Category Archives: Food Safety Alert

USA – Daniele International LLC Recalls Ready-to-Eat Sausage Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

FSIS USDA

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2023 – Daniele International LLC, a Mapleville, R.I., establishment, is recalling approximately 52,914 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) sausage products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The RTE sausage products were produced on various dates from May 23, 2022, through November 25, 2022, and shipped to retail locations nationwide on various dates from December 23, 2022, through January 17, 2023. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 6-oz. plastic tray of “FREDERIK’S by meijer SPANISH STYLE charcuterie sampler tray” with sell by date 4/15/23.
  • 6-oz. plastic tray of “Boar’s Head CHARCUTUERIE TRIO” with sell by dates 4/13/23, 4/14/23, and 4/15/23.
  • 7-oz. plastic tray of “COLAMECO’S PRIMO NATURALE GENOA UNCURED SALAMI” with sell by date 12/23/23.
  • 7-oz. plastic tray of “COLAMECO’S PRIMO NATURALE BLACK PEPPER UNCURED SALAMI” with use by dates 12/22/23, 12/30/23, and 1/17/24.
  • 1-lb. plastic tray of “DEL DUCA SOPRESSATA, COPPA & GENOA SALAMI” with sell by dates 4/13/23 and 4/14/23.
  • 1-lb. plastic tray of “DEL DUCA CALABRESE, PROSCIUTTO & COPPA” with  sell by date 5/6/23.
  • 1-lb. plastic tray of “DEL DUCA GENOA SALAMI, UNCURED PEPPERONI & HARD SALAMI” with use by date 5/4/23.
  • 12-oz. plastic tray of “Gourmet Selection SOPRESSATA, CAPOCOLLO, HARD SALAME” with sell by date 4/14/23.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 54” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

FSIS discovered the problem during routine inspection activities where Listeria monocytogenes was found on surfaces in which the product came into contact.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Germany – DILEK Sesame Paste “Tahin” 300g -Salmonella

LMW

Alert type: Food
Date of first publication: 01/27/2023
Product name:

DILEK Sesame Paste “Tahin” 300g

Product images:

Product Image.png
Manufacturer (distributor):

Company ANATOL GmbH & Co. wholesale KG

Reason for warning:

Detection of Salmonella

Packaging Unit: 300g
Durability: 03/30/2025
Lot identification: T220326
Further information:

Reference is made to the attached press release from the entrepreneur.

Click to access Pressemitteilung.pdf

France – Pre-Gallia Baby Expert – Bacterial Contamination

Gov france

Identification information of the recalled product

  • Product category Feed
  • Product subcategory baby food
  • Product brand name Gallia Laboratory
  • Model names or references Pre-Gallia Baby Expert
  • Identification of products
    GTIN Batch Date
    3041091470263 2023.07.13 Date of minimum durability 07/13/2023
  • Packaging 400g box
  • Marketing start/end date From 02/02/2022 to 13/07/2023
  • Storage temperature Product to be stored at room temperature
  • Geographic area of ​​sale Whole France
  • Distributors Product delivered in metropolitan France to direct pharmacies, wholesalers in pharmacies, and hospitals Product also delivered via wholesalers and distributors in the following territories: Mayotte, Réunion, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Polynesia,

Practical information regarding the recall

  • Reason for recall As a precautionary measure and pending the results of investigations carried out by the health authorities in 2 health establishments in Réunion and Mayotte, recall for suspicion of bacteriological contamination.

USA – CDC – Game Day Food Safety Tips

CDC

What You Need to Know

  • Wash your hands with soap and running water for at least 20 seconds before, during, and after preparing food and before eating.
  • Separate raw meats from ready-to-eat foods like vegetables when preparing, serving, or storing foods.
  • Make sure food is cooked to a safe internal temperature.
  • Keep hot foods hot (140°F or warmer) and cold foods cold (40°F or colder).
  • Throw out perishable food that has been sitting at room temperature for more than 2 hours (more than 1 hour if it has been exposed to temperatures above 90°F).

Tackling a game day spread? Play by these rules and keep the runs on the field. Make sure your game day favorites are memorable for all the right reasons.

Belgium – Pistachios – Aflatoxin

AFSCA

Recall of pistachios by the farmer Bas “Boer Bas” in Bruges
Product: Pistachios.
Problem: Too high aflatoxin content.


In consultation with the FASFC, pistachios in bulk (in jars) are withdrawn from sale and recalled to consumers because of too high aflatoxin content.

The Bas farmer “Boer Bas” asks his customers not to consume this product and to bring it back to the point of sale. We will of course reimburse you for it and have it destroyed.

