Recalls and Alerts: June 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

Food Safety Recall: The Coca-Cola Company recalls Suja Kombucha, Ginger Lemon (15.2 oz; Date code 06/25/19 UX; UPC 008-18617-02023-2), Suja Kombucha, Peach Ginger (15.2 oz; Date code 07/27/19 UX; UPC 008-18617-02034-8) and Suja Kombucha, Mixed Berries (15.2 oz; Date code 07/29/19 UX; UPC 008-18617-02036-2) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Publix at Lake Gibson Shopping Center recalls all ground beef and pork products (Sell by June 3, 2019) due to foreign matter (plastic or metal) contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert (Update): T-Brothers Food And Trading Ltd. recalls certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corporation recalls ChoripDong brand Frozen Par Fried Fish Cake (400g; Product code 2019.12.29; UPC 7 6189860521 9) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Seoul Trading Corp. recalls certain Daesang brand rice seasoning mixes due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: MyChopChop recalls MyChopChop brand “Grounded Peper” (100g; All units sold up to and including June 3, 2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Marché Lambert IGA extra recalls certain ground meats and products containing ground meat due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Ecoideas Innovations Inc. recalls Apricot Power brand Bitter Raw Apricot Seeds and Apricot Seed Meal due to natural toxin amygdalin. Excessive consumption may cause cyanide poisoning. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Distribution Farinex (113712 Canada Inc.) recalls Gelsius brand IQF Raspberries (Frozen) (5 x 1 kg; Lot #002; Batch dates 06/06/2018 and 30/05/2018; UPC 01815703620 and 01815003620, respectively) due to Norovirus contamination. The recalled product was supplied to hotes, restaurants and institutions in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, and Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Le Butterblume recalls SMOOTHIE AUX FRAMBOISES / Raspberry Smoothie (250 mL; Sold up to and including June 2, 2019) due to Norovirus contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Wilhelm Kisker GmbH recalls Psenner Bombardino 18 % (0.7 L; Lot #18325) due to undeclared milk and egg.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Maisonie recalls Maisonie brand pudding à la vanille avec spéculoos / Vanilla pudding with spéculoos (a traditional Dutch and Belgium cookie, with spices like ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and clover*) (130g; Lots 20192100 – 20192101- 20192102), due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Midsona Danmark A/S recalls two types of urtekram rice cakes due to elevated arsenic levels. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls certain Toque du chef brand pizzas (470g) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Intermarché recalls Maredoc brand Moules Italie SAC (10kg; Lot 2107292; Pack date 28/05/2019) due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Filière Qualité Carrefour brand Barquettes de moules de corde (1.4 kg; Lot 10732947; Best before 06/06/2019) due to Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ Jambon Emmental Prix Choc (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ Jambon Emmental (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ Jambon Champignons de Paris (470g; Best before 02/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand PIZZA LA PIZZ 4 fromages (470g; Best before 03/06/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Müller UK recalls Cadbury Dairy Milk Cheesecake (2 x 85g; Use by 5 June, 6 June, 11 June 2019) and Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Cheesecake (2 x 85g; Use by 5 June, 6 June, 11 June 2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Etak International Ltd recalls Johnsonville brand JALAPEÑO CHEDDAR Smoked Sausage (14 oz; Best before June 9, 2019; Product of USA) due to foreign matter contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Mobu Enterprises Pty Ltd trading as OLÉ Mexican Foods recalls La Banderita White Corn Street Tacos (Best Before 18/06/2019, 02/07/2019, 16/07/2019, 29/07/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Samurai Bowl recalls Samurai Bowl Miso Ramen, Samurai Bowl Spicy Miso, Samurai Bowl Original Ramen, and Samurai Bowl Tonketsu (820g; All batches and dates) due to possible Staphylococcus enterotoxin contamination.

*My thanks to Simone Hertzberger, Chief Editor of the Dutch Flemish Food Safety Newsletter for the information on spéculoos.
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Food Safety Recalls: October 1 – 16, 2018

The FoodBugLady is back after a two-week holiday, and it’s time to play catch-up.

Here is a list of recalls relating to food safety issues for the first half of October. The live links will take you directly to the official recall notices containing detailed information for each alert.

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USA

October 16th: Prime Deli Corporation (Lewisville, Texas) is recalling approximately 217 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with bacon products that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.

