Food safety recall round-up 20-26 January 2017

Recalls: Insects, allergens and production issues

Food safety recall round-up

MPI said they were produced using milk powder manufactured as per regulatory requirements but requirements were not met during distribution. FQN has asked the agency for clarification on what this means.

Get Fresh Vege & Spices is recalling its Saads brand Plain Natural Yogurt 450ml with use by dates from 19/1/2017 to 6/2/2017.

Indo Spice World\'s Shahi brand Smooth & Creamy Yogurt (2L) with use by dates from 19/1/2017 to 6/2/2017 are affected.

Village Style Food\'s Village Style Food brand 100% NZ Yogurt 660g with use by dates from 19/1/2017 to 6/2/2017 are involved.

Marpen Trade is withdrawing Spring Blue brand Paneer with Chilli, Paneer with Italian Herbs and Natural Paneer 250g with a best before date of 16/7/2017 or before.

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New Zealand: A number of products have been recalled due to an issue with milk powder.

YogurtNMore recalled items sold in bags, plastic tubs and bottles depending on the brand and product. They were sold in retail outlets throughout the North Island.

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MPI said they were produced using milk powder manufactured as per regulatory requirements but requirements were not met during distribution. FQN has asked the agency for clarification on what this means.

Get Fresh Vege & Spices is recalling its Saads brand Plain Natural Yogurt 450ml with use by dates from 19/1/2017 to 6/2/2017.

Indo Spice World\'s Shahi brand Smooth & Creamy Yogurt (2L) with use by dates from 19/1/2017 to 6/2/2017 are affected.

Village Style Food\'s Village Style Food brand 100% NZ Yogurt 660g with use by dates from 19/1/2017 to 6/2/2017 are involved.

Marpen Trade is withdrawing Spring Blue brand Paneer with Chilli, Paneer with Italian Herbs and Natural Paneer 250g with a best before date of 16/7/2017 or before.

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Luxembourg: Belvas has recalled chocolate due to undeclared milk.

Belvas Chocolate Hearts stevia without added sugar 100g from Belgium with date 21/5/2017 is affected.

The products were marketed in Luxembourg by Terra Vital Howald, Cactus, Massen SA, Delhaize Junglinster, Cora, Atp Ditgesbaach.

Spain found the presence of lactoprotein (casein >13.5; betalactoglobulin >40 mg/kg - ppm), according to the RASFF portal.

Chocolate was distributed to Andorra, Bulgaria, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the UK.

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Luxembourg: Belvas has recalled chocolate due to undeclared milk.

Belvas Chocolate Hearts stevia without added sugar 100g from Belgium with date 21/5/2017 is affected.

The products were marketed in Luxembourg by Terra Vital Howald, Cactus, Massen SA, Delhaize Junglinster, Cora, Atp Ditgesbaach.

Spain found the presence of lactoprotein (casein >13.5; betalactoglobulin >40 mg/kg - ppm), according to the RASFF portal.

Chocolate was distributed to Andorra, Bulgaria, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the UK.

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UK: Waitrose is recalling all batches of its Hearty Minestrone Soup because it may contain pieces of blue plastic.

The 600g soup has best before date 29-1-17.

If you have purchased the product, do not eat it, but return it to Waitrose for a full refund.

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UK: Waitrose is recalling all batches of its Hearty Minestrone Soup because it may contain pieces of blue plastic.

The 600g soup has best before date 29-1-17.

If you have purchased the product, do not eat it, but return it to Waitrose for a full refund.

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Ireland: Thorntons is recalling its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa due to possible plastic contamination.

All batches of the 200g product are affected.

It was distributed to Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Malta, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and the US.

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Ireland: Thorntons is recalling its Hollow Milk Chocolate Jolly Santa due to possible plastic contamination.

All batches of the 200g product are affected.

It was distributed to Canada, Denmark, Ireland, Malta, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and the US.

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Australia: Target Australia Pty has recalled baking mix in glass jar due to insect contamination.

Christmas Sprinkles Cookie Mix and Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix with a Mason Jar 530g with best before 20 June 2017 are affected.

The Cookie Mix may contain small insects (Red Flour Beetle) that can cause \'discomfort\' if consumed, said the company.

