Recalls and Alerts: April 15–17, 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 continues to investigate an outbreak of acute non-viral hepatitis illnesses in the Southern Nevada Health District, linked to consumption of “Real Water” brand Alkaline Water. FDA has completed an inspection of the company’s production facilities in Henderson, NV and Mesa, AZ and is in the process of reviewing the information obtained during its inspections.

Allergy Alert: Lake Champlain Chocolates recalls Mr. Goodtime Bunny (3.25 lb; Best By 11/20/21) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert: Blount Fine Foods recalls Panera at Home Lobster Bisque (16-oz cups; Lot #030821-11K; Use by 5/17/2021) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Jose Madrid Salsa recalls Strawberry Mild salsa (13-oz jars; Sold from 3/26/2018-3/29/2021 at farmers markets and certain retail stores in Ohio) due to undeclared anchovy.

Food Safety Recall: JBS USA Food Company recalls 95CL BONELESS BEEF PRODUCT OF AUSTRALIA (60-lb cardboard boxes; Packed on 02-SEP-20; Australian EST. 4) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The meat was shipped to distributors and further processors in New York and Pennsylvania.

Food Safety Recall Update: Olymel S.E.C./L.P. recalls Celebrity EXTRA LEAN IMPORTED HAM 98% FAT FREE (12-lb. plastic film vacuum packages; Product codes 20309 11 – 91, 20309 21 – 91, 20309 31 – 91, 20309 41 – 91 and 20309 51 – 91; Product of Canada) due to possible Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. The recalled product was shipped to distributors in California for further distribution for institutional use.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Nestlé Canada Inc. recalls Nestlé brand Drumstick Caramel Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones (4 x 120 ml; All date codes; UPC 0 55000 38383 7) and Nestlé brand Drumstick Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones (4 x 120 ml; All date codes; UPC 0 55000 38384 4) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Federated Co-Operatives Ltd. recalls Co-op Gold Pure brand Superfood Peanut Butter – Crunchy (480g; Lot #200650; Best before 30 JUL 2021; UPC 0 57316 19450 3) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Scoop BC recalls Akiié brand Piment (différentes variétés : rouge, jaune et vert) / Peppers (red, yellow and green varieties) (110ml glass jars; All Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Huset Andersen recalls various Spanish specialties, including pestos, tapanades, biscuits, balsamic vinegar, etc. (All expiration dates and batch numbers) due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Iglo brand Croquettes au Fromage / Cheese croquettes (4 x 60g / 240g; Lots L0325 & L0337; Best before 11/2022) due to undeclared shellfish.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lactalis McLelland Ltd recalls President Mini Cheese Selection (136.6g; Use by 24 May 2021) due to undeclared nuts.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): DELABLI recalls BILLA WILDLACHS KAVIAR / Wild salmon caviar (50g glass jars; Lot #210652; Best before 15/01/22) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Finland): Orkla Care Oy recalls two HUSK brand fiber products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC DES LAURIERS FERME DES LAURIERS recalls GAEC DES LAURIERS brand Fromage à pâte pressée mi- cuite / semi-cooked pressed cheese (Sold by the slice; Lot #49; Best before 09/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GLACES THIRIET recalls Thiriet brand FRAMBOISES ENTIERES ET BRISEES / Whole and broken raspberries (450g; Lot #L20241; Best before 01/08/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Pierre Sajous recalls Pierre Sajous brand Saucisse fraiche de Porc Noir de Bigorre sous vide / Fresh Black Pork Bigorre Sausage, vacuum-packed (Lot #070421; Use by 16/04/ 2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Iceland): Orkla Care recalls multiple HUSK brand fiber products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Scanshop Kalchesbréck recalls HUSK Psyllium-Froskaller / Psyllium capsules (175 capsules/bottle; Lot #20190031; Use by 09-2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Unilever recalls The Vegetarian Butcher brand Burger Végétarien mc² (160g; Lots 108382N26, 108484N26, 108582N26, 108985N26, 109285N26; Use by 21-04-2021 to 30-04-2021, inclusive) due to foreign matter (pieces of black plastic) contamination.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Sweden): Orkla Care recalls all HUSK and FiberHusk brand products due to potential Salmonella contamination, as these products may be linked to an outbreak of Salmonella infections in Denmark. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: March 21–24, 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.

