Recall: Merkts Port Wine Cheese Spread
On 2017-10-13, the FDA announced that BEL BRANDS USA is conducting a recall on Port Wine Cheese Spread due to a possible particulate matter. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Merkts during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: BEL BRANDS USA
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Port Wine Cheese Spread
Brand Name(s): Merkts
Reason for Recall: Presence of small pieces of plastic
Official Recall Date: 2017-10-13
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Impacts only the 14-oz. size Port Wine flavor of Merkts Cheese Spread distributed by Bel Brands USA, Inc. and sold by retailers nationwide. All affected products have the "Best Before" date of 04-29-18. Read More.
More information may be available at FDA.gov
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