March 5, 2001Allergy Alert for Undeclared
Eggs in Pic-A-Deli Refrigerated Sandwiches
Canton, OH (SafetyAlerts) - SanCo
Foods, Inc. is recalling its BBQ BEEF RIB, CHEESEBURGER, and DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER
sandwiches, individually packaged under the Pic-A-Deli label, due to undeclared dried
whole eggs. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening
allergic reaction if they consume these products.
All pull dates of 2-28-2001 through 3-14-01 are
affected by this recall. The product is packaged in clear plastic cellophane under the
Pic-a-deli brand label. No other Pic-A-Deli sandwiches are subject to this voluntary
The recalled sandwiches were distributed in
central Ohio and surrounding states, and are sold in convenience stores and vending
The recall was initiated after it was discovered
that dried whole eggs were inadvertently omitted from the ingredient statement on the
label. Consumers who are not allergic or highly sensitive to eggs may safely eat
Consumers who wish to return the products may do
so at their local retailers for a full refund or exchange. The company has notified its
representatives to remove or re-label unsold product from store shelves. Consumers with
questions may call the company toll-free at: 1-800-336-3755.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafetyAlerts subscribers March 5,
2001. For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service
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