Recalls and Alerts: April 25—28, 2021

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 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA reports that the outbreak of acute non-viral hepatitis in Southern Nevada has grown to include eleven confirmed and one suspect case. The illnesses are associated with consumption of Real Water brand bottled Alkaline Water.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: FDA is working with the CDC to identify the source of an outbreak of fifteen E. coli O145:H28 illnesses. No other details have been released.

Allergy Alert: Basic Grain Products, Inc. recalls Kroger and Stop & Shop brand’s Caramel Rice Cakes due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Velvet Ice Cream recalls all of its ice cream and sherbet products made on or after March 24, 2021 due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Boucherie Française recalls all raw meats and ready-to-eat food items prepared in the store because the recalled items may be unfit for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (SWEDEN): An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections that has sickened 32 people in 15 counties has been linked to consumption of Eldorado brand Chocolate Wafers.

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Scoop BC recalls Akiié brand Piment—red, yellow and green varieties (110 ml and 228 ml; All lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): JOUETS BROZE FILS SA recalls UPYAA brand TETES BRULEES LA FABRIK A FIL (550g; All lot codes; Expiration date 09/2022) due to undeclared barley (gluten).

Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Jus ABC de Raisin / Grape juice (6x20cl; Use by 28/08/2021, 28/09/2021. 28/11/2021, 28/01/2022 & 28/02/2022) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert Update (Ireland): Savana Milk Chocolate Raisins (175g; Batch codes 0120239 and 0121015; Best before 04/08/2021 and 22/02/2022) contains undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert Update (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Jus ABC de Raisin / Grape juice (6x20cl; Use by 28/08/2021, 28/09/2021. 28/11/2021, 28/01/2022 & 28/02/2022) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK ): Hotel Chocolat recalls Summer Desserts Sleekster chocolates (365g; All batches; Best before 31 October 2021) due to undeclared egg, wheat (gluten), hazelnuts and walnuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Hoffmans Foods recalls Hoffman’s Chopped Herring (150g; Batch code 21098; Use by 13 May 2021) due to undeclared egg and sulphites.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls La Bio Idea brand Pesto Siciliano (Lot #LE 2881 FCP9; Expiration date 10/2023) due to potential foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls HUSK brand Psyllium-Frøskaller, Psyllium – Mavebalance and FiberHUSK psyllium-husk products (All lot codes and expiration dates) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Fromagerie des Frisonnes recalls Fromagerie des Frisonnes brand Le Délice de Marguerite cheese made from raw cow’s milk (Lot #100221; Best before 25/04/ 2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls L’ATELIER POISSONNERIE brand MOULE CORDE BIO ÉLEVÉES EN FRANCE / Mussels (Lot 20210418; Use by 26/04/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Intermarché and E. Leclerc recall Tresse poulet à la provençale / Braided chicken pastry (120g; Lot #000021112; Use by 22/05/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of hard, white plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Jeca brand Terrine aux tomates séchées et herbes méditerranéennes / Mediterranean style terrine with dry tomatoes and herbs (2.8 kg; Lot #21041610200; Use by 26/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Supermarché Match recalls SAINT GERY brand PETIT SALE LILLOIS (Lot #111354; Use by 06/05/2021) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc–Harly recalls chair à saucisse vrac / Bulk sausage meat (Sold between 14/04/2021 and 18/04/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): René MEYER recalls Saucissons sec de dinde / Dry turkey sausage (Bulk package; Lot #0682117; Use by 18/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): René Meyer recalls Presskopf (Bulk; Lot #0982105; Use by 26/04/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FERME DE RECULFORT EARL recalls EARL Ferme de Reculefort brand Aperifrom’ nature et aromatisés Fromage lactique sec, mi-sec / plain, flavoured and lactic dry and semi-moist cheeses due to Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Iceland Luxury 4 Hoisin Duck Quarter Pounder Burgers (454g; Best before 20/09/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): CARREFOUR ROMÂNIA S.A. recalls SORICI PORC FELIAT SI CONDIMENTAT / Sliced and spiced pork (Lot 72; Use by 04.05.2021) and SORICI PORC PARLIT RULAT / Rolled pork (Lot 72; Use by 04.05.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Hamburgare, fryst / Hamburger, frozen (20 x 90g / 1800g; Best before 2022-02-13) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Yaad Sweets Ltd. recalls Bitter chocolate stuffed with nougat and Bitter chocolate with nut fragments (100g; all expiration dates up to and including: 27.01.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Chemist Warehouse NZ recalls Bondi Protein Co brand Vegan Protein Bar, Chocolate flavour (60g; Best before 14.03.22 and 04.02.22) and Bondi Protein Co brand Vegan Protein Bar, Salted caramel flavour (60g; Best before 29.01.22.) due to undeclared peanuts.

