New Market Withdrawal Information: Mama Rose’s Gourmet Foods Recalls Cilantro Con Queso, Garlic Con Queso, Viper Venom Con Queso and Hopi Corn Salsa Because of Possible Botulism Contamination.
What’s the problem?
January 21, 2011 – Mama Rose’s Gourmet Foods of Phoenix, AZ is currently recalling the following products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death:
- Cilantro Con Queso
- Garlic Con Queso
- Viper Venom Con Queso
- Hopi Corn Salsa
Consumers are warned not to use these product even if they do not look or smell spoiled. Clostridium botulism may cause:
- double vision
- difficulty in speaking and swallowing
Additionally, botulism can lead to life-threatening infections in individuals with weakened or compromised immune systems, such as young children and the elderly.
FDA Safety Alert
If you’d like more detailed information about this recall including product descriptions, UPC codes and lot numbers, please visit the FDA website to view the official press release.
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