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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Allergy Alert: Global Commodities, Inc. recalls WATAN DRY FRUITS Brand Natural Dried Apricot with Pitt (1lb and 0.5lb packages; Best before December 2018) due to undeclared sulfites.
Allergy Alert: Dough-to-Go recalls Zoe’s Cookies (4-oz individually wrapped cookie, packed 24/case; Lot code 222620; UPC 044964133404) due to undeclared walnuts.
Allergy Alert: Divvies recalls Benjamint Crunch Chocolate bars (sold on-line Feb 22, 2018 – May 18, 2018; UPC 8550011001389) due to undeclared milk.
Allergy Alert: New Seasons Market LLC recalls NSM 8-pack mini butter croissants (6 oz; Best by up to 5/27/2018; UPC 840600109044) and NSM 8-pack mini chocolate croissants (7.6 oz; Best by up to 5/27/2018; UPC 804600109051) due to undeclared egg.
Food Safety Recall: H-E-B recalls H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives (10-oz jar; Best by Nov. 3, 2019; UPC 4122094866) due to possible foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Hormel Food Corp. recalls approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter (pieces of metal). Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were shipped throughout the United States and to Guam.
OTC Topical Pharmaceutical Safety Recall: Shadow Holdings recalls Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel, and United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer, Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield, and Acne Shave Shave Kit (all sizes and lots), due to possible bacterial contamination.
Allergy Alert: PepsiCo Foods Canada recalls Ruffles brand Regular Potato Chips (220g; Product code JL 17 608113249 38 HH:MM; UPC 0 60410 90135 9) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was supplied to retailers in Ontario.
Food Safety Recall: Casse-Croûte (Quebec, QC) recalls Meat sauce (500 mL and 1L glass jars; all product sold up to and including 25 May 2018) because the product is unlabelled and may be unsafe for consumption.
Food Safety Recall: Produits des viandes Slovenia ltée (Montreal, QC) recalls various sausages due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall: Boucherie du Plateau (Quebec, QC) recalls Porc Caner (500 mL glass jar; all product sold up to and including 17 May 2018) because the product may be unsafe for consumption.
Food Supplement Recall (Belgium): Difitan recalls Genacol collagen supplement (various lots and batch codes) due to possible Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Carrefour recalls JARDIN BIO CONFITURE EXTRA ABRICOT (320g; Best before 30/11/2020; Lot B307) due to possible foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Léa Nature recalls Jardin BIO brand Confiture Extra Abricot (250g glass jars; Lot B307) due to possible foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): La Fournée Dorée recalls La Fournée Dorée brand Gâche Tranchée due to possible foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (UK): Apna distribution recalls ‘hey I’m all yours’ Jelly Sweets (1500g; Batch code J17137; Best before 11 April 2019; Assorted flavors) due to a choking hazard.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (New Zealand): Bidfood Ltd t/a Mediterranean Market (Wanaka) recalls Mediterranean Market brand Cressy Farm Shoulder Bacon and Cressy Farm Streaky Bacon (all batches and date codes) due to a lack of manufacturer process control.