The food maker said on its website that one of the spice ingredients used in the burgers may contain peanut and consumers who have an allergy or sensitivity to this ingredient run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions after eating these products.
MorningStar is calling back any Spicy Black Bean Burgers with a ‘better if used by date’ of April 14, 2016 through June 30, 2016.
The company is also recalling the Chipotle Black Bean Burger with best if used by dates between March 22, 2016 through June 30, 2016.
According to food allergy research, peanut allergies are some of the most common and dangerous allergies in America. A recent study found that peanut allergies among American children more than tripled between 1997 and 2008.