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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 reports a 5-state outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad. Five of the 21 confirmed outbreak victims were hospitalized. Hy-Vee recalled the implicated product on July 17, 2018.

Food Safety Recall: Kraft Heinz recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip because product is showing signs of product separation, which could allow for growth of Clostridium botulinum. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affect batch codes.

Food Safety Recall: Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) recalls dry whey powder (50-lb and 25-kg bags; Lot Nos. 7000.118.121.BL – 7000.118.125.BL, 7000.118.144.BL – 7000.118.149.BL, 7000.118.153.BL – 7000.118.156.BL & 7000.118.158.BL – 7000.118.165.BL) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was sold directly to manufacturers and also distributed by brokers. A limited amount was sold for animal feed. None of the recalled whey powder was supplied directly to the retail market.

Food Safety Recall: Pepperidge Farm recalls four varieties of Goldfish crackers due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were manufactured using whey powder recalled by AMPI. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were distributed to retailers nationwide.

Food Safety Recall: Flowers Foods, Inc. recalls Swiss Rolls sold under the brand names Mrs. Freshley’s, Food Lion, H-E-B, Baker’s Treat, Market Square, and Great Value, distributed nationwide, and Captain John Derst’s Old Fashioned Bread distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, due to the possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were manufactured using whey powder recalled by AMPI. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products and details on where they were sold.

Canada

Food Safety Recall: Campbell Company of Canada recalls Pepperidge Farm brand Goldfish Flavour Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Crackers (180g; Product codes 20/JAN/19, 24/JAN/19, 31/JAN/19, 2/FEB/19, 11/FEB/19, 18/FEB/19; UPC 0 14100 08406 8) and Pepperidge Farm brand Goldfish Flavour Blasted Xtreme Cheddar Crackers (69g; Product codes 25/JAN/19 & 26/JAN/19; UPC 0 14100 23245 2) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled products were manufactured using whey powder recalled by AMPI and were distributed to retailers nationwide.

Europe

Allergy Alert (Germany): AURO – Braunschweig recalls Easter Egg Dyes (27g; Best before 08/2019) due to undeclared gluten.

Allergy Alert (UK): Nutrisport Ltd recalls various Nutrisport and Atlas protein products due to undeclared milk. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Hagor NV recalls Hermus Farine de noix de coco (500g; Lot Nos. LK-CN2193H/5-6, LK-CN2193H/19-6,  & LK-CN2193H/3-7; Best by 30-06-2019) due to foreign matter (metal particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Kosova Foods BVBA recalls Qyfte, Qyfte pikant, hamburger, hamburger pikant, kebab (1250g; Lot #20180718; Best by 30/07/2018) due to Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Belgium): Cora recalls Lustucru Lunch box Tortellini 4 fromages (360g; Lot Nos. C1840/, C1850/, C1900/, C1910/, C1930; Best before 01/08/18, 02/08/18, 07/08/18, 08/08/18, 10/08/18) due to foreign matter (metal filaments) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Salling Group A/S recalls ØGO Creme Fraiche organic dressing (240g; Best before 11/02/2019) due to foreign matter (glass particles) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Thiriet and Monoprix recall Thiriet brand Riz et bœuf à la mexicaine (900g; Lot #17290, Best before 04/2019; Lot #18089, Best before 09/2019) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): Ronsard recalls Ronsard brand Aiguillettes de Poulet Nature (250g; Batch code A877129; Best before 05/08/18) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CAPITOUL recalls various Capitoul brand Fromages ITCHEBAI due to suspected microbiological contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products, which were sold at System U and may also have been supplied to other retailers.

Food Safety Recall (France): Netto recalls Netto brand Bol poulet-crudités (250g; Lots 18190803, 18191803, 18192803, 18193803, 18194803, 18197807; Best before 19/07/2018, 20/07/2018, 21/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 23/07/2018, 26/07/2018) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Germany): Specht Fleischwaren Vertriebs GmbH & Co. KG recalls Hofmaier brand German Top Quality Corned Beef, 3% fat (200g; All best before dates from 23.07.2018) due to Listeria contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Babease Ltd. recalls Babease Broccoli, Parsnip & Lentils with Onion, Tomato, Quinoa, Fennel, Rapeseed Oil & Herbs baby food (130g; Batch codes 02.06.2019-1, 02.06.2019-2 and 02.06.2019-3; Best before 02.06.2019) due to possible presence of spoilage organisms.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Stella Food SRL recalls Fior di Loto Organic Coconut Powder (500g; Best before 22-06-2019) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Stella Food SRL recalls Baule Volante Organic Coconut Flour (375g; Best before 05/10/19) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Luxembourg): Les Supermarchés Auchan recalls Lustucru Lunch box Tortel 4 fromages (360g; various lot codes) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.

Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Sligro recalls various Pinguin brand frozen vegetables due to possible Listeria contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.

Food Safety Recall Update (UK): Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd. recalls Waitrose Essential Supersweet Sweetcorn (E1kg; All batch codes; Best before Aug 2018, Oct 2019, & Nov 2019) and Aldi Frozen Four Seasons Mixed Vegetables (All pack sizes; Products with barcode 25466638 only; All best before dates to Jan 2020) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Mevashlot Bira Benleumiot Ltd. recalls Malty brand Black Malt Beer without alcohol (330ml glass bottles; best by 28.6.2018 and 29.6.2019) due to possible aftertaste.

Food Safety Recall (Israel): Figaro Ronen Importing and Distributing Ltd recalls Frozen Raw Vannamei Shrimps (500g; Best by 24.2.2019; Lot code 5104-28-18; Product of Vietnam) due to veterinary drug (doxycycline) residue.

Food Safety Recall (Singapore): Importers recall Pinguin Frozen mixed vegetables (1kg; Any expiry date up to 03/2020; Country of origin Hungary and other European countries including Belgium and Netherlands) and Pinguin sweet corn kernels (2.5kg; Any expiry date up to 02/2019; Country of origin Hungary and other European countries including Belgium and Netherlands) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Australia and New Zealand

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Metcash recalls Black and Gold Crumbed Fish Portions (500g; Best Before 27/4/2019 and 06/05/2019; Product of China) due to foreign matter (metal) contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Australia): Woombye Cheese Company recalls Blackall Gold Washed Rind Cheese (200g; Best Before 10.09.18) due to high E. coli count.