Recalls and Alerts: September 18-20, 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 ALERT: CDC reports 127 cases of Salmonella Oranienburg infections in 25 states. Eighteen people have been hospitalized. A specific food source has not yet been identified, but several clusters of confirmed cases have been associated with eating at restaurants in multiple states.

Allergy Alert: Joy Gourmet Foods Inc. recalls Joy Brand.Coriander chutney (8 oz; Batch code 0728; Best by 07302022) due to undeclared sulphites, coconut and FD&C Yellow #5.

Food Safety Recall: Green Field Farms Dairy recalls Green Field Farms Whole Chocolate Milk (Expiration date 9/29/21) due to improper pasteurization.


OUTBREAK ALERT: CFIA and the Ontario Ministry of Health are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections in the Greater Toronto Area associated with consumption of Shredded pork rind and Shredded pork skin in known to have been sold to certain restaurants in the GTA which serve Vietnamese/Asian meals.

Food Safety Recall Update: Erie Meat Products Ltd. recalls Silver Maple brand Frozen All White Meat Fully Cooked Diced Chicken (4.54 kg / 2 x 2.27 kg; Best before 22 AL 28; UPC 8 29810 93711 1) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


OUTBREAK ALERT (FRANCE): The Hauts-de-France regional health agency reports 21 confirmed cases of food poisoning among students in three schools in Saint-André-Lez-Lille. Several of the students required hospitalization. All of the affected individuals ate in the community canteen.

OUTBREAK ALERT (UK): Scientists have again confirmed a link between Salmonella detected in feeder mice distributed by Monkfield Nutrition Ltd across all four UK nations, and an outbreak of human cases of Salmonella. The risk to the general public is considered to be very low but we are urging reptile owners who purchase certain feeder rodents for their pets to take extra precautions to avoid becoming ill with salmonellosis.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): REMA Distribution Danmark A/S recalls REMA 1000 Tex Mex Tortillas (370g; Best before 21.11.2021) and REMA 1000 Tex Mex Fuldkorns Tortillas / Wholemeal tortillas (370g; Best before 20.11.2021, 21.11.2021, 22.11.2021) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls REFLET de FRANCE brand JAMBON SUPERIEUR / Superior ham (2 slices / 120g; Lot #1243; Use by 02/10/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Au Jambon de Bourgogne recalls Au Jambon de Bourgogne brand Terrine de poulet printanier TRAITEUR / Spring chicken terrine (3 kg; Lot #21225228; Use by 18/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.