Recalls and Alerts: November 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: Minnesota Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of nine (9) Salmonella Paratyphi cases linked to the NéktƏr Juice Bar in Woodbury, Minnesota. Two victims have been hospitalized. State and county investigators are working to identify a specific food source for the illnesses.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken and pork tamale products containing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated diced tomatoes in puree that have been recalled by the producer, due to possible foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination. Please refer to the FSIS notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Kanan Enterprises recalls ALDI Southern Grove On the Go Sweet & Salty Trail Mix 8 Pack Caddies (1.5 oz; Best By JUL 27 2021) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Express recalls Fresh Express Kit Caesar Supreme (10.5 oz; Product code S296; Use by November 8, 2020; UPC 0 7127930104 4) due to potential E. coli 026 contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Distributions Farinex recalls Gelsius brand IQF Sliced White Apples (5kg; UPC F1234567744; Lot #200207; Product code FC-041P) and Gelsius brand IQF Sliced White Apples (10kg; UPC F12345677043; Lot #200207; Product code FC-040P) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Lloydie’s recalls feuilletés aux légumes de style jamaïcain / Jamaican style vegetable puffs (780g & 130g x 36 units; UPCs 6 21279 61050 1 & 0 21279 01072 9, respectively; Lot #293-20 & 293-21, respectively) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: IGA Extra La Seigneurie Blainville recalls Soupe à l’oignon gratinée / French onion soup (2-pkg; Use by 08FE2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Dépanneur Louis-Pinard recalls Sauce à spaghetti (500 ml and 1 L glass jars; All units sold up to and including 18 November 2020) as the product was manufactured and packed in a manner that does not ensure its safety for consumption.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (Belgium & France): Dry sausage products from France may be the cause of an unspecified number of cases of Salmonella Bovismorbificans illnesses in Belgium and/or France, according to information posted on the RASFF portal. Dry sausages manufactured by the French company, FRANCE SALAISONS (Packager code FR 69.238.010 CE) were recalled earlier this month.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Ready Chef recalls Ready Chef prepared parsnip products due to undeclared sulphur dioxide. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Industry recalls Various roasted coffee beans covered in dark chocolate products due to undeclared almonds. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria) KUCHEN-PETER BACKWAREN GMBH recalls ICH BIN ÖSTERREICH SEMMELWÜRFEL (500g; All Batch numbers and Best before dates) due to possible foreign matter (hard plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Landliebe Molkereiprodukte GmbH recalls three flavours of Landliebe brand puddings due to microbiological contamination that could result in premature spoilage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Belgian Quality brand Steak de sanglier mariné / Marinated wild boar steak (300g; Lots 20315 and 20317; Best before 27/11/2020 & 28/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Roussel recalls Selecta brand Rosette pur porc / Pure pork rosette (500g; Lot #20487; Best before 01/12/2020 & 08/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Leader Price recalls Leader Snack Sandwich Rosette (125g; Lots 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031901; Best before 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20 & 01/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sequoia recalls Le Picoreur brand Poulet fermier bio noir / Organic black free-range chicken (Lot #30708105; Best by 18/11/2020, 19/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delibio recalls Picoreur / Bodin brand Filet de poulet noir / Chicken breast (150g; Lot #30708105; Best by 20/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La Ferme Keirse recalls multiple products made from raw (unpasteurized) milk due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Saint Alby brand Saucisson à l’ail fumé supérieur / Superior smoked garlic sausage (300g; Lot #29627804; Best before 03/12/2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Sandwich Club Rosette (Lots 030401, 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031701; Best before 15/11/20, 18/11/20, 20/11/20, 22/11/20, 25/11/20 & 28/11/20) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Saint Alby brand Rosette de Lyon (15 slices; Lots 111001 & 111928; Best before 22/01/2021 & 29/01/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GéantCasino recalls Casino brand Sandwich rosette (125g; Lots 030401, 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401, 031501 & 032101; Best before 16/11/20, 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20, 27/11/20 & 03/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Franprix recalls Franprix brand Sandwich rosette Pause Repas (125g; Lots 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031901; Best before 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20 & 01/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leader Price recalls Leader Snack Sandwich Rosette (125g; Lots 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031901; Best before 19/11/20, 21/11/20, 23/11/20, 26/11/20 & 01/12/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls TBRA Le Tripier alsacien brand Pâte à quenelles de foie (Lots 01314 & 1314; Use by 16/11/2020 & 19/11/2020) due to foreign matter (blue plastic film) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Landliebe Molkereiprodukte GmbH recalls three flavours of Landliebe brand puddings due to microbiological contamination that could result in premature spoilage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Hollt og gott recalls Hollt og gott brand Banquet salad (100g; Best before 21.11.2020) due to foreign matter (part of a bird’s wing) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Tesco Ireland recalls Tesco brand 16 Spicy Chorizo Slices (80g; Use by 19 December 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Sandwich Club Rosette (Lots 030401, 030701, 030901, 031101, 031401 & 031701; Best before 15/11/20, 18/11/20, 20/11/20, 22/11/20, 25/11/20 & 28/11/20) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Selecta brand Rosette prétranchée (500g; Lot #20487; Best before 01/12/2020 & 08/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco brand 16 Spicy Chorizo Slices (80g; Use by 19 December 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): L. B. ZOHAR COMMERCE AND MARKETING Ltd. recalls CORN CRACKER NO WHEAT AND 5 CEREALS (Expiry dates 26.11.20 – 30.04.21) due to undeclared gluten.

