Recalls and Alerts: June 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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Canada

Allergy Alert:  Boucherie et Grillades ibn El Balad recalls Merguez and Saucisses Libanais  / Merguez and Lebanese sausages (Variable weights; Product sold up to 10 June 2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Sa-Mi Délices recalls SAUCE SPAGHETTI / Spaghetti sauce (500 and 750 ml; Product sold up to 11 June 2021) and SOUPE AUX LÉGUMES / Vegetable soup (750 ml; Product sold up to 11 June 2021) due to omission of mandatory “Garder Réfrigéré” / “Keep refrigerated” from the product label.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand 100% Amandes à tartiner / Almond butter (340g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn Glutenvrije Roze Koek / Gluten-free pink biscuit (50g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Good Supply recalls Eat Real Quinoa Puff White Cheddar (12 x 113g; All lots), Eat Real Quinoa and Kale Puffs – Jalapeno & Cheddar (113g; All lots) and Eat Real Quinoa and Kale Puffs – White Cheddar (113g; All lots) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE Traiteur de la Touques recalls Netto brand Taboulé aux raisins Bio / Organic grape tabbouleh (200g; multiple lots and Use by dates) due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert Update (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand 100% Amandes à tartiner / Almond butter (340g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Glutenvrije Roze Koek / Gluten-free pink biscuit (50g; Best before 8-6, 15-6, 22-6, 2-7, 13-7, 20-7 and 27-7) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Szabos Hemchark recalls Garlic Sausage, Sweet Pepper Sausage, Medium Strong Sausage and Dynamite Sausage (All Best before dates) due to undeclared mustard, celery and soy.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Fisk-ish-filé / Fish fillet (170g; Best before 13-06-2021 and 14-06-2021) due to undeclared milk and eggs.

Allergy Alert (UK): Morrisons recalls Morrisons Minestrone Soup (600g; Use by 16/06/21) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Macro Group Handels GmbH recalls Basak Curry (100g; Best before 12.2022, 03.2023 and 04.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La Ferme des grandes Fagnes recalls Bernister Fleuri brand Fromage au lait cru à pâte molle / Soft curd raw milk cheese (300g; Lot #211721; Use by 08/07/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Tan-Tan SPRL recalls Natural Nuts brand Pistache pelées / shelled pistachios (150g; Lot #104-15; Best before 14/04/2022) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Rømer Vegan recalls Rømer Vegan Økologisk Vegan Nuggets / Organic vegan nuggets (250g; Best before 28/06/2021) and Rømer Vegan Økologisk Vegan Fiskepinde / Organic vegan fish sticks (250g; Best before 28/06/2021) due to possible mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE DISTRAL recalls BLEU DE PROVENCE / Cheese (1 kg; Lot 154; Use by 07/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): France Frais recalls CHEDDAR CAHILLS ORIG IRISH PORTER 32% (2.27 kg; Lot #21141; Best before 21/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAPRIMEX SA recalls La belle nature brand Steak haché, pur boeuf / Ground beef steak (2 x 125g; Lot 21151-4509; Use by 08/06/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BIOCOOP recalls BIOCOOP brand Rillettes de porc – service arrière / Pork rillettes (~800g; Lot #21146; Use by 16/06/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food (190g; Best before 12 June 2022) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food (190g; Best before 12 June 2022) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Nokdi Hamidbar Ltd. recalls various goat milk products after Brucella was found in one of the goats in the herd from which the milk was supplied. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. People who become infected with Brucella may experience symptoms of excessive fatigue and exhaustion, increased body temperature, chills, excessive sweating and headache.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Alrozana International Trade Ltd. recalls various tahini products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: February 7 – 9, 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: CDC alerts consumers to potential exposures to a drug-resistant Brucella strain RB51 (RB51) in 19 states, connected to consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Pennsylvania. One case of RB51 infection (brucellosis) has been confirmed in New York.

Allergy Alert: Birdseed Food Co. recalls Craft Granola Goldenola Turmeric & Ginger (11oz and 3oz pkgs; All expiration dates up to and including 061419) due to undeclared cashews.

Allergy Alert: Don Paco Lopez Panaderia Inc. recalls Sweet Bread (16-oz packages; all batches and dates) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products were distributed in New York State.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Boucherie-charcuterie Piano & Fils inc. recalls three prepared foods due to undeclared wheat, milk, eggs, soy and sulfites.

Allergy Alert: Fumeur en nord recalls Beef jerky (variable sizes; product sold up to 4 February 2019) due to undeclared barley, soy and fish.

Allergy Alert: Indigo Natural Foods Inc. recalls Indigo Packaged Goodness brand Brewers Yeast Debittered (400g; All units sold from October 24, 2018 up to and including February 7, 2019; UPC 6 99692 00659 1) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls certain Ottogi brand noodle products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls Betty brand and Nancy’s Fancy Yummy-in-the-Tummy brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible contamination from mice infestation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed in Ontario and Québec. The bakery products were manufactured by Les Services alimentaires Firouz inc.

