More Okra Troubles from Magic Valley

Recall of breaded okra under the HEB label because of undeclared whey ingredient

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD

Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling breaded okra produced under the HEB label from July 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011 because the product may contain undeclared whey (a milk ingredient).

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The breaded okra was produced by Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. in McAllen, Texas and sold in retail grocery stores in the state of Texas under the HEB label. The recalled product is packaged in 24 ounce and 5 pound plastic poly bags with UPC codes 0 41220 71747 7 (5 pound), and 0 41220 26172 7 (24 ounce) located on the back of the poly bag. Affected lot codes are listed below and are also found on the back of the poly bag.

5 pound 0 41220 71747 7

  • MV19510O1 Best By 01/2012
  • MV20310R1 Best By 01/2012
  • MV2221oP1 Best By 02/2012
  • MV20310R1 Best By 01/2012
  • MV22210P1 Best By 02/2012
  • MV25610P1 Best By 03/2012
  • MV33310Q1 Best By 05/2012
  • MV2561oP1 Best By 03/2012
  • MV33510Q1 Best By 06/2012
  • MV36510P1 Best By 06/2012
  • MV30110O1 Best By 04/2012
  • MV33510N1 Best By 06/2012
  • MV35210T1 Best By 06/2012
  • MV26410R1 Best By 03/2012
  • MV36510N1 Best By 06/2012

24 ounce 0 41220 261727

  • MV18910O1 Best By 01/2012
  • MV19410O1 Best By 01/2012
  • MV19710Q1 Best By 01/2012
  • MV21610P1 Best By 02/2012
  • MV21610Q1 Best By 02/2012
  • MV22210O1 Best By 02/2012
  • MV25610R1 Best By 03/2012
  • MV25610Q1 Best By 03/2012
  • MV25610R1 Best By 03/2012
  • MV30210O1 Best By 04/2012

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.

Retailers are removing the product from the store shelves. Consumers can return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 956-994-8947 (8:00am to 5:00 pm Central Time).

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Review Date: 
February 11, 2011