California Firm Issues Voluntary Product Recall Due to Undeclared Wheat and Egg in Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit - 6/6/22
Company Announcement Date:
May 27, 2022
FDA Publish Date:
May 28, 2022
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared wheat and eggs
Taylor Farms Retail
Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 27, 2022 – Taylor Farms Retail of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling a single production day of Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit due to the potential of undeclared wheat and eggs contained in the kit. The product may contain wheat and eggs that are not declared on the label.
People who have sensitivity or allergies to wheat and eggs may be at risk of an adverse reaction if they consume this product. To this date, there have been no reported adverse reactions to this product.
The product subject to the recall was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide:
|STORE||ITEM DESCRIPTION||UPC NUMBER||BEST IF USED BY DATE|
|Trader Joe’s||Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit 9.75 oz bag||0066 2932||June 2, 2022|
The recalled product has the code date of Best If Used By Date June 2,2022 as printed on the package found on the upper right hand corner of the package. The Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit is packaged in 9.75 oz bag. The issue was identified when a consumer reported an incorrect ingredient kit.
This voluntary recall does not apply to any other Trader Joe’s or Taylor Farms products distributed anywhere in the United States.
Consumers who have purchased Trader Joe’s Lemony Arugula Basil Salad Kit 9.75 oz bag with BEST If Used By Date: June 2, 2022 are urged to discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact Taylor Farms at (855) 455-0098 Monday through Friday between 8am and 4pm PST.
* We believe that none of the product 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.
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