Sunday, March 28, 2010

Modern Products recalls Seasonings: Possible Salmonella Contamination

Modern Products, Inc. is initiating a recall of products manufactured with HVP (Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein). This ingredient is potentially contaminated with Salmonella. The HVP comes from Basic Food Flavors (Las Vegas, Nevada).

To date, no illnesses have been associated with any Modern Products seasonings. In addition, random samples covering all HVP batches of concern were sent to an independent laboratory for testing and all results came back negative, but to be safe, FDA's recommendation to recall product is being followed.

The recalled products were sold nation wide via retail stores. Products recalled include:

UPC Number - Product Description - Code Dates/Lot #

0-75820-00000-4 Spike Original Magic!, 3 oz. 9J19, 9J20, 9K12, 9K13, 9K16, 9K30, 9L16, 9L17, 9L28, 9L29, 10B10, 10B11, 10B12, 10B15, 10B25, 10B26

0-75820-20408-2 Spike Seasoning, 7 oz. 9J21, 9L01, 9L17, 9L28, 9L29, 10B15, 10B18

0-75820-20616-1 Spike Seasoning, 14 oz. 9L03, 9L17, 9L21, 9L30, 10A12, 10A13

0-75820-30030-2 Spike Seasoning, 5 lb. bulk 9K05, 9K09, 9K10, 9K16, 9K17, 9K30, 9L18, 9L21, 10A18, 10B17, 10B18, 10B19

0-75820-00002-8 Spike Vegit Magic!, 2 oz. 9K02, 9L16, 10A19, 10B12

0-75820-20806-6 Vegit Seasoning, 4 oz. 10B11

0-75820-21012-0 Vegit Seasoning, 8 oz. 9L30, 10A12

0-75820-00001-1 Spike Vege-Sal Magic!, 4 oz. 9K02, 9K03, 9L29

0-75820-15410-3 Vege-Sal Seasoning, 10 oz. 9J29, 9L09, 9L29, 10B11, 10B18

0-75820-15222-2 Vege-Sal Seasoning, 20 oz. 9K17, 9K19, 10A13

0-75820-00005-9 Spike Hot ‘n Spicy Magic!, 2.5 oz. 10A19, 10B15

0-75820-00003-5 Spike Tenderizer Magic!, 3-3/4 oz. 9K03, 10B25

0-75820-00008-0 Spike Onion Magic!, 2-1/2 oz. 10B15

0-75820-17804-8 Hauser Vegetable Broth, 4 oz. 9L08, 10B11

0-75820-18008-9 Hauser Vegetable Broth, 8 oz. 9K09, 9K10, 10A14

The codes can be found along the base of the bottles/jars. Cartons/boxes will have the code embossed along the top of the package.

About Salmonella: Consuming products contaminated with Salmonella can cause serious and even fatal infections in persons who have a weak immune system. Young children, frail, and elderly people are particularly vulnerable. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella usually get fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Salmonella can also result more severe illnesses like arterial infections, infected aneurysms, endocarditis and arthritis.

For further information, contact:
Modern Products, Inc.
Tel 262-242-2400

Further Information via: FDA Recall Alert

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