Recalls and Alerts: July 15-16, 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: CDC reports nine cases of Salmonella Typhimurium in Wisconsin and Illinois, likely linked to consumption of prepackaged salads from BrightFarms greenhouse farm in Rochelle, IL. One person has been hospitalized. Please see recall notice below.

Allergy Alert: Green Dining Table, Inc. recalls approximately 183,330 pounds of frozen pork dumplings due to undeclared milk and coconut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: BrightFarms recalls packaged salad greens produced in its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana, due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: New World Natural Foods Inc. recalls New World brand Organic Sesame Tahini – Raw (365g; Lot #201573; Best before 30 JUL 2022; UPC 0 59443 40073 1) due to undeclared almonds and recalls New World brand Organic Black Sesame Tahini (365g; Lot #201844; Best before 30 JAN 2022; UPC 0 59443 40076 2) due to undeclared almonds and cashews.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Atjar Tjampoer (330g; Lot codes LE316M 10:00 to LE316M 12:00; Expiry date 12/2023) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ESPOIR 73 Fromagerie le habert recalls le habert brand fromages Planou / Gros Planou / Fagotin – cheeses (Lots 94 & 96) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ESPOIR 73 Fromagerie le habert recalls le habert brand yaourt / yogurt (2-packs; Lot 25.06; Use by 25/06/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Mons Fromager Affineur recalls Mons brand Les Truffiers – Brie de Normandie au lait cru / Raw-milk brie stuffed with truffles (Lots 040621, 080621 & 250521; Use by 25/06/2021, 29/06/2021 & 15/06/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COUP DE PATES recalls Coup de pates brand Bâtard au maïs / Corn bread loaf (Best before 13/12/2022) due to foreign matter (hard white plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls CAMPO TIERRA brand CHORIZO SARTA PIQUANT / spicy chorizo sausage (280g; Lot 1021; Use by 26/09/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BOUCHERIE CHARCUTERIE BOUSQUET SAS BOUSQUET recalls LA ALEGRIA brand CHORIZO A GRILLER / Chorizo sausage for grilling (1.5 kg; Lot #15; Use by 21/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Joy in a Jar recalls Creamy Almond Ready to Eat vegan Soße / sauce (300 ml; All Best before dates) due to evidence of Clostridium botulinum toxin.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Crystal Food GmbH recalls Durra Green freekeh (450g; Lot 03; Best before 07/2022) due to foreign matter (plastic fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Dovgan GmbH recalls Halva aus Sonnenblumenkernen / Sunflower seed halvah (400g; Best before 29.09.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Sheridan’s Cheesemongers Ltd. recalls Sheridan’s Cheesemongers Ltd 15 Fields Whole Wheel cheese (Batch codes 1137 and 1138) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): BIOGROS recalls BIOG brand Bio Beeren-Müsli / muesli aux baies / Berry muesli (500g; Best before 11/04/2022) due to potential foreign matter (piece of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Industry recalls several sesame-seed based tahini and halva products imported from Syria due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: April 4–7, 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: Glutenull Bakery recalls Goji Berries and Chocolate Cookies (11 oz / 320g; Expiration dates 06/10/2021 to 08/20/2021, inclusive; UPC 628451529132) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Federated Co-operatives Ltd. recalls Co-op Gold Pure brand Almond Butter – Raw – Unroasted (500g; Lot #200648; Best before 30 JUL 2021; UPC 0 57316 16813 9) and Co-op Gold Pure brand Cashew Butter (500g; All codes; UPC 0 57316 16812 2) due to undeclared hazelnut and almond.

Food Safety Recall: Chevalier Star Trading Co., Ltd. recalls Chen-Chen brand Dried Apricot North Almond Seeds (170g; Best before 12.MAY.2022; UPC 0 20616 99366 4) due to potential cyanide poisoning.

Food Safety Recall: Marché la Pantry (H4C) par Dany Bolduc recalls two products packed in glass jars, due to absence of “Keep Refrigerated” instruction on the label.

Food Safety Recall: District Bagel (Sandwich salades et plus inc.) recalls Soupe petits pois et carottes / Peas and carrots soup (946 ml; Best before 4MA21) due to absence of “Keep Refrigerated” instruction on the label.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Lithuania): The State Food and Veterinary Service is investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis and colitis among children attending the Ąžuoliukas kindergarten in Kelmės.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Pietro Macellaro recalls LA COLOMBA CLASSICA (1kg; Lot #1922 from 15.03.2021; Best before 10-04-2021) due to lack of allergen labeling.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Nougatsås / Nougat sauce (300g; Batch #323581; Best before 01-01-2022) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (UK): Yekta Foods recalls Kambiz Iranian Sauce (680g; Batch 210-04-01-913; Best before end June 2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Tzatziki (200g; Use by 12 April 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Le Larry recalls multiple varieties of Crottins de chèvre au lait cru / goat cheese due to potential shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CABROL LA SALVETAT recalls CABROL LA SALVETAT brand Pâté de tête / Head cheese pâté (Lot #81; Use by 03/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAS Nicodis recalls various pork products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): DIEPPEDIS E.LECLERC recalls Paris-Brest Praline (All lots; Use by 23/03/2002 to 06/04/2002, inclusive) due to potential for foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): NORDfrische Center recalls GUT&GÜNSTIG Rostbratwurst sausage (540g; Use by 22.04.2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Nutricia recalls Aptamil Oats, Raisin & Apple Bircher Muesli 10+ months and Aptamil Multigrain & Fruit Muesli 10+ months (275g; All batch codes; Best before 16.01.2022; Product of Austria) due to foreign matter (apple stalks) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Aldi GB recalls Harvest Morn Crisp Rice (375g; Batch codes 10470953, 10480953, 10490953; Best before November 2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Indoguna (Singapore) Pte Ltd. recalls Graindorge Petit Camembert Au Lait Cru / raw milk cheese (150g; Best before 28/03/2021; Product of France) due to potential shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination.

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.