12 January - 20 June 2016

Product recalls and alerts

View the latest product recalls and alerts from the UK and rest of the world, plus plenty of useful links.

UK

  • Netto recalls all batches of its Rice Market Basmati Rice and Rice Market Parboiled Rice due to possible pest contamination at the packing site. (FSA)
  • USN UK Limited is recalling a batch of USN Diet Fuel Ultralean Nutrition Shake in vanilla flavour because high levels of selenium have been found within the batch. (FSA)
  • Spar (UK) Ltd recalls its Tikka Chicken Chunks due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes (FSA)
  • Scotch Smoked Salmon Co. Ltd recalls smoked salmon products due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes (FSA)
  • Nua Naturals is recalling its Organic Apricot Kernels due to incorrect instructions for use on the label (FSA)
  • Selfridges Christmas Puddings recalled due to the presence of mould (FSA)
  • Tesco recalls flavoured butters due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes (FSA)
  • Weetabix Food Company recalls Oatibix Flakes that possibly contain pieces of blue soft rubber (FSA)
  • Lidl UK is recalling Mars and Snickers 6 pack chocolate bars that might contain pieces of plastic (FSA)
  • Poundworld and Home Bargains recall Disney Favourites Chocolate Chip Cookies due to undeclared milk  (FSA)
  • Shorrocks Cheese has recalled its Luxury Apple and Port Cheese Bombs because they contain undeclared mustard and sulphites (FSA)
  • Z.P.H. EDMAL is recalling its Chrzan Tarty Horseradish because the product contains sulphites, which are not mentioned on the packaging. (FSA)
  • SSP Golf Ltd recalls SSP Performance Golf Energy Bar Superberry due to undeclared allergens (FSA)

Ireland

  • Recall of Rainbow Organic Apricots Kernals due to risk posed by lack of directions for use (FSAI)
  • Recall of a Batch of USN Ultralean Nutrition Shake due to very high levels of selenium (FSAI)
  • Recall of Nua Naturals Organic Apricot Kernels due to incorrect directions for use on label (FSAI)
  • Tesco Ireland Recalls Flavoured Butters due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (FSAI)
  • Weetabix Food Company is recalling batches of their Oatibix Flakes as the product may contain pieces of blue soft rubber (FSAI)
  • One implicated batch of Florentin Organic Kitchen Organic Falafel Nuggets Bio is being recalled from consumers due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes (FSAI)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd has recalled Coles Simply Gluten Free Vanilla Cupcake Mix from Coles and Bi-Lo supermarkets and Coles Online in NSW, ACT and QLD due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy). (FSA)
  • Yaffa’s Kitchen T/A Well & Good has recalled Well & Good Cupcake Mix 510g (Bonus ICING +SPRINKLES), Well & Good Muffin Mix 450g and Well & Good MudCake Mix 450g from Coles and IGA outlets nationwide due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). (FSA)
  • Pitango Pty Limited has recalled Pitango Free Range Butter Chicken Curry 400g from IGA / Foodworks / Foodland / independent supermarkets and fresh fruit / grocery stores nationally due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (almonds). (FSA)
  • Spring Bay Seafoods Pty Ltd has recalled Spring Bay Australian Mussels (1kg and 2kg packets and 1kg net bags) from fish markets, seafood distributors, wholesalers and Costco in  NSW, QLD, VIC, TAS, NT due to biotoxin (Diarrhetic Shellfish Toxins) contamination. (FSA)
  • Passage Foods PTY LTD has recalled Street Kitchen Yellow Thai Curry, Street Kitchen Red Thai Curry and Street Kitchen Green Thai Curry from Woolworths stores nationally due to the potential for microbial (pathogenic bacteria) contamination (FSA)
  • Chung Hing Tofu Products has recalled Fresh Tofu and Super Fresh Tofu from Asian supermarkets in VIC due to the presence of Food products containing foreign matter (metal fragments) may cause illness/injury if consumed (FSA)
  • Gallo Farms Pty Ltd has recalled Gallo Marinated Fetta from Atherton Supa IGA, Piccones Supa IGA Cairns and Jonssons Farmers Market in QLD due to microbial (E.coli) contamination (FSA)
  • Future Generation Foods Pty Ltd has recalled I Quit Sugar Superfood Protein Ball Mix - Cacao and Chia from Coles nationally due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (sesame) (FSA)
  • The Belgian Chocolate Mousse Company has recalled Dark couverture chocolate 58% from Thomas Dux Crows Nest and Harris Farm Bowral in NSW due to the presence of undeclared allergens (milk and soy). (FSA)
  • Naturally Good Products Pty. Ltd. has recalled Naturally Good Deliciously Free Moist Chocolate Mud Cake Mix from Coles, Woolworths, IGA's and Health Food stores nationally due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). (FSA)
  • The Clovelly Group has recalled certain Cicada Artisan Chocolates from Harris Farm Stores in NSW due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). (FSA)
  • Just Entrees Pty Ltd has recalled Brandy Port and Sage Pate, Cracked Pepper Pate, Chicken Liver Pate, Orange Cognac Pate and Duckling with Brandied Apricot Pate from Coles, IGA's and independent supermarkets in NSW, ACT, QLD, VIC, TAS, SA and NT due to listeria monocytogenes contamination. (FSA)

