Recalls and Alerts: December 22 – 26, 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

Food Safety Recall: Almark Foods expands its earlier product recall to include all hard-boiled eggs manufactured at the firm’s Gainesville, Georgia facility, including all retail, pillow pack, pouch pack, frozen diced, and protein kit products, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

Food Safety Recall: Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. recalls Trader Joe’s Egg Salad (6 oz; All Use By date codes up to and including 12/27/19; UPC 0066 6695) and Trader Joe’s Old Fashioned Potato Salad (20 oz; All Use By date codes up to and including 12/27/19; UPC 0032 1747) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Dierbergs Markets recalls various products containing hard-boiled eggs supplied by Almark Foods due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Reichel Foods Inc. recalls Pro2Snax To The Max Granny Apples /Hard Boiled Egg/Cheddar/Cashew & Craisin (UPC 649632001490) and Pro2Snax To The Max Gala Apples/Hard Boiled Egg/White Cheddar/Almond & Craisin (UPC 649632001483) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Great American Deli recalls GAD #114 Egg Salad Sandwich (4.8 oz; UPC 7-41431-00114-2) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Alert (Update): FDA warns that yellowfin tuna from Truong Phu Xanh Co., LTD with a production date in 2019 should not be consumed because it may have the potential to cause scombrotoxin fish poisoning. Tuna from this supplier could have been sold thawed or frozen; and could have been sold as ground tuna meat, poke cubes, steaks, or loins; this product could still be within its shelf life.­­ Anyone who received tuna from this supplier should not sell, serve, or consume it and should discard it.

FDA Warning Letter: FDA warns G & C Raw, LLC, a producer of raw pet food, that an inspection of the company’s facilities revealed numerous instances of improper handling of raw ingredients and finished products as well as insanitary conditions during the production and packaging of the company’s raw pet food products. As of the date of the Warning Letter, the company has not responded adequately to FDA’s concerns.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Tosuta International Sales Ltd. recalls three varieties of Lander’s Australia Shortbread Cookies due to undeclared gluten, wheat and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: D. Tyers Foods International Inc. recalls Casa Madaio brand Burrata cheese (250g; Lot #19337; Use by 12/20/2019) due to generic E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Cyril Chocolat recalls Cyril Chocolat brand Choco Black and White (250g; Best before 30/05/2020) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo Belgique recalls Jumbo Mini Burgers-Nuggets (140g; Lot #201494; Best before 16/01/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Revi Food recalls Bouillon de Poisson “à l’Ostendaise” (700g; Expiry date 09/01/2020) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Industry recalls SoFine and ProTerra brands Chicken Sticks and Vegan Nuggets due to undeclared mustard. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the recalled products.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Aldi recalls Cucina Green Pesto (190g; all lot codes) and Cucina Red Pesto (190g; all lot codes) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Wholemeal Bread Rolls (4-pack; Best before December 29, 2019, January 12, 2020, February 9, 2020, March 8, 2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo Mini Burgers-Nuggets (140g; Lot #201494; Best before 16/01/2020) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): Broger Bregenzerwälder Fleischwaren GmbH & Co KG recalls Rosenspeck (all best before dates from 19.01.2020) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Fresh Concept recalls Saucisson au persil / parsley sausage (150g; various lot codes and Best Before dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (France): SAPRESTI TRAITEUR recalls SAPRESTI TRAITEUR brand Tourbillon de bloc de foie gras de canard et figues (135g; sold between 20/12/2019 and 23/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany) Märsch Importhandels-GmbH recalls Ja! Mandeln gehackt / chopped almonds (100g; Best before 25.06.20) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Singapore): Cold Storage Singapore (1983) Pte Ltd. recalls Waitrose Basil Pesto Green (190g) and Waitrose Pesto Tomato (190g) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Ruledin food importers Ltd. recalls chocolate flavored cream coated sweet waffle (40 x 18g; Expiry dates 21/8/20, 22/8/20, 23/8/20; Product of Turkey) due to undeclared milk.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Daly Potato Company recalls Daly Potato Company Bacon and Dijon Gourmet Potato Salad (Use By 08/01/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: December 1 – 4, 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: Lin’s Waha Int’l Corp recalls Suantianyangmei Waxberry (230g; Best before 03.12.2020; UPC 6948576407226) and Bingtangyangmei Waxberry (230g; Best before 02.13.2020; UPC 6948576407219) due to undeclared sulphites and cyclamates.

