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Food Safety Alert

March 29, 2007

Jessica A. Chittenden
518-457-3136
jessica.chittenden@agriculture.ny.gov

Undeclared Milk in Certain Healthy Corner Foods Salads and Sandwiches

Undeclared Milk in Certain Healthy Corner Foods Salads and Sandwiches

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker alerted consumers today that Healthy Corner Foods Inc, d/b/a Healthy Corner Foods, 6005 16th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11204 is recalling certain Chicken and Turkey Salads; and Turkey, Turkey Salad and Chicken Salad Sandwiches due to undeclared milk ingredients. People who have allergies to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled Corner Foods Salads and Sandwiches were sold in New York City and New Jersey. The following varieties of sandwiches are included in the recall:

Vegetarian Turkey Sandwich 6oz., Plastic film wrapped All codes

Vegetarian Turkey Salad Sandwich 6oz., Plastic film wrapped All codes

Vegetarian Chicken Salad Sandwich 7oz., Plastic film wrapped All codes

Vegetarian Chicken Salad Sandwich on Whole Wheat Pita 6oz., Plastic film wrapped All codes

Vegetarian Turkey Salad 6.5oz., Plastic container All codes

Vegetarian Chicken Salad 6.5oz., Plastic container All codes

The problem was discovered during a routine food safety inspection by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors which revealed the presence of a milk ingredient in product packages which did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.

No illnesses have been reported to date to this Department in connection with the problem. Consumers who have purchased the affected Healthy Corner Foods Salads and/or Sandwiches should return them to the place of purchase.

PHOTOGRAPH of the recalled product is available at: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/FoodSafetyAlets/HealthyCornerFoods02-27-07Labels1.htm

 


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