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GloryBee Foods, Inc. announces nationwide recall of Honey Roasted Peanut Splits, Whole Raw Blanched Peanuts, Organic Dry Roasted (No Salt) Peanut Splits, Conventional Dry Roasted (No Salt) Peanut Splits, Dry Roasted Granulated Medium Peanuts, Whole Honey Peanuts, Aunt Patty’s Cascade Trail Mix (bulk), and Aunt Patty’s Mt. Hood Trail Mix (also known as Aunt Patty’s Banana Split Trail Mix) (Bulk) Because Of Possible Health Risk

Contact:
Steve Lenox or Whitney Whelan
1-800-456-7923

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 3, 2009 -- GloryBee Foods, Inc. of Eugene, Oregon is issuing a nationwide recall on bulk peanut products, bulk Aunt Patty’s Cascade Trail Mixes, and bulk Aunt Patty’s Mt. Hood Trail Mixes (also known as Aunt Patty’s Banana Split Trail Mix) because they have the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella.  The peanuts and trail mixes WERE manufactured using lot specific peanuts recalled by Peanut Corporation of America because they have the potential to be contaminated with SalmonellaSalmonella 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 illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. 

The recalled peanuts and trail mixes were distributed Nationwide through retail stores, mail order, and direct delivery.
Descriptions of the items being recalled are as follows:

Item number 50-08021:

Honey Roasted Peanut Splits - 30 lb. box (No UPC code)
All lots beginning in 7, 8, or 9
Lot can be found on the white box label above PCA item number.

Item number 50-08056:

Whole Raw Blanched Peanuts - 30 lb. box (No UPC code)
 All lots beginning in 7, 8, or 9

Lot can be found on the white box label above PCA item number.

Item number 50-07999:

Organic Dry Roasted (no salt) Peanut Splits - 30 lb. box (No UPC code)
All lots beginning in 7, 8, or 9
Lot can be found on the white box label above PCA item number.

Item number 50-08000:

Conventional Dry Roasted (no salt) Peanut Splits - 30 lb. box (No UPC code)
All lots beginning in 7, 8, or 9

Lot can be found on the white box label above PCA item number.

Item number 50-08003:

Dry Roasted Medium Granulated Peanuts - 30 lb. box (No UPC code)
All lots beginning in 7, 8, or 9
Lot can be found on the white box label above PCA item number.

Item number 50-08022:

Whole Honey Peanuts – 30 lb. box (No UPC code)
All lots beginning in 7, 8, or 9
Lot can be found on the white box label above PCA item number.

Item number 82-05250

Aunt Patty’s Cascade Trail Mix – 10 lb. box (UPC Code #0 30042 85025 7)
Lot codes: GBF-CTM-041907; GBF-CTM-051107; GBF-CTM-070907; GBF-CTM-073107; GBF-CTM-082707

GBF-CTM-102708.L
Lot code can be found on the white label, in the middle section, close to the bottom of the label under ingredient statement.

Item number 82-05190

Aunt Patty’s Mt. Hood Trail Mix (formerly known as Aunt Patty’s Banana Split Trail Mix) – 10 lb. box (UPC Code #0 30042 85000 4)
Lot codes: GBF-MHTM-021908; GBF-MHTM-050908
Lot code can be found on white label, in the middle section, close to the bottom of the label under ingredient statement.

No known illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these products.  The recall was initiated after it was determined that the peanut product received was manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America.  GloryBee Foods, Inc. has informed FDA of its actions and is fully cooperating with the Agency.

Consumers who have purchased Aunt Patty’s Cascade Trail Mix, Mt. Hood Trail Mix, and/or the peanuts as mentioned with pertaining lot numbers are urged to return any remaining product to GloryBee Foods for a full refund. In addition, consumers who may have purchased the trail mix in bulk bins are urged to call the store of purchase for lot code information. Consumers with questions on this recall may contact Steve Lenox or Whitney Whelan of GloryBee Foods at 1-800-456-7923.

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