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Illinois Firm Recalls Meat Lasagna Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

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Recall Release CLASS I RECALL
FSIS-RC-038-2012 HEALTH RISK: HIGH

Congressional and Public Affairs
Neil Gaffney 
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 - Windsor Quality Food Co., a Toluca, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 96,408 pounds of meat lasagna products that contain egg and soy, both known allergens that were not declared on the product labels.

The products subject to recall are: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
Retail cartons of “Safeway Select Five Cheese Lasagna” with a package code of April 4, 2013.
Shipping cases of “Safeway Select Meat Lasagna” with a Best By date of April 4, 2013.

The products subject to recall were produced on April 4, 2012, and were shipped to retail establishments in Alaska, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington, and Virginia.

The problem was discovered when the company received two consumer complaints. The problem may have occurred as a result of the meat lasagna product being inadvertently packaged in a cheese lasagna carton. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions associated with consumption of these products. Individuals concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and to ensure that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at: www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/
Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp

Consumers with questions about the recall should call should call Windsor Foods Toll Free Customer Service Number at 800-548-6363. Media with questions regarding the recall should contact Lynn Hall, Senior Vice President, at (512) 249-4721.

Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at  AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. “Ask Karen” live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.
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