Recalls and Alerts: September 29-30, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA, CDC and state agencies are cooperating to investigate a 6-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes illnesses linked to brie and camembert cheeses from Old Europe Cheese, Inc. Six people have become ill and five of them were hospitalized. FDA recovered the outbreak strain from an environmental sample collected during an inspection of the manufacturing facility.

Allergy Alert: Diana’s Bananas LLC recalls Milk Chocolate Banana Babies dipped frozen bananas (10.5 oz; Best if used by C 08 05 23; UPC 7-43490-00010-4) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Zerto Fontal cheese (Sell by 9/21/2022 – 10/20/2022; UPC 20565300000) due to undeclared egg protein. The recalled product was sold in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

Food Safety Recall: Old Europe Cheese, Inc. recalls all Old Europe Cheese Brie and Camembert products with best by dates through 12/14/2022 due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were distributed nationwide and in Mexico from August 01, 2022 through September 28, 2022.

Food Safety Recall: The Chai Box recalls Chai Concentrate Mix (16 oz & 64 oz; UPC 7 93611 81925 2 & 7 93611 81926 9, respectively) and Unsweetened Chai Concentrate Mix (16 oz & 64 oz; UPC 793611819252 & 793611819269, respectively) due to potential under-processing which may lead to Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): To Øl A/S recalls To Øl x Omnipollo – Brewtrance / Two Beers x Omnipollo (Lot 24F281B; Best before 08.10.2031) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Huhtahyvät Oy recalls Huhtahyvät Linssipihvi / Lentil patty (200g; Date codes 4.10.2022, 11.10.2022 ja 17.10.2022) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Poggio del Farro recalls Carrefour bio brand Barretta di fiocchi di farro e farro soffiato con mirtilli rossi, granella di nocciola e cannella / Bar of spelt flakes and puffed spelt with cranberries, chopped hazelnuts and cinnamon (5 x 25g; Lot 1812; Best before 28/02/23) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): John West recalls John West On The Go Indian Tuna Rice Salad (220g; Best before June 2025) due to undeclared soy and wheat (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (France): SCHIEVER DISTRIBUTION bi1 Saint Bénigne recalls Galantine de porc pistache / Pork galatine with pistachio (Lot 1251; Use by 10/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PURE SALMON FRANCE recalls La petite Fabrique brand Truite Fumé / Smoked trout (4 slices (120g) & 6 slices (180g; Lots 335 2284, 343 2292, 351 2302 & 365 2504; Use by 16/09/2022, 20/09/2022, 21/09/2022 & 07/10/2022, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE CASTELORIENNE DE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls LECLERC Montval Sur Loir brand Chair à saucisse / Minced sausage filling (Sold 17, 19 & 20 September 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Metten Fleischwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls Dicke Sauerländer Bockwurst / Thick bockwurst sausage (5 x 80g can; Lot L-2228008 with time stamp from 5:15 to 5:25; Best before 25.08.2023) due to a processing error.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wertkreis Gütersloh GmbH recalls Kiebitzhof brand Zimtsterne / Cinnamon stars (150g; Lot 2343; Best before 28.02.2023) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Manufacturers recall Mjólkursamsölunni MS Villisveppaostur / Wild mushroom cheese (150 gr; Best before 01.03.2023, 08.03.2023 and 18.03.2023) and Aðföng Íslandssósur Rjómasveppasósa / Creamy mushroom sauce (500 ml; Best before16.10.2022) due to foreign matter contamination in an ingredient.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): The Organic Crave Company recalls Crave Chips variant Cheese verpakkingen / Cheese flavoured Crave chips (Lot 20220508D; Use by 08-05-2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Manufacturer recalls CHACINAS EL BOSQUE brand  LIVER SAUSAGES MORCILLA (Batch 120922; Best by 03/12/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): HKScan recalls Bullens pilsnerkorv / Pilsner sausage (240g; Best before August 2025) due to a processing error.

Food Safety Recall (UK): PASCO Food Ltd recalls PASCO Delhi Tikka Masala Cooking Sauce and PASCO Rajestani Jalfrezi Cooking Sauce (350g; Multiple batch codes and Best before dates) due to a production fault which has shortened the shelf life of the product, making them unsafe to eat.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): ALDI recalls Sprinters Crinkle Cut Multi Pack Chips (Best before 01JAN23) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Genobile Saba Australia recalls Premium Salami Pizza, Premium Margherita Pizza, Premium Garlic Pizza and Premium Pomodoro Pizza (Batch codes 9424, 9508, 9426, and 9425, respectively; Use by 11/10/23) due to an incorrect Use by date (should be 11/10/22).

