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Organicville food sauces allergy response


You are welcome and thanks again.



> On Nov 9, 2015, at 3:21 PM, Rachel Kruse <>



> Hi brandon thanks for the kind note. that is a good idea to put the

> info on the website!


> I would ask General manufacturing processes and allergen process and

> procedures. I would ask your specific question like you did in your

> email to me to get all the information possible to make sure you feel



> Please stay in touch, and let me know if I can be of any further help,

> take care rachel


> Rachel Kruse

> Founder

> Organicville

> 510-655-1755




> -----Original Message-----

> From: Yahoo []

> Sent: Monday, November 09, 2015 2:12 PM

> To: Rachel Kruse

> Subject: Re: Allergy inquiry


> Rachel,


> Thanks for the info and explanation, if not already on the website,

> the info below would be of value for other allergy families, you

> indicate it is made in a facility that has nuts, however through the

> cleaning process there is no nuts in certain products...


> Is there a specific industry wide procedure that speaks to cleaning

> and what it takes to eliminate the risk of cross contamination from

> allergens through the cleaning process, I wanted to look into it And

> if I run across another company that can implement it , I would like

> to call it by name ( if that makes sense)


> Thanks again and have a great day,

> By the way , great products. Website, logo...

> Brandon



>> On Nov 9, 2015, at 2:34 PM, Rachel Kruse

> wrote:


>> Hi Brandon,


>> My name is Rachel, I founded Organicville. Thanks for your email.


>> Regarding your question, our products (except for our thai peanut

> marinade), are free of peanuts and treenuts.


>> The ketchup, mustards and misos are made in a dedicated facility that

>> do

> not make any other products with peanuts or treenuts.


>> For all our other products, like the pizza sauce, there are products

>> made

> in the plant with those ingredients. However they do not come in

> contact with our products. We are very strict with cross contamination

> and have excellent general manufacturing processes. In addition, we

> have excellent ingredient separation. We are also certified gluten

> free, and we test all our products for gluten as well. We are also

> certified vegan. We apply best practices to manage allergens by

> running different recipes in sequence to not introduce a new allergen

> into a recipe. In between, the equipment is broke down and washed with

> detergents. We rinse the equipment with a heated caustic chemical

> blend and a sanitizer. Equipment is then verified "ready for use"

> using in-house testing. This information is documented and reviewed

through a third-party food safety audit.


>> Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns, also I have

> attached a list of all our products if you are interested in seeing

> the items we make.


>> thanks for your support! take care

>> rachel



>> -----Original Message-----

>> From: Brandon jennings []

>> Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2015 5:58 PM

>> Subject: Allergy inquiry


>> From: Brandon jennings <>

>> Subject: Allergy inquiry


>> Message:

>> OVF,


>> I have a child with an allergy to tree nuts and peanuts, I tried and

>> like

> the pizza sauce and want to know if a) your pizza or spaghetti sauces

> are made in a facility that also has nuts and/or b) is the sauces made

> on the same equipment that has nuts on it.


>> This mail is sent via contact form on Organicville Foods

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