Nature’s Path has announced a voluntary recall of a specific production run of EnviroKidz Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch and Jungle Munch cereals due to possible contamination with undeclared gluten, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Those with a wheat allergy, celiac or wheat or gluten sensitivity should not eat cereals with the “Best Before Date” listed below:
|Product Name – United States||Size||UPC||Best Before Date|
|EnviroKidz Choco Chimp||10 oz||0 5844987024 1||08/27/2019|
|EnviroKidz Gorilla Munch||10 oz||0 58449 86002 0||08/24/2019|
|EnviroKidz Gorilla Munch||10 oz||0 58449 86002 0||09/21/2019|
|EnviroKidz Jungle Munch||10 oz||0 5844987028 9||08/01/2019|
|Product Name – Canada||Size||UPC||Best Before Date|
|EnviroKidz Choco Chimp||284 g||0 5844987023 4||08/27/2019|
|EnviroKidz Gorilla Munch||284 g||0 58449 86002 0||08/24/2019|
|EnviroKidz Jungle Munch||284 g||0 5844987027 2||08/01/2019|
The issue was isolated to a single facility due to “air contamination as a result of incorrect product scheduling,” and other Nature’s Path and EnviroKidz products are not impacted. Nature’s Path is removing affected cereals from store shelves and warehouses.
To obtain a refund, consumers should return the product to their retailer. Nature’s Path customer service can be reached at 1-866-880-7284 between Monday and Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm PST or by writing to [email protected].
“Making healthy, nutritious, organic food is our passion,” says Arjan Stephens, Executive VP of Sales & Marketing at Nature’s Path. “This failure to meet the gluten-free standard our consumers expect and trust from us is a deep concern. We have reviewed and changed our internal practices to ensure our gluten-free cereals are not impacted in the future.”
For more information about the recall, including product photos, visit the FDA website.