Recalls and Alerts: November 26-28, 2022

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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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Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Norway): The Institute of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of 31 confirmed cases of Salmonella Agona. Cases have been reported in eight counties. Although the source has not yet been identified, investigators suspect it to be a food source with national distribution.

Allergy Alert (France): CFG FRANCE HOLDING recalls Justin Bridou brand Mini préfou à l’ail / Mini garlic préfou appetizer (136g; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared milk, wheat gluten, sesame, mustard, soy and eggs.

Allergy Alert (France): CFG FRANCE HOLDING recalls Justin Bridou brand Mini préfou au truffes / Mini truffle préfou appetizer (136g; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared milk, wheat gluten, sesame, mustard, soy and eggs.

Allergy Alert (France): CFG FRANCE HOLDING recalls Justin Bridou brand Mini préfou au chorizo / Mini chorizo préfou appetizer (136g; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared milk, wheat gluten, sesame, mustard, soy and eggs.

Allergy Alert (France): CFG FRANCE HOLDING recalls Justin Bridou brand Mini préfou au chèvre / Mini goat cheese préfou appetizer (136g; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared milk, wheat gluten, sesame, mustard, soy and eggs.

Allergy Alert (France): CRUZILLES recalls CRUZILLES brand Pâtes de fruits Mini-pastilles acidulées / Miniature fruit jellies (210g; Multiple lot codes and Best before dates) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): NABA Feinkost GmbH recalls Reichenhof Gemüse Ravioli vegetarisch / Vegetable ravioli (400g; Lot L290 VGURH; Expiration date 17.10.2025) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Norway): Nortura SA recalls Julesylte / Christmas ham (200g; Expiration date 14.12.2022) due to undeclared mustard.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Interfood Lebensmittelgroßhandel recalls Salame con cinghiale, Salami mit Wildschwein / Salami with wild boar meat (~350g; Lot #22259; Best before 13.02.2023) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LEADER PRICE recalls LEADER PRICE brand Jus Gourd’O’fruits Sans Sucres ajoutés / Fruit juice without added sugar (12x90g; Expiration date 15/11/2023) due to elevated patulin (mycotoxin) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Lotus Bakeries Belgique recalls Lotus brand Tartélice Pomme / Apple tartlet (57.5g; Lot 22297; Best before 10/01/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): CASINO recalls LEADER PRICE brand Gourdes de purées de fruits sans sucres ajoutés / Fruit purées without added sugar (12x90g; Expiration date 15/11/2023) due to elevated patulin (mycotoxin) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FILET BLEU recalls CHABRIOR brand biscuit petit déjeuner céréales et pépites / Cereal and nugget breakfast biscuit (600g; Lot L5 20/294; Best before 31/08/2021) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): DELBE TRAITEUR recalls Hachis de viande nature / Unseasoned ground meat (Lot 04112022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Nestlé recalls Nestlé Aero Hot Choc (288g jar and 28g cup; All batches and Best before dates) and Nescafé & Go Nestlé Aero Hot Choc (24g; All batches and Best before dates) due to foreign matter contamination (silica beads).

Food Safety Recall (Italy): EFFELLE PESCA S.R.L. recalls MITILI ORIGINE SPAGNA / Mussels from Spain (1 kg (5 pieces); Lot FL 335600) due to bacterial counts that exceed the standard.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): PLG Enterprises AGSHAH Ltd recalls Adamama MIX (80g; Expiration dates 30.06.23 and 30.07.23) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Israel): D. Shasto Devri Matika Ltd. recalls Chocketa Cocoa, individual cakes filled with cocoa cream and coated with dark chocolate flavor (8 x 30g; Use by 05.05.2023 & 13.07.2023; Product of Italy) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): SM Castel Food Industries Ltd. recalls Tbalini Tsipri brand Hot Paprika (130g; All expiration dates up to 11/27/2024) due to elevated level of aflatoxin.

