Harry and David Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Harry & David® Premium Kansas City Style Barbeque Almonds
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 13, 2012 – Harry and David, is voluntarily recalling approximately 205 2 oz. bags labeled Harry & David® Premium Kansas City Style Barbeque almonds, because the bags may contain peanuts. Peanuts are not declared as ingredients, but the label includes the statement “May contain trace amounts of allergens not listed in the ingredients.” People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Affected product was sold in the following states: CA, CO, DE, MD, NC, NJ, NV, OH, OR, and VA under the Harry & David® brand in Harry and David stores only.
Harry and David is recalling 2oz. bags of Harry & David® Premium Kansas City Barbeque Almonds with a “Best by” date of 09/28/12. The “Best by” date is located on the lower section of the back of the bag. The bag also has the stock identifying number RSD234504 / HA3700195 printed on it. The bar code number for this product is 780994781986. The lot codes for this product are ink jetted on the bag and begin with the digits “0682M” “0722M” and “0752M”. These lots of product were sold beginning 3/29/12.
There have been no illnesses or injuries reported to date. Anyone concerned about an illness/injury should contact a physician immediately.
This problem was discovered on April 10, 2012 when peanuts were found in bulk product shipped to Harry and David by a third party supplier. No peanuts have been reported in bags of Harry & David Premium Kansas City Barbeque Almonds to date.
Consumers with recalled product may return it to any Harry and David retail store for a full refund. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may phone the Harry and David Customer Service division at 800-233-1101, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST.