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Orval Kent Food Company, Inc Voluntarily Recalls Products Containing Cilantro Due to Possible Health Risk

 

Contact:
Orval Kent
800-544-1246 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Standard time
Bill Schwartz
william.schwartz@orvalkent.com

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 5, 2010 – Orval Kent announced today that it is voluntarily recalling 23 products as a precautionary measure because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Orval Kent products are being recalled because they contain fresh cilantro produced and distributed by EpicVeg, Inc. of Lompoc, CA.  Epic Veg, Inc. issued the notice to recall one lot of cilantro with the UPC code 033383801049 and lot 6127R on November 3, 2010. This lot of cilantro has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella EpicVeg, Inc. distributed the cilantro to Field Fresh Foods, a produce supplier to Orval Kent.

Consumers who have recently purchased the items listed below should not consume this product and should return it to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

Salmonella is a common foodborne pathogen that can cause severe illnesses, including fever, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.  While most individuals recover in three to five days without medical intervention, the infection can be life-threatening to young children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems.  Consumers with any of these symptoms should call their physician.  For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at http://www.cdc.gov.

Orval Kent products affected total 43,814 lb. The recalled products were distributed at retail stores nationwide.

Consumer Contact Information:
Consumers with questions may contact Orval Kent at 800-544-1246 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Standard time.  Recall Coordinator Bill Schwartz, email address william.schwartz@orvalkent.com.

There have been no reports of illness to date in connection with the items listed below.

UPCItemUse By
7945388187Bistro 28 Cranberry Mango Pico de Gallo12/12/2010 BJJIDJ
7978185105CA Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad11/24/2010 BJJGAG
7978191705CA Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad11/25/2010 BJJGAH
7978185105CA Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad11/27/2010 BJJGHG
7978185105CA Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad12/1/2010 BJJIGE
7978191705CA Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad12/2/2010 BJJIGD
7978191705CA Pizza Kitchen BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad12/2/2010 BKKOGD
77509663208Chef Solutions Mexican 5 Layer Dip 12 oz.12/11/2010 BJJGFG
1345435529Fish House Foods Ceviche 5 lb.10/30/2010 BJJIAC
1345435529Fish House Foods Ceviche 5 lb.12/7/2010 BJJIAC
1345435800Fish House Foods Fajita Chicken Salad Kit 1 lb.1/28/2011 BJJFHD
1345435800Fish House Foods Fajita Chicken Salad Kit 1 lb.2/4/2011 BJJJEC
1345437117Fish House Foods SW Fajita Bean Salad w Chk11/21/2010 BJJGAI
1345435301Fry's Krab Ceviche Fry 12 oz.12/9/2010 BJJHJC
1345435574Orval Kent Chipotle Chicken Pasta Kit1/2/2011 BJJFHH
7945330215Orval Kent Cilantro Pecan Dip 8 oz.12/1/2010 BJJHDD
36420Trader Joe's Cilantro Dressing 12 oz2/9/2011 BJJFFA
76986Trader Joe's Cilantro Pecan Dip 7 oz11/20/2010 BJJGHC
 (West Coast Stores Only)11/24/2010 BJJIH
80947Trader Joe's Spicy Peanut Vinaigrette 12 oz1/9/2011 BJJFFD

 

 

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