A Popular Brand Just Recalled 168,000 Frozen Breakfast Items in 17 States

Updated: Jun. 20, 2024

Due to a manufacturing error, two popular flavors from a "healthy" brand may contain an undeclared, potentially life-threatening allergen.

If you’re a fan of quick and easy breakfast options, peek inside your freezer to ensure two popular products from a certain “healthy” brand aren’t lurking toward the back. Nature’s Path Organic Foods is recalling 13,615 cases with 12 units each of their frozen waffles due to potential trace amounts of undeclared peanuts, posing a serious risk for those with peanut allergies.

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The affected products include Nature’s Path pumpkin spice and dark chocolate chip waffles. They were exclusively sold in the US at major retailers such as Target and Whole Foods Market and were distributed in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Floria, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

The affected pumpkin spice waffles have a best-before date of October 24, 2023, a lot code of 2C110242 and a UPC of 0 5844959077 4.

The recalled dark chocolate chip waffles have a best-before date of October 26, 2023, a lot code of 2C110262 and a UPC of 0 5844916701 3.

The lots codes can be found on the bottom flap of each box.

The FDA categorizes this as a Class II recall.

What Each FDA Recall Classification Means
Class I Recall This is the most severe recall type, issued for products that could cause serious health issues or death.
Class II Recall This type involves products that may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health effects.
Class III Recall This is for products that are unlikely to cause health problems but fail to comply with FDA labeling or manufacturing regulations.

According to a press release, no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported, but the recall is being issued out of an abundance of caution. The release claims the issue arose from a manufacturing error by an external partner that produces these products for Nature’s Path.

If you have purchased these waffles, you should return them to the retailer where you bought them for a refund. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact Nature’s Path consumer services by calling 1-866-880-7284 from Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PST or by emailing [email protected].

No other Nature’s Path products or batches are impacted by this recall. If you or someone you know has a peanut allergy, it’s critical to avoid these specific batches to prevent any risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.