Recalls and Alerts: November 12-14, 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

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Oklahoma State Department of Health is investigating the source of an outbreak of an increased number of cases of Campylobacter and Shiga-toxin producing E. coli.

Allergy Alert: Big Sky Bread Company recalls Big Sky Chocolate Chunk Granola and Big Sky Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Chip Granola (14 oz. pkgs; distributed through 11/07/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: BOSTON BAKING, Inc. recalls Boston Baking Mini Cinnamon Crumb Cakes (3 oz, individually wrapped; Sell by dates 10/22/22-11/15/22; UPC (01)00238543000007(3904)0019900) due to undeclared pecans. The recalled products were sold only at Whole Food Market stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey and New York.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Kliens Grocery (Montréal, QC) recalls divers produits de poisson dans l’huile avec légumes frais / various fish products in oil with fresh vegetables that may not be safe for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Öz Yufka Teigwarenproduktion e.K. recalls Sekerpare Tatlisi – Türkisches Feingebäck / Turkish pastries (Best before 05.01.2024) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to undeclared peanuts in Hotel Chocolat Caramel Milk Batons (120g; Batch codes 22286 and 22287; Best before July 2023).

Allergy Alert (Italy): Bongiovanni srl recalls Bongiovanni srl Cannella in Polvere BIO / Organic cinnamon powder (100g – 1 kg; Lot DO/ORGCASPWD/05/021; Expiry 30/04/23) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Allergy Alert (UK): Eva Bold Ltd recalls Eva Bold Black Onion Seed Keto Protein Bites (30g; All best before dates up to and including 04 October 2023) and Eva Bold Rosemary & Pink Salt Keto Protein Bites (30g; All best before dates up to and including 01 September 2023) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of BIOREAL brand Levure fraîche en cubes / Fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Basak brand « Zencefil » Gingembre moulu / Ground ginger (100g; Lot L4349M; Best before 01/06/2023) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls Alesto brand Pistaches rôties / Roasted pistachios (70g; Best before 25/03/2023) and Alesto brand Pistaches rôties et salées / Roasted and salted pistachios (70g; Best before 23/03/2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Skærtoft Mølle A/S recalls økologisk gær / Organic yeast (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): METRO FRANCE recalls RUSTADOU brand SAUCISSON SEC PUR PORC / Dry pork sausage (1.4 kg; Lot 1104708; Use by 02/01/2023 & 06/01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SARL LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand CREME CRUE / Crème fraîche made from raw milk (250g & 500g; Use by 25/11/22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): PL Food GmbH recalls Pistazienkerne geröstet mit/ ohne Salz und Pistazien-Beerenmix / Roasted pistachios with and without salt, and Pistachio-berry mix (100g; Multiple lot numbers and Best before dates) due to elevated Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Alnatura Produktions- und Handels GmbH recalls Alnatura Hefewürfel / Fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls K-Classic Pistazienkerne geröstet & ohne Salz / Roasted unsalted pistachios (100g; Lot 21029/220726001; Best before 22.04.2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Jeka Fish A/S recalls Sødergården brand Preparazione a base di merluzzo nordico / Northern cod fish product (340g; Best before 06.12.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Emilio Mauri SPA recalls MAURI FORMAGGI TALEGGIO DOP BONTALEGGIO DI GROTTA Cheese (Sold from 20/10/2022 to 25/10/2022) because the product does not meet safety standards.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Agrano recalls BIOREAL brand Levure fraîche en cubes / Fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls Alesto brand Pistaches rôties / Roasted pistachios (70g; Best before 25/03/2023) and Alesto brand Pistaches rôties et salées / Roasted and salted pistachios (70g; Best before 23/03/2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Alnatura recalls Alnatura BIO Hefewürfel / Organic fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl Nederland recalls Alesto Pistaches geroosterd / Roasted pistachios (70g; Lot 30031/220622001; Best before 25.03.2023) and Alesto Pistaches geroosterd & gezouten / Roasted pistachios, salted (70g; Lot 30030/220623001; Best before 23.03.2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls K-Classic Fistic prǎjit fǎrǎ sare / Roasted pistachios without salt (100g; Lot 21029/220726001; Expiry date 22.04.2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.