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Recalls and Alerts: January 19 – 21, 2018

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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: Ottogi America, Inc. recalls Rice cake soup food (6.4 oz; Expiration date June 20th 2018) due to undeclared milk.

Pet Food Safety Recall: JustFoodForDogs recalls Beef & Russet Potato, Fish & Sweet Potato and Turducken dog food meals (all sizes; Best by 11/01/18 through 01/14/19) due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. No confirmed listeriosis has been reported but there have been reports of short-term symptoms in some dogs (diarrhea and vomiting). Lab tests confirm Listeria monocytogenes in green beans purchased from a restaurant supply distributor and used in the recalled foods.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Arthri-D, LLC recalls Arthri-D Dietary Supplement (120 ct; Lot #1701-092; Manufactured March 2017) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Dietary Supplement Safety Recall: Break Ventures/California Basics recalls Zero for Him Dietary Supplement (150 ct; Lot#1010-638; Expiration date November 2020) due to potential Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was distributed nationally through Amazon.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Te Chang Food Tofu Tranches – saveur de barbecue (350g; all lots; UPC 4 710189 810203) and Te Chang Food Satay Sauce Bean Curd (70g; all lots; UPC 4 710189 041201) due to undeclared  peanut and sesame. The recalled products were sold by retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec, and may have been distributed nationally.

Allergy Alert: Alimentation Ste-Brigitte (Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval) recalls Sous-marin / Submarine (All product sold up to January 19, 2018) due to undeclared mustard seeds, soy and wheat.

Food Safety Recall: Fermes Morgan (Montcalm, QC) recalls Ragoût de canard / Duck stew (500 mL or 1 liter; All expiration dates up to and including December 5, 2018) due to inadequate processing.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Imperial Caviar & Seafood recalls Imperial Caviar & Seafood Whitefish Roe (50g; Lot #14017-01; Best before 29-MAI-2018; UPC 1 86866 90027 9) because the product may support growth of Clostridium botulinum. The recalled product was sold by retailers in Ontario and Quebec, and may have been distributed nationally.

Food Safety Recall: Kikumbia Pharmaceuticals Ltd. recalls The Village Cheese Company brand Raw Milk Cheddar Cheese (0.164 Kg; Vat E#22-17; Best before 201FE16, 2018FE17, 2018FE18, 2018MR08, 2018MR09, 2018MR14, 2018MR30, 2018AP25, 2018MA15, 2018MA16, 2018MA17, 2018MA25, 2018JN06; UPC 0245201 707369) due to Staphylococcus aureus contamination. The recalled products were sold by retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Yukon.

Europe

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Kohberg Bakery Group A/S recalls Softkernerugbrød (1000g; Sold 19.01.18) and Aktiv protein brød (600g; Best before 25/01/18) because the products may be contaminated with refrigerant.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Westfälische Fleischwarenfabrik Stockmeyer GmbH recalls Stockmeyer Delika- tess Teewurst (125g; Lot L87 HXS; Best before 08.02.2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Coop recalls Coop Frozen Corn Kernel (450g; Best before 2019-06-09) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (UK): James Hall recalls BBQ Pulled Pork due to potential Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for complete information on the affected products.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Jerusalem Poultry Company recalls Chicken Kebab (500g; Best before 28-1-18) due to Salmonella contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): ABC Sales & Marketing Pty Ltd recalls Various Mamee Rice Sticks and Snacks due to undeclared gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for details on the affected products.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Simplot Australia recalls Leggo’s Basil Pesto (190g; Best before 1 12 19 08164) due to undeclared cashew nuts.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Coles recalls Coles Potato Salad (250g; Use By 27 JAN 2018) due to undeclared gluten.

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Recalls and Alerts: January 15 – 18, 2018

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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: CDC reports an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Coconut Tree brand Frozen Shredded Coconut. As of January 16th, 25 cases were reported in 9 states: California (9), Colorado (1), Connecticut (1), Massachusetts (2), New Jersey (1), New York (1), Oklahoma (1), Pennsylvania (5), Washington (4). On January 3, tests performed by the Massachusetts Deparment of Public Health detected Salmonella in a sample of Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut, resulting in a nationwide recall of the product, which was distributed in Ohio, Massachusetts, Washington, California, and Oklahoma with redistribution to Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York Pennsylvania, Oregon, Florida, and Texas.

Allergy Alert: Whole Foods Market stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island recall Cheesecake Bars (PLU #240801; Sold between May 2017 and January 12, 2018) due to undeclared almond flour. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of stores in which the product was sold.

Allergy Alert: Café Spice GCT Inc. recalls Southwest-style Chicken Wrap ready-to-eat Chicken Salad product (15-oz. clamshell package; Best by Jan. 20, 2018) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Palmer Candy Company recalls Sea Salt Caramel Hearts (12-oz tub; Best by 12/21/18; UPC 77232-17091) due to undeclared peanuts. The recalled product was sold only at Bomgaars Supply Inc. Store in the Midwest States.

