Recalls and Alerts: September 27-28, 2022

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA releases weekly status update of in-progress foodborne disease investigations. The agency reports a new outbreak of 28 confirmed Salmonella Litchfield cases. The source of this outbreak has not yet been identified.

Allergy Alert: Momyer Distribution Inc recalls Dark Chocolate Almonds sold at Safeway/Albertsons (9.5oz plastic container; Best by on or before 10/15/2023; UPC 0 19061 19371 2) and Holly Hill Gourmet Snacks Dark Chocolate Almonds sold at Roths Fresh Market (9.5oz plastic container; Best by on or before 10/21/2023; UPC 0 08918 23018 2) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Valley Milk Simply Bottled (Modesto, CA) recalls Valley Milk Simply Bottled Raw Sheep Milk (half-gallon (64-oz) plastic jugs; Expiration dates SEP 28 2022 through OCT 01 2022) due to possible Campylobacter jejuni contamination. The recalled product was sold in California.

Pet Food Safety Recall: BREUER PREMIUM PET FOOD CO, INC recalls Spot & Tango Chicken and Brown Rice UnKibble Dog Food (28oz, 38oz, 47oz, 56oz; LOT CODE/ SKU number T-22220 U-C-004 T-22223 U-C-005 T-22220 U-C-006) due to Salmonella contamination. The recall was initiated on September 6, 2022 and reported in the FDA Enforcement Report dated September 28, 2022.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Boucherie comme chez vous (Drummondville, QC) recalls Pâté au saumon / Salmon pâté (Sold up to 26 September 2022) due to undecalred wheat (gluten), egg, soy and sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Intermarché Palumbo (Laval, QC) recalls La Boucanerie Adar Maquereau fumé au poivre / Smoked mackerel with pepper (Variable weight; Sold up to 26 September 2022) because the product was not packaged in a way that ensures its safety.

Food Safety Recall: Oyster Kings Inc. recalls various brands of oysters due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Tching de Luxe recalls Advocaat Classic, Advocaat Chocolat, Advocaat Fraise, Advocaat Pistache et Advocaatbox (370 ml and 4 x 100 ml; Sold from November 2021 to September 2022, inclusive) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Plateau hamburger / Hamburger platter (All Use by dates from 18/09/2022 to 30/09/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Germany): ARDO GmbH recalls REWE Beste Wahl, Blattspinat portioniert / Leaf spinach portions (500g; Lot #142174; Best before 06/2024) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Plateau hamburger / Hamburger platter (All Use by dates from 18/09/2022 to 30/09/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Skåne Kebab Döner AB recalls nötfärskebab / ground beef kebab and färdiggrillad nötfärskebab / grilled ground beef kebab due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Organic Crave protein chips cheese (30g; Best before 08/05/2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SALAISONS DE JASTRES recalls Ferdinand Chaudouard brand Saucisse Artisanale de l’Ardèche IGP / Dry sausage (300g; Lot 22331; Best before dates between 6/11/2022 and 20/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls BELCANDO RIND MIT KARTOFFEL & ERBSEN / Beef with potato and peas (400g; Lot 22131; Best before 11/05/2026; Product of Germany) due to foreign matter contamination (piece of magnet).

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Carrefour Le Marché brand Queues de crevettes NATURES décortiquées sans sulfites ajoutés / Unseasoned, shelled shrimp tails without sulphites (250g; Lots 2222570002, 2222580002, 2222620116, 2222650003; Use by 26/09/2022, 27/09/2022, 01/10/2022, 04/10/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ASAF IBRAHIM  recalls SUNTAT brand HELVA VANILLE / Vanilla halvah (350g; Best before 30/11/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAUVYNA INTERMARCHE CHALLUY recalls ONNO brand TERRINE GRAND PERE (Lot PY01200235; Use by 06/10/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Akar GmbH recalls SEKEROGLU TAHIN / Tahini (460g; Lot L13421TN; Best before 13.04.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Kalasmat i Luleå recalls portionsrätten Rostbiff med pastasallad / Roast beef with pasta salad (480g; Best before 22-09-29 and 22-09-30) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Manna Confection​ery Pty Ltd recalls three flavours of Happi Free From Oat M!lk Chocolate (80g) due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Brownes Foods Operations Pty Ltd recalls Brownes Dairy Mango Yoghurt (120g; Use by 14 OCT 22) due to contamination with sanitizing solution.

