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Morningstar Farms Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary, Precautionary Recall of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers in The U.S. Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen

Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-962-0120

Media:
269-961-3799

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 9, 2015 — BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — MorningStar Farms is issuing a voluntary and precautionary recall of certain code dates of Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers because they may contain undeclared peanut.

MorningStar Farms was notified by a third party supplier that one of the spice ingredients used in Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers may inadvertently contain peanut, an allergen that is not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This recall affects the following products:

Description(retail)UPC CodeSizeBetter if Used Before Date
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger289897175018.90 oz (8 ct)APR14 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger28989392079.50 oz(4 ct)APR14 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black Bean Burger289897167438.10 oz (9 ct)MAR22 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Chipotle Black Bean Burger289894086450.80 oz (12 ct)MAR22 16 XXXX XX:XX to JUN30 16 XXXX XX:XX
Description(foodservice)UPC CodeSizeBetter if Used Before Date
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger28989499388.7 lb case (48 ct)MAR 24 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger289893165112.75 lb case (4 sleeve)APR 09 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX
MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burger28989977659.75 lb case (4 sleeve)APR 20 2016 XXXX XX:XX to JUN 30 2016 XXXX XX:XX

 

These products were distributed nationwide in the U.S. at both retail stores and through foodservice channels. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

Consumers with questions may contact the Consumer Response Center using the Contact Us feature on www.MorningStarFarms.com or by calling at 1-800-962-0120 from Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time.

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