Recalls and Alerts: September 13 – 16, 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

REGULATORY ACTION UNDER FDA PRODUCE SAFETY RULE: FDA announces a consent decree of permanent injunction against Fortune Food Product, Inc., an Illinois-based processor of sprouts and soy products. The consent decree prohibits Fortune Food Product, Inc. from growing, harvesting, packing and holding sprouts and soy products at or from their facility, or any other facility, until certain requirements are met. The consent decree requires the defendants to, among other things, take corrective actions and notify the FDA before such operations may resume.

Allergy Alert: Willow Tree Poultry Farm, Inc. recalls Willow Tree Premium White Meat CHICKEN SALAD Classic (15 oz; Sell by 9/30/20 and a time stamp of 13:00:00 through 17:00:00) due to undeclared walnuts.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 506 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to onions in British Columbia (116), Alberta (292), Saskatchewan (34), Manitoba (25), Ontario (14), Quebec (24) and Prince Edward Island (1). The onions were produced by Thomson International, Inc. (Bakersfield, California) and imported into Canada.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie Québec Océan recalls three products due to lack of required labeling regarding mandatory refrigeration. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Matvælastofnun alerts the public that Bónus Kjarnabrauði bread (Best before 15.09.2020) contains undeclared lupines.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Shankara Bulgaria ltd recalls GIUSTO Senza Glutine brand COOKIE AVENA MIRTILLI ROSSI E CIOCCOLATO / Oat cookies with cranberries and chocolate (50g; Lot No./Best before 03-05-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Shankara Bulgaria ltd recalls GIUSTO Senza Glutine brand COOKIE AVENA COCCO ARANCIA / Oat cookies with orange and coconut (50g; Lot No./Best before 23-04-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls TARTICHOC brand Pâte à tartiner au chocolat fondant (Best before 05/2021 to 08/2021) and TARTICHOC brand Pâte à tartiner au chocolat lait (Best before 05/2021 to 07/2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Pesto Chicken Breast Sizzlers (330g; Batch codes 110920016 & 140920026; Use by 22 September 2020 & 23 September 2020, respectively) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): WESTVLEES recalls Carrefour bio brand BIO AMERICAIN NATURE / raw ground meat (250g; Lot 637; Expiry date 20/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delikip Bv recalls pilons de poulet marinés / marinated chicken legs (4 pieces / 4.2-4.8 kg; Lot #11092020; Best before 18/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Fromagerie du Pays Welsche recalls La Fromagerie du Pays Welsche brand Munster fermier AOP traditionnel / Traditional Munster cheese (Lot #A189; Best before 15/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): James O’Brien Farmhouse Cheese recalls All cheeses produced or cut by James O’Brien Farmhouse Cheese including brie, cheddar, feta, gouda and halloumi (all batches and ‘best before’ dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Sicily Food SRL recalls UNES brand SALMONE NORVEGESE AFFUMICATO / Norwegian smoked salmon (50g; Lot #SA75-22620; Best before 22-09-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

 

Recalls and Alerts: August 30 – September 2, 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 – ONIONS: CDC reports 1012 cases of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions from Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA. Cases have been confirmed in 47 states, and 136 victims have been hospitalized. Only Oklahoma, Louisiana and Vermont have not reported any outbreak cases.

