Recalls and Alerts: January 11-12, 2021

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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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United States

Food Safety Recall Update: Poppies International, Inc. expands an earlier recall of its Chocolate Enrobed and Cream Puff Products to include an additional product, due to foreign matter (small metal fragments) contamination. Please refer to the updated recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Greenwood Ice Cream, LLC, citing presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the company’s manufacturing environment and serious violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP regulation.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls Aoun brand Tahineh – Ground Sesame 100% (800g; Lot #1307I/THA; Best before 2023 JL 13; UPC 5 283000 904980) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Doughgirls Baking Inc. (dba, Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen & Bakeshop) recalls King Ranch Casserole (small and large sizes; All products sold between October 20, 2021 and December 20, 2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Biopâtes Nonna Lina (CoPertoso & Fils, Saint-Jérome, QC) recalls multiple products packed in glass jars due to packaging conditions that could compromise food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institute reports an active outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses. Thirteen outbreak-related infections have been identified since December 3, 2021, including three children who have developed Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). Nine of the thirteen patients have been hospitalized. The source of the outbreak has not yet been determined.

Allergy Alert (UK): Aldi recalls Moser Roth The Collection Milk, White and Dark Chocolates (160g; All dates) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Welsh Speciality Foods recalls Welsh Chunky Piccalilli (280g; Batch codes PIC2021, PIC2441 and PIC3481; Best before 21 October 2022, 01 December 2022 and 14 March 2023) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Revi Food recalls différents plats préparés à base de poisson / various fish-based meals due to possible foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): GROUPE BARBA GRAND FRAIS MAREE – WORLD MARECHAL recalls Pavé de thon albacore sans arête / Boneless yellowfin tuna steak (Multiple lot codes and Use-by dates) due to possible presence of histamine. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot and date codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls REFLETS DE FRANCE brand Ravioles à l’emmental / Emmental cheese ravioli (240g; Lot #2136201; Use by 17/01/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls Rôti de porc farci / Stuffed pork roast (800g; Lot 22003-1938; Use by 11/01/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): BakeAway recalls various raw pastry and dough products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Boni brand Cassolette de poisson à l’ostendaise / Ostend-style fish casserole (660g; All Use-by dates from 12/01/2022 to 20/01/2022) due to possible foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Queso de cabra / Goat cheese (Lots PBN-478565, PBN-478566, PBN-479108, PBN-479114; Best before 03/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Dirk van den Broek recalls several beef products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls Kwartponder royaal mager 2x / Quarter pounder generous lean, 2-pack (Use by 19-01-2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): BakeAway recalls multiple raw pastry products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Yoplait UK recalls Yoplait Frubes Strawberry, Red Berry and Peach Variety 9-Pack (9 X 37g; Batch code 9218195; Use by 09 February 2022) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Zoglobek recalls refined cabanos dry sausages (135g; Use by 9.3.2022) due to possible foreign matter (metal clips) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Sweets and Beverages Australia Pty Ltd recalls Tohato Caramel Corn Original Flavour (80g; Best before 22.01.31 and 22.03.29; Product of Japan) due to undeclared peanut.

Recalls and Alerts: January 8-10, 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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United States

Allergy Alert: Abbyland Foods, Inc. recalls IOWA SMOKEHOUSE ORIGINAL SMOKED BEEF STICKS (2-lb pkgs; Sell by 11/15/2022 & 11/17/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Sno Pac Foods, Inc recalls Trader Joe’s Soycutash, mix of Sweet Corn, Shelled Edamame, and Red Bell Peppers (1 lb / 454g; Lots SOM2.309.1C, SOM1.310.1C & SOM1.315.1C; Use by 11/05/23, 11/06/23 & 11/11/23, respectively) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Fattal International North America Inc. recalls Aoun brand Tahineh – Ground Sesame 100% (454g; Lot #1603I/THA; Best before 2023MR12; UPC 5 283000 902153) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Moncton Fish Market Ltd. recalls Moncton Fish Market brand “La” Stimpson’s Surf Clams (153g; All jars that were sold unrefrigerated) due to potential for growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Food Safety Recall: Dole Canada Company recalls certain Dole and President’s Choice brand salad products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Nourishment Meals recalls Nourishment Meals brand Pulled Chicken & Rice Burritos (3 or 5 count; Product code OCT 06 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Michel St-Arneault, St-Hubert recalls Selection brand Quick Fry Hashbrowns (1 kg; Lot 21-342; Best before 2023 DE 08; Time after 17:00; UPC 0 59749 94297 3) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (UK): BakeAway recalls multiple raw pastry products, sold under several different brand names, due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Classic brand Cornichons Extra-fins / Extra-fine pickles (720 ml; Best before 05/10/2023) due to a risk of foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Sauda Pipirai Ground Allspice (100g; Lot #40; Best before 31/01/2023; Product of Mexico) due to Salmonella contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: January 6-7, 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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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC and FDA report ten confirmed cases of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in a four-state outbreak linked to consumption of Nature’s Basket Power Greens and Simple Truth Organic Power Greens packaged salads. Four people have been hospitalized. The  leafy greens used in these products were sourced from Salinas and Imperial Valley, CA, and Yuma, AZ.

Allergy Alert: Kettle River Products recalls KETTLE RIVER Chicken Alfredo Pizza (12-inch, 25-oz. plastic-wrapped; Lots 21343, 21349, 21362, and 22011; USDA Est P-04203) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert: World Health Products, llc recalls GAT Sport Jetfuel Diuretic (90 ct Bottle; Lots 2003609 & 2003610; Expiration date 6/2023 & 5/2023, respectively) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Interstate Meat Dist. Inc. recalls approximately 28,356 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. recalls Dole-branded and private label packaged salads described below processed at its Springfield, OH and Soledad, CA production facilities containing iceberg lettuce due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recall was issued after harvest equipment used in the harvesting of the raw iceberg lettuce material used in these finished products was tested by Dole and found to contain Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Infant Formula Safety Recall: Moor Herbs recalls Angel Formula (16 fl. oz. plastic bottles; All units in distribution) because FDA testing determined that the product did not meet specific nutrition and labeling requirements for infant formula, even though it is marketed as such.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: 1991166 Ontario Inc. recalls Mahruse brand Tahini Sesame Seed Paste (18 kg; Lot 001; Expiration date 24/05/2023; UPC 8 681305 250387) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Tastemakers brand Pretzels XXXL 3 smaken / 3-flavour pretzels (150g) due to undeclared sesame. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH QUESO IBERICO cheese (118g; Best before 5-01-2022, 6-01-2022, 7-01-2022, 8-01-2022, 12-01-2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AMANDIS CENTRE LECLERC recalls PAS DE ROUGE BIO / Organic cheese (Lot 210913-3R; Use by 13/03/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BEAUROCHAY INTERMARCHE recalls ANDRE COLLET brand BRIE DE MEAUX AOP AFFINE / aged brie (Lot 3041 6140 FR55-442-001; Use by 01/01/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Danone Waters Deutschland GmbH recalls Volvic Naturelle (natürliches Mineralwasser) / Natural mineral water (1.5L; Lots 7 0747 & 7 0846; Best before 18.12.2023 7 0747 & 7 0846) due to contamination with a trace amount of cleaning agent.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Queso Iberico cheese (Best before 05/01/2022, 07/01/2022 & 09/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Queso Iberico cheese (Best before 5 January 2022, 6 January 2022, 7 January 2022, 8 January 2022 and 12 January 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Tevol recalls Tofu Crunch (470g; Batch No. 1304196401; Expiration date 30/04/2023) due to foreign matter (small plastic pieces) contamination.