The following message was posted on the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network Special Food Allergy Alert Notice on August 20, 2009
Van’s International Foods is recalling “Van’s All Natural Wheat Free Homestyle Pancakes” due to undeclared egg, milk, and wheat.
The product was distributed in Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.
The 12.4-oz. package bears lot number 200060629B1, UPC 0-89947-60604-9, and “best if used by” date of March 30, 2010.
Consumers may return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call (303) 848-6013 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Although it is unfortunate that the products were contaminated with gluten, it is very responsible of Vans International Foods to recall their product.
Responsible companies like Vans International Foods should be commended for their attempts to keep people with gluten-free sensitivities safe.
Other gluten-free products by Vans International Foods: Wheat Free Minis Wheat Free Flax Waffles Wheat Free Buckwheat Waffles Wheat Free Blueberry Waffles Wheat Free Apple Cinnamon Waffles Wheat Free Cinnamon French Toast Wheat Free Homestyle Pancakes