Limited Number of Aunt Jemima Pancake & Waffle Mix Products Recalled for Possible Health Risk
By Mrs. Ramona Hemphill, Consumer Safety Officer, DSCP
/ Published March 06, 2008
Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, Syracuse, NY --
The Quaker Oats Co. announced the products in the recall are a small quantity of Aunt Jemima Pancake & Waffle Mix: Original, Original Complete and Buttermilk Complete, which may have potential salmonella contamination. No other Aunt Jemima, frozen Aunt Jemima or Quaker products are affected. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue to date. There is very low risk of illness when preparation directions on box are followed and product is not consumed raw or undercooked. Salmonella bacteria is killed at a temperature of 160° F.
PRODUCTION DATES/IDENTIFYING CODES: View Product Label: http://www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/photos/quakeroats03_08.html
The products, sold in 2 pound and 5 pound boxes with Best Before dates of FEB 08 09 H through FEB 16 09 H stamped on the top, contain the following UPC codes:
30000 43272: Aunt Jemima Buttermilk Complete, 5 lb.
30000 05040: Aunt Jemima Original, 2 lb.
30000 05070: Aunt Jemima Original Complete, 2 lb.
30000 05300: Aunt Jemima Buttermilk Complete, 2 lb.
The Quaker Oats Co. (Headquarters)
REASON FOR ACTION:
INSTRUCTIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR MESSAGE RECIPIENTS:
Immediately inventory stocks to identify the above items and secure in a "Medical Hold" status to provide assurance of no further issue/sale/use of the item. POSITIVE FINDINGS should be reported to Accountable Officers/Vendor Representatives of that facility. Accountable Officer/Agency Representatives should seek refund/credit/replacement through the normal distribution channel with which the product was received (i.e. Distribution Centers, Prime Vendors, Manufacturers). When corresponding with DSCP concerning this message please include this message's subject in your subject line. The Point of Contact for this message is:
Mrs.Ramona Hemphill, Consumer Safety Officer, at DSCP-FTW
VOICE, Commercial (215) 737-2922,
or by FAX, Commercial, (215) 737-7526.
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