Recalls and Alerts: August 10-11, 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

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New cases have been reported in a three-state outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden illnesses that was thought to be over. The illnesses are linked to consumption of frozen cooked shrimp manufactured by Avanti Frozen Foods of India. At least one of the new cases was associated with consumption of shrimp that was not part of the list of recalled products. FDA has requested a voluntary recall of additional products, bu the company has not yet complied.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA is working with CDC to investigate two separate outbreaks of Cyclospora illnesses. The agency has not yet identified a product linked to either outbreak.

Food Safety Recall: Ballreich Snack Food Co. recalls BAR-B-Q seasoned Potato Chips (1.5oz, 2.75oz, and 7oz bags; Sell by 10/18/21, 10/25/21 & 11/01/21) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Acme Smoked Fish Corp. after finding Salmonella in its ready-to-eat, cold-smoked tuna product, Listeria monocytogenes in environmental swab samples from various areas in the production facility, and serious violations of FDA food safety regulations.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Nomad Nutrition recalls multiple production codes of Nomad Nutrition brand Caribbean Curry and Nomad Nutrition brand Kathmandu Curry due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Gourmet Vegan Touch recalls ALFREDO STYLE  Sauce (580 ml; Product sold up to 10 August 2021) due to improper storage temperature conditions.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Coprosain recalls Coprosain brand Saucisson pur porc Quintine / Pure pork sausage (350g; All lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared barley malt (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Aldi recalls Aldi Halloumi (Best before 30.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Porc Qualité Ardenne Scrl  recalls various pork products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Tomm’Pousse brand le Rouillé Nature, le Rouillé Cumin and Rouillé Fumé cheese substitutes (150g & 850g; Lot #21251; Expiry date 11/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIROCHE E. LECLERC recalls Les salaisons régionales brand Terrine Campagnard à l’ail bateau / Country house garlic terrine (Lot #21426; Use by 16/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALIMENTATION SANTE RETAIL Les Halles Solanid Odysseum recalls Les Halles Solanid brand Plats préparés divers / Various prepared meals due to improper storage/holding temperature. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS SCHOEPFER SOCETE DISFRAIS recalls Tradition fromagère brand Reblochon fruitier cheese (All lots; Use by dates between 01/08/2021 and 06/09/ 2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative Fruitière du Val d’Arly recalls Coopérative du Val d’Arly, Fromages des Halles Fondant d’Arly / Sélection Tartiflette/Fromage de Savoie raw milk cheese (Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR HYPERMARCHES CARREFOUR Nice TNL recalls Paëlla Fruits de Mer / Seafood paella (Sold only on 20/07/2021) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Le Fromager des Halles recalls Chôd Savoyard raw milk cheese (400g; Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative laitière de Yenne recalls La Dent du Chat brand Reblochon AOP cheese (Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Die Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG recalls Aquasale Grobes Meersalz / Coarse sea salt (1 kg bag; Lots 21081 & 21143) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Die Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG recalls Aquasale Grobes Meersalz / Coarse sea salt (1 kg bag; Lots 21081 & 21143) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Paroa Bay Oysters Ltd recalls Paroa Bay brand Raw Oysters and any other oysters purchased from Paroa Bay Oysters Ltd Factory Shop from 30 July 2021 to 05 August 2021 (200 ml; Batch Nos. 3572, 3574, 3575, 3576, 3577, 3578, 3579, 3580, 3581, 3582, 3583; Use by date up to and including 15AUG2021) due to suspected illnesses associated with the products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Ceres Enterprise Ltd recalls Ceres Organics brand Fritter Mix (140g; Batch nos. 069993, 070066, and 070212; Best before 30/09/2022, 14/10/2022, and 14/11/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Patties Foods Pty Ltd recalls Leggo’s Fresh Napoli Sauce with Tomato, Garlic, Basil & Oregano (250g; Use by 02/10/2021 ​) due to foreign matter (metal and plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Living Foods Ltd recalls Spring Life brand Mung Bean Sprouts  (200g; best before dates up to and including 16AUG21 and Pams brand Sweet Mango Mesclun With Dressing (295g: best before dates up to and including 17/08/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 29-30, 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: Nature’s Sunshine recalls Nature’s Sunshine brand Love & Peas Meal Replacement Shake (Lots 001220292, 001223066, 001222059, 001215380, 001222934, 001218022, 001223890, 001220084, and 001224031) due to undeclared milk. The recall was initiated in April 2021 but is only now being announced publically.

