Recall Notice: Boulder Brands, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Mac & Cheese and Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese Due to Possible Dairy Allergen Contamination

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Boulder Brands, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Mac & Cheese and Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese Due to Possible Dairy Allergen Contamination

For Immediate Release

December 10, 2016

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Consumers

Boulder Brands Consumer Care
1-888-299-7646

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Sarah Tremallo
[email protected]
(973) 718-7068 x1

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Boulder, CO (December 8, 2016) — Boulder Brands, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Mac & Cheese and Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese. The products are being recalled as the health and safety of our consumers as our top priority. Boulder Brands initiated the recall after being informed by consumers that the product may contain a dairy allergen.   People with a dairy allergy or sensitivity run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Food and Drug Association has been made aware of this recall.  Several consumers have informed the Company concerning allergic reactions suggesting the presence of a dairy allergen.

The recalled products were distributed nationally. All affected distributors and retail customers are being notified and the affected products are being removed from store shelves.

All products expiring in 2017 are being recalled.  The recalled items can be identified by the code embossed on the bottom of the package. The ‘17’ in the code identifies product that will expire in 2017. Only the following products are affected by this recall:

Description Retail UPC Best When Used By Dates
Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese 6oz Package 0 33776 08050 1 27JAN17RX
28JAN17RX
11MAR17RX
14MAR17RX
15MAR17RX
06JUN17RX
07JUN17RX
08JUN17RX
09JUN17RX
31AUG17RX
01SEP17RX
02SEP17RX
06SEP17RX
07SEP17RX
08NOV17RX
09NOV17RX
30NOV17RX
01DEC17RX
02DEC17RX
05DEC17RX
06DEC17RX
    (see code date embossed on the bottom of the package)
Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese 6oz Package 0 33776 08052 5 29JAN17RX
01FEB17RX
15MAR17RX
16MAR17RX
26AUG17RX
29AUG17RX
30AUG17RX
31AUG17RX
04NOV17RX
07NOV17RX
08NOV17RX
29NOV17RX
30NOV17RX
(see code date embossed on the bottom of the package)

No other Earth Balance products or any other products produced by Boulder Brands are affected by this recall.

Consumers who have an allergy to dairy should not consume these products. Affected product may be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Boulder Brands at 1-888-299-7646.

* 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/ucm532675.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery