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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 310 cases of Cyclospora illnesses of unknown origin in Alberta (1), British Columbia (3), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), Ontario (252) and Québec (51). Thirteen people have been hospitalized. The illnesses are not related to travel.
Allergy Alert (UK): Unisnacks Europe Limited recalls Lotte Pepero Snowy Almond (32g; Best before 01 May 2023 and 02 May 2023) due to undeclared peanuts.
Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER KG recalls GOOD Choice Kartoffelsalat mit Öl und Essig / Potato salad with oil and vinegar (1 kg; Best before September 21, 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (glass splinters).
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Dessert Fruits Rouges / Red fruit dessert (95g; Lot 280922; Use by 28/09/2022) and Carrefour brand Dessert mangue – passion / Mango-passionfruit dessert (95g; 200922; Use by 20/09/2022) due to undeclared nuts.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Calvé brand Pindasaus Kruidig / Spicy peanut sauce (350g; Best before 15/05/2023) and Calvé brand Pindasaus Mild / Mild peanut sauce (350g & 650g; Best before 15/05/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of rubber).
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Rynkeby Foods A/S recalls Brämhults Presset Æblemost / Pressed Apple Must (850 ml; Best before 14.10.2022) due to excessive level of patulin.
Food Safety Recall (Finland): Valio Oy recalls Gold&Green® Vegenugetit / Veggie nuggets (230g; Best before 4.10.2022) due to a possible microbiological deviation.
Food Safety Recall (France): SOC FROMAGERE DE RIBLAIRE recalls multiple brands of goat-milk cheeses due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal). Please refer to the Rappel Conso website for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): EUROPE DES PAINS recalls Franprix brand Baguette multigraines Bio / Organic multi-grain baguette (250g; Sold 11/08/2022 to 09/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal wire).
Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls RONDE DES MERS brand SAUMON FUME ELEVE EN ECOSSE / Smoked Scottish farmed salmon (4 slices – 140g; Lot F2360477; Use by 23/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN recalls Auchan Le Poissonnier brand Gambas entières crues décongelées / Previously frozen raw whole prawns (400g; Lots 36890 & 37169; Use by 08/09/2022 & 14/09/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): PANZANI recalls Panzani brand TOMACOULI BIO / Organic tomato purée (265g; Lots 2220060193 & 2220060194; Best before 01/07/2024) because the conditions under which the product was manufactured and/or stored may have rendered it unsafe to consume.
Food Safety Recall (France): DIPA CEMOI recalls multiple CEMOI brand marshmallow products due to foreign matter contamination (metal filaments). Please refer to the Rappel Conso website for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (France): MONTAGNE NOIRE recalls MONTAGNE NOIRE brand ASSIETTE DE CHARCUTERIE FAMILIALE / Family delicatessen platter (380g; Lot 210153597; Use by 30/10/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LIDL recalls Nautica brand Saumon fumé d’Ecosse bio / Organic Scottish smoked salmon (2 slices – 80g; Lot F2100385; Use by 31/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ostsee Fisch GmbH & Co Produktions- und Vertriebs KG recalls Makrelenfilet natur über Buchenholz geräuchert / Mackerel fillets naturally smoked over beech wood (150g; Lot L220818; Best before 18.09.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Minderleinsmühle recalls unpeeled sesame and four muesli products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Skånemejerier Försäljning AB recalls three President brand Goat cheese products due to foreign matter contamination (metal filaments). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Eckes-Granini recalls Brämhults Presset Æblemost / Pressed Apple Must (850 ml; Best before 14.10.2022) due to excessive level of patulin.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): LETPACIFIC FOOD COMPANY LIMITED recalls DANET brand Dana Macar Salam / Packaged sliced beef salami (60g; Best before December 20, 2022) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.
Food Safety Recall (Israel): Ashtavi Dairy recalls Sheep-milk cheese, vacuum-packaged (1 kg; All best before dates up to and including 30.9.22) due to E. coli contamination.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (Australia): Fine Food Holdings Pty Ltd recalls Crispbic Wafer Bics Original Gluten Free (100g; Best before 28 March 2023 W1) due to undeclared wheat and gluten.