WASHINGTON, 2017-Apr-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mibo Fresh Food, a Fort Worth, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 3,434 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (April 8, 2017). The product contains pieces of honey glazed walnut, which has an ingredient of wheat, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. This product was also packed on shared equipment with other tree nuts, peanuts, soy and milk.
The Baby Greens with Turkey and Mango Salad items were produced on various dates from March 28, 2017- April 6, 2017 and have “best-by” dates from April 7, 2017- April 16, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
- 2 7.2-oz. tray packages containing “Mibo Fresh Baby Greens with Turkey and Mango Salad with Sweet Onion Dijon Dressing.”
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-27399” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Costco retail locations in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
The problem was discovered during routine in-plant verification activities.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Debbie Patterson, Regional Business Development Manager, at (817) 882-9600. Media with questions about the recall can contact Uzor Nwoko, President, at (817) 882-9600.
Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
|USDA Recall Classifications|
|Class I||This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.|
|Class II||This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.|
|Class III||This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.|
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