Recalls and Alerts: December 17-19, 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 ALERT & RECALL (Horses – botulism): Manzanola Feeds recalls Top of the Rockies Alfalfa Cubes (~1-inch cubes) (50 lb bags; Lot codes 111222, 111322, 111422, 111522 and 111622) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination. There have been 45 horse deaths associated with this issue to date. The recalled product was distributed in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin, and may also have been distributed in other states.

Public Health Alert: FDA advises restaurants and retailers not to serve or sell and consumers not to eat product labeled as Sun Hong Foods, Inc. Enoki Mushrooms Sourced from China due to possible Listeria contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Miso Brothers, Inc. dba Alpha Foods recalls alpha brand Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich – Meatless Sausage (156g; Lot 020722MSS; Expiry date 02/07/2024; UPC 8 10070 35037 6) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was sold nationwide.

Allergy Alert: Power Life Nutrition recalls Power Life by Tony Horton brand High Impact Plant Protein Chocolate Flavor (445g (15.7 oz); Lot #0914922; UPC 8 50010 86301 6) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was sold online.

Allergy Alert: Gaspor (Saint-Jérôme, QC) recalls FEUILLETÉ D’EFFILOCHÉ DE PORCELET / Pulled piglet puff pastry (820g; Lots 4458.00, 4478.00, 4492.00 & 4510.00; Sold up to 16 December 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Jan K. Overweel Limited recalls Igor brand Gorgonzola Dolce cheese (Lots 2774015 & 2775033; Best before 23/FE/01) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): LES BIOLONISTES recalls ibo! brand Sève de fleur de cocotier cristallisée non raffinée dit “Sucre de coco” biologique / Unrefined crystallized coconut blossom sap called organic “coconut sugar” (250g; Lots 040-22-1 & 138-22-10) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (France): ARCHI’V recalls archiv brand Vinaigre de cidre avec sa mère / Apple cider vinegar with its mother (200 ml and 500 ml; Lot #31) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (France): NOVANDIE recalls Bonne Maman brand Riz au lait Vanille / Vanilla rice pudding (8 x 100g; Lot 08/01; Use by 08/01/2023) due to undeclared eggs and gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): FIERS J&B NV recalls Fiers brand Filet américain de bœuf / Ground beef (variable weights; Lots  62171, 62187, 62076, 62303, 62279, 62372, 62431 & 62383; Use by 19/12/22, 20/12/22 & 21/12/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH Speciaal Bakkersbrood Stevig Spelt / Spelt bread (whole and half loaves; Best before 16/12/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR FRANCE recalls EXTRA CARREFOUR brand JAMBON CUIT SUPERIEUR AVEC COUENNE / Superior cooked ham with rind (2 slices – 80g; Lot 1127870; Use by 02/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FERMIERS DE L’ARDECHE recalls Le Gaulois Professionnel brand CHAPON S/OS A/P S/ V / Sliced boneless capon (2.5 kg; Lot 0362011368; Use by 14/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FERMIERS DE L’ARDECHE recalls Le Gaulois Professionnel brand CHAPON S/OS A/P 50-70 S/V / Sliced boneless capon (2.5 kg; Lot 0362011538; Use by 14/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FERMIERS DE L’ARDECHE recalls Le Gaulois Professionnel brand SAUTE CHAPON 40-60 S/ V NC (2.5 kg; Lots 0362011291 & 0362011368; Use by 10/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FERMIERS DE L’ARDECHE recalls Découpe de chapon brand CUISSES CHAPON 450-550 / Capon legs (4-pack; Lots 0362011290 & 0362011369; Use by 13/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FERMIERS DE L’ARDECHE recalls Découpe de chapon brand Cuisses de chapon S/V x2 Halal / Halal Capon legs (2-pack; Lot 0362011290; Use by 13/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FERMIERS DE L’ARDECHE recalls Cuisses de chapon nu / Unpackaged (bulk) capon legs (Lot 0362011292; Use by 08/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN recalls AUCHAN brand JAMBON SUPERIEUR DECOUENNE DEGRAISSE / Superior ham, rindless and defatted (4 slices; Lot 1129104; Use by 31/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Anklamer Fleisch- und Wurstwaren GmbH recalls Anklamer Meisterqualität Filetwurst / Filet sausage (100g; Lot #330825112201716; Best before 20.12.2022 to 27.12.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): dennree recalls dennree Pfeffer, schwarz, ganz / Whole black peppercorns (65g; Best before 25.10.2025 and 08.11.2025) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Norway): EDELGARD AS recalls RIBBERULL SKIVET / Rib roll disc (80g; Batch #22481; Use by 07.01.2023) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Norway): EDELGARD AS recalls SYLTE HÅNDLAGT SKIVET  / Pickled hand-cut slice (100g; Batch #22434; Use by 15.01.2023) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Almondy recalls Almondy Mandeltårta / Almond cake (400g; Lot L2140; Best before 18.11.2023; Sold at IKEA stores) due to possible foreign matter contamination (piece of metal).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Almondy AB recalls Almondy Almond cake with Daim (400g; Lot L2140; Best before 18 November 2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (piece of metal). The recalled product was sold in IKEA stores.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Vendor recalls NATURE brand Square Bamboo Shoot (500g; Best before September 1, 2023; Sourced from China) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Coles Supermarkets recalls multiple Coles spinach products due to potential contamination with unsafe plant material.​​ Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


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