Recalls and Alerts: June 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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Canada

Allergy Alert:  Boucherie et Grillades ibn El Balad recalls Merguez and Saucisses Libanais  / Merguez and Lebanese sausages (Variable weights; Product sold up to 10 June 2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Sa-Mi Délices recalls SAUCE SPAGHETTI / Spaghetti sauce (500 and 750 ml; Product sold up to 11 June 2021) and SOUPE AUX LÉGUMES / Vegetable soup (750 ml; Product sold up to 11 June 2021) due to omission of mandatory “Garder Réfrigéré” / “Keep refrigerated” from the product label.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand 100% Amandes à tartiner / Almond butter (340g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn Glutenvrije Roze Koek / Gluten-free pink biscuit (50g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Good Supply recalls Eat Real Quinoa Puff White Cheddar (12 x 113g; All lots), Eat Real Quinoa and Kale Puffs – Jalapeno & Cheddar (113g; All lots) and Eat Real Quinoa and Kale Puffs – White Cheddar (113g; All lots) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (France): SILVE Traiteur de la Touques recalls Netto brand Taboulé aux raisins Bio / Organic grape tabbouleh (200g; multiple lots and Use by dates) due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert Update (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Delhaize brand 100% Amandes à tartiner / Almond butter (340g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Glutenvrije Roze Koek / Gluten-free pink biscuit (50g; Best before 8-6, 15-6, 22-6, 2-7, 13-7, 20-7 and 27-7) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): Szabos Hemchark recalls Garlic Sausage, Sweet Pepper Sausage, Medium Strong Sausage and Dynamite Sausage (All Best before dates) due to undeclared mustard, celery and soy.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Fisk-ish-filé / Fish fillet (170g; Best before 13-06-2021 and 14-06-2021) due to undeclared milk and eggs.

Allergy Alert (UK): Morrisons recalls Morrisons Minestrone Soup (600g; Use by 16/06/21) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Macro Group Handels GmbH recalls Basak Curry (100g; Best before 12.2022, 03.2023 and 04.2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La Ferme des grandes Fagnes recalls Bernister Fleuri brand Fromage au lait cru à pâte molle / Soft curd raw milk cheese (300g; Lot #211721; Use by 08/07/2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Tan-Tan SPRL recalls Natural Nuts brand Pistache pelées / shelled pistachios (150g; Lot #104-15; Best before 14/04/2022) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Rømer Vegan recalls Rømer Vegan Økologisk Vegan Nuggets / Organic vegan nuggets (250g; Best before 28/06/2021) and Rømer Vegan Økologisk Vegan Fiskepinde / Organic vegan fish sticks (250g; Best before 28/06/2021) due to possible mold contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE DISTRAL recalls BLEU DE PROVENCE / Cheese (1 kg; Lot 154; Use by 07/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): France Frais recalls CHEDDAR CAHILLS ORIG IRISH PORTER 32% (2.27 kg; Lot #21141; Best before 21/10/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAPRIMEX SA recalls La belle nature brand Steak haché, pur boeuf / Ground beef steak (2 x 125g; Lot 21151-4509; Use by 08/06/2021) due to foreign matter (pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BIOCOOP recalls BIOCOOP brand Rillettes de porc – service arrière / Pork rillettes (~800g; Lot #21146; Use by 16/06/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food (190g; Best before 12 June 2022) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Cottage Pie Baby Food (190g; Best before 12 June 2022) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of blue plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Nokdi Hamidbar Ltd. recalls various goat milk products after Brucella was found in one of the goats in the herd from which the milk was supplied. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products. People who become infected with Brucella may experience symptoms of excessive fatigue and exhaustion, increased body temperature, chills, excessive sweating and headache.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Alrozana International Trade Ltd. recalls various tahini products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: June 1–2, 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: CDC is investigating an outbreak of seventeen Salmonella Enteritidis infections in six states. Eight people have been hospitalized. Based on patient interviews and lab testing results, the infection appear to be linked to consumption of raw frozen breaded stuffed chicken products. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a Public Health Alert, cautioning consumers to safely prepare and cook these frozen, raw poultry products to a temperature of 165 F, and to use a meat thermometer to verify the correct temperature has been reached.

