FISH ALLERGY ALERT
March 20, 2007
TO: Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network Members
FROM: The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer
RE: FiberChoice® plus Multivitamins fiber supplement
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is recalling FiberChoice® plus
Multivitamins fiber supplement product, due to an undeclared fish allergen.
One of the raw materials of the product contains fish gelatin, which was
not declared on the product label. The fish gelatin consists of the
following species of fish: cod, pollock, hake, cusk, haddock, redfish,
sole, and flounder.
The affected FiberChoice® plus Multivitamins fiber supplement were
distributed beginning in mid-January throughout the United States through
national retail outlets, including food, drug, and mass merchandisers.
The affected product is packaged in 16-oz. plastic bottles (90 count)
marked with UPC # 5714500581 located on the side of the bottle in black
lettering. One of the following lot numbers appears on the bottom of the
bottle in black lettering:
06L062, 06L063, 06L102, 06M075, 07A001, 07A002, 07A003, 07A004, 07A005,
07A006, 07A007, 07A008, 07A009, 07A051, 07A052, 07A053, 07A054, 07A055,
07A068, 07A069, 07A070, 07A072, 07A073, 07A074, 07A075, 07A076, 07A077,
07A078, 07A080, 07A116, 07A117, 07A118, 07A119, 07A120, 87373901 (display)
No other FiberChoice® fiber supplement is affected by this recall.
Consumers who have purchased FiberChoice® plus Multivitamins fiber
supplement should return it to the retail store where it was purchased for
a full refund. Consumers with questions about the product or this recall
are encouraged to call GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare toll-free at
ANCHOVY (FISH) ALLERGY ALERT
March 1, 2007
Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling “Ranchers Reserve Island Soy Sliced
Boneless Beef Short Ribs” due to undeclared anchovy (fish).
The packages of “Ranchers Reserve Island Soy Sliced Boneless Beef Short
Ribs” carry the establishment number “86J” inside the USDA mark of
The product was distributed in 25-oz. to 34-oz. retail packages in Arizona,
California, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Oregon, Texas, Washington, and
The product was also sold in 5.62-pound packages to institutions in
California, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, and Ohio.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at (952) 742-6211.
COD FISH ALLERGY ALERT
February 1, 2007
Unilever is recalling “Knorr® CHICKEN flavor BOUILLON” CUBES due to
undeclared cod fish.
The affected “Knorr® CHICKEN flavor BOUILLON” cubes were distributed in
Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode
Island. Products may have reached consumers through retail stores in these
states and adjoining areas.
The affected product is packaged in 2.5-oz. (72g) cartons (6 cubes in each
carton) marked with UPC # 4800171162 located on the end flap of the carton
and Best If Used By date of MAR17 2007 located on the end flap of the
Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to discard it
immediately and contact the company at (866) 839-9455 for a full refund.