Recalls and Alerts: October 15 – 18, 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 FINAL UPDATE: CDC reports 101 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in 17 states linked to consumption of Wawona peaches. This outbreak now appears to be over. The FDA traceback and root cause investigation continues.

Food Safety Recall: Taher, Inc. recalls approximately 22,096 pounds of meat products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

OUTBREAK ALERT FINAL UPDATE: PHAC reports 57 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Ontario (41) and Quebec (16) linked to consumption of peaches imported from the USA. This outbreak now appears to be over.

OUTBREAK ALERT: PHAC reports 21 confirmed cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus illness in Saskatchewan (1), Quebec (7), New Brunswick (10), and Prince Edward Island (3). One person has been hospitalized. The outbreak is linked to consumption of shellfish, mainly raw oysters, harvested from eastern coastal waters.

Allergy Alert: Gastronomie Concept recalls various products due to undeclared soy, milk and sulphites. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: National Herring Co. recalls Adar brand Schmaltz Herring in Oil (300g; Best Before 20NO28 20 175; UPC 0 62451 00128 9) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Taste for Luxury recalls Raschera DOP cheese due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected brands and places where the cheese was sold.

Food Safety Recall: Migahid & Elsawi Co. Ltd. recalls Alwatania brand Liquid Tahina (350g, 750g, 18 kg; Expiration date 19/05/2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT (UK): The Food Standards Agency and Public Health England report 390 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to frozen, raw, breaded chicken products. Two different strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been detected in this outbreak. Two product recalls have already been initiated in conjunction with this ongoing investigation. Please refer to news release for additional details.

Food Safety Alert (Spain): The Catalan Public Health Agency has suspended the activities of EMBUTIDOS SOLA SA and has ordered a recall of all fuet/espetec products manufactured by the company, due to Salmonella contamination. Products manufactured by EMBUTIDOS SOLA SA were linked to a recent outbreak of Salmonella infections in France.

Allergy Alert (Germany): dennree GmbH recalls dennree Cashewmus / Cashew butter (350g; Lot #30147-L…; Best before 31.12.2021) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert (UK): Waitrose & Partners recalls Waitrose No.1 Dominican Republic Milk Chocolate 49% (Batch code 0259; Best before end November 2021) due to undeclared almonds, hazelnuts (nuts) and soya.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Industry recalls Sola brand Fuet Espetec Extra / dried sausage (175 g; Lots 201802, 202508, 201741 & 202809; Best before 16/10/2020, 30/11/2020, & 31/12/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Makro Cash&carry recalls CUISSES DE DINDE SERVOL / Servol brand turkey legs (1.4 kg vacuum-pack; Lot #2110084152; Best before 16/10/2020) due to possible Salmonella Typhimurium contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Vleeswaren Coenen & Co recalls Salade de poulet au curry (Kip currysla) / Curry chicken salad and Salade de viande (Vleessalade) / meat salad (150g; Lots 20204106 & 20204107; Best before 26/10/2020 & 27/10/2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): LEADER PRICE recalls LE PRIX GAGNANT brand Cervelas qualité choix / choice-quality sausage (400g; Lot L408.38; Use by 30 OCTOBRE 2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Finland): Frisch Haus Finland Oy recalls Bornholms Lobster Soup (375g; Best before April 3, 2023 and time stamp of 2:32 pm–4:37 pm) due to a processing error that could render the product unsafe to consume.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U brand Mini Hot Dogs (110g – pack of 7; Lot #102550146; Best before 05/12/2021) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Courses U recalls U brand Mini cheeseburgers ( 155g; – pack of 10; Lots #102540163 & 102600080; Best before 04/12/2021 & 10/12/2021, respectively) due to foreign matter contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Sarl Les Fromagers Fermiers du Peytot recalls Les Fromagers Fermiers du Peytot brand Picodon aop x2, x5 – Guinguette x6 – Fromage de chevre x3 cheeses (various packaging and lot numbers; sold from 17 August 2020 to 14 October 2020) due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected lot numbers and package configurations.

