Heinz Gravy was recalled for the labels did not contain all of the ingredients. This is happening just before Thanksgiving which is a big loss for Heinz. This recall was forced by the federal inspectors after they found that some of the products were mislabeled.
Some of the allergens that were contained in the Heinz gravy were undeclared. These allergens were soy and milk. The recall was a massive one: more than 5,000 pounds of Heinz gravy were recalled starting November 19.
The recalled gravy was produced in June and it was contained in more than 550 cases. All of these gravy jars had the expiration date on December 28, 2017. This problem was discovered a few days ago, on November 17. A customer reported that one jar looked darker than it should have.
The mislabeling occurred on June 4 when the labels for pork gravy ended up on au jus gravy. Once this happened, the products got mixed up. After the company found out about this problem they decided to recall of the products made in that day in order to be sure that nothing bad happens.
Allergies are very dangerous and this is why all of the products should have the allergens written on their labels. People with allergies can even die if they eat something that they are allergic to. Soy and milk are two of the most known allergens and many people are allergic to them.
A report showed that more than 3% of young children which are more sensitive than adults. Almost 0.5% of children are allergic to soy as well. The soy allergy, compared to the milk allergy can disappear once the kids grow.
The customers that have one of the jars of gravy that were recalled should throw it away or to bring it back to the store in order to get a new one. Despite the fact that no one was reported sick due to this product, Heinz gravy is recalled in order to avoid anything from happening.
The company mentioned that there have been no other problems with their products. Also, they mentioned that they haven’t received any customers complaints.
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