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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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA reports a multistate outbreak of 17 hepatitis A infections (12 hospitalizations) in the United States linked to fresh organic strawberries. These potentially contaminated strawberries were imported from Baja California, a state in northern Mexico and branded as FreshKampo and HEB by a common supplier. The strawberries may have been sold at HEB, Kroger, Safeway, Sprouts Farmers Market, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Weis Markets, and WinCo Foods, and may also have been available at other retailers.
Food Safety Recall: Paris Brothers, Inc. recalls several specific cheese products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION / Food Safety Recall: Tri-Star Seafood Supply Ltd. recalls Tri-Star Seafood Supply Ltd. brand Live Spot Prawns (Variable size; Codes AJ200-021, CA001-1532, CA001-1540) due to possible Norovirus contamination. The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories. This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak.
Food Safety Recall: Épicerie Frenette (Beresford, NB) recalls Whole rasberries (frozen) (350g; Packaging (“Emballage”) dates from 17-AL-22 to 17-MA-22 inclusive; UPC 0 201250 705008) due to possible Norovirus contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Épicerie Segal (Montréal, QC) recalls Framboises entières IQF / Whole raspberries, frozen (1 kg; Lot #XT21253; Best before 2023-SE-09) due to possible Norovirus contamination. Illnesses have been reported that may be associated with this product.
Food Safety Recall: La Bernoise boucherie charcuterie inc. (Pierrefonds, Montréal, QC) recalls SAUMON FUMÉ / Smoked salmon (Variable sizes; Sold up to 31 May 2022) due to lack of food safety assurance.
Food Safety Recall: Euro Victoria Marché européen (Montréal, QC) recalls Darne de saumon fumé à froid / Cold-smoked salmon steak, Sprats fumés à froid / Cold-smoked sprats (Variable sizes; Sold up to 31 May 2022), and Smoked Atlantic salmon slices (454g; Sold up to 31 May 2022) due to lack of food safety assurance.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): Aguulp recalls Aguulp For Gut Liquid Food Supplement Natural Mint Flavouring (All pack sizes; all date codes up to and including March 2024 ) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Italy): PEDON S.P.A. recalls CUCINA E SAPORI brand SEMI DI CHIA (Salvia Hispanica) / Chia seeds (250g; Best before 11/06/23) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Italy): PEDON S.P.A. recalls DBT brand SEMI DI CHIA (Salvia Hispanica) / Chia seeds (250g; Best before 19/06/23) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Italy): PEDON S.P.A. recalls DBT brand SEMI DI CHIA (Salvia Hispanica) / Chia seeds (150g; Best before 18/06/23) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls McCain brand Purè al naturale / Natural purée (Use by 07/2023) due to undeclared milk and gluten.
Allergy Alert (Italy): PEDON S.P.A. recalls Squire brand Chia seeds (150g; All Batch numbers) due to undeclared soy.
Food Safety Recall (Finland): IKEA recalls SYLT JORDGUBB luomumansikkahillo / Organic strawberry jam (400g; Best before 1.3.2023, 2.3.2023, 3.3.2023 and 28.3.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).
Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON RIVET recalls Jambon persillé maison / Homemade ham with parsley (Sold by the slice; produced 19/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Ikea of Sweden AB recalls Sylt Jordgubb Confettura di fragole bio / Organic strawberry jam (400g; Best before 1.3.2023, 2.3.2023, 3.3.2023 and 28.3.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls Verival brand Bio Buchweizen / Organic Buckwheat (500g; Lot 1022311321; Best before 23/08/2022) due to elevated aflatoxin level.
Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op Tuna Chunks in Sunflower Oil (3 x 145g; Best before 31 August 2026) and Co-op Tuna Chunks in Springwater (3 x 145g; Best before 31 August 2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Food Safety Recall (Israel): Subhi Nahala & Sons Ltd recalls Nahala Spices Brand Ground Nutmeg (100g; all expiration dates up to and including 13/04/23) due to elevated levels of aflatoxin.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Dineamic Australia Pty Ltd recalls Dineamic Creamy Pesto Pumpkin Gnocchi With Broccoli (360g; Use by 08 JUN 22, 10 JUN 22, 12 JUN 22) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).