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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT

Roland Foods, LLC Initiates a Voluntary Recall of Roland Red Lumpfish Caviar and Roland Black Lumpfish Caviar Due to Possible Health Risk

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum
Company Name:
Roland Foods, LLC
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Roland
Product Description:
Product Description
Red Lumpfish Caviar and Black Lumpfish Caviar

Company Announcement

Roland Foods, LLC of New York, New York is initiating a voluntary recall of its red and black lumpfish caviar products, which were manufactured at Ora ehf in Iceland, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, can cause the following symptoms: general weakness, dizziness, double-vision and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension and constipation may also be common symptoms. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

The Red Lumpfish Caviar and Black Lumpfish Caviar, sold in glass jars, were distributed nationwide to retailers and foodservice distributors across the United States. The UPC code is located on the back of the label, under the bar code.

The following products are subject to the voluntary recall:

Affected Product
  Product Name Roland® Black Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish Roland® Black Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish Roland® Black Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish Roland® Black Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish
  Item # 20002 20004 20020 20040
  Batch # 206 J018803, J019622, J020834 226 223
  Pack Size 2x48/2 oz 48/2 oz 2x24/3.5 oz 12X12 oz
UPC #s
  Item UPC 41224200029 41224200029 41224200203 41224200401
  Outside Case UPC 10041224200026 10041224200040 10041224200200 10041224200408
Carton Markings
  Product Name Roland Caviar Roland Caviar Roland Caviar Roland Caviar
  Item # 20002 20004 20020 20040
  Batch # 206 J018803, J019622, J020834 226 223
  UPC # 10041224200026 10041224200040 10041224200200 10041224200408
  Other Relevant Info This product is sold as 2 cases tie wrapped together This is a repack therefore product UPC is different than item # This product is sold as 2 cases tie wrapped together  
Affected Product
  Product Name Roland® Red Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish Roland® Red Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish Roland® Red Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish Roland® Red Caviar Whole Grain Lumpfish
  Item # 20202 20204 20220 20240
  Batch # 154, 155 J018821, J020767 168 175
  Pack Size 2x48/2 oz 48/2 oz 2x24/3.5 oz 12x12 oz
UPC #s
  Item UPC 41224202023 41224202023 41224202207 41224202405
  Outside Case UPC 10041224202020 10041224202044 10041224202204 10041224202402
Carton Markings
  Product Name Roland Caviar Roland Caviar Roland Caviar Roland Caviar
  Item # 20202 20202 20220 20240
  Batch # 154, 155 J018821, J020767 168 175
  UPC # 10041224202020 10041224202044 10041224202204 10041224202402
  Other Relevant Info This is sold as 2 cases tie wrapped together This is a repack therefore product UPC is different than item # This is sold as 2 cases tie wrapped together  
 

No other sizes or lots of red and black caviar or Roland® products are affected by this voluntary recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing found that the product experienced a processing issue.

Production and distribution of the product has been suspended as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.

Consumers can visit our website at www.rolandfoods.com, or contact our 24-Hour Consumer Hotline at 800.221.4030 ext. 222 for further information about this voluntary recall and for further instructions.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
24-Hour Consumer Hotline
800.221.4030 ext. 222