Recalls and Alerts: November 24-25, 2022

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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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Canada

Public Health Alert: The Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAC) advises the public not to consume Ducktrap River of Maine brand Cold smoked atlantic salmon trim and Smoked wild sockeye salmon trim (454g) unless they are certain that the products were stored frozen. The products, which lack a mandatory “store frozen” instruction on their label, were sold at multiple retailers in the province of Québec.

Allergy Alert: Ecoideas Innovations Inc. recalls Lebby brand Dark Chocolate Chickpea Snacks (99g; Lots 817080 & 826972; Best by 20 JAN 2023 & 12 DEC 2023, respectively; UPC 8 55684 00623 3) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was sold nationally.

Food Safety Recall: Côte St-Luc Bagel inc. (Montréal, QC) recalls all bagels (sold up to 23 November 2022) due to possible food safety concerns.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Straal Bronnen recalls various  Straal, Eaulala, TOP, Waterl’eau, Vosges, Schotte and Palma brands of water and lemonade due to possible foreign matter contamination (glass shards). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Geia Food A/S recalls La Pasta Di Maria friske lasagneplader / fresh lasagna sheets (250g; Best before 02.01.2023) due to mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls Oeufs bio / Organic eggs (bulk; Lot 0FR3811) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE AUX SPECIALITES REUNIES recalls aux spécialités réunies brand Boudin noir nature sous vide / Vacuum-packed blood sausage (Lot 320; Use by 07/12/2022, 08/12/2022 & 10/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOC PRODUCTION HUILES DE BOURBON SPHB recalls Corbeille d’Or brand Mayonnaise (470g; Lots 221104, 221110, 221114 & 221121; Best before 04/11/2023, 10/11/2023, 14/11/2023 & 21/11/2023, respectively) due to possible foreign matter contamination (glass).

Food Safety Recall (France): COMPAGNIE MADRANGE recalls Madrange brand Mon Burger Gourmand Bœuf et Cheddar / Beef and cheddar burger (210g; Lot 320; Use by 07/12/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Vallégrain Distribution recalls Vallégrain brand Rôti Chorizo / Pork roast stuffed with chorizo (Lot 2232105601; Use by 27/11/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Werz Naturkornmühle GmbH & Co KG recalls Erdmandel-Flocken, Bio / Organic tigernut flakes (250g; Lot 007103; Best before 05.03.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Di Gennaro Feinkost- und Weinhandelsgesellschaft mbH recalls Salami mit Wildschwein / Wild boar salami (350g; Lot 22259; Best before 13.02.2023) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO SMAPP S.P.A. recalls SMAPP brand SALAME CAMPAGNOLO LE SELEZIONI salami (270g; Lot 3568) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO SMAPP S.P.A. recalls SMAPP brand SALAME CAMPAGNOLO GOURMET salami (270g; Lot 3568) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO SMAPP S.P.A. recalls SMAPP brand SALAME CAMPAGNOLO salami (270g; Lot 3568) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Jomi Spa recalls Freschi per te brand Coppa di Suino / pork (100g; Lot 13/12/22 B; Best before 13/12/22) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Werz Naturkornmühle GmbH & Co KG recalls Erdmandel-Flocken, Bio / Organic tigernut flakes (250g; Lot 007103; Best before 05.03.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: November 12-14, 2022

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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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Chapter 6. Birth of a Pathogen

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United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The Oklahoma State Department of Health is investigating the source of an outbreak of an increased number of cases of Campylobacter and Shiga-toxin producing E. coli.