October 15th: A La Carte Foods Properties, LLC (Belle Rose, LA) is recalling approximately 30,438 pounds of meat and poultry products that contain meat produced without the benefit of federal inspection.

October 11th: Valley Fine Foods (Forest City, N.C.) is recalling approximately 35,516 pounds of heat-treated, not fully cooked meat and poultry products that may be adulterated due to presence of spoilage organisms that have rendered it unwholesome and unfit for human food.

October 11th: Jerky Boyz Chicken Jerky (Pigeon Forge, Tenn) is recalling approximately 23 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken jerky products due to a processing deviation that may have led to underprocessing of products.

October 10th: Malone’s Fine Sausage Inc. (Milwaukee, WI) is recalling approximately 26,323 pounds of ready-to-eat pork head cheese product that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

October 6th: Bazzini LLC (Allentown, PA) is recalling 4,000 pounds of Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural and Rams Head Natural In Shell Pistachios received from one of its suppliers because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

October 5th: Ladyfingers Caterers is voluntarily recalling its Signature Shaved Country Ham Rolls as a result of the Johnston County Hams recall. The rolls were made with ham produced by Johnston County Hams, which recently initiated a recall of its ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

October 5th: Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods (Richmond, VA) is recalling approximately 18,296 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry deli-sliced products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

October 5th: Randsland Farms Inc. recalls Randsland brand Broccoli Florets and Broccoli Salad Kit due to Listeria contamination.

October 4th: Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. (St. Petersburg, FL) is conducting a voluntary recall of No Sugar Added Vanilla and No Sugar Added Chocolate ice cream manufactured in three-gallon tubs during the month of May 2018 due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

October 4th: Callie’s Charleston Biscuits, LLC is issuing a voluntary product recall for two products that may contain Johnston County Hams recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 4th: JBS Tolleson, Inc. (Tolleson, AZ) is recalling approximately 6,937,195 pounds of various raw, non-intact beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Newport.

October 3rd: Johnston County Hams (Smithfield, N.C.) is recalling approximately 89,096 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Canada

October 15th: Abbott is recalling certain Abbott brand formulated liquid nutrition products in 235 mL metal cans from the marketplace due to possible bacterial contamination. One illness has been reported.

October 12th: Fromagerie Les Rivières recalls various cheeses that may not be safe to consume.

October 12th: Le Petit Magasin recalls Bolognaise Tomato sauce that may not be safe to consume.

October 11th: Euro-Balkan Specialty Foods recalls Euro-Balkan Specialty Foods brand Balkan Style Kajmak Cream Cheese Product due to Staphylococcus enterotoxin contamination.

October 9th: La Granja Foods recalls The Farm La Granja brand Queso ranchero fresco from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

October 5th: Ferme Écologique Coop d’Ulverton recalls cheeses made with raw (unpasteurized) goat milk due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

October 4th: Sobeys Inc. is recalling certain Sobeys brand packaged vegetable products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 3rd: Monsieur Émile Smokehouse is recalling Monsieur Émile Smokehouse brand and unbranded Smoked Salmon, sold refrigerated, from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 2nd: Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling certain $10 Chicken Fries from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product is associated with an outbreak investigation.

Europe

October 13th (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls AH brand Mackerel fillets due to Listeria contamination.

October 15th (Denmark): Løgismose recalls Løgismose brand chicken due to Campylobacter contamination.

October 15th (Denmark): Aldi Danmark Aps recalls “Landlyst” turkey breast due to Salmonella contamination.

October 10th (Denmark): Himmerlandskød recalls Champion chopped beef due to Salmonella and E. coli contamination.

October 3rd (Denmark): Naturesource ApS recalls organic goji berries and organic chocolate coated goji berries due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

October 5th (Finland): SOK recalls POPCORN MAISSINJYVISSÄ Rainbow Popcorn due to foreign matter (metal pieces) contamination.

October 16th (France): CASINO recalls CASINO CA VIENT D’ICI brand Quenelles Lyonnaises Nature pur beurre due to Listeria contamination.

October 12th (France): Intermarché recalls Jean Rozé brand Picada due to Salmonella contamination.

