MONROE, Wis. – Emmi – Roth Kse USA is recalling all Spreadables brand Crab Creole and Shrimp Scampi cheese spreads due to a recall initiated by the FDA of Best Flavors Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP). The HVP was recalled due to the presence of Salmonella in the plant that manufactures HVP; a soup base ingredient containing HVP is used in the production of Spreadables brand Crab Creole and Shrimp Scampi varieties.
Spreadables brand Crab Creole and Shrimp Scampi cheese spreads were sold in 7 ounce and 2 pound containers with various code dates. Emmi – Roth Kse USA has tested all Spreadables brand finished product that contain HVP, including Crab Creole and Shrimp Scampi varieties; all varieties tested negative for Salmonella, and no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products. In spite of these test results, the company has elected to initiate a Class 1 recall of the aforementioned Spreadables varieties.
Consumers who have purchased Spreadables Crab Creole or Spreadables Shrimp Scampi should return it to the place of purchase or call 608-328-2122 x5.
Source: Emmi – Roth Kse USA