Category Archives: Salmonella

France – Wholefoods – Seed of Paradise brand Pit & Pit – Salmonella


Recall Wholefoods
Product: Seed of Paradise brand Pit & Pit.
Problem: possible presence of Salmonella.
In agreement with the AFSCA, Wholefoods is withdrawing the product “Seeds of Paradise” from sale and is recalling it to consumers because of the possible presence of Salmonella.

Wholefoods asks its customers not to consume this product and to return it. A free return label can be requested by sending an email with the photo of the label to . Upon receipt of the return, the product will be refunded to you.

Product description
– Product name: Seeds of paradise
– Brand: Pit & Pit
– Type of packaging: Transparent
jar with black lid – Lot: LTR98NFYX
– Expiry date (DDM): 05/01/2023
– Weight: 75g

The product was sold online via the website .

For any further information , please contact:

France – Chipolata Poultry Brand Kok O’Rell – Salmonella


Product: chipolata poultry brand Kok O’Rell.
Problem: possible presence of Salmonella.
In agreement with the AFSCA, EUROKIP is withdrawing from sale the product CHIPOLATAS DE POULTRY of the KOK O’RELL brand and is recalling it to consumers because of the possible presence of Salmonella.

EUROKIP asks its customers not to consume this product and to bring it back to the point of sale where it was purchased. It will be refunded even without a receipt.

The product is, at the same time, withdrawn from sale.

Product description

– Brand: Kok O’Rell
– Use by date (DLC) (“To be consumed until”): 21/01/2021
– Batch number: 139950
– Period of sale: from 15/01/2021 to 18/01/2021
– Type of packaging: transparent / black plastic tray -: 0.250kg – 0.500kg

The product was sold through the following outlets:

TINE HEIRWEGH – Koningin Fabiolapark 3, 9100 ST-NIKLAAS.
NIETVELT JAN BV – Dennestraat 10, 2440 GEEL.
BV UNIC HERENT – Broekveldstraat 34, 3020 HERENT.
PROOST SUPERMARKT – Lange Leemstraat 145, 2018 ANTWERPEN 1.
BV MATOCO – Diestsesteenweg 359, 3202 RILAAR (AARSCHOT).
PAUWELS-ASSELMAN BV – Dorpstraat 14, 2811 LEEST.

For any further information , contact:
Madame Tina Vanschoubroek
03/771 14 35 or

Netherlands – Lidl Smoked Bacon Strips -Salmonella


Important safety warning for smoked bacon strips Lidl

Lidl Netherlands is carrying out a recall for the product smoked bacon strips with an expiration date 03-03-2021 and 04-03-2021 and barcode 4056489052647.

Salmonella was found during a quality check at the producer. Consuming the smoked bacon strips can potentially pose a health hazard, especially to young children, the elderly, people with a weakened immune system and pregnant women. Consult your doctor or general practitioner if you have any questions about health problems.

Customers are requested not to eat the smoked bacon strips and to return them to a Lidl store, where they will be reimbursed for the purchase price upon return of the product.

See also Lidl website

Download ‘Important safety warning for smoked bacon strips Lidl’

PDF document | 1 page | 201 KB

Warning | 19-01-2021

smoked bacon strips

Italy – Knife-Tip Salami – Microbiological Risk – Salmonella


Brand : Lovison spa

Name : Knife-tip salami

Reason for reporting : Recall due to microbiological risk

Publication date : 18 January 2021



Finland – Three brands recall eggs over Salmonella risk


Eggs branded as Kieku, Kesko’s Pirkka brand and Kotimaista by S-Grouphave been pulled from shelves.

Packs of ten free range Kotimaista eggs are part of the recall, as are ten-egg and six-egg packs of free range Pirkka eggs.

Kieku has also added its Kieku-branded four-egg packs to the recall. All the eggs are from a farm where salmonella was found in samples, and were packed at a Kieku plant.

The risk of salmonella contamination only affects eggs with the production code 2FI15464. More details on the recall, and pictures of the recalled products, are available on the Kieku website.

Research – NIH scientists study salmonella swimming behavior as clues to infection



Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium bacteria (S. Typhimurium) commonly cause human gastroenteritis, inflammation of the lining of the intestines. The bacteria live inside the gut and can infect the epithelial cells that line its surface. Many studies have shown that Salmonella use a “run-and-tumble” method of short swimming periods (runs) punctuated by tumbles when they randomly change direction, but how they move within the gut is not well understood.

National Institutes of Health scientists and their colleagues believe they have identified a S. Typhimurium protein, McpC (Methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein C), that allows the bacteria to swim straight when they are ready to infect cells. This new study, published in Nature Communications, describes S. Typhimurium movement and shows that McpC is required for the bacteria to invade surface epithelial cells in the gut.

The study authors suggest that McpC is a potential target for developing new antibacterial treatments to hinder the ability of S. Typhimurium to infect intestinal epithelial cells and colonize the gut. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases scientists at Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana, led the study. Collaborators included groups from the University of Texas A&M campuses in College Station and Kingsville.

RASFF Alert – Foodborne Outbreak -Salmonella – Salami

European Food Alerts


foodborne outbreak suspected to be caused by Salmonella (presence /25g) in salami from Italy in Italy

RASFF Alerts – Salmonella – Anything to do with Chicken from Poland – Black Pepper – Paprika Powder – Chilled beef Merguez Sausages

European Food Alerts


Salmonella enterica ser. Münster (presence /25g) in paprika powder from China in Spain


Salmonella (presence /25g) in pepper from Brazil in Spain


Salmonella enterica ser. Newport (presence /25g) in frozen chicken elements from Poland in Poland


Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis (presence /25g) in chilled chicken elements from Poland in Poland


Salmonella enterica ser. Mbandaka (presence /150g) in egg yolk powder from Poland in Sweden


Salmonella enterica ser. Enteritidis (presence /25g) in frozen chicken legs from Poland in France


Salmonella (present /25g) in black pepper from Brazil in the Netherlands


Salmonella (present /10g) in chilled beef merguez sausages from Belgium in Belgium


Salmonella enterica ser. Infantis (presence /25g) in frozen chicken breast fillets from Poland in Estonia


Salmonella group C (presence /25g) in chilled chicken broiler thighs and breast steaks from Poland in Lithuania

RASFF Alerts – Animal Feed – Salmonella – Dog Chews – Rapeseed Cake – Sunflower Husk Pelletes

European Food Alerts


Salmonella enterica ser. Typhimurium (presence /25g) in dog chews from Germany in Austria


Salmonella enterica ser. Agona (present /25g) in rapeseed cake from Belgium in Belgium


Salmonella (present /25g) in sunflower husk pellets from Estonia in Germany

USA – FDA CORE Response Team Update


A new Salmonella Miami outbreak has been announced by the FDA in their CORE Table. The only information given is that 48 people are sick.