Recalls and Alerts: January 24-25, 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

FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns Gold Coast Distributors Inc. dba Shah Distributors that a May 09-27, 2022 inspection of the company’s warehouse and re-packing facility found serious violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food rule, including multiple instances of rodent and insect activity, evidence of cats and bats, and structural deficiencies.

Food Safety Recall: FreshPoint South Florida, Inc. recalls FC Parsley Curly Chopped Fine,12 Count, 2 1.5 Refrigerated at 34F, 301193, UPC 10022363, Parsley 12 CT, DIST BY FPSF, 22363 LOC 51, Parsley 6 CT, DIST BY FPSF, 22363 LOC 51 (JULIAN DATES FROM 346 TO 354; Imported from Mexico) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled parsley, which was distributed only in Florida, was recalled on December 22, 2022. No public recall notice was released at the time of the recall.

Food Safety Recall: Church Brothers, LLC recalls Parsley bunches (Boxes of 30 and 60 count; Lot code CB229534; Imported from Mexico) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled parsley, which was distributed in Florida, Louisiana and Michigan, was recalled on December 23, 2022. No public recall notice was released at the time of the recall. Consignees were notified via email.

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Europe

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo Roomboter Paaskransjesmix / Easter wreath mix butter cookies (All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts, walnuts, cashews and sesame.

Allergy Alert (Norway): BAMA Gruppen AS recalls Rett I OVN brand Fløtepoteter med hvitløk / Cream potatoes with garlic (400g; Lot D29 11:37L05 M12; Use by 07.02.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Norway): Arvid Nordquist AS recalls Hipp Organic Hippis aple, peach, mango, pineapple med sink 6+ mnd / Organic apple, peach, mango, pineapple with zinc, 6+ months (Batch B09355; Best before 21.01.2024) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Penne Tomat & Ricotta / Penne with tomato and ricotta (300g; Best before 27-02-2023) due to undeclared egg and pork.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): FLOURPOWER BV recalls Flourpower brand  biologische pistachenoten (pistaches) / Organic pistachios (500g; Lot 010823-D / 12;  Best before 01/08/2023) due to presence of aflatoxin in excess of permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls Bouton d’Or brand Mix Crackers (85g; Lot Lot XFE 356; Time stamp 17h49 to 19h00; Best by 22/08/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (soft plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls NOS REGIONS ONT DU TALENT brand MORBIER AOP AU LAIT CRU DE VACHE / Raw milk cheese (250g; Lot 006; Best before 18/03/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRYSTAL Amalric recalls ISLA DELICE brand Allumettes de poulet goût fumé / Smoke-flavour chicken sticks (2 x 100g; Lot 30130014; Use by 20/02/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR FRANCE recalls Filière Qualité Carrefour brand Huîtres de Normandie Est / Oysters (All lots packed between 06/01/23 and 16/01/23) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls DOUCEUR DU VERGER brand GOURDES COMPOTES DE POMMES ALLEGEE EN SUCRES / Apple compote, reduced sugar (12 x 90g; Best before 05/06/2024) due to presence of patulin in excess of permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Western Brand recalls certain expired batches of raw chicken products due to Salmonella Typhimurium contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): JAY & JOY recalls three varieties of vegan cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Leverkaas / Liver cheese (Best before 11-2-2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Excellent Taste AS recalls Heilemann Confiserie brand sjokoladefigurer med julemotiv / Chocolate figurines with Christmas motif (100g; Best before 17 May 2023 and 17 August 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Lim Company Ltd. recalls Loacker Best of Moments Wafers (300g; Sell by 8/2023) due to undeclared peanuts, barley (gluten), almonds and sesame.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Yohannoff and Sons (1988) Ltd. recalls multiple dry fruit products due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Meruna Regent Ltd recalls New World brand Baps Plain bread rolls (6-pack; All batch codes and dates) due to undeclared milk and soy.


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