Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Almonds in 12-ounce "Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 19, 2012 - Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC of Denver, Colorado, is voluntarily recalling its 12-ounce bags of "Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola" with UPC 6-98997-80615-8 and "Best By 041913 12265 1" because they may contain undeclared almonds. People who are allergic to almonds run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Recalled "Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola" products were distributed through retail stores in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington beginning on or about September 24, 2012. The product comes in a 12-ounce, clear plastic bag marked with BEST BY 041913 12265 1 on back of the bag, underneath the Nutrition Facts panel.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated voluntarily by the company after it was discovered that almonds were mixed in with the oats in the Au Naturel 12-ounce product by mistake at the end of the Au Naturel production run.
The recall is limited to products with "UPC 6-98997-80615-8" and "Best By 041913 12265 1." It does not extend to any other Udi’s products or lot codes.
Consumers who have purchased 12-ounce packages of "Udi’s Gluten Free Au Naturel Granola" with the above UPC code and Best By date are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 201-421-3970, Monday-Friday from 9AM to 4:30PM Eastern Time.
About Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC
Udi’s Healthy Foods LLC (Udi’s) is a leader in the fast growing market for gluten-free foods in North America. Udi’s markets a diversified and growing range of gluten-free products under the well-recognized Udi’s Gluten Free Foods brand in the retail market, and since mid-2011, food service channels. Udi’s Gluten Free Foods is a leading brand in gluten-free bread and bakery products. In addition, Udi’s markets other gluten-free products in the frozen pizza and granola categories.