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United States

Allergy Alert: Bobo’s of Boulder, Colorado recalls Bobo’s Maple Pecan Oat Bars (3-oz individual bars or box of 12 bars; Lot #0L30112B; Best By 7/30/21 or 7/31/21; UPC 829262000210) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Food Lion recalls Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Garlic Wing Sauce (Lot #210305; Best by March 5, 2022) due to undeclared fish.

Allergy Alert: Hannaford Supermarkets recalls Taste of Inspirations Parmesan Garlic Wing Sauce (Lot #210305; Best by March 5, 2022) due to undeclared fish.

Food Safety Recall: GraceKennedy Foods (USA) LLC (GK Foods) recalls La Fe Peppers & Onions (16 oz; Lot #KR043021; Best before March 2023) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Real Water, Inc. recalls Real Water brand Drinking Water (all sizes) because it may be linked to certain instances of non-viral hepatitis which were reported in or about November, 2020 in the Las Vegas, NV area. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: BC Food LA, LLC recalls approximately 1,643 pounds of Chinese style hot pot base products containing beef tallow imported from the People’s Republic of China, because the country is ineligible to export beef to the United States.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Paradis Végétarien inc. recalls Végé-mix à saveur de poisson / Fish-flavor veggie mix (350g; UPC 8 42373 00032 0; Product sold up to and including 23 March 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Tun Hau Enterprises (Canada) Ltd. recalls Double Happiness brand Dried Apricot Seed Mix (200g; Best Before 30/12/2020; UPC 6 26430 00016 0) due to potential cyanide poisoning.

Food Safety Recall: Les Îles en Ville recalls Sauce à spaghetti de loup marin / Sea bass spaghetti sauce (500 ml & 800 ml; Sold up to and including 23 March 2021) and Sauce à spaghetti à la viande / Spaghetti sauce with meat (500 ml; Sold up to and including 23 March 2021) because they have not been packaged and labeled in such a way as to ensure their safety.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (NORWAY): An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis affecting 22 people (10 hospitalized) has been traced by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) to a batch of contaminated beef imported from Germany. Separately, the NFSA has found Salmonella Typhimurium in a batch of pork from the same German company. No illnesses were associated with the contaminated pork.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Maalderij Baeten recalls Multi Céréales 7 flour (5kg paper bag; Lots 16022021301 & 16022021302; Best by 16/06/2021) and Multi Céréales 10 flour (5kg paper bag; Lots 16022021301 & 16022021302; Best by 16/06/2021) due to undeclared milk and millet (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Switzerland): Migros recalls V-Love brand Delicious Pieces (Use by April 8th, 2021) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Mont de Joux brand mini Mont D’or cheese made from raw milk (460g; Lot #3053; Use by 01/04/2021 & 08/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La fromagerie du CARAH asbl recalls Mimol’ATH cheese (~500g; Lot #6; Sold from 01/02/2021 to 01/03/2021) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MILHAU recalls MAISON MILHAU brand Pack Pâté de tête aux cornichons / Head cheese pâté with pickles (200g; Lots 067101 & 067102; Use by 13/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls multiple MYTILIMER PRODUCTION brand Huitres Bretagne et Huitres creuses spéciale de QUIBERON oysters due to potential Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société SODIPORC recalls MAÎTRE COCHON brand Fromage de tête au Pineau des Charentes head cheese (Lot #21075169; Use by 06/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leclerc recalls Nos régions ont du Talent brand Fromage Valencay AOP 23%mg cheese (220g; Lot V028; Best before 04/04/21) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GéantCasino recalls Casino brand Têtes de veau blanches avec langue sous vide / White calf heads with tongue, vacuum-packed (Sold between 11/03/2021 and 19/03/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of stainless steel blade) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Riz Basmati (1 kg; Best before 21/11/2022) due to Ochratoxin A contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO COLETTI PIERINO & C. SNC recalls SALSICCIA MIGNON S/V, SALSICCIA PICCANTE S/V, SALSICCIA IN PASTA S/V (Lot #21072; Best before 31/03/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO COLETTI PIERINO & C. SNC recalls SALSICCIA VASCHETTA ATM, SALSICCIA MIGNON VASCHETTA ATM, SALSICCIA PICCANTE VASCHETTA ATM, SALSICCIA PASTA ATM (Lot #21072; 21/03/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO COLETTI PIERINO & C. SNC recalls SALSICCIA SFUSA, SALSICCIA MIGNON SFUSA, SALSICCIA PICCANTE SFUSA, SALSICCIA PASTIN (Lot #21072; 21/03/21) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls various LA BELLE DE QUIBERON and LA BELLE DE CANCALE brand oysters due to possible Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Linkgel/ De Keisplateau recalls GRAINDORGE brand Camembert lait cru / raw milk Camembert cheese (150g; Best before 28/03/2021 & 31/03/2021) and GRAINDORGE brand Camembert Normanville (1 kg; Best before 07/04/2021) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls HUITRES BRETAGNE N°3 and HUITRES CREUSES SPÉCIALE DE QUIBERON N°2 / oysters due to possible Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Dealicious Mealz recalls Dealicious Mealz Meat Seekh Kebab (1 kg; All dates from 7 January 2021 to 24 February 2022) and Chicken Seekh Kebab (1 kg; All dates from 7 January 2021 to 24 February 2022) because the products have been produced in an unapproved premises.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Woolworths NZ Ltd recalls Woolworths brand Snap Frozen Cauliflower Rice (400g; Best before 08 OCT 2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of wood) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: March 4—6, 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 has released a partial list of retail establishments where Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses recalled by El Abuelito Cheese, Inc. may have been sold. The cheeses are implicated in a 4-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes illnesses under investigation by the CDC and the FDA.

