Recalls and Alerts: February 16 – 19, 2020


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 (UPDATE): FDA advises consumers not to eat any fresh, conventional blackberries if purchased between September 9 and September 30, 2019, from Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores in these 11 states: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, MN, NE, OH, PA, and WI or from Woodman’s Market located in Wisconsin and Illinois.  These blackberries have been linked to 20 cases of hepatitis A infections in 7 states.

Allergy Alert: CJ Foods, Inc. recalls Annie Chun’s Japanese-Style Teriyaki Noodle Bowls (7.8oz; Lot #12/25/2020; UPC 7-65667-10387-6) due to undeclared peanuts.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Redfrog Enterprises Ltd. recalls Wang Korea brand BBQ Bong Fish Sausage (Fish Cake) BBQ Flavour – Item No. 22154 (10 x 34g; All product codes and all date codes; UPC 0 87703 22154 3) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. recalls Pinty’s Buffalo Chicken Flings (907g; Best before 2020 MR 04; UPC 0 69094 62664 0) due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Detry recalls CARREFOUR PAIN DE VIANDE (6 slices / 150g; Lot #2404; Best before 08/03/2020) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Finland): SOK recalls Rainbow Sweet & Sour Chicken (350 g; Batch code 0562198 B06; Best before 17.07.21) due to undeclared anchovy.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Samkaup recalls No Bull Bolognese, vegan (350g; All batch codes and Best before dates; Product of France) and No Porkies Sausages, vegan (8 pieces; All batch codes and Best before dates; Product of France) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): G’woon recalls G’woon brand Sausage rolls (4 x 70g; Best before 26-04-2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Orkla Foods Sverige recalls Felix Veggie brand Veggie Goulash (Best before 23.04.2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Ardennes Volailles recalls various Coq des Prés poultry products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): ARDENNE VOLAILLE SCRL recalls various Poulet d’Antan Filière Qualité poultry products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Tupelo Farm brand Saucisses de poulet surgelé / Poultry sausages, frozen (1000 g; Lot #192244020; Best before 15/05/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STEFANO TOSELLI recalls Votre Traiteur Vous Propose brand Lasagnes saumon épinards / Salmon and spinach lasagna (Lots 20034 & 20041; Best before 28/02/2020 & 06/03/2020, respectively) due to foreign matter (rubber) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMBO recalls specific production lots of Wei Ming brand Raviolis aux crevettes and Wei Ming brand Sum Funko aux crevettes / Shrimp ravioli and Shrimp Sum Funko due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): STEFANO TOSELLI recalls Stefano Toselli brand Lasagne saumon / Salmon lasagna (1Kg; Lots 20034 & 20041; Best before 28/02/2020 & 06/03/2020, respectively) due to foreign matter (rubber) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHAMBOST recalls CHAMBOST brand Saucisson sec – le petit chambô nature / dry sausage (250 g; Lot #015619; Best before 17/04/2020 & 19/04/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Andechser Molkerei Scheitz GmbH recalls ANDECHSER NATUR Bio Reibekäse / Organic grated cheese (150g; Best before 03.04.2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bucher-Bräu Grafenau recalls certain alcohol-free beverages due to a risk of under-pasteurization. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Naturmittel Biller recalls certain milled spices due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Iceland recalls Iceland Vegetable Lasagne (500g; Best before 03 August 2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic/rubber) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Societa’ Agricola Fontana S.R.L. recalls CASCINA FONTANACERVO brand CREMA CACAO (125g; Lot #28FEB; Best before 28-02-2020) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Coca-Cola HBC Italia recalls several batch codes of Coca-Cola Original Taste non-alcoholic beverage due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Match recalls Tapas Bar brand Knacks sans Boyau (150g; Lot #05/028; Best before 03/03/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): LÁCTEOS CASA MACÁN S.L. recalls certain butter and cheese products due to serious breaches in safe practices during manufacture. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): John West recalls Sardines in Tomato Sauce (120g; Batch codes KX319H and KX326H; Best before June 2022) due to suspected bacterial contamination that has resulted in a small number of swollen cans.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Iceland recalls Iceland Vegetable Lasagne (500g; Best before 03 August 2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic/rubber) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Wilson International Frozen Foods (HK) Limited, Dairy Farm Company Limited, and Dah Chong Hong Limited recall various products due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Woolworths Ltd recalls Jamie Oliver Green Pesto (190g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Hong Australia Corporation P/L recalls various Spring Home Spring Roll Pastry sheets (All Best before dates up to and including 08/02/2023) due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: November 17 – 20, 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 reports an outbreak of Hepatitis A affecting eleven individuals in three states (Indiana, Nebraska, and Wisconsin). According to FDA, the illnesses are linked to fresh conventional (non-organic) blackberries from the grocery store, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC reports an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illness affecting 17 individuals in eight states. According to FDA, the illnesses are linked to romaine lettuce contained in Ready Pac Bistro® Chicken Caesar Salad (Lot #255406963; UPC  0 77745 27249 8; “Best By” date Oct. 31, 2019) purchased from Sam’s Club stores in Maryland.

