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Ed Roller, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Wegmans 9 oz. Food You Feel Good About® Medium Seafood Sauce Due to Undeclared Ingredients on Label
Michael Mendick, President and General Manager
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- March 05, 2010 - Rochester, NY - Ed Roller, Inc. of Rochester, NY is voluntarily recalling Wegmans Food You Feel Good About® Medium Seafood Sauce, 9 ounce glass jar, UPC #77890 84032, because the product may contain undeclared soy and anchovies. Only those jars with a sell-by date up to and including April 21 are included in this recall. The sell-by date is heat stamped on the label.
People who have allergies to soy or anchovies run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.
The recalled product is packaged in a 9 oz. clear glass jar with a white screw top and was distributed to 75 Wegmans Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland.
The recall was initiated after a recent inspection by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed the omission of Worcestershire sauce in the ingredient statement of this product. Worcestershire sauce is made with ingredients that include soy and anchovies. Production of this product has been temporarily suspended until corrective actions are taken.
Consumers who have purchased Wegmans 9 oz. Food You Feel Good About® Medium Seafood Sauce, , UPC #77890 84032 may return the product to Wegmans for a full refund. Consumers with questions or concerns may contact Wegmans’ consumer affairs department at (800) 934-6267, ext. 4760 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m EST.