March 21, 2003
Carriage House Companies Has Recalled
Food Club Tartar Sauce
Fredonia, N.Y. (SafetyAlerts)
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) said that The Carriage House Companies has recalled
5,500 cases of Food Club brand Tartar Sauce in eight-ounce jars due to the
presence of undeclared eggs. People who have an allergy to eggs run the risk
of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this
Food Club Tartar Sauce was sold at the following supermarkets: Piggly
Wiggly, Dicks Supermarkets, P&C, Quality Markets, Big M, Big Bear Plus,
Bi-Lo/Riverside and Food City. These stores are located in Illinois,
Kentucky, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont,
Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Food Club Tartar Sauce is sold in eight-ounce glass jars with UPC code 36800
18438. The company identified on the label is Topco Assoc., Skokie, Ill. All
lot numbers are included in the recall.
This recall was initiated after it was discovered that Tartar Sauce
containing eggs was distributed with labeling that fails to declare eggs in
the ingredient statement.
There has been one reported illness to date.
Consumers who purchased this product should return it to the retail store
where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers seeking more information
can call The Carriage House Consumer Affairs Department at (716) 673-8397.