Recalls and Alerts: August 13 – 16, 2018

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 and CDC continue their investigation into the source of a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses linked to Fresh Express Salad Mix served at McDonalds outlets in IL, IA, IN, WI, MI, OH, MN, NE, SD, MT, ND, KY, WV, and MO. As of August 16th, the federal agencies have received reports of 476 illnesses in 15 states.

Allergy Alert: Marsee Foods, Inc. dba Marsee Baking recalls chocolate chip, ginger spice, and oatmeal raisin cookies sold at Café Yumm! restaurants due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled products were sold at Café Yumm! restaurants in Oregon and Washington between August 6, 2018 and August 15, 2018.

Allergy Alert: Salt & Straw Ice Cream recalls certain Chocolate Gooey Brownie pints due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected plant codes and lot codes.

Food Supplement Safety Recall: World Organix LLC recalls various products containing kratom due to high microbial loads and possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Supplement Safety Recall: Zakah Life, LLC recalls  various products containing kratom due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Chocolate Mint Ice Cream due to absence of labeling in French. The product contains skim milk, cream, lactose, milk protein, butter and soy.

Allergy Alert (France): Casino recalls Greek-style Quinoa (200g; Lot #18 212 026; Best before 21/08/2018) due to undeclared oat flakes, soy flakes and barley flakes.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Sarria – I Dolci Della Sardegna recalls Papassini alle noci (0.3kg and 0.5kg; All lots) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Sarria – I Dolci Della Sardegna recalls Papassini dolci misti (0.2kg & 0.3kg; All lots) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): The Greenery recalls Curry Madras and Green Curry (Best before 20-08-2018 or earlier) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Volys Star NV recalls Volibon Kalkoenschnitzel / Escalope de dinde / turkey cutlet (2 x 125g; Lot #43151; Best by 20/08/18 ; 24/08/18 ; 27/08/18) due to foreign matter (pieces of hard blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La société Earl Mounier recalls Fromage AOP Pélardon goat cheese (All lots between 10/07/2018 and 29/07/2018; Best before 10/09/2018 and 29/09/2018 inclusive) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Danone Finland Oy recalls Activia Strawberry Yoghurt (4x125g & 8x125g; Best before 16.08.2018) due to foreign matter (red plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Galileo recalls Gorgonzola with mascarpone (sold at Carrefour from 05 July 2018 to 15 August 2018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): L’Atelier de l’Argoat recalls Atelier de l’Argoat brand Andouille de Guémené (Lot #30C070828; Best by 22/09/2018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Odyssee recalls Odyssee brand Smoked Trout (120g; Lot #10226J2; Best by 13/08/2018) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Elle & Vire recalls Elle & Vire brand Vanilla cream dessert (4 x 125g; Best by 30/11/2018) due to a possible sterility defect.

Food Safety Recall (France): Paysan Breton recalls Paysan Breton brand Plain and Tex Mex style roasted chicken wings due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Castelli France recalls Castelli France brand Coppa Di Vittorio (sold between 08/06/18 & 09/08/18) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Prestige de la Sarthe recalls certain gellied pork tongue products due to Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): L’EARL Mounier recalls Mounier brand AOP Pélardon cheese (Lot No. 10-07-2018 to 29-07-2018; Best before 10/09/2018 to 29/09/2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Martin Amberger Kartoffelverarbeitung Dolli-Werk GmbH & Co. KG recalls Feldmühle brand old Bavarian type GQB Potato Salad (6 x 1kg cartons; Best before 08/25/2018) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Seidl Confiserie GmbH recalls various products due to possible foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hof Dannwisch recalls Sommerfreude Cheese Salad (Best before 06.08. and 24.08) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Finn’s Butchers’ Shop recalls all smoked meat products (all dates and batch codes) due to processing in an unapproved facility.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Kaempff-Kohler recalls Fromage AOP Pélardon goat cheese (Lot #10-07-2018 to 29-07-2018; Best by 10/09/2018 to 29/09/2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Kadac Pty Ltd recalls Lotus Certified Organic Millet Meal (500g; Best Before  13.11.2018, 17.12.2018, 05.02.2019, 01.07.2019, 05.08.2019, 30.09.2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Ground Hues recalls Ground Hues Snowballs Retro Raspberry and Ground Hues Snowballs Classic (150g; All Best Before Dates up to and including 06 Oct 2018) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Crombie & Price Ltd recalls Lotus brand Organic Millet Meal (500g; Best before 13.11.18, 17.12.18, 05.02.19, 01.07.19, 05.08.19) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Provedore Group recalls Mamma Lucia Greek Style Fetta Cheese (2 Kg buckets; Use by 18 December 18; Batch 18172) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Longhill Farms Ltd recalls Longhill Farms raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk (Batch Numbers D-0608 to D-1508 inclusive; Use by 10 August 2018 to 19 August 2018 inclusive) due to Campylobacter contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: June 28 – July 2, 2018

