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Recalls and Alerts: November 21 – 24, 2017

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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

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.

Canada

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.

Europe

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.

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Recalls and Alerts: November 17 – 20, 2017

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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

Public Health Alert: FDA Alerts Consumers about Risk of Antibiotic-Resistant Brucella Linked to Raw Milk from Udder Milk Co-Op. Please refer to the FDA notice for complete details. FDA has been unable to contact Udder Milk to request a recall.

Public Health Alert: USDA/FSIS advises consumers that approximately 6,907 pounds of chicken products produced by Productos Dany, Inc., a Hatillo P.R. establishment, may contain products that have been recalled because they contain previously recalled ingredients. Please refer to the Public Health Alert for complete details on the affected products, which were shipped to retail locations in Puerto Rico.

Allergy Alert: Missa Bay LLC recalls Fresh Prep’D brand Buffalo Style Ranch Wrap Kit (2-lb packages containing 4 8-oz. trays; Use by 11/21/17) due to undeclared peanut and soy. The recalled products were shipped to retail locations in Indiana and New Jersey.

Food Safety Recall: Trafon Group recalls approximately 297,828 pounds of chicken and pork 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 to retail, hotel, restaurant and institutional locations in Puerto Rico.

Food Safety Recall: Trader Joe’s recalls certain fresh salads that may contain pieces of glass and/or hard plastic. Please refer to the recall notice for complete details of the affected products and the states to which they were shipped.

Food Safety Recall: Casa Sanchez Foods expands its earlier recall to include all Real Guacamole and Spicy Guacamole products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were distributed throughout California, Nevada and Hawaii.

Food Safety Recall: Goya de Puerto Rico recalls Goya Adobo with Cumin Seasoning (28 ounces plastic jar; Best by 10/18/22) and Goya Adobo with Pepper Seasoning (28 ounces plastic jar; Best by 10/23/22) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were distributed in Puerto Rico through retail stores.

Food Safety Recall: S & D Dairy LLC recalls its Chocolate Milk product (Code date November 25) due to underpasteurization. The recalled product was sold Winner’s Meat and Grocery in Osgood, OH and Davis Meats of Sidney, OH.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Thai United Food Trading Ltd. recalls Vinh Thuan brand Rice Flour for Cake (400g; Expiry 30/08/2018; UPC 8 934734 212038) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was distributed to retailers in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.

Allergy Alert: Dépanneur Forget (Montreal, QC) recalls Ciabatta Bread Baguettes (All lots sold through November 20, 2017) due to sesame seeds, soy and nuts.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Lubs GmbH recalls Raw-Delicious Cocoa Mint Protein Food Bar (Expiry dates 25.07.18, 24.08.18) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Skare Øst Aps recalls Chopped Pork and Veal, 10% max (500g package; Best before 24.11.2017) and Chopped Pork and Veal, 10% max (1000g package Best before 23.11.2017) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Franken-Gut Fleischwaren GmbH recalls Zwiebelmettwurst/Onion Sausage (Batch No. 311) due to contamination with Verotoxin-producing E. coli (VTEC).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): Monde Nissin Australia recalls Nudie Brekkie with real berries, real coconut milk & real oat (250 mL; Best before 24 Mar 18) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was sold in Coles and Woolworths nationally.

Allergy Alert (Australia): Vodka Cruiser Sunny Orange Passionfruit (275 ml bottles, sold in mixed packs; packed from 9/10/2017 to 13/11/2017 (non promotional pack) & Packed from 27/09/2017 to 30/10/2017 (promotional pack)) due to undeclared tartrazine (Colour 102). The recalled product was sold in major and independent liquor outlets across Australia.

Recalls and Alerts: November 16, 2017

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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.

If you would like to receive automatic email alerts for all new articles posted on eFoodAlert, please submit your request using the sidebar link.

United States

Allergy Alert: Lipari Foods, LLC recalls Weis, All Natural and unbranded specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Allergy Alert: Circle S Farm recalls Herb Bacon Cheese Ball Mix (2.2 oz/62g) due to undeclared soy. The recalled product was available for sale prior to November 15, 2017 at retail locations throughout Ohio as well as phone in orders to Circle S Farm.

Food Safety Alert: The New Jersey Department of Health has issued a ‘Cease-and-Desist’ order to Udder Milk, a home-delivery company that has illegally sold unpasteurized milk in New Jersey. A North Jersey woman tested positive for Brucella RB51 infection after consuming the milk.

Food Safety Recall: Casa Sanchez Foods recalls Real Guacamole (9-oz containers; Lot code 279; Expiration date 11/10/17; UPC 0 78732 00412 2) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was distributed to retail stores throughout the California Bay Area and surrounding counties.

Food Safety Recall: Giant Food, LLC recalls Giant Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (16 oz.; Best by Oct-2019; UPC 68826700676) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets recall GIANT/MARTIN’S Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (16 oz.; Best by Oct-2019; UPC 68826700676) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Texas Natural Meats recalls Frozen Beef Tongue (1.72-lb. cryovac packages; produced on various dates between April 1, 2016 and Nov. 11, 2017) due to possible contamination with specified risk material. The recalled product was  to product owners and further distributed in Texas.

Food Safety Recall: The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC recalls Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn (16 oz.; Best by Oct-2019; UPC 68826700676) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall: Trader Joe’s recalls Trader Joe’s Cilantro & Chive Yogurt Dip (SKU #78720) and Trader Joe’s Tahini Sauce (SKU# 78723), due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Both products were sold in Trader Joe’s stores nationwide.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Les Empaqueteurs unis de fruits de mer ltée recalls CUISSE POULET SEMI-DES (Variable weights; All lots sold up to November 15, 2017) due to undeclared sesame seeds, mustard seeds, wheat, soy, eggs, peanuts and other nuts.

Food Safety Recall: Fou du Bio (Québec, QC) recalls various products processed in glass jars, as the items were not processed in a manner that would ensure their safety for human consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Connell Bakery Wholesome Seed & Grain Sliced Pan (800g; All batch codes; All best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert (Northern Ireland): Lidl recalls Connell Bakery Wholesome Seed and Grain Sliced Pan (800g; All batch codes; All best before dates) due to undeclared soy.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Højer Pølser recalls Red wine salami, Cognac sirloin and Ålerøget sirloin due to risk of growth of gas-producing bacteria that may cause packages to bulge. Please refer to the recall notice for additional information.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): California Direct GmbH recalls Trader Joe’s Soft Fruits – Figs (250g; Expiry 31.08.2018; Lot #L21773) due to excessive levels of ochratoxin A, a mold toxin that can cause kidney disease. The recalled product was available in Aldi Nord stores.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Master Blessed Ltd recalls Peacock Brand Dongguan Rice Stick (400g; Best before June 1, 2019; Product of China) due to excessive cadmium in the product.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Galil Beehive Products recalls Whole Sesame Tahini (380g and 720g jars; All expiry dates up to and including 02/2020; Product of Ambasel Trading House, Gondar Ethiopia) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Hamoi Brothers Company Ltd. recalls HaMuvharim Shebakfu’im brand Whole Kernel Corn (1kg and 2.5kg plastic bags; Expiry date 25.9.19) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Venerdi Ltd. recalls Venerdi brand Gluten Freedom Fancier Sourdough Pizza Bases (two pack 400 g plastic package; Best before 15.11.17, 16.11.17, 17.11.17, 20.11.17, 21.11.17, 22.11.17, 23.11.17, and 27.11.17) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was sold in Supermarkets throughout New Zealand.