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Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. Foods Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Breaded Okra


George Calhoon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 10, 2011 -McAllen, TX Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling breaded okra produced under the HEB label from July 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011 because the product may contain undeclared whey (a milk ingredient).

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The breaded okra was produced by Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. in McAllen, Texas and sold in retail grocery stores in the state of Texas under the HEB label. The recalled product is packaged in 24 ounce and 5 pound plastic poly bags with UPC codes 0 41220 71747 7 (5 pound), and 0 41220 26172 7 (24 ounce) located on the back of the poly bag. Affected lot codes are listed below and are also found on the back of the poly bag.

5 pound 0 41220 71747 7                                  24 ounce 0 41220 261727

MV19410O1 Best By 01/2012                                    MV18910O1 Best By 01/2012
MV35510Q1 Best By 06/2012                                    MV19410O1 Best By 01/2012
MV22210P1 Best By 02/2012                                     MV19710Q1 Best By 01/2012
MV20310R1 Best By 01/2012                                     MV21610P1 Best By 02/2012
MV33310Q1 Best By 05/2012                                    MV21610Q1 Best By 02/2012
MV25610P1 Best By 03/2012                                     MV22210O1 Best By 02/2012
MV33510Q1 Best By 06/2012                                    MV01111T1  Best By 07/2012
MV36510P1 Best By 06/2012                                     MV25610Q1 Best By 03/2012
                                                                                    MV25610R1 Best By 03/2012
                                                                                    MV30210O1 Best By 04/2012
                                                                                    MV30110O1 Best By 04/2012
                                                                                    MV33510N1 Best By 06/2012
                                                                                    MV35210T1 Best By 06/2012
                                                                                    MV36410R1 Best By 06/2012
                                                                                    MV36510N1 Best By 06/2012


No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date. 

Retailers are removing the product from the store shelves. Consumers can return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 956-994-8947 (8:00am to 5:00 pm Central Time).



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