Recalls and Alerts: September 10-12, 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: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the USDA, the CDC and state agencies are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses associated with raw ground beef distributed by HelloFresh in meal kits from July 2-21, 2022. The FSIS has released a Public Health Alert with details on the implicated product.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN/15% FAT in HelloFresh meal kits (10-oz vacuum packages; Codes EST#46841 L1 22 155 or EST#46841 L5 22 155; Shipped to customers from July 2-21, 2022) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The products are no longer available for purchase, but may still be in consumers’ freezers.

Allergy Alert: ANKUR” Muktanand Foods Inc. recalls ANKUR GOLDEN RAISIN (14 oz (400g); UPC 8904 1704 10327; All batches) due to undeclared sulfites.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Spain): AESAN warns consumers that DIA SNACK MANIAC! Popcorn with salt (80g; Batch 22213; Best before 01/31/2023) contains undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): ASDA recalls ASDA Plant Based Lemon Cheesecake (2 x 100g; All date codes) due to undeclared walnuts and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): LACTALIS Österreich GmbH recalls Sainte Maure Chèvre 200g PDT X6 / Goat cheese (200g; Best before 02.10.2022, 05.10.2022 and 11.10.2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lactalis Danmark recalls Président Sainte Maure goat cheese (200g; Batch nos. 227AD05192, 234EC05192, 241AD05192, 241DD05192; Best before  06.10.2022, 17.10.2022, 20.10.2022, 23.10.2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lidl Danmark recalls Chêne d’argent – Fransk gedeost rulle / French goat cheese roll (200g; Use by 06.10.2022, 11.10.2022 and 15.10.2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Lidl Suomi Ky recalls Chêne d’argent”, 200 g -vuohenjuustoja / Goat cheese (200g; Best before 6/10/2022, 11/10/2022 and 15/10/2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): MONTBEDIS E.LECLERC MONTBELIARD recalls Le Chevrotin brand Sandwich au chèvre / Goat cheese sandwich (Use by 09/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Carrefour Classic brand Bûche de chèvre / Goat cheese log (180g; All lots; Multiple Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): TOURLAVILLE DISTRIBUTION E.Leclerc Tourlaville recalls MAGASIN PIZZA 4 FROMAGES / Four-cheese pizza (600g; Use by 05/09/2022 et le 10/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): DIPA CEMOI recalls CEMOI brand LES IRRESISTIBLES COEUR GUIMAUVE / Irresistable marshmallow hearts (197g; Lots beginning with L22131 and L22132; Best before 31/05/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (flexible metal wire).

Food Safety Recall (France): MONTBEDIS E.LECLERC MONTBELIARD recalls E.LECLERC MONTBELIARD brand baguettine fromagère / cheese baguette (Use by 12/09/2022 and 13/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): MONTBEDIS E.LECLERC MONTBELIARD recalls E.LECLERC MONTBELIARD brand pizza au chèvre 28cm / Goat cheese pizza (Use by dates between 12/09/2022 and 13/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERE DE RIBLAIRE recalls Buche de chèvre Carrefour and Buche de chèvre En Cuisine / Carrefour and En Cuisine brands of goat cheese logs (180g; Best before dates between 27/09/2022 and 13/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERE DE RIBLAIRE recalls Buche de chèvre Sainte Maure Les Croisés and Buche Fondante Les Croisés / Goat cheeses (300g & 180g, respectively; Best before dates between 25/09/2022 and 14/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERE DE RIBLAIRE recalls Sainte Maure Leader Price / Goat cheese (200g; Best before dates between 02/10/ 2022 and 13/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERE DE RIBLAIRE recalls Sainte Maure Leader Price / Goat cheese (200g; Best before dates between 14/10/2022 and 25/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U ENSEIGNE recalls U brand FROMAGE DE CHEVRE PASTEURISE STE MAURE 25%MG BUCHE / Pasteurized goat cheese lot, 25% milk fat (200g; All lots; Multiple Use by dates) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Chêne d’Argent brand Bûche de Chèvre / Goat cheese log (180g; Multiple Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls Buche de chèvre Sainte Maure Les Croisés and Buche Fondante Les Croisés / Goat cheeses (300g & 180g, respectively; Best before dates between 29/09/2022 and 14/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U brand MOULES DE BOUCHOT ELEVEES EN FRANCE / Bouchot mussels, raised in France (1.4 kg; Lot 2220609250; Use by 15/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOMIRA INTERMARCHE LONS LE SAUNIER recalls MERGUEZ FABRIQUEES DANS NOS ATELIERS / sausages (Lot 1 1 234/817185; Use by 01/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ARGENTAN DISTRIBUTION recalls Point Chaud brand Pizza 4 Fromages et Gourmande Chèvre Fabrication Interne / 4-cheese pizza and goat cheese gourmande, made in-house (Lots 31/08/2022 to 09/09/2022, inclusive) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Lactalis Deutschland GmbH recalls multiple goat cheese products due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Société Fromagere De Riblaire recalls PRESIDENT brand Tronchetto di Capra / Goat cheese log (1 kg; Lot 227A; Best before 25-10-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Société Fromagere De Riblaire recalls PRESIDENT brand Tronchetto di Capra / Goat cheese log (200g; Lot 227A; Best before 06/10/2022-12/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Wojnar’s Wiener Leckerbissen recalls Good Choice brand Insalata di patate con olio e aceto / Potato salad with oil and vinegar (1kg; Best before 21.09.22) due to foreign matter contamination (glass).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): La société fromagère de Riblaire recalls multiple President brand cheeses due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Chèvre / goat cheese (170g; Best before 2022-10-04, 2022-10-14, 2022-10-15, 2022-10-19 and 2022-10-30) due to foreign matter contamination (metal particles).