Recalls and Alerts: June 9-11, 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

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION: The CDC is reporting an outbreak of 219 gastrointestinal illnesses in 38 states caused by multiple serotypes of Salmonella. The outbreak has sent 27 people to hospital and claimed one life. Infections have been linked to exposure to backyard poultry.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The FDA, CDC and their partner agencies continue to investigate an outbreak of 18 cases of Hepatitis A virus infections in three states. Thirteen people have been hospitalized. The infections are linked to FreshKampo and HEB brands of fresh organic strawberries imported into the USA from Baja California, Mexico.

Allergy Alert: Gourmondo Co. recalls Asparagus & Feta Sandwiches (11.04 oz / 313g; Best by 6/5 and 6/7) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Royal Ice Cream Company recalls Wawa Cold Brew Coffee Ice Cream Pints (1 pt; Code date 22094 39-62; Best by 04.Oct.2023) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall: Northern Tier Bakery, LLC recalls approximately 905 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 60 cases of Norovirus and gastrointestinal illness in the following provinces: British Columbia (18), Alberta (12), Manitoba (19), and Ontario (11). The illnesses are linked to consumption of spot prawns.

Food Safety Recall: TNT Palace (Montréal, QC) recalls Mélange de mangues / Mango mix (Sold up to 9 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Afriquébi (Montréal, QC) recalls MARINADE TOUT USAGE / All purpose marinade (Sold up to 8 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Pastamalfi fait à la main inc. (Montréal, QC) recalls Pesto basilic & roquette / Basil and arugula pesto (250 ml; Sold up to 10 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Food Safety Recall: Le Corylus Resto-Bistro (L’Isle-aux-Coudres, QC) recalls Rillette de dinde / Turkey rillette (250 ml; Sold up to 10 June 2022) and Soupe aux gourganes / Fava bean soup (500 ml; Sold up to 10 June 2022) due to a potential food safety hazard.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut reports an outbreak of eight cases of Listeria monocytogenes. Seven of the cases were reported in the capital region. The source of the outbreak has not yet been identified.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): CARREFOUR recalls CARREFOUR brand Houmous nature / Plain hummus (Use by 28/06/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Madarest (Pastificio Nonna Ida) recalls Nonna Ida brand Ravioli saumon étiqueté Penne napoli / Salmon ravioli labeled as Penne Napoli (400g; Lot 20220602; Use by 14/06/2022) due to undeclared shellfish, celery, fish, shellfish, sulphites, mustard and soy.

Allergy Alert (France): Lidl recalls Sondey brand Biscuit Tablette chocolat noir BIO / Biscuits coated with dark chocolate, organic (150g; Lots L2022105 & L2022147; Best before 15/04/2023 & 27/05/2023, respectively) due to undeclared milk and gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): LA TOURANGELLE AUCHAN recalls AUCHAN brand Huile de sésame / Sesame oil (250 ml; Lots 3033 & 2858; Best before 20/10/2023 & 18/09/2023, respectively) due to undeclared allergen.

