News on a recent recall:
ConAgra Foods, Omaha, Neb., in cooperation with the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is voluntarily recalling a
limited number of packages of its Andy Capp’s Hot Fries flavor product
that may contain the Andy Capp’s Cheddar Fries flavor, and, therefore,
an undeclared allergen—soy. People who have an allergy or severe
sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic
reaction if they consume these products. There have been no illnesses
reported to date in connection with this product.
The product was
shipped to retail food distributors in New Jersey, New York and
Pennsylvania for distribution to retail stores in Connecticut, New York,
New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and
The affected product, Andy Capp’s Hot Fries, is packaged
in .85-ounce blue poly bags with an Andy Capp’s graphic logo and picture
of the hot fries product on the front panel. This voluntary recall is
limited only to packages of Andy Capp’s Hot Fries bearing the following
UPC and Sell By date. No other Andy Capp’s products are affected.
Case UPC: 20-0-26200-47169-7
Unit UPC: 00-0-26200-47168-6
Batch Code: 5381232500
Sell By date: August 17, 2013
the event that consumers who have purchased this product believe they
may be impacted by the undeclared soy allergen, they should return the
product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers
with questions about this issue may call 866-518-4177. This product is a
food safety concern only for people who are allergic to soy.
The affected packages may contain the Andy Capp’s Cheddar Fries flavor. The allergen, soy, is not declared on the product lab.