Recalls and Alerts: August 13 – 15, 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 640 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in 43 US states attributed to consumption of onions produced by Thomson International, Inc. Eighty-five people have been hospitalized. Please check below for the latest product recalls associated with this outbreak.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 690 confirmed cases of Cyclospora infections in 13 US states attributed to consumption of bagged mixed salads produced by Fresh Express. Thirty-seven people have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Abdallah Candies recalls Lund’s and Byerly’s sea salt caramels (16 oz.; Code AC31) due to undeclared almond.

Allergy Alert: Serafin Fishery recalls Salmon Dip and Whitefish Dip (8 oz; Lots #729 & #807; Expiration dates August 12, 2020 and August 24, 2020) due to undeclared anchovies, eggs, milk and soy.

Food Safety Recall: Fred Meyer recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kroger Delta Division recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fry’s Food Stores recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kroger Mid-Atlantic recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kroger recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Smith’s recalls various cheese dips sold between May 15, 2020 and August 6, 2020 due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 339 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in 7 provinces. Forty-eight people have been hospitalized. Please check below for the latest product recalls associated with this outbreak.

OUTBREAK ALERT FINAL UPDATE: PHAC reports 5 confirmed cases of E. coli O157 infections in three provinces linked to exposure to Carnivora brand frozen raw pet food, or to dogs fed this raw pet food.

Food Safety Recall: Krown Produce Inc. recalls Krown brand red and yellow onions grown by Thomson International Inc., Bakersfield, California, and imported from the USA due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: The Modern Meat Inc. recalls Modern brand Tarragon Remoulade and Modern Meat brand ‘Crab’ Cakes, made with onions grown by Thomson International Inc. due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kitchen Partners Limited recalls Sobeys brand Herb Marinade (8 x 1.13 kg; Best Before 2021 JN 25; UPC 00625265003216) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Massepain Sleeubus recalls Bûche de massepain enrobée de chocolat / Chocolate-enrobed marzipan log (40g; Lots #181020, 011120, 131220, 210214; Best before 18/10/20, 01/11/20, 13/12/20, 14/02/21) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls various jelly-based candies due to risk of suffocation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca recalls Brochettes de dinde marinées / marinated turkey brochettes (3 pcs and 16 pcs; Lot #02032220; Use by 14/08/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Semper i Danmark recalls majsgrød fra 4 mdr / corn porridge from 4 months (Best before 18/03/2021, 19/03/2021, 20/03/2021 and 22/03/2021) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société Acevia recalls Acevia brand Fromage de tête au poivre / head cheese with pepper (Sold by the slice from deli counters between 8/07/2020 and 11/08/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Jelly Mini Cup Sweets due to possible choking risk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EFFELLE PESCA SRL recalls MISTO SCOGLIO (0.8 kg; Lot # FL277764; Best before 10/08/20) due to presence of okadaic acid (algal biotoxin) in excess of permitted levels.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EFFELLE PESCA SRL recalls Cozze / Mussels (1 kg, 1.7 kg, 5 kg; Various lot codes; Best before 10/08/20) due to presence of okadaic acid (algal biotoxin) in excess of permitted levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): City Gross Ytterby recalls blandfärs / minced meat (Best before 10/8/2020 and 11/8 2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT and Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Lindsay Farm recalls Lindsay Farm brand raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk (2L plastic bottles; Received on and between 3 July to 11 August 2020) due to potential Campylobacter contamination. There have been reports of associated illness among individuals who consumed this product.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): ALDI recalls Inner Goodness Regular UHT Soy Milk (1L; Best Before 12/03/2021) due to potential microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Cameron Road (Tauranga) recalls certain batches of NZ Beef Mince, NZ Beef Prime Mince, NZ Premium Beef Mince, NZ Pork Mince, and NZ Lamb Mince due to foreign matter (silicone) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: August 1 – 3, 2019

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.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please submit your request using the sidebar link.

