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Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall on: Honey Roasted Peanuts, Peanuts Honey Roasted

Contact:
William Dicker
201-939-2775

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- CARLSTADT, NJ -- February 6, 2009 --- Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. is voluntarily recalling the product "Honey Roasted Peanuts" and "Peanuts Honey Roasted" sold in bulk by Durey Libby, packaged in the "Snack Shack" brand and custom packaged for the following: Amsterdam Gourmet, West Bank Gourmet. These products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution because they contain peanuts which have the potential of being exposed to Salmonella at the Peanut Corporation of America's ("PCA") Blakely, Georgia manufacturing facility. Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. is voluntarily recalling specific lots of the products listed at the end of this release that contain peanuts manufactured at PCA's Blakely, Georgia peanut plant.

People infected with Salmonella can have some or all of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious disease, including headache, joint pain, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. has tested for the presence of, Salmonella and to date, all tests have been negative. In addition, Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. has not received any consumer complaints of symptoms related to Salmonella.

Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. requests that all consumers check the lot numbers of any of the below-listed products that they may have purchased. The affected lot numbers are limited to:

Lot Codes - 7001 through 9029

Expiration Dates - 01/01/07 through 07/01/09

The lot number can be found on the label. If consumers find that they have these products in their possession marked with any of these specific lot codes or expiration dates, they are asked not to consume the product. Consumers seeking a refund for recalled products should return the product to their place of purchase. Other lot numbers of Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. products are not affected by this recall. Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. intends to update this notice as the situation develops.

The following products, with the lot numbers and expiration dates stated above, are being recalled by Durey Libby Edible Nuts, Inc. and are being removed from retail stores until an alternate supply of honey roasted peanuts is identified.

BRANDDESCRIPTIONSIZEUPC
DUREY LIBBYHONEY ROASTED PEANUTS30 lbNo UPC
DUREY LIBBYHONEY ROASTED PEANUTS10 lbNo UPC
    
SNACK SHACKPEANUTS HONEY ROASTED10-oz081641251464
SNACK SHACKPEANUTS HONEY ROASTED14-oz081641151467
SNACK SHACKPEANUTS HONEY ROASTED1-lb081641351461
    
AMSTERDAM GOURMETHONEY ROASTED PEANUTS;10-oz;081641251464
WEST BANK GOURMETHONEY ROASTED PEANUTS10-oz081641251464

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

William Dicker,
201-939-2775
201-939-0386 Fax
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

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