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October 5, 2002

Ohio Firm Has Recalled Salisbury Steak

Jackson, OH (SafetyAlerts) - Luigino?s Inc. has recalled approximately 16,300 pounds of frozen Salisbury Steak products because of misbranding, including undeclared allergens (eggs), the U.S. Department of Agriculture?s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Eggs are known allergens. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of possible allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The products being recalled are 10.5-ounce boxes of ?Michelina?s, Signature, SALISBURY STEAK & GRAVY, with shells and cheese.? The establishment code ?EST. 18297? is inlcuded on each package. Also embossed on each package is one of the following date codes: ?J2113N12? or ?J2148N12.?

The products were produced on April 23 and May 28 and distributed to retail stores in Arizona, Indiana and Wisconsin.

?We urge consumers, especially those allergic or sensitive to eggs, to check to see if they have this product,? said Dr. Garry L. McKee, FSIS administrator. ?If they find the product listed above, consumers with these allergies should not eat it, but return it to the point of purchase.?

FSIS discovered the problem and notified the company.

Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Charlie Pountney, company executive vice president for sales, at (218) 723-5555. Media with questions may contact Jim Tills, compnay vice president for merchandising, at (800) 251-7004.

 
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