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

  • The Biltong Farm is recalling all its various flavoured biltong products because they contain celery which is not mentioned on the label. (FSA)
  • Direct Food Solution Ltd is recalling its Cheese Mayo Spring Onion sandwiches and Chicken Kebab with Lettuce baguettes because of incorrect soya and barley (gluten) allergen labelling. (FSA)
  • Unilever is recalling all batch codes of Knorr Chicken Powder Bouillon 900g because it contains milk which is not correctly declared on the label. (FSA)
  • Mars Chocolate UK has taken the precautionary step of recalling a number of its chocolate products because the products might contain salmonella. (FSA)
  • Ashbourne Foods Ltd is recalling Sugar ‘n’ Spice Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies because it contains excessive levels of gluten. (FSA)
  • Hepworth & Co Brewers Ltd is recalling its gluten-free Classic Old Ale because it contains excessive levels of gluten. (FSA)
  • SPAR is recalling all batches of its Raspberry Cheesecake. The product contains egg which is listed in the ingredients list but not in bold print. (FSA)
  • Quorn Foods is recalling Quorn Chilled Cocktail Sausages because it contains milk and barley which is not mentioned on the label. (FSA)
  • Aldi is recalling its Brasserie Gluten Free Organic Pale Ale because it contains barley which is not mentioned on the label. (FSA)
  • Musgrave Retail Partners NI is recalling its Gourmet Cheese & Bacon Burgers because they contain soya, which is not mentioned on the label. (FSA)
  • SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass which could present a safety risk. (FSA)
  • Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints 35g tins are being recalled because the sweets may contain small pieces of metal which could represent a safety risk. (FSA)

Ireland

  • Mars Chocolate UK and Mars Ireland are recalling certain batches of Galaxy and Maltesers products due to the possible presence of Salmonella. (FSAI)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Griffin's Foods Ltd is recalling a specific batch of their ETA brand Uppercuts Deli Cut Sea Salt and Balsamic Vinegar due to the presence of undeclared soy. (MPI)
  • Pasta Vera Ltd is recalling specific batches of their Gluten Free Beef Lasagne due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten) and it being incorrectly labelled as 'gluten free'. (MPI)
  • WAH LIEN TRADING PTY LTD is conducting a recall of JHC Thai Coconut Roll 150g (various flavours) due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (egg). (FSANZ)
  • Lin Hing Company Ltd is recalling all flavours and batches of its Elephant brand Thai Coconut Roll due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (egg). (MPI)
  • JHC brand Thai Coconut Roll (all flavours and all batches) imported from Thailand are being recalled by New Zealand importers due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (egg). (MPI)
  • Kea Cookies is recalling specific batches of its cookies containing chocolate chips due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). (MPI)
  • Griffin's Foods Ltd is recalling a specific batch of Eta brand 10 Pack Munchos Mix due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (soy). (MPI)
  • Mures Fishing Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Mures Hot Smoked Salmon due to microbial contamination (Listeria monocytogenes)  (FSANZ)
  • Entyce Food Ingredients Pty Ltd is conducting a precautionary recall of Creative Gourmet Frozen Mixed Berries 300g due to potential Hepatitis A virus contamination. (FSANZ)
  • European Foods Ltd is recalling specific batches of its various Ghiotti brand mozzarella cheeses due to incorrect date marking. (MPI)

Canada

  • Les Aliments Excel S.E.C. is recalling La Cage brand Chicken Bites from the marketplace because it may contain milk which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling Foremost brand milk products from the marketplace due to the possible presence of sharp metal objects. (CFIA)
  • Fresh Selections Inc. is recalling Fresh Selections brand Meatballs & Spaghetti from the marketplace because it may contain milk which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Ultima Foods is recalling iögo yogurt products from the marketplace due to the potential presence of pieces of plastic. (CFIA)
  • Rogers Foods Ltd. is recalling Rogers brand All Purpose flour from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. (CFIA)
  • Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co. Ltd. is recalling RI Wang Food brand beef tendon balls from the marketplace because it contains egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Far East North America Food Ltd is recalling JHC brand Thai Coconut Rolls from the marketplace because they contain egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Best & Fresh Co. Ltd. is recalling Stir-Fry Chow Mein Noodle from the marketplace because it may contain egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Groupe Alimentaire Miron is recalling Thalassa brand Seafood & Fish Mix from the marketplace because it contains egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Three Dolphins Wholesale is recalling L.A. Lucky brand Sweet Basil Seed from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (CFIA)
  • Deliwok is recalling Deliwok Suprême brand Chicken Egg Rolls from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (CFIA)
  • Uncle T Foods Inc. is recalling various imported corn snacks from the marketplace because they may contain peanut, wheat, gluten, egg and soy which are not declared on the label. (CFIA)

