Recalls and Alerts: February 7 – 10, 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: Delicae Gourmet LLC recalls multiple batches of Thai Peanut Sauce, Panang Curry Sauce, and Spicy Red Curry Sauce due to undeclared shrimp. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Allergy Alert: Hickory Harvest Foods recalls Sprouts Farmers Market brand Vanilla Flavored Yogurt Covered Cranberries (12 oz; Best By Date 5/28/21; UPC 646670463778) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert: Ocean Beauty Seafood LLC recalls Publix brand Parmesan-Crusted Wild Alaskan Salmon Fillets, frozen (12 oz; Best Before/Use By date 021122) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. recalls Dole™ Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kit (Lot codes W02702A & W02702B; Best if used by 02-11-21; UPC 0-71430-00034-2) due to undeclared wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Shenandoah Growers, Inc.  recalls multiple branded imported organic basil products due to Cyclospora contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Épicerie Mi-Jo recalls three varieties of muffins due to undeclared nuts, sesame and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: SYSCO Toronto recalls Casa Italia brand Soppressata Piccante Salami (0.524 kg; Lots 2826330 & 3326005; Best before 21 MA 24 & 21 JL 04, respectively) due to possible spoilage.

Food Safety Recall: Marché St-Calixte recalls  Le Fumoir brand Saumon érable chipotle / Maple chipotle smoked salmon (All product sold up to and including 9 February 2021) due to lack of Best before date.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): SSP Trade & Consult GmbH recalls Shiitake Donko, getrocknete Shiitake-Pilze brand / dried shiitake mushrooms (50g and 1 kg; Lot QDMS-0120; Expiry date 28.08.2022) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Kruidvat recalls Kruidvat brand Pomme et Mélange Exotique jus de fruits concentré / Apple and exotic mix varieties of concentrated fruit juice (500 ml; Use by 09-2022, 10-2022, 01-2023) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): HYGIENA NV recalls Covelt Dixap brand FRUITS D’ÉTÉ and FRUITS JAUNES / Summer fruit and Yellow fruit juice concentrates (500 ml; Best before 31/10/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Bio brand Lardons Nature BIO / Organic lardons (2 x 75g; Lot #04923; Use by 08/03/2021) due to manufacturing defect that renders the product potentially unsafe for human consumption.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bayernland eG recalls Leckerrom Bayerischer Emmentaler gerieben, 45% Fett i.Tr. / Grated Emmentaler cheese, 45% fat by dry weight (250g; Best before 02.04.2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of green plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): LVG Lebensmittelvertriebs-GmbH recalls REWE Beste Wahl, Kartoffelrösti / Potato rösti (600g; Lots 017122 B 05:10, 017122 B 04:37, 016122 B 19:55; Expiry date 16.12.2022, 17.12.2022, 18.12.2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of clear, hard plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Le Antiche Bonta’ di Calabria s.r.l. recalls Fichi di Calabria brand Feigen aus Kalabrien / Figs from Calabria (250g; Lot #P.253/20 N; Best before 09.06.2021) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Coca-Cola HBC Italia SRL recalls Coca-Cola Original Taste (33 cl in case of 24; multiple batch codes) due to foreign matter (glass filaments) contamination. Please refer to the series of recall notices for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Foods of Scotland SRL recalls Foods of Scotland SRL brand Salmone affumicato / Smoked salmon (multiple package sizes, lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Kruidvat recalls Kruidvat brand apple, exotic mix and apple black currant concentrated juices (500 ml; Use by 09-2022, 10-2022, 01-2023) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Coop Bern recalls Naturaplan Marktsalat / Market salad (205g; Use by 08.02.2021; 02/09/2021; 02/10/2021; 02/11/2021; 02/12/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Zoglobek recalls Zoglobek Teva brand corn fritters (?) (1.75 kg; Expiration date 28.12.2021) due to foreign matter (cardboard pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Shamir Salads 2006 Ltd. recalls Matias Dutch Provincial style herring fillet chunks with onion (275g; Expiration dates 24/01/2021, 25/01/2021, 26/01/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: November 22 – 25, 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.

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United States

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 39 E. coli O157:H7 infections (19 hospitalizations) in 18 states in this on-going outbreak of unknown origin.

