Recalls and Alerts: September 22-23, 2022

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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC reports an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis, probably due to Norovirus, among rafters and backpackers in the backcountry of Grand Canyon National Park. During April-June 2022, at least 222 individuals became infected.

Allergy Alert: VanLaw Food Products Inc. recalls Whole Foods Market 365 Organic Creamy Caesar Dressing (Best if used by SEP 21 22 through JUN 06 22) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert: Arcade Snacks recalls Candy Corn (15 oz; Best by 3/8/2023; UPC 0 18586 00114 4) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. recalls Tuscan Garden brand Restaurant Style Italian Dressing (16 oz; Best if used by 08/10/2023; UPC 4099100074871) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Empanadas Valrico Inc. recalls approximately 6,247 pounds of beef and chicken empanada products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Messinger Meats recalls German Frikadellen (variable weight; Best before SE.20.22; UPC begins with 0 220012) due to undeclared gluten and wheat. The recalled product was sold in Alberta.

Food Safety Recall: Charcuterie Fairmount (Montréal, QC) recalls Bacon hongrois / Hungarian bacon (Variable weights; Sold up to 23 September 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (UK): Public health officials in the UK are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections that has sickened 192 people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in the last month. The source of the infections has not yet been determined.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Van Loon Son B.V. recalls K-take it veggie Vegane Flammspieße BBQ and K-take it veggie Vegane Flammspieße Hot / Vegan skewers (160g; Best before 01.10.2022 and 14.10.2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Brotraum Bäckerei recalls Semmelbrösel / Bread crumbs (250g) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Germany): SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy Deutschland GmbH recalls Giovanni Ferrari Grana Padano Riserva (150g; Lot L.20145; Best before 24.12.2022) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): AIA S.p.A. recalls WUDY and PAVO brands of Geflügelwürstchen / poultry sausages (Best before November 20, 2022 and November 30, 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of various Asiago Pressato cheese-based products and AIA Wudy and Pavo brands of poultry sausages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand Knijpfruit appel-peer / Apple-pear compote (All Best before dates; Sold up to and including 20-09-2022) due to elevated patulin level.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): The Organic Crave Company ApS recalls The Organic Crave Protein Chips Cheese flavour (30g; Lots 20220508D & 20220810A; Best before 08.05.2023 & 10.08.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Inter Dairy Food ApS recalls Wurs Pavo hot dog fjerkræpølser / Poultry hot dogs (1 kg; Batch no. 1873731; Best before 16.10.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CRUSTA C recalls Queues de crevettes décortiquées cuites réfrigérées / Chilled cooked peeled shrimp tails (300g; Lots 2222570003 & 2222580130; Use by dates between 26/09/2022 & 27/09/2022) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHADIS E.LECLERC recalls AT FRANCE brand ANDOUILLE GUEMENE sausage (Lot 242P1637) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALENCON DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls various ELABORE PAR NOS SOINS brand pizzas due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal pieces). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls PAVO brand Wurstel poultry hot dogs (multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls NEGRONI brand GOLOSINO DI POLLO ET TACCHINO / Chicken and turkey golosino sausages (100g; Lots 1791526 & 1902495; Use by dates between 20/09/2022 and 14/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AIA recalls various WUDY Wurstel poultry sausaages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): T & T FOODS recalls PASCO AIL EN PUREE / Puréed garlic (6 x 270g; Lot 2022268613; Best before 21/06/2024) due to defective seal.