Recalls and Alerts: September 24-26, 2022

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Food Safety Recall: Behrmann Meat and Processing Inc. recalls approximately 87,382 pounds of various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Italy): The MInistry of Health has been investigating multiple cases of Listeria monocytogenes reported from various regions of Italy. At least some of the cases appear linked to poultry sausages produced by Agricola Tre Valli – IT 04 M CE. The company has recalled all product manufactured prior to 12 September 2022.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Sweden): Since July 2019, 47 people in Sweden have been reported sick with several different serotypes of Salmonella (S. Havana, S. Kintambo, S. Mbandaka, S. Orion, S. Senftenberg and S. Amsterdam) which have also been found in tahini (pasta on sesame seeds) and halva (confectionery made with tahini) from Syria. A large number of outbreaks have also been identified internationally, in Europe, North America and Oceania.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Pepsico BeLux BV recalls Lays Max Double Crunch Red Sweet Chilli Pepper (140g; Lot GBB 21B 187; Best before 22/10/2022) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Tching de Luxe recalls Tching Advocaat Classic (370 ml; Sold from November 2021 to September 2022), Tching Advocaat Chocolat (370 ml; Sold from November 2021 to September 2022), and Advocaatbox (4 x 100 ml; Sold from March 2022 to September 2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Pepsico BeLux BV recalls Lays Max Double Crunch Red Sweet Chilli Pepper (140g; Lot GBB 21B 187; Best before 22/10/2022) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK): Happi Free From recalls three flavours of Oat M!lk Chocolate Bars supplied to Tesco due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE NETTO recalls NETTO brand Batonnets de surimi / Surimi sticks (pack of 24 / 400g; Lot 00124527; Use by 28/11/2022) due to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOMARDIS E.LECLERC MARMOUTIER recalls Sandwich et malicettes au poulet / Chicken sandwich (All lots; Sold up to 21/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN recalls Auchan Le Poissonnier brand Queues de crevettes cuites réfrigérées / Cooked, refrigerated shrimp tails (250g; Lots 2222640001, 2222650001, 2222620115; Use by 03/10/2022, 04/10/2022, 01/10/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FOOD NEGOCE IBRAHIM recalls SUNTAT brand HELVA VANILLE / Vanilla halvah (350g; Best before 30/11/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE NOUVELLE GAST recalls GAST brand POITRINE ROULEE CUITE / Cooked, rolled breast (4 slices; Lot 22257; Use by 06/10/2022, 07/10/2022 & 10/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BCT 500 recalls Paul et Ferdinand brand Saucisse sèche courbe IGP Ardèche / Dry sausage (250g; Lot 22331; Best before 06/11/2022, 12/11/2022, 13/11/2022, 14/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA Agricola Italiana Alimentare Spa recalls Diverse WUDY Geflügelwürstchen, teilweise mit Käsezubereitung / Various WUDY poultry sausages, some with cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA S.p.A. recalls Geflügelwürstchen der Marken WUDY und PAVO / WUDY and PAVO brand poultry sausages (Best before dates to 30.11.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA Agricola Italiana Alimentare Spa recalls PAVO Geflügelwürstchen / poultry sausages (1 kg; Best before dates up to and including 16/10/2022) and PAVO Geflügelwürstchen FRANKFURT / poultry hot dogs (100g; Best before dates up to and including 08/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sivas GmbH recalls TT TAVUK SPEZiAL / Sausages (1000g; Best before 21.09.2022, 18.10.2022 & 24.11.2022) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA Agricola Italiana Alimentare Spa recalls WUDY Schweinwürstchen / Pork sausages (250g; Best before dates up to and including 07.11.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): AUCHAN recalls Auchan Le Poissonnier brand Queues de crevettes décortiquées cuites réfrigérées / Cooked, refrigerated shrimp tails, shelled (250g; Lots 2222640001, 2222650001, 2222620115; Use by 03/10/2022, 04/10/2022, 01/10/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Industry recalls multiple WUDY and PAVO brand sausages due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: September 22-23, 2022

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC reports an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis, probably due to Norovirus, among rafters and backpackers in the backcountry of Grand Canyon National Park. During April-June 2022, at least 222 individuals became infected.

