Recalls and Alerts: October 7-9, 2021

TAINTEDHere 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: CDC reports 102 confirmed cases of Salmonella Thompson infections in 14 states. The cases are linked to consumption of seafood distributed by Northeast Seafood Products of Denver, Colorado. The majority of sick people are either Colorado residents or reported traveling to Colorado in the week before they got sick. Only two people did not report travel to Colorado in the week before they got sick.

Allergy Alert: Nestlé Professional recalls four Nature’s Heart 1.5 ounce fruit and trail mix products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Simple Mills recalls Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers (4.25oz / 120g; Best by 02/12/2022, 02/13/2022, 02/14/2022 & 02/15/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Northeast Seafood Products, Denver, CO recalls multiple seafood products that have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled items include Haddock, Monkfish, Bone-in Trout, Grouper, Red Snapper, Red Rock Cod, Ocean Perch, Pacific Cod, Halibut, Coho Salmon, Atlantic Salmon Portions, Lane Snapper, Tilapia, All Natural Salmon Fillet, Pacific Sole, and Farm Raised Striped Bass. The recall is the result of several positive samples revealed during an FDA inspection, conducted during the course of an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Thompson illnesses.

Food Safety Recall: Nick’s Famous Bar-B-Q recalls Nick’s FAMOUS Hickory Smoked Pork Bar-B-Q (20-lb boxes; Case code 23452; Use by 09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Crider Foods recalls approximately 525,717 pounds of canned beef with gravy products that may be contaminated with unsafe levels of lead. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Fullei Fresh recalls Fullei Fresh brand conventional and organic Bean Sprouts and Soy Sprouts (various package sizes and bulk packs; consecutive lot numbers between 251 and 271) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the affected products.

Baby Food Safety Recall: Maple Island Inc. recalls Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal (8 oz; Lots 21083, 21084 & 21242; Best if used by JUN 24 2022, JUN 25 2022 & NOV 30 2022, respectively; UPC 00681131082907) due to the presence of naturally occurring arsenic at concentrations above the guidance level.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Le Marché aux Pignons Rouges recalls various pies and Tourtières due to undeclared wheat (gluten), milk and eggs. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Kirano Santé recalls multiple products packed in 500 ml glass jars due to a potential food safety hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Pastafresca recalls TARTINADE PIMENT FORT MAISON / Homemade hot chili spread (200g; Sold up to and including 6 October 2021) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Cuisine Antillaise Innovante KoupéDwet recalls Épices Lakay / Lakay spice mix (500 ml; Sold up to and including 6 October 2021) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls Chio brand Maxi Mix biscuits apéritif / assorted appetizer cookies (125g; Lots 1-450-000000361 & 1- 450-000000444; Expiry dates 25-7-22 & 01-08-2022, respectively) due to undeclared wheat, sesame, milk and soy.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE Intermarché recalls Producteurs & Commerçants brand Pain Maïs et graines de tournesol / Corn and sunflower seed bread (300g; Purchased between 20 September 2021 and 19 October 2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Germany): CEUS Coswiger Eintöpfe und Suppen OHG recalls Kartoffelsuppe / Potato soup (420g chub; Lots 36, 37 & 38; Best before 05.12.2021, 12.12.2021 & 19.12.2021) due to excessive sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Tofutown.com GmbH recalls Viana Bio Real Jumbos advertised as Viana VeggieFresh Bratwurst (Use by 21.12.2021) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Nestlé Deutschland AG recalls Smarties Adventskalender / Smarties Advent Calendar (193.9g; All expiry dates) due to incorrect use of “gluten-free” logo.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Panificio toscano srl recalls Ciambella / doughnuts (430g; Lots 24/09/21 – 01/10/21; Best before 09 and 16/10/21) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Panficio toscano srl recalls Ciambella / doughnuts (430g; Lot 04/10/21; Best before 19/10/21) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Easybake recalls Red Velvet muffins (Sold at Coop) due to undeclared eggs.

