Recalls and Alerts: January 26-27, 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 Alert: FDA advises restaurants and retailers not to sell or serve, and consumers not to purchase or eat, Enoki mushrooms produced by Shandong Youhe Biotechnology Co., China and distributed by Sun Hong Foods, Inc., due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Samples of these mushrooms have yielded a Listeria monocytogenes strain that match the strains recovered from patients in an ongoing outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.

Allergy Alert: Joy Joy’s Bakery recalls Ube Spanish Bread, Ube Ensaymada, and Ube Roll (Sold  between 1/15/23 and 1/25/23) due to undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert: Snack Innovations Inc. recalls multiple Drizzilicious branded mini rice cake bites, and drizzled popcorn products due to undeclared peanut. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Almondy recalls Almondy Chocolate cake with Daim (14.1 oz; Batch code L2140; Best before NOV.18.2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (metal object). The product was sold only at IKEA stores.

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Canada

Food Safety Alert: Consumers are advised not to consume various Montefino cheeses (Best before 23/11/25; Sold up to and including 24 January 2023) due to improper pasteurization of the milk used in production. Please refer to the Alert for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Charcuterie Noël inc. (Montréal, QC) recalls three varieties of meat pie (Sold up to 25 January 2023) due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Val-Mont (Montréal, QC) recalls DOM brand Saumon steelhead fumé / Smoked steelhead salmon (70g; Sold up to 25 January 2023) because the recalling company did not store the product at the correct temperature.

Food Safety Recall: 1228300 Alberta Ltd. (Mother Dairy) recalls Mother Dairy brand Paneer Fresh Cheese (340g & 1.9 kg; Expiry codes 2023/03/08 & 23MR08, respectively; UPC 6 98708 98763 3 & 6 98708 98764 0, respectively) due to E. coli contamination. The recalled product was sold in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.

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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Slovenia): The National Institute of Public Health reports an outbreak of 138 cases of Salmonella infections (94 lab-confirmed and 44 probable) that took place November 12-26, 2022 was linked to the consumption of steak tartare. Sampling and analysis carried out as part of a series of inspections of the supplier’s operations recovered Salmonella isolates that were closely related to the outbreak strain.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Sweden): The Public Health Agency reports 48 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections spread across 13 regions of Sweden in an outbreak that has been linked genetically to contaminated eggs from a single producer. The contaminated eggs, which were distributed under a number of different brand names, were recalled earlier in January.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand Boulettes Vegan à la sauce piri piri  / Vegan balls in piri piri sauce (170g; Use by 27-1-2023, 31-1-2023, 3-2-2023 and 7-2-2023 ) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): PLANTE kompagniet ApS recalls PLANTE kompagniet økologisk kerneknækbrød, multikorn / Organic multigrain crisp bread and PLANTE kompagniet økologisk kerneknækbrød, chia / Organic crisp bread with chia (150g; Best before 09.06.2023) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Germany): HMF Food Production GmbH & Co. KG recalls FJORDKRONE, Riesengarnelenschwänze / King prawn tails (615g, All varieties and Best before dates) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls various Harvest Morn High Protein Bars (60g and 55g; All batch codes) due to inadequately declared milk and/or peanuts and/or soya.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH brand Vegan balletjes in piri piri saus  / Vegan balls in piri piri sauce (170g; Use by 27-1-2023, 31-1-2023, 3-2-2023 and 7-2-2023 ) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Aldi recalls various Harvest Morn High Protein Bars (60g and 180g; All batch codes) due to inadequately declared milk and/or peanuts and/or soya.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): L’agriculteur Bas recalls Boer Bas brand pistachios (200g – 500g; Stat No 0802520000 Poste IR – Lot N°12; Best before 30/08/2023 and 31/08/2023) due to presence of aflatoxin above acceptable limits.

