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Amy’s Kitchen Recalls Various Products Because of Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 22, 2015 – Petaluma, California – Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 73,897 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the products identified on Attachment A. This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Amy’s organic spinach suppliers that Amy’s may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Amy’s Kitchen is not aware of any illness complaints to date related to the recalled products identified in Attachment A. Out of an abundance of caution, however, Amy’s Kitchen is recalling these products based on the recall notice we received from our supplier.
The recalled products were distributed to stores nationwide in the United States and in Canada.
The recalled products are identified in Attachment A, and no other products or varieties are included in this recall.
Amy’s Kitchen has notified its distributors and retailers and is taking this voluntary action as a precautionary measure. This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have any of the products identified in the chart above are urged to dispose them or return them to the store where they were purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers may also call Amy’s at (707) 781-7535 [Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Pacific)].
ATTACHMENT A: LIST OF AMY’S KITCHEN PRODUCTS SUBJECT TO RECALL NOTICE DATED MARCH 22, 2015
|Product Name||Amy’s Item #||Consumer Unit UPC||Lot Codes||Retail Unit Size||Package Type||Country of Distribution||Dates Made|
|Vegetable Lasagna, 12pk||000032||0-42272-00032-6||30-A215||9.5 oz. (269g)||Box||USA||Jan-21-2015|
|Vegetable Lasagna, CAN, 12pk||000032F||0-42272-90032-9||30-A215||269g||Box||Canada||Jan-21-2015|
|Tofu Vegetable Lasagna, 12pk||000033||0-42272-00033-3||30-B135||9.5 oz. (269g)||Box||USA||Feb-13-2015|
|Garden Vegetable Lasagna, 12pk||000041||0-42272-00041-8||30-B025||10.3 oz. (291g)||Box||USA||Feb-02-2015|
|Tofu Scramble, 12pk||000054||0-42272-00054-8||10-A305||9.0 oz. (255g)||Box||USA||Jan-30-2015|
|Enchilada Verde Whole Meal, 12pk||000085||0-42272-00085-2||10-A305||10.0 oz. (284g)||Box||USA||Jan-30-2015|
|Spinach Pizza, 8 pk||000102||0-42272-00102-6||30-A285||14.0 oz. (397g)||Box||USA||Jan-28-2015|
|Brown Rice & Vegetables Bowl, 12 pk||000161||0-42272-00161-3||30-A205||10.0 oz. (283g)||Box||USA||Jan-20-2015|
|Stuffed Pasta Shells Bowl, 12 pk||000178||0-42272-00178-1||30-C055||10.0 oz. (284g)||Box||USA||Mar-05-2015|
|Vegetable Lasagna Multi Pk,
|000201||0-42272-00201-6||30-A205||57 oz (6/9.5 oz.)||Box||USA||Jan-20-2015|
|Vegetable Lasagna LIS, 12 pk||000240||0-42272-00240-5||30-C145||9.5 oz. (269g)||Box||USA||Mar-14-2015|
|Brown Rice & Vegetables
Bowl LIS, 12 pk
|000243||0-42272-00243-6||30-A195||10.0 oz. (283g)||Box||USA||Jan-19-2015|
|Gluten Free Tofu Scramble
Breakfast Wrap, 12 pk
|000807||0-42272-00807-0||30-A265||5.5 oz. (156g)||Box||USA||Jan-26-2015|
|Gluten Free Tofu Scramble
Breakfast Wrap CAN, 12 pk
|Gluten Free Dairy Free Veg
Lasagna, 12 pk
|000814||0-42272-00814-8||30-B045||9.0 oz. (255g)||Box||USA||Feb-04-2015|
|Gluten Free Dairy Free
Veg Lasagna, CAN, 12 pk
|Vegetable Lasagna, 8 pk||000933||0-42272-00032-6||30-A305||9.5 oz. (269g)||Box||USA||Jan-30-2015|
|Enchilada Verde Whole Meal, 8pk||000940||0-42272-00085-2||10-A305||10.0 oz. (284g)||Box||USA||Jan-30-2015|
|Family Size Vegetable Lasagna, 8 pk||000965||0-42272-00965-7||30-C045||28.0 oz. (794g)||Box||USA||Mar-04-2015|
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.