Recalls and Alerts: February 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

Allergy Alert: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. recalls Almond Clusters Dark Chocolate Non-GMO (8 oz; Packed on 2019 thru 20-035) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. recalls Peanut Clusters Dark Chocolate Non-GMO (8 oz; Packed on dates 2019 thru 20-048) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert: Moonstruck Chocolate Co. recalls Praline Pecan & Ginger Element Bar in Dark Chocolate (3.1 oz; Lots 1101242, 1101731, 1101734, 1102664, 1102708, 1102754, and 1102914; Best by dates between 8/11/2020 and 10/10/2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Saratoga Potato Chips, LLC recalls Kroger Sweet & Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips (17 oz; Best before MAY 12 20 2b5 time stamped 18:50 to 20:55) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert: T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd. recalls Jinju brand Fish Paste Product (500g; Product code 2021.05.20; UPC 8 801077 529805) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Fresh in the City Inc. recalls Fresh in the City brand Energii Power Balls (105g; All batch codes; UPC 6 28067 10415 0) due to undeclared peanuts and sesame seeds.

Food Safety Recall: Les Délices de Normandie recalls Saumon fumé / Smoked salmon (75g; Product sold up to and including February 19, 2020) due to lack of correct storage temperature labeling.

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Muscat inc. recalls various cheese products due to insanitary preparation and packaging conditions.

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Sprout International recalls Fresh Sprouts brand Fresh Bean Sprouts (454g; Best before 20/FEB/28; UPC 8 27468 00100 0) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Sawmill Bay Shellfish Co. Ltd. recalls certain Sawmill Bay Shellfish brand Pacific Aquacultured Oysters due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (FRANCE): Thirteen people have become infected with Salmonella Dublin after consuming raw milk morbier cheeses produced by la Société Perrin.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): La Fromagerie du Troufleur recalls certain cheeses due to undeclared barley and/or wheat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls G’woon brand ze gaan gwoon als warme broodjes / sausages (4 x 70g; Best before 26/04/2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Ulvedal Ost ApS recalls two varieties of cheese due to undeclared eggs and gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Saucisses de Montbéliard / sausages (300g; Best before 12/04/2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Nissin Foods GmbH recalls DEMAE RAMEN, Geschmacksrichtung / Spicy (100g; Lots L908594 & L000623; Best before 12.2020 and 01.2021, respectively) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Homann Feinkost GmbH recalls Homann brand Hamburger Sauce (450ml; Lot #L10530281; Best before 13.07.2020) due to undeclared wheat, egg and mustard.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Nissin recalls DEMAE RAMEN, Geschmacksrichtung / Spicy (100g; Lot L908594; Best before 12.2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Arthouse Unlimited recalls Turtles Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt & Caramel (100g) due to undeclared nuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Saumon fumé écossais / Scottish smoked salmon (500g; Lot #5-20-06-1; Best before 21/02/2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls two varieties of Camembert Calvados cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lidl Danmark K/S recalls Freshona økologiske flåede tomater / Freshona brand organic peeled tomatoes (425ml; Lot #L366NDA; Best before 31/12/2020) because pieces of the can lining may have detached and entered the product.

Food Safety Recall (France): Leader Price recalls Leader Price brand Yaourts aux fruits avec morceaux / Fruit yoghurt with pieces of fruit (16x125g; Best before 24/02, 01/03, 02/03, 11/03, 15/03, 16/03, 18/03, 22/03) due to foreign matter (pieces of soft rubber) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls various Casino brand yoghurts with pieces of fruit due to foreign matter (pieces of soft rubber) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Pâté de campagne supérieur (180g; Lot #L10/16J; Best before 16/10/2023) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Zwergenwiese Naturkost GmbH recalls Zwergenwiese Zwiebelschmelz / Onion melt (250g; Best before 13.01.21 A, 13.01.21 B, 13.01.21 C) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Herrmann Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Curry grün / Green curry (70g and 1kg; Best before 27.01.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jumbo en Dupont Cheese België recall Camembert Calvados (1kg; Lot #R2511; Best before 25-02-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes and/or shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Maxi Zoo Belgique recalls MultiFit rabbit ears dog treats (100g; Lots 0607200004415 & 0606200003444; Best before 11/02/2022 & 04/02/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Gal’s Bakery Ltd. recalls Tiramisu Strip Cakes (830g; All expiration dates up to 28/4/20) due to undeclared fish.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Jade Kitchen recalls certain Spring rolls and Cocktail rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): EMART Co, Ltd recalls specific dates and batches of its Lotte brand Choco Pie products due to undeclared peanuts and almonds. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Hanyang Corporation Co Ltd recalls all batches and all dates of its Lotte brand Choco Pie products due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): CTC Australia recalls certain CTC Australia Jersey Caramels due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

 

Recalls and Alerts: November 14 – 16, 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

FDA Investigation – Scombroid Poisoning: FDA and state health authorities are investigating 47 cases of scombrotoxin fish poisoning in 10 states. The illnesses have been linked to ahi tuna imported from Vietnam. FDA has asked Truong Phu Xanh Co, LTD, the supplier of most of the implicated ahi, to initiate a voluntary recall of all of its imported yellowfin tuna with production dates from January 2019 to the present. So far, the company has not taken any action. FDA has placed Truong Phu Xanh Co, LTD on Import Alert, allowing the agency to detain product at the port of entry without need for physical examination. Please see the FDA news release for additional information.

