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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Food Safety Recall: Tanimura & Antle Inc. recalls Tanimura & Antle Inc. brand packaged single head romaine lettuce (packed on date of 10/15/2020 or 10/16/2020; UPC 0-27918-20314-9) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.
Public Health Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for TAKE HOME MEALS SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS IN MARINARA SAUCE (15.5 oz; EXP DATE 10/25/20 – 11/9/20) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. A recall was not requested because it is believed that the products are no longer available for consumers to purchase.
OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC is reporting an outbreak of 11 confirmed cases of Salmonella Typhimurium illness in Alberta (4), Saskatchewan (1), and Quebec (6). The outbreak is linked to contact with pet hedgehogs. The outbreak strain has a similar genetic fingerprint to the hedgehog-linked Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak under investigation in the United States.
Allergy Alert: Bake My Day Gluten-Free Bakeries Ltd. recalls Bake My Day brand Chicken Pot Pie (All codes where egg is not declared on the label) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection Veggie brand Filets marinés / marinated fillets (Best before 09/11/2020) due to undeclared milk, celery and eggs.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH kaas-ui bollen / cheese-onion bulbs (4 x 65g; Expiry 07/11/2020 & 08/11/2020) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts public to undeclared almonds in Truffle Fairy Chocolate Coffee Beans (100g; All recent batches).
Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH kaas-ui bollen / cheese-onion bulbs (4 x 65g; Expiry 07/11/2020 & 08/11/2020) due to undeclared soy.
Allergy Alert (UK): Iceland recalls Twix Barres Glacées (Twix Ice-Cream Bars) (18/pkg; Best before 30 June 2021) due to milk, wheat (gluten), soya, almonds and hazelnuts (nuts) and peanuts not having been declared in English on the label.
Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl GB recalls What’s Cooking? Lighter for You Meatballs with Pasta and Spinach (550g; Best before 05 January 2022) due to undeclared milk.
Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls Bettine, Delhaize, Centurion et Carrefour brands of geitenkaas gerijpt / ripe goat cheese (200g; Best before 28/10/2020 – 30/12/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): TALLEC recalls Le Porc de nos villages brand Duo de filet et poitrine rôtis / Roasted fillet and breast duo (Lots lot 02028007 & 02028106; Best before 03/11/2020 & 04/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): ERMarché recalls JEAN ROZE brand Rôti filet de porc Facon Orloff / Orloff-style roast pork fillet (880g; Lot E03010409; Best before 07/11/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls certain Le Gaulois brand Escalope de dinde et filet tranché de poulet / Turkey cutlets and sliced chicken fillets due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Furat Foods recalls LAILAND Chilal Käse / cheese (900g & 1250g glass jars; Lots 008 to 267: Best before 06.11.2020) due to foreign matter (small metal particles) contamination.
Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Industry recalls various soft goat cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Israel): Uniservice Ltd. recalls Miltonas Funny Mushrooms brand Mushroom-shaped biscuit with compound chocolate (170g; Best before 17.09.2021) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert (Israel): Eliror High Level Marketing recalls various prepared dishes due to improperly declared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Israel): We want the nature Ltd. recalls Green Spring brand Chia seeds (700g; Expiry date 30/09/2022) due to foreign matter (metal chips) contaminated.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Woolworths recalls Woolworths In-Store Made Bakery Bread (Rolls and Loaves) (BAKED ON 04.NOV.20) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.