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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC is investigating an unspecified number of reports of additional illnesses linked to consumption of powdered infant formulas manufactured in the Sturgis, Michigan, production facility of Abbott Nutrition. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources also has confirmed one case of Salmonella in an infant likely related to consumption of recalled powdered infant formula.
Food Safety Recall: Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. recalls Enoki Mushrooms (200g/7.05-ounce packages and 150g/5.25-ounce packages; All cases; Product of China) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Alli & Rose LLC recalls Snak Yard brand Dried Plums / saladitos due to possible elevated lead levels. The recalled products were sold during April 2021 to February 2022 at Costco Wholesale in Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington.
Allergy Alert: Centre de la fondue (Drummondville, QC) recalls multiple products due to undeclared milk, soy, wheat, eggs, mustard and/or sulphites. Pleas refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert: Mon Chef Personnel (Rosemère, QC) recalls BRAISÉ DE JOUE DE PORC À LA MILANAISE / Milanese braised pork cheek and MIGNON DE PORC SAISI, SAUCE POIVRADE / Seared pork mignon in pepper sauce (Sold up to 24 February 2022) due to undeclared soy, milk and wheat.
Powdered Infant Formula Safety Recall (Spain): ABBOTT recalls multiple lot codes of SIMILAC ALIMENTUM (400g) and SIMILAC ELECARE (400g) due to possible Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected product.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Snacks Bosteels recalls Snacks Bosteels brand Vol au vent aux boulettes (1 kg and 3 kg; Lots 07/02/2022b6149 & 25/01/2022b6115; Expiration date 21/03/2022 & 08/03/2022) due to undeclared mustard.
Allergy Alert (France): Ferme de Kerheu recalls Ferme de Kerheu brand Crème glacée Chocolat-Banane / Chocolate-banana ice cream (2 x 125 ml; Lot 193.21; Use by 12/07/2023) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (France): Ferme de Kerheu recalls Ferme de Kerheu brand Crème glacée chocolat / Chocolate ice cream (1 L; Lot 189.21; Use by 08/07/2023) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Germany): Gunarajan Handelsagentur recalls Ingwer gemahlen / Ground ginger (100g; Lot #4161; Expiry 31.05.2023) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.
Allergy Alert (Spain): Häagen-Dazs recalls Häagen-Dazs brand Rum Salted Caramel & Biscuit ice cream (460 ml; Expiry date 07.09.22) due to undeclared eggs, milk, wheat and soy.
Allergy Alert (UK): KP Snacks recalls Popchips Veg Vibes Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar (Batch code YP1D 1344 00:43 to 02:30; Best before 09 07 2022) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (UK): Montezuma’s Chocolates Limited recalls Montezuma’s Hot Pickle (Chilli & Lime) Milk Chocolate Bars (90g; Best before 24 June 2022) due to undeclared almonds.
Food Safety Recall (Finland): Organic Health recalls multiple bagged nut mixes due to potential for elevated levels of aflatoxin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): Fromagerie Le Pic recalls multiple Le Pic brand cheese products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notices for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): ALCOBA DISTRIBUTION LECLERC SAINT LOUIS recalls Baechler brand Raclette truffe d’été / Summer truffle raclette (Lot 213655; Best before 24/04/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Emile Fournier Fils recalls multiple Fournier fils brand fish products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notices for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): C.A.F.A.R. recalls CARREFOUR pollo allevato a terra alette di pollo fqc / Chicken wings from free-range chickens (Lot 0051000478; Best before 10-02-2022) due to Salmonella Agona and Salmonella Infantis contamination.
Food Safety Recall (UK – Wales only): Llaethdy Mynydd Mostyn Dairy recalls three gelato ice cream products because they have been produced in an unapproved establishment. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Powdered Infant Formula Safety Recall (Singapore): Abbott Laboratories (S) Pte Ltd recalls Similac Human Milk Fortifier (400g; The code on the container contains “K8”, “SH” or “Z2” and the first two digits are “22” through “37”; Expiration date 1 April 2022 or after; Product of USA) due to potential Cronobacter and Salmonella contamination.