Recalls and Alerts: July 27-28, 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 16 cases of E. coli O121 infections in 12 states, with 7 people hospitalized. Sick people in this outbreak reported tasting or eating raw cake batter made from a variety of cake mixes. No recall has been announced, but an onsite inspection has been initiated by FDA.

Food Safety Recall: McCormick & Company, Inc. recalls four seasoning products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Whole Foods Market recalls Cahill Cheddar Porter cheese (PLU 93579; Packed on dates May 17 – July 26, 2021) and Cahill Whiskey Cheddar cheese (PLU 54784 & 94884; Packed on dates May 17 – July 26, 2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Expansion: BrightFarms recalls BrightFarms Baby Spinach (4-oz & 8-oz pkgs; All Best by dates through 7/26/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall Update: Whole Foods Market recalls Cahills brand Porter Irish Cheddar (variable weights; Sold from June 23, 2021 to July 23, 2021, inclusive; UPC starting with 0293579) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls multiple  Al-Rabih brand Halva / Halawa and Tahini products due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: McCormick Canada recalls Frank’s RedHot brand Buffalo Ranch Seasoning (153g; Date code BB 2022 SEP 06; UPC 0 66200 02104 7) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Gusta Foods Inc. recalls Gusta brand Vegan Grating Block Original (227g; Lot #23062021; Best before2021 OC 23; UPC 6 27843 57789 8) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Loblaws Inc. recalls PC brand Roquefort Blue Cheese (150g; Lot code 018139; Best before 2021 OC 11; UPC 0 60383 15548 3) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Cracovie recalls three head cheese products that were manufactured and packaged under conditions that make them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): W&H recalls Euralis Rougié brand FOIE GRAS DE CANARD ENTIER DU SUD OUEST / Whole-duck foie gras (40g; Lot #201014.103364; Expiration date 14/10/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Normeat A/S recalls Kylling-Kalkun Kødboller / Chicken-Turkey Meatballs (700g; Best before 15.07.2021) due to potential Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALT DISTRI recalls Merguez du boucher vendues au rayon traditionnel boucherie / Merguez sausages (Sold from 21/07/2021 to 24/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Super U Alkirch recalls Viande hachée à la demande vendue au rayon traditionnel boucherie / Ground meat (Sold on 22/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROLAIDIS recalls Cahill’s Cheddar Irish Porter (2.27 kg; Lot #21119; Best before 29/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Terre de fraîcheur brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR DORE AU FOUR / Roast pork (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 16/08/2021 and 19/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Ficele brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 26/08/2021 and 29/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Brocéliande brand RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 16/08/2021 and 21/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Unbranded RÔTI DE PORC SUPÉRIEUR CUIT AU FOUR DORE (Lots 00997528 et 00997557; Use by dates between 18/08/2021 and 25/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls Unbranded ROTI CUIT SUPÉRIEUR DORE TRADITION (Lot 00998539; Use by dates between 31/08/2021 and 04/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BROCELIANDE – ALH recalls MATCH ENT FRAIS CH (LIV) (Lot 00997564; Use by 19/08/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MARCEL CHARRADE ET COMPAGNIE recalls L’Empereur brand Saint-Nectaire Fermier Cheese (Various sizes; Lot CG 24; Use by dates between 29/07/2021 and 31/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIES DE SAINT REMY recalls BRIES ST REMY brand BRIE DE MEAUX Cheese (Lot CMX3716021LN2; Best before 22/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Steack haché à la demande (Lot 03068785) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Nosor Baladna GmbH recalls Baladna brand Tahini Sesampaste / Tahini sesame paste (850g; Lot ITM: 021; Best before 12/01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Embutidos Caula recalls multiple Caula brand fuet sausages due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): True Natural Goodness recalls True Natural Goodness Organic Turmeric Powder (250g & 500g; Product of India; All batch codes with best before dates after 05/07/2023) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CAHILL FARM CHEESES LTD recalls CAHILL’S IRISH PORTER CHEDDAR (2.27 kg; Lot #21118; Best before 28-10-2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Cahill’s Original Irish Porter 32 % (2.27 kg; Lot #21119; Use by 29/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): Cahill’s Farm Cheese recalls several cheese products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lung Wah Chong recalls several Jelly cup products due to a choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Classic Fine Foods (Hong Kong) Limited recalls Rougie Individual Terrine Duck Foie Gras (40g x 12; Lot code 201014.103364; Best before October 14, 2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (South Africa): Tiger Brands recalls certain KOO and Hugo’s canned vegetable products (produced from 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to potential for defective can seams. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Forbidden Fruit Winery Ltd recalls Kane’s Kitchen brand Frozen Ready-to-eat Meals (all batches and date codes) due to lack of process control. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Lindsay Farm recalls Lindsay Farm brand Organic Raw Milk (unpasteurised) (2 L; Lot #2107, 2307, 2407, 2507 and 2607; Use by dates 25.07.21, 27.07.21, 28.07.21, 29.07.21, and 30.07.21) due to potential for Campylobacter contamination.

