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Important Food Recall Notices

Ortega and Las Palmas Taco Seasoning and Sauces

Nov. 17, 2014 - B&G Foods has issued a recall for Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce, Ortega Taco Kits, Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce. One or more of the ingredients contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that are not declared on the product ingredient statements. These ingredients pose a risk to people with an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts and almonds. The Food Depository does not have this product in its inventory, but there is a possibility some could have been distributed through Food Rescue and/or salvage programs. Please check your inventory for these products. For more information on this recall, click here.

Hunger in America 2014 survey

Thank you to all agencies that participated in data collection for Hunger in America 2014. Our network achieved one of the highest response rates in the nation. The full report is now available.

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Let Us Help Your Agency

We want to help our member agencies ensure the adequate supply, delivery and access to healthy food options for all people in need.

So if you need to make an order or if you operate a Kids Cafe or other meal program and need temporary staffing assistance, call your local Community Service Coordinator.

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