Recalls and Alerts: May 7 – 12, 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.

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United States

Outbreak Alert Update: CDC reports 12 more ill people from five states in the Salmonella Braenderup outbreak associated with shell eggs from Rose Acre Farms’ Hyde County Farm. There have been a total of 35 illnesses to date reported from 9 states. Eleven of the 35 victims were hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Sugarfina, Inc. recalls white-chocolate coated Sugar Cookies (3.5 oz cube or 2.5-lb plastic bag) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was sold in Sugarfina, Inc. retail stores throughout the U.S., and select Nordstrom department stores in Oregon, Arizona, California, Texas, Illinois,Washington, and other boutique retail stores.


Outbreak Alert: Public Health Agency of Canada has received confirmed reports of six cases of E. coli O157:H7 infections in Canada that are linked genetically to the current US outbreak. FDA and CDC have tied this outbreak to consumption of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.

Allergy Alert: PK Trading Inc. recalls Jongga brand Kimchi Ramen dried soup mix (140g; All batch codes; UPC 8 801052 043661) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.


Allergy Alert (France): Purasana recalls Chlorella raw powder bio superfood (Lot #OCH-DF-160330/10) due to undeclared sulfites.

Allergy Alert (France): Lotte recalls Lotte Choco Pie (Lot THT 19-12-2018; Best before 19/12/2018) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Jinny’s Bakery Ltd. recalls Jinny’s Bakery Hi-Fibre Brown Soda Bread no added sugar & Jinny’s Bakery Hi Fibre Brown Soda Bread (540g; Best before 14.05.2018) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Gastronomica Roscia srl recalls Cous cous aromatico con verdure e bacche di Goji (200g; Lot #JD15; Best before 22/05/2018) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Yorkshire Game 17 Ltd recalls Wild Venison Burgers (227g; Batch code 12318; Use by 13 May 2018) due to undeclared soya, sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites, and wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK): Remeo Gelato recalls Stracciatella Di Bergamo Gelato (500 mL; Batch code LO18M22; Best before 22 October 2019) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Mary Berry’s recalls Mary Berry’s Salad Dressing (235 mL; Batch code 7361; Best before June 2019) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt Group Services recalls Boni Selection Cereal Flakes au chocolat noir (500g; Lot #097 LC 3; Best before 07/04/2019) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca N.V. recalls Colli Barbecue Volaille / Colli Poultry BBQ (Lot #01818123; Expiry date 10/05/2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Manufacturer recalls Nos Regions ont du Talent brand Reblochon de Savoie fromage au lait cru AOP (450g; sold since 21 January 2018) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Supermarchés Colruyt recalls flocons de céréales Boni (Article #15034; Lot #097 LC 3; Best before 07/04/2019) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Fabricake Sugarcraft Limited recalls Rolkem Special Rose Gold and Rolkem Super Gold food colours (All sizes and batch codes) due to high concentration of copper.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Sing Long Foodstuff Trading Co Pte Ltd recalls Sing Long Crunchy Peanut Butter (340g; Use by 25 Jan 2019; Product of China) due to possible foreign matter (metal screw) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Importer recalls Frezfrut Natural Goodness Kaya (220g; Use by 05 Feb 2020; Product of Malaysia) due to possible foreign matter (pest droppings) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Aldi recalls Oh So Natural Wholefoods Almond, Cashew & Cranberry Bites (200g; All batches) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Al Mina Mediterranean Patisserie recalls all products up to and including Best Before 15/12/18 due to undeclared almonds, soybean, wheat and sesame seed. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Red Kellys Tasmania recalls Red Kellys Tasmania Creamy Caesar Dressing (250 mL; Batch 3; Best before 31/07/2019) due to undeclared egg, dairy and fish.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Radix Nutrition Ltd recalls specific batches of ready-to-eat, freeze-dried meals due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.