Recalls and Alerts: October 14-15, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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 UPDATE: CDC reports 592 confirmed cases of Salmonella Oranienburg infections in 36 states, with 116 people hospitalized. The investigation has not yet identified a food linked to illness.

Food Safety Recall: Evans Food Group Ltd. recalls approximately 10,359 pounds of pork pellet products that were imported without benefit of inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Global Vegetarian Foods Corp recalls Happy Veggie World brand Vege Chicken Breast and Vegefarm brand Vege Stewed Lamb Chunk (all codes) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Canada Uncle Bill Group Inc. recalls Canada Uncle Bill Seafood brand Dried Octopus (142g; Batch code DO0220; UPC 7 70162 03866 0) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Verger Croque-Pomme recalls Pesto Basilic / Basil pesto (250 ml; Sold up to and including 14 October 2021) because the product may be unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall: Délices Quotidiens inc. recalls multiple products, which are lacking a mandatory storage temperature label. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Marché Euro Mix recalls multiple smoked fish products because they were packed in a way that may render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Covic International Trading Inc recalls Jongilpoom brand Enoki Mushroom (200g; Batch code CE 165D; UPC 8 807076 000321) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (SWEDEN): Since July 2019, 36 people have been reported ill with several different types of Salmonella. The illnesses have been linked to consumption of sesame-based products from Syria, including tahini and halvah. This outbreak is international in scope.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Huis Vanassche advises the public about the presence of multiple undeclared allergens in a range of salad products. Please refer to the allergy alert for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Shams ehf. recalls Alibaba brand Kjúklinga shawarma vefja, grilluð kjúklinga vefja, Falafel vefja – vegan og hummus / Chicken shawarma wrap, grilled chicken, vegan falafel and hummus (All lots and best before dates) due to undeclared dairy and sesame.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI warns consumers that Frank & Honest Cold Brew (250 ml; Best before 03/05/2022, 04/05/2022 & 05/05/2022) contains undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PepsiCo Nederland B.V. recalls Lay’s Ovenbaked Roasted Paprika (150g; Expiration date 01/01/2022) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): bvba Geal recalls various brands of crèpes due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SN BRUDIS E. Leclerc BRUGES recalls E.Leclerc brand STEAK HACHÉ DE BOEUF PRÉPARÉ SUR PLACE RAYON BOUCHERIE TRAD / Ground beefsteak prepared on-site (Lot ULF2779609) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES VIANDES DU HAUT BEARN recalls LES VIANDES DU HAUT BEARN brand STEAKS HACHES ET VIANDES HACHEE DE BOEUF / Ground steak and ground beef (Lot RGB02701 & RGB02712; Use by 07/10/2021 & 08/10/2021, respectively) due to E. coli 0103:H2 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): KIRN PRODUCTION GRAND FRAIS recalls La cuisine du poissonnier brand Risotto précuit au saumon, saumon fumé et au thym / Precooked risotto with salmon, smoked salmon and thyme (800g; Lots 21277 & 21274; Use by 18/10/2021, 19/10/2021, 20/10/2021 & 21/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HYERDIS LECLERC recalls BOUCHERIE TRADITIONNELLE STEAK HACHE / Ground steak (All lots; All product sold 6 October 2021 and 7 October 2021) due to foreign matter (iron powder) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): KIRN PRODUCTION MON MARCHE recalls La cuisine du poissonnier brand Risotto précuit au saumon, saumon fumé et au thym / Precooked risotto with salmon, smoked salmon and thyme (800g; Lots 21277 & 21274; Use by 18/10/2021, 19/10/2021, 20/10/2021 & 21/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMPAGNIE MADRANGE INTERMARCHE recalls Madrange brand Jambon cuit supérieur découenné dégraissé, conservation sans nitrite / Skinned, defatted superior cooked ham, preserved without nitrites (3 slices; Lot 281 08:02 CJ10OB; Use by 02/11/2021) due to potential for Clostridium botulinum and/or Clostridium perfringens contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls SAUCISSE BOCKWURST VENDU AU RAYON TRADITIONNEL (Sold between 27/09/2021 and 11/10/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ACHATS MARCHANDISES CASINO recalls Franprix brand Riz Basmati / Basmati rice (1 kg; Lot / Best before 25/05/2023) due to the presence of aflatoxin above the permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (France): PESKEREZH MAISON LUCAS recalls Maison Lucas brand saumon fumé Ecosse / Scottish smoked salmon (Lot #SLR-20482; Use by 28/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR HYPERMARCHES recalls longe de thon tranchée / sliced tuna loin (Sold between 02/10/2021 and 06/10/2021) due to the presence of histamine.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Halva mit Pistazien / Pistachio halvah (400g & 800g; Best before 07/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): KERVAN GMBH recalls Kosta 1907 brand TAHIN HELVA HALVA, FISTIKLI / PISTACHIO / Tahini halvah with pistachio (200g; Best before 26.10.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Rier Joahim recalls Hof zu Fall brand Formaggio da taglio “Natur” / cheese (2 kg blocks; Lot 622.03.09.2021; Best before 12/10/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Bvba Geal recalls Crêpes de Bruges & Crêpes dessert de Bruges (250g & 500g; multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected date codes.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): CARNESA recalls multiple Cactus brand beef burgers due to foreign matter (glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Dirk recalls 1 De Beste Rookworst fijn / 1 The Best Smoked Sausage, fine and 1 De Beste Rookworst grof / 1 The Best Smoked Sausage, coarse (Best before 28-10-2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls various smoked sausage 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): Naspac Marketing Pte Ltd recalls Ceres 100% Apple Juice (200 ml and 1L; Best before 14 June 2022 and 17 June 2022, respectively; Product of South Africa) due to patulin contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Pinnacle Drinks recalls South Island White Mist Sauvignon Blanc 2021 (750 ml; All 2021 vintage) due to undeclared sulphites.