Allergy Alert: Hiland Dairy recalls Hiland Dairy Orange Juice (1 gal; Sell by 02/05/18; Plant Code 3108; UPC 0-7206000586-8) and Tampico Citrus Punch (1 gal; Sell by  03/09/18; Plant Code 3108; UPC 0-9518801128-3) due to undeclared milk.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Le Boucan boucherie Inc (Quebec, QC) recalls Beef meat paté and Mexican paté (all batches) due to undeclared milk, almonds, nuts, peanuts and egg.

Allergy Alert: Marché Metro Beaubien (Montreal, QC) recalls two fish products due to undeclared peanuts. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Allergy Alert: J. L. Trading Co. Ltd. recalls Liu Bi Hu brand Sweet Bean Paste (250g; All codes; UPC 6 909689 200005) due to undeclared soy.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Belgium): Colosseum SA recalls Cocktail Mix Nuts (All packages with expiry dates between 10/05/2017 and 13/09/2018) due to undeclared celery, wheat, mustard and barley.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Bon Appetit Group A/S recalls Ready-to-eat sandwich with egg salad & bacon (175g; Best by 20/01/2018) due to undeclared mustard seeds and cheese.

Allergy Alert (UK): New World Imports (UK) Ltd recalls Kam Yuen Crab Roe Flavour Sunflower Seeds (138g; Best before 18/03/18; Batch code 2017/07/18 (Chinese text) 4D) due to undeclared peanuts.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): King Solomon Trading BVBA recalls Banku-Mix fermented banku flour (1kg; Manufacturer’s lot #B170616; King Solomon’s lot #L17-03867; Best before 30/06/2019) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Shaan SPRL recalls Banku-Mix fermented banku flour (1kg; Manufacturer’s lot #B170616; Shaan Lot #VFG17-51540 or VFG17-52255; Best before 30/06/2019) due to elevated aflatoxin levels.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): La société Lammens recalls Ground Chicken (Lot #10234; Best before 17/01/2017) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Fromagerie du Troufleur recalls Cœur de Bellevaux Cheese (Lot #219; Best before 15/02/2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Hilton Foods A/S Danmark recalls Chopped pork, 8-12% (500g; Best before 15.01.2018) due to contamination with small plastic pieces.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Kaufland recalls K-Purland minced beef and pork products due to possible contamination with glass particles. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Arla Foods recalls Arla® Familjefavoriter Port Salut Sliced Cheese 26% (750g; Best before 2018-03-06) due to possible contamination with hard pieces of plastic.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Soglowek recalls various sausage products that may be contaminated with nylon. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details of the affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Shufersal recalls Supersol frozen green peas and carrot product (800g; Batch #L267211A11; Best by 01/2020; Manufactured by Ardu Sapifrost Belgium) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd recalls Pams brand Tex Mex Butterflied Chicken (1.15 kg; Lot #18015; Best by 26 Jan 18) due to undeclared gluten and milk.

Recalls and Alerts: January 9 – 14, 2018

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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: FDA is working with CDC to identify the source of an outbreak of 24 E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in 15 states. The likely source of the outbreak, which is closely linked to a similar outbreak in Canada, is thought to be leafy greens (the Canadian outbreak was blamed on Romaine lettuce, although a specific source was never identified. Nine of the US victims have been hospitalized, and one person has died in California as a result of this outbreak.

Allergy Alert: Rico Brand recalls Tofu Breakfast Burrito (12-oz; Julian dates 2687 and 0028) due to undeclared soy. The recalled product was sold in grocery stores in Cache County, Weber County, Salt Lake County, and Utah County, Utah.

Allergy Alert: Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. recalls Essential Everyday® Coat & Bake Original Chicken coating (6-oz. carton; Best by NOV 15 18 D04; UPC 41303-01572) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was distributed to SUPERVALU distribution centers in New Stanton, PA, Fort Wayne, IN, Urbana, IL, and Anniston, AL.

Allergy Alert: Wells Collection Inc recalls Rely Brand Dried Longya Lily (8 oz.; Item #66066; UPC 8-8468702199-8) due to undeclared sulfites. The recalled product was distributed at retail supermarkets in New York & Texas.

Allergy Alert: Dollar General recalls Clover Valley® Iced Oatmeal Cookies (12-oz pkg.; Lot #L46217 30; Best by August 18, 2018) due to undeclared milk and nuts. The recalled product was sold and distributed exclusively in Dollar General retail stores located in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI and WV.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Fieldbrook Foods Corporation recalls Orange Cream bars, Chocolate-coated Vanilla Ice Cream bars, and Raspberry Cream bars (all bars produced in 2017 on the company’s Hoyer 1 Line at its Dunkirk, NY plant (plant code 362677)) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall: Hom/Ade Foods, Inc. recalls various Mary B’s® brand biscuits due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV and sold in retail stores.

Food Safety Alert (Ohio): Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) issues a public health alert for an undetermined amount of protein ice cream produced by Flexfrost, LLC. Please refer to the ODA notice for a complete list of affected products, which were manufactured illegally without a license and outside of proper food safety protocols for such products.

Food Safety Recall (Ohio): St. Mary’s Meats recalls Colby Cheese and Snack Sticks and Hot Pepper Cheese and Snack Sticks, which were produced without inspection and also contain undeclared MSG. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Canada

Outbreak Alert (Update): The E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to consumption of contaminated Romaine lettuce appears to be over, according to an update released by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Forty-two cases were reported from five provinces (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador); 17 outbreak victims were hospitalized and one person died.

Allergy Alert: Industry recalls Te Chang Food brand Towfu (Bean Curd) Cake, Barbecue Flavor (115g; All lots; UPC 4 710189 80302 1) due to undeclared peanuts and sesame seeds. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in British Columbia and may have been sold nationally.

Allergy Alert: Korea Food Trading recalls Ottogi brand soup products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products, which were supplied to retailers in Ontario and Quebec.

Allergy Alert: Pan Asia Food Co. Ltd. recalls Ottogi brand soup products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products, which were supplied to retailers in Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec.

Food Safety Recall: Loblaw Companies Limited recalls Farmer’s Market brand Rhubarb Strawberry Pie (1 kg; Product code 265 S MHC HH:MM BL1 and 266 S MHC HH:MM BL1; UPC 0 60383 11083 3) due to pieces of plastic. The recalled product was distributed to retailers nationwide.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Imperial Caviar & Seafood recalls VIP Caviar Club Salmon Roe and Imperial Caviar & Seafood brand Whitefish Roe because the products may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were supplied to retailers in New Brunswick, Ontario, and Quebec, and may have been sold nationally.

Food Safety Recall (Update): Imperial Caviar & Seafood recalls additional Whitefish Roe products, which may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a list of affected products, which were supplied to retailers in Quebec.

Food Safety Recall (Quebec): Maison René-Verrier (Drummondville, QC) recalls TOMATES SÉCHÉES ET BASILIC / Dried Tomatoes with Basil (250 mL; All lots sold up to and including January 11, 2018) because the preparation and processing conditions do not ensure microbiological safety of the product.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco’s finest chocolate cake (6 pieces/pkg; Batch code D32/18003; Best by 17 January 2018) due to undeclared walnuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco’s finest chocolate cake (6 pieces/pkg; Batch code D32/18003; Best by 17 January 2018) due to undeclared walnuts.

Food Safety Recall (Czech Republic): dm drogerie recalls Babylove BIO Fruit Juice, strawberry, raspberry and apple (190g; Best by 5.7.2019) due to trace contamination with chlorine-based detergent.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Glockenbrot Bäckerei GmbH & Co. OHG recalls various bakery products due to possible contamination with plastic foreign bodies. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): BB Rösner Backstube GmbH & Co.KG recalls Sunflower bread (750 g) due to contamination with metal particles. Please refer to the recall notice for additional product details.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): XOX Gebäck GmbH recalls various potato snack products due to contamination with metal particles. Please refer to the recall notice for additional product details.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): dm-drogerie markt recalls Babylove BIO Fruit Juice, strawberry, raspberry and apple (190g; Best by 5.7.2019) due to trace contamination with chlorine-based detergent.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Beldi Ltd. recalls Shamir Salads 2006 Ltd. Smoked Salmon Fillet (100g; Best before May 18, 2018) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Murray River Organics Pty Ltd recalls Coconut Milk Powder Non Organic / Non GMO (Batch code H828FO33HB70510; Best before 30.10.18; Product of Philippines) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (Australia): ABC Sales & Marketing Pty Ltd recalls Mamee Monster Rice Sticks Vegetable Flavour (6 Pack; 120g; Best before 06NOV2018; Product of Malaysia) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Le Rose Nominees Pty Ltd recalls Fruit Mince Tarts due to undeclared pistachios.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Linley Valley Pork recalls Thai Coconut and Lemongrass Loin Roast (Random weights; Best Before 23.01.2018) due to undeclared soy, milk and sesame.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Importers recall Te Chang Food brand Towfu (bean curd) Cake, Barbecue/Sha Char flavour (115g; Product of Taiwan) due to undeclared peanuts, tree nuts and sesame.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Hubbard Foods Ltd recalls Hubbards brand Simply Toasted Muesli Original (650g; Best before 13/11/18 or 14/11/18) due to undeclared tree nuts.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): The Source Bulk Foods recalls The Source Bulk Foods brand Coconut Milk Powder (Best before 11/18 and 25/04/18; Product of Australia) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Golden North Ice Cream recalls various ice cream products due to the possible presence of small metal pieces. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.