Schneider Foods

Schneider Foods

March 11, 2005 20:40 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Allergy Alert: Undeclared Sesame In Schneiders Lunchmate Stackers 'Ham, Turkey, Kielbassa' And No Name Lunch Box 'Ham, Turkey'


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: SCHNEIDER FOODS

MARCH 11, 2005 - 20:40 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Allergy Alert: Undeclared
Sesame In Schneiders Lunchmate Stackers 'Ham, Turkey,
Kielbassa' And No Name Lunch Box 'Ham, Turkey'

KITCHENER, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 11, 2005) - The following
corrects and replaces the release sent on March 11, 2005 @ 1603ET.
Changes were made due to revisions and additional information. The
completed and corrected release follows.

Schneider Foods is warning consumers with allergies to sesame not to
consume Schneiders Lunchmate Stackers (Ham, Turkey, Kielbassa) and No
Name Lunch Box (Ham, Turkey) purchased from retail stores with code
dates BEST BEFORE / MEILLEUR AVANT AL 15, AL 16, AL 17, AL 18, AL 19, AL
20, AL 21, AL 22. No other codes are affected by this alert. The
affected Schneiders Lunchmate product was sold nationally and the
affected No Name Lunch Box product was sold in Western Canada only (west
of Thunder Bay, Ontario).

The crackers in the affected product may contain sesame that is not
declared on the label. These products pose a risk to individuals that
have an allergy to sesame for whom consumption of this product may cause
a serious reaction. There has been one reported illness associated with
the consumption of this product.

The products bear the following UPC codes:



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Brand Product Size Code
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Lunchmate Stackers Ham 111 g 0 62000 31917 9
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Lunchmate Stackers Turkey 111 g 0 62000 31933 9
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Lunchmate Stackers Kielbassa 111 g 0 62000 31909 4
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No Name Lunch Box Turkey 108 g 0 60383 68813 4
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No Name Lunch Box Ham 108 g 0 60383 68812 7
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Although all potentially affected product is being voluntarily removed
at the retail level, some consumers may have stored these products at
home. If consumers have any of the products listed, they should return
the product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund or
product replacement. If consumers have any questions about the recall,
they should contact Schneider Foods Customer Service by calling
1-877-567-5326.

The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Schneider Foods
    Customer Service
    1-877-567-5326