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.

Recalls and Alerts: February 13 – 16, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 279 confirmed illnesses, 107 hospitalizations and one death in a multidrug-resistant Salmonella Reading outbreak linked to raw turkey products from a variety of sources. Confirmed cases have been reported in 41 states. Four of the victims lived in households where raw turkey products were fed to pets.

Allergy Alert: Nature’s Path Foods recalls a specific production run of EnviroKidz Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch and Jungle Munch cereals due to undeclared gluten (wheat and barley). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products and Best before dates.

Allergy Alert: Ottogi America, Inc. recalls JIN JJAMBBONG’
Spicy Seafood Noodle 4-pack (4.58oz x 4ea; Best before JUN.16.2019) and JIN RAMEN’ MILD TASTE, cup (2.29oz x 6 cup; Best before MAR.26.2019, JUL.25.2019, AUG.01.2019) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Soom Foods, LLC recalls Chocolate Sweet Tahini Halva squeeze packs (30mL packets; Code 67333D; Packaged November 27, 2017; Sold between January and September 2018) due to potential Salmonella Tennessee contamination. The recall was initiated after FDA reported finding the pathogen in a sample 

Food Safety Recall: Smoked Alaska Seafoods, Inc. recalls Smoked Silver Salmon (6.5-oz jars; Production code AL81111133) due to risk of Clostridium botulinum contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Sid Wainer and Son recalls Jansal Valley brand Dukkah (2.5 oz tins and 6 x 2.5oz cases; Best by 08/28/2020; Production lots L2033968 (cases) and L2034198 (tins)) due to foreign matter (glass pieces) contamination.

Herbal Supplement Safety Recall: Kingston Pharma, LLC recalls DG™ Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts (4-oz amber bottles; All lots; UPC 8 5495400246 3) due to presence of undissolved ingredient (citrus flavonoid) which can cause difficulty in swallowing.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Puresource Inc. recalls Purely Bulk brand Brewer’s Yeast (250g; Product codes 3052916, 3072084, 3089997; UPC 0 65279 10054 7) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Westpoint Distributors Ltd. recalls Debittered Brewer’s Yeast (various brands, package sizes and UPC; All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive) due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Bulk Barn Foods Limited recalls Brewer’s Yeast Debittered (sold in bulk; Item code 000941; All products sold up to and including February 14, 2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: New Life Mills Town & Country recalls Brewer’s Yeast (1 lb.; All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 15, 2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Old Fashion Foods recalls Brewers Yeast Debittered (250g & 500g; All units sold up to and including February 11, 2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Greenline Distributors recalls various brands of Debittered Brewer’s Yeast due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Bulk Barrel recalls Debittered Brewer’s Yeast (sold in bulk; Item code 699; All products sold up to and including February 12, 2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Trade Technocrats Ltd. recalls Brewer’s Debittered Yeast (114g and 454g; All codes sold between June 6, 2018 and February 15, 2019, inclusive) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Mainstay Natural Foods recalls Brewer’s Yeast (Approximately 1 lb or 2 lb; All units sold from August 2018, up to and including February 15, 2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Ottogi brand Ramensari (550g (550 g (110 g x 5); Product code 2019.04.24; UPC (outer pkg) 8 801045 522982; UPC (inner pkg) 8 801045 522012) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Nature’s Path Foods Inc. recalls various EnviroKidz brand cereals due to undeclared wheat and gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. recalls Kirkland Signature brand Pepperoni Pizza (1.03kg; All units up to and including February 8, 2019; UPC 40059) due to undeclared egg, soy, mustard and wheat. The recalled product was sold at Costco, 4315 Strandherd Dr, Ottawa, Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Vivi and Tom Baby Food recalls various Vivi and Tom Baby Food brand baby and toddler foods because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. The recalled products were distributed in Ontario.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE (Denmark): Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Statens Serum Institut and DTU Food Institute have completed their investigation into an August through November 2018 outbreak of E. coli O26:H11 that caused 38 illnesses, including 31 children under the age of five years. Although a definitive source of the outbreak was not identified, epidemiological investigation pointed to beef skewers as the probable source.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Þykkvabæjar ehf recalls Þykkvabæjar Hrásalat / Raw salad (400g; Best before 14.02.2019-07.03.2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl recalls Mister Choc Choco & Caramel Bars (270g 6-pack; All Batch Codes Best Before: January 2020) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Speedibake recalls Takeaway 10 Garlic Slices (250g; Batch code SB9039B; Best before 08 February 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): Mr Dips recalls Cyprus Jasmine Tzatziki (430g; All batch codes and use-by dates) due to undeclared milk and Cyprus Jasmine Taramasalata (170g; All batch codes and use-by dates) due to undeclared soya, barley (gluten), oats (gluten), rye (gluten) and wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): Bean & Pod Ltd recalls Dark Chocolate Honeycomb Dairy Free (150g; Batch code 2810180002; Best before 28 June 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Kaasimport Jan Dupont recalls Oliviana brand Ensalada vert (175 gram plastic container; Lot #1319037; Best before 17/04/19) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société SEPOA Delgove recalls SEPOA Delgove brand Kippers fumé au bois de hêtre / Beechwood-smoked kippers (Lot #2009; Best before 04/02/19) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): WEIAND GmbH recalls Kania brand Glass ceramic mills due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Mar-Ko Fleischwaren GmbH & Co. KG recalls Salamini classic (4 x 25g; Best before 06.10.2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Franz Wiltmann GmbH & Co. KG recalls Schinken-Rotwurst (100g; Best before 08.03.2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Delicateur recalls Milbona Gouda young grated cheese (250g; Best before 21.04.2019; Lots 834799538051020190121 and 834799538051021190121) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert Raw Cow’s Milk Cheese (All pack sizes; All best before dates up to 14/02/19) and Drumlin Raw Cow’s Milk Cheese (All pack sizes; All best before dates up to 13/03/19) due to Mycobacterium bovis contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Toons Bridge Dairy recalls several batches of its mozzarella, halloumi, ricotta and buratta soft cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Kaasspread Groene Pesto / Jumbo Green Pesto cheese spread (Best before 18-04-2019 through 22-04-2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls various Hoogvliet steak and steak strip products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lidl Sweden recalls Guldgrytan brand Nötfärs 6% (500g; Best before  2019-02-12) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK – Northern Ireland specific): Corleggy Cheese recalls Cavanbert Raw Cow’s Milk Cheese (All pack sizes; All best before dates up to 14/02/19) and Drumlin Raw Cow’s Milk Cheese (All pack sizes; All best before dates up to 13/03/19) due to Mycobacterium bovis contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT (AUSTRALIA): South Australia Health (SA Health) is investigating 11 cases of Salmonella illnesses linked to three Angkor Bakery locations. The victims reported having eaten Vietnamese rolls from the three bakeries. Nine of the eleven confirmed victims were hospitalized.

