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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC reports thirty-one (31) confirmed Salmonella infections in ten states, with six people hospitalized. The illnesses have been linked to consumption of Citterio brand Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks. The manufacturer recalled the product after California officials recovered the outbreak strain from two unopened packages.
Allergy Alert: Nutracap Holdings, LLC recalls various dietary supplements due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert: Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt recalls Mango Greek Yogurt (16-oz cups; Best before 11/28/2021; UPC 8 57290 00612 6) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert: ILG International Trading, Inc recalls Natural Delight Collection brand Natural Dried Apricots (500g / 17 oz; Best before 03/30/2022; UPC 811579000533) due to undeclared sulphites.
Food Safety Recall: Oregon Lox Company recalls various brands of Wild Cold Smoked Keta Salmon Lox (various package sizes; Lot #22821) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Public Health Agency of Canada is reporting an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections encompassing 46 lab-confirmed cases in British Columbia (18), Alberta (18), Saskatchewan (3), Manitoba (6) and Ontario (1). Individuals became sick between late September 2021 and mid-October 2021, and three people have been hospitalized. Many of the individuals who became sick reported eating fresh produce before their illness; however a source for the outbreak has not yet been determined.
Allergy Alert: Flying Fish Trading Inc. recalls String Cheese Roll Fish Cake (Premium Magnolia Fish Cake) (150g; Best before 2023-07-22) due to undeclared egg.
Food Safety Recall: Jabbour Export/Import Ltd. recalls multiple Al Burj brand Tahina and Halawa products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Ma Cabane en Gaspésie (Mont-Joli, QC) recalls PÉPERETTES / Dry sausage (85g; Sold up to and including 9 November 2021) because the processing conditions were inadequate to ensure product safety.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut reports an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections encompassing 18 individuals between 15 September and 29 October 2021. Nine of the patients were hospitalized. The outbreak was traced to eggs from a single egg-packing plant. The implicated eggs were recalled on November 1st.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco Green Thai Style Sauce (180g; Use by 21 November 2021) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Italy): Pastificio Lucio Garofalo S.p.A. recalls Consilia brand Penne rigate integrali bio / Organic whole grain penne rigate (500g; Lot #1197; Best before 16/07/2024) due to undeclared mustard.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS recalls PLUS Elitehaver ongezouten / Elite oats, unsalted (190g; All Best Before dates) due to undeclared pecans.
Allergy Alert (Sweden): Bröd & Salt recalls Swedish fika Chocolate chip / Swedish coffee chocolate chip (All cake packages) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert (Sweden): Paulig recalls Santa Maria Örtsalt / Herbal salt (112g; Best before 29-04-2024) due to undeclared pea fibre.
Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Green Thai Style Sauce (180g; Use by 21 November 2021) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall (France): STE COOP FRUITIERE VAL D ARLY recalls Coopérative Fruitière du Val d’Arly brand Reblochon de Savoie raw milk cheese (240g & 450g; Lots 311920, 311921, 311922, 311923, 311924, 311925, 311926, 311927, 311928, 311929, 311930, 311931 ,311932, 311933, 311934, 311935, 311936, 311937, 311938 ,311939, 311940, 312011, 312012, 312013, 312014, 312015, 312016, 312017, 312018, 312019, 312020; Best before between 13/11/ 2021 and 24/12/2021) due to a report of infection of a herd by Brucella melitensis.
Food Safety Recall (France): BRIENT recalls Le choix du traiteur brand Cervelas vinaigrette (500g; Lot 000001890854; Use by 22/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Halva mit extra Pistazien / Halva with extra pistachios (400g & 800g; Best before 09.07.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Landfleischerei Max Olbrich recalls Hausmacher Schweinskopf-Sülze / Homemade pork head jelly (180g; Lot/Best before 05.08.2023) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Emilio Mauri SpA recalls Mauri SpA brand Taleggio DOP / cow’s milk cheese (200g; Lot 2440010; Best before 17-20/11/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Patrimoine Gourmand brand Reblochon de Savoie AOP (450g; Lots 311921, 311929, 311931, 311933, 311935, 312013 & 312016; Best before 22/11/2021, 30/11/2021, 03/12/2021, 05/12/2021, 06/12/2021, 14/12/2021 & 18/12/2021) due to a report of infection of a herd by Brucella melitensis.
Food Safety Recall (UK): Porthilly Shellfish recalls oysters from Camel Estuary, Cornwall (Sold at retails stores between 28 October and 09 November 2021) due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of retailers.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (Australia): Monta Foods recalls YBC Picola Strawberry (58.8g; Best before 03/2022) due to undeclared egg.
Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): RJs Licorice (NZ) Limited recalls Black Knight brand Licorice Medley (500g; Batch B560; Best before 26 OCT22) due to low level lead contamination.