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: Nueske’s Meat Products, Inc. recalls approximately 12,946 pounds of pork products due to undeclared brown rice flour and glycerin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped directly to consumers nationwide via internet and mail order sales.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Whole Foods Market brand oatmeal raisin cookies (18-count plastic container; Sell by dates June 4 through July 8, 2018; PLU begins with 23209) due to undeclared soy. The recalled cookies were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

Allergy Alert: L&D Market, Inc. recalls approximately three pounds of chicken wrap products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Allergy Alert: LL’s Magnetic Clay, Inc. recalls certain lots of Prescript-Assist dietary supplement due to undeclared almonds, crustaceans, dairy, casein, eggs, and peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected production lots.

Allergy Alert: Pinnacle Foods Inc. recalls Wish Bone House Italian Salad Dressing (15 oz.; Best by Jan 13 19; Case lot code 4913019S51) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Allergy Alert: May Flower International Inc. recalls 3+2 Soda Crackers (4.4-oz pkg) due to undeclared milk.

Food Recall: Talking Rain® recalls specific lot codes of bottles of its Sparkling Ice® Cherry Limeade beverage due to consumer complaints of off-taste and off-odor. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Blissful Remedies recalls specific products containing kratom due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

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Canada

Allergy Alert: Edel Weisz recalls étagé de porc effiloché (small and large sizes; all product sold through 27 June 2018) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert: AJ International Trading recalls Certain Nanfang brand, Want Want brand and Chencun brand products due to undeclared peanut, walnut, and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to retailers in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: BOUCHERIE & CHARCUTERIE TRADITION A (Côte-Saint-Luc, QC) recalls rosette de Lyon (variable weight; sold between 14 May 2018 and 29 June 2018) due to E. coli O157 contamination.

Food Safety Recall: The Butcher’s Blend recalls certain extra-lean ground beef products due to E. coli O157 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed through retailers in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie Andalos inc. (Saint-Laurent, QC) recalls various pastry products that were not prepared and held under conditions that would ensure their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Goodleaf Community Farms Ltd. recalls Goodleaf brand Daikon Radish microgreens (75g; Best before JN 30; Lot #MR088; UPC 6 28451 71410 1) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold through retailers in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA advises of recall of Garden of Life brand Bouteille de Raw Organic Protein Chocolate (820g; Lot 7150-1c1; Best by 30/05/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): Chef Select to go recalls Bulgar, quinoa, roast chicken and tomato salad (250g; Lot K5P; Best by 01/07/2018K6P – 02/07/2018) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Mullaghmore Bakery recalls Mullaghmore Bakery Fruit Scones, Cherry Scones and Wheaten Scones (4 pack; All best before dates up to and including 04 July 2018) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Mullaghmore Bakery recalls various scone products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Wholefoodsa recalls Pit & Pit brand Roasted, salted pistachios (250g, Lot #L1518468010, Expiration 07/10/2018 and 750g, Lot #L1521401936, Expiration 21/11/2018) due to elevated ochratoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Geia Food A/S recalls Downtown Chunky Cool Brownie (400 g / 500 ml; 27/03/2020) due to foreign matter (blue plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Terrinne de campagne, 25% less salt (150g; Lot #131; Best by 13 JUN) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Tablier blanc recalls Leclerc, Auchan, Cora, and Systeme U brands of Shredded coconut (125g pkg; Lot #F044; Best by 25/01/2019) due to Salmonella weltevreden contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Il Ceppo Srl recalls Vitello tonnato (200g; Lot #181485005; Best by 08-07-2018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Outbreak Alert (Australia): South Australia is experiencing an outbreak of 21 recent confirmed cases of Salmonella havana, including seven people who were hospitalised. The illnesses have been linked to consumption of SA Sprouts alfalfa sprouts products. The implicated sprouts were recalled by the manufacturer.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Han Ga Wee Pty Ltd recalls PORK BBQ SPICY (All best before dates up to and including 07 Jun 19) due to undeclared shellfish.