Recalls and Alerts: October 2-4, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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: Greenhead Lobster Products recalls multiple frozen, cooked lobster meat products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Distribution Alimentaire Tony recalls Olivera brand Black Sliced Olives (2.84 L; Lot #09SB260; Expiry 07/03/2023) and Olivera brand Green Sliced Olives (2.84 L; PN 09sG260; Expiry 7/3/2023) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Norway): Norway’s National Institute of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of 13 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to the handling of pet reptiles. The outbreak outbreak strain recovered from patients and from a pet snake is the same strain reported in an outbreak from the UK linked to  Salmonella-infected mice and rats used as feed for reptiles. 

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Bio Vegan spinazieburger / Spinach burger (Best before 04-10-2021, 11-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 25-10-2021, 1-11-2021) and AH Bio Vegan pompoenburger met tijm / Pumpkin burger with thyme (Best before 04-10-2021, 11-10-2021, 18-10-2021, 25-10-2021, 1-11-2021, 08-11-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA TOUR 66 UTILE recalls miquel brand terrine aveyronnaise / Aveyron terrine (~ 1 kg; Lot #243; Use by 01/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bruno SIEBERT S.A. recalls Bruno SIEBERT S.A. brand CERVELAS DE VOLAILLE / poultry sausage (Lot #3385214021; Use by dates between 11/10/2021 and 15/10/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls La table d’Adrien brand légumes couscous aux épices / Couscous vegetables with spices (Best before 21/07/2025) due to possible foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIODIS E.LECLERC CARPONT recalls bridor brand mini pain aux chocolats (12-pack; All lots; Best before 28/09/2021 & 30/09/2021) due to possible foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert Update (Israel): Yaad Sweets Ltd. expands earlier recall due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Longfine Seafood Trading Company Limited recalls Lochleven Shellfish brand Razor Clams (Product of Scotland) due to possible contamination with lipophilic marine biotoxins.

Recalls and Alerts: September 28-29, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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: Cuisine Innovations Unlimited, LLC recalls Vemondo Vegan Crabless Mini Crabcakes by Lidl (8.5 oz / 6 pcs; Lots 23021, 23121 & 23821; Exp. dates 2/17/2023, 2/18/2023 & 2/25/2023, respectively; UPC 4056489310402) due to undeclared egg yolks.