Food Safety Recall (France): BLEDINA – LABORATOIRE GALLIA recalls Laboratoire Gallia brand Pré-Gallia Bébé Expert infant formula for premature infants and infants who are underweight at birth (400g; Lot 2023.07.13; Best before 13/07/2023) due to possible unspecified bacteriological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AOSTE SNC OU A SNC CESARE FIORUCCI recalls CESARE FIORUCCI brand Mortadelle Bologna IGP (7 kg; Lot 2190333010; Use by 27/02/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LUSTUCRU FRAIS  recalls LUSTUCRU SELECTION brand Box Pâtes Serpentini Poulet Crème Champignons / Serpentine pasta with chicken, cream and mushrooms (340g; Use by 18/02/ 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (hard plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): LUSTUCRU FRAIS recalls LUSTUCRU SELECTION brand Box Pâtes Tortellini 4 Fromages / Four-cheese tortellini pasta box (360g; Use by 19/02/ 2023) due to due to foreign matter contamination (hard plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): MAREE COTE D’OPALE FUMOIR DE LA COTE D’OPALE recalls Monoprix gourmet brand saumon fumé ASC / Smoked salmon, sliced (4 slices / 160g; Lot 01001033; Use by 09/02/2023 & 14/02/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): ANATOL GmbH & Co. Großhandels KG recalls DILEK Sesampaste “Tahin” / Tahini (300g; Lot T220326; Best before 30.03.2025) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): HASA GmbH recalls Mondo Italiano Steinofenpizza Funghi / Mushroom stone oven pizza (2 x 365g; Best before 28.08.2023) due to possible foreign matter contamination (wire).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fleischerei Welz recalls Teewurst und Knacker (Sold January 12-18, 2023) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Despar Italia C.a.r.l. recalls Despar brand CUORI DI ICEBERG / Hearts of iceberg lettuce (250g; Lot #020; Use by 27-01-2023) due to suspected biological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Industry recalls Jay & Joy vegan cheeses due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the official notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Creamfields Grated Cheddar (500g; Best before 23 March 2023) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of plastic.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Eurolink Nutrition Pte. Ltd. recalls Jay & Joy Jeta Frais and Jay & Joy ParmiJoy (All batches and use-by dates between 14 Jan 2023 and 30 Mar 2023; Product of France) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


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Recalls and Alerts: November 11-12, 2021

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC reports thirty-one (31) confirmed Salmonella infections in ten states, with six people hospitalized. The illnesses have been linked to consumption of Citterio brand Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks. The manufacturer recalled the product after California officials recovered the outbreak strain from two unopened packages.

Allergy Alert: Nutracap Holdings, LLC recalls various dietary supplements due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt recalls Mango Greek Yogurt (16-oz cups; Best before 11/28/2021; UPC 8 57290 00612 6) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: ILG International Trading, Inc recalls Natural Delight Collection brand Natural Dried Apricots (500g / 17 oz; Best before 03/30/2022; UPC 811579000533) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Oregon Lox Company recalls various brands of Wild Cold Smoked Keta Salmon Lox (various package sizes; Lot #22821) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Public Health Agency of Canada is reporting an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections encompassing 46 lab-confirmed cases in British Columbia (18), Alberta (18), Saskatchewan (3), Manitoba (6) and Ontario (1). Individuals became sick between late September 2021 and mid-October 2021, and three people have been hospitalized. Many of the individuals who became sick reported eating fresh produce before their illness; however a source for the outbreak has not yet been determined.

