Recalls and Alerts: April 23-25, 2022

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Canada

Food Safety Recall: The Hope Eco-Farm Store recalls Poppy Seeds Organic (various sizes; All packages sold from January 2020 to April 2022, inclusively) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: La Boite à Grains (Aylmer, QC) recalls GRAINES DE PAVOT BLEU BIOLOGIQUES / Organic blue poppy seeds (variable sizes; All packages sold up to 15 April 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): KIOKO recalls S&B brand MEISHO NIPPON NO HON WASABI (33g; All lots; Best before 09/11/2022, 07/10/2022 & 12/06/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (France): KIOKO recalls HOUSE brand OROSHI NAMA WASABI (43g; All lots; Best before 20/10/2022, 13/05/2022, 27/08/2022 & 17/09/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (France): KIOKO recalls HOUSE brand KONA WASABI (35g; All lots; Best before 25/02/2023) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (France): KIOKO recalls YAMACHU brand NERI WASABI (45g; All lots; Best before 31/08/2022 & 11/08/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (France): Nueva Pescanova France recalls Pescanova brand Eventail de crevettes sauce cocktail / Prawns with cocktail sauce (130g; Lot 29718; Use by 28/04/2022) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Devos & Lemmens recalls Devos & Lemmens brand Mayonnaise light (-80% kcal) (450 ml; Lot 2203902401; Best before 10/11/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAUTEL DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC  recalls E. Leclerc brand Filet de queue de saumon / Salmon tail fillet (Use by dates between 15/04/2022 and 18/04/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LAURIOU Moulin de Sarré recalls Moulin de Sarré brand Farine de Petit Epeautre bio / Organic spelt flour (Multiple formats, sizes and Best by dates) due to elevated aflatoxin levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Reflets de France brand Véritable Jésus de Lyon viande de porc seché en filet / dried pork filet (600g; Lot 205080; Best before 29/04/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Jay&Joy recalls Jay&Joy brand Jil – Spécialité végétale au lait d’amande / Vegetable specialty with almond milk (Use by 29/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BCT500 recalls Boulettes d’agneau semoule aux légumes du soleil / Semolina lamb meatballs with vegetables (320g; Lot LT22094; Use by 18/04/ 2022) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CIAVOLINO DANIELE & FIGLI ROMA SRL recalls Ciavolino Mandorle sgusciate / Shelled almonds (800g; Lot 22066; Best before 04/2023) due to elevated aflatoxin level.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): K. A. Chocolate Ltd. recalls Nutella Crispy cookies filled with hazelnut cream (304g; Expiration date 11.06.2022; Manufactured by Ferrero SPA, Italy) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Strauss recalls multiple chocolate products manufactured by Elite after Salmonella was discovered in a number of samples along the production line and in the chocolate used as raw material. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete and updated list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Terra Madre Pty Ltd recalls Terra Madre Organic Vegan Chocolate Coated Almonds (Various weights; Best before 24MAR23) due to undeclared cashew and hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Vegan Perfection recalls Golden Crunch Vegan Honeycomb​ Coated in Dark Chocolate (150g; Best before 03/08/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): The Cruelty Free Shop Limited recalls Holy Cow brand Golden Crunch Vegan Honeycomb Coated in Dark Chocolate (150g; Batch #21309; Best before 03/08/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: March 19-21, 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: St. Benoit Creamery  recalls French Vanilla Yogurt (4.75 oz; Lot 2054; Best by 8/22/2022; UPC 6 49241 92910 9) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Continental Mills recalls Walmart’s Great Value Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix (Lot #KX2063; Best by 09/01/2023; UPC 078742370828) due to potential foreign matter contamination (fragments from a cable used to clear the processing line).

Food Safety Recall: Fruit Fresh Up, Inc. recalls all fresh cut fruit and vegetable products and ready to eat dips processed at its Depew, NY production facilities due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: T Fresh Company recalls Enoki mushrooms (5.25oz (150g) and 7.5oz (200g); Lots 6021053 & 6021052, respectively; Product of China) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Jan Fruits Inc. recalls Enoki mushrooms (200g/7.05oz; Lot 3322; Product of Taiwan) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Top Quality Produce Inc. recalls Enoki Mushrooms (200g/7.05oz; Sold 3/1/22-3/16/22; Product of Taiwan) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Stellar Bay Shellfish recalls certain Stellar Bay oysters due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. The recalled products were sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Ontario and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Sau Tao brand Nouilles aux épinards / Spinach noodles (454g) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Reflets de France brand Confit de canard et pommes de terre à la sarladaise / Duck confit with sarladaise potatoes (300g; Best before 23/05/2023) due to undeclared milk and wheat.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI reports that Sau Tao Spinach Noodles (454g; All Best before dates) contain undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Leader Price recalls three varieties of BUITONI FRAICH’UP frozen pizza due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Oatly AB recalls Oatly kaurajuoma / Oatmeal drink (1 L; Lot 1335T4; Best before 01.12.2022) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Foodin Oy recalls various snack bars due to possible aflatoxin contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La cave des petits plaisirs recalls BERTIZ/ KAMIKU brand Fromages / Cheese (Lot 210922077; Best before 11/12/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Buitoni recalls all Fraich’Up frozen pizzas (All lots purchased before the end of March 2022) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand 4 nems crevettes, merlu, crabe / Spring rolls with prawns, hake and crab (4/pack (300g); Lot H22/066; Use by 04/04/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Unilever recalls Conimex Panklare Nasi / Ready-to-cook Nasi (230g; Expiration dates 13/07/2022, 17/08/2022 & 18/08/2022) due to possible defective packaging that could result in product spoilage.

