Recalls and Alerts: June 9-11, 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 is reporting an outbreak of 219 gastrointestinal illnesses in 38 states caused by multiple serotypes of Salmonella. The outbreak has sent 27 people to hospital and claimed one life. Infections have been linked to exposure to backyard poultry.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The FDA, CDC and their partner agencies continue to investigate an outbreak of 18 cases of Hepatitis A virus infections in three states. Thirteen people have been hospitalized. The infections are linked to FreshKampo and HEB brands of fresh organic strawberries imported into the USA from Baja California, Mexico.

Allergy Alert: Gourmondo Co. recalls Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches (11.04 oz / 313g; Best by 6/5 and 6/7) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Royal Ice Cream Company recalls Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream Pints (1 pt; Code date 22094 39-62; Best by 04.Oct.2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall: Northern Tier Bakery, LLC recalls approximately 905 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 60 cases of Norovirus and gastrointestinal illness in the following provinces: British Columbia (18), Alberta (12), Manitoba (19), and Ontario (11). The illnesses are linked to consumption of spot prawns.

Food Safety Recall: TNT Palace (Montréal, QC) recalls Mélange de mangues / Mango mix (Sold up to 9 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Afriquébi (Montréal, QC) recalls MARINADE TOUT USAGE / All purpose marinade (Sold up to 8 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Pastamalfi fait à la main inc. (Montréal, QC) recalls Pesto basilic & roquette / Basil and arugula pesto (250 ml; Sold up to 10 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Le Corylus Resto-Bistro (L’Isle-aux-Coudres, QC) recalls Rillette de dinde / Turkey rillette (250 ml; Sold up to 10 June 2022) and Soupe aux gourganes / Fava bean soup (500 ml; Sold up to 10 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut reports an outbreak of eight cases of Listeria monocytogenes. Seven of the cases were reported in the capital region. The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): CARREFOUR recalls CARREFOUR brand Houmous nature / Plain hummus (Use by 28/06/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Madarest (Pastificio Nonna Ida) recalls Nonna Ida brand Ravioli saumon étiqueté Penne napoli / Salmon ravioli labeled as Penne Napoli (400g; Lot 20220602; Use by 14/06/2022) due to undeclared shellfish, celery, fish, shellfish, sulphites, mustard and soy.

Allergy Alert (France): Lidl recalls Sondey brand Biscuit Tablette chocolat noir BIO / Biscuits coated with dark chocolate, organic (150g; Lots L2022105 & L2022147; Best before 15/04/2023 & 27/05/2023, respectively) due to undeclared milk and gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): LA TOURANGELLE AUCHAN recalls AUCHAN brand Huile de sésame / Sesame oil (250 ml; Lots 3033 & 2858; Best before 20/10/2023 & 18/09/2023, respectively) due to undeclared allergen.

