B’gan has recalled black eye peas after a video went viral showing a bug Infestation.
The video made the rounds on social media on Wednesday afternoon.
Many people have the Minhag to use black eye peas as one of the “simanim” on Rosh Hashana night.
The statement from B’gan follows:
Dear B’gan Customer,
It has been brought to our attention that some of B’gan Black-Eyed Peas has unfortunately become infested. As a precaution, all the bags of B’gan Back-Eye Peas has been pulled from stores.
If you purchased this item, please return to the place of purchase for a full refund. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
Note: This is an isolated incident and does not in any way affect any of our 14 varieties of beans.
We are extremely stringent in upholding our standards of kashrus and quality and always stand behind our products.
Look forwarding to keeping you a satisfied B’gan customers with our full line of premium products.
Wishing you all a Kesiva v’chasima tova,
(YWN World Headquarters – NYC)