Kiwi Care Recalls Wattie's Canned Spaghetti Due to Lack of Inspection

Without a full inspection, possible health risks exist

Kiwi Care Recalls Wattie's Canned Spaghetti Due to Lack of Inspection
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September 28, 2016

Kiwi Care Package Company is recalling approximately 90 pounds of Wattie's Canned Spaghetti with Sausages that was not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection.

The product was received from a New Zealand establishment that was not eligible to export product to the U.S. , according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The affect cans are labeled Wattie's Spaghetti with Sausages 100% Lamb & BEEF and were imported on September 1, 2016.

Without the benefit of full inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, to date.

The problem was discovered on September 22, 2016, by FSIS during routine monitoring of import shipments. On September 23, 2016, FSIS confirmed that there was a failure to present shipment and the products were already in commerce without receiving FSIS re-inspection upon entry to the United States.

Additionally, it was determined that the product was not produced by an establishment in New Zealand eligible to export to the United States.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

For further information regarding this recall, consumers can contact Kiwi Care Package Company via email at info@kiwicarepackage.com.