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Risvold’s Salads Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Allergens in Seafood
Salad and Seafood Pasta Salad



Jon Lew


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 28, 2011 - Risvold’s Salads Inc of Gardena, CA is recalling seafood salad and seafood pasta salad, because it may contain undeclared milk, sunflower, sesame and soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, sunflower, sesame and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

ItemNumber of CasesUse By Date
Seafood Pasta37/17/11
Seafood Salad246/27/11
Seafood Salad297/4/11
Seafood Salad607/11/11

Seafood salad and seafood pasta were distributed in Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho. All products were sold behind the deli case in select retail markets. The code dates for the seafood salad in question are all dates prior to “use by” of 071111 and for the seafood pasta all dates prior to “use by” of 071711. All products has been pulled from store/vendor shelves and destroyed as of June 22, 2011.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated during a routine FDA yearly audit, it was discovered that product containing milk, sunflower, sesame and soy was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk, sunflower, sesame and soy. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a change of ingredient being supplied by a vendor.

The problem was corrected immediately and all items PAST the above mention “use by” dates are safe for consumption and correct labeling has been applied.

Consumers who have purchased Risvold’s seafood salad and seafood pasta are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (323) 770-2674, Mon-Fri 7:30am–4pm(PST).


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