Recalls and Alerts: October 1-3, 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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United States

Public Health Alert: USDA/FSIS advises the public that Our Local SMOKEHOUSE Chili Cheese flavored Wieners (15 oz; Use by January 19, 2023; Produced by Family Fare) may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer in commerce.

Public Health Alert: FDA advises consumers to avoid multiple brands of Oyster Kings Inc. oysters (Harvested 9/8/2022 in New Brunswick, Canada), due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Albertsons Companies recalls 34 ReadyMeals and in-store prepared items made with certain Brie and Camembert cheeses due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): MEZZE EXPRESS recalls teashop ma’amoul date biscuits (Lot 853160122; Best before 15/07/23) due to possible undeclared egg and dairy.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIA AQUITAINE E.Leclerc Sainte-Eulalie recalls Cuisse de poulet / Chicken leg (Purchased between 24/09/2022 and 28/09/2022) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BENJALEX INTERMARCHE recalls ARTYSAN brand CHORIZO OREADO / Sausage for grilling (Lot 221413; Use by 21/11/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores 4 Ready to Cook Southern Fried Chicken Fillets (Frozen) (500g; Best before 08 Mar 2024; Product of UK) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall Yayla Yoghurt Turkse stijl 10% / Turkish style yoghurt, 10% fat (1 kg; Best before 28-10-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic or glass).

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Klar AS recalls Iceberg lettuce and various salad mixes due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lantmännen Cerealia recalls Pasta Carbonara (Best before 14-10-2022) and Köttbullar / Meatballs (Best before 23-10-2022) because the products do not meet all quality requirements

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Merci Goodies Ltd recalls Merci brand Apple cake with natural honey (600g; Expiration date 09/25/2022 to 10/07/2022) due to undeclared walnuts, eggs, wheat (gluten), milk, almonds, soy and nuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Smith’s Snackfood Company recalls Smith’s Crinkle Cut Salt & Vinegar Chips (45g, 90g and 170g; Best before 15 Jan 23) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic pieces).