Food Safety Recall: Mondelēz Global LLC recalls CHEESE NIPS (11-oz box; Best by 18MAY20, 19MAY20, 20MAY20; UPC 0 44000 03453 5) due to potential foreign matter (small food-grade yellow plastic pieces from a dough scraper) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: KraftHeinz recalls select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese due to potential foreign matter (pieces of red plastic and metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Farm Boy recalls Farm Boy brand cheese balls due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Technique culinaire recalls Saumon fumé / Smoked salmon and Sauce bolognaise / Spaghetti sauce with meat (All products sold up to and including 18 November 2019) because the products were manufactured or packaged under conditions that do not assure food safety.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie J.C. Fortin inc. recalls Pepperette maison (Product sold up to and including 19 November 2019) because the product lacks labeling for correct storage conditions.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT / FOOD SAFETY RECALL (FRANCE): Santé publique France reports an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes affecting 8 individuals linked to consumption of Langue de porc en gelée / Jellied pork tongue manufactured by Tradival. The manufacturer has recalled all batch codes and Best Before date codes of this product from the market.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Feine Küche Jürgen Langbein GmbH recalls Feine Küche Jürgen Langbein China Suppe sauer-scharf / Chinese hot-sour soup (Lot 0773; Expiry 23.11.2022) due to undeclared wheat, soy and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): BONGIOVANNI SRL recalls FARINA DI GRANO TENERO TIPO 00 BIO / Organic soft wheat flour type 00 (1Kg, 5Kg, 25Kg; Lot #00FT0019/0702; Best before 22-02-2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Abbot Kinney’s recalls Abbot Kinney’s brand Coco Frost cocoa (Various package sizes and lot codes) due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose recalls Waitrose Carrot & Coriander Soup (600g; Use by 27 November 2019) due to undeclared celery and gluten (barley).

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Tante Fanny Frischteig GmbH recalls Tante Fanny brand Frischer Dinkel-Mürbteig / Fresh Spelled Shortcrust Pastry (400g; Best before 31.12.2019) due to verotoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls BONI SELECTION Bacon anglais / English bacon (±150g; Best before 20/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls La Alegria brand Chorizo picante (200g; Lots 37 & 39; Best before 30/04/2020; Product of Spain) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FAMILLE MICHAUD Apiculteurs recalls Lune de Miel brand Pollen en pelotes / Pollen balls (250g; Lots 1040003, 1042171, 104079; Best before 01/10/2021) due to foreign matter (particles of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Franprix recalls Franprix brand Rillettes de Tours IGP (230g; Lot 24510; Best before 03/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société TARTEFRAIS recalls Tartefrais brand Paris-Brest (2 x 85g; Lots beginning with L316; Best before 24/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): SENS Foods GmbH recalls Sens Pleasure Protein, Proteinriegel, Zartbitterschokolade & Sauerkirsch & Grillenmehl / Protein bars, Dark Chocolate, Sour Cherry and Barbecue flavours (Expiry 31.05.2020) due to Bacillus cytotoxicus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Tante Fanny Frischteig GmbH recalls Tante Fanny brand Frischer Dinkel-Mürbteig / Fresh Spelled Shortcrust Pastry (400g; Best before 31.12.2019) due to verotoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fratzscher Fleisch- und Wurstwaren GmbH recalls “Hausmacher Salami” im Kunstdarm mit blauem Clip (350g; Produced 22.10.2019) due to foreign matter (metal and plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): S. Schestowitz Ltd. recalls Alpro Hazelnut Drink (1 Liter; All date codes) due to undeclared nuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New Zealand So Real Natural Food Products Ltd recalls So Real Natural Food brand steam buns and rolls (All varieties and date codes) due to lack of process control.

 

Recalls and Alerts: October 27 – 31, 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

Allergy Alert: Golden Dragon Fortune Cookies Inc. recalls Golden Dragon Inc. Chinese Almond Cookies (5lbs box or the 100 count plastic bags; Best if Used Before 3/20; UPC 0 80005 23031 2) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Wawona Frozen Foods recalls packages of frozen raspberries and frozen berry mixes containing raspberries sold at Aldi Grocery Stores and frozen raspberries sold at Raley’s Family of Fine Stores due to potential Hepatitis A virus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: North Bay Produce, Inc. recalls 2,297 cases and 2 bulk bins of fresh apples, including McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Fuji, Jonamac and Red Delicious varieties (shipped between October 16th, 2019 and October 21st, 2019) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected brands and the distribution details.

