Recalls and Alerts: July 27-28, 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 16 cases of E. coli O121 infections in 12 states, with 7 people hospitalized. Sick people in this outbreak reported tasting or eating raw cake batter made from a variety of cake mixes. No recall has been announced, but an onsite inspection has been initiated by FDA.

Food Safety Recall: McCormick & Company, Inc. recalls four seasoning products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Whole Foods Market recalls Cahill Cheddar Porter cheese (PLU 93579; Packed on dates May 17 – July 26, 2021) and Cahill Whiskey Cheddar cheese (PLU 54784 & 94884; Packed on dates May 17 – July 26, 2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Expansion: BrightFarms recalls BrightFarms Baby Spinach (4-oz & 8-oz pkgs; All Best by dates through 7/26/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall Update: Whole Foods Market recalls Cahills brand Porter Irish Cheddar (variable weights; Sold from June 23, 2021 to July 23, 2021, inclusive; UPC starting with 0293579) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls multiple  Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa and Tahini products due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: McCormick Canada recalls Frank’s RedHot brand Buffalo Ranch Seasoning (153g; Date code BB 2022 SEP 06; UPC 0 66200 02104 7) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Gusta Foods Inc. recalls Gusta brand Vegan Grating Block Original (227g; Lot #23062021; Best before2021 OC 23; UPC 6 27843 57789 8) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Loblaws Inc. recalls PC brand Roquefort Blue Cheese (150g; Lot code 018139; Best before 2021 OC 11; UPC 0 60383 15548 3) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Cracovie recalls three head cheese products that were manufactured and packaged under conditions that make them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): W&H recalls Euralis Rougié brand FOIE GRAS DE CANARD ENTIER DU SUD OUEST / Whole-duck foie gras (40g; Lot #201014.103364; Expiration date 14/10/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Normeat A/S recalls Kylling-Kalkun Kødboller / Chicken-Turkey Meatballs (700g; Best before 15.07.2021) due to potential Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALT DISTRI recalls Merguez du boucher vendues au rayon traditionnel boucherie / Merguez sausages (Sold from 21/07/2021 to 24/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Super U Alkirch recalls Viande hachée à la demande vendue au rayon traditionnel boucherie / Ground meat (Sold on 22/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROLAIDIS recalls Cahill’s Cheddar Irish Porter (2.27 kg; Lot #21119; Best before 29/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Terre de fraîcheur brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR DORE AU FOUR / Roast pork (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 16/08/2021 and 19/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Ficele brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 26/08/2021 and 29/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Brocéliande brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 16/08/2021 and 21/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Unbranded RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 18/08/2021 and 25/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Rustadou brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 26/08/2021 and 29/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Unbranded ROTI CUIT SUPÉRIEUR DORE TRADITION (Lot 00998539; Use by dates between 31/08/2021 and 04/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls MATCH ENT FRAIS CH (LIV) (Lot 00997564; Use by 19/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MARCEL CHARRADE ET COMPAGNIE recalls L’Empereur brand Saint-Nectaire Fermier Cheese (Various sizes; Lot CG 24; Use by dates between 29/07/2021 and 31/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIES DE SAINT REMY recalls BRIES ST REMY brand BRIE DE MEAUX Cheese (Lot CMX3716021LN2; Best before 22/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Steack haché à la demande (Lot 03068785) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Nosor Baladna GmbH recalls Baladna brand Tahini Sesampaste / Tahini sesame paste (850g; Lot ITM: 021; Best before 12/01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Embutidos Caula recalls multiple Caula brand fuet sausages due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): True Natural Goodness recalls True Natural Goodness Organic Turmeric Powder (250g & 500g; Product of India; All batch codes with best before dates after 05/07/2023) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CAHILL FARM CHEESES LTD recalls CAHILL’S IRISH PORTER CHEDDAR (2.27 kg; Lot #21118; Best before 28-10-2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Cahill’s Original Irish Porter 32 % (2.27 kg; Lot #21119; Use by 29/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): Cahill’s Farm Cheese recalls several cheese products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lung Wah Chong recalls several Jelly cup products due to a choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Classic Fine Foods (Hong Kong) Limited recalls Rougie Individual Terrine Duck Foie Gras (40g x 12; Lot code 201014.103364; Best before October 14, 2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (South Africa): Tiger Brands recalls certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products (produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to potential for defective can seams. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Forbidden Fruit Winery Ltd recalls Kane’s Kitchen brand Frozen Ready-to-eat Meals (all batches and date codes) due to lack of process control. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Lindsay Farm recalls Lindsay Farm brand Organic Raw Milk (unpasteurised) (2 L; Lot #2107, 2307, 2407, 2507 and 2607; Use by dates 25.07.21, 27.07.21, 28.07.21, 29.07.21, and 30.07.21) due to potential for Campylobacter contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 22-23, 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.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please submit your request using the sidebar link.

Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC and FDA are continuing to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses associated with consumption of BrightFarms packaged salad greens. CDC has received reports of eleven confirmed outbreak cases in Illinois (6), Wisconsin (4) and Michigan (1). Two people have been hospitalized.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports an additional 198 cases of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry, bringing the current total to 672 confirmed cases in 47 states. Two people are dead as a result of their infections, and 157 have been hospitalized. One out of every four victims is a child less than five years old.

Allergy Alert Update: Lipari Foods recalls Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots (9-oz bags; Lot #440021117; Expiration dates 07/2021, 11/2021, & 12/2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Grimmway Farms recalls certain packaged carrot products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy Company Inc. recalls Farm Boy brand Gluten Free Fresh Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli (300g; Lot code E070921; Best by 081621; UPC 8 08912 02032 7) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall: Polina Pizzeria recalls POLINA PIZZERIA – SAUCE SPAGHETTI À LA VIANDE / Spaghetti meat sauce (Sold up to 22 July 2021) due to absence of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): GARTENFRISCH Jung GmbH recalls EDEKA deli Pulled Pork und Country-Kartoffeln / Pulled pork and country potatoes (200g; Use by 23.07.21, 24.07.21, 26.07.21 und 27.07.21) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Holt og Gott ehf recalls Smælki brand Forsteikt smælki með rósmarin / Pre-fried lamb with rosemary (Best before 24.7.21 & 29.7.21) due to undeclared soy lecithin.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings (350g; Use by 31 July 2021) due to undeclared barley.

Food Safety Recall (France): EURALIS GASTRONOMIE recalls ROUGIE brand FOIE GRAS DE CANARD ENTIER DU SUD OUEST / Whole duck foie gras from the south west (40g; Lot #201014.103364; Best before 22/10/2021) due to possible foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL CHAMP DE L’ETANG recalls Ferme du champ de l’étang brand Fromage au lait cru de chèvre / Cheese made from raw (unpasteurized) goat milk (Various formats; Lots 08/07-15/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BIOGROUPE recalls Karma Botanik Curcuma Mangue / Turmeric Mango (75 cL; All lots; Best before 31/12/2022) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): bojati food GmbH recalls borchers Bio Low Carb Mehl / Organic low-carb flour (350g; Lot #21000457; Best before 24.12.2021) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): ARDO GmbH recalls REWE Beste Wahl, Rahmspinat portioniert mild gewürzt / Creamed spinach, mildly spiced (500g; Lots 141096 & 141097; Best before 04/2023) due to possible foreign matter (metal chips) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Cahills Farm Cheese recalls several Cahill’s cheese products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): SuperValu recalls several SuperValu in-store bakery products due to possible foreign matter (metal piece) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Sysco recalls Cahills Original Irish Porter Cheddar (Product code CH1139; Batch 21118; Use by 28.09.21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recal (UK): 168 Express Ltd recalls multiple Jelly cup products as they may present a choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): Centre for Food Safety has instructed local importers to suspend importing and selling ready to eat raw oysters harvested in Samish Bay in US, due to risk of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.