Recalls and Alerts: August 17-18, 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

FDA Warning Letter: FDA puts Midwestern Pet Food on notice for corporate-wide contraventions of pet food safety rules, seven months after Salmonella and potentially fatal levels of aflatoxins were found in multiple samples of the company’s pet food products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Abo Anwar Bakery & Sweets recalls Abo Anwar brand Namoura (250g & 700g; All codes; UPC 0 64776 11139 1 & 0 64776 11170 4) due to undeclared sesame, cashews, and wheat.

Allergy Alert Update: Nomad Nutrition recalls Nomad Nutrition brand Kathmandu Curry (multiple batch codes) due to undeclared mustard and split pea. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo brand truffelmayo (100g; Use by 28-9-2021) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (France): Salaison de la Haute Ardèche recalls Salaison de la Haute Ardèche brand Marbré blanc de poulet estragon / White marbled tarragon chicken (170g / 2 slices; Lots T21221 & T21214; Use by 01/09/2021 & 08/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ORLAIT recalls MONTLAIT brand Brique de Lait demi-écrémé UHT / Part-skimmed milk, UHT brick (1 L; Lot #21 170 T4; Best before 15/11/2021) due to potential curdling of the milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): ANDRIC recalls Andric brand truite fumée élevée en France / Smoked trout raised in France (Lots 28115, 29115, 30115; Use by dates between 21/08/2021 and 31/08/ 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): RICHARD FANNY LE REVITAIS recalls various types of LE REVITAIS brand Veloutés (250 ml & 1000 ml) due to non-conforming manufacturing conditions. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE recalls Leclerc brand FILET DE SAUMON BIO FUME / Organic smoked salmon fillet (Lot #21215008; Use by 24/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOC DISTRIBUTION ARTEL recalls multiple unbranded sausage varieties due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Mamminger Konserven GmbH & Co. KG recalls Beste Ernte Pusztasalat / Harvest salad (330g jar; Best before 03.10.2023) due to foreign matter (broken glass) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 29-30, 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

Allergy Alert: Nature’s Sunshine recalls Nature’s Sunshine brand Love & Peas Meal Replacement Shake (Lots 001220292, 001223066, 001222059, 001215380, 001222934, 001218022, 001223890, 001220084, and 001224031) due to undeclared milk. The recall was initiated in April 2021 but is only now being announced publically.

Food Safety Recall: Greater Omaha Packing recalls approximately 295,236 pounds of raw 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: Cahill’s Farm Cheese recalls a number of batches of specialty cheddar cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. recalls multiple pet food products containing rice due to the potential for elevated levels of aflatoxin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating the source of 48 cases of non-travel related Cyclospora illnesses in British Columbia (2), Ontario (37) and Quebec (9). One person has been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Boulangerie Madelon recalls PAINS À HOT-DOG / Hot dog buns (Sold up to 29 July 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Vallée des prairies recalls two products that were manufactured and packed under conditions that might make them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc. recalls various frozen mangoes due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): REMA Distribution A / S recalls Rema 1000 Hummus (200g; Best before 01/09/2021) and Rema 1000 Aioli (200g; Best before 01/09/2021) due to undeclared sesame seeds, mustard seeds and eggs.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco White Fondant Icing (500g; Batch code 21175; Best before end of September 2022) due to undecalred almonds.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI advises consumers that certain Lolly and Cooks Prepared Meals may contain undeclared allergens. Please refer to the Allergy Alert for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): KP Snacks recalls Popchips – Sea Salt flavour potato snacks (85g; Batch codes YP1D 1180 & YP1D 1181; Best before 02 July 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Crispy Breaded Haddock Fillets and SPAR Crispy Breaded Cod Fillets (285g; All lot codes) due to undeclared crustaceans, milk, molluscs, mustard and sulphur dioxide (sulphites).

