Product Detail

Product Description
Canned Pear Halves in Light Syrup or canned Pear Halves in Heavy Syrup. The PDP reads "HOOD-CREST HALVES BARTLETT PEARS IN HEAVY SYRUP NET WT. 28 OZ. (1 LB. 12 OZ.) 793G" and the back panel reads in part "***INGREDIENTS: PEARS WATER, SUGAR. Packed by MUIRHEAD CANNING CO. The Dalles, Ore. 97058***"
There is no UPC on the label.

For the light syrup the PDP reads "HOOD-CREST HALVES BARTLETT PEARS IN LIGHT SYRUP NET WT. 28 OZ. (1LB. 12 OZ.) 793G" The back panel reads in part "***INGREDIENTS: PEARS, WATER, SUGAR. MUIRHEAD CANNING CO. The Dalles, Ore. 97058***" The UPC on the label is 7 88637 01071 4.

Recall Number F-1313-2013

Classification Class II

Code Info Pear Halves in Light Syrup has a can code: bartlett 285 12:24. This code is interpreted as: Bartlett type, Julian date 285, and processing time. The can code for Pears in Heavy Syrup is: BARTLETT 285 12:12

Product Distributed Qty firm unwilling/unable to provide

Reason For Recall Potentially under processed and reports of swollen and bursting cans as well as the fruit turning brown shortly after opening and the fruit is undercooked (firm) from consumers.

Event Detail

Event Id 64311

Product Type Food/Cosmetics

Status Ongoing


Recalling Firm Sage Creek Inc, The Dalles, PR, USA

Voluntary Firm Initiated

Recall Initiation Date 2013-02-08

Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Telephone

Distribution Pattern Western US