USA

  • Happy Sprout Inc. is voluntarily recalling all packages of soybean sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Global Garlic Inc. is recalling its 16oz packages of “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk” and (“Queso Fresco x LB(Barra)/Whole Milk Cheese” because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Star Snacks Co. of Jersey City, NJ is voluntarily recalling two lots of Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt due to the potential presence of glass pieces. (FDA)
  • Gilster-Mary Lee is voluntarily recalling one lot of Western Family Onion Soup Mix because it may contain undeclared egg. (FDA)
  • Fry’s Food Stores has recalled Bakehouse Bread Cranberry Orange Bread sold in its retail stores because it contains undeclared pecans and tree nuts. (FDA)
  • Schnucks Bakery, a St. Louis, Mo. establishment, is issuing an allergy alert on Cinnamon Pudding Half Cakes and Cake Slices because the products may contain walnuts that are not listed on the ingredient labels. (FDA)
  • Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. today announced a voluntary recall on specific production codes of Golden Temple®, Swad®, and Maya® flour products in the U.S. due to possible E. coli 0121 contamination. (FDA)
  • A.S.K. Foods, Inc. of Palmyra, Pennsylvania is voluntarily recalling one lot of Hannaford Supermarkets’ TASTE OF INSPIRATIONS GREEK PASTA SALAD Net Wt. 10 oz. (284g) because it may contain undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava's brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut as the cashews used have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Caverflo.com Issues voluntary nationwide recall of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee due to the presence of undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients and undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • California Sun Dry Foods today issued a voluntary recall of California Sun Dry Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto because of a potentially incorrect back label on some jars resulting in undeclared allergens (Almonds and Milk). (FDA)
  • The Kroger Co. announced the recall of its Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. (FDA)
  • Naturally Wholesome Products LLC is voluntarily recalling gallon and pint containers of Half & Half labelled under the brand name Wholesome Country Creamery due to the presence of Alkaline Phosphatase found in samples during routine testing. (FDA)
  • The Kroger Co. has recalled Kroger Dessert Cups –Yellow Sponge Cake (6.5 oz., 6 Pack) because it contains undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • L.A. Lucky Import & Export Inc. announced it is voluntarily recalling L.A. Lucky Brand Basil Seeds 2.1 oz due to presence of Salmonella in the packet. (FDA)
  • Hail Merry LLC voluntarily recalls its Meyer Lemon Mini Miracle Tart Party Pack of 6 from the market due to a labeling error. The products contain cashews as listed on the "Ingredients" label, however the "Contains" allergen warning statement does not specifically identify "cashews." (FDA)
  • BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Giant Food stores due to the potential presence of metal. (FDA)
  • Wang Globalnet of Moonachie, NJ is recalling various products because they may contain undeclared egg and wheat. (FDA)
  • The Washington Department of Corrections has issued a voluntary recall of the food manufactured by the Airway Heights Corrections Center’s Correctional Industries’ food production facility due to finding of elevated levels of fluorinated organic chemicals (PFOS and PFOA) in the City of Airway Heights drinking water supply. (FDA)
  • Henning’s Cheese located in Kiel, Wisconsin, announced today that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of its Colby Jack cheese as verification of proper pasteurization is not possible. (FDA)
  • Italian Gluten Free Food CL is recalling its 15 ounce packages of “Chef Luca’s LASAGNA AL FORNO BAKED CHEESE LASAGNA” food because they may contain undeclared egg. (FDA)
  • Global Garlic Inc. of Miami, Florida is recalling some units of Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)

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