Applegate Recalls Gluten-Free Corn Dogs - Celiac Disease
Oct 16 2014

Applegate Recalls Gluten-Free Corn Dogs

Applegate Naturals is issuing a voluntary recall of their Gluten-Free Beef Corn Dog. The product doesn’t meet Applegate’s standards and they regret having to issue the recall. The product involved in the recall looks like the photo below and has a “Best Before” date of April 21, 2015.

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More about the recall:

What product is affected by the recall? 10-ounce packages of Applegate Naturals Gluten Free Beef Corn Dogs with the “Use By” date of April 21, 2015. Please note: this is the ONLY product affected by the voluntary recall.

How much of this product is out in the marketplace? We have confirmed that 972 packages of Applegate Naturals Gluten Free Beef Corn Dogs are potentially affected and were distributed to a limited area. The shipment of this product has been tracked, and all retailers with affected product have been notified.

Are any other Applegate products affected by the voluntary recall? No. Only Applegate Naturals Gluten Free Beef Corn Dogs with the “Use By” date of April 21, 2015. No other Applegate products are affected.

Why is Applegate removing this product from stores? One of Applegate’s customers, United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) of Aurora, CO, reported that this identified batch of Applegate Naturals Gluten Free Beef Corn Dogs may have not been refrigerated properly. No reports of illness or injury have been reported. UNFI has contacted retailers and verified that shipments were made to stores in six states: Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Our customers can be assured that the issue that led to this is being investigated.

If you believe that you may have this product in your freezer, please read below:

What should customers do if they have an affected product and how do they get reimbursed? Customers can return any affected packages of Applegate Naturals Gluten Free Beef Corn Dogs to the retailer where they were purchased for a full refund.

Where can I go for more information? Customers with specific questions can email us at help@applegate.com or call us at 866-587-5858.

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Kyle Eslick is the founder of Gluten Free Media, as well as the creator of the popular Celiac Support Groups page. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+!

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