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/Food Safety Recall: Kerry Inc. recalls Soy Honey Cluster (30 lb. case, plastic bag in cardboard box Product code 30666529.137) because an ingredient in this product was manufactured during the time-frame and on the same piece of equipment that was associated with a Salmonella outbreak.
Public Health Alert: USDA issues Public Health Alert for Beef, Pork, and Poultry Salad and Wrap Products due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora. Please refer to the Alert for a list of affected products, which were distributed by Caito Foods LLC.
Allergy Alert: Sweet Earth Foods recalls Sweet Earth Aloha BBQ Quesadilla (8 oz; Best by 6/28/19; Lot #8149; UPC 016741000551) due to undeclared egg and milk.
Allergy Alert: Mojave Foods recalls MOJAVE HIBISCUS FLOWER – BULK PRODUCE ITEM (Random weight; Sold between 4/13/2018 – 7/31/2018; UPC 7946607198) due to undeclared peanuts.
Allergy Alert: HP Hood LLC recalls Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk (half-gallon cartons; Use-by September 2, 2018) due to undeclared milk. The recalled product was shipped to AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WI.
Food Safety Recall: Dole Fresh Vegetables recalls Dole Classic Coleslaw (14 oz.; Use by 08-08-18; Mfg codes W201004, W201005, W201006, W201007, and W201008; Time stamps after 23:21 through 02:00am; UPC 7143001066) due to foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Trader Joe’s recalls Trader Joe’s Tarragon Chicken Salad Wrap, Trader Giotto’s Caesar Salad with Chicken, and Trader Ming’s Chinese Inspired Salad with Chicken (Best by 07/21/18 through 07/23/18) due to possible Cyclospora contamination. The recalled products were sold in Trader Joe’s stores in IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, & WI.
Food Safety Recall: General Mills Inc. recalls Cheerios Protein Oats & Honey breakfast cereal (19 oz. & 14.1 oz. boxes; UPC 16000-44473 and 16000-45137 respectively; Best before 05MAY2019, 06MAY2019, 07MAY2019, 08MAY2019, 09MAY2019, and 10MAY2019) due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was sold in Lucky, SaveMart, and Department of Defense Commissary stores and may also have been distributed elsewhere across the USA.
Food Safety Recall: Mojave Foods recalls El Guapo Flor de Hibiscus Flower (2.0 oz; Best by APR/07/21, APR/16/21, APR/17/21, MAY/16/21 and MAY/19/21; UPC 44989-00522) due to potential Salmonella contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Bières de Chimay, S.A. and its U.S. importer, Manneken Brussel Imports recalls Chimay Grande Réserve Trappist Ale (750ml bottles; Lots L17-813 and L17-814) because bottles may spontaneously break causing a risk of injury from broken glass.
Food Safety Recall: Buehler’s recalls Buehler’s Deli Cole Slaw (UPC codes 7086 and 37086) due to possible foreign matter (metal shavings) contamination.
Food Safety Recall: Boar’s Head recalls Boar’s Head Sweet Vidalia Onions Sauce (9-oz jar; UPC 042421069563) due to possible foreign matter contamination. The recalled item was sold at Sprouts and may also have been available in other stores.
Allergy Alert: Poissonnerie du Havre ltée recalls various products due to undeclared mustard seed, sesame seed, sulfites, soy, wheat, milk and/or gluten. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected products.
Allergy Alert: Pâtisserie Anna Pierrot recalls GÂTEAU DE VOYAGE CHOCOLAT ET CARAMEL FLEUR DE SEL (variable size; all stock) due to undeclared egg, milk, soy and wheat.
Allergy Alert (Belgium): Delhaize recalls Macaroni jambon-fromage (1kg; Lots 18303, 18303a, 18314A; Best before 06/08/2018 – 08/08/2018 & 10/08/2018) due to undeclared egg.
Allergy Alert (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Vitasia Gyoza Dumplings with Chicken & Pork (400g; Batch code 16:52 G156 K MMG 0054; Best before 05.12.2019) due to undeclared Celery, Crustaceans, Milk, Molluscs, Sesame and Soya.
Allergy Alert (Sweden): Coop recalls Coop brand Red Beet Soup (Best before 2018-08-20) because the product may contain undeclared allergens.
Allergy Alert (UK): Lidl Ireland recalls McEnnedy Peanut flavoured Supersize Flips (450g; Batch code L35104; Best by 12 November 2018) duie to undeclared nuts or gluten.
Food Safety Recall (Denmark): Lidl Danmark K/S recalls Freshona chopped tomato with basil (400g; Lot L327NDB 6A-31/12/2020 SI LB 224; Best before 31.12.2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (France): Florette and Cueillette recall Dill (11g sachets; various lot numbers and best before dates) due to Salmonella contamination. Please refer to the recall notice for a complete list of affected lot codes.
Food Safety Recall (Germany): Lidl Deutschland recalls Italiamo Chopped Tomatoes in Tomato Juice with Basil (400g; Batch code L327NDB 6A-31/12/2020 SI LB 224; Best before 31.12.2020) due to foreign matter (plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Lidl Ireland recalls Lidl Freshona Chopped Tomatoes with Herbs (400g; Batch code 6A-31/12/2020 SI LB 224; Product of Italy) due to possible foreign matter (small pieces of plastic) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Ireland): Whitworths recalls Whitworths Granulated Sugar (1kg and 5kg; Batch codes F201U81873, FS02U81783 & FS02U81853; Product of UK) due to possible foreign matter (pieces of metal wire) contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Italy): Caseificio Sociale Comprensoriale de Primiero recalls Formaggio Dolomiti Aromatizzato Alle Erbe L.T. (variable weights; Lot #18164) due to foreign matter contamination.
Food Safety Recall (Netherlands): Lidl recalls Italiamo brand Chopped Tomatoes with Basil (400g; Best before 31.12.2020) due to foreign matter (plastic pieces) contamination.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
Allergy Alert (Hong Kong): Well Synergy International Limited and UNIGRA S.R.L (Hong Kong) recall OraSi Walnut (1L pack; Best before February 14, 2019; Product of Italy) due to undeclared milk.
Australia and New Zealand
Food Safety Recall (Australia): Woombye Cheese Company recalls Blackall Gold Washed Rind (200g; Best Before 10.09.18), Camembert (200g Best Before 06.09.18), Truffle Triple Cream Brie food service size only (various weights, approx. 1.4kg each; Best Before 17.09.18), and Triple Cream Brie (200g; Best Before 17.09.18) due to high E. coli count.