The Quaker Oats Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor Due to Undeclared Soy Issue - 3/5/21
Company Announcement Date:
February 26, 2021
FDA Publish Date:
March 01, 2021
Food & Beverages
Snack Food Item
Reason for Announcement:
May Contain Undeclared Soy Ingredients
The Quaker Oats Company
Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor
The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., today issued a voluntary recall for 3.03 oz. bags of Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor because they may contain undeclared soy ingredients.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the recalled bags. If you have purchased the impacted product, we advise you not to consume the product and urge you to dispose it. A total of 4,550 bags are being recalled with a specific best before date of May 29, 2021.
The products covered by this recall may have been distributed to retail stores in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.
No other Quaker products or Rice Crisps bag sizes or flavors are impacted by this recall.
At this time, there are no reports of illness. Quaker has informed the FDA of the action.
Consumers with the product noted below can return the product to a retailer for a refund or contact Quaker Consumer Relations at 1-800-367-6287 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday).
The specific recalled product information is listed below:
|Product Description||Size||UPC||Best Before|
|Quaker Rice Crisps Sweet Barbecue Flavor||3.03 oz. Bags||0 30000 31984 0||MAY29213M21|
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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