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Iceland – Salmonella in pork ears for pets

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The company Petmark ehf has, in consultation with the Food Administration, recalled pig semen for pets after salmonella was detected in a sample. These are unpacked pork ears that were sold by choice in the stores Gæludýr.is and Bendir for the past four weeks (1.5.2021-6.6.2021). 

Product information:

  • Product name: Pork ear
  • Importer: Petmark ehf, Völuteig 6, 270 Mosfellsbær.
  • Country of manufacture: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Be-So GmbH
  • Lot number / best for dates: 13.5.2022. NOTE no packaging. The recall applies to pig semen purchased at Gæludýr.is and Bendi last year. 4 weeks
  • Storage conditions: Ambient
  • Distribution: Points and stores Gæludýr.is

Ears

Those who have purchased the product are asked to return it to the point of sale or discard it.

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Iceland- Salmonella in HUSK fiber capsules and powders – updated

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Updated 23.04.21 at 14:55: Matvælastofnun has received confirmation from RASFF Europe’s warning system that the following HUSK PSYLLIUM products, shipped to Iceland by E. Bridde ehf. until the year 2018 and then for sale in Iceland, is also covered by the recall. The company Orkla recalls all HUSK PSYLLIUM products as a precaution, including older batches. The products are valid until September 2021 and may be found at consumers’ homes. Their consumption should be avoided. 

REMEMBER recall

Vara Production batch Best for a date
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM capsules 225 pcs. 118181 4/30/2021
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM capsules 225 pcs. 160181 6/30/2021
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM capsules 225 pcs. 161181 6/30/2021
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM capsules 225 pcs. 212181 31.7.2021
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM fragrance 200g 480057 8/31/2021
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM fragrance 450g 478333 6/30/2021
REMEMBER PSYLLIUM fragrance 450g 480058 9/30/2021

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Updated 19.04.21 at 14:43:  One product has been added to the recall of HUSK from the company Orkla due to the risk of salmonella. All batches of the gluten-free baking ingredient Fiber Husk are recalled. Fiber Husk was for sale in Kaupfélag Skagfirðinga in Sauðakrókur.

REMEMBER recall
Picture of the HUSK products that were for sale and are recalled by Kaupfélag Skagfirðinga.

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Updated 17.04.21 at 11:55 – Distribution:  Recalled products were for sale in Lyfjavers store on Suðurlandsbraut, Lyfjavers online store and Kaupfélag Skagfirðinga in Sauðárkrókur. No further distribution within the country is known at this time, but work is continuing to gather information on distribution. 

Recall of REMEMBER

Product Name: 

  • REMEMBER Natural fiber, powder (Natural fiber)
  • REMEMBER Natural fibers, capsules (Natural fiber)    
  • REMEMBER Fiber + Lactic acid bacteria, powder (Natural fiber + Lactic acid bacteria)
  • REMEMBER Fiber + Lactic Acid Bacteria (Natural Fiber + Lactic Acid Bacteria)
  • REMEMBER Stomach Balance
  • REMEMBER Psyllium Stomach Balance
  • REMEMBER Psyllium Frogs

All batches are recalled. See further information about products in the press release of the Reykjavík Health Inspectorate . 

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News 16.04.21 at 11:20:

Matvælastofnun warns against consuming HUSK PSYLLIUM FROSKALLER and HUSK PSYLLIUM MAVEBALANCE fiber capsules and powders from the company Orkla Care. Salmonella has been identified in the products and three deaths and a number of infections in Denmark can be traced to their consumption.

Recall of REMEMBER

Matvælastofnun and the municipal health inspectorate continue to work on obtaining information on distribution to Iceland. The products have been imported to the country and are available in pharmacies, among other places. Recall is ongoing in all rounds. Full distribution is not available at this time, but further information will be published as soon as it is available.

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Iceland – Salmonella in HUSK fiber capsules and powders – updated distribution

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Recall of REMEMBER

Updated 17.04.21 at 11:55 – Distribution:  Recalled products were for sale in Lyfjavers store on Suðurlandsbraut, Lyfjavers online store and Kaupfélag Skagfirðinga in Sauðárkrókur. No further distribution within the country is known at this time, but work is continuing to gather information on distribution. 

  • ural fiber, powder (Natural fiber)
  • REMEMBER Natural fibers, capsules (Natural fiber)    
  • REMEMBER Fiber + Lactic acid bacteria, powder (Natural fiber + Lactic acid bacteria)
  • REMEMBER Fiber + Lactic Acid Bacteria (Natural Fiber + Lactic Acid Bacteria)
  • REMEMBER Stomach Balance
  • REMEMBER Psyllium Stomach Balance
  • REMEMBER Psyllium Frogs

All batches are recalled. See further information about products in the press release of the Reykjavík Health Inspectorate . 

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News 16.04.21 at 11:20:

Matvælastofnun warns against consuming HUSK PSYLLIUM FROSKALLER and HUSK PSYLLIUM MAVEBALANCE fiber capsules and powders from the company Orkla Care. Salmonella has been identified in the products and three deaths and a number of infections in Denmark can be traced to their consumption.

Recall of REMEMBER

Matvælastofnun and the municipal health inspectorate continue to work on obtaining information on distribution to Iceland. The products have been imported to the country and are available in pharmacies, among other places. Recall is ongoing in all rounds. Full distribution is not available at this time, but further information will be published as soon as it is available.

Iceland – Salmonella in SFC chicken pieces.

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Matvælastofnun warns against consuming SFC Take Home Boneless Bucket 650g and SFC Southern Fried Chicken Strips 400g chicken pieces due to salmonella contamination. Aðföng, which imports the chicken pieces, recalls the products in consultation with the Reykjavík Health Inspectorate. In the case of the SFC Take Home Boneless Bucket 650g chicken piece, this is an extension of the previous recall .

The recall only applies to the following products:

  • Trademark: SFC
  • Product Name: Take Home Boneless Bucket – Crunchy golden pieces of tasty, succulent Chicken Crispy Strips, Dippers and Poppets coated in a Southern Fried Style coating
  • Best before date: All dates up to and including 30.06.2022
  • Batch number: All batch numbers
  • Barcode: 5031532020629
  • Net amount: 650g
  • Storage conditions: Freezer
  • Distribution: Hagkaup stores all over the country

SFC chicken

  • Trademark: SFC
  • Product Name: Southern Fried Chicken Strips – Crunchy, golden, succulent Chicken Fillet Strips covered in our extra special recipe Southern Fried Style coating
  • Best before date: All dates up to and including 30.06.2022
  • Batch number: All batch numbers
  • Barcode: 5031532020018
  • Net amount: 400g
  • Storage conditions: Freezer
  • Distribution: Bónus and Hagkaup stores all over the country

SFC Southern Fried Chicken Strips 400g chicken pieces

Customers who have purchased the above products are asked not to consume them and return them to the store where they were purchased for a refund. Further information can be obtained from Aðfang’s quality manager by phone 530 5600 or via the email address gaedastjori at adfong.is.

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Iceland – Mold poison in Sportmix cat food -Mycotoxin -Aflatoxin

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Matvælastofnun warns against  Sportmix original cat food cat food  from  Midwestern pet food  in 6.8 kg bags due to aflatoxin mold toxin. The company Pak ehf. has recalled the feed with the help of the Food Administration. The feed was taken from online sales at the end of December and buyers were contacted. 

The recall only applies to the following batches:

  • Product name: Sportmix original cat food
  • Weight: 6.8 kg (15 lbs)
  • Manufacturer: Midwestern pet foods
  • Batch number: All dates before or 07.09.22 / batch number 07092021L3 05
  • Country of manufacture: United States
  • Importer: Pak ehf., Strandgata 32, 220 Hafnarfjörður
  • Distribution:  https://www.litlagaeludyrabudin.is/netverslun/

Sportsmix cat food

Parties who own this feed are advised to return it to PAK ehf., Melabraut 19, 220 Hafnarfjörður or call 517 8119.

Aflatoxin is a poison produced by the fungus Aspergillus flavus  which can grow on maize and other grains used in pet food. If the poison is high in the product, it can cause illness or even death.

Iceland – Mould in pasta

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Matvælastofnun warns consumers about two types of La Pasta di Alessandra pasta: Tortellini con ripieno di carne and Tortellini con ripieno di formaggio, due to mold. The company Aðföng, which imports pasta, has stopped selling and recalled the products.

The recall only applies to the following batches:

  • Brand: La Pasta di Alessandra
  • Product name: Tortellini with cornstarch
  • Best before date: 16-10-2021
  • Bar code: 8001195333005
  • Net amount: 1000 g
  • Producer: Nuovo Pastificio Italiano Srl
  • Country of manufacture: Italy
  • Brand: La Pasta di Alessandra
  • Vöruheiti: Tortellini con ripieno di formaggio
  • Best before date: 16-10-2021
  • Bar code: 8001195333029
  • Net amount: 1000 g
  • Producer: Nuovo Pastificio Italiano Srl
  • Country of manufacture: Italy
  • Distribution: In Bónus’ stores

Recalled pasta

Customers who have purchased the products are advised not to consume them and dispose of them, but they can also be returned to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. Further information can be obtained from Aðfang’s quality manager by phone 530 5600 or via the email address gaedastjori at adfong.is.

Iceland – Suspicion of Salmonella in chicken

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Matvælastofnun warns against consuming one batch of chicken from Matfugl marked Ali, Bónus or FK due to suspicion of salmonella infection. The company has recalled the product from the market.

The recall only applies to the following batch:

  • Product name: Ali, Bónus, FK
  • Producer: Matfugl ehf, Völuteigi 2, 270 Mosfellsbær
  • Lot number: 011-20-37-5-26, marked as RLNR: 0112037526   (whole chicken, breast, puffins, bits)
  • Distribution: Bonus Stores, Króna Stores, Fjarðarkaup, Hraðbúðin Hellissandi

Consumers who have purchased chicken with this traceability number are asked to return it to the relevant store or directly to Matfugl ehf., Völuteigi 2, Mosfellsbær.