Food Safety Recall: Sun Hong, Inc recalls Seafood Mushroom (5.3 oz / 150g pkgs; All packages; Product of China) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Banner Smoked Fish, Inc. recalls multiple Smoked Fish products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall Update: Produits Africa recalls three Mbambi sauces that were manufactured and/or packaged under conditions that may render the products unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: G.B. La Référence recalls Piment Shito / Shito pepper (250 ml; Units sold up to and including 28 May 2021) because the label does not bear the mandator “Garder Réfrigéré” (Keep refrigerated) instruction.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Multiple countries): Salmonella Braenderup infections in multiple European countries are believed linked to consumption of honeydew, cantaloupe and galia melons imported from Costa Rica, Honduras or Brazil. More than 200 people in more than ten countries have become infected. With the exception of a single Canadian report, all of the illnesses have been reported by countries in Europe. Please follow the live link to read the complete story.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Sweden): Sweden Public Health reports 36 confirmed cases of Salmonella Braenderup infections during the period 4 April to 15 May 2021. These cases are part of the multinational outbreak mentioned above.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Unilever recalls Zwan brand Plat à l’Italienne / Italian dish (425g; Lot code L0339A2M28; Expiration date 31-12-2023) because, due to an error at the manufacturing plant, a number of cans in the batch were not sterilized and are unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Vleesgroothandel Vandenbroucke Pascal recalls various lamb products (Lot #2021; Use by 01/06/2021 (plain, ground) and 16/06/2021 (other products)) due to shigatoxin-producting E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Lidl Suomi recalls Delicorner Eat away Kana-hummussalaatti / Chicken hummus salad (375g; Best before dates from June 1 to June 5, 2021) due to possible foreign matter (broken glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Riz Basmati / Basmati rice (1 kg; Lot L HH; Best before 05/02/2023) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): DE LA VIEILLE RUE recalls multiple FERME DE LA VIEILLE RUE fresh cheeses (500g; Lot #18052021; Use by 08/ 06/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete llist of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): LAITERIE DE VERNEUIL – COOPERATIVE TOURAINE-BERRY recalls VERNEUIL brand LE LAIT ENTIER que je préfère / Whole milk, UHT-sterilized (1 L; Lot 130 (11:27:00 à 11:39:00); Best before 07/09/2021) due to a sterility defect.

Food Safety Recall (France): DUTEL BEATRICE MAISON DUTEL recalls DUTEL / La Bourgeoterie brand TEURGOULE MAISON AU LAIT BIO / Homemade slow-baked rice pudding with organic milk (310g; Manufacturing date 27/07/2020) due to inadequate sterilization.

Food Safety Recall (France): Comte de Bellou recalls Comte de Bellou brand Jambon Fumé / Smoked ham (Lot 22921130; Use by between 26/06/2021 and 12/07/2021, and between 07/06/2021 and 15/06/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Aldi recalls EPICURILLADES brand 20 KNACKS – SAUCISSES DE STRASBOURG / Strasbourg sausages (700g; Lots 12340809 18:xx; 12340809 19:xx; 12340809 20:xx; 12340809 21:xx; Best before 07/06/2021) due to possible foreign matter (small metal pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Ketó Kompaníið recalls four flavours of Ketó Kompaníið brand Kökudeigsís ice cream due to microbial contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Aldi Ireland recalls Roosters Breaded Chicken Goujons (320g; Batch codes 20300B and 20323B; Best before October 2021 and November 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Unilever recalls Zwan brand Plat à l’Italienne / Italian dish (425g; Lot code L0339A2M28; Expiration date 31-12-2023) because, due to an error at the manufacturing plant, a number of cans in the batch were not sterilized and are unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): PALACIOS recalls Auchan brand Chorizo extra fort (225g; Lot #143303; Use by 14/09/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Salico recalls Green Deli Hummus & kyckling / Hummus and chicken (Best before dates between 2021-05-31 and 2021-06-05) due to possible foreign matter (broken glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Pure Natural Food SA recalls “back to roots” Tiger Nut Flour (360g; Best before 30.08.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Aldi recalls Roosters Breaded Chicken Goujons (320g; Batch codes 20300B and 20323B; Best before October 2021 and November 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): TTG Food Ltd. recalls multiple products due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Alrozana International Trade Ltd. recalls tahini products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: May 23–26, 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.

