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BUI Natural Tofu Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Wheat in Their
Shrimp Salad Roll and Vegetarian Salad Roll
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 10, 2011 - BUI Natural Tofu, Portland, Oregon is voluntarily recalling their Shrimp Salad Roll and Vegetarian Salad Roll because they contain undeclared soy and wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy and wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The salad rolls contain undeclared allergens as follows:
- Shrimp Salad Roll with the UPC 8 95467 00203 8 contains but ingredient statement did not declare Soy and Wheat.
- Vegetarian Salad Roll with the UPC 8 95467 00204 5 contains but ingredient statement did not declare Soy and Wheat.
Shrimp Salad Roll and Vegetarian Salad Roll were distributed to retail stores in Portland Metropolitan area in Oregon. Products are sold under BUI fresh from the bean brand.
The products are packaged in a tray with clear plastic wrapper, and are coded with a white sticker containing expiration date from 9/2 through 9/13. The products are refrigerated and have the shelf life about three days.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered by Oregon Department of Agriculture that the Soy and Wheat containing products were being sold in packaging that did not declare the presence of Soy and Wheat.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have bought these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company directly at 503-803-3059 between the hours of 8:00-5:00 PST.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.