Gardner Pie Company Issues Allergy Alert on Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies Sold Between 4/11/16 and 6/14/16 Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Residue

Gardner Pie Company Issues Allergy Alert on Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies Sold Between 4/11/16 and 6/14/16 Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Residue

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Gardner Pie Company Issues Allergy Alert on Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies Sold Between 4/11/16 and 6/14/16 Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Residue

For Immediate Release
June 17, 2016
Contact
Consumers
Gardner Pie Company
1-844-201-1038
Media
Pamela Ritz
512-658-9940

Announcement

Gardner Pie Company of Akron, Ohio is recalling Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies sold in our Retail Outlet store between 4/11/2016 and 6/14/2016, because they may contain undeclared peanut residue. While those 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 allergens, the FDA has stated that the amount of peanut exposure from use of the flours and affected products is considered to be low and not expected to cause adverse reactions in the vast majority of peanut allergic consumers.
Gardner Pie Company initiated the recall after its supplier, Kellogg Company, recalled certain lots of Graham Crumbs made with flour that has the potential to contain low levels of peanut residue. The company has received no reports of adverse reactions after consuming our Cheesecake and Key Lime Pies to date and is taking this action out of an abundance of caution.
Product was distributed in Akron, Ohio from direct sale to consumers at Gardner Pie Company Retail Outlet store at 191 Logan Pkwy Akron, OH 44319. The products were produced with gram cracker crumbs which utilized flour recalled by Grain Craft.
The Company is recalling Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies that were sold between 4/11/2016 and 6/14/2016. The items were sold in white pastry boxes that do not receive any code dating at the point of sale. The Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pies are packaged in aluminum pie pans with clear covers. No other Gardner Pie Company products are affected by this voluntary recall.
Gardner Pie Company initiated the recall after its supplier, recalled certain lots of Graham Crumbs made with flour that has the potential to contain low levels of peanut residue. The Gardner Pie Company Cheesecakes and Key Lime Pie products subject to the recall may have been produced using the recalled Graham Crumbs. The FDA advises consumers with severe peanut allergies to avoid the recalled products listed on this page because of potential peanut residue in the Graham Crumbs used to make the products. The FDA has stated that the amount of peanut exposure from use of the flours and affected products is low and not expected to cause adverse reactions in the vast majority of peanut allergic consumers.
Consumers who have purchased Gardner Pie Company Cheesecakes or Key Lime Pies between 4/11/2016 and 6/14/2016 are urged to return it to the Retail Outlet for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may contact the company at 1-844-201-1038 from 8:30am-6:30pm EST.
* 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/ucm507520.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery