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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Outbreak Alert Update: The Salmonella outbreak linked to consumption of Yellow Maradol Papayas from Mexico has grown to 173 cases reported in 21 states.
Allergy Alert: United Trading Inc. recalls Gazab Green Raisins (Chinese) (7 ounce and 14 ounce clear packages; UPC 841970015218 and 841970015225, respectively) due to undeclared sulfites. The recalled product was distributed in IL, MN, WI, IN, FL, MI, and TX in retail stores that sell Indian grocery products.
Food Safety Recall: Fair Oaks Farms, LLC recalls BREAKFAST Best FULLY COOKED ORIGINAL PORK SAUSAGE PATTIES (2-lb. plastic sleeve packages; Sell by 05/15/2018) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled product was shipped to distribution and retail locations in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Food Safety Recall: Spanish Sonrise Dairy recalls whole retail raw milk (half-gallon glass bottles; Expiry August 23) due to contamination with shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli. The recalled product was sold directly to private customers and at one retail store in Washington State.
Food Safety Recall/Outbreak Alert: K-Bar Dairy (Paradise, TX) recalls unpasteurized milk because it may be contaminated with Brucella bacteria. A person who drank milk from the dairy has been hospitalized for an infection of a strain of Brucella bacteria.
Allergy Alert: D.J. Distributing recalls Lucky 7 brand 2 in 1 Instant Black Coffee (288 g (18 bags x 16 g); Mfg MAY 20 2016; Expiry MAY 19 2018; UPC 8 936015 504283) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Ontario and Quebec.
Allergy Alert: Kuo Hua Trading Company Ltd. recalls Provence Mixed Seasoning (32g; Product code SCC 1120ETI04; UPC 4 710059 000314) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in British Columbia and Ontario.
Allergy Alert: Manufacturer recalls Wings brand Japanese style noodles due to undeclared egg. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were supplied to hotels, restaurants and institutional customers in Quebec.
Food Safety Recall Update: Pâtisserie Jessica Inc. and Produits Pâtisserie Michaud Inc. recall various mousse cakes containing raspberries due to potential Norovirus contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a detailed list of affected products, which were distributed to consumers in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, and Saskatchewan, and may have been distributed nationwide.
Food Safety Recall: Pâtisserie Jessica recalls par Sophie! brand Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake (650g; Product code 17185; UPC 8 10175 00926 1) due to possible Norovirus contamination. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Quebec.
Food Safety Recall: Marché du Village recalls Signature Spaghetti Sauce (500 mL and 1 L; All lots sold up to and including August 21, 2017) due to possible contamination with metal fragments.
Food Safety Recall: Ferme Leblanc recalls Horse Jerky (100g; All lots sold up to and including August 21, 2017) due to insufficient warnings regarding safe storage of the product after purchase.
Food Safety Recall: Abattoir Bouwman inc. recalls Beef Jerky and Wild Boar Jerky (50g and 100g; All lots sold up to and including August 18, 2017) due to insufficient warnings regarding safe storage of the product after purchase.
Allergy Alert (Denmark): Coop Danmark A/S recalls C Salad Mixed salad with Regato cheese, cucumber, red pepper and a spoonful of dressing (250g; Use by 26 / 8-2017) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (Sweden): Midsona recalls Kung Markatta Peanut Butter (360g) due to undeclared sesame.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Hanegal A/S recalls Organic Beef Casserole (200g; various ‘Best before’ dates) due to growth of gas-producing bacteria causing swelling of the packages. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected ‘Best before’ dates.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): De 5 Gaarde recalls Kyllinge Breast Fillet (1200g; Lot no. 11.08.2017) due to incorrect shelf life date.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Lait Candia recalls Auchan Part-skim Milk (50 cl bottle; All Best by dates up to and including 08/11/2017) and Auchan Organic Part-skim Milk (50 cl bottle; All Best by dates up to and including 08/11/2017), due to mold growth in the neck of the bottle.
Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Suntjens Candyland recalls Wakies mini Jelly Caps (250g; Lot 06249, Best by 25/11/2017 and Lot 06274, Best by 10/08/2018) due to choking hazard.
Food Safety Recall (UK): Cornish Charcuterie recalls various types of pâtés and rillettes because of a failure of procedures to control Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Food Safety Recall (Hong Kong): Tak Fat Edible Salt & Provisions Limited recalls Dali brand Preserved Red Bean Curd (500g bottle; Best before November 23, 2018; Product of China; Manufactured by Zhejiang Cereals, Oils & Foodstuffs I/E Co., Ltd.) due to elevated levels of Bacillus cereus.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Parmalat Australia Ltd recalls Calciyum, Woolworths and Aldi Brookies brand yoghurt pouches due to a potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected Use-by dates.
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Parmalat recalls various flavours of Tamar Valley Kid’s Yoghurt Pouches (110g) due to a potential choking hazard. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected flavours and Use-by dates.
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.
- Albertsons Grocery Stores
- ACME Markets Grocery Stores
- ALDI – current recalls
- Big Y® World Class Market®
- BJ’s Wholesale Club
- Buehler’s (Ohio)
- City Market
- Costco Canada
- CVS Caremark
- D&W Fresh Market
- Family Fare
- Food City
- Food Lion
- Fred Meyer
- Giant Eagle – Product Recalls
- GIANT® Food Stores
- Giant Tiger
- Glens Fresh Market
- Haggen Food & Pharmacy
- Hannaford Supermarkets
- Harris Teeter
- Hy-Vee Recalls
- Ingles Markets
- JayC Food Stores
- King Soopers
- Kinney Drugs
- Kroger Group*
- Lowe’s Food Stores, Inc.
- Lucky Supermarkets
- Mariano’s Fresh Market
- MARTIN’S® Food Markets
- Metro Market
- Meijer: Product Recalls
- Owen’s Market
- Pay Less Super Markets
- Pick ‘n Save
- Price Chopper
- Rainbow Foods
- Reid’s Fine Foods
- Rite Aid
- Save Mart Supermarkets
- Stop & Shop
- Super 1 Foods
- Trader Joe’s
- U.S. Foodservice
- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
- WinCo Foods