Recalls and Alerts: May 15 – 17, 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 / FOOD SAFETY RECALL: FDA, CDC, and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to “Karawan Tahini and Halva” brand tahini imported from Israel. Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC has recalled all products, including those imported prior to December 2018 and until the final shipment April 2019.

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup and Salmonella Montevideo infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. As of May 16, 52 cases have been reported from 21 states. Five outbreak victims required hospitalization.

Allergy Alert: Caito Foods LLC recalls approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to undeclared soy. Pleae refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Coolhaus recalls Dairy Free Horchata Frozen Dessert Sandwich (5.8 oz single serve package; Best by dates 06182020, 08012020, 08252020, 10082020 or 10262020; UPC 0085191600365) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: US TRADING COMPANY recalls GLOBAL PRIDE RATTAN SHOOT IN BRINE (24 oz; Lot code/Expiry date 18/09/20; UPC 8855273023148) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: GHSW, LLC recalls select salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold at two Whole Foods Markets 365 in Texas and at Whole Foods Markets in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall (Update): DOM International Limited recalls Dom Reserve brand Atlantic Salmon Strips (Hot Smoked) Cracked Black Pepper (150g; Product codes 001996, 002176, 002325, 002371, 02533; All Best Before dates; UPC 7 72945 11150 8) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: City Bread Co. Ltd. recalls City Bread brand Rye Breads – Original Cut and Thick Cut (various sizes; Best Before: MA 14 or MA 15) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. The recalled products were sold in Manitoba.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): PEDON S.p.A recalls More Than Pasta brand Yellow Lentil spaghetti (250g; Lot 0587; Best before 23/03/2020) and More Than Pasta brand Yellow Lentil Lasagna (250g; Lot 0587; Best before 23/03/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tony’s Kitchen recalls eight seasoning products due to various undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tony’s Kitchen recalls eight seasoning products due to various undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): The Jordans & Ryvita Company recalls Dorset Cereals Simply Oat Granola (550g; Batch code 24 02 2020 GCP9116; Best before 24 February 2020) due to undeclared almonds, cashew nuts and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Filet de canard cuit fumé (90g; Lot #912001; Best before 09/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Holland & Barrett good stuff lucky liquorice root (100g; Batch code 130567; Best before end January 2020) due to Ochratoxin A contamination.

Food and Pet Food Safety Recall (UK – England specific): Birmingham Halal Abattoir (UK 4496) recalls sheep and lamb meat and pet food products because they may contain meat that is unfit for human and pet consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: November 28 – 30, 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: CDC is investigating an outbreak of 4 cases of Listeria monocytogenes infections in Louisiana, Michigan, Tennessee and Texas. The illnesses are linked to ready-to-eat pork products manufactured by 165368 C. Corporation, doing business as Long Phung Food Products in Houston, TX.

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC is investigating an outbreak of 5 cases of Salmonella Concord infections in Michigan and New York. The illnesses are linked to tahini from Achdut Ltd. (Israel).

OUTBREAK ALERT (UPDATE): FDA traceback investigation has identified the following California counties as possible sources of E. coli O157:H7-contaminated lettuce: Monterey, San Benito, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Ventura. Consumers are advised to avoid purchasing or consuming Romaine lettuce unless the geographic origin of the product is clearly marked.

Allergy Alert: Gemini Food Corporation recalls Imperial Taste Fried Red Onion and Imperial Taste Fried Garlic due to undeclared wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the recalled products.

Allergy Alert: Kwik Trip, Inc. recalls Kitchen Cravings Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits (8.25-oz cup; Sell by 12/6/2018) due to undeclared traces of cashews or almonds. The recalled products were sold at Kwik Trip convenience stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa (Kwik Star).

Food Safety Recall: Sprout Creek Farm recalls “Kinkead” raw semi-firm, washed natural rind cheese (Manufactured 5-10-18) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for information on where the recalled product was sold.

Food Safety Recall: F&S Produce Co., Inc recalls SAMS TAHINI CARROT SALAD (BULK – 1 LB; All batch codes; UPC 024064800000) and SAMS TAHINI CARROT SALAD (PPK – 1 LB; All batch codes; UPC 024066100000) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall: ANF Pet Inc. recalls specific production lots of ANF Lamb and Rice Dry Dog Food due to elevated levels of vitamin D. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the recalled product.

Pet Food Safety Recall: ELM Pet Foods, Inc. recalls specific production lots of ELM CHICKEN AND CHICKPEA RECIPE Dry Dog Food due to elevated levels of vitamin D. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the recalled product.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Marché Sénécal inc. recalls pork filet and Italian sausage due to undeclared soy and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall: Chef’s Warehouse recalls Soom brand tahini products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to consumers nationwide. 

Food Safety Recall: Altra Foods Inc. and S & F Food Importers Inc. recall Achva and S&F brand tahini products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which weresold in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec and maybe have been distributed in other provinces.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS recalls PLUS Meal salad chicken madras (Best before 05-12-2018) due to undeclared mustard, sesame, sulphite and / or wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK – England specific): English Heritage recalls Cherry Brandy, Ginger Liqueur, Elderberry & Port and Scrumpy Cider due to undeclared sulfites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Nestlé recalls La Laitière Clafoutis Aux Cerises (340g 4-pack; Use by 03 December 2018) due to undeclared milk, egg, wheat (gluten) and nuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Poundstretcher recalls Aldiva Mosaik Cake Break (100g; All batch codes and use-by dates) due to undeclared egg, wheat (gluten), hazelnuts, milk, peanuts, sesame and sulphite.

Allergy Alert (UK): Poundstretcher recalls Aldiva Waffo Roll (250g; All batch codes and use-by dates) due to undeclared egg, wheat (gluten), hazelnuts, peanuts, sesame, soya, and milk.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Carlsberg Danmark recalls Carlsberg pilsner (330 ml bottles; Best before 12-07-2019) due to foreign matter (glass particles and label residue) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Le GAEC Ferme Chapuis recalls La Ferme Chapuis brand Fromages de vache au lait cru due to highly pathogenic E. coli. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Reflets de France brand Cidre Fermier de Bretagne Brut (75 cl; Lot #E11AD/18 MEB 236/18) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA recalls EDEKA chocolate gingerbread, hearts, stars and pretzels bittersweet (500g; Batch #748; Best before 30/05/2019) due to foreign matter (green plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): FROMAGERIE LA TOURNETTE recalls REBLOCHON DE SAVOIE cheese (450g; Best before 25/11/18 and 01/12/18) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Foods of Scotland SRL recalls Scottish Pride brand Smoked Salmon (100g; Lot #504903; Best before 12/01/2019, 13/01/2019 and 09/11/2019) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Al Mina recalls Al Mina brand Almond Baklava Triangle (250g; Best Before 25 Apr 19) and Al Mina brand Four Finger Baklava (200g; Best Before All dates) due to undeclared pistachios.