Recalls and Alerts: August 12-13, 2021

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 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC reports 28 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illnesses in 8 states linked to raw frozen breaded stuffed chicken products. Eleven people have been hospitalized. On August 9th, Serenade Foods recalled approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen raw breaded stuffed chicken that bear establishment number “P-2375” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled products may not account for all of the illnesses in this outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Jimmy’s Cookies LLC  recalls Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake (Lot #1133; UPC 0074736651210) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Frito-Lay recalls Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips (7 3/4 oz.; “Guaranteed Fresh” date of 02 Nov 2021 and Manufacturing Code 1712 17944 85 21:30 OR “Guaranteed Fresh” date of 19 Oct 2021 and Manufacturing Code 1713 20044 18 03:37) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: RMH Foods, LLC recalls Gordon Choice® Deli Style Tuna and Chicken Salads (4 lb; Use by 10/16/2021) due to undeclared wheat and tuna.

Food Safety Recall Update: Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd recalls certain consignments of various sizes of frozen cooked, peeled, deveined, shrimp (with some packaged with cocktail sauce) sold in various unit sizes, due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall: Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company recalls approximately 51,000 packages of Simply Nourish frozen dog food, due to it containing elevated levels of Vitamin D. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Austria): HOFER and Frostkrone GmbH recall XXL Party Snack Box, Sorte Frischkäse-Jalapenos/ Chicken Pops/ Mozzarella-Sticks/ Red-Pepper-Dip (Available from December 10th, 2020 in all HOFER branches) due to foreign matter (hard plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls Préparations à base de bœuf, vendues via le stand boucherie du Cora de Woluwe-Saint-Lambert  / Beef-based preparations sold at the Cora butcher counter in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Lot #BE961762132 and all product packaged from 01/08 to 11/08/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE recalls Leclerc brand FILET DE MAQUEREAUX OIGNONS FUME / Smoked fillet of mackerel with onions (Lot #21207003; Use by 13/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SPECIALITES ANTILLAISES SAVEURS CREOLES recalls CREVETTES CREOLES / Shrimp Creoles (Lot #21189; Use by 28/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE KERANNA PRODUCTIONS recalls VOLAE brand Grignottes de poulet rôties / Roasted chicken snacks (250g; Lots 12180045 & 12150049; Use by 29/08/2021 & 26/08/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STB-TEYSSIER recalls Salaisons de la Haute Ardèche brand Terrine lapin aux noisettes et thym / Rabbit terrine with hazelnuts and thyme (Lot T21214; Use by 01/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE EDOUARD CONUS recalls Au Coeur de nos Villages brand Reblochon de Savoie (450g; Multiple lot codes and Use By dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CINQ DEGRES OUEST recalls Cinq Degrés Ouest brand Chair de coque crue décortiquée surgelée / Frozen raw shellfish meat (150g & 500g; Lot 200312F; Best before 15/03/2022) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROVERA FRANCE CORA recalls Patrimoine Gourmand brand Reblochon de Savoie AOP au lait cru / Raw milk cheese (450g; Lots 311627 & 311723; Use by 07/09/2021 & 15/09/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Nuova Industria Biscotti Crich SpA recalls Certossa brand Crackers salati senza granelli di sale in superficie / Salty crackers without surface salt (500g; Lot 6031; Best before 22/07/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Nuova Industria Biscotti Crich SpA recalls Certossa brand Crackers integrali / Whole wheat crackers (500g; Lot 20/07/2022; Best before 20/07/2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: August 7-9, 2021

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.

Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FSIS reports that frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products from Serenade Foods have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis that was reported by CDC in June 2021. The outbreak strain has been recovered from unopened intact packages of raw, frozen, breaded chicken stuffed with broccoli and cheese collected from the home of an outbreak victim.

Food Safety Recall: Able Groupe recalls certain products labeled as Infant Formula due to insuffient levels of iron and lack of English-language mandatory label information. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Serenade Foods recalls approximately 59,251 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products due to possible Salmonella Enteritidis contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Conagra Brands Canada Inc. recalls  Frontera brand Ground Beef Taco Skillet Sauce (217 ml; All Best By dates from MAR 072021 up to and including JUL 182022; UPC 6 04183 12170 7) due to undeclared mustard.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative fruitière du Val d’Arly recalls Coopérative du Val d’Arly, Dent du Chat, Metro Chef, Patrimoine Gourmand, Mmm! , Itineraire des Saveurs brands of Reblochons de Savoie AOP cheese (450g & 240g; All lots with Best Before dates between 02/08/2021 & 16/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Fromageries Occitanes recalls Le Coq brand Saint- Nectaire Fermier Le Coq Rayon Coupe / raw milk cheese (Lot #19724451; Best before 14/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Charcuterie Anselme SA recalls Père Anselme brand Véritable Merguez Boeuf- Agneau / Authentic beef-lamb Merguez sausages (pkg of 22; Lot #210.30; Use by 20/08/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES FROMAGERIES OCCITANES recalls Saint- Nectaire Fermier Cantorel brand Rayon Coupe cheese (Lot #19624451; Best before 13/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SARL COMMENGES ET FILS recalls multiple lot codes of Charcuterie COMMENGES brand Tranche de pâté de tête sous- vide / Vacuum-packed head cheese due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC SABOT recalls CARRE DES PINS brand Fromage de brébis / sheep milk cheese (Lot 7C; Use by 31/07/2021 & 10/08/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE EDOUARD CONUS recalls multiple lot codes of Au Coeur de nos Villages brand Reblochon de Savoie cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): ACT ON EAT – Tomm’Pousse recalls Le Rouillé Nature, le Rouillé Cumin and le Rouillé Fumé (Lot #21251) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): KWETTERS Eierhof GmbH recalls Kwetters Deutsche Wachteleier Auslaufhaltung / German free-range quail eggs (12-pack; Best before 12.08.2021, 15.08.2021, 19.08.2021, 22.08.2021, 26.08.2021 and 29.08.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Conroy’s Smallgoods Pty Ltd recalls various products due to potential microbial contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: June 15–16, 2021

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.

