Recalls and Alerts: January 19-20, 2023

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: FSIS issues public health alert for HyVee mealtime BEEF POT ROAST DINNER (11.6 oz. & 25.5 oz.; Lot codes 22361-23017 & 22360-23016, respectively; Best if used by 01/03/2023 – 01/24/2023 & 01/02/2023 – 01/24/2023, respectively) due to undeclared wheat.

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Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes illnesses that may be linked to contaminated surface-ripened soft and semi-soft cheeses. Please see recall notice, below.

Allergy Alert: Fresh Prep Foods Inc. recalls Fresh Prep brand Nutty Kale Salad with Goat Cheese and Creamy Maple Dressing (240g; Batch codes 111R005.60, 121R006.60, 131R007.60, 151R009.60; Best before 23JA10, 23JA11, 23JA12, 23JA14, respectively) due to undeclared sesame. The recalled product was sold online.

Food Safety Recall: La boulangerie Première Moisson du Plateau-Mont-Royal (Montréal, QC) recalls Pâté chinois / Chinese pâté (300g; Sold from 11 to 16 January 2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Pain viande vin Furley inc (Hudson, QC) recalls PARFAIT DE FOIE GRAS (Sold up to 18 January 2023) due to lack of storage temperature instructions on the label.

Food Safety Recall: Le Fromage au Village Inc. recalls various surface-ripened soft and semi-soft cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled products may be linked to an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections, and were sold in Ontario, Quebec, online and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (FRANCE): Health authorities are investigating an outbreak of five serious cases of Listeria monocytogenes linked to consumption of multiple vegetarian foods produced by JAY&JOY. Four of the outbreak victims are pregnant women who delivered prematurely. An investigation of the production facility has resulted in suspension of operations and sale of all products manufactured at the facility. The company has recalled all outstanding inventory in distribution.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): HKScan recalls Pärsons Kokt Medwurst / Sliced cooked sausage (200g; Best Before 2023-02-18) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Switzerland): Migros recalls M-Classic Paprika Triangles (Best before 22.04.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR recalls TANN Jausenspeck / Bacon (250g; Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to possible bacterial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): JAY&JOY recalls all JAY&JOY brand Spécialité végétale au lait d’amande et noix de cajou / Vegetarian specialty products made with almond and cashew milk, including Jil, Joséphine, Jeanne, Jean Jacque, Joie gras, Jeta frais, Joy Prairie, Joy Râpé, Parmi Joy, Joy Montagnard Nature, Joy Montagnard Fumé, Joy Montagnard Poivre, Jil Vrac, Joséphine Vrac, Jeanne Vrac, Jean Jacque vrac, Joy Bloc, Jeta Bloc (All lots; All Use by dates between 14/01/2023 and 30/03/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls Tatin de boudin noir et pommes / Black pudding and apple tatin (160g – 6 portions; Lots 300501, 301001, 301201, 301601 & 301901; Use by 25/01/2023, 30/01/2023, 01/02/2023, 05/02/2023 & 08/02/2023, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): FRANSAL recalls LE PETIT LANDREEN brand SAUCISSON SEC AUX CEPES / Dry sausage with mushrooms (200g; Lot 1331202491; Use by dates between 04/03/2023 and 13/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FRANSAL recalls LES DELICES DE CLOBERT brand SAUCISSON SEC AUX CEPES / Dry sausage with mushrooms (200g; Lot 1331202491; Use by dates between 04/03/2023 and 13/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): JAY&JOY recalls all JAY&JOY brand Spécialité végétale au lait d’amande et noix de cajou / Vegetarian specialty products made with almond and cashew milk, including Jil, Joséphine, Jeanne, Jean Jacque, Joie gras, Jeta frais, Joy Prairie, Joy Râpé, Parmi Joy, Joy Montagnard Nature, Joy Montagnard Fumé, Joy Montagnard Poivre, Jil Vrac, Joséphine Vrac, Jeanne Vrac, Jean Jacque vrac, Joy Bloc, Jeta Bloc (All lots; All Use by dates between 14/01/2023 and 30/03/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Wernsing Feinkost GmbH recalls Harvest Basket Kartoffeltaschen Rinderbacon Emmentaler / Beef, bacon & Emmentaler potato pockets (600g; Lots 201400 & 201500; Best before 14.07.2023 & 15.07.2023, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Confiserie Heilemann GmbH recalls Heilemann Geschenkpackung „Weihnachtsfiguren“ Heilemann „Weihnachtsfiguren“ Weihnachtsmann, Glocke, Engel, Schaukelpferd und Tannenbaum / Christmas gift pack and individual Christmas figures (Multiple Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic).

