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World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Spices, Flavors &  Salts
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared Shellfish
Company Name:
World Variety Produce, Inc.
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Melissa's Spicy Edamame
Product Description:
Product Description
Spicy Edamame

Company Announcement

World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling Spicy Edamame 7oz, because it contains the undeclared shellfish/crustacean allergen “Oyster Extract” ingredient within the spicy sauce packet. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Spicy Edamame were distributed through retailers in Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Recalled Spicy Edamame can be identified by the following descriptions:

Melissa’s Spicy Edamame

Brand Melissa’s Spicy Edamame
Packaging 7oz Cardboard Sleeve
UPC Code 0-45255-14637-0
BEST USED BY Date
(located on front panel)
5/29/18 through 07/02/18

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall is a result of the incorrect spice sauce pack being packed within the spicy edamame product.

Consumers who have purchased Melissa’s Spicy Edamame are urged to destroy and dispose of recalled product. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-588-0151, Mon-Fri 6:00 AM–6:00 PM PST.  


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
World Variety Produce, Inc.
1-800-588-0151

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