FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
My product is unopened but past its expiration date. Is it still safe for me to eat?
Field Day does not recommend or support consumption of any product past its expiration or use by date as quality, food safety, taste, and texture may be compromised.
Does Field Day Microwave Popcorn packaging contain PFOA’s (Perflurooctanoic Acid)?
No. The bags are made using grease resistant flourochemical treated papers. These papers are FDA and EU compliant for use in microwave popcorn bags. We do not use or add PFOA, PFOS, PFCAs.
Are Field Day Peanut Butter’s tested for Aflatoxins?
Yes all of our peanuts and finished peanut butter products are tested and must meet the standards for Aflatoxins.
Are Field Day Canned Beans soaked or pressure cooked?
All of Field Day's Canned Beans are soaked prior to cooking, however, length and time varies based on the beginning moisture of the bean, water temperature, and type of bean. The beans are then tested during the soak process to achieve the desired moisture before canning. After soaking, the beans are cooked at a high temperature and pressure for 12 minutes.
What additional information do you have on Field Day Canned Tuna?
All Field Day Canned Tuna is wild and sustainability caught using pole and line catch methods. This fishing method uses one person and one fishing pole to catch tuna one-by-one near the seas surface. By using this catch method and not using any fishing aggregated devises (often used to attract a high volume of fish), we greatly reduce bycatch of larger marine animals, endangered animals or unwanted species. Fisherman can easily release any unwanted species and help reduce the risk of overfishing in comparison to other large-scale fishing methods. All of our tuna is certified dolphin safe by the International Dolphin Safe Monitoring Program to ensure that our tuna is caught without endangering any dolphins.
Our Chunk White Albacore is rated Best Choice and our Chunk Light Skipjack is rated Good Alternative by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Program.
All of our tuna is Non-GMO Project Verified, Kosher Certified, Gluten Free, and packaged in BPA Non-Intent can lining.
What additional information do you have on Field Day Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
Field Day Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a blend of three main Spanish varieties – Arbequina, Cornicabra, and Picual. All are harvested in Spain. This blend creates a multipurpose oil that is good for both cooking and finishing as it has a balanced flavor that will not mask other ingredients.
After the olives are harvested, they are washed to remove debris and crushed within 24 hours to ensure the highest-grade oils are produced. Absolutely no chemicals, solvents, deodorizers, or heat are used in the processing to ensure the oil retains all of the olives’ natural health benefits.
Every lot code of Field Day Extra Virgin Olive Oil is analyzed to ensure there has been no adulteration in the finished product in order to comply with the European Union regulations. This ensures that the olive oil is 100% pure and not blended with any other oils that may be of a lower quality or chemically refined.
Every shipment is accompanied by a certificate of analysis as our commitment to quality control.
What is Field Day's allergen labeling policy?
Field Day includes an allergen label any time any of the “Top 8 Allergens” recognized by the FDA are used directly as an ingredient within the products recipe. You can find these top 8 allergens listed under the “CONTAINS” section if the product includes them.
What are the “Top 8 Allergens” that are recognized by the FDA?
Peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, fish, shellfish/crustaceans, wheat (gluten) and soy.
How can I know if a Field Day item is gluten free?
All products that are certified gluten free carry the certification seal on packaging. Some products are not certified by a third party agency so they do not carry the certification seal on packaging, but do claim gluten free. These products have been tested for gluten within the facility and meet the requirements for less than 20ppm of gluten.
Which products are certified gluten free?
Mustards, granola, brown rice pasta, brown rice and quinoa blend pasta, pasta sauce, pizza sauce, and instant oatmeal.
My Field Day product contains “spices” and/or “natural flavors”, this concerns me as I have allergies in addition to the top 8. How can I find out if the product is safe for me?
We understand your concerns in relation to possible allergens hidden within these terms. Please note, these terms are not meant to be confusing, they are listed this way in order to keep our recipes different from others, similar to a secret recipe. If you are seeking additional information in order to confirm whether or not the product is safe for your consumption, please fill out the contact form, let us know which allergens/ingredients are a concern for you, and someone will be able to assist you.
I follow a low “FODMAP” diet. Do Field Day broths contain any garlic or onions within the recipes?
Field Day's Organic Low Sodium and Regular Chicken Broth's contain onion powder. Field Day's Organic Low Sodium and Regular Vegetable Broth's contain garlic powder. The Organic Beef Broth does not contain garlic or onion.
Do any Field Day products contain MSG?
No Field Day products contain added MSG. The FDA requires that foods containing added MSG list it in the ingredient panel on the packaging as monosodium glutamate. If MSG occurs naturally in ingredients the agency does not require the label to include "naturally occurring MSG”. MSG cannot be listed as "spices and flavoring".
What are “natural flavors”?
Natural flavors are flavors that are derived from natural sources including herbs, spices, botanicals, fruits, vegetables or any plant matter.
