Recalls and Alerts: August 2-3, 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: FDA is investigating a new outbreak of six Cyclospora illnesses. No source has been identified as yet.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Advantage Health Matters Inc. recalls multiple Organic Traditions brand dark chocolate covered nut products due to undeclared milk, cashew, almonds, and/or hazelnuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Vicentina Fine Italian Foods recalls multiple Vicentina Fine Foods Gourmet brand lasagna products (All units sold up to and including July 29, 2022) due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Mannas épicerie africaine (Québec, QC) recalls ANGUILLE DE MER FUMÉE / Smoked sea eel (Sold up to 2 August 2022) due to possible food safety hazard.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Belgium): Forty-five people sick due to drinking water Chateau in Sint Hubert according to RASFF notification 2022.4522.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): L’AFSCA orders recall of Bestore Dried Mango (108g; Best before 08/07/2022) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand empanadas pulled pork (Best before 05-08-2022 and 13-08-2022) due to undeclared milk and eggs.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Fossa Eugenia BV recalls Petersilie Glatt / Smooth parsley (40g; Lot L3006 EH 10) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Dekamarkt and Dirk recall 1 de Beste Notenmelange gezouten / Salted mixed nuts (150g; Lot 22-403358; Expiry date 17-02-2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert Update (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH brand empanadas pulled pork (Best before 05-08-2022 and 13-08-2022) due to undeclared milk and eggs.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCHWIDIS SUPER-U recalls GENDARMES / Dry sausages (Sold in bulk from 21/07/2022 to 25/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN recalls Cuisse de poulet sans Os mariné Andalouse / Boneless marinated chicken thighs (Sold between 06/07/22 and 11/07/22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls multiple P’TIT DELI brand snack products due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Fermiers Occitans recalls Secret d’éleveurs brand Foie gras mi-cuit / Semi-preserved foie gras (400g; Lot 21286085; Use by 06/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MILHAU recalls Maison Milhau brand Pâté de tête / Pork head pâté (200g; Lot 208201; Use by 05/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FUMOIR prod’fish recalls prod’fish brand Saumon fumé Norvège prétranché / Sliced Norwegian smoked salmon (Lot 716158; Use by 09/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PESSAC DISTRIBUTION E.Leclerc recalls Tradilège brand Jambon cuit supérieur / Superior cooked ham (Lot 22607676 22.43; Use by 26/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): EKO Konzervipari Kft. recalls Beste Ernte Sonnenmais jung und zart / Young, tender sun corn (330g; Expiry 06.08.2025) due to foreign matter contamination (glass particles).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Mühlenladen Birgitt Harder recalls Weizenmehl Hardermühle Strass Type 405 / Wheat flour Type 405 (2.5 kg; Best before 25. April 2023) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): WBZ Nord GmbH recalls Tahin Halva in Kunststoffschale mit Schnappranddeckel / Tahini halvah (300g; Lot L04M21; Expiry 11/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Gran Giuzza spa recalls Fonte Valle Reale brand Acqua Minerale Naturale Oligominerale / Natural mineral water (1.5 L; Lots 10LB2202A – 08LB2208A; Best before 20/01/2024 – 26/01/2024) due to Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority orders recall of Luxlait brand Brie Bio / Organic brie (Lot 634442; Use by 11/09/2022) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Fiskexporten Varberg AB recalls Varbergs brand Dromsill / Herring (250g; Lot L22153; Best before 2023-01-28) due to possible foreign matter contamination (piece of glass).

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Nautilus Vintage Asia Pte. Ltd. recalls NIO Cocktails “Mai Tai” (All batches; Product of Italy) due to undeclared almonds.