Recalls and Alerts: September 13 – 16, 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

REGULATORY ACTION UNDER FDA PRODUCE SAFETY RULE: FDA announces a consent decree of permanent injunction against Fortune Food Product, Inc., an Illinois-based processor of sprouts and soy products. The consent decree prohibits Fortune Food Product, Inc. from growing, harvesting, packing and holding sprouts and soy products at or from their facility, or any other facility, until certain requirements are met. The consent decree requires the defendants to, among other things, take corrective actions and notify the FDA before such operations may resume.

Allergy Alert: Willow Tree Poultry Farm, Inc. recalls Willow Tree Premium White Meat CHICKEN SALAD Classic (15 oz; Sell by 9/30/20 and a time stamp of 13:00:00 through 17:00:00) due to undeclared walnuts.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: PHAC reports 506 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to onions in British Columbia (116), Alberta (292), Saskatchewan (34), Manitoba (25), Ontario (14), Quebec (24) and Prince Edward Island (1). The onions were produced by Thomson International, Inc. (Bakersfield, California) and imported into Canada.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie Québec Océan recalls three products due to lack of required labeling regarding mandatory refrigeration. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Matvælastofnun alerts the public that Bónus Kjarnabrauði bread (Best before 15.09.2020) contains undeclared lupines.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Shankara Bulgaria ltd recalls GIUSTO Senza Glutine brand COOKIE AVENA MIRTILLI ROSSI E CIOCCOLATO / Oat cookies with cranberries and chocolate (50g; Lot No./Best before 03-05-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Shankara Bulgaria ltd recalls GIUSTO Senza Glutine brand COOKIE AVENA COCCO ARANCIA / Oat cookies with orange and coconut (50g; Lot No./Best before 23-04-2021) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Industry recalls TARTICHOC brand Pâte à tartiner au chocolat fondant (Best before 05/2021 to 08/2021) and TARTICHOC brand Pâte à tartiner au chocolat lait (Best before 05/2021 to 07/2021) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): SPAR recalls SPAR Pesto Chicken Breast Sizzlers (330g; Batch codes 110920016 & 140920026; Use by 22 September 2020 & 23 September 2020, respectively) due to undeclared egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): WESTVLEES recalls Carrefour bio brand BIO AMERICAIN NATURE / raw ground meat (250g; Lot 637; Expiry date 20/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delikip Bv recalls pilons de poulet marinés / marinated chicken legs (4 pieces / 4.2-4.8 kg; Lot #11092020; Best before 18/09/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Fromagerie du Pays Welsche recalls La Fromagerie du Pays Welsche brand Munster fermier AOP traditionnel / Traditional Munster cheese (Lot #A189; Best before 15/09/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): James O’Brien Farmhouse Cheese recalls All cheeses produced or cut by James O’Brien Farmhouse Cheese including brie, cheddar, feta, gouda and halloumi (all batches and ‘best before’ dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Sicily Food SRL recalls UNES brand SALMONE NORVEGESE AFFUMICATO / Norwegian smoked salmon (50g; Lot #SA75-22620; Best before 22-09-2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

 

Recalls and Alerts: February 27 – 29, 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: FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating an outbreak of 14 illnesses caused by E. coli O103 in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Texas and Utah. CDC is reporting that the epidemiologic evidence indicates that clover sprouts from Jimmy John’s restaurants are a likely source of this outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Choice Products USA, LLC recalls “Premiere Choice” Peanut Butter Cookie Dough (3lb tubs; Date code 19330) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert (Update): Pusateri’s Fine Foods recalls Pusateri’s Fine Foods brand Spring Rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Industry recalls various tuna products due to elevated histamine levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Union Bay Seafood Ltd. recalls certain Union Bay Seafood Ltd. brand Pacific Oysters due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Herbivores Marché Végétalien inc. recalls certain products that were processed and packaged under insanitary conditions and may not be safe to eat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Pastavera recalls two products that were processed and packaged under insanitary conditions and may not be safe to eat. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Provigo Francis Descoteaux recalls various ground meat products due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Poissonnerie A-1 recalls various smoked fish products due to absence of a “Best before” date. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls Bio Cukier Kokosowy / Coconut blossom sugar (200g & 350g; Lots #L191216 & L191113 respectively; Best before 10/03/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls Spring Home brand spring roll pastry sheets due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Coca-Cola European Partners recalls Thums Up Cola (300ml; Manufacturing date 18 September 2019) due to undeclared celery.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): LA SALUMERIA DI EUSTACHIO recalls SALAME CONTADINO C/A (Lot #P04316; Best before 15-07-2020) due to Listeria and Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Mars Wrigley UK recalls Revels pouches (101g; Batch codes 006C2SLO00 and 006D1SLO00; Best before 31 January 2021) due to foreign matter (small pieces of metal).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Jeff the Chef Foods Ltd recalls five products due to incorrect date labelling. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Sing Long Foodstuff Trading Co Pte Ltd recalls Lotte’s Choco Pie Banana (12 pk; All Best Before dates marked 4 November 2020; Product of South Korea) due to undeclared almonds.

