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New Seasons Market Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Creamy Almond Butter

For Immediate Release

September 13, 2016

Contact

Consumers

New Seasons Market
talktous@newseasonsmarket.com

Media

Sara Stewart
sara@maxwellpr.com
(503) 231-3086

Announcement

PORTLAND, Ore. – New Seasons Market has initiated a voluntary recall of its New Seasons Market 16oz. Creamy Almond Butter because it may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recall affects customers who purchased the product with best by dates of 06/16/2017, 08/15/2017 and 08/30/2017 at New Seasons’ 19 locations in Oregon, Southern Washington and Northern California.

The voluntary recall is limited to the production codes of the one product listed below. Customers can find the UPC Code beneath the bar code on the product label and the Best-By-Date above the label on the clear plastic jar. No other production codes, sizes or varieties of New Seasons Market nut butters are affected by this recall. The mislabeled jars were discovered by New Seasons staff during a routine stock rotation check.

Product NameUPC CodeBest By Dates
New Seasons Market Creamy Almond Butter406001040106/16/2017
08/15/2017
08/30/2017

There have been no reports of illness to date, but to ensure customer safety, New Seasons is urging customers with any peanut health concerns or allergies to return the recalled New Seasons Market Creamy Almond Butter for a full refund. Receipts are not required for the return. New Seasons is standing by to answer customer questions at its stores or via email: talktous@newseasonsmarket.com.

Committed to reducing food waste and fighting hunger, New Seasons will evaluate the returned and unopened products for their safety and compliance. Those mislabeled will be destroyed. New Seasons Market will coordinate with hunger relief partners to get only the safe products into the hands of people in need.

About New Seasons Market
New Seasons Market is a West Coast neighborhood grocer with a people-first culture that builds and sustains relationships for the greater good. A champion of the regional food economy, it partners with farmers, ranchers and producers to deliver the best of the region and pairs local, organic favorites with grocery classics to offer customers choice, value and flexibility. The world’s first certified B Corp grocery store using the power of business for good, New Seasons Market started with a single store in Portland, Ore., in 2000 when three families and 50 friends united over shared values. Together with its 3,300 plus welcoming staff members, New Seasons Market offers a unique retail experience in which communities come together to realize the potential of a healthy, sustainable food system. New Seasons Market has 19 neighborhood stores in Washington, Oregon and California, as well as five New Leaf Community Market locations in Northern California, and commits 10% of its after-tax profits back to the communities it serves.

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Product Photos

  • Label, New Seasons Almond Butter, 16 oz.

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