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Possible peanut residue in flour spurs recall of GFS cheesecakes

The Father’s Table is recalling 2,100 cases of cheesecakes sold by Gordon Food Service through retail and food service outlets under the GFS label because Grain Craft flour used in the products may contain undeclared peanut residue.

recalled GFS cheesecakesThere are 11 different cheesecake products in six different flavors included in recall by The Father’s Table.

“While those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, the FDA has advised that ‘the amount of peanut exposure from use of the flours and affected products is low and not expected to cause adverse health effects in the vast majority of peanut allergic consumers,’ ” according to the company’s recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration website.

“The FDA has also stated that individuals who do not have peanut allergies do not need to avoid these products. … The Father’s Table has received no reports of illnesses to date, from any of its products.”

GFA label cheesecakes join multiple products from several companies — including Hostess, Kellogg, Frito-Lay, Mars, Chick-fil-a, Cinnabon and Safeway — that are under recall because of the Grain Craft flour recall.

The cheesecake recall covers the following products, with the package lot codes corresponding to the second set of seven digits after the “/” laser coded on the rear side panel of the product boxes:

Product UPC Product Description Package Lot Code
0-93901-75662-6 68 oz Creamy Indulgence NY Style Cheesecake for GFS®, 12 cut w/papers 1011641
0-93901-75662-6 68 oz Creamy Indulgence NY Style Cheesecake for GFS®, 12 cut w/papers 1061642
0-93901-75662-6 68 oz Creamy Indulgence NY Style Cheesecake for GFS®, 12 cut w/papers 1121641
0-93901-75662-6 68 oz Creamy Indulgence NY Style Cheesecake for GFS®, 12 cut w/papers 1231642
0-93901-59122-7 68 oz Triple White Chocolate Cheesecake for GFS®, 14 cut w/papers 1101642
0-93901-59122-7 68 oz Triple White Chocolate Cheesecake for GFS®, 14 cut w/papers 1211642
0-93901-75667-1 68 oz Fruit Swirl Variety Cheesecake for GFS®, 12 cut 1121642
0-93901-59121-0 68 oz Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake for GFS®, 14 cut w/papers 1141641
0-93901-59121-0 68 oz Raspberry Lemonade Cheesecake for GFS®, 14 cut w/papers 1221642
0-93901-51633-6 68 oz Sea Salt Caramel Cheesecake for GFS®, 14 cut w/papers 1221642
0-93901-75664-0 54 oz Brownie Cheesecake for GFS®, 12 cut w/papers 1231642

Consumers who have purchased the product from a Gordon Food Service Store are urged to dispose of the product, and return the packaging to the store as proof of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Robert White, Technical Director at (847) 687-6491. Available Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

For information on other recalls related to the Grain Craft flour recall, click on the following company names:

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