Food Safety Recall: Greater Omaha Packing recalls approximately 295,236 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Cahill’s Farm Cheese recalls a number of batches of specialty cheddar cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. recalls multiple pet food products containing rice due to the potential for elevated levels of aflatoxin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating the source of 48 cases of non-travel related Cyclospora illnesses in British Columbia (2), Ontario (37) and Quebec (9). One person has been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Boulangerie Madelon recalls PAINS À HOT-DOG / Hot dog buns (Sold up to 29 July 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Vallée des prairies recalls two products that were manufactured and packed under conditions that might make them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc. recalls various frozen mangoes due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. There have been reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): REMA Distribution A / S recalls Rema 1000 Hummus (200g; Best before 01/09/2021) and Rema 1000 Aioli (200g; Best before 01/09/2021) due to undeclared sesame seeds, mustard seeds and eggs.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco White Fondant Icing (500g; Batch code 21175; Best before end of September 2022) due to undecalred almonds.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI advises consumers that certain Lolly and Cooks Prepared Meals may contain undeclared allergens. Please refer to the Allergy Alert for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): KP Snacks recalls Popchips – Sea Salt flavour potato snacks (85g; Batch codes YP1D 1180 & YP1D 1181; Best before 02 July 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Crispy Breaded Haddock Fillets and SPAR Crispy Breaded Cod Fillets (285g; All lot codes) due to undeclared crustaceans, milk, molluscs, mustard and sulphur dioxide (sulphites).

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco White Fondant Icing (500g; Batch code 21175; Best before end of September 2022) due to undecalred almonds.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls certain Catalan and Caula brand dry Spanish sausages due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lactalis Danmark recalls Cahill’s Porter Cheddar (2.3 kg; Batch #21137; Best before 17/11/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PAUL CASTIES recalls Charcuterie du Nébouzan brand Salade de museau et tête de porc / Snout and pork head salad (Produced 19/07/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): URBLET INTERMARCHE recalls Intermarché Seysses brand SAUCISSE SECHE DE FOIE / Dry liver sausage (Lot #114503; Use by 21/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls ROTI DE PORC CUIT SUPERIEUR VENDU AU RAYON TRAD / Cooked roast pork (Sold between 23/07/21 and 27/07/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Rustadou brand ROTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR DORÉ CUIT AU FOUR / Roast pork (Lots 00997528 & 00997557; Use by dates between 26/08/2021 and 29/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Müller Moers GmbH & Co. KG recalls Cahill ́s Ireland Original Irish Whiskey Cheese (200g; Lots 21110 & 21125; Best before 20.09.2021 & 05.10.2021) and Cahill ́s Ireland Original Irish Porter Cheese (145g; Lot 21116; Best before 26.09.2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): PE.WE. GmbH recalls Take Away brand Salami-Käse-Baguette / Salami & Cheese baguette (210g; Lot #CH428115; Best before 03.08.2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Ethan’s Cake Manufacturing Ltd. recalls certain products due to undeclared hazelnuts and other allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): WEME E-COMMERCE SOLUTION LIMITED recalls Bubs Organic brand Baby Rice Cereal (125g; Use by October 23, 2021; Product of Australia) and Bubs Organic brand Baby Banana Rice Cereal (125g; Use by September 29, 2021; Product of Australia) due to elevated levels of arsenic.

Recalls and Alerts: July 13-14, 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.

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? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATIONS: FDA has initiated three new foodborne disease outbreak investigations involving Cyclospora (32 cases), E. coli O121 (15 cases) and Salmonella Typhimurium (8 cases). No details have been released, and CDC has not yet posted any information on its website.