What are “organic spices”?
Organic spices refers to any aromatic vegetable substance in the whole, broken, or ground form where the primary function is to season. Our “organic spices” do not include onions, garlic, or celery.
What is guar gum?
Guar gum is the natural substance obtained from the maceration of the seed of the guar plant. Primary functions: Emulsifier, stabilizer, thickener, firming agent in foods.
Is the Field Day Apple Cider Vinegar raw and does it contain the mother?
Field Day Apple Cider Vinegar does not contain the mother. The vinegar still contains enzyme (acetobacter) after pasteurization. Pasteurization does not kill it completely, but definitely slows down the process. Some of the probiotics are broken down but not all. Unfiltered, pasteurized, vinegar will still have some of the mother but is much more shelf stable than the raw.
Is fluoride added to the sparkling water?
No fluoride is added.
What is the source of calcium carbonate in Field Day’s Honey Nut O’s?
The calcium carbonate used in Field Day's Honey Nut O's is derived from limestone.
CERTIFICATIONS AND SUSTAINABILITY
How can I know if a Field Day product is vegan?
A majority of Field Day products that are vegan include a call out on packaging. If the ingredients appear to be vegan, and there is no call out, you may reach out to us via the contact us form for verification.
Is the Palm oil used in Field Day products sustainable?
Yes. All Field Day products use certified sustainable palm oil.
Are Field Day products BPA free?
All Field Day products are being produced as BPA-NI*. Sparkling water, canned olives and pasta sauces previously contained BPA, however, any of these items with an expiration date on or after the posted dates below are packaged in BPA-NI* cans.
BPA-NI cans became available on 4/12/18. With a 12-month shelf life, all cans posting an expiration date of 4/11/19 or later can be considered BPA-NI*.
Medium Ripe Black Pitted - 03/01/2020
Medium Ripe Green Pitted - 09/01/2020
Ripe Black Sliced - 03/01/2020
All items - 07/01/2019
*BPA-NI refers to BPA “non-intent”. This means that BPA is not an intentionally added substance in the can/lid coating.
What is the Non-GMO Project and which Field Day products are enrolled in the program?
The Non-GMO Project is a non-profit organization committed to preserving, educating and building sources of non-GMO products. For a complete list of Field Day Non-GMO Project verified products visit https://www.nongmoproject.org/find-non-gmo/verified-products/results/?brandId=208. If a Field day product carries a Non-GMO logo that means it is currently enrolled, and once it is verified it will be added to the website.
How can you claim Field Day Honey is organic when the plants that bees visit cannot be controlled?
In order for an apiary to obtain USDA Organic Certification, certain standards must be followed. Please visit the USDA link below and refer to pages 5-8 for more information. https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/NOP%20Livestock%20Final%20Rec%20Apiculture.pdf
What makes Field Day’s Paper Products white?
Our paper products are whitened using hydrogen peroxide. No chlorine bleach is used.
Are Field Day’s Paper Products biodegradable?
Field Day's tissue products, facial tissues, and bath tissues are biodegradable as they immediately start to breakdown in the toilet, septic system, or sewer. The paper towels are considered compostable, meaning in a bio-composing environment they can breakdown; paper towels are not officially considered biodegradable as they are typically disposed in the trash, which ends up in a landfill - they will eventually break down but the process is not fast enough to earn the biodegradable label.
Are your household/paper products ever tested on animals?
No! All of Field Day’s household and paper products are cruelty free.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
My product displays the statement “Produced in the USA with domestic and imported ingredients”. How do I know which ingredients are imported and where they are coming from?
Based on availability, some ingredients can be sourced from different countries over time. This can be impacted by crop availability and cost. We strive to source quality ingredients that do not impact our final products taste or price. We are happy to provide what information is available and current if you are seeking more information. Please contact us via the contact form and our consumer response specialist will provide you with as much detail and information as possible.
Does Field Day offer coupons?
We do! Select the coupon category from the drop down menu on the contact form, let us know what you love about the brand/product, and provide your full mailing address and we will get one sent out to you as soon as possible!
I am concerned one of my Field Day products was recalled. How can I know for sure?
Refer to the list below – all currently recalled items are posted here.
|Item Description:||Field Day Organic Ranch Dressing, 12/8oz – Retail|
Instructions for the Consumer: Consumers should return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund.
Instructions to the Retail Customer: You are to check your inventory for the listed item, remove ONLY product with specified lot code from stock and destroy the recalled product at store level.
Retail Customer Disposition: Be prepared to document the action taken at your store including the label description, Best By date on the units, number of pieces destroyed (full and partial cases), method and date of destruction. Retail Customers should expect to receive the Product Recall notice and Destruction Verification Form. They are asked to destroy the product and complete the Destruction Verification Form as instructed on the form. For credit, report count information through normal distribution channel (e.g. UNFI Customer Returns/Claims or BMB Direct Customer Account Reps).