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Recall -- Firm Press Release


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Onion Crock of Michigan recalls Old Fashion Potato, Minestrone soups due to Undeclared Allergens 

(Wheat and Soy)


Eugene LaCroix, President


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Grand Rapids, MI -- February 6, 2008 -- Onion Crock of Michigan is recalling its Old Fashion Potato and Minestrone soups to make people aware that while the product is Good and Wholesome, these soups may contain wheat or soy as ingredients not identified on the label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or wheat run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products

The recalled soups were distributed to restaurants, retail stores, and fund raising companies in mid- and western Michigan.

Old Fashion Potato may be packed in one pound frozen pouches (upc # 643640010772) or in four or eight pound pouches (upc codes # 643640001053) with any Best if used by dates of 7/21/09 or earlier.  Minestrone packaged in one pound frozen pouches (upc # 64364001111) or in four or eight pound pouches (upc codes # 643640001138) or with any Best if Used by dates of 7/08/09 or earlier.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this missing labeling.

Concerned consumers who have purchased Old Fashion Potato or Minestrone soups can bring the soups back to where they were purchased for a full refund if they have any concern with wheat or soy allergens.  For concerns or questions, please contact Onion Crock of Michigan at 616-458-2922.


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