United States

Allergy Alert: Ruleau Brothers Inc. recalls Door County Whitefish Smoked Whitefish Pate (8 oz; Lots #19126, 19105, 29029, & 19093; Expiration dates 8/2/19, 8/9/19, 8/16/19, & 8/23/19) due to undeclared eggs, soy and anchovies.

Food Safety Alert: The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns the public not to purchase or consume unpasteurized raw milk from Foundation for Ag Integrity dba Churchtown Dairy due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. recalls Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies (5pk; Lot code 1350; Best by August 31, 2019 & September 7, 2019; UPC 7203002378) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Olymel S.E.C. / L.P. recalls Flamingo brand Chicken Breast Fillets – Gluten Free (550g; Product code B2915415; UPC 0 65137 18214 2) due to undeclared egg, gluten, soy and wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Les Arrivages recalls various products packed in Mason jars because they may have been processed or packaged in a way that imperils food safety.

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Le Petit Basque brand Riz au lait de chèvre / Rice in goat’s milk (2 x 140g; Lot #129; Best before 16/08/19) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK): itsu (grocery) recalls itsu veg gyoza (120g; Batch codes LH283, LH293 & LH302; Best before 11 December 2019, 12 December 2019, 14 December 2019, 29 January 2020 and 27 February 2020) due to undeclared prawns.

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): AB World Foods Ltd recalls Blue Dragon Street Food Satay Skewers Kit (170g; Batch codes GB 0439, GB 0459, GB 0679; Best before August 2020, September 2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Société des Caves recalls Roquefort Société « tranche » et « demi pain » / sliced and half-brick (various package sizes and Best before dates) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Dagrofa recalls First Price Partypølser / First Price Party sausages (500g; Best before 21/8-2019) due to foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Nature et Découvertes recalls various Nature et Découvertes brand Pâte à tartiner / spreads due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société des Caves recalls Société brand Roquefort AOP (25g portions and 200g slices; Lots #3178B, 3170B & 8171A; Best before 15/09/19, 16/12/19 & 13/09/19) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société l’Atelier du Valois recalls Les Brasérades brand Plateau panaché, saucisse à consommer cuites à cœur / Variety tray, sausages to be cooked completely before eating (Lots # 228032 & 228044; Best before 26/07/2019 & 27/07/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Supercasino recalls Casino brand Jambon supérieur fumé au bois de hêtre découenné dégraissé / Superior beechwood smoked ham, defatted (4 slices / 160g; Best before 19/08/2020) due to an incorrect Best before date.

Food Safety Recall (France): HARDY AFFINEUR recalls Selles sur Cher brand Fromage de chèvre fermier au lait / Goat’s milk farm cheese (Sold from 11/07/2019 to 23/07/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Metten Fleischwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls Hofmaier brand Cabanossi gebrüht, geräuchert / scalded, smoked sausage (300g; Best before 22.08.19) due to foreign matter (red plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Société des Caves recalls Société brand Roquefort AOP (25g portions and 200g slices; Lots #3178B, 3170B & 8171A; Best before 15/09/19, 16/12/19 & 13/09/19) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (ireland): Industry recalls Branded Bottled Waters due to elevated levels of arsenic. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Fish Seafood Deli Ltd recalls The Fresh Fish Deli ‘Traditional West Cork Fish Pie’ (450g; All batch codes; All dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Prymat Gorczyca Biała cała / Prymat White Mustard Seeds (30g; Batch code 1298133; Best before 31/05/2022; Product of Poland) due to Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Société brand Roquefort AOP, slices (100g; Best before 03/11/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Aldi recalls Specially Selected 2 Key Lime Cheesecakes (170g; All batch codes and Best before dates) and 2 Millionaire’s Cheesecakes (180g; All batch codes and Best before dates) because the glass pots may break.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Asian Savour World Pty Ltd recalls Wang Korea brand Buldak Bong Fish Sausage (340g; All batches; All dates) and BBQ Bong Fish Sausage (340g; All batches; All dates) due to undeclared egg.