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Recalls and Alerts: September 12 – 17, 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

Outbreak Alert: CDC and Texas Health Officials warn the public that anyone who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from K-Bar Dairy (Paradise, Texas) between June 1 and Aug. 7, 2017, should get antibiotic treatment to avoid the risk of lifelong, chronic infections as a result of infection with Brucella RB51. So far, CDC and Texas health officials have received reports about people who drank K-Bar milk or have symptoms consistent with brucellosis caused by RB51 in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Ohio, North Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

Outbreak Alert: The Rhode Island Department of Health is investigating two cases of Listeria infection linked to consumption of queso fresco made with unpasteurized milk.

Outbreak Alert: CDC reports a 7-state outbreak of Campylobacter illnesses linked to puppies purchased from Petland, a national pet store chain. Thirty-nine confirmed cases have been reported; 9 of the victims required hospitalization.

Allergy Alert: America New York RI Wang Food Group recalls approximately 53,973 pounds of Heat Treated but Not Fully Cooked-Not Shelf Stable pork sausage products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products, which were distributed for institutional use and for retail sale in New Jersey and New York.

Allergy Alert: Cherry Valley Marketplace recalls CHERRY VALLEY VANILLA CUPCAKES and CHERRY VALLEY CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES (12 oz pkgs; Expiry 09/20/2017 and 09/30/17) due to undeclared milk. The recalled products were distributed in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Food Safety Recall: German Sausage Haus, LLC recalls approximately 1,252 pounds of Heat Treated, Not Fully Cooked-Not Shelf Stable (HTNFCNSS) meat products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products, which were distributed for institutional use and shipped to retail stores in Washington State.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd. recalls various Ri Wang Food Chinese Brand sausages due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of recalled products, which were supplied to retailers nationwide.

Allergy Alert: Greenspace Brands recalls Love Child Organics brand Baby’s First Buckwheat + Chia Organic Infant Cereal (227g; Product codes 2017NO16, 2017DE21, 2018JA24, 2018AL09, and 2018SE26: UPC 8 58860 00181 7) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was supplied to retailers nationwide.

Allergy Alert: Fruits & Légumes Mercier inc. recalls Crab Galettes (225g; all lots sold up to and including September 12, 2017) due to undeclared mustard seed, soy, wheat and sulfites.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Denmark): Lidl Denmark recalls Soft-baked Triple chocolate cookies (210g; Best by 21/07/2018; Lot no. 1720309-02) due to undeclared gluten, milk, egg and soy and possible trace contamination with nuts and lupins.

Allergy Alert (Denmark): K.T. Food recalls Delikatessen’s Æggestand (100g; Expiry  07/10/2017; Lot no. 607-1) due to undeclared eggs and milk.

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Tesco recalls Tesco Cookie and Cream Biscuits (176g; all batches and date codes) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert (UK): Tesco recalls Tesco Cookie and Cream Biscuits (176g; all batches and date codes) due to undeclared milk.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): dm-drogerie markt recalls dmBio Linseneintopf (400g; Expiry date 30.05.2020) due to possible contamination with plastic pieces.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Dirk Rossmann GmbH recalls enerBio vegan rice nougat crisp (80g; Best by 01/2018; Lot no. L17045) due to contamination with broken glass.

Food Safety Recall (Sweden): Arla recalls Arla Milk, 1.5% (10-liter bag-in-box; Best before September 19, 2017) and Arla Standard Milk, 3.0% (10-liter bag-in-box; Best before September 19, 2017) because the milk may be contamined with a dishwashing solution.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): JM Lifestyle International Limited recalls Love Child Organics brand Baby’s First Buckwheat + Chia Organic Infant Cereal (227g; Batch codes 2018JA24 and 2018AL09; Best before January 24, 2018 , April 9, 2018; Product of Canada) due to undeclared gluten.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Angliss Hong Kong Food Service Limited recalls Holland Organics brand Dutch Organic Fresh Whole Milk (1 liter; Use by October 2, 2017, October 3, 2017; Product of Netherlands) due to excessive total bacterial counts.

