Chelsea Food Services Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg In Product
For Immediate Release
June 3, 2016
Quality Assurance Manager
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Chelsea Food Services of Denver, Colorado is recalling Jarlsberg Cheese Spread with Cookies and Cream Dessert labeling, because it contains undeclared EGGS. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to EGGS run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Product was distributed in Colorado to King Soopers and City Market Stores.
Specific information on how the product can be identified: packed in plastic container, net wt. 6.6 oz., states “Made for King Soopers”, with expiration date of 05/13/16. Label is on bottom of packaging.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered Jarlsberg Cheese Spread containing EGGS were labeled with Cookies and Cream Dessert. It was distributed with packaging that did not reveal the presence of EGGS. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the labeling processes.
Consumers who have purchased Jarlsberg Cheese Spread with Cookies and Cream Dessert labeling are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Anthony Igo at Chelsea Food Services, (303) 348-6521
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm505034.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery