Recalls and Alerts: October 8-10, 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

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Sweden): The Swedish Food Agency and the Public Health Agency are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections, which has sickened 19 people since mid-September. Cases have been reported from eleven different regions of the country. The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified, but is suspected to be a food with wide distribution in Sweden.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Chtoura Garden brand Cooked Fava Beans (475g; Lot 29; Use by 31/01/2025) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): P&B (Foods) Limited recalls multiple package sizes, batch codes, and Best Before dates of Heera Rewdi and Heera Sweet Makhana due to undeclared sesame and sulphites, respectively. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): itsu (grocery) recalls chilled itsu noodle’soup veg gyoza & greens (230g; All Use By dates up to and including 15 October 2022) due to the possibility of undeclared crustaceans.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): CARREFOUR recalls Vin blanc DOMAINE LALANDE Chardonnay 2021 / White wine (75 cl; Lot L22230A2) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of glass).

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Coronet Cake Company recalls REMA1000 Julens æbleskiver med kardemomme / Christmas apple slices with cardamom (560g; Best before 16.08.2024) due to presence of insects (mealybugs/weevils).

Food Safety Recall (France): GROUPE BIGARD SOCOPA VIANDES recalls SOCOPA brand saucisses précuites au beaufort / Pre-cooked beaufort sausages (4-pack (320g); Lot 26186921; Use by dates between 20/10/2022 and 27/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): M.A. BROCHETTE recalls M.A Brochette brand Brochettes de poulet filet marinées curry indien / Indian-style chicken skewers marinated with curry (20 pieces; Lot 064113; Use by 07/10/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMPAGNIE MONTAGNE NOIRE recalls MONTAGNE NOIRE brand JAMBON SERRANO 4TR 100 G TRADICOUPE / Serrano ham, traditional cut (100g (4 slices); Lot 210153538; Best before 21/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Melandri Gaudenzio SRL recalls VIVI VERDE COOP brand SEMI DI SESAMO BIOLOGICI / Organic sesame seeds (250g; Lot 138/22; Best before 05/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Creperie Jarnoux recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crepier brand 6 Pancakes al cioccolato / Chocolate pancakes (150g; Lot 256; Best before 11.10.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Socopa Viandes recalls SOCOPA brand saucisses précuites au beaufort / Pre-cooked beaufort sausages (4-pack (320g); Lot 26186921; Use by dates between 20/10/2022 and 27/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Active Strawberry Flavoured Whey Protein (500g; Best before 31 May 2024 (Batch code 1049765 13) and 31 August 2024 (Batch codes 1050673 09, 1050673 10 and 1050673 11) and Tesco Active Chocolate Fudge Flavoured Whey Protein (500g; Batch codes 1049767 10 and 1049767 11; Best before 31 May 2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Superdrug recalls Slenderplan Tropical Smoothie Meal Replacement Shake (208g (8 x 26g) sachets; Batch codes 1050400 20 & 1050400 23; Best before 31 May 2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).