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Aurora Products, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Certain Aurora Natural Brand and Certain Private Label Brand Walnuts and Trail Mixes Due to Possible Health Risk

Contact:
Consumer:
(800)-898-1048

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 20, 2015 — Orange, CT, Aurora Products, Inc. is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NATURAL WALNUTS and TRAIL MIXES CONTAINING WALNUTS because they have the potential to contain Salmonella 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.

Product was distributed nationwide through retail stores. Product was also distributed in Canada and Bermuda.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Aurora is communicating with stores that have received the affected product. Stores have been instructed to cease distribution of these products and to remove the affected product from store shelves.

The affected products were produced by Aurora Products, Inc. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by an outside company contracted by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella in one container of natural walnuts product. Organic walnuts are not affected.

Consumers that have the products listed below are urged to not eat it and destroy the product or return it to the point of purchase. Customers with questions can contact Aurora Products, Inc. for further information at (800)-898-1048 between the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00 PM EST Monday – Friday.

All Potentially Affected Aurora Branded Items are Listed Below:

AFFECTED PRODUCT PACKAGE SIZE UPC CODE BEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Walnuts 6.5 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200097 10/29/15 – 12/7/15
Walnuts 14.0 oz. Plastic Tub 65585200070 10/29/15 – 12/7/15
Walnuts Bulk NO UPC 10/29/15 – 12/7/15
Walnuts 4.0 oz. Plastic Pouch 65585200490 10/29/15 – 12/7/15
Walnuts 12.0 oz. Plastic Pouch 65585200316 10/29/15 – 12/7/15
Roasted Salt Mixed Nuts 9.0 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200084 11/4/15 – 12/13/15
Roasted Salt Mixed Nuts 4.5 oz. Plastic Pouch 65585200252 11/4/15 – 12/13/15
Roasted Salt Mixed Nuts 20 oz. Plastic Tub 65585200340 11/4/15 – 12/13/15
Roasted Salt Mixed Nuts Bulk No UPC 11/4/15 – 12/13/15
Roasted No Salt Mixed Nuts 9.0 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200243 11/10/15 – 12/10/15
Roasted No Salt Mixed Nuts 10 oz. Plastic Pouch 65585200805 11/10/15 – 12/10/15
Roasted No Salt Mixed Nuts Bulk No UPC 11/10/15 – 12/10/15
Raisin Nut Party Mix 11.0 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200094 11/10/15 – 12/10/15
Cranberry Health Mix 9.25 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200288 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 10.0 oz. Pillow Pouch 65585200826 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 16.0 oz. Plastic Pouch 65585200827 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 18 oz. Plastic Pouch NO UPC 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 21 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200585 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 4.5 oz. Single Serve 65585200208 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 1.35 oz. Single Serve 65585200574 12/16/15
Cranberry Health Mix Bulk NO UPC 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
5 K Omega Trail Mix 20 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200121 11/3/15 – 11/16/15
5 K Omega Trail Mix 10 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200703 11/3/15 – 11/16/15
Forest Bounty Grail Mix 13 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200571 10/28/15 – 12/13/15
Forest Bounty Grail Mix 13 oz. Plastic Pouch 65585200290 10/28/15 – 12/13/15
Forest Bounty Grail Mix 17.5 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200496 10/28/15 – 12/13/15
6 – Section Nut Tray Assortment 26 oz. Plastic Tray 65585200145 11/6/15 – 12/10/15
4 – Section Nut Tray Assortment 13 oz. Plastic Tray 65585200141 11/6/15 – 12/10/15

Martins Food Markets, Stop&Shop, Giant Carlisle Food Store, Giant of Maryland, Brand Products

AFFECTED PRODUCT PACKAGE SIZE UPC CODE BEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Walnuts 6.5 oz. Plastic Cup 68826713594 10/29/15 – 12/7/15
Cranberry Health Mix 21 oz. Plastic Cup 68826713692 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 9.25 oz. Plastic Cup 68826714713 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Roasted Salt Mixed Nuts 9.0 oz. Plastic Cup 68826714736 11/4/15 – 12/13/15

Whole Foods Market Brand Products

AFFECTED PRODUCT PACKAGE SIZE UPC CODE BEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Cranberry Health Mix 9.25 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200288 10/30/15 – 12/13/15
Cranberry Health Mix 21 oz. Plastic Cup 65585200585 10/30/15 – 12/13/15

 

 

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