Food Safety Recall: Fuji Food Products, Inc. recalls ready to eat sushi, salads and spring rolls due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. recalls President’s Choice Colorful Coleslaw (14 oz; Lot codes B318005 and B318006; Use by 2019 DE 04) and Marketside Tri-Color Coleslaw (16 oz; Lot codes B318005 and B318006; Best by DEC 04 2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corp recalls Ourhome brand Spicy Jjamppongs (1020g; Best before 2020.09.11) due to undeclared oyster and squid.

Food Safety Recall: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls President’s Choice brand Coleslaw (397g; Lots B318005 & B318006; Best Before 2019 DE 04) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Andes recalls various pastries and bread products that were not prepared or packaged under conditions that ensure safety for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Boerinneke recalls Boerinneke pâte à tartiner à base de riz (350g; Lots L9135, L9219 & L9259; Best before 15/08/2020, 07/11/2020 & 16/12/2020) due to undeclared milk protein.

Allergy Alert (France): Casino recalls Casino BIO brand Mini croquants au fromage de chèvre / Mini goat cheese crackers (75g; Lot B9323; Best before 08/2020) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (France): NATURE ET ALIMENTS recalls Préparation en poudre BIO pour desserts fermentés au soja / Organic freeze-dried fermented soy desserts (Lot #A1922405; Best before 10/02/2021) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): iglo Deutschland recalls Chicken Nuggets Classic (Lots #L9271FW124 & L9271GW124; Best before 12.2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Germany): SC Swiss commercial GmbH recalls REWE Bio Schweizer Edelvollmilchschokolade / Organic Swiss milk chocolate (100g; Lot #1306064B; Best before 24.08.20) due to undeclared almonds.

Allergy Alert (Italy): A&D S.p.A. recalls Matt non solo pane Zenzerelli bio – grissini con zenzero e lime bio / Organic gingerbread – breadsticks with ginger and organic lime (150g; Lot #L36 19; Best before 02.06.20) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Boerinneke pâte à tartiner à base de riz (350g; Lots L9135, L9219 & L9259; Best before 15/08/2020, 07/11/2020 & 16/12/2020) due to undeclared milk protein.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Auchan recalls 12 Chicken Nuggets (250g; Lots #L9271FW124 & L9271GW124; Best before 12.2020) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Asda recalls Asda Meatball Marinara meal (160g; Use by 08 December 2019) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): VIANGRO recalls HACHE PORC BOEUF / Ground pork and beef (1.35 Kg; Lot #GB660-94841; Best before 05-12-2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Vleeswaren De Keyser NV recalls Saint Alby brand Saucisses sèches / Dried sausages (275g / 5 x 55g; Lot #353048; Best before 29/01/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Franprix recalls Franprix brand Rillettes de Tours (230g; Lot #24510; Best before 03/12/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): HKScan Denmark A/S recalls minced chicken meat 7-10% fat (450g; Lot code/Use by 04.12.2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Saprimex recalls La Belle Prairie brand Ground steak, 15% fat (600g; Lot 19325-5031; Best before 29/11/2019), La Belle Prairie brand Ground beef, 15% fat (350g; Lot #19325-5029; Best before 29/11/2019) and La Belle Prairie brand Ground steak, 15% fat (250g; Lot #19325-5044; Best before 29/11/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Rougeline recalls Les Paysans de Rougeline brand Tomates Cocktail (500g; Lot L 48047106) due to Norovirus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Gusto Di Casa recalls REWE Feine Welt – Kürbis Salbei Girasoli (250g; Best before 22.12.2019) due to foreign matter (soft metal foil) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Matfugl ehf recalls Ali, Bonus, Krónan, FK brands whole raw chicken (Lot #215-19-43-1-06; Pack dates 25.11, 26.11 and 27.11) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Alvis Bros LTD Lye Cross Farm recalls Sliced Cheddar (160g; Lot #L0259; Best before 09/12/2019; Product of Great Britain) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Lidl recalls Saint Alby brand Saucisses sèches / Dried sausages (275g / 5 x 55g; Lot #353048; Best before 29/01/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): For Glory (A.M.N.) LTD recalls Tunisian couscous (800g;  Expiry 17/10/20) due to unusual Staphylococcus aureus levels.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Porirua recalls Zakberry brand New Zealand Fresh Strawberries (250g; sold from Pak’n Save Porirua, Wellington on 2 December 2019) due to possible foreign matter (plastic and glass) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: July 1 – 6, 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/Pet Treat Safety Recall: Pet Supplies Plus recalls bulk pig ear product supplied to all locations by several different vendors due to the potential of Salmonella contamination. CDC reports 45 cases of Salmonella illness linked by epidemiological evidence to pig ear pet treats sold from bulk bins.

