Roland Foods issues voluntary recall of caviar


Courtesy: MGN

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WFXR) – Roland Foods of New York has begun a voluntary recall of Roland Red Lumpfish Caviar and Roland Black Lumpfish Caviar.

The recalled caviar was manufactured in Ora ehf in Iceland due to the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death if consumed.

Consumers are urged not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Botulism is a potentially fatal form of food poisoning.

No illnesses have been reported.

Symptoms of botulism include general weakness, dizziness, double vision, and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension, and constipation are also common symptoms.

The Red Lumpfish Caviar and Black Lumpfish Caviar are sold in glass jars and were distributed nationwide to retailers and food distributors across the country.

Customers can visit Roland Foods’ website for further information about the voluntary recall.

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