Think! and Interpac Technologies, Inc., Issue Voluntary Recall and Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Think! Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble Products - 2/2/21
Company Announcement Date:
January 28, 2021
FDA Publish Date:
January 28, 2021
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Due to undeclared almonds and pecans
think! and Interpac Technologies, Inc.
Protein fiber oatmeal farmer’s market berry crumble
think! and Interpac Technologies, Inc., of Woodland, California, a supplier of certain think! brand oatmeal products, have issued a voluntary recall on specific lots of think! Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble products which may inadvertently contain undeclared tree nuts, including almonds and pecans. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts, such as almonds and pecans, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled products.
The recalled think! Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble products were manufactured in the United States, distributed nationwide and reached consumers through retail stores and ecommerce websites, including www.thinkproducts.comExternal Link Disclaimer.
The recalled products are sold in individual 1.76 oz bowls with a UPC Code of 753656711836 or a case containing 6 individual bowls with a UPC Code of 753656712338, all with best by dates of N15OCT21, N16OCT21, N19OCT21, N20OCT21, or N21OCT21 stamped on the bottom of the bowl.
To date, neither Interpac Technologies nor think! have received any reports of illness associated with consumption of the recalled products. All of the affected products include the following statement on the packaging: “MADE IN A FACILITY THAT PROCESSES…TREE NUTS.”
The recall was initiated following a report from a consumer of finding a piece of almond while consuming the product, and it was discovered that products manufactured in the same lot may contain undeclared almonds or pecans. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an inadvertent error in the production process.
Consumers who have purchased the products under recall should not eat them and may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For additional information, consumers may call 866-98THINK from 8:30 – 5:00 pm CST
* 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.
About Feeding America Recall Notices
The Feeding America national office issues notifications of all national Class I and II recalls–those involving a health hazard situation in which there is reasonable probability that eating the food will cause health problems or death–and other recalls that may affect the safety of food supplied to network members.
The national office strongly encourages all member product solicitors, operations managers, and others involved in food and grocery distribution to regularly consult resources provided by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at http://www.fda.gov/opacom/7alerts.html, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/index.asp. Additionally, members can often receive information on national, state, and local recalls by contacting their local health departments.
Feeding America National Office
35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60601