Food Safety Recall: 5000 Years Foods, Inc. recalls multiple 5000 Years Foods brand Kimchi products after FDA finds Listeria monocytogenes in the production facility.

Food Safety Recall Update: Tyson Foods Inc. recalls approximately 8,955,296 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: FO-ND, LLC. (dba Firebird Artisan Mills) recalls Firebird Artisan Mills Gluten Free Organic Brown Rice Flour (Net Wt 50 lb / 22.7 kg; Lot #F21-00198; Best by 04-19-2022) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Milano Inc. recalls La Bella Contadina brand Burrata Nadi con latte di bufala cheese (200g; Lot #L21175; Date code 21/07/21; UPC 8 032891 701270) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Panier Extra recalls FLEUR D’AIL / Garlic flowers (Units sold up to 14 July 2021) because the product may have been prepared and packaged under conditions that render it unsafe to consume.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Tahina Sa recalls multiple varieties and batches of halva due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Shams ehf. recalls Alibaba falafel tissue vegan (300g; All batches and date codes) due to undeclared wheat and sesame seeds.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Istanbul market recalls Gulcan brand Grill / Mangal Baharati (Grill / BBQ Wurzsalz, Grill / BBQ Herbs and Arjantin Mix (150g; All batches; All date codes; Product of Germany) due to undeclared mustard and sesame.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Spar Basil Pesto (125g; Use by 28.09.2021) contains undeclared milk, and should not be consumed by individuals who are allergic to or intolerant of milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Dolciaria Pelacchi srls recalls multiple products due to undeclared egg albumin. Please refer to the recall notices for complete information on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Flying Tiger Copenhagen recalls Flying Tiger Copenhagen brand Banana Chips and Muesli Mix (125g & 150g, respectively; Lots 2401418 + 2401482 + 2401563; Best before 16.09.2021 & 14.10.2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Salame Cotto / Cooked salami (160g; Use by 22/7/2021, 26/7/2021, 5/8/2021, 9/8/2021, 20/8/2021 & 27/8/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Viande hachée 5% / Ground beef, 5% fat (650g; Lot #21187-2985; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Steak Haché 5% / Ground steak, 5% fat (8 x 100g; Lot #21187-2869; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Steak Haché 15% / Ground steak, 15% fat (2 x 125g; Lot #21187-2956; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Steak Haché 15% / Ground steak, 15% fat (8 x 125g; Lot #21187-2964; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Viande hachée 5% / Ground beef, 5% fat (350g; Lot #21187-2994; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Viande hachée 20% / Ground beef, 20% fat (350g; Lot #21187-3017; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAS GUILLET recalls LA ALEGRIA RIOJANA S.A brand CHORIZO À GRILLER / Chorizo sausage for grilling (Lot #21/07/2021; Use by 21/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): TSI Consumer Goods GmbH recalls Kania Majoran gerebelt / Kania Marjoram, rubbed (10g; Best before 07.2023, 08.2023; Multiple lot numbers) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Orient Gate GmbH recalls Abido brand Kreuzkümmel Kernen / Cumin seeds (50g; Lot #2-6-20/4762; Best before 02.06.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kirchner Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Auftragsgriller / Grilling spices (55g; Lot LM1234 (K100); Best before 31.12.2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kirchner Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Senfkörner / Mustard seeds (80g; Lot #L10144; Best before end 2026) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kirchner Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Steakhousepfeffer / Steakhouse pepper (500g; Lot #LM1234; Best before end 2026) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls De Zuivelarij brand Berloumi Provençal (270g; Lot #1265; Best before 31/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Colruyt brand Salame Cotto / Cooked salami (160g; Use by 22/7/2021, 26/7/2021, 5/8/2021, 9/8/2021, 20/8/2021 & 27/8/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls Coop Tuna Mayo Sandwich (Use by 15 July 2021) due to foreign matter (unknown foreign body) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Boza Company recalls Ice cream (Sold between 2.6.2021 and 13.07.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): KJ&Co. Brands Pty Ltd recalls Hart & Soul brand All Natural Supergrain Butter Chicken (250g; Best before 01.01.2022) due to undeclared peanut.