August 26, 2002
Pinnacle Foods Has Recalled Great Starts
Mountain Lakes, NJ (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
said that Pinnacle
Foods Corporation has recalledGreat Starts Biscuit Sandwich ('Egg, Cheese &
Bacon on a Biscuit' item only). Due to package mislabeling, some of these
sandwiches may contain a sausage patty instead of bacon. The sausage
contains soy protein. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to
soy protein may run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic
reaction if they consume this product.
The Great Starts Bacon Biscuit sandwich may have been distributed nationally
through retail stores and food service outlets.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some cartons labeled
as Egg Cheese & Bacon on a Biscuit may contain a sausage patty instead of
bacon. The sausage patty contains soy protein that is not listed on the
Bacon sandwich label.
The UPC code for the Egg Cheese & Bacon on a Biscuit is 51000 06381.
Production coding on the carton states: Recommended Use by: OCT 03 07162.
Consumers who have purchased Great Starts Egg, Cheese & Bacon on a Biscuit
are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers
with questions may contact the company at 1-800-554-5680.