 

Recalls and Alerts: December 27 – 31, 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

Allergy Alert: J&J Distributing recalls approximately 136 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products that contain meat due to undeclared pine nuts. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Dianne’s Fine Desserts recalls Sienna Turtle Brownie (Lot code 19198; Item #8495241115) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall: Veggie Noodle Co., LLC recalls Cece’s® Veggie Co. brand Fresh Veggie Ramen with Chicken Broth (11.5 oz; All expiration dates; UPC 5228700653) because the separately packaged egg (branded Peckish) that is included in the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Food Safety Recall: Meijer recalls Diced Eggs, Frozen (5 lb; UPC 79379900993; Sold at salad bars between Oct. 25, 2019 and Dec. 23, 2019 at two stores in Grand Rapids, MI) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall: Sprouts Unlimited recalls Clover Sprouts (4-oz pkgs; 7 32684 00013 6) after the sprouts were linked to a cluster of E. coli O103 illnesses in Iowa.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy Inc. recalls Farm Boy White Bean & Smoked Chorizo Soup (680 mL; Product code DEDEC24; UPC 8 08912 01791 4) due to undeclared clam.

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy Inc. recalls Farm Boy Coconut Curry Lentil Soup (946 mL; Product code 20JA04; UPC 8 08912 00563 8) and Farm Boy Leek & Potato Soup (946 mL; Product code 20JA03; UPC 8 08912 00261 3) due to undeclared milk and wheat, respectively.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Imperial Meat Products recalls Aoste Bistro Patron dry sausage (230g; Lot #541076; Best before 16/03/2020) due to undeclared nuts.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Amanda Seafood A / S recalls Bornholm Lobster Soup (375g; Best before 21 / 6-2022, 2 / 10-2022, 3 / 10-2022, 7 / 10-2022, 26 / 11-2022, 27 / 11-2022 and 28 / 11-2022) due to undeclared lobster and milk.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls PÈRE DODU brand Canette semi-désossée farce forestière / partly deboned stuffed duckling (1.5kg; Lots 35291620 & 35391620; Best before 29/12/2019, 30/12/2019, 31/12/2019) due to undeclared wheat, milk and egg).

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Sprossenparadies GmbH recalls various organic sprouts due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lidl Danmark K/S recalls Milbona French white mold cheese (100g; Lot #L29 513; Best before 19.01.2020 & 20.01.2020; Manufactured by JERMI KÄSEWERK GmbH) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Terrine de Campagne – Mousse de Canard (2 x 50g; Lot #354; Best before 24/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Madrange brand Mousse de canard au Porto (2 x 50g; Lot #354; Best before 26 JAN) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls FRANPRIX brand Capsules café expresso (16 capsules; 104g; Best before 23/07/2021 to 07/11/2021) and FRANPRIX Capsules café Lungo (16 capsules; 112g; Best before 23/07/2021 to 07/11/2021) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Société Compagnie Madrange recalls Auchan brand Mousse de canard au Porto (2x50g; Lot 352; Best before 22 – 01 – 20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Jermi Käsewerk GmbH recalls Meine Käserei Brie de Nangis (100g; Lots L29 513 & L29 514; Best before 19.01.2020 and 20.01.2020) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sprossenparadies GmbH recalls various organic sprouts due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): SALUMIFICIO BERTOLETTI SRL recalls SALAME PRIMA QUALITA’ (Lot #251019; Best before 20/04/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jermi Käsewerk GmbH recalls Milbona Selection Brie de Nangis raw milk cheese ((100g; Lots L29 513 & L29 514; Best before 19.01.2020 and 20.01.2020) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Goodman Fielder (NZ) Limited recalls Quality Baker brand Muffin Splits Cheese 6 Pack (Best before 03 Jan) due to foreign matter (plastic and metal) contamination.