Product description

– Product name: Pistachio
– Information on the label and batch number: Stat No 0802520000 Poste IR – Batch N°12
– Best before dates (DDM): 08/30/2023 and 08/31/2023
– Sales period : from 05/09/2022 to 01/12/2022
– Nature of packaging: glass jar (reconditioned) with a label on the lid
– Weight: 200gr-500gr (variable according to the size of the jar)

  

The product was distributed by:

Farmer “Boer Bas” Sint-Pietersnoordstraat 3 8000 BRUGES

For more information please contact:

Jens Mouton, Torhoutbahn 125, 8480 Ichtegem
phone 0472 82 65 98 or info@boerbas.be

Quebec – Notice not to consume various Montefino cheeses prepared and sold by Ferme Diodati SENC – Food Safety

Quebec

QUEBEC CITY , Jan. 27, 2023 /CNW Telbec/ – The Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation (MAPAQ), advises the population not to consume the products indicated in the table below, because pasteurization was not carried out in such a way as to ensure their safety.

Product name

Format

Affected batch

“Montefino cheese – fresh cranberries”

VARIABLE

11/23/22 (made on)

11/23/25 (best before)

“Montefino cheese – natural fresh”

VARIABLE

11/23/22 (made on)

11/23/25 (best before)

“Montefino cheese – fresh with fine herbs”

VARIABLE

11/23/22 (made on)

11/23/25 (best before)

“Montefino cheese – fresh hot pepper”

VARIABLE

11/23/22 (made on)

11/23/25 (best before)

“Montefino cheese – fresh cracked black pepper”

VARIABLE

11/23/22 (made on)

11/23/25 (best before)

France – Mortadella Bologna IGP – Listeria monocytogenes

Gov france

Identification information of the recalled product

  • Product category Feed
  • Product subcategory Meats
  • Product brand name CESARE FIORUCCI
  • Model names or references Mortadella Bologna IGP 7 kg
  • Identification of products
    GTIN Batch Date
    3294380006029 2190333010 Use-by date 02/27/2023
  • Packaging Pieces of 7 kg sold by the cut on the traditional shelf
  • Marketing start/end date From 14/12/2022 to 27/01/2023
  • Storage temperature Product to be stored in the refrigerator
  • Health mark IT 272 L CE
  • Further information Products sold by the cut in the traditional department
  • Geographic area of ​​sale Whole France
  • Distributors GRAL CENTRALE, FRANCE FRES CENTRALE, BUISSON, O SOLE MIO, LE SALOIR ST REMY (GIE GP GROUPE), SATRAS, LES ARTCUTIERS, SAVEURS D’ANTOINE, SAS PERFORMANCES (Socovol), LGS, GALEC

Practical information regarding the recall

  • Reason for recall Regulatory microbiological non-compliance (presence of L. monocytogenes < 10 cfu/g on 1 part analysed)
  • Risks incurred by the consumer Listeria monocytogenes (causative agent of listeriosis)

Quebec – Notice not to consume DOM brand smoked salmon sold by Val-Mont – Food Safety

Quebec

QUEBEC CITY , Jan. 26, 2023 /CNW Telbec/ – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ), in collaboration with the Food Inspection Division of the City of Montreal and the company Val-Mont, located at 3930, rue Ontario Est, in Montreal, advises the public not to consume the product indicated in the table below, because its safety is no longer assured. Indeed, the company did not respect the preservation requirements of the manufacturer.

Product name

Format

Affected lot

“Smoked Steelhead Salmon”

70g

Units sold until January 25, 2023

RASFF Alerts – Listeria monocytogenes – Smoked Salmon – Leverkass – Goats Cheese – Vegan Organic Cheese and Foie Gras Alternative – Vegan Cheese Alternatives

RASFF

Listeria Monocytogenes in leverkaas from Belgium in the Netherlands and Spain

RASFF

Listeria monocytogenes in goat cheese from Croatia in Austria

RASFF

Listeria monocytogenes in smoked salmon from Norway via Germany in Poland and the Netherlands

RASFF

Listeria monocytogenes in vegan organic cheese and foie gras alternative from France in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the UK

RASFF

Possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes in vegan cheese alternatives from France in Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Sweden.

RASFF Alerts – Aflatoxin – Organic Dried Figs – Pistachios – Groundnuts – Dried Figs – Cracked Nutmeg

RASFF

Exceedance of limit values for aflatoxins and ochratoxin A in dried organic figs from Turkey in Turkey, Malta, Slovenia, Romania, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia

RASFF

Aflatoxin B1 and Total in Pistachio nuts from Turkey in Romania and the Netherlands

RASFF

Aflatoxin in Brazilian groundnuts in Netherlands, Poland and Ukraine

RASFF

Aflatoxins beyond the maximum permitted limits in Pistachios in shell from Iran in Italy

RASFF

Aflatoxins in dried figs from Turkey in Sweden

RASFF

Aflatoxins in soy chunks from India, via the Netherlands in Germany

RASFF

Aflatoxins in cracked nutmegs from Indonesia in Germany

RASFF

Aflatoxins in shelled pistachios from the USA, via Turkey in Italy and Romania