12 January - 20 June 2016

Product recalls and alerts

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

UK

  • Galmere Fresh Foods recalls Pestle and Mortar Fresh Pestos due to the possible presence of Salmonella. (FSA)
  • Lidl Ireland recalls Meadow Fresh Green Pesto due to the possible presence of Salmonella. (FSA)
  • Nisa Retail recalls Heritage British Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets because of incorrect date labelling. (FSA)
  • Centra recalls Inspired by Centra Chocolate Covered Raisins because of undeclared peanuts. (FSA)
  • English Cheesecake Company recalls Treacle Tart Cheesecake slices because of undeclared soya. (FSA)
  • Hon Shen Ltd recalls Nissin Foods Holdings Spicy Beef Flavour Cup Noodles because of incorrect allergen labelling. (FSA)
  • Waitrose recalls two types of Christmas Prawn products due to incorrect date labelling. (FSA)
  • Caffreys recalls its Confectionery Halloween Bloodie Mallows because it may contain salmonella. (FSA)
  • Nisa recalls Heritage Dark Chocolate because of undeclared milk. (FSA)
  • The Raw Factory recalls various raw pet food products containing tripe and/or pork as they contain salmonella. (FSA)
  • Booths recalls their mince pies because they may contain pieces of white plastic. (FSA)
  • Clive’s recalls Bombay Vegetables with Daal Tarts because of undeclared allergens. (FSA)
  • Lidl recalls three varieties of its Warren & Sons Pâtés due to incorrect date labelling. (FSA)
  • Walkers recalls Sensations Thai Sweet Chilli Flavour Potato Crisps because of incorrect allergen labelling. (FSA)
  • Gardiners of Scotland recalls Gardiners Scottish Macaroon Bars due to undeclared soya. (FSA)
  • SlimFast recalls Advanced Vitality Strawberry + Blueberry Burst Meal Replacement Powder Shake Vegan due to undeclared milk. (FSA)
  • Cully and Sully recalls its Smoked Haddock and Salmon Chowder due to undeclared molluscs. (FSA)
  • Waitrose recalls Waitrose Sweet Potato Fries because of undeclared allergens. (FSA)

Ireland

  • Recall of Pestle and Mortar Green Pesto and Sundried Tomato Pesto Due to Possible Presence of Salmonella. (FSAI)
  • Recall of Meadow Fresh Green Pesto Due to Possible Presence of Salmonella. (FSAI)
  • Recall of ALL Batches of The Deli Green Pesto Due to Detection of Salmonella. (FSAI)
  • Recall of Caffreys Confectionery Bloody Mallows due to Potential Risk of Salmonella Contamination. (FSAI)
  • Recall of Goldsmith Goats Raw Goats Milk Due to Contamination with Shiga-toxigenic E. coli O157. (FSAI)
  • Lidl Recalls Three Varieties of its Warren and Sons Pates Due to Incorrect or Missing Use-By Date. (FSAI)
  • Recall of Octopus Branded Pacific Dried and Salted Anchovies Due to Elevated Histamine. (FSAI)

Australia and New Zealand

  • Original Foods Baking Co Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Goofy Slab Slice brand Gluten Free Brownie Slab Slice as the products may contain foreign matter (metal wire fragments). (MPI)
  • Bakeworks Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Bakeworks brand gluten-free bread, bagels, burger buns, and pizza bases as the products may contain foreign matter (metal wire fragments). (MPI)
  • Golden Goose Foods Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Howler Hotdogs brand gluten-free hotdogs and GFTreets brand gluten-free Mini Hotdogs as the products may contain foreign matter (metal wire fragments). (MPI)
  • The Warehouse Ltd is recalling all batches of Tresor Dore brand Chocolate Seashells due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (peanuts). (MPI)
  • My Queen Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Mini konjac jellies due to them presenting a choking hazard. (FSANZ)
  • Serious Foods Co Ltd  is recalling specific batches of its Serious Popcorn brand Coconut and Vanilla popcorn and Popping Corn due to  the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten). (MPI)
  • Bluerock Ltd is recalling specific batches of Veesey branded Dairy Free Vanilla Custard, Dairy Free Chocolate Custard, and Dairy Free Caramel Sauce due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk). (MPI)
  • Keshav Sweets is conducting a recall of Motichoor Ladoo 500g due to the presence of undeclared allergens (cashew nut and milk). (FSANZ)
  • Newstead Brewing Pty Ltd is conducting a recall of Newstead Johnno Cider due to a packaging fault resulting in the potential for the can to pop. (FSANZ)
  • Raizada Foods Ltd is recalling all batches and all dates of its Raizada brand products. The affected products are labelled as gluten free, however at this time the claim has not been substantiated. (MPI)
  • Canberra Milk Full Cream 300ml, 500ml and 1L is being recalled due to a faulty seal on some of the black caps. (FSANZ)
  • Hermon Bagels Ltd is recalling all batches of all flavours of Hermon Bagels brand bagel crisps due to the presence of undeclared allergens (gluten and sesame). (MPI)

Canada

  • Farm Boy is recalling Sweets Sucreries brand Dark Chocolate Covered Cranberries from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Mission Hill Family Estate is recalling Chukar brand Amaretto Rainiers Cherries from the marketplace because they may contain milk which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Soup N Stuff brand Chicken Noodle Soup Mix recalled due to undeclared egg and wheat. (CFIA)
  • Industry is recalling Ottogi brand Jin Ramen Spicy from the marketplace because it contains egg and Ottogi brand Jin Ramen Mild because it may contain egg which is not declared on the label. (CFIA)
  • Lococo's brand prepared meals recalled due to undeclared mustard, egg, anchovy, milk and soy. (CFIA)
  • Canada Herb is recalling Canada Herb brand culantro (Ngò Gai) from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. (CFIA)

USA

  • Kwik Trip, Inc. located in La Crosse, WI is recalling Kitchen Cravings Strawberry and Mixed Berry Parfaits in an 8.25 oz. cup because they may contain undeclared traces of cashews or almonds. (FDA)
  • Achdut LTD. of Ariel, Israel, is recalling its Tahini products of all packages and sizes produced on the following dates: April 7th to May 21st 2018, because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Ottogi America, Inc. of Gardena, California announced today it is recalling some batches of Jin Ramen Mild 5pk and Jin Ramen Spicy 5pk due to undeclared egg as an ingredient on the packages. (FDA)
  • First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Chocolate and Nut Tray because it contains undeclared tree nuts, pecan and cashew. (FDA)
  • The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of a small quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal due to the potential presence of Salmonella. (FDA)
  • Chukar Cherries of Prosser, WA is recalling 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries because they may contain undeclared milk. (FDA)
  • Routine samples of the Green Cedar Ackawi cheese collected and tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Jay Robb Enterprises is recalling Jay Robb Unflavored Egg White Protein Product,manufactured by Agropur MSI, LLC of La Crosse, Wisconsin, because it may contain undeclared milk allergen. (FDA)
  • The Pictsweet Company has recalled 1,872 cases of Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Sprout Creek Farm of Poughkeepsie, New York is recalling 132 wheels of "Margie" cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (FDA)
  • Frito-Lay announced a voluntary recall of select 1/2 oz. bags of Smartfood Delight Sea Salt Flavored popcorn because they were inadvertently filled with cheese flavored tortilla chips that contain undeclared milk ingredients. (FDA)

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