Food Safety Recall: Central Valley Meat Co., Inc. recalls approximately 34,222 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Dublin. The recalled products have been linked to a deadly outbreak of Salmonella Dublin illnesses first reported by CDC on November 1, 2019

Pet Food Safety Recall: Go Raw, LLC recalls Quest Beef Cat Food (2-lb frozen bags; Lot N128; UPC 6-91730-17101-8) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize Comme Chez Soi brand Piccalilli pickles (340 mL; All batch codes and dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Salling Group recalls Levevis Vegansk Pålæg med peberfrugt (Best before 23.11.2019) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls ANGOLO brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L23691; Best before 2/12/2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls VIAGGIATOR GOLOSO brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L23591; Best before 26/11/2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls VIAGGIATOR GOLOSO brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L43792; Best before 11-12-2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Alimenta Produzioni Srl recalls AQUAFARINA brand PIADINA BIOLOGICA OLIO (300g; Lot L23592; Best before 26-11-2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): A-ware Tapas b.v. recalls DELI GENUSS Würziger Karotten-Aufstrich mit Ingwer / spicy carrot spread with ginger (150g; Best before 25-11-2019) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize Comme Chez Soi brand Piccalilli pickles (340 mL; All batch codes and dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): Welsh Cottage Cakes recalls Spelt & Fruit Cake (360g & 550g sizes; Batch codes 190920, 191004, 191017, 191025, 191108; Best before 23 November 2019, 7 December 2019, 20 December 2019, 28 December 2019, 11 January 2020) due to undeclared gluten (wheat).

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR recalls SPAR Mandeln gerieben / Grated almonds (200g; Lot #L39651; Best before 07.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Sligro-ISPC recalls various salmon products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Hirtshals Seafood A/S recalls various Hot Smoked Fish products due to possible Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CENTRE ELABORATION DES VIANDES recalls Wassila brand Dés de Dinde / Diced Turkey (150g; Lot #4709561141; Best before 24/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Reghalal recalls Reghalal brand Pâté de volaille / Poultry pâté (160g; Lot #4709560315; Best before 09/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour BIO brand Antipasto Misto BIO (90g; Lot #199239; Best before 25/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour BIO brand Jambon cuit supérieur découenné / cooked ham (4 slices / 100g; Lot #199298; Best before 24/11/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wildhandel Möller recalls Rehteile, tiefgefroren, vakuumverpackt / Roe deer parts, frozen & vacuum-packed (Best before 28.12.2020) due to verotoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstätten recalls various HERRMANNSDORFER brand sauces due to possible foreign matter (glass fragment) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Coop. Mitilicoltori Spezzini recalls Muscolo spezzino / ground meat (1.5 kg and 10 kg; Lot #04-11-19FL) due to elevated E. coli levels.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): La Provencale recalls Chorizo Picante (200g; Lots 37 & 39; Best before 30/04/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Udder Delights recalls various white mould cheeses due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: November 1 – 2, 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: CDC reports a deadly multistate outbreak of Salmonella Dublin infections linked to ground beef. Ten people from six states have been infected with the outbreak strain. Eight of the ten outbreak victims were hospitalized, and there has been one death. Outbreak cases have been reported by California (2), Colorado (3), Iowa (1), Kansas (2), Oklahoma (1) and Texas (1). CDC is not recommending that consumers avoid ground beef, but is reminding the public to ground beef to an internal temperature of 160°F. A single, common supplier of the ground beef has not been identified, and no recalls have been announced.

Food Safety Recall: Nestlé USA recalls ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products due to potential foreign matter (food-grade rubber pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update): King Arthur Flour, Inc. recalls three additional product lot codes of Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.; Lot codes L18A09A, L18A09C & A19A08A; Best if used by 12/09/19 and 01/08/20) due to E. coli O26 contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Cuisine La Joue Verte recalls  VÉGÉ PÂTÉ AUX LÉGUMES D’AUTOMNE/HIVER / Vegetarian fall/winter vegetable pâté (200g; All product bearing packaging date of 30 October 2019 or earlier) due to lack of labeling to indicate the product must be refrigerated.

Food Safety Recall Update: Sobeys Inc. recalls Compliments brand fresh-cut vegetable products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Expiry 12/2019, 01/2020, 02/2020, 06/2020, 07/2020, 08/2020, 09/2020, and 10/2020) and Luscious Lemon Mini Planter containing Cottage Delight All Butter Lemon Curd (113g; Expiry 07/2020, 08/2020 and 09/2020) due to illegible declaration of milk and egg on some labels.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Shakshuka (1300g; Best before 7-11-2019) due to undeclared parsley and celery.

Food Safety Recall (France): Cora recalls LIEBIG brand Velouté de potiron / Cream of pumpkin (1L and 2 x 1L; Lots J225 & J226; Best before 11/2020) due to lack of product sterility.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleisch-Krone Feinkost GmbH recalls Gut Bartenhof Frikadelle Klassik / Classic meatballs (Lots 97812 & 97813; Best before 05.11.2019) and ja! Frikadellenbällchen / meatballs (500g; Best before 05.11.2019 & 20.11.2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): Iceland recalls additional Iceland brand Houmous products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): NABA CARNI SPA recalls SFILACCI DI EQUINO (100g; Lot #93543; Best before 31-01-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Choux rouges aux pommes / red cabbage with apples (560g; Best before 31/12/2021) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.