login
Food Allergy Support is now on Twitter. Follow us @FASupport. You may also follow our Tweets in our new global footer at the bottom of the page here at FAS!

FAS has upgraded our forum security. Some members may need to log in again. If you are unable to remember your login information, please email food.allergy.supt@flash.net and we will help you get back in. Thanks for your patience!

Author Topic: 02 22 2021: Urban Remedy Almond Maca & Cacao Mocha beverages (US)  (Read 13 times)

Description: CASHEWS, ALMONDS

Offline GingerPye

  • Moderator
  • Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 15,411
Company Announcement Date:
February 22, 2021
FDA Publish Date:
February 22, 2021
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared almonds and cashews
Company Name:
Urban Remedy
Brand Name:
Urban Remedy
Product Description:
Beverages
Company Announcement
Urban Remedy, a California-based producer and retailer of ultra-fresh, organic meals, is voluntarily recalling 462 beverages because it may contain undeclared almonds and cashews. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds and cashews run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

“In an abundance of caution, we are voluntarily recalling a limited number of our products that contain potentially undeclared allergens,” said Paul Coletta, the company’s CEO. “We’re taking preventative action to keep our customers safe, although no customer complaints have been reported.”

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that products containing almond and cashew was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the above-mentioned allergens. Almond Maca is labeled to contain Almonds but due to mislabeling contains Cashews Cacao Mocha is labeled to contain cashews but due to the mislabeling actually contains Almonds. Because the allergen labeling was involved and consumption by an allergic individual could result in a serious health issue, Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s production and packaging process.

Products were distributed on the following states and cities:

California:

Larkspur
Berkeley
Mill Valley
San Rafael
Lafayette
San Francisco
Los Gatos
Solana Beach
Venice
Mountain View
San Mateo
Concord
Oakland
Fairfax
Sausalito
San Anselmo
Danville
Fair Oaks
Ferndale
San Bruno
Richmond
Antioch
Plymouth
Redondo Beach
Greenbrae
The products were sold in Urban Remedy’s retail stores, online, and at other California retailers. All remaining affected products have been removed from store shelves and the Urban Remedy website.

“All of the potentially affected products have a use-by date of 3/11/2021,” said Coletta. “If you purchased any of these products, please don’t drink them if you any kind of reaction to these allergens – throw them out or return them to the store for a full refund.”

List of contaminated products:

Item Name   UPC Item Code   Use-By Date   Product Size   Quantity
Almond Maca   813377021093   3/11/2021   16oz   184
Cacao Mocha   813377021093   3/11/2021   16oz   278
Consumers with additional questions can call (855) 875-8423.

Company Contact Information
Consumers:
 (855) 875-8423
DD, 25 - MA/EA/PA/env./eczema/asthma
DS, 22 - MA/EA/PA/env.
DH - adult-onset asthma
me - env. allergies, exhaustion, & mental collapse ...