Allergy Alert: Big Sky Bread Company recalls Big Sky Chocolate Chunk Granola and Big Sky Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Chip Granola (14 oz. pkgs; distributed through 11/07/2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: BOSTON BAKING, Inc. recalls Boston Baking Mini Cinnamon Crumb Cakes (3 oz, individually wrapped; Sell by dates 10/22/22-11/15/22; UPC (01)00238543000007(3904)0019900) due to undeclared pecans. The recalled products were sold only at Whole Food Market stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey and New York.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Kliens Grocery (Montréal, QC) recalls divers produits de poisson dans l’huile avec légumes frais / various fish products in oil with fresh vegetables that may not be safe for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Öz Yufka Teigwarenproduktion e.K. recalls Sekerpare Tatlisi – Türkisches Feingebäck / Turkish pastries (Best before 05.01.2024) due to undeclared hazelnut.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to undeclared peanuts in Hotel Chocolat Caramel Milk Batons (120g; Batch codes 22286 and 22287; Best before July 2023).

Allergy Alert (Italy): Bongiovanni srl recalls Bongiovanni srl Cannella in Polvere BIO / Organic cinnamon powder (100g – 1 kg; Lot DO/ORGCASPWD/05/021; Expiry 30/04/23) due to undeclared sulphur dioxide.

Allergy Alert (UK): Eva Bold Ltd recalls Eva Bold Black Onion Seed Keto Protein Bites (30g; All best before dates up to and including 04 October 2023) and Eva Bold Rosemary & Pink Salt Keto Protein Bites (30g; All best before dates up to and including 01 September 2023) due to undeclared sesame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of BIOREAL brand Levure fraîche en cubes / Fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA orders recall of Basak brand « Zencefil » Gingembre moulu / Ground ginger (100g; Lot L4349M; Best before 01/06/2023) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls Alesto brand Pistaches rôties / Roasted pistachios (70g; Best before 25/03/2023) and Alesto brand Pistaches rôties et salées / Roasted and salted pistachios (70g; Best before 23/03/2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Skærtoft Mølle A/S recalls økologisk gær / Organic yeast (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): METRO FRANCE recalls RUSTADOU brand SAUCISSON SEC PUR PORC / Dry pork sausage (1.4 kg; Lot 1104708; Use by 02/01/2023 & 06/01/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SARL LA FERME DUMESNIL recalls LA FERME DUMESNIL brand CREME CRUE / Crème fraîche made from raw milk (250g & 500g; Use by 25/11/22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): PL Food GmbH recalls Pistazienkerne geröstet mit/ ohne Salz und Pistazien-Beerenmix / Roasted pistachios with and without salt, and Pistachio-berry mix (100g; Multiple lot numbers and Best before dates) due to elevated Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Alnatura Produktions- und Handels GmbH recalls Alnatura Hefewürfel / Fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls K-Classic Pistazienkerne geröstet & ohne Salz / Roasted unsalted pistachios (100g; Lot 21029/220726001; Best before 22.04.2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Jeka Fish A/S recalls Sødergården brand Preparazione a base di merluzzo nordico / Northern cod fish product (340g; Best before 06.12.2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Emilio Mauri SPA recalls MAURI FORMAGGI TALEGGIO DOP BONTALEGGIO DI GROTTA Cheese (Sold from 20/10/2022 to 25/10/2022) because the product does not meet safety standards.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Agrano recalls BIOREAL brand Levure fraîche en cubes / Fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls Alesto brand Pistaches rôties / Roasted pistachios (70g; Best before 25/03/2023) and Alesto brand Pistaches rôties et salées / Roasted and salted pistachios (70g; Best before 23/03/2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Alnatura recalls Alnatura BIO Hefewürfel / Organic fresh yeast cubes (42g; Lot 4331; Best before 20/11/2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl Nederland recalls Alesto Pistaches geroosterd / Roasted pistachios (70g; Lot 30031/220622001; Best before 25.03.2023) and Alesto Pistaches geroosterd & gezouten / Roasted pistachios, salted (70g; Lot 30030/220623001; Best before 23.03.2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Carl Wilhelm Clasen GmbH recalls K-Classic Fistic prǎjit fǎrǎ sare / Roasted pistachios without salt (100g; Lot 21029/220726001; Expiry date 22.04.2023) due to excessive Ochratoxin A.