Recalls and Alerts: December 6-7, 2022

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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

Allergy Alert: Cranberry Sweets & More recalls Mint Meltaways candies (4 oz & 8 oz pkgs; Lot #032123) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Northern Food I/E Inc. recalls Lukai sweetened jujube (8.3 oz / 235g; All lot and date codes) due to undeclared sulphites.

PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT: USDA/FSIS issues Public Health Alert for ground beef sold at La Michoacana Meat Market, in Greenville, Texas, after a sample of the product tested positive for the presence of E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the USDA notice for details on the affected product.

Food Safety Recall: Kraft Heinz Foods Company recalls Oscar Mayer Ham & Cheese LOAF (16-oz pkgs; Codes from 07 Feb 2023 20:40 7B through 07 Feb 2023 22:16 7B; USDA Est. 537V) due to possible cross-contamination with under-processed products.

Food Safety Recall: Lidl US recalls Favorina branded Advent Calendar (Premium Chocolate with a Creamy Filling) (8.4 oz; Best if used by 2023; UPC 4056489516965) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were available for sale at Lidl stores between October 12, 2022 and December 5, 2022.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. recalls Pinty’s Eatwell brand Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets (810g & 790g; UPC 0 69094 62591 9 & 0 69094 63498 0, respectively; Best before 2023 SE 07) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of rubber).

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Sweden): Sweden’s Public Health Agency is tracking an outbreak of Salmonella Agona illnesses that has affected 26 people in Sweden since November 1st. The same outbreak strain also has been recovered from 58 individuals in Norway. A specific food source for the cross-border outbreak has not yet been identified.

Allergy Alert (Spain): The Spanish Agency for Food Safety and Nutrition warns of undeclared almonds in multiple brands of dark chocolate manufactured in Spain. Please refer to the notice for a complete list of affected brands.

Food Safety Recall (France): GLACES THIRIET recalls THIRIET brand GALETTES DE BOULGOUR, POIS CHICHES, CAROTTES ET CURRY / Bulgar, chick pea, carrot and curry cakes (200g (2-pack); Lots 2160355 & 2208353; Best before 30/11/2023 & 31/12/2023, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination (small pebbles).

Food Safety Recall (France): TRAITEUR DE PARIS recalls METRO Chef brand ASSORTIMENT DE 16 VERRINES SALEES / Assortment of 16 savory minicups (496g; Lot 29222; Best before 06/05/2023) due to Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR FRANCE recalls Simpl brand Compote de pommes allégée en sucres / Reduced sugar apple compote (720g jar; Lot LFK0002202012X; Best before 01/09/2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERL ARC ATLANTIQUE recalls Véritable brand Andouillettes de Troyes sausages (4-pack; Lot 53400 / 4855893; Use by dates between 22/12/2022 and 25/12/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E.LECLERC LA CRAU recalls E.LECLERC LA CRAU – Les mains dans la pâte brand Baguette complète / Whole grain baguette (250g; All lots) and Mini pain complet / Whole grain bread rolls (30g; All lots) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): SO.SU.MAR CENTRE E.LECLERC recalls SALAISONS ARTISANALE D’ARDECHE brand ROSETTE / Sliced cured sausage (Sold by the slice; Lot 4022; Best before 22/02/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): San Leonardo Prosciutti S.r.l. recalls REGIONE CHE VAI brand SALAME FELINO IGP / Salami (500g; Lots C22430083, C22450029, C22450054 & C22470486) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

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Recalls and Alerts: December 10 – 13, 2017

