Recall -- Firm Press Release
FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.
Arnold Foods Company, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Brownberry Natural Wheat Bread
Arnold Foods Company, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- HORSHAM, PA -- February 23, 2006 – Arnold Foods Company, Inc. is recalling Brownberry brand Natural Wheat Bread (24 ounces) sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee because it may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy to walnuts run the risk of life threatening or serious allergic reactions if they consume the product.
The product being recalled has a blue or white square lock tab closure with a code date of "Feb 27" printed on the lock tab closure.
The company announced the recall after receiving reports from two consumers who found walnuts in the bread which are known allergens that were not named on the ingredient list. The company has received no other reports from consumers. There are no reports of injuries.
All products with the above code date are being removed from store shelves. No other Arnold brand or Brownberry brand products are affected.
Consumers with allergies to walnuts who have purchased the product can return the product to its place of purchase for a full refund or call the company at 1-800-984-0989.