Food Safety Recall (France): La Salaison du Mont Pilat recalls Salaisonniers du Pilat brand Saucisson Campagnard Pilat sausages (Lot #2022402; Best before 21/11/2020, 23/11/2020 & 28/11/2020) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Carrefour recalls Carrefour brand Mini Hot Dogs et Mini Cheeseburgers surgelés / frozen mini hot dogs and mini cheeseburgers due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected lot numbers and expiration dates for both products.

Food Safety Recall (France): Bretzel Burgard recalls Burgard brand Mes mini cheeseburgers préférés surgelés x9 (145 g; Lot #102510143; Best before 01/12/2021) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. JERMI Käsewerk GmbH recalls Meine Käserei Ziegenkäserolle / goat cheese roll (100 g; various lot numbers; Best before 05.11.2020, 06.11.202, 09.11.2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional information on lot numbers.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Arrabawn Co-op recalls certain batches of milk, with approval number IE 1439 EC only, that are potentially unsafe due to the presence of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected batches.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): DekaMarkt and Dirk recall Slagers Beste / 1 de Beste Gemengd Gehakt Stroganoff / Butchers Best / 1 Best Mixed Minced Stroganoff (400g; Best before 17-10-2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Cologran Sucralose sweetener tablets (300 tablets; Batch codes L 00083 A, L00083 B, L00149 A; Best before January 2023, February 2023) due to undeclared aspartame.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Simply Mature White Cheddar (900g; Best before 26 December 2020) due to foreign matter (pieces of white plastic) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Monte Carlo Salads Ltd. advises the public that Thai Eggplant Salad (250g & 2 kg; Expiration dates up to and including 22.11.2020) contains undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (Israel): Prudag Delicacies Ltd. advises the public that Thai Eggplant Salad (330g; Expiration dates up to and including 12/11/2020) contains undeclared peanuts.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Auxico (Perth) Pty Ltd recalls Lao Gan Ma Chilli Sauce Chicken Flavour (280g; Best before 26/06/2021) due to foreign matter (bone fragments) contamination.

Recalls and Alerts: March 12 – 14, 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

FOOD SAFETY ALERT: FDA is recommending that consumers not eat the following sprout-containing items from Chicago Indoor Garden, Chicago, IL, with Best By dates between December 1, 2019 and March 12, 2020: red clover (with and without non-GMO labels), sprout salad, mixed greens, and spring salad. FDA’s analysis of a sample of this firm’s product identified the presence of E. coli O103. Whole Genome Sequencing of this bacteria showed that it matches the strain responsible for an outbreak of 14 illnesses in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Texas and Utah likely linked to clover sprouts from Jimmy John’s restaurants.

Food Safety Recall: WinCo Foods, LLC recalls frozen Blackberries in a 16 oz. bag and frozen Berry Medley in 16 oz. and 32 oz. bags, manufactured by Rader Farms of Lynden, WA due to Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details on the recalled products.

Food Safety Recall: AFC Distribution Corp. recalls Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi) (Lot #2019.10.02; Sell by dates from 02/19/2020 to 03/13/2020) due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Nouveau Taste de Cuisine Inc. recalls Nouveau Taste de Cuisine Inc. brand Vegetable Springroll (120 pieces; Product codes 020120 and 150120; No UPC) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert Update: Henry & Tenry Food Products Company recalls Henry & Tenry Food Products brand Spring Rolls due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the updated recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Sobeys Inc. recalls Sobeys and Foodland brands Asian Vegetable Mix containing bean sprouts (variable size; Best before up to and including 2020MR15; UPC starts with 208066) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Sobeys Inc. recalls Thrifty Kitchens brand Ancient Whole Grains Salad (250g and 5kg sizes; All Best before dates up to and including 20 MR 10) due to foreign matter (stones) contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Ecoideas Innovation Inc. recalls Ecoideas brand Chocolate Cake Mix, Brown Rice Pancakes Mix and Buckwheat Pancakes Mix due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

