Contact: Lori Willis
Director of Communications
July 21, 2005
ST. LOUIS - Orchid Island Juice Company of Fort Pier, Fla. has voluntarily recalled a variety of brands of unpasteurized, fresh-squeezed orange juice with an expiration date from prior to July 25, 2005. The company says this product, produced under a variety of brand names, could be potentially contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium.
Schnucks Premium Brand - OJ, 32 oz., Fresh Squeezed - UPC Code, 72534111113
Schnucks Premium Brand - OJ, 64 oz., Fresh Squeezed - UPC Code, 72534111112
At customer request, Schnucks carries this product only in the produce department of 21 stores as shown below (see list). According to Dianna Pasley, Schnucks director of food safety, the Schnucks produce department rejected delivery of product with an expiration date of July 25, 2005. But customers may have purchased product from earlier shipments.
Orchid Island Juice Company has asked that anyone who recently purchased this product should return the container to any Schnucks or Logli store. A full refund will be offered.
The recall also includes frozen unpasteurized orange juice, but Pasley says Schnucks does not carry the frozen product.
Symptoms manifest within 72 hours and could include high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Symptoms may persist for four to seven days. Anyone who may have ingested the potentially affected product and is experiencing symptoms should consult a physician.
Consumers with questions may contact Orchid Island Juice Company directly at 772-465-1122.
The Schnucks brand unpasteurized, fresh-squeezed orange juice is carried only at the following Schnucks stores:
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