Recalls and Alerts: June 21 – 24, 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 UPDATE: CDC and FDA are continuing to investigate a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses that has affected 122 individuals in 7 states and 19 of the outbreak victims required hospitalization. The outbreak has been linked to consumption of bagged salad mixes. Several products have been recalled, but the recalled items do not account for all of the reported cases, according to CDC. Please refer to the list of recalled items, below.

Allergy Alert: Mount Franklin Foods, LLC dba Azar Nut Company recalls 7-Select Yogurt Pretzels (5-oz pouch; Lots YR20140 & JT20147; Best by May/19/2021 and May/26/2021, respectively) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert: Trident Seafoods recalls Gordon Choice® Imitation Crab Supreme Style (40-oz pkg; Lot codes M828803, M904202, M916303, M935004, M016004) due to undeclared egg.

Allergy Alert: Flagstone Foods LLC recalls North Star Sweet & Salty Caramel Trail Mix (14 oz; Lot code 05M04210; Expiration date 04/22/2021) due to undeclared cashews.

Food Safety Recall (see Outbreak Alert): Hy-Vee, Inc. recalls Hy-Vee Bagged Garden Salad (12 oz; all UPCs and expirations dates) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold at Hy-Vee locations in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Food Safety Recall (see Outbreak Alert): ALDI recalls Little Salad Bar Garden Salad (All product codes; Use by dates of May 16 to July 04) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Food Safety Recall (see Outbreak Alert): Jewel-Osco recalls Signature Farms Garden Salad (12-oz bag; Best if used by May 16 through July 4) due to potential Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Sandwicherie Viet recalls Nem Chua (variable weights; sold up to and including 23 June 2020) due to manufacture and/or packaging under conditions that do not ensure safety for human consumption.

Europe

Allergy Alert Update (Belgium): PepsiCo BeLux recalls Lay’s Bugles Nacho Cheese  (30g & 125g; Lots BV 81803 132, BV 81804 132, BV 81805 132, BV 81806 132, BV 81803 133, BV 81804 133, BV 81805 133 & BV 81806 133; Best before 19/09/2020) due to undeclared soy and wheat.

Allergy Alert (France): Bioporc recalls Bonjour Campagne Saucisson sec Bio / Organic dry sausage (Lot #L17.02; Best before 25/07/2020) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall 1 de Beste Roomsaus / cheese sauce due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): EZA Fairer Handel recalls Belgische Trüffel / Belgian Truffle (100g; Batch #09091901; Sell by 9.9.2020) due to foreign matter (piece of metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Colruyt recalls Burgers au fromage / cheeseburgers (±300g; Best before 28/6/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sodebo brand Planet Wrap Libanais (Poulet à la libanaise) / Lebanese style chicken wrap (220g; Best before 30/06/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Nordic Seafood A/S recalls COOP Kæmperejer, kogte / COOP Giant shrimp, cooked (300g; Lot #TASE_20/15; Best before 18-03-2022, 19-03-2022 & 20-03-2022) due to Vibrio cholerae contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U Saveurs brand Véritable Andouille de Guémené à l’Ancienne/ Authentic old-style andouille de Guémené sausage (±270g; Lots 30E300410, 30E040520, 30E050520; Best before 01/08/2020 & 06/08/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): L’Atelier de l’Argoat recalls L’Atelier de l’Argoat brand Véritable Andouille de Guémené à l’Ancienne (sold between 12/06/2020 and 19/06/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): SODEBO recalls Sodebo brand Planet Wrap Libanais (Poulet à la libanaise) / Lebanese style chicken wrap (220g; Best before 30/06/2020) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): SC VANBET S.R.L. recalls OUĂ 30 M / Eggs 30 M (Lot 160; Expiration 05.07.2020; Health mark RO EPC 53 CE) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): SHEMO Bakery Ltd. recalls Cranberries with white chocolate coating (100g; Best before 2.9.20) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: December 12 – 16, 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

Food Safety Recall: Spokane Produce Inc. recalls sandwiches containing green leaf lettuce and foodservice lettuce filets following notice of a produce industry ingredient recall by Adam Bros. Farming Inc., because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Apio, Inc. recalls various Eat Smart® Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups™ (bowls), due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Mannarich Food, Inc. recalls approximately 145,245 pounds of Siluriformes products that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Del Monte Foods Inc. recalls 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected production lots.

