Recalls and Alerts: November 30 – December 1, 2021

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Here 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

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA reports that the number of Salmonella Javiana infections has risen to 28. The source of the outbreak is still unknown. FDA has initiated a traceback investigation.

Food Safety Recall: International Golden Foods, Inc. recalls Al kanater Tahini Sesame Paste (1 lb (454g); Lot #TT4N‐201127; UPC 6‐92551‐00002‐0) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Maribel’s Sweets, Inc. after determining that the company’s response to the agency’s findings of multiple violations during a June 2021 inspection was inadequate.

Probiotic Safety Recall: Livia Global, Inc. recalls multiple LiviaOne Liquid Probiotics & BioLifePet Liquid Probiotics (Lot #010620-1 (LiviaOne Nasal Probiotics) & 001005-1; Best by 08/2023 and 04/2023, respectively) due to possible Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Treat Safety Recall: Sam’s West, Inc. recalls Member’s Mark Beef Stick Dog Treats (2.2 lb; UPC 19396-804731; All product sold since March 1, 2021) due to potential foreign matter (metal fragments) contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Great Lakes Goat Dairy recalls Great Lakes Goat Dairy brand Herb & Garlic Goat Cheese (175g; Lot #210411; Best before 2022 JL12) and Great Lakes Goat Dairy brand Aged Cheddar Goat Cheese (175g; Lot #12059; Best before 2022 JL26) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Les Délices du Centre S.A recalls Déli Centre brand Merlans en Gelée / Whiting (fish) in Jelly (720g; Lot #309; Use by 23/01/2022) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Nutrisure Ltd recalls Naturya Hemp Protein Powder (100g; Batch code W02135; Best before end of March 2024) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK): Pieminister recalls Pieminister Moolin Rouge Pie Chef Kit for 2 (578g; Best before 04 December 2021, 09 December 2021, 09 January 2022, 17 January 2022, 25 January 2022 and 09 February 2022) and Pieminister Moolin Rouge Pie Chef kit for 2 (with pie dish) (578g; Best before 15 January 2022 and 03 February 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca N.V. recalls multiple raw ground meat products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Kühne brand Sauerkraut mit Schwarzwälder Schinken “Fix & Fertig” / Sauerkraut with Black Forest ham (400g; Lot MHD 07.05.2023; Best before 07/05/2023) due to possible foreign matter (metal fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Lejos Oy recalls Ella’s Kitchen-tuotemerkin tuotetta Mansikka-omena kaurapatukka luomu / Ella’s Kitchen brand Strawberry-apple oatmeal organic (25g; Best before 14.03.2022) due to presence of ochratoxin above permitted levels.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAUTTER POM recalls SAUTTER brand BULLES DE POMMES / Apple bubbles non-alcoholic beverage (75 cl; Lot #l239/21; Best before 26/08/2023) due to risk of fermentation.

Food Safety Recall (France): HAUDECOEUR recalls Al Wadi brand Hummus Tahina (400g can; Lot #HTRSQ 140; Best before 20/05/2023) due to abnormal level of acidity.

Food Safety Recall (France): DEMARNE recalls LA BARRE brand FILETS DE HARENGS SALES ET FUMES A L’HUILE DE COLZA / Salted smoked herring in colza oil (2.5 kg; Lot 044121/243; Use by 12/12/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROLIDIS promocash recalls COOP VAL D’ARLY brand REBLOCHON DE SAVOIEE FRUITIER AOP raw milk cheese (450g; Lots 312013 & 311932; Use by 07/12/2021) due to possible Brucella melitensis contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC DAUDIN FILS Ferme de Villeneuve recalls Beurres doux, beurres salés / Unsalted and salted butters (Use by 10/12/2021) and Faisselles / white cheese (Use by 25/11/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MASCARIN recalls MASCARIN brand Boite plaisir divin et boite gourmande / Boxed chocolates (All lots; Use by 31/03/2022) due to possible mold contamination in the dark chocolate hazelnut ganache.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Lidl recalls Deluxe Stuffed Dates (240g; Batch code 21301/196; Best before 21 January 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Les autorités de sécurité alimentaire luxembourgeoises recall Kühne brand Sauerkraut mit Schwarzwälder Schinken “Fix & Fertig” / Sauerkraut with Black Forest ham (400g; Lot MHD 07.05.2023; Best before 07/05/2023) due to possible foreign matter (metal fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl recalls Deluxe Stuffed Dates (240g; Batch code 21301/196; Best before 21 January 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): KA Chocolate Ltd. recalls Almond snack flavored with bitter chocolate coated marmalade (200g; Expiration date 30.04.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Hermes Fish Ltd. recalls multiple products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.