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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC and FDA report ten confirmed cases of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in a four-state outbreak linked to consumption of Nature’s Basket Power Greens and Simple Truth Organic Power Greens packaged salads. Four people have been hospitalized. The leafy greens used in these products were sourced from Salinas and Imperial Valley, CA, and Yuma, AZ.
Allergy Alert: Kettle River Products recalls KETTLE RIVER Chicken Alfredo Pizza (12-inch, 25-oz. plastic-wrapped; Lots 21343, 21349, 21362, and 22011; USDA Est P-04203) due to undeclared wheat.
Allergy Alert: World Health Products, llc recalls GAT Sport Jetfuel Diuretic (90 ct Bottle; Lots 2003609 & 2003610; Expiration date 6/2023 & 5/2023, respectively) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall: Interstate Meat Dist. Inc. recalls approximately 28,356 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. recalls Dole-branded and private label packaged salads described below processed at its Springfield, OH and Soledad, CA production facilities containing iceberg lettuce due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was issued after harvest equipment used in the harvesting of the raw iceberg lettuce material used in these finished products was tested by Dole and found to contain Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Infant Formula Safety Recall: Moor Herbs recalls Angel Formula (16 fl. oz. plastic bottles; All units in distribution) because FDA testing determined that the product did not meet specific nutrition and labeling requirements for infant formula, even though it is marketed as such.
Food Safety Recall: 1991166 Ontario Inc. recalls Mahruse brand Tahini Sesame Seed Paste (18 kg; Lot 001; Expiration date 24/05/2023; UPC 8 681305 250387) due to Salmonella contamination.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Tastemakers brand Pretzels XXXL 3 smaken / 3-flavour pretzels (150g) due to undeclared sesame. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH QUESO IBERICO cheese (118g; Best before 5-01-2022, 6-01-2022, 7-01-2022, 8-01-2022, 12-01-2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): AMANDIS CENTRE LECLERC recalls PAS DE ROUGE BIO / Organic cheese (Lot 210913-3R; Use by 13/03/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): BEAUROCHAY INTERMARCHE recalls ANDRE COLLET brand BRIE DE MEAUX AOP AFFINE / aged brie (Lot 3041 6140 FR55-442-001; Use by 01/01/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Danone Waters Deutschland GmbH recalls Volvic Naturelle (natürliches Mineralwasser) / Natural mineral water (1.5L; Lots 7 0747 & 7 0846; Best before 18.12.2023 7 0747 & 7 0846) due to contamination with a trace amount of cleaning agent.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Queso Iberico cheese (Best before 05/01/2022, 07/01/2022 & 09/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Queso Iberico cheese (Best before 5 January 2022, 6 January 2022, 7 January 2022, 8 January 2022 and 12 January 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Food Safety Recall (Israel): Tevol recalls Tofu Crunch (470g; Batch No. 1304196401; Expiration date 30/04/2023) due to foreign matter (small plastic pieces) contamination.