Earth Balance Recalls Mac & Cheese Products over Dairy Allergy Concerns

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Published: December 9, 2016

If you or your child have a dairy allergy, please be aware of this important voluntary recall of two Earth Balance Mac & Cheese products. Below is the company’s press release, and the FDA has been informed of the recall. Also, no other Earth Balance products are affected.

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BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boulder Brands, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 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:

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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 with questions may contact Boulder Brands at 1-888-299-7646.

Consumer Contact:
Boulder Brands Consumer Care
1-888-299-7646
Hours: Daily between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time