Recalls and Alerts: March 3-4, 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

Allergy Alert: Torn & Glasser recalls SPROUTS FARMERS MARKET DARK CHOCOLATE COVERED CHERRIES (12 oz; Bag lot #3001 A; Case lot #795935; Sell by 07/24/2022; UPC 6 46670 46342 6) due to undeclared almonds. The recalled product was sold in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.

Allergy Alert: The Third Synthesis Inc DBA Chicago Sweet Connection Bakery recalls various flavours of fresh-baked Coffee Cakes and fresh-baked Paczkis due to undeclared egg, milk and wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Boyd Specialties, LLC recalls approximately 1,634 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) jerky products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Wegmans recalls Wegmans FYFGA Roasted Garlic Hummus (32 oz; Lot #220299; Best by 3/26/22; UPC 0-77890-26225-2) due to possible foreign matter (small blue plastic pieces) contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: 21 Century Trading Inc. recalls Hana brand Frozen Fish Cake (800g; Expiry 09.11.2023; UPC 0 807780 013075) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was sold in Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls DekaVers Stokbrood Meergranen / Multigrain baguettes (2 x 200g; Best before 17-03-2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Geay brand Huitres / oysters (12 or 24 pieces; Lots 21/02/2022 to 28/02/2022). It is unclear whether this is due to Norovirus contamination or the presence of chlorates.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Hero Baby Opvolgmelk 2 (6-12mnd) met melkvet / Follow-on Milk Formula 2 (6-12 months) with milk fat (700g; Lot #7622010581; Expiry date 05/01/2024) due to excess levels of vitamins A and D.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Le Marché des Chefs recalls Le Pic brand bûchette blanche de chèvre au lait cru / White cheese log made with raw goat’s milk (150g; Lot #18012224; Best before 26/03/22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Euras International recalls various Nuts & Berries brand bars due to aflatoxin contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): FINDUS FRANCE recalls Findus – Croustibat brand Petits Trésors breaded fish bits (450g; Lot #L2012CL066 and Time stamp between 20:15 and 20:50; Best before 31/01/2024) due to foreign matter (white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls multiple varieties of TRADIZIONI D’ITALIA brand BURRATA cheese due to possible Pseudomonas fluorescens (spoilage bacteria) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): H CENTRALE hmarket recalls H.market Sélection brand Sauce Kebab (Use by 15/06/2022) due to possible foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LAISTELLE  recalls Fromagerie Laistelle brand Yaourt nature sucré / Plain sweetened yoghurt (4-pack; Lot 3048; Use by 24/03/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand P’tit brie normand, crémeux & puissant, au lait cru entier / Normandy-style brie, creamy and powerful, made from raw whole milk (Lot #pc250122; Use by 15/04/ 2022, 19/02/ 2022 and 26/02/ 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls multiple products containing shredded cabbages and carrots supplied by Milnes Foods Ltd. due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the shredded cabbages and carrots. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): NTC Wismettac Europe B.V. recalls SHIRAKIKU brand Vannamei Shrimp – SUSHI EBI 4L – Mazzancolle tropicali congelate (200g; Lot #VN032II073; Best before 02/10/2023; Product of Vietnam) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): DOLCIARIA DI COLOGNA VENETA SRL recalls SAN MARCO brand MANDORELLO (150g; Lot #061 02L; Best before 01/10/2022) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Nuts & Berries recalls Nuts & Berries brand pecan kaneel notenbar / pecan cinnamon nut bar (30g; Lot #21302 OR Best before 12-10-2022 and 29-12-2022) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): HERMANOS VARGAS JIMENEZ SL recalls EL LLANO JARAL brand FRESH, SEMI-CURED AND CURED GOAT’S MILK CHEESE AND MIXTURE (2 kg, 1 kg, 500 gr and 250 gr; All lot codes; All expiry dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Shamir Salads 2006 Ltd. recalls several herring products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.