Recalls and Alerts: February 1-2, 2022

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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: CDC and FDA continue their investigation into a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salads produced by Dole. The outbreak has grown to seventeen cases in thirteen states. Thirteen of the seventeen victims have been hospitalized, and two people have died.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is investigating possible food links to an outbreak of sixteen cases of enteroinvasive E. coli O143:H26. No information has been released as to the states that have reported outbreak cases. The source of the outbreak is unknown at this time.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA has issued a formal warning letter to D&C Seafood, Inc (Venice, LA) due to the company’s failure to have and implement a HACCP plan and its lack of response to address the violations.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA has issued a formal warning letter to 5,000 Years Foods, Inc. (Chicago, IL) due to the company’s violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Two Bears recalls various Two Bears brand oat milk products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kiryas Tosh (Boisbriand, QC) recalls Kraus Cuisine brand Saumon fumé  NOVA / Nova smoked salmon (210g; Sold up to 2 February 2022) due to food safety concerns.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie M.D. inc. (Dollard-Des Ormeaux, QC) recalls Charcuterie MD brand Saumon fumé à chaud / Hot-smoked salmon (Sold up to 2 Febrary 2022) due to absence of a “Use by” date.

Food Safety Recall: Tony Boucherie (Pont-Rouge, QC) recalls Tony Boucherie brand Ragoût de pattes de porc et boulettes / Pork feet stew with dumplings (700g; Sold up to 1 February 2022) and Tony Boucherie brand Sauce Spaghetti / Spaghetti sauce (700 ml; Sold up to 1 February 2022) due to lack of storage temperature labeling.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Bogoss GmbH recalls Yuppi Soße / Yuppi sauce (300 ml; Lot DE21DAQ; Best before 14.04.2022) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): ZDH recalls Victus brand Buraczki Wiorki / Beets (420g; Lot 25.08.2022/A; Best before 25/08/2022) due to possible foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): NOUVELLE SOCIETE CHRISTIAN POTIER INTERMARCHE recalls BOUTON D’OR brand Tapenade noire / Black tapenade (90g; Lot 131023; Use by 13/10/2023) due to possible foreign matter (shards of olive pits) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOLEANE recalls Fresh brand Plateau à l’Aveyronnaise / Aveyronnaise platter (350g; Lot #017; Use by 30/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Victus Buraczki Pasteryzowane Wiorki / Shredded beets (420g; Lot 25.08.2022/A; Best before 25/08/2022; Product of Poland) due to possible foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls Aoste brand Snacks Pur Porc / Pure pork snack (80g; Lot 541854; Best before 15/04/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Poiesz recalls Poiesz brand schoteleierkoeken / dish egg cakes (Best before 4 February 2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of wire) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Nettorama and Bakker Goedhart recall Dish egg biscuits (4-pack; Best before 05-02-2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of wire) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Holland and Barrett recalls Holland and Barrett Hulled Sesame Seeds (125g; Best before September 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.