Recalls and Alerts: January 21 – 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.

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United States

Allergy Alert: Door County Coffee & Tea Co recalls French Vanilla Flavored Cappuccino Single Serve Cups (5.1 oz; Lot codes 1C092220-2 & 1C120220-A; Expiry dates 9/22/2022 & 12/2/2022, respectively) due to undeclared milk and soy.

Allergy Alert: Frito-Lay recalls Ruffles Original Potato Chips, “Party Size” (13 1/2 oz; Both “Guaranteed Fresh” date and price of 23 MAR 2021 5.29 And the Manufacturing Code 225335014
73  03:xx with xx = 00 through 13) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Publix Super Markets, Inc. recalls select Publix Steam In Bag products prepared in-store due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the butternut squash ingredient. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Bob Evans Farms, Inc.  recalls Bob Evans Italian Sausage (1-lb chubs; Lot #0352; Use/Frz By JAN 31 21) due to possible foreign matter (thin blue rubber) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: House-Autry Mills, Inc. recalls House-Autry Tartar Sauce (9 oz; Best by BB 08182021, BB 08232021, BB 09162021, BB 09172021, BB 09182021 and BB 09212021) due to spoilage.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Waisee Trading Co. Ltd. recalls Taidian Xiaolong Bun (15-count; UPC 858093700017; All units) due to undeclared oyster and wheat.

Allergy Alert: Hinnawi Bros. Bagel & Café recalls Bagels sésame végétalien (Best before dates up to and including 18 March 2021) and Bagels Nature végétalien (Best before dates up to and including 18 March 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Clover Leaf Seafoods Corp. recalls Clover Leaf brand Sardines Boneless Fillets – Garlic & Chive in Oil (106g; Batch codes 0170CBXP 2025 JN 18 & 0204CBXP 2025 JL 22; UPC 0 61362 46008 6) and Sardines Boneless Fillets – Smoked Jalapeño in Oil (106g; Batch codes 0171CBXP 2025 JN 19, 0218CBXP 2025 AU 05 & 0307CBXS 2025 NO 02; UPC 0 61362 46009 3) because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum

Food Safety Recall: Paillard de l’Auvergne recalls certain soups packed in glass jars due to lack of the required “Garder réfrigéré” label instruction. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Brasserie Artisanale Le Trou du Diable recalls two products packed in glass jars due to lack of the required “Garder réfrigéré” label instruction. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Service – Création Milorya recalls SAUCE À LA VIANDE / Meat sauce (1L glass jars; All product sold up to and including 22 January 2021) due to improper manufacturing and/or packing conditions that may render the product unsafe to consume and also due to lack of proper ingredient labeling.

Food Safety Recall: Messara Imports recalls Farma Elassonas brand P.D.O Kefalograviera cheese (Variable weight; Lot #260420; Expiry date 10/26/2021; UPC starts with 2 726905) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall: St. Francis Herb Farm Inc. recalls St. Francis Herb Farm 52 Fields brand Coconut Oil and Ghee (370g; Lot #0530120; Best before MA2022FE; UPC 8 17695 00206 2) due to mold and bacteria.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Múlakaffi recalls Hjónabakki, þorramatur fyrir tvo / dry food for two (Best before 17.01.2021 & 23.01.2021) due to undeclared egg and mustard.

Food Safety Recall (France): Fromagerie du Val d’Ormèze recalls Fromagerie du Val d’Ormèze brand Frais de brebis / fresh sheep’s milk cheese (120g; Lot 212006; Expiry dates 11/02/2021, 14/02/2021 & 16/02/2021) and Fromagerie du Val d’Ormèze brand Râpé de brebis bio / Grated sheep’s milk cheese (90g; Lot 212006; Expiry dates 14/02/2021, 15/02/2021, 17/02/2021 & 18/02/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA Handelsgesellschaft Südwest mbH recalls Linz items and pastries with hazelnuts due to possible foreign matter (pieces of wire) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sternenbäck GmbH recalls various baked goods due to possible foreign matter (screw and washer) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Several retailers recall chilled and frozen seafood products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Pak ehf. recalls Sportmix original cat food kattafóðri frá Midwestern pet food / Sportmix brand origial cat food (6.8 kg / 15 lbs; Batch no. 07092021L3 05; All expiry dates up to and including 07.09.22; Product of Midwestern Pet Food, USA) due to elevated levels of aflatoxin.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall / Allergy Alert (New Zealand): NZ Food Manufacturing Ltd recalls Hai Chuan Heng brand and HiLife brand products (all batches, all dates and all packaging sizes) due to lack of process control and presence of undeclared crustacea, gluten, sesame, soy and sulphites.

Recalls and Alerts: January 7 – 9, 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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Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Go to TAINTED to download the first couple of chapters of my new book.

