Recalls and Alerts: July 3-5, 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: CDC reports three cases of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to consumption of pre-cooked chicken in Delaware and Texas. All three victims were hospitalized and there was one death. Tyson Foods recalled more than 8 million pounds of pre-cooked chicken after the outbreak strain was recovered from a sample of one of its products during routine USDA testing. Please see below for the recall notice.

Food Safety Recall: Tyson Foods Inc. recalls approximately 8,492,832 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.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Dufflet Pastries recalls Dufflet brand Plant-Based Chocolate Cake (550g; Lot code 131121; UPC 6 24122 00700 8) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: TFI Foods Ltd recalls Aberdeen brand ChaoZhou Style Fish Ball (500g; UPC 0 61391 24277 6; All batch codes) and Black Tie brand Frozen Raw Fish Ball (ChaoZhou Style Fish Ball) (20 x 500g; UPC 0 61391 24235 6; All batch codes) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall Update: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa – with pistachios (454g & 970g; Lot #184 34920 and #98 19620; Best before 01/DE/22 and 22/JN/25; UPC 7 70338 10057 3 and 7 70338 10056 6) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls Cora Dégustation brand Steak hâché Charolais 5% de mat. gr. / Charolais ground steak, 5% fat (2 x 125g; Lot #5117001367901/10; Use by 27/06/2021) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CONSERVERIE PAPILLON MARMUS recalls multiple canned terrine products due to swolled cans and off-odour. Please refer to the individual recall notices for details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS HENRI DOMONT recalls Sarl Henri Domont brand Boudin Blanc sausages (Lot #173; Use by 02/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PUIGRENIER ETS PUIGRENIER recalls PUIGRENIER brand 2 STEAK HACHE 5% CHAROLAIS / Ground steak, 5% fat (2 x 125g; Lot #5117001367901/10; Use by 27/06/2021) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS HENRI DOMONT SARL recalls Sarl Henri Domont brand Plat de côtes / Rib dish ( Lot #169; Use by 10/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AGIS recalls Collection d’Asie AGIS brand Bo bun Poulet. Salade composée de vermicelle de riz, de crudités, de poulet mariné et de nems / Bo Bun chicken salad containing rice vermicelli, raw vegetables, marinated chicken and spring rolls (350g; Lot #179; Use by 09/07/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Nuova Jolli srl recalls Le Delizie Emiliane Minestrone di verdura / Vegetable soup (600g; Lot 15/08/21; Best before 15-08-2021) due to presence of sulphite-reducing anaerobic bacteria.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Casarrigoni Srl recalls Pascoli del Fattore e Casarrigoni brand Taleggio DOP a latte crudo / Raw milk cheese (Lots 15145, 16145, 15148, 15151, 15152, 16152; Best before 24/07/21 – 27/07/21 – 30/07/21 – 31/07/21) due to E. coli O103 contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Dallas International recalls Bakers Collection Gingerbread Men (50g; Best Before 21 Dec 2021) and Bakers Collection Gingerbread and Chocolate Men (mixed) (50g; Best Before 13 Dec 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: March 19 – 22, 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 cases of E. coli O103 infections in six states (Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Texas, Florida, and Utah) linked to consumption of clover sprouts.

