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World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens

For Immediate Release

June 13, 2018

Contact

Consumers

World Variety Produce, Inc.
1-800-588-0151

Announcement

World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling Spicy Edamame 7oz, because it contains the undeclared shellfish/crustacean allergen “Oyster Extract” ingredient within the spicy sauce packet. 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.

Spicy Edamame were distributed through retailers in Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Recalled Spicy Edamame can be identified by the following descriptions:

Melissa’s Spicy Edamame

BrandMelissa’s Spicy Edamame
Packaging7oz Cardboard Sleeve
UPC Code0-45255-14637-0
BEST USED BY Date
(located on front panel)
5/29/18 through 07/02/18

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall is a result of the incorrect spice sauce pack being packed within the spicy edamame product.

Consumers who have purchased Melissa’s Spicy Edamame are urged to destroy and dispose of recalled product. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-588-0151, Mon-Fri 6:00 AM–6:00 PM PST.

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Product Photos

  • Packaging, Melissa’s Spicy Edamame 
  • Label, Melissa’s Spicy Edamame 

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