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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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For current information on retail distribution of peanut butter products recalled due to Salmonella Bredeney, please consult the Trader Joe’s/Sunland Peanut Butter Recalls tab.

For current information on retail distribution of beef products containing Canadian beef recalled due to E. coli O157:H7 contamination please consult the Canada/USA Beef Recall tab.

United States

  • Allergy Alert: Berres Brothers, Inc. (Watertown, WI) recalls Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters brand Chocolate & Peanut Butter Coffee (12 oz, 2.5 oz, 1.5 oz & 5-lb bulk; Julian date code 12001-12318; whole bean and ground coffee; regular and decaffeinated coffee), Monkey Mocha Coffee (1.5 oz ground & 5-lb bulk regular whole bean; Julian date codes 12271-12318) and Lunch with Elvis Coffee ( 1.5 oz ground, 12 oz regular ground and whole bean, 12 oz decaffeinated ground and whole bean, 5-lb bulk; Julian date codes 12091-12319), due to the presence of undeclared nuts. The recalled coffees were distributed throughout the USA and Guam.
  • Food Safety Recall: Publix Super Markets recalls forty-five cake products, after being notified by their supplier, Maplehurst, that the cakes may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were sold between November 11th through November 15th, 2012 from the retail service bakery departments of Publix stores in the following Florida counties: Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Flagler, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products.
  • Outbreak Alert: Columbus, Ohio Public Health reports an outbreak of Shigella illness in the city. Since the start of the outbreak, 771 cases of shigellosis have been diagnosed and are under investigation.
  • Outbreak Alert Update: Food Safety News reports that the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in New York State  that is linked to Wegmans spinach and spring mix has grown to 20 confirmed cases. Six outbreak victims were hospitalized, but all have recovered.

Europe

  • Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Danish Supermarket recalls Tasty Turkey brand Turkey Breast (900g packs; Best before 26/11/2012; Batch No. 886728), due to Salmonella contamination.
  • Food Safety Recall (Switzerland): Coop recalls Naturaplan tender shoulder ham (150g; All lots), after Listeria was detected in a sample from the lot bearing expiry date 19.11.2012.
  • Personal Care Product Safety Recall (France): Auchan recalls Auchan Lessive Liquide Gel Main “express”/ Express Liquid Gel Hand Cleanser (250ml tube; Lots #2222031, 2222131, 2222231, 2227531, 2227631, 2228331, 2228431, and 2228531) due to potential contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

  • Allergy Alert: Berres Brothers, Inc. (Watertown, WI) recalls Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters brand Chocolate & Peanut Butter Coffee (12 oz, 2.5 oz, 1.5 oz & 5-lb bulk; Julian date code 12001-12318; whole bean and ground coffee; regular and decaffeinated coffee), Monkey Mocha Coffee (1.5 oz ground & 5-lb bulk regular whole bean; Julian date codes 12271-12318) and Lunch with Elvis Coffee ( 1.5 oz ground, 12 oz regular ground and whole bean, 12 oz decaffeinated ground and whole bean, 5-lb bulk; Julian date codes 12091-12319), due to the presence of undeclared nuts. The recalled coffees were distributed throughout the USA and Guam.

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 web site.

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