Recalls and Alerts: April 5-6, 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: The CDC has received reports of 103 Norovirus illnesses associated with consumption of raw or lightly cooked oysters from the Canadian province of British Columbia. As of today, the agency has confirmed reports of outbreak-related illnesses from thirteen states, including CA, CO, FL, HI, IL, MA, MN, NJ, NV, NY, OR, TX and WA. CDC is working with state and local partners to determine a more accurate number of illnesses in this outbreak and will update this number as more information is gathered.

Food Safety Recall: Our Table Cooperative (Sherwood, Oregon) recalls Frozen Blueberries (2½ pound or 5-pound plastic bags; Packed on 03/12/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed in Oregon between 3/12/22 and 3/29/22.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Le Pied Bleu (Québec, QC) and Au roi du Boudin (Québec, QC) recall several products due to possible food safety hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for details.

Food Safety Recall: Ferrero Canada Ltd. recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. There are no known illnesses in Canada at this time that have been linked to any of these recalled products. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Longsheng (Canada) Agricultural Products Ltd. recalls Ming Xiang brand Mushroom (enoki) (200g; All units sold up to and including April 4, 2022; UPC 8 847108 270063) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Union Bay Seafood Ltd. recalls certain Union Bay Seafood Ltd. brand Pacific Oysters due to possible Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (UK and EU): EFSA and ECDC are investigating a multi-country outbreak of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium linked to the consumption of Kinder brand chocolate products manufactured in Belgium by Ferrero. Confirmed cases have been reported by France (20), Germany (4), Ireland (10), Luxembourg (1), Netherlands (2), Norway (1), Sweden (4) and UK (63). An additional 29 probable cases are still under investigation, bringing the total number of cases to 134.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Hungry Belgians recalls DIKNEK brand  sauce « Jean-Claude » (300g; Lots 2021410092, 2021440116, 2021490059, 2021490422, 2021490460, 2022060841, 2022111609; All Best-before dates up to and including 17/09/2023) due to undeclared wheat, soy and molluscs.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Develey Senf & Feinkost GmbH recalls Develey Spicy Burger Sauce (250 ml; Best before 01.12.2022) due to undeclare milk protein.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Herman Kuijper BV recalls NLF Soft Dried Mango (75g; Lot T08D21) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Herman Kuijper BV recalls NLF Soft Dried Mango (75g; Lot T08D21) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Lundgrens Primörer recalls multiple varieties of dried fruit due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Ferrero Österreich recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Triangle Mozzarella pesto sandwich (Use by 07-04-2022 and 08-04-2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Snafu Oy recalls Parsakaali Silmusalaatti / Broccoli Sprouts (Expiry date 7.4.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): DELRIEU STEPHANE recalls Chèvre fermier / Goat’s milk cheese (Lot 11.22; Best by 17/04/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GROIX ET NATURE recalls Groix et Nature brand Rillettes de sardine au piment de Cayenne bio / Sardine rillettes with organic cayenne pepper (100g; Lot 21299C; Use by 26/10/2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (piece of glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): CASINO recalls Franprix brand Coulommiers au lait cru / raw milk cheese (350g; Lot 250222LI9; Best before 01/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE DE LIVAROT recalls multple brands of raw milk cheese (Lot 250222LI9; Best b efore 06/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please see Rappels conso site for a complete list of affected brands.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC BERGERIE LOU YE TU recalls Bergerie LOU YE TU brand sheep’s milk cheeses due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ferrero Deutschland GmbH recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Natsu Foods GmbH & Co. KG recalls Natsu Wrap Tomate Mozzarella / Tomato & mozzarella wrap (170g; Use by 06.04.2022, 07.04.2022, 08.04.2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Ferrero Commerciale Italia Srl recalls Ferrero Kinder Schoko Bons (125g; Lots L288, L291, L293, L301,L302, L306, L307, L310, L312, L313, L316, L319, L320, L321, L326, L327, L328, L329, L334, L337, L338, L341, L347, L348, L349, L351, L352, L356, L005, L006, L028, L029) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Ferrero recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Slovakia): Ferrero Česká s.r.o. recalls multiple Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): Ferrero recalls five Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): City Super Limited recalls Kinder brand Egg Hunt Kit (150g; Best before August 21, 2022; Product of Belgium) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Premium Sweets and Trading Company Ltd. recalls three Kinder Surprise chocolate novelty products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Redmart Ltd recalls Kinder Surprise chocolate novelty product (Best before dates between 11 July 2022 and 7 October 2022; Product of Belgium) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Ferrero Australia Pty.​ Ltd. recalls four Kinder brand chocolate products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

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