Recalls and Alerts: May 1-2, 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: The TJX Companies, Inc. recalls Pimlico Confectioners Vegan Fine Hazelnut Truffles (3.88-oz. green plastic package), Keats London Vegan Hazelnut Dark Chocolate (4.93-oz. round green plastic package) and Keats London Vegan Irish Cream Truffles (4.93-oz. round blue plastic package) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Verger Les Jardins d’Émilie (Rougemont, QC) recalls POTAGE AUX CAROTTES / Carrot soup,  POTAGE AUX COURGES BUTTERNUT ET POMMES / Butternut squash-apple soup, and SAUCE À SPAGHETTI  / Spaghetti sauce (500 ml glass jars; All product sold up to 2 May 2022) due to omission of “GARDER REFRIGEREE” on the product labels.

Food Safety Recall: Healthy Planet – Oakville recalls Blue organic poppy seeds (Variable weight – sold in bulk; All packages sold up to and including April 14, 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Finland): HKScan Finland Oy recalls Via Fresh Bowl Tofu & Rice (Expiry dates 3.5., 4.5., and 6.5.2022) due to undeclared wheat and mustard seeds.

Allergy Alert (France): METRO France recalls ARO brand AIL SEMOULE FINE / Fine garlic semolina (1 kg; Lot 22026; Use by 01/03/2024 & 11/03/2024) due to undeclared peanut.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Milcobel recalls Brugge Broodje Classic Pain cheese slices (200g; Lot 101; Best before 31 May 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of multiple cheese products manufactured by Milcobel (Moorslede, province de Flandre occidentale) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was ordered after the food safety agency observed several problems at the production facility. Please refer to the company’s web site for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALDI recalls LE MARSIGNY brand JAMBON A L’ANCIENNE FUME / Old-fashioned smoked ham (240g; Lots 221030081, 221030260 & 221030204; Use by 12/05/2022) due to a package seal defect.

Food Safety Recall (France): GRAND SALOIR SAINT-NICOLAS recalls Signature charcutière brand Terrine au foie de canard et aux girolles / Duck liver & chanterelles terrine (155g; Lot 22116; Use by 18/05/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BLOUC INTERMARCHE recalls Siebert brand Cuisse de poulet vendue au rayon boucherie traditionnel / Chicken legs (Lot 4130439C22; Use by 07/04/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Shufersal recalls Biscuits Large wild berries (500g; Expiration dates 1/10/2022-13/10/2022) and Biscuits Large chocolate-flavoured wild berries (500g; Expiration dates 1/10/2022-13/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (thin nylon fibres from a conveyor belt).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Chemist Warehouse Group recalls INC Shred Max Raspberry Coconut Flavour (60g; Best before 16/12/22) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Health Foods International Ltd recalls International Nutrition Co. (INC) Shred Max Raspberry Coconut flavour Bar (60g; Batch #176532; Best before 16/12/2022) due to undeclared peanut.