Allergy Alert: Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods recalls Ukrop’s Chicken Salad (15 oz; Sell by 09/02/20) due to undeclared almonds.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE – ONIONS: PHAC reports 457 cases of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions imported from Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA. Cases have been confirmed in British Columbia (107), Alberta (257), Saskatchewan (33), Manitoba (25), Ontario (11), Quebec (23) and Prince Edward Island (1). Sixty-six people have been hospitalized and there has been one death that may be linked to the outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls PC brand chicken strips – gluten free (600g; Batch Code 2021 AL 20; UPC 0 60383 20488 4) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert: Boulangerie Le Marquis recalls Pain sarrasin / buckwheat bread (425g; Product sold up to and including 2 September 2020) due to undecalred wheat.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Whole Foods brand Chicken Pot Pies, Turkey Pot Pies, and Vegetarian Pot Pies (All Best Before Dates up to and including 2020.AU26 where milk is not declared on the label) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Les Jardins Picoudi recalls three varieties of microgreens due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Aux Vivres recalls three tempeh products due to potential Bacillus cereus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Freshasia Foods recalls Freshasia Dumpling (raviolis agneau & carotte) / Lamb and Carrot Dumplings (400g; Batch code 200402; Best before 6 April 2021) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Hermann Busse GmbH & Co. KG and Cux-Fleisch GmbH recall Busse brand mini meatballs in BBQ curry sauce (220g; Lot 341A; Best before 26.09.2020) due to undeclared wheat, eggs and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Holland & Barrett recalls Holland & Barrett Super Hair Food Supplement 60 Coated Tablets 1 A Day Formula (60 tablets; Best before end dates February and March 2023; Batch codes 751519-01, 751519-03, 751944-01, 751949-03) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Lidl Vitasia Style Kimchi Spicy (190g; Batch #L459ODA 5A 2100/08283 004; Best before 07.11.2020) due to undeclared fish and crustaceans.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Denny Slow Cooked Wafer Thin Crumbed Irish Ham (90g; Best before 20th September 2020) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK): Freshasia Foods recalls Freshasia brand Lamb and Carrot Dumplings (400g; Batch code 200402; Best before 6 April 2021) due to undeclared crustaceans.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Saucisson de jambon / ham sausage (300g; Best by 15/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Stonemanor International LTD recalls GREGGS STEAK BAKES 2PK (280g; Best before 20 December 2020, 22 December 2020, 23 December 2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LMCHOP recalls Georges brand Pasta de Mici (1kg; Lot #PDM280820; Best by 01/09/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sodebo brand Salade & Compagnie « Antibes » (320g; Best by 06/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Mars Belgium recalls Suzi Wan brand soy sauces due to potential foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt Group recalls Everyday cornichons aigres-doux / Sweet-and-sour pickles (670g; Best before 20/7/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): Seagull NV recalls Appetit brand Filets de truite fumés BIO / Organic smoked trout filets (125g; Lot Nos. 17180820 & 18190820; Best by 07/09/2020, 09/09/2020, 10/09/2020, 11/09/2020, 14/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Hilton Foods A/S recalls Coop tatar – minced meat below 6% fat (180g; Expiry date 04.09.2020) and Coop ground beef – minced meat (Expiry date 07.09.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Maison CAVET recalls CAVET brand Chèvre blanc Bio / Organic white goat cheese (2-pack; Lot AB123_2208; Best before 23/09/2020 & 24/09/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls SODEBO brand Salade & Compagnie Recette Antibes (320g; Best by 06/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Plant-for-the-Planet Service GmbH recalls three varieties of Die Gute Schokolade due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete lisit of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Euco GmbH recalls Ming Chu Asia Cuisine Mango Chutney Fruchtig Scharf / Fruity and hot (230g; Best before 27.12.2021) due to foreign matter (glass pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Grönvang Food Aps recalls Naturli organic vegan butter (225g; Best before 22.09.2020 and 23.09.2020) due to mold growth.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Cactus and Auchan recalls Florette brand Plateau Apéro (600g; Lots 04164374N, 07019283, 07019281, 07021123; Best before 04/09/2020, 05/09/2020, 06/09/2020) due to foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): SODEBO recalls SODEBO brand Salade & Compagnie Recette Antibes (320g; Best by 06/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Everyday cornichons aigres-doux / Sweet-and-sour pickles (670g; Best before 20/7/2022) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Freedom Foods recalls MILKLAB Almond Milk (1 L; Best before 18/06/21, 01/07/21, 20/07/21, 29/07/21, 06/08/21) and Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Chocolate Almond Milk (1 L; Best before 27/04/21) due to potential contamination with Pseudomonas bacteria.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Woolworths NZ Ltd recalls Only Organic, Natureland, and Smiling Tums brand baby food in squeezable pouches due to packaging damage caused by mice found in 2 of their distribution centres. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Recalls and Alerts: August 20 – 22, 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: CDC reports 68 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Fourteen people have been hospitalized. The infections have been linked to consumption of peaches supplied by Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California. Please see recall information, below.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market recalls Vegan Vanilla Cake (whole, 6-inch cakes; sell-by date through August 24, 2020) due to undecalred soy.

Allergy Alert: Superior Nut Company recalls Southern Grove Mixed Nuts Less than 50% Peanuts (14.75 oz. cans; Lot codes 0MR105975; 0MR106051; 0MR106280; 0MR106320) due to undeclared Brazil nuts.

Allergy Alert: Oberto Snacks Inc. recalls CATTLEMAN’S CUT SMOKED SAUSAGES OLD FASHIONED (3-oz pkg; BEST BY 21MAR2021 22; Time range between 18:35 to 19:15) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert: Frito-Lay recalls Ruffles Original Potato Chips (1 1/2 oz. bags; Guaranteed fresh date of 22 SEP 2020; Manufacturing code 34631762) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California recalls all of its bulk/loose peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 3 and its bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 19th due to potential Salmonella contamination. Wawona peaches have been linked to an outbreak of 68 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected brands and their distribution.

