Not PA related, but I know a lot of people here use their products.
Robert's American Gourmet Food, Inc. Conducts Nationwide Recall of Veggie Booty Because of Possible Health Risk
Came here to post about this instead of leaving for work this morning after hearing this on Morning Edition.
Glad you posted the whole thing.
I read this article this morning and have to ask why a six-month old was eating veggie booty [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/confused.gif[/img] ??
What are people thinking?
Two Minnesota children sickened by salmonella
Article Last Updated: 06/29/2007 06:38:01 AM CDT
Two Minnesota children were among 52 people around the country infected by a salmonella poisoning linked to the snack food Veggie Booty, the state Health Department said.
Veggie Booty is made by Robert's American Gourmet, a New York-based company.
Both children, [b] a 6-month-old boy and an 11-month-old girl,[/b] are from the Twin Cities area. The boy has recovered and the girl is recovering, health officials said. They were not identified.
Robert's has issued a nationwide recall of the product, a baked snack made from spinach, kale, cabbage, carrots and broccoli. No information was available Thursday on how many packages of the product might be contaminated with the salmonella wandsworth bacteria.
Salmonella causes fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. It's the first time salmonella wandsworth has been identified in Minnesota, health officials said.
I remember a while back there was a consumer reporter on our local news who tested the fat content of supposedly low-fat foods, and Veggie Bootie had more fat than stated on its labels. So this is twice that this company is in trouble.
This is it with Robert Gourmet's products for us. First my son had a reaction to Tings, which then led to them putting a label stating that the product was made on equipment that contained dairy (because he REACTED to the dairy that it contained). And I swear the first product of their's that we have eaten in YEARS was Veggie Booty and my son was eating it AS I READ the recall notice.
I am FED UP with them. We will never use their stuff again.
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