Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Austria, Norway, Germany and Denmark.
Our gallery sees a quieter week for food recalls but undeclared allergens and Listeria dominate.
We start with Sigma Alimentos Congelados recalling burritos in the US due to potential Listeria.
The same pathogen was behind a recall of cheese and other dairy products in Austria by Käserei Nuart and by Central Smith Creamery in the US.
Undeclared pecans (tree nuts) led to a recall by Food Evolution of Mediterranean-style chicken cous cous salad in the US and Co-op withdrew ham due to undeclared wheat (gluten) in Scotland.
Undeclared milk was behind a recall of a Thornton’s dark chocolate Easter Egg in the UK and the same allergen not listed on the label prompted action in Belgium by Eastern Fish.
Krunchi Foods recalled three cake products in England due to undeclared allergens and presence of an artificial colour not allowed in bakery products.
Danish Bottling Company withdrew bottled water due to an elevated bacteria count and alcohol-free beer was withdrawn in Germany by Kulmbacher Brauerei because of a quality issue.
Finally, genetically modified papaya from Thailand was found in Norway and the importer was banned from selling the fruit from this supplier until it can demonstrate it is non-gmo as stated on the label.
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