Food Safety Recall: Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California recalls Wawona, Wawona Organic brand conventional and organic bagged peaches sold from June 1st to August 19th due to potential Salmonella contamination. Wawona peaches have been linked to an outbreak of 68 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected brands and their distribution.

Food Safety Recall: Target recalls bulk and bagged peaches supplied by Prima® Wawona due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice posted on the Target website for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: ALDI recalls assorted peaches supplied by Wawona Packing Company due to potential Salmonella contamination. Wawona peaches have been linked to an outbreak of 68 Salmonella Enteritidis infections in 9 states. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected brands and their distribution.

Food Safety Recall: Walmart recalls Prima® Wawona peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Wegmans recalls Fresh Peaches and Bakery Items Containing Fresh Peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: The Kroger Group recalls bagged peaches due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were available in the following Kroger Group stores: Jay-CKing SoopersCity MarketFry’sRalphsFood 4 LessFoods Co., and Smiths.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 379 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport infections in British Columbia (100), Alberta (207), Saskatchewan (26), Manitoba (24), Ontario (8), Quebec (13) and Prince Edward Island (1). The outbreak is linked to imported onions from Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA.

Allergy Alert: Uncle T Foods Inc. recalls Pengsheng brand Oil Preserved Cabbage Leaf (450g; All lot codes; UPC 6 922406 898989) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall: Umami Ramen recalls several varieties of bouillon à ramen / ramen bouillon (500 ml; Sold up to and including 21 August 2020), because the products were not maintained under constant refrigeration and lack required labeling for refrigerated storage. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fine Choice Foods Ltd. recalls Summ! brand Chicken Gyoza Dumplings Sesame Ginger (900g; Lots 2182, 2188, 2202, 2203 & 2205; UPC 0 57356 03403 6) and Summ! brand Chicken Gyoza Dumplings (Steamed) (5 kg; Lot 2190) due to foreign matter (pieces of bone) contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Italy): Molino F.lli CHIAVAZZA S.p.A. recalls Il Molino Chiavazza brand FARINA DI RISO SENZA GLUTINE / gluten-free rice flour (500g; Lot #025360; Best before 15-03-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SPAR recalls SPAR Boerenleverworst / Farmer’s liver sausaage (125g; Best before 04-09) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Jumbo Supermarkten recalls Jumbo brand Mix Garam Masala (60g; Lots 123591 & 126953; Expiration dates 11/2022 & 02/2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): ISFI recalls ISFI Garam Massala (150g; Lot P126189) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Blanc de poulet aux herbes / chicken breast with herbs (4 x 120g; Lot 227; Best before 11/09/2020) due to foreign matter (hard plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Krombacher Brauerei Bernhard Schadeberg GmbH recalls Limobier – Biermischgetränk aus 70 % naturtrüber Zitronenlimonade und 30 % Pils / Limobier – mixed beer drink made from 70% naturally cloudy lemonade and 30% pilsner (24 x 0.33 liter; Expiration dates May 27, 2021; 06/16/2021; 06/17/2021; various lot codes) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hersteller Zumdieck GmbH recalls Beerenmix / Berry mix (750g; Lot #E19-1780/20000-007; Expiration date 05.08.2022) due to potential Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CASEIFICIO RABBIA FRANCESCO S.N.C. DI RABBIA FRATELLI & C. recalls Caseificio Francesco Rabbia brand Nodo del Saio Vaccino / raw milk cheese (2.5 kg; Lot #200507; Best before 31-10-2020) due to shiga toxin-producing E. coli.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Eat Natural brand FRUIT & NUT BARS – BRAZIL & SULTANA (with peanuts and almonds) (50g & 3 x 50g; Best before August 2020 to June 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hand2mouth Ltd recalls Hema Natural Bar fruit & nut (50g & 16 x 50g; All Best before dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hand2mouth Ltd recalls Eat Natural Brazil & sultana with peanuts and almonds (50g, 3 x 50g & 15 x 50g; All Best before dates) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Mix Indiase Garam Masala (60g; Best before 11/2022 & 02/2023) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Deluxe Dark Chocolate Muesli Bar with Brazils and Cranberries (3 x 45g; Best before end of August 2020, September 2020, October 2020, December 2020, January 2021, February 2021, March 2021, April 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): The Paleo Foods Co. recalls Paleo Foods brand Cocoa & Hazelnut Grain-Free Granola containing Brazil nuts (285g and 6 x 285g; Best before August 2020, September 2020, October 2020, November 2020, January 2021, February 2021, March 2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Hand2Mouth Ltd recalls various products containing Brazil nuts due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): The Happy Chef recalls various The Happy Chef brand fresh sauces due to undeclared soy and dairy allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): David Jones recalls David Jones Australian Sultanas in Milk Chocolate (160g; Best before 18 Dec 2020) due to undeclared peanut.