Recalls and Alerts: March 25–27, 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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Allergy Alert (France): BOLDIS E.LECLERC recalls PRALIBEL brand Perle de chocolat, recouverte de papier alu / Chocolate pearl, wrapped in aluminum foil (Lot 2022379477; Best before 30/09/2023) due to undeclared allergens.


Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delibio recalls Bioporc brand Saucisson sec nature / Dry sausage (200g; Lots 123072265 & 123073203; Use by 13/05/2023) and Bioporc brand Saucisson sec au poivre vert / Dry sausage with green pepper (200g; Lots 123073182 & 123080189; Use by 13/05/2023 and 20/05/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Pit & Pit recalls Pit & Pit brand Popcorn Maïs / popping corn (450g; Lots ULTGVTF8, UNF1S4HT & UOHCD33J; Best before 30/09/2024) and Pit & Pit brand Popcorn Maïs / popping corn (1.3 kg; Lots ULTGVTF9, UNF1S4HU & UOHCD33K; Best before 30/09/2024) due to elevated aflatoxin.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Muru Baby Food Oy recalls Muru Baby luomu kaurapatukka vadelma / Organic raspberry oat bar (20g; Best before 24/01/2024) and Muru Baby luomu kaurapatukka porkkana / Organic carrot oat bar (20g; Best before 23/01/2024) due to ochratoxin A contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FECAMP DISTRIBUTION recalls Baguette tradition (Sold 21/03/2023) due to risk of foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCHOTT GAEC recalls Munster fermier au lait cru / Farm-style raw milk Munster cheese (Lot 21/02; Use by 28/03/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR FRANCE recalls REFLETS DE FRANCE brand JAMBON DE SAVOIE / Aged ham (90g – 6 slices; Lot 210159813; Use by 04/07/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls multiple brands and varieties of popcorn kernels due to elevated aflatoxin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Coppiello Giovanni Srl recalls Sfilaccio di equino / Horse meat sfilaccio (100g; All lots; Use by dates between 02/06/2023 and 13/08/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Grand Frais recalls Ker Argoët brand Beurre la motte aux cristaux de sel de Guérande / Butter with salt crystals (250g; Lot 037; Best before 17/04/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Coop Norge SA recalls X-tra grillpølser / hot dogs (1 kg; Best before 22/04/2023, 23/04/2023, 24/04/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Vietnam): The Vietnam Food Administration is investigating a series of botulism incidents in Quang Nam province, according to a story in Food Safety News. One person has died.

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