Recall: Gluten-free cornbread mix may contain gluten
Hometown Food found problem during standard batch testing
Hometown Food Company recalled about 375 cases of Martha White Gluten-Free Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix after quality testing detected gluten.
The 7-ounce boxes were distributed nationwide through two retailers that Hometown Food didn’t name in its announcement. The recalled products have UPC code 0 1330082014 8 or 0 1330082014 8 and best dates of Jan. 23 or Jan. 24, 2021.
Standard batch testing showed the presence of gluten from wheat, rye, barley or crossbreeds of the grains.
“At Hometown Food Company, nothing is more important than the safety and integrity of our products,” the announcement says. “While there have been no reports of illnesses to date associated with this product, we are initiating this recall out of an abundance of caution.”
People with the product “in a home or business where someone suffers from wheat allergy, celiac disease or gluten and wheat sensitivity” should throw it away or return it to the store for a refund. The company is offering replacement coupons for the product.
Consumers may call the company at 866-219-9333 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT, Monday through Friday.