Allergy Alert: VanLaw Food Products Inc. recalls Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing (Best if used by SEP 21 22 through JUN 06 22) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert: Arcade Snacks recalls Candy Corn (15 oz; Best by 3/8/2023; UPC 0 18586 00114 4) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. recalls Tuscan Garden brand Restaurant Style Italian Dressing (16 oz; Best if used by 08/10/2023; UPC 4099100074871) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Empanadas Valrico Inc. recalls approximately 6,247 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Messinger Meats recalls German Frikadellen (variable weight; Best before SE.20.22; UPC begins with 0 220012) due to undeclared gluten and wheat. The recalled product was sold in Alberta.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Fairmount (Montréal, QC) recalls Bacon hongrois / Hungarian bacon (Variable weights; Sold up to 23 September 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (UK): Public health officials in the UK are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections that has sickened 192 people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the last month. The source of the infections has not yet been determined.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Van Loon Son B.V. recalls K-take it veggie Vegane Flammspieße BBQ and K-take it veggie Vegane Flammspieße Hot / Vegan skewers (160g; Best before 01.10.2022 and 14.10.2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Brotraum Bäckerei recalls Semmelbrösel / Bread crumbs (250g) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Germany): SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy Deutschland GmbH recalls Giovanni Ferrari Grana Padano Riserva (150g; Lot L.20145; Best before 24.12.2022) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): AIA S.p.A. recalls WUDY and PAVO brands of Geflügelwürstchen / poultry sausages (Best before November 20, 2022 and November 30, 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of various Asiago Pressato cheese-based products and AIA Wudy and Pavo brands of poultry sausages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand Knijpfruit appel-peer / Apple-pear compote (All Best before dates; Sold up to and including 20-09-2022) due to elevated patulin level.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): The Organic Crave Company ApS recalls The Organic Crave Protein Chips Cheese flavour (30g; Lots 20220508D & 20220810A; Best before 08.05.2023 & 10.08.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Inter Dairy Food ApS recalls Wurs Pavo hot dog fjerkræpølser / Poultry hot dogs (1 kg; Batch no. 1873731; Best before 16.10.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Queues de crevettes décortiquées cuites réfrigérées / Chilled cooked peeled shrimp tails (300g; Lots 2222570003 & 2222580130; Use by dates between 26/09/2022 & 27/09/2022) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHADIS E.LECLERC recalls AT FRANCE brand ANDOUILLE GUEMENE sausage (Lot 242P1637) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALENCON DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls various ELABORE PAR NOS SOINS brand pizzas due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal pieces). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls PAVO brand Wurstel poultry hot dogs (multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls NEGRONI brand GOLOSINO DI POLLO ET TACCHINO / Chicken and turkey golosino sausages (100g; Lots 1791526 & 1902495; Use by dates between 20/09/2022 and 14/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AIA recalls various WUDY Wurstel poultry sausaages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): T & T FOODS recalls PASCO AIL EN PUREE / Puréed garlic (6 x 270g; Lot 2022268613; Best before 21/06/2024) due to defective seal.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FROMAGER DES HALLES recalls La Perelle brand Petit Pont l’Evêque AOP cheese (Lot 200822LI3; Use by 03/11/2022) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE CONFISEUR DE LA MER La Perle Des Dieux recalls La Perle des Dieux brand Verrine de noix de pétoncles / Scallop verrine (Lot 22173; Use by 22/06/2025) due to an improper sterilization schedule.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls CARREFOUR ORIGINAL brand La raclette classique en tranches / Classic raclette, sliced (400g; Lot 1152223102; Best before 19/10/2022 & 08/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BCT 500 recalls Paul et Ferdinand brand Saucisse sèche courbe IGP Ardèche / dry sausage (250g; Lot 22331; Best before 05/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALLECDIS Centre E.LECLERC ALLONNES recalls E.LECLERC ALLONNES brand CHAIR A SAUCISSE / Sausage filling (All Lots; Use by 19/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BREIZH COOKING recalls La Paimpolaise conserverie brand Emietté de saumon sauvage piment fort et curry / Crumbled wild salmon with hot pepper and curry (90g; Lot 22173; Best before 22/06/2025) due to an improper sterilization schedule.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls CARREFOUR Le Marché brand Accras de morue recette douce / Cod fritters, mild recipe (200g; Lot 2263542; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L INVAL SARL LALBA recalls SARL LALBA brand Truite Fumée 3-5 tranches Truite Fumée 7-10 tranches / smoked trout, 3-5 slices and 7-10 slices (Use by 26/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L’INVAL recalls various PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L’INVAL brand Truite Fumée / Smoked trout due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CITE MARINE recalls CITE MARINE brand Accras de Morue à la créole marque / Creole style cod fritters (180g & 360g; Lot 2263543; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CITE MARINE recalls CAP OCEAN brand accras de morue cuisinés à la créole à marque / Creole style cod fritters (165g; Lot 2263543; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): SA SODIBAG LECLERC SAPIAC recalls chair à saucisse, saucisse fine, saucisse grosse, crépinette / sausage fillings (All Use by dates between 15/09/2022 and 19/09/ 2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CREPERIE JARNOUX recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crêpier brand 6 pancakes chocolat / 6 chocolate pancakes (Lot 256; Use by 08/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): The Organic Crave Company ApS recalls The Organic Crave – Protein Chips Cheese (30g; Batch 2022-05-08D; Best before 08.05.2023D) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Glenilen Farm Kids Banana Live Yoghurt (4x90g; Use by 10/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores 4 Ready To Cook Southern Fried Chicken Fillets, frozen (500g; Best before 01 Mar 2024; Product of UK) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): CREPERIE JARNOUX recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crêpier brand 6 pancakes chocolat / 6 chocolate pancakes (Lot 256; Use by 08/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Nordic Import Export recalls multiple WUDY brand products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Stone Mill Industries Ltd recalls Whole grain bite bar with quinoa and cranberries in dark chocolate (120g; All expiration dates up to and including 19.06.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: September 20-21, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA releases its regular weekly update of foodborne disease investigations in progress.

