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: 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: 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.
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.
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.
- 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