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco White Fondant Icing (500g; Batch code 21175; Best before end of September 2022) due to undecalred almonds.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls certain Catalan and Caula brand dry Spanish sausages due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lactalis Danmark recalls Cahill’s Porter Cheddar (2.3 kg; Batch #21137; Best before 17/11/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PAUL CASTIES recalls Charcuterie du Nébouzan brand Salade de museau et tête de porc / Snout and pork head salad (Produced 19/07/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): URBLET INTERMARCHE recalls Intermarché Seysses brand SAUCISSE SECHE DE FOIE / Dry liver sausage (Lot #114503; Use by 21/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls ROTI DE PORC CUIT SUPERIEUR VENDU AU RAYON TRAD / Cooked roast pork (Sold between 23/07/21 and 27/07/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Rustadou brand ROTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR DORÉ CUIT AU FOUR / Roast pork (Lots 00997528 & 00997557; Use by dates between 26/08/2021 and 29/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Müller Moers GmbH & Co. KG recalls Cahill ́s Ireland Original Irish Whiskey Cheese (200g; Lots 21110 & 21125; Best before 20.09.2021 & 05.10.2021) and Cahill ́s Ireland Original Irish Porter Cheese (145g; Lot 21116; Best before 26.09.2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): PE.WE. GmbH recalls Take Away brand Salami-Käse-Baguette / Salami & Cheese baguette (210g; Lot #CH428115; Best before 03.08.2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Ethan’s Cake Manufacturing Ltd. recalls certain products due to undeclared hazelnuts and other allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): WEME E-COMMERCE SOLUTION LIMITED recalls Bubs Organic brand Baby Rice Cereal (125g; Use by October 23, 2021; Product of Australia) and Bubs Organic brand Baby Banana Rice Cereal (125g; Use by September 29, 2021; Product of Australia) due to elevated levels of arsenic.

Recalls and Alerts: February 14 – 17, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Connecticut Department of Public Health warns consumers, restaurants, and retailers in Connecticut not to eat, serve or sell El Abuelito Queso Fresco cheese due to laboratory findings that detected Listeria monocytogenes in samples collected from a Connecticut retail food store. The samples were collected as part of an investigation of a multi-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes illnesses. One of the outbreak victims reported having eaten this brand of cheese. Additional lab tests are underway to determine whether the L. monocytogenes recovered from the cheese sample is a genetic match for the outbreak strain. The CDC reports a total of seven confirmed cases of listeriosis; all seven outbreak victims have been hospitalized. The FDA and its state partners are working with the company to recall the contaminated batch of cheese.

Allergy Alert: Russ Davis Wholesale recalls Kowalski’s brand Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Kowalski’s Steakhouse Blue Dressing (22 oz; Use By 1/19/2021 through 2/10/21) due to undeclared fish (anchovies).

Allergy Alert: Litehouse Inc. recalls Brite Harbor Caesar Dressing & Dip (1.5 oz pillows; Lot code 03 071321 16002 60; Best if used by 03 071321) due to undeclared anchovies.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie L’Amiral inc. recalls Truite fumée tranchée / Sliced smoked trout (Variable weights; All product sold up to and including 17 February 2021) due to missing expiration date on packages.

Food Safety Recall: Le 5ième inc. recalls various products packed in glass jars (500 ml; All product sold up to and including 15 February 2021) due to improper storage temperature. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Gotlands Bryggeri recalls Gotlands Bryggeri White Bulldog Wheat IPA (Best before 13-08-21) due to undeclared wheat malt.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Finartes NV recalls Vleeswaren cd brand Ringworst & droge worst / dried sausages (245g; Use by 30/03/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): MARIGOLD recalls GROUND EGUSI melon seeds (80g, 160g et 500g; Lots 280520/01 – 231020/02 – 230920/02 – 231120/03; Expiry date 12/2021) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): ALL FOODS recalls ALL FOODS brand Préparé du Chef (150g – 0.5kg – 1 kg; Lot #21-05-04; Expiry date 27/02/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Manufacturer recalls Itinéraire des Saveurs brand Magret de Canard séché tranché / Dried, sliced duck breast (90g; Lot #421 025; Best before 15/05/2021) and Itinéraire des Saveurs brand Magret de Canard séché tranché et fumés / Dried, sliced, and smoked duck breast (90g; Lots 421 025 & 421 026; Best before 15/05/21 & 16/05/21, respectively) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Adler Restaurant Indisches Restaurant / Adler Restaurant Indian restaurant recalls partially cooked meals (Purchased between December 2020 and January 2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Supervalu recalls Signature Taste Yellowfin Tuna Steaks (240g; Use by 16/02/2021 and 17/02/2021) due to elevated histamine levels.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): LE DELIZIE ITALIANE SRL recalls FILETTI DI ALICI IN OLIO / Anchovy fillets packed in oil (200g; Lots 34520, 34620, 34720; Best before 08/10/21, 09/10/21, 10/10/21) due to elevated histamine levels.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Unidex recalls Zena Moringa powder (100g; Best before 31 December 2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls Irresistible Ginger and Dark Chocolate Cookies (200g; Best before 2 June 2021 and 3 June 2021) due foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): New Zealand Creameries Ltd recalls Deep South brand Strawberry & Cream Pavlova Premium Ice Cream (950 ml; Best before 06.11.2022 & 11.11.2022) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Bacon Pieces (350g; Best before 28 FEB 21) due to foreign matter (aluminium pieces) contamination.