Recalls and Alerts: August 13 – 15, 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 UPDATE: CDC reports 640 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in 43 US states attributed to consumption of onions produced by Thomson International, Inc. Eighty-five people have been hospitalized. Please check below for the latest product recalls associated with this outbreak.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 690 confirmed cases of Cyclospora infections in 13 US states attributed to consumption of bagged mixed salads produced by Fresh Express. Thirty-seven people have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Abdallah Candies recalls Lund’s and Byerly’s sea salt caramels (16 oz.; Code AC31) due to undeclared almond.

Allergy Alert: Serafin Fishery recalls Salmon Dip and Whitefish Dip (8 oz; Lots #729 & #807; Expiration dates August 12, 2020 and August 24, 2020) due to undeclared anchovies, eggs, milk and soy.

Food Safety Recall: Fred Meyer recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kroger Delta Division recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fry’s Food Stores recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kroger Mid-Atlantic recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kroger recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Smith’s recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 339 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in 7 provinces. Forty-eight people have been hospitalized. Please check below for the latest product recalls associated with this outbreak.

OUTBREAK ALERT FINAL UPDATE: PHAC reports 5 confirmed cases of E. coli O157 infections in three provinces linked to exposure to Carnivora brand frozen raw pet food, or to dogs fed this raw pet food.

Food Safety Recall: Krown Produce Inc. recalls Krown brand red and yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc., Bakersfield, California, and imported from the USA due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: The Modern Meat Inc. recalls Modern brand Tarragon Remoulade and Modern Meat brand ‘Crab’ Cakes, made with onions grown by Thomson International Inc. due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kitchen Partners Limited recalls Sobeys brand Herb Marinade (8 x 1.13 kg; Best Before 2021 JN 25; UPC 00625265003216) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Massepain Sleeubus recalls Bûche de massepain enrobée de chocolat / Chocolate-enrobed marzipan log (40g; Lots #181020, 011120, 131220, 210214; Best before 18/10/20, 01/11/20, 13/12/20, 14/02/21) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls various jelly-based candies due to risk of suffocation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca recalls Brochettes de dinde marinées / marinated turkey brochettes (3 pcs and 16 pcs; Lot #02032220; Use by 14/08/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Semper i Danmark recalls majsgrød fra 4 mdr / corn porridge from 4 months (Best before 18/03/2021, 19/03/2021, 20/03/2021 and 22/03/2021) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société Acevia recalls Acevia brand Fromage de tête au poivre / head cheese with pepper (Sold by the slice from deli counters between 8/07/2020 and 11/08/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Jelly Mini Cup Sweets due to possible choking risk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EFFELLE PESCA SRL recalls MISTO SCOGLIO (0.8 kg; Lot # FL277764; Best before 10/08/20) due to presence of okadaic acid (algal biotoxin) in excess of permitted levels.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EFFELLE PESCA SRL recalls Cozze / Mussels (1 kg, 1.7 kg, 5 kg; Various lot codes; Best before 10/08/20) due to presence of okadaic acid (algal biotoxin) in excess of permitted levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): City Gross Ytterby recalls blandfärs / minced meat (Best before 10/8/2020 and 11/8 2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT and Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Lindsay Farm recalls Lindsay Farm brand raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk (2L plastic bottles; Received on and between 3 July to 11 August 2020) due to potential Campylobacter contamination. There have been reports of associated illness among individuals who consumed this product.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): ALDI recalls Inner Goodness Regular UHT Soy Milk (1L; Best Before 12/03/2021) due to potential microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Cameron Road (Tauranga) recalls certain batches of NZ Beef Mince, NZ Beef Prime Mince, NZ Premium Beef Mince, NZ Pork Mince, and NZ Lamb Mince due to foreign matter (silicone) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: July 7 – 8, 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

Allergy Alert: KIND Healthy Snacks recalls Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut (11-oz and 17-oz pouches; Best before April 4, 2021 to June 1, 2021 (11-oz) and April 30, 2021 to June 1, 2021) due to undeclared sesame seeds.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to pet food manufacturer Lea-Way Farms Inc. dba Blue Ridge Beef, listing insanitary conditions, presence of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in a finished product sample, and inadequate or non-existent examination of raw materials to ensure they were suitable for manufacturing and processing into animal food.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Daiya Foods Inc. recalls Daiya brand Classic Vanilla Creme Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (473 mL; Lot code 600820; Best before 08 JA 2021; UPC 8 71459 00984 1) due to undeclared milk. The previous recall notice has been updated to reflect additional product distribution information.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie Sherbrooke recalls various smoked fish products because the conditions of manufacture and packaging may represent a food safety hazard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose & Partners Slow Cooked Beef and Ale Pie (400g; Lot #L0125; Best before end November 2021) due to undeclared milk and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): VDS Food recalls various raw ground meat products (Best before 06/07/2020, 07/07/2020, 08/07/2020 or 10/07/2020) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leader Price recalls Leader Price brand Chorizo fort / strong chorizo sausage (225g; Lots 16 902 265, 16 902 271 & 16 902 274; Best before 16 octobre 2020) due to probable Samonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Chorizo fort / strong chorizo sausage (225g; Lot 16902271; Best before 16/10/2020) due to probable Samonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AsRopa Food GmbH recalls HoGoMas Mini Frucht Pudding (24 x 365g; Best before 28.11.2020) due to potential choking hazard.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Cliftons Farms recalls Cliftons Farm raw milk (2 pt; any products purchased on or after 20th June 2020) and Cliftons Farm raw cream (230 ml; any products purchased on or after 20th June 2020) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Soyummy Ltd recalls Soyummy brand Dr. Fermented Bean Paste (220g tub; Best before 30/09/20 and 13/12/20) due to elevated levels of Bacillus cereus.

