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Food Recall: Amys Tofu Scramble in Pocket

In a nutshell: Tofu Scramble product contains milk and product is labeled as non-dairy. People allergic to milk may have a serious allergic reaction.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 7, 2008–Amy’s Kitchen Inc. of Santa Rosa, Calif., is voluntarily recalling Tofu Scramble in a Pocket Sandwich Lot 10 H148, because of the presence of milk in a product that is labeled non-dairy.

The 4.0 oz net wt frozen product, sold in U.S. grocery stores, comes in a retail package labeled as Amy’s Tofu Scramble in a Pocket Sandwich. The code date printed in white on the easy open zipper end is

10 H148 A,B,C or D

The products could cause an allergic reaction if consumed by any individuals allergic to milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product. Consumers without milk allergies can safely consume the product.

The recall was initiated after one report of an allergic reaction due to this product, which was not labeled as containing dairy ingredients. Testing has shown the presence of milk.

No other products or code dates of Amy’s Kitchen products are affected by this recall.

Consumers allergic to milk should contact Amy’s Kitchen for a replacement or refund. The product is distributed to retailers only. Retailers are instructed to destroy the affected product.

Amy’s Kitchen is cooperating with FDA and will also issue an alert via the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.

For instructions or questions, consumers may call the company collect: 707-568-4500 and ask for the consumer services department at ext 4571. Consumers who are not allergic to milk ingredients can consume the product or call for a full refund.

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