December 31, 2001Arnie's Bakery Has Recalled Turtle
Grand Rapids, MI (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Arnie's Bakery)
its 12" Turtle Elegance Tortes because eggs are not listed as an ingredient
on the package.
Consumption of this product by people who have an allergy or severe
sensitivity to eggs may result in a serious or life-threatening allergic
reaction. This product only poses a hazard to egg-sensitive individuals. The
company has received one complaint regarding this product. Arnie's Bakery is
working together with the FDA in undertaking a voluntary recall of this
The mislabeled product was packed under the GFS Label and was distributed
solely to GFS Marketplace Stores in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio
and to Gordon Food Service customers in those four states as well as
Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Gordon Food Service has alerted
food service customers to the fact that eggs are included in the ingredients
of this product.
The recall applies to all lots of the GFS 12" Turtle Elegance Tortes. No
other brands, products or sizes are involved in this recall.
Consumers may return the Tortes to any GFS Marketplace store for a full
refund. Consumers who have any questions or concerns should call Arnie's
Bakery toll-free at 1-800-343-4361 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through