Allergy Alert: Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. recalls Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars (Lot #L5539; Best before 11-30-2020; UPC 3746601645) due to undeclared milk and soy.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Al-Shamas Food Products recalls Al-Shamas Food Products brand spring rolls and samosas due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Asian Food recalls Asian Food Ltd. brand and DSI brand Spring Rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Gah Lok Dim Sum Ltd. recalls Gah Lok Dim Sum Ltd. brand Egg rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert: Sobeys Inc recalls Thrifty Kitchens brand Beef Meets Barley Beef & Barley Soup (700 mL; Best Before 20 AL 10; UPC 7 74147 00090 1) due to undeclared pacific grey cod, steelhead salmon, clams, shrimp, milk, and wheat.
Allergy Alert: The Commissary recalls Frozen Beef Burgers and Frozen Beef Burgers with Bacon (all date codes) due to undeclared soy.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Løgismose Meyers Food og Foodservice recalls Meyers Lebanese Kafta Tahin (375g; Best before 1 / 4-2020) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Veganmatur ehf recalls The Oumph! Burger (2x 113gr; Best before 09.07.21; Manufactured by Food For Progress; Product of United Kingdom) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Food for Progress recalls The Oumph! Burger (20 x 113g foodservice 20-pack and 2 x 113g retail pack; Best before 04-06-21 (foodservice pack only) and 09-07-21 (both package formats); Product of UK) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ilmenauer Wurstwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls Original Thüringer Meisterknackwurst mit Knoblauch / Original Thuringian master sausage with garlic (200g; Lot #0104005010; Best before 08.04.2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Richter Fleischwaren GmbH&Co.KG recalls Oederaner Land liver sausage (glass jars; Best before 09.10.2020 and 14.10.2020) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bosse/Liefeith GbR, Fräulein Lottas Hofladen recalls Wildknackwurst / Wild sausage (approx 300g; Sold from February 25, 2020 to March 13, 2020) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Coop recalls Frozen Hash Browns (700g; Best before July 2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Amy’s Kitchen recalls Amy’s Kitchen Gluten Free Vegetable Lasagne (Frozen) (255g; Batch code 30-K269; Best before November 2021) due to foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Rajab Dairy recalls Bryndza cheese (400g; Product code 7290003075805; Best before 30.05.20) and Bryndza cheese (1Kg for bulk sale; Product code 7290003075317; Best before 30.05.20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Loose Leaf Lettuce Company recalls Asian Salad Mix and Special Salad Mix (200g; All best before dates from 21/03/20 to 28/03/20 inclusive due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Supreme Salads recalls Garden Salad 150g; Garden Salad 250g; Supreme Salad 150g; Supreme Salad 250g; Greek Salad 150g; Greek Salad 250g (Best before 18/03/2020; 19/03/2020; 20/03/2020; 23/03/2020; 24/03/2020; 25/03/2020; 26/03/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Fresh Frontier recalls Foodies Choice Gourmet Greek Salad with Quinoa + Kale (Use by 23/3/2020, 24/3/2020, 25/3/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Quality Produce International recalls Asian Vegetable Mix 500g, Lettuce Mizuna 500g, Prepack Asian Mix 200g, Special Mix 1kg, Special Mix 200g, Swiss Chard 500g, Tatsoi Baby 500g Loose Leaf Lettuce Company products (All Best before dates between 21/03/20 and 28/03/20, inclusive) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Speirs Foods (2018) LP recalls specific batches of its The Whole Mix brand ready-to-eat salad products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: March 15 – 18, 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

Allergy Alert: Raw Seafoods, Inc recalls Wegmans Ginger Salmon Oven Safe Meal (Codes 7608 & 7659; Best by 01/23/2021 & 02/13/2021, respectively) and Wegmans Salmon Teriyaki Oven Safe Meal (Codes 7688 & 7692; Best by 02/24/2021 & 02/25/2021) due to undeclared wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Chicago Indoor Garden recalls all products containing Red Clover sprouts due to E. coli O103 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Mountain Rose Herbs recalls Organic Kudzu Root Herbal Supplement (all sizes; Lots #24247-X and #24247) due to Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Overwaitea Food Group recalls Save On Foods Plain Chocolate Croissant, 4-pack (320g; All ‘packed on’ dates from 2020 FEB 01 up to and including 2020 FEB 29; UPC 0 062639 428730; Sold at Save-on-Foods, 2345 Beacon Ave., Sidney, BC) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert: TJX Canada recalls Chedz brand Premium Cheese Snack – Spicy (113g; All product codes; UPC 8 61258 00010 1) due to undeclared wheat and barley.

Food Safety Recall: Ecoideas Innovations Inc. recalls Ecoideas brand Brown Rice Pancakes Mix (454g; Lot #42920042; UPC 8 75405 00242 9) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): MiiRO recalls certain MiiRO Vegan Ice Lollies due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Bubbles Wholesale Ltd relabels Milka Joghurt bars (100g; Batch #00A3192613-03; Best before 23.06.20) due to lack of English-language allergy warnings for presence of milk, nuts, soybeans, wheat, and other nuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Jacob Hooy brand Ginger Powder (115g, 250g & 1kg; Best before 31/12/2021 (115g) & 30/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société Bioporc recalls Bonjour Campagne brand Merguez x5 BIO sausages (Lot #E070; Best before 21/03/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société Bioporc recalls Auchan brand Merguez Bio / organic sausages (5/pack; Lot #E070; Best before 21/03/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.