Recalls and Alerts: May 6–8, 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: FDA and CDC continue their investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Duisberg and Salmonella Urbana infections linked to the consumption of Jule’s Cashew Brie, a vegan, or plant-based cheese alternative. CDC has confirmed reports of seven outbreak-related illnesses in three states, with three hospitalizations.

Allergy Alert: Natural Way recalls Natural Way brand Original Almond Butter (16 oz; Lot #505721; UPC 850001775175) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Arizona Nutritional Supplements recalls 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder Natural Vanilla Flavor (13.9 oz; Lot #0073984; Best by 03/04/2023) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall Update: Guan’s Mushroom Co recalls Enoki Mushroom (All cases of its 100g/3.5- ounce & 200g/7-ounce packages; Product of China) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: The Big Carrot recalls certain The Big Carrot brand juice products due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Goldenway International Trade Co., Ltd. recalls Golden Mushroom brand Enoki Mushroom (200g; All units sold up to and including May 7, 2021; Product of China; UPC 8 809201 000039) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Goût de qualité recalls certain varieties of stew (420g; All units sold up to 6 May, 2021) due to manufacturing and packaging conditions that may render the products unsafe to consume.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (LITHUANIA): The State Food and Veterinary Service is investigating twelve cases of suspected foodborne illness among children at the Kėdainiai Aušra Progymnasium of the Lithuanian Sports University.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (SWEDEN): Sweden reports fourteen cases of Salmonella Braenderup infections in ten different regions of the country. The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo recalls Jumbo brand Soupe de tomates fraiches / Fresh tomato soup (500g; Use by 11-05-2021) and Jumbo brand Soupe de champignons frais / Fresh mushroom soup (500g; Use by 16-05-2021) due to undeclared celery and milk, respectively.

Allergy Alert (France): LES DELICES DU VALPLESSIS INTERMARCHE recalls Amelie brand Colosse chocolat amandes / Milk chocolate-enrobed ice cream on a stick (346g 4-pack; Lot #111 21; Best before 18/10/2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (France): LES DELICES DU VALPLESSIS INTERMARCHE recalls Netto brand NETTO Maxi Bâtonnets vanille amandes / Milk chocolate-enrobed ice cream on a stick (322g 4-pack; Lot #111 21; Best before 18/10/2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Mealprep ehf recalls PreppUp brand Vegan Lasagna (All batch numbers; All Best before dates) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK ): Tesco recalls Tesco Mini Breadsticks, 6-pack (6 x 20g; Batch codes U3032, U3033, U3041, U3042, U3043, U3051, U3052, U3053; Best before end of October 2021) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls Jambon cuit avec son os, fumé, vendu à la coupe / Bone-in cooked, smoked ham, sold by the slice (Lot J20; Use by 25/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE TRIDIS LECLERC recalls Farce à Légumes / Vegetable stuffing (All lots; All Use by dates between 27/04/2021 and 01/05/ 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMPAGNIE ITALIENNE DE PRODUITS FRAIS CIPF CODIPAL recalls Casa Azzurra brand Gorgonzola Doux / Mild Gorgonzola (1/8 wheel; Multiple lot codes; All Use by dates between 02/05/2021 and 21/06/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): COMPAGNIE ITALIENNE DE PRODUITS FRAIS CIPF CODIPAL recalls Casa Azzurra brand Gorgonzola Pizza (1/8 wheel; Multiple lot codes; All Use by dates between 02/05/2021 and 21/06/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): MATCH recalls CGF CHARCUTERIE brand PATE DE CALAIS (Sold by the slice between 15/04/2021 and 21/04/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls ALJADID PROFESSIONNEL brand ROUGE DE VOLAILLE / Poultry loaf (850g; Lot #10421; Use by 09/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA FERME DE SAINT PANCRACE recalls la ferme de saint pancrace brand fromages de chèvre au lait cru / Cheeses made from raw (unpasteurized) goat milk (Lots 28/03/2021 to 27/04/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LA NOIX TIGREE recalls La Noix Tigrée brand Farine de souchet Bio / Organic tigernuts flour (1 kg; Lots 714201207 to 714210220 and 718201207 to 718210220; Best by 30/09/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Greggs Bakers Ltd recalls Greggs Vegetable Bakes 2 pack (310g; Best before 15/08/2021; 28/08/2021; 11/09/2021; 12/09/2021 and 26/09/2021; Product of UK) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Organic Grated Red Beets, AH Organic Red Beet cubes and AH Organic Red Beets cooked (Expiration date 8-5-2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Le Quinze Vins Limited recalls Janier brand Picodon Aop raw milk goat cheese (Batch codes 12260610, 13260610, 14260610, 15260610, 16260610; Product of France) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Hermes Fish Factory Ltd. recalls various smoked salmon products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: April 22–24, 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.

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: CDC reports five cases of Salmonella Duisburg infections linked to consumption of Jule’s Cashew Brie. Infections were reported in California, Tennessee and Florida. Two people have been hospitalized. The manufacturer has recalled several products in conjunction with this outbreak investigation. Please refer to the recall notice below.

