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Tim's Cascade Snacks Recalls 'Hawaiian® Kettle Style Potato Chips - Sweet Maui Onion' and 'Hawaiian - Sweet Maui Onion Rings' Because of Possible Health Risk

 

Contact:
Michelle Weese, 
973-541-8620

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 02, 2010 - Out of regard and concern for our consumers, Tim's Cascade Snacks of Algona, Washington is recalling 'HAWAIIAN® Kettle Style Potato Chips - SWEET MAUI ONION’ AND 'HAWAIIAN - SWEET MAUI ONION RINGS' because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

'Hawaiian® Kettle Style Potato Chips- Sweet Maui Onion' and 'Hawaiian- Sweet Maui Onion Rings' were distributed nationwide and in Canada through retail stores, distributors, direct delivery and internet sales. These products were sold as individual bags and as components of packs, including variety packs. No other 'Hawaiian' products are involved in this recall.

Only the following products are being recalled:

 

'Hawaiian Kettle Style Potato Chips - Sweet Maui Onion'

With code dates MAR 09 10 up to and including JUN 07 10

BAG NET WT

UPC

1 ounce bags

  1159400116

1.5 ounce bags

  1159402213

2 ounce bags

  1159420211

5 ounce bags

  1159400503

8 ounce bags

  1159410034

18 ounce bags

  1159402005

32 ounce bags

  1159403201

2 ounce 15 pack

        Bag    1159420211

        Box    1159499007

1.5 ounce

It’s Time for Tim’s Variety Pack, 36 count

        Bag    1159402213

        Tray    1159436001

70 gram bags

  1159400704

210 gram bags

  1159400754

908 gram bags

  1159403201

 

'Hawaiian - Sweet Maui Onion Rings'

With code dates MAR 23 10 and all dates up to JUN 21 10

BAG NET WT

UPC

0.75 ounce bags

  1159407501

1.5 ounce bags

  1159402022

4 ounce bags

  1159440401

42 gram bags

  1159401501

 

 

There are no known illnesses reported.

The 'HAWAIIAN® Kettle Style Potato Chips - SWEET MAUI ONION' AND 'HAWAIIAN - SWEET MAUI ONION RINGS' are being recalled because they contain HVP (hydrolyzed vegetable protein) manufactured, distributed and recalled by Basic Food Flavors, Inc., Las Vegas, NV.

Consumers who have purchased these products should not consume them and should return them to the retailer they were purchased from for a full refund. Tim's Cascade and our retailers are removing recalled product from retailers' shelves. As a result, consumers can be assured that all other Tim's Cascade products that remain on-shelf are safe and not subject to this recall. Consumers with questions may call 888-299-7646. Live assistance is 8am-4pm CST and a recording with all pertinent information runs continuously.

 

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