MORRISTOWN, NJ - EnviroKidz Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch and Jungle Munch cereals have been recalled for containing undeclared gluten (wheat and barley), announced Nature's Path Foods.
“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.”
The company, Nature's Path Foods is also removing any affected cereals from customer store shelves and warehouses. According to the company, people who have a wheat allergy, celiac disease or sensitivity to gluten and wheat should not consume the cereals with the BEST BEFORE DATE listed below due to potential adverse health effects.
|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|
The error was isolated to one facility and due to air contamination as a result of incorrect production scheduling, stated the company. Other gluten-free Nature’s Path and EnviroKidz products are not impacted and are not part of this voluntary recall.
Consumers requesting a refund for the affected cereals should return the product to their retailer. Consumers may also contact Nature’s Path Consumer Services at 1-866-880-7284 (between Monday and Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm PST) or email at ConsumerServices@naturespath.com.
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