & 31/03/2021) and GRAINDORGE brand Camembert Normanville (1 kg; Best before 07/04/2021) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls HUITRES BRETAGNE N°3 and HUITRES CREUSES SPÉCIALE DE QUIBERON N°2 / oysters due to possible Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Dealicious Mealz recalls Dealicious Mealz Meat Seekh Kebab (1 kg; All dates from 7 January 2021 to 24 February 2022) and Chicken Seekh Kebab (1 kg; All dates from 7 January 2021 to 24 February 2022) because the products have been produced in an unapproved premises.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Woolworths NZ Ltd recalls Woolworths brand Snap Frozen Cauliflower Rice (400g; Best before 08 OCT 2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of wood) contamination.