Recalls and Alerts: September 22-23, 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 reports an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis, probably due to Norovirus, among rafters and backpackers in the backcountry of Grand Canyon National Park. During April-June 2022, at least 222 individuals became infected.

Allergy Alert: VanLaw Food Products Inc. recalls Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing (Best if used by SEP 21 22 through JUN 06 22) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert: Arcade Snacks recalls Candy Corn (15 oz; Best by 3/8/2023; UPC 0 18586 00114 4) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. recalls Tuscan Garden brand Restaurant Style Italian Dressing (16 oz; Best if used by 08/10/2023; UPC 4099100074871) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Empanadas Valrico Inc. recalls approximately 6,247 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Messinger Meats recalls German Frikadellen (variable weight; Best before SE.20.22; UPC begins with 0 220012) due to undeclared gluten and wheat. The recalled product was sold in Alberta.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Fairmount (Montréal, QC) recalls Bacon hongrois / Hungarian bacon (Variable weights; Sold up to 23 September 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (UK): Public health officials in the UK are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections that has sickened 192 people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the last month. The source of the infections has not yet been determined.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Van Loon Son B.V. recalls K-take it veggie Vegane Flammspieße BBQ and K-take it veggie Vegane Flammspieße Hot / Vegan skewers (160g; Best before 01.10.2022 and 14.10.2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Brotraum Bäckerei recalls Semmelbrösel / Bread crumbs (250g) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Germany): SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy Deutschland GmbH recalls Giovanni Ferrari Grana Padano Riserva (150g; Lot L.20145; Best before 24.12.2022) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): AIA S.p.A. recalls WUDY and PAVO brands of Geflügelwürstchen / poultry sausages (Best before November 20, 2022 and November 30, 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of various Asiago Pressato cheese-based products and AIA Wudy and Pavo brands of poultry sausages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand Knijpfruit appel-peer / Apple-pear compote (All Best before dates; Sold up to and including 20-09-2022) due to elevated patulin level.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): The Organic Crave Company ApS recalls The Organic Crave Protein Chips Cheese flavour (30g; Lots 20220508D & 20220810A; Best before 08.05.2023 & 10.08.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Inter Dairy Food ApS recalls Wurs Pavo hot dog fjerkræpølser / Poultry hot dogs (1 kg; Batch no. 1873731; Best before 16.10.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Queues de crevettes décortiquées cuites réfrigérées / Chilled cooked peeled shrimp tails (300g; Lots 2222570003 & 2222580130; Use by dates between 26/09/2022 & 27/09/2022) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHADIS E.LECLERC recalls AT FRANCE brand ANDOUILLE GUEMENE sausage (Lot 242P1637) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALENCON DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls various ELABORE PAR NOS SOINS brand pizzas due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal pieces). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls PAVO brand Wurstel poultry hot dogs (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): Industry recalls NEGRONI brand GOLOSINO DI POLLO ET TACCHINO / Chicken and turkey golosino sausages (100g; Lots 1791526 & 1902495; Use by dates between 20/09/2022 and 14/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AIA recalls various WUDY Wurstel poultry sausaages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): T & T FOODS recalls PASCO AIL EN PUREE / Puréed garlic (6 x 270g; Lot 2022268613; Best before 21/06/2024) due to defective seal.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FROMAGER DES HALLES recalls La Perelle brand Petit Pont l’Evêque AOP cheese (Lot 200822LI3; Use by 03/11/2022) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE CONFISEUR DE LA MER La Perle Des Dieux recalls La Perle des Dieux brand Verrine de noix de pétoncles / Scallop verrine (Lot 22173; Use by 22/06/2025) due to an improper sterilization schedule.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls CARREFOUR ORIGINAL brand La raclette classique en tranches / Classic raclette, sliced (400g; Lot 1152223102; Best before 19/10/2022 & 08/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BCT 500 recalls Paul et Ferdinand brand Saucisse sèche courbe IGP Ardèche / dry sausage (250g; Lot 22331; Best before 05/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALLECDIS Centre E.LECLERC ALLONNES recalls E.LECLERC ALLONNES brand CHAIR A SAUCISSE / Sausage filling (All Lots; Use by 19/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BREIZH COOKING recalls La Paimpolaise conserverie brand Emietté de saumon sauvage piment fort et curry / Crumbled wild salmon with hot pepper and curry (90g; Lot 22173; Best before 22/06/2025) due to an improper sterilization schedule.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls CARREFOUR Le Marché brand Accras de morue recette douce / Cod fritters, mild recipe (200g; Lot 2263542; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L INVAL SARL LALBA recalls SARL LALBA brand Truite Fumée 3-5 tranches Truite Fumée 7-10 tranches / smoked trout, 3-5 slices and 7-10 slices (Use by 26/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L’INVAL recalls various PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L’INVAL brand Truite Fumée / Smoked trout due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CITE MARINE recalls CITE MARINE brand Accras de Morue à la créole marque / Creole style cod fritters (180g & 360g; Lot 2263543; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CITE MARINE recalls CAP OCEAN brand accras de morue cuisinés à la créole à marque / Creole style cod fritters (165g; Lot 2263543; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): SA SODIBAG LECLERC SAPIAC recalls chair à saucisse, saucisse fine, saucisse grosse, crépinette / sausage fillings (All Use by dates between 15/09/2022 and 19/09/ 2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CREPERIE JARNOUX recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crêpier brand 6 pancakes chocolat / 6 chocolate pancakes (Lot 256; Use by 08/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): The Organic Crave Company ApS recalls The Organic Crave – Protein Chips Cheese (30g; Batch 2022-05-08D; Best before 08.05.2023D) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Glenilen Farm Kids Banana Live Yoghurt (4x90g; Use by 10/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores 4 Ready To Cook Southern Fried Chicken Fillets, frozen (500g; Best before 01 Mar 2024; Product of UK) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): CREPERIE JARNOUX recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crêpier brand 6 pancakes chocolat / 6 chocolate pancakes (Lot 256; Use by 08/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Nordic Import Export recalls multiple WUDY brand products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Stone Mill Industries Ltd recalls Whole grain bite bar with quinoa and cranberries in dark chocolate (120g; All expiration dates up to and including 19.06.2023) due to undeclared milk.