Recalls and Alerts: October 5-6, 2021

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is investigating a new outbreak of 20 Listeria monocytogenes illnesses that may be associated with a food product. No details have been released.

Allergy Alert: Chocolate and the Chip recalls multiple bakery products due to undeclared wheat, milk, soy, and tree nuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Création Toi et Moi recalls Sauce Primavera (500 ml & 1 L; Sold up to 5 October 2021) and Sauce à Spaghetti (1 L; Sold up to 5 October 2021) because the items were prepared and packed under conditions that do not ensure safety for human consumption.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Norway): The Norwegian Food Safety Authority and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health are investigating an outbreak of 10 cases of Hepatitis A in several counties. No specific food or water source has been identified.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Pâtisserie Sirre recalls Sirre brand Glace Pistache / Pistachio ice cream (500g; Lots 02021061300015, 0202183000010 & 02021072900004; Use by 10/12/2021, 02/11/2021 & 15/01/2022) due to undeclared hazelnuts and soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH Bio Vegan spinazieburger / Vegan organic spinach burger (160g; Use by 04-10-2021, 11-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 25-10-2021, 1-11-2021) and AH Bio burger de potiron au thym vegan / Vegan organic pumpkin burger with thyme (160g; Use by 04-10-2021, 11-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 25-10-2021, 1-11-2021, 08-11-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Mudis Minimarked, Sami’s fruit & vegetables, ALFA + ApS and Lærkeparken’s Købmand recalls Deemah Vanilla Cream biscuits (480g; Best before 11/01/2022) due to undeclared sulphite.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Hauser Weinimport GmbH recalls Sangria 7 % vol (1 L; Lots L6495 & L6825) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall (France): TREGORDIS LECLERC recalls SAUCISSE / CHAIR A SAUCISSE / CHIPOLATAS sausages (Lot 06.10.2021 & 279; Use by 15/10/2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U SAVEURS brand PAIN AU CHOCOLAT (multiple packaging formats) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CSF CARREFOUR MARKET recalls TERRINE DE FAISAN AU PORTO / Pheasant terrine in port (Sold from 28/09/2021 to 04/ 10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAS PATRICK BOUVARD recalls Le tuyé de Mésandans brand Fromage de tête sans nitrite / Nitrite-free head cheese (500g & 2 kg; Lot #644856 & 644810; Use by 26/09/ 2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls SYSTEME U brand MERGUEZ sausages (Lot #59481/04460222; Use by 13/10/2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCORNU recalls various Biscornu brand plats cuisinés pasteurisés en bocaux / Pasteurized meals due to defects in package seams. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): NIKAIADIS LECLERC NICE ST ISIDORE recalls TOMME DE CHEVRE CORSE GM FE / Corsican Goat cheese (All lots; Use by 25/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Matfugl ehf recalls Ali, Bónus, FK brands of chicken, whole and pieces (Lot 011-21-34-5-29) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO CORNICCHIA SRL recalls SALUMIFICIO CORNICCHIA SRL brand SALSICCIA STAGIONATA / Seasoned sausage (Lot #213141; Best before 06-02-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Morrisons recalls Morrisons Amour Classic Vanilla Ice Cream (360 ml (3 x 120 ml); Best before February 2023) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.