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Manufacturer for Publix Brand Caesar Salad Dressing Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Fish, Soy and Gluten
Joni A Fagan, Vice President of Quality
Ken's Foods, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 16, 2011 - The manufacturer of Publix Caesar Salad Dressing, Ken's Foods, Inc. is recalling a limited number of 16oz Publix Caesar Salad Dressing bottles because it may contain undeclared fish, gluten and soy allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish, soy and gluten run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The dressing is 16oz. Publix Caesar Salad Dressing with an expiration date of 31MAR12 A. Bottles labeled correctly will have a UPC#4141500730. The product may have the incorrect ingredient statement for “Buttermilk Ranch” dressing. This dressing was distributed to Publix stores in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and South Carolina.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered a portion of the run contains an incorrect back panel label. This label does not list the presence of fish, gluten and soy.
As of this date, there have been no adverse reaction complaints reported relating to this recall.
As part of Publix commitment to food safety, they are asking customers to return the product to the place where it was purchased for a full refund or replacement. Consumers with questions may contact Publix at 1-800-242-1227, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm EST.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.