It comes from China and affects Target stores nationally.

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Australia: Target Australia Pty has recalled baking mix in glass jar due to insect contamination.

Christmas Sprinkles Cookie Mix and Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix with a Mason Jar 530g with best before 20 June 2017 are affected.

The Cookie Mix may contain small insects (Red Flour Beetle) that can cause \'discomfort\' if consumed, said the company.

It comes from China and affects Target stores nationally.

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Finland: Valio has recalled certain products due to the breakdown of a production equipment.

Tuuti infant and follow-on formulas with best-before date 12/5/2017 are affected.

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The firm said a breakdown in production equipment may have resulted in the presence of air in the package, which might cause the product to spoil. A faulty product would exhibit a bad odour and taste and may have clotted.

Valio added it had informed the wholesale and retail shops which removed faulty products from sale.

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Finland: Valio has recalled certain products due to the breakdown of a production equipment.

Tuuti infant and follow-on formulas with best-before date 12/5/2017 are affected.

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Valio Tuuti 2 maitopohjainen vieroitusvalmiste 1 l UHT are involved.

The firm said a breakdown in production equipment may have resulted in the presence of air in the package, which might cause the product to spoil. A faulty product would exhibit a bad odour and taste and may have clotted.

Valio added it had informed the wholesale and retail shops which removed faulty products from sale.

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Belgium: Izico Belgium has detected soy, mustard and celery in Beckers Beef Croquettes without these allergens being mentioned on the label.

Beckers 4 Croquettes de bœuf 4x70g with date October 26, 2017 and lot code L16300 and October 28 with lot code L16302 are involved. They were sold until January 18.

Beckers said a batch of 700 packages were affected as they may contain \'des croquettes de goulash\' or \'des triangles aux nouilles\'.

Soy is a problem for the croquette de goulash and all three allergens are involved for the triangle aux nouilles.

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Belgium: Izico Belgium has detected soy, mustard and celery in Beckers Beef Croquettes without these allergens being mentioned on the label.

Beckers 4 Croquettes de bœuf 4x70g with date October 26, 2017 and lot code L16300 and October 28 with lot code L16302 are involved. They were sold until January 18.

Beckers said a batch of 700 packages were affected as they may contain \'des croquettes de goulash\' or \'des triangles aux nouilles\'.

Soy is a problem for the croquette de goulash and all three allergens are involved for the triangle aux nouilles.

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Germany: Juma has recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.

\'Ostermeier Puten-Zwiebel-Mettwurst\' 150g with date 5-2-17 and number 17.104104.25 and 17.104104.6 are affected, said the firm.

The product was sold at Netto Marken-Discount in Teilen von Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt and Thüringen.

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Germany: Juma has recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.

\'Ostermeier Puten-Zwiebel-Mettwurst\' 150g with date 5-2-17 and number 17.104104.25 and 17.104104.6 are affected, said the firm.

The product was sold at Netto Marken-Discount in Teilen von Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt and Thüringen.

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US: Athens Baking Company is recalling Trader Joe’s Harvest Whole Wheat Bread because it contains undeclared cultured whey, made from milk.

Only products labeled with “BEST BY: 01/08/17” through “01/27/17” are affected.

The bread was sold at Trader Joe’s stores in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Trader Joe’s sites in the Pacific Northwest, South, Midwest and East Coast are not involved.

The recall came after it was discovered that product with the affected codes received incorrect packaging, which did not list cultured whey (milk) in the ingredients label.

Trader Joe’s removed all products from store shelves and there have been no consumer complaints or illnesses reported to date.

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US: Athens Baking Company is recalling Trader Joe’s Harvest Whole Wheat Bread because it contains undeclared cultured whey, made from milk.

Only products labeled with “BEST BY: 01/08/17” through “01/27/17” are affected.

The bread was sold at Trader Joe’s stores in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. Trader Joe’s sites in the Pacific Northwest, South, Midwest and East Coast are not involved.

The recall came after it was discovered that product with the affected codes received incorrect packaging, which did not list cultured whey (milk) in the ingredients label.

Trader Joe’s removed all products from store shelves and there have been no consumer complaints or illnesses reported to date.