Allergy Alert (France): STB Salaisons BOUTOT recalls Le Perpezac le Noir brand Saucisson sec Le Classique / Dry sausage (250g; Lot Z31420; Best before 24/07/2022) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Industry recalls mulitple brands and varieties of chia seeds due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall site for details on all affected products.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Coop recalls Coop spareribs BBQ (200g; Use by 10-6-2022, 13-6-2022, 15-6-2022, 17-6-2022, 20-6-2022, 30-6-2022, 1-7-2022, 2-7-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SPAR recalls SPAR spareribs BBQ (200g; Use by 10-6-2022, 13-6-2022, 15-6-2022, 17-6-2022, 20-6-2022, 30-6-2022, 1-7-2022, 2-7-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert Update (Spain): AESAN alerts public to recall of ALL4TRADE – Ziné brand Bulgur Grof Bruin / Coarse Brown Bulgur (800g; Best before 10/2022) and ALL4TRADE – Ziné brand Bulgur Brown Fin Ziné / Fine grain brown bulgur (800g; Batch no. 301023; Best before 10/2023) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Pimlico Confectioners recalls Keats London Vegan Irish Cream Truffles (140g; Lot 16673332100; Best before 29 November 2023), Keats London Vegan Hazelnut Dark Chocolate (140g; Lots 15183522000, 15181412100, 16171932100; Best before 17 December 2022, 21 May 2023, 12 July 2023, respectively) and Pimlico Confectioners Vegan Fine Hazelnut Truffles (110g; Best before 16 December 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): NUEVA PESCANOVA France recalls PESCANOVA brand Tubes de calamars surgelés / Frozen calamari tubes (750g; Lot 36211; Use by 03/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (squid skeleton pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH Pistolets Bruin et AH Pistolets Wit / Brown bread and white bread sandwich rolls (Best before 31-07-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): SAS BERGE recalls BERGE brand BOUDIN / Blood sausage (Lot 20; Use by 31/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAINT PIERRE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls Leclerc brand Délice fraise x2 / Strawberry delight tarts (2-pack; Lots 140,141,147,148,154,155; Use by dates between 20/05/2022 and 06/06/ 2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE CARVIN DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls ÉLABORES DANS NOTRE RAYON PÂTISSERIE brand TARTELETTES INDIVIDUELLES CITRON / Individual lemon tarts (All product sold between 7/04/2022 and 7/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAILLAC DISTRIBUTION CENTRE E.LECLERC recalls E.LECLERC GAILLAC DISTRIBUTION brand TARTELETTE CITRON MERINGUE ET TARTELETTE FRAMBOISE / Lemon meringue tarts and raspberry tarts (150g; All lots) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LURE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls PARFUM FRAMBOISE CASSIS PARFUM VANILLE FRAMBOISE / Raspberry cassis and raspberry vanilla tarts (Bulk packaging; All lots) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL FERME MATTER recalls Ferme Matter brand Cœur de massif / cheese (Lot 4/9; Use by 21/06/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC DE LA BARONNERIE recalls Gaec de la baronnerie brand Fromage de chèvre au lait cru, Bûches ronds / raw goat-milk cheese logs (Produced 25/05/22 to 8/06/22) due to E. coli O103 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE DE DISTRIBUTION DE COUTRAS E.LECLERC recalls tartelettes poire chocolat tartelettes citron meringuées / Pear tarts, chocolate tarts and lemon meringue tarts (All lots with use by dates between 08/04/2022 et le 12/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCUITS HAFNER recalls HAFNER brand Carton de 60 Tartelettes finger 125×45 bord droit sucrées beurre / sweet butter tarts (Lot 250322; Best before 31/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE GRENIER DES GASTRONOMES LGDG recalls LES THOMASINES brand MERGUEZ DE CANARD SOUS VIDE / Vacuum-packed duck merguez sausages (Lot 22150303; Use by dates between 12/06/2022 and 14/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BELFORT DISTRIBUTION E. LECLERC recalls ELABOREES DANS NOTRE RAYON PATISSERIE brand TARTELETTE INDIVIDUELLE AUX FRAISES-AUX FRAMBOISES-AUX FRUITS / Individual strawberry, raspberry and fruit tarts (All product sold between 21/05/ 2022 and 08/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): ST JUDIST S.A. SA SAINT JUDIST_E.LECLERC SAINT JUST EN CHAUSSEE recalls TARTELETTE fraise x 2, tartelette framboise x 2, tartelette aux fruits x 2 / Strawberry tarts, raspberry tarts, fruit tarts (2-packs; All lots; Use by 11/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHAUMONDIS E.LECLERC recalls Tartelette Framboise / Raspberry tart (Use by dates between 06/05/2022 and 08/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOKING E.Leclerc Kingersheim recalls Tartelette individuelle citron meringuée et caramel passion / Individual lemon-meringue tarts and caramel passion tarts (Produced between 30/04/2022 and 07/ 06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE DISTRIBUTION CERNAY SODICER LECLERC CERNAY recalls E. Leclerc Cernay brand Tartelette fraise, myrtille, framboise, fruit ou choco-caramel / strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, fruit, and choco-caramel tarts (All Use by dates between 22/04/2022 and 09/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): GREVIN DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls Finger cacahuètes / Peanut fingers (Sold between 10/05/2022 and 08/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj brand Halva Aufstrich / Halvah spread (300g & 500g; Manufactured from 02/01/2021 to 10/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Othman Food recalls Othman Food Tahina Sesame (400g & 800g; Best before 22.12.2023 and 10.11.2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Seda Outspan Iberia, S.L.U. recalls Moreno Gold 100 % Arabica Löslicher Bohnenkaffee / Instant coffee (100g; Lot L1169; Best before 18.06.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (glass splinters).

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Pat the Baker and Irish Pride recall Specific Batches of Pat the Baker and Irish Pride Breadcrumbs due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Get Fresh at Home Petits Pains (6 white part baked rolls) (300g; Best before 07 August 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): HENRI RAFFIN recalls Le Galibier brand Saucisson sec aux noisettes / Dry sausage with hazelnuts (200g; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to foreign matter contamination (glass).

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA and ICA Basic baguettes (multiple varieties) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): PA Ross Ltd recalls Get Fresh at Home Petits Pains (6 white part baked rolls) (300g; Best before 07 August 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal.

Food Safety Recall (UK): GB Poultry recalls GB Poultry Battered Chicken Goujons (350g, 400g, 3kg; Batch code SFRD22PL; 9 June 2022 and 10 June 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): New World Rangiora  recalls Hellers brand Smoked Saveloys (Various sizes; All batches; All dates) due to undeclared milk and gluten.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Mrs Higgins (2004) Ltd recalls Mrs Higgins brand Shortbread Cookies (350g; Best before 04/10/22) due to foreign matter contamination (white plastic.

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