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: January 27 – 29, 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 / Pet Food Safety Recall: Woody’s Pet Food Deli recalls Woody’s Pet Food Deli Raw Free Range Turkey (5-lb plastic containers; Use by 01/10/20, 01/12/20 and 01/15/20) due to Salmonella contamination. Sampling was begun after the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) identified a human case of Salmonella linked to the pet food. The person with Salmonella infection was identified as part of an ongoing, multistate investigation of Salmonella Reading infections coordinated by the CDC.

Allergy Alert: Perdue Foods, LLC recalls PERDUE Fun Shapes Chicken Breast Nuggets (12-oz pkgs; Use by MAR 11 2019; Lot codes 17009010 – 19009010) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Tristar Food Wholesale Co. Inc. recalls DRIED SWEET POTATO (17.64-oz/500g pkg; Lot #2018/05/08; Expiration date 05/08/2019; UPC 6931948813633) due to undeclared sulfites.

Allergy Alert: Alter Eco Americas, Inc. recalls specific lots of its Deep Dark Blackout Organic Chocolate bar due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Tyson Foods, Inc. recalls Tyson WHITE MEAT PANKO CHICKEN NUGGETS (5-lb plastic pkgs; Best if used by NOV 26 2019; Case code 3308SDL03) due to foreign matter (rubber) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Oskri Organics Corporation recalls ALL Oskri Corporation manufactured nut butters due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Gochenour Meats of New Washington, OH recalls approximately 38 pounds of fresh pork sausage, 11.42 pounds of little pigs fresh pork sausage and 10 pounds of Italian sausage due to foreign matter (rubber) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional detail.

Food Safety Recall: Eliot’s Adult Nut Butters recalls ELIOT’S SPICY THAI PEANUT BUTTER (12 oz; Lot 017 / Exp. Date: 07-2019 and Lot 082 / Exp. Date: 09-2019; UPC 51586-00600) and ELIOT’S HONEY CHIPOTLE PEANUT BUTTER (12 oz; Lot 080 / Exp. Date: 09-2019; UPC 51586-00602) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Alimentation Martin Aumais inc. recalls Moules Alfredo (All batches and dates; UPC 0226327903347) due to undeclared eggs.

Food Safety Recall: Sysco Milton recalls CEC Entertainment, Inc. brand No Yeast Proprietary Pizza Dough Premix (10.89 kg; UPC 00754498001086) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed to hotels, restaurants and institutional customers in Ontario.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): L’AFSCA recalls Bonvita Bon Ice Dark vegetarian ice cream (100g pkgs; Lot #L8/78; Best before 03/2020) due to undeclared milk

Allergy Alert (France): Unilever recalls BEN & JERRY Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream (500 mL; Lots #L83232, L83233, L83243, L83451) due to undeclared peanuts, milk, egg and soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI advises consumers that Ghana Taste Tom Brown Millet Based Porridge (400g; Batch code YFOO04072017TB; All date codes) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Bonvita Bon Ice Dark Chocolate (100g pkgs; Best before 18-03-2020 & 31-03-2020) due to undeclared milk

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Go-Tan B.V. recalls Bami Goreng (Batch #7247; Best before 09-2019) due to undeclared shellfish

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): Jumbo UK recalls Ghana Taste Tom Brown Millet Based Porridge (400g; Batch code YFOO04072017TB; All date codes) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls McCain La Noisette (1kg; Lot LZ 25102018; Best before 10/2020) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Botany recalls Brioche Fruit Loaf (450g; Best before 25.01.19) due to foreign matter (blue plastic) contamination.

 

Recalls and Alerts: November 15 – 18, 2018

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: FDA reminds parents not to feed honey to children younger than one year old. Honey Pacificers purchased in Mexico suspected in four cases of infant botulism in Texas.

OUTBREAK ALERT/Food Safety Recall: Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, LLC recalls 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to possible contamination with Salmonella Reading. The contaminated turkey meat may be linked to a 35-state outbreak of Salmonella Reading illnesses, including one death, 164 illnesses and 63 hospitalizations.

OUTBREAK ALERT (UPDATE): CDC reports outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to ground beef recalled by JBS Tolleson, Inc. has grown to 246 confirmed cases (59 hospitalized) in 25 states.

