Recalls and Alerts: March 24-25, 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: A&C Best Food Trading Inc. recalls Dried Wife Plum (Date code 2021/10/15) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: SunTree Snack Foods LLC recalls Good & Gather Dried Sweetened Strawberries (4 oz; Lot code 88514 / Best by 10/01/2022, 10/04 – 10/07/2022, 10/11 – 10/14/2022; Lot code 86061 / Best by 09/01/2022; UPC 085239182840) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: FSIS issues public health alert due to concerns that the chicken breast component of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast meal kits due to undeclared wheat and soy. Please refer to the FSIS notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: P&P au bon goût (Repentigny, QC) recalls ÉPICES CRÉOLES – NON PIQUANT / Mild Créole spices and ÉPICES CRÉOLES – PIQUANT / Hot Créole spices (500 ml; Units sold up to 24 March 2022) due to possible food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Stellar Bay Shellfish recalls Stellar Bay Shellfish brand Chef Creek Oysters (Harvest Area BC 14-8; Deep Bay CLF #0278737; Harvested and processed 03-07-22) due to Norovirus contamination. The recalled products have been sold in British Columbia and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Food Safety Recall: Jimel’s Bakery and Food Products recalls Jimel’s Bakery brand baked goods due to possible Salmonella contamination from rodent infestation. The recalled products have been sold in Manitoba. There have been reported illnesses that may be associated with the consumption of these products. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo tortilla naturel XL (370g; Lot L422063; Best before 04/09/2022) due to undeclared barley.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Mia Food SRL recalls 44 brand Spezia Margaz / Margaz spice (1 kg; Lots 628, 632, 634) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH bokkenpoten / goat leg pastries (Best before 07-04-2022) due to undeclared soy, nuts and almonds.

Allergy Alert (Spain): FRIT RAVICH brand Butter-flavoured popcorn (80g; Batch No. 22101; Best before 07/07/2022) contains undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls three products containing pistachios due to elevated aflatoxin levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMPAGNIE ALIMENTAIRE recalls Maison Naja brand Figues Lérida biologiques / Organic Lérida figs (330g; Best before 15/11/2022, 18/11/2022 & 28/04/2023) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA CONSERVERIE DES SAVEURS recalls conserverie des saveurs brand terrine de canard aux figues caramélisées / Duck terrine with caramelized figs (140 ml; Lot 21271-B74 21271B68; Best before 28/09/2024) due to foreign matter contamination (metal piece).

Food Safety Recall (France): Thalassa Excellence recalls Fumage du val de lys brand Fletan fumé / Smoked halibut (150g; Lot 22070044; Use by 31/03/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FLEURONS recalls LES FLEURONS brand Figues Extra Moelleuses BIO / Organic extra-soft figs (250g; Lot 3555; Best before 31/05/2023) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (France): Brousse Vergez recalls Brousse brand Figues séchées Lerida Biologiques / Organic dried Lerida figs (5 kg carton; Lot 440024553/1-11-372; Best before 30/10/2022) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVAREM INTERNATIONAL recalls BROUSSE VERGEZ brand Figues LERIDA Biologique / Organic Lerida figs (5 kg carton; Lot 440024553/1-11-372; Best before 30/10/2022) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Halva mit extra Pistazien / Halva with extra pistachios (800g; Production date 07.02.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Abbott Nutrition (Sturgis, MI, USA) recalls Similac, Alimentum and EleCare powdered infant formula due to risk of contamination with Salmonella Newport and Cronobacter sakazakii.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fresh Nuts GmbH recalls Kerem – mini Feige / Mini figs (250g; Lots 21002960, 21003123, 21003122, 22000191; Expiry 30.04.2022; Product of Spain) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Eðalfiskur ehf recalls Úrvals grafnar sneiðar, Úrvals grafinn lax (bitar), Úrvals grafinn lax (flök) / Gravlax products (Lots IB22038041046, IB22038041049 & IB22038042048; Expiry dates 13.3.2022-11.4.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Parsons Pickles recalls Parson’s Pickles Pickled Mussels (155g; Lot 327; Batch38V supplied to B&M Stores Only; Best before end of Nov 2024) due to foreign matter contamination (glass fragments).

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Malt Brewing Co PTY LTD t/a Revel Brewing Co recalls Pine Lime Sour Ale (375 ml; Package date 27.1.2022) due to possible secondary fermentation that could lead to illness or injury.