Recalls and Alerts: October 4 – 7, 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

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports 43 cases of Salmonella Stanley infections in 10 states linked to consumption of Wood Ear Mushrooms. Four people have been hospitalized.

Food Safety Recall: Seneca Snack Company recalls Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips (0.7-oz & 2.5-oz pkgs; Expiry dates 26JUN2021 & 28JUN2021, respectively) and Clancy’s Cinnamon Apple Chips (2.5-oz pkgs; Expiry dates 26JUN2021 & 27JUN2021) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update: Country Fresh expands its recall to include various containers of “Freshness Guaranteed “cut and/or sliced apples, grapes, mangos, pineapples and cantaloupe distributed by Walmart, due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: In conjunction with Eagle Produce, LLC, Meijer recalls whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut, the DTU Food Institute and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration have collaborated to trace the source of an outbreak of 44 Shigella infections to fresh mint bought at a local greengrocer or bazaar in and around the Copenhagen area. It is believed that the mint was probably imported.

Allergy Alert (France): Auchan recalls Madrange brand Confit de foies aux châtaignes / Liver confit with chestnuts (150g; Lot #274 LS6; Use by 04/11/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Industry recalls Dunkin’ Donuts Boston Kreme Donuts (148g 2-pack; Batch code L-02480BM20; Best before 04/09/2021) due to undeclared gluten (wheat), eggs, soybeans, and milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Easy to Cook Pork and Chorizo Burgers (280g; All date codes) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (UK): P & B (Foods) Ltd recalls various Ahmed Foods pickle in oil products due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Lidl GB recalls Cologran Stevia sweetener tablets (Stevia variant) (100 tablets; Batch codes L 91424 A, L 91424 B, L 91424 C (previously recalled batch) and L 91424 D; Best before December 2022) due to undeclared aspartame.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Wholefoods recalls Pit & Pit brand Griffe du diable en poudre / Devil’s claw powder (various package sizes, lot numbers and expiration dates) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): La SAS DEROUX FRERES recalls L’œuf des collines brand Œuf plein air moyen / Medium free range eggs (6-packs, 12-packs and trays of 30 eggs; Lot #1FRUFC01; Best before 05/10/20 to 21/10/20) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): Industry recalls Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken and Roosters Breaded Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch codes L15320; L14720; L14820; L14920; L15020; L15120; L16020; Best before 25 May 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): COSMO SEAFOOD COMPANY recalls PORTICELLO brand TONNO IN OLIO DI GIRASOLE / Canned tuna in sunflower oil (1730g can; Lot #JCG 324; Expiry date 12/2024) due to microbiological contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Dupont Cheese recalls Oliviana Ensalada green / salad (1.1 kg; Lot #244; Best before20-10-2020) due to foreign matter (black plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls various AH burgers, bratwurst and beef finches due to E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Carrefour recalls Espina brand Espetec sausage (130g; Lot #202404; Best before 17.11.2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Ovo 12 recalls various lots of Eroski and Hobea brands of eggs due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Aldi recalls Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch codes L15320, L14720, L14820, L14920, L15020, L15120, L16020; Best before 25 May 2022) and Roosters Breaded Poppin’ Chicken (210g; Batch codes L15320, L14720, L14820, L14920, L15020, L15120, L16020; Best before 25 May 2022) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): International Beer Breweries Ltd. recalls Carlsberg Beer (500 ml bottles; Best before 1.10.2021, 30.9.20201, & 29.9.2021) due to foreign matter (small pieces of filter material) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Te Atatu Toasted Limited recalls Te Atatu Toasted brand Coco Crunchies (all batches and dates) due to undeclared gluten.

 

Recalls and Alerts: June 19 – 23, 2019


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 ALERT (Update): FDA, CDC, and state and local partners investigated a multistate outbreak of foodborne illnesses associated with the consumption of raw oysters harvested in Estero El Cardon, Baja California Sur, Mexico between the dates of February 12, 2019 and April 9, 2019. As of June 21, 2019 the CDC has announced that this outbreak appears to be over. FDA has concluded that all potentially contaminated product has been recalled and the growing area of Estero El Cardon, Baja California Sur, Mexico was reopened on June 13, 2019.

OUTBREAK ALERT (Update): Several products from Brand Castle, LLC containing flour milled by ADM Milling Co. have been added to the list of recalled items potentially associated with this outbreak of E. coli O26 infections. Seventeen people have been infected with the outbreak strain to date, with three requiring hospitalization.

