Recalls and Alerts: June 29-30, 2021

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 (Indiana): Merkley & Sons Packing Co. recalls Ground Beef, 80% Lean (1-lb & 5-lb pkgs; Sold between June 7 and June 24) due to possible E. coli contamination. 

Pet Treat Safety Recall: Manna Pro Products, LLC recalls Flock Party Quack Snacks poultry treats (1.68 pound bags; Best by 12/2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Little Saigon Kitchen Ltd. recalls Little Saigon brand Spring Rolls (454g; No batch codes; UPC 6 10708 02775 1) due to undeclared wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Lelièvre, Lelièvre & Lemoignan ltée. recalls Homards cuits / Cooked lobsters (30 lb; Batch code 172-21; Packed on date 21 juin 2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Le restaurant chez Papa recalls CHILI GARLIC SAUCE (Sold up to and including 28 June 2021) due to lack of mandatory label instruction to keep the product refrigerated.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie Acadia recalls multiple baked goods that were manufactured and packaged under conditions that could render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Finland): One hundred or more children in Finland have been infected with Salmonella in an outbreak that appears to be associated with their attendance at various day care facilities. Authorities have ruled out local drinking water or swimming water as the source of the outbreak.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Momento recalls Momento brand Tiramisu Speculoos and Tiramisu Oreo Crumble (110g; Expiration date 09/12/2021) due to undeclared wheat and soya and undeclared soya, respectively.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Nouilles Royales / noodles (350g; Lot #215168 B912; Use by 10/07/2021) due to undeclared wheat, eggs, shellfish, soy and anchovies.

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium) Biofresh Belgium recalls Happy Mrs Jersey brand “Nuts about Pistache” crème glacée bio / Pistachio organic ice cream (480 ml; Lots 01/2023 04121 and L04121 03/2023) due to undeclared nuts and cashews.

Allergy Alert (France): CJV DISTRIBUTION recalls LA Glace brand CREME GLACÉE CHOCOLAT NOIR / Dark chocolate ice cream (600g; Pack date 20.04.2021; Use by 16/10/2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Certain bakery products are recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, soybeans, sulphur dioxide and sulphites and cereals containing gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): EatHappy ToGo Österreich GmbH recalls Poké Bowl Lachs / Salmon Poké Bowl (Use by 23.06.2021) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Rømer Vegan recalls Rømer Vegan Nuggets Økologisk / Organic vegan nuggets (250g; Best before 19/07/2021, 21/07/2021, 26/07/2021) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Oy Pågen Ab recalls Wheat buns filled with Pågen Vanillas (Best before June 29-July 7, 2021) due to possible premature spoilage.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Atria Suomi Oy recalls Sibylla Mayo Valkosipuli / Garlic Mayonnaise (280 ml; Best before 12.10.2021) due to possible premature spoilage.

Food Safety Recall (France): SICA VIANDES PAYS recalls Le Fleuron brand JAMBON SUPERIEUR AC X 2 / Superior ham (2 slices/pkg; Lot #51173012; Use by 27/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Essen AlHasnaA recalls Essen AlHasnaA brand Premium Class – Roter Wassermelonenkerne / Red Watermelon Seeds (300g; Best before 31.12.2022; Product of Lebanon) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Government orders recall of Shirin brand Rose Leaf Tea (40g; Best before 20.12.2022; Product of Iran) due to foreign matter contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Unilever Israel recalls French vanilla cremeissimo / Ice cream (1.33L; Use by 12/10/22 and 13/10/22) due to foreign matter (plastic particles) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Gluten Free Holdings Ltd recalls Pavillion brand Beef and Gravy Pies (360g; Best before 16AUG22) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: June 8–9, 2021

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 INVESTIGATION: FDA has opened a traceback investigation into six cases of Salmonella Weltevreden illnesses. No specific food source has yet been identified.

Allergy Alert: Tulkoff Food Products Inc. recalls Kimchi Aioli (18-fl. oz. squeeze bottles; Lot code / Best if Used by 09.18.2021M) due to undeclared wheat and soy.

