Recalls and Alerts: October 7-9, 2021

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC reports 102 confirmed cases of Salmonella Thompson infections in 14 states. The cases are linked to consumption of seafood distributed by Northeast Seafood Products of Denver, Colorado. The majority of sick people are either Colorado residents or reported traveling to Colorado in the week before they got sick. Only two people did not report travel to Colorado in the week before they got sick.

Allergy Alert: Nestlé Professional recalls four Nature’s Heart 1.5 ounce fruit and trail mix products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Simple Mills recalls Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers (4.25oz / 120g; Best by 02/12/2022, 02/13/2022, 02/14/2022 & 02/15/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Northeast Seafood Products, Denver, CO recalls multiple seafood products that have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled items include Haddock, Monkfish, Bone-in Trout, Grouper, Red Snapper, Red Rock Cod, Ocean Perch, Pacific Cod, Halibut, Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon Portions, Lane Snapper, Tilapia, All Natural Salmon Fillet, Pacific Sole, and Farm Raised Striped Bass. The recall is the result of several positive samples revealed during an FDA inspection, conducted during the course of an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Thompson illnesses.

Food Safety Recall: Nick’s Famous Bar-B-Q recalls Nick’s FAMOUS Hickory Smoked Pork Bar-B-Q (20-lb boxes; Case code 23452; Use by 09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Crider Foods recalls approximately 525,717 pounds of canned beef with gravy products that may be contaminated with unsafe levels of lead. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fullei Fresh recalls Fullei Fresh brand conventional and organic Bean Sprouts and Soy Sprouts (various package sizes and bulk packs; consecutive lot numbers between 251 and 271) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the affected products.

Baby Food Safety Recall: Maple Island Inc. recalls Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal (8 oz; Lots 21083, 21084 & 21242; Best if used by JUN 24 2022, JUN 25 2022 & NOV 30 2022, respectively; UPC 00681131082907) due to the presence of naturally occurring arsenic at concentrations above the guidance level.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Le Marché aux Pignons Rouges recalls various pies and Tourtières due to undeclared wheat (gluten), milk and eggs. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kirano Santé recalls multiple products packed in 500 ml glass jars due to a potential food safety hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Pastafresca recalls TARTINADE PIMENT FORT MAISON / Homemade hot chili spread (200g; Sold up to and including 6 October 2021) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Cuisine Antillaise Innovante KoupéDwet recalls Épices Lakay / Lakay spice mix (500 ml; Sold up to and including 6 October 2021) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls Chio brand Maxi Mix biscuits apéritif / assorted appetizer cookies (125g; Lots 1-450-000000361 & 1- 450-000000444; Expiry dates 25-7-22 & 01-08-2022, respectively) due to undeclared wheat, sesame, milk and soy.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE Intermarché recalls Producteurs & Commerçants brand Pain Maïs et graines de tournesol / Corn and sunflower seed bread (300g; Purchased between 20 September 2021 and 19 October 2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Germany): CEUS Coswiger Eintöpfe und Suppen OHG recalls Kartoffelsuppe / Potato soup (420g chub; Lots 36, 37 & 38; Best before 05.12.2021, 12.12.2021 & 19.12.2021) due to excessive sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Tofutown.com GmbH recalls Viana Bio Real Jumbos advertised as Viana VeggieFresh Bratwurst (Use by 21.12.2021) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Nestlé Deutschland AG recalls Smarties Adventskalender / Smarties Advent Calendar (193.9g; All expiry dates) due to incorrect use of “gluten-free” logo.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Panificio toscano srl recalls Ciambella / doughnuts (430g; Lots 24/09/21 – 01/10/21; Best before 09 and 16/10/21) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Panficio toscano srl recalls Ciambella / doughnuts (430g; Lot 04/10/21; Best before 19/10/21) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Easybake recalls Red Velvet muffins (Sold at Coop) due to undeclared eggs.

Allergy Alert (UK): Asda recalls Asda Extra Special Lamb Moussaka (400g; Use by 14 October 2021, 15 October 2021, 16 October 2021 and 17 October 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls CERVELAS PUR PORC DROIT / Pork sausage (1 kg; Lot #126601; Use by 07/11/2021) due to inadequate processing.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls Tartithon / Tuna sandwich filling (1.4 kg; Multiple lot codes; Use by dates between 16/10/2021 and 23/10/2021) due to improper storage.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCEA DES COTEAUX Coteaux de la Saâne recalls Coteaux de la Saâne brand shell eggs (6-pack and bulk; Code 0FREOU01; Best before 30/10/2021 & 01/11/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCEA DU DOMAINE DU PARC recalls domaine du parc brand fromage de chevre au lait cru / raw goat-milk cheese (various formats; Lot codes 03/09/2021 to 17/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DELICE IKBAR recalls DELICE IKBAL brand KEFTA DE BOEUF EPICES / Spicy beef Kefta (Lot #22-20-09-21; Use by 20/10/2021) due to Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): VILLEPINTE CDV recalls Filet mignon au Roquefort / Filet mignon with Roquefort cheese (Sold up to 29/09/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Öko Service GmbH recalls Rewe Bio 6-Kräuter / Organic 6-herbs (50g; Lot #L1189F33; Best before 07.2022) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Salumificio Rossi srl recalls Salumificio Rossi brand Salame marchigiano / Salami (~500g; Lot 06/09/2021; Best before 12-11-2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Haff Ditgesbaach brand Jus de Pomme VIZ Bio / VIZ organic apple juice (1 L; Use by 10/2022) due to possible mold contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): ECLY Ltd recalls Xiangmilasi brand Hong Tang Ci Ba Rice cake with brown sugar syrup (245g; All batch codes and dates; Product of China) due to presence of undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Xin Ao Trading Limited recalls Misanshi brand Hong Tang Ci Ba Rice cake with brown sugar syrup (245g; All batch codes and dates; Product of China) due to presence of undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Knoll Consultants & Investments Pty. Ltd. recalls Barossa Fine Foods brand Duck and walnut pate, Truffle pate, Duck Terrine and Farmhouse pate (110g; Use by 20 NOV 21) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.