Recalls and Alerts: November 3 – 6, 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.

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United States

Allergy Alert: USDA reports that New York Style Sausage Co. sold 77 pounds of raw pork sausage that contained undeclared sesame seeds. A recall was not requested because it is believed that products are no longer available for consumers to purchase. Please refer to the USDA Public Health Alert for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: GHNW, LLC recalls Mushroom Stir Fry Blend (10 oz. tray; Sell by October 27, 2019 to November 8, 2019) and Stir Fry Blend (16 oz. tray; Sell by October 27, 2019 to November 8, 2019) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Mill Stream Corp (Sullivan Harbor Farm) recalls Cold Smoked Salmon (whole salmon side, 2 lb., 1 lb., 8 oz., and 4 oz; Lot Nos. 7049, 7050, 7051, 7052, 7054, 7056, 7058, 7060, 7062, 7066) due to potential Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Wegmans recalls Veggie Power Blend and Tofu Shiitake Slaw (Sold on the Self-Serve Cold Bar between 9/29/2019 and 11/04/2019) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Whole Foods Market recalls multiple vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please see recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Meijer recalls select vegetable trays due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please see recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Cay Thi Queentrees Food USA recalls approximately 43,848 pounds of poultry products that were imported and distributed in the United States without the benefit of FSIS import re-inspection.

Food Safety Recall: Mann Packing Co., Inc. recalls a series of vegetable products sold to select retailers (Best If Enjoyed By” October 11, 2019 to November 16, 2019) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. recalls approximately 2,071,397 pounds of poultry products due to potential foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Portofino Bakery recalls Portofino brand Fruit & Fiber Breakfast Cookie Single (100g; All batch codes; UPC 6 61172 02010 8) due to undeclared sesame seeds.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various fresh-cut vegetable products due to Listeria monocytogenes contaminaiton. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Metro Plus Alimentation François Germain recalls ground veal (variable weights; Package dates 21OCT2019, 22OCT2019, 23OCT2019) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: Filicetti Foods Inc. recalls Filicetti brand Dry Cured Italian Style Sausage (hot) (variable weight; Product code 610; no UPC) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Product from this company has been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield illnesses in Ontario (10 illnesses) and Quebec (2 illnesses).

