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Supervalu Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Product
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 20, 2015 — Eden Prairie, Minn. — Supervalu Inc. of Eden Prairie, Minn. is recalling Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins because the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins were distributed in Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland, and may have been purchased at the company’s Farm Fresh, Shoppers, Cub Foods, Hornbacher’s and Shop ‘n Save stores.
There have been no confirmed illnesses associated with this product recall and the recall is being issued out of abundance of caution.
The product is in a 32 oz. clear plastic tub with a black lid. The product is labeled as Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins and may contain chocolate covered peanuts. The product UPC is code is 41303 05311 and is located on the back label. The product may have a back label with a product descriptor that does not match the product descriptor on the front label.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts on the front of the package. The product manufacturer is Quality Products, a division of MRCI WorkSource.
Consumer questions related to this product recall should be directed to SUPERVALU’s customer service line at 1-877-932-7948. Consumers may return any unused product to the place of purchase for a refund.