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Recall -- Firm Press Release

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Target® Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in SuperTarget™ & Archer Farms™ Mini Angel Food

Target Media Relations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --Minneapolis, MN -- August 7, 2006 --- Target®, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is recalling SuperTarget™ brand Mini Angel Food cakes that were purchased before August 5, 2006 as they contain an undeclared Dried Egg White ingredient.  This item may have an ARCHER FARMS™ sticker on the package.  People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.  The recalled item is:

SuperTarget or ARCHER FARMS Mini Angel Food 6-pack, 9.52 oz
Sell By dates prior to 08/15/06 (printed on the white label)
Affected UPC Codes include 59608-00465, 32479-20399, 32479-30350, 32479-60299, 32479-70349, 32479-80798

The recalled item was sold at SuperTarget retail stores nationwide within the in-store Bakery area. 

One illness has been reported to date in connection with this problem.  Anyone concerned about an illness related to this product should contact a physician immediately.

Upon awareness of the issue, the ingredient statement was corrected to include the missing Dried Egg White ingredient.  Product with Sell By dates of 08/15/06 and after have the corrected ingredient statement which includes Dried Egg White and also lists Egg within the allergen Contain statement.

Consumers who have purchased this item are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact Target Guest Relations at 1-800-316-6151.


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