Recalls and Alerts: December 14-15, 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

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is investigating possible food sources linked to a new outbreak of 16 confirmed Listeria monocytogenes infections. No other details are available at this time.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA has initiated sample collection and analysis in its ongoing investigation of a Salmonella Javiana outbreak that has grown to include 51 confirmed cases.

Food Safety Recall: Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., doing business as Margherita Meats, Inc. recalls Margherita PEPPERONI, unsliced (8-oz pkgs; Lot #P1931C; Use by 12-14-21) due to possible Bacillus cereus contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Solfish Poissons et Fruits de Mer Inc. recalls Le Soleil du Sud brand Wild Argentina Shrimps (300g / 20-30 shrimp/lb; Lot #2111681404; Best before 10/2022; UPC 6 27843 44679 8) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: P-Shah Trading Company Ltd. recalls Dunya brand Sliced Turnip (1 L; UPC 0 66844 60014 1; Multiple lot codes) due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Taylor Fresh Foods Inc. recalls Taylor Farms brand Maple Bourbon Chopped Kit (salad) (315g; Lot code TFRS328A17; Best before 2021 DE 11; UPC 0 30223 06038 3) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: New Alasko Limited Partnership recalls Alasko brand IQF whole kernel corn (12 kg / 6 x 2 kg; Lot #GT21120; UPC 1 069505 816003 4) due to possible Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by findings by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) during its investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak. The investigation into the source of the foodborne illness outbreak is ongoing; however, at this time there have been no confirmed illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Austria): Temizkan & Co. GesmbH recalls Temizkan HIMBEER AUGEN / Raspberry Eyes (250g; Best before April 2, 2022 and April 10, 2022) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): De Beverse Kaasmakerij recalls Beverse Kaas brand fromage affiné à la kriek Lindemans et fromage affiné à la Zeunt / ripened cheeses (~500g; Lots 217 & 219; Best before 12/2021) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Purée de Pommes de terre & Céleri à la ciboulette / Mashed potatoes with celery and chives (4 x 140g; Lot #4904; Use by 27/12/2021) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (France): ROCHEBILLARD ET BLEIN recalls Biocoop brand Chorizo fort sans sel nitrité / Spicy chorizo, nitrite-free (~1 kg; Lot #121285223; Best before 20/12/2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE BONCOLAC recalls Les Créations brand Surprise de la Mer Pain Surprise au pain aux 6 céréales / Fish sandwiches with 6-grain bread (460g; Lot #1285; Best before 01/04/2023) due to undeclared egg, celery and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Arche brand Shiitake champignons séchés / Dried shiitake mushrooms (40g; Use by 31.08.2022, 30.11.2022, 31.03.2023) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Majó bakari recalls Majó bakari Súkkulaðibitakökur / Chocolate chip cookies (All Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): DAWN FOODS BELGIUM SA  recalls Dawn brand DELIFRUIT CLASSIC RASPBERRY (2.7 kg; Lot #0001742576; Expiry 16-01-23) and Dawn brand DECORGEL RASPBERRY (3 kg; Lot #0001743750; Expiry 28-10-22) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of hard plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Oy Pågen Ab recalls Pågen Vanillas Wheat buns filled with vanilla cream (220g; Best before 14.12.2021-14.1.2022) due to potential for premature spoilage.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls QUALITE TRAITEUR /Régal du Chef brand Filets de poulets & risotto crémeux aux champignons / Chicken filets with creamy mushroom risotto (260g; Lot #133001; Use by 24/12/2021) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LIANOUDIS E. LECLERC recalls E.LECLERC OUTREAU brand JAMBON A L’OS / Bone-in ham (All lots; All Use-by dates between 05/12/2021 and 18/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Cœur de saumon qualité sashimi / Sashimi-quality salmon filet (140g; Lot #9213420454; Use by 20/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): OCCITANE PLATS CUISINES recalls LES BRASERADES brand BOUDINS BLANCS AU FOIE GRAS / White sausage with foie gras (Multiple lot codes and Use-by dates) due to possible Clostridium perfringens contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Franprix brand Tomme de brebis / Ripened sheep’s milk cheese (150g; Lot #uf200; Use by 13/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL DE L’ABREUVOIR FROMAGERIE DU LAC recalls certain Fromagerie du Lac brand cheeses (Lot #2211; Use by 06/12/2021 or Best before dates from 22/12/2021 to 10/01/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hohensteiner Höfkäserei recalls Vesperkäse / Vesper cheese (All Best before dates up to and including January 4, 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ökoland GmbH Nord recalls Ökoland Teewurst Sausage (100g; Lot #30132; Best before 21.01.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): FSAI orders recall of all products of animal origin from Ballinwillin House and Ballinwillin House Farm (All batch codes; All Use-by dates) as they were processed in an unapproved establishment, and were not subject to official controls. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Marcel Urechi Snacks (200g; Lot #076181121; Best before 02.01.2022; Product of Romania) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Briscoes (New Zealand) Ltd recalls specific batches of Becky’s brand Assortment of Butter Cookies (Porcelain Tin and Christmas Gold Tin) due to undeclared gluten, milk, and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.