Recalls and Alerts: July 22-23, 2021

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 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: CDC and FDA are continuing to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses associated with consumption of BrightFarms packaged salad greens. CDC has received reports of eleven confirmed outbreak cases in Illinois (6), Wisconsin (4) and Michigan (1). Two people have been hospitalized.

OUTBREAK ALERT UPDATE: CDC reports an additional 198 cases of Salmonella infections linked to contact with backyard poultry, bringing the current total to 672 confirmed cases in 47 states. Two people are dead as a result of their infections, and 157 have been hospitalized. One out of every four victims is a child less than five years old.

Allergy Alert Update: Lipari Foods recalls Troyer Manufacturing Backroad Country Dried Apricots (9-oz bags; Lot #440021117; Expiration dates 07/2021, 11/2021, & 12/2021) due to undeclared sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Grimmway Farms recalls certain packaged carrot products due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Farm Boy Company Inc. recalls Farm Boy brand Gluten Free Fresh Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli (300g; Lot code E070921; Best by 081621; UPC 8 08912 02032 7) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall: Polina Pizzeria recalls POLINA PIZZERIA – SAUCE SPAGHETTI À LA VIANDE / Spaghetti meat sauce (Sold up to 22 July 2021) due to absence of mandatory storage temperature labeling.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): GARTENFRISCH Jung GmbH recalls EDEKA deli Pulled Pork und Country-Kartoffeln / Pulled pork and country potatoes (200g; Use by 23.07.21, 24.07.21, 26.07.21 und 27.07.21) due to undeclared mustard.

Allergy Alert (Iceland): Holt og Gott ehf recalls Smælki brand Forsteikt smælki með rósmarin / Pre-fried lamb with rosemary (Best before 24.7.21 & 29.7.21) due to undeclared soy lecithin.

Allergy Alert (UK): Co-op recalls Co-op Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings (350g; Use by 31 July 2021) due to undeclared barley.

Food Safety Recall (France): EURALIS GASTRONOMIE recalls ROUGIE brand FOIE GRAS DE CANARD ENTIER DU SUD OUEST / Whole duck foie gras from the south west (40g; Lot #201014.103364; Best before 22/10/2021) due to possible foreign matter (glass fragments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): EARL CHAMP DE L’ETANG recalls Ferme du champ de l’étang brand Fromage au lait cru de chèvre / Cheese made from raw (unpasteurized) goat milk (Various formats; Lots 08/07-15/07/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): BIOGROUPE recalls Karma Botanik Curcuma Mangue / Turmeric Mango (75 cL; All lots; Best before 31/12/2022) due to Bacillus cereus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): bojati food GmbH recalls borchers Bio Low Carb Mehl / Organic low-carb flour (350g; Lot #21000457; Best before 24.12.2021) due to aflatoxin contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): ARDO GmbH recalls REWE Beste Wahl, Rahmspinat portioniert mild gewürzt / Creamed spinach, mildly spiced (500g; Lots 141096 & 141097; Best before 04/2023) due to possible foreign matter (metal chips) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Cahills Farm Cheese recalls several Cahill’s cheese products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): SuperValu recalls several SuperValu in-store bakery products due to possible foreign matter (metal piece) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Sysco recalls Cahills Original Irish Porter Cheddar (Product code CH1139; Batch 21118; Use by 28.09.21) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recal (UK): 168 Express Ltd recalls multiple Jelly cup products as they may present a choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Alert (Hong Kong): Centre for Food Safety has instructed local importers to suspend importing and selling ready to eat raw oysters harvested in Samish Bay in US, due to risk of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

