Recalls and Alerts: January 12-13, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT (Cruise ship): P&O Cruises reports a suspected outbreak of Norovirus infections on the Arcadia. Fifty-four passengers (~3%) and twelve crew members are reported to be suffering from vomiting and diarrhea. Epidemiologists and environmental health officers from the CDC Vessel Sanitation Program will board the ship on January 13 to conduct a formal outbreak investigation.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Utopia Foods Inc. recalls Utopia Enoki Mushrooms (200g; Best before 03/02/2023 and 03.09.23; distributed between January 6th to January 13th, 2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Hungary): TESCO-Global Zrt. (Budaörs) recalls multiple flavors of Tesco Plant Chef Protein Vegan Bar due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Huîtres Henry recalls LA BELLE DE QUIBERON and  LA BELLE DE CANCALE raw oysters (Pack dates from 28 /12/ 2022 to 06/01/ 2023) due to risk of Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Wernersson Ost Danmark A/S recalls Gouda Holland / Gouda cheese (340g; Best before 14/01/23, 22/01/23, 26/01/23, 30/01/23, 10/02/23; Product of The Netherlands) due to possible mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Coop Danmark A/S recalls Smag forskellen Grov Hummus / Coarse Hummus (200g; Best before 18.01.2023) due to risk of fermentation.

Food Safety Recall (France): VIVIERS DE SAINT-COLOMBAN ET DE KEROMAN recalls Huîtres creuses Bretagne / Oyster shells (Sold from 28/12/2022 to 29/12/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SARL DURAND Saveurs Corréziennes recalls multiple Les bonnes recettes de Vanessa et Grégory des saveurs corréziennes canned Pâtés and Confits (Lots 333 and 148; Best by dates between 01/06/2024 and 29/11/2024) due to possible Clostridium botulinum contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls RONDE DES MERS brand SAUMON ROUGE DU PACIFIQUE FUME SAUVAGE 4 TRANCHES / Smoked wild Pacific red salmon, 4 slices (120g; Use by 06/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HOA NAM recalls HOA NAM brand BOUCHEES VAPEUR SHUMAI RECETTE AU PORC / Shumai recipe steamed bites with porc (1.15kg; Lot 130624; Best before 13/06/2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOLEANE recalls REFECTORY brand BOL SALMON QUEEN B / Salmon bowl (295g; Lot 3004; Use by 14/01/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALMARY INTERMARCHE  recalls steak haché à la demande au rayon Traditionnel Boucherie / Ground beef to order (All lots) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Aspiag Service Srl recalls IL PRONTO DA CUOCERE brand TASTASALE (2 x 250g; Lot L6125220077 & L6125240077; Best before 16/01/2023 & 18/01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Plateau du chef / Chef’s platter (Lot 05200201099; Use by 11/01/2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): Centre for Food Safety orders trade to suspend the importation, use, and sale of raw oysters harvested in area 56.09.3 Rivière de Crac’h-Les Presses in France due to risk of Norovirus contamination.


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