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Hungary: Joya Soya vegán products have been withdrawn due to possible presence of mould.

Joya Soya Natur zuckerfrei vegán termék 200g with date 30-1-17 from Austria is affected.

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Hungary: Joya Soya vegán products have been withdrawn due to possible presence of mould.

Joya Soya Natur zuckerfrei vegán termék 200g with date 30-1-17 from Austria is affected.

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Netherlands: Poiesz has recalled soup as it may contain foreign bodies due to a manufacturing error.

Poiesz Bruine Bonensoep en Erwtensoep 950g is affected.

The firm advised consumers to return the product to the store to receive a refund.

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Netherlands: Poiesz has recalled soup as it may contain foreign bodies due to a manufacturing error.

Poiesz Bruine Bonensoep en Erwtensoep 950g is affected.

The firm advised consumers to return the product to the store to receive a refund.

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Norway: Mills has recalled \'Vita hjertego`flerkornsblanding with granola, tranebær and blåbær\' due to incorrect labelling.

Nuts have been found in the product and are not declared on the packaging, said the company.

Some \'Vita hjertego’ Müsli with nøtter and honning\' are packaged into \'Vita hjertego’ flerkornsblanding with granola, tranebær and blåbær\' boxes.

The 375g product was sold at Rema and Norges Gruppen with a best before of 24-5-17.

 

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Norway: Mills has recalled \'Vita hjertego`flerkornsblanding with granola, tranebær and blåbær\' due to incorrect labelling.

Nuts have been found in the product and are not declared on the packaging, said the company.

Some \'Vita hjertego’ Müsli with nøtter and honning\' are packaged into \'Vita hjertego’ flerkornsblanding with granola, tranebær and blåbær\' boxes.

The 375g product was sold at Rema and Norges Gruppen with a best before of 24-5-17.

 

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Czech Republic: Vitana has recalled cumin due to mustard allergen being detected.

Mletý kmín J.C.Horn with date to 8-3-18 is affected.

Authorities found 10.1mg of mustard in batch number L0803162.

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Czech Republic: Vitana has recalled cumin due to mustard allergen being detected.

Mletý kmín J.C.Horn with date to 8-3-18 is affected.

Authorities found 10.1mg of mustard in batch number L0803162.

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Denmark: Lammefjords Grønt has recalled a salad due to Listeria.

Easy Tasty Sprød salat med asparges, gulerod, hindbær- og granatæble (250g) with dates 23-1-17 and 27-1-17 sold at Rema stores is affected.

Consumers are advised to discard the product or take it back to the store where it was purchased.

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Denmark: Lammefjords Grønt has recalled a salad due to Listeria.

Easy Tasty Sprød salat med asparges, gulerod, hindbær- og granatæble (250g) with dates 23-1-17 and 27-1-17 sold at Rema stores is affected.

Consumers are advised to discard the product or take it back to the store where it was purchased.

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US: Hans Kissle Company is recalling 6,348 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken due to a process defect resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens.

The microwavable ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced from December 1, 2016 to January 16, 2017 and shipped to a grocery store chain (Roche) in the Massachusetts area, said the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).

16-oz. lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen Sweet & Sour Chicken" and “R Kitchen General Tso’s Chicken” are affected.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during routine in-plant verification but there have been no confirmed reports of illness or injury.

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US: Hans Kissle Company is recalling 6,348 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken due to a process defect resulting in the potential survival of bacterial pathogens.

The microwavable ready-to-eat chicken bowl items were produced from December 1, 2016 to January 16, 2017 and shipped to a grocery store chain (Roche) in the Massachusetts area, said the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS).

16-oz. lidded bowls containing Roche brand “R Kitchen Sweet & Sour Chicken" and “R Kitchen General Tso’s Chicken” are affected.

The problem was discovered by FSIS personnel during routine in-plant verification but there have been no confirmed reports of illness or injury.

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By Joe Whitworth+ 26-Jan-2017
Last updated on 26-Jan-2017 at 12:32 GMT2017-01-26T12:32:36Z

Food recalls have been notified by USA, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Finland, Australia, Norway, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark.

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