Allergy Alert: Flying Fish Trading Inc. recalls String Cheese Roll Fish Cake (Premium Magnolia Fish Cake) (150g; Best before 2023-07-22) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall: Jabbour Export/Import Ltd. recalls multiple Al Burj brand Tahina and Halawa products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall:  Ma Cabane en Gaspésie (Mont-Joli, QC) recalls PÉPERETTES / Dry sausage (85g; Sold up to and including 9 November 2021) because the processing conditions were inadequate to ensure product safety.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut reports an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections encompassing 18 individuals between 15 September and 29 October 2021. Nine of the patients were hospitalized. The outbreak was traced to eggs from a single egg-packing plant. The implicated eggs were recalled on November 1st.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco Green Thai Style Sauce (180g; Use by 21 November 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Pastificio Lucio Garofalo S.p.A. recalls Consilia brand Penne rigate integrali bio / Organic whole grain penne rigate (500g; Lot #1197; Best before 16/07/2024) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): PLUS recalls PLUS Elitehaver ongezouten / Elite oats, unsalted (190g; All Best Before dates) due to undeclared pecans.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Bröd & Salt recalls Swedish fika Chocolate chip / Swedish coffee chocolate chip (All cake packages) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Paulig recalls Santa Maria Örtsalt / Herbal salt (112g; Best before 29-04-2024) due to undeclared pea fibre.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Green Thai Style Sauce (180g; Use by 21 November 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (France): STE COOP FRUITIERE VAL D ARLY recalls Coopérative Fruitière du Val d’Arly brand Reblochon de Savoie raw milk cheese (240g & 450g; Lots 311920, 311921, 311922, 311923, 311924, 311925, 311926, 311927, 311928, 311929, 311930, 311931 ,311932, 311933, 311934, 311935, 311936, 311937, 311938 ,311939, 311940, 312011, 312012, 312013, 312014, 312015, 312016, 312017, 312018, 312019, 312020; Best before between 13/11/ 2021 and 24/12/2021) due to a report of infection of a herd by Brucella melitensis.

Food Safety Recall (France): BRIENT recalls Le choix du traiteur brand Cervelas vinaigrette (500g; Lot 000001890854; Use by 22/11/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Halva mit extra Pistazien / Halva with extra pistachios (400g & 800g; Best before 09.07.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Landfleischerei Max Olbrich recalls Hausmacher Schweinskopf-Sülze / Homemade pork head jelly (180g; Lot/Best before 05.08.2023) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Emilio Mauri SpA recalls Mauri SpA brand Taleggio DOP / cow’s milk cheese (200g; Lot 2440010; Best before 17-20/11/2021) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Patrimoine Gourmand brand Reblochon de Savoie AOP (450g; Lots 311921, 311929, 311931, 311933, 311935, 312013 & 312016; Best before 22/11/2021, 30/11/2021, 03/12/2021, 05/12/2021, 06/12/2021, 14/12/2021 & 18/12/2021) due to a report of infection of a herd by Brucella melitensis.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Porthilly Shellfish recalls oysters from Camel Estuary, Cornwall (Sold at retails stores between 28 October and 09 November 2021) due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of retailers.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Monta Foods recalls YBC Picola Strawberry (58.8g; Best before 03/2022) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): RJs Licorice (NZ) Limited recalls Black Knight brand Licorice Medley (500g; Batch B560; Best before 26 OCT22) due to low level lead contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: October 25 – 28, 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.

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United States

Allergy Alert: Incredible Fish, Inc. recalls Incredible Stone Crab Mustard Sauce (8 oz; sold between October 15, 2020 and October 22, 2020) due to undeclared milk, fish and eggs.

Canada

Allergy Alert: The Artisan Bake Shoppe Ltd. recalls The Artisan Bake Shoppe Ltd. brand Organic Multigrain Bread (750g; All codes where sesame is not mentioned in both official languages) due to undeclared sesame seeds.