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Greens (HK) Ltd recalls Vadilal Fruit Bonanza Ice Cream (Cashew & Coconut) and Vadilal Tender Coconut Ice Cream (140 mL; Best before October 14, 2018; Product of India) due to total bacterial counts and coliform bacteria counts in excess of legal limits.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Hans Continental Smallgoods Pty Ltd recalls Hans Spanish Chorizo (250g; Use By 1 Dec 2017) due to E. coli contamination. The recalled product was sold at Coles stores in QLD and NSW.

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Skazka Delicatessen recalls Leis brand Dillspitzen Getrocknet (dill) (50g; Best before 10.11.2017) due to presence of Salmonella and a high level of Enterobacteriaceae.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall website.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.
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Recalls and Alerts: September 9 – 11, 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: Coborn’s, Inc. recalls American Rye Bread (Expiry September 7 or earlier; UPC 7-33147-20150-3) and Caraway Rye Bread (Expiry September 7 or earlier; UPC 7-33147-20155-8) due to undeclared milk, soy and egg. The recalled products were sold at Coborn’s and Cash Wise Stores in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota; Marketplace Foods stores in Western Wisconsin; and CobornsDelivers in the Twin Cities Metro area.

Outbreak Alert/Food Safety Recall: Bravo Produce Inc. recalls Maradol Papayas grown by Productores y Exportadores de Carica Papaya de Tecomán y Costa Alegre SPR of RL and packed by Frutas Selectas de Tijuana, S. de RL de CV (Distributed within California August 10 to 29, 2017; Lot codes 1222335215, 1222635220, 1222335216, 1223035223, 1223335227, 1223835233, 1222235215, 1222535220, 1222235216, 1222835223, 1223435230, 1222235216, 1222935223, 1222135214, 1222935223, 1222935223, 1222135214, 1222235216, 1222935223, 1223035223, 1222935221, 1223035223 and 1223835233) because FDA found Salmonella in a sample of the product. The recalled papayas were distributed in California. Based on lab, epidemiological and traceback evidence, Maradol papayas imported by Bravo Produce Inc. of San Ysidro, California, are the likely source 14 known cases of Salmonella Anatum illnesses reported in California, Arizona and Colorado. Five people have been hospitalized in this outbreak and one death has been reported.

Food Safety Alert: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture advises consumers to discard pints of chocolate milk from Moo Echo Dairy in Somerset County (sell-by date of September 21, 2017) due to improper pasteurization.

Food Safety Alert: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture advises consumers to discard heavy cream from Oregon Dairy, Inc. in Lancaster County (pints and quarts; sell-by date of September 7, 2017) due to improper pasteurization.

Food Safety Alert: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture advises consumers to discard heavy cream from The Spring House Dairy in Washington County (plastic pints and plastic half gallons; code 9-03) due to improper pasteurization.

Canada

Allergy Alert: Pain Markouk recalls Pain Markouk brand White Bread and Whole Wheat Bread ( 4 PSC 500 g – 16 oz; all lots sold up to September 7, 2017) due to undeclared sesame seeds, milk and mustard seed.

Food Safety Recall: La Reine Pâtisserie recalls various pastry products (all lots sold up to September 8, 2017), because the items were not produced in a manner that ensures they are safe for consumption. Please refer to the recall notice for additional details.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Ireland): Whitworths Ltd. recalls Whitworths Milk Chocolate Raisins (150g; Batch code L519517; Best before July 2018) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Whitworths Ltd recalls Whitworths Milk Chocolate Raisins (150g; Batch code L519517; Best before July 2018) due to undeclared peanuts.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Culina (HK) Ltd recalls Dischamp brand Saint Nectaire Laitier pasteurized milk cheese (Lot Nos. 7212132 and 7213131; Use by November 30, 2017; Product of France) due to potential Salmonella contamination.

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall website.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.

Recalls and Alerts: September 5 – 8, 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: Simply Fresh Foods, Inc. recalls San Francisco Seafood Salad Made with Greek Yogurt (4 x 4-oz pkg; Use by 10/15/17 B10; UPC 47502 19701) due to undeclared milk.

