Recalls and Alerts: January 5 – 8, 2020


6.44Here 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 ALERT: CDC reports 7 cases of Listeria monocytogenes, including 1 death linked to consumption of hard-boiled eggs from Almark Foods. Cases have been confirmed in 5 states. Four people have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Purely Elizabeth recalls Chocolate Sea Salt Probiotic granola (8-oz pouches; Lot #OH29519; Best by 10/21/20) due to undeclared walnuts.

Allergy Alert: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams recalls Cold Brew with Coconut Cream Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (pint; Batch codes 19-016, 19-086 and 19-154) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Ducktrap River of Maine recalls Herring Center Cuts in Wine Sauce (12-oz glass container; Sell by Jul 29, 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Lipari Foods recalls various Premo and Fresh Grab wedge sandwiches due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Location recalls Protein Snack Tray (6.44 oz; Fresh by dates 12/21/19, 12/22/19, 12/24/19, 12/27/19, 12/28/19, 12/29/19, 12/31/19, 01/03/20, 01/04/20) and Protein Trail Mix (3.52 oz; Fresh by dates 12/23/19, 12/24/19, 12/26/19, 12/29/19, 12/30/19, 12/31/19, 01/02/20, 01/05/20, 01/06/20) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Redfrog Enterprises Ltd. recalls Wang Korea brand fish sausage products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls PC brand Maple Apple Seasoned Pork Loin Roast (730g; Best before 2020-JA-10) due to undeclared mustard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Waitrose recalls Sacla brand Pesto N°8 Fiery chili (190g; Lot #AYM1641; Best before 01/2022) and Sacla brand Pesto alla genovesa (190g; Lot #AYM2131; Best before 01/2022) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): O’Dwyer’s Bakery recalls O’Dwyer’s Bakery Chocolate Swiss Roll, Chocolate Flavoured Swiss Roll with Vanilla Flavoured Filling (450g, Best Before 14 March 2020) due to undeclared wheat, egg, milk and soya.

Allergy Alert (UK): Sainsbury’s recalls by Sainsbury’s 10 Vegetable Gyoza with a soy and ginger dip (210g; Batch code 17519; Best before June 2021) due to undeclared prawns.

Allergy Alert (UK): Sainsbury’s recalls various pesto products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Match recalls MOULES DE BOUCHOT 1.4KG DE LA BAIE DU MONT ST MICHEL (AOP) DE LA MARQUE MYTILEA (1.4kg pkg; All lot codes; All best before dates up to and including 10/01/20) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls MOULES DE BOUCHOT 1.4KG DE LA BAIE DU MONT ST MICHEL (AOP) DE LA MARQUE MYTILEA (1.4kg pkg; All lot codes; All best before dates up to and including 10/01/20) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MYTILEA recalls Moule de bouchot AOP Mont St Michel (All Best before dates up to and including 10/01/2020) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls Cora brand Terrine de campagne (2x50g; Lot 353; Best before 23/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls Cora brand Mousse de foie – Terrine de campagne (2x50g; Lot #354; Best before 24/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE recalls various Cultimer brand Bourriches d’huîtres fines de Bretagne et de Cancale due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls various Scea FINE DE CANCALE brand Huîtres de Cancale due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE recalls Cultimer brand Huîtres de Cancale N°3 (container of 12 or 24; All best before dates up to and including 14/01/20) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE recalls Filière Qualité Carrefour brand Huîtres de Cancale N°3 (Packaged between 25/11/2019 and 03/01/2020) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Scea FINE DE CANCALE brand Huîtres de Cancale BIO (Lot #3599007; Packed between 01/12 and 02/01/20) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Filière Qualité Carrefour brand Huîtres de Cancale (Lot #3599007; Packed between 01/12 and 02/01/20) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CAPITAINE HOUAT recalls CAPITAINE HOUAT brand Moules de Bouchot de la baie du Mont-Saint-Michel AOP (1.4kg container; Packed between 25/11/2019 and 03/01/2020) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MYTILIMER recalls CASINO DELICES brand Barquette de Moules de Bouchot AOP de la Baie du Mont Saint Michel (1.4 kg; Packed between 25/11/2019 and 03/01/2020) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Thaëron recalls la Société Thaëron brand Coques pêche moyennes (300g) due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE recalls la Société CULTIMER brand Huîtres fines de cancale et Huîtres France due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE recalls la Société CULTIMER brand Moules de Bouchot St Michel AOP due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Vivière recalls la Société La Vivière brand Moules de Bouchot de Chausey, moules de Bouchot Saint Michel due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): MYTILIMER recalls la Société MYTILIMER brand Moules, palourdes, coques, huîtres due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Magasins U recalls Coques, palourdes et huîtres / cockles, clams and oysters sold at les Magasins U due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Viviers de Saint Colomban et Keroman recalls Coques élevage, coque de pêche, palourde élevage, palourde pêche / various cockles and clams due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Sunny Ridge Australia recalls Sunny Ridge Australia Milk Chocolate Raspberries (Best Before 12/08/20) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Asian Savour World Pty Ltd recalls six varieties of Wang brand Fish Sausages (All batches and dates) due to undeclared egg.

