Recalls and Alerts: August 21-23, 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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Canada

Food Safety Recall: Freshline Foods Ltd. recalls Veggie Foodle brand Green Zucchini Whole Vegetable Noodles (340g; Batch code 218083; Best before 21AU18; UPC 8 09145 70000 0) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Sweden): Swedish Public Health Agency is investigating the source(s) of an increased incidence of human Campylobacter infections in the country. It is suspected that the increase is linked to an increased incidence of Campylobacter in poultry flocks.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (UK): The Food Standards Agency advises consumers not to eat several pork scratching products, due to a link to an outbreak of Salmonella food poisoning. Testing has found a link to 176 reported cases of Salmonella poisoning across the UK between September 2020 and the present date.

Food Safety Recall (France): CINQ DEGRES OUEST recalls Cinq Degrés Ouest brand Chair de coque crue décortiquée surgelée / Frozen raw shellfish meat (shelled) (150g & 500g; Lot #200312F; Best before 15/03/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LAGRUA INTERMARCHE recalls steak haché / ground steak (Lot 11201055; Use by 10/08/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CORA EVREUX recalls crépinettes de porc / pork cracklings (Sold between 10/08 and 13/08/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB-TEYSSIER recalls Salaisons de la Haute Ardèche brand Terrine lapin aux noisettes et thym / Rabbit terrine with hazelnuts and thyme (Lot T21221; Use by 08/09/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB-TEYSSIER recalls Salaisons de la Haute Ardèche brand PATE DE CAMPAGNE A L’ANCIENNE / Old country-style pâté (Lot T21221; Use by 08/09/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB-TEYSSIER recalls Salaisons de la Haute Ardèche brand MARBRE BLANC DE POULET A L’ESTRAGON / White marbled chicken with tarragon (Lot T21221; Use by 08/09/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Matfugl ehf recalls Ali, Bónus, and FK brands whole chicken, breast, puffins, chunks, marinated chicken breast (Batch #011-21-28-2-28; Pack dates 16.08.2021 – 19.08.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Mr. Porky recalls Mr. Porky Original Scratchings (5 x 16.5g; All batch code dates up to and including 19 February 2022; Product of UK) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Jenzet Limited recalls Mr. Porky Crispy Strips (35g; All best-before dates up to and including February 19, 2022; Product of UK) and Mr. Porky Original Scratchings (40g; All best-before dates up to and including February 19, 2022; Product of UK) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Japan Mart 2014 Company Ltd recalls Calbee brand Potato Chips (60g; Batch No. DN60190; Best before 2021.05, 2021.06, 2021.09, and 2021.11; Product of Japan) due to undeclared fish and mollusc.

Recalls and Alerts: August 12-13, 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: CDC reports 28 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses in 8 states linked to raw frozen breaded stuffed chicken products. Eleven people have been hospitalized. On August 9th, Serenade Foods recalled approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen raw breaded stuffed chicken that bear establishment number “P-2375” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled products may not account for all of the illnesses in this outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Jimmy’s Cookies LLC  recalls Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake (Lot #1133; UPC 0074736651210) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Frito-Lay recalls Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips (7 3/4 oz.; “Guaranteed Fresh” date of 02 Nov 2021 and Manufacturing Code 1712 17944 85 21:30 OR “Guaranteed Fresh” date of 19 Oct 2021 and Manufacturing Code 1713 20044 18 03:37) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: RMH Foods, LLC recalls Gordon Choice® Deli Style Tuna and Chicken Salads (4 lb; Use by 10/16/2021) due to undeclared wheat and tuna.

