Recalls and Alerts: October 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

OUTBREAK ALERT FINAL UPDATE: CDC reports 101 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in 17 states linked to consumption of Wawona peaches. This outbreak now appears to be over. The FDA traceback and root cause investigation continues.

Food Safety Recall: Taher, Inc. recalls approximately 22,096 pounds of meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT FINAL UPDATE: PHAC reports 57 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Ontario (41) and Quebec (16) linked to consumption of peaches imported from the USA. This outbreak now appears to be over.

OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC reports 21 confirmed cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus illness in Saskatchewan (1), Quebec (7), New Brunswick (10), and Prince Edward Island (3). One person has been hospitalized. The outbreak is linked to consumption of shellfish, mainly raw oysters, harvested from eastern coastal waters.

Allergy Alert: Gastronomie Concept recalls various products due to undeclared soy, milk and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: National Herring Co. recalls Adar brand Schmaltz Herring in Oil (300g; Best Before 20NO28 20 175; UPC 0 62451 00128 9) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Taste for Luxury recalls Raschera DOP cheese due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected brands and places where the cheese was sold.

Food Safety Recall: Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd. recalls Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina (350g, 750g, 18 kg; Expiration date 19/05/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (UK): The Food Standards Agency and Public Health England report 390 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to frozen, raw, breaded chicken products. Two different strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been detected in this outbreak. Two product recalls have already been initiated in conjunction with this ongoing investigation. Please refer to news release for additional details.

Food Safety Alert (Spain): The Catalan Public Health Agency has suspended the activities of EMBUTIDOS SOLA SA and has ordered a recall of all fuet/espetec products manufactured by the company, due to Salmonella contamination. Products manufactured by EMBUTIDOS SOLA SA were linked to a recent outbreak of Salmonella infections in France.

Allergy Alert (Germany): dennree GmbH recalls dennree Cashewmus / Cashew butter (350g; Lot #30147-L…; Best before 31.12.2021) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose No.1 Dominican Republic Milk Chocolate 49% (Batch code 0259; Best before end November 2021) due to undeclared almonds, hazelnuts (nuts) and soya.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sola brand Fuet Espetec Extra / dried sausage (175 g; Lots 201802, 202508, 201741 & 202809; Best before 16/10/2020, 30/11/2020, & 31/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Makro Cash&carry recalls CUISSES DE DINDE SERVOL / Servol brand turkey legs (1.4 kg vacuum-pack; Lot #2110084152; Best before 16/10/2020) due to possible Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Vleeswaren Coenen & Co recalls Salade de poulet au curry (Kip currysla) / Curry chicken salad and Salade de viande (Vleessalade) / meat salad (150g; Lots 20204106 & 20204107; Best before 26/10/2020 & 27/10/2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LEADER PRICE recalls LE PRIX GAGNANT brand Cervelas qualité choix / choice-quality sausage (400g; Lot L408.38; Use by 30 OCTOBRE 2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Frisch Haus Finland Oy recalls Bornholms Lobster Soup (375g; Best before April 3, 2023 and time stamp of 2:32 pm–4:37 pm) due to a processing error that could render the product unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U brand Mini Hot Dogs (110g – pack of 7; Lot #102550146; Best before 05/12/2021) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U brand Mini cheeseburgers ( 155g; – pack of 10; Lots #102540163 & 102600080; Best before 04/12/2021 & 10/12/2021, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Sarl Les Fromagers Fermiers du Peytot recalls Les Fromagers Fermiers du Peytot brand Picodon aop x2, x5 – Guinguette x6 – Fromage de chevre x3 cheeses (various packaging and lot numbers; sold from 17 August 2020 to 14 October 2020) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected lot numbers and package configurations.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Saucisson Campagnard Pilat sausages (Lot #2022402; Best before 21/11/2020, 23/11/2020 & 28/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Mini Hot Dogs et Mini Cheeseburgers surgelés / frozen mini hot dogs and mini cheeseburgers due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected lot numbers and expiration dates for both products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bretzel Burgard recalls Burgard brand Mes mini cheeseburgers préférés surgelés x9 (145 g; Lot #102510143; Best before 01/12/2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. JERMI Käsewerk GmbH recalls Meine Käserei Ziegenkäserolle / goat cheese roll (100 g; various lot numbers; Best before 05.11.2020, 06.11.202, 09.11.2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional information on lot numbers.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Arrabawn Co-op recalls certain batches of milk, with approval number IE 1439 EC only, that are potentially unsafe due to the presence of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall Slagers Beste / 1 de Beste Gemengd Gehakt Stroganoff / Butchers Best / 1 Best Mixed Minced Stroganoff (400g; Best before 17-10-2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Cologran Sucralose sweetener tablets (300 tablets; Batch codes L 00083 A, L00083 B, L00149 A; Best before January 2023, February 2023) due to undeclared aspartame.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Simply Mature White Cheddar (900g; Best before 26 December 2020) due to foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Monte Carlo Salads Ltd. advises the public that Thai Eggplant Salad (250g & 2 kg; Expiration dates up to and including 22.11.2020) contains undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Prudag Delicacies Ltd. advises the public that Thai Eggplant Salad (330g; Expiration dates up to and including 12/11/2020) contains undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Auxico (Perth) Pty Ltd recalls Lao Gan Ma Chilli Sauce Chicken Flavour (280g; Best before 26/06/2021) due to foreign matter (bone fragments) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: September 10 – 12, 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: Cher-Make Sausage Company recalls OLD FASHIONED WIENERS COURSE GROUND FULLY COOKED (5 lb vacuum-sealed pkg; Lot #2020503; Sell by 11/26/20) due to undeclared dairy ingredient (cheese).

