Recalls and Alerts: November 3-4, 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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

Food Safety Recall: Nestlé USA recalls NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Tub (Batch codes 22135554RR, 22145554RR, 22155554RR; Best by 1/28/2023, 1/29/2023, 1/30/2023, respectively) due to possible foreign matter contamination (soft plastic film).

Food Safety Recall: Kalera Public Limited Company recalls Kalera brand Krunch, Butter and Romaine whole head variety lettuce (Lot codes 001293 and 001294) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Daiso California LLC recalls Tiramisu Twist Cookies (96g; All codes where almond and hazelnut are not declared on the label; UPC 4 562138 450820) due to undeclared almond and hazelnut. The recalled product was  sold at Daiso, 810 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.

Allergy Alert: Maple Leaf Foods recalls Cappola brand Genoa Salami (175g; Best before 23JA03, 23JA04, and 23JA09; UPC 0 63100 15111 9) due to undeclared wheat and milk. The recalled product was sold nationally.

Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Felix Mish inc (Montréal, QC) recalls Bacon cuit prêt-à-manger / Cooked, ready-to-eat bacon (Variable weights; Sold up to 25 October 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI reports that Baxter & Greene Beef Lasagne (400g and 800g; All use by dates up to and including 10th November 2022) contains undeclared wheat, milk, egg and celery.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Naturà Srl recalls LA FINESTRA SUL CIELO brand Cannella in polvere Bio / Organic cinnamon powder (80g; Lots 100523A, 110523 & 120523; Best before 10/05/23A, 11/05/23 & 12/05/23, respectively) due to undeclared anhydrous sulphur.

Allergy Alert (Spain): AESAN reports that VIRGINIAS brand Bsan Digestive gluten-free chocolate biscuits (140g; Batch L2520L9; Expiry 02/20/23) contains undeclared lactose (milk sugar).

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Alma By G. ApS recalls Salling Princip Chili Mayo / Chili mayonnaise (175g; Batch 2208314; Best before 20-09-2023) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Franprix brand Riz long Basmati / Long-grain basmati rice (1 kg; Best before 11/01/2023) due to aflatoxin contamination above the permitted limit.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHARCUTERIE COSME recalls CHARCUTERIE COSME brand ROTI DE PORC CUIT TRADITIONNEL / Traditional cooked pork roast (x10; Lot 224410; Use by 26/11/ 2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls PPNP (Préparé Par Nos Pros) brand Crêpes Jambon, Crêpes Jambon champignons / Ham crêpes, ham and mushroom crêpes (Prepared from 21/10 to 28/10/22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls PPNP (Préparé Par Nos Pros) brand Pizza Hawaienne, Pizza Jambon, Pizza Jambon – Champignons / Hawaiian pizza, Ham pizza, Ham and mushroom pizza (Prepared from 21/10 to 28/10/22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SUPERMARCHES MATCH recalls PPNP (Préparé Par Nos Pros) brand Vol au vent Jambon, Vol au vent Jambon – Champignons, Vol au vent Quenelles de veau jambon champignons, Vol au vent Chèvre jambon / Vol au vent with ham, Vol au vent with ham and mushrooms, Vol au vent with veal dumplings, ham and mushrooms, Vol au vent with ham and goat cheese (Prepared from 21/10 to 28/10/22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MARCEL CHARRADE ET COMPAGNIE recalls L’empreur brand Saint Nectaire Fermier / Farm cheese (Lots AAL 39-4 & 22270111-4; Best before 09/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MILHAU recalls MAISON MILHAU brand EMINCES DE JAMBON SEC / Sliced cured ham (300g; Lot 210154097; Use by 07/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CORA recalls CORA brand beurre demi-sel de bretagne plaquette / Semi-salted butter (250g; Lot 294A; Best before 06/01/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): GUELLIER ET FILS recalls Novoris brand Filet Mignon de porc au chèvre / Pork filet mignon with goat cheese (Lot 4329922; Use by 05/11/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GUELLIER ET FILS recalls Novoris brand Filet Mignon de porc au roquefort / Pork filet mignon with roquefort cheese (Lot 4329922; Use by 05/11/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ONCLE WANG recalls Nam Meo brand Champignons Noir Séchés – Black Fungus (100g; Best before 10/10/2023) due to Salmonella Stanley contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PRODUITS DE LA CIGOGNE recalls PRODUITS DE LA CIGOGNE brand Choucroute royale individuelle (avec pommes de terre) / Sauerkraut with potato – individual serviings (Lots M0340 and M340; Use by 04/11/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): erdbär GmbH recalls Freche Freunde brand Haselnussmus Dattel, Banane & Kakao / Hazelnut spread with date, banana and cocoa (180g; Lot L 41934; Best before 27.06.2024) due to foreign matter contamination (glass splinters).

