Greencore, USA - Rhode Island, Issues Allergy Alert Due to the Potential for Undeclared Almonds in Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola Parfaits Sold in 266 Locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 23, 2015 – North Kingston, RI – Greencore, USA Inc. North Kingston, Rhode Island, is voluntarily recalling approximately 379 pounds (997 individual parfaits) of Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola parfaits because the product may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola products were produced on September 21 and distributed to approximately 266 Starbucks retail stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine. No other regions are affected. To date, the company has not received reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products, and all affected product has been removed from stores.
The following product is subject to recall:
- 6.1oz. Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola, (UPC: 7 6211107474 4, 'enjoy by 9/24')
- This isolated issue affects only this date code of product. No other codes or products are affected.
The problem was discovered when product checks discovered that the granola in some individual Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola contained almonds. Greencore has determined the cause and has worked to eliminate the issue. Greencore, USA, Inc. takes food safety and the protection of customers and consumers very seriously. It has robust traceability systems and took immediate action, working with our customer, on being informed of the potential problem.
Customers who have purchased the affected product and have not yet consumed it may return the products to the Starbucks store in which they were purchased for a full refund.
For further questions regarding this recall, please contact the following representatives:
Media Inquires: Greencore USA: 1 978 716 2530
Customer Inquiries 800-Starbuc (800-782-7282)
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