Recalls and Alerts: October 27-28, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Dipping Caramel by the Pound (Sell by 10/25/22 – 11/15/22; Product code 34888) due to undeclared wheat. The recalled product was sold in five stores in Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska.

Allergy Alert: Daiso California LLC recalls Tiramisu Twist Cookies (3.4oz(96g) packages; SKU #4562138450820) due to undeclared almonds and hazelnuts. The recalled product was sold in Daiso stores in California, Washington, Nevada, Texas, New York, and New Jersey.

Allergy Alert: Zingerman’s Creamery recalls various Paw Paw Gelato and Harvest Pumpkin Gelato products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for details of the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Lone Star Bakery, Inc. recalls BOOMERANG’S BEEF SHEPHERD’S PIE (8 oz carton pkgs; Use by Sept. 23, 2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (copper wire pieces).

Food Safety Recall: JYC Enterprise, Inc. recalls approximately 33,280 pounds of frozen chicken and pork potsticker products that were repackaged, relabeled, and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Sweden): Swedish public health authorities continue to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses that has now affected 95 people since September 17, 2022. The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified.

Allergy Alert (France): MEZZE EXPRESS recalls chtoura garden brand foul medammas / canned broad beans (24x475g; Lot 5831; Use by 01/01/2025) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): Hammonds of Knutsford recalls BuzzBallz Choc Tease Cocktail (200ml can and 3x 200ml multipack; All batch codes) due to undeclared milk and sulphites.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): CARREFOUR recalls Carrefour brand Maquereau Fumé / Smoked mackerel (300g; Use by 7/11/2022; All lots containing “1310”) and Carrefour brand Cœur de maquereau fumé / Smoked mackerel fillet (150g; Use by 5/11/2022; All lots containing “1310”) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHEVENET SARL recalls CHEVENET brand FROMAGE de CHEVRE FRAIS / Fresh goat cheese (Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Reflets de France brand Pâté au piment d’Espelette Recette Basque bocal / Basque recipe pâté with Espelette peppers (180g; Lot 11/04/26; Use by 11/04/2026) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls PPNP (Préparé Par Nos Pros) brand Vol au vent Jambon, Vol au vent Jambon – Champignons, Vol au vent Quenelles de veau jambon champignons, Vol au vent Chèvre jambon / various varieties of Vol au vent (Packed between 21/10/2022 and 26/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls PPNP (Préparé Par Nos Pros) brand Hawaienne, Pizza Jambon, Pizza Jambon – Champignons / Hawaiian pizza, Ham pizza and Ham & mushroom pizza (Packed between 21/10/2022 and 26/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls PPNP (Préparé Par Nos Pros) brand Crêpes Jambon, Crêpes Jambon champignons / Ham crêpes and Ham & mushroom crêpes ((Packed between 21/10/2022 and 26/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): TY Producteurs recalls ty producteurs brand jambon à l’ancienne vendu tranché en magasin et sur marché / old-style ham, sold by the slice (Lot 22279) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Efefirat Warenvertriebs GmbH recalls Halva mit Pistazien / Pistachio halvah (350g; Lot PND 2206; Use by 22.06.2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Glenhaven Deli Style Premium Breaded Chicken Goujons, frozen (1 kg; Batch codes 22273B & 22276B; Best before end Dec 2023 & Jan 2024, respectively; Product of Ireland) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Clearspring Organic Wholegrain Rice Cakes – Lightly Salted (12 x 130g; Batch codes R22176B & R22181B; Best before 26/06/2023 &  01/07/2023, respectively; Product of Belgium) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Casarrigoni SRL recalls TERRE D’ITALIA brand TALEGGIO DOP A LATTE CRUDO / raw milk cheese (200g; Packaging lot 25277; Production lot 04082A; Best before 03/11/22) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Casarrigoni SRL recalls PASCOLI DEL FATTORE brand TALEGGIO DOP A LATTE CRUDO / raw milk cheese (Packaging lots 25272, 25276, 25277; Production lot 04082A; Best before 28/11/22, 02/12/22 & 03/12/22, respectively) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Casarrigoni SRL recalls CASARRIGONI brand TALEGGIO DOP A LATTE CRUDO / raw milk cheese (Packaging lots 25272, 25276, 25279 & 25280; Production lot 04082A; Best before 28/11/22, 02/12/22, 05/12/22 & 06/12/22, respectively) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Manufacturer recalls multiple varieties of Mi patria Queso Fresco de Vaca LATINO and Queso Fresco LA GRANJA LATINA brands of fresh cheese that were produced in an unauthorized establishment. Please refer to the recall announcement for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Manufacturer recalls BURGER MEAT HAMBURDEHESA / Hamburger meat from grass-fed cows (2 x 130g & 2 x 200g; Batch code 300995; Expiration date 12/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: August 11-12, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The CDC reports 884 illnesses, 158 hospitalizations and 2 deaths in this year’s outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. Illnesses have been reported in 48 states and the District of Columbia.

