Recalls and Alerts: November 5 – 7, 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

Food Safety Recall: Tanimura & Antle Inc. recalls Tanimura & Antle Inc. brand packaged single head romaine lettuce (packed on date of 10/15/2020 or 10/16/2020; UPC 0-27918-20314-9) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for TAKE HOME MEALS SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS IN MARINARA SAUCE (15.5 oz; EXP DATE 10/25/20 – 11/9/20) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC is reporting an outbreak of 11 confirmed cases of Salmonella Typhimurium illness in  Alberta (4), Saskatchewan (1), and Quebec (6). The outbreak is linked to contact with pet hedgehogs. The outbreak strain has a similar genetic fingerprint to the hedgehog-linked Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak under investigation in the United States.

Allergy Alert: Bake My Day Gluten-Free Bakeries Ltd. recalls Bake My Day brand Chicken Pot Pie (All codes where egg is not declared on the label) due to undeclared egg.

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Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection Veggie brand Filets marinés / marinated fillets (Best before 09/11/2020) due to undeclared milk, celery and eggs.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH kaas-ui bollen / cheese-onion bulbs (4 x 65g; Expiry 07/11/2020 & 08/11/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts public to undeclared almonds in Truffle Fairy Chocolate Coffee Beans (100g; All recent batches).

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH kaas-ui bollen / cheese-onion bulbs (4 x 65g; Expiry 07/11/2020 & 08/11/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Iceland recalls Twix Barres Glacées (Twix Ice-Cream Bars) (18/pkg; Best before 30 June 2021) due to milk, wheat (gluten), soya, almonds and hazelnuts (nuts) and peanuts not having been declared in English on the label.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl GB recalls What’s Cooking? Lighter for You Meatballs with Pasta and Spinach (550g; Best before 05 January 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Wojnar‘s Wiener Leckerb. GmbH and Hofer KG recall GOOD Choice Wrap Thai Couscous (170g; Best before 04.11.2020) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls Bettine, Delhaize, Centurion et Carrefour brands of geitenkaas gerijpt / ripe goat cheese (200g; Best before 28/10/2020 – 30/12/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): TALLEC recalls Le Porc de nos villages brand Duo de filet et poitrine rôtis / Roasted fillet and breast duo (Lots lot 02028007 & 02028106; Best before 03/11/2020 & 04/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ERMarché recalls JEAN ROZE brand Rôti filet de porc Facon Orloff / Orloff-style roast pork fillet (880g; Lot E03010409; Best before 07/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls certain Le Gaulois brand Escalope de dinde et filet tranché de poulet / Turkey cutlets and sliced chicken fillets due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Furat Foods recalls LAILAND Chilal Käse / cheese (900g & 1250g glass jars; Lots 008 to 267: Best before 06.11.2020) due to foreign matter (small metal particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Industry recalls various soft goat cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Uniservice Ltd. recalls Miltonas Funny Mushrooms brand Mushroom-shaped biscuit with compound chocolate (170g; Best before 17.09.2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Eliror High Level Marketing recalls various prepared dishes due to improperly declared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): We want the nature Ltd. recalls Green Spring brand Chia seeds (700g; Expiry date 30/09/2022) due to foreign matter (metal chips) contaminated.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Woolworths recalls Woolworths In-Store Made Bakery Bread (Rolls and Loaves) (BAKED ON 04.NOV.20) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Hororata Foods Ltd recalls Prime Smoke brand Smoked Salmon Shavings (100g; Batch code 13012608F) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: September 27 – 30, 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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Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reports eight cases of Salmonella Typhimurium infections in British Columbia (5), Alberta (2), and Yukon (1). The illnesses are linked to exposure to Paws Up! and Western Family brands of pig ear dog treats. Three individuals have been hospitalized and one person has died. The supplier, Master’s Best Friend, has issued a Notice of Stop Sale for the implicated products, which were sold at Canadian Tire and Save-On-Foods stores.

Allergy Alert: Loblaw Companies Ltd. recalls President’s Choice brand Maple Apple flavour Seasoned Pork Loin Roast (730g; Best Before 2020 OC 13; UPC 0 60383 20663 5) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall: Érablière Godbout recalls Érablière Godbout brand Sauce spaghetti (500 ml and 1 L; All units where the label does not mention “Keep Refrigerated”) because the product may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Food Safety Recall: JBS Food Canada ULC recalls Provigo brand and Metro brand raw ground beef products due to E. coli O157 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products and distribution details.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Pain de viande aux poireaux / Meat loaf with leeks (Lots #902679, 905217 & 907970; Best before 06/10/2020, 12/10/2020 & 15/10/2020, respectively) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Colruyt brand salade de poulet méridionale / Southern chicken salad (150g; Best by 05/10/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Pain de viande aux poireaux / Meat loaf with leeks (Lots #902679, 905217 & 907970; Best before 06/10/2020, 12/10/2020 & 15/10/2020, respectively) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LEADER PRICE recalls LEADER PRICE brand Gorgonzola (150g; Lot #P230006; Best before 01/10/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sequoia recalls Le picoreur brand Cuisse de poulet fermier bio BLC / organic chicken legs (Lot #25801101; Best by 27, 28 & 30/09/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Louis Bechoux Snacks S.A. recalls Louis Bechoux Snacks brand Boulettes rôties / roasted dumplings (12x100g & 12x135g; Lot 080920; Best by 10/10/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Merricq recalls Merricq Thon Albacore frais / Fresh albacore tuna (Sold between 11 September and 21 September) due to elevated levels of histamine.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Aðföng recalls Himneskt brand Lífrænt rautt pestó / Organic red pesto (130g; Best before October 2022; Product of Italy) due to possible foreign matter (broken glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch code L:15320; Best before 25.05.2022; product of Poland) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): AZ. AGR. ARMANNI ANGELO recalls AZ. AGR. ARMANNI ANGELO brand formaggio a latte crudo – stracchino / raw milk cheese (Lot #06/06/2020) due to shigatoxin-producting E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Cologran Stevia sweetener tablets (100 tablets; Batch code L 91424 C; Best before end December 2022) because aspartame is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk to sufferers of phenylketonuria (PKU).

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Kredofood Ltd recalls three noodle products due to undeclared dairy protein and/or sesame. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands recalls all batches and all dates of Pams brand Very Berry Dairy Dessert due to the possibility of the plastic container breaking and plastic pieces entering the product.  Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Recalls and Alerts: August 16 – 19, 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 869 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections linked to consumption of onions produced by Thomson International, Inc. (Bakersfield, CA). Infections have been reported in 47 states, and 116 of the outbreak victims have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Faribault Foods Inc recalls PROGRESSO ORGANIC CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP (14-oz cans; BestByMAY262022 printed on the can bottom; Best by 09JUN2022 on product case) due to undeclared milk, soy, beef and pork.

Food Safety Recall: HelloFresh recalls all onions supplied from May 8 through July 31, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: Kam Wah Resources Co. Ltd. recalls OKF brand Rice Milk Original (500 ml; Product code M.21.01.2020.06; Expiration date EXP.20.01.2022.B; UPC 8 809041 428840) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Aux Vivres (Montreal) recalls tempeh products and veggie burgers due to potential Bacillus cereus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Compagnie nationale d’importation de harengs ltée (Montreal) recalls Tartinade de truite fumée / smoked trout tartinade (160g; Best before 14 septembre 2020) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Fruits de mer des Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Îles-de-la-Madeleine) recalls  MOULES FUMÉES DANS L’HUILE / Smoked mussels in oil (125ml glass jar; All product sold up to and including 13 August 2020) because the product may not be safe to consume.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Finland): Fine Foods Oy Ltd recalls Spice Up! Punainen thai currykastike / Red curry sauce (100g; Best before 4.4.2022) due to undeclared fish and shellfish.

Allergy Alert (Germany): MAHO GmbH recalls Bilir Kurabiye Özel Lezzetler Kakao Kekse / Cocoa biscuits (300g; Lot #15 20; Best before 15.01.2021) due to undeclared lactose (milk sugar).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): MASSEPAIN SLEEUBUS recalls Massepain Sleeubus brand Massepain enrobée de chocolat / Chocolate covered marzipan (100g & 40g; Best before 13/12/20 and 14/02/21) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls Loué (LDC Group) brand Poulet blanc entier / Whole white chicken (Lot 2020036427; Best by 18/08/2020 and 20/08/2020) due to Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): De Volle Maan recalls various goat cheeses due to potential Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Le Ministère de l’agriculture et de l’alimentation recalls all beef poultry and fish products sold under the DJEN FOODS name because the conditions of production and marketing of these products were in serious contravention of food safety regulations.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kaufland Dienstleistung GmbH & Co. KG recalls K Classic Kürbiskerne naturbelassen / Natural pumpkin seeds (200g; Lot #2020446; Expiration 20.03.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Brasserie Saveurs maison brand Paella fruits de mer / Seafood paella (500g; Lot #20.32.0003; Best by 22/08/2020) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Nitzaney Hadar Production and Marketing of Food Ltd. recalls Halva with added Chocolate and Sea Salt (227g; Expiration dates 6.5.21 up to and including 11.8.21) due to undeclared traces of a dairy allergen.

Allergy Alert (Israel): A.G. Roasted Nuts Ltd recalls Admati Traditional Roasting House Munchies – Rice-based Snack (200g; All expiration dates up to and including 15/03/2021) due to undeclared peanuts and soy.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Olala warns the public that the company’s Macaroons may contain peanuts. Please refer to the official notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Israel Feldman Factory Ltd. and the Tsion Boaron Butchers Retailer recall Boaron brand Homemade style kebab (Latest day for use 14/09/20), Boaron brand Rumanian kebab (Latest day for use 14/09/20), and Boaron brand Restaurants hamburger (Latest day for use 14/09/20) due to E. coli O157 contamination.