Recalls and Alerts: June 22 – 24, 2018

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: Nectar Foods Inc., DBA Honey Mama’s recalls Oregon Peppermint bars (Lot #112918; UPC 8 54835 00402 9) due to undeclared almonds. The recalled products were distributed in Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin through retail stores and website sales through HoneyMamas.com between June 1st, 2018 and June 21st, 2018.

Food Safety Recall: The Quay Corporation recalls MARGARITA MANTECA PORK LARD (28-oz. sealed plastic cups; sell by dates from Jan. 29, 2017 through Dec. 22, 2018) that was produced without the benefit of federal inspection. The recalled product was shipped to retail locations in Texas.

Food Safety Recall: Agri Star Meat and Poultry LLC recalls approximately 3,592 pounds of fully-cooked beef pastrami products due to processing deviations that may have led to underprocessing of products and resulted in inadequate curing. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to distributors in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Washington.

Food Safety Recall: Gaia Ethnobotanical, LLC recalls various kratom products (Lot #0102031800; Batch code 031800) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, SD, TX, VA, WA, WY via the internet.

Canada

Allergy Alert: M & H Distribution Ltd. recalls JK brand Apricot Roll (8 kg; Expiry date 1.1.2020) due to undeclared sulfites. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie Andalos inc (Saint-Laurent, QC) recalls various bakery items that were produced under conditions that could adversely affect their safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Ferme Langlois et Fils (Neuville, QC) recalls Chez Médé brand BOUILLIE BORDELAISE (500 mL; All lots sold up to and including June 21, 2018) because the product was manufactured under conditions that may adversely affect their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Marché St-Janvier inc. (Mirabel, QC) recalls SeaDelight Tuna Steak smoked tuna (Variable weights; UPC 218363708246; all lots sold from June 18 – June 20, 2018) because the product was manufactured under conditions that may adversely affect their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Shaana (Montreal, QC) recalls various products that were manufactured under conditions that may adversely affect their safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie & pâtisserie Kubera inc. (Montréal-Nord, QC) recalls various products that were manufactured under conditions that may adversely affect their safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand salade Orzo Feta poulet (275g; Lot no./Best before 24/06/2018) due to undeclared soy and gluten.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Auchan and Tablier Blanc brands of Noix de coco râpée /shredded coconut (125g; Lot #F044; Best before 25/01/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Pâté de campagne with 25% less salt (150g; Lot #131; Best before 13/06/2018) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): IGLO recalls various frozen herb mixtures containing parsley due to possible contamination with Shiga-toxin producing E. coli. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora and Auchan recall Noix de coco râpée / shredded coconut ((125g; Lot #F044; Best before 25/01/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Magills Butchery Ltd recalls various batches of its salami, biltong and cabanossi due to lack of process control. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected items, which were sold at sold at Magills Butchery shop in Waikata.