Recalls and Alerts: March 10-11, 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 UPDATE: FDA and CDC continue to investigate four cases of Cronobacter sakazakii illnesses in infants who were fed powdered infant formula manufactured by Abbott Nutrition in Sturgis, Michigan. Two of the infants have died. FDA has published a full list of recalled brands, which can be found on the agency’s Investigation Report update.

Allergy Alert: Fairmont Foods, Inc. recalls Schwan’s Brand Spinach and Artichoke Dip (24oz / 680g; Date code P82013 xxxx) due to undeclared wheat and soy.

Allergy Alert: Albanese Confectionery Group, Inc. recalls Albanese® Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans (9 oz; Lot #LB1111514X1; Sell by 10/25/2022; UPC 634418621436) due to undeclared peanut.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues public health alert for Trader Joe’s CRUNCHY SLAW with Chicken, Crispy Noodles & Peanut Dressing (12-oz. plastic tray packages; Use by 03/09/22, 03/10/22, 03/11/22, or 03/12/22) due to possible foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Fielding Group Ltd. recalls Made Chocolates brand 73% Dark Chocolate Bar (100g; All date codes; UPC 0 63891 60351 4) and QC brand 73% Cacao Dark Chocolate Extra (100g; All date codes; UPC 0 63891 60373 6) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Uncle T Food recalls Taisun brand Vegetarian Mushroom Jerky (169g; All batch codes where milk is not declared on the label; UPC 4 710095 805072) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Gio’s le Marché (Saint-Sauveur, QC) recalls HUILE PIQUANTE GIO’S / Spicy oil (250 ml & 500 ml; Product sold up to 11 March 2022) due to improper production/packaging conditions that may render the food unsafe to consume.

Public Health Alert (British Columbia): Fraser Health Authority advises the public not to consume Wing Hing brand sand ginger powder purchased from Wing Hing Trading Co. Ltd., located in the Crystal Mall, Unit 1162 – 4500 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C., as it may contain poisonous monkshood powder.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): INTERMARCHE recalls Expert Club brand Muscat sec Blanc / White dry muscat (750 ml; Lots OF055115/L121312, OF054722/L221281, OF054052/L221223, OF053386/L221182) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Germany): KoRo Handels GmbH recalls KoRo Bio Cashewmus / Organic cashew butter (250g; Best before 31.10.2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Iceland recalls Iceland Takeaway Chicken Bhuna, Frozen (375g; Batch code L22026; Best before 26 January 2024) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Sutter GmbH recalls Dulano brand wurstel di carne suina, affumicati (Servelade) / Servelade smoked pork sausage (200g; Lots 46L0702X038G23 & 46L0702X039G28; Best before 23/03/2022 & 28/03/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls Viana brand 1/2 Pfund Veggie Hack Bio / Organic veggie mince (250g; Lot 347211; Best before 24/04/2022) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls Tagliatelle Carbonara (500g; Best before 11-03-2022) and Tagliatelle Al Funghi (500g; Best before 11-03-2022) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Romania): CARREFOUR ROMÂNIA S.A. recalls CARREFOUR SENSATION brand CHIPSURI CU AROMA PAPRICA / Paprika flavour chips (250g; All lot codes and expiration dates) and CARREFOUR SENSATION brand CHIPS ONDULAT PAPRICA / Wavy paprika flavour chips (200g; All lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Iceland recalls Iceland Takeaway Chicken Bhuna, Frozen (375g; Batch code L22026; Best before 26 January 2024) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHADIS E.LECLERC recalls Paupiette de Dinde au chorizo / Turkey roll with chorizo (Use by 11/03/ 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): KERBAR CENTRE E. LECLERC GOUESNOU recalls centre E. Leclerc de Gouesnou escalope de veau crème girolles / Veal escalope with chanterelle cream (All lots) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN CHELLES recalls PAINS FABRIQUES ET CUITS EN MAGASIN SUR FOUR A SOLES / Various store-baked breads due to possible foreign matter (piece of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand Beurre de ferme Demi-sel / Reduced salt farm style butter made from raw milk (250g; Lot bds270122; Use by 21/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand Beurre de ferme Doux / Sweet (unsalted) butter (250g; Lot bdx270122; Use by 21/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand Le 76 camembert, crémeux & puissant, au lait cru de Normandie / Creamy & strong Normandy style Camembert cheese made from raw milk (Lot le76250122; Use by 26/03/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand Le Carré Fécampois, spécialité de la ferme, crémeux & puissant, au lait cru de nos vaches / Specialty of the farm, creamy and strong cheese, made from raw milk (Lot carr250122; Use by 26/03/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls  LA FERME DUMESNIL brand La Parceye, puissant & coeur crémeux, au lait cru de Normandie / Creamy & strong Normandy style cheese made from raw milk (Lot py250122; Use by 15/04/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand Le P’tit Havrais, spécialité de la ferme, puissant & coeur crémeux, au lait cru de Normandie / Creamy & strong Normandy style cheese made from raw milk (Lot pth250122 or gh250122; Use by 26/03/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Hollt og gott ehf recalls Icelandic batavía lettuce in pots (Sold after 21 February 2022) due to possible foreign matter (broken glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): LA CENERENTOLA SRL recalls LA CENERENTOLA SRL brand ARACHIDI TOSTATI IN GUSCIO / Roasted peanuts in the shell (250g, 150g & 4 kg; Lots 354/21, 254/21, 351/21, 363/21) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls Afroase Whole Egusi / Whole melon seeds (250g; Lot WE56.21/279; Best before 20/12/2022) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): SC BOCANII SRL recalls Ouă de găină pentru consum / Chicken eggs for consumption (Expiration dates 28/03/2022 through 30/03/2022) due to Salmonella Enteritidis contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Uncle’s Smallgoods recalls Uncle’s Ham Free Range (150g; Best before 23 MAR 22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Gopals Sweets & Snacks Ltd recalls Gopala brand Paneer (various weights between 300g and 1kg; All dates up to and including best before 05.05.22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.