RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Vesta Fiery Gourmet Foods, Inc. based in Raleigh, North Carolina has issued an allergy and recall alert on five varieties of its dry hot sauces. The company is voluntarily recalling several 1.5-ounce jars of Benny T's Vesta Dry hot sauces.
On Thursday, January 4, the company was notified by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that the label does not state the flour used is wheat flour." Vesta Fiery Gourmet Foods stated in its recall announcement that "people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products."
According to the FDA news release, the affected lot numbers and expiration dates are: FX001500 (expiration date 09/2024) and FX001582 (expiration date 09/2024) NDC 0078-0110-22. These lots were distributed nationwide to wholesalers across the US, beginning in January 2022 and September 2022, respectively.
The company posted this statement about the recall on its Facebook page on Wednesday, January 10.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them and to discard them. There have been no illnesses reported that are associated with these products, the FDA news release states.
Consumers with questions may contact Chris Tuorto at 919-656-7688, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. EST.