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Frozen Specialties, Inc. Issues Nationwide Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Kroger Cheese Pizza Bite Product
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- March 16, 2006 - Frozen Specialties, Inc. Holland , OH is recalling the following lots of Kroger Cheese Pizza Bites because they contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are not harmful unless the consumer is allergic to soy. The recall applies only to products with a retail UPC Code of 11110-82334 and Sell By dates of FEB 17/07, MAR 03/07, Mar 06/07, Mar 08/07 and Mar 14/07. The Sell By code is printed on each package on the right side of the back panel near the package seal. This recall applies only to Kroger Cheese Pizza Bites packaged in 20.0 oz./40 count retail packages.
The Kroger Cheese Pizza Bites were sold at Kroger, Dillon, King Soopers, Frys, Smiths and Jay C stores and also the Food 4 Less stores in California , Nevada and Chicago area.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that an ingredient containing soy was not listed in the ingredient statement on package.
Consumers who are allergic to soy are advised not to consume the Kroger Cheese Pizza Bites and return the product to store where purchased for refund. Consumers with questions may contact Kroger's at 800-632-6900.
Frozen Specialties, Inc. is taking this voluntary action to ensure the safety of its consumers and is working closely with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the recall process. Frozen Specialties, Inc. is committed to the quality and safety of its products and sincerely regrets any inconvenience that this incident may have caused.