It seems that every day a food is being recalled for undeclared allergens. I think about all the people who have severe reactions to things like nuts and its pretty scary. You read your labels, it looks safe, you throw it in your cart…
If you have any sort of food allergy, you really need to subscribe to the FDA recall notices.
You’ll get notices like this one –
12/08/2015 09:24 AM EST
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Bakery Fresh Goodness chocolate brownies (16 oz, tub) sold in its retail stores because the product may contain walnuts not listed on the label. People who are allergic to walnuts could have a severe reaction if they consume this product.
For detailed information pertaining to this Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts message, please click the link at the beginning of this bulletin.”
Pretty scary if you have allergies to nuts, right?
And its almost every day.