Recalls and Alerts: August 16-17, 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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC is assisting with the investigation of a 29-case outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections in Michigan (15) and Ohio (14). Nine people have been hospitalized. The source of the illnesses has not yet been found.

Allergy Alert: The Gluten Free Bar recalls The GFB Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites ( 1.2 oz; Lot code 041323-174; UPC 856818008895) due to undeclared cashew.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Chuang’s Company Ltd. recalls Delizia brand Vegetarian Ham (500g; Lot code 81610; UPC 8 16432 00529 8) due to undeclared gluten and wheat. The recalled product was sold in British Columbia.

Allergy Alert: Sher Produce recalls various Sher the Love brand Fruit and Veggie Squares due to improperly declared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Mother Dairy recalls Mother Dairy brand Paneer Fresh Cheese (340g; Best before 2022/10/25; UPC 6 98708 98763 3) due to E. coli contamination. The recalled product was sold in Alberta.

Food Safety Recall: Service Alimentaire Desco Inc. recalls Best Buy brand Chicken Tournedos with Bacon (1.15 kg; Best before 2023-AL-25, 2023-AL-26, 2023-JN-06, 2023-JN-07 & 2023-JN-09; UPC 0 55742 56757 1) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of bone). The recalled product was sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Food Safety Recall: Caldic Canada Inc. recalls Supherb Farms brand IQF Dill (35 pound; Product codes 035720-11.19.21 & 035731-11.19.21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold in Ontario.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut reports 21 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in an outbreak of unknown origin that began at the end of March 2022. Most of the cases have occurred in the Capital Region and Zealand Region.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Dirk Rossmann GmbH recalls enerBIO Haferfreude Smoothie / Organic oatmeal smoothie (All Best before dates) due to undeclared sesame, peanuts and other nuts.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls La Provençale brand Kuddelfleck préparé (350g & 1000g; Article numbers 519077, 510364, 513092) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Trinitaine recalls Ruz Ha Du brand Quatre Quart à partager (450g & 750g; Lots B164 to B199; Best before 29/08/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN recalls AUCHAN RAPE DE POULET NATURE / Grated chicken, plain (2X75g; Use by 09/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): T & T FOODS recalls TRS brand Poudre de curry madras piquant / Hot Madras curry powder (400g x 10; Lot 2022069773; Best before 30/06/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS CLERMONT Viandes CLERMONT recalls 2 oreilles supérieures cuites au bouillon VPF sous atmosphère protectrice / 2 ears cooked in broth (Lot 22012495117; Use by 06/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALDI recalls TOQUES & TARTES brand Crêpes sucrées parfum vanille / Sweet crepes, vanilla flavour (600g; All Lots; Use by 29/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CORA recalls Cora brand Râpé de jambon fumé / Grated smoked ham (2 x 75g; Lot code starting with 2232110; Use by 07/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Trinitaine recalls Ruz Ha Du brand Barre pâtissière à partager / Pastry bar (450g, 600g, 800g; Lots B164 to B199; Best before 09/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): La Trinitaine recalls Ty Délice brand Barre pâtissière à partager / Pastry bar (600g; Lot B185; Best before 02/09/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): La Trinitaine recalls Matéo brand Barre pâtissière à partager / Pastry bar (600g; Lots B165 & B192; Best before 12/09/2022 & 09/10/2022, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): La Trinitaine recalls Ty Mam Goz brand Barre pâtissière à partager / Pastry bar (800g; Multiple lots and date codes) due to foreign matter contamination (metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Trinitaine recalls BDG+ brand Barre pâtissière marbrée à partager / Marbled pastry bar (500g; Multiple lots and date codes) due to foreign matter contamination (metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRUNO RUEL recalls CHIPOLATAS OIGNONS PERSIL CHAIR OIGNONS PERSIL TOULOUSE OIGNONS PERSIL / Sausages with onions and parsley (Use by 18/08/ 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of blue plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores Oyster Cut Irish Chicken Thighs (990g; Use by 18 Aug 2022; Product of Ireland) due to incorrect cooking instructions.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cérélia Belgium recalls Crêpes au lait frais / Crepes with fresh milk (10 x 60g; Best before 27/08/2022;  30/08/2022; 31/08/2022; 01/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Eridanous Greek Style Smoked Mackerel Fillet with Olives and Oregano with Soy Oil (150g; Lot #01063402062022; Best before 02 January 2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Star Distribution (UK) Ltd recalls Karmen’s Cake Zone Sponge Cake (600g; Batch codes B164, B165, B172, B185, B186, B192, B196 and B199; Best before 11 September 2022, 12 September 2022, 19 September 2022, 03 October 2022, 09 October 2022, 13 October 2022 and 16 October 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).