United States

Allergy Alert: FSIS issues public health alert for HyVee mealtime CHICKEN ENCHILADAS (64.4 oz; Lot #21003; Best If Used By 01/10/2021) due to undeclared soy.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Minhas Sask Ventures Inc. recalls Minhas Craven brand Pina Colada alcoholic beverage (1.75L; UPC 0 62811 11100 9; All batch codes where milk is not declared on the label) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Monaghan Mushrooms Ltd. recalls Belle Grove brand Whole White Mushrooms (227g; Best Before 15 Jan; UPC 8 87462 00000 3) because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Ciloglu Handels GmbH recalls FINDIKLI PESTIL (12 x 300g; Expiry 12.02.2021, 20.04.2021, 01.07.2021 14.08.2021, 07.10.2021, 07.11.2021) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet boterhamworst / luncheon meat (Best before 16-01-2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Premier Selection Sweets recalls The Premier Selection Choc Nibs (All pack sizes; All Best Before dates up to and including 17 December 2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Ciloglu brand Watermelon seeds, roasted & salted (200g; Lot #NTX591477; Best before 28/09/2021) due to elevated levels of aflatoxin B1 et ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Midsona Danmark A/S recalls Urtekram Lakridsrod / Licorice root (Best before 23.09.2022) due to elevated levels of ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Edeka AG Hamburg recalls EDEKA Bio Heidelbeere in Birne / Organic blueberry in pear (190g glass jar; Best before 28.07.2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Aðföng recalls La Pasta di Alessandra brand Tortellini con ripieno di carne / Tortellini with meat filling (1000g; Best before 16-10-2021) and La Pasta di Alessandra brand Tortellini con ripieno di formaggio / Tortellini with cheese filling (1000g; Best before 16-10-2021) due to presence of mold.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson ehf. recalls Egils brand Malt og appelsín / Malt and orange (0.5 L; Lot #02L20307015730; Best before 02.08.21) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Cully & Sully recalls Cully & Sully Thai Chicken Soup (400g; Use by 16.01.21 (Batches 1, 2, & 3) and 22.01.21 (Batches 1, 2, 3, & 4) due to foreign matter (red plastic packaging) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Migros recalls various salad products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Lidl recalls Mischsalat / Mixed salad (320g; Use by 08.01.2021 and 09.01.21) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Denner recalls various salad products due to possible Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Aldi Suisse AG recalls various salad products due to possible Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Sainsbury’s recalls Plant Pioneers 6 Caramelised Onion Shroomdogs (300g; Use by 06 January 2021 and 07 January 2021) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): El Cielo recalls White Corn Tortillas Light Flavour 14cm (260g; Use By 040221) due to undeclared gluten.

Recalls and Alerts: November 29 – December 5, 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.

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? Go to TAINTED to download the first couple of chapters of my new book.

United States

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 11 cases of Listeria monocytogenes infections in three states. All eleven outbreak victims were hospitalized and there has been one death. The illnesses appear to be linked to Italian style deli meats, but a specific supplier has not yet been identified.

OUTBREAK ALERT: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has investigated five cases of confirmed or suspected foodborne botulism in the state since September.

Allergy Alert: Flowers Foods, Inc. recalls Canyon Bakehouse Mountain White Bread (Lot #032220323; UPC 8-53584-00200-3) and Canyon Bakehouse Everything Bagels ( Lot #032220316; UPC 8-53584-00221-8) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert: Maribel’s Sweets recalls Cacao Market Cylinder Dark Chocolate Pearls (5 oz; UPC 87708002502; All packages not indicating milk on the label) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Hong Thai Foods Corp. recalls Golden Boy Custard Muffin Original (7.76 oz; Best before 29/01/2022; UPC 9555719731581) due to undeclared milk and the presence of Uranine- Acid Yellow 73.

Food Safety Recall: Continental Glatt Kosher Meats Corp. (d.b.a. First Choice Kosher Meat & Deli Inc.) recalls approximately 61,504 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: High Quality Organics recalls HQO High Quality Organics brand Organic Thyme Leaves (30 lbs & 500 lbs; Lot #48040; Best by 2022-10-30) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Notification of the recall was by letter only.

Pet Treat Safety Recall: TDBBS, LLC. recalls Chewy.com Natural Cow Ears (12-pack; Lot #WO125540; Best before 11/08/2022; UPC 840139120251) due to Salmonella contamination.

Pet Treat Safety Recall: TDBBS, LLC. recalls Jumbo Bully Sticks (various package sizes, brands, lot codes and expiration dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 32 Salmonella Typhimurium illness across six provinces linked to contact with pet hedgehogs. Four people have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Poissonnerie Ô recalls various products due to undeclared egg and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Distributions Farinex recalls various Gelsius brand IQF Sliced White Apples and IQF Diced Apples due to undeclared sulphites.Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Kandy brand Tuna Dry Fish (200g; Batch No. HP/CA010/2020; Expiry 11.10.2021) due to histamine.

Food Safety Recall: Metro Ontario Inc. recalls multiple Metro brand products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: Kawartha Dairy Limited recalls certain Kawartha Dairy brand ice cream products due to potential foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Panier Extra recalls Saumon fumé surgelé / Frozen smoked salmon (all product sold up to 30 November 2020) due to improper temperature control during storage and absence of storage temperature instructions on the package label.

