Recalls and Alerts: January 1-4, 2023

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

Allergy Alert: Avery’s Savory Popcorn LLC recalls Gourmet Popcorn, all flavors (Various package sizes; Shipped between November 20, 2022, and December 20, 2022) due to undeclared almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews and sulfites.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Sanders Candy, LLC recalls Sanders brand Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels (1.02 kg; Code 2263 IMP1; Best before December 12, 2023, December 13, 2023, December 14, 2023, December 15, 2023, December 16, 2023, December 17, 2023, December 19, 2023, December 20, 2023, December 21, 2023, December 22, 2023; UPC 0 35900 27686 6) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic). The recalled product was sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): MMBC recalls METZGER-MULLER brand FILET MIGNON CUIT FUME EN CROUTE PURE BEURRE / Cooked, smoked filet mignon in a pure butter crust (~2 kg; Lot 12351013; Use by 17/01/2023) due to undeclared pistachios.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Van Roey J.N.V recalls Plateau Breton (±1.3 kg; Use by 04/01/2023 & 06/01/2023) and Plateau Royal (±1.3 kg; Use by 04/01/2023 & 06/01/2023) because the dishes contain raw crab instead of cooked crab as indicated on the labels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Food Solutions recalls Big Farm Boys Chili Mayonnaise (230g; Lot L 472; Best before 22/11/2023) due to risk of mold.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Geia Food A/S recalls Don Juan tapas oste – tre spanske oste / Three-cheese tapas (150g; Best before 26.02.2023) due to risk of mold.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Geia Food A/S recalls Napolibrød – italensk inspireret brød / Napoli bread – Italian inspired bread (500g; Best before 07.02.2023) due to risk of mold.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U MAT & LOU brand GOURDES POMME FRAISE / POMME ABRICOT SANS SUCRE AJOUTE / Apple-strawberry and Apple-apricot juice bottles with no added sugar (6-pack; Lot L8937; Best before 31/10/2023) due to mycotoxin contamination (patulin).

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FROMAGERIES OCCITANES recalls COMPTOIR DES AFFINEURS brand Cantal Entre-Deux au lait cru 1/8 de meule / Raw milk cheese, 1/8 wheel (Lot 35621472; Use by 31/01/2023) due to E. coli 0103:H2 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DISTRIMERS recalls Distrimers brand Huitres de Bouzigues / Oysters (Sold from 16/12/2022 through 30/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PECHERIE CETTOISE recalls Nathalie et René Coquillages brand Huîtres de Bouzigues / Oysters (2 kg, 3 kg, 6 kg & 10 kg; Sold from 15/12/2022 through 29/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PECHERIE CETTOISE recalls S.C.A. JOSI-MAR brand Huîtres de Bouzigues / Oysters (10 kg; Sold from 15/12/2022 through 29/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Mandatory recall of COQUILLAGES FILTREURS DE L’ETANG DE THAU brand Huitres-Moules-Palourdes / Oysters, Mussels, Clams (Sold on or after 15/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC MISTRAL recalls gaec mistral brand huitres de bouzigues / Oysters (1.5kg, 2kg, 3 kg, 4 kg, 5 kg, 8kg, 15kg; Sold from 15/12/2022 through 27/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U brand HUITRE CREUSE U N°3 THAU / No. 3 size Oyster shells – Thau (24 shells; Lots 125626, 125652, 125693, 125699, 125768 & 125865) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE MAS SAINT CLAIR recalls LA BELLE OCCITANE DE BOUZIGUES brand HUITRES DE BOUZIGUES / Oysters (multiple varieties and sizes) due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): BAME recalls BAME brand Moules d’Espagne / Mussels from Spain (1.4 kg; Lot 36322; Use by 05/01/2023) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan & Cora recall Bassin de Thau brand Huîtres de Méditerranée / Oysters from the Mediterranean (Lots 641912, 642012, 642112, 642812, 642612; Sold from 16/12/2022 to 30/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Keulse smeerleverworst / Liverwurst spread (175g; Expiry date 4-2-2023) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Axfood recalls Garant brand ägg, frigående inomhus XL / Free-range indoor eggs, extra-large (6-pack; Best before 2023-01-26) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Nordchark recalls Flatrökt Skinka / Flat smoked ham (Packed 27 December – 30 December, 2012) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Coop recalls Coop Ägg Frigående / Free-range eggs (12-pack, 24-pack & 15-pack; Best before 2023-01-26, 2023-01-27, 2023-01-28) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Wicked Kitchen Spinach & Wild Garlic Ravioli (250g; Use by 12 January 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal).

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): The Centre for Food Safety has ordered the trade to suspend importing and selling raw oysters harvested in Carlingford Lough (LH-CL-BN) in Ireland after the oysters were linked to two clusters of food poisoning that involved consumption of raw oysters from this location served by two restaurants.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Australia): The Western Australia Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of 19 cases of diarrheal illness due to Salmonella Typhimurium. The outbreak is linked to consumption of Qukes® brand baby cucumbers. The Department of Health advises people not to consume Qukes® purchased in December 2022 until more information becomes available.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Kauri Creek Gardens recalls Kauri Creek Coriander & Lime Dressing (200 ml; Best before 29 March 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).


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