Roland Foods recalls 21,000 cans of roasted pepper strips for glass fragments

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NEW YORK (AP) — Roland Foods is recalling more than 21,000 cans of roasted red pepper strips because some customers have reported finding glass fragments in them.

The New York-based company said Friday the voluntary recall applies only to cans that are 5 pounds and 8 ounces. It says the products were shipped to food distributors and supermarket chains across the U.S. and Canada between March 1 and March 28.

The recall applies to 3,592 cases, each containing six cans. The cases are marked with lot numbers 427, 428, 432 and 437.

Roland Foods LLC says there have been no reports of health problems and an investigation is underway.

The following product is subject to the voluntary recall:

  • Roland® Fire Roasted Red Pepper Strips, NET Wt. 5 LB. 8 OZ. can
  • Item #: 45628
  • Lot #s: 427, 428, 432, 437
  • UPC #: 10041224456287 (carton) and 041224456280 (can)
  • Pack Size: 6 x 5 LB. 8 OZ. cans per shipping carton
  • Production Codes (code is ink jet printed on the top of the can):
    • G1 MSS 1 P0929 and G1 MSS 2 P0929
  • Carton Markings:
    • ITEM 45628
    • LOT #s: 427, 428, 432, 437
    • Fire Roasted Red Pepper Strips
    • Roland®
    • UPC 10041224456287

For more information or to contact Roland Foods, visit www.rolandfood.com, or contact its Consumer
Hotline Monday through Friday at 1-800.221.4030 ext. 222.

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