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Lucerne Foods Voluntarily Recalls Oregon Western Hazelnut Bread Sold at Safeway and WinCo stores in 12 States Due to Undeclared Nut Content


Company Contact:
Teena Massingill, 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 4, 2010 - PLEASANTON, Calif - Lucerne Foods today announced the voluntary recall of Oregon Bread’s Western Hazelnut Bread (white bread only) sold at Safeway and WinCo stores in 12 states due to the presence of three undeclared tree nuts — cashews, almonds and Brazil nuts. The recall does NOT include the brand’s whole wheat bread. The UPC product code, found on the bottom of the bag, is 3945500371.

The recalled bread was sold at stores in the states listed below with "Best Before" dates of Sept. 6, 2010 through Oct. 11, 2010. The “Best Before” date is stamped on the plastic closure at the end of the bag.  


Safeway Stores

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Washington State
  • Wyoming


WinCo Stores

  • California
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Nevada
  • Utah
  • Washington State



People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to cashews, almonds or Brazil nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No illnesses have been associated with this recall. The recall was initiated out of an abundance of caution. Consumers who purchased this bread and who may be allergic to cashews, almonds or Brazil nuts should discard or return it for a refund.  

Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Lucerne Foods at 877-232-4271.  




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