Recalls and Alerts: September 11-13, 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: McKee Foods recalls Little Debbie® Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bites Sandwich Cookies (2.5 oz; Best by Dec. 24 and Dec. 25, 2021) due to undeclared pecans.

Food Safety Recall: SAS Foods Enterprises Inc. recalls approximately 3,768 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and bearing a label with a false USDA mark of inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (France): DELICE’ IK recalls DELICE’IK brand Gingembre moulu / Ground ginger (100g; Lot Jm48/20; Best before 31/12/2023) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): L’ESTRAN DU CROISIC recalls COQUES ET PALOURDES / Cockles and clams (1kg, 3kg, 6kg, 20kg bags; Lots 210905J1/210905J2/210905J3/ 210905J4/210909J1 210905GCJ1/210905GCJ2/ 210905GCJ3/210905GCJ4/210909GCJ1 210905PMJ1/ 210905PMJ2/210905PMJ3 210905PMJ4/210909PMJ1) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PRODUCTION MYTILIMER recalls Coques élevée en France / Cockles raised in France (1kg & 3kg bags; Packed 07/09/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

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: August 10-11, 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 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New cases have been reported in a three-state outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden illnesses that was thought to be over. The illnesses are linked to consumption of frozen cooked shrimp manufactured by Avanti Frozen Foods of India. At least one of the new cases was associated with consumption of shrimp that was not part of the list of recalled products. FDA has requested a voluntary recall of additional products, bu the company has not yet complied.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA is working with CDC to investigate two separate outbreaks of Cyclospora illnesses. The agency has not yet identified a product linked to either outbreak.

Food Safety Recall: Ballreich Snack Food Co. recalls BAR-B-Q seasoned Potato Chips (1.5oz, 2.75oz, and 7oz bags; Sell by 10/18/21, 10/25/21 & 11/01/21) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Acme Smoked Fish Corp. after finding Salmonella in its ready-to-eat, cold-smoked tuna product, Listeria monocytogenes in environmental swab samples from various areas in the production facility, and serious violations of FDA food safety regulations.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Nomad Nutrition recalls multiple production codes of Nomad Nutrition brand Caribbean Curry and Nomad Nutrition brand Kathmandu Curry due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Gourmet Vegan Touch recalls ALFREDO STYLE  Sauce (580 ml; Product sold up to 10 August 2021) due to improper storage temperature conditions.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Coprosain recalls Coprosain brand Saucisson pur porc Quintine / Pure pork sausage (350g; All lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared barley malt (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Aldi recalls Aldi Halloumi (Best before 30.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Porc Qualité Ardenne Scrl  recalls various pork products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Tomm’Pousse brand le Rouillé Nature, le Rouillé Cumin and Rouillé Fumé cheese substitutes (150g & 850g; Lot #21251; Expiry date 11/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIROCHE E. LECLERC recalls Les salaisons régionales brand Terrine Campagnard à l’ail bateau / Country house garlic terrine (Lot #21426; Use by 16/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALIMENTATION SANTE RETAIL Les Halles Solanid Odysseum recalls Les Halles Solanid brand Plats préparés divers / Various prepared meals due to improper storage/holding temperature. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS SCHOEPFER SOCETE DISFRAIS recalls Tradition fromagère brand Reblochon fruitier cheese (All lots; Use by dates between 01/08/2021 and 06/09/ 2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative Fruitière du Val d’Arly recalls Coopérative du Val d’Arly, Fromages des Halles Fondant d’Arly / Sélection Tartiflette/Fromage de Savoie raw milk cheese (Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR HYPERMARCHES CARREFOUR Nice TNL recalls Paëlla Fruits de Mer / Seafood paella (Sold only on 20/07/2021) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Le Fromager des Halles recalls Chôd Savoyard raw milk cheese (400g; Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative laitière de Yenne recalls La Dent du Chat brand Reblochon AOP cheese (Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Die Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG recalls Aquasale Grobes Meersalz / Coarse sea salt (1 kg bag; Lots 21081 & 21143) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Die Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG recalls Aquasale Grobes Meersalz / Coarse sea salt (1 kg bag; Lots 21081 & 21143) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Paroa Bay Oysters Ltd recalls Paroa Bay brand Raw Oysters and any other oysters purchased from Paroa Bay Oysters Ltd Factory Shop from 30 July 2021 to 05 August 2021 (200 ml; Batch Nos. 3572, 3574, 3575, 3576, 3577, 3578, 3579, 3580, 3581, 3582, 3583; Use by date up to and including 15AUG2021) due to suspected illnesses associated with the products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Ceres Enterprise Ltd recalls Ceres Organics brand Fritter Mix (140g; Batch nos. 069993, 070066, and 070212; Best before 30/09/2022, 14/10/2022, and 14/11/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Patties Foods Pty Ltd recalls Leggo’s Fresh Napoli Sauce with Tomato, Garlic, Basil & Oregano (250g; Use by 02/10/2021 ​) due to foreign matter (metal and plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Living Foods Ltd recalls Spring Life brand Mung Bean Sprouts  (200g; best before dates up to and including 16AUG21 and Pams brand Sweet Mango Mesclun With Dressing (295g: best before dates up to and including 17/08/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.