 

Recalls and Alerts: December 22 – 26, 2019


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: Almark Foods expands its earlier product recall to include all hard-boiled eggs manufactured at the firm’s Gainesville, Georgia facility, including all retail, pillow pack, pouch pack, frozen diced, and protein kit products, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Food Safety Recall: Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. recalls Trader Joe’s Egg Salad (6 oz; All Use By date codes up to and including 12/27/19; UPC 0066 6695) and Trader Joe’s Old Fashioned Potato Salad (20 oz; All Use By date codes up to and including 12/27/19; UPC 0032 1747) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Dierbergs Markets recalls various products containing hard-boiled eggs supplied by Almark Foods due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Reichel Foods Inc. recalls Pro2Snax To The Max Granny Apples /Hard Boiled Egg/Cheddar/Cashew & Craisin (UPC 649632001490) and Pro2Snax To The Max Gala Apples/Hard Boiled Egg/White Cheddar/Almond & Craisin (UPC 649632001483) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Great American Deli recalls GAD #114 Egg Salad Sandwich (4.8 oz; UPC 7-41431-00114-2) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Alert (Update): FDA warns that yellowfin tuna from Truong Phu Xanh Co., LTD with a production date in 2019 should not be consumed because it may have the potential to cause scombrotoxin fish poisoning. Tuna from this supplier could have been sold thawed or frozen; and could have been sold as ground tuna meat, poke cubes, steaks, or loins; this product could still be within its shelf life.­­ Anyone who received tuna from this supplier should not sell, serve, or consume it and should discard it.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns G & C Raw, LLC, a producer of raw pet food, that an inspection of the company’s facilities revealed numerous instances of improper handling of raw ingredients and finished products as well as insanitary conditions during the production and packaging of the company’s raw pet food products. As of the date of the Warning Letter, the company has not responded adequately to FDA’s concerns.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Tosuta International Sales Ltd. recalls three varieties of Lander’s Australia Shortbread Cookies due to undeclared gluten, wheat and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: D. Tyers Foods International Inc. recalls Casa Madaio brand Burrata cheese (250g; Lot #19337; Use by 12/20/2019) due to generic E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Cyril Chocolat recalls Cyril Chocolat brand Choco Black and White (250g; Best before 30/05/2020) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo Belgique recalls Jumbo Mini Burgers-Nuggets (140g; Lot #201494; Best before 16/01/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Revi Food recalls Bouillon de Poisson “à l’Ostendaise” (700g; Expiry date 09/01/2020) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls SoFine and ProTerra brands Chicken Sticks and Vegan Nuggets due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the recalled products.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Aldi recalls Cucina Green Pesto (190g; all lot codes) and Cucina Red Pesto (190g; all lot codes) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Wholemeal Bread Rolls (4-pack; Best before December 29, 2019, January 12, 2020, February 9, 2020, March 8, 2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Mini Burgers-Nuggets (140g; Lot #201494; Best before 16/01/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Broger Bregenzerwälder Fleischwaren GmbH & Co KG recalls Rosenspeck (all best before dates from 19.01.2020) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Fresh Concept recalls Saucisson au persil / parsley sausage (150g; various lot codes and Best Before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAPRESTI TRAITEUR recalls SAPRESTI TRAITEUR brand Tourbillon de bloc de foie gras de canard et figues (135g; sold between 20/12/2019 and 23/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany) Märsch Importhandels-GmbH recalls Ja! Mandeln gehackt / chopped almonds (100g; Best before 25.06.20) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Cold Storage Singapore (1983) Pte Ltd. recalls Waitrose Basil Pesto Green (190g) and Waitrose Pesto Tomato (190g) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Ruledin food importers Ltd. recalls chocolate flavored cream coated sweet waffle (40 x 18g; Expiry dates 21/8/20, 22/8/20, 23/8/20; Product of Turkey) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Daly Potato Company recalls Daly Potato Company Bacon and Dijon Gourmet Potato Salad (Use By 08/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: December 19 – 21, 2019