Allergy Alert (UK): Asda recalls Asda Extra Special Lamb Moussaka (400g; Use by 14 October 2021, 15 October 2021, 16 October 2021 and 17 October 2021) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls CERVELAS PUR PORC DROIT / Pork sausage (1 kg; Lot #126601; Use by 07/11/2021) due to inadequate processing.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls Tartithon / Tuna sandwich filling (1.4 kg; Multiple lot codes; Use by dates between 16/10/2021 and 23/10/2021) due to improper storage.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCEA DES COTEAUX Coteaux de la Saâne recalls Coteaux de la Saâne brand shell eggs (6-pack and bulk; Code 0FREOU01; Best before 30/10/2021 & 01/11/2021) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SCEA DU DOMAINE DU PARC recalls domaine du parc brand fromage de chevre au lait cru / raw goat-milk cheese (various formats; Lot codes 03/09/2021 to 17/09/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DELICE IKBAR recalls DELICE IKBAL brand KEFTA DE BOEUF EPICES / Spicy beef Kefta (Lot #22-20-09-21; Use by 20/10/2021) due to Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): VILLEPINTE CDV recalls Filet mignon au Roquefort / Filet mignon with Roquefort cheese (Sold up to 29/09/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Öko Service GmbH recalls Rewe Bio 6-Kräuter / Organic 6-herbs (50g; Lot #L1189F33; Best before 07.2022) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Salumificio Rossi srl recalls Salumificio Rossi brand Salame marchigiano / Salami (~500g; Lot 06/09/2021; Best before 12-11-2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls Haff Ditgesbaach brand Jus de Pomme VIZ Bio / VIZ organic apple juice (1 L; Use by 10/2022) due to possible mold contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): ECLY Ltd recalls Xiangmilasi brand Hong Tang Ci Ba Rice cake with brown sugar syrup (245g; All batch codes and dates; Product of China) due to presence of undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Xin Ao Trading Limited recalls Misanshi brand Hong Tang Ci Ba Rice cake with brown sugar syrup (245g; All batch codes and dates; Product of China) due to presence of undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Knoll Consultants & Investments Pty. Ltd. recalls Barossa Fine Foods brand Duck and walnut pate, Truffle pate, Duck Terrine and Farmhouse pate (110g; Use by 20 NOV 21) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: August 10 – 16, 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

Outbreak Alert Update: CDC reports that the number of reported Salmonella infections linked to Maradol Papayas imported from Mexico has risen to 141 illnesses in 19 states. One person has died and 45 have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Missa Bay, LLC recalls CUMBERLAND FARMS CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD with ROMAINE LETTUCE, ROASTED CHICKEN, PARMESAN CHEESE, BACON, MULTIGRAIN CROUTONS & CREAMY CAESAR DRESSING (9.95 oz. plastic salad bowls; Use by August 16, 2017; Bar code 042704 034301) due to undeclared wheat. The recalled items were sold at Cumberland Farms retail locations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Allergy Alert: Seven Sundays LLC recalls Vanilla Cherry Pecan Muesli (12-oz pouches; SELL BY JUNE 29 2018; UPC 8-56088-00315-6) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert: Dierbergs Markets recalls Scampi Butter (3 oz; Sell by 8/16/17, 9/6/17, and 10/9/17) due to undeclared fish, lobster, crab and shrimp, and recalls Cabernet Grille Butter (3 oz; Sell by 8/19/17, 9/10/17, and 11/3/17) due to undeclared soy and wheat. The recalled products were sold at all Dierbergs Markets retail locations in eastern and central Missouri and western Illinois.

Allergy Alert: Luvo Inc. (USA) recalls LUVO Steam in Pouch A LITTLE SPICE CHICKEN CHILE VERDE with white chicken, black beans, and polenta (10-oz retail carton; Lot code 2018JUN13A; Best before June 13, 2018) due to undeclared eggs and fish (anchovies). The recalled product was shipped to distributors in California, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin for further distribution.

Allergy Alert: Litehouse Inc. recalls OPA by Litehouse Ranch (11 oz. glass bottles; Best by Oct.24.17; Lot code 13948 6/11fl LH/OPA RANCH) due to undeclared egg. The recalled product was shipped to retailers and locations nationwide.

Allergy Alert: Madhava Natural Sweeteners recalls MMM… Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix (13.8-oz box; all lots; UPC 0 78314 25105 0) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Kenosha Beef International, LTD. recalls approximately 3,960 pounds of beef patty products, as the products contain undeclared milk in the form of cheddar cheese. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Allergy Alert: Corn Maiden Foods, Inc. recalls Morrison Aussie Travelers’ Pies, Hand-Held 2 Aussie Pies Steak & Mushroom (12-oz pkgs; Sell-by  Feb. 3, 2018, Feb. 15, 2018, Feb. 16, 2018 and March 29, 2018; Lot codes 170203, 170215, 170216 and 170329) due to undeclared monosodium glutamate. The recalled products were distributed to retail locations in California.

