Recalls and Alerts: November 1-2, 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: CDC and FDA supply an expanded list of retail establishments that may have received recalled products associated with a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to brie and camembert soft cheeses.

Allergy Alert: Cedar Creek Popcorn recalls Old-Fashioned Caramel Holiday Popcorn Box (18 oz; All lots and dates of manufacture; UPC 025606000612) due to undeclared gluten.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Bakkover Foods USA Inc. that an inspection of the company’s ready-to-eat (RTE) dips, soups, salad bases, burritos, entrée style meals, and seafood products found Listeria monocytogenes in environmental samples collected during the inspection and significant violations of Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food, and Seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut is investigating an outbreak of 15 cases of Salmonella Typhimurium infections that occurred between August 15, 2022 and September 27, 2022. The outbreak is believed to be food-related, and patient interviews are in progress.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI issues allergy alert for Baxter & Greene Beef Lasagne (400g & 800g; All batch codes and best before dates) due to undeclared wheat, milk, egg and celery.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS supermarkten recalls Uit de keuken van PLUS brand risotto paddenstoelen / Mushroom risotto (Expiry date 06-11-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): JustEgg recalls Massgainer choklad and Massgainer lemon cheesecake /Chocolate cake and lemon cheesecakes (1.5 kg) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK): 3D Trading recalls Mrs Freshley’s Apple Fruit Pies (4.5 oz; Best before 28 October 2022, 31 October 2022, 4 November 2022, 7 November 2022) and Mrs Freshley’s Cherry Fruit Pie (4.5 oz; 28 October 2022, 31 October 2022, 4 November 2022, 7 November 2022) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Belgian Quality brand Steak de sanglier mariné / Marinated wild boar steak (Lot 22297; Use by 09/11/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE BEURRIERE DE RETIERS recalls NOISETLAIT brand beurre demi -sel / reduced-salt butter (500g; Lot 294A; Use by 06/01/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE BEURRIERE DE RETIERS recalls PRESIDENT brand beurre demi -sel / reduced-salt butter (500g; Lot 294A; Use by 06/01/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls GRILLO PARTY brand PLATEAU PANACHE / Panache tray (Lot 22297-5349; Use by 01/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls GRILLO PARTY brand MERGUEZ (pkg of 6; Lot 22297-5383; Use by 01/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): RIVERY EXPLOITATION LECLERC recalls pavé de saumon frais emballé / Fresh salmon fillet (Use by 22/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SO.DI.GAR. E.LECLERC recalls E.LECLERC ROQUES brand EMINCE DE POULET CREME MORILLES / Sliced chicken with creamed morels (Use by 23/10/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Nam Meo Black Fungus Nature’s Best Harvest (100g; Best before 10/10/2023; Product of Vietnam) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Aldi recalls Belgian Quality brand Steak de sanglier mariné / Marinated wild boar steak (Lot 22297; Use by 09/11/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): PROFI recalls SPANAC PUNGA / Punga spinach (500g; Lot #Romania 845; Supplied by KREPSIS AVANTAJ SRL) due to Hepatitis A virus contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Daiso Singapore Pte Ltd recalls H&H Tiramisu Twist Cookies (Expiry dates 06/2023, 07/2023, 10/202; Product of Malaysia) due to undeclared egg, hazelnut and almond.