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October 31, 2001

Mrs. Grissom's Salads Recalls Products Due to Undeclared Egg Yolks

Nashville, TN (SafetyAlerts) - Mrs. Grissom's Salads, Inc. is recalling the following products packaged in plastic tubs:

Product Codes (Expiration Dates)

Tuna Salad, 10 ѕ ounces Dec. 12, 2001, Dec 29, 2001 Jan 5, 2002

Jalapeno Spread or dip, 11 ounces Dec 29, 2001, Jan, 26, 2002

Pimento Cheese Spread, 11 ounces Dec 21, 2001, Dec. 28, 2001, Jan 5, 2002

Houchens Tuna Salad, 10 ѕ ounces Dec. 12, 2001, Dec. 26, 2001, Dec 28, 2001

Houchens Pimento Cheese Spread, 11 ounces Dec. 14, 2001, Dec. 21, 2001, Jan 5, 2002, Jan 12, 2002, Jan 26, 2002.

This is the first public notice of this Class I recall issued by the FDA.

These products are being recalled because egg yolks are a component of the salad dressing but not sublisted in the ingredient statement. People who are allergic to egg yolks run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these sandwich products.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

These products were distributed in retail stores in Tennessee, Kentucky and Northern Alabama.

Customers who are allergic to egg yolks are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Customers with questions may contact the company at (615) 255-4137 or (800) 255-0571.

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