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Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Cedar’s Chickpea Salad 8 oz.

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Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Cedar’s Chickpea Salad 8 oz.

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 17, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
October 19, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Vegetable Products
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Cedar’s
Product Description:
Product Description
Chickpea Salad

Company Announcement

Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods, of Ward Hill, MA is voluntarily recalling Cedar’s Chickpea Salad 8 oz. because it may contain undeclared edamame (soy). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This product was distributed to retailers in AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, TX, UT, VT, and WI.

The Cedar’s Chickpea Salad is packaged in an 8 oz. plastic container, with UPC Code: 044115337767. The product is a refrigerated product with Sell By Dates from 9/23/18 – 11/9/18.

Cedar’s initiated the recall when it was discovered that misprinted labels omitted the edamame ingredient and allergy statement. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers allergic to soy who have purchased this product should not consume it.

For consumers who are not allergic to soy there is no safety issue with the product.

Cedar’s Chickpea Salad 8 OZ. with Sell By Dates of 11/10/18 and later is not affected.

No other products produced by Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods are affected by this recall.

For additional information or to request a replacement please contact Cedar’s at hello@cedarsfoods.com. Please reference EDAMAME.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Cedar’s
hello@cedarsfoods.com
Media:
Sam Wolman
(978) 372-8010

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