Recalls and Alerts: October 15 – 18, 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 FINAL UPDATE: CDC reports 101 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in 17 states linked to consumption of Wawona peaches. This outbreak now appears to be over. The FDA traceback and root cause investigation continues.

Food Safety Recall: Taher, Inc. recalls approximately 22,096 pounds of meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT FINAL UPDATE: PHAC reports 57 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Ontario (41) and Quebec (16) linked to consumption of peaches imported from the USA. This outbreak now appears to be over.

OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC reports 21 confirmed cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus illness in Saskatchewan (1), Quebec (7), New Brunswick (10), and Prince Edward Island (3). One person has been hospitalized. The outbreak is linked to consumption of shellfish, mainly raw oysters, harvested from eastern coastal waters.

Allergy Alert: Gastronomie Concept recalls various products due to undeclared soy, milk and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: National Herring Co. recalls Adar brand Schmaltz Herring in Oil (300g; Best Before 20NO28 20 175; UPC 0 62451 00128 9) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Taste for Luxury recalls Raschera DOP cheese due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected brands and places where the cheese was sold.

Food Safety Recall: Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd. recalls Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina (350g, 750g, 18 kg; Expiration date 19/05/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (UK): The Food Standards Agency and Public Health England report 390 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to frozen, raw, breaded chicken products. Two different strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been detected in this outbreak. Two product recalls have already been initiated in conjunction with this ongoing investigation. Please refer to news release for additional details.

Food Safety Alert (Spain): The Catalan Public Health Agency has suspended the activities of EMBUTIDOS SOLA SA and has ordered a recall of all fuet/espetec products manufactured by the company, due to Salmonella contamination. Products manufactured by EMBUTIDOS SOLA SA were linked to a recent outbreak of Salmonella infections in France.

Allergy Alert (Germany): dennree GmbH recalls dennree Cashewmus / Cashew butter (350g; Lot #30147-L…; Best before 31.12.2021) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose No.1 Dominican Republic Milk Chocolate 49% (Batch code 0259; Best before end November 2021) due to undeclared almonds, hazelnuts (nuts) and soya.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sola brand Fuet Espetec Extra / dried sausage (175 g; Lots 201802, 202508, 201741 & 202809; Best before 16/10/2020, 30/11/2020, & 31/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Makro Cash&carry recalls CUISSES DE DINDE SERVOL / Servol brand turkey legs (1.4 kg vacuum-pack; Lot #2110084152; Best before 16/10/2020) due to possible Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Vleeswaren Coenen & Co recalls Salade de poulet au curry (Kip currysla) / Curry chicken salad and Salade de viande (Vleessalade) / meat salad (150g; Lots 20204106 & 20204107; Best before 26/10/2020 & 27/10/2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LEADER PRICE recalls LE PRIX GAGNANT brand Cervelas qualité choix / choice-quality sausage (400g; Lot L408.38; Use by 30 OCTOBRE 2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Frisch Haus Finland Oy recalls Bornholms Lobster Soup (375g; Best before April 3, 2023 and time stamp of 2:32 pm–4:37 pm) due to a processing error that could render the product unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U brand Mini Hot Dogs (110g – pack of 7; Lot #102550146; Best before 05/12/2021) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U brand Mini cheeseburgers ( 155g; – pack of 10; Lots #102540163 & 102600080; Best before 04/12/2021 & 10/12/2021, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Sarl Les Fromagers Fermiers du Peytot recalls Les Fromagers Fermiers du Peytot brand Picodon aop x2, x5 – Guinguette x6 – Fromage de chevre x3 cheeses (various packaging and lot numbers; sold from 17 August 2020 to 14 October 2020) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected lot numbers and package configurations.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Saucisson Campagnard Pilat sausages (Lot #2022402; Best before 21/11/2020, 23/11/2020 & 28/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Mini Hot Dogs et Mini Cheeseburgers surgelés / frozen mini hot dogs and mini cheeseburgers due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected lot numbers and expiration dates for both products.

