Product Recall: Undeclared allergens prompts recall of Pure Base Garlic Spread

06/29/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Nicole Howley // Nicole Howley

Ontario, CA—Pure Base Distribution, LLC has recalled its 4-ounce bottles of “Pure Base Garlic Spread- Concentrate” and 7-ounce bottles of “Pure Base Garlic Spread- Ready to Spread” products, due to a possible undeclared milk and wheat ingredient. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the recall on June 25, 2010.

Anyone with allergies to milk and/or wheat are at risk for serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they were to consume these products. No illnesses have been reported at this time in connection with the recalled product.

The recalled garlic spread was distributed nationwide via online and tradition retail stores.

The FDA stated, “The ‘Pure Base Garlic Spread – Concentrate’ product comes in 4 ounce clear plastic bottles and ‘Pure Base Garlic Spread – Ready to Spread’ comes in 7 ounce clear plastic bottles. Both items have lot numbers and Best By Date stamped at the top of their red cap.” The affected lot numbers with their best by dates include:

• Pure Base Garlic Spread Concentrate:

92221, Best By 8/10/2010

92391, Best By 8/27/2010

92661, Best By 9/23/2010

92921, Best By 10/19/2010

93291, Best By 11/25/2010

100341, Best By 2/3/2011

100971, Best By 4/7/2011

101181, Best By 4/28/2011

• Pure Base Garlic Spread Ready to Spread:

92641, Best By 9/21/2010

93021, Best By 10/29/2010

93291, Best By 11/25/2010

100391, Best By 2/8/2011

101181, Best By 4/28/2011

Anyone who may have purchased the recalled products are advised to return the 4-ounce bottles of “Pure Base Garlic Spread – Concentrate” and 7-ounce bottles of “Pure Base Garlic Spread – Ready to Spread” to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Anyone with questions or concerns may contact Pure Base Distribution at 1-888-980-7474, ext 105, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

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