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Voluntary Recall Notice of El Guapo Jamaica Hibiscus Flower Pouches Due to Unlabeled Peanut Allergen

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Voluntary Recall Notice of El Guapo Jamaica Hibiscus Flower Pouches Due to Unlabeled Peanut Allergen

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
July 27, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
August 07, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Snack Food Item
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Unlabeled Peanut
Company Name:
Mojave Foods Corporation
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
El Guapo
Product Description:
Product Description
Jamaica Hibiscus Flower

Company Announcement

Mojave Foods Corporation is initiating a voluntary recall of four sizes of El Guapo Jamaica Hibiscus Flower packages in flexible packaging due to an unlabeled peanut allergen.

This recall does not impact any other El Guapo products.

To date, Mojave Foods has not received notice of any allergic reactions related to the product covered by this recall. In sensitive individuals, products containing peanuts can cause illness or severe reactions.

RECALLED PRODUCTS AND DATE CODES BY UPC NUMBER: 

Flor de Jamaica
Hibisus Flowers
1 oz.
Jamaica Hibiscus
Flowers
2 oz.
Flor de Jamaica
Hibiscus Flowers
8 oz.
Flor de Jamaica
Hibiscus Flowers
16 oz.
UPC #044989201911 UPC #044989005229 UPC #044989012890 UPC #04498901334
BEST BY Apr/02/21 BEST BY Apr/07/21 BEST BY Apr/15/21 Date Code: 8109
BEST BY May/21/21 BEST BY Apr/16/21 BEST BY Apr/16/21 Date Code: 8121
  BEST BY Apr/17/21 BEST BY May/19/21 Date Code: 8135
  BEST BY May/16/21 BEST BY May/20/21 Date Code: 8136
  BEST BY May/19/21   Date Code: 8145
      Date Code: 8146

STATES SHIPPED TO: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas, Utah

Mojave Foods has alerted customers and grocery outlets to remove the product with the affected date codes from store shelves and distribution centers immediately, and to destroy this product in a manner that would prevent further consumption.

Consumers do not need to return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are urged to dispose of the recalled product and its container. Please contact Consumer Affairs at 1-800-635-2867, weekdays from 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Time) with inquiries.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Consumer Affairs
1-800-635-2867
Media:
Laurie Harrsen
410-527-8753
laurie_harrsen@mccormick.com

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