Zatarain’s Red Beans and Rice Original in 8-ounce boxes is being recalled because the product may contain undeclared dairy ingredients that could prompt serious or life threatening allergic reactions.
Zatarain’s said in a news release that the Red Beans and Rice Original product may contain Creamy Parmesan Rice Mix with dairy ingredients. The dairy allergens are not listed on the package.
The mislabeled product had not resulted in any illnesses or allergic reactions being reported to the company as of Thursday.
The product subject to the recall has a package UPS number of 7142909849, an affected date code of Best By July 31 16Z, and shipping dates of Aug. 7, 2015 – Sept. 29, 2015.
The product was shipped to Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Consumers are urged to dispose of the product and to phone Zatarain’s at 877-837-3796 for a replacement or full refund.
Zatarain’s has notified grocery outlets to remove the recalled product from store shelves and distribution centers immediately.