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Densher (1963) Ltd. recalls Dulce de leche (450g; Best before 06-23-23) due to foreign matter contamination (glass particle).

Recalls and Alerts: July 21-22, 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.

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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: CDC is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Stanley infections linked to on-line purchase of small turtles (shells less than 4 inches long). Fifteen illnesses have been reported in 11 states, with 5 hospitalizations. Federal law bans the sale of these small turtles as pets due to the risk of Salmonella infections.

Allergy Alert: Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc recalls  AIVIA Whey Protein + Power Herbs Chocolate and AIVIA Whey Protein + Power Herbs Vanilla Beans (1.33 lb; Multiple lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Food Safety Recall: Eat Just, Inc. recalls JUST Egg Chopped Spring Greens (6 x 12 oz.; Lots 1612, 1802 & 1812; Use by JUN 10 2023, JUN 29 2023 & JUN 30 2023, respectively; UPC1 91011 00101 5) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Trader Joe’s recalls Trader Joe’s Soft-Baked Snickerdoodles (6 oz / 170g; Best by 02/03/2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (hard plastic pieces).

Food Safety Recall Update: Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC expands previous recall to include one additional product and additional Best By dates for four products. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were recalled due to possible foreign matter contamination (hard plastic pieces).

Food Safety Recall: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc recalls Organic Amaranth Grain Flour (1 lb; Packed on dates 22-102, 22-103, 22-130, and 22-194; UPC 000080125501) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Master Chocolat recalls various brands of chocolate products due to improperly declared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Maple Lodge Farms Ltd. recalls Maple Lodge Farms brand Original Chicken Wieners (450g; All Best Before dates from 2022.JN.30 up to and including 2022.SE.28; UPC 0 67714 00001 6), Zabiha Halal brand Original Chicken Wieners (450g; All Best Before dates from 2022.JN.30 up to and including 2022.SE.28; UPC 0 67714 00203 4) and Zabiha Halal brand Corn Dogs (1 kg; Multiple lots and Best before dates) due to undeclared pea protein. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall: Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC recalls Enjoy Life brand Soft Baked Cookies – Chocolate Chip (170g; Date code 23/FE/05; UPC 8 53522 00019 1) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall: Gourmet Végé (Dorval, QC) recalls HUMMUS CLASSIQUE (240g; Lot 120701; Expiry date 16AU22), HUMMUS PIMENTS RÔTI (240g; Lot 120703; Expiry date 16AU22) and BABA GHANOUJ (240g; Lot 120705; Expiry date 16AU22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Brioche Pasquier recalls Pasquier brand ChocoBrioche Plantaardig/végétales (6 pieces; Lot L06 HH:MM A 188; Use by 05/09/2022) due to undeclared eggs and milk.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delitraiteur S.A. recalls multiple prepared dishes due to possible undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Nilsby Bondböna AB recalls FalaPala yrttimix / herbal mix hummus rolls (140g; Date codes 25.7., 27.7. and 1.8. 2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI warns consumers of undeclared gluten (wheat) in Zine All4Trade Bulgur – Coarse Brown (800g; Best before 11/2022, 01/2023, 08/2023, 03/2024, and 10/2022).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delitraiteur S.A. recalls multiple prepared dishes due to possible undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Munch recalls Munch Chicken and Bacon Caesar wrap (All Use By dates up to and including 23 July 2022) due to undeclared fish.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE GEL MANCHE recalls Délice de la mer / Seafood delight (2.2 kg; Lots 02219307 & 02219407; Use by 09/08/2022 & 10/08/2022, respectively) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls STEAK HACHE / Chopped beef patties (Sold between 06/07/22 and 22/07/22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls GRILLO PARTY brand BROCHETTES DE PORC / Pork skewers (7 pieces/pkg; Lot 22196-7943; Use by 23/07/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR recalls Rôti de boeuf cuit vendu à la coupe / Cooked beef roast, sold by the slice (Sold between 09/07/2022 and 20/07/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CORA recalls rôti de bœuf cuit à trancher / Cooked beef roast, sold by the slice (Sold between 13/07/2022 and 19/07/ 2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): E-Wah UG recalls Tahina (sesame) (400g & 800g; Lot 09/2021; Best before 01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Bonbébé recalls Bonbébé bio menu pasta tomaat mozzarella, 8+ months / Organic Tomato-mozzarella pasta (200g jar; Best before 07-04-2024) and Bonbébé bio menu runderstoofpotje 12+ months / Organic beef stew (250g; Best before 07-04-2024) due to possible foreign matter contamination (small glass splinters).

