December 5, 2001C.H. Guenther Issues Allergy Alert on
Undeclared Dairy Ingredient in Cinnamon Biscuits
San Antonio, Texas. (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.
all frozen retail cinnamon biscuits with icing because they contain a dairy
ingredient that was excluded from the ingredient list on the package. The
cinnamon biscuits with icing subject to this recall are sold under the brand
names of Bob Evans or Owens and are packaged in blue-speckled tins with a
brown and blue lid.
People who have an
allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy products may run the risk of a
serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Although no illnesses have been reported to date, C.H. Guenther is taking
this voluntary action to prevent any illness or injury. Production of the
product has been suspended until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and
the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.
The cinnamon biscuits, seven to a package, subject to this recall could have
been purchased at various grocery stores in the following states: Illinois,
Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West
This product is being recalled in cooperation with the FDA. C.H. Guenther
and Bob Evans Farms are concerned about the health of their consumers;
therefore, we urge consumers to return the cinnamon biscuits to the store
where purchased for a full refund. This recall does not effect any other Bob
Evans or Owens grocery products, and these products are not served in Bob
Evans Restaurants nor Owens Restaurants. Consumers with questions should
contact customer relations at (800) 939-2338.