Recalls and Alerts: December 10-12, 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

Infant Formula Safety Recall: ByHeart recalls ByHeart Whole Nutrition Infant Formula, Milk Based Powder with Iron for 0-12 Months (24-oz containers; Batch codes 22273 C1, 22276 C1, 22277 C1, 22278 C1, and 22280 C1; Use by 01 JAN 24 or 01JUL 24) due to potential for cross-contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Casa Grande Fine Foods recalls Casa Grande brand Salsa Roja (Mild) (500 ml & 750 ml; UPC 8 73880 00123 4 & 8 73880 00130 2, respectively; Best before NO 27 2022, NO 30 2022, DE 02 2022 & DE 04 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal). The recalled products were sold in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Jensens Foods A/S recalls Jensens chilli con carne, sampakket med kartoffelmos / Chili con carne with mashed potatoes (400g; Use by 14-12-2022 and 25-12-2022) due to undeclared lectins.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Chimay Tradition et Chasal srl recall Chimay brand Lard fumé artisanal anglais ½ / English artisanal smoked bacon (~2 kg; Lot 221118004; Use by 06/02/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Traiteur de Paris recalls METRO Chef brand ASSORTIMENT DE 16 VERRINES SALEES / Assorted appetizer cups (Pack of 16; Lot 29222; Best before 06/05/2023) due to Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Berghof Glatt recalls Eier / Fresh eggs (Pack of 10; Best before dates up to and including 21.12.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Rügenwalder Mühle recalls Veganer Schinken Spicker Salat Klassisch / Classic vegan ham salad (150g; Lots GE2112, GR2511 & RO2112; Best before 07.01.23) and Veganer Schinken Spicker Salat Kräuter / Vegan ham salad with pickles and herbs (150g; Lot RO2112; Best before 06.01.23) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).


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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 9-10, 2022

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is continuing to investigate two separate Cyclospora outbreaks, totalling 83 illnesses. No food source has been identified in either outbreak.

Food Safety Recall Update: Lyons Magnus LLC expands its earlier recall to include additional nutritional and beverage products due to potential for microbial contamination, including Clostridium botulinum and Cronobacter sakazakii. Root cause analysis indicates that the products did not meet commercial sterility specifications. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Cuisine Centrale Prêt-à-Manger Inc. recalls Adonis brand All Dressed Mini Pizzas (144 count; Product code 4010272; Best before 22 OC 11, 22 OC 10, 22 OC 06, 22 SE 28, 22 SE 04, 22 AU 28, 22 AU 22) and Adonis brand Hot Dog Rolls (96 count; Product code 4010270; Best before 22 NO 12, 22 NO 08, 22 NO 01, 22 OC 27, 22 OC 15, 22 OC 12, 22 OC 04, 22 OC 01, 22 SE 30, 22 SE 17) due to undeclared pea protein.

Allergy Alert: Olde York Potato Chips recalls Circle K brand Classic Potato Chips (66g; Best before 2023 JA 11 1A8 21:45 to 2023 JA 11 1A8 23:10; UPC 1 94283 10103 2) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Amy’s Kitchen Inc. recalls Amy’s brand Vietnamese Banh Mi Wrap (156g; Batch codes 30F2422, 30E0622, 30D1122, 30B1422, 30J0121, 30I1721, 30H2721, 30G2321, 30F2521, 30E2821, 30D3021, 30D0921, 30D0221, 30B2621, 30B0521, 30L0420, 30J2320, 30J0220, 30-L199; UPC 0 42272 91238 4) due to undeclared mustard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Fa. Bleyer & Wichert GmbH & Co. KG recalls Kleine Rostbratwürstel / Small grilled sausages (350 g (14 x 25g); Lot 561; Use by 12.08.2022 – 25.09.2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): Linda McCartney recalls Linda McCartney 2 Vegetarian 1/4lb burgers (227g; Batch codes 20922, 21022 and 21122; Best before January 2024) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Asian Choice brand Seaweed Salad (225g; Expiry date 25/07/2023) due to possible Hepatitis E virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): MALI ASIAN MARKET recalls Asian Choice brand Seaweed Salad (225g; Expiry date 25/07/2023) due to possible Hepatitis E virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt and OKay recall Boni Selection brand Quatre-quarts (500g; Lots B179 – B180; Best before 27/8/2022 – 28/8/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Arla Oy recalls Arla Little Baby Organic 1 UHT (500 ml; Best before 29 October 2022) due to a packaging error that might result in product spoilage.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Raisio Oyj recalls Beanit®-härkäpapumuru umami / Broad-bean umami (250g; Expiry dates of August 25, 2022 and August 26, 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LAGUILLAUMIE recalls ARABI brand ALLUMETTES DE POULET / Chicken sticks (230g; Lot L2207005; Use by 18/08/2022 & 31/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FUMOIR prod’fish recalls prod’fish brand Saumon fumé Norvège prétranché / Sliced Norwegian smoked salmon (Lot 716158; Use by 09/08/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Loseld Distribution recalls Ronckier brand Fromage de Bergues cheese (All Lots; Use by 30/08/2022, 06/09/2022, and 23/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): RONCKIER JEAN-BERNARD recalls LAIT BATTU / Buttermilk (1 L; All lots) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC des Alpines recalls Les Alpines brand Crottins Ecrou du Fromager cendré Ecrou du fromager aux Graines de Fenugrec cheeses (Lot 0730; Use by 30/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIRIB LECLERC recalls Pavé de Saumon / Salmon steak (Lot Marine 9270A; Origin 2214252) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIRIB LECLERC recalls Brochettes de poulet marinée barbecue trad / Marinated chicken skewers (Lot 22194002; Use by 27/07/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Al Shalati Großhandel recalls Al Gota – Sesame Tahini (400g; Lot 1066; Expiry date 01.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Heinrich Aldag Altländer Fleisch – und Wurstwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls Putenzwiebelmettwurst SB / Turkey onion mettwurst (500g & 1000g; Lot 210722; Use by 10.08.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): OSSOLANO D.O.P. recalls FORMAGGIO OSSOLANO D.O.P. cheese (Lot 00054-34381 / ns. L 2186) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): TRS ASIAN FINEST FOODS recalls TRS Madras Hot Curry Powder (100g & 400g; All lots; Expiry date 06/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls Asian Choice brand Seaweed Salad (225g; Expiry date 25/07/2023) due to possible Hepatitis E virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection brand Quatre-quarts (500g; Lots B179 – B180; Best before 27/8/2022 – 28/8/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Aldi, Lidl and Mercadona recall multiple ice cream products due to foreign matter contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Jireh International Health Ltd recalls Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Almonds (100g; Best before February 28, 2023 & March 28, 2023; Product of Canada) and Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts (100g; Best before January 30, 2023 & March 8, 2023) due to undeclared milk and tree nuts (cashew, almond and/or hazelnuts).

Allergy Alert (Israel): Kedma Jerusalem Import 2002 Ltd. recalls “Almond fruit” cold-pressed almond puree (400g; Expiry date 06.2023) due to undeclared peanuts and sesame.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT and Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Middle East Ltd recalls Algota brand Halvah Tahini, Algota brand Halvah with Pistachio, and Algota brand Sesame Tahini (all packaging size variations; Batch codes 359 & 498; Products of Syria) due to possible Salmonella contamination. There have been reports of associated illness in New Zealand.