OUTBREAK ALERT / FOOD SAFETY RECALL (France): Ferme de Gioux recalls Ferme de Gioux brand cheeses due to contamination with a strain of Listeria that has been determined to have caused 10 cases of listeriosis.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Tenax Sild A/S recalls Fiskemandens 2 stk fiskefrikadeller / Fish balls (160g; Best before 21/03/2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Vitafood ApS recalls RUF Mousse au Chocolat / Chocolate mousse (100g; Lot #L137602 4; Best before November 2020) due to undeclared milk protein.

Allergy Alert (France): Industry recalls Bbé Leader Price brand Purée de carottes, pommes de terre et saumon / carrot, potato & salmon baby food (2 x 200g; Lot #201803; Best before 19.09.2020) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Industry recalls Bónus ristuðum karamelluhnetum / Bonus toasted caramel nuts (150g; All dates) due to undeclared egg and lupins.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Dirk recalls 1 de Beste Notenmelange / 1st Best mixed nuts, unsalted (190g; Best before 07-06-2020) due to undeclared macadamia nuts and pecans.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Jumbo recalls Jumbo brand Thaise kipsalade / Thai chicken salad (150; Batch code 2003000382; Best before 3 April 2020) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Miami Burger recalls Classic Miami Burgers (2 x 100g; Batch code 2019211; Best before 30 January 2021) and True Veg Burgers (2 x 110g; Batch code 2019193; Best before 12 January 2021) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Signature Foods Belgium recalls Chef Select brand Salade de Champignons à la grecque / Greek-style mushroom salad (200g; Best before 28/03/2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls YARDEN brand Houmous Prestige Za’atar (Lot 0055196504; Best before 13/04/2020 & 15/04/2020) due to suspected non-compliance.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Panificio Italiano Veritas GmbH recalls Panini Rustico, Sorte Natur (4 x 100g; Best before 09.05.20) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): FKS Frischkonzept Service GmbH recalls Bauernkäse Schnittlauch – Knoblauch am Stück / Farmer’s cheese with chives and garlic (~240g; Best before 03.03.2020, 06.03.2020, 10.03.2020, 13.03.2020, 17.03.2020, 24.03.2020, 26.03.2020 & 31.03.2020) due to shigatoxin-producing E. coli contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Mizkan Euro Ltd recalls four Branston Pickle products due to foreign matter (pieces of plastic) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Friultrota di Pighin s.r.l. recalls Aringa Sciocca – Aringa Dolce Affumicata (Filetti di aringa affumicati a freddo) / Sweet smoked herring (150g, 1kg, 2kg; Lots #500100-103-110-115-120; Best before from 13/4/20 to 3/5/20) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): LARDIFICIO PIETRO LAURENT recalls LARDIFICIO PIETRO LAURENT brand SALAME “LO SALAM FILZETTA SV” (~300g; Lot #138.351.19; Best before 01/05/2020) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Lidl recalls Chef Select brand Salade de Champignons à la grecque / Greek-style mushroom salad (200g; Best before 28/03/2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Jacob Hooy & Co BV recalls Jacob Hooy Pure Powder Ginger (115g; Batch code 059937; Best before Dec. 2021) and Jacob Hooy Ground Ginger (bulk packaged; Batch codes 18713 & 18714; Best before 30-09-2022) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Romania): Mega Image recalls SANO VITA SEMINŢE DE CHIA / chia seeds (150g; Best before 30.01.2021 & 28.02.2021) due to Salmonella contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Taste Original Pte Ltd recalls Schnitzer Organic Canihua (250g; Best before 11 July 2020; Product of Germany) due to foreign matter (black particles) contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Pak’n Save Napier recalls Pak’n Save Napier brand NZ Beef Mince and NZ Beef Premium Mince (various weights; Best before 08.03.20) due to foreign matter (metal pieces) 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.