L & L Foods Bacon Bits Recall [US]


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US/Washington: L & L Foods recalls approximately 30,665 pounds of Bacon Bits due to undeclared soy lecithin, a known allergen and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. USDA: http://ht.ly/KkGRm

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2015/recall-043-2015-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Bacon Bits are subject to this recall:

  • Uncured Bacon Bits, 0.5-ounce packages

According to the USDA, the product was produced on various dates from January 15, 2015, through March 10, 2015, and bears the establishment number “Est. 45361” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was shipped to other manufacturers in North Carolina and Ohio for further processing into salad kits.

The problem was discovered when a Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) inspector was reviewing labels and noticed that the soy ingredient was not on the ingredients list. The FSIS inspector found that a releasing agent used on contact surfaces during production included soy lecithin, which was not disclosed on the product label.

==> For information about Soy Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Bacon Bits and could be allergic to their soy ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared soy, please search for “soy” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have questions about this recall, please contact the company’s representative, Duncan Lavery by e-mail at dlavery@llfoodsinc.com or by phone at 1-714-254-1430 during normal business hours.

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Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-043-2015
Recalls Direct RIN: 4985-2015
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