Egg allergen recall

June 22, 2006 at 1:26 pm (Allergy News!, recalls)

Recall Notification Report 053-2005
Product(s) Recalled:
Pot Roast Dinners

Production Dates/Identifying Codes:
Produced 8/29/2005. The following product is subject to recall:

  • 16-ounce packages of "BOSTON MARKET Home Style Meals Beef Pot Roast, Gravy & Beef with Vegetables and Mashed Potatoes." Each package bears the following code: "Best by 08/28/2007 PC5H29M EST 18205."

Problem/Reason for Recall:
The package indicates that the product is beef pot roast, however, inside the package is meat loaf with mashed potatoes and gravy. The product contains dried whole eggs, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

How/When Discovered:
The Company received a consumer complaint and reported the incident to FSIS.

Federal Establishment:
18205 M
Heinz Frozen Foods Company
221 Ore Ida Court
Pocatello, ID 83202

Consumer Contact:
Karen White, Manager, Consumer Affairs, 800-488-0050

Media Contact:
Robin Teets, Senior Manager, Marketing, 412-237-3562

Quantity Recalled:
Approximately 325 pounds

Quantity Recovered:
The firm reports the recovery of 58 pounds.

Distribution:
Kentucky and Tennessee

Recall Classification:
Class I

Recall Notification Level:
Consumer

Press Release:
Idaho Establishment Recalls Pot Roast Dinners Due To Undeclared Allergen

Direct Notification Means:
The firm has notified its customers orally and will follow up in writing.

FSIS Follow-up Activities:
Effectiveness checks by the FSIS, Office of Field Operations (OFO).

Other Agencies Involved:
None

FSIS Contacts:

  • FSIS Recall Coordinator: (303) 497-5411
  • Recall Management: (202) 690-6389
  • Media Inquiries: (202) 720-9113
  • Congressional Inquiries: (202) 720-3897
  • Consumer Inquiries: 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854); TTY, 1-800-256-7072
  • Web Site: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/ (FSIS Main Page) or http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/ (Recall Information)

Date of Recall Meeting:
December 10, 2005

Recall Case Number:
053-2005

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