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls Mann Packing Co. Inc. brand Veggie Power Blend (4 x 32 oz; All units sold up to and including November 6, 2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Nossack Fine Meats Ltd. recalls Nossack brand European Style Back Bacon (variable weights; Batch code 2019DE16; no UPC) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Boerinneke NV recalls Boerinneke brand Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes / hazelnut paste (400g; Lot L9220; Best before 08/11/2020) due to undeclared almonds and macadamia nuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour and Carrefour Mestdagh recall Vivera brand Escalopes orientales végétales / Oriental vegetable cutlets (2 x 100g; Best Before 20/11/2019, 24/11/2019, 27/11/2019, 02-12-2019) due to undeclared milk and eggs.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Tokmanni Oy recalls Tuotteet Goplana appelsiinisuklaa / Goplana orange chocolate and Goplana kirsikkasuklaa saattavat / Goplana cherry chocolate due to undeclared peanuts, other nuts, milk, gluten and eggs.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland GmbH recalls Deluxe Stuffed Mushrooms with Spanish Chorizo and Oak Smoked Cheddar Cheese (200g; Use by  05.11.2019 (expired), 07.11.2019 and 09.11.2019) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls La Boulangere Brioche Hot-Dog Buns (270g; Best before 09/11/19, 23/11/19 and 30/11/19) due to undecalred gluten and milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): GELATO D’ITALIA – INDIAN SRL recalls COOP BENE-SI’ GELATO BIANCO VARIEGATO CACAO (250g; Lot CT05; Best before 08/2021) due to undeclared casein (milk protein).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Boerinneke NV recalls Boerinneke brand Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes / hazelnut paste (400g; Lot L9220; Best before 08/11/2020) due to undeclared almonds and macadamia nuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Harvey Nichols recalls Harvey Nichols brand Dark Chocolate Gingers (125g; Batch code 190916; Best before 30 August 2020) due to undeclared pistachio nuts.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER recalls Happy Harvest Mandeln / Happy Harvest Almonds, ground (200g; Best before 13.04.2020) and Happy Harvest Mandeln / Happy Harvest Almonds, whole (200g; Best before 22.04.2020 & 23.04.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): EUROKIP recalls Kok O’Rell brand SATÉ DE POULET MARINÉ / marinated chicken saté (2 pieces; Lot #120129; Best before 06/11/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Michielssen L. Vleeswaren recalls Delicieux brand Rosbif aux herbes / roast beef with herbs (150g; Lot L1 303/61.04.43; Best before 07/11/2019) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ASPASIA recalls Auchan brand Mini Blinis x16 (135g; Best before 21/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Füngers Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG recalls GUT&GÜNSTIG brand Bauern-Kartoffelsalat (400g; Best before 06.11.19) due to foreign matter (colourless plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Zorba Delicacies Ltd recalls all batches of houmous products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Acqua di Nepi S.p.A. recalls Acqua di Nepi brand Acqua minerale effervescente naturale / naturally sparkling mineral water (1L; Lot #N9183A; Best before 01-07-2021) due to coliform contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): gigi il salumificio s.r.l. recalls coppa di testa di modena affettata in vaschetta (125g; Lot 1478; Best before 04-01-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Mini Blinis x16 (135g; Lot 101717; Best before 21/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Udea recalls PuurNL brand Organic arugula lettuce (75g; Best before 05-11) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): Zorba Delicacies Limited recalls various houmous products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): The Cheese Shop Pte Ltd recalls Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Best before 12/2019, 01/2020, 02/2020, 06/2020, 07/2020, 08/2020, 09/2020, and 10/2020; Product of UK) due to undeclared egg and milk.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Nia food trade recalls YOGONUT yoghurt (all flavours; all Best before dates) due to undeclared casein (milk protein)

Recalls and Alerts: November 1 – 2, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC reports a deadly multistate outbreak of Salmonella Dublin infections linked to ground beef. Ten people from six states have been infected with the outbreak strain. Eight of the ten outbreak victims were hospitalized, and there has been one death. Outbreak cases have been reported by California (2), Colorado (3), Iowa (1), Kansas (2), Oklahoma (1) and Texas (1). CDC is not recommending that consumers avoid ground beef, but is reminding the public to ground beef to an internal temperature of 160°F. A single, common supplier of the ground beef has not been identified, and no recalls have been announced.

Food Safety Recall: Nestlé USA recalls ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products due to potential foreign matter (food-grade rubber pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update): King Arthur Flour, Inc. recalls three additional product lot codes of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.; Lot codes L18A09A, L18A09C & A19A08A; Best if used by 12/09/19 and 01/08/20) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Cuisine La Joue Verte recalls  VÉGÉ PÂTÉ AUX LÉGUMES D’AUTOMNE/HIVER / Vegetarian fall/winter vegetable pâté (200g; All product bearing packaging date of 30 October 2019 or earlier) due to lack of labeling to indicate the product must be refrigerated.

Food Safety Recall Update: Sobeys Inc. recalls Compliments brand fresh-cut vegetable products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Expiry 12/2019, 01/2020, 02/2020, 06/2020, 07/2020, 08/2020, 09/2020, and 10/2020) and Luscious Lemon Mini Planter containing Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Expiry 07/2020, 08/2020 and 09/2020) due to illegible declaration of milk and egg on some labels.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Shakshuka (1300g; Best before 7-11-2019) due to undeclared parsley and celery.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls LIEBIG brand Velouté de potiron / Cream of pumpkin (1L and 2 x 1L; Lots J225 & J226; Best before 11/2020) due to lack of product sterility.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleisch-Krone Feinkost GmbH recalls Gut Bartenhof Frikadelle Klassik / Classic meatballs (Lots 97812 & 97813; Best before 05.11.2019) and ja! Frikadellenbällchen / meatballs (500g; Best before 05.11.2019 & 20.11.2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): Iceland recalls additional Iceland brand Houmous products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): NABA CARNI SPA recalls SFILACCI DI EQUINO (100g; Lot #93543; Best before 31-01-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Choux rouges aux pommes / red cabbage with apples (560g; Best before 31/12/2021) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.