Food Safety Recall: Growers Express recalls multiple Green Giant, Growers Express, Signature Farms and Trader Joe’s brands of fresh vegetable products due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Les Dépendances recalls Bouq’Émissaire brand goat cheese made from pasteurized milk (variable weights; All product sold on or before 5 July 2019) because the product was not manufactured or packaged in a manner that ensures safety for consumption.

Food Safety Recall: Les Dépendances recalls Dongé brand Coulommiers raw milk cheese (500g; Best before 2019 JL 12; LOT MA010419CO; UPC 8 31014 41211 0) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Salish Sea Foods LP recalls Salish Sea Foods LP brand Emerald Cove, Malaspina, and Chef Creek Farmed Oysters (Lot #4787; Harvest/Process Date 06/24/19; Beach/Lease #0236161; Area 14-15) due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (Iceland): Four children have been diagnosed with shigatoxin-producing E. coli infections in the last 3 weeks. The children all live in the capital region but may have been infected in Bláskógabyggð.

Allergy Alert (Finland): Barebells recalls Barebells Salty Peanut Ice Cream Bar (73ml; Best before 2020-08-08) and Barebells Caramel Pecan Ice Cream Stick (110ml; Best before 2020-07-30 and 2020-07-31) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): P&B Foods Ltd. recalls Heera Premium Quality Golden Sultana (20 x 100g, 20 x 250g, 6 x 700g, 3 x 5kg, 10kg; Batch codes ED18/281, ED18/071, HP1TN1040319, HP3TN1210618, HP2TN1211118, 1G2280818, 1G1280818, 2G1100119, 2G1170419, 2G1261118, 2G1240518; Best before end 30 April 2020, 31 October 2020) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Co-op Ltd. recalls Co-op Veg Taster (Use by 07 July 2019) due to undeclared fish.

Allergy Alert (Italy): T’A MILANO SRL recalls Dragees arancia candita ricoperta di cioccolato fondente (120g; various best before dates) due to undeclared sulphur.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Asia Express Food recalls Sempio brand Herbal Soybean Paste (12 x 500g) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): P&B Foods Ltd recalls Heera Premium Quality Golden Sultana (20 x 100g, 20 x 250g, 6 x 700g, 3 x 5kg, 10kg; Batch codes ED18/281, ED18/071, HP1TN1040319, HP3TN1210618, HP2TN1211118, 1G2280818, 1G1280818, 2G1100119, 2G1170419, 2G1261118, 2G1240518; Best before end 30 April 2020, 31 October 2020) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op Ltd recalls Co-op Veg Taster (Use by 07 July 2019) due to undeclared fish.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Fromagerie du Gros-chêne recalls Moellon – Fromage au lait cru de vache / Raw cow’s milk cheese (300g; Lots 308.19 & 1008.19; Best before 03/08/19 & 10/08/19, respectively) due to LIsteria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Ferme de Neubempt recalls Ferme de Neubempt brand maquée au lait cru (190g; Best before 05/07/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): TLC recalls various TLC brand catering products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sonnendorfer GmbH recalls certain shell eggs (Best before 22.07.19) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Damse Kaasmakerij recalls Damse Mokke cheese, large (Lot #190528; Best before 22/07/2019 and 23/07/2019) due to possible Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Iceland): Stjörnugrís ehf recalls The ISK brand Fresh ground pork (Best before 03.07.2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Ireland): P & B Foods Ltd. recalls Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot (6 x 1kg and 10 x 400g; Batch code PB9446M/4; Best before end April 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jan Linders Supermarkets and PLUS Supermarkets recall certain raisin-currant rolls due to foreign matter (hard plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): P & B Foods Ltd recalls Heera Chilli Powder Extra Hot (6 x 1kg and 10 x 400g; Batch code PB9446M/4; Best before end April 2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Pet Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Industry recalls MultiFit Poumon d’agneau / lamb lung (150g; Lot 024; Best before 13.11.2020; Product of Poland) due to Salmonella Anatum contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Fine Being Ha’Basar Ltd. recalls Frozen ground turkey (500g; Expiry date 31/7/19) due to Salmonella contamination.