November 16, 1999Fresh Express Farms Fat
Free and Low Fat Caesar Salad Kits Recalled
West, Salinas, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Fresh Express Farms is recalling certain Fat Free
Caesar Salad Kits and Low Fat Caesar Salad Kits because the egg-free salad dressing
component of the kit was unintentionally replaced with a Caesar Light Dressing which
contains egg yolks. However, the label of the kit does not declare eggs.
The Fat Free Caesar Salad Kit was
sold in 7.5 ounce plastic bags and the Low Fat Caesar Salad Kit was sold in 10 ounce
plastic bags. Both products bear the codes of S229A or S229B.
This Class I recall was initiated by
the company August 18, 1999 by telephone. This is the first notice the FDA has
issued to the general public of the recall. This recall is considered complete by
1,094 cases were distributed in
Washington state, Oregon, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Texas, Iowa, Kansas, California,
Oklahoma, Hawaii and Alaska. The firm estimates none remains on the market.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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