For Immediate Release
September 9, 2016
72-30, 37th Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY 11378
Dear valued customer:
This is to inform you of our product recall involving:
“VRINDAVAN” COW GHEE – ENTIRE STOCK, SUPPLIED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2016 IN THE FOLLOWING SIZES PACKED IN CLEAR GLASS JARS.
|2 fl. oz.||(UPC #753642000999)|
|8 fl. oz.||(UPC #753642001002)|
|16 fl. oz.||(UPC #753642001002)|
|32 fl. oz.||(UPC #753642001019)|
|64 fl. oz.||(UPC #753642001033)|
|128 fl. oz.||(UPC #753642001040)|
See enclosed picture of the “VRINDAVAN” COW GHEE jar.
This voluntary recall has been initiated on September 9th, 2016 due to an undeclared milk allergen on “VRINDAVAN” COW GHEE labeling. Consumers who are allergic to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
We encourage you to immediately examine your inventory and quarantine the entire stock of “VRINDAVAN” COW GHEE until September 9th, 2016. In addition, if you may have further distributed it, please identify your customers and notify them at once of this product recall. Your notification to your customers may be enhanced by including a copy of this recall notification letter.
Those who have purchased “VRINDAVAN” COW GHEE should return the product to its place of purchase for a full refund.
This recall should be carried out to the wholesale, retail, consumer and user level. Your assistance is appreciated and necessary to prevent a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction to consumers.
No allergic reaction has been reported to date.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
We ask you that you please complete and return the enclosed response form as soon as possible.
If you have any questions, call Mahesh Maheshwari at (866) 777-7767.
* 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/ucm522337.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery