Recalls and Alerts: January 17-18, 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 INVESTIGATION (Update): FDA has recovered from a sample of Utopia brand Enoki Mushrooms a strain of Listeria monocytogenes that is a genetic match for the strain of Listeria monocytogenes that was recovered from patients in an outbreak first reported last fall by the CDC. The outbreak has affected three individuals, one each in California, Nevada and Michigan. All three outbreak victims have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Corim Industries, USA recalls multiple peanut butter hot chocolate products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Fullei Fresh recalls Fullei Fresh brand alfalfa sprouts (8 ounce retail packs and on 5 lb. bulk cardboard boxes; Lot 336; Shipped to distributors and retailers in Florida between December 9-23, 2022) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

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Canada

Allergy Alert: Boucherie Blainville (Blainville, QC) recalls Sauce aux champignons / Mushroom sauce (sold up to 17 January 2023) due to undeclared wheat, and recalls Sauce au porto (sold up to 17 January 2023) due to undeclared wheat, soy, milk and sulphites.

Allergy Alert: Pizzéria Express 5 étoiles (Saint-Prosper, QC) recalls multiple pizza varieties (sold up to 16 January 2023) due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Rela marché africain ( Montréal, QC) recalls Marinade Tout Usage / All purpose marinade (250 ml; sold up to 17 January 2023) because it was prepared and packed in a manner that represents a potential food safety risk.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie La Moulière (Victoriaville, QC) recalls various smoked fish products due to missing storage temperature information on the packaging. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Sweden): The Swedish Agency for Agriculture, the Swedish Food Agency, SVA, the Public Health Agency, regional infection control and other regional and local authorities are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections that has sickened 22 people from eleven different regions across Sweden. The outbreak is thought to be linked to Salmonella-contaminated eggs from a single Swedish producer. Multiple brands and production batches of fresh shell eggs supplied by this producer have been recalled since late December 2022.

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Tofaha Food recalls Tofaha Bakkerij brand Sesam melk koekjes / Sesame milk cookies (350g; Lots 240523, 280523, 290523, 010623, 150623, 010723, 210723, 160923, 201023, 121023, 201023, 151223, 241223, 301223; All Best before dates up to and including 20/12/2023) and Tofaha Bakkerij brand Brazeq koekjes (400g & 700g; Same lot codes and Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls PRODUCTEURS & COMMERCANTS brand Rosette (100g; Lots 23002001 & 22360008; Use by 18/03/2023 & 11/03/2023) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls PRODUCTEURS & COMMERCANTS brand Assiette de saison / Seasonal platter (150g; Lot 23003016; Use by 14/03/2023) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Racers Paprika snack (Best before 15 juli 2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS supermarkten recalls PLUS witte bollen / White bread rolls (6 pack; Sale date 17 January 2023) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Free From Golden Syrup Porridge Pot (55g; Batch code 2252; Best before 1 September 2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Marks & Spencer recalls Count on Us Thai style green chicken Curry (350g; Use by 22 January 2023) due to undeclared crustaceans and molluscs.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): The Yummy Company recalls Yummy brand Protein Boost / Pistaches / Pistachio (105g; Lots 190123, 260123 & 030223; Best before 19/01/2023, 26/01/2023, 03/02/2023, respectively) due to aflatoxin in excess of permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): FLOURPOWER BV recalls DO IT ORGANIC BARNEVELD pistaches / Organic pistachios (500g; Lot 010823-D / 12; Best before 01/08/2023) due to aflatoxin in excess of permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca N.V. recalls Carpaccio de boeuf / Beef carpaccio (±220g & ±400g; Lot #91001784; Expiry dates 19/01/2023 (400g) and 16/01/2023 to 20/01/2023 (220g)) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Finnish Food Agency orders recall and destruction of all products manufactured in Amissa Oy’s bakery after 19 December 2022 due to failure to correct unsanitary conditions and other violations of food safety rules.

Food Safety Recall (France): ROCHALLARD INTERMARCHE recalls STEAK HACHE A LA DEMANDE / Ground beef, weighed to order (Lot 919360068003; Use by 10/01/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Auchan brand Huitres spéciales Normandie N°2 / Oysters (1.2 kg) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand Huitres d’Utah Beach, calibre 2 / Oysters (1.2 kg) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand Huitres fines de d’Isigny, calibre 2 & 3 / Oysters (Multiple package sizes and lot codes) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE E. Leclerc  recalls NOS REGIONS ONT DU TALENT brand HUITRES CREUSES DE NORMANDIE  / Oysters (Multiple package sizes and lot codes) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand HUITRES SPECIALES MERVEILLES DE LA MANCHE / Oysters (2 kg; Lot 096251511) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand Huitres fines de d’Isigny N°3 / Oysters (4 kg) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): LDC recalls Le Gaulois brand Manchon de canard / Duck sleeve (Lot 0252031462; Use by 30/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Gäsene Mejeri recalls Gäsene Rivost / Grated cheese (500g; Batch 23000; Best before 14/3-2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


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