Recalls and Alerts: December 29-31, 2022

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: FDA and CDC are investigating a multi-state outbreak of fifteen (15) Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses likely linked to consumption of Sun Sprouts brand raw alfalfa sprouts. Two people have been hospitalized. Confirmed cases were reported in Nebraska (8), Oklahoma (1) and South Dakota (6). The implicated alfalfa sprouts have been recalled (see recall notice, below).

Allergy Alert: Daiso California LLC recalls Tohato Nagewa Snack (27g & 73g; SKU #4901940112036 & 4901940112005) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Garden of Light (dba Bakery On Main) recalls Topco/Full circle Organic Oat & Honey Granola (Best before 10/10/23; UPC 036800420397) and “Naturally Better” Organic Oats & Honey Granola (Best before 10/10/23; UPC 07880201130) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall: Caesar’s Pasta, LLC recalls Orefresco and Caesar’s Pasta brands of Frozen manicotti, not ready-to-eat (10-lb bulk packs; Best by September 28, 2024) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold to various foodservice distributors, distributing to restaurants in the Philadelphia, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Southeastern NY State; Northeastern PA; and San Juan, PR markets, and did not enter retail commerce.

Food Safety Recall: SunSprout Enterprises recalls Sun Sprouts brand raw alfalfa sprouts (4-ounce clamshells and 2.5lb packages; Lots 4211, 5211, 3212, and 4212; Best by dates between 12/10/22 and 1/7/23) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was directly distributed to five foodservice and grocery customers in Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa between late November and mid December 2022.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Company recalls Olivia & Leo Gourmet Treats brand Dark 55% Cacao Almond Bark (120g; Lot 2321; Best before 16 JL 2023; UPC 6 28634 07609 5) due to undeclared milk.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Normal A/S recalls Milka Chips Ahoy (100g; All date codes) due to undeclared hazelnuts, milk, gluten and soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Deli Drengene ApS recalls 16 Mini blinis (pack of 16 – 135g; Lots T1214A & T1216A; Best before 23/01/2023 & 25/01/2023, respectively) due to undeclared whole milk powder and cream.

Allergy Alert (UK): Iceland Foods recalls Mars Dessert Bar (600g; Best before 23 February 2024) due to undeclared peanut and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jumbo recalls Jumbo chou rouge aux pommes / Red cabbage with apple (750g; Lots 142329/10:14/BGL & 142329/18:24/BGL; Expiry date 30/11/2024) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): NESTLE HEALTH SCIENCE FRANCE NHS recalls Clinutren Dessert HPHC+ 2KCal, vanilla flavour (4 x 200g; Lot 23230810C2; Best before 16/08/2023) due to a portion of the lot (Production time stamp 10H52 and 11H17) being out of specification.

Food Safety Recall (France): Multiple producers recall Oysters due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the Rappel Consommateur website for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls Producteurs & Commerçants brand Huitres spéciales Marennes Oléron n°2 / Oysters (2.5 kg; Pack date 19/12/22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DPAP recalls Dom Petroff brand tartare de saumon fumé à la truffe noire / Smoked salmon tartare with black truffles (Sold from 22/11/2022 to 29/12/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): prontá tavola Saucenmanufaktur recalls prontá tavola Basic Instinct Klassische Tomatensauce für jeden Einsatzbereich / Classic tomato sauce (350g; Best before 05.01.2024) due to foreign matter contamination (piece of glass).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Voelkel GmbH Fruchtsäfte Gemüsesäfte recalls FÜR Kurkuma Ingwer Shot, demeter / Turmeric-Ginger shot (60 ml; Lot 94470; Best before 27.03.2024) due to foreign matter contamination (piece of glass).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Dom Petroff brand tartare de saumon fumé à la truffe noire / Smoked salmon tartare with black truffles (140g; Lots 2325, 2332, 2360, 2321 & 2361; Use by 12/12/2022, 19/12/2022, 16/01/2023, 16/01/2023 & 17/01/2023, respectively) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo Rode Kool met Appel Blokjes / Red cabbage with apple cubes (750g; Expiry date 30-11-2024) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of glass).


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