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Recall -- Firm Press Release

 

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Amish Wedding Recall Press Release

Contact:
Luke Stutzman / 330-674-9199

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 13, 2010 - Millersburg, OH - Amish Wedding Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of the following products:

    1. Pumpkin Butter 9 oz.  UPC code# 0 49646 50014 7
    2. Pumpkin Butter 16 & 18 oz. UPC code# 0 49646 65549 6
    3. Sweet Potato Butter 16 & 18 oz. UPC code# 0 49646 65550 2

These products were sold under the following brands: Amish Wedding Foods, Finney's Bulk Foods, Our Maker's Acres, Uncle Charlies Products, Grandpa's Cheese Barn, Laird Ranch, Lonesome Dove Guest & Buffalo Ranch, Slovacek Sausage Co., Snacks & More, Brumfield Farm Market, Goldie's Front Porch Inc., Horrocks Farm Market, Moose Mercantile, Nostalgic Mercantile, Planktown Country Market, Swiss Meat & Sausage Company, Apple Barn, Apple Castle, Brights Nursery, Cagle Steaks, Country Creations, Damascus General Store, Do it Best Copr., Dutch Pantry, Granny's Oven Fresh, Hattie's Cafe & Gifts, Millburn Orchards, MMKM Family Produce Market, Sauders Store Inc., The Restoration Society Inc., Weaver's Country Market, Wilson's Farm Market, Yoder's Craft & Gifts, Abbott Farms, Amish Cheese House, Amishables, Ashe Cheese NC, Boggio's Little Mtn. Orchard, Farmers Peach Corner, Fisher's Country Store PA, Graves Farm & Garden, Great Sports Products, Gruene General Store, Gruene Haus, Holden Brothers Produce, House of Carter, Kerr Farm Market, Klemke's Sausage Haus, Nature Way Country Store, Riley's Gifts and More, Rocky Mountain Pantry, Shaffer's Market, STUBBYS INC., The Farm Store, The Round Barn.

It has been determined that these products have a pH and a water activity level that is too high and could be a possible health hazard. With these high levels, it is possible for Clostridium botulism sickness. Use of these products may cause the following symptoms: Onset of symptoms in foodborne botulism is usually 18 to 36 hours after ingestion of the food containing the toxin, although cases have varied from 4 hours to 8 days. Early signs of intoxication consist of marked lassitude, weakness and vertigo, usually followed by double vision and progressive difficulty in speaking and swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distention, and constipation may also be common symptoms.

The recalled Sweet Potato Butter and Pumpkin Butter were sold to distributors and retailers in the following states: AL. AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.

Any consumer that has this product should return the product to the store of purchase or destroy this product.

To date there have been no reported illnesses from these products,

If you have any questions, call Luke Stutzman at 330-674-9199. Mon – Fri 7:00am – 2:30pm EST.

This voluntary recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

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