Food Safety Recall: Alma Pak recalls Great Value Frozen Blackberries (16 oz; Lots AP1555, AP1640, AP1655; Expiry dates 1/25/2021, 3/07/2021, 4/08/2021) and Tipton Grove Frozen Mixed Berries (12 oz; Lot AP 1700; Expiry dates 4/22/2021, 4/23/2021, 4/24/2021) due to Norovirus contamination. The frozen blackberries were imported from Chile.

Food Safety Recall: Brand Castle, LLC in conjunction with ADM Milling Co. recalls 25 oz and 32 oz glass jars of cookie and brownie mix due to potential shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. recalls a number of perishable products sold at two Long Island Target stores due to a mechanical malfunction in the temperature control during transportation. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: C&S Wholesale Grocers recalls an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat and not-ready-to-eat meat and poultry products. due to temperature abuse during transport. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold at two Long Island Target stores.

Food Safety Recall: UNFI recalls Woodstock frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers (10 oz pkg; Lot #60B; Expiration date April 2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods (West) Inc. recalls Signature Select Avocado Chunks (12 oz; Best Before OCT 11 20; UPC 2113009412) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Pâtisserie Aveline recalls MOUSSE L’ENSOLEILLÉ / Sunny mousse (Sold up to and including 20 June 2019) due to potential Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Update): France Délices Inc. recalls France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy (95g; Product code 08519; UPC 7 74461 16122 7) due to potential Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Farinex Distribution recalls Gelsius brand IQF (frozen) Raspberries (5 x 1 kg; Lot 003; Production dates 26/09/2018 and 27/09/2018; UPC 18269030415 & 018270033134) due to Norovirus contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): H. V Jørgensen Slagterforretning recalls Rørvig Spegepølsen (350g & 700g; All best before dates up to and including 05.08.19) due to undeclared milk and soy.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): GnC Engros recalls Birkegaarden’s Tomatsuppe / Tomato soup (550 mL; Best before dates up to and including 28.08.2019) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (France): Celtigel recalls Auchan Hachis Parmentier / shepherd’s pie (1 kg; Lot #19 004; Best before 07/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): SuperValu recalls SuperValu Prepared for YOU 12 INDIAN STYLE SNACKS Selection of 6 onion bhajis & 6 vegetable samosas (162g; All batches; All ‘use by’ dates) due to undeclared peanuts, nuts and sesame seeds.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Amazing Oriental recalls Xiang Xiang Crisp Cakes (200g; Expiry dates 26-09-2019 and 09-12-2019) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Lady Fruitcake recalls Raw Strawberry-coconut bar (Batch #100; Sold from 16-04-2019 to 18-06-2019) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (UK): Shazans Foods recalls Shazans 10 Bitesize Punjabi Samosas (200g; Batch code LDS; Best before End of April 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Yorkshire Provender recalls Yorkshire Provender brand Rustic Vegetable Broth with Kale, Lentils & Quinoa (600g; Use by 8 July 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Bio-Planet recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora S.A. recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Damse Kaasmakerij recalls Damse Mokke Koe cheese (Lot #190523; Best before 16/07/2019—17/07/2019—22/07/2019—23/07/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FRAIS DEVANT recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): DMK Group recalls Mucci – Mini Mix Ice cream, 3 types of chocolate (12 x 50 mL; Best before 03.04.2021, 04.04.21 and 05.04.21) due to foreign matter (wood splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sprehe Geflügel- and Tiefkühlfeinkost Handels GmbH & Co. KG recall GUT&GÜNSTIG brand Knusper Dinos / Crisp Dinos (400g; Best before 01.04.2020) due to foreign matter (red plastic) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Cora recalls Frais Devant ! Lomo brand ham (70g; All lots; Sold from 15/02/2019 to 20/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls various packages of Hoogvliet tartar and German steak due to potential Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet grillworst naturel / grilled sausage natural (Sold in slices and pieces; Shelf life 19 to 23 June 2019) due to possible undercooking.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Semper recalls Eco äpple & pärondryck / Eco Apple & Pear Juice (Best before 22.02.2020) due to elevated chlorine levels.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England specifiic): Lactalis McLelland Ltd recalls Galloway Coloured Medium Grated Cheddar (200g; Batch code 9154G53; Best before 26 August 2019) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Eureka Operations trading as Coles Express recalls Coles Fresh Full Cream Milk (2 L; Use by date 02 JULY 2019) due to E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Lactalis Australia Pty Ltd recalls certain fluid milk products (Use by date 02 JULY 2019) due to potential E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: March 13 – 17, 2019


