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: CDC reports an outbreak of thirteen E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in six states has been linked to Simple Truth and Nature’s Basket brands of Organic Power Greens salad mix containing organic spinach, mizuna, kale, and chard. The implicated products, which carry “Best if used by” dates through December 20, 2021, were sold at grocery stores and supermarkets, including Fred Meyer, QFC, and Giant Eagle.
Public Health Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for an undetermined amount of imported meat and poultry products from China. A recall was not requested because FSIS has been unable to identify and contact the importers. The total amount of ineligible product is undetermined because the investigation is ongoing. Please refer to the public notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert (Germany): XOX Gebäck GmbH recalls XOX Biene Maja Kartoffelsnack / Potato snack (100g; Lots 214 & 215; Best before 28.07.2022 & 29.07.2022, respectively) due to undeclared wheat.
Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls BIO VILLAGE brand PETITS POIS DOUX TRES FINS SURGELES / Small green peas, frozen (600g; Lot 261250C with date stamp between 5h00 & 6h00 and Lot 261251B with date stamp between 6h00 & 11h00; Best before 30/09/2023) due to toxic foreign plant material (black nightshade) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Monoprix recalls MONOPRIX GOURMET brand REBLOCHON DE SAVOIE FERMIER AOP Cheese (450g and half round; Lots 17061221 & 17061221348; Use by 01/02/2022 and 04/01/2022, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MER recalls Maison Mer – Côte Atlantique brand Langoustines cuites réfrigérées 16/20 / Cooked, refrigerated langoustines (1kg; Lot 3472100214911; Use by 23/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): CHARCUTERIE PIERRAT recalls PIERRAT brand P’TITES KNACKS SUPERIEURES COCKTAIL / Cocktail sausages (Lot 493; Use by 07/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleischsalat- u. Mayonnaisenfabrikation Wolfgang Schmidt OHG recalls vogtländische Rindsknacker / Beef sausage (~250g; Best before 02.01.2022 & 16.01.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): EUROSPIN Italia recalls Pascoli italiani PECORICCO brand Formaggio primosale con olive rucola e peperoncino / Primosale cheese with rocket olives and chilli (Variable weights; Lot 66 33321; Best before 27.06.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food safety authorities recall certain Klaas + Pitsch Fleisch-und Wurstwaren brand Geräucherte Gourmet Gänsebrust / Smoked goose breast products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall 1 De Beste Bio Rookworst / Organic smoked sausage (240g; Expiration dates from 29-12-2021 to 03-01-2022) due to foreign matter (metal contamination).
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Nerada Tea Pty Ltd recalls Nerada Detox Tea with added Probiotics (30g / pkg of 20 tea bags; Best before 04/11/22, 29/03/23 & 01/06/23) due to Salmonella contamination.