Recalls and Alerts: May 17 – 23, 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: CDC is investigating a 28-state outbreak of Salmonella Hadar illnesses linked to contact with backyard chicks and ducklings. The agency reports 97 confirmed cases, with 17 people hospitalized.

Food Safety Recall: New Hoque and Sons, Inc. recalls Radhuni Curry Powder (400g; Expiration date 01/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Conagra Brands, Inc. recalls approximately 276,872 pounds of not ready-to-eat chicken and turkey bowl products due to foreign matter (small rocks) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Natu Fine Foods recalls various Traiteur Pierrot brand salades de pâtes froides / cold pasta salads due to undeclared allergens and absence of safe storage instructions on the label. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Bloc recalls Winny brand Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes / Hazelnut spread (400g; Lot #L920453; Best before 09/2020) due to undeclared almonds and cashews.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls Winny brand Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes / Hazelnut spread (400g; Lot #L9204; Best before 30/09/2020) due to undeclared almonds and cashews.

Allergy Alert (France): BODIN recalls Les charcuteries de Picoreur brand Terrine de Pintade au poivre vert / Guinea fowl terrine with green pepper (Lot E073; Best before 31/03/24) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Germany): Frank Juice GmbH recalls Frank Juice Grün / Green juice (330ml; Best before 04.07.2020) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Unilever recalls Magnum White Chocolate ice cream tubs (440 ml; Batch codes L9255AT138 and L9255BT138; Best before end date September 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Young’s Seafood Ltd. recalls Young’s Simply Breaded 2 Extra Large Fish Fillets (300g; Batch codes AC L 0097, AB L0114, AB L 0116; Best before end date October 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Unilever UK Ltd recalls Magnum White Chocolate ice cream tubs (440 ml; Batch codes L9255AT138 and L9255BT138; Best before end date September 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Young’s Seafood recalls Young’s Simply Breaded 2 Extra Large Fish Fillets (300g; Batch codes AC L 0097, AB L0114, AB L 0116; Best before end date October 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Alnatura recalls Alnatura dried chickpeas (500g; Best before 14.01.2021 and 27.01.2021) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Mushroom City recalls Mélange de champignons Exotic Mix mushrooms (500g; Best before 18/05/2020) and Champignons de Paris mushrooms (500g; Best before 18/05/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société Raymond et Fils recalls Raymond et Fils brand Huîtres Arcachon Cap Ferret / Arcachon Cap Ferret oysters (2 dozen No. 3 per pkg; pack date 19/05/2020) due to presence of lipophilic toxin.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société A SNC recalls Chiffonnade de jambon cuit supérieur / cooked ham (120g; Lot #6420648; Best before 13/06/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Danival brand Petits pois & carottes / peas and carrots (680g; Lot #E 119; Best before 24/08/2023) due to possible development of thermophilic bacteria.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Madrange brand Les minis-saveur chorizo / Chorizo-flavour mini-sausages (Lot 50812 / 012; Best before 26/05/2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hersteller Schwarz Cranz GmbH & Co. KG recalls Dulano Delikatess Mini Salami-Snack sort.classic (250 g; Lot #L2325031007; Best before 31.05.2020) due to foreign matter (blue film) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Alnatura recalls Alnatura dried chickpeas (500g; Best before 14.01.2021 and 27.01.2021) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Reykjagarður hf. recalls Holta and Kjöfugl Fresh chicken pieces (Traceability Number 019-20-16-1-01) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Egidio Galbani S.r.l. recalls CADEMARTORI brand Taleggio DOP Cademartori (200g; Lots LA0403 200126 and LA0603 200127; Best before 19/06/20 and 20/06/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ZERBINATI recalls ZERBINATI brand ZUPPA CON LEGUMI E CEREALI / Soup with legumes and cereals (310g; Lot 20-113; Best before 01/06/2020) due to risk of botulism.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ZERBINATI recalls CONSILIA brand ZUPPA CON LEGUMI E CEREALI / Soup with legumes and cereals (620g; Lot 20-113; Best before 01/06/2020) due to risk of botulism.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ZERBINATI recalls ESSELUNGA SPA brand ZUPPA DI VERDURE CON LEGUMI E CEREALI (620g; Lot 20-113; Best before 01/06/2020) due to risk of botulism.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Zion Turgeman Ltd. recalls Parle-Murano Minis Mini Chocolate-Chip Cookies (100g; Batch No. KP-ZTL1897; Best before 11/03/2021; Product of India) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Natural Cakes Ltd. recalls Re fresh brand Pizza Margherita with olives, gluten-free (Best before 07.10.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Great Line Import and Distribution Ltd. recalls Pastos brand Frozen corn kernels (700g; Best before 21.2.21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Irena Stuffed Dough Products Ltd. recalls Frozen Meat-Filled Blintzes (800g; All Best before dates from 20-09-2020 up to and including 31-10-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Bodhi’s Bakehouse recalls Bodhi’s Bakehouse Gluten Free Bread Crumbs (USE BY 22 Oct 2020 and USE BY 18 APRIL 2021) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Harbourkonnect Retail Ltd recalls certain batches of Amma’s Chicken Tikka Heat & Eat and Amma’s Chicken Seekh Kebab Heat & Eat due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Kmart Australia Ltd recalls Solid/Filled Milk Chocolate Egg Bag (360g; Best before 12/2/2021) and Caramel Milk Chocolate Egg Bag (160g; Best before 12/2/2021) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Kmart NZ Holdings Ltd recalls Kmart brand Caramel Milk Chocolate Eggs (160g; Best before 12/02/21) and Kmart brand Mixed Bag Milk Chocolate Eggs (360g; Best before 12/02/21) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Griffin’s Foods Ltd recalls Griffin’s Krispie Biscuits (250g; Best before 23 MAR 21; Time code 15:50 – 19:00) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: May 15 – 17, 2019

