According to a series of news articles recently published, several pasta mix products are being recalled over the presence of certain ingredients that could have been contaminated with metal fragments.
The official recall announcement issued by the Food and Drug Administration revealed that the company Kerry Ingredients & Flavours decided to issue this recall announcement in light of recent discoveries related to 74,000 cases of pasta mix products that were produced, packed and distributed by ST Specialty Foods, Inc. and according to the news, these items could pose a serious health risk to consumers.
According to a recent briefing, lactic acid was found in samples of these boxed pasta mix products, which could contain metal components. To keep consumers safe and prevent future illnesses or infections, the company has issued a recall statement along the FDA to alert consumers they should watch out for certain products’ names and UPC codes.
According to the federal agency, Reggano mix products affected by this recall have the following UPC codes: 4149813345, 4149813345, 4149812863, 4149812863, 4149812863, 4149812863 and 4149812433. Other brands affected by this recall include Food Club Pasta Salad Classics Ranch & Bacon with the UPC code 3680034311, HEB Pasta Salad Ranch & Bacon with the UPC code 4122089106 and several Macaroni & Cheese items with the following UPC codes: 1111090154, 1111085146 and 4125096335.
For a complete list, access the Food and Drug Administration’s website at once. If you or a loved one has any of these products in your possession, the federal agency urges you to act fast and return the item to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Questions about this recall announcement and how it could affect you should be addressed to the company.