Allergy Alert (France): STB Salaisons BOUTOT recalls Le Perpezac le Noir brand Saucisson sec Le Classique / Dry sausage (250g; Lot Z31420; Best before 24/07/2022) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Industry recalls mulitple brands and varieties of chia seeds due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall site for details on all affected products.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Coop recalls Coop spareribs BBQ (200g; Use by 10-6-2022, 13-6-2022, 15-6-2022, 17-6-2022, 20-6-2022, 30-6-2022, 1-7-2022, 2-7-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): SPAR recalls SPAR spareribs BBQ (200g; Use by 10-6-2022, 13-6-2022, 15-6-2022, 17-6-2022, 20-6-2022, 30-6-2022, 1-7-2022, 2-7-2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert Update (Spain): AESAN alerts public to recall of ALL4TRADE – Ziné brand Bulgur Grof Bruin / Coarse Brown Bulgur (800g; Best before 10/2022) and ALL4TRADE – Ziné brand Bulgur Brown Fin Ziné / Fine grain brown bulgur (800g; Batch no. 301023; Best before 10/2023) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Pimlico Confectioners recalls Keats London Vegan Irish Cream Truffles (140g; Lot 16673332100; Best before 29 November 2023), Keats London Vegan Hazelnut Dark Chocolate (140g; Lots 15183522000, 15181412100, 16171932100; Best before 17 December 2022, 21 May 2023, 12 July 2023, respectively) and Pimlico Confectioners Vegan Fine Hazelnut Truffles (110g; Best before 16 December 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): NUEVA PESCANOVA France recalls PESCANOVA brand Tubes de calamars surgelés / Frozen calamari tubes (750g; Lot 36211; Use by 03/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (squid skeleton pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH Pistolets Bruin et AH Pistolets Wit / Brown bread and white bread sandwich rolls (Best before 31-07-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (France): SAS BERGE recalls BERGE brand BOUDIN / Blood sausage (Lot 20; Use by 31/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAINT PIERRE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls Leclerc brand Délice fraise x2 / Strawberry delight tarts (2-pack; Lots 140,141,147,148,154,155; Use by dates between 20/05/2022 and 06/06/ 2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE CARVIN DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls ÉLABORES DANS NOTRE RAYON PÂTISSERIE brand TARTELETTES INDIVIDUELLES CITRON / Individual lemon tarts (All product sold between 7/04/2022 and 7/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAILLAC DISTRIBUTION CENTRE E.LECLERC recalls E.LECLERC GAILLAC DISTRIBUTION brand TARTELETTE CITRON MERINGUE ET TARTELETTE FRAMBOISE / Lemon meringue tarts and raspberry tarts (150g; All lots) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LURE DISTRIBUTION E.LECLERC recalls PARFUM FRAMBOISE CASSIS PARFUM VANILLE FRAMBOISE / Raspberry cassis and raspberry vanilla tarts (Bulk packaging; All lots) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL FERME MATTER recalls Ferme Matter brand Cœur de massif / cheese (Lot 4/9; Use by 21/06/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC DE LA BARONNERIE recalls Gaec de la baronnerie brand Fromage de chèvre au lait cru, Bûches ronds / raw goat-milk cheese logs (Produced 25/05/22 to 8/06/22) due to E. coli O103 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE DE DISTRIBUTION DE COUTRAS E.LECLERC recalls tartelettes poire chocolat tartelettes citron meringuées / Pear tarts, chocolate tarts and lemon meringue tarts (All lots with use by dates between 08/04/2022 et le 12/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCUITS HAFNER recalls HAFNER brand Carton de 60 Tartelettes finger 125×45 bord droit sucrées beurre / sweet butter tarts (Lot 250322; Best before 31/03/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): LE GRENIER DES GASTRONOMES LGDG recalls LES THOMASINES brand MERGUEZ DE CANARD SOUS VIDE / Vacuum-packed duck merguez sausages (Lot 22150303; Use by dates between 12/06/2022 and 14/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BELFORT DISTRIBUTION E. LECLERC recalls ELABOREES DANS NOTRE RAYON PATISSERIE brand TARTELETTE INDIVIDUELLE AUX FRAISES-AUX FRAMBOISES-AUX FRUITS / Individual strawberry, raspberry and fruit tarts (All product sold between 21/05/ 2022 and 08/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): ST JUDIST S.A. SA SAINT JUDIST_E.LECLERC SAINT JUST EN CHAUSSEE recalls TARTELETTE fraise x 2, tartelette framboise x 2, tartelette aux fruits x 2 / Strawberry tarts, raspberry tarts, fruit tarts (2-packs; All lots; Use by 11/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHAUMONDIS E.LECLERC recalls Tartelette Framboise / Raspberry tart (Use by dates between 06/05/2022 and 08/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOKING E.Leclerc Kingersheim recalls Tartelette individuelle citron meringuée et caramel passion / Individual lemon-meringue tarts and caramel passion tarts (Produced between 30/04/2022 and 07/ 06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE DISTRIBUTION CERNAY SODICER LECLERC CERNAY recalls E. Leclerc Cernay brand Tartelette fraise, myrtille, framboise, fruit ou choco-caramel / strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, fruit, and choco-caramel tarts (All Use by dates between 22/04/2022 and 09/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (France): GREVIN DISTRIBUTION LECLERC recalls Finger cacahuètes / Peanut fingers (Sold between 10/05/2022 and 08/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination in the tart shell.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj brand Halva Aufstrich / Halvah spread (300g & 500g; Manufactured from 02/01/2021 to 10/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Othman Food recalls Othman Food Tahina Sesame (400g & 800g; Best before 22.12.2023 and 10.11.2024) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Seda Outspan Iberia, S.L.U. recalls Moreno Gold 100 % Arabica Löslicher Bohnenkaffee / Instant coffee (100g; Lot L1169; Best before 18.06.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (glass splinters).

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Pat the Baker and Irish Pride recall Specific Batches of Pat the Baker and Irish Pride Breadcrumbs due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Get Fresh at Home Petits Pains (6 white part baked rolls) (300g; Best before 07 August 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): HENRI RAFFIN recalls Le Galibier brand Saucisson sec aux noisettes / Dry sausage with hazelnuts (200g; Multiple lot codes and Use by dates) due to foreign matter contamination (glass).

