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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The FDA and CDC have completed their investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg illnesses associated with consumption of Jif Peanut Butter products manufactured by The J.M. Smucker Company. The FDA is preparing a report to discuss findings and provide information to assist in future prevention efforts. The outbreak caused 21 illnesses (including 4 hospitalizations) in 17 states.
Allergy Alert: Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. recalls Marutomo Dashi Soup Base (17.6 oz pkgs; Distributed between July 1, 2021 and July 22, 2022; UPC 074410374020) due to undeclared wheat and soy.
Allergy Alert: Vicentina Fine Italian Foods recalls Vicentina Fine Italian Foods brand Meat Lasagna (All units sold up to and including July 22, 2022) due to undeclared cashew.
Food Safety Recall: Nita Tout Garni (Montréal, QC) recalls Brandade de morue / Brandade of cod (Sold up to 22 July 2022) due to possible food safety hazard.
Food Safety Recall: L’entreprise liquidation Beauharnois (Beauharnois, QC) recalls Saumon fumé / Smoked salmon (Sold up to 26 July 2022) due to inadequate labeling (lack of correct storage temperature information on product package).
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut is working together with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the Norwegian Food Institute to identify the source of a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak that has infected 16 individuals in four regions of the country since the end of March 2022.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (France): An unspecified number of cases of pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) in PACA et OCCITANIE have been linked to consumption of products from la ferme de l’Aupillon. See recall notice below.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Dierendonck Butchery recalls Dierendonck brand Boudin Carcasse / Carcass pudding (+300g; Use by 28/07/2022) due to undeclared milk, eggs, celery, mustard, and soy.
Allergy Alert (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls RISOTTO DE VOLAILLE AUX CHAMPIGNONS / Poultry and mushroom risotto (Lots 219601 & 220101; Use by 01/08/2022 & 06/08/2022, respectively) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Italy): IFFCO ITALIA SRL recalls multiple products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall site for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH wrap met vegan kebab / Vegan kebab wrap (Use by 27-07-2022) due to undeclared celery.
Food Safety Recall (Austria): Bergader Privatkäserei GmbH recalls Bavaria blu Der Würzige / Soft cheese with blue mold (300g; Batch codes 0102 and 0140; Best before August 29, 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Austria): Wojnar’s Wiener Leckerbissen GmbH recalls BILLA MEXICO SANDWICH (170g; Best before 07/28/22) due to foreign matter contamination (small foreign bodies).
Food Safety Recall (France): Grand Saloir Saint Nicolas recalls Petit épeautre aux légumes / Spelt with vegetables (250g; Lot 22202; Use by 05/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): La ferme d’Aupillon recalls multiple dairy products, including milk, yoghurt, fresh cheeses and aged cheeses due to possible shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Products from this farm have been linked to an outbreak of pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrom in two regions of France.
Food Safety Recall (France): Grand Saloir Saint Nicolas recalls Méli mélo petit épeautre et légumes / Spelt & vegetable hodgepodge (1.6 kg; Lot 22202; Use by 05/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Carrefour Classic’ brand Framboises surgelées / Frozen raspberries (500g; Lots 34911601, 34418901, 34920701 & 37472201; Best before 25/01/2024, 11/01/2024, 34920701 & 13/06/2024, respectively) due to Norovirus contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bergader Privatkäserei GmbH recalls Bavaria blu Der Würzige / Soft cheese with blue mold (300g; Batch codes 0102 and 0140; Best before August 29, 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): AsRopa Food GmbH recalls Fishwell Senfgemüse brand Delicous Potherb Mustard (350g; Best before 21.08.2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (broken glass).
Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Þykkvabæjar ehf. recalls kartöflusalati með lauk og graslauk / Potato salad with onions and chives (400g; Use by 05.08.2022) due to foreign matter contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Israel): Naama Spices Company recalls Honey and cinnamon granola (1 kg; Sell by dates from 08/23/03 up to and including 10/17/23), Sugar-free vanilla flavored granola (1 kg; Sell by dates from 04/24/23 up to and including 10/17/23), Honey and cinnamon granola (400g; Sell by dates from 04/22/23 up to and including 09/12/23) and Sugar-free vanilla granola (400g; 04/22/23 up to and including 10/06/23) due to undeclared peanuts.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): George Weston Foods (NZ) Ltd recalls specific batches of various Tip Top brand Supersoft Wholemeal and Oatilicious breads due to possible foreign matter contamination (plastic). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.