KIND product recall – Oats & Honey

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KIND Healthy Snacks is voluntarily recalling one of its products - Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut pouches due to the presence of sesame seeds.
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KIND Healthy Snacks announces product recall

KIND Healthy Snacks is voluntarily recalling one of its products – Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut pouches due to the presence of sesame seeds. The KIND product recall was announced by the company on July 7th, 2020 and announced by the FDA on July 8th, 2020.

Sesame seeds are not listed on the package’s “May Contain” statement.

You can read the official recall notice here – Allergy Alert: KIND issues voluntary recall…

Food products
Nuts & nut products
Allergens

The recall applies to one product and one flavor – KIND Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut.

The KIND Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut product being recalled was manufactured in the US.

According to KIND, the company made a recipe change that involved removing sesame seeds from their new ingredient deck.

The old ingredients were placed into new packaging which contained the sesame seeds.

Sesame allergies are on the rise – you can get a more in-depth review of sesame allergies here – Food Safety – Sesame Allergies

You can read learn about voluntary recalls here – What is a voluntary recall?

You can read KIND’s product recall announcement here – KIND announces voluntary recall.

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