Colorado-made Mac and Cheese Recalled for Possible Dairy Allergen

One of the Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese labels released with the recall notice. Source: PRNewsFoto/Boulder Brands, Inc., Boulder, Colorado.
One of the Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese labels released with the recall notice. Source: PRNewsFoto/Boulder Brands, Inc., Boulder, Colorado.

Boulder Brands, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Mac & Cheese and Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese Due to Possible Dairy Allergen Contamination

On December 8, 2016, Boulder Brands, Inc. issued a voluntarily recalling of Earth Balance Vegan White Cheddar Mac & Cheese and Earth Balance Vegan Cheddar Mac & Cheese.

The products are being recalled as the health and safety of our consumers is our top priority. Boulder Brands initiated the recall after being informed by consumers that the product may contain a dairy allergen. People with a dairy allergy or sensitivity run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Food and Drug Association has been made aware of this recall. Several consumers have informed the Company concerning allergic reactions suggesting the presence of a dairy allergen.

The recalled products were distributed nationally. All affected distributors and retail customers are being notified and the affected products are being removed from store shelves.

All products expiring in 2017 are being recalled. The recalled items can be identified by the code embossed on the bottom of the package. The ’17’ in the code identifies product that will expire in 2017. Only the following products are affected by this recall:

Description

Retail UPC

Best When Used By Dates

Earth Balance
Vegan Cheddar
Macaroni &
Cheese 6oz
Package

0 33776 08050 1

27JAN17RX

28JAN17RX

11MAR17RX

14MAR17RX

15MAR17RX

06JUN17RX

07JUN17RX

08JUN17RX

09JUN17RX

31AUG17RX

01SEP17RX

02SEP17RX

06SEP17RX

07SEP17RX

08NOV17RX

09NOV17RX

30NOV17RX

01DEC17RX

02DEC17RX

05DEC17RX

06DEC17RX

(see code date embossed on the bottom of the package)

Earth Balance
Vegan White
Cheddar
Macaroni &
Cheese 6oz
Package

0 33776 08052 5

29JAN17RX

01FEB17RX

15MAR17RX

16MAR17RX

26AUG17RX

29AUG17RX

30AUG17RX

31AUG17RX

04NOV17RX

07NOV17RX

08NOV17RX

29NOV17RX

30NOV17RX

(see code date embossed on the bottom of the package)

 

No other Earth Balance products or any other products produced by Boulder Brands are affected by this recall.

Consumers who have an allergy to dairy should not consume these products. Affected product may be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers/customers with questions may contact Boulder Brands Consumer Care at 1.888.299.7646 daily, between 9am and 8pm (Eastern Time).

 

Source: Boulder Brands, Inc.

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