Recalls and Alerts: July 22-23, 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 and FDA are continuing to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses associated with consumption of BrightFarms packaged salad greens. CDC has received reports of eleven confirmed outbreak cases in Illinois (6), Wisconsin (4) and Michigan (1). Two people have been hospitalized.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports an additional 198 cases of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry, bringing the current total to 672 confirmed cases in 47 states. Two people are dead as a result of their infections, and 157 have been hospitalized. One out of every four victims is a child less than five years old.

Allergy Alert Update: Lipari Foods recalls Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots (9-oz bags; Lot #440021117; Expiration dates 07/2021, 11/2021, & 12/2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Grimmway Farms recalls certain packaged carrot products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy Company Inc. recalls Farm Boy brand Gluten Free Fresh Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli (300g; Lot code E070921; Best by 081621; UPC 8 08912 02032 7) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall: Polina Pizzeria recalls POLINA PIZZERIA – SAUCE SPAGHETTI À LA VIANDE / Spaghetti meat sauce (Sold up to 22 July 2021) due to absence of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): GARTENFRISCH Jung GmbH recalls EDEKA deli Pulled Pork und Country-Kartoffeln / Pulled pork and country potatoes (200g; Use by 23.07.21, 24.07.21, 26.07.21 und 27.07.21) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Holt og Gott ehf recalls Smælki brand Forsteikt smælki með rósmarin / Pre-fried lamb with rosemary (Best before 24.7.21 & 29.7.21) due to undeclared soy lecithin.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings (350g; Use by 31 July 2021) due to undeclared barley.

Food Safety Recall (France): EURALIS GASTRONOMIE recalls ROUGIE brand FOIE GRAS DE CANARD ENTIER DU SUD OUEST / Whole duck foie gras from the south west (40g; Lot #201014.103364; Best before 22/10/2021) due to possible foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL CHAMP DE L’ETANG recalls Ferme du champ de l’étang brand Fromage au lait cru de chèvre / Cheese made from raw (unpasteurized) goat milk (Various formats; Lots 08/07-15/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BIOGROUPE recalls Karma Botanik Curcuma Mangue / Turmeric Mango (75 cL; All lots; Best before 31/12/2022) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): bojati food GmbH recalls borchers Bio Low Carb Mehl / Organic low-carb flour (350g; Lot #21000457; Best before 24.12.2021) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): ARDO GmbH recalls REWE Beste Wahl, Rahmspinat portioniert mild gewürzt / Creamed spinach, mildly spiced (500g; Lots 141096 & 141097; Best before 04/2023) due to possible foreign matter (metal chips) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Cahills Farm Cheese recalls several Cahill’s cheese products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): SuperValu recalls several SuperValu in-store bakery products due to possible foreign matter (metal piece) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Sysco recalls Cahills Original Irish Porter Cheddar (Product code CH1139; Batch 21118; Use by 28.09.21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recal (UK): 168 Express Ltd recalls multiple Jelly cup products as they may present a choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): Centre for Food Safety has instructed local importers to suspend importing and selling ready to eat raw oysters harvested in Samish Bay in US, due to risk of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

Recalls and Alerts: July 13-14, 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 INVESTIGATIONS: FDA has initiated three new foodborne disease outbreak investigations involving Cyclospora (32 cases), E. coli O121 (15 cases) and Salmonella Typhimurium (8 cases). No details have been released, and CDC has not yet posted any information on its website.

Food Safety Recall: 5000 Years Foods, Inc. recalls multiple 5000 Years Foods brand Kimchi products after FDA finds Listeria monocytogenes in the production facility.