Interested in learning more about food safety and the history of foodborne disease outbreaks and investigations? Click on the TAINTED menu at the top of the page to read a short excerpt, then follow the buy links to add a digital or print copy to your personal library.

United States

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Washington State Department of Health is reporting four additional cases of E. coli O157:H7 infections, according to a report published in Food Safety News. The state has stated that the illnesses likely are linked to consumption of organic yogurt produced by Pure Eire Dairy

Public Health Alert Update: USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issues a public health alert for approximately 130,860 pounds of frozen fully cooked, diced chicken products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the FSIS notice for a complete list of the affected products.

Allergy Alert: Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. recalls Full Circle Organic Microwave Popcorn Salted (9.9 oz; Best by APR 09 22 N2; UPC 36800-40611) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Giant Eagle, Inc. recalls Chicken Street Taco Kits (Sell-by dates throiugh 05/28/21; PLU 56598) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Legacy Food Company, Inc. recalls approximately 67,895 pounds of beef jerky due to undeclared sesame oil. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete llist of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Randall Foods, Inc. recalls Hurst brand Fully Cooked Great Northern Beans (48-oz glass jar; Lot #TGN19253; Best by 9/9/2022; UPC 0 256012 0) due to manufacturing deviations that may pose a potential health risk.

Canada

Food Safety Alert: CFIA warns the public not to consume Our Father’s Farm brand apricot kernel products due to risk of cyanide poisoning. Please refer to the Food Safety Alert for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update: Produits Africa recalls two Sauce MbaMbi products because the conditions under which they were prepared and packaged may render them unsafe to consume. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details on the affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Comptoir La Boustifaille recalls SOUPE AUX LÉGUMES ORDINAIRE / Regular vegetable soup (1L; Sold up to and including 26 May 2021) due to omission of mandatory “Garder réfrigéré” labeling.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): Manufacturer recalls Sau Tao brand Amoy Bean Strip noodles (Expiration dates 01/03/2022, 15/03/2022, 21/06/2022, 01/04/2022 & 01/06/2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls Albert Heijn brand AH 100% notenpasta amandel / Almond butter (340g; Best before 31/07/2020 ) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Ciloglu recalls Ciloglu brand Kavala – cookies with Almonds (290g; Best by 14/11/2021, 20/09/2021, 07/09/2021, 15/10/2021, 17/03/2022, 01/03/2022, 19/01/2022) due to undeclared peanuts and hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Sweden): ICA recalls ICA Bearnaisesås / Bearnaise sauce (400g; Best before 02-08-2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao (Sun Shun Fuk) ST Amoy Bean Strip (36x250g bag; Lot #252130; Best before 01 March 2022) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls LES VIGNES MARINES brand Moule de corde filière ile Dumet élevage France / Mussels (Lots 20210515 & 20210516; Best before dates from 23/05/2021 to 24/05/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): E. Leclerc recalls LES VIGNES MARINES brand Moule de corde bio élevage France / Organic Mussels (Lots 20210515 & 20210516; Best before dates from 23/05/2021 to 24/05/2021) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): PERLANDIS Centre Leclerc recalls Kerméné brand Museau de porc barde VPF / Pork muzzle (Lot #11652420; Best by 21/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BISCUITERIE DE BOURGOGNE recalls BISCUITERIE DE BOURGOGNE brand Mini Tuiles (150g & 250g; Multiple varieties and lot codes; Best by between 14/02/2021 and 04/08/2021) due to foreign matter (metal wire) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Zentrale Handelsgesellschaft mbH recalls “Jeden Tag” Paprikasalami (200g; Batch #1104; Best by 29.05.2021) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Matarkompaní ehf. recalls Preppup brand Kjúklingapasta / Chicken pasta (Batch #L 112; Best before 25.05.21) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): HKScan recalls Scan Skåneleverpastej (150g; Best before 2021-07-03, 2021-07-11 and 2021-07-12) due to omission of nitrite during production.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Asda recalls Vegetable Cous Cous (500g; All date codes up to and including 03 June 2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Cassava Vege Crisps Original (150g; Best before: 19 OCT 21) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Back Country Foods Ltd recalls Back Country Cuisine brand Chicken, Corn and Noodle Soup (60g; Best before 18 MAR 2025) due to undeclared sesame.