Reily Foods Recalls Chili Seasoning Kits Due to Undeclared Peanut and Almond Allergens
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 19, 2014 – New Orleans, LA – Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, announced today it is recalling certain Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third-party supplier contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
This recall affects the following products:
Consumer UPC # Unit Size Item Description Best By Date Range
0-00-72396-10000-8 4oz Carroll Shelby Chili Mix July 1, 2016- Nov 21, 2016
0-00-72396-10019-0 3oz Carroll Shelby White Chicken Chili July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00069-8 3.625oz Wick Fowler 2-Alarm Chili Kit July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00111-4 3.03oz Wick Fowler False Alarm Chili Kit Sept 02, 2016- Dec 02, 2016
The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide.
This recall was initiated in consultation with the FDA after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut and almond allergens. Reily Foods Co. is receiving these ingredients from other sources in anticipation of resuming production shortly.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-535-1961 between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm Central Standard Time or visit www.reilyfoods.com for additional information.
“For more than 100 years, Reily Foods has provided safe, high-quality food products that meet the very highest standards of food manufacturing practices,” said Steve Woullard, Director of Corporate Quality. “Since 1902, honesty, transparency and accountability have been the cornerstone of our company.”
* 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/ucm427655.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.629.7263.