Allergy Alert: Hu Products recalls Hu Chocolate Covered Hunks – Sour Goldenberries Product (4-oz bag; Lot #202891; Best by 08/2021; UPC 850180006510) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall: KAREEM MART (Garden City, MI) recalls “Tahina” food treats (1lb, 2lb plastic jars and 10kg in metal cans; Expiry date 07-01-2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed in Mediterranean food stores in Michigan and Chicago, IL. Between April 2020 to October 2020.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Wilton Industries Canada Company recalls Wilton brand sprinkle products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (FRANCE): Santé Publique France is reporting an outbreak of 164 cases of Norovirus illnesses since mid-February across several regions of France. The illnesses appear to be linked to consumption of contaminated oysters.

Allergy Alert:

Food Safety Recall (Austria): FM Foods 2.0 recalls Planty of Burger (Batch codes 250920 and 260920; Best before 19.11.2021 & 20.11.2021, respectively) due to possible foreign matter (piece of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt et Okay recall Boni Selection yaourt aux fruits 5 goûts / 5-flavour fruit yoghurt (125g; Best By 03/04/2021) due to possible foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Aldi recalls Tupelo farm brand ROULADE DE DINDE / Turkey roll (700 G; Lot #RPS 27615; Best by 11/12/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): SOUFFLET recalls Carrefour brand Riz basmati / Basmati rice (1kg bag; Best by 21/11/2022) due to elevated levels of mycotoxin (Ochratoxin A).

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls Les Croisés brand Pointe de brie / Brie wedge (200g; Best before 07/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les coquillages de la Baie d’Isigny recalls Les coquillages de la Baie d’Isigny brand Moules de pêche / Mussels (sold from 26/02/2021 to 01/03/2021, inclusive) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Adalat Berlin recalls getrocknete Minzblätter / Dried mint leaves (carton containing 7 x 180g packages; Expiry date 24.09.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Aðföng recalls SFC Boneless Bucket chicken pieces, frozen (650g; Lot #L19720; Best before 28-11-2021; Product of Poland) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): SFC recalls The Original SFC Chicken Poppets (190g; Best before 24.09.2021 and 31.10.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cactus recalls Mons Fromager Affineur brand Barriquet fromage de chèvre / goat cheese (400g; Lots 130121, 140121, 260122; Best before 23/03/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection yaourt aux fruits 5 goûts / 5-flavour fruit yoghurt (125g; Best By 03/04/2021) due to possible foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Aldi recalls Tupelo farm brand ROULADE DE DINDE / Turkey roll (700 G; Lot #RPS 27615; Best by 11/12/2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls British 12 Beef Meatballs (350g; Use by 05 March 2021) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Crownfield Wholegrain Wheat Bixies 36 (720g; Best before 10 January 2022, 11 January 2022, and 12 January 2022) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op Irresistible Carrot Cake (Best before 14 March 2021) and Co-op Irresistible Coffee and Walnut Cake (Best before 20 March 2021) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Kenilworth Dairies recalls Kenilworth Dairies Full Cream Milk (3L, 2L and 1L; Best before BB 15/03/21) due to E. coli contamination.