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Bloch’s Best Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs in Laromme Brand Vanilla Rugelach in 14 oz. Round Containers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 6 , 2011 - Bloch’s Best Inc doing business as Laromme of Monsey, NY is recalling Laromme brand Vanilla Rugelach in 14 oz. round containers because it may contain undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Laromme brand Vanilla Rugelach was distributed in retail stores throughout Massachusetts, Maryland, and New Jersey.
The product comes in a 14 oz. round clear plastic container with UPC 87062500954-8. A total of 10 cases, with 18 containers each, were distributed between November 2, 2011 and December 22, 2011.
To date, one report of illness has been reported.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing egg was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a change in the label design used by our supplier.
The product label has been corrected to properly identify all ingredients, including any allergens, for future production of this product. Stores which received the product have been instructed to remove it from their shelves.
Consumers who purchased 14 oz. Laromme Vanilla Rugelach are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 845-352-8811 between 11:00am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.
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