Allergy Alert: Chukar Cherries recalls Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries (7.5 oz; Best By date of 09/2019; UPC 0 11261 22307 7) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC recalls Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade, manufactured by Purveyors Kitchen (7.75oz glass jars with a black metal lid; Lot codes PKPP17179A, PKPP17179B, PKPP17179C and PKPP17230B; Best before June 2019 and August 2019 (Lot code PKPP17230B)) due to undeclared walnuts.

Food Safety Recall: The Quaker Oats Company recalls 21 boxes of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal (17.1 oz; Best Before JUL 30 19 or JUL 31 19; UPC 0 30000 6211 1) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was supplied to five Target stores. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of the affected locations.

Food Safety Recall: Majestic Meat Company recalls approximately 532 pounds of bulk ground beef, ground beef patties, and meatballs due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to restaurants in the state of Utah.

Food Safety Recall: Green Cedar Dairy recalls Green Cedar Ackawi cheese (Sell by March 26, 2019 or later) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed at retail locations East Dearborn and Dearborn Heights Michigan.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Paradise Kosher recalls various baked goods due to undeclared wheat, gluten, eggs, sesame seeds, mustard and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Ottogi brand Jin Ramen Spicy (600g; BEST BEFORE AUG.20.2019) and Ottogi brand Jin Ramen Mild (600g; BEST BEFORE AUG.19.2019) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: L’Intermarché Lagoria recalls sardines due to elevated levels of histamine. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Chez Hector Prêt à manger recalls JAMBON À LA BIÈRE ET SIROP D’ÉRABLE  (500 mL; All product sold up to and including 16 November 2018) because the product may be unsafe for consumption.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Everyday mélange à la noix muscade (100g; Lot #P101372; Best before 08/2022) due to undeclared milk and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Allergy Alert (UK): Nisa recalls Heritage Dark Chocolate (90g; Best before 5 December 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Clive’s recalls Clive’s Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tarts (190g; all Best before dates; All batch codes) due to undeclared mustard and sesame.

Allergy Alert (UK): Nisa recalls Heritage Dark Chocolate (90g; Best before 5 December 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Clive’s recalls Clive’s Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tarts, chilled (190g; all dates up to and including 24 November 2018) and Clive’s Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tarts, frozen (190g; all dates up to and including 24 May 2019) due to undeclared mustard and sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Salling Group recalls Bakersfield Skagenslapper frozen rolls (10 pieces/750g; Best before 01/10/2019, 02/10/2019) due to foreign matter (blue plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Dagrofa ApS recalls Gestus Pasta with hot-smoked salmon (360g; All dates from 15.11.2018 to 28.11.2018) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bergams recalls Bergams brand Purée de carotte, boeuf, épices cajun, patate douce (Best before 13/10 to 06/11, inclusive) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bergams recalls Bergams brand Wrap chaud, bœuf, légumes à l’orientale (Best before 12/10 to 05/11, inclusive) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Intermarché recalls Maredoc brand clams (1kg and 3kg; Sold November 6 – 12, 2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ferme Chapuis recalls Perle de Compostelle raw milk cheese (Best before 16.11.2018; Product of France) due to verotoxin-producing E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Caffreys recalls Confectionery Halloween Bloodie Mallows (All batches; Best before 30 January 2019) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Aldi recalls The Deli Green Pesto (140g; Use by 23.11.2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Goldsmith Goats recalls Goldsmith Goats Raw Goats Milk (All batch codes; All use-by dates) due to contamination with Escherichia coli O157 vt1.

Food Safety Recall (UK-England): Booths recalls Booths mince pies (4-pack; Batch code P/463246; Best before 12 January 2019) due to foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK-Northern Ireland): Caffreys recalls Confectionery Halloween Bloodie Mallows (All batches; Best before 30 January 2019) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (UK-England): The Raw Factory Ltd recalls various raw pet food products containing tripe and/or pork due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Angliss Hong Kong Food Service Ltd recalls Casa Modena brand Mortadella Bologna IGP con pistacchio (Use by November 28, 2018; Product of Italy) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): My Queen Pty Ltd recalls Mini Cici Jelly and Mini Cici Jelly with dairy (360g; All Best before dates; Product of China) due to a choking hazard.