Allergy Alert: EZ Noble Sushi recalls multiple sushi products sold at Geissler’s Supermarkets in Connecticut and Massachusetts due to undeclared eggs, wheat, and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: King’s Hawaiian recalls multiple lot codes of Pretzel Slider Buns, Pretzel Hamburger Buns and Pretzel Bites products following a recall of an ingredient used in the pretzel products from one of its suppliers, Lyons Magnus. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The Public Health Agency of Canada continues to track an outbreak of Cyclospora that has affected 283 individuals in five provinces. Eleven people have been hospitalized. No source of the outbreak has yet been determined.

Allergy Alert: A Taste of Ukraine Catering Ltd. recalls Taste of Ukraine brand Chicken Pelmeni (625g and 908g; Expiry dates 05/27/23 (both sizes) and 06/17/23 (625g size only)) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Tony’s Meats Ltd. recalls Crescent brand Pastrami (175g; Date code 22 OC 03; UPC 7 78086 00255 2) and Crescent brand Turkey Breast (175g; Date code 22 SE 20; UPC 7 78086 00258 3) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Norway): Norway’s Institute of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium in 18 people. All of the 13 outbreak victims who have been interviews so far reported having eaten watermelon in the few days before becoming ill. Most of the victims became ill during the period from the end of June to the middle of July 2022. Victims range in age from 1 year to 87 years, and 10 of the 18 victims are men.

Allergy Alert (France): MONDELEZ FRANCE SAS Mondelez International recalls LU – HEUDEBERT brand La Biscotte (96% de céréale) (300g; Lot OGV0522453; Best before 31/12/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to undeclared egg in Herbalife Deluxe Protein Bar Vanilla Almond (14x35g box; Lot G221666A; Expiry date 23/09/2022).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls LU – HEUDEBERT brand La Biscotte (96% de céréale) (300g; Lot OGV0522453; Best before 31/12/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cérélia Belgium recalls various brands of pancakes due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Eleveurs de la Champagne 51 recalls Douce France brand Aile de poulet / Chicken wings (6 pieces; Lot 21620206; Use by 15/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand TOMME CHEVRE FERMIERE / Goat cheese (Lots 229101, 230101 & 231101; Best before dates between 31/08/2022 and 14/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand CHEVRE FOUR FERMIER / Goat cheese (8 pieces; Lots 220338, 229101, 230101 & 231101; Best before dates between 27/08/2022 & 11/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand CHEVRE ENROBE FERMIER / Goat cheese (Lot 231101; Best before 11/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand HEXAGONE CENDRE FERMIER Cheese (Lots 229101, 230101 & 231101; Best before dates between 22/07/2022 and 11/ 08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HENNART FRERES recalls HENNART brand LINGOT GEANT CENDRE FERMIER Cheese log (Lots 229101, 230101 & 231101) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PUIGRENIER MONOPRIX recalls various MONOPRIX ground steak products due to E. coli O26 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS PUIGRENIER recalls PUIGRENIER brand 8 STEAK HACHE ROND 150G 15% XXL VBF / Ground steak patties. 15% fat (150g; Lot 5222023682004; Use by 20/08/2022) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC des Alpines recalls Les Alpines brand goat cheeses (Lots 0710 to 0730; Best before 30/08/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Al Shalati Großhandel recalls Chtoura Garden – Ground Sesame Paste Tahina (400g; Best before 06.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Ella’s Kitchen recalls Ella’s Kitchen Banana and Vanilla Bread Pudding (4 x 80g; Batch codes L192 and L193; Best before 04/23; Product of Belgium) due to possible microbiological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Emmi Dessert Italia S.p.A. recalls Bontà Divina brand Tiramisu al Caffe’ (85g; Lots C27922 – D04922; Best before 31/08/2022 – 08/09/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (glass fragments).

