June 27, 2001Felpausch Food Centers Recall
MI (SafetyAlerts) - Felpausch
Food Centers is recalling cans of six-ounce Felpausch brand tuna fish because the cans
appears to have a packaging defect. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it
does not look or smell spoiled. Product testing is under way, but the necessary
microbiological tests take two weeks to complete.
Product was distributed in South Central and Southwestern Michigan through Felpausch
grocery stores. Due to the proximity of Coldwater and Dowagiac to Indiana there is a
possibility that some of the product may be found in Indiana.
The product in question is the
six-ounce size, Felpausch-brand, canned tuna fish. The production code appears on the top
of the can. The codes being recalled are as follows:
RDSCV500017, RDSCV500019 and RDSCV500020
If you have any cans of Felpausch brand tuna fish with these specific codes on the can,
you should return the product to your local Felpausch store for a complete refund.
NO ILLNESS HAS BEEN REPORTED TO DATE.
The problem at this time appears to be a packaging defect, but further testing is
continuing to isolate the exact cause of the defect. The problem was revealed while a
state inspector was making some purchases in a local Felpauch store. Felpausch is working
very closely with both the Michigan Department of Agriculture and the FDA to resolve the
Consumers who have purchased Felpausch brand tuna fish with the above codes are urged to
return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact
the company at 1-800-648-6433).
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