Allergy Alert: Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC recalls Goodie Girl Magical Animal Crackers (7 oz; Best by Jan 11, 2021) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert: Pretty Thai recalls Pretty Thai Peanut Sauce that may have been mislabeled as Pretty Thai Sweet Chili Sauce (11.2 oz; Lot code 0772000123) due to undeclared peanuts.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Les Jardins Picoudi recalls Micropousses coriandre / Coriander microgreens (75g; Lot #​3 246; UPC 813 526 000 153) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Aldi recalls TARTICHOC brand PÂTE À TARTINER AU LAIT (All lots with best before dates from May to July 2021) and TARTICHOC brand PÂTE À TARTINER FONDANT (All lots with best before dates from May to August 2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Unilever recalls Knorr Curry Sauce Salsa (2.25L; Batch codes L00770PM78 and L00780PM78; Best before end 03/2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Coop Supermarkten recalls Coop verse rookworst fijn / Coop brand fresh smoked sausage, fine (280g; Best before 07-10-2020 and 08-10-2020) due to undeclared mustard, celery and milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): DekaMarkt recalls DekaMarkt Proef ‘t Verschil Brownie fudge cake (280g; Expiry 24-09-2020) and Dirk recalls Dirk Pure Ambacht brownie fudge cake (280g; Expiry 24-09-2020) due to undeclared milk and soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Deliflanders recalls Sola brand le Fuet Extra / sausage wrapped in plastic (150g; Lot #202701; Best by 04/12/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LDC – SABLE SAS recalls Filet de poulet Fermier Blanc / chicken breast filet (Lot #2020037740; Expiry date 14-15/09/20) and Cuisse de poulet Fermier Blanc / chicken thighs (Lot #2020037740; Expiry date 14-15-17/09/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société SNVC recalls Mon chevalin à moi brand Hippotonic / My Horse brand ground meat (Lot #102240010; Best by from 29/08 to 31/08) and Mon chevalin à moi brand Hippovrac / My horse brand ground meat (Lot #102240010; Best by from 24/08 to 25/08) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Monoprix brand Galette de sarrasin au blé noir et sel de Guérande / buckwheat pancakes with black wheat and Guérande salt (Lot 237; Best before 13/09/20) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Landfleischerei Paradieshof Wehr recalls Rindersalami / Beef salami (Lot #180820; Production date 18.08.2020) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Sicily Food SRL recalls UNES SALMONE NORVEGESE AFFUMICATO / Norwegian Smoked Salmon (100g; Lot #SA75-22620; Best before 22-09-20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): RIVAMAR SRL recalls Promar brand PREPARATO PER INSALATA CAPRICCIOSA / Salad mix (~800g; Lot #FL11; Best before 10-04-2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): AUCHAN Luxembourg recalls certain Loué brand raw chicken pieces due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK – Northern Ireland specific): Faughan Foods recalls Glensallagh Roast Chicken Breast Pieces (240g; Batch code P3527; Best before 13 September 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Malka A.G.S. Meat Center Ltd. recalls Tahini-filled Beef Kebabs (Best before 16/10/20) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Strauss Company recalls Barista Alpro Oat Drink with Added Vitamins, mislabeled as an almond drink with added calcium (Best before 05/04/2021) due to undeclared oats.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Metro Food Co Pty Ltd recalls Keep it Cleaner Plant Based Protein Powder Chocolate Flavour (375g; Best before 03/JULY/2022) due to undeclared dairy allergen.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Prolife Foods Ltd recalls Mother Earth brand Baked Oaty Slices – Apricot Chocolate (240g, 6 bars; Batch code 3108742; Best before 29.07.2021) due to foreign matter (rubber) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: June 18 – 20, 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: CDC, FDA and public health officials in several states are investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to bagged salads. FDA and CDC are recommending that consumers should not eat, and restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve all ALDI Little Salad Bar Brand Garden Salad sold in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri, all Hy-Vee Brand Garden Salad sold in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Nebraska, and Jewel-Osco Signature Farms Brand Garden Salad sold in Illinois. As of now, CDC is aware of lab-confirmed cases in 6 states. Sixteen people have been hospitalized. The investigation is on-going.