 

Recalls and Alerts: July 1 – 6, 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

Food Safety Recall: Valley Milk Simply Bottled (Stanislaus County, California) recalls Valley Milk Simply Bottled Raw Milk and DESI MILK Raw Milk (1-gal plastic jug; Code date of July 9, 2020 or earlier) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: The J. M. Smucker Company recalls Natural Balance® Ultra Premium Chicken & Liver Paté Formula canned cat food (5.5 oz; Lot #9217803; Best if used by 08 04 2021; UPC 2363353227) due to elevated levels of choline chloride.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Daiya Foods Inc. recalls Daiya brand Classic Vanilla Creme Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (473 ml; Product codes 600820 BB 08 JA 2021; UPC 8 71459 00984 1) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Dollarama S.E.C /L.P. recalls OKF brnad Rice Drink Original (1.5 L; Product codes M.12.02.2020.00 EXP.11.02.2022.B; UPC 6 67888 42678 2) due to undeclared milk.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): La société Hemar NV recalls King Monty brand Pure Darkness chocolat noir / dark chocolate (90g; Lot #L29112019; Best before 24/10/2021) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Sequoia Bio & Natural Market recalls Bonneterre brand Brioche tressée main Bio / organic, hand-braided brioche (300g; Lot #0170; Best before 04/07/2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): La société Bioporc recalls Bioporc brand Saucisson sec Bio / organic dry sausage (Lot #L17.02; Best before 25/07/2020) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Campo Verde recalls Campo Verde demeter Schokomüsli / chocolate muesli (500g; Lot #202492; Best before 02.05.2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Italy): DESPAR ITALIA CONSORZIO A R.L. recalls DESPAR FREE FROM brand YOGURT GRECO CON PEZZI DI FRAGOLA senza lattosio / Greek lactose-free yoghurt with pieces of fruit (150g; Best before 26-07-2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): DESPAR ITALIA CONSORZIO A R.L. recalls DESPAR FREE FROM brand YOGURT GRECO SENZA GRASSI senza lattosio / Greek lactose-free yoghurt (150g; Best before 26-07-2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Boni Supermarkt recalls Boni Garnalen surimi salade / Boni shrimp surimi salad (150g; Best before 30-07-2020 & 01-08-2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS supermarkten recalls PLUS Paneermeel naturel / plain breadcrumbs (Lot code A25A; best before 01-01-2021) due to undeclared celery and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SPAR recalls SPAR brand surimi salade / Boni shrimp surimi salad (150g; Best before 30-07-2020 & 01-08-2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet aioli (190g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hamberger Großmarkt GmbH recalls Bio Almbauernkäse 15% Fett i. Tr. / Organic Alpine cheese, 15% fat, sliced (All Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA Südwest Fleisch GmbH recalls Leberwurst mit Kalbfleisch/ Liver sausage with veal (150g; Lot #20162; Best before 15.07.2020) due to incomplete cooking, which could result in premature spoilage.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Egger Getränke GmbH & Co OG recalls Crazy Wolf Sugarfree Energy Drink (1.5 L; Best before 03.02.2021) due to undisclosed sugar content, which could present a health risk to diabetics.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Lausitzer Früchteverarbeitung GmbH recalls Lausitzer Waldheidelbeeren / Lusatian forest blueberry jam (340g; Lot #19080303; Best before 12.08.2022) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Konspol – Holding Sp. z o.o. recalls Konspol Hamburgery z kurczaka chicken burgers (Batch code 294/VI; use by: 20/07/2020; Product of Poland) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Azienda agricola di Carai Giuseppe &C ssa recalls DIVINO brand Formaggio Pecorino a latte crudo / raw milk cheese (1.5 kg; Lot #080520; Best before 26/09/2020) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lidl Sverige recalls Svea Lantkött brand Färskkorv Ramslök & Vitlök / Onion & Garlic fresh sausages (320g; Best before 2020-07-17) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): MKF Group Ltd. recalls several varieties of dumplings due to Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Halo Top Australia recalls Halo Top Chocolate Ice Cream (473 ml; Best Before 28 MAR 21; Batch Code 9088) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Emart Company Ltd recalls OKF brnad Rice Drink Original (1.5 L; All batches and date codes; Product of Korea) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Elles Road recalls New World brand Pure Beef Sausages (Best before 24 June 20) due to foreign matter (bone fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Dannevirke recalls New World Dannevirke brand NZ Beef Prime Mince (~500g or 1000g trays; Best before: 27.06.20) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.