New Frontier Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips Produced At Third Party Manufacturer On Certain Dates, Because Of Possible Health Risk, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
New Frontier Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall Of Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips Produced At Third Party Manufacturer On Certain Dates, Because Of Possible Health Risk (Undeclared Allergen – Wheat)
For Immediate Release
October 12, 2015
Firm Press Release
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New Frontier Foods, Inc. of Burlingame, CA is voluntarily recalling six days of production of Ocean’s Halo Gluten Free Seaweed Chips produced at a third party manufacturer because of an undeclared allergen – wheat – with potential adverse health effects.
The Seaweed Chips produced on the affected dates of production are being recalled because routine testing showed levels of gluten above the FDA limit for a gluten free product. As a result, the products may contain an undeclared allergen – wheat – in products labeled as gluten-free. To date, New Frontier Foods has not received any reports of illness that may be associated with gluten.
New Frontier Foods is voluntarily recalling affected chips produced on those dates from customer warehouses and retail store shelves. No other dates and no other New Frontier Foods products are covered by the recall.
Products containing wheat can cause illness or severe reactions for individuals with wheat allergies or Celiac disease. Products containing wheat can also cause illness or discomfort for individuals with gluten intolerance.
Consumers with wheat allergies, Celiac disease or gluten intolerance should not consume products bearing the affected code dates and should contact New Frontier Foods for a replacement or full refund. For consumers who do not have an allergy to wheat, Celiac disease or a gluten intolerance, the products are safe to eat.
This voluntary recall includes 3 flavors Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips, with the following “BEST BY” dates shown as Lot Numbers below.
Product Name Brand Name Description Outer Case UPC Unit (Bag) UPC Lot Numbers
The Organic Seaweed Chip Ocean’s Halo Sea Salt 2.5oz bag/12 ct 10851899005174 8 51899 00517 74 082416, 091416, 091516, 091616
The Organic Seaweed Chip Ocean’s Halo Chili Lime 2.5oz bag/12 ct 10851899005198 8 51899 00519 1 091716
The Organic Seaweed Chip Ocean’s Halo Korean BBQ 2.5oz bag/12 ct 10851899005181 8 51899 00518 4 082416, 091516, 091616, 092116
Consumers requesting refunds or calling with further questions should contact Bob Childs at New Frontier Foods at 1-888-767-2035 from the hours of 9am-5pm PST.
* 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/ucm466681.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at email@example.com or 312.629.7263.