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Torn & Glasser Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts Fancy, No Peanuts

 

Company Contact:
Tel: 310-605-4900

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 26, 2010 - Torn & Glasser of Rancho Dominguez, CA is recalling its 3.75lb (#10) cans of "Mixed Nuts Fancy, No Peanuts" marked with lot numbers 0980 and 1940 on the outer case label and bottom lid due to undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled "Mixed Nuts Fancy, No Peanuts" were distributed in CA, WA and HI. This was distributed through a wholesale distribution outlet. The product comes in a sealed, 3.75lb #10 style can marked with lot numbers 0980 and 1940 on the outer case label and bottom lid. The UPC is 072488980761. 

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

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of whole peanuts. The ingredient statement does list "peanut oil" as an ingredient. 

Consumers who have purchased the 3.75lb #10 style can of "Mixed Nuts Fancy, No Peanuts" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact our office at (310) 605-4900, Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM. 

 

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