Recalls and Alerts: May 3-4, 2022

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United States

Food Safety Recall: Queen Bee LLC recalls multiple candy products, including a variety of honey caramel candy products and chocolates (production dates through April 26, 2022) due to undeclared milk and tree nuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Safeway Fresh Food, LLC recalls Dole FRESH Takes CLASSIC CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD (13.6-oz. plastic bowl; Lot S109000 1; Use by 05/05/2022) due to undeclared anchovies, egg and wheat.

Canada

Allergy Alert: TJX Canada recalls Pimlico Confectioners brand and Keats London brand vegan chocolate products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall:  Les Saveurs de l’archipel (Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, QC) recalls two products due to lack of storage temperature labeling. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Foodfest International 2000 Inc. recalls various Elite brand products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Label information may appear in English or in Hebrew. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): TANG FRERES recalls Yuki & Love brand Taiwan Mochi (140g; Best before 07/10/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Chocolade pasta melk / Milk chocolate spread (400g; Best before 31-08-2022) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AMANDEX recalls multiple Elite Strauss 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): Jumbo recalls Jumbo fromage Abbaye en tranches / sliced cheese (150g; All expiration dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Figues séchées Bio / Organic dried figs (200g; Best before 20/06/2022, 27/06/2022, 04/07/2022, 11/07/2022 & 18/07/2022) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls FROMAGE BELGE TRANCHES – variante ABBAYE TENDRE / sliced Belgian cheese (175g; Best before 06/06/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): KAASIMPORT JAN DUPONT recalls Kwaremont fromage à la bière / Beer cheese (225g; Best before 04/05/2022, 09/05/22, 10/05/22, 11/05/22, 14/05/22, 16/05/22, 17/05/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls Figues séchées bio cora / Cora dried organic figs (220g; Best before 25/05/2022, 28/05/2022 & 05/06/2022) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Lidl recalls Kania tomaattikeitto kasviksilla ja lihapullilla / Tomato soup with vegetables and meatballs (570 ml) due to foreign matter contamination (hard pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LE CENTURION recalls Pavé Hauts de France cheese (230g; multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LE CENTURION recalls Petit Marché brand Fromage d’Abbaye en dés / Diced cheese (120g; Lot 54001545; Best before 28/06/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): NOUVELLE SALAISONS VOSGIENNES recalls OZTAT brand CHIPOLATA DE VOLAILLE TOMATE BASILIC HALAL / Halal poultry sausage with tomato and basil (5 kg tray; Lot 16152122; Use by 12/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): NOUVELLES SALAISONS VOSGIENNES recalls ORIENTAL VIANDES brand CHIPOLATA DE VOLAILLE TOMATE BASILIC HALAL / Halal poultry sausage with tomato and basil (1 kg tray; Lot 16312122; Use by 12/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DES BELIERS DEBEAUVOORDER recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand Roulade jambon / Ham roll (1/2 roll; Lots 220328000 & 220407000; Use by 27/05/2022 & 07/06/2022, respectively) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DES BELIERS DEBEAUVOORDER recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand Roulade champignons / Mushroom roll (1/2 roll; Lots 220328000 & 220407000; Use by 27/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DES BELIERS DEBEAUVOORDER recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand Roulade à l’ail / garlic roll (1/2 roll; Lot 220407000; Use by 27/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DES BELIERS DEBEAUVOORDER recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand Roulade hongroise aux piments / Hungarian roll with chili (1/2 roll; Lot 220321000; Use by 27/05/2022 & 31/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DES BELIERS DEBEAUVOORDER recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand Pâté au confit d’oignon / Pâté with onion confit (3.2 kg; Lot 220413000; Use by 25/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DES BELIERS DEBEAUVOORDER recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand Pâté aux endives / Pâté with endives (3.2 kg; Lot 220413000; Use by 29/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON CHAPUIS recalls MAISON CHAPUIS brand FROMAGE DE TETE PERSILLE / Head cheese with parsley (350g; Lots 321030178 & 321040023; Use by dates between 13/05/2022 and 01/06/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ANDRE LOUSSOUARN recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand PATE A LA GRECQUE / Greek-style pâté (2 kg; Lot 220415000; Use by 31/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ANDRE LOUSSOUARN recalls DEBEAUVOORDER brand PATE 4 SAISONS/ 4 seasons pâté (2 kg; Lot 220415000; Use by 31/05/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE DU VIVARAIS  recalls FROMAGERIE DU VIVARAIS brand SALAD’OUX (Multiple sizes, lot codes and Best before dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Milcobel Kaasimport Jan Dupont recalls FROMAGE BELGE TRANCHES – variante ABBAYE TENDRE / sliced Belgian cheese (175g; Best before 06/06/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): KAASIMPORT JAN DUPONT recalls Kwaremont fromage à la bière / Beer cheese (225g; Best before 04/05/2022, 09/05/22, 10/05/22, 11/05/22, 14/05/22, 16/05/22, 17/05/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Germline recalls three varieties of organic sprouts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Nature bio Figues séchées / Organic dried figs (220g; Use by 25/05/2022, 28/05/2022 & 05/06/2022) due to elevated ochratoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo abdijkaas plak / Abbey cheese slice (150g; All Best before dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Aldi recalls Abdij Zacht / Soft cheese (175g; Expiry 06/06/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Kanda AS recalls Hamburger Homestyle (Batch #26042022; Bset before 26.02.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Israel): The Israel Ministry of Health reports 21 cases of Salmonella infections that may be linked to contaminated Strauss-Elite brand chocolate products. Strauss has recalled the entire production from its Nof HaGlil’ manufacturing facility and the operation has been shut down until the company addresses all outstanding food safety issues to the Ministry’s satisfaction.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Motishaf Ltd. recalls Pesto spread (180g; All production dates up to and including 4/4/22) due to undeclared walnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Roasting House Rama Ltd. recalls Rama Roasting House brand ground black pepper (100g & 400g plastic jars; All expiration dates up to and including 05/04/2023) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Carmel Delicacies Ltd. recalls Mercato brand Acorn mini-kabob (880g; Expiration date 19.6.2022) due to Clostridium perfringens contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Mini Hash Browns (750g; Best before 24 Apr 2024) due to foreign matter contamination (blue plastic pieces).