Recalls and Alerts: September 24-26, 2022

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United States

Food Safety Recall: Behrmann Meat and Processing Inc. recalls approximately 87,382 pounds of various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION (Italy): The MInistry of Health has been investigating multiple cases of Listeria monocytogenes reported from various regions of Italy. At least some of the cases appear linked to poultry sausages produced by Agricola Tre Valli – IT 04 M CE. The company has recalled all product manufactured prior to 12 September 2022.

OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Sweden): Since July 2019, 47 people in Sweden have been reported sick with several different serotypes of Salmonella (S. Havana, S. Kintambo, S. Mbandaka, S. Orion, S. Senftenberg and S. Amsterdam) which have also been found in tahini (pasta on sesame seeds) and halva (confectionery made with tahini) from Syria. A large number of outbreaks have also been identified internationally, in Europe, North America and Oceania.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Pepsico BeLux BV recalls Lays Max Double Crunch Red Sweet Chilli Pepper (140g; Lot GBB 21B 187; Best before 22/10/2022) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Tching de Luxe recalls Tching Advocaat Classic (370 ml; Sold from November 2021 to September 2022), Tching Advocaat Chocolat (370 ml; Sold from November 2021 to September 2022), and Advocaatbox (4 x 100 ml; Sold from March 2022 to September 2022) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Luxembourg): Pepsico BeLux BV recalls Lays Max Double Crunch Red Sweet Chilli Pepper (140g; Lot GBB 21B 187; Best before 22/10/2022) due to undeclared wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK): Happi Free From recalls three flavours of Oat M!lk Chocolate Bars supplied to Tesco due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): SILVE NETTO recalls NETTO brand Batonnets de surimi / Surimi sticks (pack of 24 / 400g; Lot 00124527; Use by 28/11/2022) due to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOMARDIS E.LECLERC MARMOUTIER recalls Sandwich et malicettes au poulet / Chicken sandwich (All lots; Sold up to 21/09/2022) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): AUCHAN RETAIL SERVICES AUCHAN recalls Auchan Le Poissonnier brand Queues de crevettes cuites réfrigérées / Cooked, refrigerated shrimp tails (250g; Lots 2222640001, 2222650001, 2222620115; Use by 03/10/2022, 04/10/2022, 01/10/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): FOOD NEGOCE IBRAHIM recalls SUNTAT brand HELVA VANILLE / Vanilla halvah (350g; Best before 30/11/2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SOCIETE NOUVELLE GAST recalls GAST brand POITRINE ROULEE CUITE / Cooked, rolled breast (4 slices; Lot 22257; Use by 06/10/2022, 07/10/2022 & 10/10/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BCT 500 recalls Paul et Ferdinand brand Saucisse sèche courbe IGP Ardèche / Dry sausage (250g; Lot 22331; Best before 06/11/2022, 12/11/2022, 13/11/2022, 14/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA Agricola Italiana Alimentare Spa recalls Diverse WUDY Geflügelwürstchen, teilweise mit Käsezubereitung / Various WUDY poultry sausages, some with cheese due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA S.p.A. recalls Geflügelwürstchen der Marken WUDY und PAVO / WUDY and PAVO brand poultry sausages (Best before dates to 30.11.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA Agricola Italiana Alimentare Spa recalls PAVO Geflügelwürstchen / poultry sausages (1 kg; Best before dates up to and including 16/10/2022) and PAVO Geflügelwürstchen FRANKFURT / poultry hot dogs (100g; Best before dates up to and including 08/11/2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Sivas GmbH recalls TT TAVUK SPEZiAL / Sausages (1000g; Best before 21.09.2022, 18.10.2022 & 24.11.2022) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): AIA Agricola Italiana Alimentare Spa recalls WUDY Schweinwürstchen / Pork sausages (250g; Best before dates up to and including 07.11.2022) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): AUCHAN recalls Auchan Le Poissonnier brand Queues de crevettes décortiquées cuites réfrigérées / Cooked, refrigerated shrimp tails, shelled (250g; Lots 2222640001, 2222650001, 2222620115; Use by 03/10/2022, 04/10/2022, 01/10/2022, respectively) due to Vibrio vulnificus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Spain): Industry recalls multiple WUDY and PAVO brand sausages due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: May 15 – 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: FDA, CDC, and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Concord illnesses linked to “Karawan Tahini and Halva” brand tahini imported from Israel. Brodt Zenatti Holding LLC has recalled all products, including those imported prior to December 2018 and until the final shipment April 2019.

OUTBREAK ALERT: CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup and Salmonella Montevideo infections linked to contact with backyard poultry. As of May 16, 52 cases have been reported from 21 states. Five outbreak victims required hospitalization.

Allergy Alert: Caito Foods LLC recalls approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to undeclared soy. Pleae refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert: Coolhaus recalls Dairy Free Horchata Frozen Dessert Sandwich (5.8 oz single serve package; Best by dates 06182020, 08012020, 08252020, 10082020 or 10262020; UPC 0085191600365) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: US TRADING COMPANY recalls GLOBAL PRIDE RATTAN SHOOT IN BRINE (24 oz; Lot code/Expiry date 18/09/20; UPC 8855273023148) due to undeclared sulphites.