Food Safety Recall: H&T Seafood Inc. recalls an undetermined amount of FISHERMAN’S WHARF SWAI FILLETS PRODUCT OF VIETNAM frozen fillets (1-lb; produced over an undetermined amount of time) that were packed and distributed without the benefit of USDA inspection and used the mark of inspection without authorization.

Food Safety Recall: OSI Industries, LLC recalls CHAR-BROILED BEEF PATTIES (CARAMEL COLOR ADDED), frozen, ready-to-eat (38-lb. bulk lined boxes; Lot code 22219) due to possible foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Thomas, Large & Singer Inc. recalls Popchips brand Sea Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips (85g; Best before 2020 AU 06 & 2020 AU 07; UPC 0 82666 71240 4) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert: Taza Food Products Ltd. recalls Taza brand Chat Papdi – Gram Flour Snack (360g; Best Before 20FE20 and 20JL07; UPC 8 96546 00089 1) due to undeclared wheat.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Walmart Canada Corp. recalls Parent’s Choice brand Infant Formula for Babies Sensitive to Lactose (638g; Product code EXP 2020 NO 05 T05DVBV; UPC 6 28915 09517 3) due to Cronobacter spp. contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie Beau-Bien recalls various products due to lack of specific storage temperature labeling. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Pousse-Santé inc. recalls various products due to lack of specific storage temperature labeling. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fromagerie Bergeron Inc. recalls various Fromagerie Bergeron brand Fromagerie Bergeron brand Gouda Curds and “Le Populaire” cheeses due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Sobeys Inc. recalls Compliments brand Sweet Kale Blend (255g; Best before 19 OC 28, 19 OC 31, 19 NO 01, 19 NO 02, 19 NO 03; UPC 0 68820 13305 6) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Hemar recalls King Monty brand Pure Darkness chocolat fondant (130g; Lot #L10042018; Best before 03/02/2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour Bio brand Mini lunette, strawberry flavour (156g; Lot #19147.3; Best before 21/02/20) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (UK – England, Wales and Scotland specific): Costa Coffee recalls Millionaire Mallow Bites (Batch code 19289; Best before 7 and 8 January 2020) due to undeclared egg and gluten (wheat).

Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER and Lieferant Märsch Importhandels GmbH recall Happy Harvest Mandeln gemahlen / milled almonds (200g; Best before 13.04.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): dm drogerie markt recalls dmBio Hühnchenfleisch Zubereitung nach dem 4. Monat / chicken meat preparation after the 4th month (125g; Best before 21.01.2021) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Geia Foods A/S recalls Kykling Kyllinge Panetter (250g; Best before 29/1-2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): TARTEFRAIS recalls Tartefrais brand Paris-Brest pastry (500g; Lot numbers beginning with L288B; Best before 26/10/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls PASCO brand ready-to-use sauces due to packaging issues leading to a possible microbiological health hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Roland Monterrat recalls POUCE brand Pâté en croûte (450g; Lot #928301; Best before 18/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHARCUTERIE VALLE DE LA BRUCHE recalls AUCHAN MMM ! brand Véritables cervelas d’Alsace 2×2 (306g; Lot #281282; Best before 08/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Gerald Bartke GmbH recalls Cheddar Medium (Manufactured by Belton Farm UK; sold from 20.September 2019 on) due to possible foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AB Vilniaus Paukstynas recalls Kykling Kyllinge Panetter (250g; Best before 29/1-2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): nutwork Handelsgesellschaft mbH recalls ARDILLA Walnüsse in der Schale / Walnuts in the shell (1,000g; Lots L1921987 & L1922023; Best before 01.07.2020 & 02.07.2020 respectively) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Zorba Delicacies Limited recalls various brands and flavours of houmous due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Profuma brand Pastrami (Lot #393850; Best before 06/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls POUCE brand Pâté en croûte (450g; Lot #928301; Best before 18/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Skånemejerier recalls Standard milk (3%) (1 liter; Best before 2019-10-31) due to improper pasteurization.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Zorba Delicacies Limited recalls various brands and flavours of houmous due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): Zorba Delicacies Limited updates its earlier recall of various brands and flavours of houmous to include additional brands, due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Riverside Milk recalls Riverside Milk brand raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk (Batches purchased at vending machine, including and between 23/10/19 and 29/10/19) due to possible Campylobacter contamination.