Recalls and Alerts: September 3 – 5, 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

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for an undetermined amount of imported cooked duck blood curds from China. A recall was not requested because FSIS has been unable to contact the importer. Please refer to the official notice for additional details.

Allergy Alert: Fresco Foods Inc. recalls Eat Fresco, Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl (14 oz / 397 g: All Best If Used By/Freeze By dates up to and including 9/15/2020) due to undeclared anchovies.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. recalls certain dog foods due to elevated levels of aflatoxin. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 48 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in Ontario (32) and Quebec (16) linked to consumption of peaches imported from the USA. Please refer to the CFIA Consumer Advisory for a list of imported peaches implicated in this outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Canadian Tire Corporation of Canada recalls Frank brand Milk Chocolate Covered Raisins (300g; Lots 07EUA, 13EUA,07GUB, 21DUB, 08GUB; Best Before 2021 MA 07  & 2021 MA 13) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Diana Distribution Centre Ltd. recalls Vegetarian Spring Rolls (42 g x 19 pc; All packages where monosodium glutamate is not declared on the label) due to undeclared monosodium glutamate (MSG).

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (FRANCE): Santé Publique France reports 18 cases of Salmonella infections (including 12 children) in France are linked to imported “fuets” manufactured by Embutidos Sola SA of Spain. Victims fell ill between July 8, 2020 and August 3, 2020. Please refer to the recall notice, below.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Q & Queen International Trading Corp recalls DURRA brand KESHK (500g; Expiry date 01/2022) due to undecalred wheat.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Løgismose Mejeri & Fødevarer recalls Løgismose Pesto Rosso med soltørrede tomater / Red pesto with sundried tomatoes (150g; All Best before dates up to and including 01.10.2020) and La Campagna Rød Pesto / Red Pesto (130g; All Best before dates up to and including 01.10.2020) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Tiger Tiger Spicy Pad Thai Paste (all sizes; all date codes) because it contains peanuts which is not correctly emphasised on the label.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI warns consumers that provisional results indicate the presence of casein (milk protein) in Kelkin Hazelnut & Chocolate Flavoured Rice Cake Bars (20g and 120g (6 x 20g); All batch codes and date codes) and may be unsafe for consumers who are allergic to milk protein.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Uit de keuken van Maass recalls Groente curry kokos bowl / Vegetable curry coconut bowl (Best before 21-01-2021) due to undeclared sesame and soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Uncle Roy’s Ltd recalls Rabbie’s Super Horseradish (190g/6.7oz; Batch codes 126187, 126621, 127425, 127426, 128255, 128972, 128973, 130324, 130325, 130511, 131592; All Best before dates up to and including the end of June 2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): JK Foods (UK) recalls Tiger Tiger Spicy Pad Thai Paste (all sizes; all date codes) because it contains peanuts which is not correctly emphasised on the label.

Food Safety Recall (France): EMBUTIDOS SOLA recalls Fuets Spanish sausage (All brands, lot codes and Best before dates; Product of Embutidos Sola SA, Spain) due to Salmonella contamination. This product has been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella illnesses (see Outbreak Alert, above).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wander AG recalls Ovomaltine Schokolade (100g; Lots 1328918A & 1328918B; Best before 08.05.2021) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Chocolats Halba recalls FONDENTE NOIR CIOCCOLATO FONDENTE EXTRA 72% CACAO / Extra-dark chocolate, 72% cocoa (100g; Lots L1330004 & L1328941; Best before 30-10-2021) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls three raw poultry products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl recalls PiqueBroche brand whole chicken (Best before 08-09-2020 & 11-09-2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Haigh’s Chocolates recalls Haigh’s Milk MaltiChocs (250g; Best Before 17 Jan 21) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Recalls and Alerts: August 27 – 29, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 78 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 12 states linked to loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC, or food made with these peaches. Twenty-three of the outbreak victims have been admitted to hospital.

