Recalls and Alerts: April 13–14, 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: Rico Perez Products, Inc. recalls Dr. Rico Perez Super Kids Colostrum chewable tablets (60-count bottles; Lots 1117002, 0122003 & 0223539; Exp. 04/30/2023, 07/31/2024 & 11/30/2025, respectively) due to undeclared milk.



OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: PHAC is investigating an outbreak of 45 confirmed cases of Salmonella illness due to contact with snakes and rodents. Outbreak cases have been confirmed in eight provinces, including British Columbia (1), Alberta (5), Saskatchewan (1), Manitoba (3), Ontario (22), Quebec (11), New Brunswick (1) and Newfoundland and Labrador (1). Nine individuals have been hospitalized, and one person has died. Nine of the outbreak victims are children under five years of age.

Allergy Alert: Paradis Vegetarien recalls Paradis Végétarien brand Veg-O-Mix Ham Flavour (1000g; Batch code 12700920; UPC 8 423730 002694) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was sold in the province of Québec.

Allergy Alert: Nelson’s Chocofellar recalls multiple products containing dark chocolate due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Cabane à sucre chez Oswald (Saint-Esprit, QC) recalls Soupe aux pois / Pea soup (All units sold up to 13 April 2023) and Fèves au lard / Baked beans (all units sold up to 13 April 2023) due to potential for growth of Clostridium botulinum.



OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Spain): More that 40 individuals were stricken with food poisoning after eating a range of dishes prepared as part of a MasterChef cooking show, according to a report in Food Safety News.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Carrefour The Market brand Filet Mignon de Porc Sauce Champignons / Pork filet mignon with mushrooms (600g; Lot 634611; Use by 16/04/2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): LES SALAISONS DIJON.A.SABATIER SALAISONS DIJONNAISES recalls Antoine Sabatier brand Terrine de lapin moutarde tranche FE / Rabbit terrine with mustard (1 slice; Lot 095052; Use by 09/05/2023) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (France): SOBOX recalls Sodebo brand Cremiobox Jambon Champignons / Ham and mushrooms (280g; Use by 29/04/2023) due to undeclared fish.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Cleca S.p.A recalls Dolciando brand Preparato per budino gusto vaniglia / Vanilla-flavoured pudding mix (130g; Lot L221123; Best before 23/11/2025) due to undeclared lupine.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Prontofoods recalls Belbake brand Preparato per Cre’me Caramel / Creme caramel mix (2 x 100g; Best before 05/12/2025) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (UK): Birds Eye recalls Aunt Bessie’s Crispy Whole Onion Rings (375g; Batch code L3037; Best before August 2024) due to undeclared egg and milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lakshmi Stores recalls Parle-G (79.9g; Batch code NK MTL/4466; Best before 19 September 2023) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Thise Mejeri recalls Änglamark, Irma and COOP 365 brands of mini milk and skimmed milk due to bacterial spoilage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Nordic Food Partners A/S recalls three brands of popcorn kernels due to elevated aflatoxin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): BIOCOOP recalls Biocoop brand Farine de sarrasin T130 / Buckwheat flour (1 kg; Lot 130323FSAT130; Best before 13/03/2024) due to elevated ochratoxin.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN recalls multiple PATISSERIES FRAICHES FABRIQUEES A AUCHAN PLAISIR / Fresh pastries due to foreign matter contamination (metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN recalls AUCHAN brand HARICOTS VERTS EXTRA FIN RANGES MAIN / Hand-packed extra thin green beans (345g glass jar; Lot mgh/04b/a55/XF; Best before 22/10/2026) due to possible foreign matter contamination (piece of glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): CORA recalls préparé par le magasin émincé de poulet mariné à l’indienne / Indian-style marinated chicken tenders (Pack date 31/03/2023; Use by 05/04/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Italicatessen recalls Guastalla Green and Black Pitted Olives (100g; Use by 25.04.2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Coop, Poiesz and Spar supermarkets recall varkenshaas culinair / pork tenderloin (325g; Best before 14-04 and 15-04) due to Salmonella contamination.

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