Recalls and Alerts: August 27-29, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Allergy Alert: Van Law Food Products Inc. recalls Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing (12-oz glass bottles; Best by 04/06/2023; UPC 99482-49027) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Keswick Creamery at Carrock Farm, LLC recalls multiple varieties of cheeses due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: GFS Canada recalls 4 In. Split Top Brioche Style Bun (13.12 lbs; Date code 2022 OCT 27; UPC 6 11138 50173 6) due to potential Clostridium botulinum and Cronobacter sakazakii contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Gordon Food Service recalls Lamb’s Supreme brand Shredded IQF Hash Browns (18 lb (6/3 lb); Multiple batch codes; UPC 1 00 44979 01969 1) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): Statens Serum Institut reports additional cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in an outbreak of unknown source that began at the end of March 31, 2022. To date, 22 confirmed cases have been recorded.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Duc De Coeur 12 Stuffed Mussels with Parsley and Garlic (frozen) (125g; Batch codes 03.067.22.30 and 03.104.22.30; Best before 09/2023 and 10/2023) due to undeclared molluscs, milk and gluten.

Allergy Alert Update (Luxembourg): Auchan & Match recall La Provençale brand Kuddelfleck préparé (350g & 1000g; Use by 15/08/2022, 22/08/2022 & 11/09/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): MOSH by Faiza recalls MOSH daddelgifler / Date gels (160g; Best before 31-10-2022 & 30-11-2022) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Nutricia Milupa GmbH recalls Milupa Milchbrei Grießbrei mit Cornflakes, ab dem 8. Monat / Semolina porridge with corn flakes for 8 months and up (400g; Expiry 30.09.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of hard plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): PLUS supermarkten recalls PLUS Tongenworst / Tongue sausage (125g; Expiry date 13-09-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of hard plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Ardo recalls Ardo brand Fruitberry Mix (1 kg & 2.5 kg; Lots 586 22130 & 586 22131; Best before 10-11-2024, 11-11-2024 & 05-31-2024) due to Hepatitis A virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Axfood recalls four chicken products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Easy Mix Pte. Ltd recalls My Mum’s Cookies Premium Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncake (Vegan) (Batch No. 23GBB-400; Best before 31 December 2022; Product of Malaysia) due to E. coli contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Raw Nation Wholefoods Pvt Ltd recalls CRUDO CHEEKIE PUMPKIN (275g; Use by 31AUG22, 01SEP22, 02SEP22, 03SEP22​), CRUDO CHICKEN CAESAR (200g; Use by 31AUG22, 01SEP22, 02SEP22, 03SEP22​), CRUDO VIETNAMESE BOWL (275g; Use by 31AUG22, 01SEP22, 02SEP22, 03SEP22​), CRUDO JAMAICAN JERK (250g; Use by 31AUG22, 01SEP22, 02SEP22, 03SEP22​), CRUDO ORIENTAL CHICKEN (275g; Use by 31AUG22, 01SEP22, 02SEP22, 03SEP22​), and Bocadilla CLASSIC CHICKEN PASTA (275g; Use by 31AUG22, 01SEP22, 02SEP22, 03SEP22​), due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were sold in South Australia.

Recalls and Alerts: August 20-22, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

Canada

Allergy Alert: Cache Cuisine Inc. recalls Cache Cuisine brand Pro-licious Protein Pancake & Waffle Mix (340g; All codes where milk is improperly declared on the label; UPC 8 36662 00036 8) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was sold nationally.

Consumer Product Safety Recall: CTG Brands Inc. recalls Tootsie Baby Water-Filled Teethers (Lot 44003/06) and Teether Keys (Lot 44003/08) due to contamination of the liquid filling with Bacillus cereus, Candida parapsilosis, and Omithinibacillus californiensis. These bacteria generally do not cause illness in healthy individuals. However, the bacteria can affect children with weakened immune systems, causing stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea, if the teether is punctured and the liquid filling is ingested.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Finland): Kellogg Company recalls Kellogg’s Classic Crunchy Müsli (450g; Best before 7 February 2023) due to undeclared chocolate and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS CLERMONT Viandes CLERMONT recalls Clermont brand 2 oreilles supérieures cuites au bouillon VPF sous atmosphère protectrice / 2 ears cooked in broth (Lot 2240124951; Use by 10/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PARIS STORE recalls Globe brand POUSSES DE BAMBOU COUPEE / Cut bamboo shoots (540g; Lot 3502/01/041; Use by 08/08/2024) and POUSSES DE BAMBOU ENTIERES / Whole bamboo shoots (540g & 2950g; Lot 3502/01/041; Use by 08/08/2024) due to Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LA CAPRARIUS  recalls LA CAPRARIUS brand tomme de vache , tomme de vache hic au cidre / cow’s milk cheese (Lot 21; Use by 05/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Morrisons recalls Morrisons Mango (240g; 23 August 2022) and Morrisons Mango Fingers (210g; Best before 22 August 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Telefrost recalls Frozen broccoli (800g; Date codes PO 04/21/21 & PO 04/21/23), Frozen cauliflower (800g; Date codes PO 05/16/21 & PO 01/24), and Frozen seasonal mixed vegetables (800g; Date codes TA 07/13/22 & TA 04/01/24) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Sunfrost recalls Shviyat cut green beans, regular kosher (800g; Best by 01.2.2025 & 01.11.2025) due to possible foreign matter contamination.