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 ALERT: CDC is investigating a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia. Seven cases have been reported from five states; 4 people have been hospitalized, and one person has died. See below for a link to the Almark Foods recall notice.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls 365 Everyday Value Dark Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cremes (Best by dates through May 1, 2020; UPC 9948247605) and 365 Everyday Value Dark Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt Sandwich Cremes (Best by dates through May 9, 2020; UPC 9948247606) due to undeclared milk or coconut.

Food Safety Recall: Advance Pierre Foods recalls approximately 15,739 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef patty products due to possible foreign matter (small, green soft plastic pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected product.

Food Safety Recall: Ashland Sausage Co. recalls BERKSHIRE NATURAL CASING SAUSAGE (12-oz. plastic packages containing 5 pieces; Lot code S318) due to possible foreign matter (hard, dark plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Emesa Foods recalls Premium Sesame Tahini (800g; Expiration date 2/25/2021; UPC 850005298267) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Alli & Rose, LLC recalls approximately 21,930 pounds of Siluriformes (catfish) products that were not presented for import re-inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Montpak International Inc recalls approximately 2,804 pounds of veal and lamb products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Almark Foods recalls Hard-Boiled and Peeled Eggs in white plastic pails with white plastic lids due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 25 E. coli O157:H7 illnesses across 7 provinces linked to Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits. The salad kits contain romaine lettuce from the Salinas, California growing area.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls 365 Everyday Value Dark Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Crèmes (220g; All Best By dates up to and including May 1, 2020; UPC 0 99482 47605 2) and 365 Everyday Value Dark Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt Sandwich Crèmes (220g; All Best By dates up to and including May 9, 2020; UPC 0 99482 47606 9) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Speers Meats & Delicatessen recalls Mealie Pudding (150-250g; All Packed On dates after 19.SE.17) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall: La  Panchita (MDC International)​ recalls various soups that were not processed or packaged under conditions that ensure product safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls mini gourmet groenteburgers / vegetarian burgers (180g; Best before 06/01/2020 & 16/01/2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): SoFine recalls SoFine brand SOCHICKEN STICKS (160g; Best before 30/12/2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Sofine Foods B.V. recalls three SoFine brand vegetarian products due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Sacla UK recalls various pesto products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): SuperValu recalls SuperValu Fruit Cake (450g; Batch code 352; Best before 26.02.2020) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): SoFine recalls SoFine brand SoChicken Sticks (160g; Best before 14/01/2020) and SoFine brand Veggie Nuggets (160g; Lots 301219 & 030120) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Molenaartje recalls Molenaartje volkoren spelt biscuit (200g; Best before 01/12/2020) and Molenaartje volkorenbiscuit (200; Best before 01/12/2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SoFine Foods BV recalls ProLaterre® Vegan Nuggets (Best before 14-01-2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SoFine recalls three SoFine brand vegetarian products due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Sacla’ recalls various pesto products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Baltique saumon fumé and Traiteur saumon fumé (200g; Best before 21/12/2019, 22/12/2019, 25/12/2019, 26/12/2019, 27/12/2019, 28/12/2019, 29/12/2019, 31/12/2019 & 02/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleischerei Blässe recalls various sausage products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): MACELLERIA PERUCCHETTI GIUSEPPE & C SNC recalls SALAME (400/500g; Lot #B03-10-19) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Oudwijker Kaas recalls certain batches of Oudwijker Fiore cheese and Oudwijker Stella cheese due to Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Classic Fine Foods (Hong Kong) Limited recalls Saumon Fume Ecosse T. Main Ficelle (1.8kg; Best before December 31, 2019; Product of France) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): David Jones Pty Limited recalls David Jones Almond Roughs (Best before 9th June 2020) due to undeclared peanuts and David Jones Peanut Caramel Clusters (Best before 9th June 2020) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Babilhara Lebanese Pastries and Sweets recalls Baklava and Pistachio Baklava (250g; Best before 16/10/2020) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Coal River Farm Investments Pty Ltd recalls various chocolates (All products, all November/December Batches – dates up to 15 Dec 2019) due to undeclared milk and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.