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Mom's Food Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Eggs in Sandwiches and Potato Salad


Charlie Rankin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- September 23, 2008 -- Mom's Food Products, Inc. of Ft Worth, TX is recalling all Tuna Salad sandwiches, Pimento Cheese sandwiches, and potato salad because they may contain eggs in the salad dressing.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed in the Texas area through retail stores or direct delivery. 

The tuna salad and pimento cheese sandwiches are packaged in black plastic wedges and the potato salad is in clear round containers included as part of Mom's Big Sub sandwich packages.

There have been no illnesses reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that an ingredient change in salad dressing was not reported by Mom's supplier.

The products involved are:
Mom's Pimento Spread 5.0 oz black wedge (UPC 83898 00114)
Race Trac Pimento Spread 5.0 oz black wedge (UPC 83898 00114)
Crosby Food & Vending Pimento Spread 5.0 oz black wedge (UPC 83898 00114)
Outtakes Pimento Spread 4.0 oz black wedge (No UPC)
Mom's Tuna Salad 5.0 oz black wedge (UPC 83898 00108)
Race Trac Tuna Salad 5.0 oz black wedge (UPC 83898 00108)
2 Podner's Tuna Salad 5.0 oz Clam shell (UPC 83898 00108)
Canteen (Outtakes) Tuna Salad Croissant 4.5 oz Poly Sealed (No UPC)
Mom's Big Sub with 4.0 oz Potato Salad round opaque container (No UPC)

Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact Mom's Food Products at 1-800-743-0010.


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