Natural Way Recalls Almond Butter Due to Undeclared Peanuts - 5/11/21
Company Announcement Date:
May 07, 2021
FDA Publish Date:
May 07, 2021
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Original Almond butter
Natural Way of Fayetteville, AR, is recalling its 16 ounce jars of original almond butter because they 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 the product contained inside the recalled jars.
The recalled almond butter was distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.
The product comes in a 16 ounce, plastic jars marked with lot #505721 on the bottom and with an almond butter label with a UPC of 850001775175.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after a customer notified Natural Way of a jar of peanut butter mislabeled as almond butter.
Consumers who have purchased 16 ounce jars of Natural Way nut butters are urged to check the UPC and the lot code and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund if the UPC and lot code match what is listed above. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-479-595-5660 between 8am-5pm central time Monday through Friday.
* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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