Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kit recalled due to undeclared ingredients
On Thursday, June 18th, Fresh Express voluntarily recalled a “limited quantity” of their 11.5 ounce Southwest Chopped Kits due to undeclared ingredients. The undeclared ingredients were: wheat, soy, cashews, and coconut. The consumption of undeclared ingredients is especially concerning for those that may have an allergic reaction to the undeclared ingredients.
Recalled Product Details:
Fresh Express Southwest Chopped Kit - 11.5-oz. bag
Product Codes G163B10A and G163B10B with use-by date of June 29, located in the upper righthand corner on the front of the bag
UPC Code of 0 71279 30602 5 located on the reverse side of the bag by the bar code
It’s possible that the recalled product was distributed to as many as 11 states. Those states include: Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. In the FDA’s recall notice, Fresh Express makes it clear they want consumers to know they take food safety “very seriously, including the issue of allergens.” They are working with the FDA to determine how this error occurred, though they’re certain this is an isolated incident.
If you purchased the recalled products, you should discard them immediately, or return them to your retailer for a full refund. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Fresh Express at (800) 242-5472 Monday through Friday during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.
To read the FDA’s full recall notice, click here: https://bit.ly/2YkpSvL