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 ALERT/FOOD SAFETY RECALL: CDC reports six confirmed cases of Salmonella Schwarzengrund infections linked to Butterball brand Ground Turkey. Illnesses have been reported in Wisconsin (4 residents of an assisted living facility), Minnesota (1) and North Carolina (1). The outbreak strain was recovered from intact packages of Butterball raw, ground turkey found at the Wisconsin assisted living facility. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Surtidoras Bakery Inc. recalls Marble Muffin (sell by dates between 3/18/19 and 3/26/19), Banana Muffin (sell by dates between 3/19/19 and 3/26/19), and Blueberry Muffin (sell by dates between 3/18/19 and 3/26/19) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall: Procesadora La Hacienda, Inc. recalls Productos La Hacienda ready-to-eat corned beef products (10-lb. boxes containing two 5-lb. packages; Lot #022819; Expiration date 042919) due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination. The recalled product was shipped to institutions in Puerto Rico.

Food Safety Recall: Productos La Aguadillana, Inc. recalls approximately 35,870 pounds of breaded chicken patty products due to foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to institutions in Puerto Rico.

Food Safety Recall: Hometown Food Company recalls Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5-lb bags; Lot codes 8 292 & 8 293; Best if used by APR 19 2020 and APR 20 2020, respectively; UPC 0 5150022241 6) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Monogram Meat Snacks, LLC recalls approximately 191,928 pounds of ready-to-eat pork sausage products that may be adulterated due to possible product tampering. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped to retailers nationwide.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Out of the Blue Fish & Seafood Market recalls Bottled bar clams (All units sold from October 1, 2018 up to and including February 28, 2019) due to risk for growth of Clostridium botulinum. The recalled products were sold at Out of the Blue Fish & Seafood Market, 1A The Square, Bayfield, Ontario.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): IKEA A/S recalls SÖTSAK SKUMTOPP Soft marshmallow covered in chocolate-flavored coating (180g; Lot #100000055; Best before 12-03-2019 to 18-04-2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Zorbas recalls Tzatziki Zorbas Salsa tradizionale a base di yogurt greco (200g; Lot #180219; Best before 04/05/2019) due to undeclared milk, eggs and wheat.

Allergy Alert (Italy): IKEA recalls SÖTSAK SKUMTOPP Soft marshmallow covered in chocolate-flavored coating (180g; Lot #100000055; Best before 12-03-2019 to 18-04-2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): IKEA recalls SÖTSAK SKUMTOPP Soft marshmallow covered in chocolate-flavored coating (180g; Lot #100000055; Best before 12-03-2019 to 18-04-2019) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK – England and Wales specific): Lewis Pies Ltd recalls certain batch codes of Traditional Pasty – Lewis Pie and Pasty Co. due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batch codes.

Allergy Alert (UK): Asda recalls Asda Garlic and Parsley Butter (served on fish counter only) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (UK): Premier Foods recalls Hovis Granary Bread Flour (1kg; All dates) due to undeclared barley (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Dagrofa aps recalls Blue Ocean smoked trout (200g; Use by 14.03.2019 to 27.03.2019) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Food With You recalls VORES Cold-smoked trout (200g; All use-by dates) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Dry-cake waffle wafers (Lot 31.01.2019) sold in a single Polish bakery in Paris are recalled due to Salmonella and Shigella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Les Délices de la Belle Noë recalls various Roland Denoual brand cooked, ready-to-eat delicatessen meat products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fromagerie Anselin recalls Neufchatel AOP Artisan au lait cru raw milk cheese (200g; Best before 31.03.2019) due to shiga-toxin producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Lidl Deutschland recalls Morbier AOP raw milk cheese (250g; Best before 17.03.2019; Lot #042) due to shiga-toxin producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Drumsticks Products Co Ltd recalls Achva Tahini products due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Israel): The Ministry of Health warns the public against consuming products manufactured or sold by HaIdan HaOrgani Ltd., as the products were manufactured under unsanitary conditions and contain ingredients that the ministry is unfamiliar with. The company has been served with an injunction.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Shufersal recalls Spaghetti Bolognese Shufersal (500g; Expiry 29.3.2019; Manufactured by C.E.P Mevo Horon Ltd.) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.