Recalls and Alerts: February 11-13, 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

Allergy Alert: Daiso California LLC  recalls multiple snacks due to undeclared milk, soy, wheat, or tree nuts (almonds, cashew, or coconut). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. The prepackaged snacks were sold in Daiso stores in California, Washington, Nevada, Texas, New York, and New Jersey.



Allergy Alert: MacMillan’s Specialty Foods recalls MacMillan’s Specialty Foods brand McCain 3/8″ Staycrisp Straight Cut Fries (2.04 kg; UPC 1 89987 76455 3; All batch codes where wheat is not declared on the label) due to undeclared gluten and wheat. The recalled product was sold in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Le Fromage au Village Inc. recalls Le Fromage au Village Inc. brand Le Cru du Clocher raw milk cheddar cheese (160g (UPC 6 73536 00051 8) and variable weights (no UPC); All lots manufactured prior to 10 AL 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, online and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Food Safety Recall: Les Délices Normandie inc. (Lévis, QC) recalls Delices brand Saumon fume a chaud / Hot-smoked salmon (Variable weights; Sold up to 13 February 2023) due to lack of correct storage temperature labeling.



OUTBREAK UPDATE (UK): UK Public Health advises that reports of Norovirus infections are 66% higher than the average incidence for this time of year. The biggest increase has been seen in the 65+ age group. The number of outbreaks caused by Norovirus have increased in hospitals, schools and care homes, with the majority of outbreaks reported in care home settings.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Dirk Rossmann GmbH recalls enerBiO Kartoffel-Pilz-Taler / Organic potato crisps (100g; Lot 220141301; Best before 31.12.2023) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Bonduelle Italia srl recalls Minestrone ricco con passato surgelato / Rich minestrone with frozen purée (750g; Multiple lot codes; Use by dates from 09/23 to 11/24) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Ardo A/S recalls REMA1000 Lækkert & Nemt Grøntsagbund / Delicious & Easy Vegetable Base (500g; Lot L 02-11-2022; Best before 01.11.2024) due to foreign matter contamination (hard yellow plastic pieces).

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC DU BOSQUET recalls Beurre doux Le Bosquet brand beurre demi-sel cru / Reduced salt butter from raw milk (125g; Lot 04/02; Use by 04/02/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PEDONE GLACIER recalls PEDONE GLACIER brand Crème glacée SESAME NOIR / Black sesame ice cream (1,5L and 4,75L; Lots 220819, 220914 and 221013; Best before dates between 01/08/2024 and 01/11/2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small metal particles).

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE LAITIERE DE VICHY recalls SOCIETE LAITIERE DE VICHY brand gaperon de chèvre au lait pasteurisé / Pasteurized goat cheese (200g; All lots) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE LAITIERE DE VICHY recalls SOCIETE LAITIERE DE VICHY brand gaperon de brebis au lait pasteurisé / Pasteurized sheep cheese (300g; All lots) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): MH – Lebensmittel recalls Halva with Pistachios (375g; Lot BN21520523; Best before 22.12.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Telfrost recalls Cut green beans (800g; Use by 05/29/2024), Season’s pick (1 kg; Use by 10/08/2024) and Spinach medallions (1 kg; Use by 08/08/2024) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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