Food Safety Recall: Smilin’ Bob’s recalls three Smilin’ Bob’s Smoked Fish Dip Products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Beech-Nut Nutrition recalls Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal (8 oz / 227g; Product codes 103470XXXX and 093470XXXX; Expiration date 01MAY2022; UPC 52200034705) due to presence of naturally occurring inorganic arsenic above the guidance level set by FDA.

Canada

Allergy Alert: La Cena Épicerie Traiteur recalls  PÂTÉ BOURGUIGNON (Sold up to 9 June 2021) due to undeclared eggs and wheat (gluten) and PÂTÉ AU POULET (Sold up to 9 June 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): ROGGE BV recalls Rogge brand SORBET ‘framboise’ et ‘exotique’ / Raspberry and Exotic Sorbets (473 ml; All date codes) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): COOPERATIVE U recalls U brand Paëlla Royale (1.2 kg; Lot #21154F; Use by 03/07/2021) due to undeclared crustaceans, molluscs, fish and sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Nittaya Thai Curry Products recalls multiple products due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): United Snacks Ltd. for Eat Real recalls Quinoa Corn Puffs Jalapeno & Cheddar flavor (113g; All batches; Product of UK) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls certain batches of Eat Real Quinoa Puffs and Eat Real Quinoa & Kale Puffs due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Lunardi SRL recalls Albaluna brand Gallette di Farro / Spelt cakes (120g; Lot #31 10 21; Best before 31 October 2021) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delfood SA recalls Louis brand CHIPOLATA ITALIENNE (2 pieces / ~250g; Lot #8412250; Use by 11/06/2021) and Louis brand SAUCISSE ITALIENNE (3 pieces / ~375g; Lot #8412250; Use by 11/06/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DES VACHES HEUREUSES EURL recalls Les Vaches Heureuses brand Crème épaisse crue / Heavy cream, unpasteurized (25 cl; Use by 18/06/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FERME GINEAU recalls FERME GINEAU – INVITATION A LA FERME brand Crèmes desserts vanille et crèmes desserts vanille sur lit de caramel / Vanilla cream pudding and vanilla cream pudding on a bed of caramel (4 x 100g; Use by 30/06/2021) due to microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCUITERIE DE BOURGOGNE recalls Mini Financiers and Mini Tuiles biscuits due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the individual recall notices for complete details.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISON BIO VALEUR recalls Rillettes de porc bio / Organic pork rillettes (Lot #21146; Use by 16/06/2021 and 23/06/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Lukosz recalls Lukosz Fresh Turkey Butterfly Mini (Batch code 210520801; Use by 11/06/21; Product of Poland) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Ittica Zu Pietro srl recalls Trancio di tonno a pinne gialle decongelato con acqua aggiunta / Yellow fin tuna steak thawed with added water (Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to elevated nitrite levels.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): The Family Butchers recalls Reinert Bärchen Wurst saucisse cuite / Sausage slices (115g; All Use by dates up to 05/07/2021) due to potential foreign matter (metal dust) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): The Family Butchers recalls Reinert Teddy Bear Sausage Slices (115g; All use by dates up to and including 05 July 2021; Product of Germany) due to potential foreign matter (metal dust) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Cheese On The Wey recalls Cheese On The Wey brand Blue Millie cheese (All pack sizes, individually priced and wrapped up to 500g; Batch code 21/0415; Use by 02 July 2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Petmark ehf recalls Pig ear pet treats (Bulk / no packaging; Lot code / Best before 13.5.2022; Imported from Germany) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Slowood recalls several varieties of Eat Real brand prepackaged quinoa puff products (Product of UK) due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): DJ&A Pty Ltd recalls Back to Basics Green Curry Kale Chips (60g; Best Before 14/02/2022, 15/02/2022 & 30/03/2022 ) due to undeclared cashew.

