Recalls and Alerts: October 11 – 14, 2020

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

Food Safety Recall: Red Monkey Foods, Inc. recalls select Cost Plus, Great Value, O Organics and Full Circle brands of organic parsley and herbes de Provence due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Sauer Brands, Inc. recalls certain The Spice Hunter Products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Warning Letter: Raw Advantage Processing LLC receives FDA Warning Letter documenting specific violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals regulation, including the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in six locations in the manufacturing facility.

Canada

Food Safety Alert: CFIA warns the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use Alwatania brand Liquid Tahini (350g; Best Before 19/05/2021; UPC 6 224007 246221) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Les Jardins Picoudi recalls MICROPOUSSES BROCOLI  / Broccoli sprouts (75g; Lot #3 272; UPC ​813 526 000 11 5) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: Trinity Bakeshop Ltd. recalls certain Trinity Bakeshop Ltd. brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (FRANCE): Health authorities report an outbreak of 20 Salmonella Newport infections and 28 Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to consumption of raw or rare horsemeat.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls Sau Tao Nouilles aux épinards / spinach noodles (454g; Best before 01/09/2021; Product of China) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Dagrofa A/S recalls Gestus Orient karrysild / Curry herring (250g drained weight; Best before 29/07/2021) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to the presence of undeclared mustard in Ahmed Foods Garlic Pickle in Oil and Mango Pickle in Oil. Please refer to the Alert notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao (ST) Spinach Noodle (454g; All Best before dates including and after 01 September 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Deli Ostrich NV recalls Carrefour Iberico Burger (Lot #5550405; Best before 15/10/2020), Carrefour Iberico Chipolata (Lot #5550405; Best before 14/10/2020 & 15/10/2020) and Carrefour Iberico Gourmet (Lots #5450413 & 5450414; Best before 14/10/2020 & 15/10/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jean Gotta recalls Américain nature / ground meat (350g & 1200g; Lot #8404140; Best by 15/10/2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bretzel Burgard recalls Burgard brand Mes mini cheeseburgers préférés surgelés x9 / Frozen mini cheeseburgers (145g; Lot #102510143; Best before 01/12/2021) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisons du Mont Pilat brand Saucisson Long bridé Pilat / Long braided sausage (Lot #2022402;  Best  before 17 to 30/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Rosette / sausage (420g; Lot #2020407; Best before 20/10/2020 & 27/10/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SuperCasino recalls Tous les jours brand Cervelas Qualité Choix sausage (400 g; Lot 408.38; Best before 30/10/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LeaderPrice recalls Le Prix Gagnant brand Cervelas Qualité Choix sausage (Lot 408.38; Best before 30/10/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Die Frischebox GmbH recalls NATUR Lieblinge – Kokosstücke / Natur favorite coconut pieces (100 g; Lot #3501 1177 & 3405 1175; Best before 24.05.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ehrmann GmbH recalls Almighurt “Himbeere” (150g; Best before 29.10.2020) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fromages d’Europe  recalls various Roi de Trèfle and Le Coq de France brands of cheese loafs due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): ROGNONI recalls ROGNONI brand RASCHERA DOP / cheese (Lot #20254; Best before 10-01-2021) due to Salmonella Brandenburg contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Caseificio Pascoli SRL recalls various cheese products due to presence of elevated of aflatoxin in the milk. Please refer to the recall page for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Lidl recalls Brasserie Licorne SAS brand Bière goût Tequila – El Tequito / tequila-flavoured beer (Lots 16102021L1, 22102021L1 & 18112021L1; Best before 16/10/2021, 22/10/2021 & 18/11/2021) due to foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl Nederland recalls El Tequito brand Bier met tequilasmaak 5.9% / tequila-flavoured beer (4 x 0.33cl; Expiration dates 16-10-2021, 23-10-2021, 18-11-2021, 17-10-2021, 06-11-2021, 15-12-2021, 22-10-2021, 07-11-2021, 16-12-2021) due to foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Blue Frog Breakfast Limited recalls Blue Frog brand Zesty Raspberry with Coconut and Toasted Almonds Gluten Free Cereal (350g; Best before 15SEP21) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Blenheim recalls specific batches of various Pak’n Save Blenheim brand sliced in-store ready-to-eat meat products due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: June 14 – 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 / Food Safety Recall: Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. recalls limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip after the products were linked to an outbreak of Cyclosporiasis in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products, which were sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. CDC reports a total of 78 confirmed cases, including four victims who required hospitalization. The recalled products were distributed to: Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond’s, Sentry, Potash, Meehan’s, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket and Peapod in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin and bear “Best If Enjoyed By” dates of June 17, 2018 or earlier.