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

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. JERMI Käsewerk GmbH recalls Meine Käserei Ziegenkäserolle / goat cheese roll (100 g; various lot numbers; Best before 05.11.2020, 06.11.202, 09.11.2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional information on lot numbers.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Arrabawn Co-op recalls certain batches of milk, with approval number IE 1439 EC only, that are potentially unsafe due to the presence of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall Slagers Beste / 1 de Beste Gemengd Gehakt Stroganoff / Butchers Best / 1 Best Mixed Minced Stroganoff (400g; Best before 17-10-2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Cologran Sucralose sweetener tablets (300 tablets; Batch codes L 00083 A, L00083 B, L00149 A; Best before January 2023, February 2023) due to undeclared aspartame.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Simply Mature White Cheddar (900g; Best before 26 December 2020) due to foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Monte Carlo Salads Ltd. advises the public that Thai Eggplant Salad (250g & 2 kg; Expiration dates up to and including 22.11.2020) contains undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Prudag Delicacies Ltd. advises the public that Thai Eggplant Salad (330g; Expiration dates up to and including 12/11/2020) contains undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Auxico (Perth) Pty Ltd recalls Lao Gan Ma Chilli Sauce Chicken Flavour (280g; Best before 26/06/2021) due to foreign matter (bone fragments) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: January 16 – 18, 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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Canada

Food Safety Recall: Bunge Canada recalls A&W brand, Recipe brand and Delicia brand Margarine due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Viande Richelieu Inc. recalls Viande Richelieu Meat brand Boneless Horse Meat (variable weights; Lots #9267 & 9291) due to presence of clenbuterol, a drug used to treat asthma.

Food Safety Recall: Boulangerie Elmont recalls various breads due to possible foreign matter (pieces of wood) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (Multiple countries): More than 1,000 people in France and at least 180 Danes have fallen ill as a result of consuming Norovirus-contaminated oysters from France. The oyster beds became contaminated as a result of a sewage overflow on the French Atlantic coast.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Unifood Import A/S recalls Suree premium oyster sauce (295 ml and 690 ml) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Breaded Pork Nuggets (300g; Best before 2020-01-18 and 2020-01-23) and ICA Breaded Pork Schnitzel (300g; Best before 2020-01-20 and 2020-01-25) due to undeclared milk

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls “Boerenkaas Belegen 30+” cheese, sold in slices and in blocks (240g; All Best before dates) due to microbiological contamination that may result in food poisoning.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Bayernland eG recalls D’Antelli Mozzarella, Sorte Classico (125g; Best before 21.01.2020) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): OLIVERO CLAUDIO recalls Organic Shell Eggs (4-pkg and 6-pkg; Lots #1A130120, 1A140120, 2A130120, 2C130120, 2C140120) due to microbiological contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls “Boerenkaas Belegen 30+” cheese, sold in slices and in blocks (240g; All Best before dates) due to microbiological contamination that may result in food poisoning.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Soung Yueen & Co Ltd recalls Hoshi brand Otsumami Fish Snack, herbal flavour (110g; Batch codes KD071 and KH082; Best before11 May 2021 and 09 September 2021) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Hunter Gatherer Gourmet recalls Hunter Gatherer Gourmet brand Chocolate Sunflower Seed Baking Mix (300g; Batch #0719; Best before 26/01/2021) due to undeclared peanuts.

 

Recalls and Alerts: June 19 – 23, 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): FDA, CDC, and state and local partners investigated a multistate outbreak of foodborne illnesses associated with the consumption of raw oysters harvested in Estero El Cardon, Baja California Sur, Mexico between the dates of February 12, 2019 and April 9, 2019. As of June 21, 2019 the CDC has announced that this outbreak appears to be over. FDA has concluded that all potentially contaminated product has been recalled and the growing area of Estero El Cardon, Baja California Sur, Mexico was reopened on June 13, 2019.

OUTBREAK ALERT (Update): Several products from Brand Castle, LLC containing flour milled by ADM Milling Co. have been added to the list of recalled items potentially associated with this outbreak of E. coli O26 infections. Seventeen people have been infected with the outbreak strain to date, with three requiring hospitalization.

Food Safety Recall: Alma Pak recalls Great Value Frozen Blackberries (16 oz; Lots AP1555, AP1640, AP1655; Expiry dates 1/25/2021, 3/07/2021, 4/08/2021) and Tipton Grove Frozen Mixed Berries (12 oz; Lot AP 1700; Expiry dates 4/22/2021, 4/23/2021, 4/24/2021) due to Norovirus contamination. The frozen blackberries were imported from Chile.

Food Safety Recall: Brand Castle, LLC in conjunction with ADM Milling Co. recalls 25 oz and 32 oz glass jars of cookie and brownie mix due to potential shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. recalls a number of perishable products sold at two Long Island Target stores due to a mechanical malfunction in the temperature control during transportation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: C&S Wholesale Grocers recalls an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat and not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products. due to temperature abuse during transport. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold at two Long Island Target stores.

Food Safety Recall: UNFI recalls Woodstock frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers (10 oz pkg; Lot #60B; Expiration date April 2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods (West) Inc. recalls Signature Select Avocado Chunks (12 oz; Best Before OCT 11 20; UPC 2113009412) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Pâtisserie Aveline recalls MOUSSE L’ENSOLEILLÉ / Sunny mousse (Sold up to and including 20 June 2019) due to potential Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Update): France Délices Inc. recalls France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy (95g; Product code 08519; UPC 7 74461 16122 7) due to potential Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Farinex Distribution recalls Gelsius brand IQF (frozen) Raspberries (5 x 1 kg; Lot 003; Production dates 26/09/2018 and 27/09/2018; UPC 18269030415 & 018270033134) due to Norovirus contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): H. V Jørgensen Slagterforretning recalls Rørvig Spegepølsen (350g & 700g; All best before dates up to and including 05.08.19) due to undeclared milk and soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): GnC Engros recalls Birkegaarden’s Tomatsuppe / Tomato soup (550 mL; Best before dates up to and including 28.08.2019) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (France): Celtigel recalls Auchan Hachis Parmentier / shepherd’s pie (1 kg; Lot #19 004; Best before 07/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): SuperValu recalls SuperValu Prepared for YOU 12 INDIAN STYLE SNACKS Selection of 6 onion bhajis & 6 vegetable samosas (162g; All batches; All ‘use by’ dates) due to undeclared peanuts, nuts and sesame seeds.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Amazing Oriental recalls Xiang Xiang Crisp Cakes (200g; Expiry dates 26-09-2019 and 09-12-2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Lady Fruitcake recalls Raw Strawberry-coconut bar (Batch #100; Sold from 16-04-2019 to 18-06-2019) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (UK): Shazans Foods recalls Shazans 10 Bitesize Punjabi Samosas (200g; Batch code LDS; Best before End of April 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Yorkshire Provender recalls Yorkshire Provender brand Rustic Vegetable Broth with Kale, Lentils & Quinoa (600g; Use by 8 July 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Bio-Planet recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora S.A. recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Damse Kaasmakerij recalls Damse Mokke Koe cheese (Lot #190523; Best before 16/07/2019—17/07/2019—22/07/2019—23/07/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FRAIS DEVANT recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): DMK Group recalls Mucci – Mini Mix Ice cream, 3 types of chocolate (12 x 50 mL; Best before 03.04.2021, 04.04.21 and 05.04.21) due to foreign matter (wood splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sprehe Geflügel- and Tiefkühlfeinkost Handels GmbH & Co. KG recall GUT&GÜNSTIG brand Knusper Dinos / Crisp Dinos (400g; Best before 01.04.2020) due to foreign matter (red plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet grillworst naturel / grilled sausage natural (Sold in slices and pieces; Shelf life 19 to 23 June 2019) due to possible undercooking.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Semper recalls Eco äpple & pärondryck / Eco Apple & Pear Juice (Best before 22.02.2020) due to elevated chlorine levels.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England specifiic): Lactalis McLelland Ltd recalls Galloway Coloured Medium Grated Cheddar (200g; Batch code 9154G53; Best before 26 August 2019) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Eureka Operations trading as Coles Express recalls Coles Fresh Full Cream Milk (2 L; Use by date 02 JULY 2019) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd recalls certain fluid milk products (Use by date 02 JULY 2019) due to potential E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.