Allergy Alert: GRAND BK CORP. recalls CALIFORNIA ALOHA MIX (14 ounce, clear plastic package; UPC 846034010048) due to undeclared almonds, walnuts and cashews. The recalled product was distributed nationwide in H Mart stores.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Salem Brothers recalls Kasih brand Sesame Butter – Creamy (350g; Expiry code 02/01/2019; UPC 6 253001 010507) and Kasih brand Halva Spread – Extra with Chocolate (350g; Expiry code 02/01/2019; UPC 6 253001 010514) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products were supplied to retailers nationwide.

Allergy Alert: T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd. recalls Assi brand Puffed Cereal Cookies (100g; All codes; UPC 81652 09448) due to undeclared wheat. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba.

Allergy Alert: Korea Food Trading Ltd. recalls Assi brand Puffed Cereal Cookies (100g; All codes; UPC 81652 09448 7) due to undeclared wheat. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Ontario.

Allergy Alert: Trinity Bakeshop Ltd. recalls Trinity Bakeshop brand Cheesecake Brownies (432g; All codes; UPC 0 817251 001416) due to undeclared wheat. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Food Safety Recall: La Barberie recalls La Barberie brand Pale Ale Lime et Framboise (500mL; Product codes 27-12-17 and 12-01-18; UPC 8 80980 00021 0) due to possible Norovirus contamination. The recalled product was supplied to hotels, restaurants, retailers and institutional customers in Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls various raspberry mousse cakes from the marketplace due to Norovirus. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were supplied to retailers in Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Maple Lodge Farms Ltd. recalls Maple Lodge Farms brand Big Original Chicken Frankfurters (450g; Product code 2017.AU.27; UPC 067714004205) and Zabiha Halal brand Big Original Chicken Frankfurters (450g; Product code 2017.AU.27; UPC 067714004236) due to the potential presence of bone fragments. The recalled products were supplied to consumers nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Aliments A.G.M inc. recalls various products containing IQF raspberries from China, as the berries may be contaminated with Norovirus. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: South Shore Trading Co. Ltd. recalls Little Shemogue Oysters (6500 count; Harvest date 2017/07/18; Plant code 2427; Harvest area MS-0699 NB-7G) due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination. The recalled oysters were supplied to hotels, restaurants, retailers and institu

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls certain Vemondo ready meals as the labels are not in English and do not warn of the presence of gluten, milk, celery and mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Alvestaglass AB recalls Stevia Banana Split (450 mL) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Creamy Leek and Bacon Cooking Sauce (470g; Best before End of July 2018; Batch code 7031) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Paas Food Industries recalls various products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recalled notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Smits bvba recalls chipolata de poulet (enroulée)/coiled chicken sausage (Expiry date 10/08/2017; Lot code 20170802) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Czech Republic): Kaufland Česká recalls Katy bílá čokoláda/Katy white chocolate (100g; Expiry 01/2019; Lot code L1192) and Katy bílá čokoláda s kokosem/Katy white chocolate with coconut (100g; Expiry 04/2018; Lot code L2118) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Arla Foods Amba recalls Cheasy Scoop Vanilla (1 kg; Best before 31/08/2017; Lot code UP 17306001) due to yeast contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Eliza Chokolade recalls Princip Dessert Chocolate (18 pieces; 180g; Best before 11/02/2018) due to mold growth.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Dansk Supermarked recalls Princip Risotto Rice (500g; Best before 28/9/2018; 25/10/2018; 26/10/2018; 23/11/2018 og 19/12/2018; Lot codes 27607 and 27163) due to possible infestation with rice flour beetles.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Plukon Food Group recalls various products containing chicken due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Cornish Charcuterie recalls various types of pates and rillettes because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Paxton & Whitfield recalls Paxton & Whitfield Pots of Pork Classic Shredded Pork (All pack sizes; All batch codes; All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019) and Paxton & Whitfield Pots of Pork Shredded Pork with Sloe Gin (All pack sizes; All batch codes; All date codes up to and including 28/01/2019) because of a failure of procedures to control Clostridium botulinum. The recalled products were manufactured by Cornish Charcuterie.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Peter’s Food Service Ltd recalls various ASDA, LIDL and Peter’s brand baked meat and vegetarian pasty products because they may contain glass fragments. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Houghton Hams recalls Northamptonshire Cured Ham (140g; Use by 19 August 2018) and Northamptonshire Cured Honey Roast Ham (140g; Use by 19 August 2018) due to an incorrect ‘Use by’ date. The correct ‘Use by’ date is 19 August 2017. The affected products were sold only at Waitrose.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall website.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.