Food Safety Recall: Compagnie nationale d’importation de harengs ltée recalls ADAR brand Hareng Matjes and ADAR brand Herring & Bone – The Jalapeno Herring (all product sold up to 26 October 2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Dan Cake A/S recalls Brød COOPerativet brand brownies (150g; Best before 28/04/2021) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Ravintoraisio Oy advises the public that Sunnuntai Hieno Täysjyväruisjauho / rye flour (1 kg; Best before July 2, 2021) may contain undeclared wheat.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): K. Karlsson-Bakkus ehf recalls Rana pesto, Rana sveppasósa, Rana ostasósa / Rana pesto, Rana mushroom sauce and Rana cheese sauce (All batch codes and dates) due to undeclared shellfish, fish, milk, nuts, celery, barley and wheat.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Mora recalls Mora Kipnuggets / Chicken nuggets (Lot code 0285; Expiry October 2021) due to undeclared milk and celery.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose Duchy Organic Cypriot Halloumi (225g; Batch code BIO B0530A-3 CY0063; Best before 31 May 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): North South Retail recalls Dunkin’ Donuts Variety Shell 4 pack (312g; Batch code L-02800BM-08; Best before 6 October 2021) due to undeclared egg, gluten (wheat), milk, nuts (almond, brazil nut, cashew, hazelnut, macadamia nut, pecan nut, pistachio nut, walnut), and soya.

Food Safety Alert (UK): The FSA is issuing precautionary advice to consumers who have purchased multiple sizes and varieties of British Lion eggs (Batch code 1UK15270), which may be contaminated with Salmonella. Please refer to the advisory for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Délitraiteur recalls Bel’Farm brand Chipolata romarin (350g trays; Lot #8404310; Best by 26/10/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Pasquier brand Brioche Tressée Nature et pépites de chocolat / plain and chocolate-chip braided brioche (various weights and Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Rosette sausage (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): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Saucisson du Pilat / Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Saucisson Campagnard – Saucisson Long-bridé sausages (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): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Saucisson du Pilat / Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Mini Jésus Pilat sausage (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.

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Food Safety Recall (Germany): JERMI Käsewerk GmbH recalls Meine Käserei Brie de Nangis brand französischer Weichkäse mit Rohmilch hergestellt / French soft cheese made from raw milk (100g; Lots #394 & 395; Best before 27.10.2020) due to shiga-toxin producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Gönnataler Putenspezialitäten GmbH recalls Putenbrustschinken, geschnitten / turkey breast ham, sliced (~100 – 150g; Best before 8.11.2020 to 19.11.2020) and Putenbrustschinken im Stück / turkey breast ham, pieces (~200 – 250g; Best before 8.11.2020 to 19.11.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Kish Fish recalls Baily & Kish Salmon Simply Smoked (100g; Batch code L2680; Use by 23/10/2020) and Baily & Kish Salmon Simply Smoked (200g; Batch code L2540; Use by 24/10/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Recall (Ireland): Rosie & Jim recalls multiple batches of Rose & Jim brand Plain and Southern Fried Gluten Free Breaded Goujons due to undeclared sodium bicarbonate. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls BRIOCHE PASQUIER brand Brioche tressée nature (630g; Lot L01 S; Best before 12/11/2020 ; 13/11/2020 ; 15/11/2020 ; 16/11/2020) and BRIOCHE PASQUIER brand Brioche tressée pépites de chocolat (630g; Lot L01 S; Best before 12/11/2020 ; 13/11/2020 ; 15/11/2020 ; 16/11/2020) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Bettinehoeve recalls multiple ripened goat’s milk cheeses due to possible Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): PLUS Supermarkten recalls PLUS Spaanse fuet zoete tomaat / Spanish fuet sweet tomato (150g; Best before 31-10-20) and PLUS Spaanse fuet BBQ (150g; Best before 3-11-20, 5-11-20 & 19-11-20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Nestlé Ice-Cream Factory recalls Gummigam Ice Cream Bar (90g; Lot codes Lo0259 (starting from 18:00), Lo260, Lo266, Lo266A; Expiration dates 15/03/22, 16/03/22, 22/03/22) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Natural High Co. Pty Ltd trading as Bounce Foods recalls Bounce Protein Ball Cashew Caramel (40g; Batch #M2310; Best before 21/07/21) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Sunny Seafood P/L recalls Sunny Supreme Frozen Shredded Coconut (200g; Best before 20/08/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.