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Mas Food Services Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in The Peruchef Dry Potato

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Mas Food Services Co. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in The Peruchef Dry Potato

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
May 16, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
May 16, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Mas Food Services Co.
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
The Peruchef
Product Description:
Product Description
Dry potato” and “Papa Seca Serrana"

Company Announcement

Mas Food Services Co. of Oakland Park, FL is recalling its 15 ounce packages of The Peruchef brand dry potato 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 these products.

1200 units of the above-mentioned product were distributed to and available for purchase at retail supermarkets in Florida, Virginia, New Jersey, and Maryland.

The Peruchef Brand Dry Potatoes come in a 15-ounce, printed plastic bag marked with "Dry potato” and “Papa Seca Serrana" on the label with an expiration date of August 2019. The product UPC is 7755864000194.

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 The Peruchef Brand Dry Potato are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (954) 735-7442, Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-1:30PM EST.

 

Consumers

Mas Food Services Co.
(954) 735-7442


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