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA and ICA Basic baguettes (multiple varieties) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): PA Ross Ltd recalls Get Fresh at Home Petits Pains (6 white part baked rolls) (300g; Best before 07 August 2022) due to foreign matter contamination (small pieces of metal.

Food Safety Recall (UK): GB Poultry recalls GB Poultry Battered Chicken Goujons (350g, 400g, 3kg; Batch code SFRD22PL; 9 June 2022 and 10 June 2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): New World Rangiora  recalls Hellers brand Smoked Saveloys (Various sizes; All batches; All dates) due to undeclared milk and gluten.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Mrs Higgins (2004) Ltd recalls Mrs Higgins brand Shortbread Cookies (350g; Best before 04/10/22) due to foreign matter contamination (white plastic.

Recalls and Alerts: June 2-3, 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

United States

Allergy Alert: Leonard Novelty Bakery recalls Carrot Cake Squares (Lots SL21R 10222 12483, SL21R 10322 12483 and SL21R 10822 12483; UPC 0-96162-12483-8; Sold from early May until May 17) due to undeclared walnuts.

Food Safety Recall: Irvington Seafood recalls Crabmeat: Jumbo, Lump, Finger, and Claw meat (1-lb pkgs; Batch nos. 130, 131, 132, 134, 137, 139, 141, 144, 145, 146,148, 150) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Eclectic Food Services Inc. recalls Mini Lalo brand Variety Pack Frozen Bars – Raspberry, Mango, Coconut Chocolate (6 x 35 mL; All packages sold up to and including June 1, 2022 where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label; UPC 8 98612 00040 8) and Rico ‘n Lalo brand Coconut Chocolate Frozen Bars (4 x 80 mL; All packages sold up to and including June 1, 2022 where milk and sulphites are not declared on the label; UPC 8 98612 00019 4) due to undeclared milk and sulphites.

Allergy Alert: Fresh Prep Foods Inc. recalls Freshprep brand Crunchy Caesar Salad (165g; Batch codes 22JN01 & 22JN03) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Tri-Star Seafood Supply Ltd. recalls certain spot prawns due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (France): Santé Publique France reports the number of confirmed cases in France of Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to Kinder chocolate products has risen to 118.

Allergy Alert (Austria): Wojnar’s Wiener Leckerbissen GmbH recalls GOOD Choice Feinkostsalat, Sorte Farmer Salat / Farmer salad variety delicatessen salad (400g; Sell by 07.06.2022, 13.06.2022, 14.06.2022, 18.06.2022, 21.06.2022 and 27.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Austria): Wojnar‘s Wiener Leckerbissen Delikatessenerzeugung GmbH recalls BILLA SCHINKEN SANDWICH / Ham sandwich (170g; Best before 03.06.2022, 04.06.2022, 05.06.2022, 07.06.2022 and 10.06.2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Père Olive recalls Père Olive brand Hummus concombre et basilic / Cucumber and basil hummus (175g; Lot 22125XXXXXXXX; Best before 09/06/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour sélection brand Tablette de chocolat noir 72% de cacao / Dark chocolate bar, 72% cocoa (80g; Lot L2035A; Best before 28/02/2023) due to undeclared gluten and milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Manufacturer recalls Avoca Cheesemonger Selection Tomato Kasundi Chutney (200g; All best before dates) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl recalls Glensallagh Glazed & Grilled American Style Cajun Shaved Ham (130g; Multiple batch codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI alerts consumers to the presence of undeclared almond in Delikatny Orzech Laskowy Pierniki z Nadzieniem Kremowym / Gingerbreads with Hazelnut Cream Filling (150g; Lot L1293147A; Best before 07/2022).

