Okra from the Magic Valley

Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. recalls frozen breaded okra because of undeclared ingredient

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

Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. announced on Feb. 1 that it is voluntarily recalling 6,492 packages of frozen breaded okra because they may contain undeclared whey.

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 is sold in retail grocery stores throughout the United States under the Spartan or Shurfine label. The recalled product is packaged in a 16 ounce plastic bag, and will have the code MV29110O1 or MV23510P1 printed on the back of the package with UPC code 0 11213 35681 5 or 0 11161 13389 6.

No illnesses have been reported, and no other Magic Valley Fresh Frozen, Inc. company products are involved in this recall.

Retailers are removing the product from 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 5:00pm Central Time).

Review Date: 
February 1, 2011