Allergy Alert: H-E-B recalls several gallon-size Hill Country Fare fruit drinks due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Fresh Express recalls Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kit (11.5 oz; Production codes G163B10A and G163B10B; Use by June 29) due to undeclared wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Johnvince recalls Sweetened dried cranberries (variable weights – approx. 300g/bag; PLU 5176; Codes 06472, 06481, 0648; May have been sold from May 28, 2020 up to and including June 8, 2020) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): PepsiCo BeLux recalls Lay’s Bugles Nacho Cheese (various package sizes and lot codes) due to undeclared soy and wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the affected products.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Kesko Oyj recalls Pirkka Best Shrimp Salad Skagen (200g; Expiration date 4.8.2020) due to undeclared saithe, cod, wheat starch, and soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize and Lidl recall Lay’s Bugles Nacho Cheese (125g; Lots BV 81804 132, BV 81805 132, BV 81806 132; Best before 19/09/20) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op brand 2 Herby Pork Loin Medallions (305g; Use by 28 June 2020) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH gerookte forelfilet / smoked trout filet (125g; Best before 20/06 to 04/07, inclusinve) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): STONEMANOR INTERNATIONAL LTD recalls PRIMULA CHEESE TUBES (150g; All lot codes and expiry dates) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls jelly candies, jelly fruit cups and jelly straws due to a potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Société DETRY recalls CARREFOUR PATE DE CAMPAGNE AU POIVRE VERT / Country-style paté with green pepper (150g; Lot #2412; Best before 10/07/2020) due to lack of a preservative agent.

Food Safety Recall (France): ELIVIA recalls ground beef sold under a variety of labels and store brands due to foreign matter (small metal filament) contamination. Please refer to Oulah! for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls various Carrefour BIO and Carrefour Sélection delicatessen meats due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Sélection brand Prosciutto cotto alle erbe / prosciutto with herbs (120g; All lot/date codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Bio brand Jambon cuit supérieur découenné Bio / organic cooked ham (100g; All lot/date codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Sélection brand Mortadella Bologna (100g; All lot/date codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sennereigenossenschaft Hatzenstädt recalls Schnittkäse „Almbauernkäse“ / Sliced Alpine Farm Cheese (Sold between May 1 and June 8, 2020.) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls various Auchan brand ground beef and ground meat due to foreign matter (small metal filament) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Industry recalls various jelly candies due to potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Industry recalls various brands of smoked filet of trout due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Findus recalls Original Oxpytt Storpack (1500g; Lot codes L0068, L0069, L0070; Best before 06 2021) due to foreign matter (thin, 3 cm long metal wire) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): CitySuper recalls Primula Original Cheese Spread (150g; Best before December 29, 2020; January 7, 2021; January 12, 2021; and January 14, 2021; Product of UK) and Primula Cheese Spread with Chives (150g; Best before December 29, 2020; January 5, 2021; January 12, 2021; and January 19, 2021; Product of UK) due to Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Atasco Pte Ltd recalls all Primula cheese spreads in tubes due to Clostridium botulinum contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.