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): La tourangelle France recalls MMM Auchan brand AUCHAN GOURMET HUILE DE NOIX / Nut oil (250 ml; Lot 3150 & 3201; Use by 28/10/2023) due to undeclared sesame and MMM Auchan brand AUCHAN GOURMET HUILE DE SESAME / Sesame oil (250 ml; Lot 2858 & 3033; Use by 18/09/2023 & 20/10/2023) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Père Olive recalls Père Olive brand Hummus concombre et basilic / Cucumber and basil hummus (175g; Lot 22125XXXXXXXX; Best before 09/06/2022) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert (Romania): Auchan Romania recalls AUCHAN ULEI DE SUSAN / Sesame oil (250 ml; Lot 2858 & 3033; Use by 18/09/2023 & 20/10/2023) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Spread Up Hazelnut Choco (400g; All batch codes; Best before end dates June 2022, August 2022, September 2022, November 2022, December 2022) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Double Panda brand Gegrillte Erdnuss ohne Haut / Skinless roasted peanuts (400g; Best before 20/05/2023) due to elevated aflatoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Aiguillettes de poulet marinées / Marinated chicken wings (400g; Expiration date 13-06-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): STE NELLE LAITERIE DE LA MONTAGNE SOCIETE PAUL DISCHAMP recalls DISCHAMP brand MEDAILLES cheese (Lot #D21020011; Multiple dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): GAEC RICHARD recalls fromages de chèvres au lait cru, multiple varieties / raw goat-milk cheese (Sold from 07/05/ 2022 to 26/05/2022) due to E. coli O26 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES SALAISONS REGIONALES recalls Le Père Champain brand Jambon traditionnel / Traditional ham (Sold by the slice; Lot 22316; Use by 04/06/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHABADIS SUPER U recalls longe de thon albacore 3/5 KGS péché en océan Indien / Yellowfin tuna loin, caught in the Indian Ocean (3/5 kgs; Lot 949-1; Use by 13/05/2022) due to excessive histamine levels.

Food Safety Recall (France): POMMIER MARIE-CLAUDE recalls Fromage de chèvre / goat cheese (various formats and lot codes) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): DISTRILYS E. LECLERC recalls SALADE CRETOISE A LA FETA / Crete-style salad with feta (Lot 213031; Use by 04/06/2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Tahini Sesam Mus and Alburj – Tahini Sesam Saft (All production dates from 01/2021 to 03.06.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kosebate GmbH recalls Alburj – Tahini Sesam Mus (800g; Best before 12.08.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Hosta recalls NIPPON Puffreis mit Schokolade / Puffed rice with chocolate (200g; Lots L291, L292; Best before 03.2023) due to foreign matter contamination (plastic pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Durra Lebensmittel-, Groß- und Einzelhandel Bashar Arbash recalls Tahina (400g; Best before 31.08.2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): J.M. Smucker Company recalls multiple varieties of Jif Peanut Butter due to risk of Salmonella Senftenberg contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand Aiguillettes de poulet marinées / Marinated chicken wings (400g; Expiration date 13-06-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Superunie recalls multiple bread products due to foreign matter contamination (metal pieces). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Schoof recalls Duo baguette wit / White bread baguette, 2-pack (300g; Use by 14-08-2022) due to foreign matter contamination (metal pieces).

Food Safety Recall (Norway): Goman recalls Goman Burrito Taco (Use by 02.06.22, 03.06.22, 04.06.22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Manufacturer recalls Montey and Didilo brand Tuna in sunflower oil (1 kg can; Lot L03922JC; Best before 02/08/2027) due to excessive histamine.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Lidl recalls BURGUER MEAT CHICKEN – TURKEY (500g; Batch 3369; Expiration date 03.06.22) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Iskuber / Ice cubes (2 kg; Best before 11-01-2024) due to foreign matter contamination (pieces of plastic).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Lion NZ Ltd recalls specific batches of Huntaway brand and Morton Estate brand Wines due to undeclared milk and eggs. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: May 10-11, 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

United States

Allergy Alert: Van Leeuwen Ice Cream recalls Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk frozen dairy dessert (14 oz; Lot #21V194; Best by 1/13/2023) due to undeclared cashews and pistachio.

Public Health Alert: USDA issues a public health alert for raw ground beef products due to concerns that the ground beef may contain hard plastic. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase. Please refer to the USDA notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (France): Santé publique France reports eighty-one Salmonella cases as of May 4, 2022, in 12 regions of France linked to consumption of Kinder chocolate products manufactured by Ferrero in Belgium. Twenty-two of the outbreak victims in France have been hospitalized. France is one of more than a dozen countries that have reported Salmonella illnesses linked to this outbreak.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (France): Santé publique France reports fifty-six cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome linked to Buitoni Fraîch’Up frozen pizzas as of May 4, 2022. Fifty-five of the victims are children. Two of the cases are associated with E. coli O103 infections; the other fifty-four cases are associated with E. coli O26.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (UK): As of May 5, 2022, the UK Health Security Agency reports 101 Salmonella infections linked to consumption of Kinder chocolate products manufactured by Ferrero in Belgium. The majority of the cases are children under 5 years of age.