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.

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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.

Recalls and Alerts: July 14 – 17, 2019

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

Allergy Alert: Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. recalls eight (8) types of Shirakiku brand imported fish cake products due to undeclared Milk, Egg and Crustacean shellfish. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Fieldsource Food Systems, Inc. recalls approximately 12,953 pounds of diced beef and chicken products due to undeclared wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. recalls Bison Burgers & Bison Ground due to potential contamination with E. coli O103 and E. coli O121. Meat included in this recall has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli illnesses in 7 states. The recalled meat was distributed across Eastern & Central U. S., to institutions and retail outlets. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Growers Express recalls certain specific fresh Brussels sprouts, fresh cauliflower florets and fresh green beans products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Pita Pal Foods, LP recalls various Hummus products and Dips due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. recalls various Shirakiku brand frozen fish cakes due to undeclared egg, milk, shrimp and octopus. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. recalls various Bison Burgers & Bison Ground due to potential contamination with E. coli O103 and E. coli O121. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Napoléon inc. recalls two varieties of pesto, because the items were produced under conditions that may render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Emperor Speciality Foods Limited recalls Jongilpoom brand Enoki mushrooms (200g; UPC 8 809201 000039; Order no. 113940, 113950, 113970, 114020, 114027 and 114030) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed to hotels, restaurants and institutions in Alberta and British Columbia.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): BIOGENIX recalls OLIMP Sport Nutrition brand SOJAVIT 85 Protein Isolate Formula (700g; Lot 02341117; Best before 26-11-2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Amisa recalls Galettes de riz soufflé enrobées de chocolat / Chocolate-coated rice cakes (100g; Best before 15/11/2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Aldi recalls Delicato brand Tzatziki (500g; Lot code L16923; Best before 28 / 7-2019; Product of Germany) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Megafood ApS recalls two varieties of sausages and two varieties of puddings due to undeclared wheat gluten, milk, eggs and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Kreyenhop & Kluge GmbH & Co. KG recalls Sempio brand Korean soybean paste, seasoned (500g; Best before 02/27/2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Windmill Organics recalls Amisa brand Organic Lactose Free Rice Milk Chocolate Rice Cakes (100g; Best before 15.11.2019; Product of UK) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Graines de lin brun / brown flax seeds (250g; Lot 168/2019/J151; Best before 17/9/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Perfetti Van Melle recalls Zoet & Dropfruit Klene D’rop licorice due to undeclared sulphite.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tan Y Castell recalls Tan Y Castell Chocolate Chip Griddles (6 cakes/pack; Batch code 5060001830018; Best before 7 July 2019, 13 July 2019, 21 July 2019, 24 July 2019, 4 August 2019, 11 August 2019, 17 August 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Paulig recalls Risenta coconut flour (300g; Best before 11.3.2020 and 13.6.2020) due to foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): AZZOCCHI ROBERTO SRL recalls Bocconcino small mozzarella cheese balls (200g; Lot 26 LSS; Best before 12-11-2019) due to risk of microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Paulig recalls Risenta coconut flour (300g; Best before 11.3.2020 and 13.6.2020) due to foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Iceland recalls Iceland 60 Crispy Chicken Dippers (60 pack; All Best before date codes prior to 09 January 2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of hard plastic) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Te Puke recalls New World Te Puke brand NZ beef mince (various sizes; Best Before 15.7.19) due to foreign matter (black and white soft plastic) contamination.