JFC International Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Crustacean Shellfish (Shrimp, Crab) in Daisho Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base
For Immediate Release
February 1, 2018
JFC International Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling a Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base because it was found to contain undeclared Crustacean Shellfish (Shrimp, Crab). Individuals who have allergies to crustacean shellfish (shrimp, crab) runs the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. One incident has been reported to date in connection with this issue.
The products were distributed between 10/01/16 and 01/31/18 to retail stores and other foodservice operators in the states of AK, AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, HI, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI.
JFC International Inc. is recalling the following product:
|Daisho Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base||1.60 LB||49 04621 04221 9||All Lots|
The Daisho Kimchi Hot Pot Soup Base comes in a Red Aluminum Pouch, and the Lot Code is found to the left of the barcode.
The recall was initiated after JFC was notified of an allergic reaction by a consumer who consumed this product.
JFC immediately responded to this issue and has already taken action to stop sales and distribution of the affected product.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-633-1004, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM PST or via e-mail at email@example.com.
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm595078.htm?utm_campaign=JFC%20International%20Inc.%20Issues%20Allergy%20Alert%20on%20Undeclared%20Crustacean%20Shellfish%20%28Shrimp%2C%20Crab%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.629.7263.