Recalls and Alerts: January 19-20, 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: FSIS issues public health alert for HyVee mealtime BEEF POT ROAST DINNER (11.6 oz. & 25.5 oz.; Lot codes 22361-23017 & 22360-23016, respectively; Best if used by 01/03/2023 – 01/24/2023 & 01/02/2023 – 01/24/2023, respectively) due to undeclared wheat.

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Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes illnesses that may be linked to contaminated surface-ripened soft and semi-soft cheeses. Please see recall notice, below.

Allergy Alert: Fresh Prep Foods Inc. recalls Fresh Prep brand Nutty Kale Salad with Goat Cheese and Creamy Maple Dressing (240g; Batch codes 111R005.60, 121R006.60, 131R007.60, 151R009.60; Best before 23JA10, 23JA11, 23JA12, 23JA14, respectively) due to undeclared sesame. The recalled product was sold online.

Food Safety Recall: La boulangerie Première Moisson du Plateau-Mont-Royal (Montréal, QC) recalls Pâté chinois / Chinese pâté (300g; Sold from 11 to 16 January 2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Pain viande vin Furley inc (Hudson, QC) recalls PARFAIT DE FOIE GRAS (Sold up to 18 January 2023) due to lack of storage temperature instructions on the label.

Food Safety Recall: Le Fromage au Village Inc. recalls various surface-ripened soft and semi-soft cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products may be linked to an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections, and were sold in Ontario, Quebec, online and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (FRANCE): Health authorities are investigating an outbreak of five serious cases of Listeria monocytogenes linked to consumption of multiple vegetarian foods produced by JAY&JOY. Four of the outbreak victims are pregnant women who delivered prematurely. An investigation of the production facility has resulted in suspension of operations and sale of all products manufactured at the facility. The company has recalled all outstanding inventory in distribution.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): HKScan recalls Pärsons Kokt Medwurst / Sliced cooked sausage (200g; Best Before 2023-02-18) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Switzerland): Migros recalls M-Classic Paprika Triangles (Best before 22.04.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR recalls TANN Jausenspeck / Bacon (250g; Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to possible bacterial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): JAY&JOY recalls all JAY&JOY brand Spécialité végétale au lait d’amande et noix de cajou / Vegetarian specialty products made with almond and cashew milk, including Jil, Joséphine, Jeanne, Jean Jacque, Joie gras, Jeta frais, Joy Prairie, Joy Râpé, Parmi Joy, Joy Montagnard Nature, Joy Montagnard Fumé, Joy Montagnard Poivre, Jil Vrac, Joséphine Vrac, Jeanne Vrac, Jean Jacque vrac, Joy Bloc, Jeta Bloc (All lots; All Use by dates between 14/01/2023 and 30/03/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls Tatin de boudin noir et pommes / Black pudding and apple tatin (160g – 6 portions; Lots 300501, 301001, 301201, 301601 & 301901; Use by 25/01/2023, 30/01/2023, 01/02/2023, 05/02/2023 & 08/02/2023, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): FRANSAL recalls LE PETIT LANDREEN brand SAUCISSON SEC AUX CEPES / Dry sausage with mushrooms (200g; Lot 1331202491; Use by dates between 04/03/2023 and 13/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FRANSAL recalls LES DELICES DE CLOBERT brand SAUCISSON SEC AUX CEPES / Dry sausage with mushrooms (200g; Lot 1331202491; Use by dates between 04/03/2023 and 13/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): JAY&JOY recalls all JAY&JOY brand Spécialité végétale au lait d’amande et noix de cajou / Vegetarian specialty products made with almond and cashew milk, including Jil, Joséphine, Jeanne, Jean Jacque, Joie gras, Jeta frais, Joy Prairie, Joy Râpé, Parmi Joy, Joy Montagnard Nature, Joy Montagnard Fumé, Joy Montagnard Poivre, Jil Vrac, Joséphine Vrac, Jeanne Vrac, Jean Jacque vrac, Joy Bloc, Jeta Bloc (All lots; All Use by dates between 14/01/2023 and 30/03/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wernsing Feinkost GmbH recalls Harvest Basket Kartoffeltaschen Rinderbacon Emmentaler / Beef, bacon & Emmentaler potato pockets (600g; Lots 201400 & 201500; Best before 14.07.2023 & 15.07.2023, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Confiserie Heilemann GmbH recalls Heilemann Geschenkpackung „Weihnachtsfiguren“ Heilemann „Weihnachtsfiguren“ Weihnachtsmann, Glocke, Engel, Schaukelpferd und Tannenbaum / Christmas gift pack and individual Christmas figures (Multiple Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Core heildssala recalls Candy people brand S-Märke Surt skum / Sour candies (70g; Best before 17-10-2024) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): JAY&JOY recalls various JAY&JOY Vegan Products (All lots; Product of France) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Udea recalls all JAY&JOY brand products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Wernersson Ost recalls Wernersson Ost – Riven Ost / Grated cheese (500g & 1 kg; Batch 110205 & 110210, respectively; Best before 2023-04-23) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): ALF Retail Hong Kong Limited recalls M&S brand Count on Us Thai style green chicken curry (350g; Use by January 22, 2023; Product of United Kingdom) due to undeclared crustaceans and molluscs.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Carrot Batons (300g; Use by 20/01/23) due to possible E. coli contamination.


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