Recalls and Alerts: June 5–7, 2021

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: Clio Snacks recalls three snack products due to possible foreign matter (small metal fragments) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Food Safety Alert (Czech Republic): The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority warns consumers against consumption of Krevety vannamei celé syrové 30/40 / Shrimps – whole and raw, deep-frozen (300g; Lot #X1692012BUXX; Best before 12/2021; Product of Ecuador) due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Jumbo recalls three Jumbo prepared dishes due to undeclared allergens. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Germany): The GoFoods Company GmbH recalls Eat Real Quinoa & Kale Corn Puffs Jalapeno & Cheddar and Eat Real Quinoa Corn Puffs White Cheddar (113g; All best before dates up to and including 31 May 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert Update (UK): Liroy B.V. recalls Sau Tao (Sun Shun Fuk) ST Amoy Bean Strip (250g; All Best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (France): PROIMEX recalls CILOGLU brand OLIVE NOIRE MUCIZE SELE ZEYTIN / Black olives (700g; All lot codes; Use by 01/02/2023) due to deviations from microbial standards and the presence of a prohibited substance.

Food Safety Recall (France): LES VIGNERONS CREATEURS SCA recalls Coste Canet brand IGP OC Chardonnay 2019 (Lot #L08/20058 VTV1) due to suspected foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Israel): Intergata recalls Excellent Capacity brand Carob spread (400g; Expiration date 18.05.2022) due to undeclared almonds.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): L.G. Gal Salads Ltd. recalls three chickpea salad products due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): The Market Grocer recalls Eat Real Quinoa Corn Puffs White Cheddar and Eat Real Quinoa & Kale Corn Puffs Jalapeno & Cheddar (40g & 113g; All best before dates up to and including 31 May 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): House of Fine Foods Limited recalls Eat Real brand Quinoa & Kale Corn Puffs Jalapeno and Cheddar (40g; All best before dates up to and including 31 May 2022) due to undeclared milk.

Recalls and Alerts: April 18–21, 2021

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 INVESTIGATION: FDA is working with the CDC to investigate an outbreak of five cases of Salmonella Duisburg infections that may be food-related.

Allergy Alert: Shearer’s Foods LLC recalls Raley’s Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips (9.5-oz bags; UPC 10046567025466; Lots 06109805 & 06102005; Sell by 08 2 21 & 05 17 21, respectively) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Creative Foods Inc. recalls two coffee-substitute products due to undeclared hazelnut, peanut and barley (gluten). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete llist of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Guan’s Mushroom Co. recalls Enoki Mushroom (200g / 7.05 oz; Product of China; UPC 810023170303; all cases) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Jiva Manufacturing & Distribution Inc. recalls Woodward’s brand Peanut Butter – Crunchy Unsalted (500g; Lot #200531; Best before 30 JUN 2021; UPC 0 59443 52100 9) due to undeclared cashew.

Allergy Alert: Weston Foods recalls Annette’s brand Mini Donuts – Powdered (298g; Lot code 0184; UPC 0 59327 15196 4) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: New World Natural Foods Inc. recalls New World brand Almond Butter – Smooth – Roasted (365g; Lot #210288; Best before 30 APR 2022; UPC 0 59443 40046 5) due to undeclared peanut and cashew.

Allergy Alert:  Agneaux de Laval inc. recalls various varieties of spaghetti sauce due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert Update: Federated Co-operatives Ltd. recalls Co-op Gold Pure brand Organic “Protien” Peanut Butter – Crunchy (480g; Lots 202160 & 200844; Best before 30 MAR 2022 & 30 AUG 2021, respectively; UPC 0 57316 19451 0) due to undeclared almond, and Co-op Gold Pure brand Superfood Peanut Butter – Crunchy (480g; Lots 200938 & 200843; Best before 30 SEP 2021 & 30 AUG 2021, respectively; UPC 0 57316 19450 3) due to undeclared almond and cashew.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Austria): Weinbergmaier GmbH recalls Bauernland Mediterranes Gemüse / Bauernland Mediterranean vegetables (2.5-kg bags; Batch #240248; Best before September 2022) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): MARMA recalls Biovegan brand Chocolat croquant / Crunchy chocolate (35g; Lot #200094301; Best by 30/09/2022) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Belodium Srl recalls three varieties of Biscuiterie Antoine brand Pâte à Cookies Prête à cuire / Ready-to-bake cookie dough (550g; All lot codes and Use by dates) due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Weinbergmaier GmbH recalls Bauernland Mediterranes Gemüse / Bauernland Mediterranean vegetables (2.5-kg bags; Batch #240248; Best before September 2022) due to undeclared celery.