Food Safety Recall (UK): John West recalls John West boneless Sardines in sunflower oil (90g; Batch codes 109, 110, 111, 112, 113; Best before December 2026) and John West Sardines in olive oil (120g; Batch codes 109, 110, 111, 112, 113; Best before December 2026)because of a possible microbiological contamination risk.

Recalls and Alerts: October 4 – 7, 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.

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 UPDATE: CDC reports 43 cases of Salmonella Stanley infections in 10 states linked to consumption of Wood Ear Mushrooms. Four people have been hospitalized.

Food Safety Recall: Seneca Snack Company recalls Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips (0.7-oz & 2.5-oz pkgs; Expiry dates 26JUN2021 & 28JUN2021, respectively) and Clancy’s Cinnamon Apple Chips (2.5-oz pkgs; Expiry dates 26JUN2021 & 27JUN2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: Country Fresh expands its recall to include various containers of “Freshness Guaranteed “cut and/or sliced apples, grapes, mangos, pineapples and cantaloupe distributed by Walmart, due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: In conjunction with Eagle Produce, LLC, Meijer recalls whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut, the DTU Food Institute and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration have collaborated to trace the source of an outbreak of 44 Shigella infections to fresh mint bought at a local greengrocer or bazaar in and around the Copenhagen area. It is believed that the mint was probably imported.

Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Madrange brand Confit de foies aux châtaignes / Liver confit with chestnuts (150g; Lot #274 LS6; Use by 04/11/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Dunkin’ Donuts Boston Kreme Donuts (148g 2-pack; Batch code L-02480BM20; Best before 04/09/2021) due to undeclared gluten (wheat), eggs, soybeans, and milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Easy to Cook Pork and Chorizo Burgers (280g; All date codes) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): P & B (Foods) Ltd recalls various Ahmed Foods pickle in oil products due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Lidl GB recalls Cologran Stevia sweetener tablets (Stevia variant) (100 tablets; Batch codes L 91424 A, L 91424 B, L 91424 C (previously recalled batch) and L 91424 D; Best before December 2022) due to undeclared aspartame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Wholefoods recalls Pit & Pit brand Griffe du diable en poudre / Devil’s claw powder (various package sizes, lot numbers and expiration dates) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La SAS DEROUX FRERES recalls L’œuf des collines brand Œuf plein air moyen / Medium free range eggs (6-packs, 12-packs and trays of 30 eggs; Lot #1FRUFC01; Best before 05/10/20 to 21/10/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): Industry recalls Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken and Roosters Breaded Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch codes L15320; L14720; L14820; L14920; L15020; L15120; L16020; Best before 25 May 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): COSMO SEAFOOD COMPANY recalls PORTICELLO brand TONNO IN OLIO DI GIRASOLE / Canned tuna in sunflower oil (1730g can; Lot #JCG 324; Expiry date 12/2024) due to microbiological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Dupont Cheese recalls Oliviana Ensalada green / salad (1.1 kg; Lot #244; Best before20-10-2020) due to foreign matter (black plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls various AH burgers, bratwurst and beef finches due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Carrefour recalls Espina brand Espetec sausage (130g; Lot #202404; Best before 17.11.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Ovo 12 recalls various lots of Eroski and Hobea brands of eggs due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Aldi recalls Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch codes L15320, L14720, L14820, L14920, L15020, L15120, L16020; Best before 25 May 2022) and Roosters Breaded Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch codes L15320, L14720, L14820, L14920, L15020, L15120, L16020; Best before 25 May 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): International Beer Breweries Ltd. recalls Carlsberg Beer (500 ml bottles; Best before 1.10.2021, 30.9.20201, & 29.9.2021) due to foreign matter (small pieces of filter material) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Te Atatu Toasted Limited recalls Te Atatu Toasted brand Coco Crunchies (all batches and dates) due to undeclared gluten.