Food Safety Recall Update: Tyson Foods Inc. recalls approximately 8,955,296 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: FO-ND, LLC. (dba Firebird Artisan Mills) recalls Firebird Artisan Mills Gluten Free Organic Brown Rice Flour (Net Wt 50 lb / 22.7 kg; Lot #F21-00198; Best by 04-19-2022) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Fruiterie Milano Inc. recalls La Bella Contadina brand Burrata Nadi con latte di bufala cheese (200g; Lot #L21175; Date code 21/07/21; UPC 8 032891 701270) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Panier Extra recalls FLEUR D’AIL / Garlic flowers (Units sold up to 14 July 2021) because the product may have been prepared and packaged under conditions that render it unsafe to consume.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Tahina Sa recalls multiple varieties and batches of halva due to undeclared sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Shams ehf. recalls Alibaba falafel tissue vegan (300g; All batches and date codes) due to undeclared wheat and sesame seeds.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Istanbul market recalls Gulcan brand Grill / Mangal Baharati (Grill / BBQ Wurzsalz, Grill / BBQ Herbs and Arjantin Mix (150g; All batches; All date codes; Product of Germany) due to undeclared mustard and sesame.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Spar Basil Pesto (125g; Use by 28.09.2021) contains undeclared milk, and should not be consumed by individuals who are allergic to or intolerant of milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Dolciaria Pelacchi srls recalls multiple products due to undeclared egg albumin. Please refer to the recall notices for complete information on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Flying Tiger Copenhagen recalls Flying Tiger Copenhagen brand Banana Chips and Muesli Mix (125g & 150g, respectively; Lots 2401418 + 2401482 + 2401563; Best before 16.09.2021 & 14.10.2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Salame Cotto / Cooked salami (160g; Use by 22/7/2021, 26/7/2021, 5/8/2021, 9/8/2021, 20/8/2021 & 27/8/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Viande hachée 5% / Ground beef, 5% fat (650g; Lot #21187-2985; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Steak Haché 5% / Ground steak, 5% fat (8 x 100g; Lot #21187-2869; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Steak Haché 15% / Ground steak, 15% fat (2 x 125g; Lot #21187-2956; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Steak Haché 15% / Ground steak, 15% fat (8 x 125g; Lot #21187-2964; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Viande hachée 5% / Ground beef, 5% fat (350g; Lot #21187-2994; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES ATELIERS recalls La Belle Nature brand Viande hachée 20% / Ground beef, 20% fat (350g; Lot #21187-3017; Use by 14/07/2021) due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAS GUILLET recalls LA ALEGRIA RIOJANA S.A brand CHORIZO À GRILLER / Chorizo sausage for grilling (Lot #21/07/2021; Use by 21/07/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): TSI Consumer Goods GmbH recalls Kania Majoran gerebelt / Kania Marjoram, rubbed (10g; Best before 07.2023, 08.2023; Multiple lot numbers) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Orient Gate GmbH recalls Abido brand Kreuzkümmel Kernen / Cumin seeds (50g; Lot #2-6-20/4762; Best before 02.06.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kirchner Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Auftragsgriller / Grilling spices (55g; Lot LM1234 (K100); Best before 31.12.2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kirchner Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Senfkörner / Mustard seeds (80g; Lot #L10144; Best before end 2026) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kirchner Gewürze GmbH & Co. KG recalls Steakhousepfeffer / Steakhouse pepper (500g; Lot #LM1234; Best before end 2026) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls De Zuivelarij brand Berloumi Provençal (270g; Lot #1265; Best before 31/08/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Colruyt brand Salame Cotto / Cooked salami (160g; Use by 22/7/2021, 26/7/2021, 5/8/2021, 9/8/2021, 20/8/2021 & 27/8/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Co-op recalls Coop Tuna Mayo Sandwich (Use by 15 July 2021) due to foreign matter (unknown foreign body) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Boza Company recalls Ice cream (Sold between 2.6.2021 and 13.07.2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): KJ&Co. Brands Pty Ltd recalls Hart & Soul brand All Natural Supergrain Butter Chicken (250g; Best before 01.01.2022) due to undeclared peanut.

Recalls and Alerts: July 6-7, 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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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.

Canada

Allergy Alert Update: TFI Foods Ltd recalls Aberdeen brand ChaoZhou Style Fish Ball (500g; All batch codes; UPC 0 61391 24277 6) and Black Tie brand Frozen Raw Fish Ball (ChaoZhou Style Fish Ball) (20 x 500g; All batch codes; UPC 0 61391 24235 6) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert Update: Dufflet Pastries recalls multiple Dufflet brand plant-based cakes and cupcakes due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: La Fromagerie Cavallaro DDO recalls multiple varieties of cheese due to incomplete labeling (absence of label statement indicating the cheeses were made from raw milk).

Food Safety Recall: La Boucherie Saint-Louis recalls TRUITE FUMÉE À CHAUD / Hot-smoked trout (Variable weights; Product sold up to and including 7 July 2021) due to inadequate labeling (absence of label instruction to keep frozen until use).

Food Safety Recall: Noble Hope Import & Export recalls El Rashidi El Mizan brand Pure Natural Honey (750g: Expiry date 14/OCTOBER/2022) due to presence of the antimicrobial substances Enrofloxacin, Ciprofloxacin, Sulfadiazine, Sulfamethoxazole and Sulfamethazine.

Food Safety Recall: Cloverdale Sausage & Meat Ltd. recalls Gestus brand Makrel Filet I Tomatsauce (125 x 3 g; Lot code L16012020213; Best before 16.01.2025) due to commercial sterility concerns.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colruyt Group recalls Boni Selection beurre de cacahuètes / Peanut butter (350g; Lot #075181DN; Best before 1/3/2022) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Colruyt recalls Boni Selection beurre de cacahuètes / Peanut butter (350g; Lot #075181DN; Best before 1/3/2022) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Enjoy Local Coconut Jam Delights (184g; Best before 23 July 2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): The Whole Company Food A/S recalls several products containing banana chips due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Mozami A/S recalls Fuet Extra sausage (150g; Best before 01.11.2021) due to potential mold contamination

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Mozami A/S recalls Chorizo Extra sausage (150g; Batch no. 4040621; Best before 01.11.2021, 06.11.2021, 01.10.2021, 05.08.2021) due to potential mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls LECLERC TRELISSAC CREVETTES ROSES 30/50 LS / Pink Shrimp (500g; Use by 01/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ACHATS MARCHANDISES CASINO recalls Franprix brand Coulommiers au lait cru / raw milk cheese (350g; Lot #030521LI1; Use by 07/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAYON INTERMARCHE recalls Escalope dinde, rayon trad / raw turkey cutlets (Lot 0341091777) due to Salmonella and Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES SALAISONS REGIONALES recalls Le Père Champain brand Jambon traditionnel / traditional ham (Lot codes 21122, 21223 & 21123; Use by 15/07/2021, 22/07/2021 & 20/07/2021, respectively) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES GOUTS DU SUD SAS recalls Pédelhez brand ChipoMerguez x12 à cuire / Sausages for cooking (12-pack; Lots 21181000 & 21180000; Use by 13/07/2021 & 12/07/2021, respectively) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Salaisons de Saint Sauveur recalls several Merguez sausage products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ciloglu Handels GmbH recalls several varieties of Black Olive products due to mold contamination and potential for other microbial contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Ciloglu Handels GmbH recalls several packaged products due to mold contamination and potential for other microbial contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Koldùnai Gimtinès dumplings with meat (1000g; Best before 13.05.2022; Product of Lithuania) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Industry recalls multiple mustard seed and spice mix products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

OUTBREAK ALERT (Hong Kong): Several food poisoning cases have been linked to consumption of raw oysters in two separate restaurants. The raw oysters were produced by Whitstable Oyster Company and imported into Hong Kong from the UK. The UK has notified the Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) that these oysters were suspected of being contaminated with Norovirus. The CFS has also instructed the supplier and restaurants concerned to stop supplying and selling the affected raw oysters immediately, and is tracing the distribution of the affected product. The trade should also stop using or selling the product in question.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Dana Shadman Ltd. advises consumers that several varieties of mousse cakes contain undeclared fish. Please refer to the notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Saar Bakery Products Ltd recalls multiple products due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Woolworths NZ Ltd recalls Countdown brand Potato Egg & Bacon Salad (250g & 400g; Use by 13 JUL 21) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.