Hazelnut Allergy Alert: La Boulange Cafe & Bakery Soft Caramel Jam

La Boulange Cafe & Bakery Issues an Allergy Alert for Undeclared Allergen (Hazelnut) in Product Inadvertently Mislabeled as Soft Caramel Jam

Voluntary product recall issued as precautionary measure at 20 La Boulange Café & Bakery stores in San Francisco Bay Area

(415) 440-0356 ext. 3, option 3

(206) 318-7100


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 14, 2013 - SAN FRANCISCO, California – La Boulange Café & Bakery voluntarily initiated a product recall of 75 Soft Caramel Jams in 8.4 oz. jars with lot number 822713 as a precautionary measure. This product was sold exclusively in 20 La Boulange Café & Bakery stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. The recall was immediately initiated after it was discovered by the company that the product was inadvertently mislabeled and filled with Hazelnut Jam (containing undeclared hazelnut). People who are allergic to hazelnut could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to hazelnut, there is no safety issue with the product. The company has received no reports of illnesses associated with this product.

This recall affects Soft Caramel Jam products sold from August 15, 2013 to November 11, 2013 with lot number 822713 on a white label on the bottom of the container. No other La Boulange Café & Bakery branded products are affected by this voluntary recall.

Consumers in possession of the recalled product that have an allergy to hazelnut should not consume it and should discard it or return to a La Boulange Café & Bakery for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company by phone at (415) 440-0356 ext. 3, option 3, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, PST or by email at contact@laboulangebakery.com. Media may contact the company at (206) 318-7100.


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