Recalls and Alerts: August 30 – September 2, 2020


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 UPDATE – ONIONS: CDC reports 1012 cases of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions from Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA. Cases have been confirmed in 47 states, and 136 victims have been hospitalized. Only Oklahoma, Louisiana and Vermont have not reported any outbreak cases.

Allergy Alert: Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods recalls Ukrop’s Chicken Salad (15 oz; Sell by 09/02/20) due to undeclared almonds.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE – ONIONS: PHAC reports 457 cases of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions imported from Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA. Cases have been confirmed in British Columbia (107), Alberta (257), Saskatchewan (33), Manitoba (25), Ontario (11), Quebec (23) and Prince Edward Island (1). Sixty-six people have been hospitalized and there has been one death that may be linked to the outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls PC brand chicken strips – gluten free (600g; Batch Code 2021 AL 20; UPC 0 60383 20488 4) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert: Boulangerie Le Marquis recalls Pain sarrasin / buckwheat bread (425g; Product sold up to and including 2 September 2020) due to undecalred wheat.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Whole Foods brand Chicken Pot Pies, Turkey Pot Pies, and Vegetarian Pot Pies (All Best Before Dates up to and including 2020.AU26 where milk is not declared on the label) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Les Jardins Picoudi recalls three varieties of microgreens due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Aux Vivres recalls three tempeh products due to potential Bacillus cereus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Freshasia Foods recalls Freshasia Dumpling (raviolis agneau & carotte) / Lamb and Carrot Dumplings (400g; Batch code 200402; Best before 6 April 2021) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Hermann Busse GmbH & Co. KG and Cux-Fleisch GmbH recall Busse brand mini meatballs in BBQ curry sauce (220g; Lot 341A; Best before 26.09.2020) due to undeclared wheat, eggs and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Holland & Barrett recalls Holland & Barrett Super Hair Food Supplement 60 Coated Tablets 1 A Day Formula (60 tablets; Best before end dates February and March 2023; Batch codes 751519-01, 751519-03, 751944-01, 751949-03) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Lidl Vitasia Style Kimchi Spicy (190g; Batch #L459ODA 5A 2100/08283 004; Best before 07.11.2020) due to undeclared fish and crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Denny Slow Cooked Wafer Thin Crumbed Irish Ham (90g; Best before 20th September 2020) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK): Freshasia Foods recalls Freshasia brand Lamb and Carrot Dumplings (400g; Batch code 200402; Best before 6 April 2021) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Saucisson de jambon / ham sausage (300g; Best by 15/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Stonemanor International LTD recalls GREGGS STEAK BAKES 2PK (280g; Best before 20 December 2020, 22 December 2020, 23 December 2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LMCHOP recalls Georges brand Pasta de Mici (1kg; Lot #PDM280820; Best by 01/09/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sodebo brand Salade & Compagnie « Antibes » (320g; Best by 06/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Mars Belgium recalls Suzi Wan brand soy sauces due to potential foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt Group recalls Everyday cornichons aigres-doux / Sweet-and-sour pickles (670g; Best before 20/7/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Seagull NV recalls Appetit brand Filets de truite fumés BIO / Organic smoked trout filets (125g; Lot Nos. 17180820 & 18190820; Best by 07/09/2020, 09/09/2020, 10/09/2020, 11/09/2020, 14/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Hilton Foods A/S recalls Coop tatar – minced meat below 6% fat (180g; Expiry date 04.09.2020) and Coop ground beef – minced meat (Expiry date 07.09.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Maison CAVET recalls CAVET brand Chèvre blanc Bio / Organic white goat cheese (2-pack; Lot AB123_2208; Best before 23/09/2020 & 24/09/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls SODEBO brand Salade & Compagnie Recette Antibes (320g; Best by 06/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Plant-for-the-Planet Service GmbH recalls three varieties of Die Gute Schokolade due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete lisit of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Euco GmbH recalls Ming Chu Asia Cuisine Mango Chutney Fruchtig Scharf / Fruity and hot (230g; Best before 27.12.2021) due to foreign matter (glass pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Grönvang Food Aps recalls Naturli organic vegan butter (225g; Best before 22.09.2020 and 23.09.2020) due to mold growth.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Cactus and Auchan recalls Florette brand Plateau Apéro (600g; Lots 04164374N, 07019283, 07019281, 07021123; Best before 04/09/2020, 05/09/2020, 06/09/2020) due to foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): SODEBO recalls SODEBO brand Salade & Compagnie Recette Antibes (320g; Best by 06/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Everyday cornichons aigres-doux / Sweet-and-sour pickles (670g; Best before 20/7/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Freedom Foods recalls MILKLAB Almond Milk (1 L; Best before 18/06/21, 01/07/21, 20/07/21, 29/07/21, 06/08/21) and Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Chocolate Almond Milk (1 L; Best before 27/04/21) due to potential contamination with Pseudomonas bacteria.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Woolworths NZ Ltd recalls Only Organic, Natureland, and Smiling Tums brand baby food in squeezable pouches due to packaging damage caused by mice found in 2 of their distribution centres. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Recalls and Alerts: August 16 – 19, 2020


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 UPDATE: CDC reports 869 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections linked to consumption of onions produced by Thomson International, Inc. (Bakersfield, CA). Infections have been reported in 47 states, and 116 of the outbreak victims have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Faribault Foods Inc recalls PROGRESSO ORGANIC CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP (14-oz cans; BestByMAY262022 printed on the can bottom; Best by 09JUN2022 on product case) due to undeclared milk, soy, beef and pork.

