Ocean Group, Inc. Announces Recall of Ocean Brand Masago Lake Smelt Roe for Undeclared Allergens
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For Immediate Release
December 17, 2015
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Los Angeles, CA-Ocean Group, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling Ocean brand Masago Lake Smelt Roe product because product labels failed to declare food allergens Wheat and/or Soy, in their ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of a life threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical attention should they consume this product. Recalled product is identified as follows:
Masago Lake Smelt Roe is a 6.0 oz. clear cup with the red marking “MASAGO” label on the top and the lid and the Nutrition Facts on the side of the cup.
Ocean Group, Inc. immediately segregated its entire inventory of recalled products and is notifying consumers and customers not to consume them. Ocean Group, Inc. wants to ensure its products are safe. Consequently, in addition to its ongoing cooperation with the California Department of Public Health, Ocean Group, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all aforementioned products from its customers. Consumers in possession of this product should not eat them, rather product should be returned to the place of purchase.
Ocean Group, Inc. will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers . Please call Kurt Kim at (213) 272-2758 for further information.
* 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/ucm478780.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.