Recall Notice: Limited Number of Canned Vegetable Products, Primarily Non-Retail, Recalled for Possible Allergen Risk

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Limited Number of Canned Vegetable Products, Primarily Non-Retail, Recalled for Possible Allergen Risk

 

For Immediate Release

September 23, 2016

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Walnut Creek, CA – Sager Creek Foods, Inc., a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods, Inc., announced a recall of approximately 15,000 shipped cases of FIELD PEAS WITH SNAPS and GREEN BEAN PRODUCTS, primarily non-retail, which may have the potential for trace amounts of shellfish contamination. A customer alerted Sager Creek to the incident.

Of the 15,000 cases being recalled, 14,761 (98.5 percent) were distributed to foodservice customers. The product was shipped to 22 states: (AL, AR, CO, IL, MD, MO, MS, FL, GA, KS, KY, LA, OK, PA, NC, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV).

No illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue to date. There is no risk for people who do not have a shellfish allergy.

The products are sold in 106 ounce metal cans with Best By Dates of JUN 01 19 printed on the top and contain the following UPC codes and product names:

0 34700 01224 4 Allens Cut Green Beans
0 34700 01224 7 Allens Cracker Barrel Label
0 74865 12172 9 Reliance BL Cut Green Beans
7 58108 01041 3 Monarch SWD Cut Green Beans
7 58108 01048 2 Monarch Mixed Cut Green Beans
8 06795 04718 9 Silver Source SH/C Green Beans
0 74865 02895 9 Reliance MX/SH Cut Green Beans
0 34700 63214 8 Allens Field Peas with Snaps

Shellfish is an allergen that can cause serious and sometimes fatal reaction in people with shellfish allergy. Shellfish allergy symptoms differ from person to person and it may include hives, watery eyes, swelling of face, lips, tongue and hands, coughing & wheezing, vomiting, diarrhea, or anaphylaxis.

If customers or consumers have any of the listed products with the indicated UPC codes and Best By dates, they should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling the toll-free hotline at 1-800-543-3090, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time or by logging onto www.delmontefoods.com.

* 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/ucm522341.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery