Recalls and Alerts: September 4-8, 2021

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: Nestle Purina PetCare Co recalls 140,976 cans of Purina Pro Plan Complete Essentials Tuna Entree (3-oz cans; Lot Production Code 11621160; Best by JUN2023; UPC 38100-11197) due to foreign matter (black flexible plastic pieces) contamination. Recalled product was distributed to pet food and online retailer distribution centers in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

Canada

Food Safety Recall Update: Curation Foods recalls Eat Smart brand Chopped Salad Kits due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products and for distribution information.

Food Safety Recall Update: European Butcher recalls European Butcher brand Bacon “Chuncks” (~200g; Batch #30210; All Best before dates) and European Butcher brand Smoked Side Bacon Slices (Variable weights; Batch #30210; All Best before dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Noël recalls POTAGE DE CAROTTE / Carrot soup (500 ml; Sold up to 3 September 2021) due to lack of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Food Safety Recall: Fou d’ici recalls three smoked salmon and gravlax products that were manufactures under conditions that could render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Myllan recalls Myllan brand Ostaslaufur / Cheese loaf (4 pieces/pkg; Best before 10.09.2021) due to undeclared nuts and soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): SFC Wholesale Ltd recalls The Original SFC Bargain Box (700g; All Best Before dates up to and including 30th September 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Jack’s 50% Reduced Fat Salad Cream and Tesco 50% Less Fat Salad Cream (450 ml; All Batches; Best before June 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lantmännen Schulstad recalls REMA Fuldkorns pita / Whole grain pita (320g; Best before 15.09.2021 – 02.11.2021) and Hatting Fuldkornspita / Whole grain pita (480g; Best before 19.09.2021 – 31.10.2021) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Monoprix recalls Monoprix Gourmet brand Saumon fumé Ecosse / Scottish smoked salmon (4 slices / 140g; Lot #233307236; Use by 21/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LACTALIS NESTLE ULTRA-FRAIS MARQUES LNUF Marques – Usine de Cuincy recalls Nestlé – La Laitière brand Petit pot de Crème au Café – offre découverte / Small pot of coffee cream – introductory offer (4 x 100g; Lot 18/09/21B; Use by 18/09/2021) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U Bio brand Jambon cuit supérieur / Superior organic cooked ham (4 slices / 180g; Lot #23521; Use by 17/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES SALAISONS DE MEILLONNAS SARL recalls multiple varieties of les salaisons de Meillonnas brand dry sausages due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): COOP ATLANTIQUE super u recalls U brand BRIE DE MEAUX AOP cheese (Lot 2CBI168R16; Use by 05/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMME DES PAPAS recalls Comme des Papas brand Mouliné de concombre, pois chiche et fromage frais 15 mois / Cucumber, chick pea and fresh cheese purée, 15 months (230g; Use by 06/11/2021) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Boyne Valley Group recalls Giovanni Di Firenze All-Natural Pink Himalayan Salt Mill and Giovanni Di Firenze All-Natural Mediterranean Sea Salt Mill (90g; Batch code L14070V; 31 March 2024) because they may become contaminated with pieces of plastic from the milling mechanism. 

Recalls and Alerts: September 2-3, 2021

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.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please submit your request using the sidebar link.

Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

Allergy Alert: The Baking Institute Bakery Co. recalls Carrot Cake (6″ & 8″ rounds; No lot codes) due to undeclared walnuts, coconut, and milk.

Allergy Alert: Weis Markets recalls $7 Crab Cake Meal (Sell by dates 8/25/2021 through 9/05/2021) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Public Health Alert (Québec): Le ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation (MAPAQ) advises the public to avoid consuming certain smoked fish products from Pêcheries Bertrand Desbois inc.  due to absence of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Mars Petcare Canada recalls certain Whiskas® dry cat food products made with a raw ingredient that does not meet the companies quality specification. Please refer to the eFoodAlert recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): ADP INDUSTRIE recalls L’Atelier du Poissonnier brand Tartinable de Saint-Jacques au pommeau / Scallop spread (90g; Lots 10799 & 10800; Best before 02/04/2024) due to undeclared allergens.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Danish Crown Foods A/S recalls several liver paté products (200g; Best before 15-09-2021) due to foreign matter (soft blue foil) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS J. CHENE ET FILS recalls certain Ets Chêne et Fils brand deli salads due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETS DANIEL BERNIER SAS recalls Charcuterie Bernier brand Langue de porc salade / Pork tongue salad (350g; Lot #7281 201; Use by 17/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIENT recalls Choix du Traiteur brand Salade Thon Pommes de Terre / Potato Salad with Tuna (2.5 kg; Lot #000001865167; Use by 18/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIENT recalls Choix du Traiteur brand Salade Tagliatelle Surimi / Surimi tagliatelle salad (2.5 kg; Lot #000001865527; Use by 19/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIENT recalls Choix du Traiteur brand Salade Tagliatelle Surimi / Surimi tagliatelle salad (200g; Lot #000001865533; Use by 19/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DUNOIS DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls PECORINO TOSCANO Cheese (Lot #135DPD; Best before 21/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Allfein Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG recalls Karli Kugelblitz – Knusper Dinos / Crunchy Dinos Chicken Snacks (400g; Lot #L128071; Best before 28.07.2022) due to foreign matter (blue plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Giovanni Di Firenze All-Natural Pink Himalayan Salt Mill (Lot #L14070V; Best before 31/03/24; Product of Italy) and Giovanni Di Firenze All-Natural Mediterranean Sea Salt Mill (90g; Lot #L14070V; Best before 31/03/24; Product of Italy) due to possible foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Nuova Industria Biscotti Crich SpA recalls CRACKER BENNET brand CRACKER SALATI IN SUPERFICIE / Salted crackers (500g; Lot #6031; Best before 22/07/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Milka Dairy from Moshav Banya recalls Balkan-style yogurt drink, 4.5% fat (1L; Expiry date 25.09.21) due to microbial contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Audley & Hall recalls Audley & Hall assorted chocolate box (various weights; Packaged on 30/6/2021 ) due to undeclared gluten and milk.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Life Health Foods AU PTY LTD recalls Vegie Delights Savoury Mince (400g; Date markings 06/09/21, 13/09/21, 21/09/21, 27/09/21, 04/10/21, 11/10/21, 19/10/21) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Life Health Foods NZ Limited recalls Vegie Delights Savoury Mince (400g; Batch 162920; Use by 15.11.2021) due to undeclared gluten.

Whiskas® Cat Food Recall – Canada

Mars Petcare Canada is recalling a number of Whiskas® dry cat food products due to a raw ingredient quality issue.

Mars Petcare has not received any consumer complaints related to this issue.

The voluntary recall is limited to the following list of products.

Product DescriptionUPCBest by dates
WHISKAS MEATY SELECTION Dry Cat Food With Real Chicken 12X670G0 58496 43320 86/13/2022 – 7/19/2022
WHISKAS MEATY SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food With Real Chicken, 2kg Bag0 58496 70322 66/23/2022-8/12/2022
WHISKAS MEATY SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food With Real Chicken, 4kg Bag0 58496 70124 67/17/2022-8/12/2022
WHISKAS MEATY SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food with Real Chicken, 9.1kg Bag0 58496 70329 56/16/2022-8/17/2022
WHISKAS MEATY SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food with Real Chicken 11.6kg Bag0 58496 44481 5
6/24/2022-7/22/2022

WHISKAS Dry Cat Food Beef Selections Natural Beef Flavour, 2 kg, Bag0 58496 43351 26/25/2022-8/6/2022
WHISKAS Dry Cat Food – Beef Flavour, 9.1kg Bag0 58496 43353 68/13/2022
WHISKAS SEAFOOD SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food With Real Salmon, 2kg Bag0 58496 70332 56/25/2022-8/18/2022
WHISKAS SEAFOOD SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food With Real Salmon, 4kg Bag0 58496 02681 38/9/2022-8/10/2022
WHISKAS Dry Cat Food – Indoor With Real Chicken, 3kg Bag0 58496 42153 37/19/2022
WHISKAS Dry Cat Food Indoor With Real Chicken, 1.5 kg, Bag0 58496 23285 66/23/2022-7/19/2022
WHISKAS Dry Cat Food With Real Tuna, 9.1 kg Bag0 58496 43469 46/25/2022-8/7/2022
WHISKAS Dry Kitten Food With Real Chicken, 1.5 kg Bag0 58496 70310 37/18/2022
WHISKAS SEAFOOD SELECTIONS Dry Cat Food With Real Salmon, 9.1kg Bag0 58496 42152 66/26/2022- 8/13/2022
The UPC and Best by dates are printed on the front of the package, as shown in this photo.

The affected products were manufactured in Canada and distributed to retailers across Canada.

Pet food for domestic consumption not regulated in Canada

Pet food imported into Canada from other countries must meet specific safety standards. Likewise, pet food manufactured in Canada for export to the United States, the United Kingdom, and the European Union must meet the food safety standards for those countries.

However, pet food and pet treats manufactured in Canada and distributed solely in Canada is not subject to food safety inspection or regulation by any Canadian government authority.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada will only post recall notices for pet foods and pet treats in the event of a risk to human health.

For more information

Consumers with questions about the recall are encouraged to call the company’s consumer care team at 1-800-667-2424 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST weekdays and 9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST on weekends or visit https://www.whiskas.ca/en/update.