Think! brand of oatmeal, which is sold across the United States, has issued a recall of its Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble products which may inadvertently contain undeclared tree nuts, including almonds and pecans. The oatmeal was sold both online and in retail stores.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts, such as almonds and pecans, run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled products.
The recalled think! Protein + Fiber Oatmeal, Farmer’s Market Berry Crumble products were manufactured in the United States, distributed nationwide.
The recalled products are sold in individual 1.76 oz bowls with a UPC Code of 753656711836 or a case containing 6 individual bowls with a UPC Code of 753656712338, all with best by dates of N15OCT21, N16OCT21, N19OCT21, N20OCT21, or N21OCT21 stamped on the bottom of the bowl.
According to the company, no serious reactions have been reported as of yet, but that doesn’t mean the recall isn’t to be taken seriously. The recall notice explains that the issue was discovered after a customer found an almond in the oatmeal and reported it to the company. An investigation of the complaint reveals that other products in the same lot may also contain almonds or pecans, which is not noted on the label.
Consumers who have purchased the products under recall should not eat them and may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For additional information, consumers may call 866-98THINK from 8:30 – 5:00 pm CST