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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC reports 23 Listeria monocytogenes illnesses in 10 states. Twenty-two people have been hospitalized and one person has died. In addition, one pregnant woman lost her unborn baby due to the illness. The outbreak has been linked to Big Olaf ice cream products. The company recently announced a product recall (see below).
Allergy Alert: FSIS issues public health alert for TRADER JOE’S CAESAR SALAD WITH WHITE CHICKEN MEAT and Creamy Caesar Dressing (9 oz. plastic clamshell containers; Lot code GHNW 186-06; Best by 07/11/22 and 07/12/22) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert: Tovala recalls Gochujang-Glazed Pork Chop Bowl and Gochujang-Glazed Salmon Bowl (Enjoy By dates between 7/11/22 through 7/14/22) due to undeclared peanuts.
Food Safety Recall: Belfonte Dairy recalls “Chocolate to Die For” Premium Ice Cream (1.5 quarts; Plant code 25-050; Use by 05/18/24) due to undeclared peanuts.
Food Safety Recall: Big Olaf Creamery recalls Big Olaf brand ice cream products (All flavors, lots, codes, and all expiration dates through 6/30/2022) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product was sold at Big Olaf retailers in Florida as well as to consumers in restaurants and senior homes, and one location in Fredericksburg, Ohio.
Food Safety Recall: Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC recalls multiple baked snack products due to foreign material contamination (hard plastic pieces). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Pet Treat Safety Recall: Stormberg Foods recalls Beg & Barker Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treat, Billo’s Best Friend Chicken Breast Strips Dog Treat, and Green Coast Pets Chicken Crisps Dog Treat products (Various sizes; All batch codes; Expiry dates from 06/06/23 to 06/23/23) due to potential Salmonella contamination.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating a non-travel related outbreak of Cyclospora in British Columbia (1 case), Ontario (75 cases) and Quebec (8 cases). Four people have been hospitalized. The source of the outbreak is undetermined at this time.
Allergy Alert: UNFI Canada Inc. recalls That’s It. brand Dark Chocolate Fig Truffles (100g; Batch code 12 14 23; UPC 8 50013 71693 7) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo Aardappelsalade met ei / Potato salad with egg (400g; Lot 712722; Best before 27/07/2022) due to undeclared mustard.
Allergy Alert (France): Barilla France SAS recalls Barilla brand LASAGNE n.189 COLLEZIONE / Lasagna dry pasta (500g; Lots I12414282 & I12414292; Best before 20/09/2023 & 21/09/2023, respectively) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (France): BOLTON FOOD recalls Saupiquet brand Les Saladières – Taboulé – Salade végétarienne / Vegetarian taboula salad (220g; Lot L-21-063-E; Best before 04/03/2024) due to undeclared fish.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI warns consumers that Dunnes Stores White Sub Rolls (290g; Best before 17/07/2022) contains undeclared milk and eggs.
Allergy Alert (Italy): REVOLUTION S.r.l. recalls REVOLUTION brand GRISSONCELLI ALL’ OLIO (12 pieces; Lot 190522; Best before 19/11/22) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert (Italy): REVOLUTION S.r.l. recalls REVOLUTION brand RUSTICHELLI (12 pieces; Lot 130522; Best before 13/11/22) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert (Italy): REVOLUTION S.r.l. recalls REVOLUTION brand MIX SFOGLIA / Bulk mix (12500g bag; Lots 050422 & 270422; Best before 05/04/23 & 27/04/23) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Aardappelsalade met ei / Potato salad with egg (400g; Lot 712722; Best before 27/07/2022) due to undeclared mustard.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand COQARDENNE Chipolata de poulet / chicken sausage (Lots 485394, 485862 & 485598; Expiration dates 12/07/2022, 13/07/2022 & 14/07/2022, respectively) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): FRANSAL recalls CRAYON CHORIZO / Mini dry sausages (500g; Lot 0640202191; Best before dates between 11/09/2022 and 13/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls ADELIE COLOSSE FACON GRANOLA / Ice cream on a stick, with granola (4-pack; Lots 040 22, 104 22 & 167 22; Best before 07/08/2024, 10/10/2024 & 12/12/2024, respectively) due to potential foreign matter contamination (wood splinters).
Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE NOUVELLE GAST recalls Gast brand TETE ROULEE PISTACHEE / Head cheese with pistachios (2 slices/pkg; Lot 22178; Multiple Use-by dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France) Aldi recalls PAYS GOURMAND brand VIANDE HACHEE PUR BOEUF, 5% / Pure ground beef, 5% fat (300g; Lots 22333351 & 22333366; Use by 21/06/2022) due to possible shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA ZENTRALE Stiftung & Co. KG recalls EDEKA Bio MY VEGGIE Salatmayonnaise / Organic salad mayonnaise (250 ml; Best before 14.11.2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of glass).
Food Safety Recall (Romania): Mega Image recalls H VAN WIJNEN SOMON CARPACCIO / Salmon Carpaccio (120g; Lot 86BK/221405; Expiration dates 07.06.2022 & 10.06.20220) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Israel): AG Gilro recalls Waffle Crunch filled with walnut flavored cream (150g; Expiration date 05.07.2023) due to undeclared walnut traces.
Allergy Alert (Israel): A. Biscotti Ltd. recalls Chocolate Cookies (240g; Use by 06/08/2022) due to undeclared walnut.