October 5–6, 2023 – eFoodAlert

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: Cookies-N-Milk recalls Chocolate Chip Edible Cookie Dough (6 oz; Lot #32402342) due to undeclared peanut.

Allergy Alert: Orgain LLC recalls Organic Protein Powder + Superfoods, Creamy Chocolate Fudge flavor (43.8 ounce/2.64 lb., white plastic package; Lots 3212 EL 14, 3213 EL 14, 3214 EL 14 & 3228 EL 14; Expiration dates 7/31/2025, 8/1/2025, 8/2/2025 & 8 /16/2025, respectively) due to undeclared sesame.

Allergy Alert: Kula Brands LLC recalls Kula Can – Pina Colada + Kratom Seltzer (12 oz cans; Lot U17831532PNCL; UPC 371334085880) due to undeclared tree nuts (coconut) and milk.

Public Health / Allergy Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for R KITCHEN Stuffed Pepper Soup with Meatballs (32-oz cups; Lot code 048480; Best by 11/27/23) due to undeclared egg.

Public Health Alert: FSIS issues a public health alert for Kirkland Signature Applewood Smoked MASTER CARVE HALF HAM Boneless With Natural Juices, produced by Sunnyvalley Smoked Meats (4 lb; Lot 264 – 4; Use / Freeze by Jan 20 24) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.


Allergy Alert: 2213256 Ontario Ltd. recalls Compliments brand Buffalo Chicken Meatballs (680g; Best before 2024 JA 18 EST 876; UPC 0 55742 56277 4) due to undeclared soy.

Allergy Alert: Olly Fresco’s (Montreal, QC) recalls MOROCCAN BOWL WITH CHICKEN / Moroccan bowl with chicken (Sold up to 4 October 2023) due to undeclared milk and ITALIAN CHICKEN / Italian chicken (Sold up to 4 October 2023) due to undeclared milk, wheat (gluten), soy and sulphites.

Food Safety Recall: Live Garlic (Gaspé, QC) recalls Pestail / various pesto varieties made with garlic flowers (125 ml & 250 ml; Sold up to 30 September 2023) due to potential for growth of Clostridium botulinum.

Food Safety Recall: Fresh Start Foods recalls Fresh Start Foods brand Cantaloupe (3-count; Julian Codes 258, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 268, 269, 270; UPC 6 20868 12079 7) due to Salmonella contamination.


OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION UPDATE (Denmark): The Statens Serum Institut has recorded 27 confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis serotype 11 i across Denmark since May 2023 in an outbreak that has affected multiple countries. The outbreak is believed to be linked to imported pre-fried chicken kebabs.

Allergy Alert (Belgium): AFSCA recalls O’Life brand Dressing Carpaccio (450 ml; Lot 235NL-25819; Best before 10/05/2024) due to undeclared mustard and milk.

Allergy Alert (France): MONOPRIX HOLDING recalls P(V)RE brand Lasagnette bolognese with béchamel / Lasagna bolognese with béchamel sauce (400g; Lot L25723; Use by 10/10/2023) due to undeclared celery, mustard and soy.

Allergy Alert (Netherlands): Heuschen & Schrouff recalls Golden Turtle brand Wasabi Peas (Best before 24-10-2024) due to undeclared peanuts.

Allergy Alert (UK): Heathwick Ltd recalls Saugatuck Brewing Co. Neapolitan Milk Stout and Blueberry & Maple Stout (355 ml; All Best before dates) due to undeclared milk and oats (gluten).

Food Safety Recall (France): COOPERATIVE U BRAND recalls U brand SUPERIOR QUALITY GARLIC SAUSAGE / Superior quality garlic sausage (300g; Lot 7062085; Use by 10/28/2023) due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Food Safety Recall (France): CHARCUTERIE DES FLANDRES recalls Orloff style roast pork / Orloff style roast pork (Lot 32691186 & 32691187; Use by 04/10/2023) due to possible Salmonella contamination.

Food Safety Recall (Italy): Fratelli Polli Spa recalls Coop brand CONDIMENTO PER INSALATE DI PASTA / Dressing for pasta salad (285g; Lot TF224 MFE173 & TF224 MFE177; Best before 08/31/2025) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of glass).

Food Safety Recall (UK): Lidl GB recalls Red Hen Battered 25 Chicken Dippers (450g; Batch code 306931400; Best before End of February 2025) due to possible foreign matter contamination (pieces of hard blue plastic).

Australia and New Zealand

Allergy Alert (New Zealand): Black 29 t/a Mad Samurai recalls Mad Samurai brand Wagyu Beef Rissole (220g; All batches and dates) due to undeclared milk.

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