Kermit, Inc. of Florida is voluntarily recalling some of their cocktail, steak, hot, and barbecue sauces and marinades because they may contain undeclared soy and wheat, two of the major food allergens. People who are allergic to soy and/or wheat could have a serious allergic reaction if they consume these products. People with celiac disease could have a serious adverse health reaction if they eat anything containing wheat. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products.
The products recalled for undeclared soy include Kermit’s Key Lime Cocktail Sauce, Net Wt. 12-ounces, with Best By Sep/1/2016; Kermit’s Key Lime Steak Sauce, Net Wt. 10-ounces, with Best By Aug/18/2016; and Kermit’s Sweet & Tasty Key Lime Barbeque Sauce, Net Wt. 16-ounces, with Best By Sep/14/2016. Also recalled is Kermit’s Medium Mannered Key Lime Barbeque Sauce, Net Wt. 16-ounces, with Best By Aug/11/2016; Kermit’s Hot & Spicy Key Lime Barbeque Sauce, Net Wt. 16-ounces, with Best By Aug/19/2016; Kermit’s Chipotle Key Lime Barbeque Sauce, Net Wt. 16-ounces, with Best By Jul/24/2016; and Kermit’s P4 Hot Sauce, Net Wt. 5.5-ounces, with Best By Aug/20/2016. In addition, Kermit’s Key Lime Ginger Wasabi Marinade, Net Wt. 12-ounces, with Best By Aug/31/2016, is being recalled for undeclared soybeans and wheat ingredients.
The products are sold in clear glass bottles in the sizes with Best By dates indicated above. The recall is for all of the products with the indicated “Best By” or earlier. They were distributed in retail stores in Florida and Maryland, and sold direct to the consumer via the internet through Kermit’s website.
People who are allergic to soy, soybeans, or wheat should throw this away. You can also return it to the place of purchase for a refund. You can see pictures of product labels at the FDA web site.