Old Home Foods Announces Voluntary Ingredient-Related Recall of Spinach Dip

Mar 05, 2010, 20:52 ET from Old Home

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Home Foods Inc. of New Brighton, MN has been notified by Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen of Albert Lea, Minnesota ("MGK") that a certain seasoning ingredient MGK procured that is used in Old Home's Spinach Dip contains hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

According to MGK, the source of the single, potentially contaminated ingredient is an out-of-state supplier. Old Home first received notification of this concern earlier today and has taken steps to inform its customers immediately to permit customers to act accordingly to avoid illness or other detrimental effects.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Website at www.cdc.gov. As a precautionary measure, Old Home Foods is voluntarily recalling its spinach dip product.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with this product, but the product should not be eaten. Old Home is recalling only this single item referenced below.

UPC 7032200492

Description - Old Home Spinach Dip

Size/Packaging - 8 ounce plastic cup

Use by Date: 1/27 - 4/22/2010

Customers may return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. This issue relates to the Spinach Dip product manufactured by Old Home by MGK. NO OTHER OLD HOME PRODUCTS ARE AFFECTED IN ANY WAY. MGK has notified the FDA of this voluntary recall.

Consumers with questions may contact Old Home Foods, Inc. Customer Service between the hours of 7:30 am - 4:00 pm CST Monday through Friday at 1-800-628-8700 or see the FDA website at www.fda.gov.