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Core heildssala recalls Candy people brand S-Märke Surt skum / Sour candies (70g; Best before 17-10-2024) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): JAY&JOY recalls various JAY&JOY Vegan Products (All lots; Product of France) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Udea recalls all JAY&JOY brand products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Wernersson Ost recalls Wernersson Ost – Riven Ost / Grated cheese (500g & 1 kg; Batch 110205 & 110210, respectively; Best before 2023-04-23) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): ALF Retail Hong Kong Limited recalls M&S brand Count on Us Thai style green chicken curry (350g; Use by January 22, 2023; Product of United Kingdom) due to undeclared crustaceans and molluscs.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Carrot Batons (300g; Use by 20/01/23) due to possible E. coli contamination.


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Recalls and Alerts: January 17-18, 2023

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): FDA has recovered from a sample of Utopia brand Enoki Mushrooms a strain of Listeria monocytogenes that is a genetic match for the strain of Listeria monocytogenes that was recovered from patients in an outbreak first reported last fall by the CDC. The outbreak has affected three individuals, one each in California, Nevada and Michigan. All three outbreak victims have been hospitalized.

Allergy Alert: Corim Industries, USA recalls multiple peanut butter hot chocolate products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Fullei Fresh recalls Fullei Fresh brand alfalfa sprouts (8 ounce retail packs and on 5 lb. bulk cardboard boxes; Lot 336; Shipped to distributors and retailers in Florida between December 9-23, 2022) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

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Canada

Allergy Alert: Boucherie Blainville (Blainville, QC) recalls Sauce aux champignons / Mushroom sauce (sold up to 17 January 2023) due to undeclared wheat, and recalls Sauce au porto (sold up to 17 January 2023) due to undeclared wheat, soy, milk and sulphites.

Allergy Alert: Pizzéria Express 5 étoiles (Saint-Prosper, QC) recalls multiple pizza varieties (sold up to 16 January 2023) due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Rela marché africain ( Montréal, QC) recalls Marinade Tout Usage / All purpose marinade (250 ml; sold up to 17 January 2023) because it was prepared and packed in a manner that represents a potential food safety risk.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie La Moulière (Victoriaville, QC) recalls various smoked fish products due to missing storage temperature information on the packaging. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Sweden): The Swedish Agency for Agriculture, the Swedish Food Agency, SVA, the Public Health Agency, regional infection control and other regional and local authorities are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections that has sickened 22 people from eleven different regions across Sweden. The outbreak is thought to be linked to Salmonella-contaminated eggs from a single Swedish producer. Multiple brands and production batches of fresh shell eggs supplied by this producer have been recalled since late December 2022.

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Tofaha Food recalls Tofaha Bakkerij brand Sesam melk koekjes / Sesame milk cookies (350g; Lots 240523, 280523, 290523, 010623, 150623, 010723, 210723, 160923, 201023, 121023, 201023, 151223, 241223, 301223; All Best before dates up to and including 20/12/2023) and Tofaha Bakkerij brand Brazeq koekjes (400g & 700g; Same lot codes and Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls PRODUCTEURS & COMMERCANTS brand Rosette (100g; Lots 23002001 & 22360008; Use by 18/03/2023 & 11/03/2023) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE INTERMARCHE recalls PRODUCTEURS & COMMERCANTS brand Assiette de saison / Seasonal platter (150g; Lot 23003016; Use by 14/03/2023) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Racers Paprika snack (Best before 15 juli 2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS supermarkten recalls PLUS witte bollen / White bread rolls (6 pack; Sale date 17 January 2023) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Free From Golden Syrup Porridge Pot (55g; Batch code 2252; Best before 1 September 2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Marks & Spencer recalls Count on Us Thai style green chicken Curry (350g; Use by 22 January 2023) due to undeclared crustaceans and molluscs.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): The Yummy Company recalls Yummy brand Protein Boost / Pistaches / Pistachio (105g; Lots 190123, 260123 & 030223; Best before 19/01/2023, 26/01/2023, 03/02/2023, respectively) due to aflatoxin in excess of permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): FLOURPOWER BV recalls DO IT ORGANIC BARNEVELD pistaches / Organic pistachios (500g; Lot 010823-D / 12; Best before 01/08/2023) due to aflatoxin in excess of permitted level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca N.V. recalls Carpaccio de boeuf / Beef carpaccio (±220g & ±400g; Lot #91001784; Expiry dates 19/01/2023 (400g) and 16/01/2023 to 20/01/2023 (220g)) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Finnish Food Agency orders recall and destruction of all products manufactured in Amissa Oy’s bakery after 19 December 2022 due to failure to correct unsanitary conditions and other violations of food safety rules.

