Magic Valley announces H-E-B breaded okra recall
Magic Valley is recalling breaded okra sold in H-E-B because the product may contain undeclared whey (a milk ingredient).
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
February 11, 2011, 11:18am
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McALLEN -- Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling breaded okra produced under the H-E-B label from July 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011 because the product may contain undeclared whey (a milk ingredient).
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The breaded okra was produced by Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. in McAllen, Texas and sold in retail grocery stores in the state of Texas under the HEB label. The recalled product is packaged in 24 ounce and 5 pound plastic poly bags with UPC codes 0 41220 71747 7 (5 pound), and 0 41220 26172 7 (24 ounce) located on the back of the poly bag. Affected lot codes are listed at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm242950.htm.
No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.
Retailers are removing the product from the store shelves. Consumers can return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 956-994-8947 (8:00am to 5:00 pm Central Time).
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