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Franklin Farms Issues Allergy Alert for Chili-Bean Veggiburgers Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 15, 2015 – Parsippany, NJ – Franklin Farms is issuing a voluntary recall of certain code dates of Chili-Bean Veggiburgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.
Franklin Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Chili-Bean Veggiburgers may inadvertently contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing peanut.
This recall affects the following products:
|Description (Retail)||UPC Code||Size||Use/Freeze By Dates|
|Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger||044325120050||10 oz (4 ct)||08/03/14 to 09/07/14|
|Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger||044325120050||10 oz (4 ct)||11/09/14 to 03/01/15|
|Description (Food Service)||UPC Code||Size||Lot #s|
|Franklin Farms Chili-Bean Veggiburger||705723300306||10.5 lb case (48 ct)||170161, 170343|
The date code for retail products can be found on the side of the package sleeve. These products were distributed in the states of CT, FL, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NY, and PA and sold through both retail stores and through foodservice channels.
Though testing has shown no detectable levels of peanut in the products, Franklin Farms has issued a voluntary recall of these products as a precaution. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.
Consumers with questions or seeking to return product may contact us at 973-808-1540 from Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.