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Arthur Schuman Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Grated Parmesan Cheese
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 7, 2015 – Fairfield, NJ – Arthur Schuman Inc. of Fairfield, NJ is recalling 30,200 lbs. of Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (1.25lbs), because it may contain undeclared egg allergen. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to eggs, run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (UPC 088231410041) is distributed in: Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Ohio and sold exclusively through BJ's Wholesale Clubs.
Suspect product will be identified by "Sell by Dates": July 13, 2015, August 17, 2015, and September 10, 2015. Product is packaged in 1.25 lb. PET jars with "sell by" dates printed on the side of the jar just below the lid.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
This voluntary recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing egg lysozyme was packaged without declaration on the label. This was discovered through the company's routine Quality Assurance audit.
Consumers who have Purchased Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan Cheese (1.25 lb.) packages are urged to return it to any BJ's Wholesale Club store for full refund. Customers with any question should contact Arthur Schuman directly at 973-787-8840, Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm (EST), Susan Jaquillard.
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