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.

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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.

Recalls and Alerts: June 5 – 7, 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.

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United States

Public Health Alert: New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets warns the public in Tioga County and the surrounding area not to consume raw (unpasteurized) raw goat milk from Side Hill Acres due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market stores in the North Atlantic region recall specialty made-in-house basil pesto and specialty made-in-house sundried tomato pesto (Sell-by dates from June 7, 2019 – June 26, 2019) due to undeclared milk, walnuts and pine nuts. The recalled products were 41 Whole Foods Market stores in Connecticut (Whole Foods Market Bishops Corner, Whole Foods Market Glastonbury and Whole Foods Market West Hartford), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

Food Safety Recall: Table 87 Frozen, LLC recalls approximately 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Canada

Public Health Alert: Health Canada reminds Canadians of the risks associated with consuming unprocessed human donor breast milk.

Allergy Alert: Lemond Food Corp. recalls Daesang Seafood Rice Sprinkles seasoning (24g; All batch codes; UPC 8 801052 724874) and Daesang Vegetable Rice Sprinkles seasoning (24g; All batch codes; UPC 8 801052 724867) due to undeclared egg, milk, oyster, soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert: T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd. recalls several Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes due to undeclared egg, milk and oyster. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corp. recalls certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes due to undeclared egg, milk, oyster, soy, and wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls certain products containing raw, frozen raspberries due to potential Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: Several establishments recall certain products containing raw, frozen raspberries due to potential Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: Eight enterprises recall certain products containing raw, frozen raspberries due to potential Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: Rouge Viande inc. recalls certain prepared foods due to improper storage temperature. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (UK): Public Health England (PHE), The Food Standards Agency (FSA), Public Health Wales (PHW), Food Standards Scotland (FSS), Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and a number of local authorities are currently investigating the source of listeria infections linked to pre-packed sandwiches. Six cases of Listeria monocytogenes have been confirmed in seriously ill hospital patients in England. Three people have died.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Dagrofa recalls Gestus Pasta with Chicken (380g; Best before 15/06/2019) due to undeclared eggs.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Aldi recalls Schweizer Bio-Alpen Milk Chocolate 37% (100g; Best before 09.03.2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Bolino Inde – Nouilles au curry doux / noodles with mild curry (All batches and Best before dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (France): LUSTUCRU FRAIS recalls Lustucru brand Gnocchi à poêler (Lot #C1490 L12; Best before 28/06/2019) due to undeclared cheese.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Turkish Inspired Tomato Seasoning (25g; Best before December 2019 & January 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): GOUMANISTO S.A. recalls several products containing chicken, as Listeria monocytogenes was detected in an ingredient in these products. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls DELI MELO CHICKIES MEXICANA (130g; Lots #17/114, 19/128, 20/135, 21/142, 22/148; Best before 23/05/2019, 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 26/06/2019; Product of Belgium) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England specific): Milarex UK Limited recalls Oishi-mi Sushi Salmon Teriyaki and Oishi-mi Sushi Salmon Nori (85g; Use by 21 June 2019) due to incorrect date labeling.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Importers recall all batches and all dates of Daesang brand Boc Rice, Seafood Rice Sprinkles and Vegetable Rice Sprinkles (24g; All batches and dates) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Dunedin recalls Prime Beef Mince Bulk (Best Before: 5.6.19) due to foreign matter (clear plastic) contamination.