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Eco-Cuisine Recalls Product Because of Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2013 - Eco-Cuisine of Boulder, Colorado is recalling all lots of T3314 Basic Brownie Mix, T3333 Betty Brownie Mix with Vanilla, T3388 Ground Beef Style Quick Mix, T3394 Sausage Style Quick Mix, T3416 Chocolate Cookie Mix, T3417 Lemon Muffin Mix, and T3418 English Scone Mix, CM25COOK Basic Cookie Mix 25 lb. bag, CM25MUFF Basic Muffin Mix 25 lb. bag, CM25SCON Basic Scone Mix 25 lb. Bag, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The baking mix products were distributed nationwide through direct sales and food service distribution centers.
Products affected are:
|Product Code||Description||Packaging Size|
|T3314||Eco-Cuisine Basic Brownie Mix||1 lb. bag/10 bags per box or 25 lb. bulk box|
|T3333||Eco-Cuisine Betty Brownie Mix with Vanilla||17.5 oz bag/10 bags per box|
|T3388||Eco-Cuisine Ground Beef Style Quick Mix||10 lb box|
|T3394||Eco-Cuisine Sausage Style Quick Mix||10 lb box|
|T3416||Eco-Cuisine Chocolate Cookie Mix||1 lb. bag/10 bags per case|
|T3417||Eco-Cuisine Lemon Muffin Mix||1 lb. bag/10 bags per case|
|T3418||Eco-Cuisine English Scone Mix||1 lb. bag/10 bags per case|
|CM25COOK||Central Milling Basic Cookie Mix||25 lb bag|
|CM25MUFF||Central Milling Basic Muffin Mix||25 lb bag|
|CM25SCON||Central Milling Basic Scone Mix||25 lb bag|
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was as the result of notification by CHS Foods that ingredients used in the aforementioned products were being recalled for Salmonella. The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.
Consumers who have purchased the above listed products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Eco-Cuisine Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm MDT at 303-402-0289
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.