Recalls and Alerts: April 15–17, 2021

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.

Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA continues to investigate an outbreak of acute non-viral hepatitis illnesses in the Southern Nevada Health District, linked to consumption of “Real Water” brand Alkaline Water. FDA has completed an inspection of the company’s production facilities in Henderson, NV and Mesa, AZ and is in the process of reviewing the information obtained during its inspections.

Allergy Alert: Lake Champlain Chocolates recalls Mr. Goodtime Bunny (3.25 lb; Best By 11/20/21) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert: Blount Fine Foods recalls Panera at Home Lobster Bisque (16-oz cups; Lot #030821-11K; Use by 5/17/2021) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Jose Madrid Salsa recalls Strawberry Mild salsa (13-oz jars; Sold from 3/26/2018-3/29/2021 at farmers markets and certain retail stores in Ohio) due to undeclared anchovy.

Food Safety Recall: JBS USA Food Company recalls 95CL BONELESS BEEF PRODUCT OF AUSTRALIA (60-lb cardboard boxes; Packed on 02-SEP-20; Australian EST. 4) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The meat was shipped to distributors and further processors in New York and Pennsylvania.

Food Safety Recall Update: Olymel S.E.C./L.P. recalls Celebrity EXTRA LEAN IMPORTED HAM 98% FAT FREE (12-lb. plastic film vacuum packages; Product codes 20309 11 – 91, 20309 21 – 91, 20309 31 – 91, 20309 41 – 91 and 20309 51 – 91; Product of Canada) due to possible Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. The recalled product was shipped to distributors in California for further distribution for institutional use.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Nestlé Canada Inc. recalls Nestlé brand Drumstick Caramel Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones (4 x 120 ml; All date codes; UPC 0 55000 38383 7) and Nestlé brand Drumstick Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones (4 x 120 ml; All date codes; UPC 0 55000 38384 4) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Federated Co-Operatives Ltd. recalls Co-op Gold Pure brand Superfood Peanut Butter – Crunchy (480g; Lot #200650; Best before 30 JUL 2021; UPC 0 57316 19450 3) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Scoop BC recalls Akiié brand Piment (différentes variétés : rouge, jaune et vert) / Peppers (red, yellow and green varieties) (110ml glass jars; All Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Huset Andersen recalls various Spanish specialties, including pestos, tapanades, biscuits, balsamic vinegar, etc. (All expiration dates and batch numbers) due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Iglo brand Croquettes au Fromage / Cheese croquettes (4 x 60g / 240g; Lots L0325 & L0337; Best before 11/2022) due to undeclared shellfish.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lactalis McLelland Ltd recalls President Mini Cheese Selection (136.6g; Use by 24 May 2021) due to undeclared nuts.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): DELABLI recalls BILLA WILDLACHS KAVIAR / Wild salmon caviar (50g glass jars; Lot #210652; Best before 15/01/22) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Finland): Orkla Care Oy recalls two HUSK brand fiber products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC DES LAURIERS FERME DES LAURIERS recalls GAEC DES LAURIERS brand Fromage à pâte pressée mi- cuite / semi-cooked pressed cheese (Sold by the slice; Lot #49; Best before 09/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GLACES THIRIET recalls Thiriet brand FRAMBOISES ENTIERES ET BRISEES / Whole and broken raspberries (450g; Lot #L20241; Best before 01/08/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Pierre Sajous recalls Pierre Sajous brand Saucisse fraiche de Porc Noir de Bigorre sous vide / Fresh Black Pork Bigorre Sausage, vacuum-packed (Lot #070421; Use by 16/04/ 2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Iceland): Orkla Care recalls multiple HUSK brand fiber products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Scanshop Kalchesbréck recalls HUSK Psyllium-Froskaller / Psyllium capsules (175 capsules/bottle; Lot #20190031; Use by 09-2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Unilever recalls The Vegetarian Butcher brand Burger Végétarien mc² (160g; Lots 108382N26, 108484N26, 108582N26, 108985N26, 109285N26; Use by 21-04-2021 to 30-04-2021, inclusive) due to foreign matter (pieces of black plastic) contamination.

Food Supplement Safety Recall (Sweden): Orkla Care recalls all HUSK and FiberHusk brand products due to potential Salmonella contamination, as these products may be linked to an outbreak of Salmonella infections in Denmark. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.