Allergy Alert: Riverside Natural Foods recalls Good & Gather Banana Chocolate Chip Date & Nut Bar (8 oz; Lot #1020; Expiration 13 JUL 2021) due to undeclared almond.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Popcorn Chicken Shaker with Sweet Chili (PLU 81789; Sell by dates through Nov. 27, 2020) due to undeclared shrimp.

Allergy Alert: Prairie Farms recalls Prairie Farms Dairy Premium Flavored Chocolate Milk (1 gal; Plant code 17-284; Best before Dec. 4, 2020; UPC 72730-26110) and Prairie Farms Dairy 1% Lowfat Chocolate Milk (1 gal; Plant code 17-284; Best before Dec. 4, 2020; UPC 72730-26126) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Hy-Vee, Inc. recalls Hy-Vee Short Cuts Pot Roast Mix (Best if Used By Dec 3, 2020; UPC 0272083305352) and Hy-Vee Short Cuts Grill/Oven Ready Veggie Mix (Best if Used By Dec 3, 2020; UPC 0272104105992) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Shenandoah Growers, Inc. recalls multiple brands, private labels and package sizes of fresh cut organic certified basil clamshells (Product of Colombia) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: National Food Trading Corporation recalls Frozen French Cut Green Beans (20.5-lb boxes; Lot #629991; Expiration date 11/25/2022) due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled product was shipped to a single consignee in Jonesboro, AR

 

Canada

Allergy Alert: Délices Complices recalls various cakes due to undeclared nuts, sesame, egg, milk, soy, wheat and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Isagenix International LLC recalls multiple Isagenix brand Isalean products due to over-fortification of vitamins. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Les Œufs Richard Eggs Inc. recalls multiple brands, sizes and packaging formats of shell eggs due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Miss Vickie’s Canada recalls Miss Vickie’s brand Original Recipe Kettle Cooked Potato Chips (200g; UPC 0 60410 04667 8; Product codes JA 26 608329131 and JA 12 with all manufacturing codes where “0” appears in the second position and “8” appears in the third position) due to foreign matter (possible presence of pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Les Moulins Lafayette recalls various prepared dishes and bakery products that were manufactured and packaged under conditions not conducive to food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Levitts Foods (Canada) Inc. recalls Compliments brand Smoked Beef Pastrami (175g; Est 48; Best before 2020/DE/25; UPC 0 68820 13360 5) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Ferma Food Products recalls Senna Leaves (28g & variable weights; All units sold up to and including November 17, 2020) due to non-permitted food ingredients.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Kaasimport Jan Dupont recalls BRUGGE D’OR EN TRANCHES / cheese slices (180g; Lots L1820311 – L1820314 – L1820315; Best before 15/01/2021 – 18/01/2021 – 19/01/2021) and BRUGGE D’OR BLOC / cheese blocks (250g; Lots L1420301; L1420302; L1420315; L1420316; L1420324; L1420325; Best before 19/01/2021; 20/01/2021; 28/01/2021; 29/01/2021) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Germany): HAK-foodeko GmbH recalls HAK Edamame Bohnen (150g; All Best before dates up to and including 06/2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): T&C srl recalls Tartufetta (80g; Lot #L.25121; Best before 08-03-2024) due to undeclared fish.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): HAK recalls HAK Edamame beans (Purchased before November 24, 2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Cora recalls BRUGGE D’OR EN TRANCHES / cheese slices (180g; Lots L1820311 – L1820314 – L1820315; Best before 15/01/2021 – 18/01/2021 – 19/01/2021) and BRUGGE D’OR BLOC / cheese blocks (250g; Lots L1420301; L1420302; L1420315; L1420316; L1420324; L1420325; Best before 19/01/2021; 20/01/2021; 28/01/2021; 29/01/2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls COTÉ TABLE brand Terrine de sanglier au cognac / Wild boar terrine with cognac (180g; Best before 19 08 2023) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Tropical Trading Company recalls four varieties of pastes and sauces (Products of Singapore) due to undeclared fish. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Eat Shop Do Ltd recalls JUK Gourmet Everyday brand Vegan Thai Green Tofu Curry (400g; Batch codes 007-3064, 007-3039 & 007-3001) due to undeclared shrimp.

Recalls and Alerts: November 1 – 4, 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.

United States

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 55 cases of Salmonella Stanley infections (6 hospitalizations) in 12 states linked to consumption of wood ear mushrooms distributed by Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. CDC believes this outbreak is now over, and FDA has completed its investigation.

