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Product Recall – Eugenio Brezzi Truffle Puree

 

Company Contact: 
Karen Hernandez 
800-522-8427

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 4, 2010 – Optimus, Inc. d/b/a Marky’s, Miami, FL is announcing the voluntary recall of Eugenio Brezzi Truffle Puree products imported from Italy. Consumers in possession of any of these products should return it for a full refund to the retail outlet where it was purchased.

Item       # UPC Code                                   Description
040407 – 851503000680 ‐ Winter Black Truffle Puree – Eugenio Brezzi ‐ .9oz/25gr
040608 – 851503000123 ‐ Winter White Black Truffle Puree – Eugenio Brezzi ‐ .9oz/25gr
040609 – 851503000154 ‐ Winter White Truffle Puree with Porcini Mushrooms – Eugenio Brezzi ‐ .9oz/25gr

The truffle puree products have been deemed under‐processed due to a defect found in the manufacturing process of the puree. Because of this problem, there is a possibility that the products could be contaminated with microorganisms or other harmful substances. While no illness have been reported, there is a possible risk for serious adverse health consequences, such as gastrointestinal disease, from consumption of these products.

The truffle puree products were distributed between the period of February 2009 – July 2010 to outlets in the following locations: AR, AK, CA, FL, KY, LA, ME, MA, MD, NJ, NM, NY, NC, RI, TX, TN, and VA.

Consumers who would like more information concerning the recall of these products may contact Optimus, Inc d/b/a Marky’s at 1(800)522‐8427 Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm EST.

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