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

Food Safety Recall: Springfield Smoked Fish recalls Presliced Nova Salmon (1-lb. package; Lot #42173; Expiration date 12/22/17; UPC 811907018018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was sold in retail stores in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Food Safety Recall: Santa Fe Importers, Inc. recalls MARISA PREMIUM QUALITY GENOA SALAMI ITALIAN BRAND (3.5 to 4.0-lbs. random weight packages; Lot code 257-100161; Packaging date Sept. 14, 2017) due to possible contamination with metal shavings.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Arrow Reliance Inc. (doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products) recalls Natural Selections Duck Meals for Cats, frozen (2-lb. package; Lot #38277; Manufactured 06/01/17) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were sold directly to consumers in AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WY.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Arrow Reliance Inc. (doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products) recalls Natural Selections Chicken with Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs (2-lb. package; Lot #40727; Manufactured 09/26/17) due to Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products were sold directly to consumers nationwide.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Arrow Reliance Inc. (doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products) recalls Natural Selections Duck With Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs (2-lb package; Lot #40487; Manufactured 09/29/17) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were sold directly to consumers nationwide.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Arrow Reliance Inc. (doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products) recalls Natural Selections Turkey With Organic Vegetables Meals for Dogs (2-lb. package; Lot #39937 and #40507; Manufactured 08/24/17 and 09/20/17 respectively) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were sold directly to consumers nationwide.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Marmex Corp. recalls Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement (500mg; All lots), because the product contains sildenafil.

Canada

Outbreak Alert: Twenty-one cases of E. coli O157:H7 infections in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador have been linked to consumption of Romaine lettuce, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Ten individuals have been hospitaized. The source of the Romaine lettuce has not yet been determined.

Allergy Alert: Pristine Promotions Ltd. recalls Gesas brand Turkish Halva (760g; All lots) due to undeclared pistachios and sesame seeds. The recalled products were distributed to retailers in Manitoba and Ontario.

Allergy Alert: Wang Zhong Wan recalls Wang Zhong Wan brand Fishball with Meat (2000g; No product codes; UPC 6 985658 977970) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Ontario.

Allergy Alert: Thai United Food Trading Ltd. recalls Vinh Thuan brand Hagou Flour (400g; Expiry 30/05/2019; UPC 8 934734 072038) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Alberta and British Columbia.

Allergy Alert: T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd. recalls Ottogi brand Rice Cake Soup (181.6g; All lots; UPC 6 45175 89093 5) and Ottogi brand Beef Bone and Vegetable Soup (22g; All lots; UPC 6 45175 62040 2) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba.

Allergy Alert: Sobeys Inc. recalls Sensations brand Cinnamon Roll Uncooked Dough (450g; Product code 17AL27; UPC 6 23682 11977 0) due to undeclared pecans. The recalled product was distributed in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Prince Edward Island

Food Safety Recall: Xin Rui Food Co. Ltd. recalls Xin Rui Food brand Pork Meatball with Shii-Take Homestyle (400g; Product codes 11:16:2017 and 11:4:2017; UPC 8 96548 00016 5) due to pieces of plastic. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Ontario.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Artisans recalls Smoked Salmon (variable weights; all lots), due to unsafe conditions of manufacture.

Europe

Outbreak Alert (France): Twenty-five cases of Salmonella Agona infections in infants have been traced to contaminated powdered infant formula manufactured by Lactalis Nutrition Santé group. Please refer to the list of recalled products.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Hanegal A/S recalls Grøntsagscurry m/kikærter (Vegetable curry with chickpeas) sold as Sauce Bolognese (400g; Best before 20/12/2017) due to undeclared celery and mustard seed.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Toms Gruppen A/S recalls various Anthon Berg brand candies and chocolates due to possible contamination with pieces of plastic. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kavo Produktions GmbH recalls Simply Sunny Dried Figs (250g; Best before July 2018; Lot 39677) due to elevated levels of ochratoxin.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Supermarchés Cora recalls Lactel Milumel Bio powdered Infant Formula (900g; Lots 17C0012686, 17C0012844, 17C0012965, 17C0013595, and 17C0013733; Best before 27/04/2018, 24/05/2018, 12/09/2018, 06/01/2019, and 03/02/2019, respectively; Product of France) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Basic Raspberries (500g; Best before 2019-06-19) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Lantmännen Unibake Sverige recalls Bonjour 59475 Princesswiener (produced from November 13 to December 8, 2017) due to the risk of contamination with pieces of metal.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Jumbo Smart Development Limited recalls Mon Petit brand Inovital Infant milk from 0 to 6 months (900g; Best before March 13, 2019 and June 22, 2019; Product of France), Mon Petit brand Inovital Follow-on milk from 6 to 12 months (900g; Best before March 16, 2019 and June 27, 2019; Product of France) and Mon Petit brand Inovital Growing-up milk from 1 to 3 years (900g; Best before March 15, 2019; Product of France) due to Salmonella contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: December 4 – 6, 2017

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

Allergy Alert: Creative Contract Packaging LLC recalls HERB-OX® Beef Flavor Granulated Bouillon (4-oz. jars; Best before SEPT 2020 and OCT 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Heartland Creamery recalls Cranberry Pecan and Cranberry Orange Goat Cheeses (4 oz. pkgs) due to undeclared pecans.