Food Safety Recall: Vermont Packinghouse, LLC recalls approximately 10,828 pounds of raw intact bone-in beef quarters from cattle identified as being over 30 months of age because the products may contain specified risk materials (SRM), specifically vertebral column. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Souk Michelet recalls various ground meat products due to undeclared sulfites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Jardins Val-Mont recalls various food products that may not be safe for consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California due to potential E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which are known to have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador and may have been sold in other provinces.

Food Safety Recall: Industry recalls Eat Smart brand Salad Shake Ups (single serve) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold nationwide.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Albert Heijn recalls  AH Chocopasta melk (400g jar; Batch code/Best before 01/2020) due to undeclared hazelnuts.

Allergy Alert (France): Monoprix recalls Monoprix Olives vertes entières P’tit prix (200g jar; Lot #8302; Best before 30/09/2021) due to undeclared sulfites.

Allergy Alert (Germany): P & B (Foods) Limited recalls Heera Ground Almonds (300g; Batch code 2G1191018; Best before April 2020) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Dutch Bakery recalls Easy Bakery Christmas Tree Rolls (Best before 27-12-2018) due to undeclared gluten, sesame seeds and lupine.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Albert Heijn recalls AH fresh curry Tandoori (300g; Best before 26-12-2018) due to undeclared celery and mustard.

Allergy Alert (UK – England only): E H Booth & Co. Limited recalls Booths Chicken, Quinoa and Tenderstem Broccoli Super Salad (252g; Use by 14 December 2018) and Booths Sweet Potato, Falafel and Houmous Supergrain Salad (252g; Use by 15 December 2018) due to undeclared mustard or soya and wheat (gluten).

Allergy Alert (UK): Poundstretcher recalls Hazelnut Cream Truffles Crisp Wafer Ball (36g; Product/Batch code M5028389; Best before 20 Sept 2019) due to undeclared whey (milk) and peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): P & B (Foods) Limited recalls Heera Ground Almonds (300g; Batch code 2G1191018; Best before April 2020) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Abattoir de volailles Lammens recalls various products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): ALDI recalls Tupelo Farms brand Chicken sausages (1000g pkg; Lot #182038007; Best before 11/04/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Société CSA recalls Lait d’Ici Lait demi-écrémé (1L brick; Lot #18312; Best before 08/03/2019G) due to cleaning product residue in some of the packages.

Food Safety Recall (France): TerraSana recalls TerraSana Pâte à tartiner aux arachides bio crunchy (500g; Best before 23/07/2020) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino Saucisson à l’ail fumé (300g; Lot #97 46; Best before 05/01/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): dm-drogerie markt recalls dmBio Langkorn Reis Natur (Best before 26.10.2019 and 23.11.2019) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Salumificio Ciliani S.r.l. recalls Siena salsiccia secca (Lot #01131118; Best before 23/05/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Ciriaci recalls Ciauscolo IGP (500/600g; Lot 181109C) due to non-conformance with food safety regulations.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): CPA Arborea recalls Nieddittas – Cozze (Mussels) raccolte nel Golfo di Oristano (1Kg; Lot NS-183778-17 from 17/11/2018) due to Vibrio cholerae contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Caseificio La Fonte recalls Formaggio Pecorino semistagionato (1.4 Kg; Lot #18202; Best before 02/05/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Rovetano recalls salame morbido (ca. 500g; Lot #40.18; Best before 06/08/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): ALDI recalls Délifin brand Filet De York ultrafin (150g; Lots 4065, 4073, 4077, 4079, 4088, 4091, 4095; Best before 04/12/2018, 13/12/2018, 18/12/2018, 20/12/2018, 31/12/2018, 03/01/2019, 08/01/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Lidl recalls Jambon D’Ardenne, Saint Alby (100g; Expiry dates 30/11/18, 02/12/18, 11/12/18, 13/12/18, 23/12/18, 26/12/18, 03/01/19, 05/01/19, 10/01/19, 15/01/19 et 18/01/19) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Delhaize recalls Marcassou Jambon D’Ardenne (80g; Lots  L004065 – 004079 – 004092; Best before 04/12/2018 – 11/12/2018 – 20/12/2018 – 04/01/2019) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Hoogvliet recalls Hoogvliet filet cordon bleu, fillet steak marinated and wienerschnitzel (various expiry dates – see recall notice for details) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Arla recalls Pucko Original (270 mL; Best before September 26, 2019) due to possible foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK –  England only): HEMA recalls hazelnut milk chocolate letters due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Bakery Elkhabaz recalls Chocolate Balls (Various weights; Best before 17.12.2018) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Hermes Fish Ltd. recalls Smoked and Salted Sprats (All weights; Best by 10/12/2018) due to suspected use of expired raw material.