October 10th (France): Auchan recalls Atelier Blini brand 8 falafels (pois chiches, carottes & coriandre) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 8th (France): Geantcasino recalls Casino Bio brand crêpes moelleuses au sucre de canne et au lait frais due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 5th (France): EARL Les Poulettes brand shell eggs recalled due to Salmonella contamination.

October 12th (Germany): Bur Sales GmbH recalls Tunas brand Sesame paste and Sesame paste with pistachios due to Salmonella contamination.

October 12th (Germany): HOFKÄSEREI VETTER recalls BLAUSCHIMMEL RAW MILK CHEESE, soft cheese at least 50% fat due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 5th (Ireland): The Raw Chocolate Company recalls Raw Chocolate Goji Berries due to foreign matter (small metal pieces) contamination.

October 15th (Italy): Mareblus recalls Tuna in Olive Oil due to a potential processing error.

October 8th (Italy): AZIENDA AGRICOLA BOSI LUIGI recalls Fresh Eggs from Free-range Hens due to Salmonella Enteritidis contamination.

October 4th (Italy): Macelleria Partenzi di Partenzi Francesco recalls Salsiccia stagionata /  Seasoned sausage due to Salmonella contamination.

October 3rd (Italy): Nutravant recalls Protein+ White 31% (gusto Crema-Limone) due to Salmonella contamination.

October 3rd (Italy): Bauli SpA recalls CROISSANT A LIEVITAZIONE NATURALE CON CREMA AL LATTE due to Salmonella contamination.

October 3rd (Italy): SOCIETA AGRICOLA F.LLI PONTI recalls FORMAGGELLA due to STEC E. coli contamination.

October 12th (Luxembourg): Atelier Blini brand 8 falafels (pois chiches, carottes & coriandre) recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 10th (Luxembourg): Ochsen-Ziemerenden pet food product recalled due to foreign matter (small metal pieces) contamination.

October 13th (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH brand Mackerel fillets due to Listeria contamination.

October 5th (Netherlands): PLUS Supermarkets recalls PLUS Lamsspies piri piri due to possible contamination with Shiga toxin-producing E.coli bacterium.

October 2nd (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Poiesz recalls Jong Belegen Boerenkaas due to contamination with Shiga toxin-producing E.coli bacterium.

October 1st (Sweden): Lidl Sverige recalls Guldgrytan brand Nötfärs 6% due to Salmonella contamination.

October 5th (UK): The Raw Chocolate Company are recalling their Chocolate Goji Berries because they may contain small pieces of metal.

October 1st (UK): Montezuma’s Chocolates Ltd is recalling its ‘Great British Puddings Truffle Collection’, because it may contain small pieces of plastic in the lemon meringue truffle.

Australia and New Zealand

October 11th (Australia): Drakes Supermarkets recalls Drakes Gourmet Premium Selection Silverside due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

October 5th (New Zealand): FSL Foods Ltd is recalling a specific batch of its Fruzio brand premium mixed berries as the product may contain foreign matter (metal).

Asia, Africa and the Middle East

October 3rd (Israel): Maadaney Hagalil recalls various kebab products due to Salmonella contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: August 28 – 31, 2018

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.

United States

OUTBREAK ALERT / Food Safety Recall: Publix Super Markets recalls ground chuck products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26. The meat was supplied from an as-yet-undetermined source. The recalled products were sold from June 25 through July 31 in the following Florida counties: Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Lucie, Sumter and Volusia. The recalled products have been linked epidemiologically to 18 cases of E. coli O26 infections, primarily in Florida.

Allergy Alert: Taylor Farms Illinois, Inc. recalls HOMESTYLE BEEF AND PORK MEATLOAF (14-oz plastic tray; Lot code TFIL234A001; Use by 08/28/18) due to undeclared eggs and wheat. The recalled items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee.

Food Safety Recall: Olufela Yemitan recalls Dried, Smoked picante fishes spicy catfish smoked with tomatoe pepper sauce ready to eat now!!!! (1-lb plastic-wrapped packages; Best by 2/2019) because the products were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection.

OTC Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: Pfizer Consumer Healthcare recalls Children’s Advil® Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored (4 FL OZ Bottle; Lot #R51129; Expiry 11/20; UPC 3-0573-0207-30-0) the dosage cup provided is marked in teaspoons and the instructions on the label are described in milliliters (mL), possibly resulting in erroneous dosage.

Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: Product Quest Manufacturing recalls all lots of nasal products and baby oral gels currently within expiration due to possible contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Pharmaceutical Product Safety Recall: HelloLife, Inc. recalls Neuroveen, Respitrol, Thyroveev and Compulsin, within expiry, due to contamination with Staphylococcus saprophyticus and/or Burkholderia cepacia. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details. The products were manufactured by King Bio, Inc. in Asheville, NC.

Canada

Allergy Alert: North Country Premium Sausage Co. recalls various North Country brand Smokies due to undeclared mustard and milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were supplied to retailers in Ontario.

Allergy Alert: Right Choice Products Inc. recalls Indican Tutti Frutti Cake (450g; All Packed On dates from 07/26/18 up to and including 08/28/18; UPC 6 27726 20192 6) and Indican Mango Fruit Cake (450g; All Packed On dates from 07/26/18 up to and including 08/28/18; UPC 6 27726 20193 3) due to undeclared egg and sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Northam Beverages Ltd. recalls Bowen Island Brewing Artisan IPA (India Pale Ale) (6 x 355mL; All codes starting with L18207, L18187, or L18215; UPC 6 26990 09858 4) and Bowen Island Brewing West Coast Lager (6 x 355mL; All codes starting with L18207; UPC 6 26990 05123 7) due to cans with defective seams that may have sharp metal sticking out from the rim. The recalled products were supplied to retailers in Alberta and British Columbia.

Food Safety Recall Update: Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. recalls Pinty’s brand Italian Style Chicken Schnitzel – Gluten Free Fully Cooked, Breaded and Seasoned Cutlettes (4 kg; Product code 8172; UPC 10069094626371) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Salling Group recalls Penotti Organic Chocolate Cream (350g; All units sold until 28 / 8-2018) due to undeclared milk and hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Harvest Basket Aardappelkroketjes Croquettes de pommes de terre (750g; Lot #L808603001; Best before 27.03.2020) due to undeclared egg and wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl Ireland recalls Harvest Basket Potato Croquettes (750g; Batch code L808603001; Best by 27 March 2020) due to undeclared egg, wheat and gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK): Crosse & Blackwell recalls Green Vegetable & Kale Soup (400g; Batch code TYJH 8149; Best before May 2020) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Farm Valley brand Dried Figs (600g tray; Lot #090023184-11-89; Expiry 09.2018) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Haugen-Gruppen A/S recalls Cup Noodles Spicy (66g; Lots No. L800863 & L802513; Best before 07.2019 & 10.2019, respectively) due to foreign matter (glass pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Biogan A/S recalls Organic cardamom (100g; Best before 01/05/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Wursti Oy recalls hamburger (400g; Use by 12.9.2018) due to excessive levels of microbial contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): SOK recalls Rainbow Onion (580g; All best before dates) and Rainbow Mattex (275g; Best before 14.4.2019) due to foreign matter (glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Reflets de France brand Fines galettes de Bretagne (100g; Lot #J13115; Best before 20/01/2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino Bio brand Crêpes moelleuses au sucre de canne et au lait frais / Fluffy pancakes with cane sugar and fresh milk (200g; Best by 03/09/2018) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino Delices brand Mozarella di bufala Campana AOP Tressée à la main (250g; Best by 30/08/2018) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Sojabio recalls Sojabio brand Tartine & moi – saveur Ail et fines herbes (125g; Lot #822180; Best by 20/10/2018) due to Escherichia coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Coopérative Laitière de la Sèvre recalls LE CHEVROT de Sèvre et Belle Fromage de chèvre au lait cru (200g; Lot #182200908; various packaging) due to E. coli O103:H2 contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Gemüsebau Huber GmbH & Co. KG recalls GUT&GÜNSTIG brand Iceberg Lettuce due to contamination with VTEC (shigatoxin-producing E. coli).

Food Safety Recall (Germany): NISSIN Foods GmbH recalls CUP NOODLES SPICY (Best before 01/2019 to 06/2019) due to foreign matter (pieces of glass) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): EDEKA recalls Blattspinat (450g; Best before 14.05.2020 and 15.05.2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Carmarthenshire Dairy Products Ltd recalls Boksburg Blue Cheese (all batches), due to it being produced without approval.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Metcash recalls Community Co Thai Salad Kit (285g; ​Use by 07/09/2018) due to undeclared soy.