Food Safety Recall: Les Services alimentaires Firouz inc recalls numerous breads and baked goods that were manufactured or packaged under conditions that threaten food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Renard bleu inc. recalls Spaghetti sauce (500 mL and 1L jars; All product sold up to and including 6 February 2019), which was prepared and packaged under conditions that threaten food safety.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls various BonVita brand ice cream products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société Thalassa Excellence recalls Fumage du val de lys brand Flétan fumé tranché / Sliced smoked halibut (150g; Lot #19025024; Best before 14/02/19) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): RYDBERGS recalls Rydbergs Rhode Island Dressing (50g; Best before 08.04.2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Rayan Patisserie recalls Rayan Patisserie Assorted Baklawah (200g and 500g; All dates up to and including 07 May 2019) due to undeclared milk and wheat.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ökoland GmbH North recalls Lamb salami air-dried (150 g; Batch #23394; Best before 07.03.2019) and Colbassa salami air-dried (150g; Batch 23395; Best before 07.03.2019) due to foreign matter (small blue plastic particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores Poached Side of Salmon (400g; Use by 19/02/19) due to uncorrect ‘Use by’ date.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Grönsaksmästarna recalls Nyttogrönt brand Beetroot sprouts (Best before 2019-02-07 through 2019-02-12) due to Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Hill’s Pet Products (Benelux) NV-SA recalls certain Hill’s canned dog food products due to elevated Vitamin D levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Riverside Milk recalls Riverside Milk brand raw (unpasteurized) milk, sold from a vending machine (Batches purchased between 28 January and 7 February 2019), due to Campylobacter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Greymouth recalls certain New World Greymouth brand Hot cross bun products (Best before: 08.02.2019) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: November 16, 2017

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: Lipari Foods, LLC recalls Weis, All Natural and unbranded specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Allergy Alert: Circle S Farm recalls Herb Bacon Cheese Ball Mix (2.2 oz/62g) due to undeclared soy. The recalled product was available for sale prior to November 15, 2017 at retail locations throughout Ohio as well as phone in orders to Circle S Farm.

Food Safety Alert: The New Jersey Department of Health has issued a ‘Cease-and-Desist’ order to Udder Milk, a home-delivery company that has illegally sold unpasteurized milk in New Jersey. A North Jersey woman tested positive for Brucella RB51 infection after consuming the milk.

Food Safety Recall: Casa Sanchez Foods recalls Real Guacamole (9-oz containers; Lot code 279; Expiration date 11/10/17; UPC 0 78732 00412 2) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed to retail stores throughout the California Bay Area and surrounding counties.

Food Safety Recall: Giant Food, LLC recalls Giant Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (16 oz.; Best by Oct-2019; UPC 68826700676) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets recall GIANT/MARTIN’S Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (16 oz.; Best by Oct-2019; UPC 68826700676) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Texas Natural Meats recalls Frozen Beef Tongue (1.72-lb. cryovac packages; produced on various dates between April 1, 2016 and Nov. 11, 2017) due to possible contamination with specified risk material. The recalled product was  to product owners and further distributed in Texas.

Food Safety Recall: The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC recalls Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (16 oz.; Best by Oct-2019; UPC 68826700676) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Trader Joe’s recalls Trader Joe’s Cilantro & Chive Yogurt Dip (SKU #78720) and Trader Joe’s Tahini Sauce (SKU# 78723), due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Both products were sold in Trader Joe’s stores nationwide.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Les Empaqueteurs unis de fruits de mer ltée recalls CUISSE POULET SEMI-DES (Variable weights; All lots sold up to November 15, 2017) due to undeclared sesame seeds, mustard seeds, wheat, soy, eggs, peanuts and other nuts.

Food Safety Recall: Fou du Bio (Québec, QC) recalls various products processed in glass jars, as the items were not processed in a manner that would ensure their safety for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Connell Bakery Wholesome Seed & Grain Sliced Pan (800g; All batch codes; All best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Northern Ireland): Lidl recalls Connell Bakery Wholesome Seed and Grain Sliced Pan (800g; All batch codes; All best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Højer Pølser recalls Red wine salami, Cognac sirloin and Ålerøget sirloin due to risk of growth of gas-producing bacteria that may cause packages to bulge. Please refer to the recall notice for additional information.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): California Direct GmbH recalls Trader Joe’s Soft Fruits – Figs (250g; Expiry 31.08.2018; Lot #L21773) due to excessive levels of ochratoxin A, a mold toxin that can cause kidney disease. The recalled product was available in Aldi Nord stores.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Master Blessed Ltd recalls Peacock Brand Dongguan Rice Stick (400g; Best before June 1, 2019; Product of China) due to excessive cadmium in the product.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Galil Beehive Products recalls Whole Sesame Tahini (380g and 720g jars; All expiry dates up to and including 02/2020; Product of Ambasel Trading House, Gondar Ethiopia) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Hamoi Brothers Company Ltd. recalls HaMuvharim Shebakfu’im brand Whole Kernel Corn (1kg and 2.5kg plastic bags; Expiry date 25.9.19) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Venerdi Ltd. recalls Venerdi brand Gluten Freedom Fancier Sourdough Pizza Bases (two pack 400 g plastic package; Best before 15.11.17, 16.11.17, 17.11.17, 20.11.17, 21.11.17, 22.11.17, 23.11.17, and 27.11.17) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was sold in Supermarkets throughout New Zealand.