Allergy Alert (Belgiium): Albert Heijn recalls AH brand Glutenvrij Vezelrijke zadencrackers / Gluten-free, high fibre seed crackers (Best before 08/10/2022) due to undeclared milk (lactose).

Allergy Alert (France): STB STALAVEN – EURALIS recalls Qualité Traiteur brand TAGLIATELLE A LA CARBONARA (Lot 211801; Use by 15/05/2022) due to undeclared egg and gluten.

Allergy Alert (Spain): GY Chongqing Instant Noodle Hot and Sour Flavour (110g; Batch #300372; Best before 01-07-2022, 01-10-2022, 01-02-2023 and 01-03-2023) contains undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): FSAI announces recall of GY Chongqing Instant Noodle Hot and Sour Flavour (110g; Best before 01-07-2022, 01-10-2022, 01-02-2023 and 01-03-2023) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Liroy B.V. recalls GY Chongqing Instant Noodle Hot and Sour Flavour (110g; All best before dates) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Pimlico Confectioners recalls Pimlico Confectioners Vegan Fine Hazelnut Truffles (110g; Lot 11823512000; Best before 16 December 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): AMANDEX recalls all Elite Strauss chocolate 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 Buhara brand cumin moulu / ground cumin (Multiple package weights, lot codes and expiration dates) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Marlier recalls Marlier brand Beurre au lait cru salé / Salted butter made from raw milk (500g; Lot 11/05/22; Use by 11/05/22) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DENOUAL ROLAND Le Père Grouïck recalls Le Père Grouïck brand Pâté de tête 5tr / Head cheese pâté (5 slices; Lot 2119; Use by dates between 24/05/2022 and 30/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DENOUAL ROLAND Les Délices de la Belle Noë recalls Les Délices de la Belle Noë brand Pâté de tête 5tr / Head cheese pâté (5 slices; Lot 2119; Use by dates between 24/05/2022 and 30/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FRANCE bofrost* recalls bofrost* brand Kebab de dinde / Turkey kebab (800g; Lot #DB0522; Best before 24/02/2023) due to foreign matter contamination (blue plastic).

Food Safety Recall (France): SCAMARK E.LECLERC recalls l’Atelier Charcuterie Tradizioni D’Italia brand MORTADELLA BOLOGNA IGP (100g; Lot L213097; Use by 12/05/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Serres des Prés recalls Idées de Saison brand Soupe de Poireaux / Leek soup (750 ml; Lot S3171121; Best before 17/11/2024) due to foreign matter contamination (glass).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): myChoco GmbH recalls Vollmilchschokolade (Kakao: 31% mindestens) mit Mandeln, Honig und Meersalz / Milk chocolate (minimum 31% cocoa) with almonds, honey and sea salt (180g; Lot 22067; Best before 08.06.2023) due to elevated aflatoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Fisherman ehf. recalls Reyktur silungur / Smoked trout (300g; Lot 14138 and 14140; Best before 17.05.22) and hangireyktur lax / Smoked salmon (250g; Lot 14127; Best before 21.05.2022) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Core ehf. recalls Candy people brand S-Märke Surt skum sour foam candy (70g; Lot 231102; Best before 02-11-2022) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): FSAI announces recall of Green Box Limited Cendawan Enoki Mushroom (100g; Batch G11202226; Product of China) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Sorgenti Clavdia recalls Clavdia brand Acqua minerale effervescente naturale / Natural effervescent mineral water (0.5 L; Lot #L21191; Best before 29-04-2023) due to possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Sorgenti Clavdia recalls Clavdia brand Acqua minerale effervescente naturale / Natural effervescent mineral water (1.5 L; Lot #L21111; Best before 21-04-2023) due to possible Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Ciresa SRL recalls LATTERIA VALCONTADINO cheese wheel (7 kg; Lot 4027; Best before 18/06/22 – 1/07/22) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Cesare Fiorucci Spa recalls WURSTEL POLLI MPACK / Chicken weiners (3 x 100g; Lot 2260048000; Expiration date 27/06/2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Food Safety Authority recalls myChoco brand Chocolat au lait avec amandes, miel et sel de mer / Milk chocolate with almonds, honey and sea salt (180g; Lot 22067; Best before 08/06/2023) due to elevated aflatoxin level.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Aldi recalls Eat + Go Chicken & Bacon Caesar Wrap and Eat + Go Chicken & Bacon Caesar Wrap Triple (Use by 11 May 2022 and 12 May 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Woolworths NZ Ltd recalls Countdown brand Choc Berry Mix (400g; Batch NZ025662 & NZ026003; Best before 7/11/2022 & 1/01/2023, respectively) due to undeclared milk.