 

Recalls and Alerts: February 7 – 9, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC alerts consumers to potential exposures to a drug-resistant Brucella strain RB51 (RB51) in 19 states, connected to consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Pennsylvania. One case of RB51 infection (brucellosis) has been confirmed in New York.

Allergy Alert: Birdseed Food Co. recalls Craft Granola Goldenola Turmeric & Ginger (11oz and 3oz pkgs; All expiration dates up to and including 061419) due to undeclared cashews.

Allergy Alert: Don Paco Lopez Panaderia Inc. recalls Sweet Bread (16-oz packages; all batches and dates) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products were distributed in New York State.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Boucherie-charcuterie Piano & Fils inc. recalls three prepared foods due to undeclared wheat, milk, eggs, soy and sulfites.

Allergy Alert: Fumeur en nord recalls Beef jerky (variable sizes; product sold up to 4 February 2019) due to undeclared barley, soy and fish.

Allergy Alert: Indigo Natural Foods Inc. recalls Indigo Packaged Goodness brand Brewers Yeast Debittered (400g; All units sold from October 24, 2018 up to and including February 7, 2019; UPC 6 99692 00659 1) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls certain Ottogi brand noodle products due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls Betty brand and Nancy’s Fancy Yummy-in-the-Tummy brand bakery products from the marketplace due to possible contamination from mice infestation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed in Ontario and Québec. The bakery products were manufactured by Les Services alimentaires Firouz inc.

Food Safety Recall: Les Services alimentaires Firouz inc recalls numerous breads and baked goods that were manufactured or packaged under conditions that threaten food safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Renard bleu inc. recalls Spaghetti sauce (500 mL and 1L jars; All product sold up to and including 6 February 2019), which was prepared and packaged under conditions that threaten food safety.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls various BonVita brand ice cream products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société Thalassa Excellence recalls Fumage du val de lys brand Flétan fumé tranché / Sliced smoked halibut (150g; Lot #19025024; Best before 14/02/19) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): RYDBERGS recalls Rydbergs Rhode Island Dressing (50g; Best before 08.04.2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Rayan Patisserie recalls Rayan Patisserie Assorted Baklawah (200g and 500g; All dates up to and including 07 May 2019) due to undeclared milk and wheat.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ökoland GmbH North recalls Lamb salami air-dried (150 g; Batch #23394; Best before 07.03.2019) and Colbassa salami air-dried (150g; Batch 23395; Best before 07.03.2019) due to foreign matter (small blue plastic particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores Poached Side of Salmon (400g; Use by 19/02/19) due to uncorrect ‘Use by’ date.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Grönsaksmästarna recalls Nyttogrönt brand Beetroot sprouts (Best before 2019-02-07 through 2019-02-12) due to Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Hill’s Pet Products (Benelux) NV-SA recalls certain Hill’s canned dog food products due to elevated Vitamin D levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Riverside Milk recalls Riverside Milk brand raw (unpasteurized) milk, sold from a vending machine (Batches purchased between 28 January and 7 February 2019), due to Campylobacter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): New World Greymouth recalls certain New World Greymouth brand Hot cross bun products (Best before: 08.02.2019) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.