Trader Joe’s Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Tree Nuts In Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli
For Immediate Release
November 12, 2015
Firm Press Release
Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, California is voluntarily recalling Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli (UPC 00943482/SKU 94348) sold in the refrigerated deli section with “Use or Freeze by” codes 04 16 15 through 01 15 16, because it may contain undeclared tree nuts. All affected product has been removed from store shelves. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli is packaged in an 8.8 oz. package, with code information printed on the upper-right corner of the front of the package. The product was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. Trader Joe’s initiated the voluntary removal of this product after customers reported having an allergic reaction after consuming the product. The customers are allergic to tree nuts, which are not an intended ingredient in this product.
Customers who have purchased the Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli may return it to Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s customer relations at (626) 599- 3817, 6AM-6PM PST, Monday-Friday.