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Recall -- Firm Press Release

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Cherrydale Manufacturing LLC Updates the February 3, 2009 Recall of Target Archer Farm and Target Market Pantry Products That Contain Peanuts Because of Possible Health Risk
TO INCLUDE AFFECTED LOT NUMBERS.

Contact:
Richard Toltzis
610.366.1606

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Allentown, PA -- February 3, 2009 -- Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) has voluntarily expanded the recall of all peanuts and peanut products produced at their Blakely Georgia Facility since January 1, 2007.

Cherrydale Manufacturing LLC is acting out of an abundance of caution to voluntarily recall all products manufactured at their facility using peanut products from PCA, since January 1, 2007 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. AFFECTED LOT CODES ARE :  BESTBY: 01SEP 2007 through BESTBY: 29 OCT 2009.  ONLY THESE LOT CODES ARE INCLUDED.

These brands of products were sold at Target and SuperTarget stores nationwide. Included in the recall are:

Archer Farms:

UPC CODE 085239 20044 5 BANANA PEANUT GRANOLA BARS 8.5 oz
UPC CODE 085239 20151 0 PEANUT BUTTER MONSTER BAR 1.76OZ
UPC CODE 085239 20150 3 MILK CHOCOLATE MONSTER BAR 1.76OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20039 1 MILK CHOCOLATE MONSTER BARS 10.6OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20040 7 PEANUT BUTTER MONSTER BARS 10.6OZ  
UPC CODE 0 85239 20048 3 MILK CHOCOLATE DIPPED PEANUT BUTTER BARS 9.52OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20052 0 MILK CHOCOLATE MONSTER BITES   9OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20053 7 PEANUT BUTTER MONSTER BITES 9OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20054 4 MILK CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER DIPPED BITES 9.52OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20092 6 PEANUT BUTTER DIPPED PEANUT BUTTER BITES 9.52OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20090 2 ORGANIC CRANBERRY NUT TRAIL MIX BARS 6.56OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 20210 4 ORGANIC CHOCHOLATE CHIP PEANUT TRAIL MIX BARS 6.5OZ

 Market Pantry:

UPC CODE 0 85239 88300 6 CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER NUTRITION BARS  5 PACK 8.8 OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 88303 7 CHOCOLATE CARAMEL CLUSTER NUTRITION BARS 5 PACK 8.8 OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 88305 1 CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER NUTRITION BAR 1.76 OZ
UPC CODE 0 85239 88308 2 CHOCOLATE CARAMEL CLUSTER NUTRITION BAR 1.76OZ

This action was taken as a result of the expanded recall by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) to include all peanut ingredients produced in their Blakely, Georgia facility. None of the recalled products have been directly linked to the salmonella outbreak, and there have been no illnesses reported.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain.  In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses, such as arterial infections (i.e. infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

Consumers are advised not to consume these items and may return the items to Target for a refund or they may call Target Guest Relations at 1-800-316-6151.

The safety and quality of Cherrydale Manufacturing LLC products are of utmost importance to the company.

Consumers with additional questions on the recall may contact Customer Service at 1-800-289-4525 between 9 AM & 5 PM EST Monday through Friday. Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their doctor.

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