Recalls and Alerts: October 28-29, 2021

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC reports 808 confirmed cases of Salmonella Oranienburg infections linked to raw whole onions imported from Mexico. Cases have been reported by 37 US states and Puerto Rico. A total of 157 of the outbreak victims have been hospitalized. Multiple onion recalls have been initiated in the United States and Canada.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC reports 21 confirmed cases of Salmonella infections in 8 states linked to consumption of Citterio brand Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks. The implicated product was sold at Trader Joe’s and Wegmans, and also may have been available at other retailers.

FOOD SAFETY ALERT: FSIS issues a public health alert because Euro Foods, a Freeland, Penn. establishment, produced ready-to-eat (RTE) Italian-style salame stick products that may be contaminated with Salmonella. A recall was not requested because FSIS has not identified a specific contaminated lot or lots, and it is believed that potentially affected products are no longer available to be directly purchased by retail consumers. The product is identified as 2-oz packages containing Citterio “Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks ALL NATURAL” with “best by” dates up to January 23, 2022, located next to the barcode.

Food Safety Recall: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. recalls four garden salad products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Infant Supplement Safety Recall: MaryRuth’s recalls MaryRuth’s Liquid Probiotic for Infants (1 oz; Lots #100420218 and #100520218; UPC 856645008587) due to potential Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination. The recalled product was distributed nationwide through Target, Amazon, and direct sales from the company’s website.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Belmont Meat Products Ltd. recalls Longo’s brand Chicken Burgers (6 x 142 g; Best before 2022 MR 09, 2022 MA 13, 2022 JN 28; UPC 7 72468 03418 6) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: TFI Foods Ltd. recalls multiple Northern King brand and Thai Gold brand Shrimp Tempura due to undeclared egg, soy, milk and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Goodfood Market Corp recalls Goodfood brand Medium Yellow Onions (908g / 2 lb; Batch code 3680626; Product of Mexico; UPC 9000799) and Goodfood brand Medium Yellow Onions (908g / 2 lb; Batch code 3682656; Labeled as Product of USA but actually is Product of Mexico; UPC 9000799) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls Dorsey brand, MVP brand, Pier-C brand, and Riga Farms brand Onions, Product of Mexico due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Covic International Trading Inc. recalls Jongilpoom brand Enoki Mushroom (200g; Batch code CE 169D; UPC 8 807076 000321) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Raphajo’s recalls Épices caribéennes / Caribbean spices (16 oz & 32 oz / 453g & 946 ml; Product sold up to 28 October 2021) due to insanitary production and/or packaging conditions.

Food Safety Recall: Italian Produce Company Ltd. recalls Driscoll’s Blueberries (12 x 551 ml; Case codes 014006 0804, 014006 0809, 014006 0810; Product of California, USA) due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Mulitple companies recall a variety of products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the AFSCA – Avertissements page for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert Update (Luxembourg): Cora & Match recall Cora brand Boeuf bourguignon purée (500g; Lot M210900895) and Cora brand Spaghetti bolognaise (500g; Lots M210900624; M210900224, M211000209) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Sainsbury’s recalls Sainsbury’s Spaghetti Carbonara (400g; Use by 30 October 2021) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): FreshMeals S.A. recalls Come a Casa brand Lasagne Bolognaise (1kg; Lots L431172 & L431177; Use by 22/11/2021) due to possible undercooking.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt and OKay recall Boni Selection brand Jambon cuit dégraissé sans gluten / Cooked, defatted ham, gluten-free (500g; Use by 11/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Crevettes entières cuites réfrigérées / Refrigerated whole cooked shrimp, 20/30 (2 kg; Lot 9212940504; Use by 31/10/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Emile Fournier Fils recalls Fournier fils brand kippers (2-pack / 430g; Lot 2128741; Use by 28/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Fromagerie Le Pic recalls Le Pic brand Petite Rouelle Mixte / cheese (8-pack; Lot 20102114; Best before 26/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES JARDINS DE CAPECURE  recalls multiple LES JARDINS DE L’OCEAN brand soups due to a processing defect. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ORIENTAL KITCHEN recalls ORIENTAL KITCHEN brand NEM CHUA Long Stick (200g; Use by 09/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ORIENTAL KITCHEN recalls ORIENTAL KITCHEN NEM CHUA et NEM CHUA La Tam Ruot (300g bag; Use by 09/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls CARREFOUR CLASSIC brand Haricots verts extra fins / Extra fine green beans (720 ml jar; Lot 1467 L:U2M 243 D 08; Best before 31/08/2025) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Crevettes entières cuites réfrigérées / Refrigerated whole cooked shrimp, 50/70 (2 kg; Lot 9212920478; Use by 29/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): NORMA SARL recalls Zauberhaft Backen brand Noisettes grillées et hachées / Grilled chopped hazelnuts (200g; Lot L 50357; Best before 11/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Borchers fine food GmbH & Co. KG recalls Erdmandel Mehl fein vermahlen / Finely ground tiger nut flour (400g; Lots 21000273 & 21000133; Best before 22.02.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Rila Feinkost-Importe GmbH & Co.KG recalls Ibero Grüne Hojiblanca Oliven in Scheiben / Sliced Spanish green olives (Filled weight: 230g, Drained weight: 105g; Expiry dates 05.06.2023, 01.08.2023, 05.08.2023 & 10.08.2023) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of broken glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Prosciuttificio San Michele SRL recalls TERRE DUCALI brand STROLGHINO (250g; Lot S213503) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Freshmeals recalls recalls Come a Casa brand Lasagne Bolognaise (1kg; Lots L431172 & L431177; Use by 22/11/2021) due to possible undercooking.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection brand Jambon cuit dégraissé sans gluten / Cooked, defatted ham, gluten-free (500g; Use by 11/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd recalls Coles Nature’s Kitchen Meat-free Meal Lovers Pizza, Coles Nature’s Kitchen Hawaiian-style Pizza, and Coles Nature’s Kitchen Veggie Pizza (250g; All Best Before Dates ) due to undeclared milk.