The Food & Drug Administration issued the following recall notice:McCormick & Co., has announced a voluntary recall of Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix 8 OZ, with UPC Code 4123470132 and "BEST BY" date of OCT 08 12 H.
A very limited number of packages of Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix with this date code contain an undeclared milk ingredient. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life
threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled cartons of Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix were
distributed to grocery stores in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts,
Maryland, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York,
Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin as well as internationally to the
Cayman Islands, beginning on October 21, 2010. The affected product is packaged
in 8 OZ cartons, and the date code is found printed in white ink on the bottom
of the carton.
The recall was initiated after the discovery of a packaging error that resulted
in a pouch of Cajun Style Fish Fry mix (which contains a milk ingredient) being
packaged in the Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix carton. The ingredient
statement on the package does not list milk as an ingredient.
The "BEST BY" date of OCT 08 12 H is the only date code affected by the recall.
No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to date and no other
McCormick products are involved in this recall.
All grocery outlets that sell Golden Dipt Tempura Seafood Batter Mix are
being notified to remove the affected product (UPC Code 4123470132 and date code
BEST BY OCT 08 12 H) from their shelves immediately. Consumers do not need to
return the product to the store where it was purchased. Instead, consumers are
urged to contact McCormick's Consumer Affairs team at 1-800-632-5847, weekdays
from 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM, or weekends from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Time),
for a replacement or full refund, as well as instructions on what to do with the