FARM RICH ANNOUNCES PRODUCT ALLERGEN CHANGES (Wheat, Gluten)
Cheddar Cheese Curds, Jalapeño Peppers, Breaded Mushrooms and Meatballs Reformulated
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (Feb. 8, 2018) - Farm Rich has announced a recipe change for some of its popular snack offerings. Products included in this recipe update are:
Cheddar Cheese Curds, Jalapeño Peppers, and Breaded Mushrooms, which now contain trace amounts of egg and soy, and two Farm Rich Meatball varieties, Original Homestyle and Italian Style, are no longer gluten-free.
Farm Rich is encouraging shoppers to pay special attention to product package labeling and/or visit FarmRich.com to view the most current ingredient and allergen information.
"We are continually looking for ways to improve the taste and authenticity of our products," said Shannon Gilreath, Farm Rich Director of Marketing. "We do this while adhering to the highest manufacturing standards and protecting the health and safety of our customers. We want to make sure everyone who enjoys our snacks and appetizers is well-informed about any changes to our offerings."
According to the FDA, the eight common food allergens are milk, peanuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, tree nuts and wheat. Cheddar Cheese Curds, Jalapeño Peppers and Breaded Mushrooms contain eggs, soy, milk and wheat. Homestyle Meatballs and Italian Style Meatballs contain soy and wheat (gluten).
Farm Rich follows all government regulations for product labeling. If one of the top eight allergens is present in any quantity, it will always be listed in the product ingredient statement on the packaging, as well as on the Products and Allergens Page on the Farm Rich website, FarmRich.com.
For general food allergen information, visit www.FoodAllergyAwareness.org.
About Farm Rich
A division of Rich Products, Farm Rich is one of the nation's leading frozen snacks and appetizers brands. The company is based in St. Simons Island, Ga., and features a full portfolio of frozen snack, appetizer and bakery products sold at grocery and club stores nationwide. Farm Rich Snacks are Real-Life GoodTM, made with wholesome, great-tasting ingredients the whole family loves. For products, nutritional information, recipe inspirations and more, visit FarmRich.com.