Food Safety Recall: The Kroger Company recalls Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water with Fluoride Added (1 gal/3.78L; Sell by dates from 4/26/2018 to 10/10/2018; Plant code 51-4140; UPC 0 41260 37597 2) due to complaints of mold contamination in the product. The recalled products were distributed to Kroger stores, including Food 4 Less, Jay C, Jay C Food Plus, Kroger, Kroger Marketplace, Owen’s, Payless Super Market, and Ruler stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Food Safety Recall: Tribe Mediterranean Foods Inc. recalls Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (Lot #72975505B 1423; Expiry Dec 23; UPC 78902-41135) and Tomato Pesto Swirl Hummus (Lot #72975505A 0924; Expiry Dec 23; UPC 78902-41153) due to mold contamination.

Canada

Outbreak Alert (Update): An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products has grown to 22 confirmed cases. Outbreak-related cases have been confirmed in six provinces: British Columbia (1), Alberta (1), Ontario (12), Quebec (3), New Brunswick (3), and Nova Scotia (2)

Food Safety Recall: Concord Sales Ltd. recalls Anthon Berg Sweet Moments Marzipan Bar Mini (165g; All Best before dates up to and including 09-10-2018; UPC 0 74540 90603 0) due to pieces of plastic. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Ontario.

Europe

Outbreak Alert/Food Safety Recall (France): The Department of Health reports an outbreak of Samonella agona infections affecting 20 children aged 6 months or less in 8 different regions of France. Twelve production lots of infant formula have been recalled by Lactalis in connection with this outbreak. Please refer to the news release for complete details.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Action Deutschland GmbH recalls Montevergine Nougat-Riegel mit Erdnüssen/Montevergine nougat bar with peanuts (80g in Christmas packaging; All expiration dates up to and including 01.09.2018) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Big Al’s Chicken Goujons (400g; Best before end December 2018) recalled due to undeclared milk and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Big Al’s Chicken Chunks and Chicken Dippers (various batches) recalled due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Montevergine Nougat bars (80g; Best before 01.09.2018; Product of Brazil) recalled due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Kepak Frozen Division recalls three varieties of its Big AL’s chicken products due to undeclared mustard and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Suzi Wan brand Crème de Coco / Coconut cream (200ml; Best before dates up to and including 01/05/2019) due to potential microbial growth.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Goatsbridge recalls Goatsbridge Trout Pâté (125g; Lot P054717; Use by 06.12.2017) due to presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Food Safety Recall (UK): West London Sandwiches recalls various sandwiches because the products were produced in unhygienic conditions. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Outbreak Alert (South Africa): The South Africa Ministry of Health reports an outbreak of listeriosis encompassing 557 confirmed cases between January 1, 2017 and November 29, 2017. While three provinces are responsible for 82% of the confirmed illnesses, listeriosis cases have been reported across the entire country. Thirty-six people have died in this outbreak so far. The source of the outbreak remains under investigation.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Noam Guy Import and Marketing Ltd. recalls Anthon Berg Sweet Moments Marzipan Bars (165g; All expiry dates up to and including October 9, 2018) due to pieces of plastic.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): James Richardson company recalls Sweet Moments Marzipan Bar Mini (165 g; All expiry dates up to and including October 9, 2018) due to pieces of plastic.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Williger Industries Ltd. recalls Delidag brand Smoked Salmon (100g; Best before 30.11.2017) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Aldi recalls Berg Smallgoods American Style Skinless Hot Dogs (375g; All use-by dates up to and including 28/01/18). due to potential microbial contamination and the presence of bone fragments.