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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 22,
2012 – Honeyville Honey Farm of Durango, CO is voluntarily
recalling bottles of Honeyville Honey Barbecue Suace manufactured
after August 1, 2011 because they contain undeclared anchovies in
the Worcestershire sauce used in production. People who have
allergies to anchovies run the risk of serious or life threatening
allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled product is identified “Honeyville Honey
Barbecue” with a net weight of 15 ounces and were distributed
through retail internet sales and in retail stores from August 1st,
2011 to May 21st, 2012. The products are identified with UPC
0-3880171212-9 and DO NOT have an add-on sticker reading CONTAINS
ANCHOVIES. The bottles are not identified with a lot code or
This product was distributed nationwide through wholesale and
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this
The recall was initiated after an onsite FDA inspection in May
2012 which revealed that anchovies were contained in the
Worcestershire sauce used in production of these products and
labeling did not reveal the presence of anchovies.
Consumers who have purchased Honeyville Honey Barbecue Sauce
containing this UPC or have these products that do not have the
CONTAINS ANCHOVIES sticker on them, are urged to return them to the
place of purchase or discard them immediately. Consumers with
any questions should contact Honeyville at 800-676-7690 (9-5 MST)