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FROMAGER DES HALLES recalls La Perelle brand Petit Pont l’Evêque AOP cheese (Lot 200822LI3; Use by 03/11/2022) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE CONFISEUR DE LA MER La Perle Des Dieux recalls La Perle des Dieux brand Verrine de noix de pétoncles / Scallop verrine (Lot 22173; Use by 22/06/2025) due to an improper sterilization schedule.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls CARREFOUR ORIGINAL brand La raclette classique en tranches / Classic raclette, sliced (400g; Lot 1152223102; Best before 19/10/2022 & 08/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BCT 500 recalls Paul et Ferdinand brand Saucisse sèche courbe IGP Ardèche / dry sausage (250g; Lot 22331; Best before 05/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALLECDIS Centre E.LECLERC ALLONNES recalls E.LECLERC ALLONNES brand CHAIR A SAUCISSE / Sausage filling (All Lots; Use by 19/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BREIZH COOKING recalls La Paimpolaise conserverie brand Emietté de saumon sauvage piment fort et curry / Crumbled wild salmon with hot pepper and curry (90g; Lot 22173; Best before 22/06/2025) due to an improper sterilization schedule.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls CARREFOUR Le Marché brand Accras de morue recette douce / Cod fritters, mild recipe (200g; Lot 2263542; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L INVAL SARL LALBA recalls SARL LALBA brand Truite Fumée 3-5 tranches Truite Fumée 7-10 tranches / smoked trout, 3-5 slices and 7-10 slices (Use by 26/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L’INVAL recalls various PISCICULTURE DES EAUX DE L’INVAL brand Truite Fumée / Smoked trout due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CITE MARINE recalls CITE MARINE brand Accras de Morue à la créole marque / Creole style cod fritters (180g & 360g; Lot 2263543; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CITE MARINE recalls CAP OCEAN brand accras de morue cuisinés à la créole à marque / Creole style cod fritters (165g; Lot 2263543; Use by 16/10/2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): SA SODIBAG LECLERC SAPIAC recalls chair à saucisse, saucisse fine, saucisse grosse, crépinette / sausage fillings (All Use by dates between 15/09/2022 and 19/09/ 2022) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): CREPERIE JARNOUX recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crêpier brand 6 pancakes chocolat / 6 chocolate pancakes (Lot 256; Use by 08/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): The Organic Crave Company ApS recalls The Organic Crave – Protein Chips Cheese (30g; Batch 2022-05-08D; Best before 08.05.2023D) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Glenilen Farm Kids Banana Live Yoghurt (4x90g; Use by 10/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores 4 Ready To Cook Southern Fried Chicken Fillets, frozen (500g; Best before 01 Mar 2024; Product of UK) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): CREPERIE JARNOUX recalls Bernard Jarnoux Crêpier brand 6 pancakes chocolat / 6 chocolate pancakes (Lot 256; Use by 08/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Nordic Import Export recalls multiple WUDY brand products due to possible 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): Stone Mill Industries Ltd recalls Whole grain bite bar with quinoa and cranberries in dark chocolate (120g; All expiration dates up to and including 19.06.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: July 28-29, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA continues to investigate consumer complaints of gastrointestinal illness and abnormal liver function that may be attributable to eating Daily Harvest French Lentil & Leek Crumbles frozen product. FDA has received 329 reports of illness, including 113 hospitalizations.