Food Safety Recall: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. recalls Natural Grocers Brand Organic Whole Elderberries (4 oz; Pack dates 20-216, 20-225, 20-246, 20-265 & 20-281) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Grassland Beef recalls Dr. Siegel’s S. A. F. E. Petfood, Ground Beef 70% Lean / 30% Fat Net Wt.: 2 lb 18841 (Batch code 20157) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The recalled product was shipped directly to consumers nationwide and one retail location in Florida.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Fresh Express Inc – Div of Chiquita Brands following investigation into a 2020 Cyclospora outbreak linked to the company’s bagged salad mixes. During its investigation, FDA recovered Cyclospora cayetanensis from two samples collected to the north and south of where the farm accessed canal water for seepage irrigation. FDA also experienced delays in receiving requested documents from Fresh Express that were needed to conduct the traceback investigation.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Miss Vickie’s Canada recalls certain Miss Vickie’s brand Kettle Cooked Potato Chips due to possible foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Qualitifruits recalls various salads, cut fruits and vegetables, and prepared ready-to-eat dishes, which were produced and packaged under conditions that may render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Restaurant Chez Mike recalls various sauces packaged in glass jars, because they may not be safe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo Gewelde Abrikozen / Dried apricots (250g; Lot #20392; Best before 21/03/2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Lidl Danmark K/S recalls five different Culinea brand frozen pasta ready-made dishes lacking Danish-language allergen labeling. Please refer to the recall notice for details.

Allergy Alert (France): NATURALIA recalls Danival brand Ketchup au sucre de canne / Ketchup with cane sugar (Lot #E087; Best before 27/03/2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts the public that Loma Linda Spicy Pad Thai with Konjac Noodles (284g; Batch code 230000037020; Best before March 2022) has been incorrectly labeled, with inadequate declaration of peanut and soybeans.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI warns that Spar Quality Tomato Ketchup (485g; Batch code 106 E 138; Best before 17/05/2022) contains undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls various Bettine, Delhaize et Centurion brand goat-milk cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bettinehoeve recalls BETTINE HOEVE brand Bûche de chèvre / Goat-milk cheese log (All Best before dates between 28/10/2020 and 22/11/2020) due to Listeria contamination.

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Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls LE CENTURION brand Bûche de chèvre 33% MG / Goat-milk cheese log, 33% milk-fat (All Best before dates from 30/10/2020 to 22/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Erste Salzwedeler Baumkuchenfabrik Hennig recalls various Baumkuchen brand cakes and baked goods due to microbiological contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Firma Sales & Service Aktuell GmbH recalls Bettine Ziegenweichkäse / soft goat cheese (~150g; Best before 30.10.2020 – 27.11.2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Core ehf. recalls Candy People brand S-märke surt skum Swedish sweets (70g; Best before 14-08-2022 M4) due to foreign matter (foreign object) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Lailand Fromage Chilal Cheese (250g; Batch No. 043; Best before 21/2/2021; Product of France) due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Bettinehoeve recalls BETTINE HOEVE brand Bûche de chèvre / Goat-milk cheese log (150g; All Best before dates between 28/10/2020 and 22/11/2020) due to Listeria contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Home & Health Distributors Pte Ltd recalls Blue Frog Zesty Raspberry with Coconut & Toasted Almonds Gluten Free Cereal (350g; Best before 13 FEB 21, 06 APR 21, 25 MAY 21, 06 JUL 21, 06 AUG 21; Product of New Zealand) and Blue Frog Apricot with Vanilla & Hemp Heart Gluten Free Cereal (350g; Best before 19 FEB 21, 03 APR 21, 06 JUL 21, 06 AUG 21; Product of New Zealand) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Bravo Fine Foods Limited and New Food Project Limited recall FONTINA D.O.P. cheese (Lot C261; Best before November 19, 2020; Product of Italy) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Eytan’s Cake Manufacturing Company Ltd. recalls Shufersal Green brand Gluten free seed bread (500g; Product code 20278PRD) due to foreign matter (miniature metal chips) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): The Chocolate Yogi Pty Limited recalls Oscar Caramel Mylk Chocolate (15g; Best Before 11 06 21) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): European Bakery Ltd recalls various European Bakery brand breads due to possible foreign matter (stones) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.