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Grandi Salumfici Italiani S.p.A. recalls Conad brand Würstel puro suino / Pure pork sausage (250g; Lot 201022; Best before 20-10-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Hennart brand Tomme de chèvre fermière / Goat cheese (900g; Lot 229101; Best before 31/08/2022, 07/09/2022, 14/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cactus recalls Hausgemacht Cactus brand Edamer Wurscht BBQ / Sausage (3 pieces; Lot 303.22; Use by 26/08/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Axfood recalls Garant Ekologiskt nöt & fläsk (blandfärs) 18% / Ground beef and pork mix, 18% fat (500g; Batch 220808078; Best before 2022-08-17) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Asda recalls Asda White Lasagne Sauce (480g; Best before 03 February 2024) because of a possible microbiological contamination risk due to a production fault.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Cérélia recalls Abra-ca-Debora 6 Original Dutch Pancakes (375g; Batch 1000050799 & 1000050800; Best before 30 August 2022 & 01 September 2022, respectively) and Abra-ca-Debora 6 Sweet Dutch Pancakes (375g; Batch 1000050803 & 1000050804; Best before 30 August 2022 & 02 September 2022, respectively) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: June 2-3, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Allergy Alert: Leonard Novelty Bakery recalls Carrot Cake Squares (Lots SL21R 10222 12483, SL21R 10322 12483 and SL21R 10822 12483; UPC 0-96162-12483-8; Sold from early May until May 17) due to undeclared walnuts.

Food Safety Recall: Irvington Seafood recalls Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw meat (1-lb pkgs; Batch nos. 130, 131, 132, 134, 137, 139, 141, 144, 145, 146,148, 150) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Eclectic Food Services Inc. recalls Mini Lalo brand Variety Pack Frozen Bars – Raspberry, Mango, Coconut Chocolate (6 x 35 mL; All packages sold up to and including June 1, 2022 where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label; UPC 8 98612 00040 8) and Rico ‘n Lalo brand Coconut Chocolate Frozen Bars (4 x 80 mL; All packages sold up to and including June 1, 2022 where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label; UPC 8 98612 00019 4) due to undeclared milk and sulphites.

Allergy Alert: Fresh Prep Foods Inc. recalls Freshprep brand Crunchy Caesar Salad (165g; Batch codes 22JN01 & 22JN03) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Tri-Star Seafood Supply Ltd. recalls certain spot prawns due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (France): Santé Publique France reports the number of confirmed cases in France of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to Kinder chocolate products has risen to 118.

