Recalls and Alerts: March 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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA reports the number of confirmed outbreak cases of Salmonella Saintpaul has risen to 60. Traceback investigations are underway, but a specific source of the outbreak has not yet been determined.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA has released a report of its inspection observations in the investigation of a deadly outbreak of Cronobacter sakazakii associated with powdered infant formula manufactured by Abbott Nutrition.

Allergy Alert: A&C Best Food Trading Inc. recalls Licorice Flavor Olive (~1 lb; Date code 2021/10/15; UPC 588552-331090) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: FSIS issues public health alert over concern that certain ready-to-eat salads containing meat and poultry products may contain undeclared egg, milk, peanut or wheat. Please refer to the FSIS notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Farm Fresh Produce LLC recalls TWA AGRICULTURE MIXED MUSHROOMS (14.11 oz pkg; UPC 6957937481850; All dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: WiseTrade Corporation recalls Global Fresh Marketing Enoki Mushrooms (200g/7.05oz; Product of Korea; UPC 809728-95012) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Alert: New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns consumers not to consume unpasteurized raw milk labeled as “Grimshaw Farm Raw A2A2 Milk” from Alex Grimshaw/Patrick H. Grimshaw dba Next Generation Creamery due to Salmonella contamination. The producer is now prohibited from selling raw milk until subsequent sampling indicates that the product is free of harmful bacteria.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Uncle T Food recalls Taisun brand Vegetarian Mushroom Jerky (Hot) (169g; All codes where milk is not declared on the label; UPC 4 710095 805096) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Dong Phuong Distributor recalls Dam Sen Dried Seafood brand Garlic Roasted Dried Squid (100g; Expiry date 15/12/2022; UPC 8 936140 790872) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall Update: Gourmand traiteur (Des Côtés Gourmands inc., Belœil, QC) recalls multiple soups and sauces packed in glass jars due to a possible food safety hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Austria): dm drogerie markt recalls dmBio Marzipan Schoko Eier / Marzipan chocolate eggs (125g; All lot/date codes) due to undeclared hazelnuts, milk and soy.

Allergy Alert (Germany): dm-drogerie markt recalls dmBio Marzipan Schoko Eier / Marzipan chocolate eggs (125g; All lot/date codes) due to undeclared hazelnuts, milk and soy.

Allergy Alert (Spain): AESAN warns that several MRM and Lifestyle Tappers brands of prepared dishes made by MRM 2 SAU may contain undeclared sesame. Please refer to the alert notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Conimex Panklare nasi (230g; Lots L1194N41, L1229N41 & L1230N41; Best before 13/07/2022, 17/08/2022 & 18/08/2022, respectively) due to a packaging defect.

Food Safety Recall (France): LEGENDES GOURMANDES recalls Légendes Gourmandes brand Préparation pour soupe asiatique / Asian soup mix (115g; Lots 020, 039, 062; Best before 20/01/2023, 08/02/2023 & 03/03/2023, respectively) due to unspecified foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Netto Marken-Discount Stiftung & Co. KG recalls Satori Bambussprossen in Streifen / Bamboo shoot strips (175g drained weight; Best before 27.07.2024) due to possible danger from broken glass.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Mjólkursamsalan recalls Colostrum (500 ml; Best before 31.03.2022) because the shelf life does not meet quality requirements.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Thi framleiðsla ehf. recalls Mung spírur, Tofu hvítt, Tofu steikt / Mung sprouts, white tofu and fried tofu (All lot/date codes) because food safety was not guaranteed at the production site.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Goldsteig brand Mozzarella schnittfest gerieben / Grated mozzarella (200g; Use by 30/04/2022 & 06/05/2022) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): CARREFOUR ROMÂNIA S.A. recalls Carrefour Classic brand Salam cu carne de porc / Pork salami (400g; Lot 100722; Use by 05.04.2022) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Westhaven Dairy T/A Tasmania’s Westhaven recalls Tasmania’s Westhaven Haloumi (180g; Best before 04/SEP/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Southern Sky Cheese Company Pty Ltd recalls Southern Sky Cheese Company Tasmanian Halloumi (180g; Best before 02/July/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.