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Eataly USA Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Artichoke Spread

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Eataly USA Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Artichoke Spread

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
April 19, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
April 20, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Allergen - Walnuts
Company Name:
Eataly USA
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Eataly
Product Description:
Product Description
Artichoke Spread

Company Announcement

Eataly USA of New York City, New York is recalling Eataly Artichoke Spread, because it may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Eataly Artichoke Spread was distributed in New York City sold at Eataly Flatiron, located at 200 5th Avenue, New York, 10010.

The product us packed in a plastic container and has a front and back label. The front label says “Eataly artichoke spread” nt wt.7 oz. 200g, UPC: 612067. The back label lists the ingredients and mentions the expiration date of 05.12.

The problem was found by a costumer who is allergic to nuts. He did not encounter any illness, but had a light allergic reaction. The customer declined to fill out the Eataly incident form and just wanted to bring the seriousness of what happened to our attention. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the packaging process.

Consumer who have purchased the product need to be aware that it contains walnuts as an ingredient. For customer who are not allergic to walnuts, the product is totally safe.

Consumers who have purchased Eataly Artichoke Spread are urged to return it to the Eataly NYC Flatiron. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-201-875-0606, Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
1-201-875-0606

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