Fresco Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish (Anchovies) in Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl
For Immediate Release
September 03, 2020
Fresco Foods Inc. of Tampa, FL is voluntarily recalling ALL units of ANCIENT GRAIN JACKFRUIT BOWL because it may contain an undeclared allergen, Fish (anchovies). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Fish (anchovies) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia in retail stores including Natural Foods grocers, independent markets and Publix supermarkets.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS ARE SUBJECT TO THE ALLERGY ALERT:
Product: Eat Fresco, Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl
Product Identification: Product comes in 14 ounces (397 grams) plastic white rectangular tray with skin vacuum seal and is kept refrigerated. Best If Used By/Freeze By: 9/15/2020 and prior.
The allergy alert was initiated after it was discovered that the Ancient Grain Jackfruit Bowl containing Fish (anchovies) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Fish (anchovies). Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by sourcing the wrong sub-ingredient.
The product has been discontinued effective immediately. All future production has been cancelled for this item.
Individuals with an allergy or sensitivity to fish (anchovies) should not consume this product. Households that include individuals with an allergy or sensitivity to fish (anchovies) should dispose of the product.
Consumers with questions may contact Tracy Povolny at Fresco Foods, Inc. at 813-551-2100.
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