Recalls and Alerts: October 2-4, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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

Food Safety Recall: Greenhead Lobster Products recalls multiple frozen, cooked lobster meat products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Distribution Alimentaire Tony recalls Olivera brand Black Sliced Olives (2.84 L; Lot #09SB260; Expiry 07/03/2023) and Olivera brand Green Sliced Olives (2.84 L; PN 09sG260; Expiry 7/3/2023) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Norway): Norway’s National Institute of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of 13 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to the handling of pet reptiles. The outbreak outbreak strain recovered from patients and from a pet snake is the same strain reported in an outbreak from the UK linked to  Salmonella-infected mice and rats used as feed for reptiles. 

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Bio Vegan spinazieburger / Spinach burger (Best before 04-10-2021, 11-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 25-10-2021, 1-11-2021) and AH Bio Vegan pompoenburger met tijm / Pumpkin burger with thyme (Best before 04-10-2021, 11-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 25-10-2021, 1-11-2021, 08-11-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA TOUR 66 UTILE recalls miquel brand terrine aveyronnaise / Aveyron terrine (~ 1 kg; Lot #243; Use by 01/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bruno SIEBERT S.A. recalls Bruno SIEBERT S.A. brand CERVELAS DE VOLAILLE / poultry sausage (Lot #3385214021; Use by dates between 11/10/2021 and 15/10/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls La table d’Adrien brand légumes couscous aux épices / Couscous vegetables with spices (Best before 21/07/2025) due to possible foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIODIS E.LECLERC CARPONT recalls bridor brand mini pain aux chocolats (12-pack; All lots; Best before 28/09/2021 & 30/09/2021) due to possible foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert Update (Israel): Yaad Sweets Ltd. expands earlier recall due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Longfine Seafood Trading Company Limited recalls Lochleven Shellfish brand Razor Clams (Product of Scotland) due to possible contamination with lipophilic marine biotoxins.