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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Allergy Alert: Cavendish Farms Corporation recalls Original Hash Brown Patties (42.3 oz; Best before 2024 FE 01; UPC 0 56210 34217 1) due to undeclared wheat.
Allergy Alert: The Salsa Texan recalls Coconut Flour Tortillas with “Gluten Free” on the package label due to undeclared wheat. No lot code or expiration date information was provided in the recall notice. The recalled tortillas were distributed nationwide through the mail, following orders made via the social media platforms, FaceBook and Instagram. The tortillas also were sold at various Farmers Markets in Texas the months of August and September 2021.
Food Safety Recall: Continental Mills recalls Kroger Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix (2 lb; Lots KX2063 and KX2064; Best by 09/01/2023 and 09/02/2023) due to foreign matter (fragments from a cable used to clear the processing line) contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Europe-Déli (L’Île-Perrot, QC) recalls Porc confit / Pork confit (500 ml & 1 L: All units sold up to 16 March 2022) due to absence of mandatory storage temperature information on the product label.
Food Safety Recall: Épicerie Le Butterblume (Montréal, QC) recalls GRAVLAX DE SAUMON MAISON / Homemade salmon gravlax (Sold up to 16 March 2022) due to absence of expiration date information.
Food Safety Recall: La Boulangerie Owl’s Bread (Potton, QC) recalls LE CASSOULET DE OWL’S BREAD / Stew (1L; Sold up to 17 March 2022) because the product may not be safe to consume.
Food Safety Recall: Gourmand traiteur (Des Côtés Gourmands inc., Belœil, QC) recalls various soups and sauces (Sold up to 17 March 2022) because the products may not be safe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE): Santé Publique France has established a possible link between an outbreak of 27 serious E. coli infections leading to HUS and the consumption of Buitoni Fraîch’Up frozen pizzas. Two children have died so far during the course of this outbreak. Consumers are urged to not purchase or serve the implicated pizzas and to destroy any of the product that may be in their freezers.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Sau Tao ST Spinach Noodles (454g; All dates) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (Germany): Wojnar´s Wiener Leckerbissen Delikatessenerzeugung GmbH recalls Green Heart BIO Frischecreme Natur / Unflavoured organic fresh cream (Lots 039, 046 & 054; Best before 06.04.22, 13.04.22 & 21.04.22, respectively) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Germany): KoRo Handels GmbH recalls KoRo Bio Cashewmus / Organic cashew butter (250g; Lots E213278 & E217689; Best before 31.01.2024 and 31.07.2024, respectively) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao ST Spinach Noodles (454g; All dates) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (Spain): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao ST Spinach Noodles (454g; All dates) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (UK): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao ST Spinach Noodles (454g; All dates) due to undeclared egg.
Food Safety Recall (France): NESTLE FRANCE Buitoni recalls all varieties of FRaich’Up frozen pizza purchased before the end of March (All best before dates between 01/06/2021 and 31/03/2023) due to possible E. coli O26 contamination. This recall results from the investigation of an outbreak of serious E. coli illnesses and HUS (see Outbreak Investigation Update, above).
Food Safety Recall (France): AGIS recalls AUCHAN brand 4 nems crevettes, merlu, crabe / 4 spring rolls with prawns, hake and crab meat (300g; Lot H22.066; Use by 04/04/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): CORA VESOUL recalls Jambon cuit supérieur fumé, vendu à la coupe / Superior smoked cooked ham, sold by the slice (Sold between 05/03/2022 and 08/03/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): ALIMENTATION GROS IMPORT DIFFUS RHONE-A EPICERIE recalls CHAO’AN brand Nouilles asiatiques / Asian noodles (400g; Lot 20210706; Best before 06/07/2023) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Die Zentrale Handelsgesellschaft mbH recalls “Jeden Tag” Mozzarella gerieben / Grated mozzarella (250g; Best before 03.05.2022 and 07.05.2022) due to foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): GOLDSTEIG Käsereien Bayerwald GmbH recalls GOLDSTEIG Mozzarella schnittfest gerieben / Grated, firm mozzarella (200g; Best before 30.04.22 and 06.05.22) due to foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Industry withdraws KANG SHI FU Pickled Vegetables Beef Flavor Instant Noodle Bowl (122g; Product of China), KANG SHI FU Pickled Vegetables Beef Flavor Instant Noodle Packet (117g / pack of 5; Product of China) and one additional product (Name not available in English; 125g; Product of China) due to unhygienic processing.