Allergy Alert: Northside Noodle Company recalls Ragazzo’s ITALIAN STYLE MEATBALL MIX (1-lb polystyrene foam packages; Lot codes 2008, 2024 and 2044; Produced June 6, 2017, June 27, 2017 and Aug. 2, 2017) due to undeclared soy. The recalled product was shipped to Super One Foods in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

Allergy Alert: Wegmans recalls Assorted Muffins 4 Pack (UPC 77890-22744) due to undeclared walnuts.

Food Safety Recall: Garden of Life, LLC recalls Baby Organic Liquid (Expiration date 12/2018; Lot Nos. 5487617, 5487717, 5487817 and 5500817; UPC 58010 12073) because the product, as labeled, includes directions for use that may be misinterpreted. The company is concerned that if not administered precisely following the labeled instructions, the product may present difficulties in swallowing and potentially pose a choking hazard due to the thickness of the liquid.

Food Safety Recall: Country Fresh Orlando, LLC recalls various products (Best if Used by dates between August 12, 2017 through August 20, 2017) due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products, which were supplied to Southeastern Grocers, Publix Supermarkets Inc. and Walmart Stores Inc. in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Canada

Food Safety Recall (Update): The British Columbia Center for Disease Control (BCCDC) and the Alberta Health Services (AHS) advise consumers that an ongoing investigation into hepatitis A virus in pineapple chunks has identified additional products that may be affected. Please refer to the BCCDC and AHS notices for a detailed list of affected products and retail distribution information.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): Minderleinsmühle GmbH & Co. KG recalls Rosengarten organic berries muesli (750g; Best by 28.05.18) due to undeclared milk and soy.

Food Safety Recall (Czech Republic): Diana Company s. r. o.  recalls Goji dried fruit (imported from China; Batch PFT17023 and NH20170301) due to contamination with carbofuran pesticide.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Arla Foods recalls Yoggi Vanilje med Top (170g; Best before 25/09/2017) due to potential for yeast growth.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Fa. Nocker GmbH recalls Lyoner strips (300g and 1 Kg) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Schwarz Cranz GmbH & Co. KG recalls Gourmet Pork Ham, top quality, reduced fat (175g; Best by 16.10.2017; Batch code L3194057613, MHD 16.10.2017) due to staphylococcal enterotoxin.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Ma’Of Galil Ltd. recalls shell eggs (Date stamps up to and including Oct 20) due to contamination with Salmonella enteritidis.

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (Australia): North Foster Pty Ltd trading as Treat Dreams Australia recalls Treat Dreams Chocolate Bar – Caramel (100g; Best Before 30 November 2017) and Treat Dreams Chocolate Bar – Peanut Butter and Jam (100g; Best Before 30 November 2017) due to undeclared wheat and peanuts. The recalled products were sold at The Cruelty Free Stores in NSW and VIC.

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Hellers Ltd recalls Hellers brand Breakfast Angus Beef sausages (10-pack; Use by 22/09/17) due to undeclared gluten. The recalled product was sold at Pak’nSave, New World and Four Square supermarkets throughout the South Island.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Snack Brands Australia recalls Kettle Sea Salt Kettle Fried Potato Chips (175g and 300g packets; Best before 11NOV17) and Kettle Rosemary and Sea Salt Kettle Fried Potato Chips (175g packets; Best before 11NOV17) due to the presence of white rubber pieces that may cause injury if consumed. The recalled products were sold at Coles (NSW) and Woolworths (NSW and Victoria).

Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Wanaka Milk Company Ltd recalls Udderly Fresh Raw Milk brand raw (unpasteurised) drinking milk (various sizes; Batch 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303; Use by 18 August 2017 – 27 August 2017) due to Campylobacter contamination.

 

Some supermarket chains post recall notices on their web sites for the convenience of customers. To see whether a recalled food was carried by your favorite supermarket, follow the live link to the supermarket’s recall website.

*The Kroger umbrella encompasses numerous supermarket, marketplace and convenience store chains
**Includes Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs and Pak N’ Save.