Recalls and Alerts: September 8-9, 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

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 310 cases of Cyclospora illnesses of unknown origin in Alberta (1), British Columbia (3), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), Ontario (252) and Québec (51). Thirteen people have been hospitalized. The illnesses are not related to travel.

Europe

Allergy Alert (UK): Unisnacks Europe Limited recalls Lotte Pepero Snowy Almond (32g; Best before 01 May 2023 and 02 May 2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER KG recalls GOOD Choice Kartoffelsalat mit Öl und Essig / Potato salad with oil and vinegar (1 kg; Best before September 21, 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (glass splinters).

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Dessert Fruits Rouges / Red fruit dessert (95g; Lot 280922; Use by 28/09/2022) and Carrefour brand Dessert mangue – passion / Mango-passionfruit dessert (95g; 200922; Use by 20/09/2022) due to undeclared nuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Calvé brand Pindasaus Kruidig / Spicy peanut sauce (350g; Best before 15/05/2023) and Calvé brand Pindasaus Mild / Mild peanut sauce (350g & 650g; Best before 15/05/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of rubber).

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Rynkeby Foods A/S recalls Brämhults Presset Æblemost / Pressed Apple Must (850 ml; Best before 14.10.2022) due to excessive level of patulin.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Valio Oy recalls Gold&Green® Vegenugetit / Veggie nuggets (230g; Best before 4.10.2022) due to a possible microbiological deviation.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOC FROMAGERE DE RIBLAIRE recalls multiple brands of goat-milk cheeses due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal). Please refer to the Rappel Conso website for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): MYTILIMER recalls Moules de Bouchot / Bouchot mussels (1.4 kg; Lot 2220609250; Use by 15/09/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MYTILIMER recalls La Cancalaise brand Moules de Bouchot / Bouchot mussels (1.4 kg; Lot 2220609250; Use by 15/09/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EUROPE DES PAINS recalls Franprix brand Baguette multigraines Bio / Organic multi-grain baguette (250g; Sold 11/08/2022 to 09/09/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal wire).

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls RONDE DES MERS brand SAUMON FUME ELEVE EN ECOSSE / Smoked Scottish farmed salmon (4 slices – 140g; Lot F2360477; Use by 23/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN recalls Auchan Le Poissonnier brand Gambas entières crues décongelées / Previously frozen raw whole prawns (400g; Lots 36890 & 37169; Use by 08/09/2022 & 14/09/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PANZANI recalls Panzani brand TOMACOULI BIO / Organic tomato purée (265g; Lots 2220060193 & 2220060194; Best before 01/07/2024) because the conditions under which the product was manufactured and/or stored may have rendered it unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall (France): DIPA CEMOI recalls multiple CEMOI brand marshmallow products due to foreign matter contamination (metal filaments). Please refer to the Rappel Conso website for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): MONTAGNE NOIRE recalls MONTAGNE NOIRE brand ASSIETTE DE CHARCUTERIE FAMILIALE / Family delicatessen platter (380g; Lot 210153597; Use by 30/10/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LIDL recalls Nautica brand Saumon fumé d’Ecosse bio / Organic Scottish smoked salmon (2 slices – 80g; Lot F2100385; Use by 31/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ostsee Fisch GmbH & Co Produktions- und Vertriebs KG recalls Makrelenfilet natur über Buchenholz geräuchert / Mackerel fillets naturally smoked over beech wood (150g; Lot L220818; Best before 18.09.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Minderleinsmühle recalls unpeeled sesame and four muesli products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Antoniotti Michela recalls Antoniotti Michela brand Maccagno cheese (~4 kg wheel; Lot 2/7) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Skånemejerier Försäljning AB recalls three President brand Goat cheese products due to foreign matter contamination (metal filaments). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Eckes-Granini recalls Brämhults Presset Æblemost / Pressed Apple Must (850 ml; Best before 14.10.2022) due to excessive level of patulin.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): LETPACIFIC FOOD COMPANY LIMITED recalls DANET brand Dana Macar Salam / Packaged sliced beef salami (60g; Best before December 20, 2022) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Ashtavi Dairy recalls Sheep-milk cheese, vacuum-packaged (1 kg; All best before dates up to and including 30.9.22) due to E. coli contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Fine Food Holdings Pty Ltd recalls Crispbic Wafer Bics Original Gluten Free (100g; Best before 28 March 2023 W1) due to undeclared wheat and gluten.