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA continues to investigate the source of an outbreak of six cases of Salmonella Weltevreden infections. The outbreak appears to be associated with consumption of pre-cooked shrimp. It appears that the product lots linked to outbreak illnesses are past its shelf life and are no longer available for sale. 

Food Safety Recall: Designed by Nature recalls Goat’s Milk Powder, Cow’s Milk Powder and Base Milk Powder formulas (Expiration dates from May 01, 2021 thru June 11, 2022), because they are deficient in multiple nutrients required for infant formula, and the products have not been tested for the presence of Cronobacter, a pathogen that can be particularly dangerous to infants and is required testing for powdered infant formula. The company plans to change its labeling to make it clear that these products are not intended to be used as infant formula for infants 12 months and younger.

Food Safety Recall: BCFoods, Inc. recalls BC Foods Celery Stalk and Leaf Dice 3/8, AD Sulfites (11 lb. Poly lined bulk fiber carton; Item code: VCE1-D38-AXG-AB-AR; Lot 2615A112) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was supplied to manufacturers and distributors in WI, OH, FL, MD, WA, PA, MN, and CA.

Food Safety Recall: BCFoods, Inc. recalls BC Foods AD Celery Stalk Canners (25 lb. Poly lined bulk fiber carton; Item code VCES-TCA-BJA-AA-AB; Lots 770C2307 670C2303 660C2214) BC Foods AD Celery Stalk Cross Cut (25 lb. Poly lined bulk fiber carton; Item code VCES-TC9-BQS-AC-AB; Lots 770C2307 670C2303 660C2214) and BC Foods AD Celery Stalk Cross Cut (25 lb. Poly lined bulk fiber carton; Item code VCES-TC9-BQS-AG-AB; Lots 770C2307 670C2303 660C2214) due to Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was supplied to manufacturers and distributors in WI, OH, FL, MD, WA, PA, MN, and CA.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Market of Choice, LLC, citing deficiencies in identifying undeclared allergens in identifying contamination with environmental pathogens, such as Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella, as a hazard requiring a preventive control in the company’s ready-to-eat salads.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Phoenicia Group Inc. recalls Al-Rabih brand Tahini (100% Sesame) – Sesame Paste (454g; Lot #157 29420; Best before 22/OC/19) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Kohberg Bakery Group A/S recalls Kohberg Grødboller / porridge buns (450g; Use by 22.06.2021) due to undeclared yoghurt powder (milk protein).

Allergy Alert (France): JACQUET BROSSARD DISTRIBUTION recalls Brossard brand  Le Brownie Pocket Duo Choco (8 pieces; Lot #U067PB1; Best before 13/09/21) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (France): Bio Co-op recalls Ikalia brand Chocolat noir fourré caramel 70% / Dark chocolate with caramel filling (80g; Lot #11450006; Use by 20/05/2022) because the product contains milk, even though it is labeled “vegan.”

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH brand 100% Notenpasta amandel / Almond Nut Paste (Expiration dates 31-05-2021, 30-06-2021, 31-07-2021, 31-08-2021, 30-09-2021 and 30-11-2021) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): The Skinny Food Co recalls a variety of Skinny High Protein Low Sugar Duo Bars because they contain milk at higher levels than indicated on the label. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Berglandmilch eGen recalls Schärdinger Brat- und Grillkäse Natur, 45% / Roast- and grill cheese (150g; Lot #115890; Best before 02.08.2021) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Pågen A/S recalls Pågen Vanillas (220g; Use by 29.06.2021-07.07.2021) due to potential for mold formation.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Carottes râpées au jus de citron de Sicile / Grated carrots with Sicilian lemon juice (300g; Lot #116101 between 6h00 and 9h00; Best before 30/06/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of hard, blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls ECO+ brand Mini pâté en croûte / Pâté in pastry crust (450g; Best before 24/06/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC LE MERINOS recalls various Gaec le Merinos brand Veloutés et soupes « Les mitonnés de la Ferme  » (500 ml and 1L jars) due to defective sterilization that could render the products unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Gaec Le Merinos recalls various Gaec le Merinos brand delicatessen products due to defective sterilization that could render the products unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunlavin Dairy recalls all Dunlavin Dairy raw and pasteurised milk, semi-skimmed milk, buttermilk, cream and butter, because they were produced in an unapproved establishment. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Pastificio Novella sas recalls Pastificio Novella sas brand pesto genovese senza aglio / Genoese pesto without garlic (130g; Lot L171; Best before 19.06.2021) because the product does not meet safety standards.

Pet Food Safety Recall (UK): Fold Hill Foods recalls several hypoallergenic cat food products due to an increase in cases of pancytopenia in cats and a possible link to the cat food products. Pancytopenia is a very rare condition wherein the number of blood cells (red, white and platelets) rapidly decreases, causing serious illness. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (New Zealand): New Zealand Food Safety is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections that may be linked to consumption of poultry and/or eggs.