Allergy Alert: TreeHouse Foods, Inc. recalls Signature Select Chewy Granola Bars – Chocolate Chip (18 Count / 15.2 oz; Best if used by Jan 21, 21; UPC 2113028363) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: B&G Foods recalls Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers (6 oz; Best by APR 07 2021; UPC 8-19898-01015-8) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Sobeys Inc. recalls Taylor Farms brand BBQ Ranch Chopped Salad Kit (377g; Lot code 2020 SE 02 TFRG 230 A16; UPC 0 30223 04171 9) due to undeclared gluten, wheat and sesame.

Allergy Alert: Bento Inc. recalls Bento Express Vegetable California Roll (200g; Product lot code 2020AU19; UPC 670452 77002 0) due to undeclared salmon, pollock and crab.

Food Safety Recall: Les Jardins Picoudi recalls Picoudi brand microgreens due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Restaurant Retro Dog recalls Fèves au lard / baked beans (500ml; All containers sold up to and including 26 August 2020) and Sauce à spaghetti / Spaghetti sauce (1 L; All containers sold up to and including 26 August 2020) due to absence of a “Keep Refrigerated” instruction on the label and improper temperature storage and display before sale.

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Milano recalls La Golosa di Puglia brand Burrata with Buffalo Milk (cheese) (200g; LOT 10/08/2020; Best before AU 28 20) due to E. coli contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Freshasia Foods (UK) recalls Freshasia Foods Lamb and Carrot Dumplings (Frozen) (Batch #06/04/2020) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Amazing Oriental recalls Fresh Asia brand Lamb Carrot Filling Dumpling (400g; Best before 6 april 2021) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Agrargemeinschaft Alpe Larein recalls Lareiner Alkäse 45 % F.i.T. / cheese (Batch numbers 06/07/2020 up to and including 06/12/2020) due to microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Holland & Barrett recalls Holland & Barrett  brand Elite Haver – Mélange de fruits à coque et de raisins / mixed nuts and raisins (200g; Lot #145366; Best before end 10/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Tête pressée / Head cheese (200g; Use by 3/9/2020, 4/9/2020 et 6/9/2020) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Nordthy recalls Quickbury Mega Burger Buns (300g; Batch numbers ending with 64; Best before 04.12.20, 11.12.20 and 12.12.20) due to mold.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Naturli’ Foods recalls Naturli’ Økologisk Smørbar / Naturli’ Organic Spreadable (225g; Best before 22.09.2020, 23.09.2020, 24.09.2020, 25.09.2020, 06.10.2020, 07.10.2020, 08.10.2020, 16.10.2020, 17.10.2020) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Mars Food recalls Suzi Wan brand Sauces Nem, Nuoc Mam et soja / sauces due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Grønvang Food Aps recalls Naturli’ Bio Veganes Streichfett / Organic vegan spread (225g; Best before 24.09-2020, 07.10.2020) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Salzbrenner KG recalls various grilled sausages due to possible foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Holland & Barrett recalls several products containing Brazil nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Aagrah Foods Ltd. recalls Aagrah Tarka Handi Sauce (270g; Batch code 017702; Best before 01.06.2022; Produce of UK) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Mars Italia S.p.A. recalls Suzi Wan brand Salsa di soia, Salsa di soia meno 43 sale, Salsa di soia dolce / soy sauces (125 ml bottles) due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Mars recalls various Suzi Wan brand soy-based sauces due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Holland & Barrett recalls Holland & Barrett Elitehaver / Elite oats (200g; Best befoe end 10-2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Holland & Barrett recalls several products containing Brazil nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Greggs recalls Greggs frozen 2 pack steak bakes (280g; Best before 20 December 2020, 22 December 2020, 23 December 2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

