Recalls and Alerts: November 21 – 24, 2017

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 Alert: FDA urges consumers who drank raw milk from Udder Milk, which the company described on its website as a “co-op on wheels,” to contact their health care providers, as they may have been exposed to the RB51 strain of Brucella abortus. A New Jersey woman who drank the company’s milk was infected with antibiotic-resistant Brucella abortus strain RB51. Please refer to the FDA notice for additional information.

Allergy Alert: Colorado Nut Company recalls Cashew Cranberry Cherry Jubilee, Oat Bran Nutty Crunch, Honey Nutty Granola, Peanut Delight, and Frontier Trail Mix due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details of the affect products, which were distributed from June 1, 2017 through November 7, 2017 with a sell by date range from December 1, 2017 through May 7, 2018 to AR, AZ, CA, CO, IA, IL, KS, MO, MT, NE, NM, OK, TX, UT, WA, WY, to car washes, hospitals, colleges, retail stores, national parks, and liquor stores via UPS, FedEx or direct deliveries.


Allergy Alert: Agropur Coopérative recalls Agropur Signature Oka brand Oka Cheese Fondue (180g; Product code 289A; UPC 0 67201 10028 1) due to undeclared milk and wheat. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Ontario and Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Gibiers Canabec inc. recalls Gibiers Canabec brand RABBIT STEW WITH MUSTARD & FOREST MUSHROOM SAUCE (4 x 525g; Best before 2018FE16; UPC 00877914002341) due to inadequate processing.


Allergy Alert (Germany): Die healthy planet GmbH recalls Choco Cookie Dough Ice Cream (500mL; Best before 19.04.2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK): Birds Eye recalls 4 x Shortcrust Chicken Pies (620g; Batch codes L7301MRN52, L7301ARN52, L7301NRN52; Best before 04/2019) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK): Dr Oetker recalls Dr Oetker Decor Kit (120g; Best before end November 2018) due to undeclared milk and wheat.

Allergy Alert (UK): P&B (Food) Ltd. recalls Heera Punjabi Wadi (300g; Best before end January 2018 and December 2019; Batch codes 19F15X35-1 and PB8370, respectively), due to undeclared gluten and soya.

Allergy Alert (UK): Cuisine Solutions Ltd. recalls Cake Club Carrot Cake (all best before dates up to and including November 30, 2017) due to undeclared milk, wheat, egg and walnuts and recalls Cake Club Chocolate Fudge Cake (all best before dates up to and including November 30, 2017) due to undeclared milk and soya.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): FairTrade Gruppen recalls Brazilian Erva Maté Bio Tea (100g; Best before 30.11.2017) due to excessive levels of the pesticide Antraquinone.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Lidl Suomi Ky recalls Glenfell Young Oat Fed Goose Breast (900g; Best before 31.3.2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Micro Frucht Handels GmbH recalls Sera Börülce Black Cowpeas (900g; Lot 47602-11; Best before 09.11.18) due to contamination with the pesticide Chlorpyrifos.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Alnatura Produktions- und Handels GmbH recalls various Trafo Kartoffelchips / Trafo brand Potato Chips due to presence of wood splinters. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Firma Snack Food Poco Loco nv recalls ANTEP 8 Dürüm (800g; Best before 06/06/2018; Product of Netherlands) due to possible presence of pieces of plexiglass.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Supermarchés Auchan recalls various Lustucru brand frozen pastas due to possible contamination with pieces of plastic. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Riebeck Pty Ltd trading as Little Zebra Chocolates recalls Chai Supreme Dark Chocolate (85g; Lot 1162; Best before 1/12/18) due to undeclared dairy ingredient. The recalled product was sold at independent retailers in NSW and QLD and online.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Gluten Free Holdings recalls various Gluten Free Choice brand breads due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): CuisAnn recalls CuisAnn brand heat and eat meals due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Bin Inn Retail Group Limited recalls Buckwheat Flour (sold in bulk bins and various sized packets; Batch No. 170530-06-5T and 170920-06-5T) due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of stores where the recalled products were sold.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Bay Drive recalls Bay Drive brand Chocolate Chip Cookies (6 pack; Batch 01) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was sold at the Porirua Cobham Court Farmers Market.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Eco-Farms Pty Ltd recalls Ground Cinnamon (150g; Best before 20/07/20) due to Bacillus cereus contamination. The recalled product was sold at IGA’s, FoodWorks, independent and organic grocery stores and their online retailers in NSW, QLD and VIC.