Garden Lites Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé, Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé, Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt, Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites & Classic Cooking Kale and Quinoa Veggie Cakes

Garden Lites Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé, Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé, Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt, Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites & Classic Cooking Kale and Quinoa Veggie Cakes

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Garden Lites Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé, Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé, Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt, Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites & Classic Cooking Kale and Quinoa Veggie Cakes
Contact:
Consumer:
[email protected] or (718) 439-0200, ext. 627
Media:
[email protected] or [email protected]; (973) 744-0707
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 15, 2015 — JAMAICA, NY — Garden Lites®, The Delicious Vegetable Company™ owned and operated by Classic Cooking LLC, is issuing a voluntary recall of several products due to the fact that they contain undeclared peanuts. The ingredient cumin provided by a third party vendor was contaminated with peanut allergen. Individuals who have severe sensitivity to peanuts should not consume the designated products as they may run the risk of a serious and even life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
These products were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
The recall affects products with the following lot numbers and UPC codes:
PRODUCT NAME SIZE LOT# EXP DATES UPC
Garden Lites Kale & Quinoa Soufflé
7 oz
32914
33014
35714
5/25/2016
5/26/2016
6/23/2016
7-04863-01730-3

Garden Lites Southwestern Soufflé
7 oz
27814
32214
32314
4/5/2016
5/18/2016
5/19/2016
7-04863-01720-4

Garden Lites Veggie Chili & Cornbread Melt
7 oz
29914
4/26/2016
7-04863-01726-6

Garden Lites Kale & Brown Rice Veggie Bites
9 oz
28014
28114
30114
30214
27414
4/7/2016
4/8/2016
4/28/2016
4/29/2016
4/02/2016
7-04863-03611-3

Classic Cooking Kale & Quinoa Veggie Cakes
6.75 lbs
32314
33614
36314
27414
5/19/2016
6/2/2016
6/29/2016
4/1/2016
7-4863-32511-8

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
Customers seeking a refund are asked to send a digital image displaying the UPC code and expiration date on the package/s affected to [email protected] or they can mail the product packaging to Classic Cooking Attn: RECALL at 165-35 145th Dr., Jamaica, NY 11434 in exchange for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-439-0200 ext. 627, Mon – Fri 9:00AM To 5:00PM.

* We believe that none of the products 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.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm430560.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.

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