Allergy Alert: Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections recalls Milk Chocolate Blueberries (8-oz pouch; Expiry date April 5, 2023; UPC 81321300430) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall: Danny’s Sub and Pizza (dba Danny’s Cuban Pizza) recalls approximately 19,275 pounds of frozen meat pizza products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Lyons Magnus LLC recalls 53 nutritional and beverage products due to the potential for microbial contamination, including from the organism Cronobacter sakazakii. Preliminary root cause analysis shows that the products did not meet commercial sterility specifications. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Daniel Chocolates and Groove Chocolate Inc. recall certain dark chocolate bars due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie-Pâtisserie Casablanca inc. (Montréal, QC) recalls pastries and bakery products sold up to 27 July 2022 due to a food safety hazard. Consumers who purchased products from this location should either discard them or return them to the store.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): De Zaligheden recalls Chipolata de campagne / Country sausage (500g; Use by 31-07-2022, 03-08-2022 & 04-08-2022) due to undeclared eggs.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Flavori international recalls Flavori brand épices couscous 7 légumes / 7-vegetable couscous spices (100g; Lot M09102004; Best before 25/11/2024) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Finland): Mums Oy recalls Fallero Roasted beetroot and Fallero Pea – Kale (210g; Products dated 31.7., 2.8., 7.8. and 9.8. 2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): BJORG ET COMPAGNIE recalls Bjorg brand Muesli superfruits (375g; Lot A1 05/05 8:30 to A1 05/05 16:00; Best before 03/09/ 2023) due to undeclared soy and hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Niococktails srl recalls Nio Cocktails – Mai Tai (100 ml; Product of Italy) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Eskigel s.r.l. recalls Decò brand 6 Lemon Stecchi con bastoncino alla liquirizia / 6 Lemon sticks with licorice (480g (6 x 80g); Lots LTE 2186, LTE 2192, LTE 2193, LTE 2200 & LTE 2201; Best before 05/2024) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Niococktails srl recalls Nio Cocktails – Mai Tai (100 ml; Product of Italy) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): De Zaligheden recalls Chipolata de campagne / Country sausage (500g; Use by 31-07-2022, 03-08-2022 & 04-08-2022) due to undeclared eggs.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand ROTI FILET DINDE FICELE / Roasted turkey tenderloin (Use by 07-08-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FRUITS ROUGES & CO recalls FRUITS ROUGES & Co. brand Framboises surgelées / Frozen raspberries (500g; Lot 34073001; Best before 18/11/2023) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LA CAPRARIUS recalls LA CAPRARIUS brand TOMME DE BREBIS AU FENUGREC / Sheep’s milk cheese with fenugreek (Lot 20 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUD VENDEE DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls ELPOZO brand Longanisse douce / Sweet Spanish pork sausage (Lot 09RR080000021372; Use by 15/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE FROMAGER DES HALLES recalls Tomme fraîche fermière / Fresh farm cheese (Lot 1607; Use by 09/08/2022) due to possible shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ARRIVE SAS recalls MAÎTRE COQ brand Nuggets de Poulet / Chicken nuggets (1 kg; Lot 2P22201; Use by 12/08/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): DöllingHareico Fleisch- und Wurstwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls ja! Delikatess Cervelatwurst / Cervelat sausage slices (200g; Best before 15.08.2022) due to foreign matter contamination (part of conveyor belt).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cactus recalls three Cactus brand burgers due to E. coli O157 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): PARKnSHOP (HK) Limited recalls CASINO brand Hazelnut Filled Biscuit (125g; Best before April 18, 2023; Product of France) due to undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Middle East Ltd recalls Algota brand Sesame Tahini (all packaging size variations; Batches 498 & 359; Product of Syria) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 26-27, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The FDA and CDC have completed their investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg illnesses associated with consumption of Jif Peanut Butter products manufactured by The J.M. Smucker Company. The FDA is preparing a report  to discuss findings and provide information to assist in future prevention efforts. The outbreak caused 21 illnesses (including 4 hospitalizations) in 17 states.