FOOD SAFETY CONSUMER ALERT (CHINA, PHILIPPINES, SINGAPORE, TAIWAN, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES): CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in the US and has linked the outbreak to consumption of loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC. Some of the implicated peaches have been exported to China, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. Please refer to the FDA Outbreak Investigation for details on the distribution of the peaches in your area.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Matam LeMehadrin Ltd. recalls Matam Chafetz Chaim brand All-beef Salami, sliced (250g; Expiration date 18.10.2020) and Matam Chafetz Chaim brand All-beef Salami (whole or blocks; All expiration dates from 6.10.2020 up to and including 18.10.2020) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

FOOD SAFETY CONSUMER ALERT (AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND): CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in the US and has linked the outbreak to consumption of loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC. Some of the implicated peaches have been exported to Australia and New Zealand. Please refer to the FDA Outbreak Investigation for details on the distribution of the peaches in your area.

Allergy Alert (Australia): JCJ WA PTY LTD recalls Miss Chow’s Vegetarian Dumplings (Best Before 22/01/21; Batch ID G23205) due to undeclared shellfish.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Aldi recalls Inner Goodness UHT Almond Milk Original (1L; Best Before 18/04/2021) due to potential microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Solomon Kosher Butcher Pty Ltd recalls Godel’s Chicken Wurst (200g vacuum-pkg; Use by 8/9/20, 17/9/20) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Linke’s Central Meat Store recalls Leberwurst (~400g; Use by 14/9/20 and 21/9/20) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Latin America and the Caribbean

FOOD SAFETY CONSUMER ALERT (COSTA RICA, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, PANAMA): CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in the US and has linked the outbreak to consumption of loose or bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC. Some of the implicated peaches have been exported to Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Panama. Please refer to the FDA Outbreak Investigation for details on the distribution of the peaches in your area.

Recalls and Alerts: August 23 – 26, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 68 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections, including 14 hospitalizations, in 9 states as of August 19th. The cases have been linked epidemiologically to loose and bagged peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company LLC.

Allergy Alert: Frito Lay recalls select 1 oz., 1 1/2 oz., 2 5/8 oz., 7 3/4 oz., 12 1/2 oz., 15 1/2 oz. bags of Lay’s Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Schaws Sauce recalls Schaws Sweet and Sassy Barbecue and Basting Sauce and Schaws Sweet with Heat Barbecue and Basting Sauce (18 oz. jars; All Use by dates up to and including 8/20/2022) due to undeclared soy and anchovies.

Allergy Alert: Riviana Foods Inc. recalls RONZONI® Smart Taste® Extra-Wide Noodles (12 oz. pkg; Manufacturing codes MAR3022H, MAR3122H, JUN0422H, JUN0522H, JUL2422H, JUL2522H; UPC 71300 05008) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: B&G Foods recalls Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers (6 oz pkg; Best by APR 07 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Russ Davis Wholesale recalls Crazy Fresh Perfectly Peach Salsa (8 oz; Sell by 6/25/2020 to 8/26/2020; UPC 795631 820270), Quick & Easy Perfectly Peach Salsa (8 oz; Sell by 7/29/2020 to 8/26/2020; UPC 795631 820270) and Clear Label Perfectly Peach Salsa (8 oz; Sell by 7/30/2020 to 8/23/2020; UPC 795631 820270) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Food Lion recalls bulk Yellow Peaches, bulk White Peaches and Wawona Bagged Organic Peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Hannaford recalls Wawona bagged peaches – 2 lb bags, Bulk organic peaches, Bulk yellow peaches and Bulk white flesh peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall Update: Hostess Brands, LLC recalls certain Hostess® Raspberry Zingers® due to potential mold growth. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Sunshine Mills, Inc. recalls Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes and package sizes. The recall was initiated after the Georgia Department of Agriculture found Salmonella in a sample of the product.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC reports 33 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness in Ontario and Quebec linked to consumption of peaches imported from the USA. Three individuals have been hospitalized. Please refer to the eFoodAlert report for additional details.

Allergy Alert: Salaison Limoges Extra recalls ready-to-eat dishes due to undeclared sesame. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: LiveFit Foods recalls LiveFit brand Penne & Meatballs (All codes) due to undeclared egg, milk, and soy.

