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Snyder’s Lance Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Amount of 6.5 oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, Cashews and Pecans

For Immediate Release

February 21, 2018



Consumer Affairs


Joey Shevlin, Director of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs


Emerald® Nuts is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its 6.5oz Glazed Walnuts product, distributed nationwide, due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts, almonds, cashews and pecans in the product.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

While no illness has been reported, we are taking this action out of an abundance of caution after receiving consumer complaints.

The voluntary recall is limited to only the specific production codes listed below. To locate the production code on the package, consumers should look next to the nutrition facts panel. No other production codes, sizes or varieties of Emerald® products are affected by this recall.

Information regarding Emerald product affected by this recall:

Product NamePackage
UPC Code
Production Code
Best before date
6.5oz Emerald®
Glazed Walnuts
0 1030080894 7EN1216XX215 DEC 2018

Consumers who may have purchased the product listed above should not consume it but should contact Consumer Affairs for a full refund online at or by calling 800-438-1880 and selecting #1 between 8am and 5pm Pacific Time, Monday – Friday. 

We are working and cooperating fully with the U. S. Food & Drug Administration on this voluntary recall.  The quality and safety of our products are the top priority for our Company. We apologize to our retail customers and consumers and sincerely regret any inconvenience created by this recall.


Product Photos

6.5oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts, front image

6.5oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts, code image

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