Food Safety Advisory: Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development warns consumers not to eat raw milk butter products from Shetler Family Farm (owned by John Shetler), because the products were produced in a facility not licensed or inspected by the department, and the sale of raw milk and raw milk products is illegal in Michigan.

Allergy Alert: Wolfies Roasted Nut Co. recalls Crunchy Cheddar & Jalapeno Nuts (5 oz, 14 oz, 28 oz black rice paper stand up pouch or an 80 oz clear poly bag) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Super World Trading Inc. recalls approximately 26,270 pounds of ineligible ready-to-eat (RTE) Siluriformes products imported from the People’s Republic of China. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: Jule’s Foods of Carlsbad, CA recalls all Jule’s Foods products due to potential Salmonella contamination after one of its products was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Duisburg illnesses in three states. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: Faribault Foods, Inc. recalls specific lot codes of S&W Organic Black Beans, O Organic Brand Black Beans and O Organic Brand Chili Beans (15-oz cans) due to a compromised hermetic seal, which might cause the cans to leak. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall: Golden Medal Mushroom Inc. recalls Enoki Mushrooms (200g/7.05-ounce packages; Product of Korea; All batch codes) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: More Than Gourmet, Inc. recalls approximately 6,896 pounds of ready-to-eat beef and veal broth and stock products due to potential foreign matter (hydraulic oil) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Canada

Food Safety Alert: Consumers are warned not to eat or serve beef prepared and packaged by monsieur Alex Dohmen situé au 1110, chemin du Château, à Stanbridge Station, because the products were manufactured and packaged under conditions not condusive to food safety.

Food Safety Recall: Fumoir du fjord recalls Sauce à spaghetti  / Spaghetti sauce (1-L glass jars; Sold up to and including 20 April 2021) because the product was manufactured and packaged under conditions not condusive to food safety.

Food Safety Recall: VIN Foods recalls HOT PEPPER – PIMENT (250 ml; Sold up to and including 22 April 2021) because the product was manufactured and packaged under conditions not condusive to food safety.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Austria): Biovegan recalls Biovegan Schoko Herzen – crispy-schokoladig / Biovegan chocolate hearts – crispy-chocolate (35g; Multiple batch codes) due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls My Family Favourites Sliced Beetroot in Malt Vinegar (670g; All batch codes and Best before dates) due to undeclared barley (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Jona Frozen Seaweed Salad (1 kg; Best before 12/03/2022) contains undeclared gluten (wheat).

Allergy Alert (Italy): MARECUADOR recalls BOFROST MARECUADOR 15468 SPIEDINI DI MAZZANCOLLE (450g; Lot BIC 1005; Best before 05-07-2022) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): FRUCTA PARTNER recalls Auchan brand Jus de raisin / grape juice (200 ml; Best before 28/08/2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Biovegan brand Coeurs au chocolat / Chocolate hearts (35g; Lots 190091001, 190109101, 190124301, 200017001, 200041001, 200054901; Best before 31.10.2021, 30.11.2021, 31.01.2022, 28.02.2022, 30.04.2022, 31.05.2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK ): Dunnes Stores recalls My Family Favourites Sliced Beetroot in Malt Vinegar (670g; All batch codes and Best before dates) due to undeclared barley (gluten).

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls VERSTEGEN brand spices due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): BIGFOOD Danmark ApS recalls Palancares Semi-Curado / Spansk hårdost i skiver / Spanish hard cheese slices (90g; Lot #0563660421; Best before 25.06.2021) due to package seal leaks that could result in mold growth.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leclerc recalls Pains et fougasses maison / homemade breads due to foreign matter contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Biogroupe recalls Karma Botanik Aloe Gingembre Citron / Non-alcoholi beverage with aloe, ginger and lemon (75 cl; Best before 18/01/2022, 19/01/2022 & 10/09/ 2022) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BOURGAIN ET FILS recalls Haddock fumé au feu de bois / Wood-smoked haddock (3 kg; Lot #134142; Use by 21/04/ 2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH ARRAS recalls CGF CHARCUTERIE brand PATE DE CALAIS (Sold by the slice; Lot #19; Use by 10/05/2021) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hechtpharma GmbH recalls HUSK Psyllium FLOHSAMENSCHALEN Pulver / Psyllium husk powder (200g; Lot 12539595) and HUSK Psyllium FLOHSAMENSCHALEN / Psyllium husk (225 capsules; Lot 12539603) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Brett Ltd. recalls Candied Orange Peel Strips coated with chocolate substitute (All expiration dates from 7.5.2022 to 22.5.2022, inclusive) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Yours Truly Chocolates recalls Bondi Protein Co Vegan Protein Bar Chocolate Flavour (60g; Best Before 040222 & 140322) and Bondi Protein Co Vegan Protein Bar Salted Caramel Flavour (60g; Best Before 290122) due to undeclared peanut.