Allergy Alert (Germany): Dirk Rossmann GmbH recalls enerBiO Tomate Basilikum Streichcreme / Tomato-basil spread (180g; Lot codes 13.07.22 L09ECPB, 13.07.22 L10ECPB, 13.07.22 L11ECPB) due to undeclared cashew.

Allergy Alert (Italy): Globus Konzervipari zrt recalls CONAD sc FARRO Cotti al vapore / steamed spelt (3 x 150g; Lot #LE2G327; Best before 31-12-2024) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tees Ltd recalls various PRAN Easy Instant Noodle products due to undeclared soy. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Austria): SPAR recalls SPAR Teufelsroller / SPAR Devil’s Roller (500g jar; Best before April 28, 2021) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contamination.

Food Safety Recall Update (Belgium): AFSCA recalls Mont de Joux brand mini Mont D’or cheese (460g; Lot #3053; All Use by dates) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Norenca N.V. recalls multiple lot codes and Use by dates of Americain préparé and Americain préparé martino ground beef due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Geia Food A/S recalls Gouda Wedge cheese (450g; Best before 09.07.2021) due to potential for mouse excrement in the packaging material.

Food Safety Recall (France): NaturéO CHARTRES recalls Steak haché à la demande / Ground steak (sold by weight; Lot #11313451; Use by 16/04/2021 to 17/04/2021, inclusive) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Pur Aliment recalls VITAM-R Extrait de Levure / Yeast extract (250 g; Use by 05/04/2022) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contaminaton.

Food Safety Recall (France): Industry recalls LAFITTE brand Délice de Foie Gras de Canard des Landes au Pruneau et à l’Armagnac / Duck foie gras delight from Landes with prune and Armagnac (130g; Lot #200272; Use by 28/09/2024) due to the presence of a prune stone.

Food Safety Recall (France): Manufacturer recalls Chabichou du Poitou cheese (Lots #2114521 & 2114522; Best before 15/05/2021) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Casino recalls Casino brand Crevette entières tropicales ASC surgelées / Whole tiger shrimp, frozen (400g; Lot #VN/532/V/072; Best before 02/12/2022) due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Midsona Deutschland GmbH recalls DAVERT Porridge-Cup Schokolade mit Kakao Nibs / Chocolate with cocoa nibs porridge cup (65 g; Best before 01.03.22 & 26.04.22) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Vitam Hefe Produkt GmbH recalls Vitam-R Hefeextrakt Klassik veganer Brotaufstrich / Vitam-R yeast extract classic vegan spread (250 g; Use by 05/04/2022) due to foreign matter (glass splinters) contaminaton.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Dunnes Stores recalls Sharing Breaded Irish Chicken Goujons (250g; All dates and batch codes) and Sharing Sweet Chilli Irish Chicken Wings (450g; All dates and batch codes) because the chicken may be undercooked.

Food Safety Recall Update (Luxembourg): Scanshop Kalchesbréck recalls HUSK Psyllium-Froskaller / Psyllium capsules (Lot #20190031; Use by 09-2023) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Axfood recalls Eldorado Wafers Choklad / Chocolate wafers (415g; Batch #350.3 E400:56; Best before 2021-09-15) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): Dunnes Stores recalls Sharing Breaded Irish Chicken Goujons (250g; All dates and batch codes) and Sharing Sweet Chilli Irish Chicken Wings (450g; All dates and batch codes) because the chicken may be undercooked.