Allergy Alert: GHSW, LLC recalls select salads, wraps and salad bar trays sold at two Whole Foods Markets 365 in Texas and at Whole Foods Markets in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Food Safety Recall (Update): DOM International Limited recalls Dom Reserve brand Atlantic Salmon Strips (Hot Smoked) Cracked Black Pepper (150g; Product codes 001996, 002176, 002325, 002371, 02533; All Best Before dates; UPC 7 72945 11150 8) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: City Bread Co. Ltd. recalls City Bread brand Rye Breads – Original Cut and Thick Cut (various sizes; Best Before: MA 14 or MA 15) due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. The recalled products were sold in Manitoba.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): PEDON S.p.A recalls More Than Pasta brand Yellow Lentil spaghetti (250g; Lot 0587; Best before 23/03/2020) and More Than Pasta brand Yellow Lentil Lasagna (250g; Lot 0587; Best before 23/03/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tony’s Kitchen recalls eight seasoning products due to various undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tony’s Kitchen recalls eight seasoning products due to various undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (UK): The Jordans & Ryvita Company recalls Dorset Cereals Simply Oat Granola (550g; Batch code 24 02 2020 GCP9116; Best before 24 February 2020) due to undeclared almonds, cashew nuts and hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Filet de canard cuit fumé (90g; Lot #912001; Best before 09/06/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Industry recalls Holland & Barrett good stuff lucky liquorice root (100g; Batch code 130567; Best before end January 2020) due to Ochratoxin A contamination.

Food and Pet Food Safety Recall (UK – England specific): Birmingham Halal Abattoir (UK 4496) recalls sheep and lamb meat and pet food products because they may contain meat that is unfit for human and pet consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Recalls and Alerts: December 8 – 11, 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.

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United States

Allergy Alert: 3-D Meats, LLC recalls SPICEY SNACK STICKS prepared for CF Ranch & Cattle Co. (1-lb pkgs; Produced Oct. 19, 2018) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Moonstruck Chocolate Company recalls Sea Salt Caramels Tumbled In Milk Chocolate (4-oz bags; Lots #1094276 and 1094275; Best before 11/12/2019 and 11/13/2019) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Food Safety Recall: CTI Foods LLC recalls Jimmy Dean HEAT ’n SERVE Original SAUSAGE LINKS Made with Pork & Turkey (23.4-oz pouches; Use by Jan. 31, 19; Case code A6382168; Time stamp 11:58 through 01:49) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Achdut LTD. of Ariel, Israel recalls Tahini products of all packages and sizes produced from April 7th through May 21st 2018, due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected brands and varieties.

Food Safety Recall: Inspired Organics, LLC recalls Inspired Organics brand Organic Sunflower Butter (16 oz; Lot #099; Best by 10/2019; UPC 863669742526) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods. LLC in Warren, Michigan to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada.

Pet Food Safety Recall: The J.M. Smucker Company recalls 9Lives® Protein Plus® With Tuna & Chicken (4 x 5.5-oz cans; Best If Used By Mar. 27, 2020- Nov.14, 2020; UPC 7910021549) and 9Lives® Protein Plus® With Tuna & Liver (4 x 5.5-oz cans; Best If Used By Apr. 17, 2020 – Sept.14, 2020; UPC 7910021748) due to possible low levels of thiamine.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Bistro Centre Épic recalls various foods prepared in glass jars as the products may not have been processed in a manner to ensure safety for consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Canada Herb recalls Canada Herb brand Culantro (Ngò Gai) (Variable weight; All packages sold up to and including December 10, 2018) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Ontario.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Cuisine de France Vanilla Cream Danish, all batches, sold loose, without icing due to undeclared hazelnuts and almonds.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Eskigel S.r.l. a.s.u. recalls Conad brand Dessert alla vaniglia (320g; Lot #K8222; Best before 10-02-2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH Milk Chocolate Spread (400g; Expiry date 01.2020), due to undeclared hazelnut.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): KOSOVA FOODS BVBA recalls various Kosova brand meat products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Famille Michaud Apiculteurs – Domaine Saint Georges recalls MIEL l’Apiculteur brand Miel de France et Gelée Royale (250g glass jar; Lot #1020523; Best before 01/09/2020) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Pure Flow recalls Pure Flow brand Coconut Spread (500g; Lot #1809PF07; Best before 30/06/21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La société BRDF Jean Mazière recalls Jean Mazière Delicatessen meats (Lots 296 to 332) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Germany): HEMA recalls all milk-hazelnut chocolate letters due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): HEMA recalls all milk-hazelnut chocolate letters due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK – England and Wales): Premium Halal Meat Poultry recalls several Direct Poultry Products Ltd chicken products that were produced without approval and, therefore, are unfit for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Pet Food Safety Recall (UK – Northern Ireland and Wales): Natural Instinct recalls Wild Venison Natural Cat Food (All pack sizes; All Best Before dates from March 2019 until August 2019) because some of the ingredients were not inspected in line with EU requirements.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Max Brenner industries Ltd. advises that some Hazelnut and caramelized wafer flakes cream filled white chocolate packages (Batch #18018160; Best before 04.05.19) may have been filled with the wrong product and may contain undeclared peanuts.