Recalls and Alerts: October 16-18, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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: Williams Valley Family Farm, LLC recalls raw whole milk (Best by Oct. 20 through Oct. 28) due to E. coli contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (UK-Northern Ireland only): Frank and Honest recalls Frank and Honest Cold Brew (250 ml; Best before 3 May 2022, 4 May 2022 and 5 May 2022) due to undeclared oats (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (France): LABEYRIE FINE FOODS FRANCE recalls Coquille demoiselles mer / seafood (200g; Lot #21271; Use by 09/10/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL DE LA FLEUR DE LIERRE recalls saucisson sec nature porc / dried pork sausage (Lot 220721) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Bakker Goedhart Convenience BV recalls various sandwiches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Grandma Mazal Ltd. recalls multiple products due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Poliba recalls Dairy Hazelnut Spread (400g; Expiry date 16.6.22) due to undeclared peanut residues.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Neviot recalls Natural Mineral Spring Water (500 ml; Best before 11.10.2022 and 12.10.2022) due to possible Pseudomonas aeruginosa contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Only Food Trading Co Pty Ltd recalls HLY Brown Sugar Cake (290g/10; Best Before 08 JAN 2022) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Waterloo Bay Distilling Company recalls Banks and Burbidge Alcohol Free Gin (700 ml; Best Before 11 May 2023) due to potential microbial contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: September 30 – October 1, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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 UPDATE: CDC reports 419 confirmed cases of Salmonella Oranienburg infections in 35 states, with 60 people hospitalized. The investigation has not yet identified a food linked to illness.

Enforcement Action: Acting on behalf of the FDA, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted a mass seizure of FDA-regulated spices and food additive products held for sale under insanitary conditions. The seizure was conducted at the premises of the Lyden Spice Corporation in Miami, Florida. The food products seized at the property include more than 25,000 boxes/bags of bulk ready-to-eat spices and food additives, such as monosodium glutamate, crushed red chili and sesame seeds. According to the FDA, the food products were exposed to widespread rodent infestation as well as other pests, such as live and dead insects. 

Pet Food Safety Recall: FROMM FAMILY FOODS recalls multiple varieties of Fromm Shredded can Entrée dog food (12-oz cans; Best by date 082024) due to excessive Vitamin D. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. Affected recalled products were distributed at neighborhood pet stores nationwide. 

Canada

Food Safety Recall:  Déli 365 Express recalls GRAVELAX and GRAVELAX JALAPENO (8 oz pkgs; Sold up to 30 September 2021) because the items were prepared and packaged under conditions that do not ensure safety.

Food Safety Recall: Fromagerie Carpati inc. recalls Fromage frais de type cottage / Fresh cottage cheese (Sold 23-27 September 2021) because the items were prepared and packaged under conditions that do not ensure safety.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Pêche Pêche recalls SAUMON FUMÉ / Smoked salmon (Sold up to 30 September 2021) because the item was packaged under conditions that do not ensure safety.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): UN AIR D’ICI recalls JUSTE BIO brand Pignons de pin bio / Organic pine nuts (80-g bag; 210300459; Best before 31/12/2021) due to undeclared pistachios.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Dunnes Stores Luxury Apple Pie (750g; Use by 04/10/2021) contains undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Tupelo farm brand Saucisses de poulet – surgelé / Chicken sausages – frozen (1 kg; Lot #211458064; Expiry date 20/01/2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Match S.A. recalls Mytilimer brand Moules de Bouchot / Mussels (1.4 kg; Lot #9152709271; Expiry date 07/10/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delitraiteur recalls Delitraiteur brand  Cordon bleu de volaille / Poultry cordon bleu (500g; Lot #606430; Expiry date 08/10/2021) because the item contains pieces of raw poultry and the preparation instructions on the package are inadequate to ensure safety for consumption.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Leader Price recalls two brands of Cuisse de poulet blanc / White chicken thighs due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls MYTILIMER CANCALE brand Moules bouchot / Mussels (1.4 kg; Lot #9152709271; Use by 07/10/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): OCCITANE PLATS CUISINES recalls LES BRASERADES brand SAUCISSON CUIT SOUS VIDE / Vacuum-packed cooked sausage (2-pack; Lot #321266389; Use by 06/10/2021, 07/10/2021, 08/10/2021) due to pre-cooking fault.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Mini Pains au Chocolat Tradibreizh (12-pack; Use by dates between 27/09/2021 & 29/09/2021) due to foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls centre E. Leclerc de Gouesnou brand mini viennoiseries (pack of 15; Best before dates between 13/09/2021 and 01/10/ 2021) due to foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Boulangerie E. Leclerc St Brandan MINI VIENNOISERIES (12-pack; multiple lot codes – see recall notice) due to foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Bridor brand mini pains choc BZH (12-pack; Lot #3941838; Use by 10/06/2022) due to foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls BRIDOR brand MINI PAIN CHOC BEURRE BZH (12-pack; All lot codes; Use by 30/09/2021) due to foreign matter (filaments of soft white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCHOTT recalls Munster fermier au lait cru / Raw milk cheese (11 cm; Lot #249; Use by 06/10/ 2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Food IQ GmbH recalls Go Fresh Selection Wrap Pulled Pork (200g; Best before 04.10.2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Gloster Zöldseg-Gyümölcs recalls ja! Sauerkirschen / Sour cherries (680g; Lot 20/0139 GO 179; Best before 27.06.2023) due to possible foreign matter (clear glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Bosna Ready-to-eat Smoked Roast Beef (400g; Best before 03.11.2021; Product of Poland) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Inutec s.r.o. recalls BBQ brand Pepe con macinino – Varieta’ “Steakpfeffer” / Pepper in grinder – “Steakpfeffer” variety (95g; Lots 125111 & 125989; Use by 07/2024 & 08/2024) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Mr Cook recalls Delitraiteur brand Cordon bleu de volaille / Poultry Cordon bleu (500g; Lot #606430; Use by 08/10/2021) due to presence of raw poultry pieces.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Waitrose recalls Waitrose & Partners Plantlife Pulled Oyster Mushroom Burgers (200g; All batch codes; All Use by dates) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

