Spicy Edamame Sold in Numerous States Recalled Due to Undeclared Shellfish Allergen
The recalled edamame was sold in Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas
World Variety Produce has initiated a recall of Melissa's Spicy Edamame because the spicy sauce packet that comes with the product contains oyster extract as an ingredient that is not listed on the label.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Recalled Product Details
The 7 oz. containers of Melissa's Spicy Edamame can be identified by a UPC code of 0-45255-14637-0 and a 'best if used by' date ranging from 5/29/18 through 07/02/18.
The recalled edamame was distributed through retailers in Arizona, California, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
To date, no illnesses or reactions related to the consumption of this product have been reported.
What should consumers do?
Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Melissa's Spicy Edamame are urged to dispose of the product.
Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall should contact World Variety Produce by calling (800) 588-0151.