FDA Alert: French Dip Powered Au Jus contaminated, recalled

Legal news for product liability attorneys. The FDA and Johnny’s Fine Foods recalls French Dip Powered Au Jus over Salmonella.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerts product liability lawyers- Johnny’s Fine Foods announces recall over Salmonella contamination.

Tacoma, WA—Johnny’s Fine Foods and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) http://www.fda.gov/ have recalled French Dip Powered Au Jus due to a threat that the product is contaminated with Salmonella. The FDA announced the recall on Friday, February 26, 2010.

The recalled French Dip Powdered Au Jus was sold in 6 oz bottles and in 1.1 oz foil packets, nationwide in retail stores. The 6 oz bottles were sold in a clear plastic bottle with a red, white and blue label, with a 0332 expiration date. The 1.1 oz foiled packets were packaged in a red, white and blue foil packet, with an expiration date of 02212. Basic Food Flavors, Inc. of Las Vegas, Nevada previously initiated a recall of hydrolyzed vegetable protein due to a Salmonella contamination; the French Dip Powdered Au Jus was made using the same recalled hydrolyzed vegetable protein, thus prompting it’s own recall. Officials are recommending that the recalled product is immediately disposed of. Anyone with questions or concerns should contact Johnny’s Fine Foods at 1-800-962-1462 Monday thru Friday 8am to 3pm Pacific Standard Time.

Salmonella infections can be serious and sometimes fatal in young children, elderly or frail, or people with weak immune systems. Infection symptoms include fever diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. If you feel you may have a Salmonella infection, you should seek medical assistance immediately.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for product liability lawyers.