Whole Foods Mini Crab Cake Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Mini Crab Cake Recall [US]Handy Seafood Inc. recalls an estimated 71 cases of Blue Crab Mini Crab Cakes due to suspected mislabeling or incorrect labeling and consequential undeclared Milk and Anchovy Fish, both known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/oaSp306x7Yz

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm530619.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Crab Cakes are subject to this recall:

  • Handy Seafood Blue Crab Mini Crab Cakes sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, and Rhode Island between November 11, 2016 and November 23, 2016.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after the Handy Seafood discovered its Mini Crab Cake recipe contains Milk by-products as well as Anchovy Fish ingredients, neither of which was declared on the label.

==> For information about Milk Allergy, Lactose Intolerance or Fish Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Crab Cakes and could be allergic to their Anchovy Fish and/or Milk 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 directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect food.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Brendan Sweeny at Handy Seafood at 1-410-912-2000.

Please note: other foods sold at Whole Foods Market Stores have been recalled. To see all recall notifications related to this chain, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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