Food Safety Recall: Le Diapason Bistro épicurien recalls various products packed in 1L glass jars due to potential microbiological health hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie Ô recalls éperlan mariné / marinated smelt (sold up to and including 1 December 2020) due to lack of storage temperature instructions on the package label.

Food Safety Recall: La Maison des pâtes fraîches recalls PESTO AU BASILIC / Basil pesto (sold up to and including 3 December 2020) due to potential microbiological health hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Lou Nissart recalls ratatouille (250 ml; sold up to and including 2 December 2020) due to potential microbiological health hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Bagel Henri-Bourassa recalls various products due to potential microbiological health hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Yoga Grind Studio café recalls various products due to potential microbiological health hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Ding Ho Foods Inc. recalls Ding Ho Foods brand Fried Fish Balls (318g; Best before 2021 JA 14; Lot #011421; UPC 6 27590 04631 9) and Ding Ho Foods brand Fried Fish Balls (5 lbs, labelled as 318g; Best before 2020 NO 28; Lot #112820) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE (FRANCE): Santé publique France reports 31 cases of Salmonella Bovismorbificans infections across seven regions of France. Seven people have been hospitalized. The illnesses are linked to consumption of dry pork sausages.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): D’Haubry Bakery recalls Macarons de Pauline Fraise-Pistache-Chocolat (108g; Lot #L0245091; Best before 28/07/2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo recalls Kruidenkaas Italiaanse Stijl Jong Belegen 50+ (fromage aux épices – à l’italienne) / Italian cheese with spices (250g; Lots/Best before dates 15-12-2020 to 1-1-2021, inclusive) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Bio-Planet recalls Bauckhof brand Choco Balls (300g; Lot #200221; Best before 2/2/202) due to undeclared milk protein.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH Peterselie / fresh parsley (30g; Best before 08/12/2020) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Germany): MAHYAR / M. Sarrafian Import und Export recalls NADERI Traditional Cookie (210g; Serial No. 198; Best before 16.04.2021) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Kruidenkaas Italiaanse Stijl Jong Belegen 50+ (fromage aux épices – à l’italienne) / Italian cheese with spices (250g; Lots/Best before dates 15-12-2020 to 1-1-2021, inclusive) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Peterselie / fresh parsley (30g; Best before 08/12/2020) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): De Beauvoorder recalls le pâté de lièvre (au vin rouge) / red wine hare pâté (150g; Lots 4315/680146 & o 4330/680146; Expiry 04/12/2020 & DLC 19/12/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Atelier Poissonnerie brand Crevettes 80/100 Venezuela ASC / shrimp (300g; Lot #2203220692; Best by 27/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Nouvelle UTP recalls SAVEURS BRESSANES brand Pâté de campagne à l’ancienne (1 slice; Lot #T1911; Best before 18/12/2020) to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ROUSSILLON SALAISONS recalls GUSTO Y SABOR brand Fuets catalans / dry sausage (170g; various lot codes and Best before dates) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Lidl Deutschland recalls various Nautica Regenbogen Forellenfilets in den Sortierungen Natur und Pfeffer / Rainbow trout fillets, plain and peppered due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Rhönmetzgerei Arnold recalls Rhöner Leberwurst im Ring (Naturdarm)/ Liver sausage in ring with natural casing (Best before 21.12.2020) due to potential foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Weiling GmbH recalls BIOLADEN*Cashewmus / Cashew butter (250 g; Best before 18-05-2022 and illegible Best before dates) due to potential foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Herbertehof recalls various sausage products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Salumificio Sorrrentino S.R.L. recalls TAVOLA ITALIA SALSICCIA ABRUZZESE APPASSITA PICCANTE / Spicy dry Abruzzese sausage (~200g; Lot #250920; Best before 31/07/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CHIARELLI PIERLUIGI recalls CHIARELLI PIERLUIGI brand FORMAGGIO A LATTE CRUDO – FORMAGGELLA / raw milk cheese (Lot #02102020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Lidl Italia S.R.L. recalls Milbona Latte intero UHT / UHT whole milk (1L; Lot 20288/ Line 34; Best before 11/02/21) due to potential loss of sterility.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lidl Sverige recalls Culinea brand Gåsbröst / Goose breast (950g; Best before 2022-09-30) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lactalis Nestlé Chilled Dairy UK recalls Nescafé Shakissimo Espresso Latte (190 ml; Use by 26 January 2021) due to contamination with residues of a cleaning solution.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Meng Fu S.H.L recalls several meat ball products because the meat used to make the products does not meet food safety requirements. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Cold Storage Singapore (1983) Pte Ltd. recalls Meadows Pure Drinking Water (1.5L; Expiry 9/11/2022; Product of Malaysia) due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Baiada Poultry Pty Limited recalls Steggles Frozen Turkey Breast Roast (1kg; Best Before 29 JUN 2022) due to undeclared gluten, sulphites and tree nuts.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Loaf Ltd. recalls Loaf brand Gluten Free Gooey Caramel Slice (280g; Best before 31JAN21) due to undeclared gluten.