Food Safety Recall: HelloFresh recalls all onions supplied from May 8 through July 31, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Kam Wah Resources Co. Ltd. recalls OKF brand Rice Milk Original (500 ml; Product code M.21.01.2020.06; Expiration date EXP.20.01.2022.B; UPC 8 809041 428840) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Aux Vivres (Montreal) recalls tempeh products and veggie burgers due to potential Bacillus cereus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Compagnie nationale d’importation de harengs ltée (Montreal) recalls Tartinade de truite fumée / smoked trout tartinade (160g; Best before 14 septembre 2020) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Fruits de mer des Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Îles-de-la-Madeleine) recalls  MOULES FUMÉES DANS L’HUILE / Smoked mussels in oil (125ml glass jar; All product sold up to and including 13 August 2020) because the product may not be safe to consume.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Finland): Fine Foods Oy Ltd recalls Spice Up! Punainen thai currykastike / Red curry sauce (100g; Best before 4.4.2022) due to undeclared fish and shellfish.

Allergy Alert (Germany): MAHO GmbH recalls Bilir Kurabiye Özel Lezzetler Kakao Kekse / Cocoa biscuits (300g; Lot #15 20; Best before 15.01.2021) due to undeclared lactose (milk sugar).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): MASSEPAIN SLEEUBUS recalls Massepain Sleeubus brand Massepain enrobée de chocolat / Chocolate covered marzipan (100g & 40g; Best before 13/12/20 and 14/02/21) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls Loué (LDC Group) brand Poulet blanc entier / Whole white chicken (Lot 2020036427; Best by 18/08/2020 and 20/08/2020) due to Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): De Volle Maan recalls various goat cheeses due to potential Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Le Ministère de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation recalls all beef poultry and fish products sold under the DJEN FOODS name because the conditions of production and marketing of these products were in serious contravention of food safety regulations.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kaufland Dienstleistung GmbH & Co. KG recalls K Classic Kürbiskerne naturbelassen / Natural pumpkin seeds (200g; Lot #2020446; Expiration 20.03.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Brasserie Saveurs maison brand Paella fruits de mer / Seafood paella (500g; Lot #20.32.0003; Best by 22/08/2020) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Nitzaney Hadar Production and Marketing of Food Ltd. recalls Halva with added Chocolate and Sea Salt (227g; Expiration dates 6.5.21 up to and including 11.8.21) due to undeclared traces of a dairy allergen.

Allergy Alert (Israel): A.G. Roasted Nuts Ltd recalls Admati Traditional Roasting House Munchies – Rice-based Snack (200g; All expiration dates up to and including 15/03/2021) due to undeclared peanuts and soy.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Olala warns the public that the company’s Macaroons may contain peanuts. Please refer to the official notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Israel Feldman Factory Ltd. and the Tsion Boaron Butchers Retailer recall Boaron brand Homemade style kebab (Latest day for use 14/09/20), Boaron brand Rumanian kebab (Latest day for use 14/09/20), and Boaron brand Restaurants hamburger (Latest day for use 14/09/20) due to E. coli O157 contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 7 – 8, 2020


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: KIND Healthy Snacks recalls Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut (11-oz and 17-oz pouches; Best before April 4, 2021 to June 1, 2021 (11-oz) and April 30, 2021 to June 1, 2021) due to undeclared sesame seeds.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to pet food manufacturer Lea-Way Farms Inc. dba Blue Ridge Beef, listing insanitary conditions, presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in a finished product sample, and inadequate or non-existent examination of raw materials to ensure they were suitable for manufacturing and processing into animal food.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Daiya Foods Inc. recalls Daiya brand Classic Vanilla Creme Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (473 mL; Lot code 600820; Best before 08 JA 2021; UPC 8 71459 00984 1) due to undeclared milk. The previous recall notice has been updated to reflect additional product distribution information.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie Sherbrooke recalls various smoked fish products because the conditions of manufacture and packaging may represent a food safety hazard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose & Partners Slow Cooked Beef and Ale Pie (400g; Lot #L0125; Best before end November 2021) due to undeclared milk and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): VDS Food recalls various raw ground meat products (Best before 06/07/2020, 07/07/2020, 08/07/2020 or 10/07/2020) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leader Price recalls Leader Price brand Chorizo fort / strong chorizo sausage (225g; Lots 16 902 265, 16 902 271 & 16 902 274; Best before 16 octobre 2020) due to probable Samonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Chorizo fort / strong chorizo sausage (225g; Lot 16902271; Best before 16/10/2020) due to probable Samonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AsRopa Food GmbH recalls HoGoMas Mini Frucht Pudding (24 x 365g; Best before 28.11.2020) due to potential choking hazard.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Cliftons Farms recalls Cliftons Farm raw milk (2 pt; any products purchased on or after 20th June 2020) and Cliftons Farm raw cream (230 ml; any products purchased on or after 20th June 2020) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Soyummy Ltd recalls Soyummy brand Dr. Fermented Bean Paste (220g tub; Best before 30/09/20 and 13/12/20) due to elevated levels of Bacillus cereus.