Outbreak Alert / Food Safety Recall: The Kellogg Company recalls Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal (15.3-oz and 23-oz pkgs; Best JUN 14, 2018 through JUN 14, 2019; UPC 3800039103 and 3800014810) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of 73 Salmonella Mbandaka illnesses in 31 states, according to CDC. The recalled products were distributed nationwide in the USA. The 15.3-oz packages also were distributed in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the Caribbean, Guam, Tahiti and Saipan.

Allergy Alert: World Variety Produce, Inc. recalls Melissa’s Spicy Edamame (7-oz cardboard sleeve; Best by 5/29/18 through 07/02/18; UPC 0-45255-14637-0) due to the undeclared shellfish/crustacean allergen “Oyster Extract.” The recalled product was distributed through retailers in Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Food Safety Recall: Stap Dairy Inc. (Pine Bush, NY) recalls Pasteurized Creamline Chocolate Milk (half-gallon plastic container; Container code  6 18 8) due to improper pasteurization. The recalled product was sold at the Stap Dairy Farm Store in Orange County, NY.

Food Safety Recall: St. John Creamery (Monroe, WA) recalls whole retail raw goat milk (1-pt. and 0.5-gal containers; Best By dates of 061718 (6/17) through 062118 (6/21)) due to possible contamination with toxin-producing E. coli. The recalled product was sold at the on-farm store, directly to private customers via drop groups, and at retail stores in Western Washington.

Food Safety Recall Update: Venda Ravioli, Inc. recalls approximately 738 pounds of frozen meat ravioli products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection while the establishment was under suspension. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in Rhode Island.

Food Safety Recall: HF Food Distributors recalls JAMON COCIDO REBANADO (1-lb plastic-wrapped pkgs; Sell by May 25, 00) because it was produced without the benefit of federal inspection. The recalled product was shipped wholesale to Head Start centers in Puerto Rico.

Food Recall: Winter Sausage Manufacturing Co. recalls approximately 28,346 pounds of poultry, pork, and beef products due to misbranding. The poultry products were slaughtered under religious exemption, which is not declared on the product label. The recalled products were shipped to retail locations and distributors in Illinois, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Marché Blainville (Sainte-Thérèse, QC) recalls various prepared foods due to undeclared mustard seed, sulfite, soy, fish, wheat and barley. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Mrakovic Meat & Deli recalls The Original Mrakovic Burger (1.1 kg/5 burgers; All codes where egg, rye, sesame, soy, and wheat are not declared on the label; UPC 8 14945 00005 2) due to undeclared egg, rye, sesame, soy, and wheat. The recalled product was sold to consumers in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Puresource Inc. recalls Now Real Food brand Zesty Sprouting Mix (454g; Lot 3031259 and 3038165; UPC 7 33739 07271 9; Product of USA) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was supplied to consumers nationwide. According to the recall notice, the action was triggered by a recall “in another country.”

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection Summer Salad with carrots and celery (350g; Best by 6/7/2018) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Namur recalls Pistachio ice cream (450 mL; All date codes) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Moon Sweets Couture UK Ltd recalls various flavors of Fizz Wizz Fruit Chews (250g pkgs; Batch code #01; Best before January 2019) due to undeclared sulfites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): IDPAK S.A. recalls various Delhaize brand and Louis brand products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delitraiteur recalls Delitraiteur brand nems poulet/crevettes (227g tray containing 5 pieces and a packet of sauce; Best before dates on or after 02/06/2018) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Coop Danmark A/S recalls X-tra Party sausages and Party sausages (500g; Best before 19/06/2018) due to foreign matter (pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Iglo Deutschland recalls frozen parsley and various products containing frozen parsley due to potential contamination with shiga-toxin producing E. coli. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Findus recalls Våra Finaste Persilja / Our Finest Parsley (30g; Lot codes L7333AV005; L7333BV005; L7333CV005 (Best before 05.2019) and Lot codes L8029AV005; L8030BV005; L8030CV005 (Best before 07.2019); article #3134) due to possible contamination with shiga-toxin producting E. coli.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall: The Kellogg Company recalls Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal (15.3-oz and 23-oz pkgs; Best JUN 14, 2018 through JUN 14, 2019; UPC 3800039103 and 3800014810) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of 73 Salmonella Mbandaka illnesses in 31 states, according to CDC. The recalled products were distributed nationwide in the USA. The 15.3-oz packages also were distributed in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the Caribbean, Guam, Tahiti and Saipan.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Food Safety Recall: The Kellogg Company recalls Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal (15.3-oz and 23-oz pkgs; Best JUN 14, 2018 through JUN 14, 2019; UPC 3800039103 and 3800014810) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products have been linked to an outbreak of 73 Salmonella Mbandaka illnesses in 31 states, according to CDC. The recalled products were distributed nationwide in the USA. The 15.3-oz packages also were distributed in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, the Caribbean, Guam, Tahiti and Saipan.