martes, 30 de agosto de 2011
Undeclared Egg Causes Caesar Salad Recall
Three companies have recalled chicken Caesar salads because the dressing includes egg, an allergen that is not noted on the label. Safeway sold the salads at many of its stores and has joined the recall. Taylor Farms was the co-manufacturer of the salads It discovered the problem after a consumer with an allergy to eggs had a reaction after consuming the Caesar salad from Three companies: Taylor Farms of Tracy, CA; Triple B Corp. of Anchorage, AK; and So Ono Food Products of Honolulu, HI. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume egg-containing products.
Taylor Farms has called back approximately 52,191 pounds of chicken Caesar salad kits, specifically:
Taylor also recalled 6.25-lb. cases of "Signature Café GRILLED CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD KIT" that went to retailers.
So Ono Food Products is recalling approximately 553 pounds of chicken Caesar salads sold at stores in Hawaii. The 12-oz. plastic containers of "Signature Café GRILLED CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD" have use-by dates of 08/26/11 through 09/02/2011; the use-by dates are on a sticker in the top left corner of the package.
In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recall of the chicken caesar salads produced by Taylor Farms, So Ono Food Products and Triple B Corporation, Safeway voluntarily recalled salads supplied by the three companies. The recalled Signature Cafe Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad was sold at all Safeway and Safeway-owned stores, including Carrs, Dominick's, Genuardi's, Pak 'N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vons.
The salad is packaged in a green plastic tray with a clear plastic lid. The dressing packet is inside the container. While the dressing packet contains eggs, the salad itself does not have eggs as an ingredient.
Fuente: Food Safety News
Aporte: Manuel Urrutia