Allergy Alert: Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc. recalls Marutomo Dashi Soup Base (17.6 oz pkgs; Distributed between July 1, 2021 and July 22, 2022; UPC 074410374020) due to undeclared wheat and soy.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Vicentina Fine Italian Foods recalls Vicentina Fine Italian Foods brand Meat Lasagna (All units sold up to and including July 22, 2022) due to undeclared cashew.

Food Safety Recall: Nita Tout Garni (Montréal, QC) recalls Brandade de morue / Brandade of cod (Sold up to 22 July 2022) due to possible food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: L’entreprise liquidation Beauharnois (Beauharnois, QC) recalls Saumon fumé / Smoked salmon (Sold up to 26 July 2022) due to inadequate labeling (lack of correct storage temperature information on product package).

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut is working together with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the Norwegian Food Institute to identify the source of a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak that has infected 16 individuals in four regions of the country since the end of March 2022.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (France): An unspecified number of cases of pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) in PACA et OCCITANIE have been linked to consumption of products from la ferme de l’Aupillon. See recall notice below.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Dierendonck Butchery recalls Dierendonck brand Boudin Carcasse / Carcass pudding (+300g; Use by 28/07/2022) due to undeclared milk, eggs, celery, mustard, and soy.

Allergy Alert (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls RISOTTO DE VOLAILLE AUX CHAMPIGNONS / Poultry and mushroom risotto (Lots 219601 & 220101; Use by 01/08/2022 & 06/08/2022, respectively) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): IFFCO ITALIA SRL recalls multiple products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall site for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH wrap met vegan kebab / Vegan kebab wrap (Use by 27-07-2022) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Bergader Privatkäserei GmbH recalls Bavaria blu Der Würzige / Soft cheese with blue mold (300g; Batch codes 0102 and 0140; Best before August 29, 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Wojnar’s Wiener Leckerbissen GmbH recalls BILLA MEXICO SANDWICH (170g; Best before 07/28/22) due to foreign matter contamination (small foreign bodies).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jumbo recalls Jumbo stoomsoep Tom Ka Khai / Steam meal (550g; Expiry date 26-07-2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN recalls STEAK HACHE DE BOEUF / Chopped beef steak (Sold between 18/07/22 & 27/07/22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls NOTRE JARDIN brand FEUILLE DE CHÊNE / Oak leaf salad greens (125g; Lot 40379854; Use by 16/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ROUMOISE DE DISTRIBUTION Intermarché recalls Gâteau de crêpes au saumon / Salmon patties (Sold 20/07/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Grand Saloir Saint Nicolas recalls Petit épeautre aux légumes / Spelt with vegetables (250g; Lot 22202; Use by 05/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La ferme d’Aupillon recalls multiple dairy products, including milk, yoghurt, fresh cheeses and aged cheeses due to possible shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Products from this farm have been linked to an outbreak of pediatric hemolytic uremic syndrom in two regions of France.

Food Safety Recall (France): Grand Saloir Saint Nicolas recalls Méli mélo petit épeautre et légumes / Spelt & vegetable hodgepodge (1.6 kg; Lot 22202; Use by 05/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Carrefour Classic’ brand Framboises surgelées / Frozen raspberries (500g; Lots 34911601, 34418901, 34920701 & 37472201; Best before 25/01/2024, 11/01/2024, 34920701 & 13/06/2024, respectively) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bergader Privatkäserei GmbH recalls Bavaria blu Der Würzige / Soft cheese with blue mold (300g; Batch codes 0102 and 0140; Best before August 29, 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AsRopa Food GmbH recalls Fishwell Senfgemüse brand Delicous Potherb Mustard (350g; Best before 21.08.2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (broken glass).

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Þykkvabæjar ehf. recalls kartöflusalati með lauk og graslauk / Potato salad with onions and chives (400g; Use by 05.08.2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): ARRIVÉ SAS recalls Maître Coq brand Nuggets de Poulet / Chicken nuggets (1 kg; Lot #2P22201; Use by 12/08/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo stoomsoep Tom Ka Khai / Steam meal (550g; Expiry date 26-07-2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Naama Spices Company recalls Honey and cinnamon granola (1 kg; Sell by dates from 08/23/03 up to and including 10/17/23), Sugar-free vanilla flavored granola (1 kg; Sell by dates from 04/24/23 up to and including 10/17/23), Honey and cinnamon granola (400g; Sell by dates from 04/22/23 up to and including 09/12/23) and Sugar-free vanilla granola (400g; 04/22/23 up to and including 10/06/23) due to undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): George Weston Foods (NZ) Ltd recalls specific batches of various Tip Top brand Supersoft Wholemeal and Oatilicious breads due to possible foreign matter contamination (plastic). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.