Egg Allergy Alert: Rich Products Corporation

Rich Products Corporation Announces Nation Wide Voluntary Recall of Farm Rich Breaded Vegetable Sticks Due to Possible Egg Allergen Health Risk

Lisa Texido

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — April 7, 2009 — Buffalo, NY – Rich Products Corporation is voluntarily recalling its Farm Rich Breaded Vegetable Sticks manufactured for foodservice operators nationwide because the product contains an incorrect ingredient list appearing on the shipping label. Specifically, the ingredient listing on the incorrect labels do not include the allergen egg. People who have an allergy to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Rich Products Corporation has not received any reports of illness connected to this product and has issued this voluntary recall as a precautionary measure.

Farm Rich Breaded Vegetable Sticks, Net Wt. 12 lbs., are not packaged for retail distribution and are sold to foodservice distributors nationwide. The product is packed in 6/2 lb. bags per case, and bears UPC number 1 00 41322 67262 6. All lots are affected by this recall.

Rich’s has corrected this issue; therefore, any product received after today will be correctly labeled and will include egg in the ingredient statement. New product can be ordered after 4/13/09.

Consumers with questions may contact the Rich’s Product Helpline at +1-800-356-7094 (United States) or 1-800-263-8174 (Canada) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EDT. Voice mail is available after hours.

Taken from FDA Recall Site