Recalls and Alerts: January 14-16, 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

Food Safety Recall: Utopia Foods Inc recalls UTOPIA brand Enoki Mushrooms (200g; Best before 03/02/2023 or 03.09.23; Product of China) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Food Safety Recall: Le Fromage au Village Inc. recalls Le Cendré de Notre-Dame brand Semi-soft Surface-ripened Cheese (~150g; Batch R.616; Best before 22JA2023, 23JA2023, 27JA2023, 28JA2023, 29JA2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Fromagerie La Vache à Maillotte recalls La Vache à Maillotte brand Mélo-Dieux – Surface-ripened soft cheese (~275g; Batch R 615; Best before 22FE2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Olymel recalls Cavalier brand Chicken Breast Nuggets (4 kg; Packaged on 2022-09-09, 2022-11-14 and 2022-11-24) and St-Hubert brand Chicken Breast Nuggets (600g; Best before 2024 MR 12 and 2024 JL 01; UPC 0 66701 01109 7) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of wood).

Food Safety Recall: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. recalls Kirkland Signature brand Four Cheese and Spinach Manicotti Marinara (Variable weights; All Best Before dates from 22/DE/27 up to and including 23/JA/16; UPC starts with 2 22027) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).


Allergy Alert (France): UN AIR D’ICI recalls JUSTE BIO brand SUCRE DE COCO BIO VRAC / Organic coconut sugar, bulk (Lots 221100351 & 221100352; Best before 31/12/2023) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall (France): S N V SNV / LDC recalls Le Gaulois brand Manchons de canard / Duck sleeves (Lot 0252031462; Use by 30/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALDI recalls PAYS GOURMAND brand REBLOCHON / Raw milk cheese (240g; Lot 225395124; Use by 24/01/2023) due to presence of Staphylococcus aureus contamination in excess of the permitted limit.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MILHAU recalls MAISON MILHAU brand Pack Poitrine fumée 6 tranches / Smoked pork breast – 6 slices (100g; Lot 336206; Use by 26/01/2023) due to presence of staphylococcal enterotoxin.

Food Safety Recall (France): GUELLIER ET FILS recalls Paupiette de canard / Stuffed duck (Lot 5236222; Use by 05/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LE CENTURION recalls BRIE DE MEAUX / cheese (150g; Lot #0C0130CA; Best before dates between 31/01/2023 and 04/02/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): S.E.E MAYTE SAUVEUR ET FILS recalls SARL Mayte Sauveur et Fils brand boudin blanc au porto / White pudding with port (4 pieces; Lot 161222; Use by 05/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ROUFFIAC DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls MORTADELLE / Mortadella (Sold by the slice from 17/12/2022 to 23/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Reykjagarður hf. recalls Holta, Kjörfugl and Kronu chicken (Tracking Nos. 001-22-49-4-02 & 001-22-49-5-10; Pack dates 12.01.2023 & 13.01.2023, respectively due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cultimer recalls Auchan brand Huîtres spéciales de Normandie N°2 / Special No. 2 size Normandy oysters (1.2 kg; All lots packed between 06/01/2023 and 16/01/2023) due to possible Norovirus contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Shufersal recalls Frozen Shufersal brand potato borax (800g; Expiry date 21.12.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Mixed Berries (Best before 14/08/2024) due to a possible link of Hepatitis A associated with frozen berries sourced from Serbia. The Mixed Berries were released from Foodstuffs South Island Hornby Distribution Centre in error following the recall on 4 October 2022.

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