Gel Spice Company, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Soy And Wheat In Beef Flavored Bouillon Cube Products.
- Company Announcement Date:
- December 19, 2017
- FDA Publish Date:
- December 29, 2017
- Product Type:
- Food & Beverages
Spices, Flavors & Salts
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason DescriptionUndeclared Soy and Wheat
- Company Name:
- Gel Spice Company, Inc.
- Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)Spice Time and Spice Supreme
- Product Description:
Product DescriptionBeef Flavored Bouillon Cube products
Gel Spice Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain Spice Time and Spice Supreme Beef Flavored Bouillon Cube products (identified below) because they contain undeclared soy and wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy and/or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction(s) if they consume these products.
The recall covers the following products:
|Brand/Description and Net Weight||Product Labels||Best By Date Code(s)*||UPC NUMBER|
|Spice Time Beef Flavored
NET WT. 1.7 OZ (48 g)
|"See below for the product label"||11/06/20||079679000543|
Beef Flavored Bouillon Cubes 25 Count
NET WT. 3-1/2 OZ (98 g)
|"See below for the product label"||11/20/20||076114304419|
Beef Flavored Bouillon Cubes
NET WT. 1.7 OZ (48 g)
|"See below for the product label"||09/26/20 11/06/20 12/05/20||076114304426|
* “Best By Date” coding can be found on the back of the product bottle, below the product cap and above the product label.
The beef flavored bouillon cube products identified above were distributed by Gel Spice throughout the United States to retail locations and distribution centers located in: Alabama; California; Connecticut; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Maryland; Michigan; Minnesota; Montana; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; South Dakota; Texas; Virginia; and Washington.
Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on consumer safety, Gel Spice is issuing this voluntary recall to ensure that consumers are made aware of the potential hazard. No reports have been received to date of any consumer injuries or complaints.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the beef bouillon flavored cube products containing soy and wheat were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of such soy and wheat. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary packaging error that has now been rectified.
Consumers who have purchased the Spice Time and Spice Supreme products identified above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Customers are encouraged to visit Gel Spice’s website (http://recall.gelspice.com) to register to receive a replacement product at no charge. Customers with questions about the recalled product may also call Gel Spice at 201-354-2203 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, or may e-mail the company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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