Recalls and Alerts: March 9-10, 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

Pet Food Safety Recall: Nestlé Purina PetCare Company recalls Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EL Elemental (PPVD EL) prescription dry dog food (8 lb and 20 lb bags; Lots 2213 1082 & 2214 1082, respectively; UPC 38100 19190 & 38100 19192, respectively) due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. The recalled products were distributed throughout the United States by prescription only through veterinary clinics, Purina Vet Direct, Purina for Professionals, and other select retailers with the ability to validate a prescription.

Pet Dietary Supplement Recall: Stratford Care USA, Inc recalls multiple brands of Omega-3 Supplements for cats and dogs (60 soft gels per bottle; Lot 31133 & 30837; Expiry  04/13/23 & 10/26/22, respectively) due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin A. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed throughout the United States in Veterinary Clinics, Distribution Centers, Retail Stores, and Online Market Places such as Amazon and Chewy.

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Canada

Allergy Alert: Da Zhan Ltd. recalls four Da Zhan Ltd. brand fish products due to undeclared egg and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold in British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall: Salaison Limoges Extra inc. (Terrebonne, QC) recalls MAQUEREAU FUME / Smoked mackerel (Sold up to 8 March 2023) due to incorrect storage temperature instructions on the package label.

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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Sweden): Sweden’s Public Health Agency has received reports of 79 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to consumption of eggs. The outbreak strain was found in the production environment of an egg producer at the turn of the year.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls Alpina Bebida de avena / Oat drink (250 ml & 1 L; Lot L97A & L17B; Various Use by dates between 08/05/2023 and 27/05/2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): RACINES recalls Racines Bio brand Sucre de fleur de coco / Organic coconut blossom sugar (480g; Lot F00401CS PA; Best before 03/07/2023) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (France): SOCIETE LESAGE & FILS  recalls Chili con carne (Lot 30665128; Use by 18/03/2023) due to undeclared barley and anchovies.

Allergy Alert (Spain): INDUSTRIA CONFITERA COLMENAR, SL warns of undeclared milk in PETISÚ MALTITOL and VANILLA MALTITOL PASTRY (2 kg trays and individual bags; Lots  19230103, 20230103, 23230104; Best before 03-19-2023, 03-20-2023, 03-23-2023).

Food Safety Recall (France): HDC PRODUCTION SAVEURS DES MAUGES recalls Saveurs des mauges brand Mini rillauds / marinated pork (150g & 200g; Lot 3061; Use by 28/03/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): UNIVERDIS SA LECLERC recalls CREPINETTE SAVOYARDE / Savoyard raw pork patty (Date produced 25/02/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BEXIANIS recalls Chipolatas de jeune bovin femelle sous-vide / Veal chipolatas (Lot 1502M627; Use by 04/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LURE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls ANDRE BAZIN brand SAUCISSE DE MONTBELIARD IGP / Sausages (Lot 642422; Use by 07/05/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Reflets de France brand Jambon de Savoie 9 mois – 6 tranches / Savoie ham, aged 9 months – 6 slices (90g; Lot 210158622; Use by 03/06/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Cooperativa Produttori Latte e Fontina recalls Fontina DOP Pascoli Italiani cheese (250g; Lot C037105286; Use by 10/04/2023) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Coppiello Giovanni srl recalls Sfilaccio di equino / Horse stew (100g; Lot 2301002; Use by 02/06/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Friber, S.A. recalls Cecina loncheada en aceite de oliva / Sliced cecina (jerky) in olive oil (100g; Expiry 11/07/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): DAVA FOODS SVERIGE AB recalls Familjens Val M 24p HP eggs (24/pkg; Best before 2023-03-13) and Frukostägg L 12p  Kart/HP / Breakfast eggs, Large (12/pkg; 2023-03-12) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Bee Lider Ltd recalls Batunchik Creamo brand Chocolate candy with whole hazelnuts with nut cream filling (29g; Expiration date 08.05.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Stone & Wood Brewing Co. recalls Counter Culture Eirinn Irish Cream Stout (All Best Before Dates Up to and including 16/08/23) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Y&J Connect Pty Ltd recalls K-mama Enoki Mushrooms (300g; Best before 03.06.2023; Product of South Korea) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): She Universe Ltd recalls GoodFor brand Sugar Free Spheres (12g; Purchased instore between 4 August 2022 and 10 March 2023) and She Universe brand Sesame & Cashew Butter Batons (100g; Best before 30/03/2023, 12/04/2023, 27/04/2023, 01/06/2023, 22,06,2023, 23/08/2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Forty Thieves Ltd recalls Forty Thieves brand Organic Tahini Hulled (500g glass jar; Date markings BB 10102023, BB 05122023, BB 17012024 and BB 22022024; Product of Turkey) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Bin Inn Retail Group Ltd recalls Bin Inn brand Organic Hulled Tahini and Bin Inn brand Organic Unhulled Tahini (500g & 1 kg; All batches; All dates; Product of Turkey) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): GoodFor Ltd recalls GoodFor brand Silky Ta-hini (420g glass jar; Best before 12/02/2024; Product of Turkey) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Ceres Enterprises Ltd recalls multiple organic tahini products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.


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