Canada

  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain Natural Farm brand fish ball products recalled due to undeclared egg (CFIA)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Assi brand fish paste products recalled due to undeclared egg (CFIA)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Sajo brand Frozen Imitation Crab Meat and Choripdong brand Frozen Par Fried Fish Cake recalled due to undeclared egg. (CFIA)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - The Original Gianetto's Dip recalled due to undeclared egg, milk, and mustard (CFAI)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Jameedna Zaman brand Soup Starter Soup Base and Kasih brand Halva recalled due to undeclared milk and sesame (CFAI)
  • Updated Food Recall Warning - Trader Joe's brand pistachios recalled due to Salmonella (CFAI)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Happy Planet brand Chocolate banana protein smoothie recalled due to undeclared cashew (CFIA)
  • Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Mannarich Food, Mannarich Food Stop and Ocean Chinese Food Products brand fish products recalled due to undeclared egg and wheat (CFIA)
  • Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Mannarich Food and Parker Lee brand fish products recalled due to undeclared crab, egg, lobster, milk, soy and wheat (CFIA)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Char Crust brand Dry Rub Seasonings recalled due to undeclared mustard (CFAI)
  • Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Crown brand Imitation Crab Sticks recalled due to undeclared egg (CFAI)
  • Food Recall Warning - Wonderful brand pistachios recalled due to Salmonella (CFAI)
  • Certain Delissio brand frozen pizzas may be unsafe due to the potential presence of pieces of glass (CFAI)

US

  • NOW Health Group, Inc. voluntarily recalls limited quantity of six dietary supplements due to mislabeling (FDA)
  • H-E-B Issues Voluntary Recall: Select 5oz Hill Country Fare Chunk Light Tuna in Oil Recalled for Potential Health Risk (FDA)
  • Tri-Union Seafoods LLC Issues Precautionary, Voluntary Recall on Select 5 oz. Canned Chunk Light Tuna in Oil and 5 oz. Canned Chuck Light Tuna in Water (FDA)
  • Bumble Bee Foods, LLC issues voluntary recall on 3 production codes of canned Chunk Light Tuna due to possible health risk (FDA)
  • Texas Star Nut and Food Co., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Nature's Eats, Southern Grove and Fresh Choice Pistachios and mixes containing pistachios  due to possible Salmonella contamination (FDA)
  • Awareness Corp. of Mesa, AZ, is recalling its 7.4 ounce container of Boost Tea because it may be contaminated with Salmonella (FDA)
  • Wonderful Pistachios announced that it is voluntarily recalling a limited number of flavours and sizes of in-shell and shelled pistachios due to a risk of Salmonella contamination (FDA)
  • Specialty Commodities, Inc., (SCI) of Fargo, N.D., a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), is recalling a specific lot of dry roasted almonds because they may contain undeclared cashews (FDA)
  • Eatin' Alive of Portland, Oregon is recalling Thai Peanut Noodles and Thai Wrap, because they contain undeclared soy (FDA)
  • Gretchen’s Shoebox Express, a food packing establishment in Seattle, is voluntarily issuing a recall of the Cheese & Fruit Bistro Box (Item #11015085) with an “enjoy by date” of March 4, 2016 and earlier because the product may contain an undeclared tree nut allergen (cashews) (FDA)
  • New York, NY Materne North America Corp. (MNA) is voluntarily recalling specific packages of GoGo squeeZ® applesauce pouches due to potential adulteration from food product residue (FDA)
  • Progressive Gourmet Inc. of Wilmington, MA, is recalling its 6 ounce packages of Sausage, Egg, and Cheddar Cheese on English Muffin breakfast sandwiches manufactured for Starbucks Coffee Co. out of the abundance of caution because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • St. Louis, MO - Maytag Blue Cheese has been voluntarily recalled from 17 Schnuck Markets locations due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • Loki Fish Company of Seattle, WA is voluntarily recalling two lots of Wild Smoked Pink Salmon Portions, due to a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • Glennville, Ga. - BI-LO, LLC, today announced an immediate recall for one BI-LO store in Glennville, GA (#5744) for fresh products containing cantaloupe, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • Whole Foods Market in Austin, Texas is voluntarily recalling Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese nationally due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)
  • Maytag Dairy Farms is expanding its voluntary recall of “Maytag Blue” blue cheese wedges, wheels and crumbles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (FDA)

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