Allergy Alert: World Variety Produce Inc. recalls Melissa’s Brand Dutch Red Potatoes with Dijon Mustard Sauce (1LB 1.7OZ (502g); UPC 0-45255-15221-0; Use by 08/15/22, 08/20/22, 08/22/22, 08/29/22, 09/02/22, 09/05/22, 09/11/22, 09/18/22, 09/26/22, 10/01/22, 10/09/22) due to undeclared egg.

Infant Formula Safety Recall: Mother’s Touch recalls Mother’s Touch Baby Formula because the product did not conform to the FDA’s infant formula standards. The product is sold at local markets in Kinzers, Loganton, and Gap, PA and was available for purchase directly from Mother’s Touch website. A recall notice will be posted at: Scenic Ridge Foods in Loganton, PA, Hillside Bulk Foods in Gap, PA, and Creekside Foods in Kinzers, PA. The FDA recommends that consumers who have purchased this product discontinue use and throw it away.

Food Safety Recall: GHGA recalls various ready-to-eat vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold to Kroger and distributed to retail stores on 9/11/22.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: CLS Catering Services Ltd. recalls Fresh and Local brand Turkey, Bacon Sub (205g; Best before 22SE21, 22SE22, 22SE25 & 22SE26; UPC 8 77838 48482 7) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold in British Columbia.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): PATES FRAICHES RUBIS recalls various Pates fraiches rubis brand Raviolis fraiches / Fresh raviolis due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE LECLERC recalls FILETS DE MERLU BLANC PANES / Breaded white hake fillets (Lot 22156716; Use by 27/09/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Apostels Griechische Spezialitäten GmbH recalls Apostels veganer Zaziki / vegan tzatziki (150g; Lot 222490061; Best before 08.11.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES BISCOTTES ROGER recalls Roger brand Chapelure / Bread crumbs (1 kg; Lot O238; Best before 15/09/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls LES CROISES brand BUCHE DE CHEVRE FONDANTE (180g; Best before dates between 25/09/2022 and 14/10/2022) and BUCHE DE CHEVRE SAINTE MAURE (300g; Best before dates between 25/09/2022 and 14/10/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC RECONNU LA MARTINERIE recalls fromage frais au lait cru de vache / raw cow’s milk fresh cheese (Lots 0309, 0709, 0809 & 0909; Use by 21/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROVOL & LACHENAL recalls Provol & Lachenal brand Emincés de poulet grillés / Sliced grilled chicken (1 kg & 500g trays; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La belle nature brand/ Tartare couteau Montbéliard 3% / Beef tartare, 3% fat (2 x 180g; Lot 22257-3790; Use by 26/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Crevettes entières cuites 30/40, réfrigérées / Whole cooked shrimp 30/40, refrigerated (2 kg; Lots 9222550348, 9222560303, 9222570218, 9222580243, 9222590171 & 9222590524; Use by dates between 19/09/2022 and 23/09/2022) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): TARTEFRAIS recalls La pâtisserie pour tous brand Eclairs chocolat (2 x 80g; Lot 122510349; Use by 24/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CANDIA recalls Candia Baby Junior 4 20 – 36 mois (24 x 250 ml bottles; Lots 22SM4047185, 22SM4047186, 22SM4047187; Best before 01/03/2023) due to defective seal.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls DOUCEUR DU VERGER brand DESSERT DE FRUIT POMME / Apple dessert (16 x 100g; Lot LF2205691; Best before 25/01/2023) due to elevated patulin level.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls RONDE DES MERS brand SAUMON FUME ELEVE EN NORVEGE/ Norwegian raised smoked salmon (6 slices / 210g; Lot F2280404; Use by 11/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN ENGLOS recalls Tropézienne individuelle vendue en kiosque / Individual Tropèzienne pastries sold at newstands (Sold from 29/08 to 30/08) due to E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): La Provençale recalls La Provençale brand Ierzebulli / pea soup (1 kg; Use by 23/09/22, 29/09/22 & 08/10/22) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pebbles).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): CANDIA recalls Candia Baby Junior 4 20 – 36 mois (24 x 250 ml bottles; Lots 22SM4047185, 22SM4047186, 22SM4047187; Best before 01/03/2023) due to defective seal.