Recalls and Alerts: August 10-11, 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: New cases have been reported in a three-state outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden illnesses that was thought to be over. The illnesses are linked to consumption of frozen cooked shrimp manufactured by Avanti Frozen Foods of India. At least one of the new cases was associated with consumption of shrimp that was not part of the list of recalled products. FDA has requested a voluntary recall of additional products, bu the company has not yet complied.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: FDA is working with CDC to investigate two separate outbreaks of Cyclospora illnesses. The agency has not yet identified a product linked to either outbreak.

Food Safety Recall: Ballreich Snack Food Co. recalls BAR-B-Q seasoned Potato Chips (1.5oz, 2.75oz, and 7oz bags; Sell by 10/18/21, 10/25/21 & 11/01/21) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA issues Warning Letter to Acme Smoked Fish Corp. after finding Salmonella in its ready-to-eat, cold-smoked tuna product, Listeria monocytogenes in environmental swab samples from various areas in the production facility, and serious violations of FDA food safety regulations.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Nomad Nutrition recalls multiple production codes of Nomad Nutrition brand Caribbean Curry and Nomad Nutrition brand Kathmandu Curry due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Les Aliments Gourmet Vegan Touch recalls ALFREDO STYLE  Sauce (580 ml; Product sold up to 10 August 2021) due to improper storage temperature conditions.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Coprosain recalls Coprosain brand Saucisson pur porc Quintine / Pure pork sausage (350g; All lot codes and expiration dates) due to undeclared barley malt (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Aldi recalls Aldi Halloumi (Best before 30.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Porc Qualité Ardenne Scrl  recalls various pork products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Tomm’Pousse brand le Rouillé Nature, le Rouillé Cumin and Rouillé Fumé cheese substitutes (150g & 850g; Lot #21251; Expiry date 11/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODIROCHE E. LECLERC recalls Les salaisons régionales brand Terrine Campagnard à l’ail bateau / Country house garlic terrine (Lot #21426; Use by 16/08/2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALIMENTATION SANTE RETAIL Les Halles Solanid Odysseum recalls Les Halles Solanid brand Plats préparés divers / Various prepared meals due to improper storage/holding temperature. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): ETABLISSEMENTS SCHOEPFER SOCETE DISFRAIS recalls Tradition fromagère brand Reblochon fruitier cheese (All lots; Use by dates between 01/08/2021 and 06/09/ 2021) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative Fruitière du Val d’Arly recalls Coopérative du Val d’Arly, Fromages des Halles Fondant d’Arly / Sélection Tartiflette/Fromage de Savoie raw milk cheese (Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): CARREFOUR HYPERMARCHES CARREFOUR Nice TNL recalls Paëlla Fruits de Mer / Seafood paella (Sold only on 20/07/2021) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Le Fromager des Halles recalls Chôd Savoyard raw milk cheese (400g; Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Coopérative laitière de Yenne recalls La Dent du Chat brand Reblochon AOP cheese (Multiple Lot codes and Best before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Die Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG recalls Aquasale Grobes Meersalz / Coarse sea salt (1 kg bag; Lots 21081 & 21143) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Die Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG recalls Aquasale Grobes Meersalz / Coarse sea salt (1 kg bag; Lots 21081 & 21143) due to potential foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Paroa Bay Oysters Ltd recalls Paroa Bay brand Raw Oysters and any other oysters purchased from Paroa Bay Oysters Ltd Factory Shop from 30 July 2021 to 05 August 2021 (200 ml; Batch Nos. 3572, 3574, 3575, 3576, 3577, 3578, 3579, 3580, 3581, 3582, 3583; Use by date up to and including 15AUG2021) due to suspected illnesses associated with the products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Ceres Enterprise Ltd recalls Ceres Organics brand Fritter Mix (140g; Batch nos. 069993, 070066, and 070212; Best before 30/09/2022, 14/10/2022, and 14/11/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Patties Foods Pty Ltd recalls Leggo’s Fresh Napoli Sauce with Tomato, Garlic, Basil & Oregano (250g; Use by 02/10/2021 ​) due to foreign matter (metal and plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Living Foods Ltd recalls Spring Life brand Mung Bean Sprouts  (200g; best before dates up to and including 16AUG21 and Pams brand Sweet Mango Mesclun With Dressing (295g: best before dates up to and including 17/08/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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.

