Franklin Farms Issues Allergy Alert for Chili-Bean Veggiburgers Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen

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 Another undeclared allergen; peanuts.  Please see the FDA press release below

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.


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