• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Safety

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail

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.

Marin Food Specialties, Inc. Recalls Nationwide Various Nuggets and Peanut Butter Cookies Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination

 

Contact:
Fred Vuylsteke
925-634-6126

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --Byron, California -- January 23, 2009 -- Marin Food Specialties, Inc of Byron, California is voluntarily recalling certain Nuggets and Peanut Butter cookies because they contain peanut butter from Peanut Corporation of America, which may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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

Products impacted by the recall include:

Marin Brand Carob Energee Nuggets (10# UPC 0-74672-63513-6) or (7 oz UPC  0-74672-00092-7), Tofu Energee Nuggets (10# UPC 0-74672-63426-9) or (7 oz UPC 0-74672-00099-6), Apple Energee Nuggets (10# UPC 0-74672-6514-3) or (7 oz UPC 0-74672-00092-7),

Cranberry Energee Nuggets (10# UPC 0-74672-63450-4) or (7 oz UPC 0-74672-00097-2), and Chocolate Energee Nuggets (10# UPC 0-74672-63430-6), with production lots (0017 through 3657), (0018 through 2248), (2258, 2318, 2358, 2408, 2468, 2498, 2558, 2668, 2838, 2878, 2888, 2908, 2968, 2978, 2988, 3048, 3058, 3088, 3098, 3128, 3268, 3298, 3308, 3378, 3388, 3408, 3438, 3578, 3588, 3658, 0069, 0099).

Dancing Star Carob Chunks of Energy (10# UPC 7-69270-10001-7) and Dancing Star High Country GORP Chunks of Energy (10# UPC 7-69270-10011-6), with production lots (2268, 2278, 2288, 2318, 2358, 2388, 2398, 2408, 2468, 2468, 2488, 2498, 2558, 2568, 2618, 2668, 2678, 2708, 2758, 2768, 2778, 2838, 2848, 2878, 2918, 2958, 2988, 3058, 3088, 3108, 3118, 3178, 3198, 3268, 3298, 3318, 3378, 3398, 3408, 3508, 3538, 3548, 3578, 3588, 3668, 0069, 0099, 0129), (all lots 0017 through 3657), (all lots 0018 through 2258).

Sunridge Farms Candy Tropical Golden Nuggets, Sunridge Farms Carob Nuggets, Sunridge Farms Chocolate Nuggets, with production lots (2468, 2708, 2748, 2948, 3098, 3108, 3388, 3398), (all lots 0017 through 3657), (all lots 0018 through 2458).

Snack Naturally Carob Nuggets, (9 oz UPC 9-99482-00027-4), sell by (12-28-08, 1-12-09, 1-17-09, 1-26-09, 2-24-09, 3-14-09, 4-5-09, 4-12-09).  Any sell by prior to 12-28-08.

School Kine Cookies Peanut Butter Nibbles (9 oz UPC 0-34859-12007-7) , sell by (3-22-09, 4-3-09, 4-16-09, 4-30-09, 5-15-09, 5-28-09, 6-13-09, 7-11-09, 7-15-09).  Any sell by prior to 3-22-09.

The recalled items are distributed nationwide and sold to retail stores, most of them in bulk for sales of smaller quantities to their customers.

This precautionary action was taken because the products contain peanut butter that was part of the Peanut Corporation of America’s Peanut Butter recall.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products are urged to return them to the store of purchase, or to destroy the product.  Consumers with questions may contact Marin Food Specialties, Inc at 1-925-634-6126 during office hours 8:00 – 3:30, Monday – Friday PST.  Email inquiries to mfs@ecis.com.

#

RSS Feed for FDA Recalls Information [what's this?]