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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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA, CDC, and agencies in various states are investigating a 6-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses linked to consumption of raw cookie dough. Eighteen cases have been confirmed to date, and two people have been hospitalized. Papa Murphy’s chocolate chip cookie dough and S’mores bars dough have been implicated in the outbreak. Papa Murphy’s has temporarily stopped sale of these products in its locations across the United States. FDA has initiated an on-site inspection, including collection and analysis of samples.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC is investigating a 31-state outbreak of Salmonella illnesses linked to backyard poultry. Nineteen people have been hospitalized so far. The 104 confirmed outbreak victims were infected with one of three Salmonella serotypes: Braenderup, Enteritidis, and Infantis.
OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is investigating an outbreak of 19 cases of Cyclospora cayetanensis. The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified.
Allergy Alert: Flowers Foods, Inc. recalls Tastykake® Chocolate Kandy Kakes (Enjoy by date June 5, 2023; UPC 0 25600 00225 4) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert: Meijer recalls Frederik’s Dark Chocolate Almonds (12 oz.; All sell-by dates; UPC 7-08820-68730-1) and Meijer Express Go Cups Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds (7.5 oz.; All sell-by dates; UPC 7-60236-19787-4) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert: Van Leeuwen Ice Cream recalls French Ice Cream product “Brown Sugar Chunk” (14oz pints; Lot 23P102; Best by April 12, 2025) due to undeclared walnuts.
Allergy Alert: Garner Foods® recalls Texas Pete® Extra Mild Wing Sauce (12 oz; Best if used by 120623 T; UPC 075500101038) and Texas Pete® Buffalo Wing Sauce (12 oz; Best if used by 120623 T; UPC 075500100116) due to product mislabelling and possibility of undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert: Charcuterie Noël inc. (Montréal, QC) recalls HAMBURGER STEAK ET PURE DE POMME DE TERRE / Hamburger steak with mashed potato (Sold between 17 May and 23 May 2023) due to undeclared soy and milk and TARTE AUX FRAISES / Strawberry tart (Sold between 17 May and 23 May 2023) due to undeclared eggs.
Food Safety Recall: Fresh Direct Produce recalls Simply Hot brand Thai Green Peppers (50g; Packed on 20AL23; UPC 8 94242 00050 4) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Allergy Alert (Iceland): Rætur og vín ehf. recalls To Øl brand Snublejuice gluten-free beer (Product of Denmark; Multiple best before dates) due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.
Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): L’Administration luxembourgeoise vétérinaire et alimentaire recalls Taboulé marin / Marine tabbouleh (Purchased at EXKi on 23/05/2023; Use by 25/05/2023) due to undeclared sesame.
Allergy Alert (Switzerland): ALDI SUISSE recalls Natur aktiv Bio Mandelmus Sorte «weiss» / Organic almond butter (250g; Best before 28/29.09.2023) due to undeclared peanuts and cashews.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Gourmet International Food and Gifts recalls Haribo brand Nappar Frukt candy (80g; Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): HKScan Denmark A/S recalls ROSE Stegt Barbecue Inderfilet / Barbecue chicken tenderloin (150g; Use by 25.05.2023) due to insufficient heat treatment.
Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE OTTAVI recalls Marmanu Tomme / cheese (700g; Lot WF053; Best before dates between 08/04/2023 and 08/08/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): NUTRITION ET SANTE recalls GERBLE SANS GLUTEN brand MINI CAKE PEPITES / Mini cakes with chocolate chips (230g; Lot 51916358; Best before 20/10/2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (non-metallic).
Food Safety Recall (France): BRIODIS E.LECLERC CARPONT recalls LM (Rodolphe le meunier) brand Saint nectaire fermier / raw milk cheese (Sold between 4/5/23 and 16/5/23) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): S A D A M LECLERC recalls Effeuillé de boeuf / Rolled, stuffed beef (Prepared 16/05/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): FLEURY MICHON LS recalls FLEURY MICHON brand PARMENTIER DE SAUMON SAUCE RICOTTA EPINARDS / Salmon Parmentier with ricotta and spinach sauce (300g; Lots G343139I & G343140J; Use by 18/06/2023 & 19/06/2023, respectively) due to faulty packaging.
Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE E. Leclerc recalls ATELIER POISSONNERIE brand MOULE DE PECHE / Peach mussels (2 kg; Lot L19SEA; Use by 17/05/2023, 18/05/2023 & 19/05/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): VIVITALY EATALY PARIS MARAIS recalls EATALY PARIS MARAIS brand CANNOLO SICILIANO (Use by 10/05/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LA MONTLOUISIENNE recalls LA MONTLOUISIENNE brand Chipolatas aux herbes / Chipolata sausages with herbs (90g; Lot 190323; Use by 26/05/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LA MONTLOUISIENNE recalls LA MONTLOUISIENNE brand Saucisses campagne au Montlouis / Montlouis country sausages (150g; Lot 190323; Use by 26/05/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Elbey GmbH recalls Koska Tahin Helva m.Vanille / Vanilla flavoured tahini halvah (400g; Lot 211-353 S/22; Best before 19.12.2024) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Deutsche See GmbH recalls Wildkräuterlachs und Heidelbeerlachs / Wild herb salmon and blueberry salmon (Offered in the market up to and including 06/02/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Salumificio Bonalumi s.r.l. recalls Pancetta tesa salata, p. arr. s/c, la panseta de la bergamasca, p. all’asse, p. c/c rustica / Salt-cured bacon (Variable weights; Lot 27-03-2023) due to Listeria contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): IGOR srl recalls MALGA PARADISO brand GORGONZOLA DOP DOLCE / Mild gorgonzola (250g; Lot 10421004; Best before 24-05-2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): IGOR srl recalls LETTERE DALL’ITALIA brand GORGONZOLA DOP DOLCE / Mild gorgonzola (Variable weight; Lot 10427002; Best before 24-05-2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): IGOR srl recalls LETTERE DALL’ITALIA brand GORGONZOLA DOP DOLCE / Mild gorgonzola (Variable weight; Lot 10427001; Best before 24-05-2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Cascina Bosco Gerolo Soc. Agr. srl recalls Cascina Bosco Gerolo brand Mozzarella della Val Trebbia (100g/200g/1 kg; Lot 10-05-2023; Best before 30-05-2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand CANTAL ENTRE-DEUX (250g; Lot 23087128; Best before 17/05/2023) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls Kleer Delicatessen brand rundvleesschotel / beef dish (800g; Best before 30-05-2023) due to possible mold growth.
Pet Food Safety Recall (France): MARS PF FRANCE recalls Royal Canin brand Pâtée Urinary S/O / Pet food (410g; Lots 06-02-25 & 07-02-25; Best by 06/02/2025 & 07/02/2025, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Israel): Emek Hafer Apiary recalls Emek Hafer brand Pure honey from wild flowers (350g) due to undeclared traces of milk protein.
Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Cougar Hong Kong Limited recalls Duria brand Musang King Durian Ice Cream (70g; Batch no. 230206D17; Best before February 5, 2025; Product of Malaysia) due to presence of coliform bacteria above the legal limit.
Australia and New Zealand
Allergy Alert (Australia): Stuart Alexander and Co PL recalls Hershey’s Syrup Indulgent Caramel Flavor (Best before 11 2024; Product of USA) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Woolworths recalls Woolworths Cookies & Cream Classic Ice Cream Sandwiches (440 ml 4-pack; Best before 2.11.2024) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).
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