Recalls and Alerts: August 13-15, 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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Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read or listen to a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital, print or audio copy to your personal library.

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Allergy Alert: Fifth Season recalls Fifth Season brand Crunchy Sesame Salad Kit (Best by 16-AUG-2022 1 & 15-AUG-2022 0; UPC 52070008147) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall: Home Run Inn Frozen Foods recalls Home Run Inn CHICAGO’S PREMIUM PIZZERIA DELUXE SAUSAGE CLASSIC PIZZA (33.5 oz; Best by 12/03/22) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall: Albertsons Companies recalls 18 store-prepared items made with King’s Hawaiian pretzel rolls due to the potential for microbiological contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kraft Heinz recalls Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages (6.6 fl. oz. individual foil pouches packed in paperboard cartons; pouch manufacturing code 25JUN2023 WXX LYY ####) after diluted cleaning solution, which is used on food processing equipment, was inadvertently introduced into a production line at one of the company’s factories. Please refer to the recall notice for additional explanation regarding the manufacturing code.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut has now recorded 19 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis since March 31, 2022, in an outbreak whose origin remains undetermined. The victims live mainly in the Capital region and Zealand region.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Jay & Joy brand Joséphine : alternative végétale fermentée et affinée au lait d’amande / Vegetarian aged cheese substitute made from fermented almond milk (90g; Use by 21/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Eleveurs de la Champagne recalls multiple varieties of Volailles Champenoises brand Aile de poulet / Chicken wings due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Eleveurs de la Champagne recalls Prix futés brand Aile poulet à la mexicaine and Aile poulet au paprika / Mexican style chicken wings and Chicken wings with paprika (Lot 21625506; Multiple Use by dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): The Food Safety Authority recalls les Alpines brand Ecrou du fromager aux graines de fenugrec / Cheese hexagon with fenugreek seeds (140g; Lot 0709; Best before 21/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Monoprix recalls Monoprix brand Steak haché – viande hachée façon bouchère / Ground steak, butcher style (350g; Use by 16/08/2022) due to possible E. coli contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Fresh Pasta Premium Factory Ltd. recalls three cream sauces due to incorrect allergy labeling for presence of milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Rama Dairy Ltd recalls four cheese products due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: August 6-8, 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.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please submit your request using the sidebar link.

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

Canada

Food Safety Recall: A.C. Covert Distributors / True North Seafood Company recalls Sober Island brand OG Oysters (Variable weight; Code #PO077656) due to E. coli contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Austria): dm drogerie markt recalls dmBio Smoothie mit Protein (250 ml; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts, sesame and other nuts.

Food Safety Recall (France): RONCKIER JEAN-BERNARD  recalls Bergues fermier, Petit Bergues, Palet de Killem cheeses (All lots) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON AH SOUNE LE PAILLE EN QUEUE recalls LE PAILLE EN QUEUE brand MIEL DE BAIES ROSES / Pink berry honey (250g; Lot 21258; Use by 01/09/2024) due to microbiological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): VENG MY HUAT ngoc xuyen saigon recalls NGOC XUYEN SAIGON brand BI PORC EMINCE / shredded pork (Use by 02/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC des Alpines recalls Les Alpines brand Crottins Ecrou du Fromager cendré Ecrou du fromager aux Graines de Fenugrec cheeses (Lot 0725; Use by 25/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Vercelli spa recalls Vitello Casa Vercelli brand HAMBURGER VITELLO / Veal hamburger (200g; Lot 1304741; Best before 14-08-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): PLG Enterprises Ltd. recalls Hatiful “fried and salted pea” (220g; Expiry dates 01/30/23 & 12/30/22) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Israel): PLG Enterprises Ltd. recalls Miasi “corn-coated peanuts” (270g; Expiry dates 12.30.22 & 02/28/23) due to undeclared almond.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Matebal Industries recalls Salt and Roots (120g; All Expiry dates up to and including 11/23/23) due to undeclared peanut.