Reily Foods Recalls Chili Seasoning Kits Due to Undeclared Peanut and Almond Allergens

December 22, 2014  |  Peanuts, Tree-nuts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 19, 2014 – New Orleans, LA – Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, announced today it is recalling certain Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third-party supplier contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This recall affects the following products:

Consumer UPC #Unit SizeItem DescriptionBest By Date Range
0-00-72396-10000-8 4oz Carroll Shelby Chili Mix July 1, 2016- Nov 21, 2016
0-00-72396-10019-0 3oz Carroll Shelby White Chicken Chili July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00069-8 3.625oz Wick Fowler 2-Alarm Chili Kit July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00111-4 3.03oz Wick Fowler False Alarm Chili Kit Sept 02, 2016- Dec 02, 2016

The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide.

This recall was initiated in consultation with the FDA after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut and almond allergens. Reily Foods Co. is receiving these ingredients from other sources in anticipation of resuming production shortly.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-535-1961 between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm Central Standard Time or visit www.reilyfoods.comdisclaimer icon for additional information.

“For more than 100 years, Reily Foods has provided safe, high-quality food products that meet the very highest standards of food manufacturing practices,” said Steve Woullard, Director of Corporate Quality. “Since 1902, honesty, transparency and accountability have been the cornerstone of our company.”