Quirch Foods Issues a Market Withdrawal of Mambo Brand Frozen Pandebono
CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 15, 2021--
Quirch Foods announced today that it has ordered a voluntary market withdrawal of Mambo Brand “Pandebono” due to possible cross contamination of wheat in the processing facility. The 4 count, 8 oz package (UPC# 665072642809) states the item is gluten free and backed by a Gluten Free Certification. During a recent plant audit, it was discovered that part of the production process may have been conducted in an area where wheat containing products were also handled. As a precautionary measure, the company has decided to remove all of the affected inventory immediately.
The processing plant has taken the necessary allergen controls to prevent cross contamination, however, Quirch Foods deemed it necessary to remove the product from commerce.
About Quirch Foods ®
Quirch Foods is a food distribution company servicing ethnic and national grocers as well as foodservice distribution customers across the United States, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Quirch operates approximately 500 refrigerated trucks and over 2.3 million square feet of combined distribution space through 23 facilities in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Texas, Washington, Oregon, and Puerto Rico. Quirch is the exclusive distributor of High River Angus ®, McKinneys Beef®, Panamei Seafood®, Diamond Reef ® Seafood, Kikiriquirch® poultry, Jackson Farms™, Mambo Foods®, and is a licensed distributor of Certified Angus Beef® and Chiquita® Brands frozen Tropicals and Fruits.
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