Recalls and Alerts: October 17 – 19, 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

Allergy Alert: MawMaw’s Chicken Pies recalls an undetermined amount of chicken pie and meatloaf products due to undeclared milk and soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: George’s Prepared Foods recalls approximately 6,444 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Pride of Florida recalls approximately 64,797 pounds of raw beef products due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: T & R Enterprise USA Inc. recalls approximately 118,000 pounds of meat and poultry egg roll products that were produced and packed under insanitary conditions. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Global Zakii Enterprises, LLC recalls approximately 100 pounds of canned meat and canned poultry products that were not presented for import re-inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Treat Safety Recall: Hollywood Feed, LLC recalls 9 lots of Made in South America Pig Ear Dog Treats due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Mannarich Foods Inc. recalls four varieties of MF Inc. brand Fish Balls due to potential presence of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls various chicken products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Industry recalls various raw beef and raw veal products due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Longo’s recalls various ready-to-eat dry sausages due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize Saucisson polonais / Polish sausage (150g; Lot 40B; Best before 12/11/2019) due to undeclared celery and soy).

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Bruyerre Chocolates recalls various boxed chocolates due to undeclared sesame seeds. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (France): Casino recalls CASINO SAVEURS D’AILLEURS brand Assortiment Asiatique / Asian assortment (360g; Lot #193933; Best before 19/10/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Auchan brand Poulet rôti purée à l’ancienne / Old-fashioned roast chicken purée (300g; Best before 26/04/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Dunnes Stores Vegan Dark Chocolate Mousse, Dairy Free and Egg Free Silky Smooth Rich Chocolate Mousse (2 x 70g; Use by 17/10/2019) due to undeclared milk protein (casein).

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Takeaway Hot Indian Meal for 2 (1.67 Kg; Use by 19 October 2019) due to undeclared cashew nuts.

Food Safety Recall (France): Nestlé recalls La Laitière brand Yaourts nature sucré sur lit de pêches / Plain, sweetened yoghurt on a bed of peaches (4 x 125g) due to foreign matter (small pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ANDOUILLERIE DU CHÂTEAU recalls ANDOUILLERIE DU CHÂTEAU brand Véritable andouille de Guéméné à l’ancienne demie et morceau / Authentic Guéméné andouille sausage, in halves and pieces (Production code 19-24801-GB; Best before 03/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Iceland recalls Bernard Matthews brand 9 Turkey Dinosaurs (450g; Batch codes L19QGG3, L19QHG3, L19QHG4; Best before November 2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Rapunzel Naturkost GmbH recalls Brodo vegetale in polevere – Rapunzel Klare Suppe / Powdered vegetable broth (250g glass jar; Lot #TMC18-09-2020; Best before 18-09-2020) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Industry recalls all Wilke brand meat products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Bernard Matthews recalls Bernard Matthews brand 9 Turkey Dinosaurs (450g; Batch codes L19QGG3, L19QGG4, L19QHG3, L19QHG4; Best before 2020-11-16 and 30 November 2020) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Core Ingredients recalls various Core Powerfoods frozen meals due to potential contamination with Salmonella Weltevreden. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): The Flagstaff Group Limited T/A Flagstaff Fine Foods recalls various Flagstaff foods frozen meals due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Byul Mi Kim Chi recalls Byul Mi Kim Chi Salted Clams (150g; Best Before 31/OCT/19 to 31/DEC/19) due to possible Hepatitis A virus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Koryo Food Co. recalls Koryo Food Pickled clams (180g; Use By dates 191119 and 281119) due to possible Hepatitis A virus contamination.