Allergy Alert (Austria): Wojnar’s Wiener Leckerbissen GmbH recalls GOOD Choice Feinkostsalat, Sorte Farmer Salat / Farmer salad variety delicatessen salad (400g; Sell by 07.06.2022, 13.06.2022, 14.06.2022, 18.06.2022, 21.06.2022 and 27.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Austria): Wojnar‘s Wiener Leckerbissen Delikatessenerzeugung GmbH recalls BILLA SCHINKEN SANDWICH / Ham sandwich (170g; Best before 03.06.2022, 04.06.2022, 05.06.2022, 07.06.2022 and 10.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Père Olive recalls Père Olive brand Hummus concombre et basilic / Cucumber and basil hummus (175g; Lot 22125XXXXXXXX; Best before 09/06/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour sélection brand Tablette de chocolat noir 72% de cacao / Dark chocolate bar, 72% cocoa (80g; Lot L2035A; Best before 28/02/2023) due to undeclared gluten and milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Avoca Cheesemonger Selection Tomato Kasundi Chutney (200g; All best before dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl recalls Glensallagh Glazed & Grilled American Style Cajun Shaved Ham (130g; Multiple batch codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to the presence of undeclared almond in Delikatny Orzech Laskowy Pierniki z Nadzieniem Kremowym / Gingerbreads with Hazelnut Cream Filling (150g; Lot L1293147A; Best before 07/2022).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): La tourangelle France recalls MMM Auchan brand AUCHAN GOURMET HUILE DE NOIX / Nut oil (250 ml; Lot 3150 & 3201; Use by 28/10/2023) due to undeclared sesame and MMM Auchan brand AUCHAN GOURMET HUILE DE SESAME / Sesame oil (250 ml; Lot 2858 & 3033; Use by 18/09/2023 & 20/10/2023) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Père Olive recalls Père Olive brand Hummus concombre et basilic / Cucumber and basil hummus (175g; Lot 22125XXXXXXXX; Best before 09/06/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Romania): Auchan Romania recalls AUCHAN ULEI DE SUSAN / Sesame oil (250 ml; Lot 2858 & 3033; Use by 18/09/2023 & 20/10/2023) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Spread Up Hazelnut Choco (400g; All batch codes; Best before end dates June 2022, August 2022, September 2022, November 2022, December 2022) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Double Panda brand Gegrillte Erdnuss ohne Haut / Skinless roasted peanuts (400g; Best before 20/05/2023) due to elevated aflatoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Aiguillettes de poulet marinées / Marinated chicken wings (400g; Expiration date 13-06-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STE NELLE LAITERIE DE LA MONTAGNE SOCIETE PAUL DISCHAMP recalls DISCHAMP brand MEDAILLES cheese (Lot #D21020011; Multiple dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC RICHARD recalls fromages de chèvres au lait cru, multiple varieties / raw goat-milk cheese (Sold from 07/05/ 2022 to 26/05/2022) due to E. coli O26 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES SALAISONS REGIONALES recalls Le Père Champain brand Jambon traditionnel / Traditional ham (Sold by the slice; Lot 22316; Use by 04/06/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHABADIS SUPER U recalls longe de thon albacore 3/5 KGS péché en océan Indien / Yellowfin tuna loin, caught in the Indian Ocean (3/5 kgs; Lot 949-1; Use by 13/05/2022) due to excessive histamine levels.

Food Safety Recall (France): POMMIER MARIE-CLAUDE recalls Fromage de chèvre / goat cheese (various formats and lot codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): DISTRILYS E. LECLERC recalls SALADE CRETOISE A LA FETA / Crete-style salad with feta (Lot 213031; Use by 04/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Tahini Sesam Mus and Alburj – Tahini Sesam Saft (All production dates from 01/2021 to 03.06.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Tahini Sesam Mus (800g; Best before 12.08.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hosta recalls NIPPON Puffreis mit Schokolade / Puffed rice with chocolate (200g; Lots L291, L292; Best before 03.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Durra Lebensmittel-, Groß- und Einzelhandel Bashar Arbash recalls Tahina (400g; Best before 31.08.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): J.M. Smucker Company recalls multiple varieties of Jif Peanut Butter due to risk of Salmonella Senftenberg contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Aiguillettes de poulet marinées / Marinated chicken wings (400g; Expiration date 13-06-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Superunie recalls multiple bread products due to foreign matter contamination (metal pieces). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Schoof recalls Duo baguette wit / White bread baguette, 2-pack (300g; Use by 14-08-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Goman recalls Goman Burrito Taco (Use by 02.06.22, 03.06.22, 04.06.22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Manufacturer recalls Montey and Didilo brand Tuna in sunflower oil (1 kg can; Lot L03922JC; Best before 02/08/2027) due to excessive histamine.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Lidl recalls BURGUER MEAT CHICKEN – TURKEY (500g; Batch 3369; Expiration date 03.06.22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Iskuber / Ice cubes (2 kg; Best before 11-01-2024) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Lion NZ Ltd recalls specific batches of Huntaway brand and Morton Estate brand Wines due to undeclared milk and eggs. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.