Recalls and Alerts: July 17-19, 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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Allergy Alert: Lemond Food Corp. recalls HanSang brand Pork & Vegetable Gyoza (680g; Date code 04.06.2023; UPC 7 61898 71329 7) due to undeclared milk and coconut.

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corp. recalls HanSang brand Pork & Vegetable Gyoza (680g; All Best Before dates from 04.02.2023 up to and including 06.23.2023) due to undeclared milk and coconut.

Food Safety Recall Update: Fruiterie Milano Inc. recalls La Bella Contadina brand Burrata Nadi con latte di bufala (cheese) (125g; Lot code L21177; Date code 21/07/21; UPC 8 032891 701331) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Sweden): The Swedish Public Health Authority reports an outbreak of 26 cases of three different types of Salmonella—Havana, Mbandaka and Orion— in 11 regions of the country. Twelve of the cases involve children under five years old. The outbreak has been linked to consumption of tahini and halva products imported from Syria and sold primarily through small specialty stores.

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Tahina Sa recalls several Le Voilier brand varieties of halva due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Gra-Com srl recalls multiple varieties of butter due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall link for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LIMOISE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls Pâté à l’échalote / Shallot pie (Use by 02/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Mandated industry recall of FUET (Saucisse sèche espagnole) ou produit dont la dénomination commerciale contient le mot FUET / Dry Spanish sausage or products whose trade name contains the word “Fuet” (All brands and production lot codes) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Derg Farmhouse Cheese recalls Derg Cheddar (Batch #176-0; Best before 20/10/2021) due to elevated histamine levels.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Tabacs & Journaux Papeterie recalls NIK brand Graines de pastèque torréfiées / Roasted watermelon seeds (200g; Best before 11/02/2023) due to aflatoxin above permitted levels.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): LSG Sky Chefs New Zealand Ltd recalls various sandwiches, wraps and salads due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.