A product has been recalled from Progressive Gourmet Inc., due to an allergy alert for a mislabeling. The “Taste of Inspirations Edamame Rangoon” has undeclared crustacean shellfish in the product. The Wilmington, MA company is voluntarily recalling Taste of Inspirations Edamame Rangoon, 9 oz packages, for possible contamination of crab. This contamination is extremely dangerous to those who have allergic reactions to shellfish. The specific packages involved in the recall are the those sold to certain Hannaford Supermarkets in Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont , New Hampshire, and New York. This contamination was made known after a consumer notified the company of the mislabeling. Consumers who have purchased 9-ounce cartons of Taste of Inspirations Edamame Rangoon marked “Best Before: 1 1117” are asked to return them for a full refund at the place of purchase. Consumers with any question can contact the Progressive Gourmet Inc at 1-800-224-7630 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday EST).
Shellfish is a common food allergy and can be life-threatening. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to shellfish include shortness of breath, wheezing, hives, swelling of the throat and dizziness or confusion. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, there has been an increase in allergies and allergic reactions. Product liability laws protect consumers from potentially dangerous ingredients that may cause injury or death. It is the law that all products sold must have clear labeling of all ingredients.
If you or a loved one have been injured by a food related illness you may be entitled to compensation. However, it can feel hopeless for compensation when you are up against big businesses. The product liability attorneys at the St. Louis law firm Meyerkord & Kurth will provide you with the representation you deserve. We will provide a full analysis of your claim and determine if you are due compensation. We will not only ensure that you receive compensation for your damages, but we will fight to obtain the maximum amount available and ensure you are repaid for your damages. Contact Meyerkord & Kurth for a free no-obligation consultation today.