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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC reports six confirmed cases of Salmonella Weltevreden infections in Arizona (2) and Nevada (4), with two hospitalized. The outbreak has been linked to consumption of frozen, cooked shrimp supplied by Avanti Frozen Foods.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC reports 474 Salmonella infections (311 new), 103 hospitalizations and one death linked to contact with or handling of backyard poultry. Outbreak cases have been reported in 46 states.
Public Health Alert: FDA advises consumers not to purchase or eat Little Hatch’s ready to eat Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip, Queso, Spicy Queso, Roasted Chili Salsa Medium and Roasted Chili Salsa Hot sold in 13.5 oz or 14 oz containers due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The FDA is issuing this alert because the agency is concerned with the firm’s ongoing Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd recalls certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled, deveined, shrimp (with some packaged with cocktail sauce) sold in various unit sizes, due to potential Salmonella contamination after the company’s product was associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden infections. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Dole Diversified North America, Inc. recalls multiple package sizes and lot codes of Dole™ Fresh Blueberries due to potential Cyclospora contamination.
Allergy Alert Update: Searay Foods Inc. recalls Thai Best brand Thailand Black Tiger Shrimp Size 16-20 (see recall notice for packaging and lot code details) due to undeclared sulphites.
Allergy Alert Update: Nestlé Canada Inc. recalls Nestlé brand Drumstick Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones (4 x 120 ml; Batch code 10530375; Best before 2022-FE-22; UPC 0 55000 38384 4) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall: Save-On-Foods LP recalls Dole brand Fresh Packed Blueberries (multiple pack sizes and lot codes) due to potential Cyclospora contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa – Plain / Traditional (454g; Lot #184 34520; Best before 01/DE/22; UPC 7 70338 10055 9) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour Market – groupe Mestdagh recalls Brochette de mini boulettes / mini meatballs on skewers (All lots; All expirations dates up to 26/06/2021) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls boucherie Colruyt salade de poulet / chicken salad (Use by 05/07/2021) due to undeclared soy.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Markey vleeshandel NV recalls Markey brand araignée fumé / smoked beef (~1-1.5 kg; Lot #21210043; Expiration date 02/09/2021) and Markey brand Bacon fumé / smoked bacon (12 slices/package; Lot #21210043; Expiration date 20/07/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sushi Ran B.V. recalls various sushi products due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): Comme des Papas recalls Comme des Papas brand Parmentier petit pois poulet 12 mois / Puréed chicken and peas, baby food for 12 months (200g; Lot #14082021; Use by 14/08/2021) due to possible foreign matter (small piece of glass) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Crevettes entières cuites réfrigérées calibre 20/30 / Whole cooked refrigerated shrimp, 20/30 size (2 kg; Lot #9211650230; Use by 24/06/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): SAINT PIERRE U express Die recalls Merguez sausages (Lot #1 11250207; Use by 21/05/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): SAINT PIERRE U express Die recalls Chipolatas sausages (Lot #4 171130; Use by 21/05/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): EARL GOUPIL recalls Ferme de la Heurtaudière brand beurre / butter (250g; Lot #04.07.21; Use by 04/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): EURL YASAR BOUCHERIE YASAR recalls FABRICATION MAISON brand SAUCISSE DE VOLAILLE CRUE / Raw poultry sausages (Lots 9351115800, F1096001 and Batch/21/0321) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): FINIMAINE SUPER U recalls FOURNISSEUR HOMARD ATLANTIQUE brand LONGE DE THON ALBACORE / Albacore tuna filet (Lot 39; Use by 12/06/2021) due to histamine contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS NEAU recalls Pierre Neau brand Saumon irlandais fumé bio / Organic Irish smoked salmon (2 slices/pkg and 4 slices/pkg; Lot #111310026; Use by 12/06/2021 and 15/06/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): NATURALIA FRANCE recalls NATURALIA brand SALADE DE LENTILLES CORAIL, RAISINS ET SARRASIN GRILLE / Coral, lentil, raisins and grilled buckwheat salad (200g; Lot #A21159; Use by 26/06/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LA FROMAGERIE DU QUERCY recalls LA FROMAGERIE DU QUERCY brand ROCAMADOUR AOP cheese (3 x 35g; Lot 131-1; Best before 24/06/2021) due to possible E. coli O26 contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LEVIGNAL INTERMARCHE recalls fabrication maison brand Merguez sausage (Lot BF 1939202341/AG 50494; Use by 15/06/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Food Safety Authority of Ireland announces recall of HELIO Sezam łuskany / Shelled sesame seeds (200g; Batch code 65112; Best before 30/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Bijin sushi (204g; All Best before dates up to and including 25/06/2021) and Ichiban sushi (373g; All Best before dates up to and including 25/06/2021) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.
Pet Food Safety Recall (UK-Wales specific): Happy Hounds Wales Ltd recalls certain types of frozen raw dog food due to Salmonella contamination.