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Public Alert No.026/2022 – B&G Foods Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert for Undeclared Egg and Milk in a Limited Number of Boxes of Back to Nature® Cheddalicious® Cheese Flavored Crackers Mistakenly Containing Animal Shaped Crackers

May 10, 2022,

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control is notifying the public that B&G Foods is voluntarily recalling 1,855 cases of a single date code of 6 oz. Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers, with a “best by” date of SEP 05, 2022, after learning that a limited number of the cracker boxes were inadvertently filled with foil wrapped pouches of animal shaped crackers, which contain egg and milk, allergens that are not declared on the box label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the animal shaped crackers contained in the recalled boxes. There is no health risk associated with this product for individuals without an allergy to egg or milk.

This recall affects only 1,855 cases of the following product, which may have been distributed in retail stores nationwide:

Description Consumer UPC # Size Best By Date
Back to Nature Cheddalicious
Cheese Flavored Crackers
8-19898-01491-0 6 oz. (The “best by” date is located onthe top of the box.)

SEP 05 2022

This recall does not apply to any other “best by” dates, sizes or varieties of Back to Nature products.

The B&#G reported that there is no allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. This recall was initiated in cooperation with the FDA and the third-party co-packer that produced the product.

B&G Foods discovered this issue when it received a consumer complaint that a foil pouch within a single box of Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers contained animal shaped crackers. The third-party co-packer that produces the product inadvertently filled a limited number of Back to Nature Cheddalicious Cheese Flavored Crackers product boxes with another food company’s animal shaped crackers.

Out of an abundance of caution, B&G Foods is recalling all 1,855 cases with this particular “best by” date. Product with this particular “best by” date was shipped and distributed to customer warehouses located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Details of Recalled Product

Members of the public already in possession of the above stated product batch are implored not to consume the product and handover stock to the nearest NAFDAC office.

Consumers are encouraged to report consumer complaints, any Allergic reaction related to the use of any regulated product to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks), via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng or via the NAFDAC ADR e-Reporting platform available at www.nafdac.gov.ng

NAFDAC……..Customer-focused, Agency-minded!!!

Signed Management

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