Recalls and Alerts: July 19-20, 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: Albertsons Companies recalls three ReadyMeals seafood items prepared in store due to undeclared crustaceans and/or fish. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, including details on distribution of the affected items.

Allergy Alert: Unilever Food Solutions recalls Knorr Professional Soup du Jour Red Thai Style Curry Chicken with Rice Soup Mix (20.6 oz; Lot code JAN1924PX8; USDA Est. No. P-44055) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: MSI Express Inc. recalls KNORR PROFESSIONAL SOUP du jour RED THAI STYLE CURRY CHICKEN WITH RICE SOUP MIX (1.29-lb./583g plastic pouches; Best by January 19, 2024 (US distribution) and April 26, 2023 (Canadian distribution) due to undeclared milk.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues formal Warning Letter to Swan Brothers Dairy Inc (Claremore, OK) after an inspection of the facility reveals the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the production environment. The inspection was initiated after an individual was hospitalized with listeriosis following consumption of raw cow’s milk from the facility. The individual subsequently died.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Unilever Canada recalls Knorr Professional Soup du jour brand Red Thai Curry Chicken with Rice Soup Mix (583g; Batch code 20230426PX; UPC 0 68400 25290 0) due to undeclared milk.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): CRU recalls tapenade au poivre frais / Fresh pepper tapenade (Lot #1172 22193; Use by 26/07/22) due to undeclared almonds, gluten (wheat) and sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Barilla brand Lasagne Collezione n189 (500g; Lots I12414282 & I12424292; Best before 20/09/2023 & 21/09/2023, respectively) due to undeclared eggs.

Allergy Alert (France): AOSTE SNC OU A SNC IMPERIAL MEAT PRODUCTS recalls Aoste Le Végétarien – Fines Herbes (100g; Lot 005125; Use by 19/07/2022) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Cameo s.p.a. recalls Cameo brand Preparato per crema al gusto cioccolato / chocolate-flavoured cream (172g; Lot L376507; Best before 19-09-2023) due to undeclared lupine.

Allergy Alert (UK): Hovis Ltd recalls Ormo (Hovis) Food Service Frozen Pancakes with Buttermilk (12 x 4 packs/box; All best before dates between 8 February 2023 to 11 July 2023) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Equinox NV recalls Equinox brand Viande de cheval Steak Extra Origine EU / Horsemeat steak, EU origin (±300g; Lots 220704001, 220705001, 220706001, 220711001; Use by 21/07/2022) due to possible shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCHWILLER DISTRIBUTION-BISCHWIDIS SUPER-U recalls GENDARMES / Dry sausages (Sold 11/07/2022 – 13/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES OCEANIQUES recalls Oceaniques brand MARINADE DE POULPE / Marinated octopus (2 kg; Lot 22175; Use by 22/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls NOTRE JARDIN brand FEUILLE DE CHÊNE / Oak-leaf lettuce (125g; Lot 40325127; Use by 13/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GUIMANDA INTERMARCHE recalls filet de dinde / Turkey filet (Lot 1222181; Use by 08/07/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MONOPRIX recalls MONOPRIX brand Feuille de chêne / Oak-leaf lettuce (125g; Lot 40325125; Use by 13/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SA HENDIS CENTRE E. LECLERC HENNEBONT recalls Riz au surimi / Riced surimi (All Lots; Use by dates between 08/07/2022 and 25/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls Supermarché MATCH brand Coquille de Saumon Macédoine / Macedonian salmon on a shell (Use by 07/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DEMARNE recalls LA BARRE brand MARINADE DE POULPE / Marinated octopus (2 kg; Lot 22175; Use by 22/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GUYADER TRAITEUR FRAIS recalls multiple products due to packaging defect that could impact food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall (UK): Encore recalls Encore Beef Selection in Gravy Multipack (5 tins x 156g; Batch codes LU1-343 & LU1-302; Best before 09 December 2024 & 29 October 2024, respectively and Encore Beef Steak with Potatoes in Gravy (156g; Batch code LU1343D; Best before December 2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Herbie’s Spices recalls three spice products due to undeclared peanuts and tree nuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.