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OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The FDA investigation of consumer complaints of gastrointestinal illness and abnormal liver function that may be attributable to eating Daily Harvest French Lentil & Leek Crumbles frozen product is on-going. The agency has received 386 “Adverse Event Reports,” including 130 hospitalizations. Daily Harvest initiated a recall on June 17, 2022. The FDA reminds consumers not to eat, sell, or serve recalled products. Consumers who may still have the recalled product in their freezers should throw it away.
Allergy Alert: FSIS issues Public Health Alert for aprons READY TO COOK MEAL FOR ONE BACON-CHEDDAR SMOTHERED CHICKEN (12 oz plastic wrapped metal containers; Use by 9/21/2022) due to undeclared egg. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase.
Allergy Alert: Cardinal Meat Specialists Ltd. recalls M&M Food Market brand Prime Rib Beef Burgers (825g; Batch code 195 2; UPC 6 61815 01672 5) due to undeclared gluten and wheat.
Food Safety Recall: Œuf Xceptionnel (Saint-Constant, QC) recalls SAUMON FUMÉ / Smoked salmon (Sold up to 15 September 2022) due to lack of mandatory storage temperature instruction labeling.
Food Safety Recall (Austria): Käserei Gloggnitz GmbH recalls Kajmak, Trinkjoghurt, Frischkäse / Kajmak, Drinking yoghurt and cream cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LEADER PRICE recalls PANZANI brand TOMACOULI / tomato coulis (3 x 200g; Best before 01/04/2024 & 01/05/2024; Multiple lot codes) due to package defect that could result in swollen packages.
Food Safety Recall (France): AZ Distribution recalls ALGOTA brand Sésame Tahini (400g; Lot P1/2021; Best by 31/01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): PRODUCTION MYTILIMER recalls La Cancalaise brand Moules de Bouchot Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel AOP / Bouchot mussels (1.4 kg; Lot 8350809251; Use by 16/09/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): LE PETIT DIEU recalls Le petit Dieu Rollot Fermier / Farm cheese wheel (Lots 170, 177, 198; Best before dates between 29/09/2022 and 12/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Lidl recalls Etal du boucher brand Merguez fortes sausages (Lot C2250350; Use by 19/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): EARL DES GIRAULTS recalls EARL des Giraults brand oeufs en vrac / Bulk shell eggs (Use by dates between 08/08/2022 and 10/10/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): SOLEANE recalls SOLEANE brand SALADE DE PATE AU JAMBON EMMENTAL OU GNOCCHI AU JAMBON EMMENTAL / Pasta salad with emmental, ham or gnocchi (230g, 400g & 2.5 kg; Lot 248; Use by 30/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): SOLEANE recalls SOLEANE and MON POTAGER brands SALADE NORVEGIENNE AU SAUMON FUME / Norwegian salad with smoked salmon (400g & 2.5 kg; Lot 245; Use by 27/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): DIPA CEMOI recalls L’authentique petit ourson guimauve lait XL / Milk chocolate covered marshmallow bear (25g; Lot number starting 22171; Best before 30/06/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (metal wire).
Food Safety Recall (France): KARMIN INTERMARCHE CHAROLLES recalls ONETIK brand OSSAU IRATY AU LAIT CRU / Ossau Iraty (sheep milk cheese) made with raw milk (Lot 082; Use by 10/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC RECONNU LA MARTINERIE recalls fromage frais / fresh cheese made with raw cow’s milk (Lot 0609; Best by 18/09/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA recalls Gut & Günstig Frischeiwaffeln / Fresh egg waffles (250g; Best before 04.11.2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Dovgan GmbH recalls SUNTAT Helva mit Vanillegeschmack / Vanilla flavoured halvah (350g; Lot 11.2023 L 15M21; Best before 11/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. BLG Kardesler GmbH recalls SUNTAT Helva mit Vanillegeschmack / Vanilla flavoured halvah (350g; Lot L 15M21; Best before 30.11.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Spain): Industry recalls President brand Président Rulo cabra Sainte Maure / Saint Maure goat cheese log (180g x 6pcs; Expiry dates 10/10/2022, 10/13/2022 and 10/21/2022; Product of France) and President brand queso cabra Riblaire / Riblaire goat cheese (1 kg x 2 pcs; Expiry dates 10/24/2022 and 10/28/2022; Product of France) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).
Food Safety Recall (Spain): Industry recalls Ovopack brand Huevo entero líquido pasteurizado / Pasteurized liquid whole egg (1L Tetrabrik; Lot 11160; Expiry date 01/10/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.
Australia and New Zealand
Public Health Alert (New Zealand): The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is advising consumers of a possible risk of contracting Hepatitis A from imported frozen berries. Consumers, especially those with chronic liver damage, the elderly and pregnant people to consider extra precautions if eating frozen berries. MPI is aware of three genetically linked cases of Hepatitis A virus in individuals who regularly consume imported frozen berries.