Recalls and Alerts: August 2 – 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.

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United States

Allergy Alert: Hahn Brothers, Inc. recalls Lou’s Garrett Valley Natural, All Natural black forest seasoned uncured ham nugget, FULLY COOKED WOOD SMOKED” (1.75-lb. of vacuum-packed mini ham packages; case code 74045;  produced from Dec. 17, 2015 to July 27, 2017) due to undeclared malted barley. The recalled items were shipped to a distributor in New Jersey and further distributed to retail locations.

Allergy Alert: Fairway ‘‘Like No Other Market’’ ® of New York, NY recalls Fairway brand Cookies Blondie (10 oz.; All ‘Sell by’ dates; Item Code 268492 XXXXXX or 263413 XXXXXX) due to undeclared walnutes. The recalled product was distributed to Fairway stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and also through home delivery programs provided by Fairway E-commerce, Google and Instacart.

Allergy Alert: Commonwealth Dairy, LLC recalls Friendly Farms Key Lime Crunch Tilts (Best by AUG/26/2017 04-161 (Lot #A8872 XXXX) and Best by SEP/22/2017 04-161 (Lot #A5003 XXXX); UPC 041498239091) due to undeclared almonds. The recalled product was distributed in Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Illinois, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and California, and sold in Aldi Stores in those states.

Allergy Alert: Bateman recalls approximately 20,297 pounds of poultry products due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products, which were shipped to institutional locations in Arizona and California.

Food Safety Recall: Agroson’s LLC recalls Maradol Papaya Cavi Brand, grown and packed by Carica de Campeche (Master carton codes 3044, 3045 and 3050; distributed to wholesalers July 16-19, 2017), due to potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled product, which was supplied to wholesalers in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey, was grown on the same farm that produced the Salmonella-contaminated papayas identified as the likely source of a current outbreak of 109 Salmonella illnesses in 16 states.

Food Safety Recall: Amrita Health Foods recalls various flavors of Amrita Protein Bars (Best by 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affecte products.

Food Safety Recall: Swede Point Creamery (Madrid, IA) recalls Goat Cheese Curd (7-oz bags; Code date 7-11), sold at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market on July 15 and 22, 2017, due to possible contamination.

Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: Rugby Laboratories recalls Diocto Liquid (50 mg/5 mL) and Diocto Syrup (60mg/15mL) stool softeners, manufactured by PharmaTech, LLC (473mL bottles; all lots with codes NDC 0536-0590-85 and NDC 0536-1001-85) due to potential contamination with Burkholderia cepacia. The recalled products were distributed nationwide to wholesale and retail facilities, including hospitals and pharmacies.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall/Allergy Alert: AMPT Life, LLC recalls all lots of AMPT Coffee after FDA finds Sildenafil and Tadalafil in the product. The recalled AMPT Coffee also contains undeclared milk.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. recalls Gold Coast brand Broccettes – Broccoli Florettes (907g; Product code 12 AU 2017; UPC 7 35844 00033 5) due to E. coli O26 contamination. The recalled product was sold in Costco stores in British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall: Chez Robin Marché Local recalls duck rillettes, duck terrine and hummus ‘Maison’ (all lots up to and including August 1, 2017) as the products were not manufactured under conditions that ensure their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Les Entreprises Jean-Marie Gravel & fils inc. recalls Meat-based Spaghetti Sauce (500 mL and 1 Liter glass jars; all lots up to and including August 2, 2017) as the products were not manufactured under conditions that ensure their safety.

Food Safety Recall: Satonut recalls various products (all lots up to and including August 2, 2017) as the products were not manufactured under conditions that ensure their safety. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Axvitalis GmbH recalls “Eier aus Bodenhaltung” eggs (Best before dates 4 August 2017 to 16 August 2017; Code on egg: 2-DE-0358851) due to Salmonella Enteritidis contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Terbeke recalls Auchan brand Lasagne bolognaise (350g; Best by 15/08/2017) due to presence of a foreign body.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Dean Marketing and Culinary Limited recalls Rami Levi brand Nuts (400g and 800g packages) due to undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Old Country Food (2015) Ltd. recalls Old Country Food brand BBQ Pork Buns (Best Before date between 03.05.2018 and 31.05.2018) due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled product was sold in retail outlets and ethnic grocery stores throughout the North Island and Christchurch.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall website.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.