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Recall -- Firm Press Release

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Gray Squirrel Nut Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts, Milk Products, Yellows #5 and #6 in Their Autumn Trails Delite Trail Mix

Trenton Axtell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- St. Ignatius, MT -- April 9, 2004 --- Gray Squirrel Nut Company of St. Ignatius, Montana is recalling the 16-ounce packages of Autumn Trails Delite trail mix because it contains undeclared peanuts, milk products, and Yellows #5 and #6. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and milk products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The 16-ounce packages of Autumn Trails Delite were distributed to retail stores throughout Montana, southeast Idaho, northern Idaho, and western Wyoming.

Autumn Trails Delite is packaged in clear plastic bags labeled as Gray Squirrel Nut Co., Autumn Trails Delite, 16 oz. There are no manufacturing or expiration codes associated with this product. The UPC is 1629451000.

No illnesses or injuries have been reported to date in association to this product.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts, milk products, and Yellows #5 and #6 was distributed in packaging that did not declare the presence of peanuts, milk products, and Yellows #5 and #6. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging oversight.

Consumers who have purchased 16-ounce packages of Autumn Trails Delite should be returned to the retail outlet where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (406) 745-2595.