Food Safety Recall (France): ROCHALLARD INTERMARCHE recalls STEAK HACHE A LA DEMANDE / Ground beef, weighed to order (Lot 919360068003; Use by 10/01/2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Auchan brand Huitres spéciales Normandie N°2 / Oysters (1.2 kg) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand Huitres d’Utah Beach, calibre 2 / Oysters (1.2 kg) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand Huitres fines de d’Isigny, calibre 2 & 3 / Oysters (Multiple package sizes and lot codes) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE COOPERATIVE APPROVISIONNEMENT – SCAPMAREE E. Leclerc  recalls NOS REGIONS ONT DU TALENT brand HUITRES CREUSES DE NORMANDIE  / Oysters (Multiple package sizes and lot codes) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand HUITRES SPECIALES MERVEILLES DE LA MANCHE / Oysters (2 kg; Lot 096251511) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CULTIMER FRANCE PRODUCTEURS ASSOCIES  recalls Cultimer producteurs associés brand Huitres fines de d’Isigny N°3 / Oysters (4 kg) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): LDC recalls Le Gaulois brand Manchon de canard / Duck sleeve (Lot 0252031462; Use by 30/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Gäsene Mejeri recalls Gäsene Rivost / Grated cheese (500g; Batch 23000; Best before 14/3-2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


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Recalls and Alerts: January 14-16, 2023

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

Food Safety Recall: Utopia Foods Inc recalls UTOPIA brand Enoki Mushrooms (200g; Best before 03/02/2023 or 03.09.23; Product of China) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Le Fromage au Village Inc. recalls Le Cendré de Notre-Dame brand Semi-soft Surface-ripened Cheese (~150g; Batch R.616; Best before 22JA2023, 23JA2023, 27JA2023, 28JA2023, 29JA2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Fromagerie La Vache à Maillotte recalls La Vache à Maillotte brand Mélo-Dieux – Surface-ripened soft cheese (~275g; Batch R 615; Best before 22FE2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Olymel recalls Cavalier brand Chicken Breast Nuggets (4 kg; Packaged on 2022-09-09, 2022-11-14 and 2022-11-24) and St-Hubert brand Chicken Breast Nuggets (600g; Best before 2024 MR 12 and 2024 JL 01; UPC 0 66701 01109 7) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of wood).

Food Safety Recall: Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd. recalls Kirkland Signature brand Four Cheese and Spinach Manicotti Marinara (Variable weights; All Best Before dates from 22/DE/27 up to and including 23/JA/16; UPC starts with 2 22027) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Europe

Allergy Alert (France): UN AIR D’ICI recalls JUSTE BIO brand SUCRE DE COCO BIO VRAC / Organic coconut sugar, bulk (Lots 221100351 & 221100352; Best before 31/12/2023) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall (France): S N V SNV / LDC recalls Le Gaulois brand Manchons de canard / Duck sleeves (Lot 0252031462; Use by 30/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ALDI recalls PAYS GOURMAND brand REBLOCHON / Raw milk cheese (240g; Lot 225395124; Use by 24/01/2023) due to presence of Staphylococcus aureus contamination in excess of the permitted limit.

Food Safety Recall (France): MAISON MILHAU recalls MAISON MILHAU brand Pack Poitrine fumée 6 tranches / Smoked pork breast – 6 slices (100g; Lot 336206; Use by 26/01/2023) due to presence of staphylococcal enterotoxin.

Food Safety Recall (France): GUELLIER ET FILS recalls Paupiette de canard / Stuffed duck (Lot 5236222; Use by 05/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FROMAGERIE LE CENTURION recalls BRIE DE MEAUX / cheese (150g; Lot #0C0130CA; Best before dates between 31/01/2023 and 04/02/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): S.E.E MAYTE SAUVEUR ET FILS recalls SARL Mayte Sauveur et Fils brand boudin blanc au porto / White pudding with port (4 pieces; Lot 161222; Use by 05/01/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): ROUFFIAC DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls MORTADELLE / Mortadella (Sold by the slice from 17/12/2022 to 23/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Reykjagarður hf. recalls Holta, Kjörfugl and Kronu chicken (Tracking Nos. 001-22-49-4-02 & 001-22-49-5-10; Pack dates 12.01.2023 & 13.01.2023, respectively due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cultimer recalls Auchan brand Huîtres spéciales de Normandie N°2 / Special No. 2 size Normandy oysters (1.2 kg; All lots packed between 06/01/2023 and 16/01/2023) due to possible Norovirus contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Shufersal recalls Frozen Shufersal brand potato borax (800g; Expiry date 21.12.2023) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Mixed Berries (Best before 14/08/2024) due to a possible link of Hepatitis A associated with frozen berries sourced from Serbia. The Mixed Berries were released from Foodstuffs South Island Hornby Distribution Centre in error following the recall on 4 October 2022.


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