Orval Kent Food Company, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Culinary Circle Dips Due to Possible Health Risk

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–March 11, 2010.  Orval Kent announced today that it is voluntarily recalling multiple dips as a precautionary measure because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Orval Kent dips are being recalled because they contain HVP (hydrolyzed vegetable protein) manufactured, distributed and recalled by Basic Food Flavors, Inc., Las Vegas, NV.

Consumers who have recently purchased the items listed below should not consume this product and should return it the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement.

Salmonella is a common food borne pathogen that can cause severe illnesses, including fever, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. While most individuals recover in three to five days without medical intervention, the infection can be life-threatening to young children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. Consumers with any of these symptoms should call their physician. For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Website at http://www.cdc.gov1. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at www.cdc.gov2.

To date, Orval Kent has not received any reports of illnesses in connection with the items listed below.

The following items being recalled were sold under the Culinary Circle brand in locations nationwide.

Only the following products with Use By dates between 12/12/09 and 4/16/10 are being recalled:

Retail Product Name & Description UPC#
Culinary Circle™ Pesto Ranch Dip, 10 oz UPC#: 41130-38063
Culinary Circle™ Cucumber Dill Dip, 10 oz UPC#: 41130-38062
Culinary Circle™ Spinach Dip, 10 oz UPC#: 41130-38061

Orval Kent is also recalling Albertsons brand Spinach Dip sold in any department only at Albertsons stores in CA and NV and Jewel brand Spinach Dip sold in any department only at Jewel stores in IA, IL and IN.

Consumer Contact Information:
Consumers with questions may contact SUPERVALU Customer Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 877 932 7948.