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The Pictsweet Company Announces a Voluntary Recall of Frozen Green Peas Due to Possible Health Risk

Media Contact:
Anne Tyrrell   atyrrell@prismpublicaffairs.com   202-207-3632
Richard Ades   rades@prismpublicaffairs.com   202-207-3665

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 15, 2010 - The Pictsweet Company of Bells, TN today announced a voluntary recall of certain codes of store brand products containing frozen Green Peas after the company learned that some of the packages may contain glass fragments, which may cause injury if ingested.

Products subject to this recall were distributed only to Kroger stores in the Southeast United States and Walmart stores throughout the United States and include the following items:

  • Kroger 12 ounce Green Peas (UPC 11110 89736)
    Production Codes of 1440BU, 1440BV, 1440BW, and 1600BD
  • Kroger 12 ounce Peas and Carrots (UPC 11110 89741)
    Production Codes of 1960BD and 1960BE
  • Great Value 12 ounce Steamable Sweet Peas (UPC 78742 08369)
    Best by Dates of July 20, 2012; July 21, 2012
  • Great Value 12 ounce Steamable Mixed Vegetables (UPC 78742 08026)
    Best by Date of July 15, 2012

No injuries have been reported to date. While no injuries have been reported, Pictsweet is advising the public that product from these packages indicated above should not be consumed. Consumers who have purchased the above product should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact The Pictsweet Company at 1-800-367-7412, extension 417 toll-free from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Monday through Friday.

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