Ajinomoto Vegetable Gyoza Dumplings Allergy Alert and Recall

Date: August 19 , 2011
What: Ajinomoto Brand Vegetable Gyoza Dumplings
Why: Mislabeled; Shrimp and fish not declared on the label
Scope: Retail and restaurants nationwide

Ajinomoto Frozen Foods of Portland, Oregon, is recalling 8.47 oz. trays of Ajinomoto Brand Vegetable Gyoza Dumplings, lot code 231751, that contain undeclared shrimp and fish (Pollock). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish and fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this Vegetable Gyoza Dumpling product.

The recalled product was distributed between 6/30/2011 and 8/4/2011 through retail stores and restaurants nationwide.

The product recall is for 8.47 oz. trays of Ajinomoto Brand Vegetable Gyoza Dumplings with lot code 231751 printed on the side of the package.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a box of Seafood Gyoza Dumplings contained mislabeled trays of Vegetable Gyoza Dumplings.

Consumers who purchased the Ajinomoto Brand Vegetable Gyoza Dumplings with lot code 231751 printed on the side of the package are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Ajinomoto Frozen Foods at (503) 505-5783, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Pacific time.

Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.

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