BC Gourmet USA, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pine Nuts in Scarpetta Brand Pink Pesto
For Immediate Release
March 16, 2023
BC Gourmet USA, Inc.
781-959-7771 ext. 111
BC Gourmet USA, Inc. of Lynn, Massachusetts is recalling 906 units of Scarpetta Brand Pink Pesto, because it contains undeclared pine nut allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Scarpetta brand Pink Pesto was sold in small retail shops and grocery stores throughout Massachusetts and Bermuda. Scarpetta brand Pink Pesto was sold online throughout the USA.
The Scarpetta brand Pink Pesto is packed in a plastic container. The lot code is located on the bottom of the container.
The lot codes are NN149 expiring on 5/02/2023 and NN164 expiring on 12/09/2023 for a total of 906 units.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after the firm discovered that product containing tree nuts were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of pine nuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a document-control deviation.
Consumers who have purchased Scarpetta Pink Pesto are urged not to consume it, return to the place of purchase, or contact us at email@example.com or 781-959-7771 ext. 111 between 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday - Friday to schedule a return and full refund.