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Side Pocket Foods Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Anchovy in Baja Bob's Mean & Lean Low Carb Bloody Mary Mix
Side Pocket Foods Co.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Cottage Grove, OR -- May 24, 2004 -- Side Pocket Foods Co., Cottage Grove, Oregon is recalling 631 cases of Baja Bob's Mean & Lean Low Carb Blood Mary Mix because they contain undeclared anchovy paste present in the Worcestershire Sauce used in it's production. People who have allergies to anchovies run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled Baja Bob's Mean & Lean Low Carb Bloody Mary Mix was distributed nationwide in retail stores.
The product comes in a 323 fl. oz. glass bottle. Product is coded by lot #'s BBBM001SPF BEST USED by 2/11/05 and BBBM001SPF BEST USED BY 2/14/05. Codes can be found on the neck of the bottle above the label. The firm name Low Carb Living, Inc., Encinitas, California is declared on the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that anchovy-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of anchovies.
Consumers who have purchased Baja Bob's Mean & Lean Low Carob Bloody Mary's containing these codes are urged to return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact Side Pocket Foods Co. at 1-541-767-9146.