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Food Safety Alert

October 20, 2010

Jessica Ziehm
518-457-3136
jessica.ziehm@agriculture.ny.gov

Juices International recalls “Carrot Juice” beverage, “Beet & Carrot” beverage, “Carrot & Ginger” beverage, “Carrot Drink” and “Double Trouble” beverage due to possible health risk

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker today alerted consumers that Juices International Inc, located at 1142 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY, is recalling all packages of “Carrot Juice” beverage, “Beet & Carrot” beverage, “Carrot & Ginger” beverage, “Carrot Drink” and “Double Trouble” beverage, because the products have been determined to be inadequately processed and may contain food borne pathogens.
Food borne pathogenscancause a variety of symptoms including vomiting, abdominal cramps, nausea and diarrhea, fever, headaches, muscle pain or weakness, or death.   
The recalled “Carrot Juice” beverage, “Beet & Carrot” beverage, “Carrot & Ginger” beverage, “Carrot Drink” and “Double Trouble” beverage were sold from food service establishments and retail outlets in the NYC metro area, NJ, CT and PA.  The product is packaged in 12 oz glass bottles.  All codes of these products are subject to the recall. 
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was discovered after an inspection conducted by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors found the products were manufactured without the required processes in place to control food borne pathogens. Sales of the products have been suspended.
Consumers who have purchased containers of “Carrot Juice” beverage, “Beet & Carrot” beverage, “Carrot & Ginger” beverage, “Carrot Drink” and “Double Trouble” beverage, are urged to discard the product or return the product to the place of purchase. 


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