FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 21, 2014 – Wolfgang B. Gourmet Foods, Inc. of Catskill, NY, is voluntarily recalling approximately 236 units of FAIRWAY brand CONDIMENT GRILLING SAUCE, NET WT. 12 oz., UPC 758940706093, because it contains undeclared fish (anchovies). The Grilling Sauce is made with Worcestershire Sauce which contains anchovies as a sub-ingredient but anchovies are not listed on the label. People who are allergic to anchovies run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The product was sold at 14 Fairway stores located in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
This recall affects the following lots of product: Lot # 340 GRSC with a use-by date of 03/08/2014 and Lot # 357 GRSC use by date 03/25/2014 located on the side of the glass bottle. No other Fairway branded products are affected by this voluntary recall.
The company has not received any reports of illnesses associated with this product to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered by the firm that the product contains undeclared anchovies from the Worcestershire Sauce ingredient. Fairway has posted notices of the recall at its stores and has pulled the affected lots off the shelves.
Consumers in possession of the recalled product that have an allergy to anchovies should not consume it and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (518) 719-1727, Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm, ET.