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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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA reports that the outbreak of acute non-viral hepatitis in Southern Nevada has grown to include eleven confirmed and one suspect case. The illnesses are associated with consumption of Real Water brand bottled Alkaline Water.
Allergy Alert: Basic Grain Products, Inc. recalls Kroger and Stop & Shop brand’s Caramel Rice Cakes due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Velvet Ice Cream recalls all of its ice cream and sherbet products made on or after March 24, 2021 due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.
Food Safety Recall: Boucherie Française recalls all raw meats and ready-to-eat food items prepared in the store because the recalled items may be unfit for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.
Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Scoop BC recalls Akiié brand Piment—red, yellow and green varieties (110 ml and 228 ml; All lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): JOUETS BROZE FILS SA recalls UPYAA brand TETES BRULEES LA FABRIK A FIL (550g; All lot codes; Expiration date 09/2022) due to undeclared barley (gluten).
Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Jus ABC de Raisin / Grape juice (6x20cl; Use by 28/08/2021, 28/09/2021. 28/11/2021, 28/01/2022 & 28/02/2022) due to undeclared sulphites.
Allergy Alert Update (Ireland): Savana Milk Chocolate Raisins (175g; Batch codes 0120239 and 0121015; Best before 04/08/2021 and 22/02/2022) contains undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert Update (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Jus ABC de Raisin / Grape juice (6x20cl; Use by 28/08/2021, 28/09/2021. 28/11/2021, 28/01/2022 & 28/02/2022) due to undeclared sulphites.
Allergy Alert (UK ): Hotel Chocolat recalls Summer Desserts Sleekster chocolates (365g; All batches; Best before 31 October 2021) due to undeclared egg, wheat (gluten), hazelnuts and walnuts.
Allergy Alert (UK): Hoffmans Foods recalls Hoffman’s Chopped Herring (150g; Batch code 21098; Use by 13 May 2021) due to undeclared egg and sulphites.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls La Bio Idea brand Pesto Siciliano (Lot #LE 2881 FCP9; Expiration date 10/2023) due to potential foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls HUSK brand Psyllium-Frøskaller, Psyllium – Mavebalance and FiberHUSK psyllium-husk products (All lot codes and expiration dates) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Fromagerie des Frisonnes recalls Fromagerie des Frisonnes brand Le Délice de Marguerite cheese made from raw cow’s milk (Lot #100221; Best before 25/04/ 2021) due to E. coli contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Intermarché and E. Leclerc recall Tresse poulet à la provençale / Braided chicken pastry (120g; Lot #000021112; Use by 22/05/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of hard, white plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Jeca brand Terrine aux tomates séchées et herbes méditerranéennes / Mediterranean style terrine with dry tomatoes and herbs (2.8 kg; Lot #21041610200; Use by 26/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): FERME DE RECULFORT EARL recalls EARL Ferme de Reculefort brand Aperifrom’ nature et aromatisés Fromage lactique sec, mi-sec / plain, flavoured and lactic dry and semi-moist cheeses due to Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Romania): CARREFOUR ROMÂNIA S.A. recalls SORICI PORC FELIAT SI CONDIMENTAT / Sliced and spiced pork (Lot 72; Use by 04.05.2021) and SORICI PORC PARLIT RULAT / Rolled pork (Lot 72; Use by 04.05.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Israel): Yaad Sweets Ltd. recalls Bitter chocolate stuffed with nougat and Bitter chocolate with nut fragments (100g; all expiration dates up to and including: 27.01.2022) due to undeclared milk.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Chemist Warehouse NZ recalls Bondi Protein Co brand Vegan Protein Bar, Chocolate flavour (60g; Best before 14.03.22 and 04.02.22) and Bondi Protein Co brand Vegan Protein Bar, Salted caramel flavour (60g; Best before 29.01.22.) due to undeclared peanuts.