Recalls and Alerts: September 20-21, 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 UPDATE: FDA releases its regular weekly update of foodborne disease investigations in progress.

Allergy Alert: World Variety Produce Inc. recalls Melissa’s Brand Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard Sauce (1LB 1.7OZ (502g); UPC 0-45255-15221-0; Use by 08/15/22, 08/20/22, 08/22/22, 08/29/22, 09/02/22, 09/05/22, 09/11/22, 09/18/22, 09/26/22, 10/01/22, 10/09/22) due to undeclared egg.

Infant Formula Safety Recall: Mother’s Touch recalls Mother’s Touch Baby Formula because the product did not conform to the FDA’s infant formula standards. The product is sold at local markets in Kinzers, Loganton, and Gap, PA and was available for purchase directly from Mother’s Touch website. A recall notice will be posted at: Scenic Ridge Foods in Loganton, PA, Hillside Bulk Foods in Gap, PA, and Creekside Foods in Kinzers, PA. The FDA recommends that consumers who have purchased this product discontinue use and throw it away.

Food Safety Recall: GHGA recalls various ready-to-eat vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold to Kroger and distributed to retail stores on 9/11/22.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: CLS Catering Services Ltd. recalls Fresh and Local brand Turkey, Bacon Sub (205g; Best before 22SE21, 22SE22, 22SE25 & 22SE26; UPC 8 77838 48482 7) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold in British Columbia.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): PATES FRAICHES RUBIS recalls various Pates fraiches rubis brand Raviolis fraiches / Fresh raviolis due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE LECLERC recalls FILETS DE MERLU BLANC PANES / Breaded white hake fillets (Lot 22156716; Use by 27/09/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Apostels Griechische Spezialitäten GmbH recalls Apostels veganer Zaziki / vegan tzatziki (150g; Lot 222490061; Best before 08.11.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES BISCOTTES ROGER recalls Roger brand Chapelure / Bread crumbs (1 kg; Lot O238; Best before 15/09/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls LES CROISES brand BUCHE DE CHEVRE FONDANTE (180g; Best before dates between 25/09/2022 and 14/10/2022) and BUCHE DE CHEVRE SAINTE MAURE (300g; Best before dates between 25/09/2022 and 14/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC RECONNU LA MARTINERIE recalls fromage frais au lait cru de vache / raw cow’s milk fresh cheese (Lots 0309, 0709, 0809 & 0909; Use by 21/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROVOL & LACHENAL recalls Provol & Lachenal brand Emincés de poulet grillés / Sliced grilled chicken (1 kg & 500g trays; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La belle nature brand/ Tartare couteau Montbéliard 3% / Beef tartare, 3% fat (2 x 180g; Lot 22257-3790; Use by 26/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Crevettes entières cuites 30/40, réfrigérées / Whole cooked shrimp 30/40, refrigerated (2 kg; Lots 9222550348, 9222560303, 9222570218, 9222580243, 9222590171 & 9222590524; Use by dates between 19/09/2022 and 23/09/2022) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): TARTEFRAIS recalls La pâtisserie pour tous brand Eclairs chocolat (2 x 80g; Lot 122510349; Use by 24/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CANDIA recalls Candia Baby Junior 4 20 – 36 mois (24 x 250 ml bottles; Lots 22SM4047185, 22SM4047186, 22SM4047187; Best before 01/03/2023) due to defective seal.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls DOUCEUR DU VERGER brand DESSERT DE FRUIT POMME / Apple dessert (16 x 100g; Lot LF2205691; Best before 25/01/2023) due to elevated patulin level.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls RONDE DES MERS brand SAUMON FUME ELEVE EN NORVEGE/ Norwegian raised smoked salmon (6 slices / 210g; Lot F2280404; Use by 11/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN ENGLOS recalls Tropézienne individuelle vendue en kiosque / Individual Tropèzienne pastries sold at newstands (Sold from 29/08 to 30/08) due to E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): La Provençale recalls La Provençale brand Ierzebulli / pea soup (1 kg; Use by 23/09/22, 29/09/22 & 08/10/22) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pebbles).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): CANDIA recalls Candia Baby Junior 4 20 – 36 mois (24 x 250 ml bottles; Lots 22SM4047185, 22SM4047186, 22SM4047187; Best before 01/03/2023) due to defective seal.