Recalls and Alerts: May 23–26, 2021

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.

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 a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Washington State Department of Health is reporting four additional cases of E. coli O157:H7 infections, according to a report published in Food Safety News. The state has stated that the illnesses likely are linked to consumption of organic yogurt produced by Pure Eire Dairy

Public Health Alert Update: USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issues a public health alert for approximately 130,860 pounds of frozen fully cooked, diced chicken products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the FSIS notice for a complete list of the affected products.

Allergy Alert: Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. recalls Full Circle Organic Microwave Popcorn Salted (9.9 oz; Best by APR 09 22 N2; UPC 36800-40611) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle, Inc. recalls Chicken Street Taco Kits (Sell-by dates throiugh 05/28/21; PLU 56598) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Legacy Food Company, Inc. recalls approximately 67,895 pounds of beef jerky due to undeclared sesame oil. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete llist of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Randall Foods, Inc. recalls Hurst brand Fully Cooked Great Northern Beans (48-oz glass jar; Lot #TGN19253; Best by 9/9/2022; UPC 0 256012 0) due to manufacturing deviations that may pose a potential health risk.

Canada

Food Safety Alert: CFIA warns the public not to consume Our Father’s Farm brand apricot kernel products due to risk of cyanide poisoning. Please refer to the Food Safety Alert for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Produits Africa recalls two Sauce MbaMbi products because the conditions under which they were prepared and packaged may render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Comptoir La Boustifaille recalls SOUPE AUX LÉGUMES ORDINAIRE / Regular vegetable soup (1L; Sold up to and including 26 May 2021) due to omission of mandatory “Garder réfrigéré” labeling.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Manufacturer recalls Sau Tao brand Amoy Bean Strip noodles (Expiration dates 01/03/2022, 15/03/2022, 21/06/2022, 01/04/2022 & 01/06/2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand AH 100% notenpasta amandel / Almond butter (340g; Best before 31/07/2020 ) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Ciloglu recalls Ciloglu brand Kavala – cookies with Almonds (290g; Best by 14/11/2021, 20/09/2021, 07/09/2021, 15/10/2021, 17/03/2022, 01/03/2022, 19/01/2022) due to undeclared peanuts and hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Bearnaisesås / Bearnaise sauce (400g; Best before 02-08-2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao (Sun Shun Fuk) ST Amoy Bean Strip (36x250g bag; Lot #252130; Best before 01 March 2022) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls LES VIGNES MARINES brand Moule de corde filière ile Dumet élevage France / Mussels (Lots 20210515 & 20210516; Best before dates from 23/05/2021 to 24/05/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls LES VIGNES MARINES brand Moule de corde bio élevage France / Organic Mussels (Lots 20210515 & 20210516; Best before dates from 23/05/2021 to 24/05/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PERLANDIS Centre Leclerc recalls Kerméné brand Museau de porc barde VPF / Pork muzzle (Lot #11652420; Best by 21/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCUITERIE DE BOURGOGNE recalls BISCUITERIE DE BOURGOGNE brand Mini Tuiles (150g & 250g; Multiple varieties and lot codes; Best by between 14/02/2021 and 04/08/2021) due to foreign matter (metal wire) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Zentrale Handelsgesellschaft mbH recalls “Jeden Tag” Paprikasalami (200g; Batch #1104; Best by 29.05.2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Matarkompaní ehf. recalls Preppup brand Kjúklingapasta / Chicken pasta (Batch #L 112; Best before 25.05.21) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): HKScan recalls Scan Skåneleverpastej (150g; Best before 2021-07-03, 2021-07-11 and 2021-07-12) due to omission of nitrite during production.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Asda recalls Vegetable Cous Cous (500g; All date codes up to and including 03 June 2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Cassava Vege Crisps Original (150g; Best before: 19 OCT 21) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Back Country Foods Ltd recalls Back Country Cuisine brand Chicken, Corn and Noodle Soup (60g; Best before 18 MAR 2025) due to undeclared sesame.