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Kent, WA Firm Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy and Egg Allergens in Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip

Contact:
Consumer:
206-432-3451

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 12, 2015 — Real Foods in Kent, WA is initiating a voluntary recall of 356 cases (712 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip, due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The company was alerted to the issue by a retail operation selling the product, that the strawberry trays were incorrectly packaged with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing in place of Devonshire Dip. The Buttermilk Ranch Dressing contains egg and soy, two known allergens, which are not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to egg and/or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The products subject to the recall:

STOREITEM DESCRIPTIONUPC NUMBERBEST BY
Quality Food Centers1.5# rigid plastic red heart shaped container of strawberries and dip0 45009 06411 002/16/15
Top Foods/Haggen1.5# rigid plastic red heart shaped container of strawberries and dip0 45009 06411 002/16/15
Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA)1.5# rigid plastic red heart shaped container
of strawberries and dip
0 45009 06411 002/16/15
Mckay’s1.5# rigid plastic red
heart shaped container of strawberries and dip
0 45009 06411 002/16/15
Thriftway including: Harvest Market, Pick Rite1.5# rigid plastic red
heart shaped container of strawberries and dip
0 45009 06411 002/16/15
Food Market At Lea Hill1.5# rigid plastic red heart shaped container of strawberries and dip0 45009 06411 002/16/15

A total of 175 cases (350 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip were produced on 02/09/15 and 02/10/15 and were shipped to a limited number of Quality Food Centers in the Washington and Oregon areas only. This product was distributed by Charlie’s Produce and sold to Quality Food Centers in the following cities: Bellevue, WA; Bothell, WA; Edmonds, WA; Everett, WA; Gig Harbor, WA; Issaquah, WA; Kent, WA; Kirkland, WA; Lynnwood, WA; Mt. Lake Terrace, WA; Maple Valley, WA; Mercer Island, WA; Mill Creek, WA; Mukilteo, WA; Newcastle, WA; North Bend, WA; Pt. Hadlock, WA; Portland, OR; Redmond, WA; Seattle, WA; Stanwood, WA; and Tacoma, WA.

A total of 163 cases (326 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip were produced on 02/09/15 and 02/10/15 and were shipped to a limited number of Top Foods and Haggen stores in the Washington and Oregon areas only. This product was distributed by Charlie’s Produce and sold to Top Foods and Haggen stores in the following cities: Aberdeen, WA; Auburn, WA; Bellingham, WA; Burlington, WA; Ferndale, WA; Lake Stevens, WA; Marysville, WA; Mount Vernon, WA; Puyallup, WA Olympia, WA; Oregon City, OR; Snohomish WA; Stanwood, WA; Tualatin, OR; and Woodinville, WA.

The remaining 18 cases (36 units) of Small Heart Strawberry Tray with Devonshire Dip were produced on 02/09/15 and 02/10/15 and were distributed and sold by Charlie’s produce to the following stores in the following locations: The IGA in Darrington, WA (2 case); The IGA-Orcas Island in Eastsound, WA (2 cases); Mckay’s in Gold Beach and Lincoln City, OR (4 cases), Thriftway on Vashon, WA (2 cases), Thriftway–Harvest Market in White Salmon, WA (2 cases), Thriftway–Pick Rite in Montesano, WA (5 cases); Food Market at Lea Hill in Auburn, WA (1 case).

No other products or code dates are affected by this recall. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

There have been no adverse reactions or illnesses attributed to the recalled item to date.

Customers who have purchased this product and are sensitive to soy and/or egg products or have soy and/or egg allergies should not consume the above-mentioned product. This product may be returned to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers may call Mike Apilado at 206-432-3451 for any further information Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am-5pm (PST).

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