P.F. Chang’s Pork and Leek Appetizer Recall [US]

US FDA RecallUS/Silver Spring: ConAgra Foods recalls some P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Pork and Leek Dumpling Frozen Appetizers due to undeclared crustacean shellfish (specifically, Shrimp) and fish (specifically, Pollack), both known allergens. FDA: http://ht.ly/pbTSj

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm369145.htm

Additional information:P.F. Chang's Pork Leek Appetizer
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Frozen Appetizers are subject to this recall:

  • P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Pork and Leek Dumplings, packaged in upright bags with a net weight of 12.5 ounces (354 grams); lot codes: 0663 312871 and 0663 312971; Use By dates of “MAY082014” and “MAY092014”; UPC: 0 36200 21215 8

According to the FDA, the recalled Pork and Leek Dumpling Frozen Appetizers were produced from May 8, 2013 through May 9, 2013 and distributed to retail establishments in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

About Fish & Shellfish Allergies:
For some people, fish (such as Pollack) and shellfish (such as Shrimp) can be a source of dangerous, urgent and potentially deadly, allergic reactions requiring immediate medical intervention. Anaphylactic Shock could occur in consumers who are allergic to peanuts or other nuts within a very short time, potentially leading to severe injury and/or death.

If you suspect Anaphylactic Shock, call 9-1-1 or other local emergency number for immediate transport to a medical center. If trained and an emergency kit is available, it may be appropriate to give an injectable drug such as Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline or adrenalin) to the affected individual. Trade names of these products include EpiPen, Twinject, Adrenaclick, Anapen, Jext, Allerject and Auvi-Q. Please note: even patients who are apparently stabilized should still go to hospital for emergency evaluation. Further treatment is often necessary.

You can learn more about food allergies from the US National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) at http://1.usa.gov/IZWUlm


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