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Guixens Food Group Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes

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Guixens Food Group Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
April 12, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
April 12, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Guixens Food Group, Inc.
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
La Marinera
Product Description:
Product Description
Dried Yellow Potatoes

Company Announcement

Guixens Food Group, Inc., of Miami, FL, is voluntarily recalling its ten-ounce packages of La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The above-mentioned product was distributed to and available for purchase at retail supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, California, and Tennessee.

The affected La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes come in a 10-ounce, clear plastic bag marked with "Dried Yellow Potatoes - Papa Seca AmariIla" on the label with an expiration date of July 2018. The product UPC code is 7-42287-73054-5.

No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.

The voluntary recall was initiated after routine sampling by the Florida State Department of Agriculture and analysis by food laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the product, which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased La Marinera Brand Dried Yellow Potatoes are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 305-634-0500, Mondays-Fridays, 9:00AM-4:00PM EST.

Label, La Marinera Dried Yellow Potatoes

Consumers

305-634-0500