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Ohio City Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Shellfish in Ravioli

RE: Ohio City Pasta brand Four Cheese Ravioli and Smoked mozzarella ravioli, Lot No. 14351, 14346 or UPC #38735-00011


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 9, 2015 — We discovered through customer emails that some of our cheese pasta products were mislabeled and may contain seafood ravioli. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. However, no illnesses have been reported to date.

Consequently, we are recalling lot no. 14351 and 14346 from the market. This product has been distributed to retail stores in Cleveland Ohio and surrounding suburbs specifically Heinens, Regos, and Ohio City Pasta at the Westside Market. Chicago Illinois specifically Heinens grocery. Pittsburgh PA specifically Ohio City Pasta at Pittsburgh public market. Other lots are not involved.

Please inspect and or return any products you may have purchased between 12/11/2014 and 1/3/2015 for replacement or refund.

The Ravioli are retail packed in clear containers with a top label stating Ohio City Pasta four cheese ravioli, and a nutritional panel on back with UPC # 38735-00011; or a 2”x9” label sealing the container that says Ohio City Pasta Four Cheese Ravioli code# 14346 or Ohio City Pasta Smoked Mozzarella Ravioli code# 14351.

Please examine your stocks immediately to determine if you have any of Lot No. 14351, 14346 or UPC # 38735-00011 on hand. If so, discontinue distributing the lot and promptly return via parcel post, to our Cleveland Ohio Plant, ATTENTION: RETURNED GOODS 3117 Detroit Ave Cleveland Ohio 44113.

If you have further distributed any of Lot No. 14351, 14346 or UPC # 38735-00011, please immediately contact your accounts, advise them of the recall situation, and have them return their outstanding recalled stocks to you. Return these stocks as indicated above. You will be reimbursed by check or credit memo for the returned goods and postage.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (216) 696-3388.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.

We appreciate your assistance in this matter.


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