Recalls and Alerts: April 14-15, 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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International recall of Ferrero’s Kinder chocolate products

Ferrero has expanded its international recall of Kinder Surprise chocolate novelty products, linked to a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses. Click on the country link to navigate to the most recent recall notice for that jurisdiction.

United States

Allergy Alert: The Salsa Texan recalls all regular and burrito sized packages of tortillas labeled as Coconut Flour Tortillas and Blended Flour Tortillas because they may contain undeclared wheat and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for distribution details.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Metro Plus Lévis (Lévis, QC) recalls  SAUTE LEG.TOFU VEG.EQUILIB / Vegetarian tofu and vegetable sauté (Sold up to 14 April 2022) due to undeclared peanuts, wheat (gluten), milk, mustard, nuts, sesame and sulphites.

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

Food Safety Recall: Oak Manor Organic, Sunnyside Natural Market, Distribution Horizon Nature, Grainworks Inc. recall various poppy seeds due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Les petits pots de mamie (Sorel-Tracy, QC) recalls Vegetable soup and Pea soup (500 ml glass jars; Sold up to 14 April 2022) due to possible risk to human health.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (France): Santé Publique France reports 53 confirmed cases of haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) linked to consumption of Buitoni Fraîch’Up frozen pizzas. An additional 26 cases are under investigation.

Allergy Alert (Austria): Gittis Naturprodukte GmbH recalls Zurück zum Ursprung BIO-Reisbrei / Organic rice porridge (250g; Best before 08.09.2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Seppe’s Granola recalls multiple products due to undeclared soy and/or milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFRO INTERNATIONAL recalls VOLTA QUEEN brand SHORT CAKE BISCUIT (250g; All lots; All date codes) due to undeclared wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt and milk.

Allergy Alert (France): COLIBRI recalls MAISON COLIBRI brand Madeleine coque chocolat noir classique / Classic dark chocolate Madeleine shells (240g / 8 pieces; Lot 0832; Best before 08/07/2022) due to undeclared hazelnuts and milk.

Allergy Alert (France): GLACES THIRIET recalls THIRIET brand 8 dim sum au poulet / Chicken dim sum (8-pack; Lot 21/347; Best before 14/06/2023) due to undeclared shellfish, fish, eggs, sesame and sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): Interdragon International Trading Co Ltd and Asia Oriental Market Ltd recall Qiao Tuo Chongqing Huogo hotpot soup base (200g; All codes) due to undeclared egg, gluten (wheat) and milk, and Durian Cake (All sizes; All codes) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): HYGIENA NV recalls FARINE DE PETIT ÉPEAUTRE INTÉGRALE BIO / Organic whole spelt flour (2.5 kg; Lot 207B0314/03; Best before 31/07/23) due to elevated aflatoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (France): POMMIER MARIE-CLAUDE recalls Fromage de chèvre brand Pyramide, bûche cendré / goat cheeses (Multiple lots; Best before 21/04/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CORA VESOUL recalls salade strasbourgeoise / potato salad with sliced frankfurters and vinaigrette (Sold from 04/04/2022 to 08/04/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOLEANE recalls SOLEANE MON POTAGER brand Salade Piémontaise tradition / Salad (230g, 400g, 800g, 1.5kg, 2.5kg; Lot 089; Use by 24/04/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bonneterre et compagnie recalls DANIVAL Shoyu sauce de soja réduit en sel / Reduced-salt soy sauce (50 cl; Lot 04; Best before 28/01/2025) due to microbiological instability.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bonneterre et compagnie recalls DANIVAL Tamari sauce de soja réduit en sel -25% / Reduced-salt soy sauce – 25% (50 cl; Lot 04; Best before 28/01/2025) due to microbiological instability.

Food Safety Recall (France): FERME DE LA BOISETTE / FERME DU MONT ST CYR recalls Ferme de la Boisette / Ferme du Mont St Cyr brand fromage mélangé à différent stades d’affinage / Mixed cheese at different stages of ripening (Lots 0826;0827….0901;0902…..up to 1406) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FERME DE LA BOISETTE / FERME DU MONT ST CYR recalls Ferme de la Boisette / Ferme du Mont St Cyr brand fromage au lait cru de brebis à différent stades d’affinage / Raw sheep-milk cheese at different stages of ripening (Lots 0826;0827….0901;0902…..up to 1406) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FERME DE LA BOISETTE / FERME DU MONT ST CYR recalls Ferme de la Boisette / Ferme du Mont St Cyr brand fromage au lait cru de chèvre à différent stades d’affinage / Raw goat-milk cheese at different stages of ripening (Lots 0826;0827….0901;0902…..up to 1406) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FERME DE LA BOISETTE / FERME DU MONT ST CYR recalls Ferme de la Boisette / Ferme du Mont St Cyr brand fromage au lait cru de vache à différent stades d’affinage / Raw cow-milk cheese at different stages of ripening (Lots 0826;0827….0901;0902…..up to 1406) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Baxters Food Group Ltd recalls Fray Bentos Just Chicken Pie (425g; Batch code L079T, with production times from 06:00 up to and including 08:22; Best before end of September 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Seafood Connection BV recalls Carne de Scoici / Shellfish meat (Lots 1318 & 1321; Best before 06.12.2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Baxters Food Group Ltd recalls Fray Bentos Just Chicken Pie (425g; Batch code L079T, with production times from 06:00 up to and including 08:22; Best before end of September 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Chicken and Vegetable cup soup with croutons (110g / 5-pack; Best before 31 October 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Old Country Food Ltd recalls Baolicious brand Chicken and Cabbage Dumplings (24g x 30Pcs; Batches 223040201131 & 223040202051; Best before 28.10.2022 & 28.11.2022, respectively) due to undeclared egg.

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