TEN BC LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in “Tommy’s Superfoods 10 oz. Santa Fe Rice”
Email: [email protected]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — December 29, 2014 — Austin, TX —TEN BC LLC of Austin, TX is recalling its 10 ounce packages of “Tommy’s Superfoods Santa Fe Rice” because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled “Tommy’s Superfoods Santa Fe Rice” were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
The product comes in a 10 ounce, white plastic package marked with Best by 11/17/2015. Lot # C091X4K17 on the bottom and is sold in the frozen foods section of the store.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Production of the product has been suspended until the FDA and TEN BC LLC are certain that the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have purchased 10 ounce packages of “Tommy’s Superfoods Santa Fe Rice” marked with Best By 11/17/2015. Lot # C091X4K17 on the bottom are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at [email protected]
* 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/ucm428406.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.