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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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is investigating possible food sources linked to a new outbreak of 16 confirmed Listeria monocytogenes infections. No other details are available at this time.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA has initiated sample collection and analysis in its ongoing investigation of a Salmonella Javiana outbreak that has grown to include 51 confirmed cases.
Food Safety Recall: Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., doing business as Margherita Meats, Inc. recalls Margherita PEPPERONI, unsliced (8-oz pkgs; Lot #P1931C; Use by 12-14-21) due to possible Bacillus cereus contamination.
Allergy Alert: Solfish Poissons et Fruits de Mer Inc. recalls Le Soleil du Sud brand Wild Argentina Shrimps (300g / 20-30 shrimp/lb; Lot #2111681404; Best before 10/2022; UPC 6 27843 44679 8) due to undeclared sulphites.
Allergy Alert: P-Shah Trading Company Ltd. recalls Dunya brand Sliced Turnip (1 L; UPC 0 66844 60014 1; Multiple lot codes) due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Taylor Fresh Foods Inc. recalls Taylor Farms brand Maple Bourbon Chopped Kit (salad) (315g; Lot code TFRS328A17; Best before 2021 DE 11; UPC 0 30223 06038 3) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall: New Alasko Limited Partnership recalls Alasko brand IQF whole kernel corn (12 kg / 6 x 2 kg; Lot #GT21120; UPC 1 069505 816003 4) due to possible Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The investigation into the source of the foodborne illness outbreak is ongoing; however, at this time there have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.
Allergy Alert (Austria): Temizkan & Co. GesmbH recalls Temizkan HIMBEER AUGEN / Raspberry Eyes (250g; Best before April 2, 2022 and April 10, 2022) due to undeclared hazelnuts.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): De Beverse Kaasmakerij recalls Beverse Kaas brand fromage affiné à la kriek Lindemans et fromage affiné à la Zeunt / ripened cheeses (~500g; Lots 217 & 219; Best before 12/2021) due to undeclared gluten.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Purée de Pommes de terre & Céleri à la ciboulette / Mashed potatoes with celery and chives (4 x 140g; Lot #4904; Use by 27/12/2021) due to undeclared celery.
Allergy Alert (France): ROCHEBILLARD ET BLEIN recalls Biocoop brand Chorizo fort sans sel nitrité / Spicy chorizo, nitrite-free (~1 kg; Lot #121285223; Best before 20/12/2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.
Allergy Alert (France): SILVE BONCOLAC recalls Les Créations brand Surprise de la Mer Pain Surprise au pain aux 6 céréales / Fish sandwiches with 6-grain bread (460g; Lot #1285; Best before 01/04/2023) due to undeclared egg, celery and mustard.
Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Arche brand Shiitake champignons séchés / Dried shiitake mushrooms (40g; Use by 31.08.2022, 30.11.2022, 31.03.2023) due to undeclared sulphites.
Allergy Alert (Iceland): Majó bakari recalls Majó bakari Súkkulaðibitakökur / Chocolate chip cookies (All Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): DAWN FOODS BELGIUM SA recalls Dawn brand DELIFRUIT CLASSIC RASPBERRY (2.7 kg; Lot #0001742576; Expiry 16-01-23) and Dawn brand DECORGEL RASPBERRY (3 kg; Lot #0001743750; Expiry 28-10-22) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of hard plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Finland): Oy Pågen Ab recalls Pågen Vanillas Wheat buns filled with vanilla cream (220g; Best before 14.12.2021-14.1.2022) due to potential for premature spoilage.
Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls QUALITE TRAITEUR /Régal du Chef brand Filets de poulets & risotto crémeux aux champignons / Chicken filets with creamy mushroom risotto (260g; Lot #133001; Use by 24/12/2021) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LIANOUDIS E. LECLERC recalls E.LECLERC OUTREAU brand JAMBON A L’OS / Bone-in ham (All lots; All Use-by dates between 05/12/2021 and 18/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Cœur de saumon qualité sashimi / Sashimi-quality salmon filet (140g; Lot #9213420454; Use by 20/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): OCCITANE PLATS CUISINES recalls LES BRASERADES brand BOUDINS BLANCS AU FOIE GRAS / White sausage with foie gras (Multiple lot codes and Use-by dates) due to possible Clostridium perfringens contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Franprix brand Tomme de brebis / Ripened sheep’s milk cheese (150g; Lot #uf200; Use by 13/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): EARL DE L’ABREUVOIR FROMAGERIE DU LAC recalls certain Fromagerie du Lac brand cheeses (Lot #2211; Use by 06/12/2021 or Best before dates from 22/12/2021 to 10/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hohensteiner Höfkäserei recalls Vesperkäse / Vesper cheese (All Best before dates up to and including January 4, 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ökoland GmbH Nord recalls Ökoland Teewurst Sausage (100g; Lot #30132; Best before 21.01.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): FSAI orders recall of all products of animal origin from Ballinwillin House and Ballinwillin House Farm (All batch codes; All Use-by dates) as they were processed in an unapproved establishment, and were not subject to official controls. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Marcel Urechi Snacks (200g; Lot #076181121; Best before 02.01.2022; Product of Romania) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Briscoes (New Zealand) Ltd recalls specific batches of Becky’s brand Assortment of Butter Cookies (Porcelain Tin and Christmas Gold Tin) due to undeclared gluten, milk, and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.