Recalls and Alerts: February 22-23, 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 ALERT / Food Safety Recall: Vadilal Industries (USA) Inc. recalls Custard Apple Pulp, frozen (35.27 oz; Batch/Lot codes KWHO, KRQO; Best before September 2023; UPC 8901777282168) due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recall was initiated after FDA received a single complaint reporting 5 illnesses and FDA sampling revealed the presence of Salmonella in the product.

Allergy Alert: Frickenschmidt Foods LLC recalls HIGH PROTEIN SNACK TERIYAKI BEEF WICKED CUTZ BEEF STICK (1.5 oz individual packs; Lots 113022, 120122, and 012823; Packaged on Nov. 30, 2021, Dec. 1, 2021, and Jan. 28, 2021, respectively) due to undeclared gluten.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Frobisher International Enterprises Ltd. recalls 3Fish brand Sauerkraut Fish (Szechuan Style) (400g; 8 74718 00529 5; All codes that do not declare milk on the label) and Tilapia Soup with Pickled Vegetables (400g; UPC 8 74718 00534 9; All codes that do not declare milk on the label) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products have been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie Rossignol inc. (La Pocatière, QC) recalls SAUCE À LA SAUCISSES  / Sausage sauce and SOUPE LÉGUMES MAISON / Homemade vegetable soup (500 ml and 1 L; Sold up to and including 22 February 2022) due to lack of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie St-Hilaire (Jonquière, QC) recalls SAUCE À LASAGNE / Lasagna sauce (Units sold up to 23 February 2022) due to lack of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Europe

Powdered Infant Formula Safety Recall (Italy): Abbott SRL recalls Similac – Alimentum powdered infant formula (400g; Lot 29280Z260X; Best before 01-06-2023) due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Cronobacter.

Powdered Infant Formula Safety Recall (Italy): Abbott SRL recalls Similac – Elecare powdered infant formula (400g; Lot 27930Z202X; Best before 30-09-2022) due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Cronobacter.

Powdered Infant Formula Safety Recall (Netherlands): Abbot B.V. recalls Similac Elecare (400g; Lot #27930Z20; Best before September 2022) due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Cronobacter.

Powdered Infant Formula Safety Recall Update (UK): Abbott recalls various batches of Elecare Similac and Alimentum Similac infant formula powders due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Cronobacter. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): ALDI recalls Bistro’Vite brand Vol-au-vent (1 kg; Lot #27004500; Expiry date 03/03/2022) due to undeclared soy and/or celery.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): ALDI recalls Bistro’Vite brand Vol-au-vent (1 kg; Lot #27004500; Expiry date 03/03/2022) due to undeclared soy and/or celery.

Allergy Alert (Spain): Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition warns consumers that HIBER brand PASTAS DE TÉLLENAS / Filled tea cakes (200g; Batch No. 20.01.22; Expiration date 03.21.22) contains undeclared eggs.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE TRIDIS LECLERC TRIE-CHÂTEAU recalls Chaire à saucisse / Sausage meat (All lots; Use by dates between 12/02/2022 and 16/02/ 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Vallégrain Distribution recalls Vallégrain brand Rôti façon Orloff / Orloff-style roast (~1 kg; Lot 2204809601; Use by 27/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE E.LECLERC recalls EMILE FOURNIER ET FILS brand FLT MAQ FUME PROV BIO SKIN P/ANE / Smoked mackerel filets (200g; Lot 2204507; Use by 16/03/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DEMARNE recalls LA BARRE brand FILET HARENG FUME SOUS VIDE / Vacuum-packed smoked herring (~1 kg; Lot 044121/20; Use by 05/03/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls RONDE DES MERS brand TRANCHES POUR TOASTS SAUMON FUME / Smoked salmon slices (4 slices / 80g; Lot F0280269; Use by 02/03/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC LA BAROTIERE recalls GAEC LA BAROTIERE brand FROMAGE DE CHEVRE FERMIER / Farmer’s goat cheese (Lot 43; Best by 18/04/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Reykjagarði ehf. recalls Holta, Kjörfugl and Króna brands of chicken – Complete bird and breast (Traceability number 001-22-01-6-16; Pack dates 15.02.22 and 16.02.22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Maza Mediterranean Delicacies recalls Esfenaj (200g; Best before 19-03-2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Maza Mediterranean Delicacies recalls Hoemoes less salt / Hummus, reduced salt (200g; Best before 28-03-2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Dr. Oetker Ro SRL recalls Pizza Ristorante Prosciutto / Restaurant-style prosciutto pizza (330g; Lot #141021; Expiry date 09.2022) due to possible foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Waitrose recalls Waitrose & Partners Green Pesto with Basil (145g; Use by 27 February 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Hog Roast Style Pork with Apple Sauce (425g; Use by 06 January 2022, 09 January 2022, 15 January 2022, 17 January 2022, 6 February 2022, 8 March 2022, 9 March 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Professional Beauty Solutions Pty Ltd recalls three Bestow Powdered Drink Products (various weights and multiple date codes) due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Janine Tait Group Ltd recalls specific batches and dates of three Bestow Powdered Drink Products due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.