Allergy Alert: Espace Keto 2 Go recalls various ready-to-eat products due to undeclared soy, wheat and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: G. Brandt Meat Packers Ltd. recalls Brandt brand mini spicy cheese sausage (0.375 kg; Best Before 20AU20; UPC 773321 206306) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Boston Confectionery Ltd. recalls Boston Donuts Premium Box (box of 6; Batch #BD230820; Production date 23/08/2020) due to undeclared gluten (wheat), milk, egg, nuts, soybeans and sulphur dioxide

Allergy Alert (UK): Holland & Barrett recalls Super Hair Food Supplement 60 Coated Tablets 1 A Day Formula (60 tablets; Batch codes 751519-01, 751519-03, 751944-01, 751949-03; Best before February and March 2023) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR brand Chicken and Prawn paella (600g; Lot #0105; Best before October 2021) due to undeclared fish, gluten (wheat), milk,  and molluscs.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Eurokip recalls various ground poultry products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): HEMA recalls HEMA Natural bar fruit & nut (50g; All lots; All date codes) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Industry recalls EAT NATURAL brand Brazil & Sultana with peanuts and almond (50g, 3 x 50g, 12 x 50g; Best before dates from August 2020 to June 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Les Viviers de St Colomban brand Coques d’élevage vivantes / Live farmed cockles (Sold 18/08/20 to 22/08/20) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): HEMA recalls HEMA brand Natural bar fruit & nut (All codes) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Naïve food recalls EAT NATURAL brand Barre aux fruits secs – noix du Brésil & raisin sec / dried fruit bar with Brazil nuts and raisins (50g, 3 x 50g; Best before 08/2020, 09/2020, 10/2020, 11/2020, 12/2020, 04/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleischwerke E. Zimmermann GmbH & Co. KG recalls BIO Münchner Weißwürste / Bio Munich White Sausages (Batch 20649 & 20599; Best before July 31, 2021 & May 31, 2021 respectively) due to process deviation that may result in microbial growth and swelling of the can.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Costco Iceland recalls Hand2mouth EAT NATURAL brand Brazil & sultana with peanuts and almonds energy bars (various package sizes and batch codes) due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Gubbeen Farmhouse Products recalls Gubbeen Farmhouse brand Gubbeen Cheese (170g; Use by 17.09.20 and 19.09.20) and Joyce’s Supermarkets of Galway Gubbeen Cheese (170g; Use by 10.09.20) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls certain EAT NATURAL Brand Fruit and Nut Bars due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Rude Health recalls Rude Health Muesli The Ultimate (500g; Best before 12 June 2021; 24 June 2021; 20 July 2021 and 21 July 2021; Product of UK) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Manufacturer recalls EAT NATURAL brand BARRETTE NOCI DEL BRASILE / Brazil nut energy bar (50g bars and 4 x 35g multipacks; All lots from August 2020 to July 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls HEMA brand NATURAL BAR Fruit & nut (45g; All best before dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Rude Health Food Ltd recalls The Ultimate Muesli containing brazil nuts (500g; Best before 12 June 2021, 24 June 2021, 20 July 2021, 21 July 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Janus Trading Company Limited recalls EAT NATURAL brand Fruit & Nut Bar – Brazil & Sultana, with Peanuts and Almonds (50g; Best before October 31, 2020 and November 30, 2020; Product of UK) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Satoyu Trading Pte Ltd recalls all peaches packed or supplied by Prima Wawona or Wawona Packing Company (product of USA) due to potential Salmonella contamination. These peaches have been linked to outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in both the USA and Canada.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Primor Produce Ltd and Turners and Growers Fresh Ltd recall Prima and Sweet Value brand imported yellow flesh peaches (green fruit sticker with PLU numbers 4044 and 4038; sold in North Island between 10 July and 25 August 2020) due to potential Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. Although there have not been any reported cases in New Zealand, the recalled peaches have been linked to outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis in both the USA and Canada.