B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert for Undeclared Peanut in Three Cases of Back to Nature® Fudge Mint Cookies - 2/3/23
Company Name: B&G Foods, Inc.
Brand Name: Back to Nature®
Product Description: Fudge Mint Cookies
B&G Foods, Inc. announced today that it is voluntarily recalling three cases (18 individual boxes) of a single date code of 6.4oz Back to Nature® Fudge Mint Cookies, with a best by date of Oct. 2, 2023, after being notified that an ingredient supplied by a third-party ingredient supplier was contaminated with peanut, an allergen not declared on the cookie box label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the cookies contained in the three recalled cases.
This recall affects only three cases of the following product, which may have been distributed in retail stores nationwide:
- Back to Nature® Fudge Mint Cookies
- Consumer UPC: 8-19898-01102-5
- Size: 6.4oz
- Best By Date: Oct. 2, 2023
This recall does not apply to any other “best by” dates, sizes or varieties of Back to Nature products.
No allergic reactions have been reported to date. This recall was initiated in cooperation with the FDA and the third-party co-packer that produces the cookies after it was discovered that an ingredient supplied by a third-party ingredient supplier was contaminated with peanut. Read more on the FDA website.
*We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
*We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
*ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
*For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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