OUTBREAK ALERT & FOOD SAFETY RECALL (Singapore): Mdm Ling Bakery Pte Ltd recalls Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake (8 pieces/560g; All dates; Product of Malaysia) after the imported product was associated with five separate gastroenteritis incidents affecting a total of 23 persons. One person was hospitalized.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): VHT Perth Pty Ltd recalls Dao Xiang Cun Peanut Crisp Cookie (145g; Best Before 05-05-20220) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Devondale Apple Juice Co Pty recalls Devondale 100% Sparkling Apple Juice (750 ml; Best Before 17/06/23, 02/08/2023, 03/08/2023, 26/08/2023​) due to a packaging fault that could result in glass breakage.

Recalls and Alerts: September 23-24, 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 UPDATE: CDC reports 279 illnesses in 29 states due to Salmonella Oranienburg. Twenty-six people have been hospitalized. So far, neither CDC nor FDA has identified the food vehicle responsible for the outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls select whole and sliced Apple and Cherry Pies from five stores in the Mid-Atlantic Region because they contain undeclared milk and egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Ready Pac Foods, Inc. recalls approximately 222,915 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products with meat and poultry due to the presence of undeclared anchovies in the salad dressing. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Valley Milk Simply Bottled recalls Valley Milk Simply Bottled Raw Milk and DESI MILK Raw Milk (1-gal & 1/2-gal jugs; Expiration dates SEP 26 2021 through OCT 03 2021) due to Campylobacter jejuni contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: La Boucherie de la Ferme de Ladurantaye recalls  JAMBON FUMÉ TRANCHÉ - PORC / sliced smoked ham (±200g; Packed 13-15 September 2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Unisoya (1986) Inc. recalls Unisoya brand Organic Tofu – Fine Herbs (454g; Best before 21OC04; UPC 0 62859 00006 8) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: European Butcher recalls European Butcher brand Smoked Pork Hock (approx 250g; Batch #33228; All best before dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Konklijke Euroma recalls three flavours of Kania brand instant soups due to undeclared soy and celery. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delitraiteur recalls Delitraiteur brand Escalope de porc valdostana linguine / Valdostana linguine pork cutlet (413g; Lot #TD29813731; Expiration date  24/09/2021) due to presence of pieces of raw pork, invalidating the preparation instructions on the product label.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): TerBeke – Pluma recalls Saint Alby brand Pâté de foie en bloc / liver paté (150g; Use by 08/10/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls METRO Chef brand Salade de carottes râpées en sauce / Grated carrot salad in sauce (1.5 kg; Lot #126301; Use by 12/10/2021) due to inadequate processing.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls CLOS CHEVREL brand VALENCAY AOP CHEVREL goat milk cheese (220g; Sold between 15 August and 14 September 2021) due to E. coli O103:H2 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Monoprix recalls Monoprix Gourmet brand BURRATA DI BUFFALA / Buffalo milk cheese (125g; Lots LF1257A, LF1254A, LF1250A, LF1247A; Use by dates from 23/09/2021 to 03/10/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PRESTIGE DE LA SARTHE recalls Prestige de la Sarthe brand Boudin Noir aux oignons à l’ancienne / Old fashioned black pudding sausage with onions (Lot #36250; Use by 29/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Franprix brand Salade lentilles tofu Bio / Organic lentil tofu salad (160g; Lot #21253; Use by 28/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora Nancy Houdemont recalls Pâté au jambon cru forêt noir / Raw Black Forest ham pâté (Sold by the slice between 10/09/2021 and 16/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): NOUVELLE DISTRIBUTION CORREZIENNE LECLERC recalls Tradilège brand Saucisson à l’ail fumé / Smoked garlic sausage (Lot #13601999; Use by 01/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Monoprix brand Salade lentilles tofu Bio / Organic lentil tofu salad (200g; Lot #21253; Use by 28/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Cubes de saumon qualité sashimi / Sashimi-quality salmon cubes (250g; Lot #2212561297L; Use by 24/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HAPI FRANCE AUCHAN recalls Rest’Or Chef brand Escalope de poulet marinée nature surgelée / Plain marinated frozen raw chicken cutlets (1 kg; Lot #1902129; Best before 09/07/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): GEPA mbH recalls GEPA brand Bio Schoko Cookies / Organic chocolate cookies (150g; Best before 21.05.2022) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Raimund Hofmann Industrietechnik GmbH recalls multiple spices and spice mixtures due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Taibat Company Lebensmittel recalls HALAWA BURJ (800 g; Lot #210545278; Best before 08/2022) due to Salmonella Amsterdam contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): FA. LU. CIOLI SRL recalls Porchetta di Ariccia IGP / pork roll (180g; Lot #270721; Best before 25-10-2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Finittica srlu recalls Vongola o lupino / clams (3 x 0.5 kg; Lot #17F7) due to elevated levels of E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Manufacturer recalls GEPA brand Bio Schoko Cookies / Organic chocolate cookies (150g; Best before 21.05.2022) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): TerBeke – Pluma recalls Saint Alby brand Pâté de foie en bloc / liver paté (150g; Use by 08/10/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Tasty Food Viangro recalls Deli Traiteur Italian Style Escalope de porc valdostana & Linguine / Valdostana linguine pork cutlet (413g; Lot #TD29813731; Expiration date  24/09/2021) due to presence of pieces of raw pork, invalidating the preparation instructions on the product label.