Food Safety Recall Update: Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd recalls certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled, deveined, shrimp (with some packaged with cocktail sauce) sold in various unit sizes, due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company recalls approximately 51,000 packages of Simply Nourish frozen dog food, due to it containing elevated levels of Vitamin D. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER and Frostkrone GmbH recall XXL Party Snack Box, Sorte Frischkäse-Jalapenos/ Chicken Pops/ Mozzarella-Sticks/ Red-Pepper-Dip (Available from December 10th, 2020 in all HOFER branches) due to foreign matter (hard plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls Préparations à base de bœuf, vendues via le stand boucherie du Cora de Woluwe-Saint-Lambert  / Beef-based preparations sold at the Cora butcher counter in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Lot #BE961762132 and all product packaged from 01/08 to 11/08/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE recalls Leclerc brand FILET DE MAQUEREAUX OIGNONS FUME / Smoked fillet of mackerel with onions (Lot #21207003; Use by 13/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SPECIALITES ANTILLAISES SAVEURS CREOLES recalls CREVETTES CREOLES / Shrimp Creoles (Lot #21189; Use by 28/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE KERANNA PRODUCTIONS recalls VOLAE brand Grignottes de poulet rôties / Roasted chicken snacks (250g; Lots 12180045 & 12150049; Use by 29/08/2021 & 26/08/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STB-TEYSSIER recalls Salaisons de la Haute Ardèche brand Terrine lapin aux noisettes et thym / Rabbit terrine with hazelnuts and thyme (Lot T21214; Use by 01/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE EDOUARD CONUS recalls Au Coeur de nos Villages brand Reblochon de Savoie (450g; Multiple lot codes and Use By dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CINQ DEGRES OUEST recalls Cinq Degrés Ouest brand Chair de coque crue décortiquée surgelée / Frozen raw shellfish meat (150g & 500g; Lot 200312F; Best before 15/03/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROVERA FRANCE CORA recalls Patrimoine Gourmand brand Reblochon de Savoie AOP au lait cru / Raw milk cheese (450g; Lots 311627 & 311723; Use by 07/09/2021 & 15/09/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Nuova Industria Biscotti Crich SpA recalls Certossa brand Crackers salati senza granelli di sale in superficie / Salty crackers without surface salt (500g; Lot 6031; Best before 22/07/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Nuova Industria Biscotti Crich SpA recalls Certossa brand Crackers integrali / Whole wheat crackers (500g; Lot 20/07/2022; Best before 20/07/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 20-21, 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 ALERT (Washington State): Washington State Department of Health an outbreak of Vibrio infections that has already surpassed the highest number of cases ever recorded by the state for the month of July. Please follow the link to learn how to collect and consume shellfish safely.

Allergy Alert: Lipari Foods recalls Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots (9 oz; Lot #440021117; Expiration date 12/2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Give and Go Prepared Foods (U.S.A.) Corp. recalls certain muffin products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: BrightFarms recalls multiple BrightFarms brand packaged salad greens due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: 2032271 Alberta Ltd. recalls Galanlang Lanzhou Noodles (180g cup; Date code 2020/11/07; UPC 6 957110 700211) due to undeclared sesame seeds and soy.

Food Safety Recall: Souk Michelet recalls Souk Michelet, poisson fumé / Smoked fish (Sold up to 19 July 2021) because the product was produced and/or packaged under conditions that may render it unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie La Supérieure recalls multiple ground meat products (Pack date  JL.06.21) due to potential shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Multiple countries): ECDC reports 348 confirmed cases of Salmonella Braenderup infections in 12 EU countries and the UK between 15 March and 6 July 2021. Sixty-eight people were hospitalized.  The outbreak strain was isolated in the UK in two imported Galia melons from one batch from Honduras, and in Austria from a pooled sample of melons (unknown origin) including Galia melons.

OUTBREAK ALERT (UK-England): Public Health England warns that the number of outbreaks caused by Norovirus (commonly referred to as the vomiting bug) has increased in recent weeks (5-week period from end May to July), particularly in early year educational settings, and that cases are returning to pre-pandemic levels across all age groups and settings in England.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER recalls Aperitivo Sprizz / beverage (3×200 ml; Product available from 07/05/2021) due to foreign matter (broken glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EMBOTITS EMPORDANES SARROTXA S.L.U. recalls EL ANDALUZ brand FUETS / Dry Sausages (Multiple lot codes and varieties) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): DROME ARDECHE TRADITION recalls Jules Courtial brand Jambonnette cousue tranchée / Sliced sewn ham (3 slices / 150g; Lots 211883 & 21188, Use by 06/08/2021; Lot 21194; Use by 12/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DROME ARDECHE TRADITION recalls Jules Courtial brand Tête persillée ardéchoise tranchée / Sliced ardéchoise marbled head cheese (250g; Lots 21190 & 21194; Use by 08/08/2021 & 12/08/2021, respectively) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DROME ARDECHE TRADITION recalls Jules Courtial brand Pâté à la châtaigne tranché / Sliced chestnut pâté (150g; Lots 2014 et 21188; Use by 06/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DROME ARDECHE TRADITION recalls Jules Courtial brand Roulé farci ardéchois tranché / Sliced Ardèche stuffed roll (2 slices / 150g; Lot #211883; Use by 06/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls BULOT CUIT PASTEURISE / Cooked, pasteurized Bulot (Sold between 21/05/21 and 05/07/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CASA RAMON recalls three varieties of CASA RAMON brand Fuet / Dried sausage (All lots) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.