Allergy Alert: B&G Foods Inc. recalls Tone’s Taco Seasoning Blend (23 oz / 653g; Best before SEPT 03 24 and SEPT 06 24) due to undeclared wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Espi’s Sausage and Tocino Co. recalls Argentina MIGHTY MEATY CHICKEN AND PORK HOTDOG JUMBO (12 oz; Sell by 051922) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Seabear Company recalls Gerard and Dominique Seafoods brand Banquet Cut European Style Cold Smoked Salmon (Production code CSATB-21235; Best by 08/25/23 and 08/26/23) due to potential for growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Food Safety Recall: St. John Creamery (Stanwood, WA) recalls St. John Creamery retail raw goat milk (1-pt and half-gal containers; Best by 100321 (10/3) through 101121 (10/11)) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Global Vegetarian Foods Corp. recalls certain Happy Veggie World, Hearts Choices, and Vegefarm brand vegan and vegetarian products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Covic International Trading Inc. recalls Jongilpoom brand Enoki Mushroom (200g; Batch code CE 158D; UPC 8 807076 000321) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Les Touillés Café-Traiteur recalls SAUCE BOLOGNESE and  SAUCE GIGI (Sold up to 29 September 2021) due to missing refrigerated storage instruction on the label.

Food Safety Recall: Gosselin Smokehouses recalls Gosselin Smokehouses brand Maple Smoked Salmon (~200g; Lot #124421) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Georgette Ciboulette recalls L’Atelier du Poissonnier brand Saint-Jacques au pommeau / scallops (90g; Lot #10799; Best before  02/04/2024) due to undeclared shellfish.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Huis Vanassche recalls various Eat Good brand Fresh salads due to multiple undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of contamination products.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Dialcos SPA recalls multiple products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notices for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): GEPA mbh recalls GEPA brand Bio Schoko Cookies (150g; Best before 21/05/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Portland brand Moulin XXL Sel de mer aux herbes (sel assaisonné) / Sea salt with herb seasoning (Lot #125350; Expiry date 07/2024) and Grill Time! brand Sel de mer méditerranée – aux herbes / Mediterranean sea salt with herbs (Lot #124351; Expiry date 05/2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Domaine Picard recalls Domaine Picard brand Pâté Picard Muché (150g; Lots 212450003, 212450214 & 212450340; Use by 01/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Pains aux raisins (Sold individually or in packages) due to foreign matter (pieces of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France):  IDF ORSAY recalls filet mignon au chèvre / goat filet mignon (Use by 26/09/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCEA DU DOMAINE DU PARC recalls domaine du parc brand fromage de chevre au lait cru / cheese made with raw milk from goats (Lot 5/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): METRO France recalls METRO CHEF brand CAROTTES RAPEES EN SAUCE / Grated carrots in sauce (1.5 kg; Lot 126301; Use by 12/10/2021) due to defective processing instructions that could present a microbiological hazard.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC de la Bourgeade recalls Fromage Fermier Pur Brebis / Pure farm cheese from sheep milk (Lot 21260; Use by 22/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Ferme Les vaches heureuses recalls Les Vaches Heureuses brand Crème épaisse crue / Heavy cream, unpasteurized (25 cl & 50 cl; Use by 07/10/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Pains aux raisins (multiple varieties and package formats) due to foreign matter (pieces of soft white plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notices for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LECLERC recalls L’atelier ROUFFIAC brand PARIS BREST PRALINE (2-pack; Lot 17/09/21; Use by 22/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Escargots aux raisins / Pains aux raisins (95g; Lot #3941199; Best before 16/09/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Naturalia recalls Naturalia brand SALADE DE LENTILLES VERTES AU TOFU / Green lentils salad with tofu (200g; Lot #21253; Use by 28/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Boulangerie YONG recalls multiple Boulangerie YONG brand pies, tarts and quiches due to metal fragments in the equipment. Please refer to the recall notices for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): BOURGES DIS E.LECLERC recalls SAUMON FUME LECLERC (Use by 18/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): ECO HealthyCo recalls Peanut Butter Crunchy (350g; Lot #L1183; Best before 31.5.2022) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Aldi recalls Portland brand Moulin XXL Sel de mer aux herbes (sel assaisonné) / Sea salt with herb seasoning (Lot #125350; Expiry date 07/2024) and Grill Time! brand Sel de mer méditerranée – aux herbes / Mediterranean sea salt with herbs (Lot #124351; Expiry date 05/2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Xenos recalls Italiaanse Kruidenstrooier / Italian spice spreader (Best before 25/02/23 and 25/03/23) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Ariel Bakery recalls Borax Potato Brand: Seagull (800g; Production code E1 / 1257; Best if used by 15.03.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Tegel Foods Ltd recalls Tegel brand Gluten Free Classic Chicken Burgers (750g; Batch #81242; Best before AUG 2022) due to undeclared gluten.