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 / FOOD SAFETY RECALL: FDA, CDC, and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to “Karawan Tahini and Halva” brand tahini imported from Israel. Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC has recalled all products, including those imported prior to December 2018 and until the final shipment April 2019.

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup and Salmonella Montevideo infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. As of May 16, 52 cases have been reported from 21 states. Five outbreak victims required hospitalization.

Allergy Alert: Caito Foods LLC recalls approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to undeclared soy. Pleae refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Coolhaus recalls Dairy Free Horchata Frozen Dessert Sandwich (5.8 oz single serve package; Best by dates 06182020, 08012020, 08252020, 10082020 or 10262020; UPC 0085191600365) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: US TRADING COMPANY recalls GLOBAL PRIDE RATTAN SHOOT IN BRINE (24 oz; Lot code/Expiry date 18/09/20; UPC 8855273023148) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: GHSW, LLC recalls select salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold at two Whole Foods Markets 365 in Texas and at Whole Foods Markets in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall (Update): DOM International Limited recalls Dom Reserve brand Atlantic Salmon Strips (Hot Smoked) Cracked Black Pepper (150g; Product codes 001996, 002176, 002325, 002371, 02533; All Best Before dates; UPC 7 72945 11150 8) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: City Bread Co. Ltd. recalls City Bread brand Rye Breads – Original Cut and Thick Cut (various sizes; Best Before: MA 14 or MA 15) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. The recalled products were sold in Manitoba.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): PEDON S.p.A recalls More Than Pasta brand Yellow Lentil spaghetti (250g; Lot 0587; Best before 23/03/2020) and More Than Pasta brand Yellow Lentil Lasagna (250g; Lot 0587; Best before 23/03/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tony’s Kitchen recalls eight seasoning products due to various undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tony’s Kitchen recalls eight seasoning products due to various undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): The Jordans & Ryvita Company recalls Dorset Cereals Simply Oat Granola (550g; Batch code 24 02 2020 GCP9116; Best before 24 February 2020) due to undeclared almonds, cashew nuts and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Filet de canard cuit fumé (90g; Lot #912001; Best before 09/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Holland & Barrett good stuff lucky liquorice root (100g; Batch code 130567; Best before end January 2020) due to Ochratoxin A contamination.

Food and Pet Food Safety Recall (UK – England specific): Birmingham Halal Abattoir (UK 4496) recalls sheep and lamb meat and pet food products because they may contain meat that is unfit for human and pet consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: June 5 – 9, 2018

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: CDC advises that 124 individuals in 36 states have contracted a Salmonella infection as a result of contact with backyard poultry (primarily baby chicks and ducklings) since February. Twenty-one of the outbreak victims have been hospitalized. This represents the 71st outbreak linked to backyard poultry since 2000.

Outbreak Alert/Food Safety Recall: Caito Foods, LLC recalls fresh cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and fresh-cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. CDC has received reports of 60 confirmed cases of Salmonella Adelaide infections from five midwestern states, with 31 of the victims requiring hospitalization. The recalled products were packaged in clear, plastic clamshell containers and distributed to Costco, Jay C, Kroger, Payless, Owen’s, Sprouts, Trader Joe’s, Walgreens, Walmart, and Whole Foods/Amazon.

Food Safety Recall: Tyson Foods Inc. recalls UNCOOKED, BREADED, ORIGINAL CHICKEN TENDERLOINS (12-lb. box containing 3-lb. plastic bags; Lot code 1378NLR02) due to possible foreign matter (blue and clear soft plastic) contamination. The recalled product was shipped to food services establishments, nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Venda Ravioli, Inc. recalls approximately 672 pounds of frozen meat ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Food Safety Recall: Supermercado Selectos recalls an undetermined amount of various raw, frozen Siluriformes fish, beef, pork and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. The items were shipped to DGA Food Service, LLC, who further distributed the items to Head Start Child and Adult Care Food Programs in Puerto Rico.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Evergreen Herbs Ltd. recalls Evergreen Herbs brand Pea Shoots (100g; Purchased from May 22, 2018 up to and including June 7, 2018;  UPC 6 25280 50159 9) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in British Columbia and may have been distributed nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Golden Pearl Mushrooms Ltd. recalls GPM brand Sweet Pea Shoots (230g; Lot code #11421; UPC 6 84469 00008 7), and GPM brand Pea Shoots (100g & 455g; Lot code #11421; UPC 6 84469 00012 4 & 6 84469 00018 6, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Alberta and British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall: Pro-Amino International Inc. recalls various Iron Vegan Sprouted Protein Bars due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed through retailers nationwide.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Finland): Gold&Green Foods Oy recalls Gold&Green MiniBurger Kit BBQ (184g; All batches up to and including 17.6.2018) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Aldi recalls D-ANTELLI Maispasta (500g; Spaghetti, Fusilli and Penne varieties) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Duc de Coeur Macarons (120g; All batch codes with no labeling in English) due to undeclared almond, wheat, milk, eggs, pistachio, barley, lupin, other nuts, peanuts and sesame.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl Ireland recalls Duc de Coeur Macarons (120g; All batch codes with no labeling in English) due to undeclared almond, wheat, milk, eggs, pistachio, barley, lupin, other nuts, peanuts and sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Danival and BIOFRESH BELGIUM recall Danival bio Chili con carne (525g in glass jars; Lot #B334; Expiration date 30/11/2020) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Anjouin and Mmm! Selles-sur-Cher raw milk cheese (150g; various lot numbers and expiration dates) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Rossman recalls enerBiO almond flour (Best before 18.12.2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Fulfil White Chocolate & Cookie Dough Vitamin & Protein Bar (Lot code L8002/J; Best before 5 April 2019; Product of Netherlands) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of clear plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): The Centre for Food Safety advises consumers that a sample of Nestlé Hong Kong Limited’s Skimmed Hi-Calcium Milk Drink (236 mL; Use by June 2, 2018) was found to contain excessive Bacillus cereus. CFS is investigating.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Optimo Foods Pte Ltd recalls CeresOrganics Organic Breakfast Paleo Crumble – Cacao Spice (350g; Best before 05/01/2019; Product of New Zealand) due to foreign matter (small ceramic-like object) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Importer recalls Love Child Organics baby food pouches (128mL; various varieties; Best Before dates up to and including 25 May 2019; Product of Canada) due to a packaging defect that may permit entry of spoilage microorganisms. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.